Hungary approves Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine
Country is first EU state to break ranks and give unilateral emergency approval for Covid jab (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Hungary first in EU to approve Russian vaccine
Its health authorities give preliminary approval to the Russian-developed Sputnik V coronavirus jab. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AstraZeneca Estonia to participate in VaccineGuard pilot
Estonia, Hungary and Iceland are the first countries to sign up to the new platform supporting the global COVID-19 vaccination programme. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 20, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Science - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

Psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Hungarian adults - Szab ó C, Pukánszky J, Kemény L.
We aimed to explore psychological effects of the coronavirus pandemic on Hungarian adults in the time of the national quarantine situation in May 2020.We conducted a cross-sectional observational study with the use of an anonymous online questionnaire th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Mass vaccination across the European Union starts today! 450 million people will have access to COVID-19 vaccines by the end of 2021
Hungary gets a head start on EU peers with rollout; France, Germany, Italy among others to follow on Sunday (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Germany and Hungary Begin Vaccinations a Day Early
The full rollout of the European Union’s vast vaccine campaign begins Sunday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hungary starts giving 1st coronavirus vaccine shots, a day before the EU's larger planned vaccine rollout
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

How a lockdown 'sex party' doomed a Hungarian Euro MP
It was not just breaching Covid rules that did for Hungarian Jozsef Szajer but claims of hypocrisy too. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hungary's rightwing rulers downplay MEP 'gay orgy' scandal amid hypocrisy accusations
József Szájer has boasted of rewriting constitution to define marriage as heterosexual institution (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hungary MEP quits after allegedly fleeing gay orgy
A top member of a party hostile to LGBT rights is said to have attended a "gay sex party" in Brussels. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Member of Hungary's anti-LGBTQ government resigns after fleeing alleged sex party
The married official and at least 20 other men reportedly attended the Brussels "orgy," despite the city's coronavirus restrictions. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Hungarian official compared billionaire George Soros, who is a Holocaust survivor, to Adolf Hitler
Szilard Demeter's tirade with Holocaust references sparked outrage from Hungary's Jewish community, who called them "tasteless" and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid vaccine technology pioneer: 'I never doubted it would work'
Katalin Karik ó’s mRNA research helped pave way for Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna’s successful workCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Hungarian-born biochemist who helped pioneer the research behind the mRNA technology used in the two Covid-19 vaccines showing positive results believes it was always a no-brainer.“I never doubted it would work,” Katalin Karikó told the Guardian. “I had seen the data from animal studies, and I was expecting it. I always wished that I would live long enough to see something that I’ve worked on be approved.&rdqu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Julia Kollewe Tags: Medical research Biochemistry and molecular biology Vaccines and immunisation Coronavirus Health Society World news Science UK news Source Type: news

‘ It ’ s Been A Great Situation, We ’ re Really Lucky To Be Here ’ : Lilly King And Caeleb Dressel On International Swimming League As Cali Condors Prepare Finals On CBS Sports Network
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Only CBS DJ Sixsmith International Swimming League Source Type: news

Brussels warns Hungary on Russian Covid jab
Tensions grow over whether Budapest plans to use Sputnik V vaccine even though it does not have EU regulatory approval (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - November 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hungary sticks to veto of EU budget over rule-of-law issue
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says the European Union’s proposed mechanism to link rule of law criteria to budget disbursements for EU nations is a “political and ideological weapon.” (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hungary's doctors warn of soaring coronavirus deaths ahead
Doctors in Hungary are warning that a lack of medical staff qualified to treat intensive coronavirus patients could soon lead to soaring deaths and a breakdown in the country’s fragile health care system (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hungary and Poland have blocked approval of the EU's budget over a clause that ties EU funding with adherence to the rule of law
The two countries object to a clause that links funding with adherence to the rule of law. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In COVID-19 vaccine race, Hungarian village firm takes global role
In an unassuming house in rolling hills east of the Hungarian capital, a small family firm is helping oil the wheels of the world's big... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transgender couple wed in Hungary amid LGBT hostility
Elvira Angyal and Tamara Csillag pose for a picture after their wedding in Polgardi, Hungary, November 6, 2020. The wedding of the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hungary to become first in EU to trial Russian Covid vaccine
Procurement comes amid global vaccine race and is latest sign of cosiness with Moscow (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - November 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cambodian PM isolating after Covid outbreak linked to Hungarian minister
Schools, bars and cinemas in Phnom Penh locked down as cases reported after trade tripCambodia ’s prime minister, Hun Sen, has gone into quarantine and the country has locked down schools, bars and cinemas in the capital, Phnom Penh, and a surrounding province, after an outbreak of coronavirus cases linked to a visit by the Hungarian foreign minister, Péter Szijjártó.Szijj ártó made a short visit to Cambodia on 3 November as part of a planned trade tour to the region, then tested positive for Covid-19 when he arrived in Thailand later the same day. All his meetings were cancelled an...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Emma Graham-Harrison and agencies Tags: Cambodia Asia Pacific World news Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Hungary Source Type: news

Who Will Win the'Genius Dog Contest?' Watch the Competition Begin
Scientists in Hungary are streaming experiments with dogs that know many words, featuring them in a contest of canine intelligence. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: James Gorman Tags: Animal Cognition Dogs Contests and Prizes Fugazza, Claudia Budapest (Hungary) your-feed-science Source Type: news

Cambodia bans state-organized events in capital over virus
Cambodia has banned all state-organized events in the capital and a neighboring province for two weeks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus after a number of people connected to a Hungarian official’s visit tested positive (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Portugal, Hungary Latest European Countries To Institute Restrictions As Covid-19 Cases Spike
Both countries saw a record number of new coronavirus cases and deaths last week. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elana Lyn Gross, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Policy /policy Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Billionaires Source Type: news

Portugal, Hungary hunker down against Europe's virus surge
Portugal and Hungary have become the latest European countries to impose curfews against the renewed tide of coronavirus infections and deaths sweeping the continent and filing its hospital emergency wards (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Contextual determinants of intimate partner violence: a multi-level analysis in six European cities - Dias NG, Fraga S, Soares J, Hatzidimitriadou E, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Lindert J, Sundin, Toth O, Barros H, Ribeiro AI.
OBJECTIVES: To assess whether city-level characteristics influence the risk of intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization across six European cities. METHODS: The DOVE study included 3496 participants from Athens-Greece, Budapest-Hungary, London-UK,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Cambodia's prime minister in quarantine after Hungarian meet
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and four of his Cabinet members are in quarantine after meeting with a visiting envoy who later tested positive for the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Europe ’s Second Wave of COVID-19 is Being Driven by Two Countries. Here’s Why
Europe is clearly in the grip of a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. In the past week, countries throughout Europe—including Belgium, Croatia, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, the U.K, and Ukraine—have all recorded their highest daily caseloads since the pandemic started. But two of these stand out. As of Oct. 25, Belgium and the Czech Republic are currently reporting about 146 and 115 new daily cases per 100,000 people, respectively, according to TIME’s coronavirus tracker, which compiles data from Johns Hopkins University. That’s dramatically higher ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline Roache Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Londontime Source Type: news

Estimation of the relationship between the persistent decrease of the suicide rate and the changes in sociodemographic composition in Hungary between 1990 and 2011 - Balint L, Fuzer K, Gonda X, D öme P.
From the end of the 1980s, the Hungarian suicide rate, which had been until that point the highest in the world for decades, has decreased drastically. The reason behind this decrease was probably due to the changes in numerous and often interlinked risk f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Trump administration set to sign declaration aimed at restricting abortion ‘ Other member states signing declaration include Brazil,...
Other member states signing declaration include Brazil, Uganda Hungary and Egypt (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Comparing canine brains using 3D-endocast modelling
(E ö tv ö s Lor á nd University (ELTE), Faculty of Science) Based on digital endocranial cast models the canine brain does not increase proportionally with body size. Researchers at ELTE E ö tv ö s Lor á nd and Kaposv á r University in Hungary reconstructed the surface morphology of 28 canine brains, including various dog breeds, wolves, coyotes, and jackals. The shortening of the facial skeleton greatly influences the ratio of certain brain regions, primarily the olfactory bulb and the frontal lobe. These changes might have profound implications for olfactory and problem-solving ab...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Magnitude, demographics and dynamics of the effect of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic on all-cause mortality in 21 industrialized countries, Nature Medicine
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has changed many social, economic, environmental and healthcare determinants of health. We applied an ensemble of 16 Bayesian models to vital statistics data to estimate the all-cause mortality effect of the pandemic for 21 industrialized countries. From mid-February through May 2020, 206,000 (95% credible interval, 178,100 –231,000) more people died in these countries than would have had the pandemic not occurred. The number of excess deaths, excess deaths per 100,000 people and relative increase in deaths were similar between men and women in most countries. England ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No, Your Dog Doesn't Really Prefer Your Face, Brain Scans Show
THURSDAY, Oct. 8, 2020 -- You may think your dog is gazing lovingly at your face, but a new study suggests that's not the case. Hungarian researchers say dogs'brains may not process faces the same way human brains do. Faces are such an important... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 8, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

When Newt Gingrich told the truth about George Soros, Fox News demanded SILENCE... because "Soros" is the name that may not be spoken
(Natural News) In a very bizarre exchange on Fox News’ Outnumbered, guest Newt Gingrich was essentially censored for bringing up the name of Hungarian-American philanthropist George Soros. Gingrich, the former House Speaker, mentioned during his appearance how billionaire Soros has been using his substantial wealth to influence local district attorney races throughout the country, who... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hungary's Orban: Health care prepared for rising infections
Hungary's prime minister says that the government has drawn up a “war plan” to defend against the new wave of the coronavirus pandemic and that the country's health care system is prepared to handle to rising number of new virus cases (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Central Europe Largely Avoided the First Coronavirus Wave. Why Are Cases Spiking Now?
Central Europe in the past week has seen a spike in daily confirmed coronavirus cases, a major setback for a region that largely avoided the first wave of the virus in the spring. The Czech Republic, an E.U. member state of 10.7 million, registered a country record of 1,382 new infections on Sep. 11, bringing the country’s total cases to over 32,400. In the last week, nearby countries Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia have also recorded their highest daily caseloads since the pandemic began. Infections in the Czech Republic previously peaked at around 3 cases per capita (per 100,000 residents) in late March but reached ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline Roache Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 europe Explainer Londontime Source Type: news

Justification of intergroup violence - the role of right-wing authoritarianism and propensity for radical action - Farag ó L, Kende A, Krekó P.
Economic and political trends of the last decades resulted in a general rise in anti-minority populism in Hungary. Anti-minority sentiments have been manifested in violence primarily against the Roma, but also against other target groups. The aim of the cu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Virus spiking in eastern Europe; Hungary drafts 'war plan'
The number of new COVID-19 cases is spiking in parts of Eastern Europe, with Hungary and the Czech Republic registering all-time highs (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

“Hidden” Costs of Our Food Systems
SOFI launch event. Credit: FAOBy Zoltán KálmánROME, Sep 3 2020 (IPS) Five years after the adoption of the 2030 Agenda we are far from achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). According to the recently launched SOFI Report (The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020), we are not on track to eradicate poverty, hunger and malnutrition. On the contrary, with the current trends, the global number of undernourished people in 2030 would exceed 840 million. Moreover, WHO has reported alarming rates of overweight and obesity, globally affecting 39% and 13% of the adult population, res...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zoltan Kalman Tags: Biodiversity Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Global Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Global report: schools across Europe reopen as Covid cases grow
Parents and teachers fear face masks and other measures not enough to prevent second waveCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTens of millions of pupils, most wearing face masks, have headed back to class inFrance,Belgium,Poland andRussia, as schools across Europe cautiously reopened amid spiralling numbers of new coronavirus cases in several countries.Parents and teachers around the continent have expressed fears that strict physical distancing and hygiene measures such as hand cleansing stations will not be able to prevent a second Covid-19 wave, maybe coinciding with the autumn flu season.Co...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jon Henley Tags: Coronavirus outbreak France Belgium Germany Spain Russia Europe World news Science Hungary Italy Schools Education Poland Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Speech processing hierarchy in the dog brain
(E ö tv ö s Lor á nd University (ELTE), Faculty of Science) Dog brains, just as human brains, process speech hierarchically: intonations at lower, word meanings at higher stages, according to a new study by Hungarian researchers. The study reveals exciting speech processing similarities between us and a speechless species. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

When Tackling a Problem, Pigs and Pooches Have Different Strategy
MONDAY, July 27, 2020 -- You might say this is a tale about sheer pig-headedness. Hungarian researchers wondered how two popular family pets -- dogs and miniature pigs -- would compare when confronted with a problem to solve. Turns out pigs are... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

More effective suicide prevention measures are needed for young Japanese: a comparison of Japanese and Hungarian suicide rates - Inoue K, Hashioka S, Takeichi N, Noso Y, Hoshi M, Nailya C.
BACKGROUND: The Japanese suicide rate has decreased over the past few years, but the rate still remains high in comparison to the rest of the world. Thus, Japan cannot be content with implementing current suicide prevention measures; additional suicide pre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Predicting the criminal record of Hungarian homicide offenders from crime scene behaviours - Ivaskevics K, Almond L.
The present study explored the relationship between crime scene behaviour and criminal history in a sample of Hungarian homicide offenders. While there is a multitude of studies examining the relationship between individual crime scene behaviours and offen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Hungarian government launches coronavirus questionnaire
Hungary's government has published a new questionnaire with 13 topics centering on the coronavirus pandemic, to be sent to all citizens in coming weeks (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Patients' willingness to ride on a driverless ambulance: a case study in Hungary - Zarkeshev A, Csisz ár C.
Rapid development of autonomous driving technology leads to spread of driverless vehicles. In healthcare, the maturity of this technology might bring to the replacement of conventional ambulances by self-driving ones. Therefore, our research purpose was to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news