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Restraint and seclusion: frequency, duration, and rate of injury for students with emotional and behavioral disorders - French DD, Wojcicki CA.
The use of restraint and seclusion in schools and mental health settings has been steeped in controversy. Advocates cite the necessity and efficacy of these procedures as interventions for dangerous behaviors, while opponents question their effectiveness a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Contemporary meanings of the 'sustainable city': a comparative review of the French- and English-language literature - Hamman P, Anquetin V, Monicolle C.
This paper analyses the repertoire of the 'sustainable city' by conducting a comparative review of the French- and English-language literature. Some use this language for its practical impact regarding urban policies; others criticize it as a tool for legi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Why your child can run around all day without getting tired
Researchers led by the University of Clermont Auvergne in France compared the energy levels of boys aged eight to 12 against grown-ups and endurance athletes during a cycling challenge. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ex-Roche scientist Reed to head Sanofi R & D as Zerhouni retires
(Reuters) - Sanofi said on Tuesday it had hired former Roche top scientist John Reed to head its research operations from July 1, when Elias Zerhouni retires from the French drugmaker. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Do marketing and alcohol treatment/public health experts think televised alcohol advertisements abide by regulatory guidelines? - Lloyd K, Cameron E, Williams H, Banister E, Donmall M, Higgins A, French DP.
Televised alcohol advertisements in the United Kingdom must abide by the Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice Code, which provides guidelines concerning advertisements not implying, condoning or encouraging immoderate, irresponsible or antisocial dr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Poisoned wine: regulation, chemical analyses, and Spanish-French trade in the 1930s - Suay-Matallana I, Guillem-Llobat X.
This paper describes the resources, scientific spaces, and experts involved in the study of a mass poisoning caused by the drinking of arsenic-contaminated wine exported from Spain to France in 1932. Local and international periodicals record the poisoning... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Forensic answers to the 14th of July 2016 terrorist attack in Nice - Quatrehomme G, Toupenay S, Delabarde T, Padovani B, Alunni V.
The terrorist attack of July 14, 2016 in Nice (France) was a devastating event. A man voluntarily drove a truck into a crowd gathered for the fireworks display on the seaside "Promenade des Anglais," plowing pedestrians down over more than 2  km before bei... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Risk analysis of French chemical industry - Dakkoune A, Verni ères-Hassimi L, Leveneur S, Lefebvre D, Estel L.
Accidental events in chemical industry can cause damages to human health, environment and economy. To prevent such events in industries, it is essential to identify and analyze the past events. To the best of our knowledge, such an analysis has not been do... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Young athletes interested in healthy protein, not French fries
(University of Waterloo) The greasy food being served at hockey rinks isn't really what young hockey players want, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Even organic tampons and menstrual cups can cause TSS
It does not matter what your tampon is made of - it can still cause toxic shock, and so can menstrual cups. According to a new French study, the safest way to deal with period blood is still a pad. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facebook LIVE Recruitment Q & A (French)
Facebook LIVE Recruitment Q&A (French)May 09, 2018Do you want to learn more about how to join our dedicated pool of field workers?On Wednesday, May 9 at 7:00 PM EST, we will be LIVE on Facebook.  An Aid Worker, Melanie Barthezeme, HR Coordinator, will talk about "Life in the Field". An MSF Field HR Recruiter will talk about the different roles in the field, the recruitment process and requirements to apply. And we will answer your questions!*Presentation will be in French.  Watch here on May 9th:  https://www.facebook.com/msf.english (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Douglas Mercer Source Type: news

Debate goes on over valproate in pregnancy
Should there be an outright ban or restricted use of valproate in women who could get pregnant? Related items fromOnMedica Antidepressants in pregnancy linked to heightened risk of birth defects Epilepsy drug linked to 4,000 birth defects in France Prenatal exposure to valproate raises risk of autism Hunt announces Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review Include pregnant women in studies, urge researchers (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Did neolithic man practise surgery on cows?
Archaeologists in Champ-Durand, France, have found a cow skull with a small round hole cut into itA stone age cow skull boasting a hole the size of a biscuit has been hailed as a first by archeologists, who say the gouge is the earliest evidence of either a veterinary attempt or animal experimentation.Human skulls from around the world, some dating as far back asalmost 10,000 years ago, have been found with very similar holes – evidence, say experts, of acranial surgery called trepanation in which humans scraped away at the skull, or drilled it, to form an aperture.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 19, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Archaeology Science France Source Type: news

Urban planning terminology in Albanian and foreign languages - Papamihali E.
The following article aims to introduce a scientific work undertaken with the aim of producing an Urban Planning terminology Dictionary in Albanian, accompanied by French and English. The study and exposure of urban planning terminology will be treated in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Assimilating weather data into a digital event gazetteer of airborne parachute operations during the French Indochina War - Kirk JP, Cromley GA.
Modern datasets cataloging historical events, known as digital event gazetteers, feature spatiotemporal data regarding events that enable analysis through parameters including location and other descriptive information of those events. Weather and climate ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Destruction at the ancient site of Mari in Syria
The ancient city was one of the first archaeological sites to be occupied by Islamic State. Now new photos are revealing the fate of this important site as archaeologists continue to count the cultural cost of IsisThree weeks ago, the Syrian antiquities directorate released new photos showing another devastated archaeological site. Outside Syria the news has received fairly limited press attention, except in France, where Mari, the site in question, is much better known. French archaeologists have been excavating at Mari since 1933, the most recent expedition running until 2010 when the Arab Spring and growing unrest made ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 19, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Mary Shepperson Tags: Science Archaeology Source Type: news

Frenchman Is First in World to Get 2 Full Face Transplants
J é r ô me Hamon, a bookseller who has a genetic disease, underwent a second transplant after his body rejected the first because he had taken an antibiotic for a cold. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TANGUY GARREL-JAFFRELOT Tags: Face Transplants Paris (France) Jerome Hamon Laurent Lantieri Source Type: news

French Man First to Have Second Face Transplant
Along with medicines to reduce the risk that the second transplant is rejected, Hamon is also receiving mental health support and speech therapy. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

French Man First in World to Have Second Face Transplant
Title: French Man First in World to Have Second Face TransplantCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 18, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Man with 3 faces had multiple face transplants
In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has successfully performed a second face transplant on the same patient. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

French surgeon performs second face transplant on same patient
In a medical first, a French surgeon says his patient, Jerome Hamon, is recovering well after receiving a second transplant. Tissue on the first transplant died after he was given drugs to treat an illness that interfered with his anti-rejection regime. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

The Man With 3 Faces: A Frenchman Received Another Face After His First Transplant Died
(LONDON) — In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient — who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany. Dr. Laurent Lantieri of the Georges Pompidou hospital in Paris first transplanted a new face onto Jerome Hamon in 2010, when Hamon was in his mid-30s. But after getting ill in 2015, Hamon was given drugs that interfered with the anti-rejection medicines he was taking for his face transplant. Last November, the tissue in his transplanted face began to die, leading Lantieri to remove it. That left Hamon without a face, a condition ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maria Cheng / AP Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Surgery Source Type: news

Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant
In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

First double face transplant patient 'well' in France
The first person in the world to receive two facial transplants is recovering in a Paris hospital. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Man with three faces' Jerome Hamon is getting used to new identity
Jerome Hamon underwent the world's first full face transplant, including tear ducts and eyelids, in a procedure at a hospital outside the French capital, Paris, in July 2010. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Member States to elect a new WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean
17 April 2018, Cairo – On 19 May 2018, a Special Session of the Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, for the sole purpose of nominating a new Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean. Eight candidates have been proposed by Member States and information on each candidate is available on the Regional Office election website from where the general public can learn more about the candidates and WHO's election process.  This is the first time that detailed professional profiles of candidates have been posted on the Regional Office website and is part of reforms...
Source: WHO EMRO News - April 17, 2018 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Child sexual abuse: description of a French population having consulted in a forensic medical service between 2011 and 2015 - Hauet-Wiedemann M, Wiedemann A, Gatin A, Renaud E, Lapp L, Franchi A, Martrille L, Borsa-Dorion A.
BACKGROUND: When child sexual abuse (CSA) is suspected, the detection of anogenital anomalies is rare. In France, since 2011, most clinical examinations of children for whom CSA is suspected take place in the forensic medical service (FMS). OBJECTI... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Multidisciplinary study provides new insights about French Revolution
(Indiana University) New research from experts in history, computer science and cognitive science shines fresh light on the French Revolution, showing how rhetorical and institutional innovations won acceptance for the ideas that built the French republic's foundation and inspired future democracies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Shire sells cancer drugs to Servier for $2.4 billion as Takeda circles
LONDON (Reuters) - Shire, the London-listed rare diseases specialist that is a potential takeover target for Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical, is selling its oncology business to unlisted French drugmaker Servier for $2.4 billion. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Boy unearths treasure of the Danish king Bluetooth in Germany
Discovery by a 13-year-old and an amateur archaeologist leads to hoard linked to king who brought Christianity to DenmarkA 13-year-old boy and an amateur archaeologist have unearthed a “significant” trove in Germany which may have belonged to the Danish king Harald Bluetooth who brought Christianity to Denmark.Ren é Schön and his student Luca Malaschnitschenko were looking for treasure using metal detectors in January on northern Rügen island when they chanced upon what they initially thought was a worthless piece of aluminium.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 16, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse in Berlin Tags: Germany Archaeology Denmark Europe Science World news Source Type: news

Shire sells oncology unit to France ’s Servier for $2.4bn
Shire has struck a deal to sell its oncology business for $2.4bn in cash to a French pharmaceutical group, complicating the position for Japan ’s Takeda Pharmaceutical which said last month that it was considering a bid for the Irish drugmaker. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cat Rutter Pooley Source Type: news

The impact of terrorism on expectations, trust and happiness - the case of the November 13 attacks in Paris, France - Coup é T.
I use quasi-experimental evidence to measure the impact of the 13 November 2015 attacks in Paris, France, on various channels through which terrorism can affect the economy. The evidence suggests the attacks reduced optimism and increased trust in the nati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Clinical features and prognosis of paraquat poisoning in French Guiana: a review of 62 cases - Elenga N, Merlin C, Le Guern R, Kom-Tchameni R, Ducrot YM, Pradier M, Ntab B, Dinh-Van KA, Sobesky M, Mathieu D, Dueymes JM, Egmann G, Kallel H, Mathieu-Nolf M.
Paraquat is a nonselective contact herbicide of great toxicological importance, being associated with high mortality rates. Because of its high toxicity, the European Union withdrew it from its market in 2007. The aim of this study is to analyze all cases ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Benzodiazepines withdrawal: initial outcomes and long-term impact on falls in a French nursing home - Javelot H, Marquis A, Antoine-Bernard E, Grandidier J, Weiner L, Javelot T, Michel B.
We present a study carried out in a French nursing home that concerns the implementation of a BZD withdraw... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Doctor shopping of opioid analgesics relative to benzodiazepines: a pharmacoepidemiological study among 11.7 million inhabitants in the French countries - Pont é C, Lepelley M, Boucherie Q, Mallaret M, Lapeyre Mestre M, Pradel V, Micallef J.
BACKGROUND: The abuse of prescription opioids and its subsequent consequences is an important public concern particularly in the USA. The literature on opioid analgesic abuse is scarce. OBJECTIVE: We assess the extent and risk of opioid analgesics ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The problem of suicide among Amerindians in Camopi-Trois Sauts, French Guiana 2008-2015 - Pacot R, Garmit B, Pradem M, Nacher M, Brousse P.
BACKGROUND: Suicide within the Amerindian community of Camopi (1741 inhabitants) in French Guiana has been an increasing problem widely reported in the media leading the French Government to mandate a parliamentary mission to investigate the matter. The pu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Comment on Cerland, L. et al. Incidence and consequences of near-drowning-related pneumonia-a descriptive series from Martinique, French West Indies. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14, 1402 - Queiroga AC, Webber J, Schmidt AC, Sempsrott JR, Barcala-Furelos R, Tipton M, Szpilman D.
We read with great interest the recent paper by Cerland et al. on the frequency, nature, and consequences of post-drowning pneumonia[...]. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Russia threatens response to Syria bombings as researchers release computer model showing 280,000 would die from a nuclear strike on DC
(Natural News) On Saturday U.S., French and British ships and warplanes launched more than 120 cruise missiles at Syrian government installations the Trump administration said were responsible for supplying the war-torn country’s chemical weapons program, triggering a daunting response from Russia. According to a statement posted to Facebook by Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Anatoly... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New psychoactive substances in oral fluid of French and Belgian drivers in 2016 - Richeval C, Wille SMR, Nachon-Phanithavong M, Samyn N, Allorge D, Gaulier JM.
BACKGROUND: Driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) is a worldwide problem with potentially major judiciary and life-threatening consequences. Up to now, only classical drugs of abuse (DOA) are tested for DUID detection. A challenging issue for draftin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Healthcare group Sanofi to invest 350 million euros in Canada vaccine facility
PARIS (Reuters) - French healthcare group Sanofi is investing 350 million euros ($432.4 million) in a Canadian vaccine facility, which the drugmaker said would help it meet growing demand in this area. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

HEPAHEALTH Project Report -- risk factors and the burden of liver disease in Europe and selected Central Asian countries
(European Association for the Study of the Liver) The HEPAHEALTH Project Report, which was presented today in a press conference at The International Liver Congress trade; 2018 in Paris, France, is the second overview commissioned by EASL on the burden of liver disease in Europe. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prevalence and predictors of no lifetime utilization of mental health treatment among people with mental disorders in France: findings from the 'Mental Health in General Population' (MHGP) survey - Font H, Roelandt JL, Behal H, Geoffroy PA, Pignon B, Amad A, Simioni N, Vaiva G, Thomas P, Duhamel A, Benradia I, Rolland B.
PURPOSE: No lifetime utilization of mental health treatment (NUMT) is an indicator of the treatment gap among people in need of treatment. Until now, the overall prevalence and predictors of NUMT have never been explored in France. METHODS: In a 39... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Investment of 65 million euro in avian vaccines in France
(Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News)
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News - April 11, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Medtronic taps Harvard cardiologist Mauri for clinical research VP | Personnel Moves – April 10, 2018
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said last week it tapped Harvard Medical School professor and cardiologist Dr. Laura Mauri as its new vice president of global clinical research and analytics. In the new position, Dr. Mauri will direct dynamic global clinical research strategies as well as the development of novel analytical and data science solutions as the Fridley, Minn.-baesd company looks to address “expanding global requirements for clinical evidence for our products.” Dr. Mauri is slated to assume the role on September 1, Medtronic said. Prior to joining Medtronic, Dr. Mauri served as chief scientific officer of...
Source: Mass Device - April 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Avedro Inc. Clarify Medical GE Harvard Henry Schein Medical Mauna Kea Technologies Medtronic milestonescientific Nemaura Medical Omnicell Inc. personnel-moves Second Sight Stryker Source Type: news

Interventions and controls to prevent emergency service vehicle incidents: A mixed methods review - Bui DP, Balland S, Giblin C, Jung A, Kramer S, Peng A, Aquino MCP, Griffin S, French DD, Pollack Porter K, Crothers S, Burgess JL.
BACKGROUND: Emergency service vehicle incidents (ESVI), including crashes, rollovers, and roadside struck-by-incidents, are a leading cause of occupational fatality and injury among firefighters and other emergency responders. Though there are numerous str... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Nine Whole Foods Market Stores Issue Voluntary Recall for Explorateur French Triple Creme Cheese Due to Possible Health Risk
Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling Explorateur French Triple Cr è me cheese from nine stores located in New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Illinois, Connecticut and New Jersey out of an abundance of caution. The cheese has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 10, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

France's Macron asks Catholics to voice euthanasia concerns
French President Emmanuel Macron encouraged Catholic officials and other religious authorities to voice their concerns ahead of a proposal to change the laws on assisted reproduction and euthanasia (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

ERC advanced grants: CNRS in the lead among European institutions
(CNRS) The European Research Council (ERC) has announced the recipients of its 2017 Advanced Grants, awarded to experienced male and female researchers well known in their fields. In total, across all disciplines, 269 projects were selected, including 34 hosted in France. With its 15 winners, the CNRS leads the pack: 15% of the candidates it hosts were accepted, while the success rate for all European candidates combined was 12%. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 9, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

J & J Loses Case Linking Mesothelioma to Asbestos in Talc
Johnson & Johnson suffered its first loss in an asbestos-related talcum powder lawsuit Thursday after a New Jersey jury ordered the company and its talc supplier to pay $37 million in damages. The jury awarded $30 million in compensatory damages to Stephen Lanzo III, who claims he developed mesothelioma after using Johnson & Johnson’s Shower to Shower and Baby Powder products from 1972 to 2003. His wife, Kendra, was awarded $7 million in damages. Johnson & Johnson was held 70 percent liable in the case, meaning they must pay $25.9 million. France-based talc supplier Imerys SA is liable for the remaining 3...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - April 6, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Source Type: news