California governor acts to stem 'epidemic' of youth vaping

California's governor on Monday ordered a public awareness campaign on health risks posed by a "youth epidemic" of vaping, but said he lacked authority to unilaterally ban flavored e-cigarettes that he said were deliberately marketed to children.
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ConclusionThe robotic-assisted laparoscopy view, with the 3-D dimension, and the forceps joint make the suture easily to be performed by the gynecologic surgeon.
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 October 2019Source: The Lancet Diabetes &EndocrinologyAuthor(s): Athanasios Fountas, Stan Van Uum, Niki KaravitakiSummaryThe use of opioids is becoming a global epidemic, leading to a rise in the occurrence and recognition of the effects of opioid drugs on the endocrine system. Nonetheless, opioid-induced endocrinopathies still remain underdiagnosed, mainly because of symptom under-reporting by patients and poor clinician awareness. Hypogonadism is the most well recognised consequence of opioid use, but the inhibitory effects of opioid drugs on the hypothalamo–pituitary&ndash...
Source: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
In this study, we found that mortalin significantly inhibited the replication of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) through restricting virus entry. Mechanistically, a biochemical interaction between the carboxyl terminus of mortalin and clathrin heavy chain (CLTC) was been found, and mortalin could induce CLTC degradation through the proteasomal pathway, thereby inhibiting the clathrin-mediated endocytosis of PEDV into host cells. In addition, artificial changes in mortalin expression affected the cell entry of transferrin, further confirming the above results. Finally, we confirmed that this host-mounted antiviral me...
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Evaluate the perioperative narcotic utilization patterns at the time of myomectomy, specifically as they relate to the opioid epidemic. We also aim to evaluate the differences between conventional laparoscopy and robotic surgery in terms of narcotic utilization.
Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Virtual Poster Session 2: Basic Science/Research/Education (1:20 PM – 1:30 PM) 1:20 PM: STATION J Source Type: research
Screening guidelines for endometrial hyperplasia/malignancy are based on a patient population predating the current obesity epidemic. With the rise in obesity and related malignancies, the objective of this study is to evaluate various risk factors for endometrial hyperplasia/malignancy in premenopausal women with AUB or oligomenorrhea. Specifically the study aims to elucidate whether obesity or age confers higher risk of disease in the premenopausal population.
Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Open Communications 9: Basic Science/Research/Education (3:05 PM – 4:05 PM) 3:47 PM Source Type: research
Evaluate the utilization patterns for narcotic medication both intraoperatively and postoperatively at the time of benign minimally invasive hysterectomy, specifically as they relate to the opioid epidemic.
Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Open Communications 19:  Robotics (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM) 2:07 PM Source Type: research
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Months after John Steffen died in Nebraska, officials said his death was part of a mysterious outbreak of vaping-related deaths and illnesses.
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This past August, I attended the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) District VI meeting in Wisconsin. The theme of this year’s meeting was“Bringing it Back Home,” with a keynote presentation focused on developing the emotional habits to influence others and“embody the inner attitude of a leader.” After a day of much […]Find jobs at  Careers by  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
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Carrion flies inside your hood. Sweat turns your gloves into water balloons. This is tough work, but it could predict disease outbreaks.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Ebola Virus Animals Monkeys and Apes Bats Epidemics Wildlife Conservation Society United States Agency for International Development Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B (Journal) Karesh, William B Congo, Republic of (Congo- Source Type: news
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