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Research & Reviews  4,447 results

Unusual subdural empyema in a homeless patient diagnosed by molecular approach: a case ...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-020-05088-2
BMC Infectious Diseases; Brin C, Sougakoff W et. al.

May 18th, 2020 - We report a case of subdural empyema in a homeless patient caused by Bartonella quintana. B. quintana is a facultative intracellular bacteria for which bacterial growth is fastidious. The molecular biology approach has been a real help in establis...

Utility of Ethyl-Glucuronide for Evaluation of Abstinence in Patients Presenting for Li...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.transproceed.2020.02.062
Transplantation Proceedings; Alonso-Martín C, Tejedor-Tejada J et. al.

May 16th, 2020 - Cirrhosis as a result of alcohol-related liver disease is one of the most common indications for liver transplantation (LT) in Spain. Patients presenting for LT should be checked for alcohol abuse in clinical interviews and use of laboratory tests...

Pontine neoplasm or myelinolysis despite normal sodium levels.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2020.05.061
World Neurosurgery; Andereggen L, Remonda L

May 12th, 2020 - An elderly woman was transferred for biopsy of a pontine lesion. Her condition, including gait disturbances, truncal ataxia, and dysarthria - presumed to be due to a history of severe alcohol abuse - deteriorated over the course of treatment for a...

The opioid epidemic in pediatrics: a 2020 update.
https://doi.org/10.1097/ACO.0000000000000865
Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology; Yaster M, McNaull PP et. al.

May 6th, 2020 - Over the last 3 years and for the first time in 60 years, life expectancy in the United States has declined across all racial groups primarily because of drug overdoses, alcohol abuse, and suicide. A public health response to the opioid crisis mus...

Association between unemployment and the co-occurrence and clustering of common risky h...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7202648
PloS One; Plessz M, Ezdi S et. al.

May 6th, 2020 - Unemployment is associated with a high prevalence of risky health behaviors. Mortality increases with the number of co-occurring risky behaviors but whether these behaviors co-occur with a greater than expected frequency (clustering) among unemplo...

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Guidelines  17 results

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/non-alcoholic-fatty-liver-disease
NIH - Genetics Home Reference;

Feb 10th, 2020 - Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a buildup of excessive fat in the liver that can lead to liver damage resembling the damage caused by alcohol abuse, but that occurs in people who do not drink heavily.

Alarming number of heart infections tied to opioid epidemic
https://newsroom.heart.org/news/alarming-number-of-heart-infections-tied-to-opioid-epidemic

Sep 17th, 2019 - An alarming number of people nationwide are developing infections of either the heart’s inner lining or valves, known as infective endocarditis, in large part, due to the current opioid epidemic. This new trend predominantly affects young, white, ...

Motivational interviewing for smoking cessation
https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD006936.pub4/full
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews;

Jul 30th, 2019 - Background Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a directive patient‐centred style of counselling, designed to help people to explore and resolve ambivalence about behaviour change. It was developed as a treatment for alcohol abuse, but may help peopl...

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - What Is A Standard Drink?
https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/alcohol-health/overview-alcohol-consumption/what-standard-drink

Apr 28th, 2019 - Many people are surprised to learn what counts as a drink. The amount of liquid in your glass, can, or bottle does not necessarily match up to how much alcohol is actually in your drink. Different types of beer, wine, or malt liquor can have ver...

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism - Brochures and Fact Sheets
https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/brochures-and-fact-sheets

Apr 28th, 2019 - This section contains easy-to-read material for the public covering a wide range of alcohol-related topics. Publications listed below are online full text and free of charge unless otherwise noted.

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Clinicaltrials.gov  4,879 results

Unusual subdural empyema in a homeless patient diagnosed by molecular approach: a case ...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-020-05088-2
BMC Infectious Diseases; Brin C, Sougakoff W et. al.

May 18th, 2020 - We report a case of subdural empyema in a homeless patient caused by Bartonella quintana. B. quintana is a facultative intracellular bacteria for which bacterial growth is fastidious. The molecular biology approach has been a real help in establis...

Utility of Ethyl-Glucuronide for Evaluation of Abstinence in Patients Presenting for Li...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.transproceed.2020.02.062
Transplantation Proceedings; Alonso-Martín C, Tejedor-Tejada J et. al.

May 16th, 2020 - Cirrhosis as a result of alcohol-related liver disease is one of the most common indications for liver transplantation (LT) in Spain. Patients presenting for LT should be checked for alcohol abuse in clinical interviews and use of laboratory tests...

Pontine neoplasm or myelinolysis despite normal sodium levels.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2020.05.061
World Neurosurgery; Andereggen L, Remonda L

May 12th, 2020 - An elderly woman was transferred for biopsy of a pontine lesion. Her condition, including gait disturbances, truncal ataxia, and dysarthria - presumed to be due to a history of severe alcohol abuse - deteriorated over the course of treatment for a...

US 'Deaths of Despair' From COVID-19 Could Top 75,000, Experts Warn
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930183

May 7th, 2020 - An additional 75,000 Americans could die by suicide, drugs, or alcohol abuse because of the COVID-19 pandemic, projections from a new national report released today suggest. The number of "deaths of despair" could be even higher if the country fai...

The opioid epidemic in pediatrics: a 2020 update.
https://doi.org/10.1097/ACO.0000000000000865
Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology; Yaster M, McNaull PP et. al.

May 6th, 2020 - Over the last 3 years and for the first time in 60 years, life expectancy in the United States has declined across all racial groups primarily because of drug overdoses, alcohol abuse, and suicide. A public health response to the opioid crisis mus...

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News  611 results

US 'Deaths of Despair' From COVID-19 Could Top 75,000, Experts Warn
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930183

May 7th, 2020 - An additional 75,000 Americans could die by suicide, drugs, or alcohol abuse because of the COVID-19 pandemic, projections from a new national report released today suggest. The number of "deaths of despair" could be even higher if the country fai...

Alcohol Abuse Agitated by COVID-19 Stirring Liver Concerns
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930039

May 5th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Clinicians at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles are concerned about an uptick in alcohol-associated hospital admissions. "We believe we're seeing...

Reframing Alcohol Abuse as Treatable Cuts Stigma
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930047

May 5th, 2020 - As alcohol-related death and disease rates rise, framing alcohol use disorder as a treatable disease with neurobiologic underpinnings might help reduce the stigma that many patients endure, according to George F. Koob, PhD, director of the Nationa...

Chronic Pancreatitis: Osmosis Study Video
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/928709

Apr 23rd, 2020 - Chronic pancreatitis is a long-standing inflammation, atrophy, or calcification of the pancreas that alters the organ's normal structure and functions. Major causes include alcohol abuse and cystic fibrosis; however, it can be idiopathic. The symp...

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/non-alcoholic-fatty-liver-disease
NIH - Genetics Home Reference;

Feb 10th, 2020 - Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a buildup of excessive fat in the liver that can lead to liver damage resembling the damage caused by alcohol abuse, but that occurs in people who do not drink heavily.

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