Postoperative pain management and opioids
Inappropriate use of opioids after surgery has contributed substantially to the global opioid epidemic. Lead author Paul Myles (Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia) discusses a newLancet Series that proposes alternative approaches for pain management after surgery. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - April 12, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

A framework convention for alcohol control?
TH Lam (University of Hong Kong) discusses a proposal for an international framework convention for alcohol control, given the totality of recent evidence that there is no safe limit for alcohol consumption. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - April 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

c-Section in LMICs
Shakila Thangaratinam (Queen Mary University of London, UK) discusses a systematic review and meta-analysis which highlights the increased risk of perinatal trauma and mortality associated with C-section use in low income and middle income countries. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - March 29, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Building a tuberculosis-free world
A newLancet Commission maps out priorities in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and advocacy efforts to end tuberculosis by 2030. Detailed discussion with two of the commissioners: UN Tuberculosis Special Envoy Eric Goosby, and Paula Fujiwara from the International Union against tuberculosis and lung disease. The podcast is introduced by Liz Zuccala fromThe Lancet. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - March 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Communicating with children about life-threatening disease
Alan Stein, Brenda Kelly (University of Oxford, UK), and Ruth Bland (Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow, UK) discuss a two-part Series that is helping to develop guidelines for health-care professionals and families concerning life-threatening conditions in children or their parents. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - March 15, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Heart failure Series
Patrick Rossignol (University of Lorraine, Nancy University Hospital/INSERM, France) discusses recent progress and future challenges concerning heart failure, notably a widespread lack of implementation of established clinical guidelines. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - March 8, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Inter-pregnancy interval after stillbirth
Annette Regan (A&M University, Houston, USA) discusses an observational study which assesses an appropriate time interval for conception after stillbirth.  (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - March 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

A once-monthly treatment for opioid use disorder
Mark Greenwald discusses buprenorphine extended release —a once-monthly injected formulation for the treatment of opioid use disorder recently approved by the US FDA. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - February 18, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Advancing women in science, medicine, and global health
Discussion of a special themed issue introduced byLancet Editors Jocalyn Clark and Liz Zuccala, with contributions from #LancetWomen advisory group members Ravi Verma (International Center for Research on Women, New Delhi, India), and Imogen Coe (Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada). (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - February 8, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Global action to confront the pandemics of obesity, undernutrition, and climate change
Discussion with Obesity commission co-authors Bill Dietz (Georgetown University, USA) and Boyd Swinburn (University of Auckland, New Zealand), plus three personal testimonies about the impact of obesity relating to stigma, indigenous culture, and health. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - January 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

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Tamara Lucas is joined by Commissioners Tim Lang and Jessica Fanzo to discuss one of the most pressing issues of our time: the need for a transformation in the way we eat, for the future of our health and our planet. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - January 17, 2019 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

The right to health
Lawrence Gostin (Georgetown University, USA) joinsThe Lancet to reflect on 70 years of human rights in global health, and discusses the challenges ahead for governance on the path to universal health coverage. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - December 21, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Drivers' blood alcohol and road-traffic accidents
James Lewsey (University of Glasgow, UK) discusses the impact of a legal change in Scotland in 2014, concerning the lowering of the legal limit for blood alcohol concentration of car drivers and its relation to the frequency of road-traffic accidents.    (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - December 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts