Intestinal bacteria can be used to predict occurrence of colorectal cancer
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) By identifying signature of 16 disease-related microbial species, this international study with Brazilian participation may contribute to develop predictive tests valid for populations with different dietary cultures. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 1, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Google now interfering in elections OUTSIDE the U.S. to install Leftists who worship at the altar of a globalist world controlled by tech giants
(Natural News) Not content to undermine the democratic process in the United States by censoring pro-American, pro-individual liberty, and pro-Constitution voices, tech giant Google has taken its ballot influence operations international. In recent days, the top election court in the country of Brazil has accused Google of manipulating search results in order to cast a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Brazilian butt lift and its effect on black body image
Shami, 23, wants a Brazilian butt lift. We follow her as she decides whether to go under the knife. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Align Tech, ClearCorrect parent co Straumann bury the hatchet, ink distro deal
Align Technology (NSDQ:ALGN) said today that it inked a deal with competitor ClearCorrect parent company Straumann Holding to settle all outstanding patent disputes between the companies. The deal includes a $35 million payment from Switzerland-based Straumann, as well as a 5-year global distribution deal through which Straumann will distribute 5,000 of San Jose, Calif.-based Align Tech’s iTero Element scanners. The scanners will be integrated into the Straumann/Dental Wings Cares/DWOS workflow, Align Tech said in an SEC filing. Both companies agreed to dismiss all existing patent disputes between them...
Source: Mass Device - March 29, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Dental Featured Legal News Patent Infringement aligntechnology Straumann Holdings AG Source Type: news

Woman whose life is being ‘consumed’ by her giant leg a
Karina Rodini, from Sao Paolo, Brazil, has type one neurofibromatosis. Doctors haven't managed to get the condition under control, and her tumours now weigh 40kg (88.8lbs). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psychological well-being among transvestites and trans women in the state of S ão Paulo, Brazil - Zucchi EM, Barros CRDS, Redoschi BRL, Deus LFA, Veras MASM.
This article sought to estimate factors associated with the psychological well-being of transvestites and trans women. It is a cross-sectional study with 602 transvestites and trans individuals in seven cities in the state of S ão Paulo, Brazil from 2014 t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Fluorescence discovered in tiny Brazilian frogs
(New York University) An international team of researchers led by NYU Abu Dhabi Postdoctoral Associate Sandra Goutte was studying the acoustic communications of these miniature frogs. When they discovered that Brachycephalus ephippium could not hear its own mating calls, they searched for alternative visual signals the frogs could use to communicate instead. Unexpectedly, when they shone an ultra-violet (UV) lamp on the frogs, their backs and heads glowed intensely. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 29, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Shape analysis of shark jaws as a tool to identify species involved in incidents with humans - Duarte-Neto P, Rodrigues J, Lessa R.
Shark incidents in Recife, Pernambuco state (Brazil), are registered since 1992. The occurrence of those events is in a relatively small area of urban beaches of about 30  km long, making up one of the world's highest indices of shark incidents per unit o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

KIT expert comments on current topic: Trade war imperils Amazon rainforest
(Karlsruher Institut f ü r Technologie (KIT)) Last year, the United States of America imposed tariffs of up to 25 percent on goods imported from China. The Chinese government reacted by imposing tariffs of 25 percent on US goods, including US soybeans. Exports of US soybeans to China in 2018 dropped by 50 percent, even though the trade war had begun in the middle of the year only. Replacement may be provided by Brazil. This might have dramatic impacts on the rainforest, KIT experts warn. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Swiss drugmaker Roche says to shutter Rio de Janeiro plant
Swiss drugmaker Roche will close its manufacturing plant in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, shuttering operations over the next five years before selling the plot, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Brazilian officer a ‘stellar example’ of why more women are needed in UN peacekeeping
Training gender advisors and focal points in the Central African Republic (CAR) has earned a Brazilian United Nations peacekeeper a special gender advocate award, it was announced on Tuesday. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - March 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

US Geological Survey: 750 Metric Tons of Asbestos Imported in 2018
The United States imported an estimated 750 metric tons of raw asbestos in 2018, more than double the total in 2017 and the most entering the country since 2013, according to the recently released U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Commodity Summaries report. For the first time, all of the imported asbestos went to the chloralkali industry, which uses it to manufacture semipermeable diaphragms to make chlorine. The report was prepared by Daniel Flanagan, a mineral commodity specialist for the National Minerals Information Center at the U.S. Geological Survey. It is part of the U.S. Department of the Interior. Asbestos consume...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - March 26, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Identification of a suspect in a murder case through recovery of fingermarks from a fired cartridge case - Girelli CMA, Segatto BR.
During the period of one year, the Police of the State of Esp írito Santo in Brazil analyzed 1,431 cartridge cases obtained from crime scenes and seizures. The cartridges were subjected to a development sequence (cyanoacrylate fuming + gun bluing + fluores... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Mental health of children exposed to intimate partner violence against their mother: a longitudinal study from Brazil - Silva EP, Ludermir AB, Lima MC, Eickmann SH, Emond A.
BACKGROUND: Exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) is an important adverse childhood experience, but there are few longitudinal studies in low and middle-income countries. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the consequences of exposure to IPV for a chi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Progress and setbacks in socioeconomic inequalities in adolescent health-related behaviours in Brazil: results from three cross-sectional surveys 2009-2015 - Azeredo CM, de Rezende LFM, Mallinson PAC, Ricardo CZ, Kinra S, Levy RB, Barros AJD.
OBJECTIVES: Despite some progress, Brazil is still one of the most unequal countries, and the extent of socioeconomic inequalities in adolescent health is unclear. We assessed trends in socioeconomic inequalities in adolescent's health-related behaviours i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Brazilian butt lifts surge by 20% amid panic over 'Snapchat dysmorphia'
Some doctors are warning that the outlandish curves of stars like Kim Kardashian West and flattering social media filters are driving plastic surgery surges - but others say the hype is empty. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Estrogen therapy boosts transgender women's brains
A new study from collaborating researchers in Brazil and Canada found that when trans women were on hormone therapy, they had better connections between important brain regions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Association between psychosocial stressors with emotional and behavioral problems among children of low-income addicted families living in Brazil - Vilela TDR, Rocha MMD, Figlie NB, Mari JJ.
BACKGROUND: Children exposed to substance use in their families are vulnerable to multiple risk factors in their development and at increased risk for emotional and behavioral problems. The aims of the study were as follows 1) estimate the prevalence of em... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Age and sex trends for suicide in Brazil between 2000 and 2016 - Martini M, da Fonseca RC, de Sousa MH, de Azambuja Farias C, Cardoso TA, Kunz M, Longaray VK, Magalh ães PVDS.
PURPOSE: To evaluate changes in standardized suicide rates in Brazil between 2000 and 2016, stratified by sex and age. METHODS: Descriptive analyses of data from the Brazilian Mortality Information System were performed. RESULTS: 156,292 su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Extractivism of palm tree fruits: a risky activity because of snakebites in the state of Acre, Western Brazilian Amazon - Silva AMD, Sachett J, Monteiro WM, Bernarde PS.
We present here the risk from snakebites because of palm extractivism in western Amazonia. METHODS: The data were extracted from a cross-sectional sample study, from January 2016 to April 2018, at the Juru á Regional Hospital of Cruze... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

The recording of fatal work-related injuries in information systems in Brazil - Batista AG, Santana VS, Ferrite S.
This study aims to identify information systems having fatal work-related (ATF) data in Brazil, describing their characteristics, flows and barriers to information quality. Using a documental research approach, we found: the Mortality Information System (S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Analysis of the quality of information on mortality by homicide from deaths with undetermined intent. Bahia, Brazil, from 2002-2013 - Souza TO, Souza ER, Pinto LW.
OBJECTIVE: To identify patterns in the spatial distribution of homicide death rates, considering the proportion of deaths of undetermined intent in the municipalities of the State of Bahia, from 2002 to 2013. METHOD: An ecological study was carried... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Characterization of oral maxillofacial lesions resulting from physical aggression: differences between genders - Garcez RHM, Thomaz EBAF, Marques RC, Azevedo JAP, Lopes FF.
In developed countries, violence is the main cause of oral maxillofacial (OMF) injuries. In Brazil, there are scant records of such lesions. The scope of this study was to detail the OMF injuries resulting from physical aggression in a capital of the Brazi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Neighbourhood environment and transport-related and leisure-time sedentary behaviour amongst women in a city in Southern Brazil: a multilevel analysis - Cafruni CB, Pattussi MP, Backes V, da Costa JD, Olinto MTA, de Bairros FS, Henn RL.
OBJECTIVES: To assess the association between neighbourhood environmental variables and excessive transport-related and leisure-time sedentary behaviour (ETSB and ELSB, respectively) amongst adult women in Southern Brazil. METHODS: A cross-sectiona... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Rape in Brazil and relationships with alcohol consumption: estimates based on confidential self-reports - Massaro LTDS, Adesse L, Laranjeira R, Caetano R, Madruga CS.
This study presents the rape prevalence and its relationship with alcohol consumption based on the analysis of cross-sectional data from the 2012 Second National Alcohol and Drugs Survey, which used a cluster-stratified probabilistic sample of the Brazilia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Comparative study of dental pain between children with and without a history of maltreatment - da Silva-J únior IF, Hartwig AD, Goettems ML, Azevedo MS.
AIMS: To assess the presence of dental pain in child abuse victims and to compare the findings to children in the same age group with no history of abuse in a Southern Brazilian city. METHODS: This cross-sectional comparative study was carried out ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CSIRO releases Brazilian leaf smut fungus to target and kill invasive weed
Science agency says scourge of wandering trad could be slowed by fungus, which they have called its ‘natural pathogen’Australia ’s national science agency will release a Brazilian leaf smut fungus to target and kill an invasive weed that covers large parts of the continent’s east coast.Researchers from the CSIRO say the scourge of wandering trad could be slowed by the introduction of theKordyana brasiliensis fungus, which they have called its “natural pathogen”.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 22, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Naaman Zhou Tags: Invasive species Plants Environment Australia news Victoria CSIRO Science Source Type: news

IBA posts mixed 2018 financial results
Proton therapy developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) posted mixed results for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA opens cyclotron center in India IBA's proton therapy system up and running in Japan IBA receives Brazil's OK for proton therapy system IBA wins Singapore contract Purchase delays affect IBA's 6-month results (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 21, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Brazilian twins born conjoined at the HEAD but who had their own brains separated in a 15-hour op
Ysabelle and Ysadora Freitas were one-of-a-kind in Brazil. International surgeons came together to operate four times on the twins. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neglected diseases continue to require attention despite progress
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Few novel drugs have been developed to treat neglected diseases in recent decades, Brazilian researchers warn. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

From reduced glaucoma risk to better skin, here are 8 reasons to eat collard greens
(Natural News) If you’re planning to add more greens in your diet, try collard greens, also known as collards. These loose-leafed vegetables are commonly grown in the southern parts of the world, including Portugal, Brazil, and the southern U.S. These greens are a great addition to your diet because they offer these health benefits: Collard... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking potent forms of cannabis increases the risk of serious mental illness
Scientists carried out the study at 11 sites in five countries across Europe, as well as one in Brazil. They found that the link with psychosis was strongest in London and Amsterdam. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Climate Change Also Affects Mental Health in Mexico
Tourists cool off from high temperatures on the beach at the archaeological site of Tulum, in the southeastern Yucatan peninsula, an area of Mexico highly vulnerable to climate change. Powerful hurricanes, storms, drought, heat waves and rising sea levels are climate change effects that impact the mental health of the country's population. Credit: Emilio Godoy/IPSBy Emilio GodoyMEXICO CITY, Mar 19 2019 (IPS) Minerva Montes lost her home on Holbox Island in 2005 when Hurricane Wilma hit the Yucatan Peninsula in southeastern Mexico. Rebuilding her home was quicker and easier than overcoming the psychological aftermath of the...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Emilio Godoy Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Editors' Choice Environment Featured Headlines Health Latin America & the Caribbean Population Regional Categories Source Type: news

Sleep disturbances and daytime fatigue: data from the Brazilian National Health Survey, 2013 - Wendt A, Costa CS, Machado AKF, Costa FS, Neves RG, Flores TR, Santos I, Wehrmeister FC.
This study aims to describe the prevalence of sleep disturbances and daytime fatigue and their association with socio-demographic and behavioral factors. Data from the Brazilian National Health Survey conducted in 2013 with 60,202 adults ( ≥ 18 years old)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Fear of falling among Brazilian and Portuguese older adults - Vitorino LM, Marques-Vieira C, Low G, Sousa L, Cruz JP.
BACKGROUND: Falling is the leading cause of physical disability, mortality and social exclusion in older adults. In Brazil and Portugal, falls cause thousands of hospitalisations every year. Fear of falling (FOF) causes loss of confidence in accomplishing ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Individual and contextual factors associated with traumatic dental injuries in a population of Brazilian adolescents - Fonseca RCLD, Antunes JLF, Cascaes AM, Bomfim RA.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Traumatic dental injuries (TDIs) stand out as one of the major public health problems worldwide, characterized by a high prevalence in children and adolescents, however, their association with the 15-19 years age group has not been fully d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

VIDEO: “ People Affected by Leprosy Suffer Severe Discrimination ”
By Fabiana FrayssinetRÍO DE JANEIRO, Mar 15 2019 (IPS) “More than 50 countries in the world have discriminatory laws against people affected by Hansen’s disease. There is also a lot of discrimination in the public administration…and in society,” Alice Cruz, U.N. Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members, said in this interview with IPS (in Spanish, with English subtitles). The Portuguese-born expert is one of the special participants in the First Latin American and Caribbean Assembly of Organisations of People Affecte...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabiana Frayssinet Tags: Active Citizens Development & Aid Health Latin America & the Caribbean Multimedia TerraViva United Nations Video Hansen's disease leprosy Source Type: news

People Affected by Leprosy in Latin America Unite for Their Rights and Their Voice
Family photo of part of the 111 participants in the First Latin American and Caribbean Assembly of Organisations of People Affected by Hansen's Disease, on the steps of the Morisco Palace, the headquarters of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, which hosted the three-day meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Credit: Mario Osava/IPSBy Mario OsavaRIO DE JANEIRO, Mar 14 2019 (IPS) With the decision to found a regional coalition to promote rights and greater participation in national and international forums and decisions, the First Latin American and Caribbean Assembly of Organisations of People Affected by Hansen’s disease, popu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mario Osava Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Conferences Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Latin America & the Caribbean Population Regional Categories Ter Source Type: news

Woman, 40, has 'heavy' tumour engulfing her face that is inoperable
Aline Cerqueria Leite, from Brazil, has undergone 14 surgeries for neurofibromatosis, an incurable condition. But now, the risks are too high as the tumour has spread to her eyes, jaw and nose. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA approves BD ’ s Venovo venous stent
Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYSE:BDX) said today that the FDA granted pre-market approval for its Venovo stent for treating iliofemoral venous occlusive disease. Franklin Lakes, N.J.-based BD touted Venovo as the first on the U.S. market approved to treat obstructed blood flow in the iliac and femoral veins. “The FDA pre-market approval of the Venovo venous stent represents a significant advance for interventionalists treating iliofemoral venous occlusive disease, an under-recognized condition,” peripheral intervention president Steve Williamson said in prepared remarks. “We designed the Venovo venou...
Source: Mass Device - March 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Stents bectondickinson Source Type: news

Use of mental health services by community-resident adults with DSM-IV anxiety and mood disorders in a violence-prone area: S ão Paulo, brazil - Fillenbaum GG, Blay SL, Mello MF, Quintana MI, Mari JJ, Bressan RA, Andreoli SB.
BACKGROUND: While under-use of mental health services by adults with anxiety and/or depression is well established, use in a violence-prone area, and as a function of diagnosis and personality characteristics such resilience, is little known. We examine th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Bacteria may help frogs attract mates
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) The role played by symbiotic microorganisms isolated from the skin of anurans has been discovered by researchers in Brazil. The study is published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

In Latin America, the Term Leprosy Still Carries a Burden from Biblical Times
In the panel on Hanseniasis versus Leprosy, the need to change the name of a disease surrounded by stigma with no scientific basis was debated, during the Latin American and Caribbean Assembly of Organisations of People Affected by Hansen's Disease, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Credit: Fabiana Frayssinet/IPSBy Fabiana FrayssinetRÍO DE JANEIRO, Mar 13 2019 (IPS) Known scientifically as Hansen’s disease, leprosy carries a symbolic burden from the past that people affected by the disease and experts from around Latin America are fighting, including the terminology used. The debate took place during a panel called H...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabiana Frayssinet Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Latin America & the Caribbean Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations leprosy Source Type: news

Majority of 200,000 deaths in children aged 5 to 14 in India, China, Brazil and Mexico are preventable, study suggests
Deaths due to communicable diseases, transport injuries, drowning and childhood cancers are common for children in all four countries (Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - March 13, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Eight Dead in Mass School Shooting in Brazil
SUZANO, Brazil (AP) — Two young men wearing hoods and carrying guns, knives and crossbows opened fire at a school in southern Brazil on Wednesday, killing eight people before taking their own lives, authorities said. The dead included six students and two teachers, and several other people were hospitalized with injuries, according to Gov. Joao Doria, speaking a few blocks from the public school in Suzano, a suburb of Sao Paulo, Brazil's largest city. The attackers appeared to be in their early to mid-20s, and authorities don't believe they were former students, the governor said. Doria said the school had been evacu...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 13, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Major Incidents News Terrorism & Active Shooter Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

Brazilian butt lift victim 'wanted op for some time'
Leah Cambridge was said to have gone under the knife after growing paranoid about excess stomach weight. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Perception, knowledge and attitudes of small animal practitioners regarding animal abuse and interpersonal violence in Brazil and Colombia - Monsalve S, Pereira ÉL, Leite LO, Polo G, Garcia R.
This study a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Brazil ANVISA launches notification pathway for low-risk medical devices and IVDs
By Stewart Eisenhart, Emergo Group Brazil’s medical device regulator ANVISA has issued a new regulation for a “notification” market pathway providing streamlined market access for low-risk devices. 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 ANVISA launches notification pathway for low-risk medical devices and IVDs appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - March 12, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog Emergo Group Source Type: news

Most deaths in children aged 5 to 14 in India, China, Brazil, Mexico are preventable
(St. Michael's Hospital) Most deaths of children aged five to 14 in India, China, Brazil and Mexico arise from preventable or treatable conditions, suggests a new study published today in The Lancet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 12, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Access to Water Is a Daily Battle in Poor Neighborhoods in Buenos Aires
Julio Esquivel and two children in the La Casita de La Virgen soup kitchen in Villa La Cava stand next to the filter that removes 99.9 percent of bacteria, viruses and parasites, with a capacity of up to 12 liters per hour. The purifier became the starting point for raising awareness in this shantytown on the outskirts of the Argentine capital about access to water as a human right. Credit: Daniel Gutman/IPSBy Daniel GutmanBUENOS AIRES, Mar 11 2019 (IPS) “Look at this water. Would you drink it?” asks José Pablo Zubieta, as he shows a glass he has just filled from a faucet, where yellow and brown sediment...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Daniel Gutman Tags: Civil Society Development & Aid Editors' Choice Environment Featured Headlines Health Integration and Development Brazilian-style Latin America & the Caribbean Population Poverty & SDGs Projects Regional Categories TerraViva Unit Source Type: news