Plan to feed phone data of NHS mental health patients to AI mothballed
An AI was designed to predict when people are at risk of having a mental health crisis, based on their health records, but plans to extend the project with mobile phone data seem to have been scrapped (Source: New Scientist - Health)
Source: New Scientist - Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

Vaping may be an effective way to quit smoking during pregnancy
E-cigarettes may be more effective than nicotine patches as a tool for quitting smoking during pregnancy, suggests a UK study (Source: New Scientist - Health)
Source: New Scientist - Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

How serious is monkeypox and what are the symptoms?
Since 7 May, the UK Health Security Agency has announced three cases of monkeypox, two of which required hospital care (Source: New Scientist - Health)
Source: New Scientist - Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

Covid-19 news: Just 7 per cent of 5 to 11-year-olds in England jabbed
A regular round-up of the latest coronavirus  news, plus insight, features and interviews from New Scientist about the covid-19 pandemic (Source: New Scientist - Health)
Source: New Scientist - Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

Dietary patterns, breakfast consumption, meals with family and associations with common mental disorders in adolescents: a school-based cross-sectional study
The objective of this work is to analyze the association of dietary patterns, breakfast consumption... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lucia Helena Almeida Grat ão, Milene Cristine Pessoa, Thales Philipe Rodrigues da Silva, Luana Lara Rocha, Monique Louise Cassimiro Inácio, Tatiana Resende Prado Rangel de Oliveira, Cristiane de Freitas Cunha and Larissa Loures Mendes Tags: Research Source Type: research

Inclusive health: modeling COVID-19 in correctional facilities and communities
Mass incarceration, commonly associated with overcrowding and inadequate health resources for incarcerated people, creates a fertile environment for the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in U.S... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Greenhalgh and Ashley Provencher Tags: Research Source Type: research

Neighbors ’ use of water and sanitation facilities can affect children’s health: a cohort study in Mozambique using a spatial approach
Impact evaluation of most water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions in health are user-centered. However, recent research discussed WASH herd protection – community WASH coverage could protect neighbo... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Berta Grau-Pujol, Jorge Cano, Helena Marti-Soler, Aina Casellas, Emanuele Giorgi, Ariel Nhacolo, Francisco Saute, Ricard Gin é, Llorenç Quintó, Charfudin Sacoor and Jose Muñoz Tags: Research Source Type: research

A team level participatory approach aimed at improving sustainable employability of long-term care workers: a study protocol of a randomised controlled trial
Staff currently working in long-term care experience several difficulties. Shortage of staff and poor working conditions are amongst the most prominent, which pose a threat to staff ’s sustainable employability... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ceciel H. Heijkants, Madelon L. M. van Hooff, Sabine A. E. Geurts and C écile R. L. Boot Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

A comparison of peer change agent selection methods: Evidence from a high-school based suicide preventive intervention
Peer-led interventions for adolescents are effective at accelerating behavioral change. The Sources of Strength suicide preventive program trains student peer change agents (peer leaders) in secondary schools ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Trevor A. Pickering, Peter A. Wyman and Thomas W. Valente Tags: Research Source Type: research

Emphysema missed among Black men in US due to race-adjusted lung tests
Poorly supported assumptions about typical levels of lung function among Black men in the US are leading medics to miss cases of emphysema (Source: New Scientist - Health)
Source: New Scientist - Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: research

Socioeconomic inequalities in the HIV testing during antenatal care: evidence from Indian demographic health survey, 2015 –16
In India, there is currently a lack of data on socioeconomic inequalities in HIV testing on a national scale; thus, understanding socioeconomic inequalities in response to expanded HIV testing is critical for ... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Santosh Kumar Sharma and Deepanjali Vishwakarma Tags: Research Source Type: research

Obesity- attributable costs of absenteeism among working adults in Portugal
This study, aimed to investigate the obesity- attributable costs of absenteeism among working adults in Portugal. (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kelli Destri, Joana Alves, Maria Jo ão Gregório, Sara Simões Dias, Ana Rita Henriques, Nuno Mendonça, Helena Canhão and Ana Maria Rodrigues Tags: Research Source Type: research

Landscape of clinical trial activity focusing on Indigenous health in Australia: an overview using clinical trial registry data from 2008-2018
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples (hereafter respectfully referred to as Indigenous Australians) represent about 3% of the total Australian population. Major health disparities exist between Indige... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - May 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ge Xu, Danai Modi, Kylie E. Hunter, Lisa M. Askie, Lisa M. Jamieson, Alex Brown and Anna Lene Seidler Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Assessment of artificial and natural sweeteners present in packaged non-alcoholic beverages (NABs) sold on the Singapore market
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Source: BMC Public Health - May 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rebecca Tan, Sharon Chew, Xenia Cleanthous, Kimberley Anastasiou, Paige G. Brooker, Theresa Pham and Benjamin P. C. Smith Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Determining HIV risk for Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) in relationships with “Blessers” and age-disparate partners: a cross-sectional survey in four districts in South Africa
HIV incidence among adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) remains high, with their male partners a prominent factor in sustaining these elevated rates. Partnership characteristics remain important metrics fo... (Source: BMC Public Health)
Source: BMC Public Health - May 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gavin George, Sean Beckett, Tarylee Reddy, Kaymarlin Govender, Cherie Cawood, David Khanyile and Ayesha B. M. Kharsany Tags: Research Source Type: research