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Treatment gap and mental health service use among Syrian refugees in Sultanbeyli, Istanbul: a cross-sectional survey - Fuhr DC, Acarturk C, McGrath M, Ilkkursun Z, Sondorp E, Sijbrandij M, Ventevogel P, Cuijpers P, McKee M, Roberts B.
AIMS: Syrian refugees may have increased mental health needs due to the frequent exposure to potentially traumatic events and violence experienced during the flight from their home country, breakdown of supportive social networks and daily life stressors r...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Suitability of enhanced head injury criteria for vehicle rating - van Slagmaat M, Panzer MB, Pipkorn B, Mueller B.
The objective of this study is to assess the suitability of ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

The role of helmet fastening in motorcycle road traffic accidents - Arif MZ, B r R, Prasad K.
Road traffic accidents are the leading cause of death among the Indian population. Motorcycle accidents are the most prominent type of injuries among road traffic accidents in India. In this prospective cross-sectional study, all the patients attending thr...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Traffic simulation analysis on running speed in a connected vehicles environment - Yu B, Wu M, Wang S, Zhou W.
This study c...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Visual event-related potentials in external emotional conditions in bipolar disorders I and II - Zhang B, Jia Y, Wang C, Shao X, Wang W.
This study aimed to explore the eff...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Stand your ground: policy and trends in firearm-related justifiable homicide and homicide in the U.S. - Levy M, Alvarez W, Vagelakos L, Yore M, Ben Khallouq B.
This study was designed to compare JH and HO...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Behind closed doors: the role of risky lifestyles and victimization experiences on fear of future victimization among South Korean inmates - Choi J, Dulisse B.
Criminologists have long considered the extent to which victimization experiences influence fear of future victimization. As a result, some scholars have proposed risky lifestyles theory as a theoretical framework linking individuals' lifestyles and experi...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

What is the Lifespan for a Child with Holoprosencephaly?
Discussion Holoprosencephaly (HPE) is a clefting problem of the brain. “[HPE] the result of incomplete or absent midline division of the embryonic forebrain into distinct cerebral hemispheres (prosencephalon) between the 18th and 28th day after conception.” There are four distinct subtypes: Alobar – both hemispheres are completely fused and are not separated into the left and right hemispheres. There is agenesis of the corpus callosum, arrhinencephaly and a single ventricle with fused thalami. Facial features are almost always affected. Semilobar – the cerebral hemispheres are fused anteriorly bu...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 18, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Aggression and violence at ambulance attendances where alcohol, illicit and/or pharmaceutical drugs were recorded: a 5-year study of ambulance records in Victoria, Australia - Coomber K, Curtis A, Vandenberg B, Miller PG, Heilbronn C, Matthews S, Smith K, Wilson J, Moayeri F, Mayshak R, Lubman DI, Scott D.
This study describes the frequency and characteristics of aggression and/or violence in ambulance attendances involving alcohol, illicit and/or pharmaceutical drug use in Victoria, Australia between January 2012 and January 2017. METHOD...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Individual differences in human opioid abuse potential as observed in a human laboratory study - Dunn KE, Barrett FS, Brands B, Marsh DC, Bigelow GE.
BACKGROUND: Opioids have high abuse potential and pose a major public health concern. Yet, a large percentage of individuals exposed to opioids do not develop problematic use. Individual differences in opioid abuse potential are not well understood. ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

An examination of follow-up services received by vulnerable burn populations: a Burn Model System National Database study - Benavides L, Shie V, Yee B, Yelvington M, Simko LC, Wolfe AE, McMullen K, Epp J, Parry I, Shon R, Holavanahalli R, Herndon D, Rosenberg M, Rosenberg L, Meyer W, Gibran N, Wiechman S, Ryan CM, Schneider JC.
This study's goal was to assess f...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Social vulnerability and disaster: understanding the perspectives of practitioners - Williams BD, Webb GR.
This research seeks to understand how local emergency managers perceive and define social vulnerability. While there has been a significant increase in research on social vulnerability recently, little is known about the extent to which that knowledge is b...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Brain dysfunction underlying prolonged post-concussive syndrome: a systematic review - Biagianti B, Stocchetti N, Brambilla P, Van Vleet T.
BACKGROUND: One out of 4 patients who sustains a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) experiences persistent complaints, despite the absence of structural brain damage on conventional neuroimaging. Susceptibility to develop post concussive symptoms (PCS) is ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Estimates of law enforcement costs by crime type for benefit-cost analyses - Hunt PE, Saunders J, Kilmer B.
Crime is an important outcome in many social policy evaluations. Benefits to society from preventing crime are based on avoiding victimization and freeing criminal justice system resources. For the latter, analysts need information about the marginal cost ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Violent protests in Chile linked to health-care inequities - Fraser B.
Many grievances are driving civil unrest in Chile, but inequities in the health-care system are a key one ... Language: en...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Are the deadliest mass shootings preventable? An assessment of leakage, information reported to law enforcement, and firearms acquisition prior to attacks in the United States - Lankford A, Adkins KG, Madfis E.
This study examined the 15 deadliest public mass shootings in the United States from March 1998 to February 2018 to assess (a) leakage of violent thoughts/intent, (b) leakage of specific interest in mass killing, (c) concerning behaviors reported to law en...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

Are riders of electric two-wheelers safer than bicyclists in collisions with motor vehicles? - Huang Y, Zhou Q, Koelper C, Li Q, Nie B.
Electric two-wheelers (E2Ws) have become newly popular transportation tools with the associated growing traffic safety concerns. E2W riders and bicyclists behave similarly as vulnerable road users (VRUs), while exhibited dissimilarities in riding postures ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Excess mortality in Istanbul during extreme heat waves between 2013 and 2017 - Can G, Sahin U, Say ılı U, Dubé M, Kara B, Acar HC, İnan B, Aksu Sayman Ö, Lebel G, Bustinza R, Küçükali H, Güven U, Gosselin P.
Heat waves are one of the most common direct impacts of anthropogenic climate change and excess mortality their most apparent impact. While Turkey has experienced an increase in heat wave episodes between 1971 and 2016, no epidemiological studies have exam...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Elevated serum levels of inflammation-related cytokines in mild traumatic brain injury are associated with cognitive performance - Sun Y, Bai L, Niu X, Wang Z, Yin B, Bai G, Zhang D, Gan S, Sun C, Wang S, Zhu F, Zhang M.
Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is the most common neurological insult and leads to long-lasting cognitive impairments. The immune system modulates brain functions and plays a key role in cognitive deficits, however, the relationship between TBI-induced...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The association of malnutrition with falls and harm from falls in hospital inpatients: findings from a 5-year observational study - Lackoff AS, Hickling D, Collins PF, Stevenson KJ, Nowicki TA, Bell JJ.
This study aimed to explore the independent association b...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Barriers to the safe use of chemical household products: a comparison across European countries - Bearth A, Buchm üller K, Bürgy H, Siegrist M.
Chemical household products, such as cleaning and washing products or pest control and garden chemicals, are frequently involved in poisonings in private households. Consumer research has identified a number of barriers that impede the safe use of these pr...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Flu Is Getting An Early Start In The US This Season
(CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told doctors on a conference call this week that the United States is seeing more flu than is typical for this time of year. “Influenza is off to an early start,” said Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease expert at Vanderbilt University who was on the CDC call, which included members of the Influenza Hospitalization Surveillance Network, a group of hospitals that help the CDC assess the severity of the flu season. Thirty states are seeing flu activity — for this time of year, that’s the most states in a decade. Three states, C...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated CBSN Boston flu season Source Type: news

Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes
Written on four tablets, three of which date back no later than 1730 B.C., the recipes are considered to be the oldest known. And they taste pretty good, says a scholar who recreated them.(Image credit: Klaus Wagensonner/Yale Babylonian Collection)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Scott Simon Source Type: news

EMA Panel Endorses Polatuzumab for Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma EMA Panel Endorses Polatuzumab for Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recommended marketing approval of the drug for treatment of relapsed/refractory disease.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - November 15, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

CHMP recommends conditional EU approval of Roche ’s Polivy for people with previously treated aggressive lymphoma
Roche today announced that the EU Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion for Polivy ® (polatuzumab vedotin) in combination with bendamustine plus MabThera® (rituximab) (BR) for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory (R/R) diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), who are not candidates for a haematopoietic stem cell transplant.
Source: Roche Media News - November 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Consensus statement on sports-related concussions in youth sports using a modified Delphi approach - Rivara FP, Tennyson R, Mills B, Browd SR, Emery CA, Gioia G, Giza CC, Herring S, Janz KF, Labella C, Valovich McLeod T, Meehan W, Patricios J.
IMPORTANCE: Given the importance of sports-related concussions among youth athletes, the rapid progress of research on this topic over the last decade, and the need to provide further guidance to youth athletes, their families, medical professionals, and a...
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The impact of driving time on pediatric TBI follow-up visit attendance - Lundine JP, Peng J, Chen D, Lever K, Wheeler K, Groner JI, Shen J, Lu B, Xiang H.
Objective: Examine the effect of driving time on follow-up visit attendance for children hospitalized with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). We hypothesized that families who lived further from the hospital would show poorer follow-up attendance.Pa...
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Development and implementation of a community-based pole walking program for older adults - Fournier B, Manon P, Johanne F, Nathalie B, Lorthios-Guilledroit A, Marie- Ève M.
BACKGROUND: To address the problem of physical inactivity among older adults and the desire of community-based groups to have access to innovative physical activity programs, a pole walking program was developed specifically for older adults living at home...
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Differences in life space area between older non-cyclists, conventional cyclists and e-bikers - Van Cauwenberg J, Schepers P, Deforche B, de Geus B.
PURPOSE Conventional and electric bicycles (e-bikes) offer a non-polluting and physically-active alternative to cars to support older adults' access to different life spaces. We aimed to provide an initial exploration of the relationship between cycling s...
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Evaluation of an after-hours child passenger safety resource guide - Pollok LJ, Barczyk AN, Piper K, Burg B, Garcia NM.
Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of unintentional injury deaths for children in the United States. Child safety seats are effective in reducing the rate and severity of injury for children. Families seen in an emergency department (ED) outside of ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

New finding offers possibility for preventing age-related metabolic disease
Proliferating adipose B cells in the belly may be a prime culprit behind rising rates of metabolic dysfunction in old age.
Source: Yale Science and Health News - November 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Disparities in Receipt of Eye Exams Among Medicare Part B Fee-for-Service Beneficiaries with Diabetes - United States, 2017
Diabetic retinopathy, the most common diabetes-related eye disease, affects 29% of U.S. adults aged ≥40 years with diabetes.
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - November 14, 2019 Category: American Health Tags: Diabetes Eye and Vision Health MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Smoking Tobacco Use Cigarette Smoking Source Type: news

Mother reveals her baby was nearly KILLED by the common group B strep bacteria
Bethany Davies, 26, from The Vale of Glamorgan in Wales, is now calling for group B strep screening to be offered to pregnant women. She nearly lost her daughter Elsie to the infection last May.
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Program: Medicare Part B Monthly Actuarial Rates, Premium Rates, and Annual Deductible Beginning January 1, 2020
Notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announcing the monthly actuarial rates for beneficiaries enrolled in Part B of the Medicare Supplementary Medical Insurance (SMI) program beginning January 1, 2019. It also announced the monthly premium, the deductible for 2019, and income-related monthly adjustment amounts for beneficiaries with modified adjusted gross income above certain threshold amounts. These rates are effective as of January 1, 2020.
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 13, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CRISPR Used to Silence Crucial Hepatitis B Gene CRISPR Used to Silence Crucial Hepatitis B Gene
A new CRISPR technology used to target a gene might be an effective way to eradicate chronic hepatitis B infection, investigators report.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Medicare Program: Medicare Part B Monthly Actuarial Rates, Premium Rates, and Annual Deductible Beginning January 1, 2020
Pre-publication notice from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announcing the monthly actuarial rates for beneficiaries enrolled in Part B of the Medicare Supplementary Medical Insurance (SMI) program beginning January 1, 2019. It also announced the monthly premium, the deductible for 2019, and income-related monthly adjustment amounts for beneficiaries with modified adjusted gross income above certain threshold amounts. These rates are effective as of January 1, 2020.
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 12, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Bayer invests USD 50 Million in eGenesis Series B financing round
eGenesis, a biotechnology company utilizing breakthrough gene editing technologies for the development of effective human-compatible organs to address the global organ shortage, successfully completed a USD 100 million Series B financing. The financing was led by Fresenius Medical Care Ventures (FMCV), with participation from new investors including Leaps by Bayer and Wellington Partners.
Source: World Pharma News - November 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Bayer Business and Industry Source Type: news

Two cases of Pseudomembranous Tracheobronchitis due to Amphotericin B-resistant Aspergillus flavus
Conference abstracts
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 11, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Medicare Part B Premiums Rise 7% In 2020, With Premiums For Highest-Income Couples Nearing $12,000 A Year
Premiums and income-related surcharges for Medicare Part B are climbing again for 2020. Here ’s how big of a hit you can expect.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashlea Ebeling, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Medicare Part B Premiums Rise 7% In 2020, With Premiums For Highest Income Couples Nearing $12,000 A Year
Premiums and income-related surcharges for Medicare Part B are climbing again for 2020. Here ' s how big of a hit you can expect.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashlea Ebeling, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Evaluation of 99mTc-Amphotericin B for nuclear imaging of mould infections in a transwell in vitro system
Conference abstracts
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 9, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

How much alcohol is in kombucha? B.C. health officials are testing to find out
Kombucha often contains traces of alcohol from the production process, but various conditions can boost the alcohol to levels comparable to beer. B.C. health officials are testing hundreds of product samples and trying to come up with labelling requirements.
Source: CBC | Health - November 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Medicare Program; CY 2020 Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment Policies; Medicare Shared Savings Program Requirements; Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program Requirements for Eligible Professionals; Establishment of an Ambulance Data Collection System; Updates to the Quality Payment Program; Medicare Enrollment of Opioid Treatment Programs and Enhancements to Provider Enrollment Regulations Concerning Improper Prescribing and Patient Harm; and Amendments to Physician Self-Referral Law Advisory Opinion Regulations Final Rule; and Coding and Payment for Evaluation and Management, Observation and Provision of Self-Administered Esketamine Interim Final Rule
Pre-publication notice of final rule and interim final rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to be published in the Federal Register on November 15, 2019. The final rule includes changes to the Physician Fee Schedule and Medicare Part B payment policies; updates to quality reporting requirements for the Medicare Shared Savings Program; Medicaid Promoting Interoperability Program requirements for eligible professionals; the establishment of an ambulance data collection system; updates to the Quality Payment Program; Medicare enrollment of Opioid Treatment Programs and enhancements to provider enrollment r...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 4, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Investigational Drug Shows Promise in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
A new investigational drug called ADCT-402 that combines a cell-killing compound with a monoclonal antibody shows early promise for patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
Source: CancerNetwork - November 4, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Seth Augenstein Source Type: news

Psychological distress among migrant groups in Australia: results from the 2015 National Health Survey - Brijnath B, Antoniades J, Temple J.
PURPOSE: To understand the relationship between migration and psychological distress, we (a) calculated the prevalence of psychological distress in specific migrant groups, and (b) examined the association between specific birth groups and psychological di...
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

NHS to trial Group B Strep infection screening in pregnant women in a bid to protect newborns
A £2.8million study will compare the ECM test and 'bedside test' on women across the UK to see if they reduce rates of Strep B, complications of which can kill children like Archie Powell (pictured).
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Predictors of Immune Response to Hep B Shot ID ' d in Lymphoma
MONDAY, Oct. 28, 2019 -- For patients with lymphoma, the dose and frequency of hepatitis B vaccination, sex, Ann Arbor stage, and ibrutinib as part of the chemotherapy regimen are independent factors that affect the impact of the vaccine, according...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 28, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Failure analysis of a fuel tank on a boeing B-17G "Flying Fortress" airplane - Budinski MK, McAtee NB.
An historic Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress airplane experienced an in-flight fire and emergency landing. The cause of the fire was a due to a fuel leak in the left wing associated with the failure of a repair in the fuel tank. This paper reviews the nature o...
Source: SafetyLit - October 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Viz.ai Raises $50M in Series B round
Viz.ai’s 2019 has been marked with strong adoption of its artificial intelligence software and securing a distribution agreement with one of medtech’s biggest players. The Tel Aviv, Israel and San Francisco-based company’s latest accomplishment is raising $50 million in a series B round. The financing was led by Greenoaks with participation from Threshold Ventures, CRV along with existing investors GV and Kleiner Perkins. “This [financing] allows us to get to the next stage,” Dr. Chris Mansi, neurosurgeon, co-founder, and CEO, told MD...
Source: MDDI - October 25, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news