Frailty syndrome and risks for falling in the elderly community - Taguchi CK, Menezes PL, Melo ACS, Santana LS, Concei ção WRS, Souza GF, Araújo BCL, Silva AR.
PURPOSE: To identify the prevalence of Frailty Syndrome in the elderly and the relationship with risk of falling. METHODS: Descriptive, cross-sectional, and analytical clinical study. One hundred and one volunteers over 60 years old were submitted ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Family context and mental suffering in adolescents: an integrative review - Sousa MGM, Lima LHO, Rodrigues MTP, Mascarenhas MDM, Moura JCF, Leal IPS, Sousa MGM, Lima LHO, Rodrigues MTP, Mascarenhas MDM, Moura JCF, Leal IPS.
Context: Adolescence is a period of fragility that can potentiate the emergence of stressful events and crises. Several factors have been associated with mental health problems in adolescents, being the family, a fundamental axis to be evaluated, as it ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Determinants and characteristics of the violent incidents in a tertiary-level mental health care center - Chongtham V, Sharma N, Parashar K, Pandey C.
Background  The Mental Health Care Act of India, 2017 has for the first time focused on violence management interventions, especially restraint and seclusion in psychiatric settings, and recommended important guidelines in this aspect. OBJECTIVE ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Developing a screening tool for mental health professionals for measuring intimate partner violence among women with mental illness at tertiary care setting - Vranda MN, Kumar CN, Janardhana N.
Background  Intimate partner violence (IPV) is the major public health issue seen in all cultures. Mental health professionals play a significant role in screening IPV and providing needed care and support to the survivors. There is a dearth of scale to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Amazon Care to add mental health services
A live website about the offerings also details a partnership with digital mental health company Ginger. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 12, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Roche announces U.S. FDA approval of Xofluza to treat influenza in children aged five years and older
Xofluza is the first and only single-dose oral medicine for the treatment of influenza to be approved in the US for children as young as five years of ageThe FDA also approved Xofluza to prevent influenza in children aged five years and older following contact with an infected personBasel, 12 August 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Xofluza ® (baloxavir marboxil) for the treatment of acute uncomplicated influenza in otherwise healthy children aged five to less than 12 years o...
Source: Roche Investor Update - August 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche announces U.S. FDA approval of Xofluza to treat influenza in children aged five years and older
Xofluza is the first and only single-dose oral medicine for the treatment of influenza to be approved in the US for children as young as five years of ageThe FDA also approved Xofluza to prevent influenza in children aged five years and older following contact with an infected personBasel, 12 August 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Xofluza ® (baloxavir marboxil) for the treatment of acute uncomplicated influenza in otherwise healthy children aged five to less than 12 years o...
Source: Roche Media News - August 12, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Parents' 2022-23 back-to-school checklist: tutoring, therapy, COVID-19 vigilance
In another pandemic school year, parents hope their children progress in academics, mental health and development. Many remain concerned amid more relaxed COVID measures. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alejandra Reyes-Velarde, Howard Blume Source Type: news

When Older Dogs' Hearing Fades, Risk of Dementia Rises
FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 -- When dogs ' hearing fades, their mental skills follow, new research reveals. For the study, the researchers examined the link between hearing loss in aging dogs and dementia. The findings shed light on ways sensory loss... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 12, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cincinnati-based Ms.Medicine's plan to transform women's health
Dr. Lisa Larkin ’s femtech startup, Ms.Medicine, taps the $16 billion menopause market one concierge practice at a time. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 12, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

Ontario cuts funding by 85% for online therapy program introduced during pandemic
The Ontario government has significantly reduced funding to a free online therapy program set up during the pandemic. The move is expected to lead to an 85 per cent reduction in the number of people who will be able to access the free mental health support. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

‘Aid Organizations Must Include the Youth Voice’ August 12, 2022—International Youth Day
By Yasmine Sherif and H.D. WrightNEW YORK, Aug 12 2022 (IPS) Today marks International Youth Day, a global celebration of the transformative power of young people. Introduced by the United Nations General Assembly in 1999, the event was inaugurated not only to observe the power of the youth voice, but to serve as a promise from those in power to activate the power of youth across the development sector. Yasmine SherifSince then, the United Nations appointed a Youth Envoy, dedicated to the diffusion of the day’s promise, and many aid organizations have followed suit by including the voices of young people in social media...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif and H.D. Wright Tags: Armed Conflicts Civil Society Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Youth Thought Leaders IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Neurotransmitter Buildup May Be Why Your Brain Feels Tired
Performing complex cognitive tasks leads to glutamate accumulating in a key region of the brain, a study finds, which could explain why mental labor is so exhausting. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 12, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Vulnerability and family reconfigurations. Experiences of people with missing relatives in Tamaulipas - Salazar Serna K, Mendoza Rivas LA, Raesfeld L.
The previous two government administrations in Mexico were characterized by the generation of unprecedented violent environments, being the crime of disappearance one of the most serious expressions of this violence, due to the complexity of its implicatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Relationship between adverse childhood experiences and the physical and mental health in Mexican adults - Nev árez-Mendoza BP, Ochoa-Meza G, Nevárez-Mendoza BP, Ochoa-Meza G.
Introduction Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events that people may experience during early life, including physical, psychological, and sexual abuse; neglect; and household dysfunction. Objective To evaluate the fr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news