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Alcoholic beverage preference and dietary habits in elderly across Europe: analyses within the Consortium on Health and Ageing: Network of Cohorts in Europe and the United States (CHANCES) Project.

INTRODUCTION: The differential associations of beer, wine, and spirit consumption on cardiovascular risk found in observational studies may be confounded by diet. We described and compared dietary intake and diet quality according to alcoholic beverage pr ...

New psychoactive substances in Ireland following the criminal justice (psychoactive substances) act-why all the pessimism?

Letter to the editor......Most of the international discussion about the experience of Ireland following the NPS inspired legislation has suggested that it was largely ineffective. The reality appears to be very different..... Bobby P Smyth Letter to the ...

Fentanyl. DrugWatch information sheet.

Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic and short-acting painkiller that is 50-100 times more potent than morphine, meaning that 1/10th of a gram of fentanyl is equivalent to between 5-10g of morphine. It was first synthesized by Dr. Paul Janssen in December 196 ...

The 10th international conference on nightlife, substance use and related health issues- abstract book.

. University College Dublin The objectives of Club Health Dublin 2017 include: To develop understanding of the impacts of nightlife activity and the necessity for creating and maintaining safe and healthy nightlife environments To facilitate the implementa ...

Narcan: The Irish weapon in America's drugs war.

The drug has saved lives amid the USâ?Ts opioid epidemic, but it remains controversial...... John Breslin The drug has saved lives amid the USa's opioid epidemic, but it remains controversial...... http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27721 Public 8 August ...

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 ...

Monitoring inspection report- detention schools services under the Children Act, 2001 (as amended by section 152 of the Criminal Justice Act 2006).

. Health Information and Quality Authority Vulnerable Children, Child Health The purpose of monitoring is to safeguard vulnerable children living in the Oberstown Children Detention Campus. Monitoring provides assurance to the public that children are rece ...

Implementing a tobacco-free hospital campus in Ireland: lessons learned.

. D McArdle, Zubair Kabir. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27706 Public 1 July 2017 Article National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1501751674 27706 No ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;TOBACCO USE;SUBSTANCE MISUSE;HEALTH ...

Multimorbidity: quality standard.

This quality standard covers clinical assessment, prioritising and managing healthcare for adults aged 18 years and over with 2 or more long-term health conditions (multimorbidity). At least 1 of these conditions must be a physical health condition. It de ...

UISCE reacts to the launch of the National Drug Strategy 2017-2025.

. drugs.ie. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27703 Public 17 July 2017 News National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1501575843 27703 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Simon Communities welcome National Drugs Strategy Publication.

. Simon Communities of Ireland http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27702 Public 1 July 2017 News National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1501575642 27702 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Gay health network statement on National Drug Strategy 2017- 2025.

. Gay Health Network http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27701 Public 1 July 2017 News National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1501575378 27701 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

'Inadequate' aid to help expectant mums quit smoking.

. Sean McCarthaigh. http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27697 Public 1 August 2017 News National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1501570564 27697 No ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;TOBACCO USE;HEALTH;SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

European prison rules.

. Council of Europe Drugs, Alcohol, Prison-based health service Council of Europe. (2006) European prison rules. Strasbourg: Council of Europe. 133 p. Policy Policies, Strategies & Action plans http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27695 Public 1 January 2006 ...

PDU (Problem drug use) revision summary.

. Danica Thanki, Julian Vicente Drug misuse This document is a summary of the concepts and definitions in the revised area. Detailed background information about the process of revision can be found in two related documents (see footnote 3). The changes ar ...

A systematic review of hepatitis C virus epidemiology in Europe, Canada and Israel.

BACKGROUND AND AIM Decisions on public health issues are dependent on reliable epidemiological data. A comprehensive review of the literature was used to gather country-specific data on risk factors, prevalence, number of diagnosed individuals and genotyp ...

Global burden of disease (GBD) for hepatitis C.

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is now a global public health issue. However, the global burden of disease attributable to HCV infection is unknown. The objectives of this WHO informal consultation included the following: (1) defining a strategy to esti ...

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 ...

The Novel Psychoactive Substances in the UK Project: empirical and conceptual review work to produce research recommendations.

. Noreen D Mdege, Nick Meader, Charlie Lloyd, Steve Parrott, Jim McCambridge http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27685 Public 1 June 2017 Article National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1501228029 27685 No ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;HEALTH;SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

Consumer preferences for poultry decontamination methods on the island of Ireland

Consumer preferences for poultry decontamination methods on the island of Ireland Date: August, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-905767-72-4 Downloads Consumer preferences of poultry decontamination methods on the island of Ireland (PDF, 2MB) Introduction Campylobacter i ...

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