NIAAA Director ’s Blog: Alcohol Awareness Month – A Time to Learn About Alcohol Use Disorder and Ways to Get Help

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a good time to reflect on our drinking patterns and the role that alcohol plays in our lives.  How do you know if drinking alcohol has become a problem for you or a loved one? And where do you go for help if it has?See the most recentNIAAA Director ’s Blog for ways to learn about Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) and ways that you can find help —visitwww.niaaa.nih.gov/directors-blog.
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The government has confiscated about 30,000 bottles of alcohol suspected to be poisoned with methanol
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SUMMARY BACKGROUND: Depression and anxiety disorders (DAD) are the most prevalent mental health conditions worldwide. Among the adult population served in basic care, it is estimated that depression affects about 14.3% of these individuals worldwide, and between 21.4% and 31% in Brasil. Anxiety affects up to 33.7% of the population during their lifetimes. OBJECTIVES: estimate the prevalence proportions of DAD among patients in a municipality in Northeast Brasil and study the association between DAD and cardiovascular risk factors. METHODS: a cross-sectional study with the medical records of patients from primary care cente...
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
This study aimed to assess the prevalence of medical and nonmedical use of psychiatric medication among undergraduate students of health sciences from a public university in Brasil. Another objective was to determine the frequency of nuclear morphological abnormalities in the buccal mucosa of students using psychiatric drugs. A cross-sectional study based on a Web survey was carried out with 375 health sciences undergraduate students from schools of Pharmacy, Physical Education, Nutrition, and Medicine. Additionally, spontaneous genetic damages in exfoliated cells of the buccal mucosa of 41 individuals by counting micronuc...
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Health officials confiscated 30,000 bottles of alcohol and suspect the deaths were caused by methanol poisoning.
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Authors: Gautam A, Agrawal PK, Doneria J, Nigam A Abstract Introduction: Canagliflozin, a second line OHA is well known to reduce weight. Patients of type 2 diabetes with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) frequently have abnormal liver functions. We evaluated role of canagliflozin in reducing weight and improving liver function tests (LFT) in type 2 diabetes with NAFLD. Aims: Effects of canagliflozin on abnormal liver function tests in patients of type 2 diabetes with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Methods: We selected type 2 diabetes patients who were having comorbid NAFLD with abnormal LFT. Su...
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
Publication date: September 2019Source: Food Packaging and Shelf Life, Volume 21Author(s): Amalia Piscopo, Angela Zappia, Alessandra De Bruno, Sara Pozzo, Sara Limbo, Luciano Piergiovanni, Marco PoianaAbstractCalabrian Provola cheese is typically manufactured in the Southern Italy. The request of a more suitable expansion in the national market has promoted this research, based on the evaluation of biodegradable packaging on its qualitative characteristics as alternative of the conventional plastic multilayer film. The tested materials were: Polyethylene/Ethylene vinyl alcohol/Polyamide/Polyethylene (PE/EVOH/PA/PE), Polyla...
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Green Chem., 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01596E, PaperCamilla Cova, Alessio Zuliani, Mario J. Mu ñoz-Batista, Rafael Luque The selective, efficient and sustainable continuos flow hydrogenation of a α,β-unsaturated aldehyde, i.e. cinnamaldehyde, to the corresponding unsaturated alcohol, i.e. cinnamyl alcohol, using a scrap waste automotive converter novel Ru-based... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: Jessica Landon, 37, from Rancho Cucamonga, California, began drinking so much alcohol that she lay on the floor for a month, urinating and defecating on herself.
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Abstract The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of underweight among older adults according to socio-demographic characteristics in different regions of Brazil as well as determine associated contextual and individual factors. Cross-sectional population-based study with older adults ( ≥ 65 years) interviewed by telephone survey in 2014. The body mass index was calculated based on weight and height. Associations were determined using Pearson ’ s chi-square test, considering a 5% significance level. Adjusted prevalence ratios were estimated using multilevel Poisson regression. Mean age was 73.3 years a...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research
ABSTRACT Objective: to examine patterns in attitudes toward drug users among residents in a community of Kingston, Jamaica. Method: cross-sectional study; sample size was 121 residents. Results: alcohol and marijuana showed a strong positive relationship on the personal contact attitudinal scale with r (119)=.53, p
Source: Texto e Contexto - Enfermagem - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
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