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Race, place, and crime: how violent crime events affect employment discrimination - Mobasseri S.
This article examines how exposure to violent crime events affects employers' decisions to hire black job applicants with and without a criminal record. RESULTS of a quasi-experimental research design drawing on a correspondence study of 368 job ap...
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Perception and Communication, Warnings, Operating Instructions Source Type: news

Safety evaluation methodology of urban public parks by multi-criteria decision making - Zavadskas EK, Bausys R, Mazonaviciute I.
Proximity to green areas makes a positive impact on citizens' life quality. Sustainability principles generally govern modern urban public park design. This paper proposes a novel Safety Evaluation Methodology of Urban Public Parks (SEMUPP) which includes ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Primary care networks: A pre-mortem to identify potential risks
Working paper presents 6 risks that could lead to failure of PCNs and suggests set of recommendations/possible solutions for avoiding each of these pitfalls (eg. failure inherent in policy design, inability to create effective organisations, lack of focus, failures of leadership)
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence Algorithm can Learn the Laws of Quantum Mechanics and Speed Up Drug Delivery
Artificial Intelligence can be used to predict molecular wave functions and the electronic properties of molecules. This innovative AI method developed by a team of researchers at the University of Warwick, the Technical University of Berlin and the University of Luxembourg, could be used to speed-up the design of drug molecules or new materials.
Source: eHealth News EU - November 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence algorithm can learn the laws of quantum mechanics and speed up drug delivery
Artificial Intelligence can be used to predict molecular wave functions and the electronic properties of molecules. This innovative AI method developed by a team of researchers at the University of Warwick, the Technical University of Berlin and the University of Luxembourg, could be used to speed-up the design of drug molecules or new materials.
Source: World Pharma News - November 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

America is flying blind into a potentially disastrous health catastrophe: The '5G revolution' could bring the '5G apocalypse'
(Natural News) While globalists happily push 5G into America and now on a fast-track with words like ‘5G Revolution‘ being tossed around, the website Scientific American recently put out this story within which they warned “We Have No Reason to Believe 5G Is Safe“. As this story Steve Quayle linked to Sunday over at the Mind Unleashed reports of the...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stainability of acrylic resin materials used in CAD-CAM and conventional complete dentures
ConclusionsThe stainability of milled acrylic resins was no better than that of conventional materials. However, CAD-CAM milled denture blocks with teeth and base acrylic resins had greater resistance to stain accumulation at the tooth-denture base interface than those of conventional processing methods.
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 20, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Vasan Healthcare RP may push for strategic partners
The outstanding claims to banks, financial institutions and Asset Reconstruction Company Edelweiss are at ?1,268 crore, according to the company ’s list of financial creditors put up on its website. The first meeting of the committee of creditors (CoC) is slated for Thursday.
Source: The Economic Times - November 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Defending the Blood Supply Against Infectious Diseases
Measles, mumps, and tuberculosis—these are all diseases the general public has long disregarded as active threats. Yet, these highly infectious and potentially life-threatening diseases once considered eradicated have been resurfacing across the United States. Measles, for example, was declared eliminated in 2000 by the CDC, yet this year alone more than 1,200 individual cases have been confirmed in 30 states. This outbreak represents the greatest number of reported cases for the disease in the United States since 1992.1 While the ongoing anti-vaccination movement may not be the cause of these reappearanc...
Source: MDDI - November 19, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Maria De Capua Tags: Components Source Type: news

Justification of aggression against nurses: the effect of aggressor distress and nurse communication quality - Yagil D, Dayan H.
AIMS: To explore conditions that contribute to justification of aggression against nurses. DESIGN: A 2 (aggressor distress as reflected in stressful behavior: high vs. low) X 2 (target nurse's communication quality as reflected in provision of info...
Source: SafetyLit - November 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Differences in transportation and leisure physical activity by neighborhood design controlling for residential choice - McCormack GR, Koohsari MJ, Oka K, Friedenreich CM, Blackstaffe A, Alaniz FU, Farkas B.
BACKGROUND: Cross-sectional studies provide useful insight about the associations between the built environment and physical activity (PA), particularly when reasons for neighborhood choice are considered. Our study analyzed the relationship between levels...
Source: SafetyLit - November 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Mortality risk among women exposed to violence in Brazil: a population-based exploratory analysis - Sandoval GA, Marinho F, Delaney R, Pinto IV, Lima CMD, Costa RM, Bello-Corassa R, Pereira VOM, Stevens A.
This study used a linked database containing nearly 800,000 violence (against women) notifications a...
Source: SafetyLit - November 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Co-creation of a sport-specific anterior cruciate ligament injury risk reduction program for women: A concept mapping approach - Bruder AM, Crossley KM, Mosler AB, Patterson B, Haberfield M, Donaldson A.
OBJECTIVES: To engage physiotherapists experienced in female elite sport and athletes to co-create a sport-specific anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury risk reduction program. DESIGN: Concept Mapping. METHODS: The Concept Systems Global...
Source: SafetyLit - November 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Household preparedness for emergency events: a cross-sectional survey on residents in four regions of China - Chen CY, Xu W, Dai Y, Xu W, Liu C, Wu Q, Gao L, Kang Z, Hao Y, Ning N.
This study aimed to assess household preparedness for emergency events and its determinants in China. DESIGN: A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was conducted on 3541 households in China in 2015. PARTICIPANTS: Households were selecte...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Evaluating the effects of in-vehicle side-view display layout design on physical demands of driving - Beck D, Jung J, Park W.
OBJECTIVE: A driving simulator study was conducted to comparatively evaluate the effects of three camera monitor system (CMS) display layouts and the traditional side-view mirror arrangement on the physical demands of driving. BACKGROUND: Despite t...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Exploring sustainable primary care responses to intimate partner violence in New Zealand: qualitative use of complexity theory - Gear C, Koziol-McLain J, Eppel E.
OBJECTIVE: To explore what affects sustainable responses to intimate partner violence within New Zealand primary care settings using complexity theory. DESIGN: Primary care professional interviews on intimate partner violence as a health issue are ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

National trends in imaging rates for eye-related emergency department visits in the United States - Zafar S, Sebestyen K, Qureshi Z, Schein O, Johnson P, Srikumaran D, Woreta FA.
PURPOSE: To identify nationwide trends and factors associated with advanced imaging (computed tomography [CT] and magnetic resonance imaging [MRI]) use for eye-related emergency department (ED) visits. DESIGN: Retrospective, trend study. ME...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Fractures diagnosed in primary care - a five-year retrospective observational study from a Norwegian rural municipality with a ski resort - Vabo S, Steen K, Brudvik C, Hunskaar S, Morken T.
Objective: The aim of this study was to characterize fractures recorded at a Norwegian primary care centre near a ski resort.Design: A retrospective five-year observational study in the period 2010-2014.Setting: A primary care centre e...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sex differences in factors associated with general life satisfaction among occupationally injured workers in korea: a panel analysis of the 2013-2017 Panel Study of Worker's Compensation Insurance - Noh JW, Kim KB, Cheon J, Lee Y, Kwon YD.
This study aimed to identify sex differences in facto...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The associations of acceptance with quality of life and mental health following spinal cord injury: a systematic review - Aaby A, Ravn SL, Kasch H, Andersen TE.
STUDY DESIGN: Systematic review. OBJECTIVES: To identify, critically appraise, and synthesize research findings on the associations between acceptance, quality of life (QOL), and mental health outcomes in individuals living with spinal cord injury ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Injury frequency and characteristics (location, type, cause and severity) differed significantly among athletics ('track and field') disciplines during 14 international championships (2007-2018): implications for medical service planning - Edouard P, Navarro L, Branco P, Gremeaux V, Timpka T, Junge A.
OBJECTIVE: To analyse differences between athletic disciplines in the frequency and characteristics of injuries during international athletics championships. METHODS: Study design, injury definition and data collection procedures were similar durin...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The cost of hospitalisation for youth self-harm: differences across age groups, sex, Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations - Kinchin I, Russell AMT, Byrnes J, McCalman J, Doran CM, Hunter E.
OBJECTIVE: To report the comparative rates, average length of stay and cost per episode of hospital management for self-harm in three age cohorts: 15-19  years, 20-24 years and 25-29 years; by sex and indigeneity. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS: A seconda...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association of antidepressants with recurrent, injurious and unexplained falls is not explained by reduced gait speed - Donoghue OA, Briggs R, Moriarty F, Kenny RA.
OBJECTIVE: To examine if antidepressants at baseline are associated with falls and syncope over 4 years follow-up and if any observed associations are explained by baseline gait speed. DESIGN: Longitudinal study (three waves). SETTING: The Irish Lo...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Reliability, measurement error and minimum detectable change in mobility measures: a cohort study of community-dwelling adults aged 50 years and over in Ireland - Donoghue OA, Savva GM, B örsch-Supan A, Kenny RA.
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the effects of repeat assessments, rater and time of day on mobility measures and to estimate their variation between and within participants in a population-based sample of Irish adults aged ≥50 years. DESIGN: Test-retest ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Tax design in the alcohol market - Griffith R, O ’Connell M, Smith K.
Alcohol consumption generates negative externalities that are non-linear in the total amount of alcohol consumed. If tastes for products are heterogeneous and correlated with marginal externalities, then varying tax rates on different products can lead to ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Axonics Isn & #039;t Letting Medtronic Stand in Its Way
For 22 years, the world's largest pure-play medical device company was the only player in sacral neuromodulation, a space that addresses urinary problems as well as fecal incontinence. Now there's a new kid on the block, which has created quite an intense David vs. Goliath medtech story. For those unfamiliar with the Axonics vs. Medtronic story up to this point, click here for a quick rundown of recent events that have transpired in this market.   FDA Approves Second Indication for Axonics r-SNM FDA approved the urinary indications for an implantable rechargeable sacral neuro...
Source: MDDI - November 18, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Implants Source Type: news

Paul Reiser Is Back With ‘Mad About You’ Reboot
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Source: AARP.org News - November 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Program Helps Prediabetics Lower Disease Risk
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Source: AARP.org News - November 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Animals Awarded Medal of Bravery for Serving in Wars
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Source: AARP.org News - November 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Many Older Workers Are Becoming Entrepreneurs
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Source: AARP.org News - November 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Dollar Tree Receives FDA Warning Over Imported Drugs
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Source: AARP.org News - November 18, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Foetus 18 Weeks: the greatest photograph of the 20th century?
In the 1950s, photojournalist Lennart Nilsson set out to capture the earliest stages of existence. His foetus images seized the public imagination – and sparked a controversy that has raged ever sinceIn April 1965, Life magazine put a photograph called Foetus 18 Weeks on its cover and caused a sensation. The issue was a spectacular success, the fastest-selling copy in Life ’s entire history. In full colour and crystal clear detail, the picture showed a foetus in its amniotic sac, with its umbilical cord winding off to the placenta. The unborn child, floating in a seemingly cosmic backdrop, appears vulnerable yet serene...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 18, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Charlotte Jansen Tags: Photography Pregnancy Reproduction Parents and parenting Women Culture Reproductive rights Abortion Health & wellbeing Family Art and design Life and style Society Magazines Newspapers Media Science Biology Source Type: news

UMass Amherst food scientist receives Nils Foss award in Denmark
(University of Massachusetts Amherst) University of Massachusetts Amherst Distinguished Professor David Julian McClements was honored Monday in Hiller ø d, Denmark, with the 2019 Nils Foss Excellence Prize for his pioneering work in food design and nanotechnology.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Take AARP's Newest Weekly News Quiz
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Source: AARP.org News - November 17, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Using Exercise to Prevent or Treat Diabetes
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Source: AARP.org News - November 17, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

5 Diabetes-Friendly Breakfast Food Ideas
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Source: AARP.org News - November 17, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

AHA Invests Big in ' End the Lies ' Research to Thwart Youth Vaping AHA Invests Big in ' End the Lies ' Research to Thwart Youth Vaping
The AHA announced a three-pronged plan to stop teen vaping: a $20 million research initiative, a hashtag/website awareness campaign, and more funding to lobby for e-cigarette policy changes.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 16, 2019 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Comparative effectiveness of sleep apnea screening instruments during inpatient rehabilitation following moderate to severe tbi - Nakase-Richardson R, Schwartz DJ, Drasher-Phillips L, Ketchum JM, Calero K, Dahdah MN, Monden KR, Bell K, Magalang U, Hoffman J, Whyte J, Bogner J, Zeitzer JM.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the diagnostic sensitivity and specificity and comparative effectiveness of traditional sleep apnea screening tools in traumatic brain injury (TBI) neurorehabilitation admissions. DESIGN: Prospective diagnostic comparative e...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medical care in unlicensed combat sports: a need for standardised regulatory frameworks - Channon A, Matthews CR, Hillier M.
OBJECTIVES: To explore the provision of medical care at 'unlicensed', full-contact amateur and lower-level professional combat sports competitions in England. DESIGN: Qualitative, mixed methods. METHODS: Observations totalling 200h of field...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The epidemiology of injuries in adult amateur rowers: a cross-sectional study - Finlay C, Dobbin N, Jones G.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the prevalence, nature and factors associated with injury among adult amateur rowers. DESIGN: Retrospective cross-sectional study. SETTING: UK-based amateur rowing clubs. PARTICIPANTS: 160 amateur rowers. MAIN OUTCOME MEA...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology 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

When undergoing chemo or radiation, cancer patients need to avoid diseases. CDC provides vital tips.
Agency’s website features educational materials about viruses, bugs and neutropenia for patients, caregivers and health-care providers.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - November 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

White House to Require Hospitals, Insurers to Disclose Actual Healthcare Prices
(WASHINGTON) — New rules from the Trump administration on Friday would require insurers and hospitals to disclose upfront the actual prices for common tests and procedures to promote competition and push down costs. The sweeping changes face stiff pushback from the health care industry and could be challenged in court. Even in an ideal world where information flows freely, patients and their families would have to deal with a learning curve to become comfortable with the intricacies of health care billing. “This shadowy system has to change,” Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said. “The ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR / AP Tags: Uncategorized Healthcare onetime Source Type: news

Wanted: 10,000 Dogs For Largest-Ever Study On Improving Canine Life Expectancy
By Allen Kim, CNN (CNN) — Dog lovers would agree: The lifespan of a dog is far too short. The Dog Aging Project hopes to change that. Researchers are hoping to study a group of 10,000 dogs over the course of 10 years to see whether they can improve the life expectancy of canines and their overall quality of life. Dogs’ lives are six to 12 times shorter than that of humans, according to a study by the Frontiers in Veterinary Science. The researchers, which include teams from the University of Washington School of Medicine and the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Offbeat CNN Dogs talkers Source Type: news

World's first vagina museum to open in London
Muff Busters exhibition begins in Camden in hope of tackling myths on ‘taboo’ body partsIn a bright indoor space in Camden ’s Stables Market, a giant tampon is flanked by giant menstrual cups. Illustrations of female genitalia are dotted around the walls and some underwear is in a glass case.This is theworld ’s first vagina museum dedicated to gynaecological anatomy, which opens this weekend in north-west London.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 15, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh Tags: Museums Exhibitions London Biology UK news Women Culture Life and style Science Art and design Source Type: news

9 Fall Driving Hazards and How to Drive Safely
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Source: AARP.org News - November 15, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Why Retiring Abroad May Be a Great Option as You Age
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Source: AARP.org News - November 15, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Practices encouraged to use free NHS Jobs advertising to attract nurses
GP practice managers can advertise nursing vacancies through NHS Jobs by using the new bolt-on website, which aims to increase the supply of general practice nurses.
Source: NHS Networks - November 15, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Design of a Mindfulness Virtual Community: A focus-group analysis - El Morr C, Maule C, Ashfaq I, Ritvo P, Ahmad F.
Mental illnesses are on the rise on campuses worldwide. There is a need for a scalable and economically sound innovation to address these mental health challenges. The aim of this study was to explore university students' needs and concerns in relation to ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nike creates trainers for medical staff working long shifts
Nike, which is headquartered in Oregon, US, described its trainers as 'a traditional clog made athletic' in its bid to appeal to medical workers. Similar trainers cost around £105 to £115 on its website.
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news