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Systematic Review: Interventions to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene for preventing soil‐transmitted helminth infection.

23 Jun, 2022 | 10:09h | UTC

Interventions to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene for preventing soil‐transmitted helminth infection – Cochrane Library

Summary: Interventions to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene for preventing soil-transmitted helminth infection – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter

 


M-A: Contemporary trends in global mortality of sepsis among young infants less than 90 days.

22 Jun, 2022 | 11:03h | UTC

Contemporary Trends in Global Mortality of Sepsis Among Young Infants Less Than 90 Days: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Frontiers in Pediatrics

 


Review: Climate change, fossil-fuel pollution, and children’s health.

21 Jun, 2022 | 11:14h | UTC

Climate Change, Fossil-Fuel Pollution, and Children’s Health – New England Journal of Medicine

Editorial: Fossil-Fuel Pollution and Climate Change — A New NEJM Group Series

Commentary: Extreme heat poses significant and growing health risk to babies and children, study shows – CNN

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Health and clinical impacts of air pollution and linkages with climate change.

21 Jun, 2022 | 11:13h | UTC

Health and Clinical Impacts of Air Pollution and Linkages with Climate Change – NEJM Evidence

Editorial: Fossil-Fuel Pollution and Climate Change — A New NEJM Group Series

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: Benefits and risks of rapid initiation of antiretroviral therapy in patients with HIV.

21 Jun, 2022 | 10:41h | UTC

Benefits and Risks of Rapid Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Frontiers in Pharmacology

 


Life expectancy by county, race, and ethnicity in the USA, 2000–19: a systematic analysis of health disparities.

21 Jun, 2022 | 10:28h | UTC

Life expectancy by county, race, and ethnicity in the USA, 2000–19: a systematic analysis of health disparities – The Lancet (free registration required)

News Release: Disparities in life expectancy persist among racial and ethnic groups across the US – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


WHO report highlights urgent need to transform mental health and mental health care.

20 Jun, 2022 | 10:47h | UTC

News Release: WHO highlights urgent need to transform mental health and mental health care – World Health Organization

Report: World mental health report: Transforming mental health for all – World Health Organization

Commentary: Urgent Need to Transform Mental Health Care – WHO Says In Largest Review Ever – Health Policy Watch

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


WHO Situation Update: Multi-country monkeypox outbreak.

20 Jun, 2022 | 10:45h | UTC

Multi-country monkeypox outbreak: situation update – World Health Organization

Related:

Monkeypox Genital Lesions – New England Journal of Medicine

Monkeypox: Africa CDC Demands Equal Treatment in Global Allocation of Limited Vaccine Doses – Health Policy Watch

Monkeypox vaccination begins — can the global outbreaks be contained? – Nature

Incubation period for monkeypox: Estimates from the Netherlands.

‘Discriminatory and stigmatizing’: Scientists push to rename monkeypox viruses – STAT

Rename monkeypox strains to remove geographic stigma, researchers say – Science

Clinical management and infection prevention and control for monkeypox: Interim rapid response guidance, 10 June 2022 – World Health Organization

2022 Monkeypox and Orthopoxvirus Outbreak Global Map – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

As monkeypox threat grows, scientists debate best vaccine strategy – Science

Monkeypox is a new global threat. African scientists know what the world is up against – Science

WHO Experts Emphasize ‘Window of Opportunity’ to Control Monkeypox Spread as Cases Outside Africa Double Again – Health Policy Watch

Genetic data indicate at least two separate monkeypox outbreaks underway, suggesting wider spread – STAT

Experts highlight sexual aspect of monkeypox spread – CIDRAP

What to Know About Monkeypox – JAMA

Multi-country monkeypox outbreak in non-endemic countries: Update – World Health Organization

Principles for monkeypox control in the UK: 4 nations consensus statement – UK Health Security Agency

Monkeypox outbreaks: 4 key questions researchers have – Nature

Study reports first use of antivirals in monkeypox patients – Lancet

Surveillance, case investigation and contact tracing for Monkeypox – World Health Organization

Laboratory testing for the monkeypox virus: Interim guidance – World Health Organization

A Novel International Monkeypox Outbreak – Annals of Internal Medicine

EU health agency warns monkeypox could become endemic in Europe if outbreak continues – STAT

Monkeypox cases increase across Europe, North America – CIDRAP

Multi-country monkeypox outbreak in non-endemic countries – World Health Organization

Monkeypox goes global: why scientists are on alert – Nature

Monkeypox: What do we know about the outbreaks in Europe and North America? – The BMJ

Seven Confirmed Monkeypox Cases in UK Includes Sexually Transmitted Cluster – STAT

What is monkeypox? A microbiologist explains what’s known about this smallpox cousin – The Conversation

Monkeypox: Time to worry or one to ignore? – BBC

UK, Spain, Portugal report more monkeypox cases – CIDRAP

U.S. monkeypox case reported, as Spain, Portugal report infections in growing outbreak – STAT

Monkeypox – United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – World Health Organization

Monkeypox cases confirmed in England – latest updates – UK Health Security Agency

Seven Confirmed Monkeypox Cases in UK Includes Sexually Transmitted Cluster – Health Policy Watch

European outbreak of monkeypox: what you need to know – The Conversation

Rare monkeypox outbreak in U.K., Europe and U.S.: What is it and should we worry – NPR

Monkeypox cases under investigation in Canada as outbreak spreads in Europe, U.S. – CBC News

 


M-A: Heat exposure and cardiovascular health outcomes.

20 Jun, 2022 | 01:00h | UTC

Heat exposure and cardiovascular health outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Lancet Planetary Health

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Incubation period for monkeypox: Estimates from the Netherlands.

17 Jun, 2022 | 11:41h | UTC

News Release: Incubation period for monkeypox: Estimates from the Netherlands – European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

Original Study: Estimated incubation period for monkeypox cases confirmed in the Netherlands, May 2022 – Eurosurveillance

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Perspective | Viruses that were on hiatus during Covid are back — and behaving in unexpected ways.

16 Jun, 2022 | 11:06h | UTC

Viruses that were on hiatus during Covid are back — and behaving in unexpected ways – STAT

 


‘Discriminatory and stigmatizing’: Scientists push to rename monkeypox viruses.

15 Jun, 2022 | 11:25h | UTC

‘Discriminatory and stigmatizing’: Scientists push to rename monkeypox viruses – STAT

See also: Rename monkeypox strains to remove geographic stigma, researchers say – Science

Related:

Clinical management and infection prevention and control for monkeypox: Interim rapid response guidance, 10 June 2022 – World Health Organization

2022 Monkeypox and Orthopoxvirus Outbreak Global Map – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

As monkeypox threat grows, scientists debate best vaccine strategy – Science

Monkeypox is a new global threat. African scientists know what the world is up against – Science

WHO Experts Emphasize ‘Window of Opportunity’ to Control Monkeypox Spread as Cases Outside Africa Double Again – Health Policy Watch

Genetic data indicate at least two separate monkeypox outbreaks underway, suggesting wider spread – STAT

Experts highlight sexual aspect of monkeypox spread – CIDRAP

What to Know About Monkeypox – JAMA

Multi-country monkeypox outbreak in non-endemic countries: Update – World Health Organization

Principles for monkeypox control in the UK: 4 nations consensus statement – UK Health Security Agency

Monkeypox outbreaks: 4 key questions researchers have – Nature

Study reports first use of antivirals in monkeypox patients – Lancet

Surveillance, case investigation and contact tracing for Monkeypox – World Health Organization

Laboratory testing for the monkeypox virus: Interim guidance – World Health Organization

A Novel International Monkeypox Outbreak – Annals of Internal Medicine

EU health agency warns monkeypox could become endemic in Europe if outbreak continues – STAT

Monkeypox cases increase across Europe, North America – CIDRAP

Multi-country monkeypox outbreak in non-endemic countries – World Health Organization

Monkeypox goes global: why scientists are on alert – Nature

Monkeypox: What do we know about the outbreaks in Europe and North America? – The BMJ

Seven Confirmed Monkeypox Cases in UK Includes Sexually Transmitted Cluster – STAT

What is monkeypox? A microbiologist explains what’s known about this smallpox cousin – The Conversation

Monkeypox: Time to worry or one to ignore? – BBC

UK, Spain, Portugal report more monkeypox cases – CIDRAP

U.S. monkeypox case reported, as Spain, Portugal report infections in growing outbreak – STAT

Monkeypox – United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – World Health Organization

Monkeypox cases confirmed in England – latest updates – UK Health Security Agency

Seven Confirmed Monkeypox Cases in UK Includes Sexually Transmitted Cluster – Health Policy Watch

European outbreak of monkeypox: what you need to know – The Conversation

Rare monkeypox outbreak in U.K., Europe and U.S.: What is it and should we worry – NPR

Monkeypox cases under investigation in Canada as outbreak spreads in Europe, U.S. – CBC News

 


Editorial: Inhaled anesthesia and analgesia contribute to climate change.

15 Jun, 2022 | 10:50h | UTC

Inhaled anaesthesia and analgesia contribute to climate change – The BMJ

News Release: Set targets to cut inhaled anaesthesia greenhouse gas emissions – BMJ Newsroom

Related:

Carbon Footprint of General, Regional, and Combined Anesthesia for Total Knee Replacements – Anesthesia

Principles of environmentally-sustainable anaesthesia: a global consensus statement from the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists – Anaesthesia

Environmental and Occupational Considerations of Anesthesia: A Narrative Review and Update – Anesthesia & Analgesia

Working Toward the Triple Bottom Line in Surgery – NEJM Catalyst

Effects Of Surgery On A Warming Planet: Can Anesthesia Go Green? – NPR

Anaesthetic gases, climate change, and sustainable practice – The Lancet Planetary Health

Greenhouse gases: the choice of volatile anesthetic does matter – Canadian Journal of Anesthesiology

People, planet and profits: the case for greening operating rooms – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


In a study of US blood donations, the combined SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence from infection or vaccination reached 94.7%.

14 Jun, 2022 | 11:10h | UTC

Updated US Infection- and Vaccine-Induced SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence Estimates Based on Blood Donations, July 2020-December 2021 – JAMA

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: Trampoline center injuries in children and adolescents.

14 Jun, 2022 | 10:41h | UTC

Trampoline centre injuries in children and adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Injury Prevention

News Release: Serious injuries more likely for kids using trampoline centers than home trampolines – British Medical Journal

 


African researchers lead campaign for equity in global collaborations.

14 Jun, 2022 | 10:36h | UTC

African researchers lead campaign for equity in global collaborations – Nature

 


WHO Interim Guidance: Clinical management and infection prevention and control for monkeypox.

13 Jun, 2022 | 10:49h | UTC

Clinical management and infection prevention and control for monkeypox: Interim rapid response guidance, 10 June 2022 – World Health Organization

Related:

2022 Monkeypox and Orthopoxvirus Outbreak Global Map – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

As monkeypox threat grows, scientists debate best vaccine strategy – Science

Monkeypox is a new global threat. African scientists know what the world is up against – Science

WHO Experts Emphasize ‘Window of Opportunity’ to Control Monkeypox Spread as Cases Outside Africa Double Again – Health Policy Watch

Genetic data indicate at least two separate monkeypox outbreaks underway, suggesting wider spread – STAT

Experts highlight sexual aspect of monkeypox spread – CIDRAP

What to Know About Monkeypox – JAMA

Multi-country monkeypox outbreak in non-endemic countries: Update – World Health Organization

Principles for monkeypox control in the UK: 4 nations consensus statement – UK Health Security Agency

Monkeypox outbreaks: 4 key questions researchers have – Nature

Study reports first use of antivirals in monkeypox patients – Lancet

Surveillance, case investigation and contact tracing for Monkeypox – World Health Organization

Laboratory testing for the monkeypox virus: Interim guidance – World Health Organization

A Novel International Monkeypox Outbreak – Annals of Internal Medicine

EU health agency warns monkeypox could become endemic in Europe if outbreak continues – STAT

Monkeypox cases increase across Europe, North America – CIDRAP

Multi-country monkeypox outbreak in non-endemic countries – World Health Organization

Monkeypox goes global: why scientists are on alert – Nature

Monkeypox: What do we know about the outbreaks in Europe and North America? – The BMJ

Seven Confirmed Monkeypox Cases in UK Includes Sexually Transmitted Cluster – STAT

What is monkeypox? A microbiologist explains what’s known about this smallpox cousin – The Conversation

Monkeypox: Time to worry or one to ignore? – BBC

UK, Spain, Portugal report more monkeypox cases – CIDRAP

U.S. monkeypox case reported, as Spain, Portugal report infections in growing outbreak – STAT

Monkeypox – United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – World Health Organization

Monkeypox cases confirmed in England – latest updates – UK Health Security Agency

Seven Confirmed Monkeypox Cases in UK Includes Sexually Transmitted Cluster – Health Policy Watch

European outbreak of monkeypox: what you need to know – The Conversation

Rare monkeypox outbreak in U.K., Europe and U.S.: What is it and should we worry – NPR

Monkeypox cases under investigation in Canada as outbreak spreads in Europe, U.S. – CBC News

 


WHO Guidance | Walking and cycling: latest evidence to support policy-making and practice.

13 Jun, 2022 | 08:06h | UTC

Walking and cycling: latest evidence to support policy-making and practice – World Health Organization

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Canada to require a warning be printed on every cigarette.

13 Jun, 2022 | 07:58h | UTC

Canada to require a warning be printed on every cigarette – Associated Press

 


Comparison of strategies to conserve iodinated intravascular contrast media for computed tomography during a shortage.

10 Jun, 2022 | 11:21h | UTC

Comparison of Strategies to Conserve Iodinated Intravascular Contrast Media for Computed Tomography During a Shortage – JAMA (free for a limited period)

News Release: Amid Global Shortage, Study Shows How to Cut Contrast Dye Use 83% – University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic review: educational interventions to improve the menstrual health of young adolescent girls.

10 Jun, 2022 | 10:59h | UTC

Systematic review of educational interventions to improve the menstrual health of young adolescent girls – BMJ Open

 


Covid-19: US hospitals continued to perform unnecessary surgeries during pandemic.

9 Jun, 2022 | 11:22h | UTC

Covid-19: US hospitals continued to perform unnecessary surgeries during pandemic – The BMJ

Original Report: Lown Institute. Hospital overuse during covid. 17 May 2022

 


Effects of hospital facilities on patient outcomes after cancer surgery: an international, prospective, observational study.

9 Jun, 2022 | 10:42h | UTC

Effects of hospital facilities on patient outcomes after cancer surgery: an international, prospective, observational study – The Lancet Global Health

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

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‘Helicopter research’ comes under fire at Cape Town conference – statement presses for equity when scientists from wealthy nations do research in poorer ones.

8 Jun, 2022 | 11:11h | UTC

‘Helicopter research’ comes under fire at Cape Town conference – Science

 


Reducing SARS-CoV-2 in shared indoor air.

8 Jun, 2022 | 11:07h | UTC

Reducing SARS-CoV-2 in Shared Indoor Air – JAMA

 


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