Category: Research You Can Use

Vaping Marijuana May Hold More Damaging Effects Than Smoking It

A Vape Machine for Vaping Marijuana Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Vaporization has emerged an increasingly popular method for consuming cannabis. As more and more states continue to legalize cannabis for not just medicinal but recreational purposes as well, underage users are increasing. Teens vaping nicotine or cannabis are at greater risk for addiction and other associated consequences. A [...]
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Buprenorphine An Effective OUD Treatment: An Updated Overview

Young woman doctor providing OUD Treatment Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Recently released and revised medication-assisted treatments (MAT) have been an important area of research to counter the present opioid epidemic. MATs have helped patients in their recovery. It is the administration of opioid agonists (methadone, buprenorphine, oxycodone), antagonists (naltrexone, naloxone), and combinations of the two (buprenorphine/naloxone). While shown [...]
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Cannabis Genome Map and the Future of Marijuana

Doctor in Research Laboratory working on the Future of Marijuana Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Cannabis sativa was domesticated centuries ago, undergoing extensive breeding and cultivation for medicinal, food, industrial and recreational purposes. However, there is still much left to be understood about the molecular structure of the cannabinoid content. A recent study has drawn a physical and genetic map of the cannabis [...]
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Experts Encourage Moving Methadone to Primary Care Setting

Doctor thinking about moving Methadone to Primary Care Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use The devastating repercussions exerted by the opioid overdose epidemic plaguing the nation has been nothing short of crippling. Opioid overdoses presently claim an average of 115 lives a day. In an article published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, Jeffrey Samet, chief of general internal medicine [...]
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Buprenorphine/Naloxone Diversion Continues Amid the Opioid Crisis

Naltrexone badge for Naloxone Diversion Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Opioid agonists like buprenorphine/naloxone have proven to be highly effective, evidence-based treatments for treating opioid use disorders. Yet, these are sometimes diverted for non-medical use, indicating a significant shortage in treatment capacity and inaccessibility of existing services. This was found in a recent study aimed at answering the [...]
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