A timescale for the origin and evolution of all of life on Earth
A new study led by scientists from the University of Bristol has used a combination of genomic and fossil data to explain the history of life on Earth, from its origin to the present day. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 20, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Multi-purpose silicon chip created for quantum information processing
An international team of researchers led by the University of Bristol have demonstrated that light can be used to implement a multi-functional quantum processor. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 20, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Physics, Faculty of Science, The Bristol Centre for Nanoscience and Quantum Information, Institutes, Institutes, Bristol Quantum Information Institute; Press Release Source Type: news

Enzyme-powered protocells rise to the top
Researchers at the University of Bristol have successfully assembled enzyme-powered artificial cells that can float or sink depending on their internal chemical activity. The work provides a new approach to designing complex life-like properties in non-living materials. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 20, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Chemistry; Press Release Source Type: news

To float or not to float? Mystery solved as to why algae balls float and sink
Scientists from the University of Bristol have uncovered the age-old mystery of why marimo algae balls sink at night and float during the day. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 20, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biological Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

New Yale-Commonwealth Fund fellowship to train leaders in minority health
With support from the Commonwealth Fund, Yale SOM is launching a program to give healthcare practitioners the skills to tackle critical healthcare inequities. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - August 20, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Here ’s How Your Contact Lenses May Be Polluting the Ocean
New research suggests that millions of contact lenses may be ending up in U.S. water supplies each year, potentially contributing to ocean pollution. “If you think of plastic pollution, contact lenses are not the first thing that come to mind,” says Rolf Halden, director of the Biodesign Center for Environmental Health Engineering at Arizona State University. But given the estimated 45 million wearers of contact lenses in the U.S. alone, Halden and postdoctoral student Charlie Rolsky got to thinking: how many millions of people are disposing of these plastics improperly? The two conducted a survey of about 400 ...
Source: TIME: Health - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Research Source Type: news

Exploring education and training in relation to older people's health and social care
This report evaluates the education and training landscape for the workforce that cares for older people in the UK. The report has found a need for tailored training, more continuing professional development, and for more recognition and incentives for those choosing a career in health and social care for older people. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adult safeguarding: roles and competencies for health care staff.
This intercollegiate document has been designed to guide professionals and the teams they work with to identify the competencies they need in order to support individuals to receive personalised and culturally sensitive safeguarding. It sets out minimum training requirements along with education and training principles (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The'So what, what next?' project: supporting people with a learning disability, autism or both to use their skills and interests to play a part in the community
This report outlines the findings and learning from the project. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Master the Art of Direct Resin Bonding at The Center for Esthetic Excellence in Downtown Chicago
 Join these two masters for an unforgettable experience at the Center for Esthetic Excellence. Dr. Buddy Mopper and Dr. Dennis Hartlieb will be presenting “Catch the Composite Wave and Surf its Potential” on October 11-12, 2018. Dr. Mopper is one of the pioneers of direct resin bonding who has taught thousands of dentists how to successfully use direct resin bonding in their practices. Named by DPR as one of the top five dentists to watch, Dr. Har tlieb is an exceptional clinician and teacher with an intensity of purpose to deliver a comprehensive learning experience to each of the class participants....
Source: Dental Technology Blog - August 20, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Taking the worry out of kids ’ sports injuries
Dr. David Frumberg, a Yale Medicine orthopedic surgeon who treats children, shares surprising insights about how to keep young athletes from getting hurt. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - August 20, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Immuno-oncology and the Tumor Microenvironment
In this eBook, learn about the challenges of TME analysis, identifying immune cell subtypes, immune cell function in the TME, and much more! (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 20, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored eBooks Source Type: news

Study finds racial disparities in prescribing opioids for chronic pain
When receiving long-term opioid prescriptions, black patients are more likely than whites to be tested for illicit drugs and to have prescriptions discontinued. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - August 20, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Trilobites: Your Spit Might Help You Learn to Eat Your Greens
When people were repeatedly exposed to bitter compounds in a study, their saliva changed to produce proteins that rendered those flavors more palatable. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LIVIA ALBECK-RIPKA Tags: Research Taste Mouth Diet and Nutrition Senses and Sensation American Chemical Society Running, Cordelia A. Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are some tips for instant migraine relief?
Many people experience intense forms of headache known as migraine. There are many potential natural remedies for migraines, including diet changes, yoga, and stress reduction. Other remedies, such as staying hydrated, can prove helpful for migraines. Learn more about the best natural remedies for migraines here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

HUH? New study reveals most people don't want to date transgenders... LGBT activists claim that's proof of "discrimination"
(Natural News) A presumably large sum of money was recently spent on conducting a full-scale study to determine whether or not the average normal person is interested in dating a transgender. And the results are about as enlightening as learning that the sky is blue. Published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How long does it take to heal a pulled quad?
The quadriceps, or quads, are a group of four muscles in the thigh. It is relatively uncommon to pull a quad, but it can result from sports injuries or strains. Symptoms include pain and tightness, and a person usually has to rest until the injury has healed. In this article, learn about recovery times and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Soleus strains and calf injuries: What to know
The soleus is a calf muscle that is essential for a variety of daily activities, such as standing, running, and balancing. In this article, learn about the different grades of soleus strain and how a person can treat them with gentle stretches and first aid. We also cover other calf injuries and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

How theories of change can improve education programming and evaluation in conflict-affected contexts - Monaghan C, King E.
Theories of change (ToCs) are underutilized in programming and evaluation and seldom analyzed with regard to the challenges and opportunities they present, especially in conflict-affected contexts. We reflect on the use of ToCs in UNICEF's Peacebuilding, E... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Perception and Communication, Warnings, Operating Instructions Source Type: news

Attitudes and experiences of men with prostate cancer on risk in the context of injuries related to community-based football - a qualitative study - R ørth M, Tjørnhøj-Thomsen T, Cormie P, Oliffe JL, Midtgaard J.
While football (soccer) training may be a potent strategy for health promotion in older men, the considerable risk of injuries may constitute a barrier for referral of clinical populations. The current study explored the attitudes of men with prostate canc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Rem sleep and safety signal learning in posttraumatic stress disorder: a preliminary study in military veterans - Straus LD, Norman SB, Risbrough VB, Acheson DT, Drummond SPA.
BACKGROUND: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is associated with a number of negative physical and mental health consequences. Fear conditioning plays an important mechanistic role in PTSD, and PTSD patients also show deficits in safety signal learning.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

School vulnerability to disaster: examination of school closure, demographic, and exposure factors in Hurricane Ike's wind swath - Esnard AM, Lai BS, Wyczalkowski C, Malmin N, Shah HJ.
Damage and destruction to schools from climate-related disasters can have significant and lasting impacts on curriculum and educational programs, educational attainment, and future income-earning potential of affected students. As such, assessing the poten... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Changes in the levels of depressive symptoms and anxiety in Ansan city after the 2014 Sewol ferry disaster - Yang HJ, Kim G, Lee K, Lee J, Cheong HK, Choi BY, Lee SY.
This study aimed to examine the prevalen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

A model for the representation of emergency cases - Zhang C, Wu J, Huang C, Jiang B.
An emergency case contains important information and knowledge for emergency management, such as the evolution law of incidents, the vulnerability of hazard-affected carriers and the practice of emergency response. To respond effectively, we should learn f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Air pollution associated with non-suicidal self-injury in Chinese adolescent students: a cross-sectional study - Liu W, Sun H, Zhang X, Chen Q, Xu Y, Chen X, Ding Z.
BACKGROUND: Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a frequent phenomenon in adolescents and is closely related to eventual suicide. Although the effect of air pollution on various diseases has been extensively investigated, no studies examined its effect on NS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A predictive model of suicidal ideation in Korean college students - Kim G, Cha S.
OBJECTIVE: The study was conducted to develop a theoretical model to comprehensively explain suicidal ideation in Korean college students by including resilience, belongingness, and college life adjustment in addition to depression and stress. DESIGN AND S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bystander Intervention to Abusive Behavior on Social Networking Websites - Hayes BE.
The current study assessed which bystander intervention behaviors individuals reported they would engage in when exposed to abuse in their online network and the correlates of these behaviors. Data were drawn from college students' responses ( N = 600) to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychosocial perspective and suicidal behaviors correlated with adolescent male smoking and illicit drug use - Badr HE, Francis K.
OBJECTIVES: To assess the prevalence of smoking and drug use among adolescent boys, and to examine adolescents' psychosocial factors, and suicidal behaviors associated with adolescents' substance use. METHODS: The Kuwait Global School-Based Student... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Preparedness for natural hazards: testing an expanded education- and engagement-enhanced social cognitive model - Kelly B, Ronan KR.
This study sought to answer the question "do factors in a model of 'engaged education' predict preparedness for natural hazards?" The sample consisted of 291 participants, recruited via university student and snowball sampling strategies. Participants comp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Moral disengagement and student misbehavior in physical education - Hsu WT, Pan YH.
This study examined how mechanisms of moral disengagement (MD) were related to students' self-reported misbehaviors. Participants were 282 and 336 high school students enrolled in physical education classes. In Stage 1, results of regression analysis showe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Evaluation of a brief suicide prevention training program for college campuses - Zinzow HM, Thompson MP, Fulmer CB, Goree J, Evinger L.
OBJECTIVE: Suicide is the second leading cause of death in college students. While research indicates a positive impact of gatekeeper training programs on knowledge and attitudes, few have examined change in suicide prevention behaviors. The purpose of the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Back to School Readiness- College Health
Many young adults are preparing to enter college. It is an exciting time where they can meet new friends and gain new experiences. For many, it is a step towards becoming independent and learning life skills. However, most are probably not thinking about their health. Providing some information resources with tips is one way to prepare students. Both the CDC and MedlinePlus offer information and links to topics such as: Eating health in the dining hall Preventing sexual assault Depression Managing stress Sexual health College health services Alcohol and other substances are sometimes a first experience in college. Many s...
Source: Dragonfly - August 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: Health Literacy/Consumer Health college health Source Type: news

Personal Health: What Twins Can Teach Us About Nature vs. Nurture
The relative importance of nature and nurture has been debated for centuries, and has had strong — and sometimes misguided — influences on public policy. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Genetics and Heredity Families and Family Life DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) Pregnancy and Childbirth Anxiety and Stress Parenting Source Type: news

Number of new nursing students drop as medics rise
The number of student nurses given places at English universities has fallen by 4 per cent between 2018 and 2017 but the number of medicine and dentistry students has increased by 12 per cent, according to the latest data. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - August 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Brooke-Spiegler Syndrome Brooke-Spiegler Syndrome
Learn more about Brooke-Spiegler syndrome and find out how this condition is best diagnosed and treated.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Walgreens Pharmacy- AARP Discounts provided by OptumRx
AARP members and their families have access to discounts on FDA-approved medications at Walgreens Pharmacy. ... Learn more& how to access discounts here. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - August 20, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New Treatments for Aging Eyes: Cataracts, Glaucoma, More
Learn how advances such as replacement lenses and gene therapy offer hope for those losing vision from eye conditions such as cataracts and glaucoma. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - August 20, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Adolescents' concern over societal discrimination associated with worse behavioral health
(JAMA Network) Many southern California high school students report being concerned that discrimination is increasing in society and that concern appears to be associated with behavioral health problems a year later, including more frequent substance use and higher odds of depression and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Global surgeons provide value through innovation, professionalism, and education
(American College of Surgeons) A new position paper from the Association of Academic Surgeons (AAS) Global Affairs Committee, the Society of University Surgeons Committee on Global Academic Surgery, and the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Operation Giving Back (OGB) program contends that surgeons from AHCs have much to gain, including professional education, research experience, and an opportunity to enhance their institution's reputation when AHCs support academic global surgeons from their institutions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Wales to get its own gender identity treatment service
Currently patients with gender dysphoria have to travel to London Related items fromOnMedica Poor diabetes education leading to health complications High Court rules NHS England must fund HIV drug Diabetes will soon cost NHS £16.9bn NICE to review fertility guidance Time to hang up the phone – appointments need to be digitised (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

What ’s next for people with a learning disability and autism
A local government report examines the findings from a project to help people with a learning disability or autism to play a bigger part in their communities after being discharged from hospital. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Colloids made to order
Industries from food to pharmaceuticals rely on understanding the unique properties of colloidal materials. An EU-funded training network is equipping young researchers with the know-how needed to design new colloids for new purposes - with potential competitive benefits to industry. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - August 20, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Drug misuse deaths fall but still remain too high
As the ONS releases the latest figures for drug-related deaths in England and Wales, Rosanna O ’Connor discusses the actions taken to tackle these issues Related items fromOnMedica Seaside towns top heroin deaths league table for England and Wales Tougher drug laws may not stop violence Baby-boomers ’ substance misuse problems ignored for too long Fentanyl and cocaine deaths on the rise Learning and growing together (Source: OnMedica Views)
Source: OnMedica Views - August 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

New evidence suggests strength training can fight off depression
(Natural News) You may want to add weights to your regular workout routine, as the benefits of strength training go beyond the physical. New research published in the JAMA Psychiatry journal suggested that regular strength training may help fight off depression. Researchers in the study looked at the results of 33 randomized, controlled trials on... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Upstate launches new degree program that will train behavior analysts to help people with autism and related disorders
This new course of study should help fill the gap for trained professionals in Upstate New York, Upstate officials say. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - August 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Scientists, students embark on mission to top of world for data of global concern
(Terry Collins Assoc) Amid sweltering heatwaves and   wildfires worldwide, a group of scientific experts supported by 22 students -- most of them young undergrads from Chicago, New York, Miami, and Richmond -- embark Aug. 23 on a 22-day investigation of related conditions at the top of the planet.The   Northwest Passage Project   will improve the resolution of the scientific picture of changes underway in   the far North, considered a harbinger for the rest of the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 19, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Think Fast: Drug Rx for Dizzy Spells on the Rise?
(MedPage Today) -- You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - August 18, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Camp connects those who lost loved ones in terror attacks, violent extremism or war
The camp, around since 2008, has helped more than 700 teenagers from 28 nations learn to cope with loss (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is there hindsight bias without real hindsight? Conjectures are sufficient to elicit hindsight bias - von der Beck I, Cress U, Oeberst A.
After learning about an event, people often mistakenly believe to have predicted what happened all along (hindsight bias). However, what if what has happened is not known, but subject to conjecture? Could conjectures, in the absence of knowledge about the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Use of emergency medical services by police - Strote J, Harper R.
OBJECTIVES: Many police officers receive medical training for limited assessments and interventions. In most situations where medical issues arise, however, emergency medical services (EMS) are called for evaluation, treatment, and transport. Given the lim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news