Will A No-Booze 'Dry January' Help Your Health?

Dropping alcohol for one month can your lower blood pressure, improve your insulin resistance, and decrease your weight, according to a small study published earlier this year.
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CONCLUSION: The prevalence of psychiatric disorders among NKD was quite higher than in the general population of South Korea. PMID: 32450622 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Authors: Choi HJ, Moon KW, Kim HO, Lee YA, Hong SJ, Jung JY, Kim HA, Suh CH, Ha YJ, Kim IJ, Lee J, Park EK, Lee SG, Seo MR, Baek HJ, Choi ST, Song JS Abstract BACKGROUND: We purposed to evaluate the seasonality and associated factors of the incidence of gout attacks in Korea. METHODS: We prospectively enrolled patients with gout attacks who were treated at nine rheumatology clinics between January 2015 and July 2018 and followed them for 1-year. Demographic data, clinical and laboratory features, and meteorological data including seasonality were collected. RESULTS: Two hundred-five patients (men, 94.1%) we...
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Patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and increased liver-fibrosis scores experience more severe illness from COVID-19, according to a study of Chinese patients.Reuters Health Information
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Publication date: September 2020Source: Materials Today Communications, Volume 24Author(s): Motahira Hashmi, Sana Ullah, Ick Soo Kim
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Addiction specialists said it was possible for people who are drinking heavily and consistently during the coronavirus pandemic to develop a problem they did not have before.
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Conclusions: Researchers need to take the complexity of adolescent substance use into account when designing studies and interventions. Relative risk perception emerged as the strongest (positive) predictor, indicating that adolescents are able to rather accurately assess their own risk and risk awareness alone does not suffice to engage in protective behavior. PMID: 32449446 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Publication date: Available online 25 May 2020Source: Polymer Degradation and StabilityAuthor(s): Rut Fernández-Marín, Jalel Labidi, María Ángeles Andrés, Susana C.M. Fernandes
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Green Chem., 2020, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00937G, PaperFeng Niu, Mounib Bahri, Ovidiu Ersen, Bright Kusema, Zhen Yan, Andrei Khodakov, Vitaly Ordomsky Promotion with small amounts of different elements is an efficient strategy for the enhancement of the performance of many heterogeneous catalysts. Supported cobalt catalysts exhibit significant activity in the synthesis... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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INTRODUCTION: Drinking motives seem to be the most proximal predictors of alcohol outcomes. Consequently, these are an essential factor to consider as they may influence the extent to which alcohol is used in a risky way, even in older adults. OBJECTIVE:...
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BACKGROUND: Studies have shown associations between neighborhood disadvantage and alcohol misuse among adults. Less is known about the role of neighborhood context in young adults (YAs), who engage in more disordered forms of alcohol use compared to other ...
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