AAN: Head Impact Rates Higher for Soccer Training Activities
FRIDAY, July 23, 2021 -- Technical training activities are associated with higher head impact rates and lower mean kinematics among young soccer players, according to a study scheduled to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology Sports... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bristol academics elected as Fellows to The British Academy
Three University of Bristol academics have been elected to The British Academy as Fellows in recognition of their outstanding contributions to social sciences, humanities and the arts. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 23, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements, Grants and Awards; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, History of Art, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, University of Bristol Law School, Facu Source Type: news

Why Vaccinated People Are Getting ‘Breakthrough’ Infections
The vaccines are effective at preventing serious illness and death, but they are not a golden shield against the coronavirus. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Masks Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Vaccination and Immunization Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Independence Day (US) (July 4) Bars and Nightclubs American Academy of Pediatrics Centers for Disease Contro Source Type: news

The National Academy of Sciences admits IPK scientist Nicolaus von Wir é n as member
(Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research) Great honour for Prof. Dr Nicolaus von Wir é n: The National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina has accepted the Head of the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology at the IPK Leibniz Institute as a new member. For Nicolaus von Wir é n, this is already the second award within a few months. Only recently he was recognised by the Web of Science as an influential researcher. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 23, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

China's carbon-monitoring satellite reports global carbon net of six gigatons
(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) About six gigatons -- roughly 12 times the mass of all living humans -- of carbon appears to be emitted over land every year, according to data from the Chinese Global Carbon Dioxide Monitoring Scientific Experimental Satellite (TanSat). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 23, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

What's riskier for young soccer players, practice or game time?
(American Academy of Neurology) For young soccer players, participating in repetitive technical training activities involving heading during practice may result in more total head impacts but playing in scrimmages or actual soccer games may result in greater magnitude head impacts. That's according to a small, preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's Sports Concussion Conference, July 30-31, 2021. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

When Parents Said No to Their Kids Being Vaccinated, This Teenager Created VaxTeen. It ’s Now More Crucial Than Ever
Like many 18-year-olds, Kelly Danielpour is preparing to start college in the fall, planning out her classes, buying dorm necessities and wondering what her roommate will be like. Unlike many 18-year-olds, she’s also spending her spare time helping teens across the country navigate vaccine-hesitant parents and get their COVID-19 vaccines. As the highly contagious Delta variant spreads, posing a greater risk for people who are unvaccinated and stoking fears of a fourth wave of COVID-19 cases, health experts are urging more Americans to get vaccinated. “This is becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated,” Roch...
Source: TIME: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Reilly Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 nationpod News Source Type: news

Why Even Vaccinated People Are Getting ‘Breakthrough’ Infections
The vaccines are effective, but they are not a golden shield against the coronavirus, particularly not the Delta variant. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Masks Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Vaccination and Immunization Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Independence Day (US) (July 4) Bars and Nightclubs American Academy of Pediatrics Centers for Disease Contro Source Type: news

Breaking Down Barriers to Entrepreneurship for Women
Although the number of women among new inventors is edging upward, women still make up only about 13 percent of inventors in the economy overall. What keeps more women from engaging in invention and entrepreneurship? A recent workshop explored that question and how to remove the obstacles. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - July 21, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Texas Dem who skirted votes on maskless DC flight says Texas needs 'universal mask-wearing'
Democrat Texas state Rep. Donna Howard called for “universal mask-wearing” while sharing a post on the American Academy of Pediatrics’... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program Launches for 2021
 Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program Launches for 2021Washington, DC; July 21, 2021 – Cellerant Consulting Group is excited to announce the launch of the inaugural Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program. “Since 2009, the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards have identified and acknowledged the top technologies in dentistry,” said Melissa Turner, Chief Hygiene Officer at Cellerant. “We will now expand the program to focus on the dental hygiene community as well. ”“We recognize the im...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 21, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Zero-dimensional molecular sieve membranes enhance gas separation selectivity
(Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy Sciences) Scientists proposed zero-dimensional molecular sieve membranes that could enhance the separation selectivity of hydrogen and carbon dioxide. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 21, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How COVID-19 Long Haulers Could Change the U.S. Disability Benefits System
When COVID-19 began spreading in the U.S. in March 2020, McKale Santin was working at a nursing home in Burlington, Vermont. She and her coworkers didn’t yet know how deadly the virus would become, but she remembers feeling nervous as the first patients got sick and she was asked to examine them with only a surgical mask, not the more protective N95 mask that she wore to test for conditions like tuberculosis. One day, a patient pulled down her own mask to sneeze while Santin was conducting a respiratory assessment. Soon after, the woman became one of Vermont’s first people to die from COVID-19—and Santin...
Source: TIME: Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Source Type: news

AAP Advises All School Children, Staff Should Continue to Wear Masks
TUESDAY, July 20, 2021 -- All U.S. students, teachers, and staff should wear masks when in school, regardless of their vaccination status, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) said Monday. That guidance runs counter to recommendations released... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pediatricians Association Recommends Universal Masking in Schools
The guidance is a split from the C.D.C., which has recommended masks only for the unvaccinated. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Anthes Tags: Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Education (K-12) Vaccination and Immunization American Academy of Pediatrics Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Source Type: news

Going further than CDC, pediatricians group recommends masks in schools even for the vaccinated
The American Academy of Pediatrics urged schools to resume in-person learning and said universal masking would ensure safety for students and staff. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reis Thebault Source Type: news

Leadership Academy to Feature Sam's Club Exec, UA Athletics Director
Megan Crozier, chief merchant for Sam's Club, and University of Arkansas Vice Chancellor for Athletics Hunter Yurachek are among the featured speakers for the fall Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy in Bentonville. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - July 19, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Pediatricians' Group: All School Kids, Staff Should Continue to Wear Masks
MONDAY, July 19, 2021 -- All U.S. students, teachers and staff should wear masks when in school, regardless of their vaccination status, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) said Monday. That guidance runs counter to recommendations released by... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

American Academy of Pediatrics says ALL children above age 2 should wear masks in schools 
The American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidance on Monday stating that students above age 2 and staff in schools should wear masks regardless of vaccination status. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AAP Issues Guideline for Managing Young Infants With Fever
MONDAY, July 19, 2021 -- In a new clinical practice guideline issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics and published online July 19 in Pediatrics, key action statements are presented for the management of well-appearing infants aged 8 to 60 days... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

All children should wear masks in school this fall, even if vaccinated, according to pediatrics group
The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling the new guidance a "layered approach." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

It ’s #NotTooMuchToMask
As the final coronavirus restrictions across England are lifted and the legal requirements to wear a face mask and social distance come to an end, leading healthcare organisations, charities, unions and medical professionals have joined forces to support the public to make sensible choices that can keep themselves and others safe from infection. Launching a new campaign #NotTooMuchToMask, the group, led by the NHS Confederation, alongside a host of other organisations are encouraging everyone to keep protecting themselves and each other from catching or passing on coronavirus at a time when cases are soaring, and hosp...
Source: UNISON Health and safety news - July 19, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Fatima Ayad Tags: Press release Christina McAnea Covid-19 face masks Source Type: news

It ’s #NotTooMuchToMask; let’s keep protecting ourselves and each other against the ongoing threat of COVID-19
As the final coronavirus restrictions across England are lifted and the legal requirements to wear a face mask and social distance come to an end, leading healthcare organisations, charities, unions and medical professionals have joined forces to support the public to make sensible choices that can keep themselves and others safe from infection. Launching a new campaign #NotTooMuchToMask, the group, led by the NHS Confederation, alongside a host of other organisations are encouraging everyone to keep protecting themselves and each other from catching or passing on coronavirus at a time when cases are soaring, and hosp...
Source: UNISON Health care news - July 19, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Fatima Ayad Tags: Press release Christina McAnea Covid-19 face masks Source Type: news

Ocean microbes team up brilliantly to gather food when it's scarce
(Marine Biological Laboratory) What's a hungry marine microbe to do when the pickings are slim? It must capture nutrients - nitrogen, phosphorus, or iron - to survive, yet in vast expanses of the ocean, nutrients are extremely scarce. One ingenious solution to this challenge is reported this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 19, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Discrimination and safety concerns barriers to accessing healthy food for food-insecure young adults
(Elsevier) University of Minnesota School of Public Health researchers recently completed a study to determine how food-insecure young (emerging) adults (18-29 years of age) adapted their eating and child feeding behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic. The researchers also sought to identify barriers to food access and opportunities to improve local access to resources for emerging adults. Their study results are published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

PET developer Positron retains strategic advisor
PET developer Positron has retained a strategic advisor to help the compan...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Positron announces reverse stock split Positron signs deal with Russian academy Positron signs supply deal with iThemba Positron joins with Biologics in comarketing deal Positron wraps up 1st strontium-82 sale (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

COVID-19: Preparing for the future: Looking ahead to winter 2021/22 and beyond, Academy of Medical Sciences
This report notes that while there is an understandable and intense desire for'normality'to return, there is need to sustain efforts to limit transmission and impacts of the virus, particularly for most vulnerable, for the longer term, and in preparation for the winter period. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lewis Hamilton is right about diversity. But the issue goes way beyond motorsport | Chi Onwurah
I was part of the F1 champion ’s commission. As a Black female engineer, I’ve seen the lack of minorities in science and technologyI was delighted to receive an email from Lewis Hamilton last year, asking that I join his newly created commission on diversity in British motorsport. I accepted because Hamilton has become a champion for social change through the platform sport gives him.After 10 months of research, including in-depth interviews, surveys and literature reviews,the report was published this week and is a testament to his leadership and persistence, alongside that of the Royal Academy of Engineering,...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Chi Onwurah Tags: Race Lewis Hamilton Formula One Science Technology UK news Source Type: news

University of California to require all employees and students to get vaccinated against COVID-19
The University of California Office of the President issueda universitywide policy today requiring all UC students, trainees, personnel and all others who work, live and/or learn in any UC locations or otherwise participate in person in university programs to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days prior to the first day of instruction for the fall term. This is subject to certain medical exemptions and accommodations based on disability or religious belief, and deferrals are available for those who are pregnant.This means UCLA faculty, staff and students working, living and/or learning on UCLA property will ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Recording Academy Bans Chart Numbers & Sales Figures in Grammy 'For Your Consideration' Ads
The Recording Academy has banned the use of chart numbers and sales figures in 'For Your Consideration' ads by companies hoping for... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Buildings need redesinging to manage the Covid and future pandemics, experts have warned
Experts at the Royal Academy of Engineering have suggested dress codes in the office could become far less strict because of the new post-Covid importance of keeping windows open. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Surgeon General Urges ‘Whole-of-Society’ Effort to Fight Health Misinformation, the Work of the National Academies Helps Foster an Evidence-Based Information Environment
The U.S. surgeon general has released a public advisory calling misinformation a “serious threat to public health.” The National Academies have been addressing misinformation in health and science on multiple fronts and are taking steps to help cultivate a fact- and evidence-based information environment. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - July 15, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Lethal mix of Covid, flu and common cold virus this winter could push NHS to breaking point
A report by the Academy of Medical Sciences also warned that the NHS could be crippled by a triple-whammy of Covid, flu and other seasonal viruses. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Summer Drowning Deaths Can Happen Quickly: Know the Facts
WEDNESDAY, July 14, 2021 -- The best way to prevent drowning in children and teens is to guard against the danger on multiple fronts, a leading pediatricians'group says. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released its " Prevention of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Outcome of Spinal vs General Anesthesia in Revision THA Outcome of Spinal vs General Anesthesia in Revision THA
Revision total hip arthroplasties are commonly performed under general anesthesia in, but might spinal anesthesia provide a viable alternative?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Seven degrees from one trillion species of microbes
(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) An international team led by researchers from Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology (QIBEBT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) built a scale-free, fully connected search-based network to explore the connectedness of microbiomes across the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 14, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Medication or exercise? What works best for seniors with mild to moderate depression?
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Depression is the most frequently diagnosed psychiatric disorder among older adults, with 8% to 16% of older patients presenting with clinically significant depressive symptoms. Researchers in Spain conducted a randomized clinical trial of 347 older adults with mild to moderate depression, comparing the effectiveness of physical exercise and antidepressants as treatment methods. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Community health workers identify health-related social needs in patients
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Addressing patients' health-related social needs, like housing and food security, is integral to patient care. Federally Qualified Health Centers are leaders in screening for and addressing patients' health-related social needs. However, screening practices vary. This variation is relatively unexplored, particularly with regards to organizational and state policy influences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Virtual care: Choosing the right tool, at the right time
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Kumara Raja Sundar, MD, a family physician at Kaiser Permanente of Washington, uses two media synchronicity theory principles - conveyance and convergence - as a framework for choosing the right medium of care for his patients. In this essay, Sundar discusses how operating within this framework changed his own practice and decision making during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly with the use of telemedicine versus in-person clinic visits. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Behavioral health integration helps practices address patients' socioeconomic needs
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Lessons from primary care and behavioral health integration should inform health care practices to identify and address patients' social, economic needs (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chinese health insurance achieves success decreasing diabetes medication usage, costs
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Approximately 642 million people are expected to be diagnosed with diabetes by 2040, with Asians representing more than 55% of cases. Researchers conducted the first large-scale study since the implementation of medical insurance in China to evaluate the complexity and cost of drug therapy for Asian people with diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Primary care practice characteristics make little impact on unplanned hospital admissions
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Given the aging world population, there is international interest in helping older people live longer and healthier lives. Avoiding unplanned hospital admissions is an important aspect of care for older people. Palapar et al focused on the way primary care practice characteristics influence outcomes such as unplanned hospitalizations, function and well-being. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Minority physicians experience more diversity, less burnout in family medicine practice
This study examined a nationally-representative sample of family physicians to determine whether physician race-ethnicity was associated with burnout among a nationally-representative sample of family physicians. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Integration of social care into health care: Our collective path ahead
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Drs. Alicia Cohen and Emilia De Marchis provide commentary on three articles in this issue of Annals of Family Medicine, specifically Greenwood-Ericksen et al's research on Michigan's Federally Qualified Health Centers; Hoeft et al's special report about translating lessons learned from behavioral health integration into the social care realm; and Fessler et al's narrative about how they as medical students stepped away from their medical clerkships to act as community volunteers for people experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Primary care provides clinical guidance, answers about COVID-19 testing, vaccine
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Primary care physicians have played a crucial role in vaccination delivery to the U.S. population, including the elderly. They are well positioned to help with administering COVID-19 vaccinations. They are also equipped to provide clinical guidance to help patients interpret results from COVID-19 testing and immunity determinations and can answer vaccine questions (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

July/August 2021 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Annals of Family Medicine is a peer-reviewed, indexed research journal that provides a cross-disciplinary forum for new, evidence-based information affecting the primary care disciplines. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Early perceptions of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania
(American Academy of Family Physicians) A survey conducted in March 2020 reports that early concern for COVID-19 outmatched concern for influenza, but respondents may have been less focused on their perceived likelihood of contracting COVID-19 and more concerned with its severe impact on their health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 14, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Gulf Research Program Opens Applications for Offshore Energy Safety Track of 2021 Early-Career Research Fellowship
The Gulf Research Program (GRP) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine today announced it is now accepting applications for the Offshore Energy Safety track of the 2021 Early-Career Research Fellowship (ECRF). (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - July 13, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Contraceptive Access May Not Be as Life-Changing for the World ’s Poorest Women as Previously Thought, According to a New Study
At the Generation Equality Forum in Paris in early July, the U.N. attracted political and business leaders from across the globe to talk about gender equality, and also invited them to put their moneys where their mouths were. Among the Forum’s seven key platforms were a push for more economic justice for women—meaning equal access to education and jobs and caregiving support—and a greater ability for women to control their “bodily autonomy”—meaning more access to sex education, contraception and abortion services. It’s an article of faith among development experts that those two a...
Source: TIME: Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Belinda Luscombe Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

AAN Presents Ethical Considerations Relating to Dementia Care
TUESDAY, July 13, 2021 -- Ethical considerations related to caring for patients with dementia are addressed in a position statement issued by the American Academy of Neurology and published in the July 13 issue of Neurology. Winston Chiong, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news