Header biomechanics in youth and collegiate female soccer - Filben TM, Pritchard NS, Miller LE, Miles CM, Urban JE, Stitzel JD.
Concerns about the effects of intentional heading in soccer have led to regulatory restrictions on headers for youth players. However, there is limited data describing how header exposure varies across age levels, and few studies have attempted to compare ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Incidence of injuries in semi-professional soccer: a six-month retrospective study in the Italian fourth division - Belli E, Filipas L, La Torre A, Vitale JA.
BACKGROUND: Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world involving about 200 million athletes. Injury management in soccer is crucial for performance and for the costs related to rehabilitation and absence from official matches. While there is qui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Past the tipping point: a qualitative study of the views and experiences of men with haemophilia regarding mobility, balance, and falls - Taylor S, Toye F, Donovan-Hall M, Barker K.
PURPOSE: The life expectancy of people with haemophilia is increasing due to improved medical care. This improvement is accompanied by the co-morbidities of ageing, which include musculoskeletal degeneration and the associated effect on proprioception and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Perception and control: individual difference in the sense of agency is associated with learnability in sensorimotor adaptation - Wen W, Ishii H, Ohata R, Yamashita A, Asama H, Imamizu H.
Adaptive motor learning refers to the ability to adjust to novel disturbances in the environment as a way of minimizing sensorimotor errors. It is known that such processes show large individual differences and are linked to multiple perceptual and cogniti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Use of commercial video games to improve postural balance in patients with multiple sclerosis:a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled clinical trials - Parra-Moreno M, Rodr íguez-Juan JJ, Ruiz-Cárdenas JD.
INTRODUCTION: Commercial video ga(me)((s are considered an effective tool to improve postural balance in different populations. Howe))(ver, t)(he effectivenes)s of these video games for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) is unclear. OBJECTIVES: ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Sprint variables are associated with the odds ratios of non-contact injuries in professional soccer players - Nobari H, Mainer-Pardos E, Denche Zamorano A, Bowman TG, Clemente FM, P érez-Gómez J.
Significant evidence has emerged that a high volume of sprinting during training is associated with an increased risk of non-contact injuries in professional soccer players. Training load has been reported as a modifiable risk factor for successive injury ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Soccer-related injuries utilization of U.S. emergency departments for concussions, intracranial injuries, and other-injuries in a national representative probability sample: Nationwide Emergency Department Sample, 2010 to 2013 - Flores G, Giza CC, Bates-Jensen B, Brecht ML, Wiley D.
This study described Emergency Department (ED) visits related to concussions, intracranial injuries (ICI)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Relationship between restraint system use and brachial plexus injuries in motor vehicle accidents: a case-control study from the National Trauma Databank - Goyal A, Tsai SHL, Everson MC, Pendleton CA, Scheitler KM, Habermann EB, Bydon M, Spinner RJ.
INTRODUCTION: High-speed motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) are an important cause of brachial plexus injury (BPI). Some case reports have demonstrated shoulder seat belt use resulting in traction injuries to the brachial plexus. We utilized a national trauma ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Evaluating delivery of cycling activity and training programmes for disabled people in the UK - Berent PA, Fujiyama T, Yoshida N.
Globally, a 15% of the population has some form of disability [1]. While cycling is becoming a popular transport mode, it is crucial to accommodate disabled cyclists, and key for this would be appropriate cycling training for the disabled and those who are... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Effect of lower body positive pressure aerobic training on fall risk in patients with diabetic polyneuropathy. Randomized controlled trial - Abdelaal AA, El-Shamy SM.
BACKGROUND: Retarded task-oriented gait, balance performance and increased fall risk are among the most debilitating problems in patients with diabetic polyneuropathy (DPN). The lower body positive pressure (LBPP) training was recently introduced in the fi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A scoping review on minimum foot clearance: an exploration of level-ground clearance in individuals with abnormal gait - Al Bochi A, Delfi G, Dutta T.
BACKGROUND: Falls are a major health concern, with one in three adults over the age of 65 falling each year. A key gait parameter that is indicative of tripping is minimum foot clearance (MFC), which occurs during the mid-swing phase of gait. This is the s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The renin-angiotensin system, mood, and suicide: are there associations? - Sanches M, Teixeira AL.
Available evidence points to a possible role of the renin-angiotensin system (RAS) in the pathophysiology of mood disorders and suicide. We carried out a critical analysis of literature data regarding this role, with a focus on the proposed association bet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Serum long chain omega-3 fatty acids and depression among adults in the United States: an analysis of NHANES 2011-2012 - Murphy RA, Devarshi PP, Ekimura S, Marshall K, Mitmesser SH.
Background Few studies have examined biomarkers of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) with depression, that are less prone to error than self-reported intake. We aimed to determine associations between serum EPA, DHA and the sum of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Plasma homocysteine concentrations and depression: a twin study - Bremner JD, Goldberg J, Vaccarino V.
Background Homocysteine is an amino acid formed during metabolism of the essential amino acid methionine that plays an important role in energy metabolism and neurotransmitter synthesis. High levels of homocysteine have been linked to both depression and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Changes in blood biomarkers of brain injury and degeneration following long-duration spaceflight - Zu Eulenburg P, Buchheim JI, Ashton NJ, Vassilieva G, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Chouk èr A.
Long-duration spaceflight has a widespread effect on human physiology. The past decade first revealed eyeball alterations, and then neuroimaging studies hinted at potentially detrimental effects on the brain.1,2 Expansion of cerebrospinal fluid spaces occu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A systematic review of center of mass as a measure of dynamic postural control following concussion - Patejak S, Forrest J, Harting E, Sisk M, Schussler E.
BACKGROUND: The incidence of sports-related concussion in the US is between 1.6-3.8 million annually. Identification of ongoing impairment post-concussion continues to be challenging, as research indicates many patients are cleared for return to activity w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

NSF Statement on 2021 Nobel Laureates in Science
This past week, the Nobel Assembly and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the 2021 Nobel Prize recipients. Among the prize recipients in physiology or medicine, physics, and economic sciences are researchers who have been supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation. "We extend our congratulations to all the recipients of this year's Nobel Prizes for their bold thinking and transformative discoveries," said NSF Director Sethuraman Panchanathan. "For 70 years, NSF's ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=303657&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NS...
Source: NSF News - October 12, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

Electrophysiological evidence against parallel motor processing during multitasking - Mittelst ädt V, Mackenzie IG, Leuthold H, Miller J.
We combined behavioral measures with electrophysiological measures of motor activation (i.e., lateralized readiness potentials, LRPs) to disentangle the relative contribution of premotor and motor processes to multitasking interference in the prioritized p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Patterns of traumatic outdoor rock-climbing injuries in Sweden between 2008 and 2019 - Identeg F, Orava E, Sansone M, Karlsson J, Hedelin H.
This study describes the distribution and pattern of acute trau... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Acute effects of a neuromuscular warm-up on potential re-injury risk factors associated with unanticipated jump landings after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a crossover trial - Ashigbi EYK, Giesche F, Groneberg DA, Banzer W, Niederer D.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate acute effects of a single bout of football specific neuromuscular injury preventive warm-up on potential anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) re-injury risk factors during anticipated and unanticipated jump-landings. DESIGN: C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Do hearing aids prevent falls? Commentary on study from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey - Powell DS, Jiang K, Deal JA, Reed NS.
PURPOSE This letter serves to underscore the importance of understanding the relationship between hearing loss treatment and falls and to provide additional clarity and commentary on the interpretation of the results by Riska et al. (2021). With the salien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Epigenetics of aggression - Duclot F, Kabbaj M.
Aggression is a complex behavioral trait modulated by both genetic and environmental influences on gene expression. By controlling gene expression in a reversible yet potentially lasting manner in response to environmental stimulation, epigenetic mechanism... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Free from falls education and exercise program for reducing falls in people with multiple sclerosis: a randomized controlled trial - Cameron MH, Hildebrand A, Hugos CL, Judd GI, McMillan G, Jacobs PG.
BACKGROUND: People with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) fall frequently. Community-delivered exercise and education reduce falls in older adults, but their efficacy in multiple sclerosis (MS) is unknown. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the impact of the Free Fro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Implementing the 27 PRISMA 2020 Statement items for systematic reviews in the sport and exercise medicine, musculoskeletal rehabilitation and sports science fields: the PERSiST (implementing Prisma in Exercise, Rehabilitation, Sport medicine and SporTs science) guidance - Ardern CL, B üttner F, Andrade R, Weir A, Ashe MC, Holden S, Impellizzeri FM, Delahunt E, Dijkstra HP, Mathieson S, Rathleff MS, Reurink G, Sherrington C, Stamatakis E, Vicenzino B, Whittaker JL, Wright AA, Clarke M, Moher D, Page MJ, Khan KM, Winters M.
Poor reporting of medical and healthcare systematic reviews is a problem from which the sports and exercise medicine, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, and sports science fields are not immune. Transparent, accurate and comprehensive systematic review report... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Psychological distress in Spanish airline pilots during the aviation crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and psychometric analysis of the 12-item General Health Questionnaire - Alaminos-Torres A, Martinez-Lorca M, Sifre De Sola I, L ópez-Ejeda N, Dolores Marrodán M.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the psychological distress of Spanish airline pilots, a group of professionals undergoing an unprecedented work situation as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. To do so, we administered the General Health Questionnaire... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Self-injurious behavior in Tourette syndrome - Baizabal-Carvallo JF, Alonso-Juarez M, Jankovic J.
INTRODUCTION: Tourette syndrome (TS) is characterized by the presence of motor and phonic tics, as well as a variety of behavioral co-morbidities. Self-injurious behavior (SIB) is one of the most serious manifestations of TS, but its pathophysiology is poo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Trunk sway changes in professional bus drivers during actual shifts on long-distance routes - Arippa F, Leban B, Fadda P, Gianfranco F, Pau M.
Although professional bus drivers are required to perform their task while adopting a prolonged constrained sitting posture, existence of possible effects in terms of postural strategies has been scarcely investigated under actual working conditions. This ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Various workload models and the preseason are associated with injuries in professional female cyclists - van Erp T, van der Hoorn T, Hoozemans MJM, Foster C, de Koning JJ.
PURPOSE: To determine if workload and seasonal periods (preseason vs in season) are associated with the incidence of injuries and illnesses in female professional cyclists. METHODS: Session rating of perceived exertion was used to quantify internal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Nobel Prize awarded to U.S. scientists for research on how we sense of heat and touch
Two scientists who helped explain how we sense temperature and touch have received the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine. Their research could lead to new pain treatments. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jon Hamilton Source Type: news

Nobel prize in medicine awarded to US duo for work on sense of touch
David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian share 10m-kronor prize for discovery of receptors for temperature and touchTwo US researchers have won the 2021 Nobel prize in physiology or medicine for work that unlocked the secrets of the sense of touch.Prof David Julius, a physiologist at the University of California in San Francisco, and Prof Ardem Patapoutian, a neuroscientist at Scripps Research in La Jolla, California, were honoured for their discovery of receptors in the skin that sense heat, cold and touch – making them crucial for survival. The work paves the way for a range of new medical treatments for conditions such ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Science Nobel prizes Neuroscience Health World news Science prizes Society People in science Medical research US news Biology Source Type: news

Scientists Who Unlocked Secrets of Pain Sensation Win Nobel Prize Scientists Who Unlocked Secrets of Pain Sensation Win Nobel Prize
David Julius, PhD, and Ardem Patapoutian, PhD, have been awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering receptors for temperature and touch.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - October 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

American Scientists Win Nobel Prize in Medicine for Research on Human Sensory Receptors
(STOCKHOLM) — Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for their discoveries into how the human body perceives temperature and touch, revelations that could lead to new ways of treating pain or even heart disease. Americans David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian identified receptors in the skin that respond to heat and pressure. Their work is focused on the field of somatosensation, which explores the ability of specialized organs such as eyes, ears and skin to see, hear and feel. “This really unlocks one of the secrets of nature,” said Thomas Perlmann, secretary-general of the Nobel Committee...
Source: TIME: Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AP / David Keyton and Frank Jordans Tags: Uncategorized medicine wire Source Type: news

Mechanisms of Chili's Heat, Menthol's Cool Garner Nobel
David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian won this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their research on the ion channels involved in perceiving heat, cold, pain, and touch. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - October 4, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Sense of touch and heat research wins Nobel Prize
US scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian share the 2021 prize in Physiology or Medicine. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The medicine Nobel Prize honors the discovery of temperature and touch receptors
The Nobel Prize in the field of physiology or medicine has been awarded to U.S. based scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian.(Image credit: Angela Weiss/AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: The Associated Press Source Type: news

Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine goes to two US based scientists
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Source: Reuters: Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Principles and methods for evidence-based quantification of the effect of seat belt non-use in crash-related litigation - Freeman MD.
Traffic crashes are a common cause of injury and death, and often result from the negligent actions of an inattentive, speeding, or impaired driver. In such cases, a civil legal action may be brought by an injured claimant for compensation for injuries res... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Prospective study of injuries occurred during Brazilian Football Championship in 2019 - Arliani GG, Lara PHS, Margato GF, Cristiano D, Cohen M, Pagura JR.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the incidence and risk factors for injuries that occurred during the matches of the Brazilian Football Championship. METHODS: A prospective study was carried out with the collection of data referring to injuries that occurre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Reduced injury prevalence in soccer athletes following GPS guided acclimatization - Bertschy M, Howard JT, Oyama S, Cheever K.
GPS technology has been used to retrospectively correlate injury risk to changes in training load, however the use of GPS technology to plan and monitor training load over an acclimatization period to prevent musculoskeletal injury remains unexplored. This... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Self-reported restrictive eating, eating disorders, menstrual dysfunction, and injuries in athletes competing at different levels and sports - Ravi S, Ihalainen JK, Taipale-Mikkonen RS, Kujala UM, Waller B, Mierlahti L, Lehto J, Valtonen M.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of self-reported restrictive eating, current or past eating disorder, and menstrual dysfunction and their relationships with injuries. Furthermore, we aimed to compare these prevalences and associ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Performance evaluation of surrogate measures of safety with naturalistic driving data - Lu C, He X, van Lint H, Tu H, Happee R, Wang M.
Surrogate measures of safety (SMoS) play an important role in detecting traffic conflicts and in traffic safety assessment. However, the underlying assumptions of SMoS are different and a certain SMoS may be adequate/inadequate for different applications. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Making a few talk for the many - modeling driver behavior using synthetic populations generated from experimental data - Schindler R, Flannagan C, B álint A, Bianchi Piccinini G.
Understanding driver behavior is the basis for the development of many advanced driver assistance systems, and experimental studies are indispensable tools for constructing appropriate driver models. However, the high cost associated with testing is a seri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Incidence of injuries, illness and related risk factors in cross-country marathon mountain biking events: a systematic search and review - Buchholtz K, Lambert M, Corten L, Burgess TL.
BACKGROUND: Cycling is a popular global sport and method of transportation and a significant contributor to admissions to hospital emergency units following an injury. Mountain biking events present additional challenges with remote venues and isolated cou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The current state of traumatic brain injury biomarker measurement methods - Krausz AD, Korley FK, Burns MA.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality partially due to the limited tools available for diagnosis and classification. Measuring panels of protein biomarkers released into the bloodstream after injury has been ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Comparing fall detection methods in people with multiple sclerosis: a prospective observational cohort study - Hildebrand A, Jacobs PG, Folsom JG, Mosquera-Lopez C, Wan E, Cameron MH.
This study compares the sen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

New Phase 3 Data Suggest Positive Effect and Show Similar Safety with XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Compared to Aspirin in Pediatric Fontan Procedure Patients at Risk for Blood Clots and Blood Clot-Related Events
RARITAN, NJ, September 27, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today new data from the Phase 3 UNIVERSE study showing treatment with XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) in an oral suspension formulation, compared to treatment with aspirin, was associated with numerically fewer blood clots and clinical events strongly associated with blood clots in pediatric patients (aged 2-8 years) who have undergone the Fontan procedure. [1] These findings, which were published this month in the Journal of the American Heart Association and included in a recent New Drug Application submitted to the...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

The impact of COVID-19 related disruption on injury rates in elite men's domestic cricket - Goggins L, Peirce N, Griffin S, Langley B, Jowitt H, McKay C, Stokes KA, Williams S.
This study aimed to investigate the impact of COVID-19 enforced prolonged training disruption and shortened competitive season, on in-season injury and illness rates. Injury incidence and percent proportion was calculated for the 2020 elite senior men's do... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and suicidal behaviour: a population-based cohort study - Lagerberg T, Fazel S, Sj ölander A, Hellner C, Lichtenstein P, Chang Z.
There is concern that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) treatment may increase the risk of suicide attempts or deaths, particularly among children and adolescents. However, debate remains regarding the nature of the relationship. Using nationwi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Prevalence and factors associated with recurrent falls among middle-aged community-dwelling women - Rathnayake N, Lekamwasam S.
OBJECTIVE: This community-based study evaluated the prevalence and associated risk factors of recurrent falls among middle-aged community-dwelling women in Southern-Sri Lanka. METHODS: Randomly selected 285 middle-aged women (40-60years, Mean ±SD;5... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Predicting upper quadrant musculoskeletal injuries in the military: a cohort study - Campbell KE, Parent EC, Crumback DJ, Hebert JS.
PURPOSE: To identify characteristics and movement-based tests that predict upper quadrant musculoskeletal injury (UQI) in military personnel over a 12-month follow-up. METHODS: A prospective observational cohort study of military members (n = 494; ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news