Cochrane Bosnia and Herzegovina symposium called'Cochrane for everyone' held at Medical School in Mostar
Cochrane Bosnia and Herzegovina second scientific symposium took place on Friday January 17th in front of the full auditorium of the University of Mostar School of Medicine.The theme of the   symposium was'Cochrane for everyone'and it attracted huge interest from the media, medical students, and clinicians. Below is just a sample of some of the media coverage:Cochrane simpozij: Bolje dono šenje odluka po vlastito zdravlje i zdravstvenu politikuSimpozij'Cochrane za sve'okupio stru čnjake iz BiH i HrvatskeMe đunarodni znanstveni simpozij u MostaruOdr žan 2. znanstveni BH Cochrane simpozijZnanstveni BH Cochrane...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 19, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Croatia bans all small mail packages from China in effort to contain coronavirus outbreak
(Natural News) As a drastic precautionary measure, the European nation of Croatia has implemented a new ban on all small packages shipped from China to Croatia using the Croatian Post (Hrvatska posta), as well as anything ordered and sent from China using AliExpress. Even though the Wuhan coronavirus (CoVid-19) has yet to reach Croatia as... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dark Triad and estimated probability of sexual coercion - Pavlovi ć T, Markotić A, Bartolin A.
The aim of this research was to investigate differences in the estimated tendency of using sexual coercion with respect to the Dark Triad (DT) of a target profile. The sample consisted of Croatian students (N  = 1107) who observed a profile of a person ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

eHealthWeek 2020 Croatia - Trusted Information: Transforming Health & Care for All
15 - 17 April 2020, Rovinj, Croatia. In its capacity of hosting the upcoming Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Croatian Ministry of Health is in preparations to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the renowned eHealth conference, Europe's largest high-level digital health event. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - January 22, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

Correlates of adolescent ambiguity in defining their experience of sexual victimization in two large-scale Croatian samples - Cohen NL, Stulhofer A.
Adolescents are at increased risk for sexual victimization compared to other age groups and sexual abuse in adolescence is associated with negative health outcomes in adulthood. Sexual experiences are often conceptualized as either consensual or coercive s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tuberculosis and Fungal Co-infection of Fungal Infections, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Croatia, During Past Two Years
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 10, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Dogs show a nose for archaeology by sniffing out 3,000 year old tombs
Trained canines help locate burial sites dating back to the iron age in CroatiaThe scent-tracking abilities of trained dogs have helped archaeologists discover iron age tombs in Croatia dating back nearly three thousand years.The dogs sniffed out burial chests containing human bones and artefacts in a hilltop fort in the Velebit mountains along the Adriatic coast. Experts have said that using dogs could be a good way to identify archaeological sites, as it is less destructive than many traditional methods.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 25, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Joshua Rapp Learn Tags: Archaeology Dogs Animals Croatia Science World news Europe Source Type: news

Staff reports of bullying and intervention strategies in Croatian care and correctional institutions for youth - Sekol I, Farrington DP.
This study compares staff reports of bullying among institutionalized youth with residents' own self-reported prevalence of bullying and victimization collected in the previous study (the Self-Report Study on Bullying in Croatian Residential Care [SSBCRC])... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How Common is Lyme Disease Globally and in Urban Settings?
Discussion Lyme disease (LD) is caused by several genospecies of Borrelia burgdorferi senu lato that are transmitted by ticks of the Ixodes ricinus complex. In the U.S. and Europe it is the most common vector-borne disease. It is named for Lyme, Connecticut in the 1970s when it was “discovered,” but there are reports of LD-type disease in Europe since 1883. There are 18 distinct genospecies with B. afzelii, B. garinii and B. burgdorferi sensu stricto being the 3 most common ones causing human infection. There are many species of Ixodes ticks but only 4 commonly bite humans. Ixodes ricinus mainly in Europe, I, p...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 14, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Researchers Discover What Became of a Lost Continent, Now Hidden Under the Adriatic Sea
Researchers with Utrecht University in the Netherlands have uncovered what became of a lost continent that broke off from Africa and wedged itself under Europe, creating mountain ranges that span across 30 different countries from Spain to Iran. “What we have studied is the very complex history of the geology of the Mediterranean region,” Utrecht professor Douwe van Hinsbergen, the lead researcher on the project, tells TIME. Researchers had already known for decades that a continent created the mountain ranges of Europe and the Middle East. “What that continent might have looked like, however, was until n...
Source: TIME: Science - September 25, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized adriatic sea europe geology onetime Science Source Type: news

Cochrane International Mobility – launch of pilot programme
Getting involved in Cochrane ’s work means becoming part of a global community. Connect with Cochrane Groups across the world through the Cochrane International Mobility programme!TheCochrane International Mobility programme builds on previoussuccessful student exchanges involving Cochrane Centres around the world. A broader initiative involving twelve Cochrane Groups has now been launched as a pilot by Cochrane People Services Department.Successful applicants will complete a placement in a host Group, learning more about the production, use and knowledge translation of Cochrane reviews.Gain skills and experienc...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane International Mobility
Getting involved in Cochrane ’s work means becoming part of a global community. Connect with Cochrane Groups across the world through the Cochrane International Mobility programme!TheCochrane International Mobility programme builds on previoussuccessful student exchanges involving Cochrane Centres around the world. A broader initiative involving multiple Cochrane Groups has  been launched by Cochrane People Services Department.Successful applicants will complete a placement in a host Group, learning more about the production, use and knowledge translation of Cochrane reviews.Gain skills and experienceArrang...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Visit the Cochrane Community Exhibition Stand at the Colloquium
The Cochrane Community Exhibition Stand has traditionally been a hub of activity and a gathering point for both members, staff, and for those new to Cochrane. Come chat to us, get your questions answered, and learn more about Cochrane!Our annual event, theCochrane Colloquium, brings together members of the community, staff, and newcomers to Cochrane. Amongst the wide range of workshops, activities, social events, and support we are offering, we would like to ensure that consumers, students, early career professionals, and first time Colloquium participants have easily identifiable people to ask questions to and the chance ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 26, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Deformed Skulls Mark a Historic Migration Into Europe
Human remains found in Croatia with signs of artificial cranial deformation provide the earliest genetic evidence of the presence of people from East Asia in Europe. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JoAnna Klein Tags: Archaeology and Anthropology Skull (Body Part) Bones PLoS One (Journal) Croatia East Asia your-feed-science Source Type: news

Former tennis champion Jelena Dokic reveals her 45 kilo weight loss
Former Australian tennis champion Jelena Dokic has debuted her 45 kilo weight loss while on holidays in Croatia, crediting a specific diet for helping her shed the fat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RIT's Callie Babbitt receives Fulbright US Scholar Award
(Rochester Institute of Technology) Callie Babbitt, an associate professor in RIT's Golisano Institute for Sustainability, has received a Fulbright US Scholar Program award to study sustainable solutions that will address the growing challenge of food waste management along Croatia's Adriatic coast. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Croatia's drugs wholesalers limit hospital deliveries as debts rise
Croatian drug wholesalers have decided to limit deliveries of medicines to some hospitals in a row over mounting debts and urged the government to pay immediately at least half of them now totaling 2.6 billion kuna ($396 million). (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Over 30 Injured in Fire at Migrant Center in Bosnia
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A fire engulfed a migrant center in northwestern Bosnia on Saturday, injuring 32 people and forcing some to jump out the windows to escape the blaze, police said. The blaze erupted early in the morning in the center in Velika Kladusa, which hosts some 500 migrants who have become stuck in the impoverished Balkan country while trying to move toward wealthier nations in Western Europe. The blaze likely started accidently from a cooking device, said local police spokesman Ale Siljdedic. It spread swiftly, sending the migrants fleeing the building, with some jumping to safety out the w...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - June 3, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International News Source Type: news

Cochrane April - June 2019: Highlights from Q2
Cochrane is for anyone interested in using high-quality information to make health decisions. Whether you are a doctor or nurse, patient or carer, researcher or funder, Cochrane evidence provides a powerful tool to enhance your healthcare knowledge and decision making. Our mission is to promote evidence-informed health decision-making by producing high-quality, relevant, accessible systematic reviews and other synthesized research evidence. April to June 2019, was a busy quarter for Cochrane! Here we provide some highlights of the second quarter of the year.Cochrane produces high-quality, relevant, up-to-datesystemati...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

11th Croatian Cochrane Symposium (CroCoS)
 The 8th May was a hub of excitement at the University of Split School of Medicine as members ofCochrane Croatia were getting ready to host their 11th Annual Croatian Cochrane Symposium. This year ’s CroCoS was co-organised with the Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty of the University of Split, represented by Assist. Prof. Darko Hren.Thanks to collaboration between Prof. Ana Maru šić, Research Coordinator for Cochrane Croatia, and member of Cochrane’s Scientific Committee, and Howard White, CEO ofCampbell Collaboration, the 11th Croatian Cochrane Symposium was dedicated to systematic reviews in...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 13, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane in Everyday Life - Fluoride toothpastes of different concentrations for preventing dental caries
Conclusions:There are benefits of using fluoride toothpaste at certain strengths to prevent tooth decay when compared with non-fluoride toothpaste. The stronger the fluoride concentration, the more decay is prevented. For many of the comparisons of different strengths of toothpaste, the findings are uncertain and could be challenged by further research.The choice of fluoride toothpaste for young children should be balanced against the riskof fluorosis.Plain language summary:available inEnglish,Spanish,French,Croatian,Japanese,Malay, andPolish, andRussian.Note worthy mentions:Blog post:Which strength of fluoride in toothpas...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 6, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Croatia to Start the Exchange of ePrescriptions and Patient Summaries
For summer season, Croatia will dispense ePrescriptions for Finnish citizens and allow the access of Czech patient summaries, while Croatians travelling Estonia can get their ePrescriptions dispensed there. These exchanges will now be possible as the eHealth Network, comprising e-health agencies in Europe, agreed on 2 April 2019 that (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Development Research and Development Source Type: news

Verifying the ecological model of peer aggression on Croatian students - Velki T.
Using the ecological approach, the goal of this study was to determine the predictors of physical and verbal peer aggressive behavior. The participants were 880 school students from the fifth to eighth grade (48% boys and 52% girls) and the same number of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Contribution of sociodemographic factors to different engagement of children in peer violence - Alajbeg A, Kova čević S.
Peer violence among children continues to rise both in Croatia and around the world, and it represents a serious global problem. Children can be engaged in peer violence in the roles of bullies, victims, active assistants, reinforcers, defenders, and bysta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Research Synthesis 2019 including pre-conference symposium: Big Data in Psychology
(Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID)) Research Synthesis 2019 -- including the Big Data Symposium is taking place in Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 27-31, 2019. The event is organized by ZPID -- Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information. The early bird fee applies until April 5. There is a special offer for 10 Ph.D. or master students: free registration plus a travel grant amounting to € 250. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Advocacy coalitions in transport policy: a case of rail sector in Croatia - Poljak.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

FDA Head Says the Federal Government May Have to Set Vaccine Policies If State Laws Continue to Allow Outbreaks
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said the federal government might someday regulate vaccine policies if “lax” state vaccine laws “force [its] hand” by allowing the resurgence of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles to continue. Vaccine laws are currently decided at the state level. While all 50 states require certain vaccines for students, all but three — California, Mississippi and West Virginia — allow non-medical exemptions for people who have either religious or philosophical beliefs contrary to vaccination. But with preventable diseases like me...
Source: TIME: Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Infectious Disease onetime Source Type: news

Concussion knowledge among family physicians in Croatia - Herceg M, Kalcina LL, Lusic I.
The objective of this study was to administer and analyze results of a survey targeting knowledge about concussion symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and expected recovery among family medicine specialists in the Split-Dalmatia County of Croatia. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Overdose mortality rates in Croatia and factors associated with self-reported drug overdose among persons who inject drugs in three Croatian cities - Handanagic S, Bo žičević I, Sekerija M, Rutherford GW, Begovac J.
BACKGROUND: Drug overdose is the major cause of morbidity and mortality among persons who inject drugs (PWID). We assessed factors associated with the non-fatal drug overdose among PWID in three Croatian cities and national trends of overdose-related morta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Cochrane Croatia celebrates its 10th birthday
On Friday, 7th December, Cochrane enthusiasts gathered at the University of Split School of Medicine to celebrate the 10th anniversary ofCochrane Croatia.Cochrane Croatia was founded as a Branch of the Italian Cochrane Centre on 8thDecember, 2008, ten years following initial discussions betweenProf. Ana Maru šić, Sir Iain Chalmersand Prof. Alessandro Liberati. Prof. Peter Tugwell, and his team, were instrumental in building capacity within Cochrane Croatia, along with the Mami ć family who warmly welcomed several members of Cochrane Croatia into their family home, in Ottawa. Together, with the support of the Itali...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 14, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cheese Helped Fuel Early Farmers in Europe
Scientists have found traces of the dairy product in 7,200-year-old pottery in Croatia. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - December 1, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Notebook Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Doctors of the World has been chosen by The BMJ for its Christmas appeal
The British Medical Journal is supporting the life saving work  of volunteer doctors who help the most vulnerable patients wherever they are; from Bangladesh to Bethnal Green, from Yemen to the Ukraine and much more. Your donation to the BMJ Christmas Appeal could feed families in Yemen, or help pregnant women give safe births in the UK, or Syrian refugees with mental health services in Jordan. Making sure nobody suffers or dies because they can’t access health care. Thank you Why are we raising funds? We believe that nobody should suffer or die because they can’t access healthcare. Yes, many people, a...
Source: Doctors of the World News - November 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: dotw.admin Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Giving children a voice
Only last month Karen was celebrating after winning the teaching and learning support staff category at the National Association for Special Educational Needs’ annual awards. The category is open to “anyone in a teaching and learning support role who has demonstrated commitment and excellent practice which has improved the outcomes for children and young people with special educational needs”. Karen (pictured above) has worked at St Giles for almost 18 years and described the awards ceremony, held at London’s Waldorf Hotel, as “a lovely evening. I met so many inspirational candidates. “I...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - November 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News deaf members East Midlands education stars in our schools Source Type: news

Acute poisonings in Croatia: differences in epidemiology, associated comorbidities and final outcomes - a single-centre 15-year follow-up - Klobu čar I, Potočnjak I, Dumancic J, Stemberger K, Čupić M, Kokotović T, Kucijan Z, Degoricija V.
PURPOSE: To determine the demographic and social characteristics of acutely intoxicated patients in the emergency department (ED), intention of drug/chemical intake, main toxic agents, outcomes and time trends for all variables. METHODS: This prosp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Global Warming Threatens Europe ’ s Public Health
Parched olive groves in northern Croatia, where West Nile Virus has already claimed one victim this year. West Nile Virus infections have sharply increased in Europe this year, the World Health Organisation says, largely due to a longer transmission season in the region which this year saw high temperatures and extended rainy spells followed by dry weather, helping mosquito breeding and propagation. Credit: Ed Holt/IPSBy Ed HoltVIENNA, Sep 13 2018 (IPS)Climate change and health experts are warning of the growing threat to public health in Europe from global warming as rising temperatures help potentially lethal diseases sp...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ed Holt Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Editors' Choice Environment Europe Featured Headlines Health Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) Health and Environment Source Type: news

This 7,200-year-old cheese stands alone among world's oldest
The earliest evidence for cheese making in the Mediterranean has been found in pottery from Croatia's Dalmatian coast, according to a new study. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Accident severity levels and traffic signs interactions in state roads: a seemingly unrelated regression model in unbalanced panel data approach - Xu X, Šarić Ž, Zhu F, Babić D.
This study intended to investigate the interactions between accident severity levels and traffic signs in state roads located in Croatia, and explore the correlation within accident severity levels and heterogeneity attributed to unobserved factors. The da... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Trained bees successfully locate landmines in Croatia
(Natural News) The ongoing effort to detect and disarm forgotten explosives in battlefields around the world has received a new tool. Scottish researchers successfully got honeybees to sniff out old landmines in Croatia, an article on the Daily Express reported. The bees were trained to associate the smell of explosives with food. When they detected... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The depths of the ocean and gut flora unravel the mystery of microbial genes
(Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)) Surprisingly, the functions of a huge number of microbial genes are still unknown. This knowledge gap can be thought of as " genomic dark matter " in microbes, and neither computational biology nor current lab techniques have been able address this gap.This challenge has now been tackled through an international collaboration between the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and two other interdisciplinary research centres, namely the IJS in Ljubljana (Slovenia) and RBI in Zagreb (Croatia). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 17, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

A case of synthetic cannabinoid poisoning in Croatia - Sutlovi ć D, Prkačin I, Vaiano F, Bertol E, Bratinčević MV, Definis-Gojanovic M.
The number of new psychoactive substances (NPS), synthetic cannabinoids (SCs) in particular, is growing constantly. Because of the insufficiently explored effects on consumer health, they have become a major problem in the emergency departments. They are d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Harry Kane shows he’s a leader off the pitch too volunteering with children's charity
HARRY KANE leads England against Croatia tonight, but away from the pitch the World Cup hero supports Noah ’s Ark Children’s Hospice - inspiring others to do the same. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How the psychology of the England football team could change your life
England players seem happier and more grounded – and much of the credit goes to psychologist Pippa Grange. What can the team’s approach teach us all about facing fear and failure?This week, the England midfielder Dele Alli was asked if he was nervous about the big tests up ahead: first, of course, the team ’s semi-final against Croatia on Wednesday. “Excited, not nervous,” he replied. His apparent happiness and confidence reflected an England team that seems transformed from previous incarnations. Where once it was stuffed with entitled, surly stars, burdened with the weight of history and the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 10, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Emine Saner Tags: World Cup 2018 Psychology England Football Sport Science Health & wellbeing Life and style Source Type: news

Common Heart Drug Recalled In 22 Countries For Possible Cancer Link
(CNN) — A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure is being recalled in 22 countries because it contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk. Valsartan is off-patent and is used as a component of other generic medicines. Novartis, the company that originally developed the drug, said Sandoz valsartan and valsartan/HCT film-coated tablets are being recalled since they “do not meet our high quality standards.” Pharmacies in the UK are advised to recall valsartan batches containing medicines made by Dexcel Pharma Ltd and Accord Healthcare. The recall involves about 2...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Valsartan Source Type: news

Elvis Costello Cancels European Tour after Cancer Surgery
The British singer-songwriter has canceled concerts in Britain, Croatia, Austria, Norway and Sweden following the removal of a tumor. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANNA CODREA-RADO Tags: Pop and Rock Music Costello, Elvis Great Britain Cancer Source Type: news

Identifying the safety factors over traffic signs in state roads using a panel quantile regression approach - Šarić Ž, Xu X, Duan L, Babic D.
This study intended to investigate the interactions between accident rate and traffic signs in state roads located in Croatia, and accommodate the heterogeneity attributed to unobserved factors. The data from 130 state roads between 2012 and 201... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Bullying and attitudes toward masculinity in Croatian schools: behavioral and emotional characteristics of students who bully others - Geres N, Orpinas P, Rodin U, Štimac-Grbić D, Mujkić A.
This study compared the following characteristics reported by students who had perpetrated bullying in Croatian schools and those who did not: gender, type of scho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Do natural disasters affect voting behavior? Evidence from Croatian floods - Bovan K, Banai B, Pavela Banai I.
INTRODUCTION: Studies show that natural disasters influence voters' perception of incumbent politicians. To investigate whether voters are prone to punish politicians for events that are out of their control, this study was conducted in the previously unst... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Evidencing protective and risk factors for harmful alcohol drinking in adolescence: a prospective analysis of sport-participation and scholastic-achievement in older adolescents from Croatia - Devcic S, Sekulic D, Ban D, Kutlesa Z, Rodek J, Sajber D.
This study aimed to prospectively investigate the relationships betwe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Rapid seismic risk assessment - Kalman Šipoš T, Hadzima-Nyarko M.
This paper deals with seismic risk on the Croatian territory, especially since population growth in risk-prone areas increases the potential loss due to an earthquake. The net effects of such urbanization factors are examined through the use of simulation ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Alcohol-related injuries among Eastern Croatian university students - Miskulin I, Peek-Asa C, Miskulin M.
The aim of this study was to describe the alcohol consumption patterns and to identify the association of injury with excess drinking among Croatian students. This cross-sectional study was conducted among 845 university students by the use of the WHO AUDI... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news