Protests erupt in Brazil after black man dies after being beaten outside supermarket
João Alberto Silveira Freitas was allegedly attacked by security guards at a Carrefour store in Porto Alegre (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Death of black man beaten by supermarket security guards sparks violent protests at Brazil's Carrefour stores
The French head of Carrefour expressed his condolences and said that the images posted on social media were 'unacceptable' (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Brazil passes 6m cases as South Australia reports new case
Donald Trump Jr tests positive for Covid;South Australia rejects ‘stuff-up’ after pizza worker’s lie;German doctor arrested on suspicion of killing two Covid patients. Follow latest updatesDonald Trump Jr tests positive for coronavirusUS records highest number of daily coronavirus deaths since MayNHS could start using vaccine next month, says HancockTrials to begin in UK for antibody cocktail drug treatmentSee all our coronavirus coverage6.17amGMTA quick summary of where things are at at the end of the day in Australia.6.10amGMTTheUK’s deputy chief medical officer,Prof Jonathan Van-Tam, takes Zoom e...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Calla Wahlquist (now) and Lisa Cox (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Vatican, Instagram investigating Pope's account liking lingerie model post
The Vatican has called on Instagram to assist in an investigation after Pope Francis’s official account liked an image of a Brazilian... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Concussion among soccer players in the 2017 Brazilian championship -  the gap between protocol and medical practice - Salvarani CP, de Medeiros LR, Sapatero FH, de Castro DC, Tomazini VS, Micheletti Sotocorno LH, Teixeira da Costa PS, Pimenta BB, de Oliveira DA, Dias EA, Colman da Silva EV.
BACKGROUND: The present study aims to report traumatic brain injury (TBI) among soccer players in the 2017 Brazilian Soccer Championship and discuss the protocols for concussion evaluation. Materials& methods: This is an observational study utilizing ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Mexico becomes 4th country to hit 100,000 COVID-19 deaths
Mexico has passed the 100,000 mark in COVID-19 deaths, becoming only the fourth country _ behind the United States, Brazil and India _ to do so (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: China has given 1m people Sinopharm vaccine; US CDC warns against Thanksgiving travel
CEO of state-owned Sinopharm says there have been ‘no adverse effects’; US has recorded 1m cases in past week; Russia and Japan on ‘maximum alert’California enacts coronavirus curfew for majority of state ’s 40m residentsOne death from Covid every 17 seconds in Europe‘Massive headache’: European leaders put off Christmas decisionsBrexit trade talks suspended after negotiator ’s Covid infectionOxford Covid scientists cast doubt on Christmas vaccine availability1.43amGMTMexico passed the 100,000 mark in Covid-19 deaths Thursday, becoming only the fourth country — behind t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 20, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus World news US news Europe UK news Asia Pacific Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Handball concussion case series in a Brazilian team - Pinheiro C, Fejio MM.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the history of self-reported head impacts, prevalence of post-concussion symptoms and performance in motor coordination tests in amateur handball athletes. BACKGROUND: Handball is a contact sport where athletes can suffer collisio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

COVID-19 update: Vaccine progress, health officials' biggest worries and which countries are hit hardest
The United States, India and Brazil have the most infections and the most deaths. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - November 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Priscella Vega Source Type: news

India's Bharat Biotech offers Brazil potential COVID-19 vaccine
The private pharmaceutical company based in the southern city of Hyderabad is developing a whole-virion inactivated vaccine called Covaxin that could be licensed by the second quarter of 2021. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vatican investigating Pope 'liking' photo of Brazilian model in lingerie on Instagram
The photo was captioned with a devil horn emoji, along with the suggestive line: "I can teach you a thing or two." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Italy registers 753 Covid-related deaths; Pfizer vaccine 'has 95% efficacy'
Cases and deaths surge in Italy;new Pfizer vaccine data better than first reported; Swissintensive care beds at full capacityBrutal second wave exposes Italy ’s shortage of intensive care staff900 employees at top US hospital catch Covid-19 in two weeksPfizer Covid-19 vaccine 95% effective and safe, further tests showCovid-19 vaccine: who are countries prioritising for first doses?Covid-19 antibodies reduce faster in men than women, study finds9.55pmGMT9.34pmGMTBrazilrecorded 34,091 further confirmed cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours and 756 deaths, the country ’s health ministry said.Brazil has registe...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 18, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah (now); Aamna Mohdin, Alexandra Topping, Martin Farrer and Ben Doherty (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news US news Science Infectious diseases US politics Source Type: news

Is COVID-19 the current world-wide pandemic having effects on the profile of psychoactive substance poisonings? (Letter) - Dos Santos BP, de Gouveia GC, Eller S, Pego AMF, Sebben VC, de Oliveira TF.
Recent times have shown an increasing number of intoxication cases, resulting in damaging public health issues all around the globe, and Brazil is not an exception [1]. Most of the cases observed denoted the use of psychoactive substances, such as recreati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Mental violence: the COVID-19 nightmare - Musse FCC, Castro LS, Sousa KMM, Mestre TF, Teixeira CDM, Pelloso SM, Poyares D, Carvalho MDB.
The year 2020 has generated profound changes in personal and working relations, and in dreams of millions of people worldwide. The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency and content of nightmares during the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil, evaluati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine 95% Effective In Final Trial Results
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Healthcare Status Syndicated CBSN Boston Coronavirus Coronavirus Vaccine Moderna Moderna Therapeutics Pfizer Source Type: news

The ongoing death of free speech: Prominent ACLU lawyer cheers suppression of a new book
(Natural News) In May of 2019, a source in Brazil provided me with a massive archive of secret documents downloaded from the telephones of powerful Brazilian officials that consumed the next year of my life while reporting it (a new Wired article published on Friday tells part of that story). One of the effects of the ensuing intense controversies was that I... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Setback for Bolsonaro after poor results in Brazil local elections
President’s candidates suffer heavy defeats amid resurgence of mainstream parties (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Candidates backed by Brazil's Bolsonaro sink in local elections
Shaken by the world's second deadliest coronavirus outbreak and deep economic crisis, Brazilians voted on Sunday for experienced... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dairy cows exposed to heavy metals worsen antibiotic-resistant pathogen crisis
(Penn State) Dairy cows, exposed for a few years to drinking water contaminated with heavy metals, carry more pathogens loaded with antimicrobial-resistance genes able to tolerate and survive various antibiotics. That's the finding of a team of researchers that conducted a study of two dairy herds in Brazil four years after a dam holding mining waste ruptured, and it spotlights a threat to human health, the researchers contend. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

RIVER: Rivaroxaban Rivals Warfarin in AF, Mitral Bioprosthesis RIVER: Rivaroxaban Rivals Warfarin in AF, Mitral Bioprosthesis
The trial from Brazil may not be easily extrapolated to other regions, but it starts to fill a largely vacant evidence base for patients not well represented in major trials of nonvalvular AF DOACs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - November 15, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Mortality of motorcyclists due to traffic injuries in Brasil: a population-based study in Brazilian capitals - Souza CDF, Paiva JPS, Leal TC, Silva LF, Santana GBA, Correia DS, Machado MF, Medronho RA, Santos VS, Magalh ães MAFM.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the mortality trend of young men who were victims of traffic injuries involving motorcycles in all Brazilian capitals from 2001 to 2015. METHODS: A time-series study on all deaths of men aged 20-39 years old due to traffic injurie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Adverse childhood experiences and child development outcomes in Cear á, Brazil: a population-based study - Rocha HAL, Sudfeld CR, Leite JM, Rocha SGMO, Machado MMT, Campos JS, E Silva AC, Correia LL.
INTRODUCTION: More than 200 million children fail to reach their full developmental potential in low- and middle-income countries. Adverse childhood experiences, maternal mental health, and intimate partner violence are negatively associated with child dev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Under Biden, Americans will have to get vaccinated for Covid-19 in order to eat
(Natural News) A woman from Brazil who was appointed by Joe Biden to help head up his currently imaginary Covid-19 task force is advising the government to make Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination a requirement for certain members of the public to obtain access to food and housing. Luciana Borio, vice president of the CIA-funded In-Q-Tel... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

French professor faces disciplinary case over hydroxychloroquine claims
Didier Raoult stands accused of touting drug as a coronavirus treatment without evidenceA French professor who touts the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a coronavirus treatment – without evidence, scientists say – will appear before a disciplinary panel charged with ethics breaches, an order of doctors has said.Marseille-basedDidier Raoult stands accused by his peers of spreading false information about the benefits of the drug. His promotion of hydroxychloroquine wastaken up by the US and Brazilian presidents, Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro, who trumpeted its unproven benefits in a way critics say put...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 12, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse in Marseille Tags: France Coronavirus Europe Infectious diseases Science Medical research World news Health Drugs Microbiology Source Type: news

There is a entire state without energy and water in Brazil. Food and water shortages, people can't acess their credit cards, riots. and...
There are neighborhoods in Macapá with less than two hours of supply, and quilombola communities in the dark (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bolsonaro says Brazilians must not be ‘sissies’ about coronavirus, as ‘all of us are going to die one day’
Brazil remains in the throes of one of the world™s worst coronavirus outbreaks. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Professional Bull Riders ’ World Finals: Can Anyone Catch Jose Vitor Leme?
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Only CBS CBS Sports Network PBR Ryan Mayer Source Type: news

A survey dataset to evaluate the changes in mobility and transportation due to COVID-19 travel restrictions in Australia, Brazil, China, Ghana, India, Iran, Italy, Norway, South Africa, United States - Barbieri DM, Lou B, Passavanti M, Hui C, Lessa DA, Maharaj B, Banerjee A, Wang F, Chang K, Naik B, Yu L, Liu Z, Sikka G, Tucker A, Foroutan Mirhosseini A, Naseri S, Qiao Y, Gupta A, Abbas M, Fang K, Ghasemi N, Peprah P, Goswami S, Hessami A, Agarwal N, Lam L, Adomako S.
COVID-19 pandemic has heavily impacted the global community. To curb the viral transmission, travel restrictions have been enforced across the world. The dataset documents the mobility disruptions and the modal shifts that have occurred as a consequence of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Association between homicide rates and suicide rates: a countrywide longitudinal analysis of 5507 Brazilian municipalities - Machado DB, Mcdonald K, Castro-de-Araujo LFS, Devakumar D, Alves FJO, Kiss L, Lewis G, Barreto ML.
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the association between homicide and suicide rates in Brazilian municipalities over a period of 7 years. DESIGN: We conducted a longitudinal ecological study using annual mortality data from 5507 Brazilian municipalities between ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Studies detail impact of mammal species decline in Neotropics
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Group led by Brazilian ecologist shows defaunation wiped out 40% of the ecosystem services provided or supported by mammals, such as ecotourism, disease control and soil formation. Large-bodied mammals are disappearing fastest. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 11, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Backers blast halt to Brazil trials of Chinese-made vaccine
Brazil’s health regulator has halted clinical trials of the potential coronavirus vaccine CoronaVac, citing an “adverse, serious event.” (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Brazil Halts Trial of Chinese Coronavirus Vaccine, CoronaVac
The government offered little explanation as to why it had stopped testing a promising coronavirus shot; an institute involved in the trial said a participant ’s death was unrelated to the vaccine. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sui-Lee Wee and Ernesto Londo ño Tags: Sinovac Biotech Ltd Clinical Trials Politics and Government Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Brazil China Bolsonaro, Jair (1955- ) Source Type: news

Enslaved people rescued from illegal Brazilian gold mine
Authorities raided a mine run by Raimunda Oliveira Nunes, who is on Brazil’s ‘dirty list’ of people using slave labour. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazil faces political backlash after trial of China-developed Covid vaccine is halted
Beijing dealt blow in effort to use pharma sector for post-pandemic diplomatic outreach (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - November 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Brazil regulator under fire after halting China-developed Covid vaccine trial
Beijing dealt blow in effort to use pharma sector for post-pandemic diplomatic outreach (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - November 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Brazil Suspends Trials Of China ’s Covid-19 Vaccine After ‘Serious Adverse Event’
The vaccine maker claims that the incident has nothing to do with the vaccine. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Siladitya Ray, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Source Type: news

Brazil suspends trial of Chinese-developed Covid-19 vaccine
Beijing suffers setback in effort to use pharma sector for post-pandemic diplomatic outreach (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - November 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Halted Brazil trials of Chinese-made vaccine cause surprise
Brazil’s health regulator has halted clinical trials of the potential coronanvirus vaccine CoronaVac, citing an “adverse, serious event." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Covid: China's Sinovac vaccine trial halted in Brazil
The Sinovac clinical trial has been suspended after a "severe adverse" incident, say authorities. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazil halts trials of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine
Trials stopped after ‘adverse’ incident involving vaccine that has become political football in Brazil. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazil suspends Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine trial due to adverse event
"It's a death that has no relation with the vaccine and as such it is not the moment to interrupt the trials." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes epidemic detected among Xavante indigenous community in Central Brazil
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Researchers examine retinas and find high prevalence of type 2 diabetes as well as ocular problems caused by the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 10, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Brazil has by far the most expensive iPhone 12 in the world, at least for now
While the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max went up for pre-order last Friday, the company also announced that its full lineup of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jair Bolsonaro says he might not run for re-election
The Brazilian far-right politician admits several South American countries are turning to the left. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fury in Brazil over humiliation of woman at rape trial
SAO PAOLO — Outrage erupted in Brazil Tuesday (Nov 3) over video footage of a rape trial where the defendant's attorney verbally... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facial injuries and the gender issue: expressions of violence in a metropolitan region of northeastern Brazil - Cavalcante GMS, Bernardino M, N óbrega LM, Ferreira RC, Ferreira e Ferreira E, d'Ávila S.
The aims of this investigation were to describe the profile of men and women victims of violence and identify factors associated with the severity of facial trauma. A retrospective study was carried out from 762 records of victims attended at the Institute... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nuances between Safer Access and armed conflict in the context of primary healthcare in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Santos RSD, Mour ão LC, Almeida ACV, Daher DV, Santos KMD, Brazolino LD.
Armed violence is a contemporary phenomenon that has impacted the field of health as an obstacle to some services. With the expansion of Family Health Strategy units in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, family health teams are present in territories with frequent ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Transport accident mortality time trend and spatial distribution in Piau í, Brazil, 2000-2017 - Sousa RA, Sousa CMS, Silva FRSE, Rodrigues MTP, Cardoso OO, Mascarenhas MDM.
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the time trend and spatial distribution of transport accident (TA) mortality in Piau í, from 2000 to 2017. METHODS: An ecological time series study was conducted using Mortality Information System (SIM) data on TA mortality among ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

The profile of bicycle users, their perceived difficulty to cycle, and the most frequent trip origins and destinations inAracaju, Brazil - Thuany M, N Melo JC, B Tavares JP, M J Santos F, C M Silva E, O Werneck A, Dantas S, Ferrari G, S á TH, R Silva D.
The objective of this study was to describe the profile of bicycle users, their perceived difficulty to cycle, and the most frequent trip origins and destinations in Aracaju, Northeast Brazil. Our cross-sectional study sampled 1001 participants and we coll... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Sexually transmitted infections in women deprived of liberty in Roraima, Brazil - Benedetti MSG, Nogami ASA, Costa BB, Fons êca HIF, Costa IDS, Almeida IS, Miranda L, Conchy MMM, Bentes RS, Higa SN, Israel TS, Fonseca AJ.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the prevalence of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B infection among women deprived of liberty in the state of Roraima, Brazil, and its correlation with perceptions, knowledge and behavioral factors. METHOD: This is a cross-sectional ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news