Low birthweight linked to higher mortality right up to adolescence

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Researchers recently found that counties that had higher rates of opioid prescribing had nearly two times more babies born with their intestines outside of their bodies, a condition known as gastroschisis, compared with counties with low opioid prescribing rates.
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ConclusionOur results do not provide evidence for a major role of petroleum-based and oxygenated solvents in the occurrence of oral and oropharyngeal cancers in men.
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Authors: Wu X, Huang Q, Xu N, Cai J, Luo D, Zhang Q, Su Z, Gao C, Liu Y Abstract Acrostichum aureum Linn., a medicinal pteridophyte growing in mangrove forests and coastal regions of tropical and subtropical areas worldwide, has been proved to possess various biological effects. However, the protective effect of Acrostichum aureum Linn. against gastric ulcer still remains unidentified. Therefore, the gastroprotective effect of the water extract of Acrostichum aureum Linn. (WEAC) was investigated in ethanol-induced gastric injury model. According to our results, pretreatment with WEAC (100, 200, and 400 mg/kg) could...
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This study investigated the risk factors that are associated with alcohol use among a nationally representative sample of school-going adolescents in Ghana. The 2012 version of the Ghanaian Global School-based Student Health Survey on adolescents aged 11-19 years old (N = 1,984) was used. Logistic regression was employed to study the relationship between alcohol use variables and socio-demographic characteristic, mental health problems, psychosocial variables and parental involvement. The prevalence of alcohol use behaviours were 6.8%, 11.1% and 12.6% for alcohol problem, lifetime drunkenness and current alcohol u...
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Outpatient Treatment Centers If you are deciding between Residential vs Outpatient treatment, there are many things to consider. An outpatient treatment center allows the client to live at home while they go through treatment for their addiction issues, and visit a location for therapy work. Some of these programs may have a set schedule for you to progress through, as well as regular group meetings with times that cannot be adjusted. Other programs can be appointment-based, which will help to alleviate schedule conflicts like childcare and work commitments. The model for outpatient care offers more convenience. It is best...
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Making the Resolution to Get Sober The new year is a time to reflect and plan for the brand new year ahead. Think about this: Have your relationship with friends and family been stressed over the holiday season? Have family and other loved ones distanced themselves due to your addictions? Or maybe, you feel this way toward a family member or friend of yours? It might be time to make the resolution to get sober. Approximately 40 percent of Americans make resolutions, viewing the new year as a fresh start. It can be an excellent opportunity to make a step in the right direction and conquer your dependency issues. Taking that...
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ConclusionsAn IMR assay can quantitatively measure β-hCG in blastocyst culture media, and may be a potential clinical tool to assist in the assessment of good blastocyst quality before embryo transfer.
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Does your loved one need rehab? Getting someone you love to go to rehab can be difficult, especially if they are in denial about their addiction. As someone on the outside, you are able to recognize that your loved one has not been themselves and that they need help. To them, they are waiting for rock bottom and think that they have complete control over their addiction. Being able to talk to someone you love about the idea of treatment is difficult, but it can be done. Recognize the signs The first step to approaching your loved one with the idea of going to rehab is recognizing the signs. It’s important to document...
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In this study, the efficacy of clarithromycin in protecting against pulmonary fibrosis was investigated in the rat model for methotrexate-induced pulmonary fibrosis. Material and methods: A total of 30 female rats were divided into three groups. Group I was administered intraperitoneal and intragastric saline; group II was administered oral 3 mg/kg methotrexate; and group III was administered oral 3 mg/kg methotrexate + intraperitoneal 200 mg/kg clarithromycin for 28 days. Histopathological analyses of the lung tissues were performed under light microscopy. Results: Normal histopathological changes were observed in t...
Source: Polish Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Tags: Kardiochir Torakochirurgia Pol Source Type: research
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