Imaging leads to removal of 3-cm toy from dementia patient
Imaging helped physicians identify and remove a spinning top toy from an 83-year-old...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Imaging reveals baby girl in SC born with 2nd mouth Conebeam CT aids removal of rare ectopic molar in maxillary sinus CT confirms 3-cm swallowed dental needle in patient's neck Doctors find dentures in man's throat 8 days after surgery (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hotspots of female genital mutilation/cutting and associated factors among girls in Ethiopia: a spatial and multilevel analysis - Geremew TT, Azage M, Mengesha EW.
BACKGROUND: Female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) is a harmful traditional practice that violates the human rights of girls and women. It is widely practiced mainly in Africa including Ethiopia. There are a number of studies on the prevalence of FGM/C ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

“Their Hope for a Brighter Future Inspires Us All”
By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jan 23 2021 (IPS) Looking back upon 2020, we all bear the scars of a devastating year; none so much as girls and boys around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted education for over 1.6 billion children and youth globally and continues to do so. It has also deepened socio-economic inequities and heightened insecurities around the world, further impacting the lives of girls and boys everywhere. Ongoing, protracted conflicts, forced displacement and the worsening climate crisis were no less forgiving. Yasmine Sherif2020 was, in short, a brutal year for the world’s children and youth &nd...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Africa Armed Conflicts Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Middle East & North Africa Migrati Source Type: news

Video of girl removing Putin portrait from classroom goes viral
Video of a Russian student removing a portrait of President Vladimir Putin from her classroom wall has gone viral — a day before planned... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: Vaccinate Girls to Save Them From Cervical Cancer - Bosire
[Nation] Despite the world convening for ICPD25+ in 2019 and Global leaders making commitments to safeguard the health of women and young girls, there continues to be increased opposition against reproductive rights of women; opposition that has hindered access to safe reproductive services including cervical cancer prevention interventions. As a young girl who grew up in the slums of Kibera, in an environment where quality, affordable and timely healthcare did not exist, this reality remains true for many young gi (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik's baby girl's name REVEALED; Is it a nod to model's grandmother?
After four months of secrecy, Gigi Hadid has finally revealed the name of her baby girl. The supermodel, who shares the daughter with... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gigi Hadid Finally Reveals Name of Her and Zayn Malik's Baby Girl
Four months after becoming parents, Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik have shared their little girl's sweet name. Scroll on to find out their... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Has Sex Ed Even Changed From the ‘Bridgerton’ Era to Today?
If you ’re anything like me, you spent much of the past two weeks enthralled in the world of Bridgerton, a Gossip Girl-esque show set in 1813 that’s largely centered around the lack of knowledge the female characters have about sex and pregnancy. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - January 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Can a Little Girl Have Breast Cancer
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

A BASIC TRUTH: Facing an Existential Threat, Humanity Must Work Together
This article was originally published by the United Nations.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   The post A BASIC TRUTH: Facing an Existential Threat, Humanity Must Work Together appeared first on Inter Press Service. Excerpt: Siddharth Chatterjee, is UN Resident Coordinator (RC) in Kenya, and RC designate to China The post A BASIC TRUTH: ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Global Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Statue of fossil hunter Mary Anning to be erected after campaign
Crowdfunder led by schoolgirl raises £70,000 for sculpture of pioneering palaeontologist in Lyme Regis, DorsetA statue toMary Anning, a fossil hunter and palaeontologist once “lost to history” but now considered a significant female force in science, is finally to be erected after a crowdfunding campaign by a teenage girl.Evie Swire, 13, was nine years old when she first heard of Anning, who was born into a humble family in 1799 near Evie ’s Lyme Regis home in Dorset. The schoolgirl was outraged to discover there was no statue.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 19, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Caroline Davies Tags: UK news Fossils Sculpture Women Heritage Science England Source Type: news

'Gilmore Girls' star David Sutcliffe says he didn't storm U.S. Capitol, but praises 'Patriot' who did
"I would have been proud to share a smoke with this great Patriot!" Sutcliffe, who quit acting in 2019, tweeted. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kitchener girl picks her aunt, a nurse, for school hero project
When five-year-old Tatum McCall was asked to do a school project on a community hero, she knew instantly who she would profile: her aunt Sam Mason, a nurse at Grand River Hospital. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Kitchener-Waterloo Source Type: news

"Girls aren't meant to exercise": perceived influences on physical activity among adolescent girls-the HERizon Project - Cowley ES, Watson PM, Foweather L, Belton S, Thompson A, Thijssen D, Wagenmakers AJM.
This study investigated factors perceived to influence PA a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Developing a framework for cash transfer programs that foster sustained economic empowerment to reduce sexual risk among adolescent girls and young women: a qualitative study - Gangaramany A, Balvanz P, Gichane MW, Goetschius S, Sharma S, Sharma K, Mulhausen J, Noble-Campbell P, Wamoyi J, Maman S, Prasad R.
BACKGROUND: Transactional sexual relationships contribute to a high incidence of HIV infection among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) living in low-resource settings. Cash transfers (CT) are a structural approach to reduce sexual risk behaviors, b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Perpetration of dating violence among Belgian youth: impulsivity, verbal skills, and empathy as risk and protective factors? - Glowacz F, Courtain A.
We examined facets of empat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nick Ut, photojournalist who made famed Vietnam War 'napalm girl' image, attacked in D.C
The Pulitzer Prize-winner had received the National Medal of Arts at the White House the day before. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malawi: Ạuthorities Continue With Covid-19 Tests At Lilongwe Girls Secondary
[Nyasa Times] Authorities are today sacrificing their Chilembwe Day holiday to continue with covid-19 tests at Lilongwe Girls Secondary which has since registered the highest number of infections for students. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Honing My Culinary Skills Enriches My Financial Independence
[Nation] What started as a heavy responsibility bestowed upon a Standard Four girl as her mother set out to fend for the family may have seemed burdensome but in the long run, the role enabled her pursue her business dream. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Water and gender equality
(Stanford University) New Stanford research finds installing piped water in rural Zambian homes frees up time in the daily lives of women and girls, while also promoting economic growth and food security - making an argument for piped water infrastructure investments across rural, low-income areas. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Emotionally neglected or severely sexually abused girls report riskier sexual behavior
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Girls who are emotionally neglected or severely sexually abused early in their lives report riskier sexual behaviors during adolescence, Mount Sinai researchers report. The findings highlight the need--and suggest the potential for tailored approaches--to promote healthy sexual development in vulnerable populations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Seoul ’s Advice to Pregnant Women: Cook, Clean and Stay Attractive
The guidelines, published on a government website, have drawn a backlash from people who called them symbolic of anachronistic views in a patriarchal country. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Livia Albeck-Ripka and Youmi Kim Tags: Women and Girls Pregnancy and Childbirth Discrimination Seoul (South Korea) Source Type: news

FBI File Dump: Nancy Pelosi's brother charged with raping underage girls
(Natural News) The conspiracy theories don’t sound too crazy now, do they? (Article by Daniel republished from WeLoveTrump.com) Nancy Pelosi is back in the spotlight again. During the protest on Wednesday, it was reported that her laptop was taken from the Capitol Building. Initial reports said that Trump supporters took it. However, there are some... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"As young men we have a role to play in preventing sexual violence": development and relevance of the men with conscience intervention to prevent sexual violence - de Villiers T, Duma S, Abrahams N.
Sexual violence against women and girls is a major public health problem globally and in South Africa. Although young men have been identified as an important risk group for prevention interventions, scant attention have been given to this age cohort in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A longitudinal study of justice characteristics among girls participating in a sex trafficking court program - Cook MC, Talbert RD, Thomas B.
BACKGROUND: Sex trafficking is a public health and social justice issue that has traditionally been addressed with criminal justice solutions. Because many sex trafficking survivors are incarcerated for crimes related to their exploitation, specialty, hu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Correlates of depression among Black girls exposed to violence - Waller B, Quinn CR, Boyd D, DiClemente R, Voisin DR.
Depression rates for youth remanded to juvenile detention is double that of the general population and Black girls are especially vulnerable. A dearth of literature analyzes the factors that are correlated with depression among system-involved Black girl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Substance use and depressive and anxiety symptoms among out-of-school adolescent girls and young women in Cape Town, South Africa - Bonner CP, Carney T, Browne FA, Ndirangu JW, Howard BN, Wechsberg WM.
BACKGROUND: There is a high prevalence of substance use among youth in South Africa (SA), and adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) experience high rates of depression and anxiety. Substance use behaviours and mental health are associated with other pu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Kenya: Special Facilities Set Up in Schools for Teen Mothers
[Nation] Some schools have put in place special measures to help thousands of girls who got pregnant during the long break and teen mothers return to their studies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 11, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Science - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

The Sperm Kings Have a Problem: Too Much Demand
Many people want a pandemic baby, but some sperm banks are running low. So women are joining unregulated Facebook groups to find willing donors, no middleman required. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nellie Bowles Tags: Artificial Insemination Sperm In Vitro Fertilization Reproduction (Biological) Social Media Children and Childhood Women and Girls Genetics and Heredity Pregnancy and Childbirth California Cryobank Facebook Inc Source Type: news

Kenya: UN Women - Covid-19 Spikes Online Trafficking of Women and Girls
[Nation] UN Women has raised the red flag on the acute rise of online trafficking targeting girls and women during this Covid-19 pandemic period. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Child marriage is legal and persists across Canada
(McGill University) Canada is at the forefront of global efforts to end child marriage abroad. Yet this practice remains legal and persists across the country. In Canada, more than 3,600 marriage certificates were issued to children, usually girls, under the age of 18 between 2000 and 2018, according to a new study from researchers at McGill University. In recent years, an increasing number of child marriages have been common-law unions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

‘Mean Girls’ Broadway Musical Announces Permanent Closure Due To Covid Shutdown
Mean Girls won’t be back when Broadway reopens, producers announced today. The musical based on Tina Fey’s 2004 film suspended... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Catalyst for a movement': People around the world don ribbon skirts after Sask. girl shamed for wearing hers
A 10-year-old Saskatchewan girl's life has been brightened by the colourful ribbon skirts of women across the globe after she was shamed... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: Re-Admit Teen Mothers, Pregnant Girls Back to School
[Nation] As schools reopened on Monday, whether all girls will resume learning is a matter of cautious optimism. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Feminist activism and YPAR: privileged girls interrupt rape culture - Proweller A, Catlett BS, Crabtree-Nelson S.
This research focuses on a community-based project that foregrounds youth-led participatory action research with privileged youth. The youth's work involved interrogation of, and resistance strategies for, rape culture. Research findings demonstrate that... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Is High Tech a Danger to Humanity?
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Jan 6 2021 (IPS)   Oh, Lord won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz. My friends all drive Porsches, I must make amends. Worked hard all my lifetime, no help from my friends. So, oh Lord, won’t you buy me a Mercedes Benz.                                              Janis Joplin, 1970 COVID-19 has made several of us aware of the frailty of our bodies, the certai...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Development & Aid Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Tanya Roberts, Bond girl and Charlie's Angel, dies day after premature announcement
Initially announced to have died on Sunday after a mistaken statement by her publicist, Roberts’ partner now reports she died on Monday (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tanya Roberts, a Charlie ’s Angel and a Bond Girl, Is Dead at 65
After finding stardom in the 1980s, she fell out of the spotlight until re-emerging in 1998 in the sitcom “That ’70s Show.” (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amber Alert cancelled: 4-year-old girl found safe after reported abduction from Erie County
A 4-year-old girl has been found safe after a Pennsylvania State Police Amber Alert was issued Tuesday, authorities said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"It is painful and unpleasant": experiences of sexual violence among married adolescent girls in Shinyanga, Tanzania - Mwanukuzi C, Nyamhanga T.
BACKGROUND: While the situation of married adolescent girls in Tanzania is increasingly documented, empirical evidence concerning the ways in which child marriage impacts girls' and young women's sexual lives is limited. Specifically, little is known abo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The correlates of violence against women and surveillance of novel coronavirus (Covid -19) pandemic outbreak globally: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Bayu EK.
BACKGROUND: COVID-19 is a serious global pandemic with more than 1 million confirmed cases and 64,000 deaths. Cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are rapidly increasing and infected millions globally. Violence against women and girls is also a glo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Women and girls safety and security in public transport - Kebede ET.
Women and girls are among the commuters for different purposes. Commuting has been shown to have negative consequences like violence on travelers particularly for women and girls. Violence against women and girls is a major public health problem globally, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Oral Contraceptives Tied to Lower Risk for Certain Cancers
The drugs may increase the risk of breast cancer, but may lower the risk of ovarian and endometrial cancers. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Ovarian Cancer Breast Cancer Women and Girls Deaths (Fatalities) Birth Control and Family Planning Source Type: news

‘The Bachelor’ Premiere Recap: Matt James Finally Breaks the Cycle
As it turns out, picking the guy who wasn’t good enough for the girl who wasn’t good enough for the guy wasn’t the smartest—or most diverse—move (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An exploratory study of the prevalence of mental health symptoms among girls living in 5 childcare institutions in Goa and Mumbai - Halli P, Khandeparkar P, Kanougiya S, Pereira B.
Background India is home to 240 million adolescents and 170 million are vulnerable to or experiencing difficult circumstances. The most vulnerable of these children are housed in the estimated 7800 nationwide childcare institutions (CCIs). Recent media re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tanya Roberts, Bond Girl and 'That 70s Show' actress, has died
Actress Tanya Roberts, who is best known for her role as a Bond girl in "A View to a Kill" and Midge Pinciotti on "That '70s Show," has... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Women-centred Digital Platforms can Enhance Empowerment
This article is a sponsored feature.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   The post How Women-centred Digital Platforms can Enhance Empowerment appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Development & Aid Education Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Fuzia 2020 Source Type: news

Bond Girl & 'That '70s Show' Star Tanya Roberts Dead at 65
B-film queen Tanya Roberts has passed away. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news