Learning from experience? The influence of positive and negative alcohol-related consequences on next-day alcohol expectancies and use among college drinkers - Lee CM, Rhew IC, Patrick ME, Fairlie AM, Cronce JM, Larimer ME, Cadigan JM, Leigh BC.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the present study was to examine daily-level associations between alcohol-related consequences and next-day expectancies and alcohol use among frequently drinking college students using a measurement-burst daily diary study. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Clicker Training For Dogs Is Adapted To Help Surgeons Learn Quickly
The clicker became a popular tool for dog training in the 1980s. It has also caught on with humans — helping people to become better dancers, fishermen, golfers, and now, surgeons. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shankar Vedantam Source Type: news

June CMS National Training Program Learning Series Webinar
June 14, 2018 1:00-2:30pm ET. Join CMS to learn about resources available to people with Medicare, including: MyMedicare.gov and Blue Button. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

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Get Smart About New Vehicle Technology ... Join our 90-minute workshop to learn all about the latest high-tech safety features in your current car, or what technology to look for when shopping for ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 12, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Nation's largest, most comprehensive indoor chemistry study now underway
(Alfred P. Sloan Foundation) In homes, workplaces, schools and every indoor environment, we are impacted by the air we breathe and the surfaces we touch, as well as by the constantly changing influence of the indoor environment around us. A new, unique study will analyze these chemical interactions with the tools used for studying outdoor air pollution with the hope of learning what role they may play in human health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 12, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Platform uses artificial intelligence to diagnose Zika and other pathogens
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Method created in Brazil combines mass spectrometry analysis of blood serum with an algorithm that recognizes patterns associated with diseases from various origins. Adoption of machine learning technique allows the program to adapt itself to possible viral mutations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Young drivers with autism spectrum disorder may need more time to learn basic driving skills
(Wolters Kluwer Health) When first learning to drive, young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have more difficulty with basic driving skills compared to those with typical development (TD), reports a study in the Journal of Developmental& Behavioral Pediatrics, the official journal of the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mother's attitude to baby during pregnancy may have implications for child's development
(University of Cambridge) Mothers who 'connect' with their baby during pregnancy are more likely to interact in a more positive way with their infant after it is born, according to a study carried out at the University of Cambridge. Interaction is important for helping infants learn and develop. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Report Suggests Improvements to Graduate STEM Education
As highlighted in a February 2018 Feature article in BioScience, “Biology Graduate Programs Educating Students for Life Beyond Academia: Broadening Horizons for Young Scientists (https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/bix152), students and institutions are taking fresh looks at graduate education programs. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) has just offered additional perspectives to this on-going discussion with a new report, “Graduate STEM Education for the 21st Century.” The report offers recommendations for improving U.S. graduate education in STEM. “Bringing the repo...
Source: Public Policy Reports - June 12, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Expand Your Broader Impact Skills: AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program designed to enhance the communication skills of scientists, particularly those interested in communicating with decision-makers and the news media. The program is an excellent way to develop new communication skills and identify effective methods for broadening the impact of research and education programs. The AIBS Communications Training Boot Camp for Scientists expands on AIBS’ highly successful media and science policy training workshops. The Boot Camp meets the needs of everyone from graduate students to senior r...
Source: Public Policy Reports - June 12, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Become an Advocate for Science: Join the AIBS Legislative Action Center
Quick, free, easy, effective, impactful! Join the AIBS Legislative Action Center. The Legislative Action Center is a one-stop shop for learning about and influencing science policy. Through the website, users can contact elected officials and sign-up to interact with lawmakers. The website offers tools and resources to inform researchers about recent policy developments. The site also announces opportunities to serve on federal advisory boards and to comment on federal regulations. This new tool is made possible through contributions from the Society for the Study of Evolution and the Botanical Society of America. AIBS an...
Source: Public Policy Reports - June 12, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Memory strengthening TMR technique found to be more successful when accompanied with undisturbed sleep to promote memory consolidation
(Natural News) Targeted memory reactivation (TMR), a procedure which presents learning-related cues during sleep, can better strengthen memory when it is accompanied with undisturbed sleep to encourage memory consolidation, according to a study in the journal Sleep Spindles & Cortical Up States. Previous studies have shown that an undisturbed short plastic period after cueing is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Machine learning can predict low blood pressure during surgery
A new algorithm can predict potentially dangerous low blood pressure during surgery. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

.@CMSGov is issuing guidance today to make sure patients who use Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) to help control their #diabetes can use apps on their smartphones in conjunction with CGM receivers. Learn more: http://go.cms.gov/1jc4cdC  
. @CMSGov is issuing guidance today to make sure patients who use Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) to help control their #diabetes can use apps on their smartphones in conjunction with CGM receivers. Learn more: http://go.cms.gov/1jc4cdC  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - June 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SeemaCMS) Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can tea tree oil treat eczema?
This article looks at the research on tea tree oil and its potential use as a treatment for eczema. Learn more about its antiviral, anti-itch, and anti-inflammatory properties. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Australian guideline developers join forces to advance Living Evidence
This news item was orginally posted on Cochrane Australia website.A new report published heralds an exciting development for evidence-based health care in Australia, with the promise of near real-time incorporation of research into evidence-based guideline recommendations now a step closer to reality. TheLiving Evidence for Australian Health Care report details the outcomes of forum hosted byCochrane Australia last month  which brought together leading experts in evidence synthesis and guideline development across several of Australia’s most pressing chronic diseases to explore ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 11, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Adapt, Innovate to Fight Ever-Evolving Microbes
(MedPage Today) -- Anne Schuchat, MD, stresses importance of learning from past public health mistakes (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - June 11, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is knee arthroscopy?
Knee arthroscopy is a surgical procedure. A surgeon inserts a tool called an arthroscope through a small incision. Using this scope and the camera attached, they can confirm diagnoses and often correct any issues affecting the joint. In this article, learn how to prepare and what to expect from knee arthroscopy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Surgery Source Type: news

Here ’s Why You Get Hangry, According to Science
There’s a difference between being hungry—a feeling we all get between meals—and being “hangry“. If you get hangry, you probably already know it: your hunger pangs put you in a very bad mood that you (and your family and friends) have a hard time ignoring. But is being hangry a real thing, or just an excuse? “It’s generally accepted that hunger can impact our moods and even behaviors like aggression and impulsivity,” says Jennifer MacCormack, a doctoral student in the department of psychology and neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), and lead ...
Source: TIME: Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology Source Type: news

Virtual cadaver could help solve the medical shortage of dead bodies
Researchers from Montpellier Medical University in France are using 3D scanners to create 'virtual cadavers' for medical students to learn on. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa:What Can We Learn From Paraguay Eliminating Malaria?
[Global Fund] The certification of Paraguay's elimination of malaria is a recognition of more than five decades of hard work. It also demonstrates the highest level of commitment to public health, and is testament to the results that can be achieved with integrated management strategies, such as increasing surveillance, training health professionals and involving the most affected communities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 11, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Approaches to an HIV Cure
In this video, learn how scientists are trying to cure people of HIV, why it's so challenging, and which approaches show promise. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Member Highlights: Adams County Library System, Gettysburg, PA
NNLM MAR is pleased to share successes of health outreach projects and activities in our region. Learn what your amazing colleagues are doing to increase access to quality health information for the communities they serve. Sensory Storytime Sensory Storytime is an initiative of the Adams County Library System (ACLS) to provide meaningful early literacy experiences for children who may have sensory processing or autism spectrum disorders, and families who may therefore feel uncomfortable in more typical storytime settings. This was achieved through staff education in sensory processing and autism spectrum disorders, and tr...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - June 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Member Highlights Source Type: news

Genetic and psychosocial predictors of aggression: variable selection and model building with component-wise gradient boosting - Suchting R, Gowin JL, Green CE, Walss-Bass C, Lane SD.
Rationale: Given datasets with a large or diverse set of predictors of aggression, machine learning (ML) provides efficient tools for identifying the most salient variables and building a parsimonious statistical model. ML techniques permit efficien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

'Little wake turbulence, huh?' Applying a contemporary model of learning and memory to the American Airlines Flight AA587 accident - Sherwin L, Naweed A.
Loss of control has become a leading cause of aviation accidents and human error is often recorded as the cause in favour of other factors. This has the effect of downgrading the significance of corrective actions to address deeper systemic issues, and ser... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

175 years of progress in PTSD therapeutics: learning from the past - Stein MB, Rothbaum BO.
Traumatic stressors have always been a part of the human experience. What is now referred to as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was first studied in the context of military trauma during the Civil War and World War I but most extensively in World War ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

"Nobody ever told us": the contribution of intragroup dialogue to reflexive learning about violent conflict - Sternberg M, Litvak Hirsch T, Sagy S.
The goal of this study was to explore the contribution to reflexive learning about conflict reality when encountering narratives of the other in intragroup dialogue. That is, dialogue within one national group in the context of a binational conflict. This ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

A probabilistic framework based on statistical learning theory for structural reliability analysis of transmission line systems - Rezaei SN, Chouinard L, Langlois S, L égeron F.
This paper describes a novel application of statistical learning theory to structural reliability analysis of transmission lines considering the uncertainties of climatic variables such as, wind speed, ice thickness and wind angle, and of the resistance of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Raising children in conflict: an integrative model of parenting in war - Murphy KM, Rodrigues K, Costigan J, Annan J.
Children living in conflict-affected settings often face cognitive, physical, and social-emotional challenges that not only impact how they learn, grow, and interact with others, but also impact the wellbeing of future generations. While parents and caregi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

3M Expands Shade Portfolio of Esthetic Fluorescent Zirconia
St. Paul, MN – (June 8, 2018)– Over the years, dental zirconia has developed into one of the most popular esthetic restorative solutions: highly translucent, pre-shaded and – in the case of 3M™ Lava™ Esthetic Fluorescent Full-Contour Zirconia – now available with built-in, tooth-like fluorescence. In June 2018, the portfolio of this innovative material is expanding to include Lava Esthetic zirconia in all 17 shades – all 16 VITA® classical shades and one bleach shade.Full-contour zirconia is trending in the esthetic zone, making it essential for dental labs to offer highly...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 11, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Noble aims to put patients at ease with auto-injector training devices
In the early days of auto-injectors, people learned how to use their devices by practicing with the skin of an orange, according to Noble‘s research manager, Joe Reynolds. “The rationale was ‘Well, let’s teach patients how to penetrate a skin-like membrane into a soft tissue to replicate what the human body would be like,'” he told Drug Delivery Business News.  Luckily, technology has evolved in the last four decades. “Today the standard of care is healthcare provider in-office training with training devices – the type of solutions that we make. Then patients can use...
Source: Mass Device - June 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Noble Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Nurses Desert Chitungwiza Municipality
[The Herald] Nurses are reportedly deserting Chitungwiza Municipality en masse to seek "greener pastures" at Government institutions after the recent salary review, a development likely to compromise service delivery at council clinics in the dormitory town, The Herald has learnt. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 11, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Breathing 101
Breathing is always there to help and calm you down, to create the sense of safety and a secure base that we all need, but we need to learn how to use this precious resource. Tags: anxiety and stress, mindful awareness, relaxation (Source: CounsellingResource.com News and Features)
Source: CounsellingResource.com News and Features - June 11, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Sarah Luczaj Tags: anxiety and stress mindful awareness relaxation Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to stop anxious lip biting
Many people bite their lip when they are anxious or uncomfortable, which can result in redness and sores on the lips. In extreme cases this is called body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB). This habit can have a negative impact on a person's daily life. Treatments include behavioral therapy. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Back Off: How To Get Out Of The High-Pressure Parenting Trap
Part of a parent's job is to help kids do their best, but pushing too hard can backfire. Some parents are learning to balance the focus on success with an emphasis on well-being. (Image credit: Francesco Zorzi for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Allison Aubrey Source Type: news

The Perils Of Pushing Kids Too Hard, And How Parents Can Learn To Back Off
Part of a parent's job is to help kids do their best, but pushing too hard can backfire. Research shows kids in high-achieving communities are at higher risk of anxiety, depression and substance use.(Image credit: Francesco Zorzi for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Allison Aubrey Source Type: news

Medical students value earlier exposure to radiology
Medical students are interested in learning about radiology earlier in their...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: POCUS helps medical students find more AAAs than surgeons Online forums rebound as interest in radiology heats up Medical students get little training in radiation oncology New data from Match 2018 underscore radiology's rebound #MyRadGirlfriend No. 30: Match Day (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Gleason, Thompson to Headline Executive Academy
Emerging leaders from business, nonprofit and policy sectors have an opportunity this fall to learn from some of the most successful and recognizable business names in Arkansas as part of the Arkansas Business Executive Leadership Academy. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - June 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Mozart, meditation and a yoga mat: Oncologists welcome integrative therapies for breast cancer
(Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) A breast cancer patient dealing with anxiety, depression or mood swings could soon be encouraged by her oncologist to learn meditation techniques, join a yoga class or put music to therapeutic use. Today, The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), published its endorsement of integrative therapy guidelines recently established by the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

WuXi AppTec and Insilico Medicine link next-generation artificial intelligence and drug discovery
(InSilico Medicine, Inc.) Insilico Medicine has entered into a collaboration agreement with WuXi AppTec, a leading global pharmaceutical and medical device open-access capability and technology platform company. The two companies will perform series of experiments, where many novel molecules discovered using Insilico Medicine's generative adversarial networks (GAN) and reinforcement learning (RL)-based drug discovery pipelines will be tested at WuXi AppTec. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 11, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Making mistakes while studying actually helps you learn better
(Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care) Contrary to popular belief, when a person makes a mistake while learning, it improves their memory for the right information, but only if the error is close to the correct answer, according to a study published in the journal, Memory. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What is the Developmental Outcomes of Patients with 22q11 Deletion Sequence?
Discussion 22q11.2 deletion sequence (22q11) is the most common micro-deletion syndrome. Most deletions are de novo. It affects ~1 in 2000-4000 live births. As it is autosomal, it affects males and females equally. Childhood mortality is low and often associated with congenital heart defects. Its phenotypic expression is highly variable. Some of the most common medical problems are: Congenital heart defects especially conotruncal abnormalities Palatal problems especially velopharyngeal incompetence and/or cleft lip/palate Immunodeficiency especially T-cell lymphopenia, but also abnormalities of IgG production, autoimmu...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 11, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Advantexe Launches New Business Simulation for Pharmaceutical...
Advantexe launches new Pharmaceutical Marketing Simulation™ to provide pharmaceutical marketers with the opportunity to learn how to leverage digital and business technologies to be more analytical,...(PRWeb June 11, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/06/prweb15550675.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New measures to protect doctors after Bawa-Garba case
Jeremy Hunt says patient safety will improve if staff can learn from their mistakes. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about aspiration pneumonia
Aspiration pneumonia is an infection that may occur if a person breathes something in instead of swallowing it. The germs from food particles, saliva, vomit, or other substances may infect the airways and lead to aspiration pneumonia. In this article, learn more about the treatment and complications. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory Source Type: news

A prepper's guide to applying and storing a tourniquet
(Natural News) When you get badly injured and are bleeding out, having a tourniquet handy and knowing how to apply it within seconds can save your life. A prepper should, therefore, learn the right way to use and store it, an article in Imminent Threat Solutions (ITS) states. The very first thing to do is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can erectile dysfunction be reversed?
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a very common issue, and it can usually be reversed with lifestyle changes, counseling, medications, or surgery. While short-term treatments are available, addressing the underlying cause will usually resolve the condition. Learn about causes and effective methods of reversing ED here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can babies and toddlers drink almond milk?
Ideally, babies should not be given milks other than breast milk until their first birthday. After that, parents may wonder what the best option is for them. While cow's milk contains protein and fat, fortified almond milk can be just as healthful when introduced into a well-balanced diet. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Serum iron test: High, low, and normal ranges
A serum iron test can tell doctors whether a person has low, healthy, or high iron levels. Normal levels vary between individuals, but having a result outside the standard ranges may indicate a health problem. Learn the possible causes of an abnormal serum iron test result, and how to treat the underlying conditions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Teacher mental health, school climate, inclusive education and student learning: a review - Gray C, Wilcox G, Nordstokke D.
Teachers are in a profession with high demands as they work to meet the diverse learning needs of their students. Consequently, many teachers experience high levels of stress contributing to burnout, and unfortunately, many leave the profession. Teacher me... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news