Social connectedness, sleep, and physical activity associated with better mental health among youth during the COVID-19 pandemic
NIH-supported study also found girls were at higher risk for stress, anxiety, and depression than boys. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - January 24, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The moderating role of surgency, behavioral inhibition, negative emotionality and effortful control in the relationship between parenting style and children's reactive and proactive aggression - Del Puerto-Golzarri N, Azurmendi A, Carreras MR, Mu ñoz JM, Braza P, Vegas O, Pascual-Sagastizabal E.
The principal aim of this study is to explore the moderating role of temperament in the relationship between parenting style and the reactive and proactive aggressive behavior of 8-year-old children. The participants are 279 children (154 boys and 125 girl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Social connectedness, sleep, and physical activity associated with better mental health among youth during the COVID-19 pandemic
NIH-supported study also found girls were at higher risk for stress, anxiety, and depression than boys (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - January 24, 2022 Category: Addiction Tags: ABCD, ABCD, Children & Teens, News Release, COVID, Mental Health, NIDAMED News, Teens Source Type: news

Cost analysis of two types of fixed maxillary retainers and a removable vacuum-formed maxillary retainer: a randomized controlled trial
Conclusions: All three retention methods can be recommended when considering costs and retention capacity. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 20, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Why Are Men More Likely to Die of Covid? It ’s Complicated.
Sex differences in Covid death rates vary widely from state to state, suggesting they are rooted in behavior as well as biology. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Azeen Ghorayshi Tags: Chronic Condition (Health) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Women and Girls Deaths (Fatalities) Research Medicine and Health your-feed-science your-feed-healthcare Men and Boys Source Type: news

Profiles of anxious and depressive symptoms among adolescent boys and girls: associations with coping strategies - Olivier E, Morin AJS, Tardif-Grenier K, Archambault I, Dup éré V, Hébert C.
Most existing studies investigating profiles of anxious and depressive symptoms in adolescent boys and girls do not consider the high cooccurrence between them, which prevents from identifying how heterogeneous groups might distinctly use coping strategies... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Yvette Mimieux, Actress in ‘Where the Boys Are’ and ‘Jackson County Jail,’ Dies at 80
She burst forth in the 1960s with roles in 'The Time Machine,' 'Light in the Piazza,' 'Toys in the Attic' and 'Dr. Kildare.' #thetimemachine #yvettemimieux #wheretheboysare #lightinthepiazza #kildare #jacksoncountyjail #toysintheattic (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oath Keepers leader, 10 others charged with 'seditious conspiracy' in Jan. 6 Capitol attack
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot subpoenaed the leader of the Proud Boys, as well as the Oath Keepers, in November. #thehouse #proudboys #oathkeepers #riot (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SAG Awards Nominations Analysis: What Happened to Kristen Stewart and the ‘Belfast’ Boys?
The Hollywood Reporter's awards columnist dissects Wednesday morning's announcement. #kristenstewart #hollywoodreporter #awardscolumnist (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preschool Boys' Behaviors Traced Back to Moms' Thyroid Hormones Preschool Boys' Behaviors Traced Back to Moms' Thyroid Hormones
Changes in maternal thyroid hormone levels during pregnancy may predict whether male offspring are aggressive or withdrawn preschoolers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

New treatment may save eyesight of children with ‘devastating’ Batten disease
Brineura, already given to children with life-limiting genetic disease, to be injected into back of eye in Great Ormond Street trialEight children born with a “devastating” genetic disease in England have become the first in the world to receive a pioneering treatment aimed at stopping them from going blind.Doctors at Great Ormond Street hospital in London are trialling a drug they believe may save the eyesight of the children who have CLN2-type Batten disease. Brineura, already successful in animals, is being administered to four boys and four girls on a compassionate use basis.Continue reading... (Source: Gua...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 9, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Gregory Health editor Tags: Health Children Drugs Science England UK news Source Type: news

Link Between Maternal Thyroid Hormone, Offspring Behavior Studied
FRIDAY, Jan. 7, 2022 -- Maternal thyroid hormone trajectories may impact behavioral development in preschool-aged boys, according to a study published online Jan. 6 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism. Peixuan Li, from Anhui... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 7, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. Urges COVID-19 Boosters Starting at Age 12 to Fight Omicron
The U.S. is urging that everyone 12 and older get a COVID-19 booster as soon as they’re eligible, to help fight back the hugely contagious omicron mutant that’s ripping through the country. Boosters already were encouraged for all Americans 16 and older, but Wednesday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed an extra Pfizer shot for younger teens—those 12 to 15—and strengthened its recommendation that 16- and 17-year-olds get it, too. “It is critical that we protect our children and teens from COVID-19 infection and the complications of severe disease,” Dr. Rochelle Walens...
Source: TIME: Health - January 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LAURAN NEERGAARD and MIKE STOBBE/AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 wire Source Type: news

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky Faces a Surging Virus —And a Crisis of Trust
If viruses know no borders, they
 have an equal disdain for human holidays. On Thanksgiving 2021, Dr. Rochelle Walensky shut off her phone for about 45 minutes and placed the turkey on the dining table to enjoy the holiday meal with her husband and three sons. When she turned the phone back on, she found, among the messages that had piled up, warnings that SARS-CoV-2 had morphed into a potentially dangerous new variant, identified in South Africa. Health officials there predicted that what would become known as the Omicron variant was much better at spreading than previous variants, and Walensky knew it was only a matter...
Source: TIME: Health - January 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature healthscienceclimate Magazine Source Type: news

Puberty, depressive symptoms, and neighborhood context among African American and Caribbean Black males - Seaton EK, Carter R.
OBJECTIVE: Previous empirical research on pubertal development among Black boys is limited. The present study examined the ethnic-racial composition of neighborhoods as a moderator in the relation between pubertal indicators and depressive symptoms among a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Child grooms are often overlooked in the fight to stop child marriage
Boys forced into child marriage suffer higher rates of depression, loneliness and even suicide than do child brides. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - January 2, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

investigating the mediating role of shame and self-esteem in the relationship between self-compassion and depressive symptoms among students - Nasiri B, Shahgholian M.
The aim of this study was to investigate the mediating role of shame and self-esteem in the relationship between self-compassion and depression in students. 251 undergraduate and graduate students (169 girls and 82 boys) from the Kharazmi University of Teh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Gender in the suicidal experience: a qualitative study among adolescents - Vivier T, Moro MR, Baubet T, Pionnie-Dax N, Grandclerc S, Spiers S, Lachal J.
BACKGROUND: Teenaged boys die more often than girls by suicide, although they report fewer suicide attempts and seek less care. The aim of this work is to explore the subjective experience of adolescent suicidal behavior to determine the aspects that are c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Two boys, 16, charged with murder in shooting of 14-year-old girl in Nebraska
Two 16-year-old boys have been charged with murder in the shooting of a 14-year-old girl in Omaha, Nebraska, police said in a tweet Thursday. #nebraskatwo (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Proud Boys leaders have Jan. 6 charges upheld
Ethan Nordean, Joseph Biggs, Zachary Rehl and Charles Donohoe were indicted in March on charges including conspiracy and obstructing an official proceeding. #ethannordean #josephbiggs #proudboys #charlesdonohoe #zacharyrehl (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indictment of alleged Proud Boys leaders over US Capitol attack upheld
Federal judge rejects defence arguments, a development that could have potential implications for Donald Trump #donaldtrump #uscapitol #proudboys (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judge rejects Proud Boys' First Amendment claims in January 6 conspiracy case
A federal judge is allowing a major January 6 conspiracy case against four Proud Boys leaders to move forward, rejecting their bid to throw out the charges. #proudboys #proudboysfirstamendment (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Proud Boys members must face Jan 6 charges, U.S. judge rules
A U.S. judge on Tuesday allowed a criminal case relating to the deadly Jan. 6 Capitol attack to move forward, declining to dismiss charges against four members of the far-right Proud Boys group. #boysmembers #proudboys (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alan Ward obituary
My father, Alan Ward, who has died aged 96, was a physicist who profoundly influenced science education in Africa.Born in Woodford, Essex, to Ursula (nee Vale) and Edward Ward, who worked in a bank, Alan went to Chichester high school for boys in West Sussex. Following a wartime degree in physics at the University of Birmingham, he completed a PhD in 1949, after which he was sent by the Atomic Energy Research Establishment to study Thorotrast poisoning in Denmark for two years. He married Honor Shedden, also a physicist, in 1950.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 28, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Tom Ward Tags: Physics Nuclear power Nuclear weapons Ghana Nuclear waste Cern Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars Source Type: news

NASA Quietly Had a Stellar Year
Most people don’t notice when a branch of government has a very good year. What constitutes high times at the Department of Commerce? What makes them pop the Champagne corks over at the Office of Management and Budget? But NASA is different. When your job is to build rockets, light the fuse and send machines and humans into space, folks tend to notice if things go well—or don’t. For that reason, as NASA closes out 2021, people both inside and outside the agency are celebrating what easily has been one of the most successful years for space since the golden era of the 1960s and 1970s, when it sometimes see...
Source: TIME: Science - December 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Space Source Type: news

Impact of anger on suicidal ideation: mediating role of perceived emotional distress in late adolescents and emerging adults with psychological problems - Khan S, Mubashar T, Akhtar T, Butt TA.
The present study addresses impact of anger on suicidal ideation with  the mediating role of perceived emotional distress in 40 late adolescents and emerging adults (Girls = 24, Boys = 16) with psychological problems. Participants' aged between 18 to 25 y... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Callous-unemotional traits linked to earlier onset of self-reported and official delinquency in incarcerated boys - Neo B, Kimonis ER.
This study extends prior research to determine the optimal delinquency onset age cutoff for identifying youth hi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Contextual variations in associations between measures of aggression and withdrawal and functioning with peers: a replication study - Bukowski WM, Dirks M, Persram R, Santo J, DeLay D, Lopez LS.
Data from 790 older school-age (Mage = 10.2 years, SD = 1.2 years) girls (N = 427) and boys from Barranquilla, Colombia (N = 449) and Montr éal, Canada (N = 331) were used to replicate findings reported by Valdivia et al. (2005). This prior study revealed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The relationship between commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) and childhood sexual abuse (CSA) among boys and girls in Haiti - Silverman JG, Boyce SC, Fonseka RW, Triplett D, Chiang LF, Caslin SS, Raj A.
To test the hypothesis that childhood sexual abuse (CSA) is a risk factor for commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC), we analysed data from the Haiti Violence Against Children Survey (VACS), a population-based sample of adolescents and young adu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pandemic Poses Short- and Long-Term Risks to Babies, Notably Boys Pandemic Poses Short- and Long-Term Risks to Babies, Notably Boys
A mother's immune response to COVID can be a greater danger to the fetus than the virus itself.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Getting Beyond Body-Shaming
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Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Gender Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations #Fuzia #MentalHealth IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

We Must Rise to the Occasion, Now.
By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Dec 20 2021 (IPS-Partners) In 2021, COVID-19 continued to plague the world – a world already burdened by armed conflicts, climate-induced disasters and forced displacement. Communities, nations and people struggled to maintain normalcy in the midst of the abnormal. This was especially notable in the education sector – a sector that is the very foundation for achieving all human rights and all Sustainable Development Goals. Yasmine SherifCountries affected by existing crises also suffered the absence of infrastructure and the omnipresence of extreme poverty, while conflicts raged all ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Climate Change COVID-19 Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Health Poverty & SDGs Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Proud Boys, Oath Keepers Face Lawsuit Over Capitol Riot
The far-right groups conspired to attack the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 and disrupt the certification of President Biden’s election victory, alleges the civil lawsuit filed by the District of Columbia. #proudboys #uscapitol #districtofcolumbia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Washington, D.C., sues Proud Boys, Oath Keepers over deadly attack on Capitol
The city of Washington, D.C., sued right-wing groups the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers on Tuesday, seeking to collect on the financial costs of the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol and its... #washingtondc #proudboys #uscapitol #oathkeepers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

D.C.'s attorney general is suing the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers over Capitol attack
#proudboys #oathkeepers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DC attorney general sues Proud Boys and Oath Keepers members to recoup costs related to January 6
More than two dozen members of the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers are being sued by District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine in an effort to recover the millions of dollars the city spent to... #oathkeepers #karlracine #proudboys #uscapitol (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Two boys from same school die within a week of each other after contracting virus
A TEENAGE boy died of stroke after catching Covid within a week of the death of a fellow pupil at the same school, who also had COVID-19. Both pupils, who passed away in October half-term, were due to have vaccination just weeks before their deaths. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Self-Proclaimed Proud Boys Member Gets 10 Years for Violence at Portland Protests
Prosecutors called Alan Swinney, 51, a “white nationalist vigilante cowboy” who shot a man in the eye with a paintball gun. #prosecutors #selfproclaimedproudboys #alanswinney #paintballgun (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Q & A: Dr. Thomas Rando on preventing age-related diseases and turning discoveries into cures
For Dr. Thomas Rando, the path to becoming a physician-scientist began with something that hedidn ’t learn in high school biology.After one class that touched on the connections between neurons and muscle fibers, Rando took it upon to himself to find all the information he could about how cells communicate through electrical signals.Soon, he began pursuing that interest at Harvard University, where he completed his undergraduate work, a doctorate in cell and developmental biology and his medical degree.Rando joined the neurology faculty at the Stanford University School of Medicine in 1995.There, he founded a clinic ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 10, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Pollutants Tied to Changes in Ratio of Boys to Girls Born Pollutants Tied to Changes in Ratio of Boys to Girls Born
New research identifies some factors linked to changes in sex birth ratios and rules out some others.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Pollutants Tied to Changes in Ratio of Boys to Girls Born
New research identifies some factors linked to changes in sex birth ratios and rules out some others. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19: Boys from same Staffordshire school died within a week
Harry Towers, 15, died less than a week after 14-year-old Mohammed Habib during half-term. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

All Humans Are Born Equal in Rights? That ’s Still Far from Being True
By Baher KamalMADRID, Dec 6 2021 (IPS) ”All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” These words are a sound introduction to the transcendental issue of human rights and equalities, as stated by the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The Declaration proclaims the “inalienable rights that everyone is entitled to as a human being – regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.” “All Human, All Equal” is the slogan for the 2021 Human Rights Day, marked 10 ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Baher Kamal Tags: Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Sex ratio of babies linked to pollution and poverty indicators
Study finds some pollutants are correlated with higher levels of boys and others with more girlsA swathe of pollutants and indicators of poverty have been linked to changes in the ratio of baby boys to girls born to millions of parents.A study of half the US population and the entire Swedish population examined more than 100 possible factors and found, for example, that mercury, chromium and aluminium pollution correlated with more boys being born, while lead pollution increased the proportion of girls. Proximity to farming also affected the sex ratio, possibly due to higher chemical exposures.Continue reading... (Source: ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Damian Carrington Environment editor Tags: Environment Medical research Pollution Gender Science Sweden US news World news Poverty Society Social exclusion Children Pregnancy Source Type: news

Is violence, violence no matter where it strikes? Adjudicated boys, thwarted belongingness, perceived burdensomeness, and acquired capability for suicide - Van Wyk JA.
This study explores treating violence against others as a precursor to self-directed violence. It tests the utility of including violence against others in the measure of acquired capability to test assumptions from the interpersonal theory of violence. Fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How Inequality Drives HIV in Adolescent Girls and Young Women
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Development & Aid Gender Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

CareOregon, Boys & Girls Club announce 10-year partnership
CareOregon is investing $2 million in the Rockwood club. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news