Recurrent violence against children: analysis of cases notified between 2011 and 2018 in Esp írito Santo state, Brazil - Pedroso MRO, Leite FMC.
OBJECTIVE: To identify the frequency of reported cases and factors associated with recurrent childhood violence in Esp írito Santo State, Brazil. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study of cases notified on the Notifiable Health Conditions Inform... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mexico, Brazil shine in opening day of men's soccer of Tokyo 2020 Olympics
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bharat Biotech terminates MoU with Brazilian partners after graft allegations
Bharat Biotech had signed an MoU with Precisa Medicamentos and Envixia Pharmaceuticals LL.C on November 20 for the purpose of introducing Covaxin in the territory of Brazil. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

YouTube Deletes Bolsonaro Videos as Covid Misinformation
The Brazilian president has repeatedly tested social media networks, which have struggled to deal with misinformation from political leaders. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study points to remotely supervised exercise classes as best option during lockdown
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Based on data for 344 volunteers, Brazilian researchers compared the physical and mental health benefits of workouts led in person by a fitness instructor, unsupervised online sessions, and classes supervised remotely via video call. Gradually increasing intensity was associated with improvements in mental health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Alvaro Della Bona named 2021 recipient of the Wilmer Souder Award
(International& American Associations for Dental Research) Alexandria, Va., USA - The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) announced Alvaro Della Bona, University of Passo Fundo, Brazil, as the 2021 recipient of the Wilmer Souder Award. Della Bona was recognized during the Opening Ceremonies of the virtual 99th General Session& Exhibition of the IADR, held in conjunction with the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the 45th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR), on July 21-24, 2021. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

European Duplicity Undermines Anti-Pandemic Efforts
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 20 2021 (IPS) Despite facing the world’s worst pandemic of the last century, rich countries in the World Trade Organization (WTO) have blocked efforts to enable more affordable access to the means to fight the pandemic. Everyone knows access for all to the means for testing, treatment and prevention – including diagnostic tests, therapeutic medicines, personal protective equipment and vaccines – is crucial. Anis ChowdhuryEuropean deceit In October 2020, South Africa and India requested the WTO to temporarily suspend relevant provisions...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Jomo Kwame Sundaram & Anis Chowdhury Source Type: news

Brazil's Bolsonaro leaves hospital
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has left the hospital after spending four days undergoing medical treatment, Reuters reported on Sunday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazil's Bolsonaro leaves hospital after treatment for blocked intestine
The Brazilian president was treated for continuing complications after a near-fatal 2018 stabbing. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Pandemic Has a New Epicenter: Indonesia
The suffering that ravaged places like India and Brazil — with deaths soaring, hospitals overwhelmed and oxygen running out — has... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Individual protected areas in Amazonia differ greatly in how effectively they help to fight deforestation and carbon emissions
(University of Turku) While tropical forests remain threatened and their future is uncertain, the importance of understanding how well individual protected areas avoid deforestation increases. Researchers from the University of Turku and University of Helsinki, Finland, have investigated this question in a newly published study that focuses on the State of Acre in Brazilian Amazonia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 16, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

COVID Cluster at Olympic Hotel as Tokyo Cases Surge COVID Cluster at Olympic Hotel as Tokyo Cases Surge
A COVID-19 cluster at a Japanese hotel where dozens of Brazilian Olympic team members are staying raised new concerns about infections at the Tokyo Games.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - July 15, 2021 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

UCLA-led team awarded more than $5 million for HIV prevention projects
A team of researchers co-led byMatthew Mimiaga has received more than $5.2 million in grants from the National Institutes of Health to develop and test HIV interventions in the United States and Brazil.The projects, funded by three separate NIH grants, aim at reducing the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, through the use of antiretroviral medications for HIV primary, or PrEP, and secondary, or ART, prevention among sexual and gender minority groups.“Antiretroviral medications are highly effective at reducing HIV acquisition and transmission, but its efficacy is highly dependent on uptake and excellent adhere...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Brazil's President Bolsonaro Is Hospitalized With Intestinal Blockage
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazilian leader evaluated for possible emergency surgery
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has suffered from a 10-day bout of unshakable hiccups, was admitted... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NeuroLogica inks research deal with MGH
Samsung subsidiary NeuroLogica said it's collaborating with Massachusetts Genera...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NeuroLogica launches new mobile stroke CT scanner Neurologica wins Brazilian mobile stroke CT install NeuroLogica boosts CT manufacturing for virus scanning Samsung NeuroLogica lands Memorial Sloan Kettering Samsung NeuroLogica debuts skull clamp at RSNA 2019 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Contraceptive Access May Not Be as Life-Changing for the World ’s Poorest Women as Previously Thought, According to a New Study
At the Generation Equality Forum in Paris in early July, the U.N. attracted political and business leaders from across the globe to talk about gender equality, and also invited them to put their moneys where their mouths were. Among the Forum’s seven key platforms were a push for more economic justice for women—meaning equal access to education and jobs and caregiving support—and a greater ability for women to control their “bodily autonomy”—meaning more access to sex education, contraception and abortion services. It’s an article of faith among development experts that those two a...
Source: TIME: Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Belinda Luscombe Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Why Clearing Brazil's Forests For Farming Can Make It Harder To Grow Crops
Clearing natural forests in Brazil in order to grow crops like soybeans has actually made it harder to grow those crops. That's because deforestation makes the weather hotter and drier.(Image credit: Florian Plaucheur/AFP via Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Charles Source Type: news

Study assesses the prevalence of mental illness during the pandemic among folks aged 50-80
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) The study was conducted in the city of S ã o Paulo, with over 2,000 participants who were active or retired staff of the University of S ã o Paulo and enrolled in the Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brazil). The researchers say the city has one of the highest prevalence rates of psychiatric disorders in the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dartmouth Engineering professor selected to direct new Brazilian biofuels lab
(Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth) Lee Lynd, Professor of Engineering at Dartmouth, will be the founding Director of the new Advanced Second Generation (A2G) Biofuel Laboratory located at the University of Campinas (Unicamp) in Brazil. The lab's mission is to develop and enable technology to sustainably produce bioethanol, an alternative to fossil fuel, from inedible agricultural products at a much lower cost than is currently possible. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 13, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Woman with condition that causes blisters and sores shows them off in sexy photos
Fernanda Tanajura, from Brazil, was born with a rare genetic condition called epidermolysis bullosa, which causes the skin to become paper thin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Argentina's team effort over Brazil leads Lionel Messi to Copa America glory
While Brazil were too reliant on Neymar, Argentina's supporting cast finally helped Lionel Messi to a senior title in a physical Copa... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Messi Wins First Title With Argentina, Against Brazil in Copa Am érica
A star player’s glittering career finally gets the one honor it was missing: a major title with his national team. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Argentina vs. Brazil - Football Match Report - July 10, 2021
Get a report of the Argentina vs. Brazil 2021 Copa América, Final football match. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man wrongly declared dead by paramedics until TV crew spots his body bag moving
(Natural News) Although medical mistakes are surprisingly common, most of us can’t imagine a trained medical professional erroneously declaring us dead when we’re actually alive – but that’s exactly what happened following a Brazilian road accident. When 71-year-old street food vendor Raimundo Nonato Santana da Silva became ill while riding his motorcycle around the Brazilian... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Copa America 2021 final: Brazil vs. Argentina live stream, TV channel, how to watch online, odds, start time
The two best teams in South America meet with the title on the line (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Argentina vs Brazil: Copa America Final prediction, team news, odds
Argentina and Brazil tonight clash in the final of the 2021 Copa America tournament. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Statement on U.S. Government Donations of Company ’s COVID-19 Vaccine
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 9, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson welcomes the U.S. government’s decision to donate an initial 12 million doses of the Company’s COVID-19 vaccine through the COVAX Facility. The United States is sharing the doses via COVAX to multiple lower-income countries across three continents. The first shipment of 1.5 million doses arrived in Afghanistan on July 9, 2021. In the coming weeks, it is anticipated that the U.S. will allocate a second tranche of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines to additional lower-income countries. Separately, the U.S. has already donated 8 million doses of ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

"Dating is pure suffering": violence within affective-sexual relationships between adolescents in a school in the Costa Verde, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Carvalhaes RS, C árdenas CMM.
This work is the result of a master's thesis that aimed to understand students' perceptions of violence within affective-sexual relationships between adolescents in a public school in the Costa Verde, Rio de Janeiro. The study corpus was derived from parti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Violence in the affective-sexual trajectories of young gay men: "new" settings and "old" challenges - Ferrari W, Nascimento MAF, Nogueira C, Rodrigues L.
This paper discusses the phenomenon of violence in the affective-sexual trajectories of young, cisgender gay men, from popular strata, in the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazilian literature on violence against gay men generally focuses ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide in young Brazilian adults: 1997-2019 time series - Arruda VL, Freitas BHBM, Marcon SR, Fernandes FY, Lima NVP, Bortolini J.
This study aimed to analyze the time series of suicide mortality in Brazilian young adults between 1997 and 2019. This is an ecological study on time series with individuals aged 20 to 29 years. The Prais-Winsten regression was used for trend analysis. The... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

"In the middle of the crossfire": considerations about the armed violence impacts in Primary Health Care in the city of Rio de Janeiro - Silva MM, Ribeiro FML, Frossard VC, Souza RM, Schenker M, Minayo MCS.
The paper addresses the impacts of armed violence, based on Primary Health Care, in a neighborhood in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This is a qualitative exploratory study developed in two services aiming to identify the main types of violence, their... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Traumatic brain injury hospital incidence in Brazil: an analysis of the past 10 years - Carteri RBK, Silva RA.
OBJETIVO: Caracterizar os aspectos demogr áficos e sociais e o ônus econômico do traumatismo craniencefálico no sistema público de saúde brasileiro na última década. MÉTODOS: Analisaram-se os dados provenientes da base de dados do Departamento de I... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Case report: "killer bee" swarm attacks in French Guiana: the importance of prompt care - Geoffroy S, Lambert Y, Fremery A, Marty C, Andr é N.
In French Guiana, a French overseas region partly located in the Amazon, "Africanized" bees, a hybrid species of Brazilian bees known as "killer bees," have been observed since 1975. Since then, several cases requiring long hospitalization times have been ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

The incidence of COVID-19 in a Brazilian regional soccer league is one of the highest
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Researchers analyzed almost 30,000 RT-PCR tests on swabs from 4,269 players in 2020: 11.7% turned out positive. The rate was the same as among front-line health workers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Short-term secondary effects of a school-based drug prevention program: cluster-randomized controlled trial of the Brazilian version of DARE's Keepin' it REAL - Valente JY, Sanchez ZM.
This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of the drug and violence resistance educational program (PROERD) on short-term secondary outcomes, such as intentions to use drugs, attitudes toward drugs, school experience, and life skills (refusal, decision... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Public Health England will help track Covid variants in Brazil, Pakistan and parts of Africa
Plans are also in development for the UK to collaborate with both the African Centre for Disease Control in Ethiopia, and Singapore . (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Variants, Misinformation, and ‘Brain Drain’ — The COVID-19 Vaccine Experience in Brazil, India, and Africa
As vaccination campaigns begin ramping up around the world, experts discuss how variants, misinformation, and “brain drain” are affecting pandemic-control efforts. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - July 6, 2021 Category: Science Source Type: news

The determinants of infant mortality in Brazil, 2010-2020: a scoping review - Bugelli A, Borg ès Da Silva R, Dowbor L, Sicotte C.
Despite the implementation of social and health policies that positively affected the health of the populations in Brazil, since 2009 the country has experienced a slower decline of infant mortality. After an economic and political crisis, Brazil witnessed... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Mind the gap: animal protection law and opinion of sheep farmers and lay citizens regarding animal maltreatment in sheep farming in southern Brazil - Soriano VS, Phillips CJC, Taconeli CA, Fragoso AAH, Molento CFM.
We aimed to study the gaps between the law and sheep farmer and citizen opinions regarding animal maltreatment by discussing the risk of sheep maltreatment in regular farming practices in Southern Brazil. We surveyed the perception of 56 farmers and 209 ci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

South Africa hits record daily cases; Brazilians call for Bolsonaro ’s resignation – as it happened
South Africahits record cases for second day in a row; Brazilianstake to the streets to protests against their presidentMinisters urged to keep some restrictions in England after 19 JulyIran fears fifth wave of Covid cases linked to Delta variantThailand reports record Covid-19 cases amid fears over vaccine shortagesDelta variant poses threat to New Zealand ’s Covid-free bubbleSee all our coronavirus coverage11.54pmBSTHere ’s a round-up of today’s news coronavirus news:11.35pmBSTBrazil ’s health ministry announced another 54,556 new cases of coronavirus and 1,635 deaths linked to Covid-19 in the pas...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Kaamil Ahmed and Clea Skopeliti Tags: Coronavirus Science Vaccines and immunisation Society Health World news Source Type: news

Brazil Vaccine Scandal Imperils Bolsonaro as Protests Spread
Brazilians were angry over how slowly their government moved to acquire coronavirus vaccines. Now they’re incensed over a corruption... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Court OK's probe of Brazil's Bolsonaro, who faces protests
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Protests against President Jair Bolsonaro spread across Brazil on Saturday, a day after a Supreme Court justice... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazilians take to streets to demand removal of Jair Bolsonaro
Calls for president ’s impeachment grow amid claims government sought to profit from Covid jabsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHuge crowds of protesters have returned to the streets of Brazil ’s biggest cities to demand the removal of a president they blame for more than half a million coronavirus deaths.Tens of thousands of demonstrators hit the streets of Rio de Janeiro on Saturday morning as calls for Jair Bolsonaro ’s impeachment intensified after allegations that members of his government had sought to illegally profit fromthe purchase of Covid vaccines.Continue read...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro Tags: Brazil Coronavirus Jair Bolsonaro Infectious diseases Americas Science World news Source Type: news

Positive New Data for Johnson & Johnson Single-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine on Activity Against Delta Variant and Long-lasting Durability of Response
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 1, 2021 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced data that demonstrated its single-shot COVID-19 vaccine generated strong, persistent activity against the rapidly spreading Delta variant and other highly prevalent SARS-CoV-2 viral variants. In addition, the data showed that the durability of the immune response lasted through at least eight months, the length of time evaluated to date. The two preprint study summaries have been submitted today to bioRxiv. “Today’s newly announced studies reinforce the ability of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Lack of exercise while in quarantine had adverse effects on the health of women aged 50-70
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Tests performed by Brazilian researchers after the first 16 weeks of COVID-19-induced confinement showed loss of muscle strength and diminished aerobic capacity, as well as an increase in cholesterol and glycated hemoglobin, both of which are risk factors for metabolic disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 30, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Bharat Biotech says regulatory steps taken for Brazil vaccine contract
Brazil's health minister said on Tuesday the country will suspend its $324 million contract for 20 million doses of Bharat Biotech's vaccine after whistleblowers went public with alleged irregularities in the deal. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Followed all steps for regulatory nod: Bharat Bio on Brazil deal
Bharat Biotech said it has followed a widely accepted ‘step-by-step’ approach towards contracts and regulatory approvals in Brazil and not received any advance payments from the country. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Brazil's Bolsonaro under fire after vaccine deal allegations
Threats to Jair Bolsonaro’s presidency have emerged after accusations that the Brazilian leader turned a blind eye to possible corruption in a deal to purchase vaccines (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

A 50% rise in the level of CO2 could reduce rainfall in the Amazon more than deforestation
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Simulations run by Brazilian scientists on a supercomputer at the National Space Research Institute (INPE) show that the direct impact of rising levels of carbon dioxide over the Amazon rainforest would be a reduction in rainfall equivalent to or even greater than the impact of complete substitution of the forest by pasture. The result calls attention to the need for regional and global action to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 29, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news