About 2.7 Million ED Visits Reported for Sports Injuries in 2010 to 2016
FRIDAY, Nov. 15, 2019 -- About 2.7 million emergency department visits for sports injuries occurred during 2010 to 2016, according to a study published online Nov. 15 in the National Health Statistics Reports, a publication of the U.S. Centers for... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

South Africa: Stats SA Report Reveals Country's State of Inequality
[Daily Maverick] A report released by Statistics South Africa paints a grim picture of inequality in the country. It looks at trends such as access to basic services, healthcare and the inequality in the labour market. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Weissbuch Gastroenterologie 2020/2021
(De Gruyter) After cardiovascular illnesses, non-malignant diseases of the digestive tract are the most common illnesses affecting Germans, resulting in around 2 million hospitalizations every year. With the updated White Paper, the German Society for Digestive and Metabolic Diseases (DGVS) offers a validated scientific and statistical foundation to underpin the discussion of the present and future status of gastrointestinal diseases in Germany. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Experimental waiting times data for autism services published for first time
NHS Digital has published partial statistics on waiting times for people in contact with autism services – the first time this data has been available. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 15, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The crime-immigration nexus: cultural alignment and structural influences in self-reported serious youth delinquent offending among migrant and native youth - van der Gaag RS.
This study used data from the third International Self-Report Delinquency (ISRD3) study to examine to what extent cultural alignment--cultural resemblance between host an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Young People at ICPD25: ‘ We Have the Right to Sexual and Reproductive Rights ’
ICPD25 Youth delegates: Michele Simon (left) and Botho Mahlunge. Credit: Joyce Chimbi / IPSBy Joyce ChimbiNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 14 2019 (IPS) Every day in developing countries it is estimated that 20,000 girls under the age of 18 give birth. This amounts to 7.3 million births a year. Complications from pregnancy and childbirth are still the leading cause of death among adolescent girls, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) statistics. Let us be heard Born long after the Cairo Promise, the 18-year-old Michelle Simon and the 19-year-old Botho Mahlunge both youth representatives from Botswana, lament that ye...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Conferences Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Women's Health ICPD25 Source Type: news

It's Time to Connect Rural Health Equity with Community and Economic Development
Blog article addresses National Rural Health Day and challenges the conventional judgments of rural America, highlighting projects and statistics that more accurately represent rural communities. Discusses the importance of modernizing economic development policy and driving innovation to realize health equity in rural areas. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - November 14, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Higher Education R & D Funding from All Sources Increased for the Third Straight Year in FY 2018
Funding of higher education research and development increased across all funding sources in FY 2018, marking the third straight year of steady growth. Total R&D expenditures increased $ 4.1 billion ( 5.5 % ) from FY 2017, reaching $ 79.4 billion. Federal funding of R&D has increased in both current and constant dollars for three straight years, according to data from the Higher Education Research and Development ( HERD ) Survey 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 - November 13, 2019 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

World Youth Call to Governments to Ban All Hin Drances to LGBTQI Communities
MARTIN KARADZHOV, Global Youth Commitee speaking at ICPD25. Credit: Mantoe Phakathi / IPSBy Mantoe PhakathiNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 13 2019 (IPS) Governments across the world must ban all state-implemented harmful practices against the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) community delegates at the ICPD25 tells IPS. Adding his voice in bridging the gap of Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) among the youth, Martin Karadzhov, chair for Global Youth Steering Committee, told delegates at a youth event themed “our bodies, our lives, our world”, at the 25thInternational Conference on Pop...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mantoe Phakathi Tags: Africa Conferences Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights LGBTQ TerraViva United Nations ICPD25 Source Type: news

World Youth Call to Governments to Ban All Hindrances to LGBTQI Communities
MARTIN KARADZHOV, Global Youth Commitee speaking at ICPD25. Credit: Mantoe Phakathi / IPSBy Mantoe PhakathiNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 13 2019 (IPS) Governments across the world must ban all state-implemented harmful practices against the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) community delegates at the ICPD25 tells IPS. Adding his voice in bridging the gap of Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) among the youth, Martin Karadzhov, chair for Global Youth Steering Committee, told delegates at a youth event themed “our bodies, our lives, our world”, at the 25thInternational Conference on Pop...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mantoe Phakathi Tags: Africa Conferences Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights LGBTQ TerraViva United Nations ICPD25 Source Type: news

Higher Education Research and Development : Fiscal Year 2018
This publication releases detailed tables for the FY 2018 Higher Education Research and Development ( HERD ) Survey, from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics ( NCSES ) within the National Science Foundation. The tables present data on R&D expenditures at higher education institutions across all academic disciplines and include R&D expenditures by institution, R&D field, geographic area, source of funds, type of R&D ( basic research, applied research, and experimental development ) , cost categories ( salaries, software, equipment, and indirect costs ) , and trends over time. (Source: ...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 13, 2019 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

When An American Teenager Dies There ’s a 1 in 5 Chance It Was From A Gunshot Wound
I just came across a terrifying statistic that will haunt me: a huge proportion of deaths among adolescents occur as a result of firearms. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peter Ubel, Contributor Source Type: news

NIH grant to study unstructured data that can improve patient safety
(Virginia Tech) Sengupta has received an $815,218 Research Project Grant (R01) from the National Institutes of Health to develop novel statistical methods to analyze such unstructured data in safety reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Assessment of occupational noise-related hearing impairment among dental health personnel.
CONCLUSION:Hearing impairment was higher among dental professionals than the control group and especially among dental assistants and technicians. The authors recommended screening guidelines and adapting hearing protection methods for dental professionals and particularly for dental assistants and technicians. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 13, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

‘Forgotten’ pneumonia epidemic kills more children than any other disease
Pneumonia, an entirely preventable disease, kills more children than any other illness in the world, one child every 39 seconds. But although that statistic is well known, funding to improve survival rates continues to come up short, the UN and partners warned on Tuesday, World Pneumonia Day.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - November 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Accuracy of Intra-Oral Scans Compared to Conventional Impression in Vitro.
CONCLUSIONS:At the preparation margin, Trios 3 performed significantly better than conventional impression and the other intra oral scanners. LAVA TDS, CEREC Omnicam and CS3600 showed similar accuracy at the margin, yet better than conventional impression and GC Aadva. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 12, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

More than a MILLION patients are being admitted to hospitals with obesity-related illnesses
Statistics show the number of obese patients admitted to hospital in England has jumped from 884,000 in 2017/18 to 1.1million last year. Simon Stevens, head of NHS England, said the trend was 'startling'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statistical process control for analyzing resilience of transportation networks - Ilbeigi M.
Resilient transportation networks constitute a vital component of urban societies. Even a temporary disruption in the network can paralyze an entire society. Extreme events, such as natural disasters, may have serious destructive impacts on the performance... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Evidence for the taxonic latent structure for DSM-5 intermittent explosive disorder in adults - Fanning JR, Marcus DK, Preszler JR, Coccaro EF.
BACKGROUND: Identification of individuals with clinically significant aggressive behavior is critical for the prevention and management of human aggressive behavior. A previous population-based taxometric study reported that the Diagnostic and Statistical ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Rethinking the public health model for injury prevention - Mitchell RJ, Ryder T.
Introduction How governments prioritise injury prevention initiatives can be influenced by a range of information sources including health statistics, media attention and stakeholder lobbying efforts. The public health model has been used to guide inj... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Death certificates for suicides: quality investigation based on police records - Hamann J, Kaps B, Brieger P.
BACKGROUND: Death certificates are the basis for German mortality statistics, including suicide statistics. OBJECTIVES: To examine death certificates that are issued in the context of suicide with special focus on the quality of doctors' entries, e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Effect of Er:YAG laser cavity preparation on the bond strength of 2 ‑hydroxyethyl methacrylate‑free and 2‑hydroxyethyl methacrylate‑rich self‑etch adhesive systems: An in vitro study
This study wasdone to evaluate the effect of Er:YAG laser cavity preparation on the microtensile bond strengthof 2 ‑hydroxyethyl methacrylate (HEMA)‑rich and HEMA‑free one‑step self‑etch adhesive systems.Materials and Methods: In this in vitro study, eighty freshly extracted human premolars werecollected. Cavities were prepared in 40 teeth with carbide bur (Group 1) and in other 40 teethwith Er:YAG LASER (490 mJ and 15 Hz) (Group 2). Subgroups of twenty teeth each were madeaccording to the adhesive systems used. After placement of restoration, the mean values of the bondstrength were calculated using universal te...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 9, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Brain Scans Show Girls And Boys Equal At Math
By Katie Hunt, CNN (CNN) — Several studies have already debunked the myth that boys are innately better at math than girls, but those are largely based on analysis of test scores. Now, researchers also have brain imaging that proves young children use the same mechanisms and networks in the brain to solve math problems no matter their gender. The study was published Friday in the journal Science of Learning. “We’d studied the behavior of young girls and boys on mathematics tests, and we’d observed that their performance was statistically equivalent; they were indistinguishable. They&r...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Education Health News Offbeat CNN Source Type: news

Nearly Half of Nepali Children Still Malnourished
Mother’s group in Accham feed home-cooked meal to their children. Credit: MARTY LOGANBy Sonia AwaleKATHMANDU, Nov 8 2019 (IPS) For the first two decades after 1990, Nepal took great strides in reducing malnutrition. But progress has stalled. Nepal registered one of the most dramatic reductions in undernourishment among children and women after the government and international agencies took action in recent decades to reverse shocking statistics that showed half of under-5 mortality in the country was due to insufficient nourishment. “Nepal is the best country to showcase how political will can implement a multi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sonia Awale Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Food & Agriculture Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Child Malnutrition Source Type: news

Surveillance Summaries: Potentially Excess Deaths from the Five Leading Causes of Death in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties - United States, 2010-2017
Nonmetropolitan, or rural, counties have more preventable deaths from cancer, heart disease, unintentional injury, chronic lower respiratory disease, and stroke than metropolitan, or urban, counties. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - November 7, 2019 Category: American Health Tags: Cancer Heart Disease Injury Statistics MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Stroke Source Type: news

National Survey of College Graduates : 2017
This report contains technical documentation for the 2017 NSCG, with links to data tables and microdata. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - November 7, 2019 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Diabetes treatment now costs the NHS £1.1bn, the highest bill ever
Statistics from NHS England today revealed the cost of prescribing drugs for people with diabetes has risen by £60million in a year - at least 4.7million people are thought to have the illness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research and Education Marginal fit of CAD-CAM monolithic zirconia crowns fabricated by using cone beam computed tomography scans
The Journal of Prosthetic DentistryAvailable online 23 October 2019AbstractStatement of problemInformation regarding the precision of monolithic zirconia crowns fabricated by using a standard computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD-CAM) workflow is available. However, information on the effect of a modified workflow using 3D laboratory scanning and/or cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) for monolithic zirconia crown fabrication is lacking.PurposeThe purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate the effect of different scans on the marginal fit of CAD-CAM monolithic zirconia crowns fabricated by 3...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 6, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Boston Scientific Touts Positive Data on Two Paclitaxel Devices
Boston Scientific announced positive data Tuesday for two paclitaxel devices during separate late-breaking clinical trial presentations at the annual Vascular InterVentional Advances (VIVA) meeting in Las Vegas. Paclitaxel-coated balloons and paclitaxel-eluting stents caused quite the stir for the drug-coated balloon manufacturers and physicians this year, but presentations like these could go a long way toward helping the market rebound. To recap, paclitaxel balloons and stents received some bad press in late December 2018 after a meta-analysis showed...
Source: MDDI - November 5, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Kidney Swaps Are Revolutionizing a Broken Organ-Donation System in the U.S.
2017 ended as a banner year for my family, but things didn’t look great at the start. A death sentence met us in a boxing ring, and we had to school ourselves on fighting to live. I never thought much about the 37 million American adults who suffer from kidney disease until my husband Neil became one of them. Celebrating our first year of marriage in 2001, we learned by accident through an unrelated medical exam that my husband has polycystic kidney disease, an illness which causes the kidneys to fill with cysts over time, rendering the organs unable to function properly. There is no cure. There was nothing to do but...
Source: TIME: Health - November 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Emmott Tags: Uncategorized health Healthcare medicine public health Source Type: news

Cannabis could help alleviate depression and suicidality among people with PTSD
Cannabis may be helping Canadians cope with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), new research suggests. In an analysis of health survey data collected by Statistics Canada from more than 24,000 Canadians, researchers from the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) and University of British Columbia (UBC) found that (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - November 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Novartis Arthritis Drug Falls Short in Challenge to Global Bestseller Novartis Arthritis Drug Falls Short in Challenge to Global Bestseller
Novartis said a trial fell short of producing statistical evidence that its anti-inflammatory drug Cosentyx (secukinumab) can beat the world's best-selling drug Humira (adalimumab) in treating a type of arthritis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - November 5, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Man on a mission
During his last three years as an undergraduate, Cody Aros spent a lot of time asking strangers deeply personal questions.As a volunteer intake coordinator at a free clinic in Menlo Park, California, Aros ’ duties included asking the people seeking care about their interest in HIV testing. For a lot of people, asking strangers about their sexual histories would be a nightmare. But not Aros. With every interaction, he tried to create a safe space, in which people could share their histories and conc erns without fearing judgment.“There is an element of vulnerability in medicine that I found myself really drawn t...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Metformin Treatment and Cancer Risk Metformin Treatment and Cancer Risk
Several studies have suggested that metformin may reduce the incidence of cancer in diabetic patients, but evidence is conflicting. This statistical analysis aimed to better evaluate the association.American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Novartis Cosentyx ® shows encouraging results versus Humira® from first-of-its-kind head-to-head trial in psoriatic arthritis
Novartis, a leader in rheumatology and immuno-dermatology, announced results from the EXCEED head-to-head trial comparing Cosentyx® (secukinumab) to Humira®* (adalimumab) in patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA)[1]. While Cosentyx narrowly missed statistical significance for superiority in ACR 20, the primary endpoint of the EXCEED trial, it showed numerically higher results versus Humira®*[1]. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - November 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Novartis Business and Industry Source Type: news

Alive but not the same: B.C. woman survives overdose but left with brain damage
Amanda Wright's fentantyl overdose didn't kill her but left her with permanent brain damage, making her one of an unknown number of Canadians, for which there are no concrete statistics, who will require costly care for the rest of their lives. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Providing an appropriate prediction model for traffic accidents: a case study on accidents in Golestan, Mazandaran, Guilan, and Ardebil Provinces - Omidi MR, Jafari Eskandari M, Raissi S, Shojaei AA.
BACKGROUND: Road traffic accidents in Iran are a critical issue that hinders economic development and one of the main threats to the health and safety of people in the community. The statistics indicate that after cardiovascular diseases, traffic accidents... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Bullying isn't just a problem, it should be considered a national emergency based on the stunning statistics
With 47 per cent of Canadian parents saying they have a child who is a victim of bullying, it's a problem that should be considered a national emergency, writes Rob Benn-Frenette, who was bullied as a child and went on to found a national support organization. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Opinion Source Type: news

A test of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behaviour in a sample of mental health outpatients - Naidoo S, Collings S.
Suicidality is a growing mental health problem, with statistics for South Africa being in line with global estimates. There has, however, been relatively little empirical advancement in the conceptualization of suicidal behaviour in recent years. Joiner's ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Visualizing the intercity highway network in Mainland China - Fangqu N, Jun L.
China is accelerating its high-speed transportation network development. According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China (2016a), China's total highway mileage had reached 120,000 km as of 2015, on par with the railway's operating mileage. The high... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Research and Education Accuracy and precision of 3D-printed implant surgical guides with different implant systems: An in vitro study
The Journal of Prosthetic DentistryAvailable online 23 October 2019AbstractStatement of problemImplant guided surgery systems promise implant placement accuracy and precision beyond straightforward nonguided surgery. Recently introduced in-office stereolithography systems allow clinicians to produce implant surgical guides themselves. However, different implant designs and osteotomy preparation protocols may produce accuracy and precision differences among the different implant systems.PurposeThe purpose of this in vitro study was to measure the accuracy and precision of 3 implant systems, Tapered Internal implant sys...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 1, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

These Orlando nursing homes ranked among the best in the U.S.
U.S. News and World Report designated one Central Florida nursing home among the best in the country, and gave several other local facilities a score of 5, the highest possible ranking. The organization ranked about 15,000 nursing homes in the U.S. across several measures, including safety and other federally tracked statistics, as well as short- and long-term care. Across the nation, 2,969 earned the Best Nursing Home designation, including 27 in Florida and one in metro Orlando , which meant they… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Novartis arthritis drug " narrowly misses " against Humira
Novartis said a trial fell short of producing statistical evidence that its anti-inflammatory drug, Cosentyx, can beat the world's best-selling drug Humira in treating arthritis. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - November 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ADHD Rates Doubled Among U.S. Adults Over 10 Years
FRIDAY, Nov. 1, 2019 -- If the latest statistics are any indication, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is no longer an issue for children only. Over a 10-year period, ADHD rates more than doubled among American adults, new research... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Novartis arthritis drug falls short in challenge to global bestseller
Novartis said a trial fell short of producing statistical evidence that its anti-inflammatory drug Cosentyx can beat the world's best-selling drug Humira in treating a type of arthritis. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

AHRQ: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has extended the comment period for the reapproval request for the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey — Insurance Component information collection. The survey is used to measure the extent, cost, and coverage of employer-sponsored health insurance and will provide statistics at the national, state, and sub-state (metropolitan area) level for private industry. Comments are due within 30 days of t his notice. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 1, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Spatial Modelling Method for Vector Surveillance: Technical Report
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 11/2019. One important aspect of preparedness for vector-borne diseases is the surveillance of the introduction, establishment, and spread of the main disease vectors. This 29-page document describes a methodology to estimate the vector distribution status for those nomenclature of units for territorial statistics, level 3 (NUTS3) units for which observations are not yet available. These estimates are produced with spatial modeling techniques, using the currently available distributions to calibrate the modeling process. (PDF) (S...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - November 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Antimicrobial Consumption in the EU/EEA (European Union/European Economic Area): Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018; Surveillance Report
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 11/2019. This 24-page report on antimicrobial consumption is based on data for 2018 retrieved from The European Surveillance System on October 18, 2019. During the period 2009 –2018, no statistically significant change was observed for the European Union/European Economic Area overall. However, statistically significant decreasing trends were observed for 11 countries. Statistically significant increasing trends were observed for four countries. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - November 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Are young female suicides increasing? A comparison of sex-specific rates and characteristics of youth suicides in Australia over 2004-2014 - Stefanac N, Hetrick S, Hulbert C, Spittal MJ, Witt K, Robinson J.
BACKGROUND: Australian mortality statistics suggest that young female suicides have increased since 2004 in comparison to young males, a pattern documented across other Western high-income countries. This may indicate a need for more targeted and multiface... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Painkiller use in childbirth drops six percentage points in a decade
The number of deliveries has also fallen by 7.5% and by half in women aged under 20 Related items fromOnMedica Newborns treated without analgesia Scotland publishes Maternity Care statistics Midwifery training numbers to rise by 25% Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women Obesity problems begin before conception (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 31, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news