Associations of sarcopenia and its components with bone structure and incident falls in Swedish older adults - Scott D, Johansson J, McMillan LB, Ebeling PR, Nordstr öm P, Nordström A.
The aim of this study was to compare bone structure parameters and likelihood of falls across European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP2) sarcopenia categories. 3334 Swedish 70-year olds had appendicular lean mass (normalized to height; ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Epidemiology of hip and groin injuries in Swedish male first football league - Lundg årdh F, Svensson K, Alricsson M.
This study aimed to investigate the incidence, pattern, and burden of hip/groin injuries in Swedish professional male football (soccer) players over five consecutive seasons. METHODS: Injury history from 16 football teams in the Swedish ma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Risk communication as government agency organizational practice - Boholm Å.
This article investigates how public officials at six government agencies in Sweden understand and relate to risk communication and its uses in the context of agen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Immigration status and substance use disorder-related mortality in Sweden: a national longitudinal registry study - Lundgren L, Padyab M, Lucero NM, Blom-Nilsson M, Nystr öm S, Carver-Roberts T, Sandlund M.
This study examined the association between first- and second-generation immigrant status and alcohol- or drugs other than alcohol-related (primarily ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Pace of Multiple Sclerosis Progression May Be Slowing Pace of Multiple Sclerosis Progression May Be Slowing
The risk for reaching specific disability milestones in patients with multiple sclerosis has decreased over the past decade, a large cohort study from Sweden suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 22, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Redsense Receives Patent Approval in Sweden for its Smart Wound Care Technology for Optical Measuring of Blood and Exudate
STOCKHOLM, March 22, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Redsense Medical announces that the company will receive a patent approval in Sweden for the innovative smart wound care technology that was presented in November, 2018. The patent cov... Devices, Wound Care Redsense Medical, smart wound care technology, smart bandages (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Risk of MS Progression May Be Lessening Over Time (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Swedish study shows patients with relapsing onset MS are taking longer to reach disability milestones (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 21, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Antibodies stabilize plaque in arteries
(Karolinska Institutet) Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have found that type IgG antibodies play an unexpected role in atherosclerosis. A study on mice shows that the antibodies stabilize the plaque that accumulates on the artery walls, which reduces the risk of it rupturing and causing a blood clot. It is hoped that the results, which are published in the journal Circulation, will eventually lead to improved therapies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Safe, funny and frightening drinking situations from children's viewpoint: comparing recalled childhood stories about others' drinking in Scandinavia - T örrönen J.
The article analyzes retrospective childhood stories related to others' drinking (N  = 336). The stories have been told in a focus group context in Finland and Sweden. Hence, they are stories about the past that have been constructed in the present. The... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

MS Disability Risk May Be Changing Over Time
(MedPage Today) -- Swedish MS study shows patients are taking longer to reach disability milestones (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 18, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

It ’s Simple, but Requires Determination
Women are responsible for providing water for their families. Many spend hours travelling to the wells and back home every day, carrying heavy clay pots on their heads. Credit: Irfan Ahmed/IPSBy Monika Weber-FahrSTOCKHOLM, Sweden, Mar 18 2019 (IPS) I am drafting this on International Women’s Day – March 8 – with an eye towards World Water Day on March 22. On International Women’s Day we celebrate progress in gender equality. At the same time, we recognize how much remains to be done: how many women remain excluded from decision-making across many professions. Changing this is urgent. Water – c...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Monika Weber-Fahr Tags: Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Food & Agriculture Gender Global Green Economy Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation W Source Type: news

Extra Weight in Adolescence Tied to Later Risk for Renal Cancer
Among Swedish men, overweight or obesity during adolescence tied to higher risk for renal cell carcinoma (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 16, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Nephrology, Nursing, Oncology, Pediatrics, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news

Workplace bullying among healthcare professionals in Sweden: a descriptive study - Rahm G, Rystedt I, Wilde-Larsson B, Nordstr öm G, Strandmark K M.
Workplace bullying is a taboo event which occurs worldwide, although the prevalence varies significantly between and within countries. Nurses have been regarded an occupational risk group for bullying at the work place. Bullying in health and social care c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Comparisons of the discrepancy between loneliness and social isolation across Ireland and Sweden: findings from TILDA and SNAC-K - Power JEM, Sj öberg L, Kee F, Kenny RA, Lawlor B.
PURPOSE: Loneliness may have different cultural meanings in different countries. This may manifest as differing levels of Social Asymmetry-the discrepancy between loneliness and social isolation. Since loneliness is thought to be low in Sweden relative to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Swedish Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Has Been Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize
Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of her work leading a youth campaign to halt climate change. Three Norwegian lawmakers put forth the 16-year-old’s name. “We have nominated Greta because the climate threat may be one of the most important causes of war and conflict,” parliamentary representative Freddy Andre Oevstegaard told Norwegian media outlet VG. “The massive movement Greta has set in motion is a very important peace contribution,” he added. The activist, who was named one of TIME’s Most Influential Teens of 2018...
Source: TIME: Science - March 14, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Hillary Leung Tags: Uncategorized climate change onetime overnight Source Type: news

Three new honorary doctors at Karolinska Institutet
(Karolinska Institutet) Three new honorary doctors have been appointed by the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet. Paolo Chiesi, Douglas Easton, and Sophie Ekman will have their doctorates formally conferred at Stockholm City Hall on 10 May 2019. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 14, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Oral bacteria in pancreas linked to more aggressive tumours
(Karolinska Institutet) The presence of oral bacteria in so-called cystic pancreatic tumours is associated with the severity of the tumour, a study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in the journal Gut reports. It is hoped that the results can help to improve diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Opioid crisis: Only a US phenomenon?
(De Gruyter) Addiction to prescription opioids has reached a crisis level in the United States. Now the drug is causing concern across the Atlantic. Researchers from Denmark, Norway and Sweden urge caution after discovering that prescriptions for the pain medication oxycodone have significantly increased during the last decade. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Possibilities and challenges in developing and implementing an empowerment-based school-intervention in a Swedish disadvantaged community - J önsson L, Fröberg A, Korp P, Larsson C, Berg C, Lindgren EC.
In this paper, we describe and critically reflect on the possibilities and challenges of developing and implementing an empowerment-based school intervention regarding healthy food and physical activity (PA), involving participants from a Swedish multicult... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

in her words: This Is What a Feminist Country Looks Like
Sweden has prioritized gender and women ’ s issues for years. Even its foreign policy is feminist. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MAYA SALAM Tags: Women and Girls Women's Rights Politics and Government Labor and Jobs Parenting Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships Abortion Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Wallstrom, Margot E Sweden Source Type: news

Why you lose hearing for a while after listening to loud sounds
(Link ö ping University) When we listen to loud sounds, our hearing may become impaired for a short time. Researchers at Link ö ping University, Sweden, have discovered a mechanism that helps to explain how this happens. Their results are presented in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, PNAS. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Identifying sociodemographic risk factors associated with residential fire fatalities: a matched case control study - Jonsson A, Jaldell H.
This study aimed to investigate the association between sociodemographic factors and residential fire fatalities in Sweden. A majority of fatal fires occur in housing. An understanding of risk factors and risk groups is a must for well-founded ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Monthly Shots of HIV Drugs Are as Effective as Daily Pills, 2 Big Studies Show
SEATTLE (AP) — Monthly shots of HIV drugs worked as well as daily pills to control the virus that causes AIDS in two large international tests, researchers reported Thursday. If approved by regulators in the United States and Europe, the shots would be a new option for people with HIV and could help some stay on treatment. Instead of having to remember to take pills, patients instead could get injections from a doctor or nurse each month. “Some people will be thrilled” at the convenience, said Mitchell Warren, executive director of AVAC, an AIDS advocacy group. Condoms remain the most widely available and...
Source: TIME: Health - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CARLA K. JOHNSON / AP Tags: Uncategorized AIDS/HIV anti hiv drugs onetime Source Type: news

Child's elevated mental ill-health risk if mother treated for infection during pregnancy
(University of Gothenburg) Risks for autism and depression are higher if one's mother was in hospital with an infection during pregnancy. This is shown by a major Swedish observational study of nearly 1.8 million children. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 7, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Chalmers officially recognised as an 'engaged university' - the first in Europe
(Chalmers University of Technology) After an extensive evaluation process, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has been awarded the title of 'Engaged University' by the international agency ACEEU. The accreditation is an acknowledgment of the high quality of Chalmers' methodological work to create value for the surrounding society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chalmers officially recognized as an 'engaged university' -- the first in Europe
(Chalmers University of Technology) After an extensive evaluation process, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has been awarded the title of 'Engaged University' by the international agency ACEEU. The accreditation is an acknowledgment of the high quality of Chalmers' methodological work to create value for the surrounding society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Swifts are born to eat and sleep in the air
(Lund University) Nearly 100 species of swift are completely adapted to life in the air. That is the conclusion of researchers at Lund University in Sweden after having studied a third species and observing that some individuals did not land for over three months. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 6, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Molecular puzzle reveals unknown stages of fetal development
(Karolinska Institutet) By applying gene analysis to individual cells from early mouse embryos, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered previously unknown cellular stages of fetal development from fertilized egg to living being. The study is published in the scientific journal Cell Reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How fashionable raw meat dog food could see pet owners risk dangerous bugs including E.coli
A study has found samples of the food in Britain and Sweden, made mainly from offal, uncooked meat and bones, contain food poisoning bugs including E.coli and salmonella. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Modelling the association between health indicators and commute mode choice: a cross-sectional study in southern Sweden - Mattisson K, Idris AO, Cromley E, H åkansson C, Ostergren PO, Jakobsson K.
The impact of commuting on health depends, in part, on the mode of travel. A sizeable body of literature addresses associations between mode choice and health status, but little is known about how a person's health affects commuting mode choice. Stress, ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Opioid prescribing habits differ between Denmark, Sweden and Norway - and they change over time - Jarlbaek L.
Background and aims The medical use of opioids in different countries is often subject to public concern and debate, frequently based on rough figures from prescription databases made for registration of consumption. However, public access to some of these... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Medical device company moves to Streets of St. Charles
Sweden-based Elekta, a device company that manufactures, sells, and services cancer treatment solutions, will relocate one of its product supply and support centers from Maryland Heights to a Streets of St. Charles development. Elekta will occupy 40,000 square feet on the second and third floors of 1450 Beale Street with 100 employees, according to owner and property manager Cullinan Properties. The building is currently under construction and has plans to open late this spring. Last April, officials… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 4, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Veneta Rizvic Source Type: news

Smokers often misunderstand health risks of smokeless tobacco product, Rutgers study finds
(Rutgers University) American smokers mistakenly think that using snus, a type of moist snuff smokeless tobacco product, is as dangerous as smoking tobacco, according to a Rutgers study. The study provides new research on what smokers think about snus, a Swedish style product that is popular in Scandinavia, but newer to the United States. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 4, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

"It happens all the time": women's experiences and normalization of sexual harassment in public space - Mellgren C, Andersson M, Ivert AK.
This study explored the prevalence of sexual harassment, consequences of harassment, and reasons for not reporting these experiences through a survey among Swedish female university students (N = 1941). One fourth reported one or more incidents of sexual h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

iCAD partners with Swedish team on AI for breast cancer
Computer-aided detection (CAD) developer iCAD will collaborate with researchers...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: iCAD to highlight AI for tomosynthesis at ECR iCAD touts clinical results with Xoft Axxent brachytherapy iCAD highlights study results of DBT software FDA OKs iCAD's breast density AI software iCAD touts study on radiation therapy savings (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 28, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sex differences in mortality in migrants and the Swedish-born population: is there a double survival advantage for immigrant women? - Oksuzyan A, Mussino E, Drefahl S.
OBJECTIVES: In the present study, we examine whether the relationships between country of origin or reason for migration and mortality differ between men and women. METHODS: We apply hazard regression models on high-quality Swedish register data wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

South Sudan: UNFPA Receives U.S.$13Million Support From Sweden for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
[UNFPA] Juba -UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the Government of Sweden have signed an agreement worth 120 million Swedish Krona (approximately US$13 million) to boost sexual and reproductive health programmes in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 26, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swedish EMS Rises to the Challenge of Multiculturalism
“A young man might throw stones at a fire truck or an ambulance,” says Janina Sabra, 31, as she strides into her office at a youth center in rough-and-tumble east Gothenburg, Sweden. “But he won’t throw them at his friend—he won’t throw them at ‘Uncle Daniel.’” Sabra should know. The managing director of Person Behind the Uniform (PBU)—an innovative community outreach program designed to bring young people and first responders together—she has undeniable street cred. Forward thinking: Janina Sabra, managing director of the Man Behind the Uniform. Photo Mark...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - February 25, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Mark S. Weiner, PhD, JD, EMT-B Tags: International Top Story Exclusive Articles Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Precarious employment, business performance and occupational injuries: a study protocol of a register-based Swedish project - Orellana C, Kreshpaj B, Johansson G, Burstrom B, Kjellberg K, Hemmingsson T, Ax én M, Davis L, Wegman D, Bodin T.
INTRODUCTION: There is uncertainty regarding the trends in occupational injuries (OIs) in Sweden due to a significant and increasing problem with under-reporting to injury registers. Under-reporting, in general, is likely to be exacerbated by the rise in p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

New skeletal disease found and explained
(Karolinska Institutet) Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered a new and rare skeletal disease. In a study published in the journal Nature Medicine they describe the molecular mechanism of the disease, in which small RNA molecules play a role that has never before been observed in a congenital human disease. The results are important for affected patients but can also help scientists to understand other rare diagnoses. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Unfit, Obese Teens at Higher Risk for Adult Disabilities (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Just as important as losing/controlling weight is being physically fit, large study of Swedish males suggests (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - February 24, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Spain Tops Italy as World ’s Healthiest Country While U.S. Falls: Report
Maybe it’s something in the gazpacho or paella, as Spain just surpassed Italy to become the world’s healthiest country. That’s according to the 2019 edition of the Bloomberg Healthiest Country Index, which ranks 169 economies according to factors that contribute to overall health. Spain placed sixth in the previous gauge, published in 2017. Four additional European nations were among the top 10 in 2019: Iceland (third place), Switzerland (fifth), Sweden (sixth) and Norway (ninth). Japan was the healthiest Asian nation, jumping three places from the 2017 survey into fourth and replacing Singapore, which dr...
Source: TIME: Health - February 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lee Miller and Wei Lu / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized onetime Spain Source Type: news

Bacteria samples from all over the globe found to have antibiotic resistance genes, says research
(Natural News) Researchers warn that infections caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria will continue to increase each year, especially since these acquire more resistance genes from other bacteria. The effects of such a genetic delineation prompted scientists from the Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg in Sweden to evaluate large numbers of bacterial DNA. Their study looked... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New research prize for best doctoral thesis on cancer
(Karolinska Institutet) This year, the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet for the first time awards a research prize in memory of Professor Dan Grand é r, who passed away in 2017. The receiver of the Dan Grand é r Memorial Prize for best doctoral thesis in the area of cancer research at Karolinska Institutet is Dr. Nicholas Valerie, Department of Oncology-Pathology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Swedish biotech firm will establish HQ next to Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa
A Sweden-based biotech company that focuses on immunotherapy announced it will establish its U.S. headquarters in Tampa. Vycellix Inc., which was founded by leading medical researchers at Sweden’s world renowned Karolinska Institutet, said its team initially comprising of its senior executive and administrative staff, is scheduled to occupy its new space next to the Moffitt Cancer Center in April, according to the Feb. 21 news release. The headquarters will be located in a 1,500-square-foot… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 21, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

U.S. Leads Rich Nations in Drug Overdose Deaths
Drug deaths in the United States are more than 27 times higher than in Italy and Japan, which have the lowest rates, and are double the rates of Finland and Sweden, the countries with the next highest death rates. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Greta Thunberg tells EU: your climate targets need doubling
Swede, 16, says EU cannot just ‘wait for us to grow up and become the ones in charge’The EU should double its climate change reduction targets to do its fair share in keeping the planet below a dangerous level of global warming, the Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has told political and business leaders in Brussels.Flanked by students from the Belgian and Germanschool strike movements, the Swedish teenager said it was not enough to hope that young people were going to save the world.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 21, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Jennifer Rankin in Brussels Tags: Climate change Greta Thunberg Jean-Claude Juncker European Union Environment Science World news Paris climate agreement Greenhouse gas emissions COP 21: UN climate change conference Paris Global climate talks Source Type: news

Doing Physical and Mental Exercise When You ’re Younger May Help Ward Off Dementia
This study shows that it seems that mental activity is as important as physical activity to preserve or increase the chances of healthy aging.” Similar studies that have looked at the link between physical or mental activity and dementia have not usually included as long an observation period as the new analysis does. Most of those studies also start with people who were much older and who were potentially already affected by different types of dementia. In her analysis, Najar adjusted for the fact that some of the women in the study might already be experiencing early signs of dementia. She also found that exercise ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Brain Source Type: news

Middle-aged theater-goers and gym-bunnies are nearly 50% less likely to develop Alzheimer's 
A new study from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden found women with high levels of mental activities - like going to concerts - were 46 percent less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supported visitation in cases of violence: political intentions and local practice in Sweden - Bergman AS, Eriksson M.
In Sweden, supervised visitation has been replaced with a new measure called supported visitation. In the reform process, it was emphasized that if face to face visitation cannot be organized without risk for the child, indirect visitation or no visitation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news