The protective role of teacher-student relationships against peer victimization and psychosocial distress - Sulkowski ML, Simmons J.
This study examined whether teacher-student relationships protect against peer victimization and its negative psychosocial effects (i.e., depression, anxiety, and stress). Additionally, the influence of teacher-student relationships, peer relationships, an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Teaching students about the Vietnam War: the case for balance - Hager RP.
This work examines how the American role in the Vietnam War has been portrayed in standard college- and university-level textbooks dealing with American foreign policy. It argues that this topic has been presented in a manner that leaves an incomplete unde... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Challenges for teaching injury prevention in a juvenile detention center - Reed C, Sheehan M, Chapman R, Keen J, Divola S, Buckley L.
This case study explored the injury related experiences and perceptions of youth in detention and the delivery of first aid education in youth detention contexts. It aimed to develop an understanding of how a mainstream injury prevention intervention could... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Associations between school climate, suicidal thoughts, and behaviors and ethnicity among middle school students - Salle TPL, Wang C, Parris L, Brown JA.
The purpose of the current study is to investigate the relationships between suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs), school climate, and student demographics among middle school students. The study was conducted with a sample of 152,191 middle school stude... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

‘Bionic Eye’ Helps Wyoming County Man See His Bride Again
“Oh my goodness – do you see that?” It was the wave of a hand, but William Heidt was in tears. For the first time in more than 15 years, the Wyoming County man saw something, thanks to a “bionic eye” provided by UR Medicine’s Flaum Eye Institute. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - June 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UR Medicine Recognized for Excellence in Stroke Care
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) has once again honored the UR Medicine Strong Memorial Hospital for having achieved the highest standard of care for stroke. This award identifies hospitals that provide care that can speed the recovery and reduce death and disability for stroke patients. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - June 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Professional Development Opportunities from the PNR
The NNLM PNR supports the professional development of its Network Members in several ways, including: PNR Rendezvous PNR Professional Development Lending Library MLA Webinars PNR Professional Development Awards In addition to our popular PNR Rendezvous, which is a monthly webinar series presented focusing on various topics such as health, research, resources, librarianship, and technology for attendees to incorporate into their work, The NNLM PNR also provides other educational opportunities. The Professional Development Lending Library is a collection of books on topics of interest to medical librarians. Topics included...
Source: Dragonfly - June 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Patricia Devine Tags: Training & Education Source Type: news

Memory strengthening TMR technique found to be more successful when accompanied with undisturbed sleep to promote memory consolidation
(Natural News) Targeted memory reactivation (TMR), a procedure which presents learning-related cues during sleep, can better strengthen memory when it is accompanied with undisturbed sleep to encourage memory consolidation, according to a study in the journal Sleep Spindles & Cortical Up States. Previous studies have shown that an undisturbed short plastic period after cueing is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UCLA Kidney Transplant Program leads the nation in numbers — and vision
All kidneys are pink. The human beings in which they ’re housed can have various skin colors, attend various places of worship, have various political affiliations and live in various parts of the country. But their kidneys? They are all, quite simply, pink.No one knows this better than transplant professionals, including kidney transplant doctors, who have transformed the field of organ donation over the past few decades — not to mention the nation’s acceptance of it. In 2017, physicians in the United States performed almost 20,000 kidney transplants, according to data from the U.S. Department of He...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Machine learning can predict low blood pressure during surgery
A new algorithm can predict potentially dangerous low blood pressure during surgery. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

.@CMSGov is issuing guidance today to make sure patients who use Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) to help control their #diabetes can use apps on their smartphones in conjunction with CGM receivers. Learn more: http://go.cms.gov/1jc4cdC  
. @CMSGov is issuing guidance today to make sure patients who use Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) to help control their #diabetes can use apps on their smartphones in conjunction with CGM receivers. Learn more: http://go.cms.gov/1jc4cdC  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - June 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SeemaCMS) Source Type: news

Bunk Bed Injuries in College Dorms Could Be Avoided Bunk Bed Injuries in College Dorms Could Be Avoided
College students who live in dorms with bunk beds could avoid potential injuries by having the proper equipment for their beds and avoiding alcohol-related risks, suggests a recent U.S. study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can tea tree oil treat eczema?
This article looks at the research on tea tree oil and its potential use as a treatment for eczema. Learn more about its antiviral, anti-itch, and anti-inflammatory properties. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

St. Elizabeth builds surgery training center in joint venture with OrthoCincy
St. Elizabeth Healthcare formed a joint venture with OrthoCincy Orthopedics& Sports Medicine to build a surgical training center and conference venue in Erlanger, which will be open to their doctors as well as surgeons employed by rival hospital systems or physician practices. The initial capital investment will be about $800,000 to retrofit and equip the leased space at 4123 Olympic Blvd., said Tony Hyott, director of planning and program development for Edgewood-based St. Elizabeth.  Corporex… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Why Canada's Pot Legalization Won't Stop Black-Market Sales Why Canada's Pot Legalization Won't Stop Black-Market Sales
Jake Rowinski, a 20-year-old University of Toronto student, buys marijuana every week from one of the many self-described"medical" dispensaries in downtown Toronto.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Improving Care for LGBTQ Community
Kevin Wang, M.D., is teaching medical students, residents, physicians and others how to meet the unique health care needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer patients. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - June 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Australian guideline developers join forces to advance Living Evidence
This news item was orginally posted on Cochrane Australia website.A new report published heralds an exciting development for evidence-based health care in Australia, with the promise of near real-time incorporation of research into evidence-based guideline recommendations now a step closer to reality. TheLiving Evidence for Australian Health Care report details the outcomes of forum hosted byCochrane Australia last month  which brought together leading experts in evidence synthesis and guideline development across several of Australia’s most pressing chronic diseases to explore ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 11, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Young surgeons face high debt, financial instability
(Reuters Health) - As the costs of medical school and training continue to rise, young surgeons often face debt burdens that make it difficult for them to start their careers and pay off their loans, according to a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Adapt, Innovate to Fight Ever-Evolving Microbes
(MedPage Today) -- Anne Schuchat, MD, stresses importance of learning from past public health mistakes (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - June 11, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kansas is the final state to start work on Alzheimer's disease plan
After years of effort, Kansas became the 50th state to take steps to create a plan to prepare for a rising number of patients with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. On June 1, Gov. Jeff Colyer signed a bill to form a taskforce that will create this plan. The effort dated back several years to the Gov. Mark Parkinson's term in 2009, said Michelle Niedens, former director of education and programs for the Alzheimer’s Association's Heart of America Chapter. Niedens recently was recruited to serve… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is knee arthroscopy?
Knee arthroscopy is a surgical procedure. A surgeon inserts a tool called an arthroscope through a small incision. Using this scope and the camera attached, they can confirm diagnoses and often correct any issues affecting the joint. In this article, learn how to prepare and what to expect from knee arthroscopy. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Surgery Source Type: news

Here ’s Why You Get Hangry, According to Science
There’s a difference between being hungry—a feeling we all get between meals—and being “hangry“. If you get hangry, you probably already know it: your hunger pangs put you in a very bad mood that you (and your family and friends) have a hard time ignoring. But is being hangry a real thing, or just an excuse? “It’s generally accepted that hunger can impact our moods and even behaviors like aggression and impulsivity,” says Jennifer MacCormack, a doctoral student in the department of psychology and neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), and lead ...
Source: TIME: Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology Source Type: news

Astronomers find source of stars' mysterious microwaves
For 20 years scientists have wondered what creates the curious streams of radiation in the Milky WayMysterious streams of microwaves that come from far across the galaxy have been traced to immense clouds of spinning diamonds that swirl around newly-born stars.Astronomers have been stumped by the strange waves since they were first spotted more than 20 years ago, but now appear to have solved the puzzle after training US and Australian telescopes on rings of dust that circle stars about 500 light years from Earth.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 11, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Astronomy Science Space The sun Source Type: news

Rising CO2 may increase dangerous weather extremes, whatever happens to global temperatures
New research from the University of Oxford and collaborators at several other institutions, including the University of Bristol, provides compelling evidence that meeting the global warming target of 1.5 ° C may not be enough to limit the damage caused by extreme weather. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - June 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Geographical Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Blog: Time to stop violence and abuse in the workplace
Today I was proud to launch UNISON’s violence at work charter in Parliament – alongside dozens of MPs who turned out to lend their support. The charter was explicitly designed to support our members in the community, voluntary and housing sectors, but the experiences of our members there are all too often replicated elsewhere. Every day public service workers are being abused, threatened or assaulted at work. It’s shocking and unacceptable, yet it’s the daily reality for all too many of those who work to serve and support us; In a recent UNISON survey conducted of our members in the community sector...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - June 11, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News Source Type: news

Virtual cadaver could help solve the medical shortage of dead bodies
Researchers from Montpellier Medical University in France are using 3D scanners to create 'virtual cadavers' for medical students to learn on. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa:What Can We Learn From Paraguay Eliminating Malaria?
[Global Fund] The certification of Paraguay's elimination of malaria is a recognition of more than five decades of hard work. It also demonstrates the highest level of commitment to public health, and is testament to the results that can be achieved with integrated management strategies, such as increasing surveillance, training health professionals and involving the most affected communities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - June 11, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Approaches to an HIV Cure
In this video, learn how scientists are trying to cure people of HIV, why it's so challenging, and which approaches show promise. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Member Highlights: Adams County Library System, Gettysburg, PA
NNLM MAR is pleased to share successes of health outreach projects and activities in our region. Learn what your amazing colleagues are doing to increase access to quality health information for the communities they serve. Sensory Storytime Sensory Storytime is an initiative of the Adams County Library System (ACLS) to provide meaningful early literacy experiences for children who may have sensory processing or autism spectrum disorders, and families who may therefore feel uncomfortable in more typical storytime settings. This was achieved through staff education in sensory processing and autism spectrum disorders, and tr...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - June 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Member Highlights Source Type: news

GMR Funds the Iowa Public Health Research Center at Allen College
  The GMR office is excited to announce that Allen College in Waterloo, IA has been granted a Health Information Outreach Award for its project, Iowa Public Health Research Center (IPHRC) at Allen College. Background: Due to the prevalence of underserved health communities, medically underserved areas, and remote rural conditions, Northeast Iowa has an especially intense need for programming that provides area health departments with research assistance and access. When we examine Northeastern Iowa as a whole, 40% or 10 of 25 corresponding counties are ranked 60+ out of 99 counties in terms of underserved health comm...
Source: The Cornflower - June 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Derek Johnson Tags: Funding Public Health Resource Sharing Success Stories Source Type: news

How Community Health Workers Could Save 30 Million Lives By 2030
When Dr. Raj Panjabi talks about starting his nonprofit, Last Mile Health, he describes being motivated by both love and outrage. At nine years old, Panjabi had to flee his home in Liberia to escape civil war; he and his family relocated to the U.S. When Panjabi returned to his home country as a medical student, he discovered there were only 51 doctors left to serve the country’s four million people. As a result, many residents were dying from treatable conditions, especially in rural areas, simply because they lived too far away from doctors and hospitals. “We’ve kind of written these communities off as ...
Source: TIME: Health - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: TIME Staff Tags: Uncategorized community health workers Dr. Raj Panjabi ebola Health Care Last Mile Health medicine TIME 100 TIME 100 x WeWork Speaker Series Zika Source Type: news

Occupational health and safety characteristics of agricultural workers in Adana, Turkey: a cross-sectional study - Okyay RA, Tan ır F, Ağaoğlu PM.
BACKGROUND: Among agricultural workers, especially in the seasonal migratory ones, housing and hygiene related issues, occupational accidents, low levels of education, poverty and absence of social security problems emerge as significant public health prob... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Preferences for suicide prevention strategies among university students in Japan: a cross-sectional study using full-profile conjoint analysis - Sueki H.
In Japan, implementation of suicide prevention policies is mainly supported by public funds. However, it is unclear what kinds of suicide prevention strategies people prefer. We conducted a survey to clarify people's preferences regarding suicide preventio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Predicting bystander intervention among middle school students - Menolascino N, Jenkins LN.
Bullying is a prevalent issue in schools, and the importance of involving bystanders in bullying prevention has been recognized; however, there are few studies that examine personal characteristics that relate to the five steps of Latan é and Darley's (197... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The occupational health student's awareness towards the globally harmonized system for the chemical safety signs - Mahmoudi D, Nazari S, Derakhshani M, Dalili A, Hazrati S, Nazari J.
Background and Objectives: The chemical hazards, such as corrosive, explosion, etc. Use of safety signs are essential in reducing unsafe acts. It is very important for the students to have a proper awareness of the common and valid safety signs in dealing ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Genetic and psychosocial predictors of aggression: variable selection and model building with component-wise gradient boosting - Suchting R, Gowin JL, Green CE, Walss-Bass C, Lane SD.
Rationale: Given datasets with a large or diverse set of predictors of aggression, machine learning (ML) provides efficient tools for identifying the most salient variables and building a parsimonious statistical model. ML techniques permit efficien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

'Little wake turbulence, huh?' Applying a contemporary model of learning and memory to the American Airlines Flight AA587 accident - Sherwin L, Naweed A.
Loss of control has become a leading cause of aviation accidents and human error is often recorded as the cause in favour of other factors. This has the effect of downgrading the significance of corrective actions to address deeper systemic issues, and ser... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

An educational initiative for Dubai school nurses and physical education teachers on the management of traumatic dental injuries - Al Sari S, Kowash M, Hussein I, Al-Halabi M.
The aim of this study was to assess the knowledge of school nurses and physical education teachers (SN and PE teachers) about the emergency management of traumatic dental injuries (TDIs) in schools and to measure the impact of education on their knowledge.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The Hunger Games: theorizing opportunities for peace education - McEvoy-Levy S.
The roles of popular books and films in influencing beliefs and teaching both awareness of injustice and the costs of violence are important to consider by contemporary peace educators. These media are powerful in cultural reproduction, shaping young peopl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Call for implementing workplace violence simulation training - Taylor A.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

175 years of progress in PTSD therapeutics: learning from the past - Stein MB, Rothbaum BO.
Traumatic stressors have always been a part of the human experience. What is now referred to as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was first studied in the context of military trauma during the Civil War and World War I but most extensively in World War ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

"Nobody ever told us": the contribution of intragroup dialogue to reflexive learning about violent conflict - Sternberg M, Litvak Hirsch T, Sagy S.
The goal of this study was to explore the contribution to reflexive learning about conflict reality when encountering narratives of the other in intragroup dialogue. That is, dialogue within one national group in the context of a binational conflict. This ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Temporal and spatial effects of blast overpressure on blood-brain barrier permeability in traumatic brain injury - Kuriakose M, Rama Rao KV, Younger D, Chandra N.
Blast-induced traumatic brain injury (bTBI) is a "signature wound" in soldiers during training and in combat and has also become a major cause of morbidity in civilians due to increased insurgency. This work examines the role of blood-brain barrier (BBB) d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A probabilistic framework based on statistical learning theory for structural reliability analysis of transmission line systems - Rezaei SN, Chouinard L, Langlois S, L égeron F.
This paper describes a novel application of statistical learning theory to structural reliability analysis of transmission lines considering the uncertainties of climatic variables such as, wind speed, ice thickness and wind angle, and of the resistance of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The role of religious fundamentalism in college students' perceived drinking norms, alcohol consumption, and alcohol-related problems - Scharer JL.
Peer influence has been shown to be an important factor in college student alcohol use. One facet of peer influence, perceived descriptive norms, constitutes a strong and consistent predictor of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems. Previous re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sex differences in the clinical incidence of concussions, missed school days, and time loss in high school student-athletes: Part 1 - Bretzin AC, Covassin T, Fox ME, Petit KM, Savage JL, Walker LF, Gould D.
BACKGROUND: Sports-related concussion (SRC) injury rates are well established in collegiate athletics through epidemiological studies using the National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance System. However, few studies have examined sex diff... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Safe danger - on the experience of challenge, adventure and risk in education - Mart ínková I, Parry J.
This article reconsiders the presence and value of danger in outdoor and adventurous activities and sports in safety-conscious societies, especially in relation to the education of children and youth. Based on an original analysis of the relation between t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Raising children in conflict: an integrative model of parenting in war - Murphy KM, Rodrigues K, Costigan J, Annan J.
Children living in conflict-affected settings often face cognitive, physical, and social-emotional challenges that not only impact how they learn, grow, and interact with others, but also impact the wellbeing of future generations. While parents and caregi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Longitudinal model building using latent transition analysis: an example using school bullying data - Ryoo JH, Wang C, Swearer SM, Hull M, Shi D.
Applications of latent transition analysis (LTA) have emerged since the early 1990s, with numerous scientific findings being published in many areas, including social and behavioral sciences, education, and public health. Although LTA is effective as a sta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bullying involvement, teacher-student relationships, and psychosocial outcomes - Huang FL, Lewis C, Cohen DR, Prewett S, Herman K.
Students involved in bullying experience mental health issues and negative psychosocial outcomes. Few studies have investigated how teacher-student relationships (TSRs) may buffer the negative outcomes experienced by students involved in bullying. To inves... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news