NHS chief calls for Premier League clubs to tackle gambling addiction

Simon Stevens described gambling addiction as one of the "new threats" facing the health service.
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ConclusionThe prevalence of non-adherence was 16.5%. Determinants of non-adherence were Deceased Donor Liver Transplant, belief in alternative medications, high regimen complexity, poor knowledge about medications and cost issues with long term medications.
Source: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
(Wiley) In an Addiction analysis of relevant published studies, investigators found some evidence for a positive association between anxiety during childhood and adolescence with later alcohol use disorders.
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BARNSTABLE (CBS) — For the first time in years, Brian Adams is living his life free of opioids and alcohol. “It’s a life or death thing. I have to stay sober,” he said. The Barnstable resident said he owes his sobriety to the people he met at The Miller House, a transition facility run by the non-profit Gosnold Treatment Center on Cape Cod. “As long as you have the right people around you and they are doing all the right things, then your success for staying sober is that much greater,” he said. Adams completed his time at Miller House and has since moved out, but he still has the suppor...
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March 19, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted a warning letter to Nutra Pharma Corp. for illegally marketing unapproved products labeled as homeopathic with claims about their ability to treat addiction and chronic pain,...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
“ I congratulate them on their courage, ” said the photographer Nan Goldin, after the National Portrait Gallery said it would not accept a gift from the family, which has links to the opioid crisis.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Art Philanthropy OxyContin (Drug) National Portrait Gallery (London) Purdue Pharma Victoria and Albert Museum Goldin, Nan London (England) Finances Museums Addiction (Psychology) Source Type: news
TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 -- Nutra Pharma Corp. has been warned about illegal marketing of unapproved homeopathic products with claims that they can treat addiction and chronic pain from serious conditions such as cancer, diabetes, shingles, and...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
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Theranica Bio-Electronics said yesterday that it raised a $35 million Series B round for the Nerivio Migra neurostim patch it’s developing to treat migraine headache. Netanya, Israel-based Theranica said VC shop aMoon led the round, joined by all of its existing backers, Lightspeed Venture Partners, LionBird, Corundum Open Innovation and Takoa. The company raised an unspecified amount in its seed round back in September 2016. Theranica closed out a nearly 300-patient pivotal study last October it used to back a bid for FDA clearance that met its primary endpoint and showed “high efficacy, safety and tolerabilit...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Featured Funding Roundup Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation Pain Management Wall Street Beat Theranica Bio-Electronics Source Type: news
FDA warned Nutra Pharma for illegally marketing unapproved products with claims about their ability to treat addiction, pain and other serious conditions.
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In this review, we advocate a dimensional approach on the basis of candidate endophenotypes to the development of animal models of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) capable of including genetic liability factors, variations in symptoms profile and underlying neurobiological mechanisms, and specific comorbidities. Results from the clinical literature pointed to two candidate endophenotypes of PTSD: low sensory gating and high waiting impulsivity. Findings of comparative studies in mice of two inbred strains characterized by different expressions of the two candidate endophenotypes showed different strain-specific neural...
Source: Behavioural Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: REVIEW ARTICLES Source Type: research
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