The One Health concept is based on the idea that the well-being of animals, people, and ecosystems is intimately linked.
Ferran Martin's eyedropper talks about clinical sampling
Interest in gambling disorder (pathological gambling) has been growing in both the clinical and scientific community. This has permitted a better understanding of the pathology and the design of potential therapeutic options.
Substance use disorder (SUD) is a significant public health concern. Unfortunately, there are few safe and effective medications to treat SUD and efficacy is suboptimal.
The best treatments for alcohol dependence are currently those developed within multidisciplinary programmes, which include psychological, sociological, and medical dimensions. It is important to consider recovery as the culmination of a process of change.
Science has shown us that alcohol use disorder is a chronic and relapsing disease, but talking about it in our culture is still complicated.
As with other animal species such as crayfish, drugs activate our brain's reward system to induce a false signal announcing the arrival of a great benefit for our survival.
Surely, we all know someone close to us who uses drugs. Consider, for example, tobacco or alcohol, or even marijuana. They may at some point have tried to stop using and, after somewhat longer or shorter periods of abstinence, have started using again. Not every drug
Ferran Martin's scientific cartoon talks about «side effects».
Vulnerable species with bioactive potential must be protected because they are a potential source of molecules with pharmacological properties.