What to Know About the Landmark Opioid Trial Starting Monday

Here ’s a guide to the first federal case in which local governments seek redress for the financial toll of a 20-year epidemic.
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Authors: Bleibtreu A, Bertine M, Bertin C, Houhou-Fidouh N, Visseaux B Abstract Since the first case of human infection by the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia in June 2012, more than 2260 cases of confirmed MERS-CoV infection and 803 related deaths have been reported since the 16th of October 2018. The vast majority of these cases (71%) were reported in Saudi Arabia but the epidemic has now spread to 27 countries and has not ceased 6 years later, unlike SARS-CoV that disappeared a little less than 2 years after emerging. Due to the high fatality rate ...
Source: Medecine et Maladies Infectieuses - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Med Mal Infect Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 November 2019Source: Journal of Functional FoodsAuthor(s): Elena Fauste, Silvia Rodrigo, Lourdes Rodríguez, Cristina Donis, Antonia García, Coral Barbas, Juan J. Álvarez-Millán, María I. Panadero, Paola Otero, Carlos BocosAbstractFructose intake from added sugars correlates with the epidemic rise in metabolic syndrome. Nevertheless, consumption of beverages sweetened with fructose is allowed in gestation. We have studied how adult male progeny from control (C/F), fructose- (F/F) and glucose-fed (G/F) mothers respond to liquid fructose (10% wt/vol), an...
Source: Journal of Functional Foods - Category: Nutrition Source Type: research
This study not only determined the primary reason for the atypical IBD epidemic, but also remind us of the urgency for developing new vaccines against novel variant IBDV.
Source: Veterinary Microbiology - Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 15 November 2019Source: Veterinary MicrobiologyAuthor(s): Xian-Wei Wang, Mi Wang, Jing Zhan, Qian-Yu Liu, Lin-lin Fang, Chen-yao Zhao, Ping Jiang, Yu-Feng Li, Juan BaiAbstractSince late 2010, highly virulent PEDV G2-genotype strains have emerged globally extracting heavy losses on the pork industries of numerous countries. We investigated the characteristics of a field strain of PEDV (PEDV strain SH) isolated from a piglet with severe diarrhea on a farm in Shanghai China. Whole genome sequencing and analysis revealed that the SH strain belonged to subtype G2a and has a unique 12-aa deleti...
Source: Veterinary Microbiology - Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 15 November 2019Source: Preventive Veterinary MedicineAuthor(s): Yosuke Sasaki, Aina Furutani, Tomohiro Furuichi, Yuiko Hayakawa, Sayoko Ishizeki, Rika Kano, Fumiko Koike, Mali Miyashita, Yoshihiro Mizukami, Yugo Watanabe, Satoshi Otake, on behalf of P-JETAbstractIt is well known that infectious diseases such as porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) and porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) decrease herd productivity and lead to economic loss. It is believed that biosecurity practices are effective for the prevention and control of such infectious diseases. Therefore, the objecti...
Source: Preventive Veterinary Medicine - Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether persistent opioid use after injury is associated with subsequent long-term development of clinically recognized opioid abuse. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Opioid abuse is an epidemic in the United States and trauma can initiate ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
The opioid epidemic is a significant public health concern linked to chronic pain. Despite efforts to change opioid prescribing practices for chronic pain, opioid-involved overdoses remain at an all-time high. Research focused on identifying individual dif...
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TYPE 2 diabetes is a a worldwide epidemic and is a life-long condition. Certain lifestyle choices are known to raise sugar levels and this is why a person ’s diet is so crucial when it comes to proper management of type 2 diabetes. There is a diet to follow that has been proven to lower blood sugar levels. What is the best diet to follow when dealing with type 2 diabetes?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
An Oklahoma judge on Friday said Johnson&Johnson must pay that state $465 million for fueling the opioid epidemic through the deceptive marketing of painkillers, down from his original award of $572 million.
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
AbstractAimsPeople ’s knowledge, awareness, and attitude (KAA) about hypertension are the cornerstone of hypertension control and/or prevention. Thus, the aim of this study was to assess the level of KAA of hypertensive populations about their disease and compare the level of KAA between rural and urban areas in Sel angor, Malaysia.Subjects and methodsA cross-sectional study was conducted at Hospital Kuala Lumpur and six rural areas in Selangor, Malaysia. A valid questionnaire was used to evaluate the level of KAA of the Malaysian hypertensive population. One thousand subjects were recruited by the non-probability co...
Source: Journal of Public Health - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
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