The More Words Your Preschooler Knows, the Better They Do in Class
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 17, 2022 -- Kids who enter preschool with good vocabulary and attention skills have a head start on academic success. That ' s the takeaway from a new study of nearly 900 4-year-olds and their ability to engage with teachers and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 17, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

PAN-TB Collaboration to Advance Investigational Tuberculosis Drug Regimens to Phase 2 Clinical Trials
August 17, 2022 – The Project to Accelerate New Treatments for Tuberculosis (PAN-TB) collaboration announced today the execution of a joint development agreement (JDA) supporting the progression of two investigational tuberculosis (TB) combination treatment regimens into phase 2 clinical development. The collaboration will evaluate whether the novel regimens, which combine registered products and new chemical entities (NCEs), can effectively treat all forms of active pulmonary TB using substantially shorter treatment durations than existing drug regimens, with the goal of identifying a regimen suitable for phase 3 develo...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 17, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why Sleeping In On School Days May Be Good for Teen Health
California teenagers can snooze a little later this year, thanks to a newly implemented law that says most high schools and middle schools cannot start before 8:30 a.m. and 8 a.m., respectively. That law—the first in the country to set statewide mandates for school start times—isn’t only big for California students, but also for public-health experts fighting against what the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has called an “epidemic” of teen sleep deprivation. Both the AAP and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have long opposed early-morning class times and advocated for middl...
Source: TIME: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Sleep Source Type: news

If a Child's Grades Falter, Consider Hearing Loss
TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 -- While some may think of hearing loss as something that happens with age, it can also happen to kids. Parents and teachers should consider hearing loss if a child ' s academic performance declines or he or she develops... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 16, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA accepts supplemental Biologics License Application for Roche ’s Polivy combination for people with previously untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
First new treatment regimen in more than 20 years to significantly improve outcomes in people with this fast-growing type of lymphomaApplication is based on pivotal data from the phase III POLARIX study showing Polivy plus R-CHP significantly reduced therisk of disease progression, relapse or death with comparable safety versus the standard of care, R-CHOPVarious combination studies with Polivy and the company ' s CD20xCD3 bispecifics in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma are ongoingBasel, 16 August 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the compan...
Source: Roche Investor Update - August 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA accepts supplemental Biologics License Application for Roche ’s Polivy combination for people with previously untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
First new treatment regimen in more than 20 years to significantly improve outcomes in people with this fast-growing type of lymphomaApplication is based on pivotal data from the phase III POLARIX study showing Polivy plus R-CHP significantly reduced therisk of disease progression, relapse or death with comparable safety versus the standard of care, R-CHOPVarious combination studies with Polivy and the company ' s CD20xCD3 bispecifics in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma are ongoingBasel, 16 August 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the compan...
Source: Roche Media News - August 16, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ghana: Withdraw 30 Percent Admission Quota for Health Ministry - Minority
[Ghanaian Times] The Minority has called on government to, as a matter of urgency, withdraw a directive to nursing training institutions in the country to reserve 30 per cent admission quota for the 2022/2023 academic year for the Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Dean ’s Apple Teaching Awards for spring 2022
We are proud to announce the Dean ’s Apple Teaching Awards for the spring 2022 academic quarter, given to PharmD instructors who earned an average of 4.5 out of 5 or higher from student evaluations. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - August 15, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Risk factors and resilience development in adolescents - P érez Pérez PDR, Pérez Manosalvas HS, Guevara Morillo GD.
Changes in family, academic and social dynamics that have occurred in the last year have had a significant impact on the behavior of children and adolescents. It has been observed not only the change in the behavior of children and adolescents, often makin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prospective association between evening circadian preference and academic functioning in adolescents: the role of daytime sleepiness - Fredrick JW, Cook TE, Langberg JM, Becker SP.
BACKGROUND: There is growing evidence for the role of circadian factors in adolescents' sleep and academic adjustment, with greater evening preference being linked to poorer academic functioning. However, studies have yet to evaluate this association prosp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Loneliness and academic performance mediates the relationship between fear of missing out and smartphone addiction among Iranian university students - Alinejad V, Parizad N, Yarmohammadi M, Radfar M.
BACKGROUND: Fear of missing out (FoMO) can increase loneliness and smartphone addiction and decrease academic performance in university students. Most studies investigated the relationship between FoMO and smartphone addiction in developed countries, and n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Examining the relationship between academic expectations and suicidal ideation among college students in India using the interpersonal theory of suicide - Ortiz S, Aggarwal P, Jain A, Singh N, George TS, Smith A, Raval VV.
OBJECTIVE: As the second most populous country in the world, India accounts for over 20% of the global suicide deaths. Notably, young adults make up 38% of those who die by suicide in India. Yet, the literature on factors associated with suicide within thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bullying in adolescents: differences between gender and school year and relationship with academic performance - Obregon-Cuesta AI, M ínguez-Mínguez LA, León-Del-Barco B, Mendo-Lázaro S, Fernández-Solana J, González-Bernal JJ, González-Santos J.
The objectives of this research were to analyze the differences be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Academic stress and suicidal ideation: moderating roles of coping style and resilience - Okechukwu FO, Ogba KTU, Nwufo JI, Ogba MO, Onyekachi BN, Nwanosike CI, Onyishi AB.
BACKGROUND: As a global phenomenon, suicide has generated a lot of concern. Scholars from various fields have conducted extensive research on the prevalence, causes, factors, and/or management or possible solutions to suicidal ideation. Despite the researc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Australian trends in academic literature concerned with family and domestic violence perpetrators: a bibliometric literature review - Patmisari E, McLaren H.
In this article, we used a novel hybrid approach to review literature concerned with family and domestic violence (FADV) perpetrators. Our intention was to chart the research and publication activity of authors with Australian affiliation to identify homeg... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news