Source:PickPik Copyright:PickPik URL: License:Public Domain (CC0) A new web-based intervention to help reduce and prevent repeat self-harm has been designed by researchers alongside those with lived experience. The intervention was tested by a national sample of 514 people who had self-harmed to find out what they thought of it and whether they believed it could help them. The research, which has been published today in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, reveals that the intervention, which has previously been found to be effective, is liked by those with lived experience of self-harm. Therefore, it is likely to be accepted and used widely, researchers believe. TheRead More →

JOB DESCRIPTION: The primary purpose of the Sr. Research Scientist-Clinical is to facilitate, promote, and expand translational and clinical research within the Division. In particular, the Division has pioneered a data-driven approach to Interventional Radiology with structured reporting systems for clinical evaluation of patients as well as procedural dictations, and we seek an individual to maintain current systems and expand these efforts in order to answer clinical research questions. The Division of Interventional Radiology in the Radiology Department ( and the Stanford University School of Medicine is seeking a Sr. Research Scientist-Clinical with the goal of augmenting interventional radiology’s clinical research program and enhancing itsRead More →

Source: Freepik Copyright: pressfoto URL: License: Licensed by JMIR September 7, 2021 The world is increasingly surfing the web to access a wide range of goods and services, and food is no exception. In 2020, web-based food ordering platforms were used by almost 1 billion people across the world. The wide reach of these systems provides a tremendous opportunity to deliver public health interventions, and new research by the University of Newcastle published today in the Journal of Medical Internet Research has investigated the potential of these systems to improve food choices among primary school children. School canteens are the most common take-away foodRead More →