Czech authorities to cull nearly 140,000 birds at poultry farm where bird flu was detected
Czech authorities will cull nearly 140,000 turkey and chickens at a poultry farm where bird flu was detected, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Toman said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Substance use in Roma population in contact with social workers in the Czech Republic: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey - Chomynova P, Koz ák J, Mravcík V.
An increasing number of studies have focused on the topic of Roma communities and social exclusion in the Czech Republic, however, substance use has been surveyed only marginally. This paper brings new data on the patterns of substance use among Roma popul... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Cochrane Czech Republic seeks PostDoc in Meta-Research in Public Health
Closing: Feb 29 2020The open post-doc position is focused on meta-research in field Public Health. Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation (CEBHC-KT), Institute Biostatistics and Analysis, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University stands on three international pillars:Cochrane Czech Republic, Czech CEBHC: Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence, and Masaryk University GRADE Center (https://cebhckt.med.muni.cz/en/). CEBHC-KT is mainly focused on methodology and conducting Systematic Reviews (meta-analysis, meta-synthesis) and Clinical Practice Guidelines, training in Evidence-Based H...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 27, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane Czech Republic seeks PostDoc in Meta-Research in Rehabilitation and Podiatry
Closing: 29 Feb 2020The open post-doc position is focused on meta-research in field Rehabilitation, Biomechanics, Podiatry, or Public Health. Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation (CEBHC-KT), Institute Biostatistics and Analysis, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University stands on three international pillars:Cochrane Czech Republic, Czech CEBHC: Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence, and Masaryk University GRADE Center (https://cebhckt.med.muni.cz/en/). CEBHC-KT is mainly focused on methodology and conducting Systematic Reviews (meta-analysis, meta-synthesis) and Clinical Practi...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 27, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Czech Republic reports first H5N8 bird flu case in three years
The Czech Republic has its first case of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus in three years after an outbreak was reported on a poultry farm in the country's central region, the State Veterinary Administration said on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Nine researchers receive EMBO Installation Grants to establish independent laboratories
(EMBO) EMBO is pleased to announce that nine life scientists have been selected to receive Installation Grants, which will support them in establishing independent laboratories in the Czech Republic, Poland, Portugal and Turkey. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

4-Year-Old Iowa Girl Blinded After Contracting the Flu
Jade DeLucia, a 4-year-old from Iowa, is back home with her family after being struck with a case of the flu that, after a lengthy hospital stay, has left her blind. Amanda Phillips, the girl’s mother, told reporters that Jade came down with a fever in mid-December, which she initially controlled with medication. “There wasn’t any sign that would’ve told me that something was seriously wrong with her,” Phillips told CNN. Phillips did not immediately respond to TIME’s request for comment. Jade had been vaccinated earlier in 2019, according to a post Phillips wrote on Facebook. But, she ad...
Source: TIME: Health - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jasmine Aguilera Tags: Uncategorized Iowa onetime public health Source Type: news

The prevalence of paraphilic interests in the Czech population: preference, arousal, the use of pornography, fantasy, and behavior - B ártová K, Androvičová R, Krejčová L, Weiss P, Klapilová K.
The number of population-based studies focused on the prevalence of paraphilic sexual interests in men is very low and for women, the subject remains largely unexplored. The two main aims of this study are to investigate the prevalence of paraphilias and t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Alcohol use and its consequences in the Czech Republic - Mravc ík V, Chomynova P, Nechanská B, Černíková T, Csemy L.
This article summarises available information on the patterns and prevalence of alcohol use in the Czech Republic with a focus on the heavy alcohol use and its health and s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Media portrayal of alcohol does not match its real harm effects in the Czech Republic - Zachov á K, Petruželka B, Barták M, Rogalewicz V.
OBJECTIVES: The Czech Republic ranks among countries with the highest alcohol consumption per capita. Several older studies discuss Czech media portrayal of health effects of alcohol, but we found no recent analysis of media portrayal of harms caused by al... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Public health response to methanol mass poisoning in the Czech Republic in 2012: a case study - Sejvl J, Bart ák M, Gavurová B, Mašlániová M, Petruželka B, Rogalewicz V, Zacharov S, Miovský M.
OBJECTIVES: The study focuses on the 2012 methanol outbreak in the Czech Republic. The main goal of the present study was to apply analytical and descriptive tools to selected qualitative and quantitative processes related to the 2012 methanol outbreak in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Yersiniosis: Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017; Surveillance Report
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 1/2020. This five-page report on cases of yersiniosis is based on data for 2017 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on September 11, 2018. For 2017, 28 countries reported 6,890 confirmed yersiniosis cases in the European Union/European Economic Area. The highest rates were reported by Finland, Lithuania, and the Czech Republic. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Evolution tunes birds to fit the bill
(Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University) Using behavioral observations, morphological measurements, and mathematical analyses, researchers in the Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), in a collaborative project with a lab in the Czech Republic, have found that beak shape is a compromise between its many functions -- a valuable insight into the nuanced processes driving evolution. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 19, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Request For Proposal - Professional Conference Organizer Global Evidence Summit 2, Prague, 4-8 October 2021
In 2021, Cochrane in collaboration with Guidelines International Network, Campbell Collaboration and Joanna Briggs Institute, will host a Global Evidence Summit 2 (GES) in place of theirannual organizationalevents.The fourglobal organizing partners and the hosts,Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation (CEBHCKT),are now inviting Professional Conference Organizer ’s (PCOs) to tender for the provision of event management services for its quadrennial event in 2021.The GES brings together the world ’s leading organizations in evidence-based practice to provide a multi-disciplina...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 17, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Study on the effects of sex and age on proximal femoral fractures in two culturally diverse countries - Zelenka L, Kn ížková I, Lukešová D, Kunc P.
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The pilot study deals with the current situation in proximal femoral fractures in culturally diverse regions, namely in Afghanistan (AFG) and in the Czech Republic (CZ). The study aimed to find out whether there are any differences in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Attitudes, norms and difficulties underlying road sharing intentions as drivers and cyclists: evidence from the Czech Republic - Kaplan S, Mikolasek I, Foltynova HB, Janstrup KH, Prato CG.
Cycling-inclusive urban planning is attracting attention worldwide because of the environmental, health, economic, and transport benefits inherent to cycling from the individual and the societal perspectives. The Czech Republic is one of the emerging cycli... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Evaluation of the burdening on the Czech population by brominated flame retardants - Logerov á H, Tůma P, Stupák M, Pulkrábová J, Dlouhý P.
The completed environmental study was concerned with assessing the exposure of the Czech population to polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs). Simultaneously, the levels of polychlorinated pollutants such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and chlorinated... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Adolescent fear of crime: testing Ferraro's risk interpretation model - Krulichov á E, Podana Z.
The aim of this study is to broaden the scope of knowledge on fear of crime by examining if Ferraro's risk interpretation model of fear of crime also holds true for the adolescent population. Using data on approximately 1500 Czech students in middle and gr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Alcohol consumption and cause-specific mortality in Russia: a view from the Czech Republic - Bart ák M.
In the last 30 years, major changes have taken place in Europe in patterns of alcohol consumption and related policies. As a social scientist born in 1980, I am pleased to comment on the article by Nemtsov et al. (2019, this issue), because the period ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Safety assessment of Czech motorways and national roads - Ambros J, Turek R, Brich M, Kubecek J.
PURPOSE Czech motorways and national roads form the primary road network, which is critical in terms of safety. To be able to rationally manage network safety in both planning and operation stages, quality network-wide data and tools are needed. While such... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Shine forms therapeutics division
Medical isotope firm Shine Medical Technologies has launched Shine Therapeutics,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Shine secures $50M in financing Shine, Phoenix claim world record Shine names VP of European operations Paul Ryan appointed to Shine's board of directors Shine signs Czech license agreement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 14, 2019 Category: Radiology 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

Learning about advanced driver assistance systems - the case of ACC and FCW in a sample of Czech drivers - Viktorov á L, Sucha M.
The present study aims to explore what kind of information users of two advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) have about the systems, how they acquired it, and which methods they would prefer for learning about the systems' capabilities and limitations... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Shine, Phoenix claim world record
Medical isotope firm Shine Medical Technologies and nuclear technology company...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Shine names VP of European operations Paul Ryan appointed to Shine's board of directors Shine validates isotope production process Shine fills out executive lineup Shine signs Czech license agreement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 2, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Scientists Succeed in Creating Northern White Rhino Embryos
CREMONA, Italy (AP) — Scientists announced Wednesday they have succeeded in creating two embryos of the near-extinct northern white rhino as part of an international effort to save the species, which is down to just two animals worldwide, both of them female. The embryos, created in the lab with eggs taken from the females and frozen sperm from dead males, are now stored in liquid nitrogen, to be transferred into a surrogate mother — a southern white rhino — in the near future. “Today we achieved an important milestone on a rocky road which allows us to plan the future steps in the rescue program of...
Source: TIME: Science - September 12, 2019 Category: Science Authors: GIADA ZAMPANO and ANDREA FOA / AP Tags: Uncategorized Conservation Source Type: news

Czech Republic to host Global Evidence Summit 2021
 Cochrane,JBI,Campbell Collaboration andGuidelines International Network are excited to announce the host of the Global Evidence Summit (GES) 2021 is the Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation (CEBHCKT).The Cochrane geographic Centre is a leading national umbrella institution for evidence-based healthcare and guideline development, inclusive of a JBI Centre of Excellence, a Guidelines International Network member and the Masaryk University GRADE Centre.The Centre was selected after a competitive application process that saw organizations from around the world contest to host the ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 10, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Roadside vegetation influences clustering of ungulate vehicle collisions - Keken Z, Sedon ík J, Kušta T, Andrasik R, Bíl M.
The aim of this study was to identify landscape-related factors which could explain the concentration of traffic crashes with large ungulates in a forest environment. We worked with ungulate-vehicle collisions which took place on the Czech road network in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Analysis of the fall-related risk of pharmacotherapy in Czech hospitals: a case control study - Mal ý J, Doseděl M, Kubena AA, Mala-Ladova K, Vosátka J, Brabcová I, Hajduchová H, Bártlová S, Tóthová V, Vlček J.
RATIONALE, AIMS, AND OBJECTIVES: Falls are among the major problems occurring in hospital setting, when drugs are viewed as important modifiable risk factor of falling. The aim was to analyse the effect of pharmacotherapy on the risk of falls in hospitaliz... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Czech Doctors Deliver Baby Girl 117 Days After Mother's Brain-Death Czech Doctors Deliver Baby Girl 117 Days After Mother's Brain-Death
When a helicopter rushed an unconscious Czech woman who had suffered a severe stroke to hospital in April, her chances of survival were slim - and those of the fetus she had carried in her womb for 15 weeks little better.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Czech doctors deliver baby girl 117 days after mother's brain-death
When a helicopter rushed an unconscious Czech woman who had suffered a severe stroke to hospital in April, her chances of survival were slim - and those of the fetus she had carried in her womb for 15 weeks little better. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

W.H.O. Warns of ‘Dramatic’ Rise in Measles in Europe
The disease had a resurgence in Britain, Greece, the Czech Republic and Albania, the World Health Organization said. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Palko Karasz Tags: Measles World Health Organization Vaccination and Immunization Albania Czech Republic Great Britain Greece Source Type: news

Czech hospital says baby girl born to brain-dead mother
A Czech clinic says a baby girl has been born to a brain-dead woman kept on life support for nearly three months to allow her pregnancy to go ahead (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Having A Dog Is Good For Your Heart, Study Finds
(CNN) — Dog’s aren’t just our best friends, they’re also good for our health, new research suggests. A study published Friday in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings says that owning a pet, especially a dog, may help maintain a healthy heart — in case you needed any more reason to head to your local animal shelter. The study began in 2013 and 2014, when researchers gathered health and socioeconomic information on over 2,000 people in Brno, Czech Republic, and scheduled follow-up evaluations for every five years until 2030. The latest was this year, in 2019, when researchers again looked at abou...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Dogs Source Type: news

Owning a dog is good for your HEART because it encourages you to go out and run around
Scientists analysed the health of a group of people in Czech Republic - some of whom owned a pet. Dog owners had the lowest risk for poor cardiovascular health, according to the findings. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lightning Strikes Kill 5, Injure Over 100 in Poland
A rescue helicopter brought injured people to the hospital in Poland's southern Tatra Mountains after a sudden thunderstorm, in Zakopane, Poland, on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Bartlomiej Jurecki)   WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Lightning struck across the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and neighboring Slovakia on Thursday, killing five people and injuring over 100 others in an area popular with hikers and families, authorities said. Witnesses said the thunderstorm came suddenly on a day that began with clear weather. The lightning strikes pummeled Poland's Giewont peak, a trekking destination that is 1,894 m...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 22, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Mass Casualty Incidents AP News Tag Source Type: news

Young adults among patients admitted to Polish intensive care units in the Silesian ICU Registry - Knapik P, Trejnowska E, Knapik M, Kr ęt M, Cieśla D, Krzych ŁJ, Kucewicz-Czech E.
BACKGROUND Patients under 30 years of age constitute a unique population in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The aim of this study was to obtain information on young adults admitted to Polish ICUs and to identify independent predictors of favorable outcome i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Analysing costs of mental health services in Czechia
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - August 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Workplace stress and employees' well-being: evidence from long-term care in the Czech Republic - Jirkovsk á B, Janečková H.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to verify the Effort-Reward Imbalance (ERI) model, which served as the basic concept of mapping workplace stress, on the sample of Czech professional caregivers. ERI model examines the relationship between the long-ter... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Shine validates isotope production process
Medical isotope firm Shine Medical Technologies took another step toward medical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Shine fills out executive lineup Shine signs Czech license agreement Shine breaks ground on new facility Shine accepts land for medical isotope facility Shine, Deerfield close $150M financing deal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 19, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Reset your gut hormones with a vegan diet
(Natural News) A study conducted by researchers from the Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine in the Czech Republic found that plant-based foods can increase the production of good hormones in the gut. In fact, a single vegan meal can improve a person’s health in many ways. A good diet should be able to maintain normal blood sugar levels,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Film images of war ruins
(Goethe University Frankfurt) How did post-war non-fiction films -- newsreels and documentaries -- represent wartime deconstruction and reconstruction efforts? How did these films influence the formation of European post-war societies? These issues are the focus of a research project in film studies at Goethe University in cooperation with colleagues in Italy, France and the Czech Republic, due to launch next week. The project is being funded at approximately € 1 million within the framework of the European HERA programme. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Proton Therapy Center in Prague Becomes First Czech Clinic to Order RayStation
STOCKHOLM, May 17, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Proton Therapy Center Czech (Prague PTC) is the only one of its kind in Czechia, and it has selected RayStation® as its sole treatment planning system. This is RaySearch's first orde... Devices, Oncology RaySearch Laboratories, RayStation, treatment planning, proton therapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Shine signs Czech license agreement
Medical isotope firm Shine Medical Technologies has signed an intellectual...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Shine breaks ground on new facility Shine accepts land for medical isotope facility Shine, Deerfield close $150M financing deal Shine takes delivery of 1st production accelerator Shine wraps up construction of 1st campus building (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 16, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SHINE and IOCB Prague enter Lu-177 process license agreement
(Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IOCB Prague)) SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc. and IOCB Prague have entered into an intellectual property license agreement providing SHINE with a global, exclusive license to a novel method for separating rare earth elements. SHINE will use the innovation to produce lutetium-177 (Lu-177) for the treatment of cancer. The separation technique was developed by the team of Dr. Miloslav Pol á š ek, from IOCB Prague. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 15, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Changing trends in adolescent alcohol use among Czech school-aged children from 1994 to 2014 - K ážmér L, Csemy L.
BACKGROUND: For an efficient planning of public health policy, the regular monitoring over health-related behaviors among vulnerable population groups is necessary. The aim of this study is to examine the temporal trends in alcohol use among the Czech adol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

One Dead, 14 Injured, in Czech Bus, Truck Crash
PRAGUE (AP) — Czech firefighters and police say a bus transporting prisoners has caught fire after colliding with two trucks, one of them carrying two military tanks. Photos: Fatal Czech Bus Fire The Prague rescue service says one person has died in the crash that took place Thursday afternoon on a busy highway that leads to Prague's international airport. It says 14 other people were injured in the crash, one of them seriously. The bus was destroyed by the fire. The victim was a prison guard. The tanks were heading from a military museum to the western Czech city of Plzen for the upcoming celebration of the city's l...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 3, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International News 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

Artificial chemical DNA switch helps understand epigenetic mechanisms
(Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IOCB Prague)) Researchers from the Czech Academy of Sciences and Charles University constructed an artificial chemical DNA switch and made the first step towards artificial epigenetics -- targeted switching on and off of genes. Their paper was recently published in the journal Chemical Science. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 21, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Polarities of compulsory education from the perspective of parents and kindergarten teachers - Majer číková J, Navrátilová H.
This empirical study deals with the issue of compulsory education in kindergartens, which was implemented in the Czech Republic in 2017. Children aged 5 must attend kindergarten or opt for individual home-schooling. The intention of this Czech educational ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Up to Czechs to act against risk of infected Polish beef imports: Commission
The Czech Republic is free to take the necessary steps against the risk of imports of Polish beef that could be infected with salmonella, but the measures have to be proportionate to the risk, the European Commission said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news