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August 8, 2017

Why are doctors underusing a drug to treat opioid addiction?

Source: Medical News Today @ 02:00
A drug approved for private physicians to treat opioid addiction is being underprescribed, and a survey of addiction specialists suggests that many of them are not willing to increase their use of...

New study generates more accurate estimates of state opioid and heroin fatalities

Source: Medical News Today @ 02:00
Although opioid and heroin deaths have been rising dramatically in the U.S., the magnitude of the epidemic varies from state to state, as does the relative proportion of opioid vs heroin poisonings.

August 7, 2017

Increasing risk of drug withdrawal in newborns as US opioid epidemic accelerates

Source: Medical News Today @ 02:00
In the US, about every 25 minutes an infant is born with signs of drug withdrawal (also known as neonatal abstinence syndrome).

August 3, 2017

Moderate drinking correlates with cognitive health, longevity

Source: Medical News Today @ 02:00
Study finds that a regular, controlled intake of alcohol correlates with a decreased risk of cognitive health impairments, as well as longevity.

August 2, 2017

Fetal alcohol syndrome: Causes, treatment, and symptoms

Source: Medical News Today @ 11:00
Fetal alcohol syndrome is one of a range of disorders, related to alcohol affecting fetal development. Learn about at the causes, symptoms, and treatments.

Every 10 grams of alcohol per day may raise skin cancer risk

Source: Medical News Today @ 11:00
The risk of basal and squamous cell carcinomas may increase with every 10 grams of alcohol consumed each day, new research suggests.

February 27, 2013

Mother's Drinking Increases Risk of Infant's Death: Study

Source: MedicineNet @ 01:00
Title: Mother's Drinking Increases Risk of Infant's Death: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 2/26/2013 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/27/2013 12:00:00 AM

February 15, 2013

Alcohol Blamed for 1 in Every 30 Cancer Deaths: Study

Source: MedicineNet @ 01:00
Title: Alcohol Blamed for 1 in Every 30 Cancer Deaths: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 2/14/2013 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/15/2013 12:00:00 AM

February 12, 2013

Happy, Healthy, Valentine!

Source: MedicineNet @ 01:00
Title: Happy, Healthy, Valentine!
Category: Health Facts
Created: 2/10/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/12/2013 12:00:00 AM

February 11, 2013

Lower Drinking Age May Raise Chances of Bingeing Later

Source: MedicineNet @ 01:00
Title: Lower Drinking Age May Raise Chances of Bingeing Later
Category: Health News
Created: 2/8/2013 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/11/2013 12:00:00 AM

February 6, 2013

Drinking Imbalance Could Put Marriage on the Rocks

Source: MedicineNet @ 01:00
Title: Drinking Imbalance Could Put Marriage on the Rocks
Category: Health News
Created: 2/5/2013 4:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/6/2013 12:00:00 AM

Diet Drinks As Mixers May Make for More Potent Cocktails

Source: MedicineNet @ 01:00
Title: Diet Drinks As Mixers May Make for More Potent Cocktails
Category: Health News
Created: 2/5/2013 4:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/6/2013 12:00:00 AM

January 28, 2013

Do TV Liquor Ads Drive Kids to Drink?

Source: MedicineNet @ 01:00
Title: Do TV Liquor Ads Drive Kids to Drink?
Category: Health News
Created: 1/28/2013 10:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/28/2013 12:00:00 AM

January 23, 2013

Alcohol and a Good Night's Sleep Don't Mix

Source: MedicineNet @ 01:00
Title: Alcohol and a Good Night's Sleep Don't Mix
Category: Health News
Created: 1/23/2013 11:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/23/2013 12:00:00 AM

January 15, 2013

Doctors Often Miss Signs of Problem Drinking in Patients, Study Finds

Source: MedicineNet @ 01:00
Title: Doctors Often Miss Signs of Problem Drinking in Patients, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/15/2013 10:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/15/2013 12:00:00 AM

January 9, 2013

Binge Drinking Common Among U.S. Women, Girls: CDC

Source: MedicineNet @ 01:00
Title: Binge Drinking Common Among U.S. Women, Girls: CDC
Category: Health News
Created: 1/8/2013 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/9/2013 12:00:00 AM

January 4, 2013

Health Tip: You May Need a Bone Density Test

Source: MedicineNet @ 01:00
Title: Health Tip: You May Need a Bone Density Test
Category: Health News
Created: 1/4/2013 8:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/4/2013 12:00:00 AM

January 2, 2013

Hepatitis C (HCV, Hep C)

Source: MedicineNet @ 01:00
Title: Hepatitis C (HCV, Hep C)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/2/2013 12:00:00 AM

December 31, 2012

Another New Year's Hazard: Drunk Walking

Source: MedicineNet @ 01:00
Title: Another New Year's Hazard: Drunk Walking
Category: Health News
Created: 12/31/2012 10:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/31/2012 12:00:00 AM

December 20, 2012

Solo Rock Stars Die Sooner Than Those in Bands

Source: MedicineNet @ 01:00
Title: Solo Rock Stars Die Sooner Than Those in Bands
Category: Health News
Created: 12/19/2012 8:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 12/20/2012 12:00:00 AM


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