Category: Research You Can Use

Screening and Behavioral Intervention for Unhealthy Alcohol Use

Study and Research Book Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Unhealthy alcohol use is defined as a spectrum of behaviors, ranging from risky drinking to alcohol use disorder (AUD), by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). It is the third leading cause of preventable mortality in the United States. The recent USPSTF update to the 2013 recommendation [...]
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Assessing the Standardization of Physician Mental Health Screenings

Doctor thinking about Physician Mental Health Screenings Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Physicians are dying at much higher rates of suicide than the general population. Due to job stresses and barriers to treatment, resident physicians are more likely to undergo depression. So, how should Physician Mental Health Screenings be addressed? A recently published article discusses the importance of mental health [...]
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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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