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Split-dose Picosulfate Better Tolerated for Bowel Cleansing Split-dose Picosulfate Better Tolerated for Bowel Cleansing
Split-dose picosulfate is better tolerated than 2-1 polyethylene glycol (PEG) for bowel cleansing before colonoscopy, researchers from the Netherlands report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Prevalence and psychosocial correlates of party-drug use and associated problems among university students in the Netherlands - Kunst LE, Gebhardt WA.
BACKGROUND: Recent developments in drug use patterns call for an investigation of current party-drug use and associated problems among college students, who appear to be an important target population for harm reduction interventions. OBJECTIVES: I... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Philips gains on Q1 results
Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) shares closed up today in Amsterdam and had gained nearly 5% on Wall Street after the Dutch healthcare conglomerate reported better-than-expected profit numbers for the first quarter. Philips posted profits of €124 million ($151.5 million), or €0.13 per share, on sales of €3.94 billion ($4.81 billion), for a bottom-line slide of -52.1% compared with Q1 2017. But adjusted earnings before interest, tax & amortization were €344 million ($420.2 million), well above analysts’ consensus for adjusted EBITA of €332 million ($405.5 million). That sent P...
Source: Mass Device - April 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat royalphilips Source Type: news

Sanquin Selects Abbott's "Alinity ™ s" Solution for Blood and Plasma Screening
LONG-TERM AGREEMENT BETWEEN SANQUIN, A LEADER IN BLOOD SERVICES, AND ABBOTT, A GLOBAL LEADER IN TRANSFUSION MEDICINE, HELPS ENSURE A SAFE AND EFFICIENT BLOOD SUPPLY IN THE NETHERLANDS (Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - April 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chinese investor group acquires Esaote
Esaote yesterday announced it was acquired by a consortium of Chinese investors composed of several major companies in the medical field and investment funds. Genoa, Italy-based Esaote produces medical devices with a focus on ultrasound, dedicated magnetic resonance imaging and diagnostic management software. The acquiring consortium includes Chinese medical equipment maker Wandong, private equity fund Yufeng Capital, Chinese free trade zone fund Shanghai FTZ Fund, investment group Tianyi, Chinese home medical equipment maker holding company Yuyue and OEM manufacturer Kangda. Esaote said that with the acquisition, it will ...
Source: Mass Device - April 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Mergers & Acquisitions Esaote Source Type: news

Dutch probe 'appalling' euthanasia of dementia patient
In a rare series of moves, Dutch authorities are investigating whether doctors may have committed crimes including murder or other offences in five euthanasia cases, including the deaths of two women with advanced Alzheimer's disease (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Drugs and alcohol leave MEN with a higher risk of hearing loss at festivals (but not women)
A small new Dutch study found men were more prone to hearing loss and ringing in the ears, or tinnitus, and that unlike women this risk was driven up further by other factors like drink and drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New grant will further research into Anglo-Dutch connections through literature
Contacts between Dutch and English speakers in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance and their impact on literature will be explored thanks to a new grant from The Leverhulme Trust. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards; Faculty of Arts; Press Release Source Type: news

Hurricane Harvey: Dutch-Texan research shows most fatalities occurred outside flood zones
(European Geosciences Union) Scientists found that most Houston-area drowning deaths from Hurricane Harvey occurred outside the zones designated by government as being at higher risk of flooding: the 100- and 500-year floodplains. Harvey, one of the costliest storms in US history, hit Texas on Aug. 25, 2017, causing unprecedented flooding and killing dozens. Researchers at Delft University of Technology and Rice University published their results today in the European Geosciences Union journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dutch Universities, Journal Publishers Agree on Open-Access Deals
Despite some difficult negotiations, academic institutions in the Netherlands have been securing subscriptions that combine publishing and reading into one fee. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - April 17, 2018 Category: Science Tags: News Analysis Source Type: news

Drug Prescriptions in NICUs Vary Widely Drug Prescriptions in NICUs Vary Widely
Prescriptions for at-risk newborns vary widely between neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) in the Netherlands, particularly for off-label cardiovascular and nervous system use, a study shows - and the findings are likely relevant to the U.S. and other countries.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - April 16, 2018 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Endovascular Stroke Therapy: Real-World Outcomes Improving Endovascular Stroke Therapy: Real-World Outcomes Improving
Endovascular therapy for patients with acute ischemic stroke in the real world is at least as effective and safe as in randomized clinical trials, a new registry study from the Netherlands suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Italy: Ongoing hepatitis A virus outbreak among men who have sex with men is linked to current outbreaks in Europe
(European Association for the Study of the Liver) ILC 2018: Phylogenetic analysis of circulating viruses in an ongoing acute hepatitis A outbreak in Lombardy, Italy links the majority of cases to two virus strains responsible for recent outbreaks in the UK and the Netherlands. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Economics of Health Inequality
June 25-29, 2018. Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Tinbergen Institute (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mimetas lands $21m for organ-on-a-chip tech
Mimetas said today that it raised $20.5 million in a Series B round from a syndicate of investors in Asia and Europe. The Netherlands-based company intends to use its newly-acquired funds to support global commercialization efforts for its OrganoPlate organ-on-a-chip drug-testing platform. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Mimetas lands $21m for organ-on-a-chip tech appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - April 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Funding Roundup Pharmaceuticals Research & Development mimetas Source Type: news

Study reveals every bowel tumor and bowel cancer cell have unique genetic fingerprints
(Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) New research on bowel cancer has shown that every tumor is different, and that every cell within the tumor is genetically unique. In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK and Hubrecht Institute (KNAW) in The Netherlands, used the latest single cell and organoid technologies to understand the mutational processes of the disease. Reported in Nature, the study could help researchers target cancer-specific processes for prevention or treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Inpatient violence in a Dutch forensic psychiatric hospital - Verstegen N, Vogel V, Robb é MV, Helmerhorst M.
PURPOSE Inpatient violence can have a major impact in terms of traumatic experiences for victims and witnesses, an unsafe treatment climate, and high-financial costs. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to gain more insight into patterns of violent be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Large-scale replication study challenges key evidence for the pro-active reading brain
(Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics) When people read or listen to a conversation, their pro-active brains sometimes predict which word comes next. But a scientific team led by the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in the Netherlands now demonstrates that the predictive function of the human language system may operate differently than the field has come to believe in the last decade. Their study is the first large-scale, multi-laboratory replication effort for the field of cognitive neuroscience. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA OKs Canon's Aquilion Precision CT scanner
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Canon Medical Systems...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Canon wins FDA clearance for Aplio i600 scanner Canon scores FDA OK for US liver assessment tools Canon shows 4D features for Aplio i900 at ACC show Canon nets FDA OK for new edition of 3T MRI scanner Canon buys Dutch software firm Fysicon (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mental resilience of crime scene investigators: how police officers perceive and cope with the impact of demanding work situations - Sollie H, Kop N, Euwema MC.
This study provides an in-depth analysis of the resilience of crime scene investigators (CSIs) in the Netherlands and how they perceive and cope with daily work stressors. Observational studies within five CSI teams and 35 semistructured interviews with in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The Man That Launched Apple In Britain Is " Saving The Past " From His Barge
Tucked away between the skyscrapers of London ’s financial district, Canary Wharf, is a cheery Dutch barge called the MV Dana. Its crew? A man, his dog, and a brilliant team designing your all-singing, all-dancing, digital photo album of the future. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kitty Knowles, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

The Man Who Launched Apple In Britain Is " Saving The Past " From His Barge
Tucked away between the skyscrapers of London ’s financial district, Canary Wharf, is a cheery Dutch barge called the MV Dana. Its crew? A man, his dog, and a brilliant team designing your all-singing, all-dancing, digital photo album of the future. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kitty Knowles, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

'Coffee filter' helps make new cancer drug Z-endoxifen 1,000 times cheaper
Making drugs cheaper doesn't always require pricey investments. A joint initiative by researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), the Dutch company Syncom BV and the Antoni van Leeuwenhoek hospital proves just that. What started out as a Bachelor project at TU/e laid the foundation for a much cheaper production of the promising cancer drug Z-endoxifen. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - April 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Mortality from falls in Dutch adults 80 years and older, 2000-2016 - Hartholt KA, Van Beeck EF, van der Cammen TJM.
Falls are a leading cause of health care consumption, morbidity, and mortality among older adults.1,2 Falls mortality in persons 80 years and older in the Netherlands decreased from 1969 through 1999, and then slightly increased from 2000 through 2008.3... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

'Coffee filter' helps make new cancer drug Z-endoxifen 1,000 times cheaper
(Eindhoven University of Technology) Making drugs cheaper doesn't always require pricey investments. A joint initiative by researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology, the Dutch company Syncom BV and the Antoni van Leeuwenhoek hospital proves just that. What started out as a Bachelor project laid the foundation for a much cheaper production of the promising cancer drug Z-endoxifen. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Losing your first language? Here ’s how to rediscover your voice | Monika Schmid
Expats are often shaky in their mother tongue. But fear not: the fight in the brain known as language attrition can be stopped• Monika Schmid is a professor in linguisticsWhen a former PhD candidate recently asked me to write a reference for her, I found myself facing an unexpected dilemma. She is a wonderful person and a brilliant scientist whom any employer should consider themselves lucky to recruit, and I ’m delighted to provide a reference saying just that.The problem lies in the fact that the job is a lectureship for teaching German. I ’m German myself, as is she, and so I felt I should write the let...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Monika Schmid Tags: Language Languages Linguistics Science Brexit Netherlands Education Germany Source Type: news

Soup, Beer and Soap From Food Waste? Dutch Shoppers Say Yes Soup, Beer and Soap From Food Waste? Dutch Shoppers Say Yes
First it was a supermarket aisle free of plastics, now the Netherlands has notched up another novel solution in its fight against waste and pollution - products made with food that otherwise would be chucked in the bin.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Drug use in neonates varies between NICUs in the Netherlands
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - April 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

International symposium on RWE in drug regulation and HTA - Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences
May 9, 2018. Utrecht, the Netherlands. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Amsterdam now has the first plastic-free supermarket in the world
(Natural News) Last February, the world’s “first plastic-free supermarket aisle” was launched in Amsterdam. Shoppers at the Jan Pieter Heijestraat branch of Ekoplaza, a Dutch supermarket chain, can now choose from more than 700 plastic-free products such as cereals, chocolate, dairy, fresh fruit, meat, rice, sauces, snacks, vegetables, and yogurt. All items at the supermarket are packed in either compostable materials or cardboard, glass,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Harmful compounds from GenX, PFOA found in vegetables grown near a Dutch facility, similar to North Carolina
(Natural News) GenX contamination is not just an American problem. The potentially toxic chemical compound found in the groundwater around the Chemours plant in Bladen County, North Carolina has also been discovered in vegetables in the Netherlands, reported a Lafayette Observer article. In a video conference call with the North Carolina Science Advisory Board, a group of Dutch... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canon Medical wins FDA nod for Aplio i600 ultrasound
Canon (NYSE:CAJ) Medical Systems said today it won FDA clearance for its Aplio i600 ultrasound system. The newly cleared Aplio i600 is designed to be small and light to improve ease of use and productivity, the company said, and features an image-guided user interface for simpler exam navigation. Canon said that the newly cleared system also features the company’s iPerformance imaging technology which it claims reduces clutter and improves visualization. “The Aplio i600 was designed to expand the clinical utility of ultrasound by delivering outstanding image quality that allows health care providers t...
Source: Mass Device - March 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Imaging Regulatory/Compliance Ultrasound Canon Source Type: news

Hologic wins expanded approval for 3Dimensions mammography systems
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) said today it won FDA premarket approval to add Clarity HD high-resolution 3D imaging and Intelligent 2D imaging technology to its 3Dimensions breast tomosynthesis machines. With the new approval, the Marlborough, Mass.-based company said its system provides enhanced resolution 3D imaging which it touts as the industry’s fastest, highest resolution 3D images. Images through the newly cleared applications are designed to show subtle lesions and fine calcifications for earlier cancer diagnoses. “The passion that fueled our efforts to establish the Genius exam as the standard of care ...
Source: Mass Device - March 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Imaging Oncology Pre-Market Approval (PMA) Regulatory/Compliance Hologic Source Type: news

Sexual victimisation of transgender people in the Netherlands: prevalence, risk factors and health consequences - Cense M, de Haas S, Doorduin T.
Studies among transgender people show an increased risk of sexual victimisation. We designed a survey to gain more insight into the characteristics of sexual victimisation of transgender people in the Netherlands which shows that 30 per cent reported t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Canon wins FDA clearance for Aplio i600 scanner
The Aplio i600 ultrasound scanner from Canon Medical Systems USA has received...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Canon scores FDA OK for US liver assessment tools Canon shows 4D features for Aplio i900 at ACC show Canon nets FDA OK for new edition of 3T MRI scanner Canon buys Dutch software firm Fysicon Canon launches new 1.5-tesla MRI, US unit at ECR (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New formulation of ibuprofen shows benefits in treating joint pain
A newpain relief medication that is available over the counter has been shown in a study to offer verifiable benefits in the management of joint pain.  The new lipid-ibuprofen soft capsules, which are now being sold in the UK under the name Flarin, have the potential to offer a new first-line option for the self-management of flaring joint pain, according to research. Clinically proven benefits Conducted among 462 patients across 27 primary care centres in the UK and the Netherlands, the study assessed the benefits of this new version of ibuprofen in reducing episodic knee pain flares among primary care patients....
Source: Arthritis Research UK - March 26, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Babies born by Caesarean likely to suffer from diabetes or obesity
A collaborative study between universities in Australia, the Netherlands, Ireland and UK, found babies delivered with any means of intervention were more likely to experience health problems (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Work-related adverse events leaving their mark: a cross-sectional study among Dutch gynecologists - Baas MAM, Scheepstra KWF, Stramrood CAI, Evers R, Dijksman LM, van Pampus MG.
BACKGROUND: Health care professionals who are frequently coping with traumatic events have an increased risk of developing a posttraumatic stress disorder. Research among physicians is scarce, and obstetrician-gynecologists may have a higher risk. Work-rel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Canon scores FDA OK for US liver assessment tools
Canon Medical Systems USA has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Canon shows 4D features for Aplio i900 at ACC show Canon nets FDA OK for new edition of 3T MRI scanner Canon buys Dutch software firm Fysicon Canon launches new 1.5-tesla MRI, US unit at ECR Canon highlights ultrahigh-resolution CT at ECR (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Human infection with a seasonal reassortant A(H1N2) influenza virus – Netherlands
On 20 March 2018, the National International Health Regulations focal point for the Netherlands notified WHO about a human infected with a new reassortant A(H1N2) of seasonal influenza viruses that was detected in the routine sentinel influenza surveillance for influenza-like illness and other acute respiratory infections in the Netherlands. The patient is a child aged less than two years old, who had onset of symptoms in early March 2018. He was seen by a general practitioner, but did not require hospitalization and has fully recovered. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - March 23, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Bristol bone biologists are a force to be reckoned with in hypergravity competition
A team of student biologists have been selected to take part in the European Space Agency (ESA) Education Office Spin Your Thesis! 2018 programme, which will take place in the Netherlands this September. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - March 22, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Student life; Faculty of Science, School of Biological Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

FDA releases update on breast implant lymphoma risk
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on March 21 released an update...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA issues update on cancer linked to breast implants Use MRI to diagnose PIP breast implant ruptures, Dutch say MRI adds to cancer detection in women with breast implants Unusual breast implant sensations while flying: Mystery solved Radiotherapy complicates implant-based breast reconstruction (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Model created to help life insurers calculate breast cancer survivors' risk of death
(ECCO-the European CanCer Organisation) As early detection and treatment of breast cancer improves, more and more women are surviving the disease. However, they still face challenges, which include determining the moment when it might be reasonable to state they are 'cured' of the disease, and obtaining life insurance. At the European Breast Cancer Conference Dutch researchers describe how they have created a model to help life insurers calculate breast cancer survivors' risk of death more accurately (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study finds wearable heart rate monitors feasible for early detection of hypoglycemia
Data from a team of Dutch researchers presented this weekend at the Endocrinology Society ’s annual meeting in Chicago demonstrated how vital monitoring wearables could identify Type 1 diabetes patients’ hypoglycemic events by measuring heart rate. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

CFS could be caused by low levels of thyroid hormones
The new Dutch research, conducted on 197 adults, backs up claims that CFS is a physical problem and not made up in the head of sufferers. Skeptics dismiss the extreme tiredness as merely psychological. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could THIS cause chronic fatigue syndrome?
The new Dutch research, conducted on 197 adults, backs up claims that CFS is a physical problem and not made up in the head of sufferers. Skeptics dismiss the extreme tiredness as merely psychological. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep disturbances, psychosocial difficulties and health risk behaviour in 16,781 Dutch adolescents - Verkooijen S, de Vos N, Bakker-Camu BJW, Branje SJT, Kahn RS, Ophoff RA, Plevier CM, Boks MPM.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the prevalence of adolescent sleep disturbances and their relation with psychosocial difficulties and health risk behaviours we analysed data of a province-wide health survey (n=16,781). METHODS: Psychosocial difficulties ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Natural environments and suicide mortality in the Netherlands: a cross-sectional, ecological study - Helbich M, De Beurs D, Kwan MP, O'Connor RC, Groenewegen PP.
BACKGROUND: Natural outdoor environments, such as green spaces (ie, grass, forests, or parks), blue spaces (ie, visible bodies of fresh or salt water), and coastal proximity, have been increasingly shown to promote mental health. However, little is known a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Springtime peaks and Christmas troughs: a national longitudinal population-based study into suicide incidence time trends in the Netherlands - Hofstra E, Elfeddali I, Bakker M, de Jong JJ, Van Nieuwenhuizen C, van der Feltz-Cornelis CM.
BACKGROUND: Time trends are one of the most studied phenomena in suicide research; however, evidence for time trends in the Dutch population remains understudied. Insight into time trends can contribute to the development of effective suicide prevention st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Homeless adults' most frequent cause of death is suicide or murder - Slockers MT, Nusselder WJ, Rietjens J, van Beeck EF.
OBJECTIVE: Get insight into excess mortality in the Rotterdam homeless population according to cause of death and changes in this mortality after introduction of social policies in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in 2006. DESIGN: Uncontrolled before-an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news