Higher buprenorphine doses associated with improved retention in treatment for opioid use disorder

Individuals with opioid use disorder who were prescribed a lower buprenorphine dose were 20% more likely to discontinue treatment than those on a higher dose, according to a study of patients prescribed buprenorphine in Rhode Island from 2016 to 2020, as fentanyl became widely available. The study, published today in JAMA Network Open, was supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse […]

Canadian Indian Mother & Twins Pretended to be Inuit

In a surprising case from Canada, three individuals are now facing criminal charges for allegedly impersonating Inuit heritage in order to gain benefits from indigenous organisations. This unusual deception involves two sisters, Amira and Nadya Gill, aged 25, who posed as adopted Inuit children, and their 59-year-old mother, Karima Manji. They are each facing two counts of fraud. The allegations […]

One Piece Season 2: Renewal, Release Date Prediction, Story, Everything We Know

Netflix has confirmed the second season of One Piece live adaptation, and here’s everything we know.  Season 2 of the live-action One Piece adaptation will follow the Arabasta Saga, continuing Monkey D. Luffy’s journey to become King of the Pirates. One Piece is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. Since July 1997, it has been serialized in […]

Self-regulation of pharma industry marketing is unsustainable and failing patients – new analysis

Healthcare professionals and organisations need to respond more forcefully to unethical marketing from the pharmaceutical industry by holding offending companies to greater account and by supporting stronger regulation, according to the authors of a new British Medical Journal (BMJ) study. Research by Dr Piotr Ozieranski of the University of Bath, and Dr Shai Mulinari of Lund University in Sweden, suggests that much […]

Digital Entertainment: What Can Bollywood Fans Who Love Gambling Find in New Boku Casinos

Photo by Pixabay: https://www.pexels.com/photo/blue-green-and-purple-poker-chips-39856/ Bollywood, the heart of Indian entertainment, is home to some of the world’s most renowned actors who have captivated audiences with their talent and charisma. While these Bollywood stars are known for their on-screen performances, many have interests and hobbies that go beyond the glitz and glamour of the film industry. One such claim that some […]

Study finds two antibiotics for children with sinusitis equally effective, but one had fewer side effects

Brigham researchers found that patients prescribed amoxicillin-clavulanate had higher rates of gastrointestinal symptoms and yeast infections than those prescribed amoxicillin Acute sinusitis is one of the most common causes for children to be put on antibiotic medications, with patients in the United States filing nearly 5 million antibiotic prescriptions every year to treat the condition. The drugs amoxicillin and amoxicillin-clavulanate […]