Illumina Helped the World Fight COVID-19. Now, CEO Francis deSouza Has Monkeypox in His Sights
As chief executive of San Diego-based genomic sequencing company Illumina, Francis deSouza feels well-placed to witness the world’s next great scientific transformation. “I really believe that just like the 20th century was the era of the bit and the digital revolution, the 21st century is likely to be remembered as the era of the genome,” he says. “We’re seeing that play out in terms of genomic-based screening and diagnostics emerging, like Illumina’s offerings, but we’re also seeing the emergence of genomic-based medicine.” DeSouza’s excitement is understandable. Well...
Source: TIME: Health - August 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: John Simons Tags: Uncategorized biztech2030 The Leadership Brief Source Type: news

A long walk to freedom: the epidemiology of penetrating trauma in South Africa - analysis of 4 697 patients over a six-year period at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital - Bhana, Fru, Plani F.
This study profiles the victims of penetrating trauma and identifies geographical areas in which it occurs, while de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

How are parental practices and attitudes towards corporal punishment related to child academic, developmental, or psychological-emotional dysfunctioning? - Grujicic R, To šković O, Lazarević LB, Mandic-Maravic V, Mitkovic-Voncina M, Radanović A, Radosavljev-Kircanski J, Videnović M, Pekmezović T, Pejovic Milovancevic M.
Corporal punishment (CP) is a widely spread disciplining practice among parents and caregivers globally. Our paper aimed to explore the relationship between the parental attitudes towards CP, expected outcomes of CP, and parenting practices on one hand, wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist first to receive the Joint Commission ’s Gold Seal for Osteoporosis Certification
The first in the nation to do so, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist has received The Joint Commission ’s Gold Seal of Approval for Osteoporosis Certification. AHWFB was one of the first academic medical centers to form a fracture prevention program. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - August 12, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Lillian Johnson Source Type: news

Africa: Cigarette Advertising Aggressively Targets Kids in Low - and Middle-Income Countries, a New Study Finds
[The Conversation Africa] The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 12, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Underpaid and overworked: researchers abroad fall prey to bullying - Fleming N.
The Academic Parity Movement (APM), a global anti-bullying initiative, defines academic bullying as sustained hostile behaviour, potentially including ridicule, threats, privacy invasions and interference with career progression. Researchers who study the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

University educators' perceptions of academic adjustments following a  concussion for student-athletes and non-student-athletes - Weber Rawlins ML, Johnson RS, Schmidt JD, Lynall RC, O'Brien KH, Welch Bacon CE.
OBJECTIVE: To identify (1) university educators' perceptions of academic adjustments (AA), and (2) if teaching experience correlated with AA perceptions following concussion. Participants: Two hundred twenty educators. METHODS: University educators... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 11, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Teens and depression -- a back-to-school concern
With many teens heading back to school, peer pressure and academic expectations are once again a reality. These added pressures can cause ups and downs during what can be an already tumultuous time of life. For some teens, though, the lows are more than just temporary feelings. They're symptoms of depression. Depression is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental disorders in children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Teen depression is a… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 11, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

A Hotter World Means More Disease Outbreaks in Our Future
As global temperatures have risen in recent decades, so have the number of outbreaks of infectious diseases. SARS, MERS, Zika, West Nile, COVID-19, and now clusters of monkeypox and polio have all recently threatened public health. That’s no coincidence. In a study published in August in Nature Climate Change, researchers tried to understand the relationship between major environmental changes related to higher greenhouse gas emissions—including global warming, rising sea levels, storms, floods, drought, and heat waves—and the outbreaks of 375 human infectious diseases caused by viruses, bacteria, and oth...
Source: TIME: Health - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized climate change COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

A tale of two hospitals: the pandemic and its aftermath in Berlin and London with Professor Heyo Kroemer and Professor Tim Orchard: Health Foundation podcast, The Health Foundation
In this episode we look up close at the experience of two large academic teaching hospitals embedded in two different health care systems – the Charit é in Berlin, Germany ' s largest teaching hospital, and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London, one of the UK ' s largest. How do these two health care systems compare when dealing with the pandemic and its aftermath? And what can we learn? (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Single dose of HPV vaccine: JCVI concluding advice, DHSC ( published 5th August 2022)
This statement sets out the conclusions of the JCVI for a move from a 2-dose to a one-dose schedule for the HPV immunisation programme. If policy decision is in agreement with JCVI advice, the earliest date indicated is the academic year 2023 to 2024. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A longitudinal process model evaluating the effects of cooperative learning on victimization, stress, mental health, and academic engagement in middle school - Van Ryzin MJ, Low S, Roseth CJ, Espelage D.
Mental health is a significant concern among young people, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Notably, mental health problems can significantly reduce student performance in school, including both engagement and achievement. Both mental health prob... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Community-based threat assessment and higher education - Okada DT, Pollard JW.
Many studies and reports, both governmental and academic, plus legislation, have suggested and some mandated the establishment of threat assessment teams to protect campuses. These teams have proliferated across university, college and community college ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Risk and resilience pathways, community adversity, decision-making, and alcohol use among Appalachian adolescents: protocol for the Longitudinal Young Mountaineer Health Study Cohort - Kristj ánsson AL, Santilli AM, Mills R, Layman HM, Smith ML, Mann MJ, Mackillop J, James JE, Lilly CL, Kogan SM.
BACKGROUND: Alcohol use impairs psychosocial and neurocognitive development and increases the vulnerability of youth to academic failure, substance use disorders, and other mental health problems. The early onset of alcohol use in adolescents is of particu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Telling the whole story: bibliometric network analysis to evaluate impact of media attention on chronic traumatic encephalopathy research - Eagle SR, Okonkwo DO.
There is a national debate regarding the existence of a relationship between contact sport participation and future risk of neurodegenerative disease. We employed bibliometrics and altmetrics to quantify the academic, popular, and social media impact of pu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news