US airlines cutting training requirements to get more pilots; shortage
Regional airline Republic Airways asked the FAA in April for permission to hire pilots from its training academy with 750 hours instead of 1,500. #faa #pilots #republicairways (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Monkeypox Spreads in West, Baffling African Scientists
Scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks of monkeypox in Africa say they are baffled by the disease’s recent spread in Europe and North America. Cases of the smallpox-related disease have previously been seen only among people with links to central and West Africa. But in the past week, Britain, Spain, Portugal, Italy, U.S., Sweden and Canada all reported infections, mostly in young men who hadn’t previously traveled to Africa. France, Germany, Belgium and Australia confirmed their first cases of monkeypox on Friday. “I’m stunned by this. Every day I wake up and there are more countries infe...
Source: TIME: Health - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maria Cheng / AP Tags: Uncategorized Africa Disease healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

Assessment, Interventions for Vascular Injuries in Fractures Assessment, Interventions for Vascular Injuries in Fractures
Learn more about the diagnostic and management approaches to achieve optimal outcomes for patients with these injuries.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

NAM Provides Opportunity for Public to Inform National Plan for Health Workforce Well-Being
Announces the release of a draft National Plan for health workforce well-being developed by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience, with an invitation for public input. Discusses the National Plan's aim to provide a roadmap to address the health workforce shortage and burnout crisis, with comments on the draft plan due May 27. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - May 20, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

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Amid the ongoing baby formula shortage, some parents are relying on donated breast milk from other moms. CNN's Elizabeth Cohen reports on why the American Academy of Pediatrics says this isn't a good idea. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advancing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in Competed Space Mission Leadership at NASA Will Require Extensive Efforts Along Entire Career Pathways, Says New Report
To meet its diversity and inclusion goals for competed mission leadership, NASA should invest in STEM career pathways, partner with historically Black colleges and universities and minority-serving institutions, and expand training and mentorship opportunities, among other actions. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - May 18, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Skin Testing May Help Detect Movement Disorders Skin Testing May Help Detect Movement Disorders
Drs Andrew Wilner and Christopher Gibbons discuss recent data on alpha-synuclein in the context of synucleinopathies presented at the 2022 American Academy of Neurology meeting.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - May 18, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

New Data Show TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) Binds to Both Inflammatory Cells and Interleukin (IL)-23, Supporting a Hypothesis for a Differentiated Mechanism from Risankizumab
SPRING HOUSE, PENNSYLVANIA, May 18, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the first results of the in vitro MODIF-Y studies, supporting a hypothesis that may differentiate the mechanism of first-in-class TREMFYA® (guselkumab) from risankizumab due to the ability of TREMFYA to bind to CD64 positive (CD64+) cells in addition to interleukin (IL)-23 — both of which are key components of the immune system. 1,2 These findings, which are being presented at the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) annual meeting May 18-21, 2022 in Portland, Oregon, demonstrate TREMFYA bind...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - May 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Lack of Equitable Representation in Clinical Trials Compounds Disparities in Health and Will Cost U.S. Hundreds of Billions of Dollars - Urgent Actions Needed by NIH, FDA, Others to Boost Representation
Lack of representation in research is compounding disparities in health outcomes, with serious consequences for underrepresented groups and the nation as a whole. Urgent actions are needed by NIH, FDA, and others to boost representation of racial and ethnic minority groups and other underrepresented populations in clinical trials and research. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - May 17, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Cathy Morrow, MD, Named the 2022 New Hampshire Family Physician of the Year by the New Hampshire Academy of Family Physicians
Cathleen E. Morrow, MD, Associate Professor of Community & Family Medicine, at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth Health, has been named the 2022 New Hampshire Family Physician of the Year by the New Hampshire Academy of Family Physicians (NHAFP). (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - May 17, 2022 Category: Hospital Management Authors: NonPerson Geisel Web Service Acct Tags: Education News Cathleen Morrow Source Type: news

FREE CONTACT HOUR – Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds: Improving LGBTQ+ Health
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - May 17, 2022 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

National Academies ’ Gulf Research Program Awards $8.6 Million to Promote Equity in Health and Community Resilience for At-Risk Communities
The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine today announced grant awards totaling $8.6 million for 11 new projects supporting health equity and community resilience. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - May 16, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Developing a national trauma research action plan (NTRAP): results from the injury prevention research gap Delphi survey - Cooper Z, Herrera-Escobar JP, Phuong J, Braverman MA, Bonne S, Knudson MM, Rivara FP, Rowhani-Rahbar A, Price MA, Bulger EM, Panel NTRAPIP.
Background   In its 2016 report on trauma care, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine called for the establishment of a National Trauma Research Action Plan (NTRAP) to strengthen and guide future trauma research. To address this ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The Gulf Research Program Contributes to First In-Person Gulf of Mexico Conference
The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine was an active contributor at the first in-person Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon) held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, from April 25-28. The four-day conference gathered more than 800 researchers, resource managers, and interested stakeholders, and highlighted the intersection of scientific research and the management of human and natural systems in the Gulf of Mexico region. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - May 16, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Academy set up by scientists to allow 'free exchange of ideas'
A NEW academy to allow "the free exchange of ideas" has been set up by scientists who say they were "silenced, censored, and slandered" for questioning the handling of the pandemic. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news