Egypt ’s Food Challenge: a Good Effort but Not Enough
A bakery shop in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian flatbread, known as Aish baladi or country bread is on the table of all Egyptians, even the poorest, thanks to a smartcard system that assigns certain quantities to each family to avoid unnecessary waste. By Maged SrourCAIRO, Apr 18 2019 (IPS) “Unfortunately the overall nutritional panorama of Egypt does not look well,” says Dr. Sara Diana Garduno Diaz, an expert concentrating on nutrition and biology at the American University of the Middle East. Diaz’s research focuses on dietary patterns and ethnic-associated risk factors for metabolic syndrome. “While tra...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged Srour Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Headlines Health Middle East & North Africa Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (B Source Type: news

After pushing "toxic masculinity" nonsense on men, PG is now celebrating morbid obesity in Gillette Venus marketing to women
(Natural News) Leave it to a soulless, multinational corporation like Procter & Gamble (P&G), which was kicked out of Argentina back in 2016 for committing major tax fraud, to once again hop on the virtue signaling bandwagon here in the United States with a ridiculous new marketing campaign that pushes the idea that being really... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Influence of meteorological variables and  forest fires events on air quality in an urban area (Córdoba, Argentina) - Mateos AC, Amarillo AC, Tavera Busso I, Carreras HA.
Extreme environmental events, such as forest fires, are a major emission source of aerosols into the atmosphere. Thus, to investigate the contribution of local forest fires to urban particulate matter, we selected several forest fire indicators, such as nu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Natus Medical deals Medix division to employees
Natus Medical (NSDQ:BABY) said yesterday that it inked a deal to sell its subsidiary Medix Medical Devices in an employee-led buyout. In the sale, Pleasanton, Calif.-based Natus Medical said it is offloading the Medix line of products including incubators and warmers. Natus said that Medix will continue to distribute the Medix products as well as the previously distributed line of Natus products and other third party products in Argentina and Venezuela. The separated Medix will also provide customer service, sales, customer support and warranty and repair services for the products. “This divestiture is an import...
Source: Mass Device - April 3, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Mergers & Acquisitions Natus Medical Inc. Source Type: news

Psychosocial factors and juvenile homicide in Argentina - Wiese R, C álcena E, Aramayo Criniti AD, Catanesi CI, Folino JO.
In this study, we have analyzed several ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Food poisoning outbreak in a kindergarten in the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina - Manfredi EA, Rivas M.
On November 27, 2008, a foodborne disease outbreak associated with the consumption of chicken salad occurred in a kindergarten in the District of Hurlingham, Province of Buenos Aires. Thirty-seven children and 10 adults with gastrointestinal symptoms were ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

FDA approves BD ’ s Venovo venous stent
Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYSE:BDX) said today that the FDA granted pre-market approval for its Venovo stent for treating iliofemoral venous occlusive disease. Franklin Lakes, N.J.-based BD touted Venovo as the first on the U.S. market approved to treat obstructed blood flow in the iliac and femoral veins. “The FDA pre-market approval of the Venovo venous stent represents a significant advance for interventionalists treating iliofemoral venous occlusive disease, an under-recognized condition,” peripheral intervention president Steve Williamson said in prepared remarks. “We designed the Venovo venou...
Source: Mass Device - March 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Stents bectondickinson Source Type: news

Access to Water Is a Daily Battle in Poor Neighborhoods in Buenos Aires
Julio Esquivel and two children in the La Casita de La Virgen soup kitchen in Villa La Cava stand next to the filter that removes 99.9 percent of bacteria, viruses and parasites, with a capacity of up to 12 liters per hour. The purifier became the starting point for raising awareness in this shantytown on the outskirts of the Argentine capital about access to water as a human right. Credit: Daniel Gutman/IPSBy Daniel GutmanBUENOS AIRES, Mar 11 2019 (IPS) “Look at this water. Would you drink it?” asks José Pablo Zubieta, as he shows a glass he has just filled from a faucet, where yellow and brown sediment...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Daniel Gutman Tags: Civil Society Development & Aid Editors' Choice Environment Featured Headlines Health Integration and Development Brazilian-style Latin America & the Caribbean Population Poverty & SDGs Projects Regional Categories TerraViva Unit Source Type: news

Building road safety institutions in low-and middle-income countries: the case of Argentina - Bhalla K, Shotten M.
Traffic injuries remain a leading health concern in most low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). However, most LMICs have not established institutions that have the legislative mandate and financial resources necessary to coordinate large-scale intervent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Monthly Shots of HIV Drugs Are as Effective as Daily Pills, 2 Big Studies Show
SEATTLE (AP) — Monthly shots of HIV drugs worked as well as daily pills to control the virus that causes AIDS in two large international tests, researchers reported Thursday. If approved by regulators in the United States and Europe, the shots would be a new option for people with HIV and could help some stay on treatment. Instead of having to remember to take pills, patients instead could get injections from a doctor or nurse each month. “Some people will be thrilled” at the convenience, said Mitchell Warren, executive director of AVAC, an AIDS advocacy group. Condoms remain the most widely available and...
Source: TIME: Health - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CARLA K. JOHNSON / AP Tags: Uncategorized AIDS/HIV anti hiv drugs onetime Source Type: news

Exposure to alcohol use in movies and problematic use of alcohol: a longitudinal study among Latin American adolescents - Mej ía R, Perez A, Morello P, Santillan EA, Braun S, Sargent JD, Thrasher JF.
This study assesses the association between exposure to alcohol in movies and alcohol use transitions among Latin American adolescents. METHOD: A school-based longitudinal study involving 33 secondary schools in Argentina and 57 in Mexic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Self-control and deviance: a test of the general theory of crime in Argentina - Bobbio A, Arbach K, Vazsonyi AT.
Gottfredson and Hirschi's General Theory of Crime (GTC) has been one of the most cited and tested theories in criminology. It posits to be in effect transcultural in its application and relevant for any norm-violating behaviors. As most empirical work has ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The burden of mental disorders, neurological, substance use and suicide: report on mental health priorities in argentina - Vigo D, Jones L, Maidana DE, Krausz M, Kestel D.
The objective of this study is to provide an estimate of the burden of disease related to mental health in Argentina, in order to provide elements for the rational prioritization of resource allocation and the development of services. Based on the estimati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Patient's suicide: emotional impact on healthcare professionals and changes in their behavior - Guzzo E, Taragano F, Heisecke S, Krupitzki H, Tondo L.
The objective of the study was to assess the emotional impact on healthcare professionals and changes in their behavior as a result of patients' suicide in Argentina. An anonymous survey was e-mailed to healthcare professionals registered in CEMIC Universi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cruceros para relajarse al Caribe, Argentina y Portugal
3 excursiones que ejemplifican la relajaci ón y el confort a bordo. ... Getty Images ... In English | Imagina una silla reclinable en la cubierta del barco, un libro adictivo en la mano y un cóctel ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 24, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Autonomy, self-determination, and human rights: legal safeguards in Argentina to prevent elder abuse and neglect - Isolina Dabove M.
Elder abuse and neglect is one of the most important social problems in the world and it has grown together with global ageing. In this research, we analyse the meaning of elder abuse and its relationship to personal autonomy. After that, we study the scop... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

How to Watch the Super Snow Moon, the Biggest Supermoon of 2019
Good news for sky watchers and selenophiles, the next full moon is set to be the biggest and brightest of the year, according to NASA. the “super snow moon” as it is being called, will cross the skies next Tuesday on Feb. 19. While the upcoming “super snow moon” won’t be the extravagant astronomical spectacle that January’s “super blood wolf moon eclipse” was, it will be larger and brighter, and definitely command attention in the sky. If that isn’t enough, the subsequent full moon in March will also be a “supermoon,” rounding off 2019 with a total of three ...
Source: TIME: Science - February 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Wilder Davies Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

Tonight ’s Super Snow Moon Will Be the Biggest Supermoon of 2019. Here’s How to Watch
Good news for sky watchers and selenophiles, tonight’s full moon is set to be the biggest and brightest of the year, according to NASA. The “super snow moon” as it is being called, will cross the skies this Tuesday evening, Feb. 19. While the “super snow moon” won’t be the extravagant astronomical spectacle that January’s “super blood wolf moon eclipse” was, it will be larger and brighter, and definitely command attention in the sky. If that isn’t enough, the subsequent full moon in March will also be a “supermoon,” rounding off 2019 with a total of th...
Source: TIME: Science - February 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Wilder Davies Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

Argentina's subpar investment in science
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Source: ScienceNOW - February 14, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Carignano, H. A., Jaworski, J. P. Tags: letters Source Type: news

Is Big Vaccine plotting to use Argentina's new mandatory vaccine law as blueprint for similar tyranny in America? Watch at Brighteon.com
(Natural News) It’s been 13 years in the making, but the so-called REAL ID Act, which was passed into law by the Bush Administration back in 2005 following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, is finally being implemented by the Trump Administration. But the tyrannical implications of what it could entail for everyday Americans in terms of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Leipzig researchers on Spanish Antarctic expedition
(Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS)) During the next weeks, a Spanish research expedition will investigate climate change on the Antarctic Peninsula. Two researchers from the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS) are also be participating to investigate the influence of sugar compounds on cloud formation above the ocean. In January, the research vessel R/V Hesp é rides from Ushuaia in Argentina have set off for the PI-ICE expedition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 31, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Trends in occupational injury and disease in Argentina, 1997-2015 - Rodr íguez Giménez M, Ubalde-Lopez M, Cornelio C, López-Ruiz M, Plana Almuní M, Benavides FG.
OBJECTIVES: To describe temporal trends in occupational injuries (OI) and occupational diseases (OD) in Argentina, by severity of the injury, place of occurrence, economic activity and selected provinces, in the period 1997 to 2015. METHODS: The st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Australian Scientist and Her Sister Found Dead in Argentina
The nephew of Lily Pereg, a microbial ecologist at the University of New England in Australia, has been arrested on homicide charges. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 28, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Eb144/conf./8
Global action on patient safety Draft resolution proposed by Argentina, Australia, Austria, Botswana, Eswatini, Germany, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Luxembourg, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Switzerland and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation)
Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation - January 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eb144/conf./7
Follow-up to the political declaration of the third high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases Draft decision proposed by Argentina, Barbados, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Kenya, Monaco, Panama, Peru, Russian Federation, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Uruguay and the European Union and its Member States (Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation)
Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation - January 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Deadly and incurable virus spread by RATS has killed 11 people in an Argentinian town
At least 29 people have become infected with hantavirus in Epuy én, Argentina. A judge has banned 85 people in the town from leaving their homes in a bid to try and control the outbreak. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Argentina launches new vaccine mandate for passports, licenses and more
(Natural News) Health freedom is under attack around the globe, as nations everywhere are adopting increasingly tyrannical vaccine policies. Government officials in Argentina have just announced the passing of legislation which will make vaccination mandatory for citizens who want access to “luxuries” like passports, driver’s licenses and other essentials. The first leg of the mandate... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO warns of deadly outbreak of rat-borne hantavirus in Argentina
At least 11 people have died in Argentina after becoming infected with hantavirus, a disease carried by rats and other rodents, according to a news alert from the World Health Organization (WHO). (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cross-cultural examination of negative alcohol-related consequences: measurement invariance of the young adult alcohol consequences questionnaire in Spain, Argentina, and USA - Bravo AJ, Pilatti A, Pearson MR, Read JP, Mezquita L, Ib áñez MI, Ortet G.
The present study examined measurement invariance of the 48-item, 8-factor, Young Adult Alcohol Consequences Questionnaire (YAACQ) across nationality in college students from the United States, Spain, and Argentina. We also compared latent mean differences... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome – Argentine Republic
On 19 December 2018, the Argentinian Ministry of Health and Social Development issued an epidemiological alert regarding an increase in cases of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in Epuy én, Chubut Province. Between 28 October 2018 – 20 January of 2019, a total of 29 laboratory-confirmed cases of HPS, including 11 deaths have been reported in Epuyén, Chubut Province. Epuyén has a population of approximately 2 000 persons, and Chubut Province is located in Patagonia in southern Argentina. The index case had environmental exposure prior to symptom onset on 2 November, and subsequently attended a ...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - January 23, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

A New Spectre is Haunting Europe
Roberto Savio is founder of IPS Inter Press Service and President EmeritusBy Roberto SavioROME, Jan 17 2019 (IPS)After Teresa May’s defeat in the British parliament it is clear that a new spectre is haunting Europe. It is no longer the spectre of communism, which opens Marx’s Manifesto of 1848; it is the spectre of the failure of neoliberal globalisation, which reigned uncontested following the fall of the Berlin Wall, until the financial crisis of 2009. Roberto SavioIn 2008, governments spent the astounding amount of 62 trillion dollars to save the financial system, and close to that amount in 2009 (see Britan...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roberto Savio Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Europe Featured Financial Crisis Globalisation Headlines Health Inequity TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Argentina isolates 85 people to quell hantavirus outbreak
An Argentine judge has ordered 85 residents of a remote Patagonian town to stay in their homes for at least 30 days to help halt an outbreak of hantavirus in which nine people have died (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Fire and EMS Crews Examine Suspicious Packages in Australian Cities
SYDNEY (AP) — Several foreign diplomatic missions were evacuated in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday after they received packages containing suspicious substances. Police, fire crews and ambulances were seen at a number of foreign consulates in Melbourne, including those of India, Germany, Italy, Spain and South Korea. Officials at the U.S. and Swiss missions in the city said they had also received packages. The Vic Emergency website, the collective body of emergency agencies in Victoria state, of which Melbourne is the capital, noted at least 10 "hazardous material" incidents in...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 10, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International News Source Type: news

EMS and Fire Crews Examine Suspicious Packages in Australian Cities
SYDNEY (AP) — Several foreign diplomatic missions were evacuated in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Canberra on Wednesday after they received packages containing suspicious substances. Police, fire crews and ambulances were seen at a number of foreign consulates in Melbourne, including those of India, Germany, Italy, Spain and South Korea. Officials at the U.S. and Swiss missions in the city said they had also received packages. The Vic Emergency website, the collective body of emergency agencies in Victoria state, of which Melbourne is the capital, noted at least 10 "hazardous material" incidents in...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 10, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Trevor Marshallsea, Associated Press Tags: International Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Female penguins 'get stranded more because they travel further'
Longer journeys may exhaust birds, say scientists tracking them off South American coastEvery year, thousands of Magellanic penguins get stranded along the coast of South America – but puzzlingly, about 75% of those that get stuck are female. Now scientists say they have worked out what is behind the gender imbalance: the females migrate further north than males.Magellanic penguins finish breeding inPatagonia in February, and during the subsequent winter months head north, reaching as far as Brazil, in search of anchovies. But every year thousands become stranded, with many airlifted to safety onboardmilitary aircraf...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 7, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Birds Science Conservation Americas Wildlife Environment Argentina Brazil Animals World news Source Type: news

Psychopathy among inmate population in Argentina and Chile: characterization and transnational norms - Mayer EL, Hare RD, Folino JO.
INTRODUCTION: In Latin America, there is evidence on the prevalence of psychopathy in prison population and on the validity and reliability of the specifc assessment instrument; but there has been no exploration on whether psychopaths have different charac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Katharine Hayhoe: 'A thermometer is not liberal or conservative'
The award-winning atmospheric scientist on the urgency of the climate crisis and why people are her biggest hopeKatharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist and director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. She has contributed to more than 125 scientific papers and won numerous prizes for her science communication work. In 2018 she was a contributor to the US National Climate Assessment and was awarded theStephen H Schneideraward for outstanding climate science communication.In 2018, we have seenforest fires in the Arctic circle; record high temperatures in parts of Australia, Africa and the US;floods in...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 7, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Jonathan Watts Tags: Climate change Science Natural disasters and extreme weather World news Solar power Renewable energy Geoengineering Environment Source Type: news

Development of CALMA: a mobile APP for the prevention of suicide in adolescents and youth - Daray FM, Olivera Fedi RH, Rodante DE.
During the last 15 years, the suicide rate has doubled among individuals aged between 15 and 24 years in Argentina. This marks the need to develop new strategies for suicide prevention among this age group. Smartphones have become a good platform to provid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Here Are All of the Solar and Lunar Eclipses You Can See in 2019
2019 will have plenty in store for astronomy fans across the world, with a total solar eclipse, an annular solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse and more. The most exciting such event for U.S.-based stargazers may be the so-called “Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse” on Jan. 21, says Christian Veillet, an astronomer at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory in Arizona. “The January lunar eclipse will be special, at least for the U.S. It’s really seen by the whole of America and South America and nicely centered, so everyone will be able to see all the totality phase of it, so it’s a nice show,&rd...
Source: TIME: Science - January 4, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Gina Martinez Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

Measuring the externalities of urban traffic improvement programs - Picasso E, Bonoli Escobar M, Stewart Harris M, Tanco F.
In this article we present a methodology to improve the economic analysis of urban transportation programs by measuring the externalities, and we demonstrate its application to a case study of a large scale park& ride facility in Buenos Aires, Argentina. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Primary Health Care Data Is Key to Attaining Universal Health Coverage
By Allyson English, Senior program associate, Results for Development ; Laurel Hatt, Program director, Results for DevelopmentDecember 12, 2018A new report reveals how better information leads to better care.Read the full report:  Measuring What Matters: Case Studies on Data Innovations for Strengthening Primary Health Care  The idea that primary health care is the foundation of strong, equitable health systems is not new. In October, health funders, policymakers, and practitioners came together in  Astana, Kazakhstan,  to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1978 Alma-Ata Declaration and reaf...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Expanding the Informed Push Model for Family Planning in Senegal (Yeksi Naa) Digital Health Measurement & Analytics advocacy Universal Health Coverage Day Primary Health Care Source Type: news

Helping the anti-parasitic medicine go down
Scientists have developed a new way to deliver anti-parasitic medicines more efficiently. An international team, led by Professor Francisco Goycoolea from the University of Leeds and Dr Claudio Salomon from the Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina, and in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Münster, Germany, have developed a novel pharmaceutical formulation to administer triclabendazole - an anti-parasitic drug used to treat a type of flatworm infection - in billions of tiny capsules. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - December 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

French Paramedics Join Cost-of-Living Protests
PARIS (AP) — Anti-government protesters gained new allies Monday as French paramedics and students joined ongoing rallies while the prime minister met with political rivals in a bid to ease the anger following riots that rocked Paris. Facing the most serious crisis since his election in May 2017, President Emmanuel Macron remained silent but met with police officers to offer them support after "a day of unprecedented violence," the Elysee palace said. On Saturday, more than 130 people were injured and 412 arrested in the French capital amid one of the worst waves of unrest in the country in recent years. Po...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press Tags: International News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

French Paramedics Join Cost-of-Living Protests
PARIS (AP) — Anti-government protesters gained new allies Monday as French paramedics and students joined ongoing rallies while the prime minister met with political rivals in a bid to ease the anger following riots that rocked Paris. Facing the most serious crisis since his election in May 2017, President Emmanuel Macron remained silent but met with police officers to offer them support after "a day of unprecedented violence," the Elysee palace said. On Saturday, more than 130 people were injured and 412 arrested in the French capital amid one of the worst waves of unrest in the country in recent years. Po...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press Tags: International News Administration and Leadership Source Type: news

Over 100 Injured in Paris Riot
PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe met with political rivals Monday in a bid to ease protesters' anger after facing widespread criticism following violent anti-government protests that rocked Paris. More than 130 people were injured and 412 arrested Saturday in the French capital amid the nation's worst riot in a generation. Police responded with tear gas and water cannons, closing down dozens of streets and subway stations to contain the riot. By Sunday, some of the most popular tourist streets in Paris were littered with torched cars and broken glass from looted shops and the Arc de Triomphe monume...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Major Incidents News Source Type: news

What is a juvenile? A cross-national comparison of youth justice systems - Abrams LS, Jordan SP, Montero LA.
In this article, the authors analyze cross-national variations in how the category of 'juvenile' is defined in criminal law and policy. The authors purposively selected the cases of Argentina, Belize, England/Wales, and Finland to maximize differences in t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Eb144/conf./3
Antimicrobial resistance Draft resolution proposed by Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Germany, Israel, Kenya, Oman, Panama, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and United States of America (Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation)
Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation - November 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New dinosaur species unearthed in Argentina
Sauropod that lived 110 million years ago is found in area that would have been desertA team of Spanish and Argentinian paleontologists have discovered the remains of dinosaurs that lived 110m years ago in the centre of the country, the National University of La Matanza has revealed.The remains came from three separate dinosaurs from the herbivorous group of sauropods, the best known of which are the Diplodocus and Brontosaurus. This new species has been named Lavocatisaurus agrioensis.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse Tags: Dinosaurs Fossils Science World news Evolution Source Type: news

Scientists Are Using Satellite Technology to Track Whales from Space
A group of U.K. scientists have used high-resolution satellite technology to identify species of whales from space. Using images taken from 385 miles above the Earth’s surface, researchers from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have begun plotting the migratory patterns of four different species of whales, hoping to better understand the giant mammals. BAS scientists are watching #whales from #space using detailed high-resolution satellite images from @DigitalGlobe. This work is a big step towards developing a cost-effective method to study whales in remote and inaccessible places! https://t.co/0ZjpBUTaum @Whale...
Source: TIME: Science - November 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: George Steer Tags: Uncategorized animals onetime Source Type: news

“ Governments are Starting to See that Organic Food Policy Works ”
According to ‘The World State of Agriculture 2018’, India is the country with the highest number of organic producers (835'000). This is a woman cultivating her tea plantation in the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. Credit: Ilaria Cecilia/IPSBy Maged SrourROME, Oct 31 2018 (IPS)Many countries and farmers around the world are not readily making the switch to organic farming. But the small Himalayan mountain state of Sikkim, which borders Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan, is the first 100 percent organic farming state in the world. Earlier this month, Sikkim, won the Future Policy Award 2018 (FPA) for being the f...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged Srour Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Europe Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Global Green Economy Headlines Health Natural Resources Population Projects Regional Categories TerraViva Uni Source Type: news