Simone Biles ’ Olympic Team Final Withdrawal Could Help Athletes Put Their Mental Health First
When Simone Biles strode into Ariake Gymnastics Center for the women’s gymnastics team competition on July 27, the expression on her face said it all. Normally all smiles and easy-going, Biles appeared sternly serious and maybe even troubled. That expression only deepened after she landed her vault in the first round. Intending to do a two and a half twisting vault, Biles lost her bearings in midair and only managed one and a half twists. The low difficulty and execution scores only sealed the deal. “That score unfortunately would go up like that for the team, and I felt I robbed them of a couple of tenths when...
Source: TIME: Health - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized olympics Tokyo Olympics Source Type: news

We Welcome Your Feedback on the NIDCR Strategic Plan Priorities for 2021-2026
Dear Subscriber:  The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is drafting its Strategic Plan for 2021-2026 to help guide the research it supports over the next five years. In case you missed it, on July 15, NIDCR issued a Request for Information (RFI) inviting feedback on our five strategic priorities, contained in this email. Under the leadership of Dr. Rena D’Souza, who was sworn in as the new Director of NIDCR in October 2020, NIDCR has also updated its mission and created a new overarching vision for the future, as well as guiding principles to steer the institute and help direc...
Source: NIDCR Science News - July 27, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NCBI events at the Bioinformatics Open Science Conference 2021 (BOSC 2021)
Come visit us virtually to learn about new NCBI data access, tools and best practices at the Bioinformatics Open Science Conference  part of the ISMB/ECCB online conference from July 29 – 30, 2021. We will be presenting virtual posters on NCBI resources, offering a Birds of a Feather discussion, and participating in the BOSC  (CoFest) … Continue reading NCBI events at the Bioinformatics Open Science Conference 2021 (BOSC 2021) → (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - July 27, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Basic Local Alignment Search Tool (BLAST) BOSC2021 Cloud computing Conferences Datasets ElasticBLAST Magic-BLAST Sequence Read Archive (SRA) Source Type: news

Risky driver recognition with class imbalance data and automated machine learning framework - Wang K, Xue Q, Lu JJ.
Identifying high-risk drivers before an accident happens is necessary for traffic accident control and prevention. Due to the class-imbalance nature of driving data, high-risk samples as the minority class are usually ill-treated by standard classification... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A machine learning analysis of risk and protective factors of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in college students - Kirlic N, Akeman E, DeVille DC, Yeh HW, Cosgrove KT, McDermott TJ, Touthang J, Clausen A, Paulus MP, Aupperle RL.
OBJECTIVE: To identify robust and reproducible factors associated with suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs) in college students. METHODS: 356 first-year university students completed a large battery of demographic and clinically-relevant self-rep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tackling methodological challenges in public health reviews
TheCochrane Methods team has defined a programme of work to improve the quality and impact of Cochrane reviews in public health with the support of theMethods Executive,Methods Groups andPublic Health and Health Systems Network. The programme has been designed to foster collaboration between Methods Groups and Cochrane Review Group (CRG) Networks and to support the ongoing response to COVID-19. It focuses on producing high-priority public health reviews and delivering user-friendly resources to improve the planning, conduct and reporting of methods within them.Why focus on public health? Public health reviews, especially t...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 27, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

What to Know When Your Child Has Narcolepsy
Narcolepsy is a disorder that affects the brain’s ability to control sleep and alertness. Without proper treatment, it can hinder your child’s school, social, and personal life. Learn more about how to support your child though their condition. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Participants needed for the Johns Hopkins WeWomen Plus Study on Women’s Safety, Health and Well-being
This study is approved by the Johns Hopkins University institutional review board which requires us to follow ethical guidelines of privacy and confidentiality of survey participants and their responses. Participants are enrolled only after they go through informed consent and are interested and willing to participate ...
Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - July 26, 2021 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Home gardening tips: The pros and cons of using heirloom, open-pollinated and hybrid seeds
(Natural News) If you’re considering starting a home garden, you have a variety of seeds to choose from. Your options include heirloom, open-pollinated and hybrid seeds. The three kinds of seeds come with their own pros and cons, as detailed below. Read on to learn what kind of seeds will suit your home garden best. (h/t... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Launch of World Evidence-Based Healthcare Day 2021: the role of evidence in an infodemic
World Evidence-Based Healthcare Day will take place again this year on 20 October –learn more on the websiteOn World Evidence-Based Healthcare (EBHC) Day, seven leaders in evidence-based healthcare spotlight the global impact of evidence on healthcare research, policy, practice and health outcomes.Today JBI, Cochrane, Campbell Collaboration, GIN, the Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare, the Centre for Evidence-based Health Care and NICElaunch the World EBHC Day 2021 campaign, ‘the role of evidence in an infodemic’. The 2021 campaign supports the infodemic management efforts of the World Health Or...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 26, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Cochrane Skin seeks Research Fellow - Leicester, UK
Location: De Montfort University - Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. Leicester, UKSalary: Part-time, 0.3 FTE, 11.1 hours per weekContract type: 13 month fixed Term ContractCloses: 8 AugustThe purpose of the role is to assist the principal investigator in all phases of the NIHR-funded study:  ‘Cochrane Review of Interventions for Hyperhidrosis’. Key duties will include searching and selection of studies, data extraction, assessment of risk of bias, and data analysis and interpretation. You will also contribute to study outputs.They are looking for someone with a PhD in Bioscience or Healthcare relat...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 26, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Kheiron, Medtech bring Mia to Qatar
Kheiron Medical Technologies has signed a distribution agreement with medica...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Kheiron rolls out Mia software in UAE Kheiron brings Mia to Australia, New Zealand Kheiron launches AI software for breast cancer screening Kheiron gets funding to test deep-learning mammo software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Video » Mental Health Minute: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Got 60 seconds? Take a mental health minute to learn about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Support for training recovery, NHS Employers (published 26th July 2021)
HEE has published new case studies to demonstrate how training recovery solutions have been successfully implemented across different regions and specialties. These case studies highlight a range of local and regional initiatives aimed to address the substantial impact of COVID-19 on experiential learning and the attainment of curriculum competencies. The training recovery programme forms part of HEE's COVID-19 support pages. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Summer Camps Across the U.S. Are Dealing With COVID-19 Outbreaks. So What Happens When School Starts?
Clear Creek Community Church took COVID-19 seriously from the beginning. The interdenominational church, which has five locations in and around Texas’ Galveston County, suspended in-person services through most of spring 2020, and required attendees to wear masks until this past May. When the church announced a five-day summer ministry camp for kids in grades 6 to 12 for this June, it also shared a set of protocols the camp would enforce to curb the spread of the virus: More hand-washing stations were to be installed. Spray hand sanitizers would be given to every group. Attendees would be encouraged to keep six feet ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Unsupervised assessment of balance and falls risk using a smartphone and machine learning - Greene BR, McManus K, Ader LGM, Caulfield B.
Assessment of health and physical function using smartphones (mHealth) has enormous potential due to the ubiquity of smartphones and their potential to provide low cost, scalable access to care as well as frequent, objective measurements, outside of clinic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Threshold for Complication Risk After Spinal Surgery Threshold for Complication Risk After Spinal Surgery
Learn more about a surgical invasiveness score that may help predict the risk for major complications after adult spinal deformity surgical procedures.Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

I’ll Miss You When I’m Gone (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)
The best thing about being a journalist is being paid to learn stuff, and the best thing about working on Arkansas Business has been learning about so many different industries, each with its own nuances. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - July 26, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How Do You Treat Immersion Foot Injury?
Discussion All occupations have some type of potential health consequences. Some are obvious because of the environment such as kitchen workers, first responders, helicopter pilots, etc. Others are may be less obvious or not considered such as slip and falls, cleaning supply chemical exposure, animal bites for postal and utility workers, etc. Noise and lifting objects are often overlooked problems in some settings but obvious in others such as construction. Protective measures, especially appropriate education and training and protective clothing and safety gear are obviously important for performing the work as safely as ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 26, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Covid has brought death and grief. But grief can keep lost loved ones alive in our hearts.
I’ve allowed myself to feel the pain of loss and I’ve come to learn that bereavement isn’t something to fear. If anything, it’s to be embraced. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Steven Petrow Source Type: news

Collaborative driving style classification method enabled by majority voting ensemble learning for enhancing classification performance - Guo Y, Wang X, Huang Y, Xu L.
The classification of driving styles plays a fundamental role in evaluating drivers' driving behaviors, which is of great significance to traffic safety. However, it still suffers from various challenges, including the insufficient accuracy of the model, t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Accident and innovation in construction industry: learning by doing to prevent accidents and improve the production - Diniz Fonseca E.
The development of construction processes and systems aimed at technological innovations that can effectively contribute to the evolution of the construction process of a building is currently a reality. The aim of this study is to analyze the interaction ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Sequential deep learning from NTSB reports for aviation safety prognosis - Zhang X, Srinivasan P, Mahadevan S.
In this paper, we apply a set of data-mining and sequential deep learning techniques to accident investigation reports published by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in support of the prognosis of adverse events. Our focus is on learning with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

An automated deep learning based anomaly detection in pedestrian walkways for vulnerable road users safety - Pustokhina IV, Pustokhin DA, Vaiyapuri T, Gupta D, Kumar S, Shankar K.
Anomaly detection in pedestrian walkways is an important research topic, commonly used to improve the safety of pedestrians. Due to the wide utilization of video surveillance systems and the increased quantity of captured videos, the traditional manual exa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A rail-temperature-prediction model based on machine learning: warning of train-speed restrictions using weather forecasting - Hong S, Park C, Cho S.
Predicting the rail temperature of a railway system is important for establishing a rail management plan against railway derailment caused by orbital buckling. The rail temperature, which is directly responsible for track buckling, is closely related to ai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Hazard reporting: how can it improve safety? - Havinga J, Bancroft K, Rae A.
The academic literature presents hazard reporting as an extension of incident reporting. Hazards are presented as more safety data to collect, data that allows for proactive actions, but feeds into a similar learning process. In this paper, we use ethnogra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Contending with our racial past in medical education: a Foucauldian perspective - Zaidi Z, Partman IM, Whitehead CR, Kuper A, Wyatt TR.
Practices of systemic and structural racism that advantage some groups over others are embedded in American society. Institutions of higher learning are increasingly being pressured to develop strategies that effectively address these inequities. This arti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Automated landslide-risk prediction using web GIS and machine learning models - Tengtrairat N, Woo WL, Parathai P, Aryupong C, Jitsangiam P, Rinchumphu D.
Spatial susceptible landslide prediction is the one of the most challenging research areas which essentially concerns the safety of inhabitants. The novel geographic information web (GIW) application is proposed for dynamically predicting landslide risk in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

How Will Empty Stands Affect Olympic Athletes in Tokyo?
The Opening Ceremony provided the first taste of what an Olympics without fans is like—devoid of the normal buzz of excitement and roar of the appreciative crowd, it was more solemn than celebratory. But it’s one thing to miss the noise for Opening Ceremony, quite another when it’s gone from the competitive events. Not every sport will be as affected by the loss of spectators at the Tokyo Games. Athletes competing in events like archery, which requires concentration and quiet, for example, might actually appreciate the respite. But team-based sports and events like swimming races might seem, well, a littl...
Source: TIME: Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized olympics Tokyo Olympics Source Type: news

An evaluation of post-concussion return to school guidelines: a survey of Massachusetts school nurses - Howland J, Campbell J, Thomas R, Smyth S, Chaneco A, Torres A, Olshaker J.
Although all states have legislation pertaining to youth sports concussion, most of these laws focus on return-to-play procedures; only a few address return-to-learn (RTL) accommodations for students who have experienced a concussion. To address this gap i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Self-reported violence by nursing students in the context of undergraduate studies - Maffissoni AL, Sanes MS, Bresolin P, Martini JG, Schneider DG, Lino MM.
OBJECTIVES: to identify the characteristics of violence in the context of the teaching and learning of the undergraduate Nursing course, from the perspective of students. METHODS: quantitative, cross-sectional study, developed with 208 undergraduat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sheron Brown facilitates collaboration between nonprofits and strives to learn from for-profits
Sheron Brown, CEO of Tampa Bay Healthcare Collaborative, works to resolve health equity disparities in the region. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 23, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Grace Mamon Source Type: news

How to watch the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony: Start time, TV, live stream, channel, date, schedule - NBC Sports
The Opening Ceremony airs live on NBC this Friday. Click here to learn more about how to watch including the TV info, full schedule,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neuroscientists posit that brain region is a key locus of learning
(Picower Institute at MIT) Long thought of as a generic alarm system, the locus coeruleus may actually be a sophisticated regulator of learning and behavior, according to a new review by MIT researchers. They will test this hypothesis with a new grant. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Understanding integration: listen to and learn from people and communities
Lived experience is a powerful tool to improve existing services and identify new and better ways to meet people's needs. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - July 23, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

When Parents Said No to Their Kids Being Vaccinated, This Teenager Created VaxTeen. It ’s Now More Crucial Than Ever
Like many 18-year-olds, Kelly Danielpour is preparing to start college in the fall, planning out her classes, buying dorm necessities and wondering what her roommate will be like. Unlike many 18-year-olds, she’s also spending her spare time helping teens across the country navigate vaccine-hesitant parents and get their COVID-19 vaccines. As the highly contagious Delta variant spreads, posing a greater risk for people who are unvaccinated and stoking fears of a fourth wave of COVID-19 cases, health experts are urging more Americans to get vaccinated. “This is becoming a pandemic of the unvaccinated,” Roch...
Source: TIME: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Reilly Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 nationpod News Source Type: news

Depression: Finding What Works for You
Figuring out the right treatment for your depression can take time and patience. Learn more about how to find an antidepressant or other treatment that works for you. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bin There, Done That: Scientists Learn How Cockatoos Learn To Lift Trash Lids
No bird brains here. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 22, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Sulphur-crested cockatoos learn to open wheelie bins in Sydney – video
Sulphur-crested cockatoos are learning to pry open bins, with researchers finding the new skill has caught on in 44 Sydney suburbs in just two years. With help from the public, Australian and German ecologists have documented cockatoos learning the bin-diving behaviour through social interactions. The research, published in the journalScience, also found differences in the cockatoos ’ bin-opening technique between different suburbs, arising from 'local subcultures'.Video courtesy of the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behaviour, Australian Museum Research Institute and Taronga Conservation Society Australia. Cont...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 22, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Birds Animals Australia news Science Zoology Animal behaviour Sydney Wildlife New South Wales Source Type: news

Nursing staff needs leadership support to enable shared learning for team capacity in providing palliative care for persons with dementia at home or in nursing home
This study aimed to evaluate the types and forms of support nursing staff need in providing palliative care for persons with dementia in home care and nursing homes. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Olympians Are Fighting to Put Athletes ’ Mental Health First
Jackson Avenue is the main road that cuts through Oxford, Miss. At its northern limit, it circles the Ole Miss campus where Raven Saunders had spent the past three years as a student athlete. At its western end, Jackson splits into a T junction populated by a cluster of familiar American fast food restaurants and retail chains: a Walmart Supercenter, a Home Depot, a Popeye’s, a Chick-Fil-A. Saunders, a senior at University of Mississippi and a star shot putter on the school’s track and field team, knew the intersection well. Turn right, and the road led home. Turn left, and the highway hugged a steep drop-off f...
Source: TIME: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized olympics Tokyo Olympics Source Type: news

It ’s Time To Reopen Primary Schools in India
Schools in India are not just a source of education but also provide access to health, hygiene, immunisation, and nutritional safety nets. | Picture courtesy: FlickrBy External SourceJul 22 2021 (IPS) “The government should open schools, even if it’s for an hour, to facilitate some student-teacher interaction. Most teachers feel that students should be encouraged to come to school. Neither parents, students, nor teachers are worried about transmission as little has changed in the community habits such as social gatherings, shared resources, intermingling of children, and drinking, among others. Only schools hav...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Asia-Pacific Education Headlines Health Source Type: news

What copycat teams can learn from these topsy-turvy NBA playoffs
Teams like the Suns and Hawks created a new roadmap to playoff success. Kevin Pelton breaks down why following it could be a mistake. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Understanding integration: how to listen to and learn from people and communities, King's Fund (published 21st July 2021)
This guide aims to provide encourage and help Integrated Care Systems as they work to co-ordinate services around what matters to people and communities. A range of different methods and approaches are required. A set of principles for systems to adopt have been developed. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: Covid Centre Fails to Run Over Power, Food
[Monitor] The absence of electricity and food has delayed operationalisation of the Covid-19 isolation and treatment unit at Pachara Health Centre II in Pachara Sub-county, Adjumani District, Daily Monitor has learnt. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mediating the strain-bullying perpetration relationship with impulsivity and social learning: later sexual harassment and teen dating violence among Midwestern middle school students - Cho S.
This study explained an unobserved heterogeneity of subgroups, each having the similar pattern of trajector... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pathogens get comfy in designer goo
(Rice University) Hydrogels developed at Rice University mimic intestines when lined with epithelial cells. A study by Rice and Baylor College of Medicine proved hydrogels in various stiffnesses are valuable for learning the dynamics of pathogens that cause diarrhea and other intestinal diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Artificial intelligence models to analyze cancer images take shortcuts that introduce bias
(University of Chicago Medical Center) A new study led by researchers from the University of Chicago shows that deep learning models trained on large sets of cancer genetic and tissue histology data can easily identify the institution that submitted the images. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hyundai Mobis introduces health monitoring earpiece for drivers
It measures brainwaves in real-time and uses machine learning to interpret them. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 22, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news