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Integrating a hip belt with body armour reduces the magnitude and changes the location of shoulder pressure and perceived discomfort in soldiers - Lenton GK, Doyle TLA, Billing D, Saxby DJ, Higgs J, Lloyd DG.
This study assessed if new body armour designs that incorporated a hip belt reduced shoulder pressures and improved comfort. Twenty-one Australian soldiers completed t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Heat stress incident prevalence and tennis matchplay performance at the Australian Open - Smith MT, Reid M, Kovalchik S, Woods TO, Duffield R.
OBJECTIVES: To examine the association of wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT) with the occurrence of heat-related incidents and changes in behavioural and matchplay characteristics in men's Grand Slam tennis. DESIGN: On-court calls for trainers, doct... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

The FDA Is Coming Around to the Idea That Cheese, Microbes, and Mold Can Work Just Fine
Fuzzy ashen mold billows around wheels of cheese stacked on wooden planks at La Ferme de L’Abérieux. Inside its cheese cave nestled in the hills of Cordon, southeastern France, proprietor Albert Bottollier Depois removes one wheel and lowers it to the wide eyes of two children. “Mushrooms,” he says threading his fingers through the cloudy wreath of fungus forming the cheese’s distinctive crust. For a stronger cheese, he’ll even pierce the rind so it seeps in and blooms in the eyes. This is a Tomme de Savoie, one of France’s most distinguished and sought-after cheeses. And yet it h...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Casey Quackenbush / Cordon, France Tags: Uncategorized Cheese Food Safety onetime Source Type: news

Medical and psychological problems faced by young Australian gap year travellers - Furuya-Kanamori L, Mills D, Sheridan S, Lau C.
BACKGROUND: Gap year travellers can potentially be exposed to many infectious diseases and other travel-related health problems including injuries and psychological problems. Currently, there is little information on health and wellbeing of this particular... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Depression and risk of unintentional injury in rural communities-a longitudinal analysis of the Australian Rural Mental Health Study - Inder KJ, Holliday EG, Handley TE, Fragar LJ, Lower T, Booth A, Lewin TJ, Kelly BJ.
Limited longitudinal research has examined relationships between depression and injury, particularly in rural contexts. This paper reports cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses from the Australian Rural Mental Health Study (ARMHS) exploring relationshi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

HealthWatch: People With ADHD Losing Sleep; Break From Diet Can Help Weight Loss
BOSTON (CBS) – It’s estimated that up to 11 percent of kids ages 4 to 17 are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but could your child just be sleep deprived? A recent analysis found that 75 percent of children and adults with ADHD also have disruptions in their biological clocks, causing them to fall asleep later and sleep less. But it is unclear what comes first, if sleeplessness contributes to ADHD or if ADHD causes sleep problems. While more research is needed, experts say there may be a significant number of kids and adults diagnosed with ADHD who could benefit from better sleep....
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local ADHD Dr. Mallika Marshall HealthWatch Weight Loss Source Type: news

Australian schoolgirl raises alarm over flesh-eating disease
An Australian girl whose knee was eaten away by a Buruli ulcer calls for better research funding. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bureau of Meteorology attacks pushed by 'fever swamp' of climate denial | Graham Readfearn
Rob Vertessy, who retired as the BOM ’s director in 2016, has hit back at ‘time wasters’ and ‘amateurs’ who are given a forum by the AustralianFor Rob Vertessy, the attacks on his government agency became tedious and time-consuming and no less irritating because they were coming from a motivated group of “amateurs”.Vertessy spent a decade at Australia ’s Bureau of Meteorology. He retired in April 2016 after five years as the agency ’s director.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 21, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Graham Readfearn Tags: Environment Climate change Science Australia news Climate change scepticism Australian politics Source Type: news

Heat-loving Australian ants believe in diversity, hint 74 species new to science
(Pensoft Publishers) A genus of Australian ants, many of whose members prefer to forage in blistering temperatures of up to 50 ° C (122 ° F), is revised to include 74 new species. The ants include seed-eaters, ant and termite raiders, 'honeypot ants' that store nectar and honeydew, and numerous others whose biology is not yet understood. Some are bizarre: one species has eyes like inverted ice-cream cones. The revision is published in the open-access journal ZooKeys. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Scientists and farmers work together to wipe out African lovegrass
(Queensland University of Technology) A partnership between QUT, the NSW Government and farmers could lead to the eventual eradication of the highly invasive African lovegrass threatening pastures and native grasslands Australia-wide.What they discovered is that local knowledge is the key to a successful management approach. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 21, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Toilets for $10 or less are accelerating progress towards a major goal: Sanitation for all
(Grand Challenges Canada) The Water Innovation Engine, a pioneering partnership led by the Australian Government's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to stimulate bold new ideas and approaches in the water sector, today launched the global " Urban Sanitation Challenge " with the announcement of a multi-million dollar investment in five projects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Primary HPV Testing Bests Cytology for Cervical Screening Primary HPV Testing Bests Cytology for Cervical Screening
Primary HPV testing is better than cytology for detecting high-grade precancerous cervical lesions, according to results from the Compass trial in Australia.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

How President Trump ’s Iran Criticism Affects North Korea
President Trump teased Wednesday that he has reached a conclusion on whether to re-certify the Iran nuclear accord, which he has been blasting since his time as a candidate. Trump faces an October deadline to affirm Iran’s compliance with the letter of the agreement, and he told reporters that he has made a decision about what to do. The stakes are high not just for the immediate region, but for the world. The nuclear agreement, which Trump and GOP critics have called a bad deal, allowed Iran to continue its destabilizing activities in the region, but the Obama-reached accord is also viewed as a model for a potential...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zeke J Miller Tags: Uncategorized Morning Must Reads Source Type: news

Media violence and other aggression risk factors in seven nations - Anderson CA, Suzuki K, Swing EL, Groves CL, Gentile DA, Prot S, Lam CP, Sakamoto A, Horiuchi Y, Krah é B, Jelić M, Liuqing W, Toma R, Warburton WA, Zhang XM, Tajima S, Qing F, Petrescu P.
Cultural generality versus specificity of media violence effects on aggression was examined in seven countries (Australia, China, Croatia, Germany, Japan, Romania, the United States). Participants reported aggressive behaviors, media use habits, and severa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Trump Called a U.S.-Australia Refugee Swap ‘Dumb.’ But the First Refugees Will Soon Arrive in the U.S.
A refugee deal between Australia and the U.S., which President Donald Trump described earlier this year as “dumb,” will proceed in the coming weeks. The first group of refugees, currently held in Australian detention facilities in Nauru and on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea, are expected to soon depart, according to a statement released Wednesday by Australia’s immigration ministry. About 50 refugees have been accepted by the U.S., Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said in an interview with Australian media. “I just want to thank again, President Trump for continuing with that arrangement,” he...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kevin Lui Tags: Uncategorized Australia Foreign Policy migration onetime Source Type: news

Centinel Spine acquires Prodisc assets from J & J ’ s DePuy Synthes
Centinel Spine  has agreed to acquire Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary DePuy Synthes’ Prodisc assets for an undisclosed amount, according to an OrthoWorld report. In the deal, DePuy is offloading its Prodisc-C, Prodisc-L, Prodisc-C Vivo, Prodisc-C Nova, Prodisc-O and Discover cervical and lumbar artificial disc systems to Centinel Spine, according to the report. The Prodisc-C and Prodisc-L are the only 2 products which have approval in the US, according to OrthoWorld, and Centinel plans to launch clinical studies as it pursues FDA approval of the other devices it acquired. Centinel spine is ...
Source: Mass Device - September 19, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Spinal Centinel Spine LLC depuysynthes johnsonandjohnson Source Type: news

Half of Repeat Antibiotics in Australia Extend Initial Rx
More than one in five occur at least one month after the initial prescription (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 19, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Nursing, ENT, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Bristol partners with leading Australian university to offer first dual doctoral award
In a first for the University of Bristol, Vice-Chancellor Professor Hugh Brady today signed an agreement with Australia ’ s Macquarie University to offer a programme of Dual Doctoral Awards, providing cross-global training opportunities for post-graduate researchers. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - September 19, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: International, Announcements, Postgraduate; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law; Press Release Source Type: news

Body mass index and saltwater drowning - Byard RW.
Comparison of body mass index (BMI) was undertaken between 30 cases of salt water drowning and 30 age- and sex-matched controls randomly selected from the autopsy files of Forensic Science SA, Adelaide, Australia, during the period 2000 to 2017. The age ra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Charities unite to award $2.5 million for breast and prostate cancer research
(University of Adelaide) Leading Australian cancer researcher Professor Wayne Tilley has today been presented with a $2.5 million Breast& Prostate Cancer Linkage Grant, thanks to a groundbreaking collaboration between the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and the Movember Foundation in Australia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Screening for cervical abnormalities in women offered HPV vaccination
(PLOS) Human papillomavirus (HPV) testing detects a higher number of precancerous cervical lesions than cytology-based Pap smears in a female population including a proportion offered HPV vaccination, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine by Karen Canfell of Cancer Council New South Wales, Australia, researchers at the Victorian Cytology Service, Melbourne, Australia, and colleagues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 19, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

How to fight off this winter's dreaded Aussie flu
Australia and the Southern hemisphere are suffering with a severe flu outbreak - and now experts fear it will travel to the UK, this winter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lose weight by breaking from diet two weeks
Researchers from University of Tasmania in Australia studied weight loss in obese males. They found taking a two-week break from dieting helped the men lose more weight than consistent dieting. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Australian cancer centres launch personalised medicine trial for childhood cancers
Cancer centres in Australia have launched a national clinical trial under the Zero Childhood Cancer programme to evaluate personalised medicine for childhood cancers. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - September 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Virtual Reality App Aims to Curb Teen Drinking
(MedPage Today) -- Australian group develops gamified alcohol education program (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - September 18, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

CSIRO breeds spotted handfish to save species from extinction
Fish, which is endemic to Tasmania, was the first Australian marine animal to be listed as critically endangeredScientists have begun a captive breeding program for the spotted handfish, 11 years after it became the first Australian marine animal to be listed as critically endangered.Endemic to Tasmania, the spotted handfish or Brachionichthys hirsutus looks like a tadpole in the late stages of development, with a fin atop its head to lure unsuspecting prey and the sour expression of a British bulldog.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 18, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Calla Wahlquist Tags: Marine life Australia news Science Environment Wildlife Source Type: news

Nutritionist reveals tricks for slimming down quickly; limit eating hours, don't snack, eat light at night, among others
(Natural News) Losing weight remains to be a major challenge for many, but renowned Australian nutritionist Susie Burrell offers tips in effectively shedding pounds quickly. According to Burrell, limiting the eating hours may help lose weight fast. The nutrition expert noted that breakfast should fall around 8:00 a.m. or 9:00 a.m., while the last meal of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does the doctrine of double effect apply to the prescription of barbiturates? Syme vs the Medical Board of Australia - Symons X.
The doctrine of double effect (DDE) is a principle of crucial importance in law and medicine. In medicine, the principle is generally accepted to apply in cases where the treatment necessary to relieve pain and physical suffering runs the risk of hastening... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Tracing Cassini's fiery death was like seeing a heart monitor flatline
At a Nasa site nestled in a valley not far from Australia ’s capital city, a lucky few get a closer view of the end of the spacecraft’s 20-year odysseyDeep Space Station 43 is an imposing piece of hardware. It ’s a 70-metre diameter radio telescope, the largest in the southern hemisphere, and on this cold Canberra Friday night, red lights were flashing to signify it was sending data to one of the space missions it monitored. It was the Cassini probe – for the final time.DSS43 is located at the Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex (CDSCC). It ’s a Nasa site run by Australia’s scient...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 16, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Andrew P Street Tags: Saturn Canberra Nasa CSIRO Australia news Space Astronomy Science Source Type: news

K2M launches Everest MI XTower spinal instrumentation
K2M (NSDQ:KTWO) said yesterday it launched its Everest minimally invasive XTower instrumentation designed to work with its Everest MI XT spinal system. The XTower addition allows surgeons to use the Everest MI XT system to treat complex defomities to achieve 3-dimensional spinal balance, the Leesburg, Va.-based company said. “The addition of the Everest MI XTower to the Everest MI XT spinal system provides surgeons with intraoperative customization of screw extension rigidity based on the intended clinical application. The increased screw extension strength provided by the XTower allows surgeons to treat a ...
Source: Mass Device - September 15, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Spinal K2M Source Type: news

The idea that climate scientists are in it for the cash has deep ideological roots
Author and academic Nancy MacLean says cynicism about the motives of public servants, including government-backed climate scientists, can be traced to a group of neoliberals and their ‘toxic’ ideasYou ’ll have heard that line of argument about cancer scientists, right?The one where they ’re just in it for the government grant money and that they don’t really want to find a cure, because if they did they’d be out of a job?Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 15, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Graham Readfearn Tags: Climate change scepticism Environment Koch brothers Science Australia news World Health Organization Source Type: news

President Trump Calls Bernie Sanders ’ Single-Payer Health Care Plan a ‘Curse on the U.S.’
President Donald Trump attacked Bernie Sanders’ single-player health care plan on Thursday, calling it a “curse on the U.S.” “Bernie Sanders is pushing hard for a single payer healthcare plan – a curse on the U.S. & its people,” Trump tweeted Thursday afternoon. “I told Republicans to approve healthcare fast or this would happen. But don’t worry, I will veto because I love our country & its people.” Sanders introduced the latest version of his “Medicare for All” health care bill on Wednesday with a third of his Democratic colleagues in the Senate co-...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Health Care onetime Source Type: news

Study: High amounts of artificial sweeteners may increase risk for diabetes
An Australian study suggests that consuming high amounts of artificial sweeteners may affect how the body responds to sugar, and could raise risk for diabetes. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Tips for Raising a Modern-Day Teen
The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition, The Science of Childhood, which is available in stores, at the TIME Shop and at Amazon. Parenting an adolescent into adulthood can be difficult, frustrating, and always unpredictable. But if you can make it through the moody teenage years, while avoiding some common parenting pitfalls, a compassionate, functioning human will be waiting for you on the other side. Here are five rules of the road. Let them sleep in It’s not just a cliché. Teenagers really do sleep differently than the rest of us; they have a harder time going to bed early and a m...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized how do i raise a teenager how to give a sex talk how to raise a teen how to raise a teenager Mental Health/Psychology Parenting parenting tips parenting tips teenagers Source Type: news

Using emergency trauma team activations to measure trauma activity and injury severity: 10  years of experience using an Australian major trauma centre registry - Dinh MM, Roncal S, Curtis K, Ivers R.
OBJECTIVES: To describe the outcomes of Emergency Department trauma team activations over a 10-year period with respect to injury severity and hospital length of stay. METHODS: This was a retrospective study using trauma registry data at a single M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Diabetes Risk?
This study supports the concept that... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 14, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Accuracy and predictive value of incarcerated adults' accounts of their self-harm histories: findings froman Australian prospective data linkage study - Borschmann R, Young JT, Moran P, Spittal MJ, Snow K, Mok K, Kinner SA.
BACKGROUND: Self-harm is prevalent in prison populations and is a well-established risk factor for suicide. Researchers typically rely on self-report to measure self-harm, yet the accuracy and predictive value of self-report in prison populations is unclea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Artificial sweeteners could raise risk of diabetes
Experts at the University of Adelaide in Australia found that people who consumed lots of artificial sweeteners for two weeks showed a significantly reduced ability to control glucose absorption. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mama June weight loss surgery could help eyesight
Researchers from the University of Melbourne, Australia, studied weight loss and how it impacts eyesight. Mama June Shannon has childhood cataracts that may have been due to her weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An Australian Tobacco Plant May Help Us Finally Eliminate Polio
It could lead to a less-risky polio vaccine that doesn't require the actual virus to work. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An Australian Tobacco Plant May Help Us Finally Eliminate Polio
It could lead to a less-risky polio vaccine that doesn't require the actual virus to work. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 13, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Global Mesothelioma Deaths Remain High Despite Poor Data
An estimated 38,400 people around the world will die this year from mesothelioma cancer, according to a report recently published in Occupational & Environmental Medicine. The estimation by the international peer-reviewed journal included 230 countries. Data used for the study came from the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Mortality Database and extrapolated information based on gender- and age-specific death rates. “The global burden of mesothelioma is real,” Dr. Ken Takahashi, director of Asbestos Diseases Research Institute, University of Sydney Gate 3, Australia, told Asbestos.com. “It is v...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - September 13, 2017 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Tags: Asbestos Diseases Research Institute asbestos-related lung cancer Australia mesothelioma Bangladesh Dr. Christina Fitzmaurice Dr. Ken Takahashi Global Burden of Disease Mesothelioma death rate mesothelioma latency period mesothelioma uni Source Type: news

Rebel Wilson Awarded More Than $3 Million in Defamation Lawsuit
(MELBOURNE, Australia) — A judge awarded Rebel Wilson record damages of 4.56 million Australian dollars ($3.66 million) on Wednesday over magazine articles the actress said cost her roles in Hollywood films. A Supreme Court jury in Australia’s Victoria state had decided in June the articles claiming she lied about her age, origins of her first name and her upbringing in Sydney were defamatory. Justice John Dixon said a substantial award amount was required to “vindicate” Wilson after her reputation as an “actress of integrity was wrongly damaged.” Bauer Media, publisher of the Australian...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized celebrities Courts Source Type: news

Serena Williams Would Like to Introduce the Internet to Her Baby Daughter
Tennis superstar Serena Williams missed the U.S. Open this week, but still managed to win big. Williams gave birth to her daughter with Reddit co-founder and fiancé Alexis Ohanian. Now, Williams has shared the first photo of the baby girl on Instagram and she is cuter than any Wimbledon trophy or Australian Open title. While Williams’s sister, Venus, accidentally spilled the beans on the child’s gender back in May, Williams’s Instagram post revealed the baby’s name and it may sound vaguely familiar. Williams and Ohanian decided to name their daughter after her father, calling her Alexis Olymp...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Locker Tags: Uncategorized Alexis Ohanian Babies celebrities serena williams Source Type: news

Winter flu
With Britons being warned over the worst outbreak of flu in Australia and New Zealand, should we all get a jab? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Susie Burrell's tips on losing 5kg before summer season
Australian nutrionist Susie Burrell has revealed her tricks to slimming down quick. She recommends s eating breakfast around 8 or 9am and dinner by 6 to 7pm at latest. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judges' delivery of ground rules to child witnesses in Australian courts - Earhart B, Brubacher SP, Powell MB, Westera NJ, Goodman-Delahunty J.
Ground rules directions are given to children in forensic interviews to explain what is expected of them, and to reduce their tendency to acquiesce to erroneous or incomprehensible questions. Ground rules may also be necessary when children provide testimo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Making medicine; producing pleasure: a critical examination of medicinal cannabis policy and law in Victoria, Australia - Lancaster K, Seear K, Ritter A.
Several jurisdictions around the world have introduced policies and laws allowing for the legal use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes. However, there has been little critical discussion of how the object of 'medicinal cannabis' is enacted in policy and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Exploring the relationship between housing and health for refugees and asylum seekers in South Australia: a qualitative study - Ziersch A, Walsh M, Due C, Duivesteyn E.
Housing is an important social determinant of health; however, little is known about the impact of housing experiences on health and wellbeing for people from refugee and asylum-seeking backgrounds. In this paper, we outline a qualitative component of a st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Development of a multilevel health and safety climate survey tool within a mining setting - Parker AW, Tones MJ, Ritchie GE.
This study aimed to design, implement and evaluate the reliability and validity of a multifactorial and multilevel health and safety climate survey (HSCS) tool with utility in the Australian mining setting. METHODS: An 84-item questio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news