Pregnancy outcomes after suicide attempts by self-poisoning and drug overdose: experience of a clinical pharmacology consultation service in Izmir, Turkey - Ozturk Z, Ugras K.

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Publication date: Available online 18 July 2019Source: International Review of NeurobiologyAuthor(s): Aruna Sharma, Rudy J. Castellani, Mark A. Smith, Dafin Fior Muresanu, Prasanta Kumar Dey, Hari Shanker SharmaAbstract5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), a precursor of serotonin, is therapeutically used for several psychiatric disorders such as anxiety and depression in the clinic. However, severe side effects, including abnormal mental functions, behavioral disturbances and intolerance are associated with this treatment. 5-HTP-induced elevation of plasma and brain serotonin levels may affect blood-brain barrier (BBB) breakdown, ...
Source: International Review of Neurobiology - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether weekly gestational weight gain is associated with anemia, vitamin A insufficiency, and blood pressure levels in the third trimester of pregnancy. METHODS A prospective study with 457 pregnant women attending primary care in Cruzeiro do Sul, Acre. The weekly gestational weight gain rate measured between the second and third trimesters was classified as insufficient, adequate, and excessive according to the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine 2009. The outcomes at the beginning of the third gestational trimester were: anemia (Hb
Source: Revista de Saude Publica - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Conclusion: the findings will inform policy decisions regarding drug use and the provision of intervention services. It is recommended that this research should be extended to other universities in Jamaica.RESUMO Objetivo: determinar a preval ência do uso de drogas e investigar a relação entre o conhecimento das consequências e o consumo de drogas, bem como a relação entre o desempenho acadêmico e o consumo de drogas entre estudantes universitários da Jamaica. Método: o estudo usa um design transversal. Um total de 250 estudan tes de graduação foram ...
Source: Texto e Contexto - Enfermagem - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Conclusion: the high level of ambivalence towards alcohol use may be intertwined with the social acceptability and high usage of this drug reported from among those surveyed in the Electoral District of Woodbrook.RESUMO Objetivo: este estudo apresentar á insights sobre a situação na amostra pesquisada no que se refere a atitudes em relação às pessoas que abusam de álcool por idade e sexo e que constituiria uma plataforma sobre a qual mais pesquisas podem ser conduzidas por pesquisadores no campo das drogas. Método: transversal que examina o perfil de uma amostra de re...
Source: Texto e Contexto - Enfermagem - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Conclusion: negative attitudes towards users of illegal drugs (cocaine and marijuana) were found, while for al cohol consumption it was more ambivalent, suggesting a high burden of stigma and the need to educate the community. Age, 18-29 years, the prevailing attitude was ambivalent for both alcohol, marijuana and cocaine. For the sex variable it was reported that the female one presented negative attitude t o alcohol and marijuana.RESUMO Objetivo: determinar atitudes de moradores urbanos de uma comunidade de Le ón, Nicarágua, sobre os usuários de drogas. Método: estudo transversal com 121 pesso...
Source: Texto e Contexto - Enfermagem - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Conclusion: the same association between abuse of and dependence on marijuana was not identified in the sample studied.RESUMEN Objetivo: determinar la prevalencia del uso, exceso y dependencia de alcohol, marihuana y coca ína, e identificar la asociación entre el uso de estas sustancias y el desempeño académico de estudiantes de grado. Método: estudio transversal, con 275 estudiantes de grado de las carreras del área de la salud y las ciencias humanas de una universidad en Ribeirão Preto, Brasil. Se utilizó la Encuesta de Selección del Uso de Alcohol, Tabaco y ...
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Conclusion: the results shown indicate that there is no significant relationshi p between such variables. The findings are important at the level of drug policies to support the development of new preventive strategies for drug use.RESUMO Objetivo: determinar a rela ção entre o conhecimento das consequências e o uso de drogas em estudantes de graduação de uma universidade em San José, Costa Rica. Método: este estudo, de corte transversal, examina o perfil demográfico da amostra e a relação entre o conhecimento das consequências, o uso de drogas e o ...
Source: Texto e Contexto - Enfermagem - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
The White Mountain Apache Tribe have developed an innovative curriculum that connects youth through Elders to their heritage, traditions, and culture, which has been proven to be a protective factor for native Americans. The development process took 4 ½ ye...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
AIM: The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of falls among community-dwelling older adults and the impact of pain and insomnia on falls. METHODS: This cross-sectional study recruited 659 older adults. Pain was assessed by the Geriatri...
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INTRODUCTION: Adverse drug events/reactions (ADE/ADR) cost more than $30 billion annually and are among the leading causes of death in the USA. Little is known about patients treated at the bedside for ADE/ADR by medical toxicologists. METHODS: We ...
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