One year of alcohol-related road traffic Injuries in Qatar: results from the Hamad Trauma Center Alcohol Screening Program - Mollazehi M, Peralta R, El-Menyar A, Hepp H, Al-Thani H, Consunji R.

The contribution of alcohol to the health burden of road traffic injuries [RTI's] has been well documented in various settings. However, in a recent global report released by the WHO, almost half of all countries lack data on alcohol-related road deaths an...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

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CONCLUSIONS: Findings underscore the importance of postpartum medical visits for all women, regardless of birth interval length. Certain groups of women may need additional counseling regarding the importance of using contraceptives to prevent another closely spaced or unintended pregnancy. PMID: 32483638 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Southern Medical Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: South Med J Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 2 June 2020Source: Biochemical Engineering JournalAuthor(s): Nestor Sanchez, Ruth Ruiz, Andrea Plazas, Juliana Vasquez, Martha cobo
Source: Biochemical Engineering Journal - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
Resumo Este estudo teve como objetivo avaliar o efeito de fatores demogr áficos e socioeconômicos, de doenças crônicas e do recebimento de orientações em saúde no padrão alimentar de idosos. O consumo alimentar foi avaliado por meio de questionário de frequência alimentar reduzido aplicado a 1.426 idosos residentes em Pelotas, RS, Brasil e os padrões alimentar es foram obtidos por análise de componentes principais. Dois padrões foram identificados: saudável (alimentos integrais, frutas, legumes/verduras e leite) e ocidental (doce...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
Resumo A viol ência contra a pessoa idosa desenha-se como um problema de saúde pública de complexa administração. É de fundamental importância conhecer seus fatores associados, com ênfase em cada tipo de violência, para possibilitar a criação de políticas públicas baseadas em evidências. Objetivou-s e realizar uma revisão sistemática da literatura de estudos epidemiológicos analíticos sobre os fatores associados à violência contra idosos. Para a pesquisa bibliográfica utilizou-se quat...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
Resumo Revis ão sistemática sobre fatores demográficos, socioeconômicos, comportamentais e antropométricos associados à hipertensão (HAS). Foram incluídos estudos observacionais, de populações com 18 anos ou mais, dos últimos dez anos, publicados em inglês, português ou espanhol das bases Pubmed, We b of Science, Scopus e Lilacs. Ao final, foram incluídos 42 artigos, a maioria do tipo seccional. A idade e o Índice de Massa Corporal (IMC) elevados foram os fatores relacionados à maior chance de ter HAS mais encontrad...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
Nocturia impairs quality of life (QoL). We have performed a non-interventional study in which men with lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) were treated for at least 3 months with tamsulosin oral controlled absorption system (0.4 mg q.d.). Other than observing efficacy and tolerability of this drug formulation, the study was designed to explore the relative roles of number of nocturia episodes and of non-urological causes of nocturia on nocturia-related QoL at baseline and treatment-associated changes thereof. The study enrolled 5775 men seeking treatment of their LUTS. Tamsulosin improved LUTS, e.g. International Prostate ...
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
While there is seemingly no “perfect” time to get sober,...The postWhy the Coronavirus Quarantine is an Ideal Time to Get Sober appeared first onCliffside Malibu.
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addiction Addiction Recovery Alcohol Rehab Information Current Events addiction treatment coronavirus covid covid-19 getting sober quarantine sobriety social distancing Source Type: blogs
ABSTRACT Objective To assess the outcome of an educational nutritional intervention in the quality of diet of women with breast cancer in adjuvant treatment. Methods Women with breast cancer and admitted for surgical treatment were divided in an intervention group (n=18) and a comparison group (n=78), and participated in a nonrandomized clinical trial. Participants were assessed before and after the treatment and/or intervention. A food frequency questionnaire was applied and the quality of diet was calculated using the Brazilian Healthy Eating Index Revised. The educational nutritional intervention lasted 12 months and wa...
Source: Revista de Nutricao - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Bigfoot Biomedical hasn't let the coronavirus pandemic stand in the way of bringing its injection-based digitized insulin dosing platform to the U.S. market. If anything, CEO Jeffrey Brewer says the pandemic has "only crystalized the need for medical solutions like ours that facilitate remote care, remote support, and home delivery." The company has raised a total of $55 million to close its series C equity financing. Abbott led the round with support from existing investors, including Quadrant Capital Advisors, Senvest Capital, Janus Henderson, and Cormorant Asset Management, along with n...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Tags: Business R & D Source Type: news
This study aimed to analyze clinical and laboratory parameters and their association with long-term outcomes in patients who underwent liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma treatment, according to the etiology of the underlying chronic liver disease, in order to identify predictors of response to this therapeutic modality. METHODS: Demographic, clinical, and laboratory data from a cohort of 134 patients who underwent orthotopic liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma treatment at a referral center in Brazil were retrospectively selected and compared according to the etiologic group of the underlying...
Source: Clinics - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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