Alcohol abuse-induced health and psychosocial losses among residents of social care institutions

Introduction. Alcoholism is one of the most serious social issues of modern times. In Poland, the importance of problems resulting from alcohol abuse or misuse is significant, both in the context of health, economic and social consequences. Aim. The aim

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Occurrence of bisphenol A and its effects on the human body

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a key component of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins, which are widely used for production of food storage containers and numerous other products, including contact lenses, protective glasses, infant incubators, CDs and DVDs. Moreover, BPA is

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Bioelectric impedance analysis versus prediction equations for percent body fat in healthy nigerian adults: correlation or conflict

Background and objective: There is dearth of studies on the validation of equations for predicting Percent Body Fat (PBF) in sub-Saharan Africa. This study compared Bio-electrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) estimated PBF and PBF predicted from equations. Materials and Methods: 1,350

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Glyphosate-based phospho-organic herbicides – an outline of action, metabolism and the selected effects on humans and other organisms

Glyphosate (GP) is an active substance of the most common group of herbicides, applied to large cultivation areas as well as small allotments, home and industrial greeneries, those along traffic routes and around public areas. GP is highly valued for

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Ischaemic stroke – one of the most frequent causes of disability

Ischaemic stroke is one of the most frequent causes of adult disability. Even with best stroke unit care, only about one third of patients recover without any neurologic deficits. This is a great health problem, especially in modern societies. Depending

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The podology problems in children and youth in gynecological, pediatric, neurological, and orthopedic perspectives. Diagnosis and therapy of feet deformities. Application of sport in the course of treatment

In last years of the 20th and in beginning of the 21st centuries, we observe the increasing number of children with feet deformities. There are valgus or valgo – planus deformity because of shortening of m. triceps surae and Achilles

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