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Mental health agencies open collaborative program
A group of three nonprofit agencies in Buffalo have partnered to provide new programming to help reduce emergency department visits for individuals with mental health issues. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Fibre-rich foods 'may help protect against joint diseases and improve bone health'
People eating adiet featuring plenty of fibre-rich foods such as muesli may experience better bone health and a lower risk of autoimmune diseases. This is according to a new study from Germany's Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, which has shed light on how a healthy diet rich in fibre can alter the behaviour of intestinal bacteria in a way that has a positive impact on chronic inflammatory joint diseases. How does fibre-rich food improve bone health? Published in the journal Nature Communications, the study looked at mice to examine the effect that diet has on the composition of intestinal ba...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - January 22, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is misophonia?
A look at misophonia a disorder that results in abnormally strong reactions to everyday human sounds, such as chewing. Included is detail on treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Mental Health Source Type: news

1 Son, 4 Overdoses, 6 Hours
Drug deaths draw the most notice, but more addicted people live than die. For them and their families, life can be a relentless cycle of worry, hope and chaos. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KATHARINE Q. SEELYE Tags: Addiction (Psychology) Opioids and Opiates Mental Health and Disorders Families and Family Life Heroin Source Type: news

Our relationship with nature is vital to mental well-being: Scientists have tracked how we are affected by exposure to trees, the sky, birdsong in real-time
(Natural News) City life is often fast-paced, and you might feel overwhelmed because of all the hustle and bustle. Some individuals resort to the calming effect of nature to deal with the stress of city life, and the mere sight of birds in flight or sunlight shining through trees is enough to make them feel at... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa:Concern Over Climate Change Linked to Depression, Anxiety - Study
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -Depression and anxiety afflict Americans who are concerned with the fate of the environment, according to a study of the mental health effects of climate change. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Boxer Bradley Smith: 'How anxiety nearly ruined me'
Bradley Smith, 20, from St Ives, people should talk more about mental health. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Baldness can destroy a man's life
Going bald is bound up with a loss of virility and masculinity in a way that the menopause is often linked to a loss of femininity for women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump Passed a Cognitive Exam. What Does That Really Mean?
The exam, called the Moca, is widely used in doctor ’ s offices, but it is not sophisticated enough to diagnose mental decline, experts say. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Alzheimer's Disease Tests (Medical) Memory Elderly Dementia Trump, Donald J Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: Jan. 19, 2018
[Image from unsplash.com]From Privi Medical’s FDA clearance to OrthoXel getting FDA clearance and CE Mark approval, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. Privi Medical wins FDA nod for hemorrhoid device Privi Medical has received FDA clearance for its Instalief Hemorrhoids Treatment device, according to a Jan. 18 news release. The device is disposable and uses an advanced instant cold compression technology to treat hemorrhoids. 2. Centric Medical gets FDA 510(k) clearance for foot & ankle screws Centric Medical announced in a Jan. 16 news release...
Source: Mass Device - January 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: 510(k) Cardiac Assist Devices Cardiovascular Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Hospital Care Neurological Orthopedics Pre-Market Approval (PMA) Regulatory/Compliance Avacen Medical BioPoly Centric Medical MedTech OrthoXel Privi Source Type: news

A Sushi Lover Pulled a 5-Foot Tapeworm Out of His Body
A daily sushi habit caught up with a California man in a big way, according to one doctor’s story on the medical podcast This Won’t Hurt a Bit. A patient at Fresno’s Community Regional Medical Center recently came to Dr. Kenny Banh, an emergency medicine doctor, complaining of bloody diarrhea and asking to be treated for tapeworms, Banh recalled on the latest episode of the podcast. Banh said he was skeptical of the man’s self-diagnosis — until he produced some startling evidence. “Next to him, he’s got this little grocery bag,” Banh recounted on the podcast. “I open it...
Source: TIME: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized California healthytime medicine onetime sushi tapeworms Source Type: news

Salivary biomarkers for oral cancer and pre-cancer screening: a review
ConclusionCombination approach of salivary biomarkers could be used as screening tool to improve early detection and diagnostic precision of oral pre-cancer and cancer.Clinical relevanceThe current findings are of importance for clinicians and researchers to mitigate the challenges in salivary-based diagnosis of oral cancer and to evaluate reliable, specific, and sensitive salivary biomarkers for oral pre-cancer and cancer diagnosis. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 19, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Self-guided course helps women manage menopause symptoms at work
(Reuters Health) - A self-help cognitive behavioral therapy program combined with relaxation techniques can ease working women ’s menopausal symptoms, according to a British study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight All NNLM MAR funding opportunities are currently closed. In February, we will announce opportunities to apply for projects starting May 15, 2018. Now is the perfect time to start meeting with potential partners and consulting with NNLM MAR staff on health information outreach ideas. Contact us to set up a consultation. National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® begins on Monday! If your organization is getting involved with busting myths about drug use or addiction, tell us about it! NNLM MAR is always interested in learning...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - January 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Indian girl has a large facial tumour removed from face
Simaria Singh, 15, who was left partially blind in her left eye, is thought to have suffered from either meningoencephalocele or a dermoid tumour. She was found begging in Khandwa, India. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

C-PTSD and Eating Disorders
As a relatively new and still poorly recognized concept, few people come to therapy identifying as suffering from Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD). As a rule, a diagnosis of C-PTSD comes only after the process of self-discovery in therapy has begun. When people suffering from C-PTSD are referred to a therapist, or decide to seek help for themselves, it is usually because they are seeking help for one of its symptoms, including dissociative episodes, problems forming relationships, and alcohol or substance abuse. One of the more common issues that leads to the discovery of C-PTSD is the presence of an eating ...
Source: Psych Central - January 19, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Fabiana Franco, Ph.D. Tags: Addictions Anorexia Binge Eating Bulimia Eating Disorders Loneliness Psychology PTSD Trauma Treatment affect regulation Bingeing Body Image C-PTSD Child Abuse child neglect Childhood Trauma complex posttraumatic stress di Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to stop racing thoughts
A look at racing thoughts and how to stop them. Included is detail on how to calm the mind and medical options for racing thoughts that are distracting. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Mental Health Source Type: news

What the death of a parent can teach us, if we're willing to learn
The death of a parent can send shock waves through your self-perception and reposition the mental space you occupy on the planet. The grief can be life changing. Think you ’re noticing a higher than usual number of people posting on Facebook about a parent passing recently? You’re right.Studies... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alene Dawson Source Type: news

Violence and child mental health in Brazil: the Itabora í Youth Study methods and findings - Bordin IA, Duarte CS, Ribeiro WS, Paula CS, Coutinho ESF, Sourander A, Rønning JA.
OBJECTIVES: To demonstrate a study design that could be useful in low-resource and violent urban settings and to estimate the prevalence of child violence exposure (at home, community, and school) and child mental health problems in a low-income medium-siz... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicidal thoughts and behaviors among college students and same-aged peers: results from the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys - Mortier P, Auerbach RP, Alonso J, Axinn WG, Cuijpers P, Ebert DD, Green JG, Hwang I, Kessler RC, Liu H, Nock MK, Pinder-Amaker S, Sampson NA, Zaslavsky AM, Abdulmalik J, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Al-Hamzawi A, Benjet C, Demyttenaere K, Florescu S, de Girolamo G, Gureje O, Haro JM, Hu C, Huang Y, de Jonge P, Karam EG, Kiejna A, Kovess-Masf éty V, Lee S, McGrath JJ, O'Neill S, Nakov V, Pennell BE, Piazza M, Posada-Villa J, Rapsey C, Viana MC, Xavier M, Bruffaerts R.
PURPOSE: The primary aims are to (1) obtain representative prevalence estimates of suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STB) among college students worldwide and (2) investigate whether STB is related to matriculation to and attrition from college. MET... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Gambia:'Tanka Tanka' Receive Medication, Printing Materials
[Foroyaa] 'Tanka Tanka' Psychiatric Hospital, the only psychiatric referral hospital in the country, recently received medication and printing materials worth D15, 000. The items were donated by 'No Health without Mental Health' organization. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Exclusive: Watchdog raises safety fears for CAMHS patients
The safety of young people with mental health problems is at risk due to the inconsistent way they are being transitioned into adult services, the new safety watchdog has warned. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - January 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

South Africa:'Why I Fraudulently Issued NGO Licences' - Official Speaks At Life Esidimeni Hearing
[News24Wire] A deputy director of mental health, overseeing non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Gauteng, was acting under instructions given to her by former Gauteng director of mental health Makgabo Manamela, when she fraudulently issued licences for NGOs.This was the testimony of Hannah Jacobus at the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearings in Parktown, Johannesburg, on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Michael Phelps: 'I am extremely thankful that I did not take my life'
Far from the familiar waters of an Olympic pool, swimmer Michael Phelps shared the story of his personal encounter with depression at a mental health conference in Chicago this week. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa:Life Esidimeni - Official Throws Dr Manamela Under the Bus
[Daily Maverick] The Life Esidimeni arbitration resumed on Thursday with yet another Gauteng department of health official saying she was only following orders in the project that left 143 mental health care users dead. By GREG NICOLSON. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Beyond drugs for IBD: Improving the overall health of IBD patients
(American Gastroenterological Association) 1.6 million Americans suffer from IBD. Identifying the best medical treatment leads to improved disease management, but IBD patients also experience mental, emotional and other physical side effects that need to be understood and managed to improve the overall health of IBD patients. Research presented at the Crohn's& Colitis Congress ™ helps health care providers understand how to better manage their patients' overall health and mental well-being to increase the quality of their lives. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Mother: Care denied daughter left in cold in hospital gown
Mother of mentally ill woman says her daughter, 22, was denied her lawful right to medical care when she was left in the cold outside a Baltimore hospital wearing only a flimsy gown (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Florida lawmakers want PORN declared public health risk   
A committee in Florida's House of Representatives passed a resolution to have pornography deemed a risk to the mental and physical health of its citizens in a landslide victory on Thursday. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Great Crack-Up
It’s hard to wreck a continent you can barely get your hands on. Human beings typically do our worst environmental damage in the places we live and work–clear-cutting forests, strip-mining mountains. Antarctica, however, was more or less out of reach. No more. Climate change has become our species’ great destructive equalizer, leaving no part of the planet safe from the harm we do. In March 2017, the sea ice around both poles reached a record low for that time of year. In July, a 1 trillion–ton iceberg, roughly the size of Delaware, calved off of the Larsen C ice shelf in western Antarctica. The dam...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Canada's Ontario to stop putting the mentally ill in solitary confinement
TORONTO (Reuters) - Ontario, Canada's most populous province, will stop putting people with mental illness in indefinite solitary confinement and begin phasing out segregation entirely amid growing pressure for Canadian governments to end treatment the United Nations has deemed "torture." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Total stupidity of online herd mentality on display as teens challenge each other to eat Tide laundry detergent "pods"
(Natural News) Doctors and parents are concerned about a dangerous new trend that is sweeping the internet. Teenagers across the country are daring one another to eat poisonous laundry detergent pods, part of a so-called “Tide Pod Challenge.” In 2017, poison control centers reported more than 12,299 toxic exposures to the liquid detergent. In a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can HRT Relieve Migraines in Symptomatic Women? Can HRT Relieve Migraines in Symptomatic Women?
New research explores the risk/benefit profile of reproductive hormone therapy in menopausal women with migraine.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Aerial Photos of Antarctica Reveal the Devastating Toll of Climate Change
A crevasse measuring a few thousand feet from an altitude of 1,500 ft., during a November flyover. The Great Crack-Up By JEFFREY KLUGER Photographs by PAOLO PELLEGRIN—MAGNUM PHOTOS FOR TIME It’s hard to wreck a continent you can barely get your hands on. Human beings typically do our worst environmental damage in the places we live and work—clear-cutting forests, strip-mining mountains. Antarctica, however, was more or less out of reach. No more. Climate change has become our species’ great destructive equalizer, leaving no part of the planet safe from the harm we do. In March 2017, the sea ice arou...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Time Tags: 2017 climate change climate change 2017 global warming 2017 iceberg antarctica 2017 larsen c ice shelf larsen ice shelf massive crack antarctica massive crack in antarctica massive iceberg breaks off antarctica Source Type: news

Reproductive Factors in Women Tied to Heart Disease and Stroke Risk
Early menarche, early menopause and miscarriage were among the factors associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Heart Menopause Miscarriages Source Type: news

Minority AIDS: Integration of HIV-related Mental Health and Primary Care
The purpose of this program is to integrate evidence-based, culturally competent mental and substance use disorder treatment with HIV primary care and prevention services. The population of focus is individuals with a serious mental illness (SMI) or co-occurring disorder (COD) living with or at risk for HIV and/or hepatitis in at-risk populations, including racial and ethnic minority communities. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Personal watercraft related injuries-16-year experience from a Level I trauma center - Shin SH, Johnson BP, Mentzer CJ, Garg S, Jouria J, Wayand Z, Cartolano TJ, Rattan R, Lieberman HM, Zakrison TL.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mental health and life satisfaction of individuals with spinal cord injury and their partners 5 years after discharge from first inpatient rehabilitation - Scholten EWM, Tromp MEH, Hillebregt CF, de Groot S, Ketelaar M, Visser-Meily JMA, Post MWM.
STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. OBJECTIVES: To describe and compare mental health and life satisfaction between individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) and their partners 5 years after discharge from first inpatient rehabilitation; and to ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Utilization of mental health services by children displaced by Hurricane Katrina - Quast T, Gregory S, Storch EA.
This study examined changes in utilization of mental health services after Hurricane Katrina among children with preexisting conditions who were displaced from their homes in Louisiana disaster counties and resettled in Texas. METHODS: A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Family functioning and mental health of transgender and gender-nonconforming youth in the Trans Teen and Family Narratives Project - Katz-Wise SL, Ehrensaft D, Vetters R, Forcier M, Austin SB.
This study describes TGN youth's mental health and associations with family functioning in a communi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Age onset of offending and serious mental illness among forensic psychiatric patients: a latent profile analysis - Penney SR, Prosser A, Simpson AIF.
BACKGROUND: Developmental typologies regarding age of onset of violence and offending have not routinely taken account of the role of serious mental illness (SMI), and whether age of onset of offending in relation to onset of illness impacts on the manifes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Hypocholesterolemia is an independent risk factor for depression disorder and suicide attempt in Northern Mexican population - Segoviano-Mendoza M, C árdenas-de la Cruz M, Salas-Pacheco J, Vázquez-Alaniz F, La Llave-León O, Castellanos-Juárez F, Méndez-Hernández J, Barraza-Salas M, Miranda-Morales E, Arias-Carrión O, Méndez-Hernández E.
BACKGROUND: Cholesterol has been associated as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Recently, however, there is growing evidence about crucial requirement of neuron membrane cholesterol in the organization and function of the 5-HT1A serotonin receptor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

I ’m Sick — Here ’s How NOT to Respond.
Friends, listen. I have cancer.  It’s a potentially terminal type, but it looks like I’ll just have to take a couple pills every day for the rest of my life and be a little careful about the choices I make.  I want you to know that this means a lot will change, and you’ll likely see some impact.  Sometimes I’ll need to stay in bed.  Sometimes I won’t have much of an appetite.  Sometimes I may not be healthy enough to go out with you, or have the energy to do the things I want to do.  Sometimes I’ll cancel our plans, because I made them when I felt ok, but th...
Source: Psych Central - January 18, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Morgan Meredith Tags: Depression Personal Stories Stigma Stigmatization support Source Type: news

Program reduces stress in adolescents affected by war
A program aimed at improving the mental health of adolescents directly affected by the Syrian war has effectively lowered their cortisol levels, according to a study published inPsychoneuroendocrinology.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 18, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Funding and staffing of NHS mental health providers: still waiting for parity
The spending gap between NHS acute hospitals and NHS mental health providers widened further last year. Analysis done for the report shows that 84 per cent of mental health trusts, which provide the great majority of mental health services, received an increase in funding last year, significantly higher than in previous years. But funding for acute and specialist hospitals has continued to grow more quickly as national leaders have prioritised reducing financial deficits and improving performance in A&E. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia study adds to calls for more funding of music therapy
Music can help reduce symptoms but only 5% of care homes are using it effectively, finds reportThe symptoms of hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people with dementia could significantly improve by listening to and playing music, according to a report.The study, which compiled existing evidence as well as talking to experts, found music can help people with dementia recall information and reduce symptoms such as anxiety, agitation and aggression.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 18, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh Tags: Dementia Mental health Social care Health policy Society Politics Public services policy UK news Source Type: news

Cycling Won't Sabotage a Man's Sex Life: Study
Title: Cycling Won't Sabotage a Man's Sex Life: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - January 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

This unusual trick could be secret to EASIER child birth
While every birth experience is different, some Australian mothers are claiming there is one simple technique that can 'reduce' discomfort and 'mental pain' throughout the process. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa:Patient Death Scandal - Provincial Director of Mental Health Resigns
[News24Wire] Suspended Gauteng director of mental health Dr Makgabo Manamela has resigned. Deputy Director General for provincial communication services Thabo Masebe confirmed that Manamela's resignation was received on Wednesday afternoon. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Cerebrospinal Meningitits - What to Know
[Guardian] Cerebro Spinal Meningitis known as CSM is caused majorly by the bacteria Neisseria Meningitides. The Meningitis epidemic rocked the nation and led to about 1500 deaths from a suspected 14,518 cases from 25 states in the country. The Neisseria Meningitides serogroup C was the major cause of the epidemic between December 2016 and June 2017 when Nigeria was declared free of Meningtis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Key to willpower lies in believing you have it in abundance
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Americans believe they have less stamina for strenuous mental activity than their European counterparts -- an indication that people in the US perceive their willpower or self-control as being in limited supply, suggests a study by University of Illinois educational psychologist Christopher Napolitano. The purpose of the study was to test the validity of the widely used Implicit Theory of Willpower for Strenuous Mental Activities Scale. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news