RCGP-supported scheme allows GP practices to become'veteran friendly '
GP practices can sign up to become‘veteran friendly’ under a new national scheme to improve medical care and treatment for former armed service members.  The programme, which has been backed by NHS England and the RCGP, requires practices to offer extra support for ex-military personnel, such as undertaking dedicated training, attending armed forces healthcare meetings and assigning a veteran lead in the practice. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - July 30, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Patients Practice development Latest News Source Type: news

Nonheterosexual Youth May Be at Greater Diabetes Risk Nonheterosexual Youth May Be at Greater Diabetes Risk
Overall, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and questioning high school students are less active and more likely to be overweight.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Deliciously Ella Mills shares saps of healthy packed lunches as she trains to be yoga teacher
Ella Mills, 27, of London, is now training to become a yoga teacher and she has started sharing snaps of her perfect packed lunches to inspire her followers that you can still eat healthily on the go. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaccine mafia targets Dr. Sherri Tenpenny's Mastering Vaccine Info Foundational Course Training Boot Camp – WATCH at REAL.video
(Natural News) Just hours after announcing the launch of her Mastering Vaccine Info Foundational Course & Training Boot Camp program, vaccine expert Dr. Sherri Tenpenny became the target of a massive “astroturfing” assault by pro-vaccine psychopaths who are desperately trying to shut down both the program and her website. During a recent segment of The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat turf burn
Turf burn is a common injury for people who play soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, and other sports that take place on artificial grass. In this article, learn more about turf burns and how to treat them. We also discuss prevention, provide tips on how to make the healing process faster, and explain when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Mathematics prize for Bristol research fellow
Heilbronn research fellow Dr Gene S. Kopp received the SIAM Student Paper Prize at the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Annual Meeting last week. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 30, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: ; Faculty of Science, School of Mathematics Source Type: news

Uganda:UCU Faculty of Journalism to Emphasise Practical Skills
[Monitor] In a country where there are more graduates than jobs, it is prudent that universities produce students who are excellent in both theory and practical work. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medico-legal: Declaring patients fit to fly
As we hit peak holiday season, GPs may find themselves asked to declare patients 'fit to fly'. Dr Rachel Birch from Medical Protection presents two case scenarios, illustrating what GPs can do to support patients while minimising potential risks. (Source: GP Online Education)
Source: GP Online Education - July 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Medico-legal Source Type: news

Enhancing resilience and inclusive development for adolescents with disabilities (2018)
Report summarizes findings from a survey of adolescents with disabilities from Jordan, Ethiopia, Palestine, and Bangladesh, focusing on barriers to education, health services, psychosocial wellbeing, protection from violence, mobility, and opportunities to participate in their communities.(ODI) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Origin of the species: where did Darwin's finches come from?
Gal ápagos finches have been the subject of a plethora of evolutionary studies, but where did the first ones come from?When the first of the Gal ápagos Islands arose from the ocean floor around 3m years ago, they were naked, angry, lava-spewing cones devoid of life. Now, millions of years later, they are alive with some of the world’s most iconic animals. Giant tortoises. Sea iguanas. Flightless cormorants. And those finches equipped with Swiss army knife beaks.The Gal ápagos finches are probably one of the most well-known examples of evolution and will forever be tightly linked to Charles Darwin...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 30, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Hanneke Meijer Tags: Birds Fossils Biology Evolution Science Wildlife Source Type: news

Shear-wave elastography works to evaluate liver disease
Two-dimensional shear-wave elastography is an effective tool for identifying...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AIUM: Can deep learning classify liver fibrosis on US? Adding blood test to US improves liver cancer diagnosis How accurate are SRU guidelines for advanced fibrosis? Spleen stiffness correlates with cirrhosis complication Quantitative ultrasound method stages fatty liver (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Can you solve it? Rise to the Skyscrapers challenge
Attack the block!Hi guzzlers,Skyscrapers is one of my favourite Japanese logic puzzles because it forces you to think three-dimensionally, and also because Tokyo is full of skyscrapers.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 30, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Alex Bellos Tags: Mathematics Education Science Logic puzzles Source Type: news

Exclusive: Fix ‘dark force’ surgical unit or lose it, leaked review tells trust
An independent review has challenged the leadership of a teaching hospital to make immediate changes to its cardiac surgical team or face losing the service altogether. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - July 30, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NJIT expands offering of IBM Skills Academy workshops, launches Skills Academy Consortium
(New Jersey Institute of Technology) Program educates students and professionals for today's digital economy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Brain game doesn't offer brain gain
(University of Western Ontario) A new study led by a team of Western University neuroscientists has debunked claims that getting better at a brain training game can translate to improved performance in other, untrained cognitive tasks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study: Student loans hamper wealth accumulation among black, Hispanic adults
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Graduating college with student loan debt hampers wealth accumulation and asset building among black, Hispanic adults much longer than previously thought -- at least until age 30, University of Illinois social work professor Min Zhan found in a new study co-written with Illinois alumna Xiaoling Xiang, now a professor of social work at the University of Michigan. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diversity and education influence India's population growth
(International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis) Differences within India's population influence population projections for years to come, according to research conducted by IIASA and the Asian Demographic Research Institute. This information could help India and its workforce to catch up to more developed Asian countries with higher GDP per capita. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How time affects learning
(Society for Neuroscience) Associations between neutral stimuli and monetary rewards are strengthened over the course of weeks, according to a human study published in JNeurosci that investigated learning over an extended period of time. The research may have implications for the study of addiction, in which learned associations between drug and reward are acquired gradually. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Many young people don't know when female and male fertility declines, study finds
(Taylor& Francis Group) Most students underestimate the impact of female and male age on fertility, new research published in Human Fertility finds. Less than half could correctly identify the age when a woman's fertility declines and even fewer knew when male fertility declines. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Causes School Failure?
Discussion “Literacy is traditionally meant as the ability to read and write. The modern term’s meaning has been expanded to include the ability to use language, numbers, images, computers, and other basic means to understand, communicate, gain useful knowledge, solve mathematical problems and use the dominant symbol systems of a culture.” The earliest written communication was in 3500-3000 BCE, with the earliest alphabet being from 1200-750 BCE. Although the percentage of the world’s adult literacy rate is increasing each decade by ~5%, “…from 55.7 per cent in 1950 to 86.2 per cent in...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 30, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The Game Agency and eThink Education Announce Partnership To Provide...
The Game Agency and eThink Education partner up to provide The Training Arcade to Moodle LMS Users(PRWeb July 30, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/the_game_agency_and_ethink_education_announce_partnership_to_provide_the_training_arcade_to_moodle_lms_users/prweb15654797.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fascinating study concludes that dentists can smell when you're afraid, making them more likely to make mistakes
(Natural News) No matter what your age, the thought of going to the dentist might fill you with fear and/or anxiety. According to a study by a group of researchers who observed dental students, “dentists can smell when a patient is anxious.” The smell of fear or anxiety can even affect the performance of dentists,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Winners of Inaugural Poster Session Announced at ImageTrend Connect
LAKEVILLE, MINN. - ImageTrend, Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of the Inaugural Poster Session from ImageTrend Connect 2018. The posters were fitting in theme with the conference topics of using data to improve patient care, public safety and operational efficiencies. Participants demonstrated what they are doing to make an impact within their community using original research, interventions, data analysis, new programs or calls to action. Posters were available throughout the conference as a process sharing and ideating opportunity for all attendees, however a panel of judges took on the duty of awarding the top t...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 29, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: ImageTrend Tags: Training Industry News Source Type: news

How Do I Know if Therapy Is Working? And Other Questions About Therapy Answered
When someone outside of therapy learns that Panthea Saidipour is a psychoanalytic psychotherapist, their first question is usually: “Are you analyzing me right now?” Saidipour jokingly responds they shouldn’t worry because she’s off the clock. But this question actually reveals a common concern clients have, whether they mention it aloud or not: “Are you judging me right now?” Judgment has no place in therapy, said Saidipour, who works with young professionals in their 20s and 30s who want to gain a deeper understanding of themselves. It kills curiosity. And curiosity is critical in...
Source: Psych Central - July 29, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Disorders General Psychotherapy Self-Help Treatment questions about therapy therapeutic alliance therapy fit therapy questions Source Type: news

What every parent should know before homeschooling their kids
(Natural News) Even if you’re perfectly fine with your kids’ schools, it still pays to do your research on homeschooling, especially in the event of a short- or long-term disaster where you will have to lend a hand when it comes to their education. (h/t to TheOrganicPrepper.com) 5 Tips for parents interested in homeschooling Every... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Premature birth, scheduled or not, is detrimental: Study finds link to delay in speech and language development
(Natural News) Most of the time, infants born prematurely (preemies) are smaller and underweight. Now, a recent study has discovered that there is a link between delays in learning speech and language and the underdeveloped parts of an infant’s brain, which are particularly vulnerable to damage. Babies born early in the third trimester may show signs... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Working to strengthen regulatory system for health supplement, nutraceutical sector: FSSAI
FSSAI is gearing itself to strengthen the regulatory ecosystem through cross-border collaboration and learning from international best practices, it said in a statement. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quick, What's A New Risk Factor for Adult Epilepsy?
(MedPage Today) -- You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - July 28, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Upstate introduces new technology in the fight against liver cancer
Acquisition of the new technology was made possible through support from the Upstate Foundation. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Four years after opening its doors, Upstate Cancer Center expands
More and more adult cancer patients are seeking treatment at Upstate, facilitating the need for expansion of the Cancer Center. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Researchers discover key link in understanding sleep disorders
The findings hold promise for advancing the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders among children. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Eradicating Leprosy in Mozambique, a Complicated Task
World Health Organization goodwill ambassador for Leprosy Elimination and chair of the Nippon Foundation, Yohei Sasakawa (left), holds the hand of a leprosy patient. Sasakawa visited Mozambique’s rural Namaita Centre to assess the progress of leprosy patients. The Nippon Foundation has been providing funds and medication in order to eliminate leprosy in Mozambique. Credit: Elísio Muchanga/IPSBy Elisio MuchangaNAMPULA PROVINCE, Mozambique, Jul 28 2018 (IPS)It takes Faurito António, 42, from Lalaua district, Nampula Province, two hours to reach his nearest health centre in order to receive the drugs neces...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elisio Muchanga Tags: Africa Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Nippon Foundation Source Type: news

REAL Self-Defense, Episode 3 now available: Learn the art of pistol self-defense (for beginners)
(Natural News) Episode 3 of the popular series “REAL Self-Defense” (the Joy of Shooting) is now LIVE on REAL.video. This series, taught by a U.S. Navy SEAL (SEAL Team Five) and a U.S. Marine close-combat specialist, teaches viewers the basics of handgun proficiency, including pistol grip, stance, trigger resets, clearing jams, engaging multiple targets and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Training caregivers to improve violence prevention and response - Perrin-Niquet A.
Confronted with the phenomena of violence, hospital managers are putting in place continuing training sessions addressing the theme of prevention. These so-called 'violent' situations are generally triggered by patients or by their family. The analyses car... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

'I got your six--maybe': a drafted versus volunteer bond, a drafted versus volunteer loss - Ferguson L.
I argue that the bonds formed among drafted soldiers during the Vietnam War surpass the bonds of today's 'career soldiers' due to the Vietnam vets' dissimilar backgrounds, the nation's collective scorn for their service, and their lack of training. Today's... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

History of the war and wars of history: teaching the Second World War and the Holocaust in post-Soviet Belarus - Zadora A.
Belarus is the only post-Soviet state to have fully adopted the interpretation of both the former Soviet authorities and today's Belarusian political regime on the fundamental role played by the Second World War in the construction of the country's histori... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

For survivors of intimate partner violence, overlooked brain injuries take a toll - Voelker R.
If not for a group of domestic violence survivors, Glynnis Zieman, MD, might have pursued a career in neurooncology. “[After] a year of training in that, I switched paths,” says Zieman, a neurologist at the Barrow Neurological Institute’s Concussi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Bullying nursing students - McCann T.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Bullying nursing students - Kosko A.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Time to stop making things worse: an imperative focus for healthcare student bullying research - Blakey AG, Anderson L, Smith-Han K, Wilkinson T, Collins E, Berryman E.
Student bullying in clinical practice remains a concern, and evidence regarding what works to specifically help the student appears rather piecemeal. At the same time, emergent literature indicates that some bullying interventions can be ineffective for be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The effectiveness of Rock and Water in improving students' socio-emotional adjustment and social safety: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial - Mertens ECA, Dekovi ć M, van Londen M, Reitz E.
BACKGROUND: Students following a low education track have an increased risk for developing problem behaviors. Rock and Water is a widespread, but still poorly evaluated, intervention that aims to improve students' socio-emotional adjustment and social safe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What can campuses learn from community sexual assault response teams? Literature review of teams' purpose, activities, membership, and challenges - Carlson J, Quiason M, Doan A, Mabachi N.
Sexual assault is a public health issue, with college-age students reporting high levels of victimization. Following an increase in national attention and federal initiatives, college and universities' sexual assault response efforts are being examined. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Teen drivers take more risks after trading learner permits for licenses
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents may be cautious while they're learning to drive, but a new study suggests they get downright dangerous once their license allows them to hit the road without a grownup in the car. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Can Louisville learn from the startup scene in Cincinnati?
Visitors from the Buckeye State were in Louisville yesterday to share advice with young companies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: David A. Mann Source Type: news

Can Louisville learn from the startup scene in Cincinnati?
Visitors from the Buckeye State were in Louisville yesterday to share advice with young companies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: David A. Mann Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you stretch out your tailbone?
The tailbone is at the bottom of the spine and helps to support the pelvis. There are specific exercises that people can use to stretch this area of the body and increase flexibility. This can help with conditions such as tailbone pain, which is also known as coccydynia. Learn more about tailbone stretches here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Do erectile dysfunction exercises help?
Many people have erectile dysfunction (ED), but it is often possible to reverse this with exercises to strengthen muscles in the area. These include pelvic floor exercises. ED can often be due to lifestyle factors including obesity and low physical activity levels. Learn more about exercises for ED here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Erectile Dysfunction / Premature Ejaculation Source Type: news

San Mateo startup targets machine learning tools at Medicare Advantage plans
As federal regulators step up scrutiny and penalties for overcharging Medicare, health plans are turning to companies like Apixio for help. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

Can Louisville learn from the startup scene in Cincinnati?
Visitors from the Buckeye State were in Louisville yesterday to share advice with young companies. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David A. Mann Source Type: news

Construction begins on multimillion-dollar center with focus on jobs
Construction began Wednesday on a $2 million education center in Covington that will focus on employment services, pre-vocational skills and career exploration classes for people served by the Point/Arc of Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati. The three-story Dr. Anthony and Geraldine Zembrodt Education Center will encompass 9,000 square feet behind the Point/Arc office at 104 W. Pike St.  Expected to open in spring 2019, the center will increase the number of people served and enable the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news