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Lead Is Dangerous

Lead Is Dangerous Toxin For People Of All Ages

Lead Is Dangerous; Everything is a toxin, or has the potential to be, in the field of toxicology. In the 1500s, Swiss physician Paracelsus, the father of toxicology, coined his famous dictum: What is there that is not poison? All things are poison and nothing is without poison. Solely the dose determines that a thing…

Suicides of transgender people

Suicides Involving People Who Are Transgender

Suicides; A new study suggests that UK newspapers are not adhering to guidelines when they report on suicides involving people who are transgender. The research, from the University of York and Hull York Medical School, suggests that newspaper articles about suicide in transgender people do not adhere to guidelines design to minimise the risk of imitative suicide…

French economists make case for legal marijuana

Marijuana Was Legalised For Medical Use

Marijuana; In this study French economists recommended legalising marijuana, arguing it would add billions to state coffers, but President Emmanuel Macron’s government again ruled out letting recreational users get legally high. The French Council of Economic Analysis (CAE), a body task with advising the government on policy; so note that despite having some of Europe’s…

Evaluation Of Oro Dental Self Injury For Insurance Deception

Evaluation Of Oro Dental Self Injury For Insurance Deception

Self injury is defining as a behavior causing deliberate destruction or damage to the body tissues; which is not associating with a conscious intent to commit suicide. A nonsuicidal self inflicting injury is socially unacceptable repetitive; direct (to differentiate it from lesions induced by indirect methods such as the deliberate ingestion of a drug), and…

Suicide Deaths among young black males increased

Suicide Deaths Are Rising Significantly Among African American Teens

Suicide Deaths; A large-scale study from The University of Toledo of young African Americans who have attempt or died by suicide suggests there is a greater need for mental health services in urban school districts; also that they need to do a better job in convincing parents and caregivers to safely secure firearms and ammunition…

Metabolic Fingerprint

Metabolic Fingerprint of Different Exercise Modes in Men

Metabolic Fingerprint; The metabolic syndrome (MetS), a condition that involves cardiometabolic risk factors, such as visceral obesity, hyperglycemia, dyslipidemia, and hypertension, shows alarmingly increasing rates. MetS increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality. Although the patho physiological mechanisms behind the manifestation of MetS are far from clear, insulin resistance appears…

Forensic Autopsy

Forensic Autopsy Cases Study About Fetal And Infant Death

Forensic Autopsy; The death of an infant is a tragic event for a family and for medical practitioners. Within develop countries, the stillbirth rate is estimate to be 4.2 to 6.8 per 1000 live births, whereas in the developing world, this rate is 20 to 32 per 1000 live births. Infant (1–12 months) mortality rates…

the vehicle color was either a "match" or "non-match

Vehicle Color Distributions Generalized As Topcoat Color

Vehicle Color; Multiple coatings of automotive paints are apply to vehicles for both protective and decorative purposes. These paints are frequently encounter as trace evidence in vehicular accidents, allowing for the association of question samples recover from a scene with control samples of known sources through forensic examination. In certain vehicular accidents such as hit-and-run;…

Marijuana use increases, shifts away from illegal market

Marijuana Use Increases, Shifts Away From Illegal Market

Marijuana Use; New article published by researchers from University of Puget Sound and University of Washington reports that, based on analysis of public wastewater samples in at least one Western Washington population center, cannabis use both increased and substantially shifted from the illicit market since retail sales began in 2014. Led by chemist Dan Burgard,…

Gun

Gun Homicides And Suicides Are Reduce Effectively

Gun; Researcher study the Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health concludes that of the approaches use by states to screen out prohibit individuals from owning firearms, only purchaser licensing has been shown to reduce gun homicides and suicides. Purchaser licensing is currently use by nine…

Suicide

Suicide Prevention Rate In The Building Sector Is Needed

Suicide Prevention; Here study shows more support for mental health interventions and education initiatives aimed at suicide prevention in the building industry is needed, says Andy Walmsley, a clinical psychology doctoral student based in Massey’s School of Psychology in Wellington. He chose his thesis topic in order to offer practical help to address New Zealand’s…

Firearms

Firearms Create More Awareness And Exposure

Firearms; Study is going to warn that lead base ammunition is posing a risk to firearms‘ users and their families, with a culture of denial about the issue among the firearms community. In a letter publish in the latest New Zealand Medical Journal, researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington and Massey University say so…