Pew funds 10 Latin American scientists conducting critical biomedical research
(Pew Charitable Trusts) The Pew Charitable Trusts today announced the 2021 class members of the Pew Latin American Fellows Program in the Biomedical Sciences. The 10 postdoctoral fellows from six Latin American countries--Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay--will receive two years of funding to conduct research in laboratories across the United States and will work under the mentorship of prominent biomedical scientists, including members of the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Lionel Messi Scores on Sensational Free Kick vs. Chile in Argentina's Copa Am érica Opener
Lionel Messi now leads all active players with free-kick goals at 57—surpassing Cristiano Ronaldo at 56. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Argentina ’s Rodrigo de Paul: ‘Messi surprised me. He enjoys a song, cards’
Udinese midfielder tells Sid Lowe about Brazil rather than Argentina hosting the Copa América, his future and being his country’s ‘spare tyre’ (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mamotest secures $1.6M in funding
Argentinian imaging services network Mamotest has raised $1.6 million i...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ACR Foundation bestows humanitarian awards (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The U.S. Can and Should Vaccinate Every Health Care Worker in the World
As the United States seems close to controlling a pandemic that has killed 600,000 Americans, we must recognize that in much of the rest of the world, the pandemic continues to rage. Now, with the U.S. vaccine supply far outstripping our domestic needs, the U.S. is taking action, with President Biden’s announcement of the first major global distribution of American vaccine doses. But there are billions of vulnerable people around the world, and at current vaccination rates many will be waiting a long time for a shot. Health care workers around the globe should not be left waiting. As its first major global vaccinatio...
Source: TIME: Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dr. Ashish K. Jha Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Most illegal fishing suspects off coast of Argentina are Chinese boats, NGO report says
Chinese fishing vessels were involved in the majority of potentially illegal fishing activity detected off the coast of Argentina over... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DDW: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Severity Symptoms Improved in Lockdown
MONDAY, May 24, 2021 -- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms improved during the mandatory lockdown in Argentina compared with a prepandemic period, according to a study presented at the 2021 Digestive Disease Week, held virtually from May 21 to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Argentina locks back down as coronavirus infections soar
Argentina is imposing its first strict coronavirus lockdown of the year starting Saturday due to surging levels of coronavirus infections and a soaring death toll (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Russia ’s Sputnik Diplomacy
This article was originally published in the community blog Persuasion.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   Excerpt: The writer is a journalist and managing editor of Armando.info, an investigative journalism site. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Valentina Lares Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

In Argentina, doctors adapt as COVID-19 strains hospitals
Many doctors in Argentina have become experts at intubation during the current outbreak of coronavirus cases that has filled clinics in Buenos Aires and nearby towns with patients (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Argentine clinics struggle despite COVID-19 crisis
COVID-19 deaths have hit new peaks in Argentina, but the intensive care unit at the San Andres clinic in the capital is oddly silent (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Assessing cycling social feasibility in a medium-size Patagonian city - Ordinez L, Buckle C, Kaminker SA, Firmenich D, Barry D, Aguirre A.
At present there is a global tendency in urban planning to privilege active mobility, especially in the central areas of the big cities of the world. We address the case of a medium-size city in a developing country like Argentina, which shares characteris... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

The status of quality improvement programs for pediatric traumatic brain injury care in Argentina - Lujan S, Petroni G, Castellani P, Bollada S, Bell MJ, Velonjara J, Vavilala MS, Mock C.
INTRODUCTION: Trauma quality improvement (QI) programs improve care and outcomes for injured patients. Information about QI programs for pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) is sparse in Latin America. METHODS: We gathered data on the status of Q... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Argentina loses country's Google domain after random citizen buys it for $5
It's likely that Google Argentina actually forgot to renew the domain (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AP Photos: Vaccines offer hope amid new wave in Argentina
Carmela Corleto kept a strict quarantine for more than a year to avoid catching the new coronavirus, replacing the company of family and friends with books, crossword puzzles and soap operas. Then, she had to wait several months to get vaccinated because of a shortage of shots in Argentina. The 71-year-old finally got her first shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Friday just as Argentina is going through a strong new wave of the pandemic with an average of 26,000 new daily cases. That has brought the country’s health care system to near collapse, with more than 2.7 million cases and 61,100 deaths. Argentina register...
Source: ABC News: Health - April 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news