Cross-cultural differences in pedestrian behaviors in relation to values: a comparison of five countries - Solmazer G, Az ık D, Fındık G, Üzümcüoğlu Y, Ersan Ö, Kaçan B, Özkan T, Lajunen T, Öz B, Pashkevich A, Pashkevich M, Danelli-Mylona V, Georgogianni D, Berisha Krasniqi E, Krasniqi M, Makris E, Shubenkova K, Xheladini G.
This study compared pedestrian behaviors in five countries (Estonia, Greece, Kosovo, Russia, and Turkey) and investigated the relationships between these behaviors and values in each country. The study participants were 131 pedestrians for Estonia, 249 for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news
Adaptation and psychometric evaluation of the Children's Knowledge of Abuse Questionnaire (CKAQ-RIII) in Greek elementary school children - Gangos CJ, Nega C, Apergi FS.
The purpose of the present study was to culturally adapt and validate the Children's Knowledge of Abuse Questionnaire-RIII (CKAQ-RIII), a tool that examines children's understanding of sexual abuse concepts, for use in Greek elementary schools. A sample of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Modeling traveler recovery time following man-made incidents: the case of the Athens metro - Milioti C, Kepaptsoglou K, Deloukas A, Prodromitis G, Iliopoulou C.
Man-man, life-threating incidents such as terrorist attacks, can have a significant impact in travel behavior and public transport ridership. Based on data collected from an extensive personal interview survey undertaken in Athens (Greece), factors affecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news
Canadian Scientists Give Vicious Name To Newly Discovered T.Rex Relative
The dinosaur is called “Thanatotheristes degrootorum” and the first word is Greek for “reaper of death.” (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 12, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news
Greece reports first case of African swine fever
Greece detected its first case of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the north of the country this week, agriculture ministry officials said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
Is sexual assault a problem in Greek prisons? Initial evidence from a Greek male prison - Papadakaki M, Tsalkanis A, Prokopiadou D, Goutsou M, Chliaoutakis J.
This study aimed to explore the problem of inmate sexual victimization in a Greek male prison. A total of 400 individuals were approached in the largest Greek male prison and 50 individuals participated. The questionnaire examined sociodemographic, offence... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news
Holocaust Memorial Day: standing together
Today, 27 January, is Holocaust Memorial Day, and this year it marks exactly 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. UNISON marked the event with an event at UNISON centre, attended by hundreds of staff. There was a minute’s silence and the lighting of a candle of remembrance to honour the victims of the Nazi regime and those murdered during modern genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. Speeches were given by Dave Prentis, Georgia Gould, the leader of Camden council, local MP Keir Starmer, UNISON president Josie Bird, Hope not Hate deputy director Jemma Levene and UNISON sen...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 27, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News anti-fascism anti-racism dave prentis holocaust memorial day hope not hate Josie Bird Keir Starmer Source Type: news
The modern-day Odysseus: how mental health providers can better reintegrate modern warriors and mitigate suicide risk - Geraci J, Murray C, Kapil-Pair KN, Herrera S, Sokol Y, Cary J, Landa Y, Goodman M.
During their return from combat, warriors from Greek mythology and Native American traditions received the support of "helpers" to guide the reintegration back into their communities or tribes. While the military provides our modern warriors (MWs), similar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Falls from height due to accident and suicide attempt in Greece. a comparison of the injury patterns - Papadakis SA, Pallis D, Galanakos S, Georgiou DF, Kateros K, Macheras G, Sapkas G.
BACKGROUND: Falls from height are a common cause of death and disability. Falls from height can be divided between accidental and suicide attempts. The aim of this study is to ascertain the demographic characteristics of these patients, and to identify the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Targeted prevention of road traffic deaths in Greece: a multifactorial 5-year census-based study - Anagnostou E, Cole E.
BACKGROUND: Between 2012 and 2016, Greece suffered yearly more than 800 deaths from road traffic incidents (RTIs), holding one of the worst performances in the European Union for RTI-related deaths per population. Our primary aim is to identify risk factor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Starwatch: Cassiopeia, Queen of the northern sky
The unmistakeable W-shaped constellation represents a queen punished for claiming that her daughter was more beautiful than the NereidsThe constellation ofCassiopeia, the Queen, was one of the 48 constellations detailed by the Greek astronomer Ptolemy in the 2nd century AD. The constellation is most notable because of its W shape, which is said to represent the Queen sitting on her throne. She was placed in the stars as a punishment for believing that her daughter Andromeda was more beautiful than the sea nymphs.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Stuart Clark Tags: Science Astronomy Space Source Type: news
Rediscovering the many health benefits of frankincense, a natural analgesic and anti-inflammatory
(Natural News) Frankincense has been used for its fragrance and medicinal properties for a long time. It is used as a natural remedy in various countries, including Greece, India and China. However, it is only recently that scientific studies have begun to corroborate its health benefits. What is frankincense? Frankincense comes from olibanum trees, which... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The Guardian view on the rise of Christian-nativist populists: a troubling sign of things to come | Editorial
Over the holiday period the Guardian ’s leader column examines the challenges of the future by fathoming out the present. Today we look at the struggle for the soul of Christianity“There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”These words, written by Saint Paul 2,000 years ago, are central to the Christian faith. They speak of a vocation for the universal and point to an ethic of social justice and solidarity. The Christian tradition ’s account of the humble circumstances of the birth of Jesus, represented in the na...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 25, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Editorial Tags: Christianity Religion Catholicism Vatican The papacy Pope Francis Italy Matteo Salvini LGBT rights Poland Viktor Orb án Hungary European Union Refugees Donald Trump US news US politics Republicans Democrats Greta T Source Type: news
Archaeologists Discover Ancient Greek Royal Tombs Dating Back 3,500 Years
Among the findings are a gold pendant with the image of an Egyptian goddess, suggesting wider interaction between ancient Greece and Egypt than previously known.(Image credit: Greek Culture Ministry/AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Gonzales Source Type: news
Mystery over 'female' remains found on male-only Greek mountain
Discovery of remains in all-male monastic community in northern Greece poses questionsLaura Wynn-Antikas specialises in bringing bones to life. Decades spent studying skeletal remainsacross Greece, in subterranean vaults, tombs, chapels and archaeological sites, have yielded a host of unexpected discoveries. “You never know what you are going to find,” the American-born anthropologist said. “Bones don’t lie. They will tell you how a person lived and perhaps even how they died. You go in prepared to see everything.”But when Wynn-Antikas was called to examine bones unearthed beneath the stone fl...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 16, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Helena Smith in Athens Tags: Archaeology Greece Europe World news Source Type: news
Starwatch: the moon approaches the bright star in the lion's breast
Look east this week to find the constellation Leo, as the moon, entering its last phase, passes the bright white star RegulusThe moon slides through the constellation ofLeo, the Lion, this week, passing the bright star Regulus along the way. The chart shows the view looking east from London at midnight tonight, as 16 December becomes 17 December 2019. The moon is approaching its last quarter phase, when only the western hemisphere remains illuminated. This occurs when the moon moves in to the last week of the lunar month. In Greek mythology, Leo was a murderous creature with golden fur that was impervious to weapons. It wa...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 15, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Stuart Clark Tags: Astronomy The moon Science Space Source Type: news
Comparative Study Reveals Best Mesothelioma Surgery
Less is usually better than more when it comes to aggressive surgery for pleural mesothelioma, according to the latest and most-extensive comparative study. Throughout the last 25 years, surgical patients typically fared better with the lung-sparing pleurectomy and decortication (P/D) than with the more radical extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP). “We found that the P/D approach should be preferred when technically feasible,” Dr. Dimitrios Magouliotis of the General University Hospital of Larissa in Greece, told The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com. “We believe now the P/D should be the first choice.&rdqu...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - December 5, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news
West Nile Virus Infection: Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018; Surveillance Report
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 12/2019. This six-page report on cases of West Nile virus infection is based on data for 2018 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on September 10, 2019. For 2018,11 European Union/European Economic Area Member States reported 1,605 West Nile virus infections, of which 1,548 (96 percent) were locally acquired. The majority of locally acquired cases were reported by Italy, Greece, and Romania. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - December 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever: Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018; Surveillance Report
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 12/2019. This three-page report on cases of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever is based on data for 2018 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on September 10, 2019. For 2018, European Union/European Economic Area countries reported eight cases of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. Bulgaria reported six locally-acquired confirmed cases, Greece one travel-related confirmed case, and Spain one locally-acquired probable case. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - December 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Settled status: UNISON can help
After the EU referendum the government decided to introduce a new immigration status for EU citizens called ‘settled status’. What does this mean? People who are citizens or have a passport of a European Union member state, or Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland, and are in the UK by the 31 December 2020, are required to apply (along with family members) to the EU settlement scheme to continue living and working in the UK after 30 June 2021. The Home Office campaign does not cover the full range of citizens who can apply under the scheme. The messaging is centred on “white” EU/EEA/Swiss c...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - November 21, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article BREXIT EU EU Citizens eu migrant migrant workers Source Type: news
Making Mayo's Recipes: Cranberry orange muffins
These cranberry orange muffins would make a nice breakfast treat this weekend. Use Greek yogurt to reduce or replace shortening, oil or butter. This cuts fat and makes muffins extra moist and tender. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program is featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 21, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
Does nationality matter for the gunshot brain injury? Ten-year retrospective observational cadaveric comparative study for gunshot TBI between Greece and Bulgaria - Nikova AS, Karakasi MV, Pavlidis P, Birbilis T, Dimitrov I.
OBJECTIVE: Penetrating brain trauma (PBT) caused by gunshot is one of the most lethal traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and its management and confrontation is of great importance. METHODS: The authors searched retrospectively the archives from 2 sim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Archaeologists unlock even more secrets at the largest cathedral in the ancient world
(Natural News) The world’s largest Christian cathedral recently yielded many of its secrets after years of investigation. Researchers uncovered hidden and forgotten structures in the Hagia Sophia, including the Great Baptistery of the Byzantine Emperors. The Hagia Sophia means “Great Wisdom” in Greek, the lingua franca of the Byzantine Empire. It stands in Istanbul, Turkey,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Making Mayo's Recipes: Baked hush puppies
Are you looking for a new way to make this old-school favorite? You can make healthy hush puppies using Greek yogurt and without frying. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the?Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program?is?featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network -- just in time for you to try over [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 14, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
Influenza-associated invasive pulmonary aspergillosis in a 25-bed Greek ICU during 2018-2019 influenza season.
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - November 11, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news
Domestic violence during pregnancy in Greece - Antoniou E, Iatrakis G.
There are no data about the prevalence of domestic violence during pregnancy in Greece. The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence and the associated factors of domestic violence in a representative population of pregnant women in Greece. Fiv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news
Bullying victimization: associated contextual factors in a Greek sample of children and adolescents - Pervanidou P, Makris G, Bouzios I, Chrousos G, Roma E, Chouliaras G.
School bullying is increasingly recognized as an important factor affecting both individual's wellbeing and social functioning. Several studies provide evidence for the potential role of contextual factors that relate to bullying victimization such as the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
UK and US place have fewer doctors than Costa Rica, Lithuania and Russia
A report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development revealed that Greece, Austria and Portugal have the most doctors per head among developed countries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Breastfeeding found to lower heart disease risk among mothers, especially later in life
(Natural News) The benefits of breastfeeding are already quite compelling, but now we can add yet another important advantage to that list as a new study has illustrated how breastfeeding can lower the risk of heart disease among mothers. Researchers from the University of Athens in Greece presented the exciting finding at a recent meeting... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Epidemiology of alcohol use in late adolescence in Greece and comorbidity with depression and other common mental disorders - Michalis G, Bellos S, Politis S, Magklara K, Petrikis P, Skapinakis P.
BACKGROUND: The aim of the current study was to examine the prevalence and associations of hazardous alcohol use with sociodemographic variables and its comorbidity with depression and other common mental disorders in a sample of Greek adolescents between ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Making Mayo Recipes: Whole wheat pumpkin pancakes
Your next brunch or sleepover party calls for healthy, hearty whole-wheat pumpkin pancakes. This recipe uses fat-free greek yogurt and if you want to prepare the batter ahead of time, keep the dry and wet ingredients separate until ready to cook. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 31, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
Application of stress test concepts for port infrastructures against natural hazard: the case of Thessaloniki port in Greece - Pitilakis K, Argyroudis S, Fotopoulou S, Karafagka S, Kakderi K, Selva J.
An engineering risk-based methodology for stress testing critical infrastructures is introduced and applied to the port of Thessaloniki in Greece exposed to seismic, geotechnical and tsunami hazards. The methodology workflow consists of four phases: Pre-As... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news
The effects of part-time employment and employment in rotating periods on occupational accidents. The case of Greece - Anyfantis ID, Boustras G.
During the last few years new forms of employment have been developed. Part-time employment and employment in rotating periods are on a rise especially in cases of economic slowdown and high unemployment rates, as part of the what is called precarious work... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news
Tart, sweet and full of antioxidants: 5 Reasons to add nutrient-rich hawthorn berries to your diet
(Natural News) Hawthorn berries are tiny fruits that have a storied history. Their use as a remedy for various diseases is documented in ancient medical records all around the world. The Greek physician Dioscorides wrote in the first century AD that these berries are effective in increasing blood flow to the heart. Meanwhile, ancient Chinese healers on the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Relational aggressors' coping: the moderating role of empathy - Kokkinos CM, Voulgaridou I.
This study explored the role of empathy (cognitive, emotional) as a moderator in the link between coping and proactive and reactive relational aggression (RA) among 328 Greek preadolescents. The results indicated positive associations between emotion-focus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Yale International Symposium on Olive Oil and Health to be held in Delphi
Sponsored by the Yale School of Public Health, the second annual symposium will take place Dec. 1-4 at the European Cultural Center in Delphi, Greece. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - October 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
Exercising Before Breakfast Burns More Fat, Study Says
(CNN) — Should you eat before or after exercise in the morning? The debate has raged for years. The eat-first camp says food before exercise boosts blood sugars, giving the body fuel to increase the intensity and length of a workout. It also keeps you from being fatigued or dizzy. The eat-after camp says you burn more fat if you fast before exercise. A small UK study published Friday supports the latter point of view: In 30 obese or overweight men, those who exercised before breakfast burned twice the fat as men who ate breakfast before they worked out. That’s because exercising with no fuel forces the body to ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Exercise Source Type: news
Using transboundary wildfire exposure assessments to improve fire management programs: a case study in Greece - Palaiologou P, Ager AA, Nielsen-Pincus M, Evers CR, Kalabokidis K.
Numerous catastrophic wildfires in Greece have demonstrated that relying on fire suppression as the primary risk-management strategy is inadequate and that existing wildfire-risk governance needs to be re-examined. In this research, we used simulation mode... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news
A review and comparison of road safety in Greece in recent years - Mitropoulos L, Kopelias P.
Greece ranks between the EU countries with the highest number of road fatalities per million inhabitants for the last two decades. Although the number of road fatalities hasbeen significantlyreduced over the last 15 years, it is still considerably higher t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news
Starwatch: Aquarius is one of the oldest named constellations
How to find the faint stars of the water bearer, identified by the Babylonians with their water god EaAquarius, the water bearer, is one of the northern hemisphere ’s autumnal constellations. It is a faint grouping of stars, found between Capricornus and Pisces, and must be viewed from a dark site. The chart shows the view looking south-south-west at midnight BST on 14 October. Fomalhaut (inPiscis Austrinus) is the brightest star in this section of the sky. Find it low down on the horizon and then, looking above it, begin to trace out the body of Aquarius, hopping from one faint star to the other. The constellation i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 13, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Stuart Clark Tags: Science Astronomy Space Source Type: news
Analysis of forest fire fatalities in Southern Europe: Spain, Portugal, Greece and Sardinia (Italy) - Molina-Terr én DM, Xanthopoulos G, Diakakis M, Ribeiro L, Caballero D, Delogu GM, Viegas DX, Silva CA, Cardil A.
Wildfire fatalities remain a significant problem in Mediterranean Europe. Although there is a strong inter-annual variability with regard to their number, repeated tragic accidents remind us of this grim occurrence, despite the increasing firefighting capa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news
Ancient Greek Scroll's Hidden Contents Revealed Through Infrared Imaging
More than 200 years ago, a scroll damaged by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius was unrolled and pasted onto cardboard, even though it had writing on the back. New imagery shows some of what's hidden.(Image credit: A. Tournié, Centre de Recherche sur la Conservation) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Merrit Kennedy Source Type: news
Doctors of the World sounds the alarm bell in Greece
The refugee crisis has become a humanitarian crisis in Lesvos, where more than 1,000 unaccompanied children are currently residing. Traffickers are constantly looking for new ports in the Aegean sea, while the absence of a united European policy regarding the reception of the refugees is resulting in charred and drowned bodies. The shipwreck of a boat on Oinousses claimed the lives of seven people: five toddlers, one of them an infant, and two women. The fire at the reception and identification center in Moria, Lesvos, which claimed the life of one adult and possibly two children, according to the testimonies from the fiel...
Source: Doctors of the World News - October 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news
Why the Women Most Likely to Die of Breast Cancer Have Gotten the Least Attention
How can you have a moonshot trying to cure cancer and not mention people dying of cancer?I believed the narrative that is pushed on women, that if you check your breasts and if you catch it early, you’re fine.ide class="right-rail__container right-rail__container--ad"> Lianne Kraemer had been living with metastatic breast cancer for more than a year when I met her in December 2017 at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio. Throughout the week, more than 7,000 doctors, scientists and pharmaceutical-company representatives would descend on the city for the country’s most impor...
Source: TIME: Health - October 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kate Pickert Tags: Uncategorized Breast Cancer health Source Type: news
Starwatch: Perseus rides again in a set of mythic constellations
Look high in the sky to see the Greek hero who slew the sea serpent on his winged horseNow is a good time to find the constellations based on the Greek myth of Perseus. The chart shows the core of these constellations: Perseus, Cassiopeia, Andromeda and Pegasus. They can be found high in the sky looking south this week.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 29, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Stuart Clark Tags: Astronomy Science Space Source Type: news
Greece: 5 deny poor women's babies sold in illegal adoptions
Five Greek and Georgian citizens have appeared in court on charges of belonging to a criminal organization that allegedly sold babies for adoption (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
Is Wine Really Healthier Than Beer?
This study led to expert speculation that the average wine drinker may eat healthier than the average beer drinker. If true, that could explain away many of the health advantages associated with wine. More recent research that controlled for diet and other lifestyle variables concluded that drinking moderate amounts of beer—usually defined as one per day for women and two for men—offers the same heart-health benefits as a like amount of wine. Meanwhile, studies have found that cheese and some other sources of saturated fat and cholesterol may not actually raise a person’s risk for heart disease and prema...
Source: TIME: Health - September 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition 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
The Social Impact of Economic Inequality
Inequality out in the open. Credit: A.D. McKenzie/IPSBy Blerim MustafaGENEVA, Sep 23 2019 (IPS) Increasing economic inequality is a defining challenge of our time. In recent years, it has triggered analysis and reflection by many scholars, politicians and others on its causes and consequences on economic growth and efficiency, politics and democracy, human rights, individual behaviors, access to health, social cohesion and environmental degradation. The perception that the top 1% of income earners are gaining at the expense of the other 99% has resulted in widespread public debates in many countries on the social and polit...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Blerim Mustafa Tags: Democracy Economy & Trade Environment Financial Crisis Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity TerraViva United Nations Geneva Centre 2019 Source Type: news
Mothers who have children through IVF are more likely to suffer gestational diabetes
Academics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece led the research, a review of 38 previous studies involving almost nearly two million women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news