Eka Iakobishvili.

Censorship of public wellness websites by Russian drug agency an ‘assault’ on HIV prevention ‘Amidst pro-democracy protests, the Russian authorities took what is a continuing assault on HIV prevention to the next level by moving to silence public health advocates whose just infraction has been to spread lifesaving info online and to criticize the federal government for its personal failures,’ Eka Iakobishvili, a human privileges analyst at Harm Reduction International, and Claudia Stoicescu, an analyst on Harm Reduction International’s public health research team, write in this Huffington Post opinion piece.


Cerebral blood flow provides clues to treating depression The usefulness of established molecular imaging/nuclear medication approaches in identifying the hows and whys of brain dysfunction and its own potential in providing immediately useful information in treating depression are emphasized in a study in the August Journal of Nuclear Medication. ‘Individuals in a depressed psychological state have impaired cerebral blood circulation,’ explained Omer Bonne, head of inpatient psychiatry and associate professor in the Division of Psychiatry at Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem, Israel.