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Small PFS Bump in Gastric/GEJ Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Clinical vs statistical significance in trial of first-line ramucirumab (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - January 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New Death Registry Rollout May Improve Vital Statistics
The state of Texas is giving new life to system that records how people died, and Texas doctors are optimistic it will be easier to use and will lead to more accurate death records, which collect vital data used to monitor public health. (Source: TMA News Room)
Source: TMA News Room - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tide Pod 'Challenge:' Web Fad Brings Big Dangers
There have been 39 reported cases of teens intentionally ingesting laundry pods during the first 15 days of 2018, poison control center statistics show. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burundi:8 Percent of Adolescent Girls Fell Pregnant in Burundi, Reveals Isteebu Report
[Iwacu] Eight percent of teenage girls fall pregnant early in the country, reveals the 3rd 2016-2017 Demographic and Health Survey conducted by Burundi Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (ISTEEBU). Ignorance about reproductive health is one of the main causes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 19, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Infant mortality rates in Texas vary dramatically from one zip code to the next
(The University of Texas System) Infant mortality rates in Texas vary dramatically even across neighboring zip codes, according to a new analysis and mapping tool from researchers at The University of Texas System and UT Health Northeast. The analysis and searchable map, which are the first of their kind in Texas, use data from Texas Vital Statistics Linked Birth and Death Records from 2011-2014. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

China births drop 3.5 percent in 2017 - China Daily
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Births in mainland China fell by 3.5 percent to 17.23 million last year, the China Daily reported on Friday, citing figures from the country's statistics bureau. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

SAGE Publishing expands data offering with the purchase of Data-Planet
SAGE Publishing has today announced the purchase of Data-Planet, a statistical multidisciplinary data repository that has application in academic libraries, public libraries, government and commercial markets. Speaking of the purchase Karen Phillips, Senior Vice President Global Learning Resources, SAGE commented: “Data-Planet marks another exciting leap forward for SAGE in our data offerings to the library and research community. It transforms our data publishing, both increasing the scale of data that we offer; the range of data including global data; and the versatility of analysis that Data-Planet offer...
Source: News from STM - January 18, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

People are walking 20% less than they did 10 years ago
English adults made just 3.8 trips on foot each week in 2015, data shows - compared to the 4.7 trips they made recorded in 2005, according to data from the Office for National Statistics. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I ’m Sick — Here ’s How NOT to Respond.
Friends, listen. I have cancer.  It’s a potentially terminal type, but it looks like I’ll just have to take a couple pills every day for the rest of my life and be a little careful about the choices I make.  I want you to know that this means a lot will change, and you’ll likely see some impact.  Sometimes I’ll need to stay in bed.  Sometimes I won’t have much of an appetite.  Sometimes I may not be healthy enough to go out with you, or have the energy to do the things I want to do.  Sometimes I’ll cancel our plans, because I made them when I felt ok, but th...
Source: Psych Central - January 18, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Morgan Meredith Tags: Depression Personal Stories Stigma Stigmatization support Source Type: news

Science and Engineering Indicators 2018
is now available. Published by the National Science Board, this biennial report provides a broad base of high-quality quantitative data about the U.S. and international science and engineering enterprise. Accompanying the report is a digest drawing attention to important trends and data points, as well as the State Indicators data tool that enables interactive exploration of U.S. state-specific indicators in science and engineering. The complete content of this digital report, including supporting detailed data tables, is available for download and sharing. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - January 18, 2018 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Inside the NHS ’ s winter crisis
Among the procedural messages that paramedic Jason Anderson and his ambulance colleagues receive on their onboard computers as they drive through London, one particular request from hospitals is becoming more and more frequent: Extreme pressure here. Please avoid and use alternative hospital if patient criteria permit. “This morning I’ve received three or four messages like that,” he says. “It means that if we show up to overstretched hospitals there is a high possibility of extended waits. Therefore we constantly try to ensure we take our patients to the most appropriate emergency department”...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article Magazine ambulance service fighting cuts and privatisation in the NHS NHS in crisis Source Type: news

Snus tobacco on the rise as Norway smoking halved in a decade
OSLO (Reuters) - The share of Norwegians who smoke on a daily basis has halved in the last decade and was last year exceeded for the first time by the use of snus, a wet snuff tobacco product, Statistics Norway said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Learn How to Help Your Community Deal with Psychological Distress
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - January 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Alcohol and drug misuse treatment statistics
Public Health England has released statistics to support improvements in decision making when planning alcohol and drug misuse treatment services. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Low testosterone linked to this deficiency …
Without the sun, none of us would be here. After all, we evolved to live under the sun. But many of us are trained to believe the sun is your deadly enemy. Every day doctors warn you to stay out of the sun. And if you do go out, they want you to slather your skin with toxic sunscreen. Their 30-year-old campaign has been very successful. So successful, that people today are extremely deficient in vitamin D. In fact, a new clinical review shows that nearly a billion people across the globe are vitamin D deficient.1 And low vitamin D is a surefire path to chronic disease, early death — and low testosterone. Almost every...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - January 17, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Men's Health Nutrition a sagging sex drive chronic disease deficiency early death low T low testosterone. man boobs no energy trouble sleeping vitamin weight gain Source Type: news

Baby brains help infants figure it out before they try it out
(Penn State) Researchers at Penn State are using new statistical analysis methods to compare how we observe infants develop new skills with the unseen changes in electrical activity in the brain, or electroencephalography (EEG) power. They found that most babies appear to learn new skills in irregular bursts, while their EEG power grows steadily behind the scenes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Monitoring road traffic congestion using a macroscopic traffic model and a statistical monitoring scheme - Zeroual A, Harrou F, Sun Y, Messai N.
Monitoring vehicle traffic flow plays a central role in enhancing traffic management, transportation safety and cost savings. In this paper, we propose an innovative approach for detection of traffic congestion. Specifically, we combine the flexibility and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Flame retardants in UK furniture increase smoke toxicity more than they reduce fire growth rate - McKenna ST, Birtles R, Dickens K, Walker RG, Spearpoint MJ, Stec AA, Hull TR.
This paper uses fire statistics to show the importance of fire toxicity on fire deaths and injuries, and the importance of upholstered furniture and bedding on fatalities from unwanted fires. The aim was to compare the fire hazards (fire growth and smoke t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Cape Town Is 90 Days Away From Running Out of Water
After three years of unprecedented drought, the South African city of Cape Town has less than 90 days worth of water in its reservoirs, putting it on track to be the first major city in the world to run out of water. Unless residents drastically cut down on daily use, warns Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille, taps in the seaside metropolis of four million will soon run dry. On April 22, to be exact. Here’s what to know: The date is just a scare tactic, surely? Nope. Day Zero, as it is called, is real, and is calculated every week based on current reservoir capacity and daily consumption. On Jan. 8 Mayor De Lille revi...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aryn Baker / Cape Town Tags: Uncategorized Environment South Africa Source Type: news

Coming of age in a Snapchat world: How do I keep my child safe?
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, WhatsApp, Reddit. As a parent, your instinct is always to protect your child. But how 
do you protect them in the ever-evolving digital landscape? Social media has become a part of our everyday lives and is changing the way we interact with the world around us. According to a study by Common Sense Media, teenagers use an average of nine hours of entertainment media a day and tweens (ages 8-12) use an average of six hours per day. This does not include using media for school or homework. What is the long-term impact of this amount of media exposure on the developing...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 15, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Marie Reilly and Amy Young Tags: Ask the Expert Parenting Teen Health ADHD Division of Developmental Medicine social media Source Type: news

New Carnegie Mellon dynamic statistical model follows gene expressions over time
(Carnegie Mellon University) Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the model now gives researchers a tool that extends past observing static networks at a single snapshot in time, which is hugely beneficial since network data are usually dynamic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bond strength of universal adhesives to air-abraded zirconia ceramics.
J Oral Sci. 2017;59(4):565-570. doi: 10.2334/josnusd.16-0666.AbstractThe bond strength of universal adhesives to air-abraded zirconia ceramic was evaluated. Overall, 40 zirconia ceramic blocks with dimensions of 6 × 6 × 4 mm were cut from pre-sintered blanks. The sintered blocks were embedded in self-cured acrylic resin. The zirconia blocks were then randomly allocated to four groups (n = 10) in which different universal adhesives were used, except for the control group in which no universal adhesive w as used. A silicon mold was used to build the resin cement. All specimens were stored in distilled water for 2...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 12, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Cancer survival rate continues to climb
Women's probability of surviving cancer is improving year-to-year despite their continuing to be diagnosed with the disease at a steady rate, according to statistics released by the American Cancer Society. The U.S. cancer death rate among men and women dropped 25 percent in the quarter century since the early 1990s and continues to decline, researchers found. That translates to more than 2.1 million fewer cancer deaths than would have been expected if death rates had remained at their peak.   Re search… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Cancer survival rate continues to climb
Women's probability of surviving cancer is improving year-to-year despite their continuing to be diagnosed with the disease at a steady rate, according to statistics released by the American Cancer Society. The U.S. cancer death rate among men and women dropped 25 percent in the quarter century since the early 1990s and continues to decline, researchers found. That translates to more than 2.1 million fewer cancer deaths than would have been expected if death rates had remained at their peak.   Re search… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Nigeria:Happy World Meal Gate - Tackling the Hunger & Malnutrition Challenge
[Vanguard] The hunger and malnutrition scourge is daily assuming a monstrous dimension in Nigeria and the African continent.The statistics are horrendous and alarming as they come. Most worrisome is the unending string of conflicts in the middle -belt and north-east regions of Nigeria;which greatly compromises the food security and nutrition of millions of Nigerians domiciled within such identified troubled spots.It might interest you to know that Nigeria has one of the highest number of Internally Displaced Persons (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Reported Contraceptive Use in the Month of Becoming Pregnant among U.S. Abortion Patients in 2000 and 2014
ObjectivesTo determine whether types of contraceptive methods used by abortion patients in the month they became pregnant changed between 2000 and 2014. Study DesignWe used secondary data from the 2000 (n=10,015) and 2014 (8177) Abortion Patient Surveys. Patients were asked which contraceptive methods they had last used and when they had stopped or if they were still using them. The main outcome variable was type of contraceptive method used in the month the pregnancy began. We used bivariate logistic regressions to assess changes in the demographic and contraceptive use profiles of abortion patients. ResultsIn...
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

On the simulation-based reliability of complex emergency logistics networks in post-accident rescues - Wang W, Huang L, Liang X.
This paper investigates the reliability of complex emergency logistics networks, as reliability is crucial to reducing environmental and public health losses in post-accident emergency rescues. Such networks' statistical characteristics are analyzed first.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Built on the Basics, Tutorat Is Quietly Revolutionizing Health Care in Senegal
January 11, 2018Mentoring and coaching are the stars of this training and performance-improvement approach.Tutorat —the French word for “tutoring.”  Even the name of this training approach shirks the limelight. But it’s hard to argue with results, which are exactly what Tutorat has been delivering for health care in Senegal.When I sat down with one of the pioneers of this approach,Dr. Boniface Sebikali, IntraHealth International ’s senior clinical advisor, it became clear that Tutorat is something special. It’s quietly revolutionizing health care in Senegal and making higher quality...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

NHS A & E waiting times hit worst on record, figures show
Officials have slammed the 'disappointing' statistics, released by NHS England, which come a week after an unprecedented move to cancel 55,000 operations. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A & E waiting times hit their worst on record, figures show
Officials have slammed the 'disappointing' statistics, released by NHS England, which come a week after an unprecedented move to cancel 55,000 operations. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Older Workers Do Hard Physical Jobs
by William E. Gibson, AARP, January 8, 2018|Comments: 0. Package delivery workers shake hands over boxes. Getty Images. Statistics show that all five of the top job opportunities for older men are in fields requiring physical exertion. Not only are a lot of older Americans putting off retirement these days, but many  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - January 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Addressing the epistemic uncertainty in maritime accidents modelling using Bayesian network with interval probabilities - Zhang G, Thai VV, Yuen KF, Loh HS, Zhou Q.
Bayesian Network (BN) is often criticized for demanding a large number of crisp/exact/precise conditional probability numbers which, due to the lack of statistics, have to be obtained through experts' judgment. These exact probability numbers provided by t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Building information modeling and safety management: a systematic review - Mart ínez-Aires MD, López-Alonso M, Martínez-Rojas M.
Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) in building construction remains a worldwide problem in terms of workplace injury, illness and fatality statistics. Construction Safety requires care and planning throughout the project life-cycle, from the design phase... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Heinrich's pyramid and occupational safety: a statistical validation methodology - Marshall P, Hirmas A, Singer M.
Heinrich's pyramid, which postulates that the severity distribution of occupational accidents is relatively constant, is one of the main tools for management of occupational safety. However, existing evidence suggests that decreases in minor accidents have... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Retaliatory violence between police and citizens is primed by social media
(Utah State University) The research explores relationships between law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, fatal use of force incidents and social media activity related to the Black Lives Matter movement. An uptick in Black Lives Matter-related tweets was associated with increases in fatal shootings of minority citizens, but not non-minorities. The effect of Black Lives Matter-related tweets on officer fatalities was also statistically significant, but not as strong as the effect on minority fatalities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Stressful Are Jobs in Medtech?
Many jobs are stressful, but according to one article, a number of positions in the medtech industry offer employees a good balance of high pay and low stress. The website Business Insider analyzed salary data from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics and stress tolerance rankings (a measure of how important it is for employees with that job to accept criticism and deal calmly and effectively with high-stress situations) from O*NET Online to compile a list of 32 occupations that offer the benefits of high compensation and relatively low stress. Among the jobs that made the list were several posit...
Source: MDDI - January 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news

Men have 43 hours of leisure time a week reveals ONS
Women work more because they spend hours on unpaid work such as household chores and childcare, according to the report by the Newport-based Office for National Statistics (stock image). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Smarter National Surveillance System for Occupational Safety and Health in the 21st Century (January 2018)
Report concludes that NIOSH should lead a collaborative effort with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), OSHA, and the states to establish and strengthen regional occupational safety and health surveillance programs. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Data Revolution Should Not Leave Women and Girls Behind
Most African farmers are women. Credit: IPSBy Jemimah NjukiOTTAWA, Canada, Jan 9 2018 (IPS)If there is one political principle that has been constant throughout the history of human civilization it is the fact that land is power. This is something that is particularly true, and often painfully so, for women who farm in Africa. Though women in Africa are far more likely to farm than men, they are also much less likely to have secure rights to the land where they cultivate crops and they typically hold smaller plots of inferior quality.As a researcher who studies the role of gender in agriculture, I want to do my part to add...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jemimah Njuki Tags: Africa Democracy Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Food & Agriculture Gender Global Governance Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Natural Resources Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & In Source Type: news

Men have 43 hours of leisure time a week
Women work more because they spend hours on unpaid work such as household chores and childcare, according to the report by the Newport-based Office for National Statistics (stock image). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIOSH, BLS, and OSHA Should Strengthen Coordination for Occupational Injury, Illness, and Exposure Surveillance
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health should lead a collaborative effort with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the states to establish and strengthen regional occupational safety and health surveillance programs, says a new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The nation needs a robust occupational safety and health surveillance system to provide critical information about the relationships between work and injuries and illnesses in order to inform policy development, guide educational and regulatory activities, d...
Source: News from the National Academies - January 9, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

The relationship between posttraumatic growth and psychosocial variables in survivors of state terrorism and their relatives - C árdenas-Castro M, Faúndez-Abarca X, Arancibia-Martini H, Ceruti-Mahn C.
The present study explores reports of growth in survivors and family members of victims of state terrorism ( N = 254) in Chile from 1973 to 1990. The results indicate the presence of reports of posttraumatic growth ( M = 4.69) and a positive and statistica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

KTU students are developing dissolving lenses for glaucoma treatment
(Kaunas University of Technology) Students' team from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is working on a development of dissolving contact eye lenses, which can be of great assistance for those suffering from glaucoma. According to statistics, glaucoma is the most common cause of preventable, irreversible blindness -- it is responsible for 12.3 percent of blindness worldwide. It is being estimated that by the year 2020 there will be almost 80 million people in the world suffering from the condition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 9, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Crossing the threshold from porn use to porn problem: frequency and modality of porn use as predictors of sexually coercive behaviors - Marshall EA, Miller HA, Bouffard JA.
According to recent statistics, as many as one in five female college students are victims of sexual assault during their college career. To combat what has been called the "Campus Rape Crisis," researchers have attempted to understand what variables are a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Assuming personal responsibility for sexual victimization: harmful but potentially adaptive for college women? - Donde SD, Ragsdale SKA.
Survivors of sexual trauma often experience pervasive adverse cognitive attributions, such as assuming responsibility for victimization. In fact, these negative outcomes were recently included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

NHS workforce statistics, September 2017
NHS Digital has published provisional monthly numbers of NHS hospital and community health service staff working in trusts and CCGs in England. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 9, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Rhinoceros DNA database successful in aiding poaching prosecutions
Statistical study shows how powerful RhODIS database is in linking forensic evidence to particular animals, say researchersA large database of rhinoceros DNA is successfully being used to prosecute poachers and those trading rhino horns, new research has revealed.While numbers of the southern white rhino – the only wild subspecies of white rhino in Africa – have grown to about 20,000, fewer than 5,500 black rhinos are thought to exist in the wild, and both species are affected by poaching.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 8, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Genetics Biology Science Endangered species Animals Conservation Environment Wildlife Source Type: news

Malvern firm's common warts treatment show promise in mid-stage testing
Aclaris Therapeutics Inc. said Monday its experimental treatment targeting common warts — a condition for which there is no Food and Drug Administration approved medicine — generated positive results in mid-stage testing. The Malvern, Pa., company said in two phase-II clinical trials that the new drug candidate, a proprietary high-concentration hydrogen peroxide product, met all p rimary and secondary endpoints. In addition, "statistical significance" was seen as early as four weeks after treatment… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 8, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Researchers call for true picture of domestic violent crime
(Lancaster University) Plans for Home Office Counting Rules to count coercive and controlling behaviour as 'non-injurious violent crime' capped at one crime per victim -- even though statistics show one in 20 victims can experience more than 10 domestic violence crimes a year -- will mask the true extent of the problem.The warning comes in a new paper, 'Untangling the concept of coercive control: theorising domestic violent crime', just published in the journal, Criminology and Criminal Justice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What you should know about breast cancer in teens
A look at breast cancer in teens, a rare condition meaning statistics are hard to find. Included is detail on checking yourself and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news