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No Increased Schizophrenia Risk With Use Of Cannabis

...however, cannot be ruled out. It can lead to acute intoxication subsequently resulting in a relapse of mental illness. It was requested to examine fresh medical evidence for the ability of potent forms of the drug to induce a significant impairment in the mental health. The Advisory Council on the Misuse of Dru...

Group Suicides On The Rise In Japan

...in a minivan killing themselves by carbon monoxide intoxication from charcoal stoves. The communications and Internet service industry began collaborative work with the police and managed to reduce the number of group suicide encounters from October through December, according to the survey. Edited (IANS)...

Vitamin D In Pole Position At Clinical Endocrinologists Meet

...uate amounts of vitamin D, definition of vitamin D intoxication and how to treat it and definition of vitamin D deficiency and how to provide an approach for the prevention and treatment of vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D is just one topic that will occupy the conference. Among the other topics to be presented ar...

Environment while serving of alcohol no factor in reduction in Alcohol-Related Injuries

... major things that we see as the result of alcohol intoxication and so we are concerned about it." Adding Ker sai...cohol service laws, recognizing the early signs of intoxication and using strategies for dealing with intoxicated customers. "There weren’t enough baseline studi...

Watch Out! Sideswipe Elbow Injuries On The Rise

...ustained their injuries on rural roads and alcohol intoxication was a factor in six of the accidents, remarked Dr. Kinzel, lead author of the study. The authors have further highlighted the need for a stringent legislation governing the interior design of cars, increased road traffic surveillance systems in the...

Drug Testing to Fight Drug Use… to be Done.. or Not

...ests only report the presence of drugs and not the intoxication or damage caused by it. "Does the mere presence of the drug mean it will affect their performance? // Probably not," says Paul Dillon of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. "With cannabis, for instance, detection could mean the impairmen...

Alzheimer's Drug can be Used to Treat Nerve Agent and Pesticide Poisoning

...nts in the current medical countermeasures against intoxication by organophosphorus nerve agents and insecticides," says David H. Moore, D.V.M., Ph.D., Director of Strategic Research Program Development at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense. "By supporting this effort, it is clear that t...

"Beach to Bedside" Study Focuses on Effects of Inhaled Toxins

...reatments and therapeutics for red tide inhalation intoxication that occurs on the beach, and to develop laboratory models that further refine and describe molecular mechanisms of action and therapeutics. Daniel Baden, William R. Kenan Distinguished Professor of Marine Sciences at UNCW and program director for ...

Chronic binge drinking can hasten HIV development

... occurs remain unclear. "Each episode of alcohol intoxication can suppress multiple elements of immune function in humans," he said. "This suppression can be largely responsible for the increased incidence of infections such as pneumonia. However, chronic alcohol consumption can also stimulate the immune system...

Alcohol Abuse Must be solved with Action

...n a year. Hospital admissions for high levels of intoxication increased by 40 per cent for men and 30 per cent for women between 1996 and 2004. In 2004 1,113 children and teenagers were admitted to hospital with serious drink-related illnesses. NL...

Older People Get Worse Hangovers

...pleasant physical symptoms associated with alcohol intoxication and hangover, which make adults stop drinking, are not experienced to the same degree by adolescents, Varlinskaya said. It is something that many of us have long suspected - hangovers really do get worse as you get older. The researchers have show...

Excessive Drinking, Not Alcoholism, may Lead to Most Alcohol-Related Problems

...ol & Prevention, "is that drinking to the point of intoxication or drinking above national guidelines with respect to average consumption also carries significant risks, and is unfortunately quite common. Although there are many effective policy and clinical interventions to address excessive drinking, many of th...

Motivational Interviewing Could Reduce Excessive Drinking by Students

... five times a month reported 1.5 fewer episodes of intoxication in a 30- to 45-day period following the MI session...g that this is a panacea, but reducing episodes of intoxication by even one a month is good. Whether these findings will hold up over time, we don’t know yet.” S...

Both Alcohol and Neighborhood Characteristics can Affect Intimate Partner Violence

...ng and violence suggests that, indeed, alcohol and intoxication have different effects on men versus women in terms of IPV." Cunradi plans to continue with her research, collecting data on drinking and other factors from both partners in the couple, and measuring the density of alcohol outlets in their neighbor...

A Tipple a Day may Be heart Friendly for Women

...e, beer, liquor, or some of each; and frequency of intoxication -- current drinkers who stated they drank enough to get drunk or very high, once or more a month, and less than once a month. Results showed that in this population-based study, women who drank moderately had a significantly lower risk of heart at...

Moderate Drinking Lowers Women's Risk of Heart Attack

...e, beer, liquor, or some of each; and frequency of intoxication -- current drinkers who stated they drank enough to get drunk or very high, once or more a month, and less than once a month. Results showed that in this population-based study, women who drankmoderately had a significantly lower risk of heart atta...

Patients With Alcohol Problem Need Mechanical Ventilation

...only causes serious adverse events such as alcohol intoxication and accidents, but also increases the chances of developing life-threatening medical illnesses such as pneumonia, asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, infections and respiratory failure. De Wit recommended that clinicians screen all medical in...

Risk of Water Intoxication in Endurance Athletes

...ercise can be very risky. It can cause fatal water intoxication . Hyponatremia, also called water intoxication, ...entified quickly, even severe cases of acute water intoxication can be treated relatively easily. As you might expect, the condition can be rapidly reversed by the ...

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