Rise of the bots: Stevens team completes first census of Wikipedia bots
(Stevens Institute of Technology) Researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology, in Hoboken, N.J., have completed the first analysis of all 1,601 of Wikipedia's bots, using computer algorithms to classify them by function and shed light on the ways that machine intelligences and human users work together to improve and expand the world's largest digital encyclopedia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Conviction of Roger Stone is the "tipping point for tyranny" as Americans realize the whole system is rigged, dishonest and DANGEROUS to us all
(Natural News) Roger Stone has been convicted on all 7 counts of lying to the federal government about the Wikileaks leaks which exposed some of the lies and deceptions of the Democrats. In a society that is largely run by liars, crooks, bureaucratic frauds and political cheats, the establishment has targeted Roger Stone with a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The ministry of Wiki-truth
(Natural News) OK, here’s a silly one for you. Have you ever wondered how all those Wikipedia articles get produced … you know, the ones you pull up on your phone to look up an actor, an author, or a recipe, or a historical or scientific fact? Unfortunately, one of the Consent Factory staff had... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wikipedia is run just like treasonous coward Adam Schiff's secret impeachment proceedings: Anonymous sources, zero transparency and no due process
(Natural News) If you happen to look up something on Wikipedia that has to do with tree frogs, an athlete, or some famous actor, you’ll probably get just straight facts, and there will be plenty of objectively stated details. But if you try to look up something about vaccines, GMOs, pharmaceuticals, organic food or natural... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google and Wikipedia are a tag-team monopoly disinfo factory trying to re-write all events to fit Democrat narratives
The objective of Google, which is run by Left-wing sycophants and brainwashed Marxists, is to change elections in favor of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are Indications for Dermatological Light Treatment?
Discussion Spider telangiectasia or spider angiomas have a central red lesion with radiating dilatation of the distal, end vasculature that resemble arachnid appendages. They are common lesions (up to 38% in one study of children, and 60% in pregnant women), often solitary or
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 28, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Surgical smoke evacuators reduce the risk of fires from alcohol-based skin preparations - Carmichael H, Samuels JM, Wikiel KJ, Robinson TN, Barnett CC, Jones TS, Jones EL.
Surgical smoke evacuators may reduce the concentration of alcohol vapors from skin preparations at the site of electrosurgical device activation, decreasing operating room fire risk. Our aim was to compare the incidence of flames with and without smoke eva... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Sep-Oct 2019, NNLM Webinar: Fall 2019 #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Overview
The next virtual National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon will take place on November 20, 2019. During the all-day online event, we invite you to add citations and content to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources like MedlinePlus, PubMed, and Genetics Home Reference. Participants can follow the hashtag #citeNLM on Twitter throughout the day to ask questions, post photos, and share personal experiences. You can also join our fall campaign by hosting an event at your institution. Visit the #citeNLM project page for more information. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - October 10, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Sepsis information-seeking behaviors via Wikipedia between 2015 and 2018: A mixed methods retrospective observational study
Raising public awareness of sepsis, a potentially life-threatening dysregulated host response to infection, to hasten its recognition has become a major focus of physicians, investigators, and both non-governmental and governmental agencies. While the internet is a common means by which to seek out healthcare information, little is understood about patterns and drivers of these behaviors. We sought to examine traffic to Wikipedia, a popular and publicly available online encyclopedia, to better understand how, when, and why users access information about sepsis. Clickstream analysis suggests that most sepsis and septic shoc...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sec. 230 protections need to be stripped from Wikipedia, which is nothing but a smear machine run by coordinated corporate gangs
(Natural News) Now that Wikipedia has been exposed as little more than a pharma-pushing, truth-squelching disinformation racket that’s cloaked as some kind of independent online “encyclopedia,” the time is now for this obvious deep-state propaganda front to finally lose its Section 230 “Safe Harbor” protections. What we mean by this is that Wikipedia, along with... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Audrey Tan and Eve Tomlinson
Cochrane is made up of  11,000 members and over 67,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.  Many  of our contributors are young people working with Cochrane ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 5, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Corrupt FBI cites completely discredited SNOPES and Wikipedia to declare "conspiracy theorists" are domestic terrorism threat
(Natural News) What has happened to the world’s premier law enforcement and anti-terrorism agency? Have all of its leaders lost their minds or, more likely, have they become so politicized and infected with Trump Derangement Syndrome they can no longer think clearly and rationally? These are legitimate questions given the contents of an internal FBI... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Wikipedia gender gap
(University of Washington) In a recent University of Washington study, researchers interviewed women 'Wikipedians' to examine the lack of female and non-binary editors in Wikipedia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

It's time for America to declare "D-Day" against the evil tech monopolists and their war against human rights
(Natural News) On June 6, 1944, courageous American soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy to save civilization from the rise of fascism and tyranny. Seventy-five years later, humanity is once again suffering under the brutal oppression and tyranny of the techno-fascists, with Google, Apple, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat, Wikipedia and other techno-fascists openly engaged in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MURDER by NUMBERS – How the world's most twisted promoters of toxic medicine get away with it (opinion)
(Natural News) Recently, Wikipedia’s co-founder, Larry Sanger, all but called out his own online fake encyclopedia by referring to Wikipedia as a “broken system” full of “bad actors.” What exactly did he mean by bad actors, and just how broken is the whole system? Well, those questions are actually rather easy ones to decipher and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations
After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-founder ’s well-being, accusing “a group of democratic States” of “ganging up” on the prisoner to “isolate, demonize and abuse” him and warned against extraditing the controversial publisher to the United States.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - May 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How many times must Assange be proven right before people start listening?
(Natural News) And there it is. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged by the Trump administration’s Justice Department with 17 counts of violating the Espionage Act, carrying a maximum sentence of 175 years in prison. Exactly as Assange and his defenders have been warning would happen for nearly a decade. (Article by Caitlin Johnstone republished... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facebook to suppress all websites that aren't officially recognized by the corrupt, dishonest Wikipedia website
(Natural News) Anyone who’s been to college in the Wikipedia era, especially anything above the associate degree level, knows that’s the last reference resource professors will accept from students when writing research papers. That’s because Wikipedia, which is kind of, sort of, self-edited contains gigabytes of false, phony, or erroneous information. The site isn’t peer... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fentanyl Facts and Fiction: A Safety Guide for First Responders
Fentanyl, a potent synthetic opioid, was first synthesized in December 1960 by Dr. Paul Jansen in Belgium. It was developed as an IV analgesic and its first clinical use was recorded in 1963. Fentanyl was brought to the United States in 1968 and today, is one of the most frequently used intraoperative analgesics across the world.1 Facts About Fentanyl Fentanyl is available in a variety of forms including transdermal patches, as well as nasal, buccal, sublingual and transmucosal preparations used to treat a variety of acute, chronic, cancerous and palliative pain conditions. In prehospital emergency care, fentanyl is now a ...
Source: JEMS Operations - May 8, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Simon Taxel, NRP Tags: Exclusive Articles Operations Top Story Source Type: news

Cochrane January-March 2019: highlights from Q1
' Cochrane exists so that healthcare decisions get better. ’ That is the first sentence of our Strategy to 2020 that aims to put Cochrane evidence at the heart of health decision-making all over the world. Here ’s a look back at some key highlights of our work in the first quarter of 2019, from January to March.Cochrane began preparations for its annual flagship event,Cochrane ’s Colloquium in Santiago, Chile 22-25 October, 2019. During this time, many Cochrane contributors submitted abstracts as part of the scientific programme, this year ‘embracing diversity’. We also opened the ca...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Every nation on Earth must declare WAR against Big Tech... a call to action
(Natural News) We have reached a precarious tipping point for humanity… a moment in history where humanity must either rise up and defeat the scourge or Big Tech or be enslaved by all-out techno-fascism. The techno-fascist organizations like Google, Apple, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and even Wikipedia have become a clear and present danger to humanity.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Julian Assange reveals ‘moderate to severe depression’ - signs of mental health condition
WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange has appeared in court to be sentenced for breaching his bail, and for evading arrest by spending years in the Ecuadorian Embassy. He has today revealed he has “moderate to severe depression”, but what is the mental health condition, and what signs and symptoms should you be looking out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wikipedia isn't just spreading fake news about natural medicine; it's also pushing the fake media's lies about the Trump Russia hoax
(Natural News) Though it pretends to be an unbiased source of factual information maintained by “the people,” Wikipedia has once again been exposed as a Leftist propaganda outlet for pushing fake news about the revelations contained in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Dispelling all doubts that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wikipedia: Our new technological McCarthyism, Part Two
(Natural News) In Part One, we discussed the threats social media technology poses to a healthy and educated populace, the scientist cult of Skepticism and its extremist medical wing, and the online encyclopedia Wikipedia as a leading promulgator for Skepticism’s agenda. In Part Two, we go deeper into the Science-Based Medical faction and its advancing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Mar-Apr 2019, #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
The next National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon will take place on May 6, 2019. During the all-day online event, we invite you to add citations and content to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources like MedlinePlus, PubMed, and Genetics Home Reference. Participants can follow the hashtag #CiteNLM on Twitter throughout the day to ask questions, post photos, and share personal experiences. (Source: NLM Technical Bulletin)
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - April 26, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Wikipedia: a web of deception
(Natural News) Wikipedia wants us to believe the entries in its “encyclopedia” are truthful, fair, and balanced. However, a comprehensive analysis of its nutritional articles reveals a plethora of factual inconsistencies and a clear and present bias against the very idea of nutritional supplementation. Even though almost every nutrient page admits most Americans don’t consume... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why is the New York Times promoting a Wikipedia character assassination squad?
(Natural News) The New York Times has given retired portrait photographer Susan Gerbic a bully pulpit to paint her “hobby” – Skepticism – as a benign, almost cutesy pushback against an epidemic of American credulousness. She and other “Skeptics” are shown cavorting through the nation’s second-rate hotel convention centers, tricking clairvoyants who, we’re told, are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jimmy Wales and Wikipedia’s hate campaign against holistic healing
(Natural News) From the mind of Jimmy Wales, to the alternative health community: “What we won’t do is pretend that the work of lunatic charlatans is the equivalent of “true scientific discourse”. It isn’t.” (Article by Gary Null and Helen Buyniski republished from PRN.fm) One of the most exciting and successful healing modalities is energy... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wikipedia’s culture of character assassination: The case of Dr. Dean Radin
(Natural News) Many therapeutic modalities in natural and non-conventional medicine share principles in common with parapsychology. This is particularly true of Mind-Body medicine, the power of the mind to initiate and facilitate healing. Some medical practices are based upon theories of energy, such as acupuncture, energy medicine and therapeutic touch, and the healing abilities of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wikipedia: Our new technological McCarthyism, Part 1
(Natural News) Today, the internet, often thought of as our world’s “final frontier” for free thinkers and the flow and exchange of ideas and information, is seriously ill. It has been systemically infected by ideological viruses, memes of information intent on poisoning freedom of expression that we take for granted every time we use Google... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical Despotism, the AMA's and Wikipedia's offensive against Chiropractic
(Natural News) “Chiropractic is a form of alternative medicine mostly concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, especially the spine. Proponents claim that such disorders affect general health via the nervous system, claims which are demonstrably false…. Its foundation is at odds with mainstream medicine, and chiropractic is sustained... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why does Wikipedia want to deprive you of Acupuncture
(Natural News) Although it is completely ignored by the mainstream media, all natural and alternative medical philosophy and therapies remain under constant attack in the United States, as well as in the UK, France, Canada, Australia and elsewhere. In addition to the pharmaceutical industry’s profitable interests tied to our federal health agencies (FDA, CDC, etc.)... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Got a minute? Global attention span is narrowing, study reveals
Research combed from everything from movie tickets to social media finds more to focus on but less time to do soIt ’s just as you suspected; the information age has changed the general attention span. A recently published study from researchers at the Technical University of Denmarksuggests the collective global attention span is narrowing due to the amount of information that is presented to the public. Released on Monday in the scientific journal Nature Communications, the study shows people now have more things to focus on – but often focus on things for short periods of time.The researchers studied several ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 16, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Dream McClinton in New York Tags: Society Social media Science Digital media Technology Psychology Source Type: news

Global attention span is narrowing and trends don't last as long, study reveals
Research combed from everything from movie tickets to social media finds more to focus on but less time to do soIt ’s just as you suspected; the information age has changed the general attention span. A recently published study from researchers at the Technical University of Denmarksuggests the collective global attention span is narrowing due to the amount of information that is presented to the public. Released on Monday in the scientific journal Nature Communications, the study shows people now have more things to focus on – but often focus on things for short periods of time.The researchers studied several ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 16, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Dream McClinton in New York Tags: Society Social media Science Digital media Technology Psychology Source Type: news

Remember when Julian Assange exposed Google as an NSA mass surveillance tool of the deep state?
(Natural News) There are many reasons why the powers that be forced NSA (National Security Agency) whistleblower and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange into first becoming a prisoner of his own home, and later an asylum refugee who had to live seven years inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London – perhaps the biggest reason having to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wikipedia editors post fake news on summary of Mueller probe
(Natural News) After learning Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election found neither collusion with the Trump campaign nor President Trump obstructing the investigation, anti-Trump editors on Wikipedia downplayed the investigation’s conclusions. (Article by T.D. Adler republished from Breitbart.com) Of particular focus was Mueller “not exonerating” Trump on obstruction,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Julian Assange: Political prisoner (article by Ron Paul)
(Natural News) Last week’s arrest of Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange by the British government on a US extradition order is an attack on all of us. It is an attack on the US Constitution. It is an attack on the free press. It is an attack on free speech. It is an attack on our... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How is what Julian Assange has done with Wikileaks any different than U.S. newspaper coverage of Watergate or the Pentagon Papers?
(Natural News) Once upon a time, American newspapers and broadcast networks actually did report real news — bombshell, breakthrough stuff that was important and reflected the journalistic ethic of “truth.” And while many journalists of the day favored liberal politics, you didn’t know it because they weren’t overt about their political philosophies and their coverage... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wikipedia: Supporting the dark side of medicine
(Natural News) Despite what doctors may tell their patients, medicine is not infallible. Bad treatments and dangerous drugs have persisted as universally-accepted medical practices for long periods of time, far beyond when people began to catch on to their dark side. During the 20th century, we willingly subjected ourselves to lobotomies, electroshock therapy, mercury amalgam fillings,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wikipedia: The new inquisition
(Natural News) Consider: you are given a serious diagnosis – cancer, dementia, multiple sclerosis – and your doctor runs you through the standard treatment protocol. It fails to reverse or cure the condition, leaving you hundreds of thousands of dollars poorer and sicker. It’s time to explore your options, you decide, and seek out others... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wicked, wicked Wikipedia: The corruption and collapse of the legendary people's encyclopedia
(Natural News) It is time to take a serious, critical look at Wikipedia and its mission. Is it everything it purports to be as an objective encyclopedic source of knowledge or just another anti-democratic social media dynasty resorting to the censorship and suppression of unorthodox medical science, social criticism and political dissent contrary to its... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wikipedia: J’accuse - (mob rule and the art of coordinated disinformation)
(Natural News) Wikipedia is one of the most popular websites in the world. It’s free, it’s educational, and it’s democratic – what’s not to like? The average user has no reason to think the material it publishes is anything but true, and it has become the go-to authority for anyone looking to quickly educate themselves... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quack "skeptic" Stephen Barrett exposed as agent provocateur working to discredit natural medicine on Wikipedia
(Natural News) His is one of the first names that pops up when performing a Google search for pretty much any topic related to natural health and wellness – his infamous “Quackwatch” disinformation website masquerading as a “fact-checking” resource that, in actuality, exists solely to disparage and “debunk” all healing modalities that challenge, or in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dermatology students improve Wikipedia entries on skin disease
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) A group of medical students recruited to improve Wikipedia articles on skin-related diseases, saw millions more views of those stories following their editing, highlighting the value of expert input on the popular web encyclopedia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A 30-Million-Page Library Has Blast Off to the Moon as a ‘Civilization Backup’
An Israeli spacecraft currently on its way to the the moon is toting a 30-million-page “civilization backup,” according to NBC News. The ‘Lunar Library’ started its journey to outer space late February on a robotic lunar lander called Beresheet launched by SpaceX. The archive, which is housed on a metal disc about the size of a DVD, was created by the Arch Mission Foundation, a Los Angeles-based non-profit. The archive is intended to preserve records of human civilization for at least 6 billion years. The 200GB of data contained on the archive includes tens of thousands of fiction and non-fiction bo...
Source: TIME: Science - March 22, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Amy Gunia Tags: Uncategorized onetime overnight space Source Type: news

Cochrane in Everyday Life - Compression stockings for preventing deep vein thrombosis in airline passengers
Conclusions:High ‐quality evidence shows that airline passengers similar to those in the trials in this review can expect a substantial reduction in their risk of a symptomless deep vein thrombosis (DVT) if they wear compression stockings. Wearing stockings might reduce the incidence of this outcome from a few ten s per thousand passengers, to two or three per thousand. There is moderate‐quality evidence that superficial vein thrombosis may be reduced if passengers wear compression stockings. Low‐quality evidence shows that passengers who wear stockings will also experience less oedema in their legs. Howe ver, this r...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 14, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Analysis of billions of Wikipedia searches reveals biodiversity secrets
(University of Oxford) An international team of researchers from the University of Oxford, the University of Birmingham and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have found that the way in which people use the internet is closely tied to patterns and rhythms in the natural world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nice pay if you can get it
The Open University tops the list when it comes to high pay for vice chancellors. In 2017-18, it paid £718,000 for the services for former VC Peter Horrocks, including £255,000 ‘compensation’ for loss of office Image: Chris Valentine/Wikipedia   The newly established Office for Students has published its first statistics on senior management pay in England’s higher education sector. This has led to some strong headlines in the media. The Guardian reported that six university vice chancellors received more than half a million pounds for the 2017-18 pay year “in salary, bonuses a...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - February 18, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: P.S data he high pay higher education universities Source Type: news

Meeting our Mission: A message from Cochrane ’s Chief Executive Officer, Mark Wilson
‘Cochrane exists so that healthcare decisions get better.’ That is the first sentence of ourStrategy to 2020. We want individuals around the world to enjoy ‘Better Health’ because high-quality, relevant, accessible Cochrane evidence is changing decision making and improving health outcomes. Every Cochrane collaborator volunteering their time and expertise, every Cochrane Group and Central Executive Team staff member devoting part or all of their wo rking lives, are energised and devoted to this mission: it is the fuel that drives us, the motivation that sustains and binds us together.It ’s wor...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 31, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

What Are Common Causes of Blindness in Children?
Discussion According to the World Health Organization, about 1.3 billion people have some form of visual impairment. Most people with visual impairments are>50 years old, more are female than male, and more live in resource-limited areas than resource-rich areas. Most visual impairments are avoidable (80%) in all age groups with the leading causes globally and across ages being uncorrected refractive errors and cataracts. The most common causes of blindness are: Refractive errors, uncorrected Cataract Age-related macular degeneration Glaucoma Diabetic retinopathy Corneal opacity Trachoma The exact numbers vary by regi...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 28, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news