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Web-based alcohol intervention for nightclub patrons: opposite effects according to baseline alcohol use disorder classification - Sanchez ZM, Sanudo A.
This study aimed to test the effectiveness of a web-based intervention in preventing alcohol abuse among nightclub patrons. METHODS: A probabilistic sample of the patrons of 31 nightclubs in S ão Paulo, Brazil, was invited to participat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Assessing burn care in Brazil: an epidemiologic, cross-sectional, nationwide study - Citron I, Amundson J, Saluja S, Guilloux A, Jenny H, Scheffer M, Shrime M, Alonso N.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to describe the national epidemiology of burns in Brazil and evaluate regional access to care by defining the contribution of out-of-hospital mortality to total burn deaths. METHODS: We reviewed admissions data... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Brazil yellow fever vaccine campaign struggling to meet goal
Brazil's Health Ministry says a massive yellow fever vaccination campaign has reached less than 20 percent of the targeted population since it began three weeks ago (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Morning Break: Transgender Breast Feeding; Brazilian'Pro-Vaxxers'; Post-Stroke Exercise
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - February 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Another Eclipse Is Coming This Week. Here ’s What to Know About the Partial Solar Eclipse
The second solar eclipse in six months is coming later this week. The partial solar eclipse will be visible in Antarctica and a sliver of southern South America, experts say. Skygazers in Uruguay, Argentina, southern Chile, far western Paraguay, far southern Brazil and Antarctica can see the celestial event on Thursday, Feb. 15 for up to about two hours, according to Ernie Wright, a programmer in the Scientific Visualization Studio at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. While a partial solar eclipse is not nearly as remarkable as a total solar eclipse, keen spectators wearing the proper protective eyewear will be abl...
Source: TIME: Science - February 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

Another Eclipse Is Coming Thursday. Here ’s What to Know About the Partial Solar Eclipse
The second solar eclipse in six months is coming on Thursday. The partial solar eclipse will be visible in Antarctica and a sliver of southern South America, experts say. Skygazers in Uruguay, Argentina, southern Chile, far western Paraguay, far southern Brazil and Antarctica can see the celestial event on Thursday, Feb. 15 for up to about two hours, according to Ernie Wright, a programmer in the Scientific Visualization Studio at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. While a partial solar eclipse is not nearly as remarkable as a total solar eclipse, keen spectators wearing the proper protective eyewear will be able to...
Source: TIME: Science - February 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

Coke Zero addict reveals how she lost more than nine stone
Claudia Cattani, from Alvorada, Brazil, told how she saw her weight balloon to  20st 7Ibs as she binged on fast food and consumed more than two litres of Coke Zero a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sociodemographic characteristics and time series of mortality due to suicide among elderly individuals in Bahia State, Brazil, 1996-2013 - Carmo ÉA, Santos PHS, Ribeiro BS, Soares CJ, Santana MLAD, Bomfim EDS, Oliveira BG, Oliveira JDS.
OBJECTIVE: to describe sociodemographic aspects and time evolution of mortality due to suicide among elderly individuals in Bahia State, Brazil, from 1996 to 2013. METHODS: time series descriptive and ecological study, with data from the Mortality ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

What Growth Charts Are Best?
Discussion “The value of growth assessment is thus its principal utility as a key screening tool in order to assess children’s general well-being, to identify faltering and excessive growth, to evaluate maternal lactation performance and infant feeding practices, and to manage her children with medical conditions known to adversely affect growth,….” Thus having assessment tools is important. Growth charts are assessment tools measuring height/length, weight, head circumference and body mass index. Some commonly used growth charts are: WHO child growth chart standards They were developed using lo...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 12, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Compounds isolated from rattlesnake venom show activity against hepatitis C virus
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Studies conducted by Brazilian researchers and published in PLOS ONE and Scientific Reports also found compounds derived from Brazilian plants to be promising against hepatitis C. In spite of the virus' resistance, tests yielded a sharp decline in viral activities such as reproduction and cell invasion. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Back to the Future: Institute for Scientific Information Re-established Within Clarivate Analytics
Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation, today announced it will re-establish the prestigious Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) to its Scientific and Academic Research Group. This new incarnation of the institute will be focused on the development of existing and new bibliometric and analytical approaches, fostering collaborations with partners and customers across the academic community. Annette Thomas, CEO of the Scientific and Academic Research group at Clarivate Analytics explains: “For 50 years the Institute for Sc...
Source: News from STM - February 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

Yellow Fever Cases in Brazil Raise Concern in Latin America Yellow Fever Cases in Brazil Raise Concern in Latin America
The outbreak of yellow fever in Brazil is a cause for concern in the region and in neighboring countries, such as Argentina.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Brazil confirms 353 yellow fever cases, including 98 deaths
Brazil's Health Ministry has confirmed more than 350 cases of yellow fever as the infection rate picks up steam in the nation at the centre of the last outbreak. There's currently a shortage of yellow fever vaccine in Canada. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

New National License Agreement Provides Brazil with Unlimited Access to the Cochrane Library
John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE:JW-A) (NYSE:JW-B), today announced a new license agreement with the country of Brazil that provides unlimited access to the Cochrane Library. From academics to clinicians to patients, the two-year agreement provides one-click access to 7,000 published systematic reviews in healthcare interventions to more than 207 million Brazilians.The access was possible due to the contract signed by the Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES in Portuguese) and Wiley. CAPES offers a tool for accessing and sharing scientific information called the Portal de Peri &oac...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 7, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Brazilian scientists identify pheromone from insect that transmits citrus greening (HLB)
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) The discovery makes it possible to synthesize the substance and use it in traps to attract and kill Asian citrus psyllid, helping control worst pest faced by citrus industry - in Florida alone, orange production has decreased in the order of 90 million boxes in the last 15 years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 7, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

New National License Agreement Provides Brazil with Unlimited Access to the Cochrane Library
John Wiley and Sons Inc. today announced a new license agreement with the country of Brazil that provides unlimited access to the Cochrane Library. From academics to clinicians to patients, the two-year agreement provides one-click access to 7,000 published systematic reviews in healthcare interventions to more than 207 million Brazilians. The access was possible due to the contract signed by the Brazilian Federal Agency for Support and Evaluation of Graduate Education (CAPES in Portuguese) and Wiley. CAPES offers a tool for accessing and sharing scientific information called the Portal de Periódicos—a v...
Source: News from STM - February 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

New national license agreement provides Brazil with unlimited access to the Cochrane Library
(Wiley) John Wiley and Sons Inc. (NYSE:JW-A) (NYSE:JW-B), today announced a new license agreement with the country of Brazil that provides unlimited access to the Cochrane Library. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Brazil's EMS and India's Torrent Pharma vying for Sanofi's generic drugs: sources
LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Brazilian drugs firm EMS and Indian rival Torrent Pharma have emerged as the only industry bidders for Sanofi's generic drugs unit, battling a series of buyout funds for an asset worth as much as $2.4 billion, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazil regulators extend Class III and IV medical device, IVD registration validity timeframes
By Stewart Eisenhart, Emergo Group Brazilian medical device regulator ANVISA has extended the validity of higher-risk device and IVD registrations from five to 10 years, a major and auspicious change for manufacturers selling in the country. Get the full story here at the Emergo Group’s blog. The opinions expressed in this blog post are the author’s only and do not necessarily reflect those of MassDevice.com or its employees. The post Brazil regulators extend Class III and IV medical device, IVD registration validity timeframes appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - February 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog Emergo Group Source Type: news

Validation of the Perceived Stigmatization Questionnaire for Brazilian adult burn patients - Freitas NO, Forero CG, Caltran MP, Alonso J, Dantas RAS, Piccolo MS, Farina JA, Lawrence JW, Rossi LA.
Currently, there is no questionnaire to assess perceived stigmatization among people with visible differences in Brazil. The Perceived Stigmatization Questionnaire (PSQ), developed in the United States, is a valid instrument to assess the perception of sti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Does public transportation improve the accessibility of primary dental care in S ão Paulo, Brazil? - Yuen A, Martins Rocha C, Kruger E, Tennant M.
OBJECTIVE: Advances in geospatial technologies have recognized the role of geographic distance as a barrier to healthcare accessibility. Frequent transportation is supposed to buffer issues with distance, while infrequent services impede the uptake of care... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Maxillofacial trauma, etiology and profile of patients: an exploratory study - Farias IPSE, Bernardino ÍM, Nóbrega LMD, Grempel RG, d'Ávila S.
OBJECTIVE: To describe the profile of patients with facial trauma admitted in a hospital located in a metropolitan area of Northeast Brazil. METHODS: A cross-sectional and exploratory study was performed. A total of 244 cases were in agreement with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Orthopaedics injuries in male professional football players in Brazil: a prospective comparison between two divisions - Arliani GG, Lara PHS, Astur DC, Pedrinelli A, Pagura JR, Cohen M.
The objective of this study was to compare the two main divisions (A1 and A2) of the S ão Paulo Football Championship and to perform a correlation analysis of the variables ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Soaring Demand for Female Genital Surgery Sparks Debate in Brazil Soaring Demand for Female Genital Surgery Sparks Debate in Brazil
In Brazil, a country famed for its obsession with the body beautiful, women are increasingly opting for surgery aimed at improving the appearance of their genitals, stirring a debate about sexual empowerment and the pressure for physical perfection.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Genetic factors that make babies susceptible to complications from Zika are identified
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Study of twins exposed to Zika virus during pregnancy was conducted at the University of S ã o Paulo's Human Genome& Stem Cell Research Centre in Brazil. Results are published in Nature Communications (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Drug-resistant malaria will spread without urgent action, experts warn
Dismay at south-east Asian outbreaks of malaria resistant to artemisinin drugs, the most powerful drugs currently availableUrgent action must be taken to stop the spread of drug-resistant malaria in south-east Asia and potentially beyond, according to scientists.The outbreak in Cambodia, then Thailand, Laos andmost recently Vietnam, of malaria that is untreatable with the newest and best drugs we have has alarmed experts. There have been calls for theWorld Health Organisation to declare a public health emergency of international concern, as it did withEbola in west Africa andZika virus in Brazil.Continue reading... (Source...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Malaria Drug resistance Infectious diseases Medical research Science Health Society Source Type: news

Soaring demand for female genital surgery sparks debate in Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - In Brazil, a country famed for its obsession with the body beautiful, women are increasingly opting for surgery aimed at improving the appearance of their genitals, stirring a debate about sexual empowerment and the pressure for physical perfection. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Elekta inks oncology co-selling deal with IBM Watson Health
Elekta (STO:EKTA B) said today it inked a collaborative sales deal with IBM‘s (NYSE:IBM) Watson Health through which Elekta will offer IBM’s Watson for Oncology with its cancer care solutions. With the deal, Elekta said it will begin offering the Watson for Oncology early this year as a clinical decision support solution paired with its digital cancer care solutions, including the Mosaiq oncology information systems. The combined offerings will be made available in markets including the US, Brazil, India, Australia and select European and Asian markets, Elekta said. “Joining forces with IBM Wats...
Source: Mass Device - January 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Oncology Elekta IBM Watson Health Source Type: news

Takeda's Zika Vaccine Gets U.S. FDA's'Fast Track' Status Takeda's Zika Vaccine Gets U.S. FDA's'Fast Track' Status
Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had granted'fast track'status to its vaccine for the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which erupted as a major public hazard in Brazil three years ago.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Research paves the way for the development of vaccines for emerging viruses
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) In studying the West Nile virus, which caused outbreaks in North America this century, scientists from Brazil and Senegal identified the gene responsible for the diminished virulence of the lineage known for causing mild effects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 30, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Weatherwatch: tiny particles in the air can trigger massive storms
US scientists taking measurements above the Amazon rainforest have recorded the effects of smoke and aerosols on the weatherMankind has made the world warmer, but we ’ve also made it stormier. In a study conducted over the Amazon rainforest, scientists have shown that tiny particles – smaller than one-thousandth of the width of a human hair – cause storms to intensify, and potentially have knock-on effects for weather around the world.Jiwen Fan, from the US Department of Energy ’sPacific Northwest National Laboratory studied storm formation near the Brazilian city of Manaus. Its 2 million people mak...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 29, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Kate Ravilious Tags: Meteorology Amazon rainforest Pollution Climate change Brazil Source Type: news

Takeda's Zika vaccine gets U.S. FDA's 'fast track' status
(Reuters) - Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had granted 'fast track' status to its vaccine for the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which erupted as a major public hazard in Brazil three years ago. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Do Signs of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Increase the Odds of Dental Caries? A Case-Control Study
Conclusion: Children considered by their parents/guardians to have attention deficit have a greater chance of exhibiting dental caries, independently of household income. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - January 26, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Brazil to vaccinate 23.8 million people against yellow fever
Brazil is vaccinating more than 20 million people against yellow fever to control a budding outbreak, largest-ever campaign using fractional doses (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

‘We Made Little Spring Rolls With Their Feet.’ These Bears Are Getting Special Treatment for Their Wildfire-Burned Paws
(SAN FRANCISCO) — Veterinarians successfully used alternative medical treatments such as acupuncture on three wild animals burned in the Southern California wildfires, although one patient — a 5-month-old mountain lion — did keep eating his fish-skin and corn-husk bandages, vets at the University of California, Davis said Wednesday. Rescuers brought two adult bears, one of them pregnant, and the young mountain lion to veterinarians with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife and the university after the animals were hurt in the largest wildfire in state history. They were found in the Los Padres Nation...
Source: TIME: Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ellen Knickmeyer / AP Tags: Uncategorized animals APH healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Repurposed drug found to be effective against Zika virus
In both cell cultures and mouse models, a drug used to treat Hepatitis C effectively protected and rescued neural cells infected by the Zika virus - and blocked transmission of the virus to mouse fetuses. Writing in the current online issue of the journal Scientific Reports, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in Brazil and elsewhere, say their findings support further investigation of using the repurposed drug as a potential treatment for Zika-infected adults, including pregnant women. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - January 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Varian posts double-digit Q1 gain
Powered by double-digit growth in its Oncology business segment, Varian Medical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian pursues partnership in China Taiwan clears Varian's radiation therapy system Varian's Halcyon receives Brazilian market clearance Oncology Services installs Varian radiotherapy system Varian opens new regional center in Brazil (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

A deadly yellow fever outbreak in Brazil has travelers on alert
Health officials are urging travelers headed to Brazil to get yellow fever vaccinations due to a recent deadly outbreak of the virus. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Repurposed drug found to be effective against Zika virus
(University of California - San Diego) In both cell cultures and mouse models, a drug used to treat Hepatitis C effectively protected and rescued neural cells infected by the Zika virus -- and blocked transmission of the virus to mouse fetuses. Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, with colleagues in Brazil and elsewhere, say their findings support further investigation of using the repurposed drug as a potential treatment for Zika-infected adults, including pregnant women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - January 25, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Novel material cuts cost of substance purification for industry
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Technology developed by a Brazilian startup consists of a porous silica magnetic microparticle which has affinity with different molecules, a feature that enables its application on various industries; this solution aims at simplifying established industrial processes, thus reducing costs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 24, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Brazil's yellow fever death toll triples
The World Health Organization said the number of confirmed cases of yellow fever outbreak in Brazil tripled, with 20 deaths since July. US travelers urged to get the yellow fever vaccine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazil's Death Toll From Yellow Fever Triples - WHO Brazil's Death Toll From Yellow Fever Triples - WHO
The number of confirmed cases of yellow fever outbreak in Brazil has tripled in recent weeks, with 20 deaths since July, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Parent Reading Workshops Can Help Low-Income Kids Learn Parent Reading Workshops Can Help Low-Income Kids Learn
Even in communities where many people lack a high school degree, reading workshops for parents can give their kids a leg up on learning in preschool, a study in Brazil suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

The Linked Epidemics of Opioid Addiction and Hepatitis C
For February 2018,AJPH showcases articles on acute hepatitis C virus and opioid use, the effect of Medicaid expansions on early-stage cancer diagnoses, menu-labeling regulations for restaurants, and trends in illicit cigarette use in Brazil. Articles may require a subscription to view. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The role of transport information in extreme weather events: a scenario based experiment - Brazil W, Caulfield B, O ’Connor A.
Extreme weather events present serious threats to existing transport systems. Events such as flooding, extreme heat or cold, heavy snowfalls or high winds, have the ability to destroy, disrupt, and disable vital transport links. Such disruptions can lead t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Brazil's death toll from yellow fever triples: WHO
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The number of confirmed cases of yellow fever outbreak in Brazil has tripled in recent weeks, with 20 deaths since July, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FRAX intervention and assessment thresholds for seven Latin American countries
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) Newly published Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX ® ) -based intervention thresholds for the following seven Latin American countries represent a substantial advance in the detection of individuals at high risk of fracture: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico and Venezuela. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Yellow fever – Brazil
Disease news outbreak for yellow fever in Brazil. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - January 22, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Parent reading workshops can help low-income kids learn
(Reuters Health) - Even in communities where many people lack a high school degree, reading workshops for parents can give their kids a leg up on learning in preschool, a study in Brazil suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Doctor helps women through labor by dancing with them
Dr Fernando Guedes da Cunha, a Brazilian obstetrician, helps women get through labor pains by dancing with them. Studies have shown movement helps make labor shorter and less painful. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news