A scientist in the public eye has killed herself. This has to be a wake-up call | Devi Sridhar
Health workers are leaving the field because of the abuse they ’ve received over Covid. They urgently need supportLisa-Maria Kellermayr, an Austrian GP, was a doctor who dedicated her life to her patients and was vocal about the risks of Covid-19 on Twitter and in the media. She had endured months of death threats from Covid conspiracy theorists and anti-vaxxers. Colleagues expressed frustration with the lack of support she received for dealing with the daily abuse. Last month, Kellermayr took her own life.When the news of Kellermayr ’s death was shared among the medical community, the reaction was one of sadness but l...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 12, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Devi Sridhar Tags: World news Online abuse Society Science Source Type: news

German police raid home over threats made to Austrian doctor
German prosecutors say they have conducted a search at the home of a man suspected of threatening a doctor whose death shocked neighboring Austria (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Vegan? Weightlifting May Protect Your Bones
FRIDAY, Aug. 5, 2022 -- While a plant-based diet may be associated with lower bone mineral density and increased fracture risk, there might be a way to counteract that: pumping iron. New Austrian research shows that vegans who lift weights or do... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Why Animals Are Less Vulnerable Than Humans to BA.5 and Omicron
For more than two years, COVID-19 has had its way with humanity. But humans are not the only victims of the virus. The disease, which leading theories still indicate spilled over from animals to humans in a Wuhan, China seafood wholesale market, has now infected pets and animals from farms, laboratories, and zoos. It has also found its way into the wild, infecting many non-domesticated species. COVID-19 now appears to be widespread throughout the animal kingdom, according to a recent study in the journal Scientific Data that provides the first global case count of COVID-19 cases in animals. But there’s good news: ot...
Source: TIME: Health - August 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

31st OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting
No 23/2022 Vienna, Austria 03 Aug 2022 #opec (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cannabis use in adolescents : Narrative Review and Position paper of the "Addiction Disorders in Adolescents" task force of the Austrian Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy ( ÖGKJP) - Skala K, Trabi T, Fuchs M, Gössler R, Haas-Stockmair CW, Kriechbaumer N, Leitner M, Ortner N, Reiter M, Müller C, Wladika W.
BACKGROUND: Cannabis is the illegal drug most frequently used by Minors in Austria. Due to the gradual decriminalization and legalization that has taken place in many European countries in recent years, the ÖGKJP would like to take a balanced and scienti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Death of doctor who faced threats over COVID shocks Austria
Austrian political leaders are expressing shock over the death of a doctor who had closed her practice after she reported receiving death threats from opponents of COVID-19 restrictions and vaccines (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Austria ends COVID-19 quarantine for those with no symptoms
People infected with COVID-19 will no longer have to quarantine themselves in Austria if they don’t exhibit any symptoms (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Janssen Announces New Data Supporting Safety and Efficacy of RYBREVANT ® and Lazertinib Combination for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and EGFR Mutations
July 26, 2022 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data from the Phase 1b/2 CHRYSALIS-2 study (NCT04077463) cohort evaluating the safety and tolerability of the combination of RYBREVANT® (amivantamab-vmjw) with the third-generation epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) lazertinib and platinum-based chemotherapy (carboplatin and pemetrexed) in patients with relapsed/refractory non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and EGFR mutations.[1] These findings and additional updates, including data on RYBREVANT® in combination with laze...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

Sainz and Magnussen set to start French Grand Prix from the back of the grid after raft of power unit changes
Carlos Sainz will start the French Grand Prix from the very back of the Circuit Paul Ricard grid, after taking on a range of power unit changes following a fiery end to the last race in Austria. #carlossainz #magnussen #frenchgrandprix #circuitpaulricard (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts reveal how much water to drink to stay hydrated amid the UK heatwave
Around two thirds of Britons do not drink enough water, a new study for Austrian company Waterdrop reveals, despite recommendations to consume at least two litres of fluid every day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Motor reaction times as an embedded measure of performance validity: a study with a sample of Austrian early retirement claimants - Czornik M, Seidl D, Tavakoli S, Merten T, Lehrner J.
Among embedded measures of performance validity, reaction time parameters appear to be less common. However, their potential may be underestimated. In the German-speaking countries, reaction time is often examined using the Alertness subtest of the Test of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Surviving the scene in civilian penetrating brain injury: injury type, cause and outcome in a consecutive patient series in Austria - Marhold F, Scheichel F, Ladisich B, Pruckner P, Strasser E, Themesl M, Ungersboeck K, Popadic B.
BACKGROUND: Penetrating brain injury (PBI) is a heterogeneous condition with many variables. Few data exist on civilian PBI. In some publications, PBI differentiation between low-velocity injury (LVI) and high-velocity injury (HVI) is made, but exact defin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Charles Leclerc Holds off Max Verstappen to Win 2022 Austrian F1 Grand Prix
Charles Leclerc is back in the winner's circle. Leclerc overcame late-race mechanical issues to hold offMax Verstappen and win the 2022 Austrian Grand Prix.... #charlesleclerc #offmaxverstappen #f1grandprix #maxverstappen #win2022 #austrian #austriangrandprix (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Charles Leclerc outduels Max Verstappen to win Austrian Grand Prix, thrusts himself back into championship race
Charles Leclerc outdueled Max Verstappen to win the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday and thrust himself back into the Formula One driver's championship race. #championshiprace #charlesleclerc #formulaone #maxverstappen #austriangrandprix (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news