NHS staff took almost 7,000 days of sick leave because of drug or alcohol abuse last year

Responding to the NHS Digital data, Charity Alcohol Change UK said they expect many workers in the NHS will use substances as a way of coping with stress (stock)
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Intervention increased adolescent - reported frequency of parent - teen communication about sex, alcohol
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news
This study thus aims to evaluate the ability to survive under simulated gastrointestinal conditions and impact of Torulaspora delbrueckii B14 and Kluyveromyces lactis B10 as single and mixed inocula for cheese production. These two yeast strains were subjected to simulated gastrointestinal tracts and tested for self-aggregation, hydrophobicity, pathogen inhibition, antibiotic resistance, and β-galactosidase production. The yeast strains were also assessed for their ability to survive in different NaCl concentrations (2.5%, 5%, and 10% w/v), multiple temperatures (4 °C and 40 °C), and used as single and mix...
Source: Food Research International - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
Harsh measures, or even threats of them, can lead to the avoidance of prenatal care entirely.
Source: NYT - Category: American Health Authors: Tags: Pregnancy and Childbirth Alcoholic Beverages Babies and Infants Women and Girls Child Abuse and Neglect Source Type: news
Researchers say drug is safe and appears more effective than conventional treatmentsThe first study looking into the use of MDMA to treat alcohol addiction has shown the treatment is safe and early results show encouraging outcomes from the approach, scientists have said.Doctors in Bristol are testing whether a few doses of the drug, in conjunction with psychotherapy, could help patients overcome alcoholism more effectively than conventional treatments. Those who have completed the study have so far reported almost no relapse and no physical or psychological problems.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Alcoholism Drugs Mental health Science Society Medical research Source Type: news
Few studies have investigated alcohol-related problems among Asian American college students, perhaps because of the model minority myth, or the false stereotype that Asian Americans are academically and economically successful and thus do not experience s...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: US college students have elevated prescription opioid and stimulant misuse rates, with frequent alcohol use and alcohol-related consequences (ARCs). To date, though, no research has examined relationships between opioid and/or stimulant misuse ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
This study aimed to obtain prevalence data on use of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) among Belgian workers, and to explore the associations between self-reported AOD use and job-related effects as experienced by workers, and the level of workers'...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Our study's objective is to determine whether substance  use disorders' association with aggression differs according to the type of substance and/or the form of aggression, within the same population. We used data from the National Survey on Drug Use and ...
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We describe a case of lormetazepam addiction in a femal...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
INTRODUCTION: Bilateral globus pallidus lesions have been characteristically thought to be associated with global cerebral hypoperfusion and hypoxic changes. One of the important causative factors that need to be considered is the opiate drug abuse. CASE P...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
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