Volumetric bone mineral density of the spine predicts mortality in African-American men with type 2 diabetes

ConclusionsLower vBMD was associated with increased all-cause mortality in African-American men with T2D, independent of other risk factors for mortality including subclinical atherosclerosis.
Source: Osteoporosis International - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 17 February 2020Source: Journal of Alloys and CompoundsAuthor(s): Pei Yang, Ziqi Zhu, Xinghui Li, Tao Zhang, Wei Zhang, Minzhi Chen, Xiaoyan ZhouAbstractSynthesizing carbon dots (CDs) with efficient long-wavelength emissions (i.e., yellow-to red light) generally suffer from sophisticated approaches, time-consuming process, harsh conditions, and requirement of organic solvent; also, a further limitation of the resulting CDs is relatively low quantum yield (QY) in aqueous solution. Herein, novel yellow emitting CDs (Y-CDs) with a considerable QY of 62.8% were synthesized from a precursor co...
Source: Journal of Alloys and Compounds - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
ConclusionThe practice of health promotion behaviour varies among patients, individually tailored interventions and motivation is needed.
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
INTRODUCTION: Modafinil is a wakefulness-promoting stimulant that has been approved by the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) as a fatigue countermeasure medication since 2011. Each RSAF aircrew member must undergo a ground test to exclude opera...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
In 2010, special rehabilitation measures for multiple traffic offenders were abolished. Instead a new rehabilitation measure, a voluntary "driving fitness seminar" was introduced; in comparison fewer multiple traffic offenders can benefit from rehabilitati...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
If the blood alcohol concentration has already dropped back to zero per mille after drunkenness, however, the mental and physical limitations can persist for up to 20 hours after usually high alcohol consumption. In such cases, it is called the hangover (c...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
In court, the degree of alcoholization of a defendant or witness is an important aspect in many cases. However, there is often a lack of time-related breath alcohol and blood alcohol concentration measurements. The absence of this important data leads to a...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
ConclusionThe association of antibiotic and surgical therapy seems to be more effective compared to each one alone. The lack of comparison studies and randomized controlled trials makes it difficult to give information about the efficacy of the different management therapies.
Source: The Surgeon - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Questions about alcohol use, particularly in young adults, who might not realize they are at risk for alcohol-related liver disease, are needed in clinical care, warn researchers.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - Category: Intensive Care Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news
ConclusionCT fluoroscopy-guided CNB for pulmonary nodules ≤ 8 mm showed a high diagnostic yield without severe complications.
Source: European Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Conclusions3-dimensional printing technique-assisted arthroscopic bone graft and fixation of scaphoid nonunion constitute an effective and accurate clinical treatment option.
Source: Journal of Orthopaedic Translation - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
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