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Up to 540,000 lives could be saved worldwide by targeting speed and other main areas — ScienceDaily

A new series published in The Lancet today highlights the growing problem of road traffic injuries and lays out some opportunities for preventing injuries and saving lives. The series comes at the same time as the United Nations General Assembly launches a high-level meeting on global road safety June 30-July 1 in New York. The […]

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Road injuries are killing young people, and it’s hardly slowing down — ScienceDaily

New research led by UNSW Sydney reveals traffic-related fatalities and injuries are the biggest killers of young people worldwide – causing more deaths than communicable and non-communicable diseases or self-harm. The findings are published todayin The Lancet Public Health in thefirst global analysis of transport and unintended injury-related morbidity and mortality of young people aged […]

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Is Schizoaffective Disorder a Serious Mental Illness?

What are the types of schizoaffective disorder? Schizoaffective disorder features symptoms of schizophrenia and affective or mood disorders such as major depression or bipolar disorder. Schizoaffective disorder is a serious mental health condition. Schizoaffective disorder is a serious mental health condition. It features symptoms of schizophrenia and affective or mood disorders such as major depression […]

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Anxiety Uses, Warnings, Side Effects, Dosage

Generic Name: passion flower Brand and Other Names: apricot vine, corona de cristo, Fleischfarbige, fleur de la passion, flor de passion, maypop, passiflora incarnata, passion vine, purple passion flower, water lemon, wild passion flower Drug Class: Herbals What is passion flower, and what is it used for? Passion flower is a vine (Passiflora incarnata) with white […]

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Small amounts of waste in administering the drug could add up to thousands of vials-worth of drug being discarded — ScienceDaily

Medicare could waste up to $605 million per year on the controversial Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab if it is eventually approved for widespread use because it is supplied in vials containing fixed doses that may not be appropriate for all patients-resulting in the trashing of large volumes of unused drug, new UCLA research finds. The drug […]

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Study reveals the job problems contributing to physician suicide — ScienceDaily

Physician burnout and suicide are a growing public health concern, with 1 in 15 physicians experiencing suicidal ideation. Studies consistently show that physicians are more likely than non-physicians to experience work-related stressors prior to suicide. Still, the exact nature of these stressors was unknown. To better understand and characterize the job stressors that contribute to […]