UofSC researcher to examine the effectiveness of Medicaid-covered alcohol use disorder treatment
Christina Andrews, associate professor of health services policy and management at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health and an expert on addiction...
8 hours ago - News Medical
Study: Want to Have a Baby? Mind Your Alcohol
The message? If you want a baby, don't wait until that much-anticipated missed period to cut back on drinking. WebMD Health News
15 hours ago - Medscape
Stroke Risk in New-Onset AF Goes Up With Greater Alcohol Intake
That increasing risk, which is independent of oral anticoagulation, may attenuate or disappear in patients who give up drinking after their AF diagnosis, researchers...
18 hours ago - Medscape
Expert's fury over the WHO wanting to BAN women of child-bearing age from drinking alcohol
Colin Angus, a senior research fellow in the Alcohol Research Group at the University of Sheffield, told MailOnline he would be 'amazed' if the WHO's draft guidance goes through.
1 day ago - Daily Mail
Pediatric Ocular Injury Due to Hand Sanitizer Exposure An Emerging Hazard
Objectives The objective of this study was to describe the incidence and severity of ocular exposure to alcohol-based hand rub in children presenting to a tertiary medical...
1 day ago - Pediatric Emergency Care - 2 articles
Medications for Alcohol Use Disorder Are Rarely Used. Why?
Despite their availability and efficacy, medications for alcohol use disorder are rarely prescribed to adults with alcohol use disorder , a survey study found. In an analysis...
1 day ago - MedPageToday - 2 articles
New Treatment for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Compounds from hops can help prevent dangerous buildup of fat in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
1 day ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Young adults in serious relationships drink 'significantly less' than their more promiscuous peers
When young adults are more interested in socialising and casually dating, they tend to drink more alcohol, according to a new study from Washington State University.
2 days ago - Daily Mail
Ciguatera increase prompts alert in British Virgin Islands
Authorities in the British Virgin Islands have issued a warning after a surge in Ciguatera fish poisoning within the past few weeks. Cases until the week of June 6 were...
2 days ago - Food Safety
UCLA clinical trial shows efficacy of varenicline on heavy-drinking smokers
A recent UCLA clinical trial has shown encouraging results in helping daily smokers who are also heavy drinkers quit smoking and cut down their alcohol intake.
2 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
The headlines of Master Doctor
Intracerebral hemorrhage correlates with 'significant' health care costs
Total 1-year costs associated with intracerebral hemorrhage exceeded $120 million per year, according to results of a retrospective cohort study among adult patients in...
GPs will be paid bonus £11.50 for each obese patient they refer for weight...
The NHS is incentivising doctors with bonuses to put up to 700,000 obese patients on special diet plans, with apps and wearable activity trackers also prescribed to help them...
Coronavirus: Indian variant now makes up 99% of Covid cases in the UK
Today's Public Health England report showed 76,000 people are confirmed to have caught the Indian 'Delta' variant since it was first discovered, up from 42,000 last Friday.
Pulmonary hypertension mortality trends in US continue to improve
In the U.S., mortality trends in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension continue to improve; however, rates remain high in those with intermediate- and high-risk...
Lifestyle intervention program improves CV, mental health in obesity
Patients with obesity experienced improved CV and mental health after attending a nonjudgmental and personalized lifestyle modification program, according to a study presented...
Breathonix 60-Second COVID-19 Breath Test Powered by IONICON
Roll-out of PTR-TOF breath test with provisional authorization in Singapore.
No Survival Benefit With All-Oral Regimen for Relapsed/Refractory Myeloma
A progression-free survival benefit for an all-oral regimen for relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma failed to translate into improved overall survival , according to long-term...
Hundreds of Vaccinated Medical Workers in Indonesia Hospitalized
Healthcare workers in Indonesia were among the first to be vaccinated. Almost all of them were given the vaccine developed by Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac. WebMD...
Epidemiological and clinical characteristics of respiratory viruses in 4403...
Acute respiratory infections cause considerable morbidity and mortality worldwide, especially in children. Unfortunately, there are limited multi-center data on common viral...
Good Weekend Superquiz and Saturday Target Time, June 19
Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.