Development of the Technology Enhanced Screening and Supportive Assistance (TESSA) program for interpersonal violence - Spence EE, Tristan C, Rodriguez K, Sanders K, Mollenhauer W, Prabhakar P, Thompson E.
In the United States, approximately one in three adults have experienced violence from an intimate partner. More specifically, approximately 37 percent of women and 27 percent of men in Texas have experienced at least one form of abuse in their lifetime (B... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Effects   of rural-urban residence and education on intimate partner violence among women in Sub-Saharan Africa: a meta-analysis of health survey data - Nabaggala MS, Reddy T, Manda S.
This study used meta-analysis to obtain poo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Media constructions of Indigenous women in sexual assault cases: reflections from Australia and Canada - Cripps K.
In 2011, in Australia and Canada, two Aboriginal women - Lynette Daley and Cindy Gladue - died in suspicious circumstances suggestive of sexual homicide. At the time of their deaths, little media attention was given to their cases. However, several years l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

The manifestation of emotional distress: correlations between self-compassion and self-mutilation in Brazilian women with disordered eating behavior - de Oliveira J, Cord ás TA.
This study aims to evaluate the relationship between SMB and Self-compassion. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Rate of suicide among women nurses compared with women in the general population before the CoViD-19 global pandemic - Guille C.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Pandemics and domestic violence during CoViD-19 - Yeni ̇lmez MNCE, Çeli̇k OB.
The year 2020 met us with the COVID-19 pandemic. The covid-19 pandemic has gone past a mere health challenge. Its effect can be felt in the economy and society in general. Women form a large chunk of the response efforts geared at flattening the curve of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and its associations with adverse pregnancy outcomes in Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study - Alhalal H, Alhalal E, Alhaizan M, Alghuson L, Alahmari M, Alkhayyal N, Akkour K.
This study examines the prevalence of IPV, its relationship wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Chronic high risk of intimate partner violence against women in disadvantaged neighborhoods: an eight-year space-time analysis - Gracia E, Marco M, L ópez-Quílez A, Lila M.
We conducted a small-area ecological longitudinal study to analyze neighborhood contextual influences on the spatio-temporal variations in intimate partner violence against women (IPVAW) risk in a southern European city over an eight-year period. We used g... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

How nearby homicides affect young women's pregnancy desires: evidence from a quasi-experiment - Weitzman A, Barber JS, Heinze J, Zimmerman M.
Leveraging spatiotemporal variation in homicides that occurred during a 2.5-year weekly panel survey of 387 women ages 18-22 in Flint, Michigan, we investigate how young women's desires to become pregnant and to avoid pregnancy evolve in response to local ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Quickstats: Age-adjusted percentage* of adults aged 25-64 years who are very worried about their ability to pay medical bills if they get sick or have an accident,( †) by sex and veteran status - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019 - Cohen RA, Boersma P.
In 2019, among adults aged 25-64 years, veterans (11.5%) were less likely than nonveterans (20.1%) to be very worried about their ability to pay their medical bills if they get sick or have an accident. This pattern was found for both men and women, with v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Investigating the frequency of physical violence against women by their husbands in women referring to health centers of Hamadan in 2017 - Khanlarzadeh E, Jiryaee N.
Violence against women is the most common crime with the lowest punishment in the world. In this descriptive-analytical study, four centers were selected by the cluster random sampling method; in each center, 111 women were selected by non-probability conv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Migrant women's help-seeking decisions and use of support resources for intimate partner violence in China - Hu R, Xue J, Wang X.
In China, women who domestically relocate from rural or less developed regions to major cities are at a higher risk for intimate partner violence (IPV) than their non-migrant counterparts. Few studies have focused on Chinese domestic migrant women's help-s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and posttraumatic stress symptoms: indirect effects through negative and positive emotion dysregulation - Simpson LE, Raudales AM, Reyes ME, Sullivan TP, Weiss NH.
Women who experience intimate partner violence (IPV) are at heightened risk for developing posttraumatic stress (PTS). Emotion dysregulation has been linked to both IPV and PTS, separately, however, unknown is the role of emotion dysregulation in the relat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cost of intimate partner violence during pregnancy and postpartum to health services: a data linkage study in Queensland, Australia - Callander EJ, Bull C, Baird K, Branjerdporn G, Gillespie K, Creedy D.
To quantify health service costs of intimate partner violence (IPV) during pregnancy and postpartum; and to compare health service costs between women who reported IPV, versus women who did not report IPV. This was a cohort study using linked data for a pu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

"I'm just like, you know what, it's now or never": exploring how women of color experiencing severe abuse and homicide risk journey toward formal help-seeking - Harper SB.
Women in the United States are more likely to be killed by an intimate partner than anyone else, and prior, severe domestic violence (DV) is typically involved in such intimate partner homicides (IPH). Black women experience disproportionately high rates o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Association of sexual assault history with traumatic childbirth and subsequent PTSD - Berman Z, Thiel F, Kaimal AJ, Dekel S.
Although childbirth-related posttraumatic stress (CB-PTSD) has received recognition, how sexual assault (SA) history influences obstetrical and traumatic stress outcomes remains unclear. Six hundred eighty-three women provided information about their child... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association of source country gender inequality with experiencing assault and poor mental health among young female immigrants to Ontario, Canada - Lebenbaum M, Stukel TA, Saunders NR, Lu H, Urquia M, Kurdyak P, Guttmann A.
BACKGROUND: Gender inequality varies across countries and is associated with poor outcomes including violence against women and depression. Little is known about the relationship of source county gender inequality and poor health outcomes in female immigra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Effects of domestic violence against women on their children - Kulka T, Padilha MGS, Antunes MC.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the levels of depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress of mothers who suffered intimate partner violence (IPV) as predictors of depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder, and internalizing and externalizi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Endemic violence against women and girls - Health TLCA.
An outpouring of anger marked March, 2021, as thousands took to the streets to protest violence and discrimination against women. The contexts varied hugely across settings such as Turkey, Australia, Mexico, the UK, and the USA, but the frustration was uni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Gender, campus sexual violence, cultural betrayal, institutional betrayal, and institutional support in U.S. ethnic minority college students: a descriptive study - G ómez JM.
Women and ethnic minorities are at increased risk for campus sexual violence (CSV). Due to inequality, within-group victimization in marginalized communities includes cultural betrayal. Universities commit institutional betrayal (e.g., inadequate preventio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The prevalence, severity and chronicity of abuse towards older men: insights from a multinational European survey - Melchiorre MG, Di Rosa M, Macassa G, Eslami B, Torres-Gonzales F, Stankunas M, Lindert J, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Barros H, Lamura G, J F Soares J.
BACKGROUND: Elder abuse is a growing public health question among policy makers and practitioners in many countries. Research findings usually indicate women as victims, whereas male elder abuse still remains under-detected and under-reported. We aimed to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Characterization of sexual abuses committed by women - de Oliveira Ziliotto FP, Antunes MC, Aznar-Blefari C, da Rocha GVM.
This research has characterized sexual abuse of children by women through reports of psychotherapists via the Internet. Participants included 47 psychologists of victims or offenders (with no significant difference among the informants). These professional... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Former Travis County deputy Stephen Broderick sought in Northwest Austin shooting deaths
Former Travis County deputy Stephen Nicholas Broderick is suspected in a deadly shooting in Austin. The three victims are two women and a man. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghan Women Fear the Worst, Whether War or Peace Lies Ahead
Whatever happens once the United States withdraws will not bode well for Afghan women. But even the gains made for them over the last 20... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Employee Rights?
The current wage gap between women and men is shrinking. ... Editor's note: This quiz was originally published on October 1, 2011. ... It's been updated to reflect new information. ... Boomers say ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - April 17, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

The role of PTSD symptom clusters and criterion in predicting future high-risk drug and alcohol use among returning veteran men and women - Livingston NA, Farmer SL, Mahoney CT, Marx BP, Keane TM.
The prevalence of co-occurring posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance use disorder (SUD) remains exceptionally high among returning veterans, with numerous studies linking PTSD, but not specific PTSD symptoms, to future SUD risk. Further explic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Trends in suicide in Japan by gender during the COVID-19 pandemic, through December 2020 - Nomura S, Kawashima T, Harada N, Yoneoka D, Tanoue Y, Eguchi A, Gilmour S, Kawamura Y, Hashizume M.
Suicide is a rising concern during the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide (Gunnell, 2020). A recent analysis found, for the first time, excess suicide deaths among women in July, August and September 2020 in Japan, and no such elevated mortality for men (Nomura, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Covid-19 as a facilitator for increasing domestic violence against women: a systematic review study - Mirza nia A, Firoozi M.
The new coronavirus disease and the consequences due to restrictive conditions (Quarantine) have exposed family relations to some critical issues and have increased domestic violence against women. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to investigate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Characterization of injuries in male and female ultimate frisbee players at the elite club-level - Khoo KJ, Gellert JM, Hagen MS.
BACKGROUND: Ultimate Frisbee is a rapidly growing sport played in all levels of competition in men's, women's, and coed divisions. Despite widespread popularity, there remains a lack of research on injury risk and prevalence during a season. PURPOS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Beyond the bicycle: seeing the context of the gender gap in cycling - Shaw C, Russell M, Keall M, MacBride-Stewart S, Wild K, Reeves D, Bentley R, Woodward A.
Background In most countries women cycle less than men. This is despite the clear environmental and health benefits of active commuting. Feminist critiques suggest this gender gap reflects societal roles and values, yet there has been little empirical res... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Mind the gap: gender differences in walkability, transportation and physical activity in urban india - Adlakha D, Parra DC.
Introduction Insufficient physical activity (PA) is a key contributor for premature mortality in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Despite the well-documented health benefits of PA, few women achieve the recommended levels of PA. The global averag... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Violence towards women and their decisions to take action: a complex systems approach - Katerndahl D, Burge S, Del Pilar Montanez Villacampa M, Becho J, Rodriguez J.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a blight on society. Our traditional understanding suggests that interventions should be straightforward, leading to predictable positive results. However, these assumptions do not reflect the reality of IPV, which contin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The relationship between women's resources and health-related quality of life in a sample of female victims of intimate partner violence - Weaver TL, Kelton K, Riebel J.
While it is known that resource inadequacy increases the risk of exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) and that women's health is significantly impacted by IPV, scant research has documented diminished resources as a primary determinant of women's he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Housing options for women leaving domestic violence: the limitations of rental subsidy models - Blunden H, Flanagan K.
Domestic and family violence is the leading cause of female homelessness, yet social housing provision has declined in Anglophone countries like Australia and housing policy responses favour demand-side subsidies to assist with rental payments. We examine ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Free legal aid for persons with mental illness and other marginalized group of population - Malathesh BC, Nirisha PL, Kumar CN, Madegowda RK, Vajawat B, Basavarajappa C, Math SB.
The marginalized and vulnerable population like those with mental illnesses and other disabilities, senior citizens, disaster victims and women are at risk of facing violation of their rights. To preserve the rights of the above-mentioned vulnerable groups... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

‘We Were Flying Blind’: A Dr.’s Account of a Woman’s J. & J. Vaccine-Related Blood Clot Case
The disorder is rare, but so severe that the vaccine is on hold while experts weigh the risks and alert doctors and patients about symptoms and treatment. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Denise Grady Tags: Blood Clots Stroke Vaccination and Immunization Women and Girls Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Heparin (Drug) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Janssen Pharmaceutica Johnson & your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Living near pesticide-treated farms raises risk of childhood brain tumors
(Natural News) Pregnant women living within 2.5 miles of agricultural lands treated with pesticides have a greater risk of their children developing central nervous system (CNS) tumors, according to a recent study. Published on Wednesday, March 31, in the Environmental Research journal, the study also revealed that the pregnant women did not have to be working in agriculture... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women vaccine advice: Experts revise jab recommendations after new data emerges
PREGNANT women have been given the green light to receive a coronavirus vaccine with data strongly indicating both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are safe. It comes amid fears of the AstraZeneca vaccine and blood clots. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AstraZeneca latest: Pregnant women issued with new JCVI advice to NOT take Oxford vaccine
NEW vaccine advice has been issued by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization for pregnant women. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women can receive Covid vaccine, say UK health chiefs
But Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation advises against using AstraZeneca shot (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pregnant women should be offered Covid vaccine
The UK's vaccine advisers encourage them to discuss the risks and benefits with their doctor. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PTSD Linked to Ischemic Heart Disease PTSD Linked to Ischemic Heart Disease
Retrospective cohort study results show a significant association between PTSD in women veterans and increased risk for incident ischemic heart disease, particularly in younger women and minorities.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Stethoscope, Doppler May Outperform Newer Fetal Monitoring Tools Stethoscope, Doppler May Outperform Newer Fetal Monitoring Tools
For fetal monitoring during labor, use of a Pinard stethoscope and handheld Doppler was associated with a lower risk for emergency cesarean delivery in a new study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women vaccine advice: Experts make new recommendation after AZ fears
PREGNANT women have been given the green light to receive a coronavirus vaccine with data strongly indicating both Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are safe. It comes amid fears of the AstraZeneca vaccine and blood clots. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss treatments: Three natural solutions backed by concrete evidence
TREATING hair loss is an uphill battle with diminishing returns but certain products have been shown to overcome the barriers. Evidence supports the application of pumpkin seed oil, rosemary oil and saw palmetto to combat androgenetic alopecia - a common form of hair loss in both men and women. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 in 10 Transgender Women Have HIV: CDC
FRIDAY, April 16, 2021 -- Four in 10 transgender women have HIV, which shows the urgent need to offer them more prevention and treatment services, according to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. In interviews with more... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 16, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Caught on cam: Men remove red dresses symbolizing missing Indigenous women from island highway
A video has surfaced showing two men removing red dresses along a stretch of Vancouver Island highway that were placed to raise... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

D.C.'s AbsoluteJOI positions for a national placement of its skin care line
The clean beauty brand is growing its skin-care line for women of color. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Quicker Fertility Rebound in Young Women With Breast Cancer Quicker Fertility Rebound in Young Women With Breast Cancer
Results from a phase 3 trial show that removing cyclophosphamide from the standard chemotherapy regimen improved fertility without compromising survival.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Addressing Women's Concerns About the J & amp;J Vaccine Addressing Women's Concerns About the J & amp;J Vaccine
Reproductive-aged women are asking whether the J&J vaccine will be safe for them. What advice can clinicians give?Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news