Secrets of the microbiome: the skin – podcast
The trillions of microbes living on and inside the human body are an important part of who we are, from mediating all of our interactions with the environment to determining our cancer risk and influencing who we fall for. And scientists are only just beginning to decipher the species of bugs we share our lives with, and how they shape us.In the final part of this Science Weekly mini-series, Ian Sample meets Julie Thornton, academic director of the Centre for Skin Sciences and professor in cutaneous biology at the university of Bradford. Julie tells Ian how the skin microbiome varies across our bodies, how it helps with ev...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 30, 2024 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Ian Sample, produced by Madeleine Finlay, sound design by Joel Cox, the executive producer is Ellie Bury Tags: Science Skincare Medical research Biology Microbiology Health Eczema Acne Source Type: news

The Market-Based Case for Covering Startups ’ Financial Data
One of the foundational academic works business students read and discuss is George Akerlof’s 1970 paper, “The Market for ‘Lemons.’” Akerlof, a Nobel Prize winner, described a problem in the used car market: Buyers have less information about the quality of the car than sellers do. They can’t see…#georgeakerlofs #marketforlemons #anobelprize (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 30, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions : Fiscal Year 2021
The Survey of Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions is a congressionally mandated census completed by federal agencies that obligated money in the survey year for direct support of higher education and nonprofit institutions ' research and development. The Federal S&E Support Survey is the only source of comprehensive data on federal science and engineering funding to individual academic and nonprofit institutions. As of the FY 2021 data collection, the survey was incorporated as the Federal Science and Engineering Support module within the Survey of Federal Funds for...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - January 29, 2024 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Tina Flores Tapped to Lead Frontline Health Workers Coalition
cbalesJanuary 29, 2024January 29, 2024The  Frontline Health Workers Coalition welcomes Tina Flores as its new director. Flores will shepherd in a new phase for the global coalition, one that is more focused on multilateral, regional, and country advocacy and engagement, as well as strategic growth.The Frontline Health Workers Coalition is an alliance of 42 international organizations urging greater support andstrategic investment for all health workers –including nurses, midwives, and community health workers–around the globe. Flores leads the coalition’s secretariat, which is hosted by IntraHealth International. "...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 29, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbales Source Type: news

Conceptualisation of violence and discipline among students, teachers, and parents in Nyarugusu Refugee Camp, Tanzania - Barongo V, Kiwale Z, Shayo E, Fabbri C, Turner E, Bakari M, Mubyazi G, Rodrigues K, Devries K.
BACKGROUND: Little academic research has been conducted on how people conceptualise 'violence' and 'discipline', especially in humanitarian settings. This may limit the transferability of violence prevention interventions. This paper examines the understan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Exploring fear of happiness among university students: the role of perfectionism, academic burnout, loneliness, and hopelessness - Dobos B, Mellor D, Piko BF.
This study, conducted in Hungary, explored the relationship between fear of happiness, perfectionism, loneliness, hopelessness, and aca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Making sense of schizoposting: a schizoanalysis of alt-right internet platforms - Johansson JA, Holmes D.
Online radicalization has gained considerable attention in the media and in academia. Much attention has shifted to so-called "homegrown terrorists." Mental health concerns of those who display signs of online radicalization are identified as a potential c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

‘As We Speak’ Review: Kemba Examines When Artistic Expression Is Wielded as Evidence
With its academic interviewees and mini-histories, J.M. Harper’s directorial debut “As We Speak,” about the weaponizing of rap lyrics in the courts, has the trappings of rigor. But not unlike its subject, the documentary’s power, beauty and complexity lie in Harper’s use of rhetoric and lyricism.…#jmharpers #aswespeak #harper #bronx #kemba #sundancefilmfestival #utilizingeriknielson #andreadenniss #atlantic #usc (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 28, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Universities consider academic integrity in approach to evolving AI-filled future
A study sponsored by Turnitin shows that 75% of the students surveyed would continue using AI tools even if their professors or schools banned the technology. As artificial intelligence evolves, faculty members and school officials are creating new guidelines and curriculum to adapt. "Cheating is…#turnitin #biolauniversity #resumes #mccabe #pepperdineuniversity #jennifermiyaketrapp #aiwill #josephhartono #clarissajocelyn #original (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gene therapies that let deaf children hear bring hope —and many questions
The past few months have brought electrifying news that, for the first time, a gene therapy has provided some hearing to children born with mutations that left them deaf. Eli Lilly announced this week, for example, that a profoundly deaf boy from Morocco given its treatment as part of a clinical trial in Philadelphia can now hear. And five children in China treated similarly at younger ages gained hearing with some able to verbally communicate without their cochlear implants. Their hearing recovery, first covered by the press in October 2023, is described in detail this week in The Lancet ...
Source: ScienceNOW - January 26, 2024 Category: Science Source Type: news

20 People to Know in Health Care: Amy Bunger, St. Clair Health
Meet Amy Bunger, vice president and chief academic officer, designated institutional official, St. Clair Health, and one of our 20 People to Know in Health Care. (Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 26, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ethan Lott Source Type: news

Virtual Laboratories for Remote Benchwork and Breakthroughs
Scientists discuss the advent of robotically run research and the new era of academic cloud labs on the horizon. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 26, 2024 Category: Science Tags: Podcasts Source Type: news

Racism is rampant in health care and a new memoir reveals how deadly the consequences can be
When Dr. Uché Blackstock left her faculty position in academic medicine four years ago, she had no way of knowing she was making a life-or-death decision. After enduring years of racism and sexism in a toxic work environment, she’d had enough and decided to prioritize her own mental health and…#uchéblackstock #blackstock #lincolnuniversity #fortune #dalegloriablackstock #uche #harvardmedicalschool #aml #uché #blackamericans (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 26, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More radiology research funding tied to limited patient outreach
Radiology departments receiving more research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are less likely to serve marginalized populations, a study published January 23 in Radiology found. A team led by Antonio Lopez from Drexel University in Philadelphia found a negative correlation between the amount of radiology department research funding received and institutional rankings for serving patients from racial and/or ethnic minority backgrounds, as well as patients with low income and lower education levels. “Incentives to promote collaboration between well-funded large academic institutions and institutions ...
Source: Headlines - January 25, 2024 Category: Radiology Authors: Amerigo Allegretto Tags: Practice Management Source Type: news