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Medtronic Puts Insulin Needle Out of Sight, Out of Mind
Medtronic has launched the latest version of its MiniMed Mio insulin infusion set in Canada, Hong Kong and parts of Europe. The MiniMed Mio Advance is an update of the MiniMed Mio, introduced in 2010 and designed to deliver insulin from an insulin pump to the body. The Mio Advance should make changing infusion sets quicker and easier, according to the company. Diabetic patients who use insulin pumps generally change their infusion set every two or three days, selecting different insertion sites to prevent skin breakdown and maximize insulin absorption. Thin plastic tubing included in the set comes in varying lengths to rea...
Source: MDDI - February 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news

Ten ERs In Colorado Tried To Curtail Opioids And Did Better Than Expected
Ten Colorado hospitals, including Swedish in Englewood, Colo., participated in a six-month pilot project designed to cut opioid use, the Colorado Opioid Safety Collaborative. The method calls for coordination across providers, pharmacies, clinical staff and administrators. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - February 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New link between gut bacteria and obesity
(Lund University) Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered a new link between gut bacteria and obesity. They found that certain amino acids in our blood can be connected to both obesity and the composition of the gut microbiome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Stem cell study may result in stronger muscles in old age
(Karolinska Institutet) As we grow older, our muscular function declines. A new study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows how an unexpectedly high number of mutations in the stem cells of muscles impair cell regeneration. This discovery may result in new medication to build stronger muscles even when in old age. The study is published in Nature Communications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Young men ’s drinking tied to later liver disease risk
(Reuters Health) - Men who drink alcohol in late adolescence are more likely to develop severe liver disease decades later than young people who don ’t drink at all, a Swedish study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Study compares countries' mortality rates after aneurysm surgery
(Wiley) There is substantial international variation in mortality rates after treatment for abdominal aortic aneurysm, or enlargement of the aorta. A BJS (British Journal of Surgery) study that compared 10-year data from England and Sweden found that mortality rates were initially better in Sweden but improved over time alongside greater use of a minimally invasive procedure called endovascular aneurysm repair in England. Now there is no difference between postoperative mortality rates after aneurysm repair in England and Sweden. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Current parental attitudes towards upbringing practices in Finland and Sweden 30 years after the ban on corporal punishment - Ellonen N, Jernbro C, Janson S, Tindberg Y, Lucas S.
This study examines the current attitudes towards corporal punishment among Finnish and Swedish parents of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Emergency Management and Preparedness Training for Youth (EMPTY): the results of the first Swedish pilot study - Khorram-Manesh A, Berlin J, Roseke LL, Aremyr J, S örensson J, Carlström E.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the impact of a simulation training in raising a group of young students' personal and situational awareness in disasters and emergencies. METHODS: In total, 25 young students participated in two simulation scenarios represent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Fear of crime and its relationship to self-reported health and stress among men - Macassa G, Winersj ö R, Wijk K, McGrath C, Ahmadi N, Soares J.
This study investigated the impact of fear of crime on self-reported health and stress among men living in G ävleborg County.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evolution of a holistic systems approach to planning and managing road safety: the Victorian case study, 1970-2015 - Muir C, Johnston IR, Howard E.
Background The Victorian Safe System approach to road safety slowly evolved from a combination of the Swedish Vision Zero philosophy and the Sustainable Safety model developed by the Dutch. The Safe System approach reframes the way in which road safety is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

How to Swedish Death Clean Your Record Collection
How to Clean Out Your Record Collection. A 7-step guide for album owners who want their personal space back. by David Browne, AARP, February 15, 2018| Comments: 0. old records out of sleeves laid out in a messy pile. Westend61/ Gallery Stock. From special songs to the actual records, we take a look at ways to  ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Psychological and physical violence towards children with disabilities in Finland and Sweden - Koivula T, Ellonen N, Janson S, Jernbro C, Huhtala H, Paavilainen E.
This article describes psychological aggression and physical violence by Swedish and Finnish mothers ( N = 3420) towards their 0- to 12-year-old children with disabilities ( N = 286) by comparing such behaviour with the mothers of children without disabili... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prediction of designer drugs: synthesis and spectroscopic analysis of synthetic cathinone analogues that may appear on the Swedish drug market - Carlsson A, Sandgren V, Svensson S, Konradsson P, Dunne S, Josefsson M, Dahl én J.
The use of hyphenated analytical techniques in forensic drug screening enables simultaneous identification of a wide range of different compounds. However, the appearance of drug seizures containing new substances, mainly new psychoactive substances (NPS),... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Longitudinal changes in oculomotor function in young adults with mild traumatic brain injury in Sweden: an exploratory prospective observational study - Matuseviciene G, Johansson J, M öller M, Godbolt AK, Pansell T, Deboussard CN.
OBJECTIVES: To assess (1) whether visual disturbances can be demonstrated with objective measures more often in patients with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) than in orthopaedic controls and non-injured controls, (2) whether such objectively demonstrate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Tandem inks distribution deal in Scandinavia for insulin pumps
Tandem Diabetes Care (NSDQ:TNDM) has inked a distribution agreement with Rubin Medical to commercialize the medical device company’s t:slim X2 insulin pump, insulin cartridges and t:lock infusion sets in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. According to the terms of the deal, Rubin Medical is slated to perform all sales, marketing and customer training for Tandem’s devices. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Tandem inks distribution deal in Scandinavia for insulin pumps appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - February 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat tandemdiabetes Source Type: news

Increased Risk of Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy With Low-normal Apgar Scores Increased Risk of Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy With Low-normal Apgar Scores
Lower five- and 10-minute Apgar scores, even within the normal range, are associated with higher risks of childhood cerebral palsy and epilepsy, according to findings from Swedish registries.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Spouses have strong influence on risk for alcohol abuse
(Reuters Health) - Spouses with uncontrolled drinking problems have a “large and rapid” influence on the likelihood their partner will also be diagnosed with an alcohol use disorder, according to a long-term study of married couples in Sweden. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Single Fathers Are More Likely to Die Early, Study Says
A large new study of parents in Canada found that single fathers have a higher premature mortality rate than single mothers or parents who are paired up. The study tracked more than 40,000 people for 11 years and found that single dads died soonest, and also had the least healthy lifestyles. The study, which was published in The Lancet Public Health, could not ascertain what made single dads die sooner, but after adjusting for age, lifestyle, health and socio-demographic characteristics, their risk of death over the course of the study was more than twice as high as other parents. The researchers found that single fathers...
Source: TIME: Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Belinda Luscombe Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Parenting Source Type: news

Food waste is costing us all: The environmental and financial cost of spoiled food
(Natural News) You wouldn’t suspect bananas, apples, tomatoes, salad, sweet peppers, pears and grapes to be the primary culprits of a costly crime. Yet according to an AlphaGalileo article, a Swedish research team identified those aforementioned fresh produce to comprise nearly half of the food that goes to waste on the shelves of retail stores.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rituximab: More Effective Than Other Initial MS Treatments? Rituximab: More Effective Than Other Initial MS Treatments?
A Swedish database analysis shows that rituximab excels in newly diagnosed relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. Dr Laurie Barclay takes a closer look.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Viewpoint Source Type: news

Anne Dejean-Ass é mat receives the Sj ö berg Prize 2018
(Institut Pasteur) Professor Anne Dejean-Ass é mat, from the Institut Pasteur and Inserm, has recently been awarded the Sj ö berg Prize 2018, along with Professors Hugues de Th é from the Coll è ge de France and Zhu Chen from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. This prize, awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, was set up in 2016 and carries a grant of $1 million to fund the future research of these three eminent scientists. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Possible new principle for cancer therapy
(Karolinska Institutet) A study published in Science Translational Medicine shows that small molecules that specifically inhibit an important selenium-containing enzyme may be useful in combating cancer. When researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden treated cancer in mice using these molecules, they observed rapid tumoricidal effects. Researchers now hope that this new principle for cancer treatment will eventually be developed for use in humans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 14, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

This Woman Woke Up With a British Accent. Here ’s What to Know About Foreign Accent Syndrome
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology onetime Source Type: news

One explanation to rule them all? Identifying sub-groups of non-drinking Swedish ninth graders - Raninen J, Livingston M, Karlsson P, Leifman H, Guttormsson U, Svensson J, Larm P.
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: Researchers in a number of countries have recently identified major changes in adolescent alcohol consumption since the early 2000s, with the prevalence of teenage drinking more than halving in some countries. The major aims of the c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How do children's cancer diagnoses affect parents' income?
(Wiley) A new study from Sweden found that social benefits often ease the financial burdens experienced by the parents of children recently diagnosed with cancer, but mothers experienced persistently lower income after benefits diminished. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings indicate that additional efforts may be needed to address the financial hardships experienced by the mothers of children with cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

New learning opportunities in evidence-based health care for medical students in Sweden
Cochrane Sweden is delighted to announce the official launch of a new online learning course specifically designed to support medical students training in evidence-based health care at Lund University.Cochrane Interactive Learning(CIL) consists of a self-directed e-learning package which takes students through the processes involved in completing a systematic review, including framing a question; searching for relevant studies; assessing risk of bias; undertaking meta-analysis; implementing GRADE processes; and other key processes to support students understanding the complete systematic review process.CIL ’s online ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane Sweden seeks Fellow - Lund, Sweden
Job title: Cochrane Sweden FellowSpecifications: Part Time (0.5 FTE)Reports to:director of Cochrane SwedenLocation:Lund, SwedenApplication Closing Date: 28th February 2018Purpose of the job:As member of the Cochrane Sweden team, the Fellow works closely with the director of the centre to support activities. A key function will be to provide support in training and education events.Background:Cochrane Sweden was launched in May 2017 with the support and guidance of the Nordic Cochrane Centre. It is funded by Sk åne University Hospital (mainly thanks to prof.Ingemar Petersson), Region Sk åne and Lund University. ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 8, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Unknown language discovered in Southeast Asia
(Lund University) A previously unknown language has been found in the Malay Peninsula by linguists from Lund University in Sweden. The language has been given the name Jedek. 'Documentation of endangered minority languages such as Jedek is important, as it provides new insights into human cognition and culture,' says Joanne Yager, doctoral student at Lund University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How exercise training promotes a sound mind in a sound body
(Karolinska Institutet) A new study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that the same mechanisms behind the beneficial effects of exercise training on the brain also help to counteract fat and to strengthen the immune system. The results, which are published in the journal Cell Metabolism, can ultimately give rise to new obesity and diabetes drugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The five-year costs and benefits of extended psychological and psychiatric assessment versus standard intake interview for women with comorbid substance use disorders treated in compulsory care in Sweden - Olsson TM, Fridell M.
BACKGROUND: Women with comorbid substance use disorders are an extremely vulnerable group having an increased relative risk of negative outcomes such as incarceration, morbidity and mortality. In Sweden, women with comorbid substance use disorders may be p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

More Evidence Traumatic Brain Injuries Raise Later Dementia Risk More Evidence Traumatic Brain Injuries Raise Later Dementia Risk
During the first year after a traumatic brain injury (TBI), the risk of developing dementia rises four- to six-fold, according to a large Swedish study that followed millions of people age 50 or older for decades.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Dengue fever may strike large parts of Europe
Dr Jing Helmersson, an epidemologist at Umea University, Sweden, warns rising temperatures are encouraging killer mosquitos that carry the incurable disease to spread north. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scandinavians shaped by several waves of immigration
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology) So you think people in present-day Sweden and Norway are different from each other? It turns out that would have been closer to the truth some 9500 years ago. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 1, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

MSU ecologist awarded Swedish professorship to further study of Africa's carnivores
(Montana State University) Scott Creel was awarded the 2018 KSLA Wallenberg Professorship from the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry. He will spend a year in Sweden, concentrating on his research of predator-prey interactions and conservation of African carnivores. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 1, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

More evidence traumatic brain injuries raise later dementia risk
(Reuters Health) - During the first year after a traumatic brain injury (TBI), the risk of developing dementia rises four- to six-fold, according to a large Swedish study that followed millions of people age 50 or older for decades. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Finland ’ s BBS-Bioactive Bone Substitute plans $10m IPO
BBS-Bioactive Bone Substitutes said today that’s its planning for an initial public offering later this year it hopes will bring in some $10 million. Oulu, Finland-based BBS said it plans to list 1.5 million shares at €5.50 apiece beginning Feb. 5 for gross proceeds of €7.7 million, or roughly $9.6 million. The shares, due to trade on the First North Finland and NASDAQ First North Sweden exchanges, would represent about 23.9% of BBS’s total shares if the flotation is fully subscribed. Based on proteins extracted from reindeer bone, BBS’s Artebone is designed to be injected to the site ...
Source: Mass Device - January 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Funding Roundup Initial Public Offering (IPO) Orthopedics Regenerative Medicine Wall Street Beat bioactivebonesolutions Source Type: news

Why Humanitarian Assistance Needs Rigorous Evaluation
Residents of the camp of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) receive food rations distributed by the World Food Programme (WFP) in collaboration with an international non-governmental organization, CARITAS. North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Credit: Flickr/UN Photo/Marie Frechon.By Dr Anastasia AladyshevaSTOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan 31 2018 (IPS)According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and the Financial Tracking Service (FTS), the number of people in need of humanitarian aid in 2017 rose to 141.1 million and they were located in 37 countries. The Global Humanitar...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anastasia Aladysheva Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Weight-loss surgery tied to slight increased risk of suicide
(Reuters Health) - Obese people who get surgery to lose weight are slightly more likely to attempt suicide than their counterparts who try other approaches to shed excess pounds, a Swedish study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Suffering a blow to the head raises the risk of dementia
Researchers at Umea University, Sweden, discovered the devastating disease is six times more prevalent among victims of a traumatic brain injury, after analysing data of 995,000 people. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental disorder sick leave in Sweden: a population study - Lidwall U, Bill S, Palmer E, Olsson Bohlin C.
BACKGROUND: The inability to perform productive work due to mental disorders is a growing concern in advanced societies. OBJECTIVE: To investigate medically certified mental disorder and all-cause sick leave in a working population using demographi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Silent victims in the public eye: socially vulnerable EU citizens' exposure to crime and its consequences - Wallengren S, Mellgren C.
This study used thematic analysis to explore 28 socially vulnerable European Union (EU) citizens who support themselves by begging in public spaces in Malm ö, Sweden, their exposure to crime, and the consequences of victimization. The analysis revolved aro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Estrogen causes neuroblastoma cells to mature into neurons
(Karolinska Institutet) The female sex hormone estrogen can perform an important role in neuroblastoma, a form of cancer mainly affecting young children. In laboratory experiments, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden demonstrate that estrogen treatment and overexpression of the estrogen receptor cause malignant neuroblastoma cells to mature into neuron-like cells. The study, which is published in PNAS, gives hope of new treatment possibilities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 29, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Flow Neuroscience Raises 1.1M USD in Seed Round Lead by Khosla Ventures to Develop a Device to Treat Depression
STOCKHOLM, January 26, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Flow Neuroscience, a Sweden-based medtech company is developing a new treatment for depression combining brain stimulation with behavioral therapy. They have now secured a $1.1 milli... Devices, Neurology, Venture Capital Flow Neuroscience, Major Depressive Disorder, neuromodulation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Synthetic DMARDs May Blunt Pneumococcal Vaccine Response in Systemic Sclerosis Synthetic DMARDs May Blunt Pneumococcal Vaccine Response in Systemic Sclerosis
Pneumococcal vaccination yields a satisfactory antibody response in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc), but synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) might reduce the vaccine response in these individuals, according to a report from Sweden.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

ScandiDos brings Delta4 Discover to U.S. market
Swedish radiation therapy quality assurance firm ScandiDos has received the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ScandiDos prepares new QA system for ASTRO 2016 FDA clears ScandiDos dosimetry system ScandiDos readies in vivo dosimetry system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Outdoor thermal comfort under subarctic climate of north Sweden - a pilot study in Ume å - Yang B, Olofsson T, Nair G, Kabanshi A.
Outdoor microclimate is important to determine the quality of outdoor spaces. Swedish people cherish summer period and prefer more outdoor activities in summer because of long winter with harsh outdoor environments. People in urban areas use parks for recr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Teen Drinking Ups Risk for Liver Diseases Later
Men who started drinking in their teens are at increased risk for liver disease, Swedish researchers report. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

School contextual features of social disorder and mental health complaints-a multilevel analysis of Swedish sixth-grade students - Modin B, Plenty S, L åftman SB, Bergström M, Berlin M, Gustafsson PA, Hjern A.
This study addressed school-contextual features of social disorder in relation to sixth-grade students' experiences of bullying victimization and mental health complaints. It investigated, firstly, whether the school's concentrations of behavioural problem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Genetics, the rearing environment, and the intergenerational transmission of divorce: a Swedish national adoption study - Salvatore JE, Larsson L önn S, Sundquist J, Sundquist K, Kendler KS.
We used classical and extended adoption designs in Swedish registries to disentangle genetic and rearing-environment influences on the intergenerational transmission of divorce. In classical adoption analyses, adoptees ( n = 19,715) resembled their biologi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Family of origin and educational inequalities in mortality: results from 1.7 million Swedish siblings - Mortensen LH, Torssander J.
Circumstances in the family of origin have short- and long-term consequences for people's health. Family background also influences educational achievements - achievements that are clearly linked to various health outcomes. Utilizing population register da... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news