This two-day conference, held 29th Feb - 3rd March in San Antonio, Texas focuses on translational aspects of addiction research among chemists, biologists, and behavioural scientists.
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E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices that people use to inhale an aerosol, which typically contains nicotine flavourings and other chemicals. They have rapidly become the most favoured form of tobacco among youth in the United States.
There is continued discussion about the safety of e-cigarettes and the link with the initiation of cigarette smoking and tobacco dependence.
This conference focuses on the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for any nurse who cares for persons with substance use, abuse, and addictions. Providing patient-centred care through prevention, screening, treatment and recovery services are best brought about when interdisciplinary teams work together to accomplish effective and successful patient care outcomes.
The California Society of Addiction Medicine's Conference is the largest gathering of addiction medicine physicians in the Western U.S.
More than 700 physicians and clinicians are expected to attend, from a variety of practice settings.
Harmful drinking can have severe physical and psychological consequences for the person consuming alcohol. However, the negative impact does not just stop at the individual level.
The 9th International Workshop on HIV Persistence during Therapy will be held in Miami, from December 10-13, 2019.
It is the only scientific event tackling the topics of HIV Persistence, HIV Reservoirs and HIV Cure that attracts, every 2 years, VIPs and young investigators. Its quality increases at each edition, with more and more fresh data not yet shown elsewhere nor published.
Thousands of public health professionals come together to make the American Public Health Association's Annual Meeting and Expo a must-attend. American Public Health Association brings together people and organisations who make a difference from the global level to the local level.
2019 Theme — Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health.
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International Drug Abuse Research Society is an international scientific organisation that promotes and fosters the research and collaboration of scientists around the world in the area of substances of abuse and addiction.
The focus is to foster research in molecular, cellular and systems biology and includes neuropharmacological, neurobehavioral, neurochemical and neuroanatomical themes.
The National Prevention Network conference will be held August 27-29, 2019 at the Hilton Chicago.
It is recognised that smoking and use of tobacco products among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) young adults is higher compared to their heterosexual and cisgender peers.
Although it is believed that within the LGBTQ population, patterns of tobacco use vary based on gender, age and sexual identity, there is a lack of research on specific differences.