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How language stigmatizes patients with addiction

How language stigmatizes patients with addiction

… physical impairment or race, a crisis of addiction in North America has shown us that we haven’t come as far as we think, including those of us in the …
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The Future of Opioid Agonist Therapies in Ukraine: a Qualitative Assessment of Multilevel Barriers and Ways Forward to Promote Retention in Treatment

Opioid agonist therapies (OAT) to treat opioid addiction in people who inject drugs (PWID) began in Ukraine in 2004. Scale-up of OAT, however, has been hampered by both low enrollment and high attrition. To better understand the factors influencing OAT retention among PWID in Ukraine, qualitative data from 199 PWIDs were collected during 25 focus groups conducted in five Ukrainian cities from Febr
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mTORC1-Dependent Metabolic Reprogramming Underlies Escape from Glycolysis Addiction in Cancer Cells

Publication date: Available online 24 March 2016 Source:Cancer Cell Author(s): Raju V. Pusapati, Anneleen Daemen, Catherine Wilson, Wendy Sandoval, Min Gao, Benjamin Haley, Andreas R. Baudy, Georgia Hatzivassiliou, Marie Evangelista, Jeff Settleman Although glycolysis is substantially elevated in many tumors, therapeutic targeting of glycolysis in cancer patients has not yet been suc
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Combined pharmacotherapy and behavioural interventions for smoking cessation.

CONCLUSIONS: Interventions that combine pharmacotherapy and behavioural support increase smoking cessation success compared to a minimal intervention or usual care. Updating this review with an additional 12 studies (5,000 participants) did not materially change the effect estimate. Although trials differed in the details of their populations and interventions, we did not detect any factors that m
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Using Computational Classifiers to Detect Chronic Alcoholism

Addiction to alcohol is one of the commonest problems in human society. The tribes of the Jharkhand state of India are also generally addicted to a homemade alcohol Mahuwa, fermented from the flower of Madura longifolia. In the present work, the effects of Mahuwa on the cerebral cortex of the brain are evaluated. The digital brain signals or electroencephalogram (EEG) was recorded from frontal, ce
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