This post was originally published on this siteAlcohol use early in the pregnancy by the mother may be a risk factor for a condition in which an infant’s intestines develop outside the abdomen, according to a study published in the Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine.
This post was originally published on this siteOpioid addicts and others battling compulsion around drugs or alcohol are using a new high-tech, low-risk method to practice saying no–through virtual reality.
This post was originally published on this site“Has this patient been drinking?” It’s a critical question for neurosurgical nurses and other professionals when evaluating patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). But some groups of TBI patients are less likely to be screened for alcohol use, including women and younger patients, reports a study in the
This post was originally published on this siteEach year in the U.S., more than 40,000 patients need a liver transplant because of complications associated with cirrhosis and liver failure. Alcohol-related liver disease (ALD) alone accounts for nearly 30 percent of all liver transplants, yet up to 50 percent of patients with alcoholism return to drinking