Coronavirus outbreak: Turkey and Pakistan close borders with Iran – live news
Moves comes after eight deaths in Iran, while in northern Italy towns are on lockdown after jump in cases3.53pmGMTWe are pausing the live blog now but will update it again is there are more major developments. There have been a lot of updates today in terms of how the coronavirus is spreading and what measures are being taken to stop it.Here is a summary of the main points.3.39pmGMTThe European Union sees “no need to panic” over a coronavirus outbreak in Italy that has killed two people and infected more than 100 in the country.The bloc ’s economic affairs commissioner, Paolo Gentiloni, said:“The EU...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Marsh Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Japan South Korea Italy UK news Europe Asia Pacific Russia Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Italy imposes draconian rules to stop spread of coronavirus
Measures include fines for anyone caught entering or leaving outbreak areasCoronavirus – latest updatesItalian authorities have implemented draconian measures to try to halt the coronavirus outbreakin the north of the country, including imposing fines on anyone caught entering or leaving outbreak areas, as cases of the virus in the country rose to more than 130.Police are patrolling 11 towns – mostly in the Lombardy region, where the first locally transmitted case emerged – that have been in lockdown since Friday night.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Angela Giuffrida in Rome and Lauren Cochrane in Milan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Italy Infectious diseases Science World news Microbiology Europe Source Type: news

Italy coronavirus cases rise to more than 100: regional chief
The number of cases of coronavirus in Italy continued to rise on Sunday after the government passed a series of emergency measures to limit the spread of the outbreak in Europe's most affected country. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

France prepares in case of coronavirus epidemic: Health Minister
French Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Sunday new cases of coronavirus were "very likely" in France and health authorities were ready in case of an epidemic, adding he was "particularly watchful" of the situation in Italy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Italy's coronavirus outbreak infects 51 people, kills two
An outbreak of the new coronavirus has killed two people and infected another 51 in northern Italy, forcing authorities to ban public events and companies to tell workers in affected areas to stay at home. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Global Coronavirus Outbreaks Worry Experts, as U.S. Cases Reach 34
SATURDAY, Feb. 22, 2020 -- Outbreaks of " untraceable " cases of coronavirus in multiple countries around the world are raising the real possibility of a pandemic, public health experts say. Clusters of cases arising in South Korea, Iran, Italy and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Violence against health workers: findings from three emergency departments in the teaching hospital of Padua, Italy - Zoleo M, Della Rocca F, Tedeschi F, Zucchetto M, Maddalena G, Vettore G.
Emergency departments (EDs) are high-risk places for Workplace Violence (WPV). In Italy, this phenomenon is scarcely investigated. The aim of this study is to evaluate the incidence, experiencing and perception of WPV in the general ED (GED), paediatric ED... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Coronavirus spreads in China prisons, Korean church as fears weigh on global markets
The coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said, as cases climbed outside the epicenter in Hubei province, including 100 more in South Korea and a worsening outbreak in Italy where officials announced the country's first death. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

First Italian dies of coronavirus as outbreak flares in north
An elderly man in the northern city of Padua has died after being infected with the coronavirus, becoming the first Italian victim of the disease, Health Minister Roberto Speranza said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Italy locks down 50,000 people across 10 towns as coronavirus outbreak leapfrogs across Europe
(Natural News) As the coronavirus outbreak explodes across Asia, spreading to the Middle East and Europe, a rash of new infections in Italy has caused the Italian government to order 50,000 people into lockdown status while closing schools, bars and public spaces across 10 towns. “Five doctors and 10 other people tested positive for the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ukraine's PM warns protests of China evacuees may resume
Italian authorities say the number of people infected with the new virus from China has more than quadrupled in a day due to an emerging cluster of cases in the country's north (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus outbreak grows in northern Italy, 16 cases reported in one day
An outbreak of coronavirus in northern Italy worsened on Friday, with officials announcing 14 confirmed cases in the wealthy region of Lombardy, while two cases were reported in the adjacent region of Veneto. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Italy sees confirmed virus cases more than quadruple due to an emerging cluster in the country's north
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Source: ABC News: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Rome unveils shrine dedicated to city's mythical founder
Newly found monument honouring Romulus includes 2,600-year-old sarcophagusA newly discovered ancient shrine believed to have been dedicated to the cult of Romulus, the legendary founder and first king of Rome, has been unveiled.The monument was discovered by archaeologists in a chamber beneath the Roman Forum, the political heart of the Roman empire, and includes a 2,600-year-old sarcophagus and a circular stone structure that is believed to have been an altar.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Angela Giuffrida Rome correspondent Tags: Italy Sculpture Art Art and design Culture Europe World news Archaeology Science Architecture Heritage Source Type: news

Six coronavirus cases discovered in north Italy, hundreds to be tested
Six people have tested positive in Italy for coronavirus, the northern Lombardy region said on Friday, in the first known cases of local transmission of the potentially deadly illness in the country. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus vaccine could be available 'within months', claims Oxford University scientist
Professor Sarah Gilbert is working to develop a vaccine at the Jenner Institute at Oxford University. An initial 1,000 doses will soon be made in Italy for clinical trials. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Restoration work inside Pompeii's House of Lovers – in pictures
The ancient Roman city ’s House of the Lovers has reopened to the public 40 years after it was severely damaged in 1980 by an earthquakePompeii ’s House of Lovers reopens to publicContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 18, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicky Rojas Tags: Archaeology Italy News photography World news Culture Source Type: news

Prada says puts off fashion show in Japan due to coronavirus
Italian fashion house Prada has put off a show in Japan in May due to the coronavirus outbreak in China, it said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

MMI SpA Appoints Ryan Rhodes as Chief Commercial Officer
CALCI, Italy, Feb. 18, 2020 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- MMI SpA, an Italian company dedicated to improving clinical outcomes for patients undergoing microsurgery, announced today the appointment of Ryan Rhodes to the position of Global Ch... Devices, Surgery, Personnel MMI, robotic surgery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mina Chung, Retinal Surgeon and Researcher, Dies at 51
Mina Millicent Chung, M.D., an ophthalmologist and retina specialist who helped blind children to see and furthered the study of retinal disease, including macular degeneration, died Feb. 13 after a fall while skiing in Cortina d ’Ampezzo, Dolomites, Italy. She was 51. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Characterisation of gunshot residues from non-toxic ammunition and their persistence on the shooter's hands - Roman ò S, De-Giorgio F, D'Onofrio C, Gravina L, Abate S, Romolo FS.
The aim of this work was to characterise three non-toxic ammunition (NTA) from the GECO and Fiocchi brands, which are available in the Italian market. Characterisation was carried out by considering both the elemental chemical composition and morphology, u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Quarantine ends for Germans; Italy to fly citizens from ship
More than 100 Germans evacuated from the hard-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak, were set to end their prescribed 14-day quarantine period on Sunday (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Italy to evacuate 35 nationals from cruise ship quarantined at Japan port
Italy said on Sunday it would evacuate citizens from a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship being held under quarantine in the Japanese port of Yokohama, after 355 people from it were found to be infected with the virus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

One Wuhan family ’s tale of quarantine, followed by infection … and tragedy
Liu Mengdi could only look on as her relatives were ravaged by the virus. Now she has been warned to stop posting about their traumaCoronavirus latest - liveLiu Mengdi, 25, has been keeping a diary of the past few weeks as the coronavirus has ravaged her home town of Wuhan.“Today is the sixth day of the Wuhan lockdown [the city has been under quarantine for the last three weeks]. I thought my family, prevented from going out, would at least be safe,” she wrote on 29 January from Italy, where she is in her last year of university. “It never occurred to me they wo uld not be able to escape this.”Conti...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Lily Kuo Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases Science China Asia Pacific Source Type: news

One Wuhan family ’s tale of coronavirus quarantine, followed by infection … and tragedy
Liu Mengdi could only look on as her relatives were ravaged by the virus. Now she has been warned to stop posting about their traumaCoronavirus latest - liveLiu Mengdi, 25, has been keeping a diary of the past few weeks as the coronavirus has ravaged her home town of Wuhan.“Today is the sixth day of the Wuhan lockdown [the city has been under quarantine for the last three weeks]. I thought my family, prevented from going out, would at least be safe,” she wrote on 29 January from Italy, where she is in her last year of university. “It never occurred to me they wo uld not be able to escape this.”Conti...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 15, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Lily Kuo Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases Science China Asia Pacific Source Type: news

Physical activity in older adults: an investigation in a metropolitan area of southern Italy - Galle F, Sabella EA, Da Molin G, Parisi EA, Liguori G, Montagna MT, De Giglio O, Tondini L, Orsi GB, Napoli C.
Physical activity (PA) and exercise are fundamental to maintaining health in older adults. World Health Organization guidelines state that older adults should practice at least 150 min/week of moderate/vigorous intensity PA to obtain health benefits. We as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Statistical modeling of the early-stage impact of a new traffic policy in Milan, Italy - Maranzano P, Fass ò A, Pelagatti M, Mudelsee AM.
Most urban areas of the Po basin in the North of Italy are persistently affected by poor air quality and difficulty in disposing of airborne pollutants. In this context, the municipality of Milan started a multi-year progressive policy based on an extended... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

5 Little-Known Italian Towns to Visit to Avoid the Crowds
Enjoy these lovely, hassle-free Italian destinations beyond the tourist hubs ... Parma is a small town in the Po Valley, just two hours north of Florence (between Bologna and Milan), that in winter... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 15, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What ’s in a Name? Why WHO’s Formal Name for the New Coronavirus Disease Matters
On Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared an official name for the new coronavirus disease: COVID-19 — making sure not to reference Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the virus originated. COVID-19 stands for Corona Virus Disease 19. “Having a name matters to prevent the use of other names that can be inaccurate or stigmatizing,” said Director-General of the WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. “It also gives us a standard format to use for any future coronavirus outbreaks.” The WHO referenced guidelines set in 2015 that ensure the name does not refer to a geographical location, ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime Source Type: news

Female psychopathy: a descriptive national study of socially dangerous female NGRI offenders - Carabellese F, Felthous AR, Tegola D, Rossetto I, Franconi F, Lucchini G, Catanesi R.
Understudied is psychopathy in females, particularly socially dangerous NGRI females, where the construct could be of forensic, clinical and criminologic significance. Italy's recent transformation of its mental health system created the context for studyi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Israeli-Italian collaboration to study the behaviour of antibacterial materials in space
The microgravity research will take place in a miniature laboratory onboard a nanosatellite. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 11, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Bayreuth researchers discover new arsenic compounds in rice fields
(Universit ä t Bayreuth) University of Bayreuth researchers, together with scientists from Italy and China, have for the first time sys-tematically investigated under which conditions, and to what extent, sulphur-containing arsenic com-pounds are formed in rice-growing soils. In the journal " Nature Geoscience " the scientists present their re-sults and identify the urgent need for research with a view to protecting consumers from health risks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Zapping the penis with sound waves could tackle erectile dysfunction
The therapy delivers up to 2,400 pulses of sound to the shaft of the penis over 20 minutes. Six sessions gave significantly better results than a standard impotence pill alone, Italian researchers found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Going On A Cruise? Here ’ s How The Coronavirus Will Change Your Trip
(CNN) — Royal Caribbean normally encourages cruise-goers to drop off their luggage, hop on the ship and run off to enjoy their vacations. That’s all changed since the coronavirus outbreak. Spooked by the deadly disease, cruise companies around the world are imposing extraordinary measures to curb its spread, from taking passengers’ temperature before boarding to denying entry to people who’ve recently visited China. Those fears were on full display in the past two weeks, with at least three cruises being quarantined after some passengers showed symptoms. CBS New York: Cruise Ship Passengers Screened...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Coronavirus Source Type: news

Impact of a posttraumatic cerebral infarction on outcome in patients with TBI: the Italian multicenter cohort INCEPT study - Latronico N, Piva S, Fagoni N, Pinelli L, Frigerio M, Tintori D, Berardino M, Bottazzi A, Carnevale L, Casalicchio T, Castioni CA, Cavallo S, Cerasti D, Citerio G, Fontanella M, Galiberti S, Girardini A, Gritti P, Manara O, Maremmani P, Mazzani R, Natalini G, Patassini M, Perna ME, Pesaresi I, Radolovich DK, Saini M, Stefini R, Minelli C, Gasparotti R, Rasulo FA.
BACKGROUND: Post-traumatic cerebral infarction (PTCI) is common after traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is unclear what the occurrence of a PTCI is, how it impacts the long-term outcome, and whether it adds incremental prognostic value to established outcom... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The Latest: Italian evacuee from Wuhan sickened with virus
One of the 56 Italians repatriated this week from the viral outbreak epicenter of Wuhan in China has tested positive for the disease (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

China says Italy willing to resume some China flights
China's foreign ministry said on Friday that Italy was willing to resume some flights between the two countries, after it suspended direct air traffic last month over worries about the coronavirus outbreak. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

New virus cases in UK, Germany, Italy put Europe total at 31
Britain, Germany and Italy have announced more cases of a new virus from China, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Europe to 31 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: first British national confirmed with disease 'travelled back from Singapore' – latest news
Travellers returning to UK from countries including Japan, South Korea and Thailand are urged to ‘self-isolate’ if they feel illThird person in UK confirmed as having coronavirusDeaths reach 563, with fresh cases on stricken cruise ship off JapanHong Kong faces ‘double devastation’ of coronavirus and civil unrestShare your stories10.42pmGMTAn Italian citizen has tested positive for coronavirus. The 29-year-old man was among the 56 Italians repatriated from Wuhan on Monday and quarantined at a military facility near Rome. Italy ’s higher health council confirmed that the man had tested positive...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 6, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Mays (now) and Simon Murphy, Jessica Murrayand Alison Rourke (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Japan Asia Pacific Infectious diseases World news UK news Hong Kong Medical research Microbiology Source Type: news

Passengers on a Virus-Stricken Cruise Ship in Japan Speak About Life Under Quarantine
Karey Maniscalco and her husband were dining on their cruise ship on Feb. 3 when the captain made an announcement. A passenger from Hong Kong, who was previously on the Diamond Princess, had been diagnosed with the coronavirus, the cruise company learned, and authorities would soon be boarding the vessel at Yokohama, Japan—where the boat was docked—to carry out tests on other holidaymakers and crew. “The whole room became dead silent,” the 44-year-old from St. George, Utah says. “The whole restaurant just stopped talking, and we started looking around as if to assess the situation.” She ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hillary Leung Tags: Uncategorized 2019-nCoV Infectious Disease onetime overnight Source Type: news

Roche ’s risdiplam showed significant improvement in motor function in people aged 2-25 with type 2 or 3 spinal muscular atrophy
Basel, 06 February 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today presented 1-year data from the pivotal Part 2 of SUNFISH, a global placebo-controlled study evaluating risdiplam in people aged 2-25 years with Type 2 or 3 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The study showed that change from baseline in the primary endpoint of the Motor Function Measure scale (MFM-32)1 was significantly greater in people treated with risdiplam, compared to placebo (1.55 point mean difference; p=0.0156). The Revised Upper Limb Module (RULM),2 a key secondary endpoint, also showed an improvement (1.59 point difference; p=0.0028). Safety for risdi...
Source: Roche Media News - February 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche ’s risdiplam showed significant improvement in motor function in people aged 2-25 with type 2 or 3 spinal muscular atrophy
Basel, 6 February 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today presented 1-year data from the pivotal Part 2 of SUNFISH, a global placebo-controlled study evaluating risdiplam in people aged 2-25 years with Type 2 or 3 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The study showed that change from baseline in the primary endpoint of the Motor Function Measure scale (MFM-32)[1]was significantly greater in people treated with risdiplam, compared to placebo (1.55 point mean difference; p=0.0156). The Revised Upper Limb Module (RULM),[2] a key secondary endpoint, also showed an improvement (1.59 point difference; p=0.0028). Safety for ris...
Source: Roche Investor Update - February 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Italy, Turkey screen all arriving passengers for coronavirus
Italy and Turkey are intensifying prevention efforts to halt the spread of a virus that has killed hundreds of people in China (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Italian woman, 25, grows eyelash-like hairs out of her GUMS thought to be fuelled by her PCOS
The unidentified woman in Italy sought help 10 years ago. Doctors are still clueless to the exact cause, but say PCOS may play a part because the condition causes excess hair growth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jackass penguin call shares traits of human speech, scientists say
Researchers analysed 590 recordings taken in Italian zoos of birds ’ distinctive soundThe call of the jackass penguin, a wheezing bray that sounds like a donkey in distress, follows some of the same linguistic laws found in human languages, scientists have found.Researchers say that, just like in our own speech, more frequently used sounds within the call tend to be shorter, while the longer the call, the shorter the sounds within it. It is the first time this pattern has been shown outside primates.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Biology Wildlife Animals Science World news Italy Source Type: news

Why This Week Could Be Critical for Understanding How Bad the Coronavirus Outbreak Will Get
It has been less than two months since authorities in the central Chinese city of Wuhan announced they were investigating a mysterious pneumonia-like viral infection. In that time, the pathogen—later identified at novel coronavirus 2019-nCov—has spread around China with abandon—from a few dozen suspected cases to more than 20,000 confirmed infections, causing and more than 420 deaths. But this week could prove crucial for understanding how much farther the outbreak is likely to spread and whether the dramatic efforts of Chinese authorities to contain the coronavirus have been effective. Officials in Chi...
Source: TIME: Health - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Gunia Tags: Uncategorized 2019-nCoV China Infectious Disease onetime overnight Source Type: news

Red coral effectively recovers in Mediterranean protected areas
(Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) Protection measures of the Marine Protected Areas have enable red coral colonies (Corallium rubrum) to recover partially in the Mediterranean Sea, reaching health levels similar to those of the 1980s in Catalonia and of the 1960s in the Ligurian Sea (Northwestern Italy). This is shown in a recent study carried out by researchers from the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Universitat Aut ò noma de Barcelona (ICTA-UAB). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 4, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Exercising to fast-tempo music can increase the effort and endurance of your workouts
A new study led by the University of Verona in Italy has found that listening to high-tempo music that equates to at least 170 heartbeats per minutes inspired bursts of effort during exercise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Italians, Poles quarantined after coming back from China
Scores of Italians and Poles are under quarantine after being repatriated home from the Chinese city of Wuhan, where a fast-spreading virus has emerged (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

A Bigger Impact in a Smaller World: The China Situation
People wear face masks in the waiting area at China's Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport. Credit: UN News/Jing ZhangBy Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Feb 3 2020 (IPS) We are now living in a hyper communicative world where news does travel faster than lightning. Boundaries, borders, geographical and time differences have become next to obsolete in today’s speed driven world. At any point in time people, news and local occurrences can influence internationally without much local isolation. Along with the advantages of technology, communications and connections world is also facing new challenges that are proportionally evolv...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Asia-Pacific Economy & Trade Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Population TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news