Mark Greenwald discusses buprenorphine extended release—a once-monthly injected formulation for the treatment of opioid use disorder recently approved by the US FDA.
Discussion of a special themed issue introduced by Lancet 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).
Discussion with Obesity commission co-authors Bill Dietz (George Washington 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.
EAT–Lancet Commission17 Jan 2019
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.
The right to health21 Dec 2018
Lawrence Gostin (Georgetown University, USA) joins The 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.
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.
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.
Health and climate change29 Nov 2018
Tamara Lucas and guests Hilary Graham and Hugh Montgomery discuss new developments in the 2018 Lancet Countdown report on health and climate change.
Liver disease in the UK22 Nov 2018
Professor Roger Williams (Kings College London, UK) and Jennifer Sargent discuss new developments detailed in the fifth update of The Lancet Commission on liver disease in the UK.
Two-drug regimen for HIV10 Nov 2018
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.
Hip replacement2 Nov 2018
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.
The Astana Declaration20 Oct 2018
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.
Fighting Ebola in conflict in the DR Congo12 Oct 2018
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.
C-section Series12 Oct 2018
Jocalyn Clark and guests Marleen Temmerman and Ana-Pilar Betran discuss the challenge of overuse and underuse of caesarean section procedures worldwide.
Global Mental Health Commission10 Oct 2018
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.
Stroke Series5 Oct 2018
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.
Stillbirth in Europe28 Sep 2018
Lucy Smith discusses the underestimation of stillbirth in Europe, and the global priorities for recognising stillbirth within the sustainable development agenda.
NCD Countdown 203021 Sep 2018
Ahead of the third UN High-Level Meeting on NCDs on Sept 27, Jennifer Sargent and guests discuss The 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.
MDRTB7 Sep 2018
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.
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.
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