US Hip Fracture Incidence Declines With Reductions in Smoking, Drinking US Hip Fracture Incidence Declines With Reductions in Smoking, Drinking

Age-adjusted hip fracture incidence has declined in the US over the past four decades, aided by a decline in smoking and alcohol consumption, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information
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This study was aimed to investigate the anti-leishmanial effects of bee products (honey and propolis) by using the causative agent of cutaneous leishmaniasis Leishmania tropica promastigotes, in in vitro culture. In vitro anti-leishmanial efficacy of honey (pine, flower and chestnut) and propolis used in the study were evaluated using the microdilution method. Honey, which is a bee product, was dissolved with RPMI medium containing fetal calf serum (FCS) and diluted in the same medium, and serial dilutions were prepared in concentrations between 62.5-1000 mg/ml. Propolis, on the other hand, was dissolved with ethyl alcohol...
Source: Mikrobiyoloji Bulteni - Category: Microbiology Tags: Mikrobiyol Bul Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: work increased exposure to certain cardiometabolic risk factors. PMID: 32756748 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 13 August 2020Source: PolymerAuthor(s): Thanakorn Sangthumchai, Trin Kamjornsupamitr, Sawarin Saengsaen, Nuttapol Pumingdawn, Chonnakarn Panawong, Jitapa Sumranjit, Surangkhana Budsombat
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CONCLUSIONS: The present study validated the favorable pharmacokinetic profiles of MCS and the biochemical mechanisms of MCS in treating type 2 diabetes and NAFLD. PMID: 32762728 [PubMed - in process]
Source: BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: BMC Pharmacol Toxicol Source Type: research
Authors: Velat I, Bušić Ž, Jurić Paić M, Čulić V Abstract BACKGROUND: Hyponatremia, a marker of disease severity and prognosis, has been associated with various clinical factors and drug use, especially diuretics. METHODS: This observational prospective cohort study enrolled patients hospitalized at the University Hospital Center Split because of heart failure (HF). We investigated the association of clinical variables and cardiovascular drugs, including furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide, spironolactone, and their doses, with the presence of hyponatremia at admission. RESULTS: Of the 565 included...
Source: BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: BMC Pharmacol Toxicol Source Type: research
We describe an emergency department (ED)-based, Latino patient focused, unblinded, randomized controlled trial to empirically test if automated bilingual computerized alcohol screening and brief intervention (AB-CASI), a digital health tool, is superior to...
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Chemical analysis of plasma samples of wild fish from the Sava River (Croatia) revealed the presence of 90 different pharmaceuticals/illicit drugs and their metabolites (PhACs/IDrgs). The concentrations of these PhACs/IDrgs in plasma were 10 to 1000 times ...
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OBJECTIVE: Problematic alcohol involvement in college students remains a public health concern and identifying factors that promote this consequential behavior as it occurs in daily life is critical. Recent work has found that whether a drinking event is u...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
The use of psychoactive substances has been associated with increased risk for traffic accidents. Hair testing has become a routine practice in clinical and forensic toxicological laboratories, with a unique perspective in the investigation of drug consump...
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CONCLUSIONS: With limited evidence of efficacy and safety of Cannabis in IBD, IBS, and NAFLD, randomized controlled studies are required to examine its therapeutic efficacy. Moreover, since long term use of the plant leads to drug use disorders the patients should be followed continuously. PMID: 32762830 [PubMed - in process]
Source: J Pharm Pharm Sci - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: J Pharm Pharm Sci Source Type: research
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