14 New Mexico counties fit the CDC's revised criteria on masks for fully vaccinated
Today's CDC guidance states masks should be worn in indoor public areas regardless of vaccination status in communities with growing caseloads. Here's what that means in New Mexico. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Albuquerque Business First Source Type: news

Bay Area teen dragged into ocean by crocodile while vacationing in Mexico
The 12-foot reptile attacked when she was swimming around midnight. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migration-related trauma and mental health among migrant children emigrating from Mexico and Central America to the United States: effects on developmental neurobiology and implications for policy - Cohodes EM, Kribakaran S, Odriozola P, Bakirci S, McCauley S, Hodges HR, Sisk LM, Zacharek SJ, Gee DG.
Children make up over half of the world's migrants and refugees and face a multitude of traumatic experiences prior to, during, and following migration. Here, we focus on migrant children emigrating from Mexico and Central America to the United States and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Biden administration to resume fast-track deportation procedure for migrant families
The Biden administration is planning to speed up deportations for some migrant families who cross the US-Mexico border, the Department... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The venom of the scorpion Centruroides limpidus, which causes the highest number of stings in Mexico, is neutralized by two recombinant antibody fragments - Fern ández-Taboada G, Riaño-Umbarila L, Olvera-Rodríguez A, Gómez-Ramírez IV, Losoya-Uribe LF, Becerril B.
Phage display and directed evolution have made it possible to generate recombinant antibodies in the format of single chain variable fragments (scFvs) capable of neutralizing different toxins and venoms of Mexican scorpions. Despite having managed to neutr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

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

Texas firefighter celebrating his wedding anniversary found dead in Cancun
Elijah Snow was found dead in a bathroom window at a hotel. Mexican authorities said no signs of violence have been found at the scene. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mexico's tourist hotspots Cancun and Los Cabos slammed by Indian Delta variant
Cancun and Los Cabos, two popular party destinations in Mexico, have both been slammed with massive COVID-19 outbreaks, throwing a wrench into party plans at the beaches. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Border Patrol agents apprehend nearly 200 migrants at the border, more than half unaccompanied children
U.S. Border Patrol agents in Arizona apprehended nearly 200 illegal immigrants near the Mexican border on Wednesday, finding that well... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mexico, Brazil shine in opening day of men's soccer of Tokyo 2020 Olympics
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas begins jailing border crossers on trespassing charges
Texas is beginning to arrest migrants on trespassing charges along the U.S.-Mexico border as part of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Watters: Biden's Canada policy 'put a wall' to the north while halting physical one at overrun Mexico line
The fact the Biden administration is waiting longer than the Trudeau administration in Canada to allow vaccinated residents to cross... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Mexico reports 5 new deaths, 271 additional COVID-19 cases
The NMDOH reported five additional COVID-19-related deaths in Wednesday's report. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why weren't New World rabbits domesticated?
(University of California - Riverside) Rabbits were raised for over a thousand years in Mexico without becoming domesticated. A new study finds that their solitary lifestyle and greater species diversity made domestication unlikely. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: US extends travel limits at borders with Canada and Mexico - as it happened
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cultivating seaweed could restore oceanic dead zones, scientists conclude
(Natural News) Cultivating different species of seaweed in less than one percent of Gulf of Mexico waters could help the United States achieve pollution reduction goals, according to a study by researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). The Gulf of Mexico is infamous for its “dead zones.” These are oceanic zones with too little oxygen in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaccines Delayed are Vaccines Denied
A global system in which poor countries are unable to develop and produce their own vaccines to match their demand is not sustainable; particularly when faced by potential future pandemics. Credit: PAHO/Karen González.By Jonatan Konafino and Shubha NageshJul 20 2021 (IPS) “Vaccine equity is the challenge of our time,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), told the gathering in opening remarks.  “And we are failing”at a special ministerial meeting of the Economic and Social Council. Earlier, G7 leaders wrote a letter of support declaring that...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jonatan Konafino and Shubha Nagesh Tags: Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Mexico's president says he won't accept vigilantes
Mexico’s president said Tuesday he will not accept vigilantes arming themselves, and suggested they are serving local political bosses... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RNA modification may protect against liver disease, explain liver fat differences between sexes
FINDINGSA chemical modification that occurs in some RNA molecules as they carry genetic instructions from DNA to cells ’ protein-making machinery may offer protection against non-alcoholic fatty liver, a condition that results from a build-up of fat in the liver and can lead to advanced liver disease, according to a new study by UCLA researchers.The study, conducted in mice, also suggests that this modification — known as m6A, in which a methyl group attaches to an RNA chain — may occurat a different ratein femalesthan it does inmales, potentially explaining why females tend to have higher fat content in ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Compliance with a law to reduce alcoholic beverage sales and service in Zacatecas, Mexico - Paschall MJ, Miller TR, Grube JW, Fisher DA, Ringwalt CL, Kaner E, Lilliott E, Watson S, Gordon M.
BACKGROUND: Research on the effects of restricting bar opening hours and alcohol sales in middle-income countries is very limited. We assessed compliance with and possible effects of a law enacted in Zacatecas, Mexico on December 30, 2017 and implemented i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The burden of mental disorders in Mexico, 1990-2019: mental and neurological disorders, substance use, suicides, and related somatic disorders - Garc ía-Pacheco J, Ortega MLT, Borges G.
The objective of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Arrests at U.S.-Mexico Border This Year Top One Million
The number of migrants traveling as families crossing the border illegally rose once more in June to around 50,000, prolonging a surge... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Groundbreaking' Law Erases Some Barriers to Medical Aid to Dying'Groundbreaking' Law Erases Some Barriers to Medical Aid to Dying
New Mexico's law eases some of the barriers to accessing this option: it cuts the waiting period to 48 hours and allows nurse practitioners and physician assistants to participate.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - July 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Substantial reduction of healthcare facility-onset Clostridioides difficile infection (HO-CDI) rates after conversion of a hospital for exclusive treatment of COVID-19 patients
Healthcare facility-onset Clostridioides difficile infection rates substantially dropped in a Mexican hospital after its conversion to a full COVID-19 setting, despite heavy contamination of the environment the previous year. Better adherence to hand hygiene and contact precautions may help explain this finding. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans Are Flocking to Mexico, Despite Rising Covid Cases
U.S. arrivals are up, but so are coronavirus cases, especially in hot tourism spots like Los Cabos and Canc ún. Experts urge caution, but visitors keep coming. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elaine Glusac Tags: Travel and Vacations Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Baja California (Mexico) Cancun (Mexico) San Miguel de Allende (Mexico) Source Type: news

Navajo Nation Reports 16 New COVID-19 Cases and 1 More Death Navajo Nation Reports 16 New COVID-19 Cases and 1 More Death
The reservation is the country's largest at 27,000 square miles (70,000 square kilometers), covering parts of Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

The GovLab launches free online course on " Open Justice "
(NYU Tandon School of Engineering) The GovLab in partnership with the Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judiciary of Mexico (TEPJF), launched a first of its kind, online course on Open Justice through the edX MOOC (massive open online course) platform. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Language isolation affects health of Mexican Americans
(University of Georgia) New research from the University of Georgia finds that older Mexican Americans who live in low English-speaking neighborhoods are at greater risk for poor health and even an early death. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

US citizen migrant children in Mexico lacking adequate health insurance
(University of Houston) Researchers at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work found that more than half of U.S. citizen migrant children living in Mexico were underinsured, and the situation is even more stark for those living in urban settings and along the border. They are now calling for transborder policies to address place-based inequity in health coverage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NNLM Region 4 Funding Opportunities
The Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 4 (NNLM Region 4) invites applications for health information outreach, programming projects, and professional development opportunities. We want to see your application. The mission of the Network of the National Library of Medicine is to advance the progress of medicine, improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information, and improve individual’s access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health. Under a Cooperative Agreement with the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the ...
Source: MCR News - July 12, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Blog Source Type: news

Elon Musk showed up in Richard Branson's kitchen at 3 a.m. to wish him luck flying to the edge of space
The SpaceX founder visited Virgin Galactic's New Mexico launch facilities to watch Branson climb aboard a rocket plane and scream towards space. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Richard Branson flies to edge of space in Virgin Galactic passenger rocket plane
Spaceplane went into sub-orbital flight days ahead of a rival launch by Jeff BezosThe British entrepreneur Richard Branson has successfully flown to the edge of space and back in his Virgin Galactic passenger rocket plane, days ahead of a rival launch by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, as the billionaires compete to kick off a new era of space tourism.Seventeen years after Branson founded Virgin Galactic to develop commercial spacecraft and cater to future space tourists, the spaceplane went into sub-orbital flight on Sunday morning, reaching 55 miles (88km) above the Earth ’s surface. The launch was slightly delayed unti...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 11, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Betancourt Tags: Space Virgin Galactic Science Richard Branson Business Jeff Bezos Source Type: news

Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson Set To Blast Off To Space
The thrill-seeking billionaire and five employees are set to take off from New Mexico at 10:30am ET. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 11, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson Blasts Off, Reaches Edge Of Space
The thrill-seeking billionaire and five employees took off from New Mexico. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 11, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Richard Branson ’s Virgin Galactic Space Plane Flight: How to Watch
The V.S.S. Unity will lift off from New Mexico on Sunday morning as billionaire entrepreneurs race to make spaceflight unexceptional. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live: Mexico records 232 more deaths in third wave; UK daily death toll rises to 34 – as it happened
Met urges England fans not to gather in large numbers in capital for the Euro 2020 final on Sunday due to ‘ongoing public health crisis’Police urge England fans without tickets to stay away from LondonVaccinated NHS workers might be allowed to forgo self-isolation due to staff shortage fears.Fukushima to to bar Olympic spectators from events as Covid cases rise in Japan.Seoul heads for lockdown as infections surge in South KoreaSee all our coronavirus coverage11.54pmBST10.45pmBSTBrazil recorded 1,205 deaths on Saturday as it remained, by a distance, the country currently suffering the most deaths from Covid-19....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Kaamil Ahmed (now); Miranda Bryant Clea Skopeliti (earlier) Tags: UK news World news Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Richard Branson ’s quest: to boldly go where no billionaire has gone before
Successful flight on Virgin Galactic craft would mark the next phase of space tourism race with Jeff BezosIt does not often rain in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Nevertheless, Sir Richard Branson is likely to feel nervous as he checks the weather forecast on Sunday morning: if there are blue skies ahead then the British entrepreneur is likely to become the richest person ever to venture into space.Branson and his team – two pilots and three other “mission specialists” – will strap into thespacecraft, the VSS Unity. If all goes well Branson and co will be propelled 50 miles above the Earth ’s surface...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jasper Jolly and Gwyn Topham Tags: Virgin Galactic Richard Branson Space Elon Musk Jeff Bezos Business Science Technology Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Statement on U.S. Government Donations of Company ’s COVID-19 Vaccine
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 9, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson welcomes the U.S. government’s decision to donate an initial 12 million doses of the Company’s COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX Facility. The United States is sharing the doses via COVAX to multiple lower-income countries across three continents. The first shipment of 1.5 million doses arrived in Afghanistan on July 9, 2021. In the coming weeks, it is anticipated that the U.S. will allocate a second tranche of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines to additional lower-income countries. Separately, the U.S. has already donated 8 million doses of ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Youth mortality, social marginalization and health inequity in Mexico - Gonz ález-Pérez GJ, Vega-López MG.
This study seeks to determine the differences in youth mortality in Mexico based on selected causes by sex and extreme levels of municipal marginalization in two triennia (2004-2006 and 2015-2017) and to establish a relationship between the differences fou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Direct costs associated to occupational accidents in Baja California, Mexico - Pati ño-Tamez A, Hernández-Barba C, Quiñones-Montelongo KA, Soria-Rodríguez CG.
BACKGROUND: Occupational accidents represent an important problem that affects workers, families, society, industry, social security institutions and the nation as a whole, which affects directly the global economy. OBJECTIVE: To assess the direct ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

'Remain in Mexico': stories of trauma and abuse - Mercado A, Garcini L, Venta A, Paris M.
Two families' stories-a separation at the border and an assault in a migrant shelter-show the horrific dimensions of US migration policy. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The U-shaped crime recovery during COVID-19: evidence from national crime rates in Mexico - Balmori de la Miyar JR, Hoehn-Velasco L, Silverio-Murillo A.
The existing empirical evidence suggests a reduction in aggregate crime as a consequence of the COVID-19 lockdown. However, what happens when lockdown measures are relaxed? This paper considers how the COVID-19 pandemic affects crime rates throughout Mexic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Chilling effects: US immigration enforcement and health care seeking among Hispanic adults - Friedman AS, Venkataramani AS.
Aggressive deportation policy enforcement in the US may make undocumented immigrants and those close to them reluctant to seek medical care. With 68  percent of undocumented immigrants coming from Mexico or Central America, US deportation policies particul... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mapping dengue hot spots pinpoints risk for Zika and chikungunya
(Emory Health Sciences) Data from nine cities in Mexico confirms that identifying dengue fever " hot spots " can provide a predictive map for future outbreaks of Zika and chikungunya. All three of these viral diseases are spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 7, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Biden allies brace for GOP attacks when southern border reopens
Biden is likely to lift pandemic-induced restrictions on the U.S. -Mexico border this summer, a move rife with political and logistical pitfalls. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Child sexual abuse in Mexican women: type of experience, age, perpetrator, and disclosure - Rueda P, Ferragut M, Cerezo MV, Ortiz-Tallo M.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a type of maltreatment that occurs in practically all countries and social statuses. Due to the taboo and shame that surrounds it, CSA is a problem universally silenced despite the important consequences (both physical and psych... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Contextual fit of a family evidence-based intervention for preventing youth alcohol use in Mexico - Montero-Zamora P, St Fleur RG, Mej ía-Trujillo J, Brown EC.
Reducing youth alcohol use is a public health priority that can be addressed by implementing evidence-based preventive interventions (EBPIs) with high fidelity. However, when EBPIs are delivered in a new geographical setting, lack of contextual fit might i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mortality before and after border wall construction along the US-Mexico Border, 1990-2017 - Bruch JD, Barin O, Venkataramani AS, Song Z.
OBJECTIVEs. To evaluate changes in mortality in US counties along the US-Mexico border in which there was substantial new border wall construction after the Secure Fence Act of 2006 relative to border counties in which there was no such border wall constru... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and structural violence in the lives of incarcerated women: a mixed-method study in rural New Mexico - St Cyr S, Jaramillo ET, Garrison L, Malcoe LH, Shamblen SR, Willging CE.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a common feature in the lives of incarcerated women returning to rural communities, enhancing their risk of mental ill-health, substance use, and recidivism. Women's experiences of IPV intersect with challenges across mul... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Integrative DNA methylation and gene expression analysis in the prefrontal cortex of Mexicans who died by suicide - Romero-Pimentel AL, Almeida D, Mu ñoz-Montero S, Rangel C, Mendoza-Morales R, Gonzalez-Saenz EE, Nagy C, Chen G, Aouabed Z, Theroux JF, Turecki G, Martinez-Levy G, Walss-Bass C, Monroy-Jaramillo N, Fernández-Figueroa EA, Gómez-Cotero A, García-Dolores F, Morales-Marin ME, Nicolini H.
BACKGROUND: Suicide represents a major health concern, especially in developing countries. While many demographic risk factors have been proposed, the underlying molecular pathology of suicide remains poorly understood. A body of evidence suggests that abe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news