Factors affecting current khat chewing among male adults 15 –59 years in Ethiopia, 2016: a multi-level analysis from Ethiopian Demographic Health Survey

Regular khat chewing causes gingivitis, tooth loss, gastric disorders, cardiac complications, male impotence, sleeplessness, and several mental health problems. Based on the Ethiopian Demographic and Health Su...
Source: BMC Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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ConclusionThis study highlights the utility of institutional trauma registries in collecting crucial injury surveillance data. In Addis Ababa, road safety is an important target for injury prevention. Our findings suggest that the most severely injured patients may not be making it to the referral centers with the capacity to treat their injuries, thus efforts to improve prehospital care and triage are needed.African relevanceInjury is a public health priority in Africa. Institutional trauma registries play a crucial role in efforts to improve trauma care by describing injury epidemiology to identify targets for injury pre...
Source: African Journal of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research
BEST supplements for sleep: With a staggering 95 percent of people suffering with insomnia reporting low energy levels and over 75 percent of these experiencing poor concentration at work, finding a natural alternative supplement to ensure a good night's rest is crucial for many. According to studies, what is the best supplement to take to help you get some crucial shut eye?
Source: Daily Express - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Authors: Sbhatu DB, Abraha HB Abstract Medicinal plants and plant remedies have been in use in Ethiopia for centuries. Studies on ethnobotany, ethnomedicine, and ethnoveterinary estimate that nearly 80% of Ethiopians use some type of medicinal plants and plant remedies. Medicinal plants are regarded as the most important and sometimes the only source of therapeutics in the country. Some 800 plant species are used as sources of medicine to treat about 300 physical and mental disorders. However, because these plant species are not adequately studied, there is a big limitation in their documentation, profiling, and ma...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
Source: Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: HIV/AIDS - Research and Palliative Care Source Type: research
Intestinal infection is still an important public health problem in low-income countries. Food handlers may be infected by a wide range of enteropathogens and have been implicated in the transmission of many i...
Source: BMC Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Source: Patient Preference and Adherence - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Patient Preference and Adherence Source Type: research
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Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder characterized by episodes of both depressed and elevated mood. It typically begins in the late teens to early 20s. During depressive episodes, people experience low mood, loss of self-confidence, hopelessness, and impaired sleep and appetite. Manic episodes are marked by an increase in energy, euphoric or irritable and rapidly changing mood, higher self-confidence, and decreased need for sleep. People may experience a mood episode every few years, or as frequently as several times a year. Bipolar disorder can be treated with medications and psychotherapy. Certain chronotherapies — ...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Depression Behavioral Health Complementary and alternative medicine Mental Health Source Type: blogs
TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 -- In a new practice guideline, published online Feb. 18 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, recommendations are presented for the screening, evaluation, and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and chronic insomnia...
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[WHO] Ethiopia passes landmark smoking excise bill
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