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 16, 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

EAT – < i > Lancet < /i > Commission
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 18, 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

Uterus transplantation from deceased donor
Investigators from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, discuss the first known uterus transplantation from a deceased donor, 3 years after the first successful transplantation from a live donor. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - December 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Health and climate change
Tamara Lucas and guests Hilary Graham and Hugh Montgomery discuss new developments in the 2018 Lancet Countdown report on health and climate change. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - November 29, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Liver disease in the UK
Professor Roger Williams (Kings College London, UK) and Jennifer Sargent discuss new developments detailed in the fifth update ofThe Lancet Commission on liver disease in the UK. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - November 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Two-drug regimen for HIV
Jessamy Bagenal and Kimberly Smith discuss implications arising from the Gemini study, which shows how a two-drug combination is not inferior to a conventional three-drug regimen in the treatment of HIV. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - November 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Hip replacement
Sion Glyn-Jones discusses current practice and outstanding challenges for total hip replacement surgery, linked to a two-part Series about hip and knee replacement.  (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - November 2, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

The Astana Declaration
: a look back at primary care services 40 years after the Alma-Ata Declaration, and future priorities for strengthening primary care worldwide within the context of sustainable development. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - October 19, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Fighting Ebola in conflict in the DR Congo
Marianne Guenot talks to  Benedict Moran, author of the World Report “Fighting Ebola in conflict in the DR Congo”, about the effect of conflict on responding to a public health emergency. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - October 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

C-section Series
Jocalyn Clark and guests Marleen Temmerman and Ana-Pilar Betrana discuss the challenge of overuse and underuse of caesarean section procedures worldwide. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - October 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Global Mental Health Commission
With a high-level ministerial summit taking place on Oct 9-10 in London, Vikram Patel and Shekhar Saxena outline the priorities ahead for improving mental health worldwide. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - October 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Stroke Series
Helen Frankish and Craig Anderson discuss a new three-part stroke Series, covering ischaemic stroke, intracerebral haemorrhage, and implications for global stroke prevention and management. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - October 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Stillbirth in Europe
Lucy Smith discusses the underestimation of stillbirth in Europe, and the global priorities for recognising stillbirth within the sustainable development agenda. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - September 28, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

NCD Countdown 2030
Ahead of the third UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs on Sept 27, Jennifer Sargent and guests discussThe Lancet ’s first NCD Countdown 2030 paper and implications for country-level health policies and progress towards the achievement of SDG target 3.4: a third reduction in premature deaths from non-communicable diseases by 2030. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - September 21, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Mdrtb
With 2018 being declared a year for action against TB, Pam Das and Dick Menzies discuss a study that informs the recent change in WHO treatment guidelines for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis worldwide. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - September 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Mortality due to low quality health systems
Margaret Kruk talks about her latest work on health system quality and related mortality, appearing in The Lancet and in a Commission in The Lancet Global Health. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - September 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Pain relief in labour
Naomi Lee talks to Matthew Wilson about current options for pain relief in labour, and what the future of research holds. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - August 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Securement dressings for peripheral intravenous cannulae
Do more expensive securement dressings for peripheral intravenous cannulae improve failure rates and outcomes for patients? Lancet editor Jessamy Bagenal talks with paper author Claire Rickard. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - July 31, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Sexual and reproductive health and rights for all
Ann Starrs and Susheela Singh, of the Guttmacher Institute, join The Lancet to talk about the need for a comprehensive package of sexual and reproductive rights. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - July 29, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

End of the Ebola outbreak in DRC
On the day the WHO announced the end of the Ebola outbreak in the DRC,Lancet editor Pam Das speaks with Mike Ryan, Assistant DG for Emergency Preparedness and Response at the WHO, and David Heymann, head of Chatham House Global Health, about how the outbreak was contained and what lessons were learned. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - July 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Secondment at The Lancet and Cell Press
This podcast hosted by Rebecca Cooney features editors Catarina Sacristan and Helen Brooks discussing their experiences in the editorial secondment program, a special collaboration betweenCell Press and The Lancet. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - July 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

The NHS at 70
Stephanie Snow joins The Lancet to discuss her project, NHS at 70: The Story Of Our Lives, as well as the importance of the NHS to the fabric of the UK. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - July 5, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

The Lancet Women initiative
Lancet editors Jocalyn Clark and Liz Zuccala discuss what spurred the Lancet Women initiative, what the response has been like, and what the future holds. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - June 29, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Police shootings and mental health of black Americans
Police killings of unarmed black Americans have adverse effects on the mental health of black American adults in the general population. A new study highlights the population mental health impact of events widely perceived to be a symptom of structural racism, and supports recent calls to treat police killings as a public health issue.The Lancet’s Rebecca Cooney speaks to Jacob Bor and Rhea Boyd. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - June 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Rectal cancer watch & wait
Can patients with rectal cancer safely avoid surgery? Jessamy Bagenal of The Lancet interviews Geerard Beets about findings from the International Watch& Wait Database. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - June 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Police shootings and mental health of black Americans
Police killings of unarmed black Americans have adverse effects on the mental health of black American adults in the general population. A new study highlights the population mental health impact of events widely perceived to be a symptom of structural racism, and supports recent calls to treat police killings as a public health issue.The Lancet’s Rebecca Cooney speaks to Jacob Bor and Rhea Boyd. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - June 22, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

The real winners of right-to-try
Rebecca Cooney discusses right-to-try legislation with Dr. Vinay Prasad. Who actually benefits from the new law? (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - June 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

From Ireland to Northern Ireland: campaigns for abortion law
Angel Li joins The Lancet's Marianne Guenot to discuss abortion law changes in Ireland and their potential effect on Northern Ireland. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - June 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

The real winners of right-to-try
Rebecca Cooney discusses right-to-try legislation with Dr. Vinay Prasad. Who actually benefits from the new law? (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - June 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

From Ireland to Northern Ireland: campaigns for abortion law
Angel Li joins The Lancet's Marianne Guenot to discuss abortion law changes in Ireland and their potential effect on Northern Ireland. (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - June 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts

Separating children at the border
Janna Juvonen and Jen Silvers speak withLancet Executive Editor Rebecca Cooney about the Trump administration ’s migrant child separation policy.  Does it amount to torture? (Source: Listen to The Lancet)
Source: Listen to The Lancet - June 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: The Lancet Source Type: podcasts