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This Nobel Laureate Is Worried U.S. Politics Could Endanger Scientific Research
(STOCKHOLM) — An American researcher who shared this year’s Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards’ gala banquet Sunday night. Michael Rosbash, who was honored for his work on circadian rhythms — commonly called the body clock — expressed concern that U.S. government support such as that received by him and colleagues Jeffrey Hall and Michael Young is endangered. “We benefited from an enlightened period in the postwar United States. Our National Institutes of Health have enthusiastically and generously supported basic resea...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Keyton and Jim Heintz / AP Tags: Uncategorized Budget Donald Trump Federal Budget Immigration micharl rosbash nobel prize onetime overnight politics Science United States Source Type: news

Nobel Laureate: As Long as Atomic Bombs Exist, Disaster Is Inevitable
(OSLO) — As long as atomic bombs exist, a disaster is inevitable, the head of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, said Saturday. “We are facing a clear choice right now: The end of nuclear weapons or the end of us,” Beatrice Fihn told a news conference at the Norwegian Nobel Committee. “An impulsive tantrum, a calculated military escalation, a terrorist or cyberattack or a complete accident — we will see the use of nuclear weapons unless they are eliminated,” she warned. “These weapons do not make us safe, they a...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Keyton / AP Tags: Uncategorized Nobel Peace Prize norway Nuclear Weapons onetime Source Type: news

"Maybe I will just send a quick text …" - an examination of drivers' distractions, causes, and potential interventions - Johansson OJ, Fyhri A.
Many people use cars all over the world. This is, however, not done without risk, as traffic accidents are one of the most common causes of death for adolescents worldwide. The number of deaths has steadily decreased, both worldwide and in Norway. Many of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

US and Norwegian trials compare treatment options for opioid dependence
(American College of Neuropsychopharmacology) The current opioid epidemic is destroying lives, families, and communities. Medication is widely considered to be the most effective treatment, but far too few people who could benefit are actually treated. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Checkup: Does an A.D.H.D. Link Mean Tylenol Is Unsafe in Pregnancy?
In a Norwegian study, pregnant women who took acetaminophen for 29 days or more had a more than twofold risk of having children with A.D.H.D. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PERRI KLASS, M.D. Tags: Pregnancy and Childbirth Women and Girls Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Fever Tylenol (Drug) Source Type: news

Developing EMS Quality Indicators in Nordic Countries
Measuring EMS quality in the Nordic countries Nordic Collaboration Editor's note: Although we usually present a single piece of research in this column, this month we instead present an important article on efforts to benchmark EMS quality in Nordic countries-Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland. Prehospital services are in transition in the Nordic countries, with similar trends worldwide. Increase in population, longer life expectancy and a rapidly growing elderly population increase the need for healthcare, including EMS and out-of-hospital care. The percentage of growth in the number of calls to Norw...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 1, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Janne K. Kj øllesdal Tags: Operations Source Type: news

Does urbanization lead to less energy use on road transport? Evidence from municipalities in Norway - Liu Y, Huang L, Kaloudis A, St øre-Valen M.
The relationship between urbanization, energy use, and CO2 emissions has been extensively studied in recent years, however little attention paid to the differences in urban forms. Previous studies implicitly assume that the urban form is homogenous across ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Transportation Issues Source Type: news

Compensation after treatment for anterior cruciate ligament injuries: a review of compensation claims in Norway from 2005 to 2015 - Randsborg PH, Bukholm IRK, Jakobsen RB.
PURPOSE: To assess the most common reasons for complaints following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries reported to the Norwegian System of Patient Injury Compensation (NPE), and to view these complaints in light of the ACL reconstructions (ACL-Rs) r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Public attitudes towards involuntary admission and treatment by mental health services in Norway - Joa I, Hustoft K, Anda LG, Br ønnick K, Nielssen O, Johannessen JO, Langeveld JH.
PURPOSE: The role of compulsory treatment of serious mental disorders has been the topic of ongoing public debate involving among others mental health professionals, service providers, service user advocates, relatives of service users, media commentators ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Meadows beat out shrubs when it comes to storing carbon
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology) While the world focuses on controlling global warming caused by CO2 emissions from fossil fuels, less attention has been paid to the capacity of vegetation and soils to take up and store carbon. A remote field site in the Norwegian mountains is improving our understanding of carbon cycling in high-latitude alpine areas. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 23, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Metabolites altered in chronic kidney disease
(University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio) A new study that included researchers from Norway, the University of Washington, the University of California San Diego and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (now called UT Health San Antonio ™ ) found that dozens of small molecules called metabolites are altered in this disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Feature Review: What factors influence the provision of care by skilled birth attendants in low- and middle-income countries?
New Cochrane evidence synthesis highlights the many factors that influence the care provided by skilled birth attendantsIn low- and middle-income countries, many mothers still die during childbirth. Women are encouraged to give birth in health facilities rather than at home so they can receive care from skilled birth attendants. A skilled birth attendant is a health worker such as a midwife, doctor, or nurse who is trained to manage a normal pregnancy and childbirth, and refer the mother and newborn when complications arise.A team of Cochrane authors based in Norway, South Africa,and Uganda worked withCochrane Effective Pr...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 21, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Featured Review: What factors influence the provision of care by skilled birth attendants in low- and middle-income countries?
New Cochrane evidence synthesis highlights the many factors that influence the care provided by skilled birth attendantsIn low- and middle-income countries, many mothers still die during childbirth. Women are encouraged to give birth in health facilities rather than at home so they can receive care from skilled birth attendants. A skilled birth attendant is a health worker such as a midwife, doctor, or nurse who is trained to manage a normal pregnancy and childbirth, and refer the mother and newborn when complications arise.A team of Cochrane authors based in Norway, South Africa,and Uganda worked withCochrane Effective Pr...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 21, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Opioid Addiction Treatments Face Off in US Trial
CHICAGO (AP) — The first U.S. study to compare two treatments for opioid addiction finds a monthly shot works as well as a daily drug to prevent relapse. The shot requires days of detox first and that proved to be a stumbling block for many. For those who made it past that hurdle, the shot Vivitrol worked about the same as an older treatment, Suboxone. Both drugs had high relapse rates and there were overdoses, including fatal ones, in the experiment in 570 adults. The study , published Tuesday in the journal Lancet, is the first to compare the two drugs in the United States, where an opioid addiction epidemic has do...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - November 15, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Carla K. Johnson, AP Medical Writer Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Opioid Addiction Treatments Face Off in US Trial
CHICAGO (AP) — The first U.S. study to compare two treatments for opioid addiction finds a monthly shot works as well as a daily drug to prevent relapse. The shot requires days of detox first and that proved to be a stumbling block for many. For those who made it past that hurdle, the shot Vivitrol worked about the same as an older treatment, Suboxone. Both drugs had high relapse rates and there were overdoses, including fatal ones, in the experiment in 570 adults. The study , published Tuesday in the journal Lancet, is the first to compare the two drugs in the United States, where an opioid addiction epidemic has do...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 15, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Carla K. Johnson, AP Medical Writer Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Ethiopia:AHRI's Rich Contribution to Ethiopia
[Ethiopian Herald] Dr. Tore Godal is an international Public Health Specialist currently working as a Special Adviser on global; health at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway. He was instrumental in the initiation of (1973-74) of the UNDP/World Bank, WHO special program for research and training in tropical diseases, leading the programs's pilot project and flagship efforts, immunology of leprosy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

GBCA study contradicts past gadolinium retention results
In results they described as "unexpected" and "controversial," Norwegian researchers...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Norris lawsuit puts personal face on gadolinium debate Evidence mounts: Use macrocyclic GBCAs in pediatric MRI FDA panel votes to add retention warning to GBCA labels Study measures allergic event rates for gadolinium contrast Gadolinium found in animal tissue regardless of GBCA type (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Satellites could be launched from Shetland Islands' most nothern isle
Unst, which has a population of only 600, is identified in UK Space Agency research as best site in UK for spaceport to launch satellites into orbitFor the 600 residents of the most northern island in the Shetlands, it could be the most exciting thing since Unstfest – the annual shindig that this year offered, among its attractions, a scything demonstration over-16s could join.The proposals are at an early stage, but if the Shetland Space Centre Ltd gets its way,Unst could become the UK ’s premier spaceport with a local economy revitalised by blasting satellites into orbit. The company was set up on the island,...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Space Scotland Satellites Science UK news Source Type: news

Satellites could be launched from Shetland Islands' most northern isle
Unst, which has a population of only 600, is identified in UK Space Agency research as best site in UK for spaceport to launch satellites into orbitFor the 600 residents of the most northern island in the Shetlands, it could be the most exciting thing since Unstfest – the annual shindig that this year offered, among its attractions, a scything demonstration over-16s could join.The proposals are at an early stage, but if the Shetland Space Centre Ltd gets its way,Unst could become the UK ’s premier spaceport with a local economy revitalised by blasting satellites into orbit. The company was set up on the island,...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 14, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Space Scotland Satellites Science UK news Source Type: news

Carbon Pollution Levels Rose for the First Time in Four Years
(WASHINGTON) — Global carbon pollution rose this year after three straight years when levels of the heat-trapping gas didn’t go up at all, scientists reported Monday. Preliminary figures project that worldwide carbon dioxide emissions are up about 2 percent this year, according to an international team of scientists. Most of the increase came from China. The report by the Global Carbon Project team dashed hopes that emissions from the burning of coal, oil and gas had peaked. “We hoped that we had turned the corner… We haven’t,” said study co-author Rob Jackson, an Earth scientist at Sta...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Seth Borenstein / AP Tags: Uncategorized climate change onetime Source Type: news

Families in Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams in Norway: a cross-sectional study on relatives' experiences of involvement and alienation - Weimand BM, Israel P, Ewertzon M.
International research shows that relatives of people with mental illness are rarely involved by mental health services. Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) has been recently implemented in Norway. The experience of relatives of ACT users is largely unknow... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Effects of a penalty point system on traffic violations - Sagberg F, Ingebrigtsen R.
We analysed data from the Norwegian driver's licence penalty point register over a three-year period, in order to investigate whether the number of incurred penalty points in a given time period can predict the probability of incurring additional points in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Aid Groups Sound Alarm on DRC Crisis
By Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Nov 13 2017 (IPS)The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis and the international community must step in before it worsens, humanitarian agencies warn. The escalation of ethnic clashes in southeastern DRC in recent months has left millions displaced and on the verge of starvation.In the past year alone, the conflict has displaced nearly 2 million, 850,000 of whom are children and some of whom have fled to the neighboring nations of Angola and Zambia. DRC already had the highest number of new displacements in the world in 2016.Last month, the U...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Africa Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Crime & Justice Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Peace Religion TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Validating performance of TRISS, TARN and NORMIT survival prediction models in a Norwegian trauma population - Skaga NO, Eken T, S øvik S.
INTRODUCTION: Anatomic injury, physiological derangement, age, injury mechanism and pre-injury comorbidity are well-founded predictors of trauma outcome. Statistical prediction models may have poorer discrimination, calibration and accuracy when applied in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

All forms of sexual harassment can cause psychological harm
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Even the least severe forms of sexual harassment can have serious consequences for high school students who are targeted. Girls struggle the most. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Warfarin Use Tied to Lower Cancer Risk
Use of warfarin is associated with reduced incidence of cancer among older adults, according to an observational study in JAMA Internal Medicine. Using Norwegian registries... (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - November 9, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Conversion factors for assessment of driving impairment after exposure to multiple benzodiazepines/z-hypnotics or opioids - Strand MC, M ørland J, Slørdal L, Riedel B, Innerdal C, Aamo T, Mathisrud G, Vindenes V.
AIMS: Norway has introduced legal concentration limits in blood for 28 non-alcohol drugs in driving under the influence cases. As of 2016 this legislation also regulates the assessment of combined effects of multiple benzodiazepines and opioids. We herein ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Turning jellyfish from a nuisance to useful product
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Jellyfish could be a resource in producing microplastic filters, fertilizer or fish feed. A new 6 million euro EU-funded project called GoJelly, coordinated by the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Germany and including partners at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and SINTEF, hopes to turn jellyfish from a nuisance into a useful product. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 8, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Now mothers-to-be are told it's safe to eat oily fish
Children born to mothers who consumed oily fish while they were expecting had higher language and communication skills, according to experts at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health challenges in long-distance dog sled racing: a systematic review of literature - Calogiuri G, Weydahl A.
Long-distance dog sled races, e.g. Iditarod (Alaska) and Finnmarksl øpet (Northern Norway), are extremely demanding sporting events that might expose mushers, handlers and a large number of organisers and volunteers to risks for their health. The purpose o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Blood thinning drugs lower the risk of cancers by 30%
Norwegian researchers have found warfarin was linked with lower risk of any cancer and of three of the most common cancers, prostate, lung, and breast but not bowel cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Essay: How I Helped a Blind Marathoner Reach the Podium, Above the Arctic Circle
In a land of polar bears and reindeer, a race that bills itself as the world ’ s most northern marathon on land presented new challenges for a running guide. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANDREW W. LEHREN Tags: New York City Marathon Disabilities Blindness Running Marathon Running Longyearbyen (Norway) Source Type: news

Mobile devices and children: It's not "smart" to "connect" your child dangers range from hacking to bullying
(Natural News) Recent studies warn that children who own smart watches which their parents can use to keep track of their movements are more prone to the dangers of hacking, according to reports by The Daily Mail.  To reach this conclusion, the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) authorized security experts at the company, Mnemonic, to inspect three watches that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Energy efficiency labeling for homes has little effect on purchase price
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Energy efficiency labeling, also called Energy Performance Certification (EPC), is designed to inform homebuyers about how much energy a home will consume over the years. The hope was that it would also give sellers an advantage, too. But that hasn't been the case. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pain drugs in pregnancy double a child's risk of ADHD
Norwegian researchers analyzed data on almost 113,000 children and their parents, including 2,246 kids who were diagnosed with ADHD. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HealthWatch: Colonoscopies, Carbs, And A Link Between Tylenol And ADHD
BOSTON (CBS) — It’s generally recommended that people get their first colonoscopy at age 50, but after analyzing data on 6,000 procedures, French researchers say starting screening at age 45 could save lives. U.S. experts say there were some flaws with this study, so right now the American Cancer Society is standing by its recommendations to start screening at age 50 for people at average risk of developing colon cancer. If, however, you have a family history of colon cancer, you may need to be screened sooner. Does Tylenol Increase the Risk of ADHD in Offspring? Researchers in Norway found that pregnant moms w...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Pain drugs in pregnancy tied to ADHD
(Reuters Health) - Women who use a lot of the common pain reliever acetaminophen during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than those who don ’t use the drug, a Norwegian study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Taking probiotics daily can help with weight loss
Researchers at the Vestfold Hospital Trust in T ønsberg, Norway, discovered consuming the yoghurt drinks daily may lead to 1.3lbs (0.6kg) weight loss after just three weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want to lose weight? Try probiotics
Researchers at the Vestfold Hospital Trust in T ønsberg, Norway, discovered consuming the yoghurt drinks daily may lead to 1.3lbs (0.6kg) weight loss after just three weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The effects of non-physical peer sexual harassment on high school students' psychological well-being in Norway: consistent and stable findings across studies - Bendixen M, Daveronis J, Kennair LEO.
OBJECTIVES: The paper examines how strongly non-physical peer sexual harassment is associated with a wide range of well-being outcomes from symptoms of depression and anxiety to self-esteem and body image. METHODS: Two large community samples of hi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Acetaminophen in Pregnancy Tied to ADHD Risk in Kids
MONDAY, Oct. 30, 2017 -- Acetaminophen is considered the go-to pain medication during pregnancy. But a new study adds to evidence linking the drug to an increased risk of behavioral issues in kids. Researchers in Norway found that among nearly... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 30, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fly hunter has described 30 new species
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Xiaolong Lin jokes that he likes non-biting midges because they don't bite. But he has also dedicated his academic career to describing new species, and has already discovered 30 species previously unknown to science. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 26, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Doctors need cultural training
(The University of Bergen) General practioners in Norway show little competency in understanding different cultures, a new study shows. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

‘Einstein of the Ocean’ Who Helped Surfers Catch the Perfect Waves Turns 100
This article originally appeared on TheConversation.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paul Spence and Shane Keating / The Conversation Tags: Uncategorized birthdays History Oceans onetime Science Surfing World War II Source Type: news

Infidelity can be forgiven -- but at a cost
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Most people who have been unfaithful do not believe it when their partner says they forgive them. And the fact that men often do not realize that emotional infidelity is a problem just feeds the conflict. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Extended-Release Naltrexone Seems as Effective as Standard Treatment for Opioid Dependence (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by Susan Sadoughi, MD Injectable extended-release naltrexone (Vivitrol) appears to be as safe and effective as daily oral buprenorphine-naloxone for treating opioid dependence, according to a Norway-based, noninferiority trial … (Source: Physician's First Watch current issue)
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - October 19, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Social identity and alcohol in young adolescence: the perceived difference between youthful and adult drinking - Bakken SA, Sand øy TA, Sandberg S.
This paper examines the evolving social identities of young adolescents in regard to alcohol and drinking culture in Norway. Detailed analysis of 29 focus group interviews and 32 individual interviews with 12-13-year-olds reveal a thorough negative attitud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Change in psychotropic drug use in Norwegian nursing homes between 2004 and 2011 - Selb æk G, Janus SIM, Bergh S, Engedal K, Ruths S, Helvik AS, Šaltyte Benth J, Zuidema SU.
BACKGROUND: We aimed to assess whether there were any changes in the use of psychotropic drugs in Norwegian nursing homes between 2004 and 2011. Also, we investigated whether the predictors of use of specific psychotropic drug groups have changed. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Inactivity, smoking, obesity may increase risk for bloodstream infection
Serious bloodstream infections are more common among smokers who are both obese and inactive, a new Norwegian study reveals. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 Factors That Could Raise Your Risk of Bloodstream Infection
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 11, 2017 -- Serious bloodstream infections are more common among smokers who are both obese and inactive, a new Norwegian study reveals. The bloodstream infection is known as sepsis. People who develop sepsis have an over 20 percent... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 11, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news