Hazardous alcohol consumption and aging synergistically increase the risk of death in patients with severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome

Publication date: Available online 2 July 2020Source: Ticks and Tick-borne DiseasesAuthor(s): Yang-yang Zhang, Dong-xiao Liu, Wen-bo Fan, Jin-hong Yu, Li Liu, Wen-jun Du, Qiang Li
Source: Ticks and Tick borne Diseases - Category: Zoology Source Type: research

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INTRODUCTION: The use of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs usually starts during the adolescence. In Argentina, it happens at an increasingly younger age. The purpose of the study was to explore social and personal factors that can predict the start of cons...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
CONCLUSION: A significant proportion of patients with LDL-C≥250 mg/dL were not taking lipid-lowering drugs. Similar with many other studies, diagnosis and treatment rates of FH patients were very low in our study. Further national studies are required to increase awareness of the disease in both physicians and patients. PMID: 32744105 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Postgraduate Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Postgrad Med Source Type: research
Conclusions Drug and alcohol education strategies must be more explicit regarding harm across all drug types, regardless of legal status or perceived social acceptability. Prevention services would benefit from including lived realities from young people's varied, and changing, substance-use trajectories. Peer involvement in the design of preventive strategies (and involvement in participatory research to identify felt needs) is paramount to ensure teachings are grounded in a young person's social context and lived realities. So what? This study provides information to guide development of appropriate and authentic drug an...
Source: Health Promotion Journal of Australia - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Health Promot J Austr Source Type: research
Conclusions: In this cohort, racial/ethnic differences in sleep quality were common. PMID: 32742152 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Ethnicity and Disease - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ethn Dis Source Type: research
(Reuters Health)—Age-adjusted hip fracture incidence has declined in the U.S. over the past four decades, aided by a decline in smoking and alcohol consumption, a new study suggests. Researchers examined data on 4,918 men and 5,634 women who participated in the prospective Framingham Heart Study from 1970 to 2010. Overall, the age-adjusted incidence of hip... [Read More]
Source: The Rheumatologist - Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tags: Conditions Alcohol fracture risk hip fracture Smoking Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 August 2020Source: Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological PsychiatryAuthor(s): Alba García-Baos, Laia Alegre-Zurano, Lídia Cantacorps, Ana Martín-Sánchez, Olga Valverde
Source: Progress in Neuro Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- South African Breweries (SAB) is cancelling R5 billion ($290 million) of planned investments as a result of revenue losses sustained during a government-imposed ban on alcohol sales during the coronavirus crisis, Reuters reports.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
Metformin-associated lactic acidosis is a rare side effect in metformin poisoning. There is conflicting data about mortality rates changing from 3% to 83%. We aimed to discuss a case that developed lactic acidosis and acute renal failure progressing to mor...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
PURPOSE: To evaluate community attitudes concerning opioid use disorder (OUD) and medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) in a rural community, and to plan educational initiatives to reduce stigma surrounding OUD and treatment. METHODS: Dissemination...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
We investigated the relationships among chronic violence exposure, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom severity, hopelessness, substance use, and perpetuation of violence to facilitate the development of trauma-related interventions for residents...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
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