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Assessment of the structural condition of a hospital-type building in Mexico City damaged in the 1985 earthquake - Avila JA, Avila-Haro JA.
The seismic-resistant behaviour and the current structural condition against gravity loads of a hospital-type building is evaluated. The building fell into disuse due to the damages caused by the 1985 Mexico City earthquake. The structural assessment inten... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Health Tip: Prepare Shredded Meat in a Slow Cooker
-- Shredded meat and poultry are a great start to a wide range of meals, from chili to Mexican dishes. But it's important to prepare the meat safely to avoid foodborne illness. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services offers these... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 21, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Groups: Review Of EPA Permit For Dumping Fracking Waste In Gulf Of Mexico Needed
NEW ORLEANS - The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) and two other environmental advocacy groups on Feb. 13 filed a petition in the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals contending that the Circuit Court should review an Environmental Protection Agency permit that allows oil companies to discharge toxins into the Gulf of Mexico, which the CBD argues puts coastal communities at risk (Center for Biological Diversity, et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency, et al., No. N/A, 5th Cir.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - February 21, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Greg Laurie Talks Steve McQueen, Faith and Mesothelioma
“Steve McQueen: American Icon” — a feature documentary about the life, faith and cancer battle of the legendary actor — arrives on DVD and digital HD release Tuesday. Nicknamed “The King of Cool,” McQueen is known for his tough guy roles and action-packed sequences in films such as “Bullitt,” “The Great Escape” and “The Towering Inferno.” He received an Academy Award nomination in 1967 for his leading role in “The Sand Pebbles” and became the highest-paid movie star in the world in 1974. Shortly after, McQueen disconnected from Hollywood in...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - February 20, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Tags: “Steve McQueen American Icon Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization Barbara Minty McQueen Greg Laurie Harvest Christian Fellowship Jon Erwin Leonard DeWitt pleural mesothelioma Sammy Mason The King of Cool Source Type: news

Citizenship status and arrest patterns for violent and narcotic-related offenses in federal judicial districts along the U.S./Mexico Border - Sibila D, Pollock W, Menard S.
Media reports routinely reference the drug-related violence in Mexico, linking crime in communities along the Southwest U.S. Border to illegal immigrants. The primary purpose of the current research is to examine whether the media assertions can be support... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Rural civil society in a narco-violent Mexican frontier: some initial reflections - L ópez León A.
Why is the rural civil society bordering Tamaulipas not organized to combat the narcoviolence that has severely affected agricultural activities in the main sorghum-grain producing region in Mexico? To respond to this concern, we reflect on the concept of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Portland health IT startup enlists two major health systems for broad rollouts
Providence Health& Services is making Bright.md ’s virtual care platform available to all of the health system’s primary care patients in Oregon, representing another leap forward for the Portland health IT startup. Another major health system, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, is also making SmartExam available to its patients in New Mexico , Bright.md announced. And Presbyterian will be the first to introduce Bright.md’s new medically certified Spanish translation services in New Mexico,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Study: Rural ranchers face less access to water during drought than urban counterparts
(Portland State University) The findings highlight a rural-urban divide and show that ranchers' access to water was neither equal nor valued during the drought in Mexico's Baja California Sur state from 2006 to 2012. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Laser scanning reveals 'lost' ancient Mexican city had as many buildings as Manhattan
Groundbreaking lidar scanning reveals the true scale of Angamuco, built by the Pur épecha from about 900ADArchaeology might evoke thoughts of intrepid explorers and painstaking digging, but in fact researchers say it is a high-tech laser mapping technique that is rewriting the textbooks at an unprecedented rate.The approach, known as light detection and ranging scanning (lidar) involves directing a rapid succession of laser pulses at the ground from an aircraft.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 16, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis in Austin Tags: Archaeology Mapping technologies Mexico Science Americas World news Technology Source Type: news

Laser scanning reveals 'lost' ancient Mexican city 'had as many buildings as Manhattan'
Groundbreaking lidar scanning reveals the true scale of Angamuco, built by the Pur épecha from about 900ADArchaeology might evoke thoughts of intrepid explorers and painstaking digging, but in fact researchers say it is a high-tech laser mapping technique that is rewriting the textbooks at an unprecedented rate.The approach, known as light detection and ranging scanning (lidar) involves directing a rapid succession of laser pulses at the ground from an aircraft.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 15, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis in Austin Tags: Archaeology Mapping technologies Mexico Science Americas World news Technology Source Type: news

Bright.md launches in New Mexico, Oregon and more digital health deals
Portland, Oregon-based  Bright.md, which makes a virtual physician's assistant app called SmartExam, has announced two new customer wins at  Presbyterian Healthcare Services in New Mexico and Providence Health& Services  in Oregon. Concurrent with the New Mexico launch, Bright.md has launched a Spanish-language version of the app as well. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 13, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Meet DaVita's new market leader for New Mexico
DaVita's new market leader said he has a passion for serving underserved patients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Christopher Ortiz Source Type: news

Ex-Advanced BioHealing exec draws probation in VA fraud case
A former Advanced BioHealing executive who admitted to federal charges that he bribed U.S. Veterans Affairs Dept. doctors to use the company’s DermaGraft biologic wound dressing last week drew probation in the case. Federal had prosecutors accused Todd Clawson, who left the company in 2012, of participating in a scheme to bribe VA physicians to use the DermaGraft diabetic foot ulcer treatment with a series of inducements including paid trips to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Def Leppard concert tickets, a fishing trip in Wyoming and junkets to Las Vegas with an ocean fishing kayak, according to...
Source: Mass Device - February 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Legal News Regenerative Medicine Wound Care Advanced BioHealing Inc. Shire Plc. Source Type: news

Association between attempted suicide and academic performance indicators among middle and high school students in Mexico: results from a national survey - Orozco R, Benjet C, Borges G, Moneta Arce MF, Fregoso Ito D, Fleiz C, Villatoro JA.
BACKGROUND: Students' mental health is associated to academic performance. In high income countries, higher students' grades are related to lower odds of suicidal behaviors, but studies on other indicators of academic performance are more limited, speciall... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide risk and resiliency factors among Hispanic teens in New Mexico: schools can make a difference - Hall M, Fullerton L, FitzGerald C, Green D.
BACKGROUND: Youth suicide is a serious public health problem in the United States. School environments, and the attention of school adults, are promising but minimally studied avenues for promoting mental health among students. METHODS: The 2013 Ne... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Las Cruces medical marijuana dispensary at risk of losing license
The New Mexico Department of Health is moving to revoke a Las Cruces medical cannabis dispensary's license after it claims it had falsified audit reports dating back to 2014. The dispensary is appealing the decision. On Jan. 10, Kenny Vigil, director of the Medical Cannabis Group for Department of Health sent a letter to Vivian Moore, Mother Earth Herbs executive director, notifying her of the department's intention to ban her and her business from New Mexico's Cannabis Program. Upon identifying… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 9, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Davis Source Type: news

Las Cruces medical marijuana dispensary at risk of losing license
The New Mexico Department of Health is moving to revoke a Las Cruces medical cannabis dispensary's license after it claims it had falsified audit reports dating back to 2014. The dispensary is appealing the decision. On Jan. 10, Kenny Vigil, director of the Medical Cannabis Group for Department of Health sent a letter to Vivian Moore, Mother Earth Herbs executive director, notifying her of the department's intention to ban her and her business from New Mexico's Cannabis Program. Upon identifying… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 9, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Davis Source Type: news

What NM employers need to know about health care: Join us March 8
It's hard to wrap your brain around what's happening in health care — from the cost of care to its effectiveness to the federal policy that determines how people get care. But employee health care can be one of the biggest costs and challenges for employers. The average employer health care contribution per enrolled employee in New Mexico is $4,941, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Having great health care benefits can help companies hire and retain top employees — and helping those… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rachel Sams Source Type: news

Zenflow raises $31m in Series A
Urology medical device maker Zenflow said today it closed a $31.4 million Series A round of financing to support the development of minimally invasive devices designed to treat obstructive urinary symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia. The round was led by Invus Opportunities, F-Prime Capital Partners and Medical Technology Venture Partners and was joined by other new and existing investors, the San Francisco-based company said. Zenflow said it has also received grant funding from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. The company’s first product is the Spring System device,...
Source: Mass Device - February 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Urology zenflow Source Type: news

How U.S. Immigration Policy Damages Children's Well-being
Drawing on her experience at the U.S.-Mexico border, medical student Audrey Hertenstein Perez writes that more physicians should be involved in the immigration policy debate. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - February 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Health Equity in New Mexico (January 2018)
Report provides relevant and timely information regarding the health status of the various population groups in NM to help inform, educate, and empower readers on equity issues. It is also intended to be a tool for community, state, and tribal partners and policymakers to use in the design and implementation of effective strategies to decrease health disparities and improve health outcomes for all people in New Mexico. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Girl, 6, Becomes First Recipient of Medical Marijuana in Texas
A girl aged six made history on Thursday after she became the first person in Texas to legally receive cannabis for medical purposes, more than two years after state lawmakers legalized the use of medical marijuana in specific circumstances under the Texas Compassionate Use Act. The young girl, whose identity has not been revealed, was given the medical marijuana by a nurse in order to treat her epilepsy. According to the Texas Tribune, the girl was given a cannabis oil with low levels of the main mind-altering ingredient known as THC and high levels of a non-euphoric component called cannabidiol (CBD). The medical marij...
Source: TIME: Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kate Samuelson Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Marijuana onetime Source Type: news

Teamwork and toughness: Living with cerebral palsy
Growing up in Querétaro, Mexico, María was an exceptionally bright and inquisitive child. At just 18 months old, she spoke at the level of a 6-year-old, and could even sing the tongue-twisting “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” song. Her parents marveled at her intelligence at such a young age, but there was something in her development that seemed off. “At 1 year, she wasn’t crawling well and had difficulty standing,” her mother, María José, recalls. “She hadn’t learned to walk by 18 months, and she would crawl by pulling her two legs at the same time...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - February 2, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Connor Ertz Tags: Our Patients’ Stories cerebral palsy Cerebral Palsy Center Child and Young Adult Hip Preservation Program Dr. Benjamin Shore Dr. Donna Nimec Source Type: news

The Impact of President Trump ’s ‘Global Gag Rule’ on Women’s Health is Becoming Clear
It has now been a little more than a year since President Donald Trump, on his first full day in office, reinstated the Mexico City Policy, also known as the “Global Gag Rule,” and a picture of its impact is beginning to emerge. The law prohibits allocation of U.S. funding to foreign non-governmental organizations that offer abortion services or information about the procedure. While the measure has been on and off the books for decades, typically enacted by Republican administrations and repealed by Democrats, its scope has expanded under Trump, which healthcare workers say has had a big impact on communities ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Casey Quackenbush Tags: Uncategorized abortion Donald Trump health onetime overnight Source Type: news

DaVita promotes ABQ executive to lead Washington market
DaVita announced this week that it has promoted Dr.  Aric Coffman, market president at DaVita Medical Group New Mexico, to CEO and market president of The Everett Clinic, a Washington state-based physician group and a DaVita Medical Group and division of DaVita Inc. [NYSE: DVA]. Coffman will replace Rick Cooper, who is retiring after more than 40 years. Coffman has been in DaVita Medical Group leadership roles for the past 12 years, including residency program director, associate medical director… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 1, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Christopher Ortiz Source Type: news

Want to graduate from high school in New Mexico? You might need a plan first
A bill would force New Mexico students to apply to college or indicate they're going to the military, an internship or apprenticeship. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to avoid the hookworm skin infection on your next winter vacation to Mexico and the Caribbean
Cases of the hookworm-related skin infection that afflicted one Ontario couple Katie on a recent trip to the Dominican Republic are not that uncommon among travellers to developing countries, a tropical medicine specialist says. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Ancient Turkey Bones In Mexico Reveal A Strange Relationship With Humans
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Menaka Wilhelm Source Type: news

Review and analysis of urban mobility strategies in Mexico - Leo A, Morill ón D, Silva R.
This paper focuses on the review and analysis of strategies of urban mobility in Mexico, with the objective of identifying the variables that positively and negatively affect their development, citing gaps and proposing improvements that contribute to solv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

NM medical marijuana patient enrollment soars
Medical marijuana patient enrollment in New Mexico soared last year. As of December 2017, there were nearly 50,000 patients enrolled in NM's Medical Cannabis Program, according to the New Mexico Department of Health. This is a 61 percent increase from the total number of patients enrolled the previous year. There are currently 35 licensed nonprofit producers of m edical marijuana in New Mexico. Ultra Health was the largest medical marijuana company in the state on our 2017 List of Medical Marijuana… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Justina Grant Source Type: news

NM medical marijuana patient enrollment soars
Medical marijuana patient enrollment in New Mexico soared last year. As of December 2017, there were nearly 50,000 patients enrolled in NM's Medical Cannabis Program, according to the New Mexico Department of Health. This is a 61 percent increase from the total number of patients enrolled the previous year. There are currently 35 licensed nonprofit producers of m edical marijuana in New Mexico. Ultra Health was the largest medical marijuana company in the state on our 2017 List of Medical Marijuana… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 29, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Justina Grant Source Type: news

Sexual coercion in marriage: narrative accounts of abused Mexican-American women - Valdovinos MG, Mechanic MB.
This study documents the experiences with partner sexual violence of ten Mexican-American women. Qualitative interviews were condu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Baxter to Import IV Saline Bags From Mexico to Ease U.S. Shortage Baxter to Import IV Saline Bags From Mexico to Ease U.S. Shortage
Baxter International informed customers on Wednesday that it has been given approval by U.S. regulators to import large saline bags from its plant in Mexico in an effort to ease hospital shortages of the product as the nation faces a severe flu season.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Baxter to import IV saline bags from Mexico to ease U.S. shortage
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Baxter International informed customers on Wednesday that it has been given approval by U.S. regulators to import large saline bags from its plant in Mexico in an effort to ease hospital shortages of the product as the nation faces a severe flu season. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

On lethal interactions: differences between expressive and instrumental homicides in Mexico City - Meneses-Reyes R, Quintana-Navarrete M.
Research on violence in Mexico and Latin America suggests that, in part, due to state attempts to fight organized crime and the widespread availability of firearms, violence and homicides in general have experienced a recent shift from expressive to instru... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sociocultural perceptions of walkability in Mexican American neighborhoods: implications for policy and practice - Ingram M, Adkins A, Hansen K, Cascio V, Somnez E.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Mexico's drug networks: modeling the smuggling routes towards the United States - Medel M, Lu Y, Chow E.
This study attempts to predict the ground trafficking c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The Mexican drug war and early-life health: the impact of violent crime on birth outcomes - Brown R.
This study examines the relationship between exposure to violent crime in utero and birth weight using longitudinal data from a household survey conducted in Mexico. Controlling for selective migration and fertility, the results suggest that early gestatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Centene lands New Mexico Medicaid contract
The five-year contract between New Mexico and Centene's Western Sky Community Care includes an option to renew for an additional three years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

FRAX intervention and assessment thresholds for seven Latin American countries
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) Newly published Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX ® ) -based intervention thresholds for the following seven Latin American countries represent a substantial advance in the detection of individuals at high risk of fracture: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico and Venezuela. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study may improve strategies for reducing nutrient runoff into Mississippi River
(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) Every summer, the Gulf of Mexico is flooded with excess nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater treatment plants and farm fields along the Mississippi River basin. And every summer, those nutrients create a 'dead zone' in the Gulf. To address the issue, the US Environmental Protection Agency formed a task force and required 12 states to develop strategies to reduce agricultural runoff. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lose weight and prevent diabetes with folk medicine from Mexico: Yellow oleander seeds found to reduce obesity and prevent insulin resistance
(Natural News) Obesity is a serious health concern that affects more than an individual’s weight. Obese individuals have higher than normal levels of adipose tissue, which manifests in Body Weight (BW) gain. A person’s height and weight is “used to determine the degree of obesity.” To address the issue of obesity, “a multifactorial disease” that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

State names providers selected to manage Medicaid program
Now we know who is replacing Molina Healthcare of New Mexico in administering the state's Medicaid managed care program. On Friday, the Human Services Department announced Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, Presbyterian Health Plan and Western Sky Community Care as New Mexico’s Centennial Care 2.0 Managed Care Organizations. Last week, Business First broke the news that the state rejected Molina's Centenn ial Care 2.0 bid. Also not selected to continue its Centennial Care 2.0 contract… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Christopher Ortiz Source Type: news

State names providers selected to manage Medicaid program
Now we know who is replacing Molina Healthcare of New Mexico in administering the state's Medicaid managed care program. On Friday, the Human Services Department announced Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, Presbyterian Health Plan and Western Sky Community Care as New Mexico’s Centennial Care 2.0 Managed Care Organizations. Last week, Business First broke the news that the state rejected Molina's Centenn ial Care 2.0 bid. Also not selected to continue its Centennial Care 2.0 contract… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Christopher Ortiz Source Type: news

Early Trump support climbed in areas with recent Latino population growth
(University of California - Riverside) According to three political scientists from the University of California, Riverside, Donald Trump's promise to build a 'great wall' spanning the border separating the United States and Mexico, as well as subsequent remarks describing Mexican immigrants as 'criminals' and 'rapists,' had a galvanizing effect on his voter base in the initial stages of his campaign, particularly in areas of the country that had experienced considerable Latino population growth in recent years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health 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

Temporary 'bathtub drains' in the ocean concentrate flotsam
(University of Washington) An experiment using hundreds of plastic drifters in the Gulf of Mexico shows that rather than simply spread out, as current calculations would predict, many of them clumped together in a tight cluster. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 18, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Archaeologists in Mexico Claim to Have Discovered the World ’s Longest Underwater Cave
(MEXICO CITY) — Archaeologists and divers on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula announced Wednesday that they found a passage connecting two underwater caves, creating what they say is the world’s longest continuous flooded cave. Divers from the Great Maya Aquifer Project said the discovery has revealed a combined cave about 216 miles (347 kilometers) long. Mammoth Cave in Kentucky remains the world’s longest cave of any kind, with more than 400 miles (650 kilometers) of passages explored. The Sac Actun and Dos Ojos caves were both previously known and are near the Caribbean coast town of Tulum. The combine...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized Mexico onetime overnight Source Type: news

Essential oil from the bark of Mexico’s “paradise tree” found to have antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that support wound healing
(Natural News) Despite the various medical discoveries that are reported regularly, there are still individuals who rely on folk medicine. For example, infusions from the bark of the paradise tree (Bursera morelensis) is used to treat skin infections and heal wounds. Now, a group of scientists from Mexico has released the results of their study... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not just for Christmas: Study sheds new light on ancient human-turkey relationship
(University of York) For the first time, research has uncovered the origins of the earliest domestic turkeys in ancient Mexico.The study also suggests turkeys weren't only prized for their meat -- with demand for the birds soaring with the Mayans and Aztecs because of their cultural significance in rituals and sacrifices. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 17, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news