Factors influencing transition to shisheh (methamphetamine) among young people who use drugs in Tehran: a qualitative study - Noroozi A, Malekinejad M, Rahimi-Movaghar A.

This study explored factors influencing the initiation into or transition to...
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This study aimed to assess the prevalence and variables related to perceived stress associated with the COVID-19 pandemic in a sample of Colombian adults using a designed online cross-sectional survey. Adults answered a version of the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS-10) modified for COVID-19 (PSS-10-C), with Cronbach alpha equal to 0.86. In total, 406 individuals aged between 19 and 88 years (M = 43.9; SD = 12.4) agreed to participate in the survey: 61.8% were females, 90.6% had a university degree, 44.1% were health professionals, and 45.7% considered public health policies for preventing the spread of the disease inconsisten...
Source: Cadernos de Saude Publica - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tags: Cad Saude Publica Source Type: research
SafetyLit note (June 2020): This publication uses the ISTIC as its DOI registry. Thus, in some nations, this DOI may not forward to the publisher website for obtaining full text. Objective To understand and analyze the prevalence characteristics of inj...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
SafetyLit note (June 2020): This publication uses the ISTIC as its DOI registry. Thus, in some nations, this DOI may not forward to the publisher website for obtaining full text. Objective To understand the epidemic characteristics and trends of suicid...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news
Authors: Sabbatani S, Fiorino S, Manfredi R Abstract In the year 1527, following the invasion of Italy by Landsknechts, who were headed by Georg von Frundsberg, the bubonic plague appeared in the country. These soldiers were part of an army that Charles V sent to invade Italy in order to subjugate the Italian states which had adhered to the League of Cognac. In Bologna during the year 1527 believers held a procession from the Sanctuary of the Madonna del Soccorso, through the city, as far as the Church of San Rocco. The reason for this practice was linked with the plague epidemic. After some cases of plague observe...
Source: Infezioni in Medicina - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infez Med Source Type: research
Authors: Kyrkoudis T, Tsoucalas G, Fiska A Abstract The choice of Dedeagatch as the place where the station of the Adrianoupolis-Constantinople railway line was to be built was the reason for the foundation of the Greek city of Alexandroupolis (originally under the Ottoman government). The population grew in its early years mainly due to the settlement by railway and construction workers. Meanwhile, poverty, poor hygiene and environmental conditions led to a series of epidemics and various sporadic cases of infections such as malaria, typhoid fever, scarlet fever and tubercolosis, infections which marked the early ...
Source: Infezioni in Medicina - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infez Med Source Type: research
Authors: Batra S, Ochani RK, Diwan MN, Yasmin F, Qureshi SS, Bhimani S, Shaikh S, Tariq MA, Ahmed Ashraf M, Farooqi HA, Dodani SK Abstract Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), also known as Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (EHF), initially emerged over 40 years ago in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Endemic to Africa, outbreaks have been recorded in six African countries since its detection in 1976. Fruit bats are believed to be the natural hosts of Ebola viruses (EBoV), with humans and other mammals serving as accidental hosts. Transmission of EBoV has been reported in various ways, including human to human transmission through cl...
Source: Infezioni in Medicina - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infez Med Source Type: research
New official data in Spain showed on Wednesday that many more people have died than usual this year than the recorded number of coronavirus fatalities and revealed a shocking 155% spike in mortality at the epidemic's peak in early April.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 4 June 2020Source: Current Opinion in VirologyAuthor(s): Timothy P Sheahan, Matthew B Frieman
Source: Current Opinion in Virology - Category: Virology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Current results highlight the geographic and historic pattern of bl in Canada. The human immunodeficiency virus remains an important risk factor for adult bl. PMID: 32489250 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Current Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Curr Oncol Source Type: research
The provision of palliative care to patients, families and communities is core to the role and identity of primary care physicians. General practitioners (GPs) or family physicians (FPs), and community nurses, have the potential and skills to deliver palliative and end-of-life care integrated into every encounter in the community when their working environment allows this, and with the support of specialist colleagues. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, barriers to effective palliative and end of life care in the community by GPs included a lack of time with patients and families, inadequate support services in the community,...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
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