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Substance abuse among veterans increasing as mental health issues go untreated, study finds

More U.S. military veterans are struggling with substance abuse and half of returning service members who need mental health treatment don’t seek out care, according to newly released data. According to information from the Centers for Disease Control’s 2017 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System compiled by American Addiction Centers, the rate of binge drinking among veterans… Read More »

Obesity Is Driving Rise in Cancer Among Young People

Being overweight or obese is associated with an increased risk of various types of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). These obesity-related cancers are now found to be on the rise among young people in the United States. What’s more, rates are steeply increasing in progressively younger ages and successively younger generations, suggest… Read More »

Improved liver function, but progressive kidney damage, among children on antiretroviral therapy in Ethiopia

Among HIV-positive children with liver and kidney abnormalities, liver enzyme abnormalities improved while kidney function progressively deteriorated the longer the children were on antiretroviral therapy (ART). With the exception of nevirapine, the specific ART regimen did not have a significant effect on changes in liver enzymes or kidney function. These findings from the Ethiopian Paediatric… Read More »