Alcoholism drug baclofen 'is a stammer cure'

The treatment was discovered by chance after the man found he stopped stammering when he was given baclofen, a relaxant that eases stiff muscles caused by multiple sclerosis.
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CONCLUSIONS: Body mass index and population density were inversely associated with pulmonary tuberculosis relapses in Cali. On the contrary, alcohol consumption increased the likelihood of tuberculosis relapses. PMID: 32463612 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Biomedica : Revista del Instituto Nacional de Salud - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Biomedica Source Type: research
Fatal Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection syndrome in an alcoholic diabetic patient from México. Biomedica. 2020 May 01;40(Supl. 1):32-36 Authors: Rodríguez-Pérez EG, Arce-Mendoza AY, Saldívar-Palacios R, Escandón-Vargas K Abstract Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection syndrome is a medical emergency that requires a high level of suspicion. Immunocompromised patients are at high risk of hyperinfection syndrome; however, malnutrition, alcoholism, and diabetes mellitus also need to be considered as predisposing factors. The diagnosis and treatment of Strongyloid...
Source: Biomedica : Revista del Instituto Nacional de Salud - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Biomedica Source Type: research
Introduction For patients who drink excess alcohol, their alcohol history in admission clerking isn't always assessed properly resulting in under-estimation of their health risk related to alcohol intake. Methodology This piece of work was undert...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
This study aim...
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BACKGROUND: Interventions to reduce alcohol use typically include several elements, such as information on the risks of alcohol consumption, planning for sensible drinking, and training of protective behavioral strategies. However, the effectiveness of the...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Conditions:   Multiple Sclerosis;   Traumatic Brain Injury Interventions:   Behavioral: Emotional Processing Training;   Behavioral: Placebo Control Sponsor:   Kessler Foundation Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   Multiple Sclerosis;   Menstrual Pain;   Anxiety;   Fatigue;   Neurologic Symptoms Interventions:   Other: pain;   Other: fatigue;   Other: anxiety;   Other: position sense;   Other: balance;   Other: dual task performance Sponsor:   Ankara Yildirim Beyaz─▒t University Completed
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Conclusions: The results obtained in this study support a potential association between alcohol consumption and violent deaths in the city of Sao Paulo, mainly in traffic accidents victims. PMID: 32460601 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Substance Use and Misuse - Category: Addiction Tags: Subst Use Misuse Source Type: research
Conclusions: Results of the study suggest that students start experimenting with high-risk substance use in early grades and to combat the prevalence, we suggest the importance of educating adolescents of the dangers of drug use in early grades. PMID: 32460582 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Substance Use and Misuse - Category: Addiction Tags: Subst Use Misuse Source Type: research
Conclusions: Once adolescents' baseline and concurrent substance use were incorporated into the model, there was no statistical significance of the indirect effects. Results provided a stronger examination of the factors related to long-term substance use among adolescents. Knowing that temptation coping and baseline substance use levels were significant predictors of time 2 substance use independent of interpersonal consequences and motivation to change provides a structural frame and highlights need for early intervention. PMID: 32460576 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Substance Use and Misuse - Category: Addiction Tags: Subst Use Misuse Source Type: research
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