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Spain Says Barcelona Back in the Race to Host EU Drugs Agency Spain Says Barcelona Back in the Race to Host EU Drugs Agency
Spain's move to take direct control of Catalonia and thwart the region's independence bid has put Barcelona back in the race to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) once it leaves London after Brexit, Spain's health minister said on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Prediction of recidivism with the Youth Level of Service/Case Management Inventory (Reduced Version) in a sample of young Spanish offenders - Cuervo K, Villanueva L.
Intervention in youth recidivism is critical in helping prevent young people from continuing their criminal career into adulthood, on a life-course-persistent trajectory. Andrews and Bonta attempt to provide an explanation of risk and protective factors us... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Colorado biotech shares soars after patent issued in Europe
Shares in Arca Biopharma Inc. were soaring in early Thursday trading after the biotech reported that one of its treatments for cardiovascular disease has been issued a patent in Europe. The Westminster biotech reported that the European patent was validated in: Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Shares in Arca Biopharma (Nasdaq: ABIO) were up more than 30 percent in early Thursday trading, rising 37 cents to $1.55. The company… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Human evolution was uneven and punctuated, suggests new research
(Elsevier) Neanderthals survived at least 3,000 years longer than we thought in Southern Iberia -- what is now Spain -- long after they had died out everywhere else, according to new research published in Heliyon. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Scilex seeks EU nod for ZTlido lidocaine patch
Sorrento Therapeutics (NSDQ:SRNE) subsidiary Scilex Pharmaceuticals said today that it filed a marketing authorization application seeking approval for its ZTlido lidocaine patch. The San Diego, Calif.-based company said it is pursuing a hybrid regulatory pathway with the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency in the U.K., which will serve as the lead review agency. The company also plans to file for review in other countries, including Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Ireland. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Scilex seeks EU nod for ZTlido ...
Source: Mass Device - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Pain Management Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat Scilex Pharmaceuticals Sorrento Therapeutics Source Type: news

Spain's Almirall warns of delay in approval for psoriasis drug
(Reuters) - Spanish pharma company Almirall said on Tuesday it expects the launch of psoriasis treatment drug, Tildrakizumab, in Europe to get delayed by at least six months due to regulatory hurdles. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Game responses during young padel match play: age and gender comparisons - Garc ía-Benítez S, Courel-Ibáñez J, Perez-Bilbao T, Felipe JL.
The purpose of the present study was to assess match activity profile and temporal structure in U-16 and U-18 male and female padel players from the 2014 Spanish Youth National Championship. A total of 1670 rallies from 12 matches were recorded through sys... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation in a community-derived sample of Spanish adolescents - Fonseca-Pedrero E, Inchausti F, P érez-Gutiérrez L, Aritio Solana R, Ortuño-Sierra J, Sánchez-García MªÁ, Lucas-Molina B, Domínguez C, Foncea D, Espinosa V, Gorría A, Urbiola-Merina E, Fernández M, Merina Díaz C, Gutierrez C, Aures M, Campos MS, Domínguez-Garrido E, Pérez de Albéniz Iturriaga A.
INTRODUCTION: Suicide is a current public health problem and among the main causes of mortality in adolescents and young adults. The main goal of this study was to analyse suicidal ideation in a representative sample of Spanish adolescents. Specifically, t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Barriers to implement screening for alcohol consumption in Spanish hypertensive patients - Miquel L, L ópez-Pelayo H, Nuño L, Arbesú JÁ, Zarco J, Manthey J, Rehm J, Gual A.
This study aims to explore the barriers to implem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Effectiveness of mechanical thinning and prescribed burning on fire behavior in Pinus nigra forests in NE Spain - Piqu é M, Domènech R.
Fuel treatments can mitigate present and future impacts of climate change by reducing fire intensity and severity. In recent years, Pinus nigra forests in the Mediterranean basin have been dramatically affected by the new risk of highly intense and extreme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Lifestyle choices affect multiple generations: Studies show that environmental memories are stored at a cellular level
(Natural News) A recent animal study published in the Science journal has revealed that genetic changes caused by environmental factors may be passed down from one generation to another. According to a team of researchers at the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) in Spain, the genetic changes may even be inherited by up to 14 generations thereafter. The experts... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World Antibiotic Awareness Week
Professor Dame Sally Davies, England's Chief Medical Officer, recently warned that the world could face a  " post-antibiotic apocalypse.” She urged that, unless action is taken to halt the practices that have allowed antibiotic resistance to spread and ways are found to develop new types of antibiotics, we could return to the days when simple wounds, infections or routine operations, are life-threatening. To mark   World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 13th-19th November,  we are highlighting Cochrane  evidence which supports decision-making in the appropriate use of antibiotics. Pr...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 13, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Funding Awarded for Health and Wellbeing Workshop Series
The GMR office is excited to announce that Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) has been granted an Outreach Award for the development and implementation of a Health and Wellbeing Workshop Series. Background Both nationally and in Minnesota, Latinos experience persistent equity gaps in health and wellbeing. These disparities are not based in biology, but rather are the result of the burdens of poverty falling disproportionately on people of color and immigrant communities. To achieve a state of well-being as a community and reverse persistent equity gaps, Latinos need access to high-quality health services that a...
Source: The Cornflower - November 13, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Derek Johnson Tags: Advocacy Funding News from the Region Outreach Training Source Type: news

The first effective therapy against glioblastoma by attacking telomeres
(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncol ó gicas (CNIO)) Researchers at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) have shown that it is possible to block the growth of human and murine glioblastoma in mouse models by blocking the TRF1 protein; an essential component of the telomere-protective complex. The study, published in Cancer Cell, describes a new and promising way to combat this type of brain tumor by attacking its ability to regenerate and divide immortally. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 13, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

HIV Vaccine Boost Induces Significant Antibody Response HIV Vaccine Boost Induces Significant Antibody Response
An additional dose of HIV vaccine MVA-B four years after the last immunization induces significant immune responses in healthy volunteers, researchers from Spain report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - November 12, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news

SECOND OPINION | Is religious belief hard-wired into the brain?
Scientists test the hypothesis that humans are born believers by following pilgrims on the famous Camino de Santiago in Spain. Also, remembering Canada's Dr. Elizabeth Stern, a scientist whose pioneering cancer research is still saving lives. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Green rooves to reduce the effects of climate change
(University of Seville) it would be necessary to have between 207 and 740 hectares of green rooves in a city like Seville (Spain), depending on the scenario that is contemplated, to reduce the effects of climate change in relation to the maximum temperature rises of between 1.5 and 6 º C that are estimated by the end of the century. This would require between 11 and 40 percent of the buildings in the city (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Nov-Dec 2017, SNOMED CT: Spanish Edition of the International Release Available
The National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce that the SNOMED CT Spanish International Edition October 2017 is available for download. This release includes the Spanish translations of the July 2017 SNOMED CT International Edition and Release Notes that highlight the changes for this release. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - November 7, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Food Allergy Detection Device Could Remove Danger Of Dining Out
BOSTON (CBS) – Clare Maloney-Kolenberg is high school junior from Winchester who is looking forward to traveling to Spain on an exchange program with her Spanish class. But that excitement is coupled with a bit of anxiety due to her food allergies. “I’m allergic to tree nuts, peanuts and sesame,” she told WBZ-TV. It’s a list that can make dining out a bit dicey, even in familiar restaurants near home.  But once you add unfamiliar foods and a language barrier, that increases the odds of a reaction. That’s exactly what happened when Clare ordered ice cream on a trip to Germany wi...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Local News Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Food Allergy Detection Device Source Type: news

Grifols wins FDA nod for fibrin sealant
Grifols (NSDQ:GRFS) said this week it won FDA approval for its Fibrin Sealant designed for surgical use in adults. The company said the newly cleared product is composed of the plasma proteins fibrinogen and human thrombin. Grifols said that the Fibrin Sealant will be manufactured at its Parts de Vallés facilities in Barcelona, Spain, according to an SEC filing. Last week, Grifols reported third-quarter sales and earnings growth that missed the consensus forecast The Spanish healthcare giant posted profits of €153.9 million , or €0.22 per share, on sales of €1.06 bil...
Source: Mass Device - November 6, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Regulatory/Compliance Surgical Grifols Source Type: news

Together for more food safety in Europe and its neighboring countries
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) Strawberries from Spain, tomatoes from the Netherlands, spices from Morocco and citrus fruits from Georgia -- the globalization of food production and food trading is posing new challenges for consumer health protection. The range of foods is getting bigger and their safety has to be guaranteed in increasingly more complex supply chains. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Trial shows most people will complete treatment for latent TB without direct observation
(American College of Physicians) A phase 4 randomized clinical trial found that self-administered treatment for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) had a high rate of treatment completion in the United States, Spain, and Hong Kong among a diverse patient population. This is significant because transition from latent TB to active disease accounts for an estimated 86 percent of active TB cases in the United States. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 6, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Joining in the fungi: black truffle grown in UK for first time
Dog unearths P érigord black truffle successfully grown in Wales, the furthest north the delicacy has ever been foundAn expensive Mediterranean black truffle has been cultivated in the UK for the first time, the farthest north that the species has been found.Researchers believe the truffle, mostly found in northern Spain, southern France and northern Italy, was able to grow in Wales due to climate change.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 6, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Press Association Tags: Climate change Fungi Environment Wales Food & drink Biology Life and style Science UK news Source Type: news

Liberal publication "deaf shames" disabled ballet dancer by photoshopping away her cochlear implant for its glamour ad
(Natural News) Virgin Active, which is a chain of health clubs located in South Africa, Italy, Spain, Australia and a few other countries, has recently come under fire for allegedly editing out the cochlear implant of one of their models, 27-year-old Simone Botha Welgemoed. Naturally, when Welgemoed noticed that her implants were not in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish with a side of plastic?
Our ancestors thrived on eating fish fresh from the ocean. After all, fish is a pure source of protein and healthy omega-3 fats. But our modern fish supply is vastly different than anything our ancestors ate. As our oceans have become more and more polluted, so has our seafood. In fact, the fish on your dinner plate today is likely loaded with plastic trash. Let me explain… Every year, billions of pounds of plastic waste pour into our oceans and rivers. I’m talking about things like grocery bags, drinking straws, water bottles and more. It’s now estimated that up to 51 trillion pieces of plastic c...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 3, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Health Nutrition dinner estrogen fat fish plastic testosterone thyroid function toxins weight Source Type: news

New SNOMED CT Spanish International Edition
The SNOMED CT Spanish International Edition (October 2017) is now available for download. This release includes the Spanish translations of the July 2017 SNOMED CT International Edition and Release Notes which highlight the changes for this release. (Source: UMLS News)
Source: UMLS News - November 3, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Nov-Dec 2017, Lab Test Information Available in MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus now has lab test information in English and Spanish. Learn about laboratory tests, including what the lab test is used for, why a doctor may order it, how the test will feel, and what the results may mean. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - November 2, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Grifols posts Q3 sales, earnings gains
Grifols (NSDQ:GRFS) today reported third-quarter sales and earnings growth that nevertheless missed the consensus forecast The Spanish healthcare giant posted profits of €153.9 million , or €0.22 per share, on sales of €1.06 billion for the three months ended Sept. 30 (about $179.3 million, 23¢ and $1.23 billion, respectively). Analysts on Wall Street were looking for earnings of 30¢ on sales of $1.26 billion. GRFS shares were down -2.1% to $22.71 apiece today in early trading on Wall Street; in Madrid, the stock was off -4.7% to €25.67 per share. ($1 = &euro...
Source: Mass Device - November 2, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Grifols Source Type: news

CSIC tightens the noose around superbugs
(Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)) A team led by researchers from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has made an important breakthrough in the battle against superbugs and their resistance to multiple drugs. Scientists have designed molecules which can break the cellular mechanisms which lead these bacteria to becoming unaffected by conventional antibiotics. The results of this discovery are published in the latest issue of the journal, Cell. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Two important signalling pathways in cancer and ageing are connected for the first time
(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncol ó gicas (CNIO)) Two years ago, a group led by Maria A. Blasco at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) hit upon several compounds that caused injury to the telomeres and now, in a study published in Nature Communications, they show that these drugs achieve this effect by acting on PI3K, a key protein in cancer and ageing. This is the first time that a functional link has been described between this pathway and the telomeres. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 2, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

FDA takes unprecedented step toward more efficient global pharmaceutical manufacturing inspections
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has determined the agency will recognize eight European drug regulatory authorities as capable of conducting inspections of manufacturing facilities that meet FDA requirements. The eight regulatory authorities found to be capable are those located in: Austria, Croatia, France, Italy, Malta, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - October 31, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How to detect the risk of dyslexia before learning to read
(FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology) Almost 10 percent of the world population suffers dyslexia. Establishing an early diagnosis would allow the development of training programs to palliate this disorder. We now may be nearer to reaching this goal thanks to a study carried out by the Basque Centre on Cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL), associating auditory processing in children to their reading skills. The results offer a new approach for detecting the risk before the children learn to read. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Event Debuts TMA Botanical Medicine Exhibit in Spanish
The Texas Medical Association (TMA) unveils a Spanish-language translation of its popular History of Medicine exhibit, “Deep Roots: Botanical Medicine From Plants to Prescriptions,” with a special Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) event. Dia de los Muertos is a celebrated holiday in Mexico and other regions. (Source: TMA News Room)
Source: TMA News Room - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Descriptive analysis of the medical care performed in the Spanish military Role 1 Medical Treatment Facility deployed in Operation 'Inherent Resolve' (Iraq), 2015-2016 - Garc ía Cañas R, Navarro Suay R.
INTRODUCTION: Operation 'Inherent Resolve' was approved by the United Nations in August 2014 with the objective of suppressing the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and increasing the region's stability. The mission of the Spanish military forces within... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress disorder symptomatology in people affected by home eviction in Spain - Robles-Ortega H, Guerra P, Gonz ález-Usera I, Mata-Martín JL, Fernández-Santaella MC, Vila J, Bolívar-Muñoz J, Bernal-Solano M, Mateo-Rodríguez I, Daponte-Codina A.
This study i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cobalt and tungsten -- the key to cheaper, cleaner hydrogen
(Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ)) Researchers at the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) and Rovira and Virgili University (URV, both in Tarragona, Spain) presented their results in the prestigious scientific journal 'Nature Chemistry'. The new catalyst features cobalt and tungsten, Earth-abundant materials that are way cheaper than current alternatives, based in precious metals like iridium. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 30, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Knee replacement surgery: Britons skipping NHS queues to fly to THESE European countries
NHS waiting lists are leading many to seek treatment abroad in Europe, according to new data, with many patients flying to Germany, France and Spain for surgery. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epidemiology of traumatic spinal cord injury in childhood and adolescence in Galicia, Spain: report of the last 26-years - Canosa-Hermida E, Mora-Boga R, Cabrera-Sarmiento JJ, Ferreiro-Velasco ME, Salvador-de la Barrera S, Rodriguez-Sotillo A, Montoto-Marqu és A.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the characteristics of traumatic spinal cord injury in children of Galicia (Spain). DESIGN: Descriptive and retrospective study. METHODS: Data extracted from the internal registry of the Spinal Cord Injury Unit and the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

MSLs: The Superheroes of Pharma?
The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) has come a long way in a short time. While pharma never stands still for long, the need for scientifically credible partners to help customers understand the growing complexity of new medicines and navigate the choppy waters of real-world evidence and health outcomes, has seen the MSL come to the fore in ways few might have imagined.While the core competencies of the MSL remain unchanged, new capabilities will be needed – both for MSLs and MSL leaders – to meet the demands of the changing roles. But what does the modern MSL look like and what skills will they need now and in th...
Source: EyeForPharma - October 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lucy Fulford Source Type: news

Scientists discover Alzheimer's disease in dolphins
An international team of researchers examined the bodies of dolphins who had died after washing ashore on the Spanish coast. And, for the first time, they found 'clear evidence' of Alzheimer's. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

European Physicians Unify Guidelines Amid Political Turmoil European Physicians Unify Guidelines Amid Political Turmoil
United European Gastroenterology Week will be held in Barcelona, where physicians will meet in a region conflicted over a referendum in Catalonia that called for independence from Spain October 1.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

"Football is a boys' game": children's perceptions about barriers for physical activity during recess time - Mart ínez-Andrés M, Bartolomé-Gutiérrez R, Rodríguez-Martín B, Pardo-Guijarro MJ, Martínez-Vizcaino V.
The aim of the study was to know the factors that influence boys and girls' perceptions for performing physical activity during playground recess from their own perspective. Ninety-eight schoolchildren aged 8-11  years from five schools from Cuenca (Spain)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Normative ratings for perceptual and motor attributes of 750 object concepts in Spanish - D íez-Álamo AM, Díez E, Alonso MÁ, Vargas CA, Fernandez A.
Subjective ratings of perceptual and motor attributes were obtained for a set of 750 concrete concepts in Spanish by requiring scale-based judgments from a sample of university students (N = 539). Following on the work of Amsel, Urbach, and Kutas (2012), t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Integrative health group visit reduce chronic pain in underserved Spanish-speaking Latinos
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Spanish-speaking Latinos suffering from chronic pain, who typically lack access to effective treatments due to insurance, income, and language barriers, showed significant benefits from an Integrative Medical Group Visit (IMGV) approach that was adapted for this population. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Data from roadside screening for psychoactive substances, alcohol and illicit drugs, among Spanish drivers in 2015 - Herrero MJ, Domingo-Salvany A, De la Torre R.
The data presented in this article are related to the paper "Prevalence of psychoactive substances, alcohol and illicit drugs, in Spanish drivers: A roadside study in 2015". (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2017.07.005) Domingo-(Salvany et al., 2017) [... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Changing the way we understand precarious employment and health: precarisation affects the entire salaried population - Juli à M, Vives A, Tarafa G, Benach J.
Employment precariousness (EP) has expanded over recent years. The aim of this study is to test the existence of a general precarisation of the Spanish labour market and its association with mental health for different types of contract. On the subsample o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Digital storytelling helps encourage Latinas to pursue treatment for depression and anxiety
A UCLA Nursing professor has found that culturally tailored multimedia content holds great promise for encouraging Latina woman seek help for, and address the symptoms of, anxiety and depression.“In my previous research, I found that Latina participants were hard-working and dedicated to their families,” said MarySue Heilemann, an associate professor at the UCLA School of Nursing, the study’s lead author. “To them, getting much-needed mental health care felt selfish and indulgent. I f it doesn’t help the family, they just won’t pursue it.”Theresearch is published in JMIR Mental Hea...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 21, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Changing the way we understand precarious employment and health: precarisation affects the entire salaried population - Juli à M, Vives A, Tarafa G, Benach J.
Employment precariousness (EP) has expanded over recent years. The aim of this study is to test the existence of a general precarisation of the Spanish labour market and its association with mental health for different types of contract. On the subsample o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Patient-Centricity: Cracking The Formula
“If you use patient-centricity to generate more sales you will fail, if that’s your purpose, you will fail,” says Cesar Concepcion, Managing Director, Novartis Spain.This earnest warning to companies who might try to cash in on patient-centricity – using it as a pretext to push margins – is also a disarming blow to pharma’s naysayers, who are quick to tar everyone with the same brush.“I worked in oncology for many years and, in this area, it is quite easy to understand the patient journey because the patient is facing a very difficult time,” says Concepcion. “There is a...
Source: EyeForPharma - October 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Adam Chapman Source Type: news

Phages are an effective alternative to the use of antibiotics in aquaculture
(Elhuyar Fundazioa) Researchers from AZTI, Biopolis S.L. (Spain), University of Aveiro (Portugal) and the Aguacircia Aquaculture company (Portugal) have participated in the Enviphage project. The project has evaluated the impact of the use of bacteriophages which fight the pathogens responsible for the diseases that affect species bred in fish farms, on the environmental and intestinal bacteria communities of the fish. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 19, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news