Coronavirus: Japan to trial HIV retroviral drugs on patients – latest news
Campaign comes as UK prepares an evacuation flight for passengers on the Diamond Princess cruise ship. Follow the latest news and updates hereApple warns of iPhone shortages amid factory shutdownUK trying to contact passengers who left MV WesterdamVirus causes mild disease in four out of five patients, says WHOWhat is coronavirus and what should I do if I have symptoms?Share your experiences7.23amGMTMorning, I ’m Aamna Mohdin taking over the liveblog from Martin Farrer.Britons David Abel and his wife Sally who are on the Diamond Princess cruise ship have tested positive for COVID-19 Coronavirus. Abel, who was been po...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 18, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Aamna Mohdin (now) and Martin Farrer (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Global economy Asia Pacific Business Economics Infectious diseases Science Japan Source Type: news

Northeastern Student Hopes To Offer Different Perspective Of Coronavirus
BOSTON (CBS) – As the death toll tops 1,800 worldwide, one Northeastern University student hopes to offer a different perspective of the coronavirus. “I saw all the U.S. media talking about the Wuhan isolating, all the people infected by the coronavirus, but no one cares about how the residents live there,” said Yushu Tian. Yushu posted a video to a student-run online magazine called the Global Observer showing the empty streets, closed storefronts and nervousness of the people living in Wuhan. The magazine’s editor said they wanted to shift people’s perception of China from fear to empathy. ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Coronavirus Source Type: news

FP Delivers Essential, Full-scope Care for Rural Community
Family physician Zita Magloire, M.D., delivered nearly 90 babies in her small community last year and is determined to show medical students and residents that they can incorporate obstetrics in their practices, too. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - February 17, 2020 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Russian Court Orders Woman Back to Coronavirus Quarantine After She Escapes From Hospital
(MOSCOW) — A Russian court on Monday ordered a woman who escaped from a virus quarantine to return back to the hospital she fled and stay under quarantine for at least two more days. The ruling underlined the chaotic public health approaches being taken to stop the spread of the new coronavirus from China. Alla llyina was admitted to the hospital in the northern Russian city of St. Petersburg on Feb. 6 with a sore throat and was tested for the new virus because she had returned from China five days earlier. She broke out of the hospital the next day by disabling an electronic lock in her room after finding out she wo...
Source: TIME: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DARIA LITVINOVA / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime russia Source Type: news

Coronavirus: 99 more cases confirmed on cruise ship - live news
Diamond Princess evacuations begin as Japan warns outbreak ‘entering new phase’. Follow latest updatesRussian court orders woman who fled quarantine back to hospitalWhat is coronavirus and what should I do if I have symptoms?Tokyo marathon cancels mass race over coronavirus scareShare your experiences5.23pmGMTChina ’s president Xi Jinping spelled out his plan to contain the coronavirus crisis at a meeting of the core Chinese leadership today, Reuters reports.In the speech, Xi admitted there were “shortcomings” in China’s emergency response systems and said local officials would be punish...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 17, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now), Aamna Mohdin and Alison Rourke (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Japan Hong Kong Australia news Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Science World news Source Type: news

Psychache predicts suicide attempter status change in students starting university - Lambert CE, Troister T, Ramadan Z, Montemarano V, Fekken GC, Holden RR.
OBJECTIVES: Unlike many investigations that focus on suicide ideation rather than suicidal behavior, the present research evaluates the merit and relative efficacy of psychache (i.e., unbearable mental pain) for predicting self-reported suicide attempts am... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Fast food consumption and suicide attempts among adolescents aged 12-15 years from 32 countries - Jacob L, Stubbs B, Firth J, Smith L, Haro JM, Koyanagi A.
This study was based on cross-sectional data from the Global School-based Student Health Survey (G... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

College students' perceptions of concurrent/successive nonverbal behaviors as sexual consent - King BM, Fallon MR, Reynolds EP, Williamson KL, Barber A, Giovinazzo AR.
In previous studies, researchers had students rate single nonverbal behaviors as signals conveying and inferring sexual consent. In real-life interactions, young people use an array of behaviors occurring concurrently or successively to interpret sexual co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CT scanning an ancient armoured reptile
The aetosaurs were heavily armoured reptiles that lived in many parts of the world in the Triassic period, some 225 million years ago. For the first time, a student at the University of Bristol has CT scanned a specimen to understand how the armour worked. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - February 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Namibia: Students Beg to Be Sent Home
[New Era] Hordes of Namibian students studying in China feel they have been abondoned by the government as they haplessly watch the evacuation of other international students from coronavirus-hit Wuhan. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

She Didn ’t Want a Pelvic Exam. She Received One Anyway.
Medical schools and students are grappling with an unsettling practice: Performing pelvic exams on unconscious, non-consenting patients. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emma Goldberg Tags: Pelvis Women and Girls Hospitals Law and Legislation Tests (Medical) #MeToo Movement Vagina Medicine and Health Anesthesia and Anesthetics Ethics and Official Misconduct Source Type: news

Kenya: Kenya's Ambassador to China Asks for Prayers for Kenyans in Wuhan City
[Nairobi News] Kenya's Ambassador to China, Sarah Serem, has expressed fear over the lives of Kenyan students trapped in Wuhan city where the Coronavirus infection started. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: A Cameroon student on how he recovered
China-based student Kem Senoua is the first African to contract the virus - he spoke to the BBC. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Interim Guidance for Childcare Programs and K-12 Schools
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Infectious Diseases (CDC OID). Published: 2/16/2020. This interim guidance is intended primarily for administrators of public and private childcare programs and K-12 schools in the United States to help prevent the introduction of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) into their facilities. It recommends actions that school administrators should take now to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 among students and staff, and to help maintain continuity of teaching and learning if there is community spread of COVID-19 in the future. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: R...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - February 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers discover ruins of lost colonial tavern in North Carolina: Cache of artifacts is a "time capsule" of history
(Natural News) At the early stages of the American Revolutionary War in 1776, Brunswick Town, a small coastal town in southeastern colonial North Carolina, was raided by the British Army. They burned most of the homes in the area and, after the war, it was never rebuilt. In 2018, an archaeology student from East Carolina University (ECU) poked around the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

College suicide prevention programmes are most effective when they incorporate students' sense of coherence and connectedness in their design - Ghassemi AE.
Commentary on: Blasco MJ, Vilagut G, Alayo I, et al. First-onset and persistence of suicidal ideation in university students: a one-year follow-up study. J AffectDisord 2019;256:192 –204. Implications for practice and research Planning strate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Educator sexual misconduct and Texas educator discipline database construction - Robert CE, Thompson DP.
The purpose of this research is to describe Texas educator sexual misconduct (ESM) by examining 8  years of sanctions issued to educators (N = 1415) for either sexual misconduct or inappropriate relationships with students or minors. We first examine Tex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

K-12 school employee sexual abuse and misconduct: an examination of policy effectiveness - Grant BJ, Heinecke W.
Despite federal and state laws and policies aimed at preventing sexual misconduct by school employees, one in ten American students will experience sexual abuse or misconduct at the hands of a K-12 school employee. To explore why such sexual misconduct con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Keeping students out of harm's way: reducing risks of educator sexual misconduct - Wurtele SK, Mathews B, Kenny MC.
Sexual misconduct by school staff, which we refer to as educator sexual misconduct (ESM), is a serious and damaging violation of the trust that parents and students put in the educational system. After reviewing the prevalence and consequences of ESM for a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mental health need of students at entry to university: baseline findings from the U-Flourish Student Well-Being and Academic Success Study - King N, Pickett W, McNevin SH, Bowie CR, Rivera D, Keown-Stoneman C, Harkness K, Cunningham S, Milanovic M, Saunders KEA, Goodday S, Duffy A.
AIM: Transition to university is associated with unique stressors and coincides with the peak period of risk for onset of mental illness. Our objective in this analysis was to estimate the mental health need of students at entry to a major Canadian univers... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Perceptions of campus authorities: institutional responses, fairness, and bystander action - Rizzo AJ, Demers JM, Howard ME, Banyard VL.
This study is an examination of college students' bystander behaviors in relation to several exosystem factors related to their institution, including trust in their college's support systems, perceived procedural justice by campus police... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Religiosity as a mediating factor in alcohol use and alcohol related problems among students attending a historically black college (HBCU) - Bagasra A, Holzhausen K, Mackinem MB.
Previous research suggests that students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) frequently have lower rates of drinking and alcohol-related problems. The etiology of such findings is still under debate although some research has suggested ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide and associated psychosocial correlates among university students in Taiwan: a mixed-methods study - Anny Chen LY, Wu CY, Lee MB, Yang LT.
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: The trend of suicide rates among young adults has been increasing worldwide. The study aimed to identify the suicide risks and associated psychosocial factors in a large university in Taiwan. METHODS: This is a mixed-methods stu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The interface of identity distress and psychological problems in students' adjustment to University - Gfellner BM, C órdoba AI.
Identity distress, psychological symptoms, and adjustment to university (academic, social,  and person-emotional) were examined among students in Spain (N = 241; Mage  = 19.0 (1.6), Md = 19; 84% female) and Canada (N = 531; Mage... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The prevalence of child sexual abuse among Slovak late adolescents - Karkoskova S, Ropovik I.
The present study aimed to assess the prevalence and characteristics of child sexual abuse (CSA) in a large-scale sample of Slovak late adolescents. Randomized cluster sampling was used to sample 2186 students in their final school year of secondary school... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Theater of the Oppressed and bullying: nursing performance in school adolescent health - Alencastro LCDS, Silva JLD, Komatsu AV, Bernardino FBS, Mello FCM, Silva MAI.
OBJECTIVE: to assess the effects of an intervention based on the Theater of the Oppressed in reducing school bullying. METHOD: a quasi-experimental study with 232 first-year high school students from two public schools in the city of Cuiab á, Mato ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Fake flyers and face-mask fear: California fights coronavirus discrimination
A flyer in Los Angeles' Carson area, with a fake seal of the World Health Organization, tells residents to avoid Asian-American businesses because of a coronavirus outbreak. A Los Angeles middle schooler is beaten and hospitalized after students say he is as an Asian-American with coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

COVID-19: Overview Video COVID-19: Overview Video
This video provides an overview of COVID-19, including key aspects of the presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and pathology.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

2020 Research Assistant Position in Adult Joint Reconstruction - Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
The Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics (RIAO) at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore is offering a new one-year student research assistant position with the Center for Joint Preservation and Replacement. This is a salaried position intended for rising third year medical students interested in orthopedic surgery as a career, and would begin on or before July 1, 2020. Applications are currently being accepted.  (Source: Orthogate - Latest News)
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - February 14, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Job Opportunities News Source Type: news

Prevention of preK-12 school employee sexual misconduct and abuse - Grant BJ, Shakeshaft C, Mueller J.
The abuse of preK-12 students by school personnel is a pervasive, understudied topic that has behavioral, psychological and monetary consequences for victims, their families, and their communities. This special issue is the second of a two-part series and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Teacher outcomes from the Second Step Child Protection Unit: moderating roles of prior preparedness, and treatment acceptability - Kim S, Nickerson A, Livingston JA, Dudley M, Manges M, Tulledge J, Allen K.
We examined the impact of the Second Step Child Protection Unit (CPU) on improving teacher awareness, attitudes, and teacher-student relations for 161 tea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A standard of care for the prevention of sexual misconduct by school employees - Shakeshaft C, Smith RL, Keener ST, Shakeshaft E.
This article describes the development of a standard of care for the prevention of adult to student sexual abuse in pre K-12 schools. Standard of care is not a phrase often used in educational practice, and yet, it is a legal concept that may be useful for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adolescent's perceptions of sexual relationships between students and teachers - Hernandez F, McPhetres J, Hughes J.
In this study, a large sample of high school students (N  = 1203; Mean... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

ASSET Gives Teachers Tools To Help Kids Cope With Anxiety
In response to a crisis of anxiety in U.S. classrooms, and as well her own history of severe anxiety attacks, Tessa Zimmerman founded ASSET Education. ASSET gives teachers tools to teach students mindfulness, gratitude and positive psychology in order to help them cope with difficult emotions. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: MeiMei Fox, Contributor Source Type: news

Uganda: Government to Send Shs222 Million to Students Stuck in China
[Monitor] Parliament -Government has declined to yield to pressure to evacuate all Ugandans trapped in parts of China that have been hit by the deadly coronavirus has spread to over 20 countries around the world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Coronavirus - Life of Ugandans in the Ghost City of Wuhan
[Monitor] As you complain about eating the same food daily or how bored you are doing the same thing, this turns out to be the life of students in Wuhan, China, the epicentre of coronavirus outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

California student stuck in China during coronavirus outbreak
Samson Adame, a 24-year-old Cal State Northridge student, has been in the Shandong Province of China since the coronavirus epidemic broke out. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neuroscientist's fishy video nets Science's annual 'Dance Your Ph.D.' prize
(American Association for the Advancement of Science) Neuroscientist Antoine Groneberg's innovative depiction of zebrafish brain development has won Science's latest annual 'Dance Your Ph.D.' prize. A dancer since she was young, Groneberg taught students jazz dance and modern swing as a side job while pursuing a doctorate in neuroscience at Champalimaud Research in Lisbon, Portugal. When she heard about Science's unusual contest, it seemed a natural fit. " Science and dance have always been my passions, " says Groneberg, who is now a postdoc at the university hospsital Charitie Berlin. (Source: EurekAlert! - Soci...
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Med Students Learn Little About Spotting, Helping Sex-Trafficking Victims Med Students Learn Little About Spotting, Helping Sex-Trafficking Victims
Doctors are in a unique position to identify and help victims (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

This Valentine & #039;s Day, Demand Better Sex Education For Kids
In classrooms around the country, young students are sharing Valentine ’s Day cards with their classmates and friends to mark relationships and connections and show care for one another. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

These Pakistani students want out of coronavirus-stricken Chinese city. Their government says no
Pakistan has resisted calls to evacuate several hundred students from the virus-hit city of Wuhan, a decision that hinges on health as well as politics. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - February 14, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Shashank Bengali, Aoun Sahi Source Type: news

These Pakistani students want out of coronavirus-stricken Chinese city. Their government says no
Pakistan has resisted calls to evacuate several hundred students from the virus-hit city of Wuhan, a decision that hinges on health as well as politics. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shashank Bengali, Aoun Sahi Source Type: news

American Hip Institute Sports Medicine and Hip Preservation Orthopaedic Surgery Research Fellowship
Drs. Benjamin Domb and Ajay C. Lall at the American Hip Institute (Chicago, IL) invites M2/M3, M3/M4, or M4/R students to apply for a stipend-funded one-year clinical research fellowship starting in June-July of 2020. This is a great opportunity for highly motivated students pursuing an Orthopedic surgery career. This position offers training in clinical research and collaboration with interns, surgical fellows, and attending mentors in the field of orthopedic surgery. You will work closely with 5-7 other members on the research team on a variety of sports medicine, hip preservation, and hip reconstruction projects. Resea...
Source: Orthogate - Latest News - February 13, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Featured Job Opportunities News Source Type: news

'It's Not Easy For Anyone': Coronavirus Disrupts Life And Work In Hong Kong
Students, business owners, sanitation workers and doctors are all struggling to cope with the daily frustrations of living in a city of 7 million that's afraid of an outbreak of COVID-19.(Image credit: Meredith Rizzo/NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Meredith Rizzo Source Type: news

Two students begin professional development as Ciencia Academy Fellows
Yanixa Qui ñones Avilés and Mytien Nguyen will represent Yale among this year’s fellows. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Alison Holmes Named Associate Dean for Student Affairs at Geisel
Alison Volpe Holmes, MD, MPH, has been named the school’s new associate dean for student affairs. Holmes is an associate professor of pediatrics, medical education, and of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - February 13, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Derik Hertel Tags: Announcements Education Press Release Home-feature leadership medical education Student Affairs Source Type: news

These Pakistani students want out of coronavirus-stricken Wuhan. Their government says no
Pakistan has resisted calls to evacuate several hundred students from the virus-hit city, a decision that hinges on health as well as politics. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shashank Bengali, Aoun Sahi Source Type: news

Two-thirds of California students didn't meet science standards. Here's why
About 30% of California students who took the first California Science Test met or exceeded the new "Next Generation Science Standards" (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sonali Kohli Source Type: news

The new normal: changes in drinking norms from college to postcollege life - Hamilton HR, Armeli S, Litt M, Tennen H.
Despite the wealth of research on the effects of drinking norms on college students' alcohol consumption, researchers have not yet examined changes in drinking norms and their association with drinking level after students leave the college environment. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Use of PROMIS and Functional Movement System (FMS) testing to evaluate the effects of athletic performance and injury prevention training in female high school athletes - Cole CL, Vasalos K, Nicandri G, Apt C, Osterling E, Ferrara Z, Maloney MD, Schwarz EM, Rizzone K.
Two major health concerns with female high school athletes are: 1) psychosocial wellness, and 2) sports-related injuries. It is also known that these health concerns are much greater for minority students who attend high school in economically depressed ci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news