Most Recent Articles by Brandon May
Stigmatizing terms used to describe individuals who have a substance addiction, including "addict," alcoholic," and "substance abuser," may be associated with negative explicit and implicit biases and should be replaced with positive terms that still describe the conditions accurately.
In patients receiving opioid substitution treatment for opioid use disorder (mainly involving heroin), those exhibiting a rapid decline in heroin use were found to be more likely to have successful treatment outcomes.
Using the Visual Association Test along with the Mini Mental State Examination may improve predictive value to screen for cognitive deficits.
Research findings suggest the need for greater adherence to a standardized set of policies aimed at improving transparency among clinical trial funders.
Volunteers for clinical research are "renting" out their bodies to help discover how the human body reacts to a device, drug, or therapeutic strategy.
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UK National Health Service Explores Justification for Rationing Elective Surgery in Smokers, ObesityJun 08,2018
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