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Does alcohol screening work in general practice?

This clinical article on the evidence surrounding alcohol screening and brief interventions was published in the medical periodical, The Medical Republic.

GP Unit author: Michael Tam 1,681 more words

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Preclinical Development of Moxidectin as a Novel Therapeutic for Alcohol Use Disorder

By Daryl L. Davies

Alcohol use disorder (AUD) has a major national health impact in the United States, affecting over 17 million people, causing more than 100,000 deaths, and costing over $200 billion annually. 499 more words

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Prevalence of Marijuana Use Among U.S. Adults Doubles Over Past Decade

The percentage of Americans who reported using marijuana in the past year more than doubled between 2001-2002 and 2012-2013, and the increase in marijuana use disorder during that time was nearly as large. 683 more words


An open letter about Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)

Another open letter, I seem to be writing them a lot lately, but anyway here goes. There have been posts on my social media feeds recently from people I consider friends, that have left me with a bitter tate in my mouth. 1,123 more words


If you have a alcohol use disorder, please check into Acamprosate (Campral)

Got a call a few days ago from an irate loved one of someone to whom I referred Acamprosate. She said, “Why would you recommend a drug when he has a problem with Addiction, are you crazy? 246 more words



I haven’t posted a blog article for a while because I have been busy writing up my MSc dissertation. Today I have finally handed in my dissertation. 386 more words


Risky drinking: alcohol in general practice

Michael Tam was interviewed and quoted in this professional article written by Bevan Wang, published in Good Practice(PDF)

Wang B. Risky drinking: alcohol in general practice.  196 more words

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