RSNA selects hospital in Ecuador for new global learning center
The RSNA is partnering with Hospital Metropolitano in Quito, Ecuador, to hos...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RSNA announces program highlights for 2021 meeting Mammography study wins RSNA's Margulis award RSNA prepares to welcome international travelers RSNA announces technical exhibit highlights for annual meeting RSNA releases new QIBA profile for knee cartilage MRI (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Strategy of terror ’: 116 dead as Ecuador prisons become battlegrounds for gangs
Struggle between cartels to control smuggling routes leads to third – and deadliest – prison riot this year (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ecuador declares prison emergency after 116 killed in riot
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's president has declared a state of emergency in the prison system following a battle among gang members... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Over 100 killed in bloody Ecuador prison massacre
Over 100 people have died in a prison massacre that erupted yesterday in Ecuador, the country's prison agency said Wednesday. At least... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 beheaded in Ecuador prison gang battle that left at least 100 inmates dead
A battle between gangs in a prison killed at least 116 people and injured 80 in what authorities are calling the worst penitentiary... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How do the urban poor survive? A comparative ethnography of subsistence strategies in Argentina, Ecuador, and Mexico - Hernandez M, Law S, Auyero J.
Drawing on ethnographic data collected in three informal communities, one in Argentina, one in M éxico, and one in Ecuador, we address the long-standing question posed by Larissa Lomnitz's and Carol Stack's now-classic studies of how impoverished people no... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

For Healthier Food Systems: Turn the Tide Against Ultra-Processed Products
The World Food Programme distributing food in El Salvador. The second of the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals is to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture. Credit: WFP/David FernandezBy Trish CotterMELBOURNE, Sep 21 2021 (IPS) COVID-19 has exposed serious vulnerabilities in how people around the world access and consume food. One of the more alarming trends is the significant increase in the consumption of foods that may be tasty and convenient, but harm our heath. These ultra-processed products include sugary drinks, snack foods, frozen meals, packaged breads and ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Trish Cotter Tags: Climate Change Editors' Choice Featured Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Vaccine mandate in Ecuador province defeated by health freedom organization
(Natural News) A government-backed Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine mandate in the Loja Province of Ecuador was defeated on Aug. 5. A health freedom organization in Ecuador has successfully defeated a government-backed Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine mandate in the Loja Province. Ecuador has an above-average vaccination rate when compared to the rest of its South American neighbors.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ecuadorians go online to fight against vaccine mandates in their country
(Natural News) Alongside their petition to stop mandatory vaccinations in the country, Ecuador’s Working Group Against COVID Vaccination Discrimination has collated all information on how to support their efforts on a website. The site Derechos Humanos Ecuador links to both the petition as well as the organization’s Telegram Group. In addition, it also shares articles and videos... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New metric shows COVID cut average lifespan by nearly a decade in parts of U.S.
At its peak, COVID-19 drastically reduced the average human lifespan — by as much as 9 years in one U.S. state — according to a new longevity metric developed at UCLA.Sociology professor Patrick Heuveline devised the metric, called the mean unfulfilled lifespan, to assess the impact of temporary “shocks” like the novel coronavirus on average length of life. To date, the pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 4.2 million people worldwide.    The tool allows demographers to conduct fine-grained analyses in specific regions over various periods of time, offering a new and more dynam...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 6, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Group starts petition against mandatory COVID-19 vaccination in Ecuador
(Natural News) Ecuador’s Working Group Against COVID Vaccination Discrimination started a petition against mandatory vaccination in the country. The petition also seeks to prevent any form of discrimination against those who exercise their right to say no to the experimental coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine. “This petition has been created as an urgent response to an almost... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At the UN, Climate Change & Security Must Be Tackled Together
People wade through water during floods in the Kurigram district of Bangladesh. Credit: UNICEF/G.M.B. AkashBy Beatrice Mosello and Adam DayNEW YORK, Jul 13 2021 (IPS) Could the next wars be triggered by climate change? Until recently, the question might have seemed like science fiction, but now it is very real. Ethiopia and Egypt are locked in an upward spiral of tensions over the Nile, as a combination of dams and shifting weather patterns pose existential risks to both countries. In the Sahel region, climate-driven changes in pastoralist patterns have contributed to a massive spike in conflicts, while oscillations in t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Beatrice Mosello and Adam Day Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Peace Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Bridging the Gap and Crossing the Bridge
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jul 9 2021 (IPS) It may be a challenge, but it is also an absolute necessity: bridging the gap between international law and reality and quickly crossing the bridge to reach all crisis-affected children and youth left furthest behind. Inclusive and equitable quality education is the right of every girl and boy and the objective of Sustainable Development Goal 4. Yasmine SherifIn fact, there are multiple challenges to overcome: in 2020, in countries of emergencies and protracted crisis – further hit by COVID-19 – the United Nations also...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Crime & Justice Development & Aid Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Migration & Refu Source Type: news

Unequal gender norms are related to symptoms of depression among young adolescents: a cross-sectional, cross-cultural study - Koenig LR, Blum RW, Shervington D, Green J, Li M, Tabana H, Moreau C.
This study was undertaken among 10- to 14-year-old girls and boys in disadvantaged areas of Shanghai, China; Cuenca, Ecuador; Flanders, Belgium; and Denpasar and Semarang, Indonesia. It aimed to assess whether gender norms are related to depressiv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

COVID-19 outbreaks at shelters for women victims of gender-based violence from Ecuador - Vallejo-Janeta AP, Morales-Jadan D, Freire-Paspuel B, Lozada T, Cherrez-Bohorquez C, Garcia-Bereguiain MA.
BACKGROUND: Limited testing capacity was one of the constraints to contain the impact of COVID-19 pandemic in Ecuador, specially in risk populations such as people living in humanitarian shelters. OBJECTIVE: "United Nations High Commissioner for Re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prevalence and sociogeographical inequalities of violence against women in Ecuador: a cross-sectional study - Edeby A, San Sebastian M.
BACKGROUND: Violence against women (VAW) is a vast public health problem in Latin America. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of violence against women and to assess its sociogeographical inequalities in Ecuador during 2019. METH... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Greg Caton warns the Health Ranger: "End times" global warfare threatens to end the U.S. by 2024
(Natural News) During his time in Ecuador, Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, got to know a man by the name of Greg Caton whom he recently had the chance to catch up with on an episode of Brighteon Conversations. During their chat, the two talked about a coming world war that will result in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wanted: Transparency & Accountability in Pandemic-Related Spending
Under the UN-backed COVAX initiative, UNICEF ships COVID-19 vaccine syringes from a warehouse in Dubai Logistics City, United Arab Emirates. And as the world continues to grapple with the health and economic crisis sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN and Islamic Development Bank have teamed up to help the most vulnerable. May 2021. Credit: UNICEF/Ruel PableoBy Chady El Khoury, Jiro Honda, Johan Mathisen, and Etienne Yehoue*WASHINGTON DC, May 21 2021 (IPS) Governments around the world are playing a crucial role in providing lifelines to people and firms to help combat the pandemic and its economic fallout. To support t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chady El Khoury - Jiro Honda - Johan Mathisen and Etienne Ye Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Women ’s rights advocates have hailed a recent court ruling that will ease restrictions on abortion in cases of rape in Ecuador, the...
Advocates say court ruling that decriminalises abortion in rape cases is an important step, but struggle continues. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"The devil is in the detail": geographical inequalities of femicides in Ecuador - Fonseca-Rodr íguez O, San Sebastian M.
BACKGROUND: Femicide is a very important public health problem in Ecuador. Since regional and country-level femicide rates can obscure significant variations at the sub-national level, it is important to provide information at the lowest relevant level of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Global Austerity Alert: Looming Budget Cuts in 2021-25 and Alternatives
Map of countries with projected austerity cuts in 2021-2022, in terms of GDP, based on IMF fiscal projections. Credit: I. Ortiz and M. Cummins, 2021By Isabel Ortiz and Matthew CumminsNEW YORK and NAIROBI, Apr 15 2021 (IPS) Last week Ministers of Finance met virtually at the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank to discuss policies to tackle the pandemic and socio-economic recovery. But a global study just published by the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University, international trade unions and civil society organizations, sounds an alert of an emerging austerity shock: Mo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Isabel Ortiz and Matthew Cummins Tags: Aid Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Ecuador picks president under the shadow of Covid
The young left-wing candidate Andrés Arauz faces pro-market former banker Guillermo Lasso. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two toddlers dropped from 14-foot border barrier into U.S., officials say
A camera operator spotted the girls, 3 and 5, from Ecuador, being dropped in what was described as a remote area Tuesday evening, officials said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adolescent dating violence: results of a mixed study in Quito, Ecuador - Medina-Maldonado V, Del Mar Bravo M, Vargas E, Francisco J, Ruiz IJ.
This study evaluated the occurrence of different types of adolescent dating violence using a mixed analysis of each data source. The present study addresses the following research quest... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nearly 200 Baby Tortoises Are Seized at Gal ápagos Airport
The tortoises were found on Sunday wrapped in plastic inside a red suitcase that was bound for mainland Ecuador. A police officer has... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sexual violence against girls in schools as a public health issue: a commentary on the case Paola Guzm án Albarracín v. Ecuador - Martínez Coral C, Martínez CC.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The fight for the Gal ápagos: race to expand reserve as fishing fleets circle
Ecuador ’s president to decide on proposal to expand islands’ marine reserve, seen as vital to protect world heritage site from fishing industryStrolling along a beach dotted with sea lion pups and their mothers barking at one another, utterly unconcerned by your presence, is a singularly magical experience. On the trail leading to the shore on tiny Seymour Island, noisily courting blue-footed boobies and frigate birds are equally unruffled by the presence of humans.Getting up close to the natural world without disturbing it seems as refreshingly easy on the Gal ápagos Islands today as when Charles Darwi...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Dan Collyns in the Gal ápagos Islands Tags: Environment Ecuador Americas World news Marine life Wildlife Gal ápagos Islands Charles Darwin Fishing Animals Conservation Science Food Source Type: news

Nine leatherback turtles -- the largest endangered marine turtle in the world -- were hatched along the coast of Ecuador. The...
Endangered leatherback turtles hatch in Ecuador (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chile donates 20,000 doses of Sinovac coronavirus vaccine to Ecuador
Ecuador and Paraguay have both received some 20,000 doses of the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine from Chile, the governments of the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 50 inmates killed in riots sparked by rival gangs at three prisons in Ecuador
Ecuadorean security forces were able to seize control of three jails were more than 50 inmates were killed Tuesday morning during riots... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Authorities: Prison riots in Ecuador leave 62 dead
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis - 8 March 2021
International Women's Day is March 8th!  Join us as we discuss and highlight minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis. Hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it's been the'Ann Anderson Walk'at the Cochrane Colloquium to raise money for...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis
On International Women's Day 2021 we discussed and highlighted minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis.  Watch the recording to hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it's been the'Anne Anderson Walk'at the Cochrane Colloquium to rais...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

VIDEO: International Women's Day Panel on diversity in health evidence synthesis
On International Women's Day 2021 we discussed and highlighted minority women and young investigators working in health science and evidence synthesis.  Watch the recording to hear about their career paths, who has inspired them, and what advice they have for other women interested in or working in health evidence synthesis.  Learn about Cochrane’s role in evidence Synthesis and how anyone can get involved.Each year Cochrane hosts an event in the name of Anne Anderson, a pioneering woman in health evidence synthesis.   In the past it's been the'Anne Anderson Walk'at the Cochrane Colloquium to rais...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 9, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

“Saving Journalism: A Vision for the Post-Covid World”
This article first appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review on January 13, 2021.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   The post “Saving Journalism: A Vision for the Post-Covid World” appeared first on Inter Press Service. Excerpt: New Report Maps Ambitious Covid-era Efforts Around the World to Save Journalism The post “Sa...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anya Schiffrin - Hannah Clifford - Allynn McInerney - Kylie Tags: Aid Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Press Freedom TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

South America lost an area of forest the size of Ecuador in the last decade as illegal deforestation rose in Indigenous territories & parks
Between 2010 and 2020, South America lost an average of 2.6 million hectares of forest per year, according the Food and Agriculture... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Revisiting the Unseen Corners of the World
During a year with limited travel possibilities, our World Through a Lens series offered Times readers a weekly escape. Here are some of the highlights. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: The New York Times Tags: Travel and Vacations Islands Forests and Forestry Rural Areas Nuns Road Trips Photography Sea Lions National Parks, Monuments and Seashores Safaris Ecuador Karbala (Iraq) Great Britain Maine Quebec Province (Canada) Georgia Source Type: news

Hope Thrives on Action
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Dec 23 2020 (IPS-Partners) As Mohammed, a Palestine refugee with impaired vision who attends a specialized UNRWA programme for children with disabilities, told us during our mission to Lebanon a week ago: “I was worried. I was worried that I could not continue my education because the programme was going to be cut. Now I have hope that I can continue to study and make my dream come true.” As 2020 comes to a close and we reflect on Education Cannot Wait’s mission this past year, two things stand out: hope and action. Amidst multipl...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Education Health Humanitarian Emergencies Source Type: news

How U.S. Medical Schools Are Training a Post-Pandemic Generation of Doctors
In February 2019, the Kaiser Permanente health system announced a new kind of medical school. The school would be built “from the ground up” to prepare students for the complexities of the U.S. medical system. The curriculum would emphasize cultural competency, patient and provider well-being, and the elimination of socioeconomic disparities in the medical system. Students would see patients right away, and hands-on learning would replace many lectures. What’s more, the first five graduating classes would pay nothing to attend; Kaiser hoped this would attract a student body more diverse than the typical U...
Source: TIME: Health - November 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

'Prevent, discourage, confront': South American states tackle Chinese trawlers
Huge fleets’ intrusions into Pacific fishing territory prompt Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru to join forces (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ExME, the Spanish-language Students 4 Best Evidence blog, launches today
Today, a group of Iberoamerican medical and other health professions students have launchedEstudiantes por la Mejor Evidencia (ExME), a Spanish-language blog that hopes to be an international hub for promoting, sharing, and disseminating information about evidence-based healthcare. This initiative, which follows in the footsteps of its English-language counterpartStudents for Best Evidence (S4BE), is supported by  Cochrane andCochrane Iberoamerica and  aligns with their Knowledge Translation strategies.  After more than a year of preparations, ExME has launched as a network of students interested in evidence...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 3, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

COVID-19: A Global Survey Shows Worrying Signs of Vaccine Hesitancy
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post COVID-19: A Global Survey Shows Worrying Signs of Vaccine Hesitancy appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Global Headlines Health COVID-19 Source Type: news

Efficacy of the basic trauma course in family medicine resident physicians in southern Ecuador: it is time to innovate education in trauma - Salamea JC, Figueroa JF, Loyola C, Mart ínez F.
INTRODUCTION: In Ecuador, as in other Latin American countries, trauma has become one of the main reasons to seek medical care in the country. According to data obtained from the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC), the rate of homicides, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Socio-demographic determinants of violence in older people in Ecuador - Vinueza-Veloz MF, Nu ñez-Rivero Y, Leyva-Montero ML, Montero-López IL, Mera-Segovia CM.
The objective of the present study was to determine the association between violence and various socio-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Troubles escalate at Ecuador's young research university
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Source: ScienceNOW - October 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Wessel, L., Ortega, R. P. Tags: Latin American News, Scientific Community In Depth Source Type: news

Conversations about disasters: listening to Ecuadorian children - Carr A, Merch án MA, Ullauri N.
Young children aged 9-11 years, from a small coastal community in Ecuador, recount the everydayness of being prepared for the next earthquake. Their shared narratives contain distressing descriptions of their previous disaster experiences 18 months earlier... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Crisis in the Galapagos: Chinese fishing fleets and COVID-19 threaten a natural wonder
Ecuador's Galapagos Islands face threats from illicit industrial fishing, climate change and a drastic drop in tourism dollars, which fund conservation efforts in the park. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - October 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanne Rust Source Type: news

First Confirmed U.S. Cases of COVID Reinfections
Unlike most cases of reinfection, the men in Reno, NV, and Virginia, and a 46-year-old man in Ecuador, had more severe symptoms during their second infections, potentially complicating the development and deployment of effective vaccines. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Banana plantations buried in ash in Ecuador as volcano erupts
(Natural News) Several banana plantations are covered in a blanket of ash after Sangay volcano erupted on Sept. 20. The strong eruption sent massive ash clouds into the sky, temporarily darkening the skies above the province of Chimborazo in central Ecuador. Ecuador is the top banana exporter in the world, and before the eruption, it was posting export... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Polyvictimization and recurrent falling in older Ecuadorian adults: the mediation role of depressive symptoms - Reyes-Ortiz CA, Perez-Zepeda MU, Ocampo-Chaparro JM, Campo-Arias A, Borda MG, Holmes HM, Luque JS.
OBJECTIVE: To assess depressive symptoms as a mediator in the association between polyvictimization and recurrent falling. METHODS: Using data from the Salud, Bienestar y Envejecimiento (Health, Well-being, and Aging) Ecuador Study, we analyzed com... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news