Researcher admits to being a PAEDOPHILE in bizarre academic paper
A Belgian researcher argues society should be more accepting to paedophiles in a shocking account of how he is attracted to children in a journal published by UK and US academics. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine seeks Professor/Senior Lecturer of Evidence Synthesis in Global Health - Liverpool, UK
Location: Liverpool, UKContract type:  Permanent / Full TimeClosing date:  Fri, Sep 30, 2022The Role:This leadership role is for a highly experienced scientist in evidence synthesis who will lead the further development of evidence synthesis, as part of the Global Health Trials and Synthesis Unit, and across the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and its partners.The Department of Clinical Sciences is a global leader in evidence synthesis providing an excellent platform for translational research from concept through discovery and clinical trials to evidence synthesis, teaching, policy change and eventual health impac...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 30, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

U.S. Medical Schools Are Struggling to Overcome Centuries of Racism in Health Care
Derrick Morton was skeptical about working for Kaiser Permanente’s Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine. The Pasadena, Calif., school hadn’t yet opened to students when he was offered a job in early 2020, and it felt risky to work for such a new institution. But Morton, who is Black, was eventually sold by the medical school’s mission: to train doctors with a strong focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion and to dismantle health disparities. After a short time as an assistant professor of biomedical science, however, Morton says it became clear that the reality didn’t live up to his “great ex...
Source: TIME: Health - August 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Equality feature healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Docs Can't Be Bystanders in'Silent Scourge' of Medical Bullying Docs Can't Be Bystanders in'Silent Scourge' of Medical Bullying
Leaders in academic medicine must support faculty with antibullying policies, says the co-author of new study of US medical schools.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Biden administration mandates open-access research
In a move that could radically change the academic publishing industry, th...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 7 ways to communicate your research to a wider audience (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 25, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

What ’s going on with UK teenagers’ mental health? | podcast
Many teenagers will receive their GCSE results today. These exams can have a significant impact on what they do next, so it can be a stressful time for students, their teachers and parents. Over the past decade, reported mental health problems among teenagers have been on the rise. A recent survey by the NHS statistics agency found rates of probable mental disorders in six- to 16-year-olds reached one in six in 2021. Madeleine Finlay speaks to the academic psychologist Dr Lucy Foulkes about what could be behind this crisis, how schools are trying to tackle it, and how we can help teenagers with their mental wellbeingArchiv...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 25, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Presented and produced by Madeleine Finlay, with additional production by Rachel Porter and Jacqui Wakefield, sound design by Tony Onuchukwu, and the executive producer was Isabelle Roughol Tags: Mental health GCSEs Education Society Young people Source Type: news

Kofi Time: The Podcast
By External SourceAug 24 2022 (IPS-Partners)   About the Podcast Regarded as one of the modern world’s icons of diplomacy, what is Kofi Annan’s legacy today? What can we learn from him, and how can we prepare for tomorrow, based on his vision for a better world? In this exclusive 10-part podcast, Ahmad Fawzi, one of Kofi Annan’s former spokespersons and communication Advisor, will examine how Kofi Annan tackled a specific crisis and its relevance to today’s world and challenges. Kofi Annan’s call to bring all stakeholders around the table — including the private sector, local authorities, civil society org...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Armed Conflicts Civil Society Climate Change Food and Agriculture Health Multimedia Peace Podcast Source Type: news

Academic and career outcomes following sexual assault in early adulthood: a comparison of LGBQ+ and heterosexual women - Moschella-Smith EA, Potter SJ, Mumford EA.
Young adults (aged 18-24) who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or queer (LGBQ+) report high rates of sexual assault (SA) victimization, yet much of the research on adverse outcomes resulting from SA has overlooked LGBQ+ victims. A probability-based samp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Peer victimization, environmental and psychological distress, and academic performance among children in China: a serial mediation model moderated by migrant status - Xie H, Cui K.
BACKGROUND: Despite robust evidence indicating the adverse academic, psychological, and school-related impacts of being victimized, the ways in which peer victimization indirectly affects children's academic performance by psychological and environmental d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Dr. Rochelle Walensky Knows the CDC Made ‘ Dramatic Mistakes. ’ Now She ’ s Trying to Fix Them
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was not prepared for COVID-19. After more than two years, it still isn’t. The CDC’s response to COVID-19 has been widely criticized as slow, confusing, and mostly ineffective. Now, the agency is taking a long, hard look at itself. On Aug. 17, CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky proposed sweeping changes in how the agency communicates with Americans and publishes data—two of its most critical roles as the nation’s leading public-health agency. “I don’t think moving boxes around on an organization chart will fix the problem,” s...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Diversity Goals Not Met for Pediatric Academic Faculty in the U.S.
TUESDAY, Aug. 23, 2022 -- An increase in the percentage of underrepresented in medicine (URiM) pediatric academic faculty was seen in the last 20 years, with the increase primarily driven by female representation, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 23, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prevalence of anxiety and depression among college students in Kathmandu, Nepal - Khadka R, Bista S, Bista S, Sapkota S, Baskota S.
INTRODUCTION: Anxiety and depression are among the most common mental health problems, and they are highly comorbid with each other. Many college students experience several mental health issues because of academic pressure, family expectations, difficult ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Fall prevention with the smart socks system reduces hospital fall rates - Moore T, Kline D, Palettas M, Bodine T.
BACKGROUND: Falls of inpatients are common in hospitals. Existing fall prevention measures do not work consistently. PURPOSE: To determine whether Smart Socks reduce fall rates in fall risk patients at a major academic health center's neurological ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cooperative messages to enhance the performance of L3 vehicles approaching roadworks - Agriesti SAM, Ponti M, Marchionni G, Gandini P.
In the near future, automated vehicles will drive on public roads together with traditional vehicles. Even though almost the whole academia agrees on that statement, the possible interferences between the two different kinds of driver are still to be analy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

XLerateHealth, UK awarded first phase of $3.25M grant supporting commercialization
The funding will help develop and launch a suite of experience-based entrepreneurship and commercialization training tools to address the needs of academic institutions across the Southeast U.S. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 18, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Haley Cawthon Source Type: news