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Voices: Bringing My Own Kind of ‘ Madness ’ to the Office
I ’ ve been fired more times than I care to admit. Work and paranoid schizophrenia aren ’ t exactly a recipe for success. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ERICA CROMPTON Tags: Mental Health and Disorders Schizophrenia Labor and Jobs Paranoia Workplace Environment Source Type: news

Fellowship: Pediatric Evidence-Based Practice Librarian
The Grace and Harold Sewell Memorial Fund is sponsoring a 1-year fellowship for an Evidence-Based Practice Librarian at Children’s Hospital of Alabama. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2017. Applicants who cannot meet the application deadline, should consider contacting Dr. Wu, Chair, Evidence Based Medicine Program (cwu@peds.uab.edu) and/or Kay Hogan Smith, Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences (khogan@uab.edu) directly about their interest. The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Pediatrics is seeking a creative, energetic, and self-motivated librarian for a newly cr...
Source: MCR News - September 25, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Community College/Academic Libraries Health Sciences Source Type: news

Deforestation impacts climate change more than fossil fuel use, new study finds
(Natural News) Curbing the use of fossil fuels is often singled out as the best way to tackle climate change, but a new study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters shows that the problem of deforestation should not be overlooked as it contributes far more to climate change than once believed. The new paper,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boston Scientific Resonate ICDs, CRT-Ds Get MR-Conditional Labeling Boston Scientific Resonate ICDs, CRT-Ds Get MR-Conditional Labeling
The FDA has approved the Resonate family of ICDs and CRT-Ds for conditional use in an MRI environment, the company announced.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

20 Hotels You Didn ’t Know Were Owned by Celebrities
This article originally appeared on TravelandLeisure.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Adeline Duff/ Travel + Leisure Tags: Uncategorized celebrities onetime onetimetravel Source Type: news

Why We Must Not Build Automated Weapons of War
Over 100 CEOs of artificial intelligence and robotics firms recently signed an open letter warning that their work could be repurposed to build lethal autonomous weapons — “killer robots.” They argued that to build such weapons would be to open a “Pandora’s Box.” This could forever alter war. Over 30 countries have or are developing armed drones, and with each successive generation, drones have more autonomy. Automation has long been used in weapons to help identify targets and maneuver missiles. But to date, humans have remained in control of deciding whether to use lethal force. Milita...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paul Scharre Tags: Uncategorized Artificial Intelligence robots The CEO Initiative Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for September 25, 2017
Say hello to MassDevice +5, a bite-sized view of the top five medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 5 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry. Get this in your inbox everyday by subscribing to our newsletters.   5. EY is upbeat about the medical device industry: Here’s why The medical device industry is growing, at a healthy and steady pace. This is according to EY’s Pulse of the Industry report, which was released today at Ad...
Source: Mass Device - September 25, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MassDevice Tags: News Well Plus 5 Source Type: news

Why Our Medical Practice is Dying
Here's why practices like ours can't thrive in this new environment. MGMA has the data to back it up. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - September 25, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Leann DiDomenico McAllister Terence Redmond McAllister, MD Tags: Blog Healthcare Careers Accounts Receivable Operations Physician Productivity Source Type: news

Community Health Maps: Using Mapping Tools during Disasters
The Center for Public Service Communications and its partner Bird’s Eye View, together with the National Library of Medicine (NLM), have developed the Community Health Maps (CHM) initiative. CHM’s premise is that community-based organizations, environmental health groups, public health agencies, and emergency management departments are in a better position to serve their populations when they are able to collect and maintain their own data, rather than relying solely on national or state agencies, or majority-institution partners to provide data to them. CHM has dedicated a number of resources and trainings to ...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - September 25, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness Education Source Type: news

14 Things Flight Attendants Know About Flying — and You Probably Don’t
This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rachel Gillett / Business Insider Tags: Uncategorized onetime onetimetravel Source Type: news

Turning Deadlines into Finish Lines
Facing fierce market competition and increasingly rapid technological change, medical device manufacturers are under constant pressure to innovate—and quickly. Companies face long, expensive product development cycles involving many stakeholders, internal reviews, design updates, validations, regulatory approvals, and more. During these product development cycles, timelines often shift—but critical deadlines do not. In this fast-paced environment, there is a real need for partners who can expedite the launch of highly-complex, critical parts while holding a firm commitment to the quality and standards needed in...
Source: MDDI - September 25, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Darren Bjork Tags: Contract Manufacturing Source Type: news

Contraception Is about Partnerships —in More Ways than One
September 25, 2017To make family planning work for young people, we need to look at the bigger picture.Imagine you are very, very poor. You and your family have, say, $100 or less for the entire month. What are your priorities?For most people, the main concerns would be food, safe drinking water, shelter, and maybe education, if there ’s anything left over. When you’re making decisions under this type of pressure, a lot of important things fall to the bottom of the list.Contraception is one of them.In the global health community, we call the hardships that dog impoverished families “economic barriers.&rdq...
Source: IntraHealth International - September 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

1 million people recruited to study how genes, habits and environment affect health outcomes
In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact — and to finally customize ways to prevent and treat disease. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Boston Scientific launches MRI-safe Resonate devices with HeartLogic diagnostic in U.S.
Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) launched today its Resonate implantable cardioverter defibrillator and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator systems with the HeartLogic heart failure diagnostic tool. The devices are approved by the FDA for conditional use in an MRI environment, the company reported. Boston Scientific’s HeartLogic diagnostic warns doctors of worsening heart failure, collecting data from sensors monitoring heart sounds, thoracic impedance, heart rate and activity and respiration rate and volume. The company touted its alert system as the first and only of its kind in an implantable device w...
Source: Mass Device - September 25, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Cardiovascular Diagnostics Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat Boston Scientific Source Type: news

Endocrinology and diabetes physician in Montana, USA
St Vincent Healthcare in Billings, Montana is looking for a team-oriented and motivated endocrinology physician to join our busy and growing program. Our physicians take a team approach to diagnosing endocrine and diabetic conditions, and finding the best treatments and solutions for the people in our community.Our Endocrinology and Diabetes physicians collaborate with other specialists in our full-service organization, such as cardiology, nephrology, podiatry, and wound care, to prevent and treat diabetic and endocrine related diseases. St Vincent Healthcare is renowned in the region for providing comprehensive care and e...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 25, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Sep-Oct 2017, Changes to Indicators for Some Subject Fields in MARC Records 14Comment by October 31, 2017
As part of our efforts to prepare our cataloging data for a linked data environment, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) has determined that some of the MARC coding for the subject fields is not accurate and will not create true triple statements in an RDF environment. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - September 25, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Minnesota Department of Health Data and Statistics
Statistics, data, and reports on diseases and conditions, environmental health, health behaviors and risk factors, health care systems, life stages and populations, and vital statistics. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Healthy Schools Research: Presentation of Findings from Multiple Phases of Message Research, September 2017
Report presents findings from a series of message research studies on multiple stakeholder audiences to determine how they think about healthy school environments. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Sept. 25, 2017
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Major U.S. Study Will Examine Precision Medicine A groundbreaking study that will examine the interaction between people's genes, environments... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 25, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Environmental Triggers of COPD Symptoms Environmental Triggers of COPD Symptoms
Learn which common environmental exposures may trigger COPD exacerbations.BMJ Open Respiratory Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

New open-access journal Metabarcoding & Metagenomics joins the lines of publisher Pensoft
(Pensoft Publishers) The new innovative academic journal Metabarcoding and Metagenomics is launched to welcome novel papers on environmental DNA, metabarcoding and metagenomics from basic and applied aspects. Issued via ARPHA -- the first ever publishing platform to support manuscripts all the way from authoring to peer review to publication and dissemination -- the new journal is to host a wide range of research outcomes, including data, models, methods, workflows, software, perspectives, opinions, implementation strategies and conventional research articles. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 25, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Climate insurance is rarely well thought out in agriculture
(Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ) Internationally subsidised agricultural insurance is intended to protect farmers in developing countries from the effects of climate change. However, it can also lead to undesirable ecological and social side effects, as UFZ researchers and their colleagues at the University of Oregon have explained in Global Environmental Change. The article also contains recommendations for improved insurance schemes which in future should also take account of ecological and social aspects in addition to economic issues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Psychological impacts of natural disasters on youth
(University of Miami) Professor of Psychology/Pediatrics, University of Miami, Annette M. La Greca, is fully aware of children's reaction to trauma. Her research focuses on the impact of disasters on youth since Hurricane Andrew in 1992. La Greca has been evaluating how best to define post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children. This line of research will help to quickly identify the children who need support services post-disaster and identify key aspects of the post-disaster environment that facilitate their recovery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Penguin-mounted video captures gastronomic close encounters of the gelatinous kind
(Ecological Society of America) Footage from penguin-mounted mini video recorders shows four species of penguin eating jellyfish and other gelatinous animals of the open ocean, a food source penguins were not previously believed to partake of, scientists report this month in the Ecological Society of America's peer-reviewed journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Project Hosts and Netmail Team Up To Bring “Hadron” Data Auditing and...
The on-demand Hadron platform supports both on-premises and cloud-based environments and ensures sensitive and private data stays protected during audits(PRWeb September 25, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/09/prweb14712545.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

'Green chemistry' for pharmaceuticals
An EU-funded project is exploring techniques to produce key ingredients required for pharmaceuticals through more efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly processes. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - September 25, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

The big 2010 oil spill killed aquatic life and ecosystems; now it's killing the cleanup crew
(Natural News) The dispersants used during the cleanup of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill have made the cleanup workers sick. This was the conclusion that federal scientists came to in their study that was published in Environmental Health Perspectives. The report is a part of the ongoing Gulf Long-term Follow-up (GuLF) study being spearheaded... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unpalatable truths about laboratory-grown food | Letters
Synthetic meat and fish can ’t, on their own, provide an answer to climate change, arguesIain Climie, whileDavid Ridge envisages technical problems in taking the technology out of the lab, and onto people ’s platesSynthetic meat and fish (Is ‘Frankenfish’ the start of a food revolution?, G2, 21 September) could have huge benefits – although there are cheaper and simpler ways to improve food supplies, including better livestock practices, conservation plus careful use, integrated methods, silviculture and using different animals fed more sensibly. These ideas, technology and cutting waste ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 24, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Food science Synthetic biology Environment Food waste Climate change Agriculture Technology Food safety Source Type: news

Angela Merkel Wins Fourth Term as German Chancellor
(BERLIN) – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives beat their rivals on Sunday to win her a fourth term in an election that will also bring a far-right party into Germany’s parliament for the first time in more than half a century, exit polls showed. After shock election results last year, from Britain’s vote to leave the European Union to the election of U.S. President Donald Trump, many look to Merkel to rally a bruised liberal Western order, tasking her with leading a post-Brexit Europe. She must now form a coalition government – an arduous process that could take months as all potential p...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paul Carrel and Thomas Escritt / Reuters Tags: Uncategorized Angela Merkal Germany Germany election onetime Source Type: news

How did that get there? Plastic chunks on Arctic ice show how far pollution has spread
Discovery by UK scientists prompts fear that melting ice will allow more plastic to be released into the central Arctic Ocean – with huge effects on wildlifeA British-led expedition has discovered sizeable chunks of polystyrene lying on remote frozen ice floes in the middle of the Arctic Ocean.The depressing find, only 1,000 miles from the north pole, is the first made in an area that was previously inaccessible to scientists because of sea ice. It is one of the most northerly sightings of such detritus in the world ’s oceans, which are increasingly polluted by plastics.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 23, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Jamie Doward Tags: Arctic Pollution Plastics Wildlife Climate change UK news World news Environment Science Source Type: news

EPA removes waste at Texas toxic sites, won't say from where
The Environmental Protection Agency says it has recovered 517 containers of "unidentified, potentially hazardous material" from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Codevelopment of well-being and self-esteem in romantic partners: disentangling the effects of mutual influence and shared environment - Orth U, Erol RY, Ledermann T, Grob A.
Common sense suggests that romantic partners tend to be interdependent in their well-being and self-esteem. The authors tested the degree to which codevelopment in romantic partners (i.e., development in similar directions) is due to mutual influence betwe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Antidepressive effects of environmental enrichment in chronic stress-induced depression in rats - Seong HH, Park JM, Kim YJ.
Depression is caused by a variety of factors, especially stressful life events. Chronic stress-induced depression has detrimental effects on hippocampal integrity. Environmental enrichment (EE) is a beneficial intervention for improving anxiety, fear, and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The Country Is Torn Over Betsy DeVos ’ New Campus Sexual Assault Guidelines
The U.S. Education Department rolled back Obama-era Title IX guidelines on investigating cases of sexual assault on campus Friday, prompting criticism from victims’ rights groups and cheers from organizations representing people accused of assault. “Today, Betsy DeVos and the Trump Administration chose to tip the scales in favor of rapists and perpetrators,” the group End Rape on Campus said in a statement. “Rolling back this guidance is an affront to the students, survivors, and allies who have fought to bring the sexual assault epidemic out of the shadows.” One key change in the new interim ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tessa Berenson Tags: Uncategorized Betsy DeVos Education onetime Source Type: news

Have You Considered the Potential of Deep Design?
How much time do medical product designers spend on understanding clinical processes? Perhaps not enough. Product designers “often don’t see their devices as part of a system,” says Kathleen Harder, PhD, director of the Center for Design in Health at the University of Minnesota. But there can be adverse ripple effects with devices, she warns. Harder also serves as director of graduate studies in the Human Factors Program at University of Minnesota. For more than 15 years, she has worked with clinicians to test ideas that guide users toward desired behaviors in healthcare delivery. With a background as an ...
Source: MDDI - September 22, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: R & D Source Type: news

Miami Valley Hospital to unveil renovated maternity center
Miami Valley Hospital has completed renovations to its maternity center, and will unveil it to the public next month. Renovations to the hospital's Berry Women's Center included new furnishings and lighting, cabinetry in the maternity rooms, and bathrooms. The upgrades bring "a more modern, serene look to the space," and provide families "a more comfortable environment to welcome their baby," according to a press release. The newly renovated facility also includes space for families with infants… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Bush Source Type: news

How Architecture Should Adapt to Climate Change
Ever since humans left their caves, providing shelter has been the focus of their architectural endeavors. Perfecting the art over time, we have come to think of buildings as permanent. When we build, we do it for eternity. Still, whenever disaster strikes, buildings invariably burn, flood or collapse. We have seen a lot of that in the news lately. Grenfell Tower, hurricanes Harvey and Irma and Maria, the Mexican earthquakes, to name a few. Confronted with the fragility of our structures — and the ever-growing power of the elements they face — we start asking questions, search for solutions and, inevitably, tur...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reinier de Graaf Tags: Uncategorized building climate change Disasters Innovation Natural Disasters Source Type: news

Sec. Albright, Sen. Coons: Donald Trump Must Realize Diplomacy Protects America
Now that Congress has reconvened to continue work on urgent foreign policy challenges — from the North Korean nuclear threat to our continued role in Afghanistan to the challenge of a rising China — we hope Republicans and Democrats will support funding for diplomacy and development as vital tools of national security. More than 70 years ago, in the wake of the horrors of World War II, President Harry Truman addressed a United Nations Conference in San Francisco. He challenged Americans and our international partners “to rise above personal interests, and adhere to those lofty principles, which benefit al...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Albright, Chris Coons Tags: Uncategorized diplomacy Donald Trump International Affairs politics World Source Type: news

To Do: Join Forces, Save Lives
September 22, 2017Change is in the air. And it feels good.The secret is out! And we couldn ’t be more excited.After months of planning, strategizing, and daydreaming about how to reach more people around the world with the health care they need, we ’ve done something big:IntraHealth International is joining forces withDAI, one of the world ’s leading development organizations.If we want to keep doing good, we need to be creative about it.Our partnership issomething new, both for us and for the world of international development. It ’s not a merger. It’s not an acquisition. It’s a unique ...
Source: IntraHealth International - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Federal Workers Who Made a Difference
The federal government gets a bad rap: it is constantly described as bloated and clunky, its workers as inefficient and ineffectual. Yet by and large, the men and women who make up the federal workforce rise above the criticism, put one foot in front of the other and do their job. Rarely is the work they do acknowledged, much less praised. But for the past 16 years, the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, or Sammies, have sought to change that by honoring federal employees who have an outsize impact on the country and the world. Below, the 2017 Sammie winners, chosen by the nonpartisan Partnership for Public Servic...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maya Rhodan Tags: Uncategorized Government Source Type: news

Why rejecting the modern world is a privileged fantasy
Mark Boyle argues thata primitive life away from the modern world is healthier, but the evidence strongly suggests that this is a privileged fantasyRomanticising the past isa common human compulsion, and may well havepsychological benefits. But some people take it rather far, embracing millennia-old practices and lifestyles, like“paleo diets”, oralternative medicines based on “ancient wisdom”, and so on.Some even eschew as many of the trappings of modern life as possible. One such person is Mark Boyle, a man who rejects thingslike money,technology, electricity, etc, and is a much better person for i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 22, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Dean Burnett Tags: Science Psychology Environment Science and scepticism Source Type: news

Estimating pedestrian demand for active transport evaluation and planning - Dhanani A, Tarkhanyan L, Vaughan L.
This article presents a recently developed walkability-based approach to evaluating the built environment's relationship to pedestrian activity, as well as the application of this evaluation in generating a model of pedestrian demand across London derived ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Mistreatment of students in hospitals - Auslender V, Fleury C.
Health care students are abused and mistreated in  hospital: humiliation, harassment and bullying of all sorts are daily occurrences, in a highly competitive universe and difficult working environment. It is time for the managerial policy of hospitals to c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues 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 missing middle: filling the gap between walkability and observed walking behavior - Herrmann T, Boisjoly G, Ross NA, El-Geneidy AM.
Many fields of study recognize the interdependent health, environmental, and economic benefits of walking. To promote walking in entire populations, measures such as Walk Score have been developed to classify the walking friendliness or walkability of plac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Protective Headgear Source Type: news

Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 -
BACKGROUND: The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016 (GBD 2016) provides a comprehensive assessment of risk factor exposure and attributable burden of disease. By providing estimates over a long time series, this study can monit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Scientists discover unique Brazilian frogs deaf to their own mating calls
Pumpkin toadlet frogs are only known case of an animal that continues to make a communication signal even after the target audience has lost the ability to hear itHumans trying to chat each other up in a noisy nightclub may find verbal communication futile. But it appears even more pointless forpumpkin toadlets after scientists discovered that females have lost the ability to hear the sound of male mating calls.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 22, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Barkham Tags: Amphibians Animal behaviour Wildlife Zoology Environment Science Biology World news Source Type: news

Long-lost Congo notebooks may shed light on how trees react to climate change
Decaying notebooks discovered in an abandoned research station contain a treasure trove of tree growth data dating from 1930sA cache of decaying notebooks found in a crumbling Congo research station has provided unexpected evidence with which to help solve a crucial puzzle – predicting how vegetation will respond to climate change.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 22, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Daniel Grossman Tags: Trees and forests Greenhouse gas emissions Climate change Environment Democratic Republic of the Congo Africa World news Science Biology UK news Source Type: news

Tanzania: Donors Donate 1.9bn/ - Into HIV/Aids Kitty
[Daily News] SOME 1.9bn/- is now available for the newly introduced AIDS Trust Fund as core funding for its prevention and 'enabling environment' departments. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - September 22, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Health Tip: Do You Have Athlete's Foot?
-- Athlete's foot is a fungal skin disease that leads to pain and itch, notably between the toes. The warm, moist and dark environment created by our footwear is an ideal breeding ground for fungus. The germ often lingers on pool decks and in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 22, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news