NIDCR's Winter 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Winter 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NIDCR News Science Advances   NIDCR News NIDCR Major Announcement: Save the Date! Mark your calendar for Tuesday, December 21, at 1pm for a major webcast announcement from NIDCR. Look for log-in instructions, coming in a separate NIDCR email next week. Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque Joins NIDCR as Deputy Director NIDCR welcomed Jennifer Webster...
Source: NIDCR Science News - December 8, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Inter-parental conflict's persistent effects on adolescent psychological distress, adjustment issues, and suicidal ideation during the COVID-19 lockdown - Mushtaque I, Rizwan M, Abbas M, Khan AA, Fatima SM, Jaffri QA, Mushtaq R, Hussain S, Shabbir SW, Naz R, Muneer K.
The current study sought to ascertain the impact of inter-parent conflicts on teenage psychological distress, social and academic adjustment and examine the suicide ideation during the COVID-19. The results found to be alarming as 22% of the individuals di... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mental health nursing and the theory-practice gap: civil war and intellectual self-injury - Warrender D.
Mental health nursing students experience education from both academic institutions and on clinical placements, yet there often remains a divide in understandings and attitudes between the two. This editorial provides personal and professional comment on t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A comparative study on teaching methodologies applied in engineering and manufacturing process subjects during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021 - L ópez, González A, Álvarez FJ, Rodriguez D.
Specific disciplines in engineering, such as manufacturing processes, require students in their academic stage to pay special attention, given the possible changes that may affect the acquisition of competencies. In an environment of uncertainty, such as a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A review of pro-arrest, pro-charge, and pro-prosecution policies as a response to domestic violence - Ryan C, Silvio D, Borden T, Ross NM.
SummaryThe focus of this scoping review was to understand the overall state of research activity related to pro-arrest, pro-charge, and pro-prosecution policies in Canada. The review identified 295 articles, academic (47.5%) and gray literature (52.5%) pub... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Demanding reduction: a county-level analysis examining structural determinants of human trafficking arrests in Florida - Diaz M, Huff-Corzine L, Corzine J.
Academic literature has placed increased focus on understanding the complexities of human trafficking cases, but a gap in literature persists on assessing structural determinants that may impact the number of identified human trafficking arrests. As such, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Decolonising terrorism journals - Mohammed I.
Decolonisation of knowledge over the past few years has gained much traction among scholars and students in many countries. This situation has led to calls for the decolonisation of knowledge, academia, the university, and university curricula. That said, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

The impact of the magnitude of the group of bullies on health-related quality of life and academic performance among adolescents - Mart ín-Pérez L, Gascón-Cánovas JJ.
This study examines the consequences that physical and verbal/social victimization by peers and the magnitude of the groups of bullies have on academic performance and the psychological and social domains of Health-related Quality of Life (HRQoL). 1428 sec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Emotion regulation and intimate partner violence perpetration in undergraduate samples: a review of the literature - Neilson EC, Gulati NK, Stappenbeck CA, George WH, Davis KC.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration increases throughout young adulthood and is particularly widespread among college students, resulting in mental health and academic consequences. Deficits in emotion regulation (ER) are an important factor assoc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Disability in children and adolescents: the extent of the impact on psychiatric disorders and educational deficits - Zaqueu L, Teixeira MCTV, Lowenthal R, Mari JJ, Miguel EC, Rohde LA, Paula CS.
INTRODUCTION: Most children/adolescents with disability live in low and middle-income countries and, worldwide, they are more likely to have mental health problems and achieve worse academic performance compared to those with typical development. O... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Booster, Administered Six Months After Two-Dose Regimen of BNT162b2, Shows Substantial Increase in Antibody and T-cell Responses
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., DECEMBER 5, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced preliminary results from an independent study, including a subset of participants from the Janssen-sponsored COV2008 study, conducted by Dan Barouch, M.D., Ph.D., et al. of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), which showed that a booster shot of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine (Ad26.COV2.S), administered at six months after a two-dose primary regimen of BNT162b2, increased both antibody and T-cell responses. These results demonstrate the potential benefits of heterologous boosting (mix-and-match...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - December 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Big Tobacco Industry Rides COVID-19 Pandemic as Countries Grapple for a Response
By Jennie Lyn ReyesBANGKOK, Thailand, Dec 3 2021 (IPS) Almost two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries in the developing world continue to grapple with basic issues such as securing sufficient vaccines and providing essential medical care for their sick. Many economies are in recovery mode as governments scramble to resuscitate them with recovery packages and build back better plans. In this mix, COVID-19 did not dent Big Tobacco’s profits as it exploited the pandemic and persuaded governments to treat cigarettes as “essential,” accept its charity, obtain perks such as tax breaks and treat ne...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jennie Lyn Reyes Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Inequity IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Roche has rapidly developed additional testing options to differentiate mutations in the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant
Basel, 3 December 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and TIB Molbiol, a newly acquired subsidiary within the Roche Diagnostics division, have added three additional Research Use Only (RUO) test kits for the detection of mutations present in the novel B.1.1.529 Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant: VirSNip SARS Spike ins214EPE (RUO), VirSNiP SARS-CoV-2 Spike S371L S373P (RUO), VirSNip SARS Spike E484A (RUO). The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified the recently emerged SARS-CoV-2 variant, Omicron (B.1.1.529), as a COVID-19 variant of concern (VOC).The VirSNiP variant kits allow differentiation between unique mutation...
Source: Roche Investor Update - December 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche has rapidly developed additional testing options to differentiate mutations in the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant
Basel, 3 December 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) and TIB Molbiol, a newly acquired subsidiary within the Roche Diagnostics division, have added three additional Research Use Only (RUO) test kits for the detection of mutations present in the novel B.1.1.529 Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant: VirSNip SARS Spike ins214EPE (RUO), VirSNiP SARS-CoV-2 Spike S371L S373P (RUO), VirSNip SARS Spike E484A (RUO). The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified the recently emerged SARS-CoV-2 variant, Omicron (B.1.1.529), as a COVID-19 variant of concern (VOC).The VirSNiP variant kits allow differentiation between unique mutation...
Source: Roche Media News - December 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Disaster Research Response Program helps communities build resiliency
NIEHS experts join forces with academic, community leaders to prepare North Carolina for environmental catastrophes, other emergencies. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - December 2, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Book Excerpt from Great Minds Don't Think Alike
In the introduction, editor Marcelo Gleiser established the need for dialogue across the science-humanities divide in academia. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - December 1, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Reading Frames Source Type: news

Global Health Education and Best Practices for Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Trainees
Neonatal-perinatal medicine (NPM) trainees are expressing an increased interest in global health. NPM fellowship programs are tasked with ensuring that interested fellows receive appropriate training and mentorship to participate in the global health arena. Global health engagement during fellowship varies based on a trainee ’s experience level, career goals, and academic interests. Some trainees may seek active learning opportunities through clinical rotations abroad whereas others may desire engagement through research or quality improvement partnerships. To accommodate these varying interests, NPM fellows and trai...
Source: NeoReviews recent issues - December 1, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Here's Beyonc é's Daughters, Blue Ivy and Rumi, Modeling Like Pros in Her ‘Halls of Ivy’ Campaign
Beyoncé's Ivy Park line has an academia-themed collection coming out, and Bey tapped major star talent for its campaign video, including her daughters. #campaignbeyoncé #blueivy #ivypark #hallsofivy #bey #rumi #campaignvideo (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson to Evaluate Its COVID-19 Vaccine Against New Omicron COVID-19 Variant
Since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, Johnson & Johnson (the Company) has been closely monitoring newly emerging COVID-19 variants. In collaboration with academic groups in South Africa and around the world, the Company has been evaluating the effectiveness of its COVID-19 vaccine across variants, including now the new and rapidly spreading Omicron variant. The Company is testing blood serum from participants in completed and ongoing booster studies to look for neutralizing activity against the Omicron variant. In addition, the Company is pursuing an Omicron-specific variant vaccine and will progress it as need...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A qualitative exploration of school racial diversity, friendship choices, and Black women's identity-based experiences in high school - Leath S, Pfister T, Ball P, Butler-Barnes S, Evans KA.
Social integration is a critical component of adolescents' positive school adjustment. Although prior scholars have highlighted how Black women and girls' social identities (e.g., race, gender, social class) influence their academic and social experiences ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Strategic submission to rape is not consent: sexual violence in the Colombian armed conflict - Stallone K.
This article deepens that analysis, emphasizing calculated action rather than passive victimization. This is a sys... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Exploring the factors affecting women's intention to drive in Saudi Arabia - Al-Garawi N, Kamargianni M.
Women's choice to drive is a topic that has not attracted much interest in the academic literature, due to the fact that this is every citizens' right around the world. Saudi Arabia was the only country left, where women were not allowed to drive. In Septe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Effectiveness of correctional-educational interventions in correctional institutions aimed at perpetrators of domestic violence in the light of their return to prison - Wi ęcek-Durańska A.
Family violence is a phenomenon that has been the subject of heated discussions for many years, both in the media, politics, and academia. It is emphasized that this is an increasingly visible and growing phenomenon in the modern world. According to offici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of a school-based intervention for preventing substance use among adolescents at risk of academic failure: a pilot study of the reasoning and rehabilitation V2 program - Alarc ó-Rosales R, Sánchez-Sansegundo M, Ferrer-Cascales R, Albaladejo-Blázquez N, Lordan O, Zaragoza-Martí A.
Tobacco, alcohol and cannabis use are important health problems that contribute greatly to causes of death in worldwide. Early onset of substance use increases rapidly during adolescence and it has been associated with a wide range of adverse events. Becau... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A systematic review on the impact of trauma-informed education programs on academic and academic-related functioning for students who have experienced childhood adversity - Roseby S, Gascoigne M.
The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review of the existing literature regarding trauma-informed education programs and their impact on academic and academic-related outcomes. The articles included for review (n = 15) contained data on tra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

As U.S. Hunts for Chinese Spies, University Scientists Warn of Backlash
A chilling effect has taken hold on American campuses, contributing to an outflow of academic talent that may hurt the United States while benefiting Beijing. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Qin Tags: Espionage and Intelligence Services Chinese-Americans Colleges and Universities Federal Bureau of Investigation National Aeronautics and Space Administration Politics and Government United States International Relations Science and Technolog Source Type: news

Virginia professor to step down after backlash to research on 'minor-attracted' people
An academic in Virginia whose research on “minor-attracted people” sparked threats and a petition calling for their removal announced their resignation Wednesda #resignation (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Obicetrapib: CETP Inhibitor Impresses in LDL Lowering Obicetrapib: CETP Inhibitor Impresses in LDL Lowering
A new lipid-lowering agent in a class that had been written off by many is being developed by a group of academic experts, with new data showing large LDL reductions on top of high-intensity statins.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 24, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Ongoing Pandemic Push Africa ’s Children Out of School
Quality, safe, gender-responsive and inclusive education for Africa’s children increasingly out of reach, say experts. Credit: Joyce Chimbi/IPSBy Joyce ChimbiNairobi, Nov 24 2021 (IPS) Kenya’s secondary schools’ administration has been in the eye of a storm since schools reopened in October 2021. Since then, students have set on fire 35 schools and counting, forcing the government to announce an unscheduled break from school – ahead of the planned December 23 closing. Sarah Kitana, a secondary school teacher in Kathiani, Machokos County, tells IPS that fewer students are in classrooms after a year o...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Armed Conflicts COVID-19 Development & Aid Education Featured Gender Health Human Rights Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations #Covid19 ​#SDG4​ Source Type: news

Walter Gratzer, Biophysical Chemist and Science Writer, Dies at 89
His career bridged impactful research in molecular biology and biochemistry with prolific science writing for academic and nonacademic audiences alike. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 23, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Pharmacies could play a crucial role in supporting victims of domestic and sexual abuse
Pharmacies could play a crucial role in identifying and referring victims of domestic and sexual violence and abuse to specialist services but need ongoing training, support and adequate funding to do so, according to researchers from the University of Bristol's Centre for Academic Primary Care and National Institute for Health Research Applied Research Collaboration West (NIHR ARC West). (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 23, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Institutes, Institutes, Bristol Population Health Science Institute; Press Release Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic congratulates the UAE on its 50th anniversary
ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Mayo Clinic extends its well wishes to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the country's golden jubilee. The UAE will mark the 50th anniversary of its founding Dec. 2. "This is a monumental time in UAE history, and thanks to the country's hard work and determination, an ambitious vision is being r ealized," says Mohamad Bydon, M.D., Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon and executive medical director of International Academic Affairs. "In its first 50 years,… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 23, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic again receives top honors for high-quality patient care
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Nine Mayo Clinic hospitals received high rankings for quality patient care in the Bernard A. Birnbaum, M.D., Quality and Affordability Study by Vizient Inc., the nation's leading health care performance improvement company. The rankings honor superior performance among academic medical centers; large, specialized, complex care medical centers; and community hospitals nationwide for delivering safe, timely, effective, efficient and equitable patient-centered care. "These exceptional rankings are well-deserved recognition for our staff's sustained commitment… (Source: Mayo Clinic Business News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Business News - November 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mentor Match Initiative, 2022
To foster diversity, equity and inclusion in the C. elegans research community, we propose a “mentor match” program to facilitate mentoring relationships for career development. Rationale: Mentoring within the larger C. elegans community, in contrast to intra-institutional mentoring, provides an opportunity for mentees to gain from the collective experience of the community. The community already does this on an ad hoc basis, but a more open and accessible mentoring program is needed, especially for people who are members of underrepresented groups in our community. (1) If you are will...
Source: WormBase - November 22, 2021 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ranjana Kishore Tags: brief communication community news wormboard mentor match initiative Source Type: news

Prevalence of suicidal behaviors among primary and middle school students and its relationship with academic burden in Henan Province - Yajun LI.
OBJECTIVE To understand the occurrence of suicidal behaviors of primary and middle school students in Henan Province and its correlation with the burden of learning, so as to provide a reference for the prevention and intervention of suicidal behaviors amo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prior health care utilization among adolescents treated for a suicide attempt at a rural ED - Kahn G, Tumin D, Vasquez-Rios V, Smith A, Buckman C.
PURPOSE: To characterize prior contact with a rural academic health system among young people treated for a suicide attempt in the system's emergency departments (EDs). METHODS: We retrospectively examined electronic medical records from a health s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ole Miss Breaks Ground on Post-Alston Ruling 'Extra Benefits'
The Rebels are the first to take advantage of the recent Supreme Court ruling allowing schools to hand down payments for academic achievements. #rebels #therebels #supremecourt (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden's pick Omarova walks back past controversial statements, claims they were merely academic proposals
President Biden's nominee to be the Comptroller of the Currency, Saule Omarova, found herself clarifying or walking back a number of past statements on Thursday. #omarova (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children Address Unequal Access to Education During Pandemic
By Rebeca Rios-KohnDUBAI, Nov 18 2021 (IPS) In the whirl of effort nations are making to combat COVID-19, the powerful role that children and young people can play in overcoming the harmful effects of school closures is too easily overlooked. Children are making a difference on their own within their families, schools, and communities, while also joining forces with adults in countless compelling ways. Their efforts offer us all much hope and inspiration. But we need to do so much more to ensure they can all get back to school, and safely. At EXPO 2020 DUBAI, now underway after a postponement, the spotlight is on the gra...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rebeca Rios-Kohn Tags: COVID-19 Education Global Headlines Health Human Rights Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Concussion symptoms and temporary accommodations using a student-centered return to learn care plan - Philipson EB, Gause E, Conrick KM, Erickson S, Muma A, Liu Z, Ayyagari RC, Vavilala MS.
BACKGROUND: Many students return to school after concussion with symptoms but without formal support. OBJECTIVE: To examine concussion symptoms and temporary academic accommodations during school use of a four-week student-centered return to learn ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Experiences and well-being among Indigenous former youth in care within Canada - Quinn AL.
BACKGROUND: Research indicates that a healthy cultural identity is associated with positive outcomes including increased self-esteem, academic achievement, and higher reports of satisfying family interactions. OBJECTIVE: This retrospective study ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Africa: The Cost of Covid-19 - What Happens When Children Don't Go to School
[The Conversation Africa] The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted schools and universities across the world. UNESCO figures state that the worldwide average time lost due to COVID-19 related school closures has been two thirds of an academic year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Miami prof gets jail for laundering 'dirty' Venezuela money
MIAMI — For years, Bruce Bagley was the go-to academic expert on drug trafficking in Latin America, sharing his knowledge with Congress, journalists, prominent attorneys and even the Central... #brucebagley #latinamerica #prof (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anxiety, low self-esteem and a low happiness index are associated with poor school performance in Chilean adolescents: a cross-sectional analysis - Zapata-Lamana R, Sanhueza-Campos C, Stuardo- Álvarez M, Ibarra-Mora J, Mardones-Contreras M, Reyes-Molina D, Vásquez-Gómez J, Lasserre-Laso N, Poblete-Valderrama F, Petermann-Rocha F, Parra-Rizo MA, Cigarroa I.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the relationship between anxiety, self-esteem, happiness index and primary school students' academic performance in Chilean adolescents from the Biob ío province. METHODOLOGY: 733 (46.1% girls; 12 (1.3 years)) public primary s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

WTO Finished Without TRIPS Waiver
By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis ChowdhuryKUALA LUMPUR and SYDNEY, Nov 16 2021 (IPS) Quickly enabling greater and more affordable production of and access to COVID-19 medical needs is urgently needed in the South. Such progress will also foster much needed goodwill for international cooperation, multilateralism and sustainable development. Jomo Kwame SundaramThe World Trade Organization (WTO) will soon decide on a conditional temporary waiver of Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). The waiver was proposed by South Africa and India on 2 October 2020. Two-thirds of the 164 WTO members – mainly developing...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Anis Chowdhury Source Type: news

The Interview: How this online professional school is bracing for growth
Saybrook University, which offers online programs and enrolls about 915 students this semester, is working with industry partners to ensure new academic programs are upskilling or reskilling students to match employers ’ needs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 15, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Hilary Burns Source Type: news

Community violence and academic achievement: high-crime neighborhoods, hotspot streets, and the geographic scale of "community" - O'Brien DT, Hill NE, Contreras M.
Numerous studies have demonstrated a negative relationship between community violence and youth academic achievement, but they have varied in their geographic definition of "community," especially as it relates to proximity to students' residences. We exte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Biden Chooses Robert Califf to Lead F.D.A., Despite Drug Industry Ties
Dr. Robert M. Califf, an academic and clinical trial researcher who ran the agency in 2016, has also consulted for pharmaceutical companies. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Sheila Kaplan Tags: Califf, Robert M Food and Drug Administration Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Clinical Trials Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Conflicts of Interest Appointments and Executive Changes United States Politics and Government Biden, Joseph R Jr Source Type: news

Bristol academic awarded prestigious Fellowship
Stewart Lansley has been appointed as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Grants and Awards, Staff notices; Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School for Policy Studies, Institutes, Institutes, Bristol Poverty Institute; Press Release Source Type: news

Enriched Infant Formula Offers No Academic Benefit Later: Study Enriched Infant Formula Offers No Academic Benefit Later: Study
One goal of modifying infant formula has been to make long-term cognitive outcomes similar to those for breastfed infants.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news