Health and the built environment in United States cities: measuring associations using Google Street View-derived indicators of the built environment - Keralis JM, Javanmardi M, Khanna S, Dwivedi P, Huang D, Tasdizen T, Nguyen QC.
BACKGROUND: The built environment is a structural determinant of health and has been shown to influence health expenditures, behaviors, and outcomes. Traditional methods of assessing built environment characteristics are time-consuming and difficult to com... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers to Accessing Treatments - United States, 2008-2018
State Medicaid programs that cover all evidence-based cessation treatments, remove barriers to accessing these treatments, and promote covered treatments to Medicaid enrollees and health care providers could reduce smoking, smoking-related disease, and smoking-attributable federal and state health care expenditures. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Smoking Tobacco Use Smoking Cessation Source Type: news

Pulses for a Sustainable Future
By Zoltán KálmánROME, Feb 10 2020 (IPS) Reducing poverty and inequalities, eliminating hunger and all forms of malnutrition and achieve food insecurity for all – these are some of the most important objectives of the Sustainable Development Goals. Still, the rate of poverty and inequalities is increasing and over 820 million people are going hungry. In addition, 2 billion people in the world are food insecure with great risk of malnutrition and poor health. This alarming situation is further aggravated by current trends such as the rate of population growth, impacts of climate change, loss of bio...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zoltan Kalman Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Centre ’s health outlay woefully off course for 2.5% of GDP target
With economic slowdown, there are apprehensions that allocations for sectors like health could fall even further short in the coming years as the government struggles to meet expenditures it cannot cut back on like salaries and pensions. In such a scenario, even maintaining the current level of health spending as a percentage of GDP could prove to be a challenge. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - February 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medicaid expansions are linked to lower out-of-pocket spending for recipients
FINDINGSOut-of-pocket spending fell an average of 28% for people enrolled in Medicaid, the state and federal health insurance program for low-income people, during the first four years of the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare. The likelihood that Medicaid recipients would experience a catastrophic medical expense fell by 4.7% during the four-year study period, the researchers found.BACKGROUNDMedicaid is a state and federal health insurance program for low-income people. Under the Affordable Care Act, state Medicaid programs were expanded in 36 states and the District of Columbia to make health insurance ava...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

1.5 lakh Ayushman Bharat Health & Wellness Centres to be set up by 2022: Survey
Primary healthcare accounts for 52.1 per cent of India's current public expenditure on health as per the National Health Estimates, 2016-17. "Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), the world's largest health insurance scheme, is a major step towards providing affordable healthcare to the identified poor," the Survey said. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NSB: U.S. Share of Global R & D Investments Declines
On January 15, 2020, the National Science Board (NSB) released the “2020 State of U.S. Science and Engineering” report detailing the data, trends, and global position of the U.S. science and engineering (S&E) enterprise. The report is part of the congressionally mandated, biennial “Science and Engineering Indicators,” which provides statistics on the U.S. and global S&E enterprise. According to the 2020 Indicators, the United States continues to perform the largest share of global research and development (R&D), award the largest number of S&E doctoral degrees, and produce signific...
Source: Public Policy Reports - January 21, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Restorative justice: a contrivance of compensatory jurisprudence for the victims of rape in India - Amani SZ, Dewani ND.
Victims in rape cases are invariably the forgotten part in India's criminal adversarial system. While the accused, more often than not, is protected with all the resources available at the expenditure of the State, the victim is left to fend for herself wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Disease-specific out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure in urban Bangladesh: a Bayesian analysis - Rahman MM, Zhang C, Swe KT, Rahman MS, Islam MR, Kamrujjaman M, Sultana P, Hassan MZ, Alam MS, Rahman MM.
BACKGROUND: Because of the rapid increase of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and high burden of healthcare-related financial issues in Bangladesh, there is a concern that out-of-pocket (OOP) payments related to illnesses may become a major burden on house... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Single-Payer System Would Likely Save Money
THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2020 -- There is near consensus across 30 years of economic analysis of single-payer plans that a single-payer system would reduce health expenditures in the United States, according to a review published online Jan. 15 in PLOS... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

2011 to 2017 Saw Increase in Spending on DMTs for MS
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 -- From 2011 to 2017, there was an increase in gross annual expenditures on multiple sclerosis (MS) disease-modifying therapies (DMTs), with increased spending mainly driven by increases in per-prescription costs, according... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Disaster probability, optimal government expenditure for disaster prevention and mitigation, and expected economic growth - Wu X, Wang Z, Gao G, Guo J, Xue P.
As global climate warms, the occurrence frequency and loss of natural disaster are both increasing, posing a great threat to the sustainable development of human society. One of the most important approaches of disaster management is to prevent disaster an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Academic Research and Development
This report examines R&D performed by U.S. higher education institutions. It discusses funding by source and S&E field for R&D activities and equipment and provides information on research space. Academic R&D has grown every year since 1975 and remains focused on basic research. Most of it is performed by a small percentage of U.S. higher education institutions. The federal government funds over half of academic R&D, although institutional support represents an increasing share. Growth in research space has largely been in biological and biomedical sciences, while equipment expenditures are similar to t...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - January 15, 2020 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Measuring social policy change in comparative research: survey data evidence from South Korea - Hong I, Kwon E, Kim B.
Social policy change has been discussed extensively in comparative welfare state research, beyond a mere social expenditure approach. Unfortunately, conceptually and methodologically informed debates have only marginally influenced countries other than in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

National Patterns of R & D Resources : 2017 – 18 Data Update
This report provides current data on the levels and key trends of the performance and funding of research and development in the United States, with comparisons to the historical record ( back to 1953 ) . Detailed statistical tables present data on U.S. R&D expenditures by performing sector, source of funds, type of R&D, and state. Data are drawn from five surveys from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - January 8, 2020 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

The U.S. Spends $2,500 Per Person on Health Care Administrative Costs. Canada Spends $550. Here ’s Why.
Whether it’s interpreting medical bills, struggling to get hospital records, or fighting with an insurance provider, Americans are accustomed to battling bureaucracy to access their health care. But patients’ time and effort are not the only price of this complexity. Administrative costs now make up about 34% of total health care expenditures in the United States—twice the percentage Canada spends, according to a new study published Monday in Annals of Internal Medicine. These costs have increased over the last two decades, mostly due to the growth of private insurers’ overhead. The researchers exa...
Source: TIME: Health - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Health Care Source Type: news

Community Impact: Health Care
A closer look at data related to health care services, the number of uninsured, mental illness and drug addiction, and Medicaid expenditures by county. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Catastrophic health expenditure incidence and its equity in China: a study on the initial implementation of the medical insurance integration system - Liu H, Zhu H, Wang J, Qi X, Zhao M, Shan L, Gao L, Kang Z, Jiao M, Pan L, Chen R, Liu B, Wu Q, Ning N.
This study investigates the catastrophic health expenditure and equity ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Healthcare administration expenditure greater in USA than Canada
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - January 1, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Study: Half Of America Will Be Obese Within 10 Years
(CNN) — If America does not collectively adopt healthier eating habits, over half of the nation will be obese within 10 years. Even worse, one in four Americans will be “severely obese” with a body mass index over 35, which means they will be more than 100 pounds overweight. That alarming prediction, published Wednesday in NEJM, was the result of a study analyzing 26 years of self-reported body mass index (BMI) data from over six million American adults. Considering the challenges of battling weight loss, that’s devastating news for the future health of our nation. “Given how notoriously diffi...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Obesity Source Type: news

New report shows how rising drug prices affect Oregon patients
Retail prescription drug spending in Oregon accounts for about 11 percent of total health expenditures. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Beer advertisements and adolescent drinking knowledge, expectancies, and behavior - Gentile DA, Arterberry BJ, Bender PK, Costabile KA.
OBJECTIVE: (1) To examine the degree to which overall beer advertising expenditure is related to youth brand awareness, preferences, and drinking behavior, and (2) to use multiple methods, including individual brand awareness and expectancies, to gain a br... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

ER visits did not rise with Medicaid expansion under Affordable Care Act
FINDINGSPatient visits by Medicaid recipients to primary care physicians rose 3.6% during the first three years of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act but did not lead to an increase in the use of emergency departments.BACKGROUNDResearch findings about the impact of state Medicaid expansions on the use of primary care physicians and emergency departments have been mixed. For instance, the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment, which examined the impact of expansion on the state ’s low-income families from 2008 through 2010, found a 50% increase in physician visits and a 40% spike in emergency department visit...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

State Government R & D Expenditures Increased 3 % in FY 2018 ; Energy-Related R & D Up 29 %
State government agency expenditures for research and development totaled $ 2.5 billion in FY 2018, an increase of 3 % from FY 2017. Health-related R&D expenditures continue to constitute the largest share ( 44 % ) of all state government agencies'R&D, with $ 1.1 billion in expenditures. Energy-related R&D expenditures increased 29 % between FY 2017 and FY 2018, reaching $ 397 million. This InfoBrief presents summary statistics from the FY 2018 Survey of State Government Research and Development, sponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Sou...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 11, 2019 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

' Real-World' Data Show CAR-T Therapies Are Cost Effective'Real-World' Data Show CAR-T Therapies Are Cost Effective
CAR-T cell therapy comes with a formidable sticker price, but a new study showed that it can actually reduce healthcare expenditures in the long term.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - December 7, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

New NHE data: Medicine prices declined, and hospitals were biggest driver of health care spending in 2018
According to new data from the National Health Expenditures (NHE), retail medicine pricesdeclined by 1% and retail medicine spendinggrew just 2.5% in 2018. To put that in context, hospital spending, which continued to account for one-third of all health care spending, grew by 4.5%, and physicians and clinical services grew by 4.1%. This data, published inHealth Affairs, underscores how policies that single out prescription medicine won ’t fix soaring health care costs or lower out-of-pocket costs for Americans.  (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Out of Pocket Costs hospitals Let's Talk About Cost Source Type: news

Slight Uptick in National Healthcare Spending in 2018: CMS Slight Uptick in National Healthcare Spending in 2018: CMS
Although national health expenditures were up a bit, the amount spent on personal healthcare remained the same, and health spending increased less than GDP.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

20% Of Prescription Drugs Save Money, And Are Not Just Cost-Effective
Nearly 20% of prescription drugs are not only cost-effective, but they are cost-saving. That is, drug expenditures are offset by lower costs in other healthcare sectors, such as hospital and physician services. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Source Type: news

CMS Office of the Actuary Releases 2018 National Health Expenditures
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of the Actuary released a study on overall national health spending in 2018. Includes growth trends for hospital spending, physician and clinical services spending, and retail prescription drug spending. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - December 5, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

The United States Invests More in Applied and Basic Research than Any Other Country but Invests Less in Experimental Development than China
Although total R&D spending in 2017 by the United exceeds China's R&D expenditures, China's annual investment in experimental development surpasses that of the United States. China's spending on experimental development has grown rapidly in recent years to over $ 370 billion in 2017, nearly $ 70 billion greater than the United States. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 3, 2019 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

HHS: Federal Financial Participation in State Assistance Expenditures: Federal Matching Shares for Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program, and Aid to Needy Aged, Blind, or Disabled Persons for October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021
Notice from the Department of Health and Human Services releasing the Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (FMAP) rates for the period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. The rates are used to determine the amount of Federal matching for state Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Family (TANF) Contingency Funds, and Enhanced Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (eFMAP) rates for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expenditures, among other federal assistance programs. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 3, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: HHS: Federal Financial Participation in State Assistance Expenditures: Federal Matching Shares for Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program, and Aid to Needy Aged, Blind, or Disabled Persons for October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021
Pre-publication notice from the Department of Health and Human Services releasing the Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (FMAP) rates for the period of October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. The rates are used to determine the amount of Federal matching for state Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Family (TANF) Contingency Funds, and Enhanced Federal Medical Assistance Percentages (eFMAP) rates for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expenditures, among other federal assistance programs. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 2, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

FFRDC Research and Development Expenditures : Fiscal Year 2018
These tables provide data on R&D expenditures for federally funded research and development centers ( FFRDCs ) . Expenditures data are displayed for individually named FFRDCs, by source of funding, and type of R&D. Data are from the FY 2018 FFRDC Research and Development Survey, conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 21, 2019 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Survey of State Government Research and Development : FY 2018
The 21 tables in this report present FY 2018 and time series data for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Data are available on total R&D expenditures, intramural and extramural performers, source of funds, and R&D by governmental function by state and department or agency. These data were collected by the Survey of State Government Research and Development, conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau for the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 20, 2019 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Higher Education R & D Funding from All Sources Increased for the Third Straight Year in FY 2018
Funding of higher education research and development increased across all funding sources in FY 2018, marking the third straight year of steady growth. Total R&D expenditures increased $ 4.1 billion ( 5.5 % ) from FY 2017, reaching $ 79.4 billion. Federal funding of R&D has increased in both current and constant dollars for three straight years, according to data from the Higher Education Research and Development ( HERD ) Survey by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 13, 2019 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Higher Education Research and Development : Fiscal Year 2018
This publication releases detailed tables for the FY 2018 Higher Education Research and Development ( HERD ) Survey, from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics ( NCSES ) within the National Science Foundation. The tables present data on R&D expenditures at higher education institutions across all academic disciplines and include R&D expenditures by institution, R&D field, geographic area, source of funds, type of R&D ( basic research, applied research, and experimental development ) , cost categories ( salaries, software, equipment, and indirect costs ) , and trends over time. (Source: ...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 13, 2019 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

When is Universal Health Coverage Good for Attaining Universal Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights?
UNFPA-supported midwives ensured that this young woman gave birth safely in Bor Hospital, South Sudan. © UNFPA South SudanBy Julitta OnabanjoJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov 12 2019 (IPS) This is a special year for all rights-based health advocates, as we celebrate 25 years of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). At the ICPD in Cairo in 1994, for the first time world leaders from 179 member states committed to the principles that underpin today’s Sustainable Development Goals: non-discrimination and universality; the centrality of health, including sexual and reproductive health and...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dr. Julitta Onabanjo Tags: Africa Gender Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations ICPD25 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD25) Source Type: news

AHRQ: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has extended the comment period for the reapproval request for the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey — Insurance Component information collection. The survey is used to measure the extent, cost, and coverage of employer-sponsored health insurance and will provide statistics at the national, state, and sub-state (metropolitan area) level for private industry. Comments are due within 30 days of t his notice. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 1, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

How the Ban on Medical Advertising Hurt Women Doctors
This article was published on JSTOR Daily, read the original article here. (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Olivia Campbell / JSTOR Daily Tags: Uncategorized health medicine onetime syndication Source Type: news

Austerity, the “New Normal”
Isabel Ortiz is Director of the Global Social Justice Program at Joseph Stiglitz’s Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, former Director at the International Labour Organization (ILO) and UNICEF, and senior official at the UN and at the Asian Development Bank.   Matthew Cummins is senior economist who has worked at UNDP, UNICEF and the World Bank.By Isabel Ortiz and Matthew CumminsWASHINGTON DC, Oct 11 2019 (IPS) While this week Ministers of Finance and economists meet in Washington to confront global economic challenges at the IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings, the majority of the world pop...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Isabel Ortiz and Matthew Cummins Tags: Civil Society Conferences Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Nigeria: Firm Unveils Austrian Technology for Hospitals, Banks
[This Day] Africa makes up 15 per cent of the world population and carries 23 per cent of the global disease burden, yet it accounts for just 1 per cent of global health expenditures. Sadly, the rest of the world spends 10 times more on healthcare than Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

‘Salty’ Concern: Tackling High Salt Consumption in China
Veena S. Kulkarni, Associate Professor, Department of Criminology, Sociology and Geography, Arkansas State University, USA; and Raghav Gaiha, (Hon.) Professorial Research Fellow, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, England.By Veena S. Kulkarni and Raghav GaihaNEW DELHI, India and JONESBORO, US, Oct 7 2019 (IPS) China’s almost meteoric transition from a being a low income to a middle income country within a span of four decades is often perceived as a miracle analogous to the post Second World War Japanese economic development experience. China’s GDP rose from $200 current United States dolla...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Veena Kulkarni and Raghav Gaiha Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Globalisation Headlines Health Labour TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (BCFN) Source Type: news

Life after loss: an economic evaluation of specialist counselling after baby loss
This report is an economic evaluation of the baby loss charity Petals, which provides counselling to women and their partners who have experienced the death of a baby. The evaluation calculates that the national provision of counselling to 4,822 mothers would cost £ 3.17 million per annum, which would create a national safety net of support to help parents at this immensely difficult time. No such service currently operates across England and Wales. The report highlights that specialist baby loss counselling is inexpensive, effective and reduces government expenditure. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Public opinion and criminal justice policy: theory and research - Pickett JT.
This article reviews evidence for the effects of public opinion on court decision-making, capital punishment policy and use, correctional expenditures, and incarceration rates. It also assesses evidence about the factors explaining changes over time in pub... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Increasing Patient Compliance with Remote Patient Monitoring
People with chronic health conditions like cardiovascular disease and diabetes incur the highest healthcare expenditures by far. Unfortunately, much of this population is known to be non-compliant in...(PRWeb September 25, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/increasing_patient_compliance_with_remote_patient_monitoring/prweb16600477.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 25, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Standing burns more calories than sitting or lying
A new study of healthy young adults suggests that standing more could be a simple way to raise daily energy expenditure and compensate for sedentariness. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Household transportation expenditures in developing countries: evidence on the effect of urban land use change from Pakistan - Zolnik E, Malik A, Riaz O.
Research on the effect of rapid urbanization on households in developing countries tends to focus on the linkages between affordability, expenditures, and welfare. Unfortunately, due to data availability limitations, empirical evidence on the monetary effe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Road grade estimates for bicycle travel analysis on a street network - El Masri O, Bigazzi AY.
Road grade is a major factor influencing walking and cycling speed, energy expenditure, and travel behaviour. Bicycling research and commercial travel applications typically use digital elevation models to estimate road grades. The goal of this research is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Is There Discrimination Against Women in Healthcare in India?
By Farhana Haque Rahman and Raghav GaihaROME, Sep 5 2019 (IPS) In an inaugural lecture at the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University, Amartya Sen began with a swipe at Queen Victoria who complained to Sir Theodore Martin in 1870 about & quote: this mad, wicked folly of ‘Woman’s Rights’ “, as in her rarefied world nobody could trample upon her rights. The world has of course changed dramatically and women’s rights are widely acknowledged but injustices persist. Our concern here is with health injustices that are widely prevalent in India. These take multiple forms: female foeticide, wide...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman and Raghav Gaiha Tags: Asia-Pacific Featured Gender Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news