A school-based program to prevent depressive symptoms and strengthen well-being among pre-vocational students (Happy Lessons): protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial and implementation study - Rombouts M, Duinhof EL, Kleinjan M, Kraiss JT, Shields-Zeeman L, Monshouwer K.
BACKGROUND: Depression is one of the leading causes of illness and disability among young people. In the Netherlands, one in twelve Dutch adolescents has experienced depression in the last 12 months. Pre-vocational students are at higher risk for elevated ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Magnitude of mortality and its associated factors among burn victim children admitted to South Gondar Zone government hospitals, Ethiopia, from 2015 to 2019 - Tiruneh CM, Belachew A, Mulatu S, Emiru TD, Tibebu NS, Abate MW, Nigat AB, Belete A, Walle BG.
BACKGROUND: Burn is one of the leading causes of preventable death and disability every year in low and middle-income countries, which mainly affects those aged less than 15  years. Death from burn injuries carries the most significant losses, which often... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Teaching trauma in resource-limited settings: a scoping review of pediatric trauma courses - Pinkham L, Botelho F, Khan M, Guadagno E, Poenaru D.
PURPOSE: Injury remains an important cause of death and disability globally, with 95% of all childhood injury deaths occurring in low- and lower-middle-income countries (LMICs). Pediatric trauma training, tailored to the resources in LMICs, represents an o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A review on aging, sarcopenia, falls, and resistance training in community-dwelling older adults - Rodrigues F, Domingos C, Monteiro D, Morou ço P.
As aging continues to grow in our society, sarcopenia and associated fall risk is considered a public health problem since falling is the third cause of chronic disability. Falls are negatively related to functionality and independence and positively assoc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Residential proximity to major roadway and progression in physical disability in older adults in China - Hu J, Chen W, Li L, Zhang Y, Jiang H, Liu W, Yin P.
Evidence of a connection between living near major roadway and adverse health outcome has come to light. However, little is known about the effect of residential traffic exposure on aging-related physical disability and whether this effect can be modified.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Neural processing dysfunctions during fear learning but not reward-related processing characterize depressed individuals with high levels of repetitive negative thinking - Park H, Kirlic N, Kuplicki R, Paulus M, Guinjoan S.
BACKGROUND: Repetitive Negative Thinking (RNT) is a symptom dimension of depression that is associated with a poorer prognosis in terms of higher recurrence, treatment resistance, residual symptoms, and disability. This investigation examined whether RNT i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Diagnosed Diabetes, by Disability Status and Age Group - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2020
This report describes the percentage of adults with diabetes by disability status and age group. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 27, 2022 Category: American Health Tags: Adult Health Disabilities Disabilities and Health MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes People with Disabilities Source Type: news

We Laugh So We Don't Cry: Caring for a Disabled Family Member
When you are disabled or care for a disabled person you often have friends who you can share stories with that others don ' t find interesting or humorous. These are the friends who laugh with us so we don ' t cry (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 26, 2022 Category: Disability Tags: Blogs - Writings - Stories Source Type: news

Blog: We can ’t let the government take away crucial legal safety nets
It’s dangerous when any government thinks it can decide who deserves access to human rights and who doesn’t. The UK’s Human Rights Act (HRA) is a safety net and a crucial source of legal protection for people across all UK nations who have been mistreated or failed by the system.   But the government has just launched a consultation on its plan to replace it with a weaker bill of rights. The new bill from the Ministry of Justice would distance UK courts from case law of the European Court of Human Rights and the European Convention on Human Rights. Human rights legislation is all about people, power, and how they a...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 26, 2022 Category: UK Health Authors: Christina McAnea Tags: General secretary's blog News Christina McAnea Human Rights Act Source Type: news

‘I had this strong feeling that my face was disfigured’ – Kitty Wallace, the body dysmorphic sufferer turned campaigner
Her early life was blighted by the condition, until a TV documentary changed everything. Now, she works for the UK ’s leading support groupKitty Wallace remembers very clearly the first time she felt there was something horribly wrong with her face.She was eight years old, in her downstairs bathroom with a friend as they washed their hands before dinner. “I just remember looking at our reflection and thinking how different I looked to her,” she says. “At that moment, I had this very strong feeling that my face was offensive or disfigured compared with hers, and then a sudden realisation that this must be as obvious...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 26, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Annie Kelly Tags: Life and style Disability Body image Psychology Health & wellbeing Society Robert Pattinson Billie Eilish Shirley Manson Source Type: news

Every parent I know is worried about their child ’s anxiety. Here’s what 25 years of teaching has shown me | Tegan Bennett Daylight
My years teaching in universities – and my own children – have changed my attitude to the storm of disability our young people faceI ’ve been teaching at Australian universities for 25 years now. I began when I was 27 – I’m now 52. This means I’ve been next to university students since 1996, and if you’re curious about these things, you see patterns begin to emerge.Every parent, every aunt or uncle, every grandparent, and in fact anyone who has anything to do with young people today is anxious about one thing: anxiety. It seems it ’s on the rise. Itison the rise. Each semester I have more and more students ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 21, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Tegan Bennett Daylight Tags: Anxiety Mental health Australian universities Australia news Australian education Technology Psychology Source Type: news

COVID-19 guide for care staff supporting adults with learning disabilities or autistic adults, SCIE (updated 19th January 2022)
This is a guide to help care staff and personal assistants supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults through the COVID-19 crisis. It was updated on 19th January 2022 to reflect the latest guidance. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 guide for social workers and occupational therapists supporting adults with learning disabilities and autistic adults, SCIE (updated 19th January 2022)
This guidance aims to help occupational therapists and social workers keep people with learning disabilities and autistic adults safe, while at the same time protecting and promoting people ' s rights wherever possible. It was updated on 19th January 2022 to reflect the latest guidance. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bionic eye implant enables blind UK woman to detect visual signals
Breakthrough offers hope of restoration of sight to people suffering vision loss because of dry AMDAn 88-year-old woman has told of her joy at becoming the first patient in the UK to benefit from a groundbreaking bionic eye implant that enabled her to detect signals for the first time since going blind.The woman from Dagenham suffers from geographic atrophy. The condition is the most common form of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which affects millions of people worldwide and can cause loss of sight.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 21, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Gregory Health editor Tags: Blindness and visual impairment Health Disability Society Medical research UK news Source Type: news

Advancing Testing Reforms for Med Students With Disabilities Advancing Testing Reforms for Med Students With Disabilities
Medical students with disabilities and their advocates across the country have recently stepped up their campaign for improved testing accommodations to ease the path to becoming a doctor.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news