The role of reviewing building structures to fulfill requirements for stiffness, stability and strength of building structures - Triastuti NS, Indriasari I.
Indonesia at the location of the earthquake All building structures must meet the structural requirements, namely stiffness, stability, strength. Review structures before building are built determine whether they meet the requirements Methodology Case stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Judgment Free Online Platform Key to Helping Suicidal People, Says Survivor
A suicide survivor shares her story of how an online community helped her overcome anxiety and depression. Credit: Unsplash / Dan M By Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Sep 28 2020 (IPS) Romana Hoque had it all, a comfortable life, a happy family. Despite this, the 43-year-old second-generation immigrant from Indonesia living in the United States was depressed enough to contemplate suicide. Hoque, in an exclusive interview with Inter Press Service (IPS), said despite her comfortable life, not being able to conceive resulted in her feeling so depressed that she tried to take her own life. She shared her story during September – ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Aid Featured Gender Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Fuzia 2020 Source Type: news

Roche presents new 2-year data for Evrysdi (risdiplam) in infants with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
Basel, 28 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new 2-year data from Part 1 of the pivotal FIREFISH study of Evrysdi ™ (risdiplam) in infants aged 2-7 months with symptomatic Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The 2-year results in infants treated with the therapeutic dose of Evrysdi (17/21) showed that they continued to improve and achieve motor milestones. This exploratory analysis showed that an estimated 88% of infants were alive and required no permanent ventilation at two years. In addition, at two years, 59% (10/17 vs. 7/17 at 1-year) of infants were able to sit without support...
Source: Roche Media News - September 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche presents new 2-year data for Evrysdi (risdiplam) in infants with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
Basel, 28 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new 2-year data from Part 1 of the pivotal FIREFISH study of Evrysdi ™ (risdiplam) in infants aged 2-7 months with symptomatic Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The 2-year results in infants treated with the therapeutic dose of Evrysdi (17/21) showed that they continued to improve and achieve motor milestones. This exploratory analysis showed that an estimated 88% of infants were alive and required no permanent ventilation at two years. In addition, at two years, 59% (10/17 vs. 7/17 at 1-year) of infants were able to sit without support...
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

School-based education to prevent bullying in high schools in Indonesia - Noboru T, Amalia E, Hernandez PMR, Nurbaity L, Affarah WS, Nonaka D, Takeuchi R, Kadriyan H, Kobayashi J.
BACKGROUND: The Global School-based Health Survey showed that 20.6% of Indonesian students aged 13 to 17 years old were bullied. The proportion was lower than those reported from Southeast Asian countries (28.3% to 51.0%). School education was reported to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

IBA receives 1st payment from Chinese licensing deal
Proton therapy developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) has received the first...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA secures large proton therapy contract in China IBA reports reduced half-year revenues IBA appoints nonexecutive directors IBA secures Indonesian contract IBA sells part of dosimetry unit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Dutch daily infections hit new high – as it happened
This blog is now closed. Follow our new blog below:Coronavirus news – live11.42pmBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: Indonesia sees record case rise; India deaths pass 90,00011.42pmBSTHere ’s a quick run down of the latest global coronavirus developments over the last few hours.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now); Lucy Campbell, Damien Gayle, Nazia Parveen and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Recreational activities and travel choices of the elderly - Utami PAS, Prapti NKG.
Recreation is a way to get consolation for the elderly. The aim of this study is to analyze recreational activities and travel choices of the elderly who live in Denpasar city, Bali, Indonesia. The study used a descriptive method. The sample consisted of 1... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Verbal abuse on pre-school children: the case of Indonesian children - Nurwijayanti AM, Iqomh MKB.
Verbal abuse is a form of violence received by children in the form of words that hurt the children. The impact of verbal abuse on children causes them to behave aggressively, emotional disturbances, and personality disorders. To explore this phenomenon, t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Vulnerability assessment at Mt. Bromo Indonesia by using time-series land surface deformation and GIS - Arbad AP, Takeuchi W, Aoki Y, Ardy A.
Among the 127 active volcanoes located in eastern Java, Indonesia. Mt. Bromo is the most famous active volcano, type of Mt. Bromo is a strombolian. Many aspects that make volcano an interesting, we conduct a critical and comprehensive study and analysis co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

COVID-19 – Possible Human Rights Crisis in Asia as Disparities Expected to Widen
The Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) is concerned by the societal socio-economic impact COVID-19 has created in the region, including the impact on employment and in unpaid care work, impact on health, including reproductive health services, and the impact of domestic violence during lockdowns. Credit: Bhuwan Sharma/IPS By Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Sep 17 2020 (IPS) The negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic is likely to be felt long after the COVID-19 health risk is resolved, a high-level meeting under the auspices of the Asian Population and Development Association (APDA), heard. ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) International Conference on P Source Type: news

The study of safety behavior in ferry transport - Herno Della R, Lirn TC, Shang KC.
This paper evaluates the effect of safety training, safety knowledge, and safety management on employees' safety behavior at ferry services in Indonesia. Data were collected from completed questionnaires responded to by employees of ferry service companies... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Indonesia's capital under virus order, hospitals nearly full
Main streets are less crowded as Indonesia’s capital begins two weeks of social restrictions to curb a rise of coronavirus infections that has pushed its critical-care hospital capacity to unsafe levels (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Colonial structure, chinese minority and racial violence in Indonesia: a social reflection - Sahrasad H.
Under the Dutch colonial, the Dutch (white skin) become the   political, economic and social elites in the colonial society, while middle class consisted of far east people (Chinese, Arab, India, etc), and bumiputera (indigenous Muslim) people laying in lo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Posttraumatic growth in adolescent survivors of earthquake, tsunami, and liquefaction in Palu Indonesia: a phenomenological study - Salawali SH, Susanti H, Daulima NHC, Putri AF.
Exploration of posttraumatic growth (PTG) experiences in adolescent survivors of earthquakes, tsunamis, or liquefaction are needed by nurses to maximize the potential for recovery and growth of adolescents from trauma after natural disasters. The study use... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Model of building institutional networks in early prevention of social conflicts in urban area of Bekasi - Sopandi A, Sugandhi YS, Gunawan W.
This study discusses Building an Institutional Network for Early Prevention of Social Conflict in urban areas, a case study in Bekasi City, West Java Province, Indonesia. The purpose of this study is to find out: (1) to study the institutional network patt... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Communication strategy of professional investigators and safeguards (propam) in interrogating police problems in the police Medan city - Kholil S, Sikumbang AT, Amin A.
This research discusses; 1) cases of violations committed by members of the Indonesian National Police in Medan District Police 2) the communication strategy of Propam investigators in interrogating violations committed and; 3) the effectiveness of the com... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

China Promotes Vaccines to Repair Diplomatic Ties and Bring Friends Closer
With pledges of a coronavirus vaccine, China is on a charm offensive to repair strained diplomatic ties and bolster engagement with other countries. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sui-Lee Wee Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization China Xi Jinping Politics and Government International Relations Clinical Trials Bangladesh Africa Far East, South and Southeast Asia and Pacific Areas Indonesia Source Type: news

Drugmaker Pauses Covid-19 Vaccine Trial for Safety Review
Britain is expected to limit most social gatherings to six people after a spike in cases. A political uproar quashed plans for targeted lockdowns in Israel. People caught maskless in Indonesia were told to lie in a coffin as punishment. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

AstraZeneca Pauses Covid-19 Vaccine Trial for Safety Review
Britain is expected to limit most social gatherings to six people after a spike in cases. A political uproar quashed plans for targeted lockdowns in Israel. People caught maskless in Indonesia were told to lie in a coffin as punishment. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

As Indonesia cases soar, medical workers bear the burden
While Indonesia has recorded more deaths from the coronavirus than any other Southeast Asian country, it also has seen the most fatalities among medical workers in the region (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Technology Meets Creativity on Women ’s Empowerment Platform
Artist Ayushi Chauhan’s painting on the Fuzia website. Credit: https://www.fuzia.com/By Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Sep 1 2020 (IPS) Eight years ago, and at the age of 11, Fuzia co-founder Riya Sinha decided to start the online platform for girls and women. Her story and Fuzia’s DNA are intrinsically wrapped around each other – and highlight how even in the age of feminism where women’s voices tend to be drowned out, a platform for them can become a global success. Sinha in an exclusive interview with Inter Press Service explains that Fuzia, with 4-million majority-female followership, was started after ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Arts Development & Aid Education Gender Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Fuzia 2020 Source Type: news

IBA reports reduced half-year revenues
Proton therapy developer Ion Beam Applications (IBA) reported reduced revenues...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IBA appoints nonexecutive directors IBA secures Indonesian contract IBA sells part of dosimetry unit IBA and CAMH partner to build nuclear medicine program IBA takes next step in China deal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 27, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Land use change leads to increased flooding in Indonesia
(University of G ö ttingen) While high greenhouse gas emissions and biodiversity loss are often associated with rapid land-use change in Indonesia, impacts on local water cycles have been largely overlooked. Researchers from the University of G ö ttingen, IPB University in Bogor and BMKG in Jakarta now show that the expansion of monocultures, such as oil palm and rubber plantations, leads to more frequent and more severe flooding. The results have been published in the journal Ecology& Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 27, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Dengue breakthrough after mosquitoes laced with natural bacteria
Infections in Indonesian city plummet after release of mosquitoes injected with Wolbachia bacteriaInfecting mosquitoes with a naturally occurring bacteria dramatically reduces their ability to transmit dengue, according to a breakthrough study that could pave the way to eliminating the disease.Research conducted in Indonesia, where dengue is endemic, found that releasing mosquitoes infected with the bacteria Wolbachia into parts of Yogyakarta city reduced the number of dengue infections by 77% compared with untreated areas.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent Tags: Global development Australia news Indonesia Infectious diseases Asia Pacific Medical research Science Source Type: news

Pakistan's former ambassador to Indonesia sold embassy building illegally at 'throwaway price'
Pakistan's top graft body, NAB has found its former ambassador to Indonesia Major General (retd) Syed Mustafa Anwar guilty of illegally... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Undersea earthquakes strike Indonesia as Mt. Sinabung erupts again
(Natural News) Two undersea earthquakes struck Sumatra in Indonesia on Wednesday, August 19. They were followed hours later by the eruption of Mt. Sinabung in North Sumatra. The first earthquake, a magnitude 6.8, hit 13.6 miles below the sea. The epicenter was located about 86 miles west-southwest of Bengkulu city on the western coast of Sumatra... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endless First Wave: How Indonesia Failed to Control Coronavirus Endless First Wave: How Indonesia Failed to Control Coronavirus
Indonesia has officially reported 6346 deaths from COVID-19, the highest overall toll in Southeast Asia. Including people who died with acute COVID-19 symptoms but were not tested, the death toll is 3 times higher.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - August 21, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News 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

ISDS Enables Making More Money from Losses
By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) With the Covid-19 contagion from late 2019 spreading internationally this year, governments have responded, often in desperation. Meanwhile, predatory international law firms are encouraging multimillion-dollar investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) lawsuits citing Covid-19 containment, relief and recovery measures. Jomo Kwame SundaramSharing the pain Most governments failed to introduce sufficient precautionary measures early enough to prevent Covid-19 contagions from spreading. And when they did act, they often believed they had little choice but to impos...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Dataset of vehicle images for Indonesia toll road tariff classification - Sasongko AT, Jati G, Fanany MI, Jatmiko W.
Vehicle classifications with different methods have been applied for many purposes. The data provided in this article is useful for classifying vehicle purposes following the Indonesia toll road tariffs. Indonesia toll road tariff regulations divide vehicl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

👉 Terrifying moment whale shark opens giant mouth to swallow snorkeler posing for photo in Indonesia via Hvper.com
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Source: Reuters: Health - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indonesia takes part in late-stage China vaccine trial
Indonesia's only vaccine production company has injected the first volunteers with Chinese firm Sinovac's vaccine candidate in so-called phase 3 clinical trials (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The handling of criminal act of theft with violence by children of the directorate of criminal investigation of the Central Java Regional Police - Tyas DAR, Rodiyah R.
The crime of theft with violence is one of the most frequent crimes or criminal acts in the community. It almost happens in every region in Indonesia. They have the tendency to steal when the opportunity is present, then the perpetrators do it with no rega... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Community recovery after a natural disaster: core data from a survey of communities affected by the 2010 Mt. Merapi eruptions in Central Java, Indonesia - Muir JA, Cope MR, Angeningsih LR, Brown RB.
The ''Community Recovery after a Natural Disaster: A Survey of Communities Affected by Mt. Merapi Eruptions'' data that are described herein were gathered 16 months after the 2010 Mt. Merapi volcanic eruptions in Central Java, Indonesia. Data collection wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The implementation of disaster management and legal protection for disaster relief volunteers (case of Central Java Province, Indonesia) - Maulida H.
Regulation of the Head (Perka) of the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) Number 17 of 2011 concerning the Disaster Management Voluntary Guidelines which in addition to being a volunteer guideline also regulates voluntary obligations and rights. Of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Travel experience and multitasking of toll road users in Jakarta metropolitan area, Indonesia: an investigation for passenger of private car, taxi, and ride-sourcing - Rizki M, Joewono TB, Belgiawan PF.
Travellers performed activities during travel time to maximize their time and space constraint. Previous studies have suggested that this engagement will influence travel experience and consequently imply to well-being. This paper examines how travel exper... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Sinovac Launches Phase 3 Trial for COVID-19 Vaccine in Indonesia, Reports Phase 2 Details Sinovac Launches Phase 3 Trial for COVID-19 Vaccine in Indonesia, Reports Phase 2 Details
China's Sinovac Biotech launched a late-stage human trial on Tuesday that will involve as many as 1620 patients in Indonesia for a COVID-19 vaccine candidate that it is developing with Indonesian state-owned peer Bio Farma.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - August 12, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Fall risk prevention: the related factors of nurses practice at general local hospital in Indonesia - Suryani L, Perdani AL, Dioso RI, Hoon LS.
This study aimed was to describe related factors of nurse practice in preventing fall risk in an inpatient ward at X General Local Hospital. METHOD: A descriptive, analytical quantitative with a cross-sectional approach was used in this stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Religiosity, the role of teen parents and the exposure of pornography media to adolescent sexual behavior in East Lampung region high school - Wijayanti YT, Martini, Prasetyowati, Fairus M.
Indonesian adolescents are currently experiencing increased vulnerability to various health risk threats, especially those related to sexual and reproductive health, including increased threats from HIV/AIDS. Unhealthy sexual behavior among adolescents, es... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Southeast Asia Has a Chance to Build Back Better Post-Pandemic
A boat on Pasig River in the Philippines. The Philippines has the highest mortality rate from the coronavirus in Southeast Asia. Credit:Kara Santos/IPS By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Jul 31 2020 (IPS) Southeast Asia’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been efficient, but some areas such as data privacy, measures to go back to normalcy after lockdown is lifted, and resources for migrant or transient populations will need addressing.  United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said while the pandemic has introduced new challenges in the region, including threats to peace and security, &ldquo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Food & Agriculture Global Governance Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Coronavirus CO Source Type: news

In Indonesia, False Virus Cures Pushed by Those Who Should Know Better
In the absence of a unified message from the national government, local officials and opportunists have filled the gap with misinformation and quack remedies. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard C. Paddock Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Politics and Government Joko Widodo Indonesia Bali (Indonesia) Lombok (Indonesia) Source Type: news

The Latest: Bali welcoming visitors after 4-month lockdown
Indonesia’s resort island of Bali has reopened to domestic tourists after an almost four-month lockdown for the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Jakarta extends virus restrictions to mid-August
Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan says the government will extend the large-scale social restrictions in Indonesia’s capital until Aug. 13 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Alcohol consumption and attributable harm in middle-income South-East Asian countries: epidemiology and policy options - Sornpaisarn B, Shield K, Manthey J, Limmade Y, Low WY, Van Thang V, Rehm J.
Background Factors and policies which potentially explain the changes in alcohol consumption and related harms from 2010 to 2017 in 11 middle-income countries in the South-East Asian region (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Maldives... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Confirmed coronavirus cases surpass 100,000 in Indonesia
Indonesia's confirmed coronavirus cases have surpassed 100,000, the highest amount in Southeast Asia (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

‘We Will Share Our Vaccine with the World.’ Inside the Chinese Biotech Firm Leading the Fight Against COVID-19
It was the Chinese philosopher Sun Tzu, and not Al Pacino in The Godfather Part 2, who first said, “Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer.” Yin Weidong, the CEO of Chinese biotech firm SinoVac, seems to have taken that advice to heart. On the desk in his office in Beijing are two plastic models of a virus—each blue core surrounded by red protein spikes. From the time it started spreading in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in late December, containing that virus has occupied virtually every waking moment for the scientist. The pandemic we now know as COVID-19 is rampaging across every continen...
Source: TIME: Health - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Charlie Campbell / Beijing Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight Source Type: news

Confirmed coronavirus cases surpass 100,000 in Indonesia
Indonesia says its confirmed number of coronavirus cases has surpassed 100,000, the most in Southeast Asia, as an official says the government still doesn’t know when the outbreak will peak (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Coronavirus Seems to Spare Most Kids From Illness, but Its Effect on Their Mental Health Is Deepening
Pandemics can be indiscriminate, with viruses making no distinctions among the victims they attack and those they spare. If you’re human, you’ll do. COVID-19 has been different, particularly when it comes to age. The disease has shown a special animus for older people, with those 65-plus considered at especially high risk for hospitalization and death, and those 18 and below catching a semblance of an epidemiological break. Though a small share of adolescents have suffered severe cases, most who contract the disease in that age cohort are likelier to experience milder symptoms or none at all. But if COVID-19 is...
Source: TIME: Health - July 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

Cinnamon May Slow Progression To Type 2 Diabetes, Boston Study Finds
(CNN) — Cinnamon may improve blood sugar control in people with a condition known as prediabetes and may slow the progression to type 2 diabetes, according to a new pilot study of 51 people with elevated blood sugars. “We are looking for safe, durable and cost-effective approaches to reduce the progression from prediabetes to type 2 diabetes,” said study author Dr. Giulio Romeo, a staff physician at Boston’s Joslin Diabetes Center and the division of endocrinology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The study published Tuesday in the Journal of the Endocrine Society. “Our 12-week study sh...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Cinnamon CNN Diabetes Source Type: news