A significant under-addressed issue in global health is the interaction between alcohol use and sexual encounters among adolescents, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.
Building on reviews of existing studies, researchers in Canada have identified the principles that may help improve substance use treatment systems. They have published these seven core principles in an article in the current supplemental of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
Paranoia is associated with regular tobacco smoking in adolescents after accounting for other factors like cannabis use, sleep disturbances and stressful life events, reports a study recently published to the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP).
Analysis of 1,003 tibial fracture patients in single-setting over 20 years, reveals 12 experience nonunion--or arrested healing; Findings include increased risk of arrested healing among women aged 30-49, significant delay in bone healing among smokers.
A new study shows that e-cigarette vaping negatively affects skin wound healing, causing damage similar to that of traditional cigarette smoking.
A survey of 20 disadvantaged neighbourhoods across the North West (UK) has revealed the social influences on why people attend their local Accident & Emergency department.
The results of clinical trials conducted in Ethiopia by the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) open the way for more effective and safer treatments for people with both HIV and visceral leishmaniasis (VL).
Study: Decision-making predicts future drug addiction in recreational users
A new study shows that The Affordable Care Act reduces heart attack deaths in middle aged Americans.
Oliver dismantles the lingering doubts among parents about whether vaccines could cause autism. (They can't.)
But the accidents themselves tend to be mellower.
This isn't a new crisis.
In fatal two-car collisions, the driver who caused the incident is more likely to have recently used alcohol, marajuana, or both than the innocent driver. This raises traffice safety questions in an era of relaxed marajuana laws.
Researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital discovered a link between inflammation and mental illness using a mouse model of lupus.