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Too much screen time too early damages children for life
(Natural News) A recent Canadian study proved the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) right about the bad effects of watching excessive television. Toddlers who watch TV for extended periods starting from the age of two turned out to be far more likely to suffer from bad grades and unhealthy diets when they became adolescents. The Université de... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The National Academies take a hard look at the safety and quality of abortion care in the U.S.
Legal abortions in the United States are so safe and effective that the vast majority of them can be performed in office-based settings, according to a new consensus report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. But not all women have timely access to them, due largely... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - March 16, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Amina Khan Source Type: news

Abortions in the U.S. Are Safe and Effective, a New Report Says
The majority of legal abortions performed in the U.S. are safe, free of complications and devoid of long-term health effects, according to a comprehensive new report. A committee assembled by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine analyzed available data on abortion safety, quality and care. The resulting report, published Friday, says the four major abortion methods used in the U.S. — medication, aspiration, induction and dilation and evacuation (D&E) — are all safe and effective, and that complications are rare. The vast majority of U.S. abortions — 90% — are also perfor...
Source: TIME: Health - March 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Reproductive Health Source Type: news

Abortion Services Vary Widely Across the U.S.
The report from The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine found that while legal abortions in the United States are considered safe, many states have rules that limit a woman's access to a safe and effective abortion. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 interesting findings about U.S. abortions from a new report on the current science
The National Academy of Sciences on Friday released the first in-depth report in more than 40 years about the state of science on abortion safety and quality in the United States. The work, conducted with support from six private foundations, found that abortions done in a clinic or with drugs appear to be safe in the vast […]Related:FDA moves ahead with ‘historic’ plan to reduce nicotine in cigarettesFAQ: Are my frozen embryos safe? Everything you need to know about the freezer malfunctions.House defeats ‘right-to-try’ legislation to allow expanded use of experimental drugs (Source...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Quality of Abortion Care Depends on Where a Woman Lives, Says One of Most Comprehensive Reviews of Research on Safety and Quality of Abortion Care in the U.S.
While legal abortions in the U.S. are safe, the likelihood that women will receive the type of abortion services that best meet their needs varies considerably depending on where they live, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. In addition, the report notes, the vast majority of abortions can be provided safely in office-based settings. The committee that wrote the report examined the scientific evidence on the safety and quality of the four abortion methods used in the U.S. -- medication, aspiration, dilation and evacuation (D&E), and induction. It assessed quality of ca...
Source: News from the National Academies - March 16, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

English schools having to spend more than they get to educate pupils
An increasing number of local authority schools in England are spending more than they get from the government to educate our children, and UNISON has called on the government to “stop denying the fact” and “give more money to schools now”. A new report from the Education Policy Institute published today shows that, in 2016-17 alone, more than 60% of local authority maintained  primary schools and over two thirds of secondary schools spent more than their income. The report comes in the same week that the national statistics watchdog forced education secretary Damian Hinds to back down and admi...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 16, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News education services school cuts school funding school funding formula schools Source Type: news

Abortion Services Vary Widely Across the U.S.
FRIDAY, March 16, 2018 -- The quality of abortion services in the United States can hinge on where a woman lives, a new report shows. The report from The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine found that while legal abortions in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Trilobites: Picture a Leader. Is She a Woman?
Most people will draw a man. Researchers investigate the consequences. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: HEATHER MURPHY Tags: Women and Girls Workplace Environment Executives and Management (Theory) Psychology and Psychologists Academy of Management Journal Source Type: news

Leading National Organization Honors Quill with Lifetime Achievement Award
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine presented Timothy E. Quill, M.D., with its highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award, today at its Annual Assembly in Boston. An internationally recognized pioneer in palliative care and end-of-life decision making, Quill was founding director of the University of Rochester Medical Center ’s Palliative Care Program. He is a professor of Medicine, Psychiatry, Medical Humanities and Nursing at the University of Rochester Medical Center and currently serves as Acting Director of the URMC Paul M. Schyve Center for Bioethics. (Source: University of Rochester Medi...
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - March 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

New report examines scientific evidence on safety and quality of abortion care in US
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) While legal abortions in the US are safe, the likelihood that women will receive the type of abortion services that best meet their needs varies considerably depending on where they live, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. In addition, the report notes, the vast majority of abortions can be provided safely in office-based settings. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Review of the Draft Fourth National Climate Assessment
This report evaluates the draft report to determine if it meets the requirements of the federal mandate, and whether it provides accurate information grounded in the scientific literature. In Chapter 3, Section 14 discusses Human Health. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

High-Tech and High-Touch: Consider a Career in Family Medicine High-Tech and High-Touch: Consider a Career in Family Medicine
Why should students consider family medicine? Maureen Murphy, MD, explains how those with wide-ranging interests may particularly enjoy the never-ending diversity of this specialty.American Academy of Family Physicians (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Nutrigenomics and the Future of Nutrition: Proceedings of a Workshop-in Brief
The Food Forum of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine hosted a public workshop in Washington, DC, to review current knowledge in the field of nutrigenomics and to explore the potential impact of personalized nutrition on health maintenance and chronic disease prevention. Proceedings summarizes key points and presentations. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - March 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Dynamic Duo: Calcium and Vitamin D
THURSDAY, March 15, 2018 -- Your need for calcium gets a lot of attention, but your body can't use it without its partner, vitamin D, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Most adults need 1,000 milligrams of calcium each day.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Large-scale climatic warming could increase persistent haze in Beijing
(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) A recent study demonstrated a significant positive trend of persistent haze events in Beijing for the winters from 1980 to 2016 and its close relationship to an increasing frequency of extreme anomalous southerly episodes in North China, as a result of a weakened East Asian winter monsoon system. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 15, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Missouri researcher wins $50,000 Sheila Essey Award: An award for ALS research
(American Academy of Neurology) LOS ANGELES - The American Academy of Neurology, The ALS Association and the American Brain Foundation are awarding the 2018 Sheila Essey Award to Timothy M. Miller, MD, PhD, from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo., and a member of the American Academy of Neurology. The award recognizes significant research contributions in the search for the causes, prevention and cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Illinois researcher awarded $100,000 Potamkin Prize for dementia research
(American Academy of Neurology) The American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation are awarding an Illinois researcher the 2018 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick's, Alzheimer's and Related Diseases for his work in dementia research. David A. Bennett, MD, of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and a member of the American Academy of Neurology, will be honored at the American Academy of Neurology's 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 21-27, 2018 (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AAOS approves diagnostic criteria for management of DDH in infants up to six months of age
(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors approved new Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Management of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) in Infants up to Six Months of Age. In babies and children with developmental dislocation (dysplasia) of the hip, the hip 'ball and socket' joint is not formed normally and may easily be dislocated. This AUC is also the first to provide an online diagnostic tool for management of DDH customized for both generalists and referring physicians and orthopaedic specialists. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hacker alert for hospitals as report warns devices could be hit
Internet enabled devices in the UK's hospitals are vulnerable to being hacked and could put people ’s lives at risk, a report from the Royal Academy of Engineering warns. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids Who Focus on One Sport, Often Driven by Parents, Get More Injuries Kids Who Focus on One Sport, Often Driven by Parents, Get More Injuries
Many parents encourage their children to focus on a single sport year round, but this could be associated with a higher risk of injury, according to new studies presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - March 14, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Famed Physicist Stephen Hawking Has Died at the Age of 76
(LONDON) — Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, died early Wednesday, a University of Cambridge spokesman said. He was 76 years old. Hawking died peacefully at his home in Cambridge, England. The best-known theoretical physicist of his time, Hawking wrote so lucidly of the mysteries of space, time and black holes that his book, “A Brief History of Time,” became an international best seller, making him one of science’s biggest celebrities since Albert Einstein. “He was a great scientist and an extraordinary man whose work a...
Source: TIME: Science - March 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Robert Barr / AP Tags: Uncategorized onetime overnight remembrance Source Type: news

Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education integrates with GSA
(The Gerontological Society of America) Members of the newly renamed Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) -- formerly the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education -- have approved a set of bylaws that fully integrates Academy activities into The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), where AGHE had previously been a separate unit. The vote on these bylaws took place on March 2 at AGHE's recent Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nine physician specialty groups caution HHS against proposed drug pricing changes
(American College of Rheumatology) Nine of the nation's leading physician groups -- including the American College of Rheumatology, American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Opthalmology, and American Urological Association -- joined together this week to urge the Trump Administration to reconsider some of the policy changes suggested in recent drug pricing proposals that would have negative effects on patient care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nightmares are common but underreported in US military personnel
(American Academy of Sleep Medicine) A new study shows that a high percentage of military personnel with sleep disturbances met criteria for nightmare disorder, but few of them reported nightmares as a reason for sleep evaluation. Those with nightmare disorder had an increased risk of other sleep and mental health disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AAO-HNS Dysphonia Guideline Earns AAFP Affirmation of Value
The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery recently published an updated clinical practice guideline on dysphonia; the AAFP has given the guideline its affirmation of value designation. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - March 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Great Recession heightened cardiovascular risk factors, study finds
FINDINGSThe Great Recession, from late 2007 to mid-2009, was associated with heightened cardiovascular risk factors, including increased blood pressure and glucose levels, according to a new UCLA-led study. The conditions were especially pronounced among older homeowners and people still in the work force, two groups that may have been especially vulnerable to the stresses this recession brought about.BACKGROUNDVirtually all Americans were affected directly or indirectly by the Great Recession, the most significant economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s — some lost jobs, others their houses or life s...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 13, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

13 orthopedic products from AAOS 2018 you need to know
The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons’s annual meeting is an opportunity for industry professional to come together and showcase some of their latest orthopedic solutions, research and technology. The meeting is being held in New Orleans at the Morial Convention Center, March 6-10. This year, a number of orthopedic companies have launched some of their latest technology in hip replacement, knee replacement and more. From Stryker launching its hip implant for Mako robotic system to Medacta releasing its Moto medial partial knee, shoulder system and hip system, here are 9 orthopedic products from the&nb...
Source: Mass Device - March 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Orthopedics Corin Group depuysynthes Medacta Smith & Nephew Stryker Synergy Biomedical zimmerbiomet Source Type: news

Health Tip: How Schools Keep Your Child Safer
-- Parents should learn a host of terms that schools use to indicate various states of emergency, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. The academy defines these key terms: Evacuation: Used to indicate movement of students and staff out of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

States' Rights: A Patent Law Analysis of NASHP Rate-Setting Model Act (March 2018)
Paper sets out the argument that a state's rights under the Tenth Amendment of the US Constitution gives a state the power to enact provisions such as the National Academy for State Health Policy's (NASHP) Drug Payment Rate Regulation Model Act. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Core outcomes established for multimorbidity research
(American Academy of Family Physicians) According to a panel of international experts, clinical trials of multimorbidity should measure and report, at minimum, quality of life, mortality, and mental health outcomes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Clinicians' skills in narrative can help chronically ill patients heal
(American Academy of Family Physicians) 'What patients bring to their clinicians is their stories,' writes behavioral scientist Thomas Egnew. It is through these stories that clinicians try to understand and treat patients' health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Physicians' work should focus on personalized care, not transactional tasks
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Shifting physicians' roles from transactional tasks to personalized care would best serve patients, physicians and society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health care reform and EHR design should be built around patients' goals
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Meaningful reform of primary care should not only address the provision, documentation and payment of care; it should be based on patients' goals for their lives and health, with corresponding redesign of electronic health records. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Electronic consultation system improves access to specialty care
(American Academy of Family Physicians) An electronic consultation system designed to reduce excessive wait times for appointments with specialists experienced exponential growth during a recent five-year period. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

No increase in shared decision-making for PSA testing but discussions have broadened
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Although health care organizations differ in their recommendations for use of prostate-specific antigen testing for prostate cancer screening, they agree that the decision to undergo PSA testing should be shared by patients and clinicians. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Oseltamivir does not increase risk of suicide in children
(American Academy of Family Physicians) A new study finds that use of oseltamivir, an antiviral drug used to treat influenza A and B, does not increase risk of suicide in children. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Patients with multiple conditions receive higher level of care in affluent areas
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Patients with multimorbidity -- two or more long-term medical conditions -- have complex health care needs, often requiring higher levels of care than other patients. According to a new study, however, patients with multimorbidity in affluent areas receive longer doctor visits, greater perceived empathy, and more patient-centered care than comparable patients in socioeconomically deprived areas. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New analysis recommends against using digital rectal exam in primary care
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Although the digital rectal exam is widely used in primary care to screen for prostate cancer, a new study finds limited data to support its effectiveness. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Asthma management tools improve asthma control and reduce hospital visits
(American Academy of Family Physicians) A set of comprehensive asthma management tools helps decrease asthma-related visits to the emergency department, urgent care or hospital and improves patients' asthma control. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Google's AI program: Building better algorithms for detecting eye disease
(American Academy of Ophthalmology) The ability of artificial intelligence to help screen patients for a common diabetic eye disease gains momentum with a new study published online today in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Lily Peng, M.D., Ph.D., and her colleagues at Google AI research group, show they could improve their disease-detecting software by using a small subset of images adjudicated by ophthalmologists who specialize in retinal diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mindfulness meditation reduces incidence of major depression
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Among primary care patients with subthreshold depression, mindfulness meditation training reduces the incidence of major depression and improves depression symptoms. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

March/April 2018 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! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

National Academies Review of the Draft Fourth National Climate Assessment and Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report
The U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to review the draft Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4)– a congressionally mandated report that evaluates the state of climate science and the broad range of impacts of climate change in the United States every four years– and the draft Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2)– a report that feeds into the overall assessment process developed by the USGCRP. The final NCA4 and SOCCR2 reports are anticipated to be released by USGCRP later this year. The National Academies releas...
Source: News from the National Academies - March 12, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Study: Doctors Who Prescribe More Opioids Make More Money
This study suggests that conflicts of interest with the pharmaceutical industry may influence oncologists in high-stakes treatment decisions for patients with cancer,” the authors concluded. Some studies have looked at whether the amount of money a doctor receives makes a difference. Studies by researchers at Yale University, the George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health and Harvard Medical School have all found that the more money physicians are paid by pharmaceutical companies, the more likely they are to prescribe certain drugs. Dr. Patrice Harris, a spokeswoman for the American Medical Associ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Local TV opioid crisis opioids Source Type: news

National Academies review of the draft Fourth National Climate Assessment
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The US Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to review the draft Fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA4) -- a congressionally mandated report that evaluates the state of climate science and the broad range of impacts of climate change in the United States every four years - and the draft Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2) - a report that feeds into the overall assessment process developed by USGCRP. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Smoking heightens risk of psychoses
(Academy of Finland) Smoking at least 10 cigarettes a day is linked to a higher risk of psychoses compared to non-smoking young people. The risk is also raised if the smoking starts before the age of 13. This has been shown in a study led by Academy Research Fellow, Professor Jouko Miettunen. The results were recently published in the journal Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Report Identifies Options for Lowering Risk of Failure of Undersea Bolts on Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Rigs
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine identifies strategies for improving the reliability of bolts used in offshore oil and gas drilling rigs, thereby reducing the risk that a bolt failure could cause a spill of oil, drilling fluids, or natural gas into the environment. Although the oil and gas industry has made important advances in improving the reliability of bolts, there are multiple opportunities for the industry and the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement to work together to further improve reliability and safety culture, the repor...
Source: News from the National Academies - March 9, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Scientists honored with Kappa Delta awards for advancing orthopaedic research
(American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) At the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), four scientists who have made significant contributions to orthopaedic research were honored by the Kappa Delta Foundation and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Report identifies options for lowering risk of failure of undersea bolts on offshore oil rigs
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine identifies strategies for improving the reliability of bolts used in offshore oil and gas drilling rigs, thereby reducing the risk that a bolt failure could cause a spill of oil, drilling fluids, or natural gas into the environment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 9, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news