The diversion of prescription and over-the-counter medicines for recreational use is an ongoing, world-wide problem. This viewpoint article provides some possible ways to address it.
Since the advent of high-throughput sequencing technologies, organised germline screening, independent of personal and family cancer history, has been frequently proposed. A critical prerequisite is knowledge of the expected carrier frequencies.
Drug-drug interaction (DDI) screening programmes aim to increase the safety of medication by issuing alerts based on the severity of DDIs. However, not all DDI alerts may be clinically relevant.
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