Ancient ceremonial carriage uncovered by archaeologists near Pompeii

“This is an extraordinary discovery that advances our understanding of the ancient world,” said Massimo Osanna of the Pompeii archaeological site. ROME — Archaeologists have unearthed a unique ancient-Roman ceremonial carriage from a villa just outside Pompeii, the Italian city buried in a volcanic eruption in 79 AD. The almost perfectly preserved four-wheeled carriage made […]

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Opioid agonist treatment could substantially reduce drug related deaths if used more widely

New evidence that opioid agonists such as methadone and buprenorphine could substantially reduce drug related deaths if more widely used in the community and prison, and for longer, has been published in Lancet Psychiatry today [25 February]. Treatment of people addicted to opioids with methadone or buprenorphine also known as ‘opioid agonist treatment’ (OAT) reduces […]

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