Mental health and economic stressors associated with high-risk drinking and increased alcohol consumption early in the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States - Nesoff ED, Gutkind S, Sirota S, McKowen AL, Veldhuis CB.
Physical distancing measures to curb COVID-19 transmission introduced mental health and economic stressors, possibly impacting problematic drinking. This cross-sectional study examines mental health and economic stressors early in the COVID-19 pandemic whi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Methamphetamine exacerbates pathophysiology of traumatic brain injury at high altitude. Neuroprotective effects of nanodelivery of a potent antioxidant compound H-290/51 - Sharma HS, Lafuente JV, Feng L, Muresanu DF, Menon PK, Castellani RJ, Nozari A, Sahib S, Tian ZR, Buzoianu AD, Sj öquist PO, Patnaik R, Wiklund L, Sharma A.
Military personnel are often exposed to high altitude (HA, ca. 4500-5000m) for combat operations associated with neurological dysfunctions. HA is a severe stressful situation and people frequently use methamphetamine (METH) or other psychostimulants to cop... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Ocular chemical burn associated with gel type alcohol-based hand sanitizer: a case report - Lee J, Jun JH.
INTRODUCTION: Alcohol-based hand sanitizers (ABHS) are widely used for hand hygiene due to the coronavirus disease pandemic. However, risk awareness regarding its adverse effects is lacking. We aim to report a case of ocular chemical burn that showed sever... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Post-legalization drug communication: examining a Colorado cannabis campaign - Potterf JE, Unnithan NP.
Colorado legalized marijuana use for recreational purposes by adults over 21 in 2012. Our goal is to examine the first major communication campaign (called Good-To-Know) mounted by the state government with the objective of informing the public regarding r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Sex and context differences in the effects of trauma on comorbid alcohol use and post-traumatic stress phenotypes in actively drinking rats - Kirson D, Steinman MQ, Wolfe SA, Spierling Bagsic SR, Bajo M, Sureshchandra S, Oleata CS, Messaoudi I, Zorrilla EP, Roberto M.
Alcohol use disorder (AUD) and affective disorders are frequently comorbid and share underlying mechanisms that could be targets for comprehensive treatment. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has high comorbidity with AUD, but comprehensive models of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Significant postmortem diffusion of ethanol: a case report - Marti V, Augsburger M, Widmer C, Lardi C.
In the realm of forensic pathology, ethanol is one of the most frequently encountered xenobiotics. The determination of ethanol concentration in blood after death is of great interest in forensic settings. It is important to be able to determine the level ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Smoking enhances suicide risk-a significant role in the COVID-19 pandemic? - Sher L.
The COVID-19 outbreak has severely affected the whole world. Considerable evidence suggests that tobacco smoking is associated with increased severity of COVID-19 and death in COVID-19 patients. Tobacco smoking cessation is necessary to decrease COVID-19-r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

State alcohol ignition interlock laws and fatal crashes - Teoh ER, Fell JC, Scherer M, Wolfe DER.
OBJECTIVE: Alcohol-impaired driving results in thousands of deaths annually. Alcohol ignition interlocks require a negative breath test to start a vehicle's engine, and 44 states have mandated some form of interlock law for drivers convicted of driving whi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Multi-informant implementation and intervention outcomes of opioid overdose education and naloxone distribution in New York City - Brandt L, Yanagida T, Campbell ANC, Jones JD, Schultes MT, Martinez S, Comer SD.
Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution (OEND) is an effective public health intervention to reduce opioid overdose fatalities (McDonald and Strang, Addiction 111:1177-1187, 2016). However, we know little about OEND implementation outcomes (i.e., indi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Methamphetamine use, methamphetamine use disorder, and associated overdose deaths among US adults - Han B, Compton WM, Jones CM, Einstein EB, Volkow ND.
Mortality associated with methamphetamine use has increased markedly in the US. Understanding patterns of methamphetamine use may help inform related prevention and treatment.To assess the national trends in and correlates of past-year methamphetamine use,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Acute severe poisoning with disinfectant in senior aged patient-case report and overview of literature considering age influence on treatment decision in alcohol-based intoxications - Pereska Z, Simonovska N, Babulovska A, Berat-Huseini A, Naumoski K, Kostadinoski K.
We present our experiences in the first case of severe suicidal poisoning with 70% ethanol-disinfectant in North Macedonia, in an elderly patient with immunocompromising comorbidities. A 66-year-old unconscious woman was admitted at our clinic, with a hist... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Poisoning of butanol-containing products: clinical characteristics and outcomes - Trakulsrichai S, Boonyok N, Tansuwannarat P, Sriapha C, Wananukul W.
This study describes clinical characteristics an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

More patients have needed LIVER transplants amid rise in alcohol consumption during COVID pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the US saw a 60% increase in people requiring a liver transplant for a disease caused by heavy drinking, University of Michigan researchers found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol diet: Should you be quitting alcohol for good? Expert warning
HIGH cholesterol can be a potentially life-threatening condition, which is why sufferers are urged to try and lower cholesterol levels. Is it safe to drink alcohol when trying to lower cholesterol? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adolescents' perspectives on substance use prevention: a qualitative study among Australian school students - Conroy C, Champion KE, Chapman C, Slade T, Thornton L, Teesson M, Newton NC.
Adolescent substance use occurs within a rapidly changing social and environmental context. Prevention programs need to remain relevant and engaging for young people and include their perspective. The Climate Schools: Alcohol and Cannabis online prevention... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The comorbidity between alcohol use and internalising psychopathology in early adolescence - Mewton L, Shaw B, Slade T, Birrell L, Newton NC, Chapman C, Allsop S, Hides L, McBride N, Andrews G, Teesson M.
Aim To examine the relationship between different patterns of alcohol use and internalising symptoms in a large contemporary cohort of 13-year-olds. Methods Data came from a large cohort of Australian youth, participating in the CLIMATE Schools Combine... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Comparison of characteristics of deaths from drug overdose before vs during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Rhode Island - Macmadu A, Batthala S, Correia Gabel AM, Rosenberg M, Ganguly R, Yedinak JL, Hallowell BD, Scagos RP, Samuels EA, Cerd á M, Paull K, Marshall BDL.
The rate of deaths from overdose has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, and recent US overdose mortality rates have been markedly high. However, scant data are available on the causes of this increase or subpopulations at elevated risk.To evaluate the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

"This person is still here with us today": a qualitative follow-up with Mental Health First Aid First Nations training participants - Delaney A, Auger M, van der Woerd K, Crooks CV.
First Nations people in Canada experience high rates of mental health disorders associated with colonial trauma. The international course Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) was redeveloped by the Mental Health Commission of Canada to be more culturally relevan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Substance use frequency relates to suicidal ideation through perceived burdensomeness and to suicide attempts through capability for suicide - Baer MM, Tull MT, Gratz KL.
Background Although substance use has been linked to both suicidal ideation and suicide attempts, the factors underlying these relations remain unclear. The Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide (ITS) provides a framework for understanding how subs... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Prevention of mental and substance use disorders: shaping priorities for research and implementation - Baker STE, Deady M, Birrell L, Ross K, Fitzpatrick S, Newton N, Cockayne N, Loughland C, Christensen H, Teesson M, Chapman C.
Prevention efforts can substantially reduce the human and economic costs of mental and substance use disorders. However, a strategically integrated set of priorities for research and implementation is lacking. The Leaders in Prevention Summit sought to add... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Identification of non-fatal opioid overdose cases using 9-1-1 computer assisted dispatch and prehospital patient clinical record variables - Ajumobi O, Verdugo SR, Labus B, Reuther P, Lee B, Koch B, Davidson PJ, Wagner KD.
We described patterns of non-fatal opioid overdoses (NFOODs) in a small western region using data from the 9-1-1 Computer Ass... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Good Samaritan drug overdose act awareness among people who use drugs in British Columbia, Canada: this article is related directly to the 6th International Law Enforcement & Public Health (LEPH) Virtual Conference in March 2021 - Mehta A, Moustaqim-Barrette A, Papamihali K, Xavier J, Graham B, Williams S, Buxton JA.
INTRODUCTION: To address the increase in opioid-related overdoses and deaths in Canada the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act (GSDOA) was enacted in May 2017. The GSDOA aims to reduce concerns of police attending overdose events and encourage bystanders to c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The effect of overdose education and naloxone distribution: an umbrella review of systematic reviews - Razaghizad A, Windle SB, Filion KB, Gore G, Kudrina I, Paraskevopoulos E, Kimmelman J, Martel MO, Eisenberg MJ.
Background. Opioids contribute to more than 60  000 deaths annually in North America. While the expansion of overdose education and naloxone distribution (OEND) programs has been recommended in response to the opioid crisis, their effectiveness remains un... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Suicide by opioid: exploring the intentionality of the act - Pergolizzi J, Breve F, Magnusson P, Nalamasu R, LeQuang JAK, Varrassi G.
Opioid toxicity can result in  life-threatening respiratory depression. Opioid-overdose mortality in the United States is high and increasing, but it is difficult to determine what proportion of those deaths might actually be suicides. The exact number of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation among women who engage in sex work and have a history of drug use in Kazakhstan - V élez-Grau C, El-Bassel N, McCrimmon T, Chang M, Terlikbayeva A, Primbetova S, Mergenova G, S Witte S.
Suicide rates in Kazakhstan rank fourth worldwide. Suicidal ideation is a strong predictor of death by suicide. Yet there is limited information about factors associated with suicidal ideation among women who engage in sex work (WESW) with a history of dru... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

What your death certificate says about you may be wrong: a narrative review on CDC's efforts to quantify prescription opioid overdose deaths - Peppin JF, Coleman JJ, Paladini A, Varrassi G.
Mortality data in most countries are reported using the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), managed by the WHO. In this paper, we show how the ICD is ill-suited for classifying drug-involved deaths, many of which involve polysubstance abuse and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The ‘Safe Supply’ Movement Aims to Curb Drug Deaths Linked to the Opioid Crisis
On a morning Zoom call, a group of Canadian mothers give their full attention to a young man from the Drug User Liberation Front. At 26, Jeremy Kalicum is the age some of their kids would be if they had not died of accidental overdoses. “We’re just sick of it. We’re sick of our friends dying.”Kalicum’s tone is urgent as he walks the moms through a PowerPoint presentation explaining why the Liberation Front, known as DULF, wants to protest on International Overdose Awareness Day and hand out illicit drugs. These wouldn’t be the kind that killed their sons and daughters, he assures them; t...
Source: TIME: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paul Moakley Tags: Uncategorized feature nationpod photography Source Type: news

What is Refeeding Syndrome?
Discussion Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder with an intense fear of being overweight (i.e. distorted body image), and self-starvation and excessive weight loss. It is more common in women (1.2%) than men (0.2%) but can be seen in both genders. Risk factors include high-intelligence, perfectionism/inflexibility, anxiety, activities where thinner body types are expected (e.g. dancer, diver, gymnast, long-distance runner, volleyball player, etc.) Other eating disorders include bulimia nervosa (i.e. cycles of binge eating and then purging), binge eating disorder (i.e. purging), orthorexia (i.e. obsessions with healthful ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 25, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Nigeria: Some Young Nigerians Say Heavy Drinking Is Fun - Controls Must Keep Pace With Culture
[The Conversation Africa] Alcohol consumption has a long history in Nigeria, especially in the southern region, where it was not forbidden by religion. In the past, only adult men were culturally allowed to drink. It was taboo for young people to drink alcohol because it was generally believed that "drinking was a sign of being an elder". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Noxious housing: the influence of single room occupancy (SRO) facilities on neighborhood crime - Krupa JM, Boggess LN, Chamberlain AW, Grubesic TH.
Certain establishments (e.g., alcohol outlets or pawnshops) attract or generate crime because they operate with little oversight and are often located in poor or disordered neighborhoods. Single room occupancy (SRO) facilities share some of these character... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Professional sports and crime: do professional hockey games increase city-level crime rates? - Block K.
Previous research has found that sports games increase certain crimes including theft and vandalism, but the relationship between sports and other offenses such as motor vehicle theft, robbery, and assaults is mixed. Using regular season National Hockey Le... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Drug facilitated sexual assault and their analysis - Lahane N, Kaur G.
Assault and sexual molestation against women are among the fastest multiplying offenses in today's world. Drug facilitated sexual assault is a form of sexual harassment, that primarily focuses on molestation initiated by the usage of some drugs. When an in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The Chicago Health and Life Experiences of Women study: protocol for a study of stress, hazardous drinking, and intimate partner aggression among sexual minority women and their partners - Veldhuis CB, Porsch LM, Bochicchio LA, Campbell J, Johnson TP, LeBlanc AJ, Leonard KE, Wall M, Wilsnack SC, Xu M, Hughes TL.
BACKGROUND: Large gaps exist in research on alcohol use and intimate partner aggression (IPA) among sexual minority women (SMW; eg, lesbian, bisexual). Dyadic research with SMW and their partners can illuminate how couple-level factors operate in conjuncti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Modeling daily partner violence and substance use based upon couple's reporting - Katerndahl D, Burge SK, Del Pilar Montanez Villacampa M.
While agent-based models (ABMs) have successfully modeled violence and women's decision-making, they relied upon studies of her daily reports of violence and household environment; these models were not based upon descriptions of his emotions and perceptio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Epidemiological profile of mandibular fractures in an emergency department - Villavicencio-Ayala B, Rojano-Mej ía D, Quiroz-Williams J, Albarrán-Becerril.
OBJECTIVE: To identify the epidemiological profile of mandibular fractures in the emergency department. METHOD: Observational, retrospective study included records of persons with a diagnosis of mandibular fracture treated between January 1, 2015 a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Cannabis and binge alcohol use among older individuals with major depressive episode - Choi NG, Dinitto DM, Marti CN, Choi BY.
Research shows significant associations of major depression with cannabis and binge alcohol use. However, despite increasing cannabis and binge alcohol use rates among the 50+ age group, research on this age group is scant. METHODS: We used the 201... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effectiveness of the Mantente REAL program for preventing alcohol use in Spanish adolescents - Cutr ín O, Kulis S, Maneiro L, MacFadden I, Navas MP, Alarcón D, Gómez-Fraguela JA, Villalba C, Marsiglia FF.
Mantente REAL is a school-based universal program to prevent drug use and other problematic behaviors specifically designed to be implemented in schools at the beginning of adolescence. This program, which is a culturally adapted version of the Keepin' it ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Did attending P.A.R.T.Y. change youth perceptions? Results from 148 Queensland schools participating in the Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth Program, 2018-2019 - Cameron CM, Eley R, Judge C, O'Neill R, Handy M.
BACKGROUND: Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.) is an immersive 1 day in-hospital injury awareness and prevention programme designed to educate high-school students on the consequences of a variety of risk-taking behaviours. This ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association between suicide and drinking habits in adolescents - Lee JW, Kim BJ, Lee CS, Cha B, Lee SJ, Lee D, Seo J, Lee YJ, Lee YJ, Lim E, Choi JW.
This study aimed to identify the relationship between drinking habits and suicide among Korean adolescents.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

"Follow my Finsta": drinking trajectories in relation to auxiliary instagram accounts - LaBrie JW, Boyle SC, Baez S, Trager BM, de Rutte JL, Tan CN, Earle AM.
This study explored the burgeoning youth practice of possessing a fake, secondary Instagram account known as a "Finsta" in relation to exposure to alcohol-related content and college drinking. PARTICIPANTS: First-year university students with at... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bringing WISDOM to Breast Cancer Care
Dr. Laura Esserman answers the door of her bright yellow Victorian home in San Francisco’s Ashbury neighborhood with a phone at her ear. She’s wrapping up one of several meetings that day with her research team at University of California, San Francisco, where she heads the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center. She motions me in and reseats herself at a makeshift home office desk in her living room, sandwiched between a grand piano and set of enormous windows overlooking her front yard’s flower garden. It’s her remote base of operations when she’s not seeing patients or operating at the hospita...
Source: TIME: Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Alcohol policy compliance among retailers in Bhutan: a multisite community intervention study - Gyeltshen T, Penjor T, Dorji L, Tshering L, Dorji K, Subedi BN, Tshering D, Xu YY, Dorji G, Gueye GN.
BACKGROUND: Alcohol use is a major public health problem in Bhutan. Compliance with regulations at the point of sale is an important strategy in alcohol control. Retail outlets were briefed on sale regulations and provided notification of rules, which they... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trends in the sequence of initiation of alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use among adolescents in Argentina and Chile from 2001 to 2017 - Schleimer JP, Smith N, Zaninovic VN, Keyes KM, Castillo-Carniglia A, Rivera-Aguirre A, Cerd á M.
BACKGROUND: Variation in drug policies, norms, and substance use over time and across countries may affect the normative sequences of adolescent substance use initiation. We estimated relative and absolute time-varying associations between prior alcohol an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Time-varying effect of drunk driving regulations on road traffic mortality in Guangzhou, China: an interrupted time-series analysis - Xu XH, Dong H, Li L, Yang Z, Lin GZ, Ou CQ.
BACKGROUND: China has introduced a series of stricter policies to criminalize drunk driving and increase penalties since May 2011. However, there is no previous study examining the time-varying impacts of drunk driving regulations on road traffic fatalitie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Should ketamine not be banned? A scoping review - Usman MA.
OBJECTIVES: Although the importance of ketamine in clinical practice and in resource-poor settings and disaster zones, several attempts were made to reschedule it because of the issues around its misuse. Resisting future moves to reschedule ketamine is imp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Antipsychotic-related fatal poisoning, England and Wales, 1993-2019: the impact of second-generation antipsychotics - Handley S, Every-Palmer S, Flanagan RJ.
BACKGROUND: Deaths from antipsychotic (AP) poisoning have increased in England and Wales despite restriction of the use of thioridazine in 2000. METHODS: We analyzed data from the Office for National Statistics drug-related death database, England ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease: Two warning signs in the eyes of ‘potentially fatal' liver disease
NON-ALCOHOLIC fatty liver disease is one of the major health challenges facing the world, with roughly a quarter of the adult population thought to be affected to some degree. Fortunately, early detection can help dodge potentially fatal outcomes. Two tell-tale signs in the eyes should not be ignored. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Laser-Based Alcohol Level Tester Fine-Tuned to Detect Diseases Laser-Based Alcohol Level Tester Fine-Tuned to Detect Diseases
A device designed to detect disease from exhaled breath takes breathalyzers beyond alcohol measurement.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Laser-Based Alcohol Level Tester Fine-Tuned to Detect Diseases
A device designed to detect disease from exhaled breath takes devices beyond alcohol measurement. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Work conditions are associated with alcohol use after taking into account life conditions outside of work: findings from a French occupational health service - Airagnes G, Lemogne C, Even-Baisse MA, Le Faou AL, Limosin F.
Our aim was to examine whether work conditions could be associated with alcohol use even after taking into account life conditions outside of work. METHODS: In 2019, 591 consecutive French workers were screened for alcohol use with the Fast Alcohol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news