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Confirmation of recent heroin abuse: accepting the challenge - Maas A, Madea B, Hess C.

Confirmation or exclusion of recent heroin consumption is still one of the major challenges for forensic and clinical toxicologists. A great variety of biomarkers is available for heroin abuse confirmation, including various opium alkaloids (e.g. morphine,...
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BACKGROUND: While some medicinal drugs have been found to affect driving ability, no study has investigated whether a relationship exists between these medicines and crashes involving pedestrians. The aim of this study was to explore the association betwee...
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This study evaluated whether there are racial and/or ethnic differences in OAT receipt among...
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OBJECTIVE: Many Americans sustain large animal-related injuries (LARIs) from blunt trauma. We compare the injuries and management of LARI in our region of the United States with those of motor vehicle crashes (MVCs). METHODS: A 15-year retrospectiv...
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Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany, found that, on its own, drinking alcohol in moderation adds seven disability-free years to your life.
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This week’s topics include early adulthood weight gain and outcomes, the dangers of artificial sweeteners, an opioid reduction strategy, and consequences of reduced readmissions. Program notes: 0:33 Artificial sweeteners 1:33 Really not effective at reducing BMI 2:32 Best to avoid 2:42 Weight gain in mid-life 3:42 Dose dependent negative outcomes 4:42 Decreases risk for type […]
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AVA research review of: Chan, K. L. (2015). Family Polyvictimization and Elevated Levels of Addiction and Psychopathology among Parents in a Chinese Household Sample. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 10.1177/0886260515592617 Different forms of...
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BACKGROUND: Prescription opioid (PO) overdose deaths increased sharply over the last decade. Changes in PO deaths in combination with other psychoactive substances may provide a partial explanation. METHODS: PO deaths from the National Multiple-Cau...
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BACKGROUND: Military medicine is a research field that seeks to solve the medical problems that occur in modern war conditions based on public medicine theory. METHODS: We explore the main research topics  of military health and medical research in...
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INTRODUCTION: Eye injury is the second most common cause of visual impairment and a leading cause of monocular blindness in the United States. There are approximately 6 million ED visits related to drug use annually, including misuse or abuse of pharmaceut...
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