Global methamphetamine trends: an evolving problem - Stoneberg DM, Shukla RK, Magness MB.

The methamphetamine (meth) problem is increasing in regions around the world. As the most widely manufactured amphetamine-type stimulant, it is the second most commonly used illicit drug worldwide. Outside of governmental sources, few studies have examined...
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We report a rare case of a 47-year-old male patient who presented to the Emergency Unit complaining about a two weeks-long-persistent pain in the upper abdomen and biliary vomiting. The medical history included alcohol abuse. Several days prior to the onset of these symptoms, the patient has noticed the occurrence of a nodular inflammatory lesion of 5∕3 cm on the right calf (this makes the case even rarer). Based on clinical aspect and high levels of pancreatic enzymes, acute pancreatitis was diagnosed. Contrast-enhanced abdominal computed tomography (CT) revealed a cystic pancreatic mass and dilated intrahepatic biliary...
Source: Romanian Journal of Morphology and Embryology - Category: General Medicine Tags: Rom J Morphol Embryol Source Type: research
Authors: Moţ IC, Poenaru M, Mogoantă CA, Istrate-Ofiţeru AM, Oprişcan IC, Sarău CA, Mănescu MD, Enăchescu V, Dogaru CA, Popescu C, Morar R, Balica NC, Horhat ID Abstract Multiple primary tumors (MPT) represent an important factor affecting the survival of some patients. They present an incidence of about 0.7-11% of all carcinomas developing in any region of the human body, being either synchronous or metachronous. These tumors raise problems of differential diagnosis, with tumoral relapses and distance metastases; also, they involve problems related to chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgical treatment. In th...
Source: Romanian Journal of Morphology and Embryology - Category: General Medicine Tags: Rom J Morphol Embryol Source Type: research
Speeding behaviour is known to influence crash risk among alcohol-impaired drivers, but this relationship is scarcely explored. The present study investigated the effects of different Blood Alcohol Concentrations (BAC) levels on driving performance with re...
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The combined presence of depression with alcohol abuse can increase suicide risk. We used psychological autopsy to evaluate 101 individuals who died by suicide, to understand relationships between stressful life events, alcohol abuse, and depression. As co...
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Xanthii Fructus is a traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of sinusitis and headache,rich in medicinal materials and is widely used for more than 1 800 years. Modern pharmacological studies have showed that Xanthii Fructus has anti-inflammatory,an...
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This study investigates the association betw...
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BACKGROUND: Falls and fall-related injuries are a foremost health concern among older adults aged 60  years and above. Fall-risk-increasing drugs (FRIDs) use by older adults is one related cause of falling, and it is frequently used among older adults. Ph...
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Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the primary psychoactive ingredient in cannabis. While the safety of THC and cannabis has been extrapolated from millennia of recreational use, medical marijuana programs have increased exposure among medically complex individ...
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The objective of our study was to examine the association of recent PV and SRP on STIs...
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