Fatty liver disease symptoms: The visual warning sign on your legs, ankles and feet
FATTY liver disease is a common condition caused by the storage of extra fat in the liver. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the main types of fatty liver disease. Swelling in the legs, ankles, feet or tummy is associated with the advanced stage of NAFLD. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID, Politics Make Dry January Harder Than Ever
From the deadly pandemic to the cratered economy to the toxic political campaign season, laying off alcohol was more of a struggle for many. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Naltrexone Cuts Hospitalization, Deaths in Alcohol Use Disorder Naltrexone Cuts Hospitalization, Deaths in Alcohol Use Disorder
A study suggests that clinicians treating AUD have a toolkit of pharmacologic options to help their patients, with naltrexone as a potential option.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - January 22, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

At least 80% of people with diabetes also have fatty liver, warns endocrinologist
(Natural News) As an organ the size of a football, the liver plays an outsized role in maintaining good health. It filters out toxins in the bloodstream, breaks down fats, stores nutrients and balances energy metabolism. It also breaks down alcohol in the blood and helps create proteins responsible for blood clotting. This being said, the effects of an unhealthy liver... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The U.S. Fumbled Its Early Vaccine Rollout. Will the Biden Administration Put America Back on Track?
On a frigid morning in January, Trudy Ronnel settled into her favorite sofa chair at the Westminster Place senior-living community in Evanston, Ill., pulled down the neckline on her red blouse and braced herself for a shot she’d anticipated for almost a year. At 92 years old, with multiple medical conditions, she spent most of 2020 fearful of contracting the COVID-19 plague that ravaged the world outside her first-floor window. To protect herself, for the past few months she’d avoided Westminster’s communal rooms, which had provided a means to stay active and engaged but risked becoming a pathogenic petri...
Source: TIME: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: W.J. Hennigan, Alice Park and Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

Pediatric eye injuries, hand sanitizers during COVID-19 pandemic
(JAMA Network) An   increase in pediatric cases of alcohol-based hand sanitizer eye exposure was assessed in this study, which also described the severity of ocular lesions and their management. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 21, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Just One Drink a Day May Increase Risk of Atrial Fibrillation
As alcohol consumption increased, so did the risk of the potentially fatal heart rhythm disorder. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Heart Deaths (Fatalities) Alcoholic Beverages European Heart Journal Stroke Source Type: news

Alcohol Plays Role in U.S. Cancer Cases, Deaths: Report
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Dependence, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

'We shall drink until Lake Victoria dries up': drivers of heavy drinking and illicit drug use among young Ugandans in fishing communities - Kuteesa MO, Webb EL, Kawuma R, Naluwugge J, Thadeus K, Ndekezi D, Seeley J.
We investigated patterns and drivers of alcohol misuse and illicit drug use among young fisherfolk. We undertook this study in fishing communities on Koome Island, Lake Victoria, Uganda, from December 2017-July 2018. We conducted six group discussions with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Alcohol Plays Role in U.S. Cancer Cases, Deaths: Report
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2021 -- There's another reason to keep your tippling to a moderate level: Alcohol plays a significant role in cancer cases and deaths in the United States, researchers say. On average, drinking accounted for 4.8% of cancer cases... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 20, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Does It Mean When You Have Liver Pain After Drinking Alcohol?
Title: What Does It Mean When You Have Liver Pain After Drinking Alcohol?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - January 20, 2021 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Alcohol Plays Role in U.S. Cancer Cases, Deaths: Report
Title: Alcohol Plays Role in U.S. Cancer Cases, Deaths: ReportCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 20, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

People drank more, exercised less during UK's first lockdown, scientists reveal
(Natural News) Brits drank more alcohol, ate fewer fruits and vegetables and exercised less during the first month of lockdown in the U.K. last year, according to a recent study by researchers from the University of East Anglia. Published in the British Journal of Health Psychology, it revealed that women drank more often than men but men drank... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cooper, Advanced Recovery Systems open $27M South Jersey addiction treatment center
Cooper University Health Care and Advanced Recovery Systems have opened a $27 million inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center in Cherry Hill. The 90-bed Recovery Village Cherry Hill at Cooper will care for adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. The project is located at 761 Cuthbert Blvd. "We are bringing together the expertise of Cooper and Advanced Recovery Systems to fill a gap in the continuum of care,” said George E. Norcross III, chairman of Cooper… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Comunicado de la FDA sobre la seguridad de los medicamentos: FDA advierte que el medicamento para el c áncer docetaxel puede causar síntomas de intoxicación alcohólica después del tratamiento
[6-20-2014] La Administraci ón de Alimentos y Medicamentos de Estados Unidos (FDA por sigla en inglés) advirtió que el medicamento docetaxel para la quimioterapia intravenosa contiene etanol, también conocido como alcohol, que puede hacer que los pacientes se sientan intoxicados o ebrios durante y después del tratamiento. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 19, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

South Africa: Young, Black, Female, Winemaker - Siwela Masoga Faces Tough Times As Booze Ban Drags On
[Daily Maverick] While debate continues to rage around the ban on alcohol sales, small businesses are reeling under this disastrous regulation. One of them is Siwela Wines, run by a young, black woman - a rarity in an industry dominated by white men. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Africa: Covid-19 - Has the Alcohol Ban Helped?
[GroundUp] What has been the effect of the alcohol bans? (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Report shows alcohol consumption linked to portion of cancer incidence and mortality
(American Cancer Society) A new study finds that alcohol consumption accounts for a considerable portion of cancer incidence and mortality in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 19, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Long waves of consumption or a unique social generation? Exploring recent declines in youth drinking - Kraus L, Room R, Livingston M, Pennay A, Holmes J, T örrönen J.
BACKGROUND: There is growing evidence for recent declines in adolescent alcohol use in the Western world. While these changes have been subject to scientific debate, the reasons for this downward trend are not yet understood.METHOD: We consider bro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Black first-year college students' alcohol outcome expectancies - Thorpe S, Tanner AE, Ware S, Guastaferro K, Milroy JJ, Wyrick DL.
BACKGROUND: Alcohol outcome expectancies (AOEs) are associated with college students' varied alcohol consumption. Existing research on AOEs focuses primarily on heterosexual White students. Thus, it is important to explore how the intersection of multiple ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Are Australian regulatory codes adequate in scope to protect youth from alcohol advertising? - Jongenelis MI, Pierce H, Keric D, Stafford J, Jongenelis G, Pettigrew S.
ISSUE ADDRESSED: Exposure to alcohol advertising has been found to be associated with more positive attitudes toward alcohol and heavier drinking among youth. Appropriate regulation of alcohol advertising is thus crucial for reducing use among members of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Perfectionism and alcohol use outcomes in college students: the moderating role of alcohol protective behavioral strategies - Watson TL, Jordan HR, Madson MB.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the moderating role of alcohol protective behavioral strategy (PBS) types (stopping/limiting drinking - SLD; manner of drinking - MOD; serious harm reduction - SHR) on the relationships adaptive and malada... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Green med diet cuts non-alcoholic fatty liver disease by half - Ben-Gurion U. study
(American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) Overall, the green MED diet produced dramatic reductions in fatty liver. NAFLD prevalence dropped from 62% at baseline to 31.5% in the green Mediterranean group, down to 47.9% in the Mediterranean group and 54.8% in the healthy dietary regimen group. Addressing this common liver disease by targeted lifestyle intervention might promote a more effective nutritional strategy. This Ben-Gurion University of the Negev clinical trial demonstrates an effective nutritional tool for NAFLD beyond weight loss (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 18, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

South Africa: Alcohol Industry and Government Have to Do Better
[New Frame] The three sales bans the government has imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic have placed South Africans' alcohol abuse and the booze industry's predatory nature firmly in the spotlight. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Can you drink alcohol after having the Covid vaccine?
COVID vaccinations programmes have kicked into gear during the latest lockdown, as the UK leads Europe in the percentage of people inoculated with more than 2.5 million doses issued. Does alcohol affect the Covid vaccine? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol: Does it affect blood pressure?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Reimagine Your Relationship to Alcohol
For many, January is a month to rethink how much they imbibe, whether they ’re worried about heavy drinking or just looking for a reset. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Julia Bainbridge Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Alcohol Abuse Content Type: Service Anxiety and Stress Alcoholics Anonymous National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Source Type: news

South Africa: Wineries Out of Business, Jobs Lost - the Reality of the Booze Ban
[Daily Maverick] With alert Level 3 lockdown regulations extended, including the ban on alcohol sales and on-site consumption at restaurants and tasting rooms, wine businesses are reeling. Not all of them will recover. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A systematic review of emerging human coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak: focus on disinfection methods, environmental survival, and control and prevention strategies. Environmental science and pollution research international 28(1): 1-15
Recently, an outbreak of a novel human coronavirus which is referred to as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) (COVID-19) by the World Health Organization (WHO) was identified in Wuhan, China. To help combat the pandemic, a systematic review (SR) was performed to collect all available studies concerning inactivation methods, environmental survival, and control and prevention strategies. A comprehensive literature survey yielded 42 eligible studies which included in the SR. The results confirmed that the WHO recommended two alcohol-based hand rub formulations (ethanol 70-95% and 2-propanol 70-100%) ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An examination of the longer-term impact of a combined classroom and parental intervention on alcohol-related harms and heavy episodic drinking - Cole JC, Percy A, Sumnall HR, McKay MT.
Although fewer adolescents are consuming alcohol than was the case in previous decades, those who are consuming alcohol are still exposed to alcohol-related harms. While the evidence for the effectiveness of universal, school-based interventions is limite... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Abuse and suicide risk among college students in the United States: findings from the 2019 Healthy Minds Study - Oh HY, Marinovich C, Jay S, Zhou S, Kim JHJ.
BACKGROUND: Suicide has increased among American youth, and remains a concern on college campuses where students have reported increasing levels of psychological distress, alcohol use, social isolation, and loneliness. Abuse is known to be a risk factor ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Patterns of intimate partner violence against women in Europe: prevalence and associated risk factors - Podana Z.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a complex phenomenon and some research suggests that there are qualitatively distinct IPV types. However, little is known about the risk factors associated with different IPV types. METHODS: Data fro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Opioid exposure associated with poppy consumption reported to poison control centers and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration - Greenthal E, Lurie P, Doyon S.
OBJECTIVE: To assess characteristics of exposures to contaminated poppy and identify trends in exposure and poppy-related deaths. METHODS: Cross-sectional analysis of adverse events associated with exposure to poppy products (primarily poppy seeds... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Multi-environment gene interactions linked to the interplay between polysubstance dependence and suicidality - Polimanti R, Levey DF, Pathak GA, Wendt FR, Nu ñez YZ, Ursano RJ, Kessler RC, Kranzler HR, Stein MB, Gelernter J.
Substance dependence diagnoses (SDs) are important risk factors for suicidality. We investigated the associations of multiple SDs with different suicidality outcomes, testing how genetic background moderates these associations. The Yale-Penn cohort (N  ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Moral injury as a mediator of the associations between sexual harassment and mental health symptoms and substance use among women veterans - Hamrick HC, Ehlke SJ, Davies RL, Higgins JM, Naylor J, Kelley ML.
Moral injury is an array of symptoms theorized to develop in response to morally injurious events, defined as events that challenge one's core moral beliefs and expectations about the self, others, and world. Recent measures of moral injury have distingu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Risk factors associated with curiosity about alcohol use in the ABCD cohort - Wade NE, Palmer CE, Gonzalez MR, Wallace AL, Infante MA, Tapert SF, Jacobus J, Bagot KS.
Curiosity and intent to use alcohol in pre-adolescence is a risk factor for later experimentation and use, yet we know little of how curiosity about use develops. Here, we examine factors that may influence curiosity around alcohol use, as it may be an im... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

USask study finds COVID isolation worsens student diets, inactivity, and alcohol intake
(University of Saskatchewan) A University of Saskatchewan study has found that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to significant worsening of already poor dietary habits, low activity levels, sedentary behaviour, and high alcohol consumption among university students. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

U.S. Traffic Deaths Up Despite Virus Lockdowns
DETROIT (AP) — The number of people killed on the nation’s highways rose 4.6% in the first nine months of 2020 despite coronavirus lockdowns that curtailed driving early in the year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 28,190 people died in traffic crashes from January through September of last year, up from 26,941 in the same period of 2019. Final statistics for the full year won’t come out until fall. Related The EMT’s and Paramedic’s Role in Vehicle ExtricationReducing Roadway Risks During EMS Operations Authorities blamed the increase on risky driv...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Operations Rescue & Vehicle Extrication National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Roadway Response Source Type: news

U.S. Traffic Deaths Up Despite Virus Lockdowns
DETROIT (AP) — The number of people killed on the nation’s highways rose 4.6% in the first nine months of 2020 despite coronavirus lockdowns that curtailed driving early in the year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 28,190 people died in traffic crashes from January through September of last year, up from 26,941 in the same period of 2019. Final statistics for the full year won’t come out until fall. Related The EMT’s and Paramedic’s Role in Vehicle ExtricationReducing Roadway Risks During EMS Operations Authorities blamed the increase on risky driv...
Source: JEMS Operations - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Operations Rescue & Vehicle Extrication National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Roadway Response Source Type: news

U.S. Traffic Deaths Up Despite Virus Lockdowns
DETROIT (AP) — The number of people killed on the nation’s highways rose 4.6% in the first nine months of 2020 despite coronavirus lockdowns that curtailed driving early in the year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 28,190 people died in traffic crashes from January through September of last year, up from 26,941 in the same period of 2019. Final statistics for the full year won’t come out until fall. Related The EMT’s and Paramedic’s Role in Vehicle ExtricationReducing Roadway Risks During EMS Operations Authorities blamed the increase on risky driv...
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Operations Rescue & Vehicle Extrication National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Roadway Response Source Type: news

U.S. Traffic Deaths Up Despite Virus Lockdowns
DETROIT (AP) — The number of people killed on the nation’s highways rose 4.6% in the first nine months of 2020 despite coronavirus lockdowns that curtailed driving early in the year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 28,190 people died in traffic crashes from January through September of last year, up from 26,941 in the same period of 2019. Final statistics for the full year won’t come out until fall. Related The EMT’s and Paramedic’s Role in Vehicle ExtricationReducing Roadway Risks During EMS Operations Authorities blamed the increase on risky driv...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Operations Rescue & Vehicle Extrication National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Roadway Response Source Type: news

U.S. Traffic Deaths Up Despite Virus Lockdowns
DETROIT (AP) — The number of people killed on the nation’s highways rose 4.6% in the first nine months of 2020 despite coronavirus lockdowns that curtailed driving early in the year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 28,190 people died in traffic crashes from January through September of last year, up from 26,941 in the same period of 2019. Final statistics for the full year won’t come out until fall. Related The EMT’s and Paramedic’s Role in Vehicle ExtricationReducing Roadway Risks During EMS Operations Authorities blamed the increase on risky driv...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Operations Rescue & Vehicle Extrication National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Roadway Response Source Type: news

U.S. Traffic Deaths Up Despite Virus Lockdowns
DETROIT (AP) — The number of people killed on the nation’s highways rose 4.6% in the first nine months of 2020 despite coronavirus lockdowns that curtailed driving early in the year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 28,190 people died in traffic crashes from January through September of last year, up from 26,941 in the same period of 2019. Final statistics for the full year won’t come out until fall. Related The EMT’s and Paramedic’s Role in Vehicle ExtricationReducing Roadway Risks During EMS Operations Authorities blamed the increase on risky driv...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 14, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Operations Rescue & Vehicle Extrication National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Roadway Response Source Type: news

Kyle Rittenhouse, out on bail, flashed white power signs at a bar, prosecutors say
In his 90-minute visit to the bar, Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, was seen consuming alcohol while being serenaded by a group of adult men who... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Esophageal cancer patients show abundance of oral pathogens
(Tokyo Medical and Dental University) DNA from various oral bacterial pathogens has been found in tumors from esophageal cancer patients. Researchers led by Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) examined bacterial pathogens in plaque and saliva from esophageal cancer patients, determining that a prevalence of three species in particular, along with alcohol consumption, is associated with a high risk of esophageal cancer. Screening of oral pathogens could therefore be used for early disease detection. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Ethylene glycol poisoning: a diagnostic challenge in a patient with persistent seizures and a severe metabolic acidosis - Smit A, Lalloo V, Engelbrecht A.
INTRODUCTION: Due to the nationwide lockdown to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and subsequent alcohol ban in South Africa, several cases of toxic alcohol ingestion presented to our emergency unit. Many of these patients admitted to making home brews of al... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Effect of ethanol in carbon monoxide poisoning and delayed neurologic sequelae: a prospective observational study - Choi S, Han S, Nah S, Lee YH, Cho YS, Lim H, Kim MS, Kim GW.
OBJECTIVES: Carbon monoxide (CO) is one of the most common poisoning substances, which causes mortality and morbidity worldwide. Delayed neurologic sequelae (DNS) have been reported to occur from several days to months after exposure to CO. Thus, there is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Criminal entrepreneurs as pioneers, intermediaries, and arbitrageurs in borderland economies - Gutierrez ED.
Many discussions of mafia and criminal entrepreneurs typically focus on violence and illegality, and less on their possible roles in rural transformation, even when they are located in borderland economies linking the subsistence cultivators of illicit cro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Methamphetamine deaths: changing trends and diagnostic issues - Lewis D, Kenneally M, van denHeuvel C, Byard RW.
The term 'amphetamine' refers to a class of synthetic drugs which includes methamphetamine. The latter is a globally popular drug of abuse which induces euphoria, affecting cognitive/psychomotor performance and sleep. It also provokes risk taking and viole... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Imagining a fentanyl future: some consequences of synthetic opioids replacing heroin - Reuter P, Pardo B, Taylor J.
For nearly a century heroin has dominated the illegal opioid trade. The global supply of heroin is estimated to generate tens of billions of dollars in revenues a year and its illegal use has long been the source of many societal harms. The arrival of inex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news