Life satisfaction, interpersonal relationships, and learning influence withdrawal from school: a study among junior high school students in Japan - Inoue S, Kato T, Yorifuji T.
This study demonstrates the relationship between subjective adjustment to school life and students' absenteeism. Data were collected from 17,378 junior hig... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The effect of working memory intervention on the gait patterns of the elderly - Azadian E, Majlesi M, Jafarnezhadgero AA.
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of working memory (WM) training on walking patterns in elderly people. METHODS: 20 elderly adults were selected and assigned randomly to two groups: WM training group and control grou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

'Video games made me a better surgeon'
Rather than impede learning, gaming can improve your manual dexterity and concentration skills, one surgeon says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria:Doctors Separate Conjoined Twins in Abuja Hospital
[Premium Times] A team of Nigerian doctors has successfully separated a set of conjoined twins at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 31, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

9 in 10 Californians have health insurance, but federal policy changes signal turbulence ahead
​Just 8.5 percent of Californians under age 65 did not have health insurance in 2017, down from 15.5 percent in 2013, before the full expansion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — extending the state’s lowest-ever noninsured rate for a second year — according apolicy brief jointly produced by the California Health Care Foundation and theUCLA Center for Health Policy Research.Those findings are excerpted from thousands of new and updated data points in the latestCalifornia Health Interview Survey, which is conducted by the UCLA center and covers a broad range of health topics. For the 201...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Canadian group tackles MRI waits through scheduling
Wait times for MRI scans have been a troublesome issue in Canada. But in Ontario,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How IT innovation can improve healthcare in Canada Report tallies growth in imaging scanners in Canada British Columbia takes aim at MRI wait times Machine learning helps predict exam wait times, delays Canadian woman told to wait 2.5 years for MRI scan (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Pilon Fracture: Preventing Complications Pilon Fracture: Preventing Complications
Find out about the surgical strategies for tibial pilon fractures -- and learn how to optimize outcomes and minimize complications.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

'OSU and the Cherokee Nation Will Grow Our Own Doctors': First Tribally Affiliated Medical School in U.S. To Open in 2020
Discusses the impact of the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Cherokee Nation, the first tribally associated medical school in the country. This med school will focus on the education of primary care physicians with an interest in providing care to tribal and rural populations in Oklahoma. An inaugural class of 50 students will begin in August 2020. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - October 31, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

USDA Announces Funding to Increase Access to Education, Workforce Training and Health Care Opportunities in Rural Communities
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $39.6 million in funding for 128 projects to increase access to job training, educational, and healthcare services in rural areas. Funding for these projects comes from the Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program. More than 4.5 million residents in 40 states and three territories will benefit from the funding. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - October 31, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Ground-breaking geneticist, Trudy Mackay, to receive prestigious Dawson Prize
(Trinity College Dublin) Professor Mackay will also give a fascinating public lecture exploring how geneticists are learning about human disease in Trinity College Dublin on Thursday evening. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 31, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Breakthrough neurotechnology for treating paralysis
(Ecole Polytechnique F é d é rale de Lausanne) Three patients with chronic paraplegia were able to walk over ground thanks to precise electrical stimulation of their spinal cords via a wireless implant. In a double study published in Nature and Nature Neuroscience, Swiss scientists Gr é goire Courtine (EPFL and CHUV/Unil) and Jocelyne Bloch (CHUV/Unil) show that, after a few months of training, the patients were able to control previously paralyzed leg muscles even in the absence of electrical stimulation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Physical and human capital rather than military spending key for economic growth in Russia
(Pensoft Publishers) Investment in education, healthcare, sports, road infrastructure and transportation, rather than national defense and, to a lesser extent, national security and law enforcement, is what drives economic growth rates upwards in Russia, suggests a recent analysis of government expenditure data gathered between 2002 and 2016. The empirical study, conducted by Dr Alexey Kudrin and Dr Alexander Knobel, was published in the open-access journal Russian Journal of Economics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Machines that learn language more like kids do
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) In a paper being presented at this week's Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing conference, MIT researchers describe a parser that learns through observation to more closely mimic a child's language-acquisition process, which could greatly extend the parser's capabilities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rocking Midwest Chapter MLA!
Fall is a busy season for staff in the Greater Midwest Region office, this season took our team to exciting locations such as Traverse City, MI (cherry pies!), Springfield, IL (Lincoln!), St. Cloud, MN (Eh…Juno?), and Cleveland, OH (rock and roll!). In particular, our team worked hard to debut two new courses at the Midwest Chapter MLA meeting in Cleveland from October 5-8. Precision Medicine One of these courses was Open Science for Health Sciences Librarians, which was developed by content expert, Erin Foster from Indiana University (not the University of Indiana, I get it, I get it) in partnership with Sam Watson...
Source: The Cornflower - October 31, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Elizabeth Kiscaden Tags: Conferences and Meetings General Source Type: news

Best practices for early bystander intervention training on workplace intimate partner violence and workplace bullying - Lassiter BJ, Bostain NS, Lentz C.
The purpose of this study was to gain consensus from experts on the best practices that might be taken into account when developing early bystander intervention training programs to reduce both workplace intimate partner violence (WIPV) and workplace bully... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Creating a successful workplace violence prevention program for healthcare workers - Warren B.
In this comprehensive guide to workplace violence in health- care, the author describes in detail an effective multi-tiered training program that ad- dresses the entire spectrum of workplace violence related be- haviors. Through such prepa- ration, assessm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Characterization of psychiatrically hospitalized college students - Braider L, La Lima C, Crimarco N, Hollander B, Reid-Russell A, Kane J, Greenwald B.
OBJECTIVE: To characterize contemporary college students requiring psychiatric hospitalization. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS: Sociodemographic and diagnostic information was gathered retrospectively and analyzed from the electronic medical records (EMRs) of th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association between sexual behavior and suicidal ideation among South Korean middle school students - Song S, Lee G.
This study used raw data from the 2013 Korean Youth Risk Behavior Web-Based Survey. Among the data from 72,435 studen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

College student knowledge of blackouts and implications for alcohol intervention: a qualitative analysis - Miller MB, Merrill JE, Singh S, Dibello AM, Carey KB.
Blackouts (periods of alcohol-induced anterograde amnesia) are common among young adults and place individuals at significant risk for alcohol-related harm; thus, researchers have advocated for increased efforts to educate young adults on blackouts. This q... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adolescent drivers, experiential learning, and the driver licensing process: new findings, emerging questions, and continuing policy needs - Foss RD.
Nearly a quarter century has passed since researchers began to fully recognize how much the “young driver crash problem,” is a matter of driving inexperience rather than one of youthfulness. When we began to examine crash rates by single year of dri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

UR Medicine Heart & Vascular Opens at Eastside Family YMCA
UR Medicine has opened a new cardiology practice in the Eastside Family YMCA, expanding access to wellness programs and clinical services within YMCA of Greater Rochester. The new site brings the strength of UR Medicine ’s Heart and Vascular care close to home for residents of eastern Monroe County and Wayne County. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - October 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

$25 million gift will advance Parkinson ’s research at UCLA
A $25 million gift from a Los Angeles foundation will create the UCLA Laurie and Steven Gordon Commitment to Cure Parkinson ’s Disease at theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. The initiative  will accelerate research into the disorder, which affects more than 10 million people around the world.The gift, from the Steven Gordon Family Foundation, will fund research, establish five endowed faculty chairs in fields related to Parkinson ’s, and support a new lab with positron emission tomography, or PET scan, and MRI technology, where scientists can closely examine the mechanisms of the disease.Steven Gor...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Infographic: The average American eats 1.2 pounds of candy on Halloween
Learn more about healthy living. Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com? (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 31, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Making feedback easier for people with a learning disability or autism
NHS England has published tips for health, social care and education organisations and practitioners with the aim of making feedback, concerns and complaints easier for people with a learning disability or autism. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - October 31, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Test your antimicrobial prescribing knowledge
The British Association of Oral Surgeons (BAOS) has launched a new antimicrobial stewardship e-learning resource for oral health professionals to test their knowledge of antibiotic prescribing.   (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - October 31, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

FDAnews Announces: Early Bird Pricing Ends on Nov. 8 for SOPs for the...
SOPs for the 21st Century is a highly-interactive, two-day workshop that will teach the practical techniques needed for writing fast-read, flexible and compliant SOPs — SOPs that will meet FDA...(PRWeb October 31, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/fdanews_announces_early_bird_pricing_ends_on_nov_8_for_sops_for_the_21st_century_why_less_is_more_dec_6_7_2018_arlington_va/prweb15884030.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

North-south divide in early deaths deepening, study finds
Northerners aged 25 to 44 more likely to die from causes such as suicide and smokingThere has been a “profoundly concerning” rise in early deaths from accidents, suicide, alcohol misuse, smoking, cancer and drug addiction in the north of England, deepening the north-south divide, research has found.Socioeconomic deprivation has led to a particularly sharp rise in deaths among 25 to 44-year-olds , according to new data analysis from Manchester university.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 30, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Helen Pidd North of England editor Tags: UK news Medical research North-south divide Academic experts Science Manchester Greater Manchester Society Yorkshire Cumbria Higher education Source Type: news

98point6 Uses AI to Help Redefine Primary Care
98point6 is on a mission to make primary care more efficient with the use of artificial intelligence. The Seattle, WA-based company said it raised $50 million in a series C round, bringing the total amount raised to $86.1 since the company’s inception in 2015. The Merchant Banking Division of Goldman Sachs was an anchor investor in the Series C round, which was further supported by existing investors. The funding will enable 98point6 to scale and fulfill strong commercial demand of its text-based primary care service, grow its product and physician teams, expand the capabilities of the platform, and conti...
Source: MDDI - October 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Digital Health Source Type: news

AMA Will Award $15 Million in Grants to Reimagine Residency AMA Will Award $15 Million in Grants to Reimagine Residency
This 5-year second phase builds on revamping medical education. Up to eight projects will receive funding next year to help bridge the gap between current training and the evolving healthcare system.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Young people who give up pot see rapid improvement in memory, ability to learn
Adolescents and young adults who regularly use cannabis but stop for 30 days have better memory and an improved ability to learn, suggesting academic success might hang in the balance for young people who smoke regularly. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

FDA May Require Products to List Sesame Allergen
Research suggests that more than 300,000 Americans have sesame allergy, according to Lisa Gable, CEO of the nonprofit group Food Allergy Research and Education. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Teens, Halting Pot Use Clears Thinking Issues
Teens and young adults who stopped using pot for a month showed improvement in their ability to learn evidence that marijuana is not likely to be linked to permanent damage to the brain or to thinking, researchers say. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does screen time really affect medical students' surgery skills?
Surgeons respond after a professor claimed medical students are losing the dexterity to stitch up patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
TUESDAY, Oct. 30, 2018 -- The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced a new $15 million competitive grant initiative, the " Reimagining Residency " initiative, aimed at improving residency training. The AMA will award $15 million over five... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Scientific Reason Why You Can ’t Stop Eating Halloween Candy
A bowl of Halloween candy is enough to frighten any healthy eater. After just one piece, it can feel impossible to stop—until you get a stomachache. You might assume that sugar is the sole reason that Halloween candy is so hard to resist. After all, it can activate reward circuits in the brain that also light up in response to drugs like cocaine, and it is possible to build up a tolerance to and dependence on sugar. But Halloween candy’s hold on you goes beyond sugar alone. “You can just keep unwrapping and popping those little suckers,” says Rachele Pojednic, an assistant professor of nutrition at ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition halloween 2018 healthytime Source Type: news

GE Healthcare posts flat Q3 revenue but profits edge up
GE Healthcare produced flat revenue growth but a slight increase in profitability...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Fate of the 4: 2018 progress report for GE, Siemens, Canon, and Philips GE brings Invenia 2.0 ultrasound to U.S. GE partners on radiographer training in Kenya GE makes equity investment in SonoSim GE Healthcare sales and profit rise in Q2 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the link between varicocele and infertility?
A varicocele is a swollen bulge of veins inside the scrotum. While varicoceles do not always cause symptoms, they may contribute to infertility. Learn more with this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fertility Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Do pink Himalayan salt lamps provide any health benefits?
Manufacturers of pink Himalayan salt lamps suggest that these lamps can help improve air quality and improve mood. However, there is little to no evidence to back up these claims. Learn more about these lamps here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

New AI Approach to Optical Coherence Tomography Images New AI Approach to Optical Coherence Tomography Images
Artificial intelligence using a transfer learning approach is improving the efficiency of optical coherence tomography analysis for retinal disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Quitting cannabis could lead to better memory and cognition
US research shows four weeks ’ abstinence improved memory, but not attention skillsAbstaining from cannabis for a month can boost the memory performance of regular users, according to a study of young people who used the drug at least once a week.Researchers found that four weeks without cannabis led to a “modest but reliable” improvement in users’ memory test scores, which could be sufficient to raise students’ grades at school.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 30, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Cannabis Science Neuroscience Drugs Children Society US news World news Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does baby powder cause cancer? What to know
Baby powder manufacturers have recently faced lawsuits that their product, a type of talc, may cause ovarian cancer. Learn about the claims and research here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Treatment options for COPD exacerbations
During a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation, a person experiences a sudden worsening of their symptoms. Treatment options for a COPD exacerbation include medications, oxygen therapy, and ventilation. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: COPD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause red skin?
Skin redness is often harmless, but can sometimes be a symptom of another condition. Possible causes of red skin include burns, infections, and allergic reactions. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is dry drowning and what are the symptoms?
Dry drowning is an outdated term. It refers to breathing problems that result when liquid causes the voice box to spasm. The condition can be dangerous, and without treatment, it can cause severe lung damage or even death. Learn more about dry drowning and its treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Anticholinergic drugs: What to know
Anticholinergic drugs can help treat a variety of conditions, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bladder conditions, gastrointestinal disorders, and symptoms of Parkinson ’s disease. In this article, learn about the different types of anticholinergic drugs and their possible side effects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is a bleeding belly button normal in newborns?
It is not unusual for a newborn's belly button to bleed. This can occur due to the cord separating from the body or irritation from clothing. Learn more about why bleeding may occur and when it is a sign of something more serious. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about stridor
Stridor is an abnormal breathing sound that resembles wheezing or creaking. It is more common in children but can happen in anyone. Learn about the causes, and how stridor sounds here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory Source Type: news

Medical groups urge endovascular training for stroke
Multiple interventional radiology societies have committed to providing necessary...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIR touts interventional radiology on Capitol Hill Medical societies endorse changes to stroke guidelines JVIR presents awards for best papers at SIR 2018 SIR inducts 34 new fellows at annual meeting SIR: Better tactics needed to avert respiratory failure (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Five things you didn ’t know about disability and sexual violence
UNITED NATIONS, New York – Fifteen per cent of the world ’s population lives with a disability, and nearly 200 million are between the ages of 10 and 24. Yet they are often invisible in government statistics.Girls and boys with disabilities are largely excluded from education and health services,discriminated against in their communities and trapped in a cycle of poverty and violence.   (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ashton Source Type: news

Is Facebook useful for mammography screening education?
Facebook may be a useful tool for communicating with women about screening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can Facebook help teach critical care ultrasound? Facebook, NYU feel need for MRI speed with AI When it comes to social media, don't forget Instagram Are radiologists underutilizing social media? Use social media to give the people what they want (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 30, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news