Can farmers fight climate change? New U.S. law gives them billions to try
When settlers plowed the North American prairie, they uncovered some of the most fertile soil in the world. But tilling those deep-rooted grasslands released massive amounts of underground carbon into the atmosphere. More greenhouse gases wafted into the skies when wetlands were drained and forests cleared for fields. Land conversion continues today, and synthetic fertilizer, diesel-hungry farm machinery, and methane-belching livestock add to the climate effects; all told, farming generates 10% of climate-affecting emissions from the United States each year. Now, Congress would like to turn back the clock and return some o...
Source: ScienceNOW - August 16, 2022 Category: Science Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine Drives Increase Coverage in Uganda ’s Eastern Region
August 16, 2022IntraHealth International’sRegional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES-E) project is partnering with the government of Uganda to offer COVID-19 vaccination drives that will provide more people with protection from the virus before a stockpile of the country’s vaccines expire at the end of August.Uganda will have to destroy about1.2 million vaccine doses by the end of August if they remain unused. Vaccine waste is a crucial issue for many countries, reaching as high as30% in some areas. In Uganda, health facilities often receive vaccines from the Uganda National ...
Source: IntraHealth International - August 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Uganda Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services in Eastern Uganda (RHITES-East) Infectious Diseases COVID-19 Source Type: news

Comparison of Improved Surgical Eight-Step Handwashing Combined with ATP Fluorescence in Detecting the Infection Rate at the Site of Seven-Step Surgical Handwashing and 30-Day Orthopaedic Surgery: A Randomized Study.
Conclusions: The improved surgical eight-step washing technique combined with ATP fluorescence detection is helpful to eliminate the " blind area " of handwashing. It is also necessary to add three training areas. Handwashing and training are more scientific, rigorous, and effective. They are effective in reducing orthopaedic surgical infection and have application value. They can safely replace the traditional surgical seven-step washing technique, which is worthy of clinical promotion. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 and paediatric training, RCPCH (updated 15th August 2022)
Since March 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented disruption to training and assessment in paediatrics in the UK as well as significant stresses to everyone ' s working and personal lives. We hope that, two years on, we are beginning to return to normal or at least to readjust to a new normal. However, we recognise that during the 2021-22 training year, COVID-19 continues to have an impact. We have reviewed and updated our advice regarding the impact of COVID-19 on all aspects of training, assessment and exams.See our exams pages for updates on how exams will be delivered over the next diets. (Source: Curren...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: Withdraw 30 Percent Admission Quota for Health Ministry - Minority
[Ghanaian Times] The Minority has called on government to, as a matter of urgency, withdraw a directive to nursing training institutions in the country to reserve 30 per cent admission quota for the 2022/2023 academic year for the Ministry of Health. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Bengals Let Joe Burrow Control His Return to Training Camp
Cincinnati trusted its quarterback enough to let him take his time in recovering from his appendectomy. Plus, why Tuesday could be a big day for the QB trade market. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

August 15 Training Camp Notes: Eagles trade J.J. Arcega-Whiteside to Seahawks for Ugo Amadi, Ravens activate Marcus Peters off PUP and more
Breaking down storylines from around NFL training camps, including the Philadelphia Eagles trading J.J. Arcega-Whiteside to the Seattle Seahawks for Ugo Amadi, the Baltimore Ravens activating... #pup #marcuspeters #trainingcamps #ravens #philadelphiaeagles #ugoamadi #seattleseahawks #arcegawhiteside (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chiefs training camp observations from August 15
On Monday, Kansas City conducted its 14th full training camp practice of 2022. #kansascity (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Joe Burrow highlights from Bengals training camp practice
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow was again a participant in practice on Monday. After a strong showing in his first action of camp, all eyes were on the franchise quarterback as he works... #quarterback #cincinnatibengals #teehiggins #joeburrow (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Integrative biological science and training are the focus of 4 new institutes
From understanding the multifaceted transmission of disease to deciphering how living organisms adapt to harsh conditions, answering big questions in biology requires interdisciplinary research and scientists engaging and partnering with those from … (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - August 15, 2022 Category: Science Authors: NSF Source Type: news

Texas Rangers fire manager Chris Woodward
ARLINGTON — From the time the Rangers finally got to spring training, Chris Woodward was direct. There would be no excuses. The team had a new, state-of-the-art... #chriswoodward #texasrangers #chriswoodwardarlington (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgical training platform FundamentalVR scores $20M
The virtual reality startup said the investment brings its total raise to more than $30 million. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 15, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Mindfulness'Changes the Biology' of Pain Mindfulness'Changes the Biology' of Pain
Just 8 weeks of mindfulness training can improve response to pain, and alterations in brain signatures appear to strengthen with more practice.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 15, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Patient, Public, and Healthcare Professionals' Sepsis Awareness, Knowledge, and Information Seeking Behaviors: A Scoping Review
Conclusions: Patient, public, and healthcare professional awareness and knowledge of sepsis vary globally. Future research may benefit from a consistent definition as well as country-specific data to support targeted public awareness campaigns. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The analysis of classification and spatiotemporal distribution characteristics of ride-hailing driver's driving style: a case study in China - Liu R, Yu H, Ren Y, Liu S.
Monitoring the driving styles of ride-hailing drivers is helpful for providing targeted training for drivers and improving the safety of the service. However, previous studies have lacked analyses of the temporal variation as well as spatial variation char... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news