Iran says coronavirus has spread to several cities, reports two new deaths
The coronavirus has spread to several Iranian cities, a health ministry official said on Friday, as an outbreak that the authorities say began in the holy city of Qom caused two more deaths. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

World must act fast to contain coronavirus, says WHO's Tedros
The window of opportunity to contain wider international spread of the epidemic of the new coronavirus disease is closing, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Friday, after cases were reported in Iran and Lebanon. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lebanon confirms first case of coronavirus, two more suspected
Lebanon confirmed its first coronavirus case on Friday and said it was monitoring two other potential cases after a 45-year-old woman who returned from Iran tested positive. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

UAE records two new coronavirus cases, total number reaches 11
The United Arab Emirates said on Friday it had registered two new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of people diagnosed with the virus in the Gulf Arab state to 11. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Topical sesame oil is effective at reducing pain in patients with chemotherapy-induced phlebetis
In this study, researchers from Iran assessed the effects of topical sesame oil, particularly if it could reduce the severity of pain caused by chemotherapy-induced phlebitis (CIP). Their results were published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. CIP is one of the most common complications developed by cancer patients. The use of complementary... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why the Coronavirus Seems to Hit Men Harder Than Women
Women mount stronger immune responses to infection, scientists say. And in China, men smoke in much greater numbers. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Estrogen Testosterone Immune System Women and Girls SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Mice Epidemics Viruses MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) Deaths (Fatalities) Medicine and Source Type: news

Cardiovalve Reaches 2 Milestones for its Tricuspid Valve Replacement System
Cardiovalve has a pair of milestones that could help catapult the company into the forefront of the tricuspid valve market. The Or Yehuda, Israel-based company received FDA approval for an early feasibility study of the transcatheter tricuspid valve replacement system and Breakthrough Device Designation for the technology. The study’s primary endpoint is the safety and feasibility of the Cardiovalve technology and procedure in reducing tricuspid regurgitation, with evaluations at 30 days and periodically up to five years. The study will be conducted in collaboration with five leading US hospitals. In a re...
Source: MDDI - February 21, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Cardiovascular Source Type: news

CCHHE Receives U.S. DOJ Grant to Establish Trafficking Intervention Project
The Brigham ’s Center for Community Health and Health Equity (CCHHE), in collaboration with the Center for Violence Prevention and Recovery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), received a Field-Generated Innovations in Assistance to Victim (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - February 21, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Kuwait ports suspend travel and from Iran amid coronavirus fears
Kuwait's ports authority suspended the movement of people to and from Iran until further notice because of concerns about the coronavirus outbreak in that country, state news agency KUNA said early on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Iraq bans border crossings by Iranians amid coronavirus fears
Iraq banned border crossings by Iranian nationals for three days from Thursday amid fears of the coronavirus, Iraq's state news agency said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cross-cultural differences in pedestrian behaviors in relation to values: a comparison of five countries - Solmazer G, Az ık D, Fındık G, Üzümcüoğlu Y, Ersan Ö, Kaçan B, Özkan T, Lajunen T, Öz B, Pashkevich A, Pashkevich M, Danelli-Mylona V, Georgogianni D, Berisha Krasniqi E, Krasniqi M, Makris E, Shubenkova K, Xheladini G.
This study compared pedestrian behaviors in five countries (Estonia, Greece, Kosovo, Russia, and Turkey) and investigated the relationships between these behaviors and values in each country. The study participants were 131 pedestrians for Estonia, 249 for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Symptom severity, self-efficacy and treatment-seeking for mental health among US Iraq/Afghanistan Military Veterans - Keeling M, Barr N, Atuel H, Castro CA.
This study investigated if symptom severity and self-efficacy are associated with treatmen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Simple urine test could help diagnose bladder cancer TEN YEARS before symptoms appear
International researchers used the urine test on 131 people in Iran. Almost half who developed bladder cancer could have been spotted 10 years in advance. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More coronavirus cases in Iran's Qom; religious gatherings under threat
Iranian health officials urged all religious gatherings to be suspended in Qom, news agency ISNA said on Thursday, after two more people tested positive for the coronavirus in the holy city, where two died of it this week. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cruise Passenger Whose Coronavirus Infection Went Undetected Shows It May Not Be Possible to Stop the Outbreak From Spreading
Just the rumor that there could be coronavirus aboard the Westerdam led five ports to deny the luxury cruise ship entry earlier this month. When Cambodia finally agreed to let the vessel dock at Sihanoukville on Feb. 13, the Holland America cruise line and public health officials took precautions to determine if anyone on board was infected with the deadly disease. The ship had already been at sea for 12 days, toward the end of what experts believe to be the incubation period for the COVID-19 virus, and no one aboard had been to China in the previous two weeks. All passengers and crew had their temperatures taken. Upon dis...
Source: TIME: Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Gunia Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime overnight Travel Source Type: news

Japan Reports 2 Deaths Among Cruise Ship Passengers
The virus continues to spread in China, though more slowly. New cases in countries like Japan and Iran have experts concerned about getting it under control quickly. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Tests (Medical) Cruises China Hong Kong Japan Yokohama (Japan) Source Type: news

Coronavirus Live Updates: Japan Prepares to Release More Cruise Ship Passengers
The virus continues to spread in China, though more slowly. New cases in countries like Japan and Iran have experts concerned about getting it under control quickly. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Tests (Medical) Cruises China Hong Kong Japan Yokohama (Japan) Source Type: news

What can past infectious disease outbreaks teach us about the coronavirus?
The coronavirus outbreak is still spreading around the world, with Iran confirming its first two cases overnight. What can past infectious disease outbreaks teach us about the coronavirus? Chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel's Sheba Hospital turns to telehealth to treat incoming coronavirus-exposed patients
Datos's remote patient monitoring platform and Tyto Care's connected devices will help the hospital treat and monitor patients in  quarantine and at home. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 19, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Coronavirus: two people die in Iran as cruise ship Britons face Wirral quarantine - as it happened
Deaths in mainland China pass 2,000 and Foreign Office tells Britons to stay on the Diamond Princess cruise shipChina ’s handling of the virus is a diplomatic challenge for the WHOChinese people in UK targeted with abuse over outbreakDissent becomes victim of China coronavirus crackdownShare your experiences6.18pmGMTInspectors in protective suits have been going door to door in Wuhan in an effort to find every infected person, the Associated Press reports.Wednesday marked the final day of a campaign to root out anyone with symptoms whom authorities may have missed so far.5.02pmGMTBritons returning home from the Diamo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray, Martin Farrer and Kevin Rawlinson Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Japan Asia Pacific Science China Chinese economy Global economy Business UK news Economics Source Type: news

Ancient fish dinners chart Sahara ’s shift from savannah to desert
Bones of fish eaten by humans thousands of years ago offer clue to region ’s ancient climateThe Sahara ’s shift from savannah with abundant lakes to a largely arid expanse has been traced in the remains of fish eaten thousands of years ago.Researchers analysing material found in a rock shelter in the Acacus mountains in south-west Libya say they have found more than 17,500 animal remains dating from between 10,200 and 4,650 years ago, 80% of which are fish. About two-thirds of the fish werecatfish and the rest were tilapia. The team say telltale marks on the bones reveal the fish were eaten by humans who used t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Deserts Desertification Environment Libya Archaeology World news Science Middle East and North Africa Source Type: news

First Cases of Coronavirus in Iran Have Killed 2 Elderly Citizens, State News Agency Says
(TEHRAN, Iran) — The new virus has killed two elderly Iranian citizens, Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency reported Wednesday. IRNA quoted Alireza Vahabzadeh, an adviser to the country’s health minister, as saying that both of the victims had been carrying the coronavirus and were located in Qom, about 140 kilometers (86 miles) south of the capital Tehran. No additional details were released. Earlier on Wednesday, Iranian authorities confirmed two cases of the new virus, the first in the country, according to the semi-official ISNA news agency. Officials later said the two patients had died. ISNA quoted an...
Source: TIME: Health - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amir Vahdat / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Iran onetime Source Type: news

Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says new virus has killed two Iranian citizens
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

To Prevent Next Coronavirus, Stop the Wildlife Trade, Conservationists Say
Conservationists see a persistent threat of epidemics so long as tens of millions of animals are traded in Southeast Asia. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rachel Nuwer Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Animals Conservation of Resources Poaching (Wildlife) SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) Biodiversity Meat Epidemics Pangolins Black Markets Viruses MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) EcoHealth Al Source Type: news

Coronavirus: first two patients confirmed in Iran as cruise ship cases rise to 621 – live updates
Deaths on mainland China pass 2,000 as passengers begin leaving the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan. Follow all the latest news hereChina ’s handling of the virus is a diplomatic challenge for the WHOChinese people in UK targeted with abuse over outbreakDissent becomes victim of China coronavirus crackdownShare your experiences12.14pmGMTThe coronavirus outbreak has temporarily reduced China ’s CO2 emissions by a quarter, according to analysis by Carbon Brief.Electricity demand and industrial output remain far below usual levels after authorities introduced stringent measures to stop the spread of the dise...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now), Martin Farrer (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Japan Asia Pacific Science China Chinese economy Global economy Business UK news Economics Source Type: news

Use of hazard indices for inter-city recreational accident occurrence through in order to analyze road safety status - Tanzadeh J, Amiri M, Nazari H, Naderi K.
Considering the high number of inter-city recreational travels during Nowruz holidays in Iran and the changes in travel patterns, these holidays are a potential high-risk period. In this research, hazard indices of accident occurrence during these holidays... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Traffic accidents caused by pedestrians in Turkey - Ku şkapan E, Alemdar KD, Kaya, Çodur MY.
Traffic accidents in the world cause various losses in economic and social aspects. Although the recovery of economic losses can be made easily and in a short time, it is not possible to recovery for social losses. Despite precautionary measures, it is see... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Coronavirus, African locust plague and Iran-US conflict heralds the Second Coming of Christ, warn biblical scholars
(Natural News) Coronavirus is still spreading throughout the globe and biblical scholars are taking the opportunity to spread what they believe is an important message: The end is nigh and all must prepare for the Second Coming of Christ. Even the non-religious may eventually be convinced because it’s not just coronavirus affecting people in various... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists discover Neanderthal skeleton that hints at flower burial
The fossils found in Iraqi cave provide fresh evidence the species buried their death with mortuary ritualsA Neanderthal skeleton unearthed in an Iraqi cave, already famous for fossils of these cousins of our species, is providing fresh evidence that they buried their dead – and intriguing clues that flowers may have been used in such rituals.Scientists said they had discovered the well-preserved upper body skeleton of an adult Neanderthal, who lived about 70,000 years ago, in Shanidar Cave in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of northern Iraq on Tuesday. The individual – dubbed Shanidar Z – was perhap...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Reuters Tags: Neanderthals Archaeology Science University of Cambridge Iraq World news Source Type: news

Grifols to help Saudi Arabia produce blood plasma medicines
Spanish pharmaceutical company Grifols said on Tuesday it had signed a non-binding agreement with Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund to help the country produce blood plasma-derived medicines. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Can health be related to interpersonal violence in Middle Eastern countries? - Bayati M, Lotfi F, Keshavarz K, Delavari S, Delavari S.
BACKGROUND: Preventing violence is important especially in the Middle East, where many countries are struggling with violence. Knowing the affecting factors could help public policy makers to decrease violence level. Thus, this study is aimed to analyze he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Rules of life: From a pond to the beyond
(Arizona State University) In a recent study published in the journal eLIFE a team of researchers, including lead author Jordan Okie of Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration and senior author Jim Elser of the School of Life Sciences, conducted experiments in the Cuatro Cienegas Basin in Mexico. Their goal was to shed light on how fundamental features of an organism's genome - its size, the way it encodes information, and the density of information--affect its ability to thrive in an extreme environment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A phenomenological study of immigrant parents of adolescents with delinquent behavior in Israel - Yakhnich L, Walsh SD.
Scarce qualitative literature has focused on understanding the perspective of parents of adolescents involved in crime, and no prior literature has examined how the status of being a parent of an adolescent who is involved in delinquency intersects with be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How Travelers Around the World Are Dealing With ‘Voluntary’ Home Quarantines, To Help Slow Potential Coronavirus Spread
On his return from China last week, Dr. Ian Lipkin quarantined himself in his basement. His wife now puts his food on the stairs. He’s run out of things to watch on Netflix. At odd hours, he walks in New York’s Central Park, keeping 10 feet away from others. Lipkin is among hundreds of people in the U.S. and thousands around the world who, although not sick, are living in semi-voluntary quarantine at home. With attention focused on quarantined cruise ships and evacuees housed on U.S. military bases, those in their own homes have largely escaped notice. They, too, experts say, play a crucial role in slowing th...
Source: TIME: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CARLA K. JOHNSON / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 New York onetime Source Type: news

Tackling Climate Change and Preserving the Water Body: A Bangladeshi Perspective
A child wades through water on her way to school in Kurigram district of northern Bangladesh during floods in August 2016. Credit: UNICEF/AkashBy Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Feb 17 2020 (IPS) For any riverine country, the state of the water body around big cities and conditions of major rivers hold a leadership position in the overall climate effects and how the water body is protected and preserved impacts the entire economy and living standards of that country. Bangladesh is renowned for the geomorphic features that include massive rivers flowing throughout the country. Within the border of Bangladesh lie the bottom reaches of...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Labour TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Czech authorities to cull nearly 140,000 birds at poultry farm where bird flu was detected
Czech authorities will cull nearly 140,000 turkey and chickens at a poultry farm where bird flu was detected, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Toman said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Program aims to help Syrian refugees recover from psychological trauma
Over 10 million people have been displaced by the nine year civil war in Syria, which shows no sign of ending. Millions of them have experienced psychological trauma, but may fear getting help because of a stigma associated with mental illness in the region. Help is also scarce, with less than 1% of aid dedicated to mental health. Michelle Miller traveled with an American aid worker to see a special program meant to address refugees ’ mental health crisis. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide among physicians in Israel and worldwide - Zalsman G.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Pattern of fractures among road traffic accident victims requiring hospitalization: single-institution experience in Saudi Arabia - Aloudah AA, Almesned FA, Alkanan AA, Alharbi T.
Introduction A bone fracture is a medical condition in which there is a partial or complete break in the continuity of the bone. One of the factors causing bone fractures is Road Traffic Accidents (RTAs), which is the first leading cause of death among peo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

How do Jewish communities respond to manifestations of institutional child sexual abuse? A case study of Malka Leifer and Adass Israel in Melbourne, Australia - Mendes P, Pinskier M, McCurdy S.
The recent Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse provided some insight into manifestations of child sexual abuse within an ultra-orthodox Jewish community. This paper extends the analysis by the Royal Commission (RC... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Group intervention with parents of juvenile sex offenders - Bustnay TG.
This article presents a short-term psycho-educational group therapy model of 14 bi-weekly 90-minute meetings with parents of male juvenile sex offenders. The program is used by youth probation services in Israel as part of a multi-systemic treatment progra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An exploration of coping with childhood sexual abuse in Arab American women - Timraz S, Lewin L, Giurgescu C, Kavanaugh K.
This research used a descriptive qualitative approach to explore coping with childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and to identify long-term psychological outcomes among Arab American women. Ten Arab American women participated in the study. Data were collected by ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Home accidents among children: 
a retrospective study at a tertiary care center in Oman - Al Rumhi A, Al Awisi H, Al Buwaiqi M, Al Rabaani S.
OBJECTIVES: We sought to identify the prevalence, commonest causes, and severity of home accident injuries and their effects on children who present to the emergency department (ED) of a university-tertiary hospital in Oman. METHODS: We conducted a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Turkey says to export fast-results coronavirus detection kit
Turkey will in coming days export to Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan locally-produced coronavirus detection kits that can get results in about two hours, its health minister said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

New technology may significantly reduce diagnostic time of coronavirus
(Bar-Ilan University) The time it currently takes to diagnose coronavirus poses one of the greatest challenges in treating infected patients and increases the risk of exposure. Using a new technology developed by Dr. Amos Danielli, of Bar-Ilan University, saliva tests can be analyzed within 15 minutes. The technology has already been proven to reduce the diagnostic time of Zika virus and is currently being used in the Israel Ministry of Health's central virology laboratory. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Traumatic childhood experiences and psychiatric outcomes of adolescent mothers in Turkey - Bilginer C, Ba ğ Ö, Cekin Yilmaz B.
The present study aimed to define the sociodemographic characteristics of adolescent mothers in Turkey as well as to compare their traumatic childhood experiences and their depression and anxiety levels with those of adult mothers. Sixty-eight mothers part... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

US military pandemic plans activated; nation must prepare for "thousands of cases" of the coronavirus to arrive, warns biowarfare expert
(Natural News) Over the last two weeks, I have repeatedly warned that the nCoV coronavirus strain is right now being harvested by enemies of America (North Korea, Iran, China, etc.) and readied for deployment as a weapon system against the United States of America. Until today, I seem to have been the only person in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gilead drug prevents type of coronavirus in monkeys; raises hope for China trials
An experimental Gilead Sciences antiviral drug prevented disease and reduced the severity of symptoms in monkeys infected with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), an infection closely related to the fast-spreading coronavirus that originated in China, a study published on Thursday found. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Polly Dunford to Lead IntraHealth International as New President and CEO
February 14, 2020 Chapel Hill, NCToday, IntraHealth International’s board of directors announced Polly Dunford will be IntraHealth’s next president and CEO. She will assume the role on March 16.Dunford is joining IntraHealth after nearly 20 years of service with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Cambodia, Haiti, Jordan, Mozambique, Nigeria and Washington, D.C., most recently as the global director for HIV/AIDS. In this role, she led the agency’s efforts to help countries achieve and sustain epidemic control of HIV/AIDS under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Tags: Leadership and Governance Source Type: news

Are there any biomarkers for pedophilia and sexual child abuse? A review - Jordan K, Wild TSN, Fromberger P, M üller I, Müller JL.
The use of biomarkers in medicine is a common and valuable approach in several clinical fields. Understanding the relationship between measurable biological processes and clinical outcomes not only is indispensable in the face of understanding physiologica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news