Medical News Today: Alcohol, mortality, and cancer risk: Is moderation key?
There have been many studies on alcohol and its impact on health, but the relationship is not fully understood. A new, large-scale study investigates. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs Source Type: news

Dr Hazel Wallace Food Medic reveals how much of each food group to eat every meal
Dr Hazel Wallace, the Food Medic, has shared a snap of a very well-balanced meal on Instagram that follows the advice of the British Medical Journal following a recent study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 16:8 fasting diet actually works, study finds
A first-of-its-kind study analyzes the effect of the so-called 16:8 fasting diet in people with obesity. The study found unexpected health benefits. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Dr Hazel Wallace Food Medic shares photo of how much of each food group to eat every meal
Dr Hazel Wallace, the Food Medic, has shared a snap of a very well-balanced meal on Instagram that follows the advice of the British Medical Journal following a recent study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Impact of Menopause on Functional Status in Women With RA Impact of Menopause on Functional Status in Women With RA
Menopause may be associated with accelerated functional decline among women with rheumatoid arthritis, a new study suggests.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Tobacco Product Use Among Youths With and Without Asthma Tobacco Product Use Among Youths With and Without Asthma
The concerning results of this study indicate that Florida middle and high school students with asthma reported higher current use of tobacco products than did students without asthma.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

A study of the portrayal of bullying in magazines for parents: it is everywhere and it is growing - Clarke JN.
The purpose of this research is to describe and explain the portrayal of bullying in three parenting magazines from 2000 to 2014. Heightened awareness and recording of the problem of bullying began after the Columbine school shooting in 1999. Recently cybe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Buying the girl next door: a study of solicitations for sex online - Kosloski AE, Bontrager-Ryon S, Roe-Sepowitz D.
This article addresses the increasing popularity of the internet as a profit center for the commercial sex industry. In their study of responses to decoy sex ads placed in an online forum, the authors found that those seeking escort services are highly inf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bullying and negotiated identities: perspectives of 7th and 8th grade girls - Forsberg C.
The aim of this study is to explore 40 Swedish 7th and 8th grade girls' perspectives on bullying by listening to how they discuss and understand bullying. Pair and group interviews were conducted and analysed using grounded theory. Symbolic interactionism ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Children's voices: conflict-affected orphans in residential care in Jammu and Kashmir - Singh M, Jha M.
This paper is based on a study of thirty-one children who lost their parent(s) in the course of armed conflict in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India, and were put in various orphanages across the state. The qualitative research method was employed in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Development and open trial of a depression preventive intervention for adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder - Meinzer MC, Hartley CM, Hoogesteyn K, Pettit JW.
Adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at elevated risk for experiencing unipolar depressive symptoms and disorders. The current study describes the development of a behaviorally oriented depression preventive intervention tai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Early childhood development plus violence prevention in low- and middle-income countries: a qualitative study - Efevbera Y, McCoy DC, Wuermli AJ, Betancourt TS.
This study aimed to determine what effective integration of ECD plus violence prevention (ECD+VP) can look l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Establishing laws and policies on parent to child violence in Finland 1965-1983 - Kotanen R.
This study explores perceptions of parent to child violence, the arguments for imposing legal regulation, and the intended objectives of the legislative process that led to a ban in Finland in 1983. This qualitative policy analysis examines policy document... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Externalizing behaviour and academic performance - the cross-lagged relationship during school transition - Palmu IR, N ärhi VM, Savolainen HK.
The current study examined the over-time association between externalizing behaviour problems and academic performance during school transition in a cross-lagged design. The main focus was to reveal whether the externalizing behaviour composite and its com... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Judicial response to court-assisted child murders - Bartlow RD.
In this coverage of the grisly reality of children who are murdered by their abusive fathers, Professor Dianne Bartlow, Chair of the Department of Gender and Women's Studies at California State University, Northridge, provides an eloquent overview of her i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Longitudinal associations between parental rejection and bullying/victimization - Stavrinides P, Tantaros S, Georgiou S, Tricha L.
The present study investigated the direction of the relationship between parental rejection and children's engagement in bullying and victimization. Using a cross-lagged design, we examined whether (a) bullying and victimization predict an increase in pare... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Listening to young people with learning disabilities who have experienced, or are at risk of, child sexual exploitation in the UK - Franklin A, Smeaton E.
This paper reports on a UK study which examined the identification of, and support for young people with learning disabilities who experience, or are at risk of, child sexual exploitation (CSE). CSE has received considerable attention in the UK, with evide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Relational aggressive behaviour: the contributions of status stress and status goals - Flack T.
This study investigates t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

System constraints on efficacious teacher behaviours in school-based suicide prevention initiatives; a qualitative study of teacher views and experiences - McConnellogue S, Storey L.
International concern about youth suicide has led to a growing consensus that schools are a potentially important location for suicide prevention efforts. The present study investigated the experiences and perceptions of teachers regarding a role in youth ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Who gets needed mental health care? Use of mental health services among adults with mental health need in California - Tran LD, Ponce NA.
This study describes mental health services use among Californians with mental health need, highlights underserved populations, and discusses policy op... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

An experimental study on fire damage of structural steel members in an industrial building - Piroglu F, Baydogan M, Ozakgul K.
In this paper an experimental study on the fire damage of the unprotected structural steel members is presented after exposure to fire in an industrial fabric established for embellishment of glass wares in 1997. Following the ignited fire flashover occurr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Statistical model and structural reliability analysis for onshore gas transmission pipelines - Pesinis K, Tee KF.
In this study, an integrated model for reliability analysis of failure data is presented jointly with a robust structur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Seismic reliability of highway transportation systems - Naz T, Semih YM.
Assessment of the reliability of lifelines under seismic loads requires particular attention, since the proper functioning of these systems during or after a destructive earthquake is very important. The main objective of this study is to investigate the s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

A case study of cognitive-behavioral conjoint therapy for combat-related PTSD in a same-sex military couple - Blount TH, Peterson AL, Monson CM.
Military deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan are associated with increased risk for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and relationship impairment. Unfortunately, the perceived stigma associated with seeking deployment-related behavioral hea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prevalence and predictors of violent victimization in remitted patients with recurrent depression - Christ C, de Jonge M, Bockting CLH, Kikkert MJ, van Schaik DJF, Beekman ATF, Dekker JJM.
This study compared victimization rates of remitted patient... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The mediational role of posttraumatic stress in the relationship between domestic violence exposure and peer victimisation: a Cambodian sample - Williamson RE, Ii DER, Wickham RE, Field NP.
Research demonstrates that children exposed to domestic violence experience a myriad of internalising and externalising symptoms. The current study examines this pathway within a Cambodian sample, specifically determining if the effect of witnessing domest... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Virtual reality and cognitive-behavioral therapy for driving anxiety and aggression in veterans: a pilot study - Zinzow HM, Brooks JO, Rosopa PJ, Jeffirs S, Jenkins C, Seeanner J, McKeeman A, Hodges LF.
Within the U.S. military, motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) are the leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality. Prior combat exposure and anxiety symptoms are associated with risky and aggressive driving, which is responsible for over half of MVA fa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prioritization scheme for proposed road weather information system sites: Montana case study - Al-Kaisy A, Ewan L.
Weather presents considerable challenges to highway agencies both in terms of safety and operations. From a safety standpoint, snow, ice and other forms of precipitation may reduce pavement friction, increasing the potential for crashes when vehicles are t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Rehabilitation of timber bridges in Ghana with case studies of the Kaase Modular Timber Bridge - Lumor RK, Ankrah JS, Bawa S, Dadzie EA, Osei O.
Construction of bridges in Ghana has largely been done in reinforced concrete and steel to a lesser extent. These materials and construction technology employed are very expensive and a severe drain on the foreign exchange resources of the country. However... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence in Madrid: a time series analysis (2008-2016) - Sanz-Barbero B, Linares C, Vives-Cases C, Gonz ález JL, López-Ossorio JJ, Díaz J.
This study analyzes whether there are time patterns in different intimate partner violence (IPV) indicators and aims to obtain models that can predict the behavior of these time series. METHODS: Univariate autoregressive moving average mod... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Neuroimaging in criminal trials and the role of psychiatrists expert witnesses: a case study - Gkotsi GM, Gasser J, Moulin V.
Various neuroscientific techniques are increasingly being used in criminal courts causing a vivid debate on the way that this kind of techniques will and should be used as scientific evidence. The role of experts in this context is important, since it is t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Domestic violence screening: a national hotline survey - Leonard Harrison S, Oehme K, Urbach E, Blankenship L, Onifade E.
This new research highlights the critical role played by health care professionals--doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other primary care providers--in discerning the signs of domestic violence in the lives of their patients. The authors describe t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Metacognitive therapy in major depression: an open trial of comorbid cases - Hjemdal O, Hagen R, Solem S, Nordahl H, Kennair LEO, Ryum T, Nordahl HM, Wells A.
This open trial investigated the transdiagnostic effects of metacognitive therapy (MCT) in patients with severe major depressive disorder and comorbid psychiatric disorder. Ten patients were treated with MCT over 10 sessions and were assessed with measures... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Improved Heart Hemodynamics After Draining Pleural Effusion Improved Heart Hemodynamics After Draining Pleural Effusion
Patients with massive pleural effusion realized improved cardiac hemodynamics following drainage, a new study reports.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 20, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Combining different malaria vaccines could reduce cases by 91 percent
Using two experimental anti-malarial vaccines can greatly reduce the number of malaria infections in animal studies, according to a research team that includes MRC scientists. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - June 20, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Multiracial congregations have nearly doubled in the United States
(Baylor University) The percentage of multiracial congregations in the United States has nearly doubled, with about one in five American congregants attending a place of worship that is racially mixed, according to a Baylor University study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Alcohol and marijuana use may increase risk of condomless sex in young adults
(Wiley) Young persons who use alcohol and/or marijuana experience heightened likelihood of condomless sex, according to a new study published in The American Journal on Addictions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Substance in hair may be a marker for alcohol consumption
(Wiley) A new Drug Testing& Analysis study reveals that measuring levels of ethyl sulfate (EtS), a metabolite of ethanol, in the hair can be used to assess alcohol consumption. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why isn't anyone talking about vaginal dryness (or doing anything about it)?
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) It's a common problem that only gets worse during the menopause transition; yet, no one wants to talk about it, and even fewer women are doing anything to correct it. A new study identifies those factors that contribute to the taboo problem of vaginal dryness. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Teetotallers ‘die sooner’ than those who have the odd drink
TEETOTALLERS are likely to die earlier than those who enjoy the odd drink, research claims. Drinking up to three glasses of wine or beer a week is linked to the lowest mortality rates, the study showed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MDEA Winner Shows the Value of Nonsurgical Robots in Healthcare
Equashield is proving that robots aren’t limited to just helping with surgeries in the healthcare industry. The Port Washington, N.Y.-based company and Gold winner for MDEA under the Non-Surgical and Hospital Supplies category has developed the Equashield Pro technology. The device is designed to help transport and handle dangerous drugs. The system enables compounding large varieties of patient-specific chemotherapy doses quickly, using optimized process flow by performing multiple tasks simultaneously. The Pro’s highly reliable dose verification software reduces the occurrences of medication dosage and i...
Source: MDDI - June 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Cancer patients 20 per cent more likely to take own lives in first six months following diagnosis
While the risk of suicide was higher among all those diagnosed with cancer, a study has shown the danger is even greater with certain types. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ra-223 Dichloride in mCRPC: More Is Not Better
A multicenter, international phase II study found higher-dose and extended-dose therapy with Ra-223 did not improve survival or pain scores. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - June 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: John Schieszer Source Type: news

Vaping helps smokers quit - even if they don't want to, study finds
Researchers from the University of East Anglia found that 17 per cent of e-cigarette users once enjoyed smoking and had to intention of quitting after just trying an e-cigarette 'on a whim'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Can drinking too much alcohol raise the risk of cancer?
A new study published in "Plos Medicine" shows the risk of cancer is lowest in light drinkers, while heavy drinkers are at the greatest risk. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

Mountain-dwellers near Everest have forearms 1cm shorter than lowland people, study finds
Researchers led by Cambridge University PhD student Stephanie Payne compared the length of people arms in Nepal and found those living at altitude have significantly shorter forearms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Good social media experiences don't outweigh bad ones for young adults
(Reuters Health) - For young adults, the adverse effect of negative social media experiences on mental health outweigh any potential benefits of positive experiences, a study of university students suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Diabetes study could save patients time and money
New research suggests that a single blood test could accurately confirm type 2 diabetes ​ (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fathers' antidepressant use doesn't worsen babies' health risks
(Reuters Health) - Fathers' use of antidepressant medications around the time mothers become pregnant does not increase babies' risk of preterm birth, birth defects, autism or intellectual disability, according to a study in the BMJ. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Not so green after all? New study says biodegradable plastic bags might not be helpful to the environment
(Natural News) Plastic pollution is slowly but surely killing our environment, and many of us strive to find better alternatives to problematic items like plastic bags. On the surface, biodegradable plastic bags sound like a far better option than their non-biodegradable counterparts, but a new study shows that these bags might not be the magical... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news