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Low birthweight linked to higher mortality right up to adolescence

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Abstract The goal of this editorial is to equip readers with opioid education resources that enable you to role model what it looks like to speak out about addiction. How are we doing as a profession speaking up about addiction? Stigma is commanded by a deep irony: where peer pressure is what likely keeps us quiet, peer support is what enables us to speak up. The "#MeToo" movement is an extraordinary example of the inertia needed to break open a taboo topic. From Hollywood celebrities to US women's gymnastics stars, it was clear that as more women spoke up about sexual harassment, well, the more women sp...
Source: American Journal of Health Promotion : AJHP - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Am J Health Promot Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Our systematic review identified factors that might help improve the fidelity and acceptability of PYD interventions. Addressing these might enable PYD to fulfill its potential as a means of promoting health. PMID: 29667497 [PubMed - in process]
Source: American Journal of Health Promotion : AJHP - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Am J Health Promot Source Type: research
A doctor who suggested that a popular, alcohol-based tonic was dangerous was held for nearly 100 days. He emerged as a public hero.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Advertising and Marketing Freedom of Speech and Expression Tencent Holdings Ltd WeChat (Mobile App) Inner Mongolia Guangzhou (China) Source Type: news
Type 2 diabetes is a pandemic disease with an incidence that has risen steadily over recent decades. Experimental evidence in animals has demonstrated that intestinal bypass surgery of the upper small intestine, particularly the duodenum, has an important role in glucose homoeostasis. Furthermore, Roux-en-Y bypass performed as bariatric surgery has shown to correct hyperglycaemia from the first postoperative days in obese diabetic patients. Therefore, on the basis of these considerations, duodenal mucosal resurfacing was studied in type 2 diabetes patients as a minimally invasive procedure that could offer an alternative t...
Source: Digestive Diseases - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
[Malawi News Agency] Kasungu 18 April 2018: Minister of Health and Population, Atupele Muluzi says Government is committed to ensuring that maternal and infant mortality come to an end by the year 2030.
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Source Type: news
Mauro Di Ianni, Stefano Baldoni, Beatrice Del Papa, Patrizia Aureli, Erica Dorillo, Filomena De Falco, Elisa Albi, Emanuela Varasano, Ambra Di Tommaso, Raffaella Giancola, Patrizia Accorsi, Gianluca Rotta, Chiara Rompietti, Estev ão Carlos Silva Barcelos, Antonio Francesco Campese, Paolo Di Bartolomeo, Isabella Screpanti, Emanuela Rosati, Franca Falzetti, Paolo Sportoletti
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
[This is Africa] There is an ongoing culture of killing twins and other infants in Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory (FCT) area councils. Christian missionary Steven Olusola Ajayi and his wife Chinwe opened the Vine Heritage Home to shelter children deemed "evil" by their communities.
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Source Type: news
What reproductive benefits might high-dose vitamin D supplementation offer infertile men?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology &Metabolism
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: Israel's single official Dual Diagnosis detox inpatient unit has satisfactory annual program completion rates when compared to similar institutions. Suboptimal treatment regimen may contribute to the early discharge of patients using polysubstance use and diagnosed with personality disorders. An association between early discharges with a disability pension warrant further investigation as there is no apparent connection between the two. PMID: 29668421 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Dual Diagnosis - Category: Addiction Tags: J Dual Diagn Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 April 2018 Source:Cancer Cell Author(s): Michelle L. Churchman, Maoxiang Qian, Geertruy te Kronnie, Ranran Zhang, Wenjian Yang, Hui Zhang, Tobia Lana, Paige Tedrick, Rebekah Baskin, Katherine Verbist, Jennifer L. Peters, Meenakshi Devidas, Eric Larsen, Ian M. Moore, Zhaohui Gu, Chunxu Qu, Hiroki Yoshihara, Shaina N. Porter, Shondra M. Pruett-Miller, Gang Wu, Elizabeth Raetz, Paul L. Martin, W. Paul Bowman, Naomi Winick, Elaine Mardis, Robert Fulton, Martin Stanulla, William E. Evans, Mary V. Relling, Ching-Hon Pui, Stephen P. Hunger, Mignon L. Loh, Rupert Handgretinger, Kim E. Nichols...
Source: Cancer Cell - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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