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Geisel Med Student Alyssa Flores ’ 21 Leads Study Published in Nature Nanotechnology
During two exciting years as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Research Fellow, Alyssa Flores ’21 immersed herself in translational research in the lab of Nicholas Leeper, MD, director of vascular research and chief of vascular medicine at Stanford University; was lead author of a paper published in the journal Circulation; and had lunch with a Nobel Laureate. Now back at Geisel, Flores is lead author of a new paper published today in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - January 27, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: News Press Release Source Type: news

Global stocks fall as dangerous coronavirus spreads
The sudden appearance of the coronavirus, which has killed at least 80 people in China and infected others around the globe, pierced a calm that had settled over financial markets in recent months.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 27, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Matt Phillips and Katie Robertson Source Type: news

FDA OKs Fidaxomicin for C difficile in Children FDA OKs Fidaxomicin for C difficile in Children
The macrolide antibacterial is now approved in oral suspension and tablets for treatment of Clostridioides difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) in children aged 6 months and older.FDA Approvals
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - January 27, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Gastroenterology News Alert Source Type: news

Gross and histopathological findings in the first reported vaping-induced lung injury death in the United States - Youmans AJ, Harwood J.
The popularity of e-cigarettes (vaping) has been on the rise in recent years, but the adverse effects of vaping have been greatly unknown. In 2019, the use of vaping products has been linked to an outbreak of severe lung disease, some cases of which have p...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Perceptions of the use of alcohol and drugs after sudden bereavement by unnatural causes: analysis of online qualitative data - Drabwell L, Eng J, Stevenson F, King M, Osborn D, Pitman A.
Bereavement is associated with an increased risk of psychiatric morbidity and all-cause mortality, particularly in younger people and after unnatural deaths. Substance misuse is implicated but little research has investigated patterns of drug or alcohol us...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Psychiatry and the opioid overdose crisis - Madras BK, Connery H.
For the third year in a row, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported an unprecedented decline in life expectancy for the United States, a decline attributable mainly to drug overdose deaths and suicides. Drug overdoses have continued to ris...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Spatio-temporal variability of desert dust storms in Eastern Mediterranean (Crete, Cyprus, Israel) between 2006 and 2017 using a uniform methodology - Achilleos S, Mouzourides P, Kalivitis N, Katra I, Kloog I, Kouis P, Middleton N, Mihalopoulos N, Neophytou M, Panayiotou A, Papatheodorou S, Savvides C, Tymvios F, Vasiliadou E, Yiallouros P, Koutrakis P.
The characteristics of desert dust storms (DDS) have been shown to change in response to climate change and land use. There is limited information on the frequency and intensity of DDS over the last decade at a regional scale in the Eastern Mediterranean. ...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The mechanism of disaster capitalism and the failure to build community resilience in post-disaster situations: learning from the L'Aquila earthquake - Imperiale AJ, Vanclay F.
We reflect on what happened in L'Aquila, Italy, in the recovery operations following the 6 April 2009 earthquake. Previous critiques have focused on the actions of the Italian government and Department of Civil Protection, with little research on the role ...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

A prospective study of serum amylase levels in acute organophosphorus poisoning and its relationship with its severity and outcome - Nagabhiru S.
Introduction: Acute poisoning by organophosphosphorous Pesticides (OP) has reached epidemic proportions in developing countries. Their ease of access plays important role in choosing OP as a self-poison. Case reports on acute pancreatitis following acu...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Characteristics of open globe injuries in the United States from 2006 to 2014 - Mir TA, Canner JK, Zafar S, Srikumaran D, Friedman DS, Woreta FA.
IMPORTANCE: Open globe injuries can lead to substantial visual morbidity and lifelong sequelae. Interventions to reduce the burden of open globe injuries in the United States require a better understanding of these injuries through well-designed epidemiolo...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Determinants of workplace bullying types and their relationship with depression among female nurses - Ko YY, Liu Y, Wang CJ, Liao HY, Liao YM, Chen HM.
This study was conducted to examine the determinants of different types of workplace bullying and their relationship to depression in female nurses. METHOD...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Disease profile of paraquat poisoning: Andaman and Nicobar experiences (Indian Islands) - DP3 study - Panda PK, Singh SS.
Introduction: Paraquat poisoning is a grave public health problem in Andaman and Nicobar islands of India. Material: In a cross-sectional study, the information about all cases of acute paraquat poisoning who were admitted to GB Pant Hospital, Port-Bl...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Dreaming under fire: the psyche in times of continuous stress - Kron T.
Continuous stress and trauma are manifested in dreams, the study of which can expand our knowledge concerning unconscious reactions to trauma and efforts of coping with continuous traumatic situations. In our research we asked people living under continuou...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Educating health professionals to optimise falls screening in hospitals: protocol for a mixed methods study - Shaw L, Kiegaldie D, Morris ME.
This study will evaluate the outcomes...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Five-year pain intensity and treatment trajectories of post-9/11 veterans with mild traumatic brain injury - Song K, Wang CP, McGeary DD, Jaramillo CA, Eapen BC, Amuan M, McGeary CA, Potter JS, Pugh MJV.
Pain is a pervasive problem that affects nearly half of the U.S. Veterans deployed in support of the Global War on Terror (Post-9/11 Veterans) and over half of the Post-9/11 Veterans with diagnosed traumatic brain injury (TBI). The goal of the current stud...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and psychological interventions in low-income and middle-income countries - Berry OO, Monk C.
Intimate partner violence is widespread and prevalent, with the WHO identifying it as a global health problem of epidemic proportions affecting high-income countries and low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) at prevalences ranging from 27 ·9% ...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Patient outcomes association with patient factors and care provided: trauma registry derived cohort study - Ahmad T, Muhammad ZA.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the association of delay in treatment with injury-specific patient outcomes. METHODS: This was a single-center, longitudinal cohort study on orthopaedic trauma registry. Data on patients enrolled between June 2015 and June 2...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Predictors of mental health outcomes in road traffic accident survivors - Kovacevic J, Miskulin M, Degmeci ć D, Vcev A, Leović D, Sisljagic V, Simic I, Palenkic H, Vcev I, Miskulin I.
Mental health outcomes of road traffic accidents (RTAs) are always investigated in assessments of those involved. The aim of this study was to investigate the psychological consequences and associated factors in all RTA survivors, irrelevant of their injur...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Association between substance use and insufficient sleep in U.S. high school students - Kwon M, Seo YS, Park E, Chang YP.
Multidimensional causes of insufficient sleep among adolescents are not fully explored, particularly, the association between substance use and sleep duration. The 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) of high school students (N = 14,...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Availability of confidential services for teens declined after the 2011-2013 changes to publicly funded family planning programs in Texas - Coleman-Minahan K, Hopkins K, White K.
PURPOSE: Texas is one of 24 states that does not explicitly allow minors to consent to contraception. We explore changes in the provision of confidential reproductive health services after the implementation of state policies that cut and reorganized publi...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Update on the prevalence of persistent post-traumatic headache in adult civilian traumatic brain injury: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis - Arbour C, Bouferguene Y, Beauregard R, Lavigne G, Herrero Babiloni A.
INTRODUCTION: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major public health concern. Persistent post-traumatic headache (PTH) is a common consequence of TBI affecting productivity and quality of life. The only review providing information about headache prevalence...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Bidirectional associations between objective physical activity and sleep patterns in Spanish school children - Ávila-García M, Femia-Marzo P, Huertas-Delgado FJ, Tercedor P.
Physical activity (PA) and sleep contribute to better children's health. Nonetheless, the bidirectional relationship between both of these health-related factors is unclear when using objective measures. The aims of this study were (1) to describe the PA (...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Seizure-related injury and postictal aggression in refractory epilepsy patients - Rao S, Stino A, Seraji-Bozorgzad N, Shah AK, Basha MM.
OBJECTIVE: In the general population, injury related to seizures often involves falls, head trauma, soft tissue injuries, burns and fractures. Additionally, postictal deleterious behavior changes can by experienced by patients. We seek to identify the risk...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

Comparison of the sleep problems among adolescents who attempted suicide and healthy adolescents - Yildiz E, Sac R, I şık Ü, Özaydin MS, Taşar MA, Cakir I, Alioglu B.
The aim of this study was to compare sleep problems among adolescents who attempted suicide and healthy adolescents who never attempted suicide. Adolescents who attempted suicide (study group, n = 103) and healthy adolescents (control group, n = 59) comple...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cyberbullying and children and young people's mental health: a systematic map of systematic reviews - Kwan I, Dickson K, Richardson M, Macdowall W, Burchett H, Stansfield C, Brunton G, Sutcliffe K, Thomas J.
Cyberbullying is associated with considerable negative mental and psychosocial consequences in children and young people, making it a serious public health concern. To review the highest level of available evidence, a systematic mapping review was conducte...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Developmental changes in emotion regulation during adolescence: associations with socioeconomic risk and family emotional context - Herd T, King-Casas B, Kim-Spoon J.
Although theoretical work proposes that emotion regulation development exhibits a positive growth trajectory across adolescence as prefrontal brain regions continue to mature, individual differences in developmental changes of emotion regulation merit eluc...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Differential suicide risk factors in rural middle and high school students - Lear MK, Perry KM, Stacy SE, Canen EL, Hime SJ, Pepper CM.
Few studies have examined risk factors associated with suicidal ideation and attempts among younger adolescents compared to their high-school aged counterparts. To gain a better understanding of unique risk factors associated with suicidal ideation and att...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Recognizing new classes with synthetic data in the loop: application to traffic sign recognition - Villalonga G, van de Weijer J, L ópez AM.
On-board vision systems may need to increase the number of classes that can be recognized in a relatively short period. For instance, a traffic sign recognition system may suddenly be required to recognize new signs. Since collecting and annotating samples...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A comparison of muscular activity during gait between walking sticks and a walker in patients with adult degenerative scoliosis - Haddas R, Lieberman IH, Kakar RS.
STUDY DESIGN: A repeated measurement, single-center, prospective study. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to compare and contrast the benefits of walking sticks versus a walker on the trunk and lower extremity muscular control in patients wit...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Hippocampal subfield and amygdala nuclei volumes in schizophrenia patients with a history of violence - Tesli N, van der Meer D, Rokicki J, Storvestre G, R øsæg C, Jensen A, Hjell G, Bell C, Fischer-Vieler T, Tesli M, Andreassen OA, Melle I, Agartz I, Haukvik UK.
Schizophrenia (SCZ) is associated with an increased risk of violence compared to the general population. Previous studies have indicated smaller hippocampal and amygdala volumes in violent than non-violent psychotic patients. However, little is ...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Structural and functional abnormities of amygdala and prefrontal cortex in major depressive disorder with suicide attempts - Wang L, Zhao Y, Edmiston EK, Womer FY, Zhang R, Zhao P, Jiang X, Wu F, Kong L, Zhou Y, Tang Y, Wei S.
Finding neural features of suicide attempts (SA) in major depressive disorder (MDD) may be helpful in preventing suicidal behavior. The ventral and medial prefrontal cortex (PFC), as well as the amygdala form a circuit implicated in emotion regulation and ...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A severe case of methaemoglobinaemia in a Brazilian hairdresser - de Vere F, Moores R, Dhadwal K, Karra E.
We present a severe case of methaemoglobinaemia occurring in a Brazilian hairdresser working in the UK. She presented after several days of preparing popula...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Toxicity effects of Nerium oleander, basic and clinical evidence: a comprehensive review - Farkhondeh T, Kianmehr M, Kazemi T, Samarghandian S, Khazdair MR.
INTRODUCTION: Nerium oleander is a plant that is frequently grown in gardens and public areas. N. oleander is distributed originally in subtropical Asia but is now growing in many parts of the world, such as the United States, Australia, Chin...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

The predictive properties of psychiatric diagnoses, dynamic risk and dynamic risk change assessed by the VRS-SO in forensically admitted and released sexual offenders - Eher R, Hofer S, Buchgeher A, Domany S, Turner D, Olver ME.
Psychiatric diagnoses, static risk factors, and criminogenic needs at time of admission and release were examined in a mentally ill sample of psychiatrically detained sexual offenders. Although clinically found to be at low or even very low risk at dischar...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Toxoplasmosis and behavioural changes - Desmettre T.
Nearly one-third of the planet's population is affected by Toxoplasma gondii infection. In ophthalmology, toxoplasmosis is even considered to be the most common cause of posterior uveitis of infectious origin. Humans are only an intermediate host and T.  g...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Risk of self-harm after the diagnosis of psychiatric disorders in Hong Kong, 2000-10: a nested case-control study - Chai Y, Luo H, Wong GHY, Tang JYM, Lam TC, Wong ICK, Yip PSF.
This study ...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Traumatic dental injuries in the primary dentition - a review - Shah S.
Traumatic oral injuries in children involve trauma to the dentition and the surrounding oral soft tissue structures. They usually present as an emergency hence their management poses a challenge globally. Treatment of a tooth fracture, displacement or loss...
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

What is the coronavirus and how worried should we be about it?
What are the symptoms caused by the virus from Wuhan in China, how is it transmitted from one person to another, and how is it related to Sars?Britain under pressure to evacuate UK nationalsWhere has the virus spread?Coronavirus latest - live updatesIt is a novel coronavirus – that is to say, a member of the coronavirus family that has never been encountered before. Like other coronaviruses, it has come from animals. Many of those infected either worked or frequently shopped in the Huanan seafood wholesale market in the centre of the Chinese city, which also sold live and newly slaughtered animals. New and troubling viru...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley, Hannah Devlin and Martin Belam Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science China Asia Pacific World news Biology Microbiology Medical research Sars Source Type: news

China coronavirus: mayor of Wuhan admits mistakes
Zhou Xianwang says public information should have been released more quicklyChinese premier Li Keqiang visits Wuhan - latest updatesThe mayor of Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, has acknowledged criticism over his handling of the crisis, admitting that information was not released quickly enough.Zhou Xianwang wore a mask for protection as he told the Chinese state broadcaster CCTV: “We haven’t disclosed information in a timely manner and also did not use effective information to improve our work.”Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Ratcliffe, and Michael Standaert in Sichuan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Asia Pacific Science World news Source Type: news

Boris Johnson ’s ‘global talent visa’ ignores economics – and ethics | Simon Jenkins
Britain does not need more scientists. Yet the PM wants to poach them from poorer countries and turn away everyone elseNow we know. Boris Johnson ’s exclusive “global talent visa”, to be launched in February, is aimed at “the world’s scientists and mathematicians”. It will prove, he says, that post-Brexit “the UK is open to the most talented minds in the world” – so long as they are scientists. As for entrepreneurs, economists, humanitarians, historians, artis ts, let alone mere caring human beings, they should stay put.Related:Fast-track 'global talent visa' to be launched days after BrexitContinue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Simon Jenkins Tags: Immigration and asylum Brexit UK news European Union Foreign policy Politics Work & careers Science Boris Johnson Mathematics Source Type: news

Doctors and immunologists implement a new approach for melanoma treatment
(Estonian Research Council) Worldwide, the incidence rates of skin cancer, like other types of cancer, is increasing. People in Europe and the Nordic countries are, compared to other areas of the world, at a higher risk of developing skin cancer due to their predominantly light and sun-sensitive skin type. The number of new cases of cancer in Estonia and Nordic countries has reached the same level as in sunny Australia, New Zealand and Florida.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Weight loss surgery may reduce the risk of heart failure and premature death
(Wiley) Compared with routine care, weight loss surgery was linked with a reduced risk of hypertension, heart failure, and early death in a study based on information from a primary care database in the UK. The findings are published in BJS (British Journal of Surgery).
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

LSTM to host global health research symposium ahead of vaccine summit in London
(Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) Over 100 scientists, doctors, along with representatives from industry, charities and Government agencies to meet in Liverpool. Focus on the importance of sustaining effective vaccinations and developing new vaccines within global health research to counter growing threat of infectious diseases. Event to support world's biggest vaccine summit in London in June.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Physicists develop a new experimental model for 'lipid rafts' in human cells
(Saarland University) Lipid Raft describes sections of a cell membrane that are responsible for signaling and molecular exchange. Previous experiments that should recreate this can only simulate cells that do not come very close to human cells. A team of physicists with the participation of Saar-Uni has now succeeded in designing an experiment that reproduces the conditions of human cells much better. Their findings were published in the journal 'Physical Review Letters'.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New look at odd holes involved in taste, Alzheimer's, asthma
(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory) Large holes in our cells have been implicated in depression, Alzehimer's disease, asthma, and even taste. Now, we know what two kinds of these pores look like, potentially creating new opportunities to discover effective treatment options.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Springer Nature and OpenAIRE collaborate to further Open Science
(Springer) Starting immediately, Springer Nature will provide OpenAIRE, an EU organization that facilitates openness in scholarly communication, access to its full-text articles and chapters, regardless of their open access status and access rights. This will enable OpenAIRE to extract links from articles, research data and other scholarly outputs using text and data mining algorithms.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Victims of mass atrocities often portrayed as disempowered in international law
(University of Helsinki) In fact, the victims' circumstances involve being much more than defenceless and passive. A new doctoral thesis posits that international law could be developed by taking alternative identities of victimhood better into consideration.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How employees' rankings disrupt cooperation and how managers can restore it
(Bocconi University) First prize is a Cadillac Eldorado, second prize a set of steak knives, third prize you're fired » . What Alec Baldwin introduces in a famous Glengarry Glen Ross scene is a particularly crude form of performance ranking and what follows in the movie is a story of cheating and infighting as actors attempt to get ahead in the raking. In the real life, the risks with performance rankings are similar, Bocconi Professor Cassandra Chambers finds.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Strict adherence to traditional masculinity associated with more severe PTSD in vets
(American Psychological Association) To help service members perform better in the field, military training emphasizes the importance of certain traits associated with traditional masculinity, including suppression of emotion and self-reliance. But when veterans return home, strict adherence to these traits can become detrimental, leading to more severe post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and making it more difficult to treat, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New portable tool analyzes microbes in the environment
(Rutgers University) Imagine a device that could swiftly analyze microbes in oceans and other aquatic environments, revealing the health of these organisms - too tiny to be seen by the naked eye - and their response to threats to their ecosystems. Rutgers researchers have created just such a tool, a portable device that could be used to assess microbes, screen for antibiotic-resistant bacteria and analyze algae that live in coral reefs. Their work is published in the journal Scientific Reports.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 27, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news