Scientists explain the crucial role of motor proteins in cell division
(Ruđer Bo š ković Institute) Proper chromosome segregation into two future daughter cells requires the mitotic spindle to elongate in anaphase. However, although some candidate proteins are implicated in this process, the molecular mechanism that drives spindle elongation in human cells has been unknown, until now! Researchers at the Croatian Ru?er Bo š kovi? Institute (RBI) have discovered the exact molecular mechanism of bridging microtubules sliding and its role in proper distribution of genetic material during cell division. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2020 double crisis in Croatia: earthquakes in the time of COVID-19 - Mar šanić VB, Dobrović N, Tadić MF, Flander GB.
The pandemic caused by COVID-19 has been an unprecedented health and social emergency worldwide during 2020 that still continues. Although the rate of COVID-19 infection among young children and adolescents is low, there are numerous pandemic-related me... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Research reveals oldest documented site of indiscriminate mass killing
(University of Wyoming) DNA, archaeological and skeletal evidence demonstrates an indiscriminate massacre and haphazard burial of 41 individuals from an early pastoralist community in what is now eastern Croatia 6,200 years ago. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prion diseases: new clues in the structure of prion proteins
(Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati) A new study carried out by SISSA - Scuola Internazionale Superiore di StudiAvanzati in collaboration with other institutions including Genos Glycoscience. Research Laboratory from Zagreb, Croatia and Elettra Sincrotrone Trieste,provides important information on the differences in structures of the prions, proteins responsible for diseases that at the state of the art are incurable. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 19, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

20.5m years of life may have been lost to Covid across 81 countries, study finds
Data shows Covid has taken far greater toll than flu, to which it is often dismissively comparedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than 20.5 million years of life may have been lost to the coronavirus pandemic in 81 countries of the world, according to a new study that exposes the fallacy that those who die would have soon done so even if they had not caught Covid-19.While Covid deaths are often compared dismissively to those from flu, which kills many elderly and frail individuals every year, the study shows the coronavirus has taken a significantly greater toll. In those countries that...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 18, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Tags: Coronavirus Health UK news World news Infectious diseases Science Society Peru Belgium Croatia South Korea Greece Americas Asia Pacific Europe Source Type: news

#Icare4Rare campaign launches to raise awareness ahead of Rare Disease Week 2021
For many of the 30 million people affected by rare disease in the EU, lack of effective treatments and discrepancies in access and diagnosis are still common issues. Strong political will, innovation and further cooperation between countries remain vital to improve outcomes and transform their quality of life.To help raise awareness of rare disease, Reuters Events, Biogen and EU40 have collaborated to launch the #Icare4rare campaign to give prominence to Rare Disease Week 2021.Andrea Corazza, Head of Brussels Liaison Office, Public Policy& Government Affairs, Biogen, says: “With this campaign, we want to help put...
Source: EyeForPharma - February 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Izzy Gladstone Source Type: news

The wars in Former Yugoslavia continue in the classroom
(University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Humanities) According to the Education Act, schools in the ethnically divided Bosnia and Herzegovina must teach students " democratic ideals in a multicultural society. " But according to new research from the University of Copenhagen, the opposite happens: Segregated schools perpetuate ethnic divisions between Croats, Serbs and Bosniaks, making reconciliation after the 1992-1995 wars extremely difficult. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Efficient solid-state depolymerization of waste PET
(Ruđer Bo š ković Institute) Despite significant methodological and technological advancements in chemical recycling of synthetic polymers, an effective mechanochemical PET degradation has not yet been described in the scientific literature, until now! Vjekoslav Š trukil from the Rudjer Boskovic Institute (RBI), Zagreb, Croatia, found that the challenging breakdown of waste PET under ambient conditions of temperature and pressure can be achieved by mechanochemical ball milling or vapor-assisted aging. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 25, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Suicide prevention through means restriction: the example of firearms control in Croatia - Bojani ć L, Pitman A, Kapur N.
Restricting access to lethal means of suicide is one of the most effective approaches to suicide prevention, as supported by successive systematic reviews of the international literature.17,42,59,60 Means restriction can operate as a population-based ap... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Presentation of victims in the press coverage of child sexual abuse in Croatia - Popovi ć S.
A content analysis of Croatian daily newspapers was conducted to clarify how these media outlets present CSA victims, any correlation between the use of victim-blaming, stereotyping, and endangering practices for victims, and to determine the predictors ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

National cancer control plan in Croatia: projected improvements in cancer outcomes at acceptable cost
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - January 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Croatia, Killing 5
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strong 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits central Croatia
Buildings in central Croatia collapse as earthquake is felt throughout the country and in neighbouring Serbia, Bosnia. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Construction worker died after fall from ladder – why was his death blamed on COVID?
(Natural News) A 51-year-old Croatian man fell off a ladder and died in a workplace accident, but his cause of death may surprise you. It wasn’t the impact of the fall or brain damage that was ultimately listed as his cause of death – it was coronavirus. This is according to the Journal of Forensic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Builder, 51, who died after falling from 10ft ladder was killed by coronavirus
Doctors diagnosed acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in a post-mortem on the man in Croatia. They said this had been triggered by the virus, and was the cause of death. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands march in Croatia to honor war city despite virus
Thousands have marched to commemorate the suffering of Croatia's eastern city of Vukovar during the 1991-95 war despite a persisting surge in cases of the new coronavirus in the country (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Russian vaccine may be available to Moscow residents next month
Moscow creates vaccination network;European Commission head warns EU hospitals ‘at risk of being overwhelmed’ by Covid;Japan passes 100,000 casesUS nears 9m casesWhite House taskforce warns of ‘unrelenting’ Covid spreadAngela Merkel heckled by German MPs over lockdownTaiwan marks 200 days without domestic infectionLarge China outbreak linked to Xinjiang forced labour12.20pmGMTCovid-19 infections are rocketing across the Western Balkans with hospitals close to being overwhelming by incoming patients, prompting a race to build additional clinics with case numbers likely to peak in coming weeks.Croatia...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 30, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh (now); Aamna Mohdin and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Europe US news UK news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Europe ’s Second Wave of COVID-19 is Being Driven by Two Countries. Here’s Why
Europe is clearly in the grip of a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. In the past week, countries throughout Europe—including Belgium, Croatia, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, the U.K, and Ukraine—have all recorded their highest daily caseloads since the pandemic started. But two of these stand out. As of Oct. 25, Belgium and the Czech Republic are currently reporting about 146 and 115 new daily cases per 100,000 people, respectively, according to TIME’s coronavirus tracker, which compiles data from Johns Hopkins University. That’s dramatically higher ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline Roache Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Londontime Source Type: news

The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Weakening Democracy Around the World, Report Finds
Governments around the world are using the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to restrict freedoms, punish independent news operations and attack minorities, according to a global survey by Freedom House, the U.S.-based nonprofit known for its annual assessment of global democracy. The report, published Friday, found that 91 countries have imposed new controls on news media because of the pandemic, and at least 72 have restricted free speech or criticism of the government. The measures extend from countries rated as “Free,” such as India, to those judged “Partly Free,” like the Philippines, to the &ldqu...
Source: TIME: Health - October 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Karl Vick Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

Neanderthal genes increase risk of serious Covid-19, study claims
Strand of DNA inherited by modern humans is linked to likelihood of falling severely illCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageModern humans and Neanderthals could be forgiven for having other issues on their minds when they interbred in the stone age. But according to researchers, those ancient couplings laid a grim foundation for deaths around the world today.Scientists have claimed that a strand of DNA that triples the risk of developing severe Covid-19 was passed on from Neanderthals to modern humans. The genetic endowment, a legacy from more than 50,000 years ago, has left about 16% of Europ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 30, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Science Neanderthals Coronavirus outbreak Health Genetics Infectious diseases Croatia Anthropology Source Type: news

World Evidence-based Healthcare Day on 20 October: get involved
The inaugural World Evidence-based Healthcare (EBHC) Day will be held on 20 October 2020 and spotlights the global impact of EBHC on health research, policy, practice and patient outcomes. This year ’s theme is ‘from evidence to impact’.Cochrane andsix global leaders in evidence-based healthcare, led byJBI, are coordinating the worldwide initiative, which aims to create awareness of the need for better evidence to inform healthcare policy, practice and decision making in order to improve health outcomes globally.Online World EBHC Day event with WHO -  COVID-19: evidence challenges and lessons learned...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 14, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Nearly 3,000 people in UK test positive in 24 hours – as it happened
Significant rise in UKwith 2,988 new cases; Netanyahu backtracks on lockdowns for cities with high infection rates; thousands attend protests against measuresin Croatia and Italy. This blog is closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog hereWith other cities in lockdown, why isn ’t London having a second wave?Health experts welcome Melbourne extension but question curfewCovid-19 ‘could be endemic in deprived parts of England’Kamala Harris says she wouldn ’t trust Trump on Covid vaccine‘Drenched in the virus’: was this Austrian ski resort a Covid ground zero?11.58pmBSTWe ’v...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 6, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Clea Skopeliti (now); Aaron Walawalkar and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news US news UK news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: test MPs daily, says House of Commons Speaker; Melbourne extends lockdown
‘Problem is weekly testing doesn’t tell you anything,’says Lindsay Hoyle; thousands attend protests against measuresin Croatia and ItalyWith other cities in lockdown, why isn ’t London having a second wave?Health experts welcome Melbourne extension but question curfewCovid-19 ‘could be endemic in deprived parts of England’Kamala Harris says she wouldn ’t trust Trump on Covid vaccine‘Drenched in the virus’: was this Austrian ski resort a Covid ground zero?1.38pmBSTAustralia will buy 84.8m vaccine doses at a cost of $1.7bn if two promising Covid-19 vaccine candidates prov...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 6, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Aaron Walawalkar (now) and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news US news UK news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Cochrane International Mobility - Israel J únior Borges do Nascimento
Cochrane is made up of  11,000 members and over 67,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Getting involved in Cochrane ’s work means becoming part of a global community. TheCochrane International Mobility programme connects successful applicants with a placement in a host Cochrane Group, learning more about the production, use, and knowledge translation of Cochrane reviews. The prgramme offers opportunities fo...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 2, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Italy sees 1,000 new cases for first time since May – as it happened
India reports1m daily tests; global death tollpasses 800,000; new restrictions forUK travellers from Croatia. This blog is now closed. Follow latest updates below Coronavirus – latest updates12.57amBSTThis blog is now closed. Follow the latest updates on our live global coverage belowRelated:Coronavirus live news: India nears 3m cases as Australian state of Queensland to announce two new cases12.06amBSTHere the latest key developments at a glance:Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now), Matthew Weaver with Matilda Boseley and Josh Taylor (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

UK coronavirus: Wales to prioritise reopening schools; M & S sandwich supplier closes factory after outbreak – as it happened
Reopening schoolswill be given ‘top priority’, says Welsh first minister;Greencore staff to self-isolate for 14 days; Croatia, Austria and Trinidad and Tobago off safe list from4am SaturdayExclusive: UK ’s cheap food could fuel Covid spread, says WHO envoyCovid eviction threat: reprieve for renters in England and WalesOldham to face tougher restrictions but escapes full lockdownCall to make Covid testing compulsory for universities studentsCoronavirus global updates – live7.03pmBSTThat ’s all from the UK blog today, as always you can continue reading over on our global coronavirus blog after I...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now) and Sarah Marsh (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Birmingham Boris Johnson Infectious diseases Politics Science UK news Medical research Microbiology Source Type: news

UK coronavirus live: scramble to beat quarantine deadline; Wigan to come out of lockdown
Wigan joinstwo Lancashire areas also easing restrictions; Croatia, Austria and Trinidad and Tobago off safe list from4am SaturdayShapps rejects idea of partial quarantine for countriesLockdown fears for Birmingham amid sharp rise in casesRetail sales rise above pre-Covid levelsCovid-19 drives UK national debt to £2tnCoronavirus global updates – live1.13pmBSTTens of thousands of frantic school-leavers are still waiting to hear if they will be accepted at the university of their choice afterreceiving better A-level grades this week. But vice-chancellors are warning that taking large numbers of extra undergraduate...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now) and Sarah Marsh (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Birmingham Boris Johnson Infectious diseases Politics Science UK news Medical research Microbiology Source Type: news

France sees another sharp rise in coronavirus cases with 4,700 new infections - up 1,000 in a day
There have also been spikes in Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Croatia - much of it blamed on holidaying Europeans and youngsters enjoying parties in the summer heatwave. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK coronavirus live: Croatia, Austria and Trinidad and Tobago added to quarantine list – as it happened
Shapps announces change asPortugal added to Covid safe list;Birmingham ‘likely to join Covid watch list’as cases rise; Sturgeon keeps Scotland incurrent state of lockdownas country records 77 new casesPortugal added to Covid safe list as Croatia taken offCoronavirus cases in England rise by 27% in a weekGovernment spends £56m on consultants to help with pandemicEnd of eviction ban ‘could lead to Covid surge’Global coronavirus live: latest updates6.58pmBSTThat ’s all from me today, folks. Thanks for reading. Here is a summary of today’s key events:6.30pmBSTThe shadow transport secre...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 20, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Pidd; Fran Lawther and Kevin Rawlinson Tags: Coronavirus outbreak UK news Education GCSEs A-levels Sixth form Exams Schools Boris Johnson Gavin Williamson Infectious diseases Politics Science Medical research Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Victoria in Australia adds 303 cases as restrictions tighten in Europe
Australian death toll stands at 379; France removed from UK travel corridor; Greece and Croatia impose midnight curfew on bars and restaurantsFrance could add British visitors to quarantine list after UK measuresUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine list‘Critical moment’: Spain sees cases rise againUS coronavirus death toll ‘to hit 200,000 by Labor Day’4.22amBSTHere is a little more on those New Zealand numbers:New Zealand reported seven new cases of coronavirus up to Saturday morning after a lockdown in Auckland was extended.Related:New Zealand coronavirus: seven new cases confirmed3.59amBST...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Michael McGowan Tags: World news Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Italy orders travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and Greece to be tested as cases rise
France and Spain report highest post-lockdown cases; more than60,000 new cases in India for third day running; New Zealand outbreakspreadsUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listUK government quietly drops 1.3m Covid tests from England tallyFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus updates – live12.30pmBSTHungary,Romania andBulgaria have suffered their worst quarterly downturns in decades because of the pandemic, according to official data published in the three EU members Friday.The news agency, Agence France-Presse, reports thatHun...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 14, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Pidd (now); Josh Halliday, Helen Sullivan and Ben Doherty (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Toxicity prediction and effect characterization of 90 pharmaceuticals and illicit drugs measured in plasma of fish from a major European river (Sava, Croatia) - Malev O, Lovri ć M, Stipaničev D, Repec S, Martinović-Weigelt D, Zanella D, Ivanković T, Sindičić Đuretec V, Barišić J, Li M, Klobučar G.
Chemical analysis of plasma samples of wild fish from the Sava River (Croatia) revealed the presence of 90 different pharmaceuticals/illicit drugs and their metabolites (PhACs/IDrgs). The concentrations of these PhACs/IDrgs in plasma were 10 to 1000 times ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The Guardian view on Covid-19's resurgence: we can make ourselves safer | Editorial
The picture in Europe and further afield is grim. But we must not resign ourselves to a large-scale recurrence of coronavirusIs the brief respite over? In England, and other European nations hit hard by coronavirus, bars and cafes have reopened, and people have begun to fly abroad again for holidays. Guests have gathered for weddings. Babies have met their grandparents for the first time.Though many remain wary, the government ’s keenness to get back to business has encouraged a dangerous sense of complacency; some are increasingly casual in following the rules. Less than two weeks ago, Boris Johnson made the remarka...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 29, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Editorial Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science Boris Johnson Politics Source Type: news

Global report: obey rules to avoid second Covid-19 lockdown, leaders warn
Countries around the world battle to contain rises in numbers of new infectionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFrance ’s health minister, Olivier V éran, has warned that the struggle with coronavirus virus will be long, and that a second national lockdown will be avoided only if people stick to physical distancing rules.His comments came as the USdeath toll from the virus approached 150,000 and asRussia’s president, Vladimir Putin, said the recent improvement in his country could quickly be reversed.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 29, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Peter Beaumont, Kim Willsher and agencies Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science France Russia Belgium Spain Luxembourg Croatia Hong Kong Saudi Arabia World news Source Type: news

Belgium, Luxembourg and Croatia may join Spain on England ’s Covid-19 quarantine list
Ministers monitoring potential second wave of pandemic in parts of EuropeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTravellers returning to England from Belgium and Luxembourg could have quarantine restrictions reimposed in the next two days, as ministers grapple to contain any fresh threat from a potential second wave of coronavirus in some European countries.Related:Testing for Covid-19 on arrival in UK is no 'silver bullet', says ministerContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 29, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Belgium Europe Infectious diseases Science World news UK news Source Type: news

Psychiatric and forensic characteristics of sex offenders with child and with adult victims - Arbanas G, Marinovi ć P, Buzina N.
This study presents psychiatric and forensic characteristics of people accused of a sexual crime and sent for evaluation. Data were drawn from the only institutional psychiatric forensic assessment center in Croatia, during a 9-year period, from January 1,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Jasenovac - Byard RW.
Jasenovac was a camp run by the Usta še Supervisory Service (UNS) of the Independent State of Croatia during World War II. It was located approximately 100 km south-east of Zagreb on the banks of the Sava River. Although the purpose of, and number of death... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Croatia parliament approves new government after election
Croatia's parliament has approved a new government that is led by a conservative party that won a parliamentary election earlier this month (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Two Cochrane Croatia members receive awards from the city of Split for 2019
Irena Zakarija Grkovi ć, co-director of Cochrane Croatia, and Matko Marušić, head of quality assurance at Cochrane Croatia, both received awards from the city of Split.  The Split City Council, on May 4, 2020, decided that the traditional awards of the city of Split should be given to two members of theCochrane  Croatia. The personal award was given to Irena Zakarija Grkovi ć, co-director of Cochrane Croatia, for selfless commitment and work on the popularization of breastfeeding. A second award was given to Matko Marušić, head of quality assurance at Cochrane Croatia, for the boo...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 8, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Two Cohrane Croatia members receive awards from the city of Split for 2019
Irena Zakarija Grkovi ć, co-director of Cochrane Croatia, and Matko Marušić, head of quality assurance at Cochrane Croatia, both received awards from the city of Split.  The Split City Council, on May 4, 2020, decided that the traditional awards of the city of Split should be given to two members of theCochrane  Croatia. The personal award was given to Irena Zakarija Grkovi ć, co-director of Cochrane Croatia, for selfless commitment and work on the popularization of breastfeeding. A second award was given to Matko Marušić, head of quality assurance at Cochrane Croatia, for the boo...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 8, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Croatia's opposition leader stepping down after vote defeat
The leader of Croatia’s main liberal opposition party announced his resignation a day after a crushing defeat in the country’s parliamentary election held amid a coronavirus spike (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Croatia's ruling conservatives win big in parliamentary vote
The ruling conservatives overwhelmingly won Croatia’s parliamentary elections held Sunday amid a spike in new coronavirus cases as the latest European Union member state leaned further to the right (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Prague train with 500 tourists boosts Croatia tourism hopes
A train carrying about 500 tourists from the Czech Republic and Slovakia has arrived to Croatia as the country seeks to attract visitors after easing lockdown measures against the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Croatia sets border restrictions for other Balkan countries
Croatia has announced border restrictions for the citizens of several other Balkan countries after a spike in cases of the coronavirus and an outbreak at an exhibition tennis tournament organized by top-ranked Novak Djokovic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Novak Djokovic Tests Positive for Coronavirus After Playing Series of Tennis Matches With Zero Social Distancing
(BELGRADE, Serbia) — Top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic announced Tuesday he and his wife have COVID-19 after he played in a series of exhibition matches he organized in Serbia and Croatia with zero social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic. Raising questions about the full-fledged return of tennis, including the U.S. Open, planned for August, Djokovic — who stands third in the history of men’s tennis with 17 Grand Slam titles — is the fourth player to test positive for the illness after participating in the matches held in Belgrade and Zadar, Croatia. The others were three-time Grand Sla...
Source: TIME: Health - June 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dusan Stojanovic / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk wire Source Type: news

Successful 40-hour online training course hosted by Cochrane Sweden
In May 2020,Cochrane Sweden organised a one week, 40-hour online training course attracting 26 doctoral students and Cochraneities from all around the world. This training event was co-organised with the support ofCochrane Nordic,Cochrane Norway,Cochrane Sustainable Health Care and theFaculty of Medicine of Lund University.Morning sessions organised via zoom videolink included lectures and hands-on training on all steps of the systematic review process, from registering the title, defining the research question, discussing on issues around structure and registration of the protocol, searching, assessing the risk of bias, w...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 19, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

A Neandertal from Chagyrskaya Cave
(Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology) Until now, only the genomes of two Neandertals have been sequenced to high quality: one from Vindjia Cave in modern-day Croatia and one from Denisova Cave in Siberia's Altai Mountains. A research team led by Svante P ä ä bo from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, has now sequenced the genome of a third Neandertal whose remains were found - 106 kilometres away from the latter site - in Chagyrskaya Cave. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 17, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Croatian charity offers help as lives turn during outbreak
If it hadn’t been for Igor Loparic and his charity, many in the northern Croatian Istria region wouldn’t be able to cope with the crisis brought on by the new coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Earthquake in the time of COVID-19: the story from Croatia (CroVID-20) - Čivljak R, Markotić A, Capak K.
... At the end of the fourth week of the COVID-19 epidemic in Croatia, a total of 206 cases had been confirmed, with 49 newly diagnosed on 21 March 2020. When we thought that nothing worse could happen, on 22 March 2020, the citizens of Zagreb, the capital... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news