Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities : Fiscal Year 2019
This report provides information on the amount and condition of science and engineering research space at eligible U.S. colleges and universities. Data tables include information on research space, new construction, deferred construction, and repair and renovation projects, all by field, state, and type of academic institution. Data in this report are from the FY 2019 Survey of Science and Engineering Research Facilities, conducted by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 21, 2020 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

The Impact of COVID-19 on Child Marriage and Other Gender-Based Violence
By Saeda Bilkis BaniDHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 21 2020 (IPS) I recently visited rural areas of Bangladesh amid the COVID-19 pandemic and returned to Dhaka with a new understanding of the impact that COVID-19 is having on child marriage, a harmful practice that is a global challenge. The fundamental shift that I saw was that child marriage, which has typically been encouraged by struggling parents, is now being encouraged by struggling girls. This worrisome trend underscores a new burden of the pandemic on the poor. Marriage before the age of 18 is a fundamental violation of human rights. Yet UNICEF reported in April that the ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Saeda Bilkis Bani Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Financial Crisis Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Distance to an Abortion Provider and Its Association with the Abortion Rate: A Multistate Longitudinal Analysis
CONCLUSIONSDistance to a provider may present a barrier to abortion by preventing access to care. Therefore, policies that increase travel distances have potential for harm. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - December 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Neural mechanisms underlying expectation-dependent inhibition of distracting information - van Moorselaar D, Lampers E, Cordesius E, Slagter HA.
Predictions based on learned statistical regularities in the visual worldhave been shown to facilitate attention and goal-directed behavior by sharpening the sensory representation of goal-relevant stimuli in advance. Yet, how the brain learns to ignore pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Injury severity analysis of pedestrian and bicyclist trespassing crashes at non-crossings: a hybrid predictive text analytics and heterogeneity-based statistical modeling approach - Wali B, Khattak AJ, Ahmad N.
Non-motorists involved in rail-trespassing crashes are usually more vulnerable to receiving major or fatal injuries. Previous research has used traditional quantitative crash data for understanding factors contributing to injury outcomes of non-motorists i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

NHS data suggests hospitals in England are STILL less full than last December
Statistics from NHS England show that 89 per cent of hospital beds had patients in them, on average, in the second week of December, which was down from 94.9 per cent this time last year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: UK R number back above one
Office for National Statistics figures suggest one in every 95 people in England has the virus. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spatial differentiation of road safety in Europe based on NUTS-2 regions - Wachnicka J, Palikowska K, Kustra W, Kiec M.
Road safety varies significantly across the regions in Europe. To understand the factors behind this differentiation and the effects they have, data covering 263 NUTS-2 (Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics) regions across Europe (European Unio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Covid-19 was the leading cause of death in England in November
An Office for National Statistics report published today showed that 8,686 people in England died of Covid-19 in November, which was the highest one-month total since May and the third worst all year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Makes COVID-19 Different From the Flu?
Living through the COVID-19 pandemic is hard. TIME’s advice column is here to help. Trying to decide if that dinner party is safe to attend? Fighting through your quarantine fatigue? Our health reporters will consult experts who can help find a safe and practical solution. Send us your pandemic dilemmas at covidquestions@time.com, and we will choose some to answer in a column on TIME.com. Today, Judy Jones from Missouri asks: Please help. I have a few friends who refuse to take the risks of COVID-19 seriously. They claim that it is no worse than the flu, and that there have always been a certain amount of deaths each...
Source: TIME: Health - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized COVID Questions COVID-19 Source Type: news

NHS Test and Trace (England) statistics: 3 December to 9 December, DHSC (published 17th December 2020)
Experimental statistics for weeks 1 to 28 of NHS Test and Trace contact tracing in England. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: COVID-19 Is the Big Story in Mortality Statistics – But Not the Only One
Title: AHA News: COVID-19 Is the Big Story in Mortality Statistics – But Not the Only OneCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/17/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - December 17, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Long Covid alarm as 21% report symptoms after five weeks
Official UK data suggests nearly 10% still have symptoms 12 weeks after infectionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA fifth of people still have coronavirus symptoms five weeks after being infected, with half of them continuing to experience problems for at least 12 weeks, official data suggests, as concerns grow about the scale and impact of “long Covid”.Previous estimatessuggested 14.5% of people in the UK had symptoms for at least four weeks, with 2.2% likely to have symptoms lasting 12 weeks or more. But new figures from the Office for National Statistics suggest ongoing sympt...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 17, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Long Covid Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Science UK news Health Society Office for National Statistics Source Type: news

New release of WormBase: WS279
WormBase has been updated to the WS279 release of the database. In this release, we’ve refined the feedback mechanism and improved error handling behind the scenes. You can read more about the curation statistics of the WS279 release in the release notes. (Source: WormBase)
Source: WormBase - December 17, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Todd Harris Tags: news release notes WS279 Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

Author Interview: Conflicts of interest in clinical guidelines, advisory committee reports, opinion pieces, and narrative reviews: associations with recommendations
In this short interview, PhD student Camilla Hansen Nejstgaard,   from Cochrane Denmark and Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine Odense (CEBMO) at the University of Southern Denmark, tells us about how conflicts of interest may impact on recommendations of drugs and medical devices. She is the lead author of arecently published Cochrane Methodology Review on this topic.  What does this Cochrane review tell us about the impact of conflicts of interests in clinical guidelines, advisory committee reports, opinion pieces, and narrative reviews?The findings from our review indicate that financial conflicts of interest a...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 16, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

COVID-19 has now killed more Albertans than last 10 flu seasons combined
COVID-19 has killed more people in Alberta than the last 10 flu seasons combined, and the number of Albertans aged 20-39 diagnosed with COVID-19 would fill three of the province's stadiums. The sobering statistics were offered by Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw Wednesday, as she urged people to take the virus seriously. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Edmonton Source Type: news

Business Research and Development : 2018
The detailed statistical tables in this report present data on domestic and global research and development expenditures and the R&D workforce of for-profit, nonfarm businesses with 10 or more paid employees operating in the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. These data were collected by the Business Research and Development Survey ( BRDS ) and its predecessor, the Business R&D and Innovation Survey ( BRDIS ) , conducted annually by the Census Bureau for the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. These data are used by government agencies, corporatio...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - December 16, 2020 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

MLB reclassifies Negro Leagues as major league
Major League Baseball has reclassified the Negro Leagues as a major league and will count the statistics and records of its 3,400... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: COVID-19 Is the Big Story in Mortality Statistics – But Not the Only One
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 16, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Numbers tell stories. And this year, few stories will be bigger than the end-of-year statistics showing the top causes of death for Americans. For years, the data has shown heart disease... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 16, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Beds filling halls. Agonizing ER waits. Burned-out staff. Inside overloaded California hospitals
To the outside world, COVID-19 statistics may be little more than numbers, but in Southern California's hospitals, conditions are rapidly deteriorating. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - December 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hayley Smith Source Type: news

One in 10 suffer from 'long Covid' three months after recovering
The Office for National Statistics looked at 8,193 Britons who had tested positive for Covid between April and the start of December. It revealed that 9.9 per cent of people had symptoms 12 weeks later. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: 'Long Covid' impact estimated
The Office for National Statistics says more than 150,000 people could be affected. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ireland: Persons with Disabilities Health Survey Results
Information, including facts and statistics regarding the results of the Irish Health Survey 2019, Disabilities (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 16, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Ireland Disability News Source Type: news

Forensic analysis of 133 cases of knee injuries - Zai C, Zhang LL, He FG.
OBJECTIVE To discuss the types, characteristics, and the evaluation of disability of knee injuries. METHODS The data of 133 cases of knee injury from 2017 to 2019 were collected and statistically analyzed according to the region of injury, the degr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health introduces master of healthcare administration degree
TheUCLA Fielding School of Public Health is introducing an online master of healthcare administration degree program in 2021. The degree will be the first of its type to be offered by a University of California campus.The new graduate degree will launch as an online program to meet the growing need for health care management specialists by developing students ’ skills in finance, strategic marketing, quantitative problem solving and analytics. The program extends access to UCLA’s high-quality education for students across the country. Graduates will be equipped to start or advance their careers and to make a di...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Pandemic Puts Jamaican Children at Heightened Risk of Abuse
A group of children being instructed by a teacher in an inner-city community. She has painted blackboards on walls to continue her lessons in the pandemic after schools were closed. Credit: Kate ChappellBy Kate ChappellKINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec 16 2020 (IPS) In Jamaica, school playgrounds are deserted, filled only with phantom shrieks of delight. Blackboards remain devoid of arithmetic and uniforms hang wrinkle-free in closets. When the first case of Covid hit Jamaican shores in early March, the government closed primary and secondary schools and over 500,000 children transitioned to remote learning. The majority of schools h...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kate Chappell Tags: Crime & Justice Education Featured Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Latin America & the Caribbean Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Weekly Covid deaths FELL during the final days of England's second lockdown
The Office for National Statistics report reveals Covid-19 deaths dropped 15 per cent in the final week of lockdown compared to the previous week. This is the first fall since early September. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PPE deliveries (England): 7 December to 13 December 2020, DHSC (published 15th December 2020)
Experimental statistics showing the latest number of personal protective equipment (PPE) items distributed for use by health and social care services in England. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Estudio: Se estabiliza el aumento del vapeo entre adolescentes a principios de 2020, aunque contin úa siendo alto
Findings indicate that levels of nicotine and marijuana vaping did not increase from 2019 to early 2020, although they remain high. (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - December 15, 2020 Category: Addiction Tags: Alcohol, Amphetamines, Cocaine, News Release, Heroin, Inhalants, Marijuana, MDMA (Ecstasy), Methamphetamine, Monitoring the Future, Nicotine, NIDAMED News, Opioids, Over-the-Counter Medications, Prescription Drugs, Tobacco, Vaping, Trends and Statistics Source Type: news

Study: Surge of teen vaping levels off, but remains high as of early 2020
Annual Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey results released. (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - December 15, 2020 Category: Addiction Tags: Alcohol, Amphetamines, Cocaine, News Release, Heroin, Inhalants, Marijuana, MDMA (Ecstasy), Methamphetamine, Monitoring the Future, Nicotine, NIDAMED News, Opioids, Over-the-Counter Medications, Prescription Drugs, Tobacco, Vaping, Trends and Statistics Source Type: news

Estudio: Se estabiliza el aumento del vapeo entre adolescentes a principios de 2020, aunque contin úa siendo alto
Los hallazgos indican que los niveles de vapeo de nicotina y marihuana no aumentaron desde 2019 hasta principios de 2020, aunque siguen siendo altos. (Source: NIDA News)
Source: NIDA News - December 15, 2020 Category: Addiction Tags: Alcohol, Amphetamines, Cocaine, News Release, Heroin, Inhalants, Marijuana, MDMA (Ecstasy), Methamphetamine, Monitoring the Future, Nicotine, NIDAMED News, Opioids, Over-the-Counter Medications, Prescription Drugs, Tobacco, Vaping, Trends and Statistics Source Type: news

People Are Finally Downloading COVID-19 Exposure Notification Apps. Will They Make a Difference?
In the early weeks of the U.S. COVID-19 outbreak this spring, technologists pushed forward an idea to help bring the spread of the new virus under control: smartphones could notify users who had potentially been exposed to others with COVID-19, transforming millions of devices into the world’s most efficient army of public health contact tracers. Big tech got on board, with Apple and Google jointly releasing software in May that enabled state and national public health departments to build such “exposure notification” (EN) apps. But as the pandemic burned through the country, slow development, sparse publ...
Source: TIME: Health - December 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Helping Women to Step out of the ‘Shadow Pandemic’ of Women Abuse
This article is a sponsored feature.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   The post Helping Women to Step out of the ‘Shadow Pandemic’ of Women Abuse appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Crime & Justice Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Fuzia 2020 Source Type: news

Novartis provides update on RUXCOVID study of ruxolitinib for hospitalized patients with COVID-19
Novartis today announced that the Phase III RUXCOVID study evaluating ruxolitinib on top of standard of care (SoC) therapy compared to SoC treatment alone in patients with COVID-19 did not meet its primary endpoint(1). Initial data show there was no statistically significant reduction in the proportion of patients on ruxolitinib plus SoC therapy who experienced severe complications, including death, respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation or admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) by Day 29, compared to SoC alone(1). (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - December 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Novartis Business and Industry Source Type: news

Measuring the new world of online work
Labour markets are changing dramatically, with millions now finding and carrying out work online. However, as official statistics only capture traditional labour markets, an EU-funded project has been tracking the growing world of online work. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - December 14, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

Statistical reports relating to adult social care
The latest statistics on adult social care — covering outcomes, activity, finance and the opinions of those receiving care — have been published by NHS Digital. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 14, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

‘Distribution Has Begun.’ Army General Overseeing COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Says First Shipments Arrive Monday
Seven months of strategizing, $18 billion in funding and it’s all come down to this. Now that scientists at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have authorized Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, the U.S. government has cleared the way for the distribution of 2.9 million doses to the American public. It’s just the first round of shipments in what will be a months-long process to inoculate some 300 million Americans. The decision Friday night sets in motion a vast logistics chain designed to reach each corner of the country. It took meticulous planning to meet the challenge of delivering a sea of doses ...
Source: TIME: Health - December 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: W.J. Hennigan Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

First Batches Of COVID-19 Vaccine Are Arriving in All 50 States. Meet The Army General Behind Distribution
Seven months of strategizing, $18 billion in funding and it’s all come down to this. Now that scientists at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have authorized Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, the U.S. government has cleared the way for the distribution of 2.9 million doses to the American public. It’s just the first round of shipments in what will be a months-long process to inoculate some 300 million Americans. The decision Friday night sets in motion a vast logistics chain designed to reach each corner of the country. It took meticulous planning to meet the challenge of delivering a sea of doses ...
Source: TIME: Health - December 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: W.J. Hennigan Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Expert by Roger Kneebone review – the value of expertise
The pandemic has made the necessity of relying on experts evident to all ... this is a rich exploration of lifelong learningBefore the Brexit referendum in 2016, Michael Gove announced thatBritain had had enough of experts, depicting them as out of touch and elitist. This anti-intellectualism became commonplace in the UK and the US, despite some notable Tory U-turns. With the unprecedented public health crisis of Covid-19, the expert is back in fashion. Virologists, epidemiologists, statisticians, politicians and members of the public share a language of information about the coronavirus, ranging from social distancing, se...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Fay Bound Alberti Tags: Society books Science and nature books Psychology Culture Source Type: news

CDC: Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Health Statistics (BSC, NCHS)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will hold a virtual public meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors National Center for Health Statistics (BSC, NCHS) on January 27, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eastern. Agenda items include an update by NCHS leadership, a presentation on National Center for Health Statistics Strategic Planning, a presentation on integrating Pulse and RANDS Surveys into the National Health Interview Survey, the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey update, and an update on the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey workgroup. (Source: Federal Register updates via th...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 11, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

NBA 'bubble' reveals the ultimate home court advantage, study finds
(Oregon Health& Science University) Using the NBA's travel-less bubble as a natural experiment, a new statistical analysis suggests performance on the road depends on aligning the internal body clock with the new time zone and quality of sleep. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NHS Test and Trace (England) and coronavirus testing (UK) statistics: 26 November to 2 December, DHSC (published 10th December 2020)
Experimental statistics for weeks 1 to 27 of NHS Test and Trace contact tracing in England and coronavirus testing (UK). (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS Test and Trace statistics (England): methodology, DHSC (updated 10th December 2020)
How the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) puts together the contact-tracing data in its weekly reports. 10 December 2020Updated to include additional information on new LFD and PCR test conducted breakdowns. 3 December 2020Updated to include information on the operational change regarding household contacts under 18. 26 November 2020Updated methodology for how contacts under 18 are reached and add further details on the different types of swab tests. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news