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Impact of an automated multiple emitter whole-room ultraviolet-C disinfection system on hospital acquired infections: A quasi-experimental study
A quasi-experimental study performed in a pediatric hematology-oncology unit demonstrated that whole-room ultraviolet-C disinfection was associated with a significant reduction in hospital-onset Clostridioides difficile infection (P 0.75, trend and level).
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dexmedetomidine and Mortality From Sepsis Requiring Mechanical Ventilation: A Japanese Nationwide Retrospective Cohort Study
Conclusions: Dexmedetomidine was associated with a reduction in all-cause 28-day mortality and duration of mechanical ventilation.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blog: The great state pension rip-off
by Glyn Jenkins, UNISON head of pensions  Rishi Sunak has finally announced the complete U-turn on the government’s pledge to retain the triple lock for increasing state pensions. Under the triple lock, pensions increase by inflation, the increase in earnings between May and July or 2.5%, whichever is the greater. Breaking the promise on the triple lock means that all pensioners and all taxpayers paying national insurance will be ripped off. The end of the job retention scheme and employees coming off furlough may distort the measure of average earnings but there is no excuse for not using the underlying earnings incre...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 9, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: glynj Tags: Blogs pensions women Source Type: news

Improved Emotion Regulation in Dialectical Behavior Therapy Reduces Suicide Risk in Youth
An analysis of clinical trial data shows that improvements in emotion regulation in youth at high risk for suicide who received dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) led to a reduction in self-harm behaviors.
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 8, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Global food ecosystem under severe pressure due to staff shortages, extreme weather
(Natural News) The list of problems impacting food supply chains this year continues to grow, as extreme weather and worker shortages are pushing global food prices upward and leaving people hungry. Right now, the global food ecosystem is under intense pressure due to a shortage of staff. The reduction in supplies and lack of workers...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochrane Library Editorial - Anticholinergic drugs and dementia: time for transparency in the face of uncertainty
 Would you choose a treatment option that might increase your risk of developing dementia?Anticholinergic drugs (which contract smooth muscle, reduce heart rate, dilate blood vessels, and increase bodily secretions)  are commonly used in clinical practice for the management of many conditions affecting older adults - for example for urinary incontinence and for treating depression. As a consequence, the cumulative anticholinergic exposure for older people taking medications for multiple health conditions can b e underestimated. The sum of this exposure is called anticholinergic burden (ACB). Some anticholinergic drug adv...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Janssen Demonstrates Commitment to Advancing Science and Innovation in the Treatment of Solid Tumors at ESMO Annual Congress
September 8, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that more than ten data presentations from its lung cancer, bladder cancer and prostate cancer portfolio and pipeline will be featured during the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Annual Congress 2021 virtual meeting, September 16–21. Further details about these data and the science Janssen is advancing will be made available throughout ESMO via the Janssen Oncology Virtual Newsroom.“With a diverse oncology portfolio and pipeline spanning bladder cancer, lung cancer and prostate cancer, Janssen...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

FDA: Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting; Establishment of a Public Docket; Request for Comments
Notice from the Food and Drug Administration announcing a virtual meeting of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee on September 17, 2021, from 8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Eastern. The agenda will include a discussion of the Pfizer-BioNTech supplemental Biologics License Application for COMIRNATY for the administration of a third dose, or "booster" dose, of the COVID-19 vaccine, in individuals 16 years of age and older. Includes information on how to sub mit public comments or request permission to make a public comment during the meeting. Registration is not required, and the meeting is open to the pu...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - September 7, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Effect of precooling injection site and cold anesthetic administration on injection pain, onset, and anesthetic efficacy in maxillary molars with symptomatic irreversible pulpitis: a randomized controlled trial
ConclusionsCryotherapy can serve as an effective alternative to conventional anesthesia for achieving success, reduced pain, and faster onset during endodontic treatment of maxillary molars with SIP.Clinical relevancePrecooling the injection site and cold LE administration can result in effective pulpal anesthesia during endodontic management of maxillary molars in SIP patients.
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 6, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

An evaluator's reflections and lessons learned about gang intervention strategies: an agenda for research - Roman CG.
PURPOSE This paper is designed to critically review and analyze the body of research on a popular gang reduction strategy, implemented widely in the United States and a number of other countries, to: (1) assess whether researchers designed their evaluation...
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adaptation of the NIDA Standard for delivery via Facebook with justice-involved women in rural Appalachia - Studts CR, Tillson M, Pike E, Staton M.
BACKGROUND:Rising rates of intravenous drug use (IDU) in Appalachia have necessitated new approaches to providing risk-reduction interventions in a manner which will be acceptable and accessible to specific at-risk populations?particularly those with limit...
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Analysing effects of financial support for regional suicide prevention programmes on methods of suicide completion in Japan between 2009 and 2018 using governmental statistical data - Hasegawa T, Matsumoto R, Yamamoto Y, Okada M.
OBJECTIVES: To explore the mechanisms of reduction of suicide mortality in Japan (from 25.7 to 16.5 per 100 000 population) between 2009 and 2018, the present study determined the effects of execution amounts of regional suicide prevention programmes (Emer...
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

RETRACTED ARTICLE:Collaborating with patients on firearmssafety in high-risk situations - Miller MO, VandenBos GR.
Both angry and depressed patients may become a potential violent risk toself or others under some conditions. Means/harm reduction is a standard part ofsafety planning in violent risk clinical emergencies. Fortunately, a minority ofpatients in US household...
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How can communities influence alcohol licensing at a local level? Licensing officers' perspectives of the barriers and facilitators to sustaining engagement in a volunteer-led alcohol harm reduction approach - Ure C, Burns EJ, Hargreaves SC, Hidajat M, Coffey M, de Vocht F, Audrey S, Hare S, Ardern K, Cook PA.
Despite the World Health Organization's assertion that communities need to become involved in reducing alcohol harm, evidence of community engagement in alcohol licensing decision-making in England remains limited. The evaluation of the Communities in Char...
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

BUSTED: Covid vaccines aren't really vaccines at all, just deadly "genetic agents" that provide less than 1% virus transmission reduction
(Natural News) It comes as no surprise to the Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers that severe and chronic health detriment comes from injecting synthetic pathogens, and their producers, that flood human blood, organs and tissues with trillions of toxic spike proteins. When the human body is catapulted into this severely compromised state of shock and defense, it...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Policy to Cut Sugar in Packaged Foods, Drinks Could Improve Health
FRIDAY, Sept. 3, 2021 -- Implementation of a sugar reduction policy could yield considerable health benefits and cost savings, according to a study published online Aug. 27 in Circulation. Siyi Shangguan, M.D., M.P.H., from the Friedman School of...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Will the SSaSS Trial Silence the Salt Skeptics? Will the SSaSS Trial Silence the Salt Skeptics?
Bruce Neal gives the lowdown on the massive SSaSS trial that showed a reduction in stroke and cardiovascular events among at-risk people in rural China who used a salt substitute instead of regular table salt.theheart.org on Medscape
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Antihypertensives Linked to Reduced Mortality in Colorectal Cancer
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 1, 2021 -- Antihypertensive medication use is associated with a reduction in cancer-specific mortality among patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer (CRC), according to a study published in the August issue of Cancer...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Approval of INVEGA HAFYERA ™(6-month paliperidone palmitate), First and Only Twice-Yearly Treatment for Adults with Schizophrenia
TITUSVILLE, N.J., Sept. 1, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved long-acting atypical antipsychotic INVEGA HAFYERA™ (6-month paliperidone palmitate), the first-and-only twice-yearly injectable for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults. Before transitioning to INVEGA HAFYERA™, patients must be adequately treated with INVEGA SUSTENNA® (1-month paliperidone palmitate) for at least four months, or INVEGA TRINZA® (3-month paliperidone palmitate) for at least one 3-month injection cycle.1 The FDA approval of INVEGA ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Social Security benefits face reduction a year earlier than expected due to pandemic
A shrinking workforce may also pose trouble for the program, which relies on payroll taxes to finance benefits.
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Innovative Use of World ’s First Malaria Vaccine Generates Remarkable Results and a Life-Saving Opportunity
Malaria still kills 400,000 people every year, most of them African children under five years old. RTS,S is the first malaria vaccine shown to reduce malaria and life-threatening severe malaria in young children. Credit: Mercedes Sayagues/IPSBy Kesete AdmasuSep 1 2021 (IPS) In the midst of the tragedy and turmoil caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s gratifying to see work continuing in Africa to find new ways of fighting malaria, a very old disease that has been a formidable foe for thousands of years and still kills 400,000 people every year, most of them African children under five years old. Scientists from the Lond...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kesete Admasu Tags: Africa Headlines Health Malaria Source Type: news

Fixed-Dose Combination Therapies Reduce Cardiovascular Risk
TUESDAY, Aug. 31, 2021 -- Fixed-dose combination treatment consisting of blood pressure-lowering medications and a statin yields reduction in cardiovascular risk, according to research published online Aug. 29 in The Lancet to coincide with the...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Striving to Deliver Better Outcomes: Janssen to Showcase Commitment to Advancing Science for Genitourinary Cancers at AUA 2021
August 31, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today multiple company-sponsored presentations in prostate and bladder cancers will be highlighted at the virtual 2021 American Urological Association Annual Meeting (AUA 2021), September 10-13. “Janssen maintains a strong commitment to advancing innovation and new therapeutic options for patients with genitourinary malignancies. As the treatment of genitourinary cancers becomes more complex, we continue to work with urologists and their teams to improve outcomes for patients across the continuum of disease,” sai...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson and Global Partners Announce Results from Phase 2b Imbokodo HIV Vaccine Clinical Trial in Young Women in Sub-Saharan Africa
This study is being conducted in the Americas and Europe where different strains of HIV are circulating. Given these differentiating factors and following consultations with the Mosaico study independent Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB), it was decided that the Mosaico study will continue at this time. “We are extremely grateful to the women who volunteered for the Imbokodo study, and to our partners, including the people on the frontlines, all of whom are contributing every day to this enduring quest to make HIV history,” said Paul Stoffels, M.D., Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee and Chief Scientific Of...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

FDA: Revocation of Authorization of Emergency Use of Certain Medical Devices During COVID-19; Availability
The Food and Drug Administration announces the revocation of 15 Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including 12 EUAs for decontamination systems for personal protective equipment, 1 EUA for a bioburden reduction system for personal protective equipment, and 2 umbrella EUAs for certain imported disposable respirators.
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - August 31, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Malaria Vaccine + Antimalarial = 70% Reduction in Disease, Death Malaria Vaccine + Antimalarial = 70% Reduction in Disease, Death
The study found the combination reduces the incidence of malaria by 62% against clinical malaria infection, 70% against severe malaria, and 73% against death from malaria compared with SMC alone.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Pulmonary Medicine Headlines - August 31, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Ultra-Low-Dose Combo Cuts Systolic BP in Hypertension
MONDAY, Aug. 30, 2021 -- For adults with hypertension, initial treatment with a single pill containing fixed-dose quadruple quarter-dose combination therapy achieves a greater reduction in systolic blood pressure compared with standard-dose...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID jabs needed for educators and kids to keep schools open: WHO, UNICEF
As the school year begins for millions of children in Europe and Central Asia, UN health and child experts on Monday issued a series of COVID-19 risk reduction measures to ensure that in-person lessons can go ahead, despite rising infection rates.
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - August 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Salt Substitute Reduces Stroke, CV Events, and Death Salt Substitute Reduces Stroke, CV Events, and Death
Switching from regular salt to a low-sodium salt substitute has major public health benefits, including a reduction in stroke, cardiovascular events, and death, the new landmark SSaSS shows.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 29, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Motorcycle autonomous emergency braking (MAEB) employed as enhanced braking: estimating the potential for injury reduction using real-world crash modeling - Lucci C, Allen T, Pierini M, Savino G.
OBJECTIVE: Recent field-tests on Motorcycle Autonomous Emergency Braking system (MAEB) showed that higher levels of deceleration to improve its effectiveness were feasible. However, the potential of MAEB in mitigating rider injuries is not well understood,...
Source: SafetyLit - August 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Support for legislative, technological, and organizational strategies to reduce cellphone use while driving: psychological predictors and influences of language - Shoots-Reinhard B, Svensson H, Peters E.
OBJECTIVE: A large body of research has established that cellphone use while driving (CUWD) is common and dangerous. However, little research has been conducted about how people react psychologically to various distraction-reduction strategies and, ultimat...
Source: SafetyLit - August 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Awake Prone Positioning May Prevent Intubation in COVID - 19
Significant reduction seen in intubation with prone positioning for hospitalized patients with acute hypoxic respiratory failure
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 27, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Nursing, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Journal, Source Type: news

Real-World Data Demonstrate Significant Reduction in Complications and Reinterventions with Medtronic Micra Leadless Pacemaker
Results Presented at ESC 2021 Show Micra TPS Compares Favorably to Traditional Pacemakers DUBLIN, Aug. 27, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced new data fro... Devices, Interventional, Cardiology Medtronic, Micra Transcatheter Pacing System, leadless pacemaker
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

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Landmark trial demonstrates empagliflozin is the first therapy to show statistically significant improvement in heart failure outcomes in adults with preserved ejection fraction  In this clinical first for adults with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, empagliflozin demonstrated an impressive 21  percent relative risk reduction in the composite primary endpoint of cardiovascular death or hospitalization for heart failure1The benefit in the primary endpoint was independent of ejection fraction or diabetes status1Empagliflozin also reduced the relative risk of first and recurrent hospitalizations for heart fai...
Source: Boehringer Ingelheim Corporate News - August 27, 2021 Category: Research Source Type: news

Cultural Perspectives on Sodium Intake Reduction Among Nigerians in the US: An Application of the PEN-3 Model
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - August 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Does setting matter? An exploratory examination of victimization risk reduction strategies among female college students studying abroad - Tamborra TL, Dutton LB, Narchet FM, Cuevas CA.
This exploratory project assessed whether female college students studying abroad engage in more risk reduction strategies (RRSs) when abroad than in their community of origin and whether changes in students' use of RRSs while abroad are related to a varie...
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Malawi: Mchinji Envisions 50 Percent Malnutrition Reduction By 2030
[Nyasa Times] Stakeholders at the recent district independent food systems dialogue meeting in Mchinji resolved to implement various initiatives and programmes that would contribute to the reduction of malnutrition levels by 50 percent by 2030.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Exercise Tied to 50% Reduction in Mortality After Stroke Exercise Tied to 50% Reduction in Mortality After Stroke
Exercising enough to meet current activity guidelines was associated with a greater than 50% reduction in all-cause death after stroke, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 13, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Ethicon ’s Echelon Circular Powered Stapler Associated With Major Reduction In Serious Complications Following Colorectal Surgery
Cinncinnati, OH – Aug. 11, 2021 – Ethicon*, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies**, today announced the results of a new real-world study that shows its ECHELON CIRCULAR Powered Stapler was associated with a 74% reduction in anastomotic leak rates (1.8% vs. 6.9%)[1] and a 44% reduction in 30-day inpatient hospital readmission rates (6.1% vs.10.8%) after colorectal surgery compared with manual circular staplers.[2]The study, published in Surgical Endoscopy, shows the groundbreaking device is just as effective in reducing life-threatening and costly surgical complications in real-world surgical pra...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

MIT ’s New Nanoparticle-based Technology Detects Cancer by Using a Multimodal Combination of Urine Tests and Medical Imaging
Use of such precision diagnostics offer ‘early detection, localization, and the opportunity to monitor response to therapy,’ say the MIT scientists Oncologists and medical laboratory scientists know that most clinical laboratory tests currently used to diagnose cancer are either based on medical imaging technologies—such as CT scans and mammography—or on molecular diagnostics that detect cancer […] The post MIT’s New Nanoparticle-based Technology Detects Cancer by Using a Multimodal Combination of Urine Tests and Medical Imaging appeared first on Dark Daily.
Source: Dark Daily - August 9, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Digital Pathology Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Precision Medicine anatomic pathology clinical laboratory clinical pathology copper-64 Dark Daily dark intelligence group Dark Repor Source Type: news

Sodium Reduction in Distributive Meals Through Speed-Scratch Cooking
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - August 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Indigenous flood control and management knowledge and flood disaster risk reduction in Nigeria's coastal communities: an empirical analysis - Obi R, Nwachukwu MU, Okeke DC, Jiburum U.
Flooding is one of the major global challenges today. The role of indigenous knowledge in offering an effective risk reduction strategy towards flood disaster disregarded for many decades is now gaining global recognition. There is a growing call for empir...
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

MIT spinout raises $30M, scores J & J, Eli Lilly partnerships
Artificial intelligence is increasingly shaking up the health care field — and, as evidenced by a new MIT spinout called Iterative Scopes, major pharmaceutical players are beginning to notice.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Municipal police support for harm reduction services in officer-led referrals of people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico - Baker P, Arredondo J, B órquez A, Clairgue E, Mittal ML, Morales M, Rocha-Jiménez T, Garfein R, Oren E, Pitpitan E, Strathdee SA, Beletsky L, Cepeda JA.
BACKGROUND: Police constitute a structural determinant of health and HIV risk of people who inject drugs (PWID), and negative encounters with law enforcement present significant barriers to PWID access to harm reduction services. Conversely, police may fac...
Source: SafetyLit - July 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Reduction Mammaplasty for Macromastia in Adolescents Reduction Mammaplasty for Macromastia in Adolescents
Reduction mammaplasty for macromastia can help improve symptoms and quality of life, but the potential negative impacts of surgery in this age group remains a concern.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

The Big Ten Academic Alliance joins Direct to Open from the MIT Press
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Today, the MIT Press and the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) announced a three-year collective action agreement that provides Direct to Open (D2O) access for all fifteen member libraries. An innovative, sustainable framework for open access monographs, D2O moves professional and scholarly books from a solely market-based, purchase model to a collaborative, library-supported open access model.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Acceptability of an mHealth app that provides harm reduction services among people who inject drugs: survey study - Shelby T, Zhou X, Barber D, Altice F.
BACKGROUND: Harm reduction services reduce the negative consequences of drug injection and are often embedded within syringe service programs (SSPs). However, people who inject drugs (PWID) suboptimally engage with such services because of stigma, fear, tr...
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Harm reduction and cannabis social clubs: exploring their true potential - Obradors-Pineda A, Bouso JC, Par és-Franquero, Romaní JO.
AIM: Cannabis Social Clubs (CSCs) seek to offer a community-based drug-policy strategy to efficiently reduce the risks associated with cannabis usage. But the actual mechanisms in place to achieve harm reduction have not yet been studied in depth. The goal...
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

'Too many mice make no lining for their nest' - reasons and effects of parallel governmental structures for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in Southern Africa - Becker P, Hagelsteen M, Abrahamsson M.
Many African countries face escalating challenges of increasing disaster risk and anticipated impacts of climate change. Although disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) are tightly linked and comprising virtually identical practi...
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Fall prevention and injury reduction utilizing continuous video monitoring: a quality improvement initiative - Hogan Quigley B, Renz SM, Bradway C.
BACKGROUND: Reduction of falls and fall-related injuries in hospital patients remains a priority. Consideration of technology via continuous video monitoring (CVM) is relevant for safe, quality care with favorable cost implications. LOCAL PROBLEM: Although...
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news