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The Director ’s Report to the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism isnow available online. In addition, check out themost recent issue of the NIAAA Spectrum. The current issue includes: A feature about alcohol treatment;
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Publication date: Available online 19 July 2019Source: European Journal of RadiologyAuthor(s): Claire Boudinaud, Armand Abergel, Juliette Joubert-Zakeyh, Mikael Fontarensky, Bruno Pereira, Benoit Chauveau, Jean Marc Garcier, Pascal Chabrot, Louis Boyer, Benoît MagninAbstractPurposeGiven the growing prevalence of obesity and metabolic syndrome, the management of hepatic steatosis, especially its quantification, is a major issue. We assessed the quantification of liver steatosis using four different MR methods, in order to determine the one that is best correlated with the reference method which consists of histologica...
Source: European Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2019Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, Volume 29, Issue 8Author(s): Augusto Di Castelnuovo, Simona Costanzo, Marialaura Bonaccio, Patrick McElduff, Allan Linneberg, Veikko Salomaa, Satu Männistö, Marie Moitry, Jean Ferrières, Jean Dallongeville, Barbara Thorand, Hermann Brenner, Marco Ferrario, Abdonas Tamosiunas, Inger Njølstad, Wojciech Drygas, Yuriy P Nikitin, Stefan Söderberg, Frank Kee, Tanja Zeller
Source: Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 July 2019Source: American Journal of OtolaryngologyAuthor(s): Ajay M. Narayanan, Andrey Finegersh, Mary P. Chang, Joanne Ogo, Ryan K. Orosco, William J. MossAbstractPurposeBetel nut consumption contributes to higher rates of oral cavity cancer throughout Micronesia. The purpose of this study is to review local surveys and cancer data to further characterize these issues in the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).MethodsTwo commonwealth-wide health inquiries were reviewed: The Non-Communicable Diseases Survey (NCDS), 2016 and The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), 2013. Data pertaining to b...
Source: American Journal of Otolaryngology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Publication date: 25 October 2019Source: Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, Volume 175Author(s): Nunzia La Maida, Annagiulia Di Trana, Giulio Mannocchi, Simona Zaami, Francesco Paolo BusardòAbstractPrenatal exposure to maternal ethanol leads to serious physical and mental irreversible disabilities. Ethyl glucuronide (EtG) is a direct metabolite of alcohol and its measurement in neonatal meconium has been established as the best biomarker to assess prenatal exposure to social and excessive gestational ethanol.We developed and validated the first gas chromatography tandem mass spectrometry method to qu...
Source: Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Authors: Theodotou M, Fokianos K, Moniatis D, Kadlenic R, Chrysikou A, Aristotelous A, Mouzouridou A, Diakides J, Stavrou E Abstract The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of a micronized formulation of trans-resveratrol in humans with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Trans-Resveratrol has been used in the form of micronized formulation, which is better absorbed, has strong antioxidants effects, is more effective than plain resveratrol formulations and is circulated on the market as a food supplement. Resveratrol (3,5,4'-trihydroxy-trans-stilbene) is a stilbenoid and a phytoalexin prod...
Source: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: Exp Ther Med Source Type: research
Authors: Li DF, Yao J, Li ZS, Bai Y Abstract The case was a 47-year-old male with a long history of alcohol abuse but he had stopped drinking alcohol after the first attack of acute pancreatitis. He was referred due to recurrent pancreatitis complicated by pancreatic pseudocysts. Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) imaging was suggestive of chronic pancreatitis and pancreatolithiasis, with multiple large pseudocysts in the head and tail of pancreas. PMID: 31317755 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revista Espanola de Enfermedades Digestivas - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Rev Esp Enferm Dig Source Type: research
OBJECTIVE: To describe and compare caffeinated energy drink adverse event (AE) report/exposure call data from the US Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition's Adverse Event Reporting System (CAERS) and the American Associa...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: The health benefits of reducing excessive alcohol consumption are well-documented and widely accepted, but policies directed to this end are often regarded as damaging to the economy. Previous UK alcohol impact studies typically focu...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: Over-indebtedness is currently rising in high-income countries. Millions of citizens are confronted with the persistent situation when household income and assets are insufficient to cover payment obligations and living expenses. Previous resea...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
OBJECTIVES: To quantify sex disparities in cause-specific premature adult mortality in Estonia, to determine the causes of death with the largest differences, to provide insight into related behaviours and to offer some guidance to public health policy-mak...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
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