Pattern of road traffic injuries in the Rethymnon region, Crete, Greece: a secondary hospital-based study - Perysinakis I, Spartinou A, Siligardou MR, Savvides M, Lianeris G, Stamatakis G.
This study represents an epidemiological approach to road traffic injuri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Greece ’s Artistic Swimming Team Latest Athletes To Pull Out Of Tokyo Olympics Due To Covid—Here’s The Full List
A growing number of athletes have tested positive for Covid-19 as the Games get under way. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alison Durkee, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Olympics 2021 /olympics Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news olympics-2021 Coronavirus Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

In heat emergency, southern Europe scrambles for resources
A heat wave in southeast Europe has fueled wildfires in Turkey and threatened the national power grid in Greece as governments scrambled... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Just how bad is the Covid situation in Spain, Italy and Greece?
Experts said it was unlikely that the South African 'Beta' variant would be able to 'outrun' the more transmissible Indian 'Delta' strain which is dominant in Europe and the UK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tourists evacuated as wildfires continue to rage in Turkey, Italy and Greece
“We cannot do anything beyond wishing the mercy of God for the lives we have lost but we can replace everything that was burned,"... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is adulthood? A comparison of the adulthood criteria of Greek emerging adults and their parents - Vleioras G.
This study aims to compare the criteria that emerging adults and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Protecting Plants Will Protect People and the Planet
By Barbara WellsROME, Jul 26 2021 (IPS) Back-to-back droughts followed by plagues of locusts have pushed over a million people in southern Madagascar to the brink of starvation in recent months. In the worst famine in half a century, villagers have sold their possessions and are eating the locusts, raw cactus fruits, and wild leaves to survive. Barbara WellsInstead of bringing relief, this year’s rains were accompanied by warm temperatures that created the ideal conditions for infestations of fall armyworm, which destroys mainly maize, one of the main food crops of sub-Saharan Africa. Drought and famine are not stra...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Barbara Wells Tags: Africa Biodiversity Climate Change COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Re Source Type: news

New Issue of Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - July 22, 2021 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Greek Police, Protesters Clash in Protest Against COVID Vaccines Greek Police, Protesters Clash in Protest Against COVID Vaccines
Police fired tear gas and water canon to disperse crowds protesting against coronavirus vaccinations in Athens on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Greece: Tear gas fired during protest of vaccine mandate
Police in Athens have used tear gas and water cannons to disperse protesters opposed to coronavirus vaccination requirements proposed by the Greek government (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Experts demand No10 'urgently' releases data behind new amber-plus list restrictions for France
Ministers say travellers from France must now quarantine because of the South African 'Beta' variant. But figures show Spain and Greece have more cases of the mutant strain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Who eats the invaders?
(University of Malta) A landmark scientific study involving marine biologists from Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Libya, Italy, Tunisia, the UK, the US and even Malta, documenting instances where native Mediterranean species have preyed upon two highly invasive marine fish - the Pacific red lionfish and the silver-cheeked toadfish - has just been published. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 21, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Will Spain and Greece be next on No10's 'amber-plus' travel list?
EXCLUSIVE: Data collated by European health chiefs show the South African variant, as it is also known, was behind just four per cent of all cases in France last week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plan to vaccinate teens triggers large protests in Greece
Thousands of anti-vaccine demonstrators have protested in Greece’s two largest cities against plans to make coronavirus vaccines available to children 15 and older (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Experts tackle modern slavery in Greek strawberry fields using satellite technology
(University of Nottingham) A consortium of modern slavery experts, led by the University of Nottingham, have assisted the Greek government to tackle a humanitarian crisis unfolding in the strawberry fields of southern Greece. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Greece and France join Italy in making Covid-19 shots mandatory for health workers, telling the unvaccinated they won't get paid
As Europe struggles with a rising number of coronavirus cases caused by the Delta variant, several countries are making vaccinations... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Greece pressures vaccine skeptics as infections surge
Health care workers in Greece will be suspended if they refuse to get vaccinated under a new mandatory policy announced by the country’s prime minister (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

"It could bring down Greek life as a whole": Greek life members' perspectives on party culture, safety, responsibilities and consequences - Porta CM, Elmquist S, Martin L, Sampson K, Stack K, Hill A, Lee A, Driessen MC.
OBJECTIVE: Describe Greek life students' perspectives of party culture, safety, and College Sexual Violence (CSV) prevention. PARTICIPANTS: 27  US undergraduates: 5 fraternity underclassmen, 6 fraternity upperclassmen, 10 sorority underclassmen, 6 sororit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

UK Covid: Johnson urges people to take unlocking ‘as slowly as we can’ amid 34,471 new cases – as it happened
This live blog is now closed.For more coronavirus news from around the world, head to our global Covid blogPM urges Covid caution as hospitalisations could hit at least 1,000 a dayWhat Sage says about impact of PM ’s plan to ease restrictions in EnglandBusinesses urged to check people ’s Covid status as reopening confirmedWhitty says there is no ideal time to lift restrictionsJavid confirms restrictions could return if Covid situation worsensTory MP apologises for mocking Rashford ’s food poverty campaigning6.36pmBSTIt is absolutely vital that we proceed now with caution. And I cannot say this powerfully ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Sparrow Tags: Coronavirus Politics UK news Boris Johnson Chris Whitty Labour Keir Starmer Sajid Javid Conservatives Rail industry Race Marcus Rashford Euro 2020 Patrick Vallance Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

City Heat is Worse if You ’re Not Rich or White. The World’s First Heat Officer Wants to Change That
Jane Gilbert knows she doesn’t get the worst of the sticky heat and humidity that stifles Miami each summer. She lives in Morningside, a coastal suburb of historically preserved art deco and Mediterranean-style single-family homes. Abundant trees shade the streets and a bay breeze cools residents when they leave their air conditioned cars and homes. “I live in a place of privilege and it’s a beautiful area,” says Gilbert, 58, over Zoom in early June, shortly after beginning her job as the world’s first chief heat officer, in Miami Dade county. “But you don’t have to go far to see t...
Source: TIME: Science - July 7, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ciara Nugent Tags: Uncategorized climate change feature Londontime Source Type: news

Kelly Ripa Shares Sweet Photos from Family's 'Delayed' European Vacation
Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos and their three children joined extended family for a trip to Italy and Greece (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health consequences of long-term stays in refugee camps: preliminary evidence from Moria - van de Wiel W, Castillo-Laborde C, Francisco Urz úa I, Fish M, Scholte WF.
BACKGROUND: Ever since the implementation of the EU-Turkey deal, most refugees that enter Greece via sea are confined to the island on which they arrive until their asylum claims are adjudicated, where they generally reside in camps. Some of these camps ha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The complex interrelationship of work-related factors underlying risky driving behavior of food delivery riders in Athens, Greece - Papakostopoulos V, Nathanael D.
In this study, the association of work and demographic characteristics with different traffic offenses committed by food delivery riders in Greece was examined. Previous research has identified various factors related to risky driving however, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

India in touch with EU members for reciprocal acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines: MEA
Eight EU countries Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Estonia and Spain have confirmed that they will accept Covishield for travel entry. It is learnt that Switzerland and Netherlands have also given go-ahead to the COVID-19 vaccine being produced by the Serum Institute of India. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Med Students Help Woman Amid Midflight Emergency Med Students Help Woman Amid Midflight Emergency
Two medical students from Louisiana State University helped a passenger who became lightheaded and fell during a flight to Greece over the weekend.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Young Greeks promised cash to get vaccinated
Greece says it will give young adults 150 euros ($180) in credit to get vaccinated as it launches a two-tier access policy over the summer (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 lockdown measures and travel behavior: the case of Thessaloniki, Greece - Politis I, Georgiadis G, Papadopoulos E, Fyrogenis I, Nikolaidou A, Kopsacheilis A, Sdoukopoulos A, Verani E.
In this paper, we investigate the travel behavior changes in Thessaloniki, Greece aiming to understand them and explore the factors that affect them under the COVID-19 mobility restriction measures. Socioeconomic and mobility data from two questionnaire su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Apocalypse Now? Christian Fundamentalists and COVID-19
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Jun 17 2021 (IPS)   Getting hard to breathe hard to believe in anything at all, but fear. Peter Gabriel, Mother of ViolenceLike most male Swedes of my age I had to enter obligatory military service for almost a year. In my barrack was a “born-again-Christian” who when he became angry shouted “Now you mock me, but when the Last Judgement has come I will sit in heaven and smile down at you while you burn in Hell!” Since then I have wondered about the last book of the Bible, the Book of Revelation. It was written by a frustrated Christian man who by the end of 100 C...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Crime & Justice Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: women of childbearing age, currently pregnant or breastfeeding, PHE (updated 14th June 2021)
Information for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding on coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. 14 June 2021 Added links to large print and Braille versions. 19 May 2021 Added links to the Estonian, Greek and Panjabi translated versions. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘It was so nasty. He laughed in my face’: How to love and trust again after a big romantic betrayal
When a long-term partner cheats on you it can be devastating, but it is possible to move on in time. Here, experts and Guardian readers explain how best to rebuild your lifeSarah and her husband were anchored in a remote harbour – more than a year into their round-the-world sailing voyage, and decades into their relationship – when she read a message on his tablet that made her collapse to the floor of their boat. It was from a man on a gay pornography website. Others like it revealed six years of betrayal by her husban d, including a long-term relationship with a married man.Sarah was one of many Guardian read...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Moya Sarner Tags: Relationships Life and style Psychology Source Type: news

Recollections of maternal and paternal punitive discipline in childhood and violent attitudes and behaviors in adulthood: a mediation model - Koukouli S, Kalaitzaki AE.
This cross-sectional retrospective study on a convenience sample of 973 Greek undergraduate students examined whether the violent socialization in childhood and the criminal history in adolescence would be mediators between parents' harsh discipline and yo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

WHO announces simple, easy-to-say labels for SARS-CoV-2 Variants of Interest and Concern
10 June 2021 WHO has assigned simple, easy to say and remember labels for key variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, using letters of the Greek alphabet. These labels were chosen after wide consultation and a review of many potential naming systems. WHO convened an expert group of partners from around the world to do so, including experts who are part of existing naming systems, nomenclature and virus taxonomic experts, researchers and national authorities. WHO will assign labels for those variants that are designated as Variants of Interest or Variants of Concern by WHO. These labels do not replace exi...
Source: WHO EMRO News - June 10, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Botany: Scent of death attracts coffin flies to pipevine flowers
(Technische Universit ä t Dresden) In a new study, an international team of plant researchers including the Institute of Botany at TU Dresden has discovered an unusual and previously unknown reproductive strategy in plants: the Greek pipevine species 'Aristolochia microstoma' produces a unique mixture of volatiles that resembles the smell of dead and decaying insects to attract the pollinating fly genus 'Megaselia' (also known as 'coffin flies') to its trap-flowers. The study was recently published in the open-access journal 'Frontiers'. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 10, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Quantifying the role of chance in professional football
(German Sport University) In the German Bundesliga, FC Bayern Munich has just become champion for the ninth time in a row. Yet there are always those great moments in professional football that come like a bolt out of the blue, for example Greece winning the European Championship title in 2004 or Leicester City's grabbing that sensational Premier League title in 2016, which begs the question: can we always find a systematic explanation for success? Or does chance ultimately play a decisive role? (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Italy opens vaccinations for all over-12s; over 2bn Covid jabs given worldwide
After a slow start, Italy has now given 35m doses to adults;Johns Hopkins figures show Israel remains most vaccinated country‘So many revolutions to lead’: generation Z on post-Covid futureBiden aims to vaccinate 70% of Americans in ‘month of action’Australian toddler taken to hospital after positive testSee all our coronavirus coverage4.07pmBSTInGreece, the government is to target tens of thousands of undocumented migrants living in government-run camps in the next phase of its vaccination campaign.Health Ministry officials said the single-dose Johnson& Johnson vaccine was being used for the pr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Damien Gayle (now); Mattha Busby, Martin Belam and Helen Davidson (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Brazil US news Japan Source Type: news

Greece starts vaccine campaign at asylum-seeker facilities
Greek authorities have launched a vaccination campaign for tens of thousands of asylum-seekers living in government-run facilities (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WHO Says New Coronavirus Variants to Be Named Using Greek Alphabet
TUESDAY, June 1, 2021 -- A new naming system for coronavirus variants that uses the letters of the Greek alphabet was announced Monday by the World Health Organization. Under the system, the public is encouraged to refer to the B.1.1.7 strand first... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus name game: Farewell, B.1.1.7. Hello, Alpha!
The World Health Organization has unveiled a new naming system for coronavirus variants that uses Greek letters instead of geographical locations. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - June 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Russ Mitchell, Karen Kaplan Source Type: news

Coronavirus name game: Farewell, B.1.1.7. Hello, Alpha!
The World Health Organization has unveiled a new naming system for coronavirus variants that uses Greek letters instead of geographical locations. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 1, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Russ Mitchell, Karen Kaplan Source Type: news

WHO Updates the Nomenclature of SARS-CoV-2 Variants
Rather than being described by the location of where they emerged or an alphanumeric code, variants will be given a Greek letter. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - June 1, 2021 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Greece, Germany kick off EU vaccination travel certificates
Greece, Germany and five other European Union nations have introduced a vaccination certificate system for travelers weeks ahead of the July 1 rollout of the program across the 27-nation bloc (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WHO Will Turn To The Greek Alphabet To Help Avoid Stigma Around Coronavirus Variants
The new names won't replace the scientific names already assigned to new variants, but the WHO said it's making the change to help avoid fueling stigma towards nations where new variants arise. (Image credit: Fabrice Coffrini /AFP via Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jason Breslow Source Type: news

Greece, 6 others launch EU vaccination certificate system
Greece and six other European Union member states are introducing a vaccination certificate system, ahead of the rollout of the program across the bloc on July 1 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Covid-19 variants to be given Greek alphabet names to avoid stigma
WHO unveils new names for variants of concern to replace ones linked to where they were discovered (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Variant Discovered in India is Renamed Delta
The W.H.O. said it will label variants with Greek letters instead of numbers. Scientists hope the change will end the practice of referring to the mutations by the places they were detected. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Benjamin Mueller Tags: internal-essential Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) World Health Organization India Source Type: news

The Latest: COVID-19 variants to be labeled as Greek letters
The World Health Organization is announcing a new nomenclature for the COVID-19 variants that were previously — and somewhat uncomfortably — known either by their technical letter-number codes or by the countries in which they first appeared (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WHO renames COVID variants with Greek letter names to avoid confusion, stigma
The global health agency says the scientific names have not been replaced but the use of these letters will help in destigmatizing the variants and the countries these strains are found in. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - June 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO's new naming system for coronavirus variants uses Greek alphabet
WHO's new naming system for coronavirus variants uses the Greek alphabet. At least one expert says it comes too late. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO announces Greek Alphabet labelling system for Covid-19 variants to remove stigma
'In public discourse, we could discuss some of these variants in more easy-to-use language,' a WHO epidemiologist said (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: WHO renames UK and other variants with Greek letters
The variant first detected in the UK becomes Alpha, with South Africa, Brazil and India also renamed. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news