Examining violence against women at a regional level 1 trauma center during the CoViD-19 pandemic - Tracy BM, Whitson AK, Chen JC, Weiss BD, Sims CA.
INTRODUCTION: There is a growing concern that certain public health restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) could result in more violence against women (VAW). We sought to determine if the rates and types of VAW ch... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Self-reported insomnia symptom, sleep duration and the risk of recurrent falls among older men and women - Endeshaw Y.
The objective of the current study was to examine the risk of recurrent falls among community-dwelling older adults ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of make-up on mood and walking in elderly women - Fall W, Trophardy C.
The increase in longevity makes it necessary to take care of the quality of life of senior citizens. Ageing is accompanied by alterations leading to an increased risk of falling. A study conducted at the Charit é Hospital in Saint-Etienne (42) showed that... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Mental health of women and children experiencing family violence in conflict settings: a mixed methods systematic review - Devakumar D, Palfreyman A, Uthayakumar-Cumarasamy A, Ullah N, Ranasinghe C, Minckas N, Nadkarni A, Oram S, Osrin D, Mannell J.
BACKGROUND: Armed conflict has significant impacts on individuals and families living in conflict-affected settings globally. Scholars working to prevent violence within families have hypothesised that experiencing armed conflict leads to an increase in fa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Invariance of the WHO violence against women instrument among Kenyan adolescent girls and young women: Bayesian psychometric modeling - Orindi BO, Ziraba A, Bruyneel L, Floyd S, Lesaffre E.
INTRODUCTION: To make valid comparisons across groups, a measurement instrument needs to be measurement invariant across those groups. The present study evaluates measurement invariance for experience of violence among adolescent girls and young women (AGY... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Get ready to embrace your inner publisher
My first attempt at self publishing was a simple 18 page booklet that lived at the back of my masters dissertation folio. Within weeks of submitting that for assessment I was running a tiny support group for women and was photocopying and sending that booklet out in exchange for a stamped addressed envelope and £1 Since those early days of getting batches of 10 at a time photocopied I’ve learnt a lot about what makes a writer a publisher and I’ve come to realise that it’s not just about books or booklets. Instead it’s wh...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - October 18, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: LP self-publishing Source Type: news

Pregnant women at risk from NHS workers ’ mixed messages over safety of jab
Expectant mothers tell helpline that midwives are advising them against vaccines despite threat posed by virus•Coronavirus – latest updates•See all our coronavirus coveragePregnant women are being advised by some health professionals not to have the Covid vaccine despitean edict from the NHS that they should encourage them to get the jab. One in six of the most critically ill Covid patients requiring life-saving care are unvaccinated pregnant women,figures released last week show.Yet messages sent to the Vaccines and Pregnancy helpline, launched on 20 August to help pregnant women navigate information about...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Summers Tags: Vaccines and immunisation Pregnancy Coronavirus UK news NHS Society Health Science Source Type: news

Hair Loss: Four vitamin supplements to help growth - 'the key is having a balanced diet'
HAIR loss is normal, as we can lose between 50 and 100 hairs a day, often without noticing. If you are experiencing hair loss, your doctor can assess the cause. For older women, hormonal changes that are linked with menopause also contribute to hair loss. Nonetheless, there are some products and treatments which may be able to tackle your hair loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With CEO hire, this biotech boasts an all-women C-suite
Three months after publicly launching, Kojin Therapeutics has named a managing partner at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as its first CEO. With the addition of Luba Greenwood's, Kojin now boasts an executive team made up entirely of women — a rarity in the male-dominated field of life sciences. Johnson& Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) veteran Kay Ahn is the startup's chief scientific officer, Lynn Abel is vice president of biochemistry and founder Vasanthi Viswanathan has stayed on as head of discovery … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

With CEO hire, this biotech boasts an all-women C-suite
Three months after publicly launching, Kojin Therapeutics has named a managing partner at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute as its first CEO. With the addition of Luba Greenwood's, Kojin now boasts an executive team made up entirely of women — a rarity in the male-dominated field of life sciences. Johnson& Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) veteran Kay Ahn is the startup's chief scientific officer, Lynn Abel is vice president of biochemistry and founder Vasanthi Viswanathan has stayed on as head of discovery … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 16, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Viva la vulva: why we need to talk about women ’s genitalia
Ignorance about the basic biology of vulvas is still shockingly high – yet there are huge health benefits, physical and emotional, to be won with better understandingIf you have a vulva between your legs, could you identify the seven separate structures in a mirror? If your partner has a vulva, can you identify theirs?For over half the population, the vulva is a significant part of their body; an exit and an entrance, a site of pleasure and, often, pain, that speaks to core human function and need. In 2021, it can feel as if we ’re on the cliff-edge of emancipation from the history of oppression and ick surroun...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Eleanor Morgan Tags: Sex Biology Science Education Women Gender Life and style Source Type: news

2020 syndemic: convergence of CoViD-19, gender-based violence, and racism pandemics - Khanlou N, Vazquez LM, Pashang S, Connolly JA, Ahmad F, Ssawe A.
OBJECTIVE: To conduct a rapid knowledge synthesis of literature on the social determinants of mental health of racialized women exposed to gender-based violence (GBV)  during the COVID-19 pandemic. METHODS: We adapted the Cochrane Rapid Reviews met... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

COVID-19 pandemic increased pregnant women's risk of gestational diabetes and high blood pressure
A new study from Boston University found rates of gestational diabetes rose by 12% from 88 cases per 1,000 deliveries in 2019 compared to 98.9 per 1,000 delivereis in 2020 (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Court Again Lets Texas Continue Banning Most Abortions Court Again Lets Texas Continue Banning Most Abortions
The decision Thursday could push the law closer to returning to the US Supreme Court, which has already once allowed the restrictions to take effect.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Hologic acquiring Bolder Surgical in $160M deal
Hologic has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bolder Surgical for approximatel...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Anthem to cover Hologic's Acessa procedure for uterine fibroids Hologic posts strong Q3 revenues Hologic launches health equality project Hologic's growth continues in Q2 Hologic to collaborate with Gallup on women's health index (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

High-Intensity Exercise, Not Pilates, Builds Bone in Older Women High-Intensity Exercise, Not Pilates, Builds Bone in Older Women
A high-intensity resistance and impact training program improved bone heath and function; a low-intensity Pilates-based exercise program improved function, but to a lesser extent, in a new trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

‘There’s a big job to be done,’ says shadow police minister
“There’s a big job to be done but this must be a watershed moment”. That was a key message from Sarah Jones MP, addressing the murder of Sarah Everard by serving Metropolitan police officer Wayne Couzens when she spoke to UNISON’s police and justice conference in Brighton this morning. Labour’s shadow police and fire service minister welcomed the news that Philip Allott, the Conservative police, fire and crime commissioner for North Yorkshire who had stated that women “need to be streetwise” and “just learn a bit about the legal process”, had finally quit, three hours a...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 15, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article 2021 Police and Justice Conference Source Type: news

‘Somebody Has To Say Something’ – Mary J. Blige’s Mission To Empower Black Women About Breast Cancer Screening
R&B legend, Mary J. Blige, has spent her career using music to express her emotions. Now she has something to say about Black women and breast cancer. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lipi Roy, MD, MPH, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Hollywood & Entertainment /hollywood-entertainment pharma Source Type: news

2021 Women in Business: Chris Boese provides leadership, experience at Regions Hospital
Chris Boese began her career at Regions Hospital as a registered nurse in 1988. She's steadily moved up the ranks and today is vice president of patient care and chief nursing officer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Mollee Francisco Source Type: news

2021 Women in Business: Chris Boese provides leadership, experience at Regions Hospital
Chris Boese began her career at Regions Hospital as a registered nurse in 1988. She's steadily moved up the ranks and today is vice president of patient care and chief nursing officer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mollee Francisco Source Type: news

Prevalence and associated factors of intimate partner violence amongst women attending prevention of mother to child transmission services in Blantyre, Malawi - Chepuka L, Kwanjo-Banda C, Kafulafula U, Sefasi A, Chorwe-Sungani G.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV) during the perinatal period and when one is HIV-positive is a great concern because of the physical and mental impacts it has on health and on adherence to prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) servi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

The CoViD-19 pandemic and intimate partner violence against women in the Czech Republic: incidence and associated factors - Pl ášilová L, Hůla M, Krejčová L, Klapilová K.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a burning social issue worldwide. According to global statistics, the incidence of IPV has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic due to restrictive measures (e.g., reduced social contacts, the need to stay at home often ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence against women living in inadequate conditions in Sub-Saharan Africa: a meta-analysis of demographic and health survey data - Gao Y, Wang Y, Mi X, Zhou M, Zou S, Zhou H.
This study aimed to investigate whether inadequate living condition... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Women's participation in household decision making and justification of wife beating: a secondary data analysis from Pakistan's Demographic and Health Survey - Lassi ZS, Ali A, Meherali S.
INTRODUCTION: Globally, women's empowerment is one of the important factors impacting the development of the nation. However, several women in developing countries, including Pakistan, experience a high level of gender discrimination and inequity. In this ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Falls associated with indoor and outdoor environmental hazards among community-dwelling older adults between men and women - Lee S.
This study examined the indoor an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Street sexual harassment: experiences and attitudes among young Spanish people - Ferrer-P érez VA, Delgado-Alvarez C, Sánchez-Prada A, Bosch-Fiol E, Ferreiro-Basurto V.
Violence against women (VAW) is gender-based violence directed at women and girls on account of being female that can take on multiple forms and manifest in different contexts. Among the many possible forms of VAW, this article focuses on "piropos", a type... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Parenting in matched pairs of women of color experiencing intimate partner violence living with and without HIV - Thurston IB, Howell KH, Kaufman CC, Mandell JE, Decker KM.
This study explored the associations between depression and parenting among women of color with low income levels who were exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV. Participants were 60 Black, multiracial, and Hispanic/Latina mothers (M(age) = 36... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Exploring the future of heart health for women
Yale cardiologists and WHRY director Carolyn Mazure discuss the state of caring for women ’s heart health and how to improve health outcomes for women. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - October 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Younger, African American Women, and Men, Get Breast Cancer Too Younger, African American Women, and Men, Get Breast Cancer Too
An experienced nurse breaks down the facts about breast cancer during Breast Cancer Awareness Month and why it's more than a disease impacting middle-aged women.Medscape Blogs (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Nursing Blog Source Type: news

Lumbar Epidural Steroid Jab Lowers Bone Formation in Older Women Lumbar Epidural Steroid Jab Lowers Bone Formation in Older Women
The extent and duration of the effects of a lumbar epidural steroid injection suggest that patients who receive multiple injections may be at particular risk for skeletal problems.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Over half of women didn't realise they were going through menopause - until months later
More than half of women didn't realise they were going through the menopause until seven months after they first experienced signs. A poll of 1,000 women, who are going or have gone through the menopause, found 52 percent took considerable time to realise what was causing the aching joints, fatigue, and anxiety. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Menopause: How changing hormones could cause painful ‘gritty’ eyes - when to see a doctor
MENOPAUSE marks a transitional time in a woman's life, but this rite of passage often comes with an array of symptoms. While hot flushes and periods stopping are well-known signs of menopause, there is also a painful eye condition expert's say women frequently report. When should you visit a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Causes Cervical Polyps?
Title: What Causes Cervical Polyps?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 10/15/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - October 15, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

CQC criticises care scandal trust for 'unsafe staffing'
The trust at the centre of a maternity scandal does not have enough midwifery staff to keep women and babies safe, a Care Quality Commission inspection has revealed. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 15, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Region ’ s top football clubs back new #ChangeChampions domestic abuse campaign
Bristol Rovers and County in the Community (the Charity arm of Newport County AFC) are among some of the region ’ s top sports clubs teaming up with University of Bristol researchers to back #ChangeChampions, a new domestic abuse campaign aimed at supporting men worried about their behaviour towards women change for good. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Women are more creative during the fertile stage of their monthly cycles, study finds 
The study of 751 women with a healthy cycle was carried out in Poland by experts from SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gambian women's voices on COVID-19 vaccines: 'We are afraid'
Oyster harvesting in Gambia is considered women’s work (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Texas Women Drive Hours for Abortions After New Law Texas Women Drive Hours for Abortions After New Law
Some came alone. Others were accompanied by a friend or a partner. Some brought their children because they were unable to get child care.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

2021 Women in Business: Gloria Freeman focuses on community
In 1999, Gloria Freeman started Olu ’s Home Inc. in a rental duplex in North Minneapolis to provide a comfortable home life for people receiving special services, such as those with developmental disabilities or traumatic brain injuries. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mollee Francisco Source Type: news

2021 Women in Business: Dr. Archelle Georgiou brings years of industry expertise to new role at Starkey
Blending her expertise in health care with innovation, leadership and vision, Dr. Archelle Georgiou, is now working to improve quality of life for people with hearing loss in her role as chief health officer at Starkey. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Millard Source Type: news

2021 Women in Business: Briva Health CEO is advocate for health care, community
With Hodan Guled in the CEO seat, Briva Health has become the largest MNsure enrollment partner in Minnesota, helping enroll more than 100,000 residents in the state and playing a significant role in reducing Minnesota ’s uninsured rate. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mollee Francisco Source Type: news

The ‘Great Resignation’ Is Finally Getting Companies to Take Burnout Seriously. Is It Enough?
Toward the end of last year, Anthony Klotz, a professor of business administration at Texas A&M University who studies workplace resignations, realized that a lot of people were about to quit their jobs. A record 42.1 million Americans quit a job in 2019, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, but that rate dropped off during the pandemic-addled year of 2020. As 2021 approached, bringing with it the promise of effective vaccines and a return to semi-normal life, Klotz guessed that two things would happen. First, many of the people who wanted to quit in 2020 but held off due to fear or uncertainty would fina...
Source: TIME: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Nigeria: Maternal Mental Health - a Reflection On World Mental Health Day 2021
[Nigeria Health Watch] A woman's body undergoes many changes through pregnancy, birth and postpartum that affect her in several ways. Until recently there was limited discussion around the psychological effects of pregnancy and childbirth on the mental health of women. According to the World Health Organisation, one in three to one in five women in developing countries, and about one in ten in developed countries, face significant mental health challenges during pregnancy and after childbirth. High rates of mental health challen (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Homicide Remains a Top Cause of Maternal Mortality Homicide Remains a Top Cause of Maternal Mortality
The prevalence of homicide was 16% higher in pregnant women or postpartum women than nonpregnant or nonpostpartum women in the United States.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: Covid-19 Vaccines Are Safe, Expectant Women Say
[Nation] Expectant women who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 are urging their colleagues to disregard the misinformation about the jabs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 14, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

'Marginalized': Women trail men in some vaccine efforts
As coronavirus vaccines trickle into some of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, data suggest some women are consistently missing out, in another illustration of how the doses are being unevenly distributed around the world (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Gambian women's voices on COVID-19 vaccines: "We are afraid"
Oyster harvesting in Gambia is considered women’s work (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Women Farmers Made Destitute By Pandemic
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- Weatta Gbelly has seen hardship in her 35 years but nothing prepared her for the Covid-19 pandemic. Ms. Gbelly has never had the virus, neither does she know anyone who has, but she has suffered just the same. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

AHA News: Broken Heart Syndrome Is on the Rise, Especially Among Older Women
Title: AHA News: Broken Heart Syndrome Is on the Rise, Especially Among Older WomenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - October 14, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

What Causes Cervical Ectropion?
Title: What Causes Cervical Ectropion?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 10/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - October 14, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news