Telehealth trains parents to improve behavior skills of children with autism

Training parents of children with autism spectrum disorder virtually about early behavioral intervention is an accessible and effective approach during the coronavirus pandemic or in other instances when in-person instruction is not possible, according to a new study. Consumer Behavior … Read more…

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials: Helping Public Health Agencies Improve Health Nationwide

This post is part of Healthy People in Action, a blog series highlighting how key partners use the Healthy People framework in their work, form cross-sector collaborations, and address social determinants of health to help achieve health equity. … Read … Read more…

NHS doctors train using virtual reality to improve care for people with diabetes

The NHS England diabetes team has partnered with Oxford Medical Simulation to train doctors using virtual reality. Doctors can now practice in virtual reality medical emergencies, to improve care for patients with diabetes in the real world.Combining clinical expertise from … Read more…

NHS doctors train using virtual reality to improve care for people with diabetes

The NHS England diabetes team has partnered with Oxford Medical Simulation to train doctors using virtual reality. Doctors can now practice in virtual reality medical emergencies, to improve care for patients with diabetes in the real world.Combining clinical expertise from … Read more…

Two-thirds of coronavirus patients improve after drug remdesivir, study says

More than two-thirds of severely ill COVID-19 patients saw their condition improve after treatment with remdesivir, an experimental drug being developed by Gilead Sciences Inc., according to new data based on patient observation. The analysis, published on Friday by the … Read more…

CDC Study Describes New Lab Method to Test Flu A(H3N2) viruses, Has Potential to Improve Flu Vaccine Strain Selection

A recent study published in Scientific Reports describes CDC’s development and use of a new laboratory method called “HINT” to antigenically characterize 422 influenza A(H3N2) viruses (hereafter called “H3N2”) that circulated mostly in the United States from 2011-2018. Seasonal Flu SPECIAL … Read more…

Skin-to-skin contact do not improve interaction between mother and preterm infant

Following a premature birth it is important that the parents and the infant quickly establish a good relationship. Researchers have studied the relationship between mothers and infants who have continuous skin-to-skin contact during the entire period from birth to discharge … Read more…

Barack Obama: Women Ruling All Nations Would Improve ‘Just About Everything’

The former president told a private audience in Singapore that women are “indisputably” better than men. Black Voices – Black News, Entertainment, Style and Culture SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save … Read more…

Parisian jewellery trade show Bijorhca revamps exhibition area to improve visitor experience

The international jewellery trade show Bijorhca is expecting nearly 12,000 visitors for its forthcoming edition, scheduled in Paris on September 6-9, and featuring a redesigned exhibition area with new sections. News – FashionNetwork.com USA BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Positive aspects of masculinity helps improve boys’ attitudes toward relationship violence

A program aimed at reducing violence against women and girls by focusing on positive expressions of masculinity changed the attitudes of middle school boys who may have been prone to harassment and dating violence as they got older, according to … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente Announces Three Initiatives to Improve Community Health by Tackling Housing Insecurity

OAKLAND, Calif. — Kaiser Permanente today unveiled several major initiatives that will improve health outcomes by creating stable housing for vulnerable populations. The initiatives — including seeding a real estate investment in Oakland, anchoring a $ 100 million national loan … Read more…

Caring for preterm babies in single family rooms may help prevent sepsis and improve exclusive breastfeeding

Caring for preterm babies in single family rooms appears to reduce the incidence of sepsis and improve exclusive breastfeeding rates compared with traditional open ward neonatal units, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis. Child Development News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Awards $164,000 in Grant Funding to Improve Public Health

HONOLULU — Kaiser Permanente has awarded $ 164,000 in community benefit grant funding to community health initiatives in Hawaii. The grant recipients are working to improve public health with a focus on serving low-income and vulnerable populations. “At Kaiser Permanente … Read more…