The effects of alcohol taxation, minimum unit price and restricted time availability on overall alcohol consumption

In a recent article published in the eClinicalMedicine Journal, researchers conducted a systematic review to estimate the impact of three main alcohol control policies, alcohol taxation, minimum unit price (MUP), and restricted time availability on alcohol consumption levels. ‘alcohol. In addition, they reviewed and summarized all available evidence on the effects of alcohol policies and … Read more

Study sheds light on global disparities in liver disease death rates

New research sheds light on global disparities in death rates from advanced liver disease, also known as cirrhosis. The study, published Monday in Lancet Gastroenterology and hepatologyfound that the risk of death for hospitalized patients with cirrhosis was more than twice as high in low- and lower-middle-income countries compared to high-income countries, mainly due to … Read more

Study of the interaction between the number of white blood cells and the incidence of low-density lipoprotein cholesterolemia

In a recent study published in the Scientific reports Journal, Japanese researchers conducted a longitudinal study on the association between white blood cell count and low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-related hypercholesterolemia. Study: Elevated white blood cell count and development of LDL hypercholesterolemia. Image Credit: DaiYim/ Background Cardiovascular disease continues to be one of the leading causes of … Read more

Penn Medicine launches new Community Mental Health Center at University of Pennsylvania Hospital

Penn Medicine Launches New Community Mental Health Center at University of Pennsylvania Hospital – ; Cedar Avenue (HUP Cedar), co-locating inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care with a new Crisis Response Center (CRC) at the facility. The multi-year plan will put crucial psychiatric and addictions care within reach for residents of West and Southwest Philadelphia at … Read more

States pull out of federal program that tracks teen behavior as young people’s mental health deteriorates

As the covid-19 pandemic has deepened a mental health crisis among young Americans, a small group of states have quietly withdrawn from the nation’s largest public effort to track concerning behaviors among high school students. Colorado, Florida and Idaho will not participate in a key part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s youth … Read more

Researchers study effects of alcohol consumption and seek better treatment for alcoholic pancreatitis

Many patients with alcoholic pancreatitis continued to drink during COVID-19. Researchers at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine are studying the effects of continued alcohol consumption and looking for better treatment for alcohol-related pancreatic disease. Miller School researchers are looking for solutions to the lingering effects of alcohol consumption, its harmful effects and … Read more