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In what ways did the DEA's rescheduling of hydrocodone impact prescribing practices among orthopedic surgeons?Current Orthopaedic Practice
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

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Therapeutic Targeting of Fibrotic Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition–An Outstanding Challenge Attila Fintha1, Ákos Gasparics2, László Rosivall3 and Attila Sebe3,4* 12nd Department of Pathology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary 21st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary 3Department of Pathophysiology, International Nephrology Research and Training Center, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary 4Division of Medical Biotechnology, Paul Ehrlich Institute, Langen, Germany Back in 1995, a landmark paper was published, which shaped the fi...
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
HIV treatment has come a long way since the early days of the epidemic. Patients can now take various combinations of dozens of medications keep the virus under control and halt their disease from decimating their immune systems and leading to more serious, often fatal outcomes. But harnessing HIV requires daily vigilance. Missing doses of the pills can give the virus the chance to develop resistance to the drugs and lead to a surge in new copies of HIV that flood the body. In a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers at Taiwan-based United BioPharma report encouraging results with a single ...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized hiv-aids Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: Solutions to overcome these barriers include ensuring availability of an adequate supply of LPV/r oral pellets and oral granules, considering all programmatic and clinical factors when selecting paediatric ART formulations, and leveraging current resources to decrease paediatric HIV morbidity and mortality. PMID: 30983152 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the International AIDS Society - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Int AIDS Soc Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Through a syndemic lens, substance use and violence interact to increase HIV vulnerability and perceived need for PrEP among female and male sex workers in Kisumu. Although interest in PrEP was high, most sex workers in our sample, particularly women, were not benefiting from it. Syndemic substance use and violence experienced by sex workers posed important barriers to PrEP access for sex workers. Increasing PrEP access for sex workers will require addressing substance use and violence through integrated programming. PMID: 30983147 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the International AIDS Society - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Int AIDS Soc Source Type: research
In order to study the group behavior under severe fire accidents in chemical industrial park, a model of the group behavior was built based on the epidemic model and the system dynamics (SD) theory and method. The influencing factors were selected through ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Recent attention has been paid to the role trauma centers play in responding to mass shootings. Although high-profile public events are the primary focus of media and policy makers, firearm-injured patients (FIPs) present in clusters to urban t...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
INTRODUCTION: Trauma accounts for a significant proportion of the global burden of disease, with highest mortality rates seen in Africa. This epidemic is predicted to increase with urbanisation and an aim of the Sustainable Development Goals is to reduce d...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Publication date: May 2019Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 56, Issue 5Author(s): Jennifer Trilk, Leah Nelson, Avery Briggs, Dennis MuscatoIntroduced by the American College of Preventive Medicine and released by the American Medical Association House of Delegates in 2017, Resolution 959 (I-17) supports policies and mechanisms that incentivize and/or provide funding for the inclusion of lifestyle medicine education and social determinants of health in undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education. Resolution 959 was passed to help address the current healthcare costs of lifestyle-related, n...
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
The drug is not new, but until now it had been on the fringes of the opioid epidemic. Now it is being cut into street-sold versions of prescription drugs, causing people to overdose.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
(Virginia Tech) With a new grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, universities led by Virginia Tech will unite scientists, a range of health-care and service providers, and communities, including individuals in recovery, to confront the opioid problem, directly in the epicenter of the epidemic.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - Category: Biology Source Type: news
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