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The Lancet (www.thelancet.com) is a weekly medical journal, renowned for the publication of high-quality peer-reviewed research and reviews from around the world. In the Podcasts our editors discuss journal highlights, including interviews with authors of key articles to provide context and insight to advancements in medicine and health worldwide.

The Lancet (www.thelancet.com) is a weekly medical journal, renowned for the publication of high-quality peer-reviewed research and reviews from around the world. In the Podcasts our editors discuss journal highlights, including interviews with authors of key articles to provide context and insight to advancements in medicine and health worldwide.
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The Lancet (www.thelancet.com) is a weekly medical journal, renowned for the publication of high-quality peer-reviewed research and reviews from around the world. In the Podcasts our editors discuss journal highlights, including interviews with authors of key articles to provide context and insight to advancements in medicine and health worldwide.

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Episodes

Postoperative pain management and opioids

4/12/2019
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Inappropriate use of opioids after surgery has contributed substantially to the global opioid epidemic. Lead author Paul Myles (Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia) discusses a new Lancet Series that proposes alternative approaches for pain management after surgery.

Duration:00:11:25

A framework convention for alcohol control?

4/7/2019
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TH Lam (University of Hong Kong) discusses a proposal for an international framework convention for alcohol control, given the totality of recent evidence that there is no safe limit for alcohol consumption.

Duration:00:11:27

c-Section in LMICs

3/29/2019
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Shakila Thangaratinam (Queen Mary University of London, UK) discusses a systematic review and meta-analysis which highlights the increased risk of perinatal trauma and mortality associated with C-section use in low income and middle income countries.

Duration:00:17:18

Building a tuberculosis-free world

3/20/2019
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A new Commission maps out priorities in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and advocacy efforts to end tuberculosis by 2030. Detailed discussion with two of the commissioners: UN Tuberculosis Special Envoy Eric Goosby, and Paula Fujiwara from the International Union against tuberculosis and lung disease. The podcast is introduced by Liz Zuccala from .

Duration:00:27:49

Communicating with children about life-threatening disease

3/15/2019
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Alan Stein, Brenda Kelly (University of Oxford, UK), and Ruth Bland (Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow, UK) discuss a two-part Series that is helping to develop guidelines for health-care professionals and families concerning life-threatening conditions in children or their parents.

Duration:00:24:41

Heart failure Series

3/8/2019
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Patrick Rossignol (University of Lorraine, Nancy University Hospital/INSERM, France) discusses recent progress and future challenges concerning heart failure, notably a widespread lack of implementation of established clinical guidelines.

Duration:00:15:42

Inter-pregnancy interval after stillbirth

3/1/2019
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Annette Regan (A&M University, Houston, USA) discusses an observational study which assesses an appropriate time interval for conception after stillbirth.

Duration:00:13:36

A once-monthly treatment for opioid use disorder

2/18/2019
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Mark Greenwald discusses buprenorphine extended release—a once-monthly injected formulation for the treatment of opioid use disorder recently approved by the US FDA.

Duration:00:12:10

Advancing women in science, medicine, and global health

2/8/2019
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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).

Duration:00:26:58

Global action to confront the pandemics of obesity, undernutrition, and climate change

1/28/2019
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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.

Duration:00:25:18

EAT–Lancet Commission

1/17/2019
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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.

Duration:00:21:26

EAT–Lancet Commission

1/17/2019
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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.

Duration:00:21:26

The right to health

12/21/2018
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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.

Duration:00:23:36

Drivers' blood alcohol and road-traffic accidents

12/13/2018
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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.

Duration:00:13:24

Uterus transplantation from deceased donor

12/5/2018
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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.

Duration:00:15:12

Health and climate change

11/29/2018
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Tamara Lucas and guests Hilary Graham and Hugh Montgomery discuss new developments in the 2018 Lancet Countdown report on health and climate change.

Duration:00:28:13

Liver disease in the UK

11/22/2018
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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.

Duration:00:18:39

Two-drug regimen for HIV

11/10/2018
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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.

Duration:00:11:09

Hip replacement

11/2/2018
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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.

Duration:00:12:09

The Astana Declaration

10/20/2018
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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.

Duration:00:26:13