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More stress and lower survival rates for birds in young, managed forests
(Springer) Birds experience less stress during the winter months when they shelter in old forests rather than in younger, managed plantations suggests new research. The study in Springer's journal The Science of Nature was led by Indrikis Krams of the University of Latvia and the University of Tartu in Estonia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 14, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Many new cancer drugs show 'no clear benefit', argues review
Conclusion Most of us assume that when a drug has been approved by a regulator for use, that means it has been shown to work. This study suggests that is not necessarily the case, or that even if it works they might not make a meaningful difference. The absence of evidence about the two outcomes that matter most to patients and their families – how long they will live, and how good their quality of life will be during that time – from half of the cancer drugs approved during a five-year period, is worrying. Patients cannot be expected to make informed decisions about which treatments to take, without good quali...
Source: NHS News Feed - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer Source Type: news

The drying of peatlands is reducing bird diversity
(University of Helsinki) A recent international study indicates that the populations of peatland birds in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia and Latvia have decreased by a third during the past three decades. The situation in Finland is the most dire, and the species in most trouble is the Finnish ruff, as the population has fallen to approximately 3 percent of what it was at the beginning of the study period. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 26, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Russia ’s Latest War Games Are Causing Jitters in Europe
(MINSK, Belarus) — Russia and Belarus began major war games Thursday, an operation involving thousands of troops, tanks and aircraft on NATO’s eastern edge practicing how to hunt down and destroy armed spies, among other maneuvers. The Zapad (West) 2017 maneuvers, which are mainly taking place in Belarus this year, have caused concern among members of the Western military alliance and in neighboring countries. Some NATO members, including the Baltic states and Poland, have criticized a lack of transparency about the exercises and questioned Moscow’s real intentions. Russia and Belarus say the exercises, w...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Yuras Karamanau / AP Tags: Uncategorized Baltic states Belarus Eastern Europe onetime Poland russia Source Type: news

Prevalence of alcohol among car drivers in road accidents in Latvia: an overview from 2010 to 2014 (Safety-2016 abstract #849) - Bukova-Zideluna A, Villerusa A.
Background According to European Commission's data safety on Latvian roads is improving in recent years, however fatalities and casualties are still significantly higher in comparison with the situation in other countries. The aim of the study was to exami... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Want to lose weight? Eat off a crinkly plate
Dinner plates with ridges to trick the mind into seeing a small portion as big could help cut obesityA crinkly plate, designed with ridges that cunningly reduce the amount of food it holds, may be heading for the market to help people concerned about their weight to eat less.The plate is the brainchild of a Latvian graphic designer, Nauris Cinovics, from the Art Academy of Latvia, who is working with a Latvian government agency to develop the idea and hopes to trial it soon. It may look like just another arty designer plate, but it is intended to play tricks with the mind.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 20, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley in Porto Tags: Obesity Society Health Science Life and style Food & drink UK news World news Source Type: news

Want to lose weight? Eat in a crinkly plate
Dinner plates with ridges to trick the mind into seeing a small portion as big could help cut obesityA crinkly plate, designed with ridges that cunningly reduce the amount of food it holds, may be heading for the market to help people concerned about their weight to eat less.The plate is the brainchild of a Latvian graphic designer, Nauris Cinovics, from the Art Academy of Latvia, who is working with a Latvian government agency to develop the idea and hopes to trial it soon. It may look like just another arty designer plate, but it is intended to play tricks with the mind.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 20, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley in Porto Tags: Obesity Society Health Science Life and style Food & drink UK news World news Source Type: news

Drinking gin can speed up your metabolism, study finds  
Gin is good for your metabolism. That is according to researchers at Latvia's University of Sigulda. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tanzanian Children Are The World’s Fittest While American Kids Are Among The Least
This article originally appeared on Quartz Africa. Sign up for the Quartz Africa Weekly Brief — the most important and interesting news from across the continent, in your inbox.   -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psychological variables underlying political orientations in an old and a  new democracy: a comparative study between Sweden and Latvia - Dimdins G, Sandgren M, Montgomery H.
This study examines in detail the psychological variables underlying ideological political orientation, and structure and contents of this orientation, in Sweden and Latvia. Individual political orientation is conceptualized on two dimensions: acceptance v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

UK heart disease and stroke death rates now lower than cancer
Conclusion This valuable research informs on the burden of cardiovascular disease and associated mortality across European countries. It demonstrates that CVD is still the most common cause of death across Europe, but rates have been falling over the past 10 years. This fall means that in several European countries, including the UK, cancer rates now overtake CVD death rates in men. Generally, CVD disability and burden of disease seems to be greater in Eastern European countries. The WHO mortality data and population data are quite up-to-date and should be reliable, though as the researchers say, there was a lack of high ...
Source: NHS News Feed - August 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart/lungs Cancer Neurology Source Type: news

Americans are Becoming Shorter Compared to Other Nationalities
Americans have, on average, become shorter, compared to their peers around the globe, a new study has found. In 1914, American men ranked third tallest in the world, and women ranked fourth tallest. Today, they have fallen to 37th and 42nd place after reaching their maximum average height in 1996 and 1988, respectively, according to the BBC, which cited a new study published on Tuesday. James Bentham and Majid Ezzati, both authors of the study from Imperial College, London, said the decline could be attributed to worsening nutrition standards for poor Americans, the New York Times reported. But they said immigration from c...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - July 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Reilly Tags: Uncategorized Research study Source Type: news

Tall story? Men and women have grown taller over last century, study shows
Dutch men and Latvian women are now the tallest in the world, height study reveals. Where do you stand on the global height chart? Men and women have grown taller over the last century, with South Korean women shooting up by more than 20cm (7.9in) on average, and Iranian men gaining 16.5 cm (6.5in). A comprehensive global study looked at the average height of 18-year old men and women in 200 countries between 1914 and 2014. The results reveal that while Swedes were the tallest people in the world in 1914, Dutch men have risen from 12th place to claim top spot with an average height of 182.5cm (5ft 11.9 inches). Continue...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 26, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Human biology Science Health Genetics Nutrition Society Source Type: news

Dutch men revealed as world's tallest
When it comes to height, Dutch men and Latvian women tower over all other nationalities, a study reveals. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dutch men confirmed as world's tallest
When it comes to height, Dutch men and Latvian women tower over all other nationalities, a new study reveals. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 25, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People in the UK 11cm taller than in 1914
World ’s largest ever height survey shows Dutch men and Latvian women are tallest Related items from OnMedica Shorter people have higher risk of dementia death DNA of shorter people link to heart disease England could have lowest disease burden in the world Climate change poses major threat to health Overweight women at socioeconomic disadvantage (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - July 25, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Accuray touts TomoTherapy clinical trial results
Radiation oncology firm Accuray is highlighting clinical trial results evaluating...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Accuray lands FDA nod for Radixact Accuray posts revenue growth, profit in Q3 Accuray, GE Finance to collaborate Accuray posts Q2 revenue increase Accuray lands sales in Bulgaria, Latvia, and Qatar (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 21, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Accuray lands FDA nod for Radixact
Radiation oncology firm Accuray has garnered U.S. Food and Drug Administration...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Accuray posts revenue growth, profit in Q3 Accuray, GE Finance to collaborate Accuray posts Q2 revenue increase Accuray lands sales in Bulgaria, Latvia, and Qatar Accuray installs CyberKnife in NJ (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 27, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Accuray posts revenue growth, profit in Q3
Revenue and net income came in above expectations for radiation oncology firm...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Accuray, GE Finance to collaborate Accuray posts Q2 revenue increase Accuray lands sales in Bulgaria, Latvia, and Qatar Accuray installs CyberKnife in NJ Accuray highlights CyberKnife data at AAPM 2015 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 27, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Trauma research in the Baltic countries: from political oppression to recovery - Kazlauskas E, Zelviene P.
The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of traumatic stress studies from the three Baltic countries-Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia-and reveal how specific social context contributes to the topics relevant in traumatic stress field in the region. Tr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 14, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Weekend Roundup: Preventing 'Madmen' From Getting Their Hands on Nuclear Material
A weighty question loomed large for world leaders who gathered in Washington this week for the fourth Nuclear Security Summit: could terrorists obtain dangerous nuclear material? "There is no doubt that if these madmen ever got their hands on a nuclear bomb or nuclear material, they most certainly would use it to kill as many innocent people as possible," U.S. President Barack Obama said at the summit Friday. Fears of the so-called Islamic State's nuclear ambitions have grown since a suspect linked to the November terrorist attacks in Paris was found with a surveillance video of a Belgian nuclear power plant offi...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 2, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Weekend Roundup: Preventing 'Madmen' From Getting Their Hands on Nuclear Material
A weighty question loomed large for world leaders who gathered in Washington this week for the fourth Nuclear Security Summit: could terrorists obtain dangerous nuclear material? "There is no doubt that if these madmen ever got their hands on a nuclear bomb or nuclear material, they most certainly would use it to kill as many innocent people as possible," U.S. President Barack Obama said at the summit Friday. Fears of the so-called Islamic State's nuclear ambitions have grown since a suspect linked to the November terrorist attacks in Paris was found with a surveillance video of a Belgian nuclear power plant of...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 2, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Weekend Roundup: Preventing 'Madmen' From Getting Their Hands on Nuclear Material
A weighty question loomed large for world leaders who gathered in Washington this week for the fourth Nuclear Security Summit: could terrorists obtain dangerous nuclear material? "There is no doubt that if these madmen ever got their hands on a nuclear bomb or nuclear material, they most certainly would use it to kill as many innocent people as possible," U.S. President Barack Obama said at the summit Friday. Fears of the so-called Islamic State's nuclear ambitions have grown since a suspect linked to the November terrorist attacks in Paris was found with a surveillance video of a Belgian nuclear power plant offi...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 2, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Preventing 'Madmen' From Getting Their Hands on Nuclear Material: Weekend Roundup
A weighty question loomed large for world leaders who gathered in Washington this week for the fourth Nuclear Security Summit: could terrorists obtain dangerous nuclear material? "There is no doubt that if these madmen ever got their hands on a nuclear bomb or nuclear material, they most certainly would use it to kill as many innocent people as possible," U.S. President Barack Obama said at the summit Friday. Fears of the so-called Islamic State's nuclear ambitions have grown since a suspect linked to the November terrorist attacks in Paris was found with a surveillance video of a Belgian nuclear power plant offi...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 2, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Proud Latvia regrets ban on meldonium drug its scientists invented
RIGA (Reuters) - Latvia expressed sadness on Wednesday over the banning of the drug that has cast a pall over the career of tennis star Maria Sharapova, describing it as "one of the most significant accomplishments" of the tiny nation's scientists. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Self-reported suicide attempts and exposure to different types of violence and neglect during childhood: Findings from a young adult population survey in Latvia - Spriņǵe L, Pulmanis T, Velika B, Pudule I, Grīnberga D, Villerusa A.
This study investigates the prevalence of self-reported suicide attempts in young adults and examines its association... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 3, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Accuray, GE Finance to collaborate
Radiation oncology firm Accuray and GE Capital Healthcare Equipment Finance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Accuray posts Q2 revenue increase Accuray lands sales in Bulgaria, Latvia, and Qatar Accuray installs CyberKnife in NJ Accuray highlights CyberKnife data at AAPM 2015 Accuray, RaySearch collaborate on oncology info system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 25, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Water containing birch sap to replace coconut water in gym bags after it hits the high street 
Birch Water, harvested from the trees of Finland, Latvia and Lithuania, is coming to the high street on the basis of claims that it is healthy, natural and can help cleanse the body of toxins. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Accuray posts Q2 revenue increase
Radiation oncology firm Accuray posted an 11% increase in its 2016 second-quarter...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Accuray lands sales in Bulgaria, Latvia, and Qatar Accuray installs CyberKnife in NJ Accuray highlights CyberKnife data at AAPM 2015 Accuray, RaySearch collaborate on oncology info system Accuray brings multileaf collimator to global market (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 29, 2016 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Prevalence and sociodemographic characteristics of self-reported suicidal behaviours in Latvia in 2010: a population-based study - Rancāns E, Pulmanis T, Taube M, Spriņǵe L, Velika B, Pudule I, Grīnberga D.
BACKGROUND: The fact that Latvia is among the countries with the highest suicide mortality rates in the European Union highlights the importance of research in this field. AIMS: The aims of the study were to determine the 2010 prevalence of self-reported s... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 19, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Ireland has one of highest rates of Hepatitis B in Europe
State saw 9.2 cases per 100,000 population in 2013, a rate passed only by Latvia and UK (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - July 28, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia bans imports of fish from Latvia and Estonia
RIGA (Reuters) - Russia temporarily banned imports of canned fish from Latvia and Estonia on Thursday on health grounds, prompting Latvian accusations that Moscow was trying to apply political pressure on the Baltic region. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 4, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Large scale modernization of Latvian Shipping Company’s tankers to be carried out in Latvia
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Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE) - May 26, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Eurovision Song Contest To Be Signed For Deaf Viewers For First Time In History
Cue the signing! In light of Conchita Wurst's barrier-breaking win last year, the Eurovision Song Contest has decided to include sign language interpreters during broadcasts of the massive competition. A team of six interpreters will help translate the songs into International Sign, a broad-ranging version of non-spoken language that can reach a majority of deaf viewers. The annual competition, now in its 60th year, attracts around 180 million viewers worldwide. An estimated 750,000 deaf or partially deaf people live in the European Union, according to the European Center for Modern Languages. "We always say that m...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 20, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

NHS refuses to treat Rolands Brize's victim's scars but spends £250k on her attacker
Rolands Brize, a 27-year-old Latvian schizophrenic, was given a life sentence and a hospital order a year ago for attempting to rape the woman as she walked home from a nightclub. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 5, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breath test shows promise in diagnosing stomach cancer
Conclusion This is a useful proof of concept study that has demonstrated how the measurement of VOCs in exhaled breath may be of use in distinguishing different stages of pre-cancerous change from established stomach cancer. The researchers show that the new nanoarray system that looks at the pattern of VOCs in exhaled breath has high accuracy for distinguishing cancer from pre-cancer. However, it was less reliable at distinguishing between different stages of pre-cancer. The researchers suggest possible benefits of the nanoarray system in that it is non-invasive, quick, easy to use and inexpensive. They suggest that it co...
Source: NHS News Feed - April 14, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer Medical practice Source Type: news

Weekend Roundup: Is Europe Imploding?
Europe is facing divisive challenges on all fronts. It is being torn within by hardening attitudes toward the growing presence not only of Muslim immigrants, but also of citizens. On Monday, demonstrators thronged the streets of Dresden in support of "Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the Occident." On Wednesday in Paris, 12 people were killed, including cartoonists who lampooned the Prophet Muhammad, in the horrific Charlie Hebdo attack. While the euro tumbles, northern and southern Europe are bitterly at odds over austerity policies and continuing high unemployment. And a newly aggressive Russia ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 10, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Latvia: Health system review.
Authors: Mitenbergs U, Taube M, Misins J, Mikitis E, Martinsons A, Rurane A, Quentin W Abstract This analysis of the Latvian health system reviews recent developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms and health-system performance. Latvia has been constantly reforming its health system for over two decades. After independence in 1991, Latvia initially moved to create a social health insurance type system. However, problems with decentralized planning and fragmented and inefficient financing led to this being gradually reversed, and ultimately the establishment i...
Source: Health systems in transition - November 11, 2014 Category: Health Management Tags: Health Syst Transit Source Type: news

The results of the Comprehensive Assessments of ECB and EBA
On the 26th of October 2014, the results of European Central Bank and European Banking Authority review of asset quality and capital position under stressed conditions were made available. The standardized outcomes are reported for SEB Group and the four subsidiary banks in the euro area, ie Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Germany. (Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE))
Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE) - October 26, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Phill Wilson
President and CEOPrior to founding the Institute, Wilson served as the AIDS Coordinator for the City of Los Angeles from 1990 to 1993, the Director of Policy and Planning at AIDS Project Los Angeles from 1993 to 1996. He was co-chair of the Los Angeles County HIV Health Commission from 1990 to 1995, and was an appointee to the HRSA AIDS Advisory Committee from 1995 to 1998. Wilson was the coordinator of the International Community Treatment and Science Workshop at the 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th International AIDS Conferences in Geneva, Switzerland; Durban, South Africa; Barcelona, Spain...
Source: PHRMA - September 10, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emily Source Type: news

Preventive cardiology – a major challenge: Reports from Latvia and Lithuania
"This month, Latvia and Lithuania are being added to the prevention map of Europe.  With a cardiovascular risk burden and mortality still among the highest in Europe, preventive cardiology undoubtedly remains a major challenge!  Read the country reports of the National CVD Prevention Coordinators and be inspired by their hard work to win the battle against premature cardiac death.” Joep Perk, EACPR Prevention Implementation Committee Chair Topics: Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention - Risk Assessment and Management (Source: ESC News and Press)
Source: ESC News and Press - August 12, 2014 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Latvia may declare state of emergency to cope with African swine fever
RIGA (Reuters) - Latvia may declare a state of emergency in the eastern part of the country, near its border with Belarus and Russia to fight, an outbreak of African swine fever in some wild boars and domestic pigs. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 1, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Critical assessment of the Baltic Model
(Linköping University) Austerity packages work. Look at the Baltic countries: they responded to the financial crisis with drastic measures. And succeeded.'This is a popular narrative amongst leading neoliberal economists,' says Charles Woolfson, professor of labor studies at REMESO, Linköping University. Together with Jeffrey Sommers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, he recently co-edited a book on the financial crisis in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, published at Routledge. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 28, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Comptel Has Received Significant Order from Operator in Latvia for Comptel Policy Control
(Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE))
Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE) - May 15, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

SIA ExpressCredit releases bonds in the amount of 5 million euros
Latvian largest network of pawnshops SIA ExpressCredit that works with brand Lombards24.lv has completed bond issue, thereby attracting 5 million euros for development of the business of the company. In general, 5000 bonds were issued with an original nominal value of 1000 euros. Yearly interest rate of the coupon is 14% with a 5 year term and gradual repayment. (Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE))
Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE) - March 28, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Construction contract in Latvia (school campus buildings in Riga)
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Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE) - February 10, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Learn Russian in a day
Tackling Russian in a day looked tricky – but with the aid of memory palaces, anything is possible ...• Learn how to protest in Russian – video• Five memory techniques for learning languagesThe formal "hello" in Russian is a necessary yet wholly unwelcoming word. It's packed with consonants that trip over each other, often within the same syllable. I try it over and over again, and only sound like I'm spitting. "Zdtras-vooy-tyeh." I am starting to hate it.I'm off to see a memory expert to find out if I can learn a language in a day, and I seem to have picked a particularly tricky o...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 7, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Rebecca Nicholson Tags: The Guardian Russia Language Features Life and style Languages Source Type: news

The construction of the last residential house of the phase I of the Bišumuiža development project in Latvia
On the 16th January Arco Development SIA the Latvian subsidiary of Arco Real Estate AS which is the 100% subsidiary of Arco Vara AS concluded a Construction Contract for building the last residential house of the Bišumuiža development project’s phase I. The building will be completed in June 2014. The capacity of the Construction Contract without VAT is 392 thousand euros. (Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE))
Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE) - January 20, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

On changes in the Latvian government debt securities listed on NASDAQ OMX Baltic Bond list
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Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE) - December 29, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Skype and cheap calls give an illusion of closeness, but homesickness is still real | Ian Jack
People are keener than ever to leave for new and faraway places; does technology keep them close to what they have left, or make them pine for it all the more?Nostalgia used to be considered an illness. A word with a refreshingly certain etymology, it was coined by a Swiss medical student, Johannes Hofer, who in 1688 joined together two Greek words, nostos for homecoming and algos for pain or ache, to describe "a neurological disease of [an] essentially demonic cause". The Swiss also knew it as mal du Suisse or Schweizerheimweh, later translated into English as the nationally unspecific "homesickne...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 20, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Ian Jack Tags: Comment The Guardian Family Society Language Features Migration Science Comment is free Source Type: news