Gambia: Trust Bank Largesse Reaches Kanifing, EFST Hospitals
[The Point] Trust Bank on Tuesday reached out to the Kanifing General Hospital (KGH) and the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in Banjul as part of its annual donations to various hospitals in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 8, 2023 Category: African Health Tags: Aid and Assistance Gambia Health and Medicine West Africa Source Type: news

‘Not dumb creatures.’ Livestock surprise scientists with their complex, emotional minds
Dummerstorf, Germany —You’d never mistake a goat for a dog, but on an unseasonably warm afternoon in early September, I almost do. I’m in a red-brick barn in northern Germany, trying to keep my sanity amid some of the most unholy noises I’ve ever heard. Sixty Nigerian dwarf goats are taking turns crashing their horns against wooden stalls while unleashing a cacophony of bleats, groans, and retching wails that make it nearly impossible to hold a conversation. Then, amid the chaos, something remarkable happens. One of the animals raises her head over her enclosure and gazes pensively at me, her widely spaced eye...
Source: ScienceNOW - December 7, 2023 Category: Science Source Type: news

Trust reveals major data breaches involving over 22,000 patients’ data
A major teaching trust mistakenly released private information belonging to more than 22,000 patients in two major data breaches. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 7, 2023 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

‘The Wolf’ Could Teach Central Bankers to Clean Their Mess
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Source: Reuters: Health - December 6, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Missed Opportunities for Care -- And What They Teach Us
(MedPage Today) -- Today we missed another opportunity. Actually, several opportunities -- several opportunities to provide care to multiple different patients. The No-Show -- For a Good Reason This morning, at the beginning of our practice... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - December 6, 2023 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NLM Tech Bulletin, Intro to MedlinePlus Spanish Slides for Trainers
[Editor's Note: To help trainers teach MedlinePlus, this Spanish tutorial has been adapted into a slide deck titled, Introducci ón a MedlinePlus. The slide deck includes the addition of a few slides on how to navigate the Genetics section. The slide deck can also be found in the NLM Learning Resources Database.] (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - December 5, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Nov-Dec 2023, 2024 MeSH Classes: Highlights, Changes and PubMed Searching
Please join the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Training Office for two events in January 2024. The events will introduce you to 2024 Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), and teach you how to adjust to MeSH changes in your PubMed searches and alerts. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - December 5, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

What Pigs and Squirrels Can Teach Us About Managing Pain
Over the past several decades, there have been many supporting studies of the health-promoting effects of an optimistic personality. Much research has been done on the connection between a high level of optimism and good health, described well in clinical psychologists Burel R. Goodin and Hailey W. Bulls’ 2014 research paper, appropriately titled, “Optimism and the Experience of Pain: Benefits of Seeing the Glass as Half Full.” The authors state that optimism “is linked to both enhanced physiological recovery and psychosocial adjustment to coronary artery bypass surgery, bone marrow transplant, post...
Source: TIME: Health - December 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dr. David B. Agus Tags: Uncategorized Books freelance Source Type: news

‘SNL’ Sketch Sees “Old School” David Beckham Poster Teach Teenage Marcello Hernandez Physics
When a teenage Marcello Hernandez set out to prepare for a physics test in a sketch from tonight’s episode of Saturday Night Live, among those coming to his aid was an old school poster of David Beckham (Mikey Day) come to life. “This physics homework is impossible. Why do I even have to learn…#marcellohernandez #saturdaynightlive #davidbeckham #beckham #netflix #hernandez #insulted #ufc #toothtaker #kenanthompson (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pattern of suspicious deaths of married females brought for medico-legal autopsy at teaching institute of India - Parmar PB, Rathod GB, Bansal P, Maru AM, Pandya B, Bansal AK.
BACKGROUND: Death is unnatural and suspicious when it is caused by external causation like injury or poisoning or other than natural course. In such deaths of married females, the inquest is carried out, and a medico-legal autopsy is conducted to ascertain... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 3, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Will Smith In Conversation: Watch Actor Talk ‘I Am Legend 2’; Perils Of Fame & Ambitions To Teach Film
Will Smith has revealed that the development of I Am Legend 2 is moving at pace, with both him and Michael B. Jordan on board and a first script delivered. News of the reboot of the post-apocalyptic action thriller blockbuster – which grossed more $585 million back in 2007 – broke earlier this…#willsmith #michaelbjordan #avikagoldsman #warnerbros #saudiarabias #redseafilmfestival #robertneville #redsea #chrisrock #academyawards (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 2, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts recommend these healthy snacks for weight loss
For anyone trying to lose weight, snacking can feel like a guilty pleasure. But it doesn't have to be. Eating periodic, healthy snacks can be good for you. "Including snacks in a healthy diet can offer several advantages," Christina Barth, assistant teaching professor and registered dietician…#christinabarth #barth #vitaminccombined #salsa #stick #dippingbell #mexico #mixchia #greek #turkey (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochrane Mexico's'citizen scientist' event contributes to global research efforts
Cochrane Crowd is a global community of volunteers who are helping to classify the research needed to support informed decision-making about health care.Cochrane Mexico recently hosted its third screening challenge that helped introduce students to randomized control trials and evidence assessment. This event not only fostered the value of evidence synthesis among students but also made a significant contribution to ongoing global research efforts. The job of the Cochrane Crowd community is to review descriptions of research studies to identify and classify randomized controlled trials (RCTs), a type of study that is co...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 1, 2023 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

US medical schools should teach students how to counsel patients on firearm injury prevention - Mercado A, Siddiqui T.
Firearm injuries have become an epidemic in the United States. In 2022, more than 48  000 US citizens died from firearm related injuries of all types--unintentional, suicide, and homicide--and in 2020 firearms surpassed motor vehicle accidents as the leadin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 1, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

University of Athens Researchers Create Wooden Tongue Depressor with Biosensing Capabilities Capable of Identifying Biomarkers
Scientists believe the biodegradable device could someday help detect multiple saliva biomarkers. If true, it might provide a new type of test for clinical laboratories When it comes to tongue depressors, it turns out you can teach an old dog new tricks. Researchers from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Greece (NKUA) have taken this […] The post University of Athens Researchers Create Wooden Tongue Depressor with Biosensing Capabilities Capable of Identifying Biomarkers appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - December 1, 2023 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory News Laboratory Resources Laboratory Testing Precision Medicine american chemical society Analytical Chemistry anatomic pathology Bacterial Cellulose BC bioassay biodegradable Source Type: news