Scientists ’ role in the opioid crisis, 3D-printed candy proteins, and summer books
First this week, Editor-in-Chief Holden Thorp talks with author Patrick Radden Keefe about his book Empire of Pain and the role scientists, regulators, and physicians played in the rollout of Oxycontin and the opioid crisis in the United States. Next, Katelyn Baumer, a Ph.D. student in the chemistry and biochemistry department at Baylor University, talks with host Sarah Crespi about Baumer's Science Advances paper on 3D printing proteins using candy.  Finally, book review editor Valerie Thompson takes us on a journey through some scien ce-y summer reads—from the future of foods to a biography of the color blue. Thi...
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - July 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Science Tags: Scientific Community Source Type: podcasts

Scientists ’ role in the opioid crisis, 3D-printed candy proteins, and summer books
First this week, Editor-in-Chief Holden Thorp talks with author Patrick Radden Keefe about his book Empire of Pain and the role scientists, regulators, and physicians played in the rollout of Oxycontin and the opioid crisis in the United States. Next, Katelyn Baumer, a Ph.D. student in the chemistry and biochemistry department at Baylor University, talks with host Sarah Crespi about Baumer's Science Advances paper on  3D printing proteins using candy.  Finally, book review editor Valerie Thompson takes us on a journey through some science-y summer reads—from the future of foods to a biography of the color blue. This we...
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - July 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Science Tags: Scientific Community Source Type: podcasts

Scientists ’ role in the opioid crisis, 3D-printed candy proteins, and summer books
First this week, Editor-in-Chief Holden Thorp talks with author Patrick Radden Keefe about his book Empire of Pain and the role scientists, regulators, and physicians played in the rollout of Oxycontin and the opioid crisis in the United States. Next, Katelyn Baumer, a Ph.D. student in the chemistry and biochemistry department at Baylor University, talks with host Sarah Crespi about her Science Advances paper on 3D printing proteins using candy.  Finally, book review editor Valerie Thompson takes us on a journey through some science-y summer reads—from the future of foods to a biography of the color blue....
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - July 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Science Magazine Source Type: podcasts

November 2019: Ryan Stanton, MD:
Dr. Stanton goes inside addiction medicine while talking with a PA who lost her license after being hooked on heroin, oxycodone, and alcohol. (Source: Everyday Medicine for Physicians)
Source: Everyday Medicine for Physicians - November 1, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Emergency Medicine News Emergency Medicine News Source Type: podcasts

Darknet Opioids
When tackling societal problems - like the opioid epidemic in the US - there are two ways of approaching it. One is to reduce demand - by organising treatment programmes, or reducing the underlying reasons why people may become addicted in the first place - but that ’s hard. So governments often turn to the other route - reducing supply - and that’s what the US government did in 2014 when it rescheduled oxycodone combination products from schedule 3 to schedual 2 - essentially making it harder for people to obtain a prescription. Now reducing that legal supply, without in hand reducing the demand, led to fears that ...
Source: The BMJ Podcast - June 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: BMJ talk medicine Source Type: podcasts