Tag Archives: prevention

On SAGE Insight: 4 free must-read journal articles to mark World Stroke Day 2018

Some great free reads on Stroke issues covering prevention programs, food management, disability, infection risk and more…  Journal articles: Cut stroke in half: Polypill for primary prevention in stroke International Journal of Stroke, DOI: 10.1177/1747493018761190, First Published February 20, 2018 … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Concussion beliefs in varsity athletes: Identifying the good, the bad and the ugly

From Journal of Concussion Concussion injury is a serious and prevalent problem in sports that has gained worldwide attention. Despite years of awareness campaigns around risk and long-term consequences, many athletes engage in high-risk behaviour and persist in competing without … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Targeting night-time economy venues when promoting rape prevention discourse

Article title: Location, libation and leisure: An examination of the use of licensed venues to help challenge sexual violence From Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal Anti-rape campaign messages have increasingly targeted men in order to educate them on the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Leading Sexual Health Specialist calls for HIV prevention PrEP to be “available now”: to prevent unnecessary infections and costs to the NHS

  Editorial title: Pre-exposure prophylaxis as HIV prevention in the UK From Therapeutic Advances in Chronic Disease Following the decision by NHS England to not make pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) available to HIV-negative persons in England at risk of acquiring HIV, … Continue reading

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Acid attacks: New research reveals unexpected demographics and highlights the need for tighter regulation of corrosive substances

Article title: Assaults from corrosive substances and medico legal considerations in a large regional burn centre in the United Kingdom: Calls for increased vigilance and enforced legislation From Scars, Burns & Healing (in affiliation with KPF) In affiliation with The … Continue reading

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Free access to an updated collection of journal articles related to Ebola

Further to SAGE’s original Ebola post, we are offering this updated version with new, recently published articles, and we have extended free access through March 31, 2015. In response to the global concern for effective treatment and prevention of Ebola … Continue reading

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Free access to a collection of journal articles related to Ebola

In response to the global concern for effective treatment and prevention of Ebola due to the recent outbreak in West Africa, SAGE has opened access to a selection of relevant research articles of particular interest to researchers, healthcare workers, and … Continue reading

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Evaluating the relationship between altitude and concussion rate in high school sports

Evaluating the relationship between altitude and concussion rate in high school sports Altitude modulates concussion incidence Implications for optimizing brain compliance to prevent brain injury in athletes From Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine As the most common form of traumatic … Continue reading

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The culture-blindness of global psychology

Global psychology From South African Journal of Psychology The discipline and practice of psychology have long histories in only a few countries of the world. Initially developed in Europe, then further in the United States, it has close ties to … Continue reading

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Can football (soccer) tournaments trigger domestic abuse?

Can the FIFA World Cup football (soccer) tournament be associated with an increase in domestic abuse? From Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency Soccer continues to evolve as a global business; the English Premier League, for example, involves 337 … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying in schools

Special issue and accompanying podcast From School Psychology International This special issue considers the proliferation of cyberbullying in schools. It clarifies how this form of bullying is defined, explores how such behavior manifests and to what extent the trend affects … Continue reading

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Physical activity recommendations: Is this all we need to keep us healthy?

Recommendations for physical activity within the general population: Is this all what we need to keep us healthy? From European Journal of Preventive Cardiology Over the years many studies in more than 100,000 individuals have clearly documented that the higher … Continue reading

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Prevention is better than cure for killer cardiovascular disease

European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice (version 2012) From European Journal of Preventive Cardiology According to the experts behind the review, atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease remains the leading cause of premature death worldwide. CVD affects both men and … Continue reading

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