Vaping linked to marijuana use in young people, research says

Young people who vape are more likely to use marijuana, according to a study published Monday. The findings, researchers say, support the theory that nicotine rewires the developing brain, changing how people respond to and crave addictive substances.
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This study was planned to assess the differences in the clinical characteristics, angiographic characteristics, and in-hospital outcomes of smokers and nonsmokers after primary percutaneous coronary intervention at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan.MethodsWe included patients between 40 and 80 years of age diagnosed with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction who underwent primary percutaneous coronary intervention from July 1, 2017, to March 31, 2018. Clinical and angiographic characteristics and in-hospital outcomes were obtained from the cases submitted to the National Cardiovascular Data Registry's Cath...
Source: Global Heart - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 August 2019Source: The Lancet PsychiatryAuthor(s): Meng-Chuan Lai, Caroline Kassee, Richard Besney, Sarah Bonato, Laura Hull, William Mandy, Peter Szatmari, Stephanie H AmeisSummaryBackgroundCo-occurring mental health or psychiatric conditions are common in autism, impairing quality of life. Reported prevalences of co-occurring mental health or psychiatric conditions in people with autism range widely. Improved prevalence estimates and identification of moderators are needed to enhance recognition and care, and to guide future research.MethodsIn this systematic review and meta-analysis...
Source: The Lancet Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 August 2019Source: International Review of NeurobiologyAuthor(s): Li Zhang, Ti-Fei YuanAbstractExercise intervention has long been used as one adjunctive treatment for drug abuse. Both animal studies and human trials suggest that exercise training effectively prevents addiction formation, suppresses drug-seeking behaviors, and ceases addictions. Moreover, exercise improves both mental and cognitive deficits that commonly occur during drug withdrawal. Those observations are supported by neurobiological studies in which exercise training modulates several neural networks including the do...
Source: International Review of Neurobiology - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to perform a review of the literature, aiming at a better understanding about the changes in CPK levels and the frequency of rhabdomyolysis in spine surgery, with special attention in posterior lumbar fusion. Nineteen studies were selected for analysis. The studies had different characteristics considering patients age, body mass index, comorbidities and type of surgery. The best available evidence points out to the prognosis depend on the extension and clinical severity of rhabdomyolysis, as well as on the early and prompt medical intervention.
Source: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience - Category: Neuroscience Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewMedications for addiction treatment (MAT) are the standard of care for treating opioid use disorder (OUD) and reducing overdose deaths, yet demand for MAT providers has outstripped supply in the USA. Public policy and graduate medical education (GME) leaders have called for increased focus on addiction medicine training for resident physicians to mitigate this provider gap. We sought to characterize the current state of OUD training at the GME level by reviewing published literature on GME educational interventions designed to enhance the care of patients with OUD.Recent FindingsWe identified 31 ar...
Source: Current Addiction Reports - Category: Addiction Source Type: research
Authors: Abholz HH PMID: 31431247 [PubMed - in process]
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When they started practicing medicine, most surgeons say, there was little or no information about just how many pain pills patients needed after specific procedures. As a result, patients often were sent home with the equivalent of handfuls of powerful and addictive medications. Then the opioid crisis hit, along with  studies showing one possible side effect of […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
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Deciding what type of treatment center to go to, now that you’ve made the decision to get sober, can be pretty difficult. Finding the right treatment center and the right treatment program will make all the difference in your long-term recovery and sobriety, so how do you know when you have found the right one? Sometimes, it can come down to the simplest details, which is why knowing how to determine luxury treatment vs normal treatment is extremely important. The Luxury Treatment Difference If you are used to a certain lifestyle, you don’t have to give it all up just to enter treatment for addiction. In fact,...
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According to USAToday, nearly 21 million Americans struggle with substance addictions. That’s more than the number of people who have all cancers combined, and can mean 1 in 7 people will eventually suffer from an addiction. With such an epidemic in place, it is important to understand how the process of healing from an addiction works. This means learning what types of luxury treatment programs are available and asking questions like, how long is a luxury treatment program? Typically, luxury treatment programs can last anywhere from 30-90 days, depending on many factors. What Determines How Long a Luxury Treatment ...
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Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent one million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis.
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