A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of a computer-based Interpretation Bias Training for youth with severe irritability: a study protocol - Haller SP, Stoddard J, MacGillivray C, Stiles K, Perhamus G, Penton-Voak IS, Bar-Haim Y, Munaf ò MR, Brotman MA.
BACKGROUND: Severe, chronic, and impairing irritability is a common presenting clinical problem in youth. Indeed, it was recently operationalized as disruptive mood dysregulation disorder (DMDD) in the DSM-5. However, to date, there are no evidence-based t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Intracranial Hemorrhage Detection Software Receives FDA Clearance
“AI and machine learning are going to transform healthcare, as they have virtually every other industry they have touched,” said Gene Saragnese, chairman and CEO of MaxQ AI in an interview with MD+DI. “Our world is surrounded by algorithms that present information, but one place it’s been lacking is healthcare.” MaxQ AI is doing its best to remedy that deficiency, starting with software that can detect intracranial hemorrhage (ICH). The company’s recently FDA-cleared Accipio Ix is used with noncontrast co...
Source: MDDI - November 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

A mobile phone-based brief intervention with personalized feedback and text messaging is associated with reductions in driving after drinking among college drinkers - Teeters JB, Soltis KE, Murphy JG.
OBJECTIVE: Driving after drinking (DAD) among college students remains a significant public health concern and is perhaps the single riskiest drinking-related behavior. Counselor-delivered and web-based Brief Alcohol Interventions (BAIs) have been shown to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A meta-analysis of computer-delivered drinking interventions for college students: a comprehensive review of studies from 2010 to 2016 - Cole HA, Prassel HB, Carlson CR.
OBJECTIVE: Computer-delivered drinking interventions (CDIs) are administered to tens of thousands of college students each year, yet recent evidence for their efficacy has not been summarized. This meta-analysis extends the work of past reviews and investi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sexual assault information posted on college and university websites: size and setting matter - Simmons CA, Clay JA.
To better understand what and how institutions of higher education (IHEs) communicate information about sexual assault (SA) on their websites, the current cross-sectional descriptive exploratory study analyzed a stratified sample representing 15% of the IH... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mortality prediction in patients with isolated moderate and severe traumatic brain injury using machine learning models - Rau CS, Kuo PJ, Chien PC, Huang CY, Hsieh HY, Hsieh CH.
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to build a model of machine learning (ML) for the prediction of mortality in patients with isolated moderate and severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). METHODS: Hospitalized adult patients registered in the T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A novel approach to suicide prevention - educating when it matters - Desai ND, Chavda P, Shah SH, Shah N, Shah SN, Sharma E.
BACKGROUND: Looking at the burden of suicide, there is a dire need for medical schools to incorporate suicide prevention training. Effective communication helps in early detection and management of suicidal behavior. Medical students can act as a GATEKEEPE... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes sweating around the vagina?
Sweating in the area around the vagina is normal, but it can sometimes cause discomfort and irritation. Several factors can increase sweating in the groin area, including exercise, nonbreathable underwear, and too much pubic hair. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

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Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - November 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Harvard treats students to a week of talks on ‘BDSM in the dorm room’, sex toys, and more
During this year's annual Week of Sex at Harvard University, sexperts taught students everything from safe sex to how how to get kinky on campus - and nearly half of attendees confessed to a fetish. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Progress on MDR and IVDR Happening Fast Enough?
One year into the transition periods for the new EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR), experts within the industry continue to express concern that more progress is needed to help companies prepare for the new regulations within the limited transition period. As always with the introduction of new regulations, there are early adopters who recognize that it is crucial to engage with the requirements sooner rather than later. This is especially true for the MDR and IVDR given the expected capacity limitation of notified bodies as we approach the application date. Yet as th...
Source: MDDI - November 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Paul Brooks Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Edwards & #039; Sapien 3 Ultra Valve Wins CE Mark
As expected, Edwards Lifesciences has secured a CE mark for its Sapien 3 Ultra device, but the company won't be able to release the new transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) system in Germany due to a recent preliminary injunction from Boston Scientific. The CE mark allows Edwards to market the device in Europe for patients with severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis. "Edwards is disappointed in Boston Scientific's tactic to limit access of this new therapy," the company said in a press release. The Germany case involves a European patent  Boston Scientific acquired in 2017 when it bo...
Source: MDDI - November 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is melasma?
Melasma causes dark patches to appear on the skin. It is a pigmentation disorder that is more common in women. Learn about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes lightheadedness?
People who experience lightheadedness feel dizzy or faint. This sensation is particularly common after standing up too quickly. Learn about the other possible causes and treatment options in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Volpara to launch mammo decision support at RSNA 2018
Breast imaging software developer Volpara Solutions plans to launch real-time...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Volpara Solutions passes data milestone Volpara receives new ISO certification Volpara debuts new positioning assessment application Volpara, Mammography Educators launch training videos Volpara launches 2 new products at ECR 2018 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Rates of Mental Health Tx, Diagnosis Up for College Students
2007 to 2017 also saw increases in depression and suicidality, while decrease observed in stigma (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - November 16, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to find the right condom size
Condoms come in many shapes and sizes. Finding the right fit is important for both safety and pleasure. Learn about condom brand sizes, and how to choose the right size, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Birth Control / Contraception Source Type: news

UCLA cell study reveals how head injuries lead to serious brain diseases
UCLA biologists have discovered how head injuries adversely affect individual cells and genes  that can lead to serious brain disorders. The life scientists provide the first cell “atlas” of the hippocampus — the part of the brain that helps regulate learning and memory — when it is affected by traumatic brain injury. The team also proposes gene candidates for treating brain disease s associated with traumatic brain injury, such as Alzheimer’s disease and post-traumatic stress disorder.The researchers studied more than 6,000 cells in 15 hippocampal cell types — the first study of in...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Catching up on sleep at weekends may aggravate period pain
Japanese researchers surveyed 150 female university students about their sleeping and menstrual patterns. The findings were published in the journal Chronobiology International. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A cancer survivor thought she'd never run again after losing her leg. Now, she's training for a half-Ironman
Alma Faz was just 19 when her right leg was amputated. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HIV rates lower in states that target intimate partner violence
New findings by the Yale School of Public Health reinforce the idea that addressing intimate partner violence can positively affect women ’s health in many ways. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - November 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

A Health Literacy Readability Analysis of Online Allergy and Immunology-Based Patient Education Resources
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 16, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

Cellerant invites innovators to submit for the 2019 best of class award
Dentistry ’s Premier Award Announces an Additional Submission Process for Dental Industry CompaniesWASHINGTON, D.C., November 15, 2018— Now entering its second decade, the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards are getting their own upgrade. The awards’ sponsor, Cellerant Consulting Group, has introduced an additional process for dental companies to nominate their innovative products and services for consideration.Created in 2009 by Dr. Lou Shuman, the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards recognize and honor products and services that lead the way in dentistry. “Staying abreast of technology...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 16, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

UC Davis to build $40 million sports medicine center
The University of California Davis debuted plans for a $40 million sports medicine and student athlete center on Thursday. The new center is set to not only revitalize a long-vacant field adjacent to the university, but also expand UC Davis Health’s presence within the city of Davis. The 38,000-square-foot center will sit adjacent to the university’s football stadium off of Hutchison Drive and La Rue Road, occupyi ng a stretch of land typically used for tailgating. With some of the amenities… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

Edwards Lifesciences wins CE Mark for Sapien 3 Ultra TAVR
Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) said today it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its Sapien 3 Ultra transcatheter aortic valve replacement system intended for patients with severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis. Despite winning a CE Mark, Edwards said that the new valve will not be launched in Germany due to a preliminary injunction from rival Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX). The company said that “the German court will hold a full hearing on the merits of the dispute” mid-next year, and that it is hopeful it will prevail. The company said it will introduce the Sapien 3 Ultra in the rest of Euro...
Source: Mass Device - November 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cardiac Implants Cardiovascular Featured Regulatory/Compliance Replacement Heart Valves Edwards Lifesciences Source Type: news

Africa: Lack of School Toilets Puts 620 Million Children in Danger - Report
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -A lack of proper school toilets threatens the health, education and safety of at least 620 million children around the world, the charity WaterAid said in a new study published on Friday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A fair, supportive society: summary report
This report highlights that people with learning disabilities will die 15-20 years sooner on average than the general population. The report was commissioned by NHS England and highlights key facts, statistics, and interventions. Much of the government action needed to improve life expectancy for people with disabilities is likely to reduce health inequalities for everyone. Action should focus on the'social determinants of health', particularly addressing poverty, poor housing, discrimination (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Expert reveals six surprising drug interactions
Not only can drugs interact with each other, they can also interact with food and drink, as well as popular herbal remedies, according to Philip Crilly, a pharmacy teaching fellow at Kingston University. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rates of Mental Health Tx, Diagnosis Up for College Students
FRIDAY, Nov. 16, 2018 -- From 2007 to 2017, there was an increase in the rates of mental health treatment and diagnosis among college students and a decrease in stigma, according to a study published online Nov. 5 in Psychiatric Services. Sarah... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dandelion tea benefits
Dandelion tea offers potential health benefits, such as reducing inflammation, improving cholesterol levels, and fighting flu. Most of the research is in vitro or uses animals, so more studies are necessary to confirm its effectiveness in humans. Learn more about the possible health benefits of dandelion tea here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

RCS: Outsourcing surgery damages training
The transfer of a “substantial volume” of NHS work to the independent sector has “negatively impacted” surgical trainees, the Royal College of Surgeons has warned. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 16, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

When suicide happens in the medical community - Lipkin M.
When suicide happens close to doctors, students, and faculty, to our families, friends, colleagues, students, residents, fellows and patients, it challenges us as individuals and as members of institutions that seek to provide safety and support. The US su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Time-to-event analysis for sports injury research part 1: time-varying exposures - Nielsen RO, Bertelsen ML, Ramskov D, M øller M, Hulme A, Theisen D, Finch CF, Fortington LV, Mansournia MA, Parner ET.
BACKGROUND: 'How much change in training load is too much before injury is sustained, among different athletes?' is a key question in sports medicine and sports science. To address this question the investigator/practitioner must analyse exposure va... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Human trafficking: how nurse practitioners can help end modern-day slavery - Peck JL.
Nurse practitioners can be a powerful frontline force by collectively raising awareness of human trafficking (HT) through education; advocating for policy change at the local/state/federal level, providing primary prevention for contributory risk factors; ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Coping mechanisms as predictors of suicidal ideation among the medical students of Pakistan - Akram B, Ahmad MA, Akram A.
OBJECTIVE: To identify the coping mechanisms as positive and negative predictors of suicidal ideation among medical students. METHODS: This cross-sectional analytical study was conducted from January to October 2017, and comprised students aged 19-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Training on Biodex balance system improves balance and mobility in the elderly - Siddiqi FA, Masood T.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the effects of balance training with visual feedback using static and dynamic Biodex balance system for fall risk and mobility.. METHODS: The two-arm pilot randomised controlled trial was conducted from July to October 2016 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Stress levels and its association with self-harm and risk-taking behavior in medical undergraduates - Menon P, Chaudhury S, Saldanha D, Sahu S, Singh V, Pathak V.
BACKGROUND: Medical studies are very challenging. As a result of the demands placed on them, students may be under stress, and this may affect their behavior and performance. Not many Indian studies have delved into this problem. AIM: The aim of th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Learning from elite athletes' experience of depression - Lebrun F, MacNamara À, Rodgers S, Collins D.
This study sought to explore in depth the subjective experiences of elite athletes who suffered from a specific cl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Does sex education before college protect students from sexual assault in college? - Santelli JS, Grilo SA, Choo TH, Diaz G, Walsh K, Wall M, Hirsch JS, Wilson PA, Gilbert L, Khan S, Mellins CA.
This study examines historical risk factors (experiences and exposures that occurred prior to college) for penetrative sexual assault (PSA) victimizati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Development of emotional skills in adolescents to prevent cyberbullying and improve subjective well-being - Schoeps K, Villanueva L, Prado-Gasc ó VJ, Montoya-Castilla I.
Bullying behavior alters the way in which students coexist together in the classroom and negatively affects adolescents' well-being. Research highlights the importance of emotional skills in promoting positive youth development and optimal social functioni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A systematic review and synthesis of theories of change of school-based interventions integrating health and academic education as a novel means of preventing violence and substance use among students - Tancred T, Paparini S, Melendez-Torres GJ, Thomas J, Fletcher A, Campbell R, Bonell C.
BACKGROUND: Schools can play an important role in promoting health. However, many education policies and institutions are increasingly emphasising academic attainment targets, which appear to be diminishing the time available for health education lessons. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Vet School postgrad selected for the first ever national PhD Training Programme in antimicrobial resistance
A postgraduate student from the University of Bristol ’ s Veterinary School has been selected for the first ever national PhD Training Programme in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) - launched by the Medical Research Foundation. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: International, Research, Postgraduate; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What was ancient Egyptian medicine like?
Ancient Egyptian documents are probably the earliest records of healthcare practice. The ancient Egyptians knew something about the human body and they sought healing through both herbal medicine and incantations. They also practiced basic surgery. Both male and female doctors were important. Find out more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical Students / Training Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about ADHD
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a set of behaviors that is common in children, leading to an inability to concentrate or sit still. It can also occur in adults. Read on to learn about the different specifiers for ADHD, treatments, and research into the possible causes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is medicine?
Medicine is not just about doctors and nurses but covers a wide range of specialties and qualifications. Find out more about some of the many fields involved in medicine. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical Students / Training Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does a doctor diagnose cancer?
Cancer is a common disease, and a whole range of outlooks is possible depending on the type and severity. Knowing how recognize and diagnose cancer early on can be the key to improving the outlook. Read on to learn ,pre about the symptoms and diagnostic techniques saving lives every day. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

The UK's strength in science is because of the EU – not in spite of it | Anthony Forster
Maintaining a close relationship with the remaining EU countries is crucial to the continued success of UK universitiesBrexit negotiationsmay be in turmoil, but UK universities need the government to encourage even stronger links with the remaining 27 member states in the European Union, no matter how we finally decide to leave. We must ensure the UK remains a beacon of scientific excellence, driving improvements in productivity, job creation and growth.Related:It's a harmful myth that UK science can't translate ideas into practice | David Gann and Nick JenningsContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 16, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Anthony Forster Tags: Universities Education Higher education Brexit Politics Article 50 Research Science Source Type: news

1 in 5 U.S. High School Students Now Vapes: CDC
Title: 1 in 5 U.S. High School Students Now Vapes: CDCCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - November 16, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Cuba to Withdraw Doctors From Brazil After Bolsonaro Snub Cuba to Withdraw Doctors From Brazil After Bolsonaro Snub
Cuba said on Wednesday it would pull thousands of its doctors from Brazil after the South American nation ’ s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro questioned their training and demanded changes to their contracts.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

A 5-Week-Old Boy With Vomiting: USMLE Question A 5-Week-Old Boy With Vomiting: USMLE Question
A 5-week-old infant boy is brought to the emergency department because of worsening nonbilious projectile vomiting over the past week. What laboratory finding is most likely?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news