Prediagnostic alterations in circulating bile acid profiles in the development of hepatocellular carcinoma

Bile acids (BAs) play different roles in cancer development. Some are carcinogenic and BA signaling is also involved in various metabolic, inflammatory and immune-related processes. The liver is the primary site of BA synthesis. Liver dysfunction and microbiome compositional changes, such as during hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) development, may modulate BA metabolism increasing concentration of carcinogenic…

Alcohol, Tobacco and Psychotropic Drugs Use Among a Population with Chronic Pain in Southern Spain. A Cross-Sectional Study

Background Substance use seems to be higher among populations with chronic pain. Aim The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between the quantity of alcohol, tobacco, and psychotropic drugs consumed and chronic pain among women and men. Method Linear and logistic regression analyses were carried out using data from the 2015-2016 adults’…

Excess Mortality by Multimorbidity, Socioeconomic, and Healthcare Factors, amongst Patients Diagnosed with Diffuse Large B-Cell or Follicular Lymphoma in England

Background: Socioeconomic inequalities of survival in patients with lymphoma persist, which may be explained by patients’ comorbidities. We aimed to assess the association between comorbidities and the survival of patients diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell (DLBCL) or follicular lymphoma (FL) in England accounting for other socio-demographic characteristics. (2) Methods: Population-based cancer registry data were linked…

Seminario Silicosis

#SaludPúblicaAndalucía DIRIGIDO A Profesionales en Medicina familiar y comunitaria y profesionales sanitarios interesados en ampliar conocimientos en vigilancia epidemiológica y salud laboral.   LUGAR La participación podrá ser presencial o virtual. Presencial será en Instituto Maimónides de Investigación Biomédica de Córdoba (IMIBIC). Hospital Reina Sofía.   INSCRIPCIÓN https://www.easp.ws/c/ZMABJE PROGRAMAINSCRIPCIÓN

Implantación de procedimientos de tratamiento antimicrobiano domiciliario endovenoso (TADE) en el SSPA

Implantación de procedimientos de tratamiento antimicrobiano domiciliario endovenoso (TADE) en el SSPA Inscripción: ABIERTA Duración:  1 hora Plazas disponibles: sin límite Evaluación: Cuestionarios de autoevaluación Obtención de diplomaINSCRIBIRSE AL CURSOACCESO AL CURSOA quién va dirigido En Hospitales: médicos y enfermeras de Hospital de Día, enfermeras gestoras de casos, expertos en el diagnóstico y tratamiento de…

Costing methodologies in European economic evaluation guidelines: commonalities and divergences

From both the methodological point of view and standardization of methodology, little attention has been paid to the estimation of direct costs in evaluation of healthcare technologies. The objective is to revise the recommendations on direct costs provided in European economic evaluation guidelines and to identify the commonalities and divergences among them. To achieve this,…

Child Care Center Hand Hygiene Programs’ Cost-Effectiveness in Preventing Respiratory Infections

BACKGROUND We previously demonstrated that a hand hygiene program, including hand sanitizer and educational measures, for day care center (DCC) staff, children, and parents was more effective than a soap-and-water program, with initial observation, in preventing respiratory infections (RIs) in children attending DCCs. We analyzed the cost-effectiveness of these programs in preventing RIs. METHODS A…