Brazil Scrambles for Sedatives as Hospitals Overwhelmed by COVID Brazil Scrambles for Sedatives as Hospitals Overwhelmed by COVID
An emergency shipment of sedatives needed to intubate severely ill COVID-19 patients arrived in Brazil late last week from China, as the South American country scrambles for supplies.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 19, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

What are the Indian, Brazil, South Africa and UK variants?
Cases are being found in the UK and the changes the virus is undergoing are concerning. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fuzzy analysis of students' perception of traffic safety in school environments: the case of a small Brazilian city - Oestreich L, Torres TB, Ruiz-Padillo A.
Thousands of lives are lost every year due to traffic accidents worldwide, and youths are the most affected. The goal of this paper is to analyze the differences in young students' perceptions about traffic safety in school surroundings in order to help in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Analysis of work-related accidents and ill-health in Brazil since the introduction of the accident prevention factor - Shimizu HE, Bezerra JC, Arantes LJ, Merch án-Hamann E, Ramalho W.
BACKGROUND: Since 2004, Brazil has had a national policy for occupational health and safety. This policy means companies' tax burden is altered according to the numbers of work-related accidents and ill-health amongst their workers. In 2010, a multiplicati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Use of prehospital, hospitalization and presence of sequelae and/or disability in road traffic injury victims in Brazil - Tobias GC, Mandacaru PMP, Guimar ães RA, Morais Neto OL.
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the prevalence and analyze the association between sociodemographic and behavioral variables with the use of prehospital care, hospitalization and sequelae and/or disability in victims of road traffic accidents victims in Brazil. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The manifestation of emotional distress: correlations between self-compassion and self-mutilation in Brazilian women with disordered eating behavior - de Oliveira J, Cord ás TA.
This study aims to evaluate the relationship between SMB and Self-compassion. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Police killing hundreds in Rio de Janeiro despite court ban on favela raids
The Brazilian state has seen nearly 800 police-caused deaths in nine months, with poor city communities raided almost daily (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID clinical symptoms, CT scans/X-rays should be used to rule out false negatives: Experts
According to government data till April 15, a total of 1,189 samples have tested positive for 'variants of concern' of SARS COV-2 in India which include 1,109 samples with the UK variant, 79 samples with South African variant and one sample with the Brazil variant. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - April 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinerion adds Patient Network Explorer coverage to four new hospitals...
Clinerion has extended its patient coverage in Brazil to four new hospitals with the help of partner iHealth Group. This raises the footprint of Clinerion’s Patient Network Explorer to 17 healthcare...(PRWeb April 19, 2021)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/clinerion_adds_patient_network_explorer_coverage_to_four_new_hospitals_in_brazil_bringing_the_total_to_17_hospitals_and_over_7_million_patients/prweb17872235.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

France restricting travel from 4 countries to curb variants
France is imposing entry restrictions on travelers from Argentina, Chile, South Africa and Brazil in hopes of keeping out especially contagious coronavirus variants (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Covid-19: The Makings of a Third World War
By Selim JahanApr 16 2021 (IPS-Partners) When we were growing up in the sixties during the time of the Cold War between the USA and the then Soviet Union, we would often hear about a possible Third World War. Sometimes, the situation would get so heated that people would fear the Third World War might not be far away. I still remember the events in 1961, when the threats and counter-threats between President John Kennedy and Prime Minister Nikita Khrushchev over the Bay of Pigs reached such an extreme level that a Third World War seemed imminent. Sixty years have passed since then—and no, there hasn’t been a T...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Selim Jahan Tags: Health Humanitarian Emergencies Source Type: news

Brazil's full Supreme Court upheld a ruling Thursday annulling former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's corruption convictions,...
Brazil high court confirms annulment of Lula graft convictions (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Austerity Alert: Looming Budget Cuts in 2021-25 and Alternatives
Map of countries with projected austerity cuts in 2021-2022, in terms of GDP, based on IMF fiscal projections. Credit: I. Ortiz and M. Cummins, 2021By Isabel Ortiz and Matthew CumminsNEW YORK and NAIROBI, Apr 15 2021 (IPS) Last week Ministers of Finance met virtually at the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank to discuss policies to tackle the pandemic and socio-economic recovery. But a global study just published by the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, international trade unions and civil society organizations, sounds an alert of an emerging austerity shock: Mo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Isabel Ortiz and Matthew Cummins Tags: Aid Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Why Americans should "be very worried" about the COVID variant tearing through Brazil
Hospitals are struggling to cope as a highly infectious COVID variant ravages the country. There are questions over vaccine efficacy,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Microorganisms on the Rio Grande Rise are a basis for life and a possible origin of metals
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Researchers conducted the first large-scale survey of the microbiota present in the seamount's ferromanganese crusts, describing bacteria and archaea involved in the nutrient cycle and formation of metals. Brazil has mineral exploration rights to the Rise, but mining there will have a major environmental impact. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 15, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Orange County will not require a vaccine 'passport' following a backlash, officials say
Orange County's announcement it would start a "vaccine passport" pilot program has drawn negative responses from some residents who suggest the voluntary digital record of vaccination would encroach on their constitutional rights. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ben Brazil Source Type: news

Why are so many babies dying of Covid-19 in Brazil?
As the pandemic rages in Brazil, hundreds of babies and young children are dying of Covid. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Six young climate activists are suing the Brazilian government for revising its commitments under the Paris Agreement in a way that...
Young climate activists sue Brazil over 'carbon trick' (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Majority of Brazil COVID-19 ICU Patients Are 40 or Younger: Report Majority of Brazil COVID-19 ICU Patients Are 40 or Younger: Report
The surging COVID-19 outbreak in Brazil is increasingly affecting younger people, with hospital data showing that last month the majority of those in ICU were 40 or younger, according to a new report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Majority of Brazil COVID-19 ICU patients aged 40 years or younger
The surging COVID-19 outbreak in Brazil is increasingly affecting younger people, with hospital data showing that last month the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

France suspends all Brazil flights due to virus variants
France has suspended all flights between Brazil and France amid concerns over coronavirus variants (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: France suspends flights from Brazil due to variant concern
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Covid Canada: Outbreak of Brazilian variant defies even strict quarantine hotels
Scientists told MailOnline it was 'inevitable' when dealing with highly infectious new variants that they find a way to 'leak' out of isolation hotels - which are also being used in Britain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

France’s prime minister announces the suspension of all Brazil-France flights amid coronavirus variant concerns
France’s prime minister announces the suspension of all Brazil-France flights amid coronavirus variant concerns (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Henry Glassie: Field Work review – hypnotic glimpses of folk art in the making
This documentary about the celebrated folklorist also takes a leisurely look at the working methods of the artists he reveresThere ’s an unmistakable slow-cinema vibe to this scrupulously observational documentary, which seems somehow to go on for weeks despite its 100-minute running time. The ostensible subject matter isAmerican anthropologist Henry Glassie, who is college professor emeritus in folklore and ethnomusicology at Indiana University; but it isn ’t really “about” him in any conventional sense. Instead, the documentary, directed by Irish film-maker Pat Collins, invites us to experience Gl...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 13, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Pulver Tags: Film Documentary films Sculpture Anthropology Folklore and mythology Turkey Northern Ireland Folk music Brazil World news Science Culture Art and design Americas Evolution UK news Biology North Carolina US news Source Type: news

Association between psychosocial factors and active commuting to school in Brazilian adolescents - Nunes de Oliveira B, Minatto G, Galdino da Costa BG, Veber Lopes MV, Samara da Silva K.
This study aimed to investigate the association of intrapersonal and interpersonal correlates with active com... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Representational structure of suicide by college students and its psychosocial brands - de Alexandre MES, Bezerra VAS, Do B ú EA.
This study aimed to identify the social representations of suicide elaborated by undergraduate and post-graduate students from Brazil. There were a number of 1053 undergraduate (37.1%) and post-graduate (62.9%) students, with an average age of 26.82 (SD  ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Eckert & Ziegler secures technetium licenses for Brazil
Isotope technology firm Eckert & Ziegler has secured a license to marke...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Eckert & Ziegler breaks ground on U.S. facility Isotopia, Eckert & Ziegler partner Eckert & Ziegler to open U.S. isotope facility Eckert & Ziegler reports loss in Q4 Eckert & Ziegler to produce pancreatic cancer agent (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccine found to be effective against Brazilian P.1 variant
The inactivated vaccine, CoronaVac, proved effective against COVID-19 in the city of Manaus, Brazil, where the highly transmissible P.1 variant emerged. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Asia Today: India records another surge in COVID-19 cases
India reported another record daily surge in coronavirus infections to pass Brazil as the country with the second-most reported infections since the pandemic began (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

‘The rich think they can buy what they want, even lives’: Anger over Brazil’s vaccination plan as Covid rages
A plan to involve the private sector in distributing much-needed vaccines has prompted anger, reports Charlotte Peet in Brazil (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazil now has more young than old COVID patients in ICUs
The number of COVID-19 patients under 40 in intensive care in Brazil surpassed older groups last month, a researcher said Sunday, amid a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazil coronavirus variant is now second most common in the US
There are now at least 434 cases of Brazil's P1 variant, which is capable of reinfecting COVID-19 survivors, in the U.S., according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tracking. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Devastating Covid-19 Variant In Brazil Now One Of The Most Reported Variants In U.S., CDC Data Shows
The highly contagious variant is contributing to an alarming wave of cases in Brazil and now one of the most recorded variants in the U.S.. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Breaking breaking-news Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

Brazilian Health Regulator Anvisa Authorizes Trials for GSK-Medicago COVID Vaccine Brazilian Health Regulator Anvisa Authorizes Trials for GSK-Medicago COVID Vaccine
Brazilian health regulator Anvisa approved on Thursday the beginning of clinical trials in the country for a new COVID vaccine developed by Canada's Medicago and GlaxoSmithKline, Anvisa said in a statement.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Brazil Judge Suspends Drug Patent Extensions, Move May Lower COVID-19 Treatment Costs Brazil Judge Suspends Drug Patent Extensions, Move May Lower COVID-19 Treatment Costs
A Brazilian Supreme Court judge on Wednesday suspended extensions of drug patents in the country, a preliminary decision that could lower costs for drugs critical to treating COVID-19 patients at the expense of pharmaceutical firms.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Business of Medicine News Source Type: news

Countries worldwide hit new records for virus cases, deaths
Ambulances filled with breathless patients lined up in Brazil as nations around the world set new records Thursday for COVID-19 deaths... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South African and Brazilian coronavirus variants land in L.A.
While California's COVID-19 case rate has dropped, Dr. Anthony Fauci says the nationwide count has 'plateaued at a disturbingly high level.' (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Luke Money Source Type: news

Brazil at high risk of dengue outbreaks after droughts because of temporary water storage
(London School of Hygiene& Tropical Medicine) Dengue risk is exacerbated in highly populated areas of Brazil after extreme drought because of improvised water containers housing mosquitoes, suggests a new study in Lancet Planetary Health.The research was led by the London School of Hygiene& Tropical Medicine's (LSHTM) Centre on Climate Change& Planetary Health and Centre for the Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mexico, Brazil won't limit AstraZeneca vaccine after UK warning
Mexico and Brazil do not plan on limiting access to AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine after the United Kingdom’s drug regulator recommended... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevent bottom trawling in southern Brazil
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - April 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Cardoso, L. G., Haimovici, M., Abdallah, P. R., Secchi, E. R., Kinas, P. G. Tags: letters Source Type: news

Assess before changing Brazil's shipping policy
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - April 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Forti, L. R., Rossi-Santos, M. R., Nunes, J. A. C. C. Tags: letters Source Type: news

Northeast Brazil's imperiled Cerrado
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - April 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Silva Junior, C. H. L., Alvarado, S. T., Celentano, D., Rousseau, G. X., Hernandez, L. M., Ferraz, T. M., Silva, F. B., de Melo, M. H. F., Rodrigues, T. C. S., Viegas, J. C., Souza, U. D. V., Santos, A. L. S., Bezerra, D. Tags: letters Source Type: news

The Latest: Brazilian president ignores calls for lockdown
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there will be “no national lockdown,” ignoring growing calls from health experts a day after the nation saw its highest number of COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours since the pandemic began (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

'Grim reaper' Berlin artist protests Brazil's virus stance
A Brazilian activist dressed as the grim reaper is taking to the dark streets of Berlin every night in a one-man protest against what he calls the “deadly health policies” pursued by his homeland’s president in the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Bullying victimization and friendship as influences on sleep difficulty among Brazilian adolescents - Roza TH, Yano VAN, Roza SA, Santo JB, Cunha JM.
Bullying victimization is associated with poor health-related outcomes, including sleeping problems. The present study aimed to investigate the impact of bullying victimization on sleep difficulty, and the moderating effect of the number of close friends o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

'Grim reaper' Berlin artist protests Brazil's virus stance
A Brazilian activist dressed as the grim reaper is taking to the dark streets of Berlin every night in a one-man protest against what he calls the “deadly health policies” pursued by his homeland’s president in the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

A Post-COVID-19 Recovery will not be Possible if Water, Sanitation & Hygiene are not High on the Agenda
Michael, 34, a nurse at Wurm CHPS, Ghana, washes his hands. Every healthcare centre in the world’s poorest countries could have taps and toilets for just half-an-hour’s worth of COVID-19 spending. Credit: WaterAid / Apagnawen AnnankraBy Helen HamiltonLONDON, Apr 7 2021 (IPS) This World Health Day, G20 finance ministers will meet in Rome, Italy, to discuss how they will build back from the pandemic. The global economy is and concerted effort, coordination and imagination is needed to enable not only a worldwide recovery but also to ensure that the world’s poorest people are not left behind. The World Hea...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Helen Hamilton Tags: Development & Aid Education Environment Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Covid: Brazil has more than 4,000 deaths in 24 hours for first time
Hospitals are overcrowded and the health system is on the brink of collapse in many areas. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boat, snowmobile, camel: Vaccine reaches world's far corners
Getting the vaccine to the world's farthest corners means delivering it by boat to Maine islands, by snowmobile to Alaska villages and via complex Amazon waterways in Brazil (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news