Arkansas Panel OKs Health Agencies' Request to Enforce Vaccine Rule
Officials warned that blocking the rule would jeopardize more than $700 million in federal funding. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 29, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Houston Methodist awards $7M to 28 Houston nonprofits
The funding provides financial support and in-kind lab and radiology services to free clinics, federally qualified health centers and nonprofit agencies located in medically underserved areas. (Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 28, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Shafaq Patel Source Type: news

Corrigendum to "Density of alcohol-selling outlets and prices are associated with frequent binge drinking in Mexico" [Preventive Medicine 154 (2022) 106921] - Colchero MA, Barrientos-Guti érrez T, Guerrero-López CM, Bautista-Arredondo S.
Funding: The Salud Urbana en Am érica Latina (SALURBAL)/ Urban Health in Latin America project is funded by the Wellcome Trust [205177/Z/16/Z]. Data statement/acknowledgements: SALURBAL acknowledges the contributions of many different agencies in gener... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

ImaginAB sets sight on Chinese market
Immuno-PET developer ImaginAb has inked a partnership with DongCheng Pharmaceutica...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ImaginAb signs new agreement with Boehringer Ingelheim Abcuro, ImaginAb tout Immuno-PET study results ImaginAb lands $13M in growth funding ImaginAb, Pfizer ink deal on PET agent Clarity, ImaginAb team to develop theranostic agents (Source: Headlines)
Source: Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New Funding Fuels Online Therapy Startup Amid Covid-19 Mental Health Crisis
Amidst a brewing mental health crisis, digital therapy startups increase access and reduce strain on the mental health system. (Source: Healthcare News)
Source: Healthcare News - January 27, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Deb Gordon, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Venture Capital /venture-capital Coronavirus Source Type: news

U.K. Covid-19: Dentists Say Extra Funding Not Enough For ‘Huge Backlog’
Dentists have warned a promised £50m will fall short of what's needed to tackle long waits caused by the pandemic. (Source: Healthcare News)
Source: Healthcare News - January 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katherine Hignett, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

USDA Invests $1 Billion to Improve Community Infrastructure for People Living in Rural Towns Across the Country
Announces $1 billion in funding to build and improve critical facilities and infrastructure in rural areas. Investments include healthcare facilities, schools, first responder equipment and vehicles, and more through 731 projects in 48 states, Puerto Rico, and Guam. Discusses the funding programs and provides a list of states where funds were awarded. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - January 26, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

National Academies Partner with Chan Zuckerberg Initiative on New Grant Program to Recognize and Further Leadership by Biomedical Researchers Who Promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The National Academies are partnering with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to administer a new funding opportunity that aims to recognize and further the leadership and scientific accomplishments of excellent biomedical researchers who — through outreach, mentoring, and teaching — have a record of promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in their fields. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - January 26, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

Youth Have the Spirit to Change Trajectory of Leprosy, says Yohei Sasakawa
Discussions included the need to engage the younger generation in a world free of stigma and discrimination. Similarly, Marcos Costa, from Morhan in Brazil, spoke of the first Latin American and Caribbean Virtual Meeting of young people affected by leprosy, their family members, and supporters. The meeting, he said, sought to engage young people and their families in a dialogue centered on the challenges faced by those affected by the disease and to explore policy solutions to the problem. “In Brazil, it is reported that many new leprosy cases were not diagnosed in 2020 because of COVID-19. The pandemic has compounded ch...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Youth Thought Leaders IPS UN Bureau Sasakawa Health Foundation Source Type: news

More dental appointments to help recovery of services
An extra £50 million of funding will secure up to 350,000 additional dental appointments allowing people suffering from oral pain, disease, and infection to get the care they need, as services drive back to pre-pandemic levels. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 25, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

UCLA food studies institute to tackle global food challenges
Increasingly, scholars are studying food — its production, preparation, sharing, consumption and disposal — to better understand and tackle global challenges such as climate change, health and social disparities and labor conditions, and to improve access to information.Already a leader in the emerging field offood studies, UCLA has created an interdisciplinary institute devoted to research, teaching and policy about food, made possible by an anonymous $13.5 million gift.The UCLA Rothman Family Institute for Food Studies will bring together faculty, staff, students, chefs and members of the community and house UCLA ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 24, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Health Tech Projects Up for Federal Funding
Two projects that could receive some of a $75 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration would give a booster shot to health care technology in Arkansas. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 24, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

St. Louis senior health care firm raises $100M, plans to hire 500 locally in next 3 years
Thanks to funding from St. Louis-based holding company Hermann Cos. and prominent entrepreneur Jim McKelvey, EmpowerMe Wellness plans to aggressively pursue growth, including hiring 500 employees over the next three years. (Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 21, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Nathan Rubbelke Source Type: news

Universities Report Growth in U.S. Citizen and Permanent Resident Enrollment along with Declines in Enrollment of Temporary Visa Holders at Master ’ s and Doctoral Levels Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering ( GSS ) , sponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation and by the National Institutes of Health, collects data on master ’ s and doctoral students, postdoctoral appointees ( postdocs ) , and doctorate-level nonfaculty researchers ( NFRs ) in science, engineering, and health-related fields at U. S. academic institutions. To understand the COVID-19 pandemic ’ s effect on U.S. academic institutions ’ policies, the 2020 GSS included a COVID Impact Module, which asked questions ab...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - January 21, 2022 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Four California healthcare providers to receive millions in grants to combat staff burnout
Children's Hospital Los Angeles is among those that will receive a combined $8.7 million in federal funding meant to help curb attrition among staffers. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christian Martinez Source Type: news