Intergenerational transmission of out-of-home care in Sweden: a population-based cohort study - Wall-Wieler E, Almquist Y, Liu C, Vinnerljung B, Hjern A.
The objective of this study is to examine the intergenerational transmission of out-of-home care. This population-based study used data from the Swedish National Registers and included all children born in Sweden between 1990 and 2012 (followed for up to 1... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Gender equal BDSM practice - a Swedish paradox? - Carlstr öm C.
In this article I examine power and BDSM, that is, Bondage and Discipline, Dominance and Submission, and Sadism and Masochism, within Swedish society. The main research question is: How do practitioners relate to power, gender and consent in Swedish societ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Male-on-female sexual homicides in Sweden, 1990 to 2013: a population-based controlled study of incidents, victims, and offenders - Sturup J, Rodre S, Karlberg D, von Vogelsang E, Rying M, Caman S.
This study aims to describe male-on-female sexual homicides in Sweden and differentiate from corresponding nonsexual homicides. Unsolved an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Researchers crack the code of the final blood group system
(Lund University) Ever since the blood type was discovered in 1962, no one has been able to explain why some people become Xga positive while others are Xga negative. But now, researchers at Lund University in Sweden have finally solved the mystery, and their study is being published in the scientific journal Blood. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Getting to know the microbes that drive climate change
(Ohio State University) A new understanding of the microbes and viruses in the thawing permafrost in Sweden may help scientists better predict the pace of climate change. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 16, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How to build efficient organic solar cells
(Link ö ping University) Twenty-five researchers from seven research institutes have put their heads together to draw up rules for designing high-efficiency organic solar cells. The research is led by Feng Gao, associate professor at Linkoping University, Sweden. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 16, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Emotional reserve and prolonged post-concussive symptoms and disability: a Swedish prospective 1-year mild traumatic brain injury cohort study - Oldenburg C, Lundin A, Edman G, Deboussard CN, Bartfai A.
In this study, we ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Patients' experiences of their recovery process after minor physical trauma - Nasirian S, Fagevik Ols én M, Engström M.
Injuries due to trauma are the leading cause of death in Sweden among people younger than 45 years, and more than 120,000 patients were admitted to hospitals in 2014 as a result of trauma. Patients suffering from less serious physical trauma are often disc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Seattle Times and ex-Swedish neurosurgeon map out strategy in defamation lawsuit
The three parties to the lawsuit filed a joint motion outlining their plans for evidence-gathering as the Washington Medical Commission reinstated the surgeon's license with a fine and other conditions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Casey Coombs Source Type: news

Seattle Times and ex-Swedish neurosurgeon map out strategy in defamation lawsuit
The three parties to the lawsuit filed a joint motion outlining their plans for evidence-gathering as the Washington Medical Commission reinstated the surgeon's license with a fine and other conditions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Casey Coombs Source Type: news

Study highlights genetic risk of heart failure
(Lund University) Heart failure is known to be more common in certain families but whether this familial transition is caused by genetic or lifestyle factors. By studying adoptees in relation to both their biological parents and adoptive parents, a new population study in Sweden has found that genetic heritage is the dominant factor when it comes to heart failure in these families. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Whole genome sequencing reveals cluster of resistant bacterium in returning travelers
(European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)) Thirteen patients with OXA-48-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST392 have been reported by Sweden and Norway between January and April 2018 -- all returning travelers with prior hospital admission in Gran Canaria. Whole genome sequencing showed tight clustering between the bacterial isolates from the cases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 12, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Swedish Health Services has a new chief medical officer and new hospital leaders
Swedish Health Services is still looking for a chief operating officer for its First-Hill campus. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

Swedish Health Services has a new chief medical officer and new hospital leaders
Swedish Health Services is still looking for a chief operating officer for its First-Hill campus. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

Involving the employer to enhance return to work among patients with stress-related mental disorders - study protocol of a cluster randomized controlled trial in Swedish primary health care - Bj örk L, Glise K, Pousette A, Bertilsson M, Holmgren K.
BACKGROUND: Work-related stress has become a major challenge for social security and health care systems, employers and employees across Europe. In Sweden, sickness absence particularly due to stress-related disorders has increased excessively in recent ye... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mortality in treatment-resistant unipolar depression: a register-based cohort study in Sweden - Reutfors J, Andersson TM, Brenner P, Brandt L, DiBernardo A, Li G, H ägg D, Wingård L, Bodén R.
BACKGROUND: The impact of treatment resistant depression (TRD) on mortality is not established. METHODS: Using Swedish national registers, 118,774 patients between 18-69 years of age who had been prescribed an antidepressant and been diagnosed with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

We need more investigations into research misconduct
Why I ’m calling for watchdog to help rid research of malpractice and fraudMPs want new watchdog to monitor misconduct by researchersLast year the Guardian reported onthe case of Paulo Macchiarini, an Italian surgeon working in Sweden, who was “hailed for turning the dream of regenerative medicine into a reality – until he was exposed as a con artist and false prophet”. The Swedish Central Ethics Review Board concluded recently that six papers should be retracted as they falsely claimed that the artificial windpipe transplants he ga ve them were much more effective than they actually were. In fact, ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 11, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Norman Lamb Tags: Research Higher education Science Medical research Politics Research and development Research funding UK news Source Type: news

Commission reinstates former Swedish neurosurgeon Dr. Johnny Delashaw's medical license
Delashaw's reinstatement comes with a set of conditions that must be met over the next three years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 10, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Casey Coombs Source Type: news

Commission reinstates former Swedish neurosurgeon Dr. Johnny Delashaw's medical license
Delashaw's reinstatement comes with a set of conditions that must be met over the next three years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 10, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Casey Coombs Source Type: news

A Partial Solar Eclipse Is Coming on Friday the 13th. That Hasn ’t Happened in 40 Years
While it won’t be anything like the 2017 total solar eclipse, there is a partial solar eclipse coming up this week. The July 13 eclipse is particularly rare because it will occur on Friday the 13th, a date that has long been considered a harbinger of bad luck by popular culture. There has not been a solar eclipse on Friday the 13th since December 13, 1974, according to NASA. And the next partial eclipse to occur on Friday the 13th will be on September 13, 2080. Unlike the 2017 total solar eclipse, this week’s partial solar eclipse won’t be visible to Americans — or most of the world for that matter...
Source: TIME: Science - July 10, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Gabby Raymond Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

4D CT compares well with 4D MRI for the heart
Researchers from Sweden found that 4D CT provided heart-flow patterns and measurements...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Artifact reduction algorithm boosts utility of 4D CT 4D CT of subtalar joint aids ankle instability assessment 4D parathyroid CT sorts out lesion types 4D musculoskeletal CT offers window into joint disorders Wide-area 4D CT gives hope in cases of 'inoperable' lung cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NinePoint Medical lifts Namati to the corner office | Personnel Moves – July 10, 2018
NinePoint Medical said earlier this month that it appointed Eman Namati as its new president and chief executive officer, succeeding Christopher von Jako who will remain on the company’s board of directors. Namati joined NinePoint Medical at its inception in 2010 as a technical co-founder, and operated as R&D VP for the past four years, the Bedford, Mass.-based company said. “With the recent strategic partnership NinePoint entered into with Merit Medical, along with Eman’s long history with the technology, business acumen, and strong leadership, this was a natural choice for the Board and a great next...
Source: Mass Device - July 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Alfred Mann Foundation Bonesupport Cutera Inc. Endologix GE Healthcare iRhythm Technologies Inc. Merit Medical Systems Inc. NinePoint Medical Inc. personnel-moves RTI Surgical SeaSpine second-sight-medical Source Type: news

Does work-personal life interference predict turnover among male and female managers, and do depressive symptoms mediate the association? A longitudinal study based on a Swedish cohort - Nyberg A, Peristera P, Bernhard-Oettel C, Leineweber C.
BACKGROUND: In the present study we used a longitudinal design to examine if work-personal life interference predicted managerial turnover, if depressive symptoms mediated the association, and if the relationships differed by gender. METHODS: Data ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Alzheimer's drug trial results 'extremely encouraging'
“Extremely encouraging” results from a trial of a new Alzheimer’s drug sent shares of pharmaceutical company Biogen up nearly 20 percent Friday, CNBC reported.  Biogen (NASDAQ:BIIB) and Tokyo-based drugmaker Eisai reported “statistically significant” evidence that the drug, BAN2401, can slow progression of Alzheimer’s, which causes progressive mental deterioration and degeneration of the brain. The drug, developed in collaboration between Eisai and Swedish biotechnology company BioArctic,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Niger:Girls Find 'Sanctuary' in Fistula Treatment Centres
[UN News] Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed visits the National Fistula Centre in Niamey, Niger, with Margot Wallstrom, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden (l) and Dr. Lalla Malika Issoufou Mahamadou, second First Lady (r) (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The World Cup: When England Plays, This Is What Happens To Violence
After England beat Sweden 2-0 in the quarterfinals of the World Cup, English fans trashed an IKEA. A study found what happens to domestic violence when England plays in the World Cup. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Common Heart Drug Recalled In 22 Countries For Possible Cancer Link
(CNN) — A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure is being recalled in 22 countries because it contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk. Valsartan is off-patent and is used as a component of other generic medicines. Novartis, the company that originally developed the drug, said Sandoz valsartan and valsartan/HCT film-coated tablets are being recalled since they “do not meet our high quality standards.” Pharmacies in the UK are advised to recall valsartan batches containing medicines made by Dexcel Pharma Ltd and Accord Healthcare. The recall involves about 2...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Valsartan Source Type: news

Elvis Costello Cancels European Tour after Cancer Surgery
The British singer-songwriter has canceled concerts in Britain, Croatia, Austria, Norway and Sweden following the removal of a tumor. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANNA CODREA-RADO Tags: Pop and Rock Music Costello, Elvis Great Britain Cancer Source Type: news

Listeria monocytogenes multi-country outbreak: 47 cases including 9 deaths
(European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)) Frozen corn and possibly other frozen vegetables produced in a company in Hungary are the likely source of an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes that has been affecting Austria, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Despite the product recall ordered by the Hungarian Food Chain Safety Office, new cases may still emerge, says the updated risk assessment published by ECDC and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers develop a new method for turning skin cells into pluripotent stem cells
(University of Helsinki) Researchers at the University of Helsinki, Finland, and Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, have for the first time succeeded in converting human skin cells into pluripotent stem cells by activating the cell's own genes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Stripes may be cool -- but they don't cool zebras down
(Lund University) Susanne Å kesson, a biologist at Lund University in Sweden, refutes the theory that zebras have striped fur to stay cool in the hot sun. That hypothesis is wrong, she and her colleagues show in a study recently published in Scientific Reports. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 6, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Strengthening health systems for persons with traumatic spinal cord injury in South Africa and Sweden: a protocol for a longitudinal study of processes and outcomes - Conradsson D, Rhoda A, Mlenzana N, Nilsson Wikmar L, Wahman K, Hultling C, Joseph C.
Background: The provision of specialized care in a time-sensitive manner has shown to be crucial for survival and recovery of functioning after a traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI). However, little is known about the provision of TSCI care in diffe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Infertile men are more likely to develop prostate cancer
Researchers  from Lund University, Sweden, found men who are unable to have children naturally or via IVF are overall 47 per cent more likely to develop the life-threatening condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Organic Solvents and Genes Compound MS Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Chronic lung irritation may play a role, Swedish study suggests (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - July 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Paints, Solvents Tied to Big Rise in MS Risk for Some Smokers
TUESDAY, July 3, 2018 -- A triple whammy of genetics, smoking, and exposure to paints and solvents at work puts a person at extremely high risk of developing multiple sclerosis, Swedish researchers report. On its own, any one factor elevates the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Infertile men are up to THREE TIMES more likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer, study finds
Researchers  from Lund University, Sweden, found men who are unable to have children naturally or via IVF are overall 47 per cent more likely to develop the life-threatening condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novel nanoSPECT/CT radionuclide could aid cancer therapy
Swedish and Dutch researchers are reporting early progress in combining nanoSPECT/CT...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SNMMI: Early prostate cancer therapy extends lives SNMMI: New therapy aids patients with neuroendocrine tumors Novel PET tracer shows promise for neuroendocrine tumors PET tracer may aid diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease New therapeutic agent could treat prostate cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sub-fertility in men treated with ICSI associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer
(European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) Subfertile men who have received fertility treatment with the microinjection technique of ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) have been found at a significantly greater risk of prostrate cancer, according to an analysis of three comprehensive nationwide registries in Sweden. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 3, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Intergenerational involvement in out-of-home care and death by suicide in Sweden: a population-based cohort study - Wall-Wieler E, Bolton J, Liu C, Wilcox H, Roos LL, Hjern A.
BACKGROUND: Individuals involved in out-of-home care are at higher risk of death by suicide. We aimed to determine whether parents with two generations of involvement in out-of-home care (themselves as children, and their own children) are at increased ris... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Reward and unease are closely linked in the brain
(Link ö ping University) Mice that lack a certain receptor in the brain are attracted to situations associated with discomfort, such as inflammation and nausea, according to a new study from Link ö ping University, Sweden. The finding has been published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 2, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Psychologists Explain Why You Procrastinate — And How to Stop
From time to time, everybody leaves a task lingering on their to-do list for a few hours — or days, or weeks — too long. Procrastination is a normal, near-universal phenomenon — which makes it all the more important to understand why it strikes and what to do about it. “Procrastination is not just avoiding or delaying a task,” says David Ballard, head of the American Psychological Association’s Center for Organizational Excellence. “It also has to include an aspect that’s counterproductive, irrational or unnecessary.” Those triggers typically fall into one of four camps...
Source: TIME: Health - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology onetime Source Type: news

Violence during imprisonment, forensic psychiatric care, and probation: correlations and predictive validity of the risk assessment instruments COVR, LSI-R, HCR-20V3, and SAPROF - Persson M, Belfrage H, Fredriksson B, Kristiansson M.
This prospective, naturalistic, cohort study was designed to report the one-year rate of violence among Swedish forensic psychiatric clients, during forensic psychiatric care, prison, and probation. Another purpose was to validate the risk assessment instr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Drawing the discourses of ontological security: immigration and identity in the Danish and Swedish cartoon crises - Agius C.
The controversy of the Danish cartoon crisis in 2006 overshadowed a similar one that took place in Sweden a year later. The crises have broadly been framed as a clash of values but both cases reveal differences worthy of investigation, namely for the compl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Molecular brake on human cell division prevents cancer
(Karolinska Institutet) Researchers at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and the University of Sussex, England, have discovered that the process of copying DNA generates a brake signal that stalls cell division. This molecular brake ensures that the cell has two complete copies of DNA before it divides and thus prevents DNA damage and cancer development. The study is published in the scientific journal Molecular Cell. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Benefit May Not Outweigh Harm in AAA Screening Benefit May Not Outweigh Harm in AAA Screening
Swedish study finds screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm has no statistically significant effect on mortality, suggesting that other factors play a part in AAA incidence and death.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Doctors want a similar healthcare system to Sweden
The GPs ’ union is calling for a cap on consultations so family doctors can turn patients away. They say the safety of patients and ‘sanity’ of doctors is being put at risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors want a similar healthcare system to Sweden with just 13 appointments a day
The GPs ’ union is calling for a cap on consultations so family doctors can turn patients away. They say the safety of patients and ‘sanity’ of doctors is being put at risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surstr ö mming: The secrets of this stinky Swedish fish (video)
(American Chemical Society) It has been called the smelliest food in the world. But surstr ö mming -- Swedish for 'sour herring' -- is beloved in Sweden as a summer treat. In this video, Reactions explains the chemistry of how to preserve herring and why it smells so strong, with help from H.E. Karin Olofsdotter, Swedish ambassador to the U.S., and her team: https://youtu.be/U-Y8qqdjDAk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 27, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Refinement and preliminary testing of an imagery-based program to improve coping and performance and prevent trauma among urban police officers - Arble E, Lumley MA, Pole N, Blessman J, Arnetz BB.
Police officers are regularly exposed to traumatic critical incidents. The substantial mental, behavioral, and social costs of police trauma indicate a substantial need for prevention. We have refined and enhanced a previously tested Swedish program to the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news