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UNODC annual report 2016.

. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Drug misuse, Crime, Terrorism The 2016 annual report provides an overview of UNODC's work across the globe in assisting Member States to address the threat posed by drugs, crime and terrorism. In addition to ...

Exposure to substance use prevention messages among adolescents. Short report.

This issue of The CBHSQ Report examines adolescents' exposure to substance use prevention messages using US data from the 2002 to 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). It also uses 2015 NSDUH data to examine exposure to prevention mess ...

WHO alcohol brief intervention training manual for primary care.

Alcohol contributes significantly to the disease and mortality burden in the WHO European Region, and primary health care systems play an important role in reducing the impact of harmful alcohol use. Screening and brief interventions (SBIs) for alcohol ar ...

Dealing with synthetics: time to reframe the narrative.

Key Points: â?¢ Despite adjustments over its lifetime, the contemporary international drug control regime has had an historical emphasis in on â?~narcoticâ?T drugs, such as opium, heroin and cocaine, rather than on a range of synthetic substances. â?¢ Ass ...

Frequently asked questions on opioid agonist treatment for pharmaceutical opioid dependence: An evidence summary.

This evidence summary from Australia comes from a program of work that aimed to build the evidence base for the treatment of pharmaceutical opioid dependence, or dependence on opioid pain medications such as oxycodone, morphine and codeine. Many of the or ...

Guidelines for the screening, care and treatment of persons with hepatitis C infection.

. World Health Organization Bloodborne viruses These are the first guidelines dealing with hepatitis C treatment produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) and complement existing guidance on the prevention of transmission of bloodborne viruses, inclu ...

Shifting the optimal stiffness for cell migration

Cell migration, which is central to many biological processes including wound healing and cancer progression, is sensitive to environmental stiffness, and many cell types exhibit a stiffness optimum, at which migration is maximal. Here we present a cell m ...

Draft resolution submitted by the President of the General Assembly. Our joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem. A/S-30/L.1

Our joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problem. The General Assembly, Adopts the outcome document entitled â?oOur joint commitment to effectively addressing and countering the world drug problemâ? annexed to the pres ...

Foul play. Alcohol marketing during UEFA Euro 2016.

. 10.14655/11971-1090984 Richard I Purves, Nathan Critchlow, Martine Stead Alcohol promotion, Marketing, Football, Legislation BACKGROUND: International football tournaments provide a high-profile platform for alcohol marketing. UEFA EURO 2016, however, wa ...

Global hepatitis report 2017.

. 10.14655/11971-1090958 World Health Organization Viral Hepatitis In May 2016, the World Health Assembly endorsed the Global Health Sector Strategy (GHSS) on viral hepatitis 2016–2021. The GHSS calls for the elimination of viral hepatitis as a public heal ...

Doing drugs, doing masculinities.

. 10.14655/11971-1090938 Clay Darcy Inequality, Gender Doing drugs, doing masculinities. In: International conference on masculinities: engaging men and boys for gender equality, March 6th 2015, New York City. Health Inequalities Health Inequalities Resear ...

Hair Dyes and Cancer Risk factsheet

Many people in the United States and Europe use hair dyes. It is estimated that more than one-third of women over age 18 and about 10% of men over age 40 use some type of hair dye. 10.14655/11971-1077711 National Cancer Institute Hair colourubg Many peopl ...

The Brisbane Home Safety Survey and its Role in the Queensland Pool Safety Campaign: Domestic Swimming Pool Fencing Characteristics, Compliance and Attitudes

10.14655/11971-1058473 Balanda KP, Spinks D, Ring I, Pitt WR, et al Home Safety, Swimming Pool, Fencing Article   in   Health promotion journal of Australia: official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals 1(2):37-42  · Januar ...

The Development of a School-based Teaching Resource Package for Adolescent Skin Cancer Prevention

10.14655/11971-1058472 Balanda KP, Gillespie AM, Lowe JB, et al Skin Protection, Skin Lesion, Skin Cancer, Sun Screen, Education Article   in   Health promotion journal of Australia: official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professio ...

The needs of cancer patients and their families from rural and remote areas of Queensland

10.14655/11971-1058464 Alexandra M Clavarino, John B Lowe, Sue-Ann Carmont, Kevin Balanda Cancer Treatment, Patient, Rural Area, Remote Area This study examines the impact of travelling for treatment on cancer patients and their families. Twenty-eight con ...

The Relationship between Australian Students' Perceptions of Parental Behavior, School Politics, and Sun Protection Behaviors

10.14655/11971-1058461 Kevin Peter Balanda, Fischer KJ, Lowe JB, Stanton WR Student, Sun Screen, Sun Protection Chronic Conditions Conditions Cancer Chronic Conditions Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...

Toddler drownings in domestic swimming pools in Queensland since uniform fencing requirements

10.14655/11971-1058458 W R Pitt, K P Balanda Drowning, Swimming, Safety, Child health Request the full-text to ask the authors to provide the full-text version. Article   in   The Medical journal of Australia 169(10):557-8  · December 1998 Research and Ev ...

Use of the Delphi Process for Initial Investigation of Community Education on Bowel Cancer: A Case Study

10.14655/11971-1058457 Balanda KP, Gillespie AM, Lowe JB Bowel cancer, Cancer detection, Early detection Use of the Delphi Process for Initial Investigation of Community Education on Bowel Cancer: A Case Study Chronic Conditions Conditions Cancer Chronic ...

What use do people make of physicians in checking their skin for cancer?

10.14655/11971-1058456 C B Del Mar, W R Stanton, A M Gillespie, K P Balanda Skin, Check, Skin Protection, Sun Screen We administered a questionnaire to 995 people selected randomly from the electoral roll in one coastal region of subtropical Australia. Th ...

Sun-safe behaviour among secondary school students in Australia

10.14655/11971-1057979 J B Lowe, R Borland, W R Stanton, K P Balanda, et al Sun Screen, Sun Protection, School-aged Children This paper reports data on the first national survey of sun-protection measures of Australian secondary school students. A cross-s ...