Contrasts in alcohol-related mortality in Czechia and Lithuania: analysis of time trends and educational differences - Pechholdov á M, Jasilionis D.
This study highlights notable contrasts in temporal trends in alcohol-related mortality and identifies country-specific pattern... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Thanks for the COVID Vaccine, but Can You Say That in Estonian? Thanks for the COVID Vaccine, but Can You Say That in Estonian?
It is hard enough developing a vaccine in record time to halt a global pandemic. But what if you need to print the instructions with every dose in Portuguese, Lithuanian and Greek?Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Baltic states to hit Lukashenko, other Belarus officials with sanctions
Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia will announce travel sanctions on about 30 Belarus officials, including President Alexander Lukashenko,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patterns of abuse and effects on psychosocial functioning in Lithuanian adolescents: a latent class analysis approach - Zelviene P, Daniunaite I, Hafstad GS, Thoresen S, Truskauskait ė-Kunevičienė I, Kazlauskas E.
BACKGROUND: There is considerable evidence that child abuse and neglect has a significant impact on social relationships and mental health across the lifespan. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to estimate the prevalence of child abuse in Lithuanian adolescents, to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents 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

Temporal patterns of ungulate-vehicle collisions in Lithuania - Ku čas A, Balčiauskas L.
Wildlife mortality caused by vehicles is a serious conservation and economic problem as collisions with large mammals are global, pervasive and increasing. We analysed 14,989 reports of ungulate-vehicle collisions (UVC) that occurred in Lithuania from 2002... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Assess the effects of alcohol control policies in the Baltics
(Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) A new international research project launched in Lithuania will assess the effects of alcohol control policies implemented in the Baltic States and investigate the impact they have had on people's health and the countries' economies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Unique integrated health monitoring system for stroke survivors patented in Lithuania
(Kaunas University of Technology) Group of biomedical engineers from biotech company Gruppo Fos Lithuania and researchers at Kaunas University of Technology and Lithuanian University of Health Sciences have patented a technology for advanced health monitoring of stroke survivors. It is the first solution in the world which monitors and analyses simultaneously a patient's health parameters from the affected part of the brain and those of the cardiovascular system. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tropical disease in medieval Europe revises the history of a pathogen related to syphilis
(Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History) Plague was commonplace in medieval times, so finding its victims in a 15th century Lithuanian graveyard was no surprise. However, discovering one woman with a second disease, yaws -- a close relative of modern syphilis found today only in tropical settings -- was something researchers did not expect. The current study's findings are changing perspectives on the evolutionary history of a disease family thought to be out of reach for the study of ancient DNA. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Review of the Lithuanian alcohol control legislation in 1990-2020 - Mi ščikienė L, Midttun NG, Galkus L, Belian G, Petkeviciene J, Vaitkevičiūtė J, Štelemėkas M.
Since the early 1990s, Lithuania has experienced an increasing level of alcohol consumption and a heavy burden of alcohol-related harm, which is associated with the development of alcohol policies. The aim of this analysis was to provide a chronology of ch... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Where to find the Plandemic documentary with Judy Mikovits in Portuguese, Greek, Spanish, Danish, French, Lithuanian, Turkish, Italian and English
(Natural News) While YouTube, Facebook, Google, Vimeo, Apple and Twitter are working overtime to destroy your ability to see this eye-opening documentary film, users have been uploading the movie to Brighteon.com, the free speech video platform that’s owned and run by patriots like me. Plandemic features Dr. Judy Mikovits, a virologist and former National Cancer... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Longitudinal investigation of posttraumatic growth in female survivors of intimate partner violence: the role of event centrality and identity exploration - Bakaityt ė A, Kaniušonytė G, Truskauskaitė-Kunevičienė I, Zukauskienė R.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the change in posttraumatic growth (PTG) of women survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV) in Lithuania, in relation to the centrality of traumatic experience, identity exploration, and time after exposure t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Workplace mobbing in Polish and Lithuanian organisations with regard to corporate social responsibility - Vveinhardt J, Sroka W.
The 'mobbing' phenomenon is regarded as the actions or behaviour referring to an employee or directed against an employee, comprising persistent and drawn-out harassment or intimidation of that employee. This phenomenon causes substantial negative workplac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Further validation of the Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality-Self-Report (CAPP-SR) in Lithuanian offender and nonoffender samples - Sellbom M, Laurinaityt ė I, Laurinavicius A.
The Comprehensive Assessment of Psychopathic Personality (CAPP) is an emerging integrative model that makes use of 33 symptoms to characterize psychopathic personality disorder, but operationalizations of this model have not endured extensive validation to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation amongst patients with facial dermatoses (acne, rosacea, perioral dermatitis, and folliculitis) in Lithuania - Lukavi čiūtė L, Ganceviciene R, Navickas P, Navickas A, Grigaitiene J, Zouboulis CC.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE: Skin diseases, especially those with visible manifestation, are considered to cause a major influence on global mental health. Therefore, we determined the prevalence and severity of anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation in a lar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Keeping lower back pain at bay: Exercises designed by Lithuanians are 3 times more efficient
(Kaunas University of Technology) Lithuanian scientists have devised a spinal stabilization exercise program for managing lower back pain for people who perform a sedentary job. After testing the program with 70 volunteers, the researchers have found that the exercises are not only efficient in diminishing the non-specific lower back pain, but their effect lasts 3 times longer than that of a usual muscle strengthening exercise program. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Between experience and social 'norms', identification and compliance: economic and sexual intimate partner violence against women in Lithuania - Grigait ė U, Karalius M, Jankauskaite M.
This article discusses economic and sexual violence against women, which are the two forms of intimate partner violence the least recognised by both Lithuanian society and the survivors of such abuse themselves. The authors of this article analyse the root... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Alcoholism without borders
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) In some former Soviet bloc countries, men often die early due to alcohol abuse. Alcoholism-related mortality varies considerably from one region to another, according to a study in the European part of Russia, Belarus, Lithuania and Poland. The most problematic regions in these terms are north-western and western Russia, eastern and north-western Belarus, south-eastern Lithuania, and eastern and central Poland, say an international team of demography researchers that included scholars from HSE University. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The self-reported driving behaviour of young drivers in Lithuania: an application of the behaviour of young novice drivers scale - Lithuania (BYNDS-Li) - Šeibokaitė L, Endriulaitienė A, Žardeckaitė-Matulaitienė K, Oviedo-Trespalacios O, Watson-Brown N, Scott-Parker B.
Background With just one year left in the Decade of Action for Road Safety, it is timely nations reflect on their progress in the realm of improving road safety more generally, and in young driver road safety specifically given the pernicious problem that... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Coronavirus found in sub-Saharan Africa as WHO says spread could 'get out of control'
First cases also detected in New Zealand and Lithuania as stock market losses around the world deepenCoronavirus - latest newsCoronavirus has spread to sub-Saharan Africa for the first time as stock market losses around the world deepened amid investor alarm over a potential global pandemic.Nigeria ’s health minister, Osagie Ehanire, said the first case in the region was an Italian citizen who worked in Nigeria and had returned from Italy to Lagos on 25 February. “The patient is clinically stable, with no serious symptoms, and is being managed at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba, La gos,” Ehanire s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 28, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Alison Rourke Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Global development Infectious diseases Science Nigeria World news Africa Source Type: news

Suicide risk among prostate cancer patients before and after the implementation of prostate-specific antigen-based prostate screening in Lithuania in 2006 - Patasius A, Kaceniene A, Ulys A, Stukas R, Smailyte G.
Despite good prognosis, increased suicide rates are reported for prostate cancer. The aim of this study was to assess the risk of suicide among prostate cancer patients before and after the start of nation-wide prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screeni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Health behaviors and psychological distress among conscripts of the Lithuanian military service: a nationally representative cross-sectional study - Mieziene B, Emeljanovas A, Česnaitienė VJ, Vizbaraite D, Zumbakyte-Sermuksniene R.
The decline in healthy behavior in young people is a concern for public health in general and for country's defense. The aim of this study is to identify and compare health behaviors and psychological distress between male conscripts enlisted and rejected ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Lithuanian scientists contributed to creating the world record breaking tandem solar cell
(Kaunas University of Technology) 29.15% efficiency is the new world record for a tandem solar element. The record-breaking solar cell made of the semiconductors perovskite and silicon was developed by Lithuanian and German researchers. This value has been officially certified by the CalLab of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems; the material used to produce the record-breaking solar cell was developed at Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 6, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Commentary on Rehm et al. (2019): Alcohol control policy and changes in alcohol-related traffic harm - Jasilionis D.
Policies aimed at reducing overall levels of alcohol consumption, in combination with more specific interventions addressing alcohol ‐related traffic harm, may lead to reductions in traffic‐related injuries and deaths. Lithuania has achieved remarka... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Yersiniosis: Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017; Surveillance Report
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 1/2020. This five-page report on cases of yersiniosis is based on data for 2017 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on September 11, 2018. For 2017, 28 countries reported 6,890 confirmed yersiniosis cases in the European Union/European Economic Area. The highest rates were reported by Finland, Lithuania, and the Czech Republic. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Britons are heavier drinkers than most of world, says report
A report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development found Americans drink an average amount for developed countries and Lithuania drinks the most. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK and US place have fewer doctors than Costa Rica, Lithuania and Russia
A report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development revealed that Greece, Austria and Portugal have the most doctors per head among developed countries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Help Your Body Adjust to Colder Weather
Fall is here, and the mercury is falling in thermostats across the northern hemisphere. The good news: Not only will your body acclimate to the cooler weather, but you can also hurry this process along. Beginning in the 1960s, U.S. Army researchers found that nude men who spent eight hours a day in a 50°F (10°C) chamber became habituated to the cold and had mostly stopped shivering after two weeks. Later research from Scandinavian and U.K. teams likewise concluded that people can get used to cool environments. And a recent research review from Army researchers concluded that all humans seem to have at least some ab...
Source: TIME: Health - October 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized HealthSummit19 Research Source Type: news

How to Help Your Body Adjust to Colder Weather
Fall is here, and the mercury is falling in thermostats across the northern hemisphere. The good news: Not only will your body acclimate to the cooler weather, but you can also hurry this process along. Beginning in the 1960s, U.S. Army researchers found that nude men who spent eight hours a day in a 50°F (10°C) chamber became habituated to the cold and had mostly stopped shivering after two weeks. Later research from Scandinavian and U.K. teams likewise concluded that people can get used to cool environments. And a recent research review from Army researchers concluded that all humans seem to have at least some ab...
Source: TIME: Science - October 29, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized HealthSummit19 Research Source Type: news

Dental trauma experience, attitudes and trauma prevention in 11- to 13-year-old Lithuanian schoolchildren - Zaleckiene V, Peciuliene V, Aleksej ūnienė J, Drukteinis S, Zaleckas L, Brukiene V.
PURPOSE: To identify the prevalence and determinants of dental trauma in permanent anterior teeth among 11- to 13-year-old schoolchildren, to compare self-reported dental trauma rates with clinical examination trauma rates, and to examine mouthguard use am... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Changes in prospective helpline volunteers' suicide intervention skills throughout the initial training - Skruibis P, Astrauskas K, Mazulyte-Rasytine E.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the changes in prospective helpline volunteers' suicide intervention skills throughout the training in Lithuania. In total, 90 participants of the Youth Line volunteer initial training course completed the Suicid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

The heaviest drinkers in Europe: People in Lithuania drink 15 LITRES of pure alcohol each year
Alcohol statistics for Europe between 2010 and 2016 found people in the UK drink 11.4 litres of pure alcohol per year and booze is to blame for 290,000 deaths in the continent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hazard perception test development for Lithuanian drivers - T ūskė V, Šeibokaitė L, Endriulaitienė A, Lehtonen E.
Hazard perception tests may not be transferable between different countries, due to differences in traffic culture and infrastructure. Therefore, different instruments might be necessary for assessing hazard perception in various countries. The aim of the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Data on resilience and trauma-related symptoms in Lithuanian children victims of violence - Giordano F, Ragnoli F, Bruno FB.
The current data article presents a dataset about resilience and trauma-related outcomes in a group of Lithuanian children victims of violence, who took part in a resilience-focused therapy - the Assisted Resilience Approach Therapy (ARAT). The Child Youth... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Energy Drinks Have Become Wildly Popular With Teens. Here ’s Why it’s a Public Health Concern
This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - June 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sara Talpos / Undark Tags: Uncategorized Food & Drink onetime syndication Source Type: news

Energy Drinks Have Become Wildly Popular With Teens. Here ’s Why it’s a Public Health Concern
This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. (Source: TIME: Science)
Source: TIME: Science - June 28, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Sara Talpos / Undark Tags: Uncategorized Food & Drink onetime syndication Source Type: news

Lithuanian researcher created AI-based solution for measuring the emotional climate of New York
(Kaunas University of Technology) A young researcher from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania -- Domantas Didziapetris -- created an artificial intelligence based solution for measuring the emotional climate in Manhattan Island, New York. After carrying out a sentiment analysis of over 36,000 tweets, he created a scale which indicates how the residents and visitors rate emotional climate of the different Manhattan neighborhoods. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hospitals in Lithuania are to begin advertising operations to patients in the UK
EXCLUSIVE: Health Tourism Lithuania claims it has been inundated with enquiries from Britons frustrated at having to wait months for routine treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Homicide victims and mechanisms in Lithuania from 2004 to 2016 - Chmieliauskas S, Laima S, Fomin D, Jurolaic E, Jasulaitis A, Stasiuniene J, Characiejus D, Utkus A.
A retrospective analysis of 2000 intentional homicide cases from the State Forensic Medicine Service (Vilnius, Lithuania) was carried out in order to evaluate the portrait of homicide victims and mechanisms of death between 2004 and 2016. The definition of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Lithuanian researchers are developing a system for quality post-stroke rehabilitation
(Kaunas University of Technology) Researchers of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) and Italian high-tech company Gruppo Fos Lithuania are developing innovative technology for the personalized care of the patients who have experienced a stroke. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Unconventional Warfare and New Technologies Could Help Baltic States Deter Russian Intimidation, Aggression
Amid concerns that Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are vulnerable to Russian intimidation and hybrid warfare, a new RAND Corporation report concludes that unconventional defense plans could help deter and counteract Russian aggression. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - April 15, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

Unconventional Approaches Could Help Deter Russian Intimidation and Aggression Against the Baltic States
Amid concerns that Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are vulnerable to Russian intimidation and hybrid warfare, a new RAND Corporation report concludes that unconventional defense plans could help deter and counteract Russian aggression. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - April 15, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

Lithuanian researchers created special food for elderly patients
(Kaunas University of Technology) Researchers of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) and Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) developed innovative micronutrient-rich food product for elderly people with swallowing difficulties. Visually attractive and tasty food was tested with a group of geriatric patients. The nutritional state and the health indicators of the geriatric patients improved significantly after a mere 10 days of consumption of the new product. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Smart wristband developed by Lithuanian researchers can alert about dangerous health conditions
(Kaunas University of Technology) Although smart wristbands are popular fashion gadgets for monitoring heart rate and physical activity, they are usually not sophisticated enough to provide specific and accurate information about potential health problems of the wearer. Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) researchers are developing a smart wrist-worn device for monitoring of atrial fibrillation -- a condition, which if left untreated can lead to serious health complications and even death. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Novel potent antimicrobial from thermophilic bacterium
(University of Groningen) University of Groningen microbiologists and their colleagues from Lithuania have discovered a new glycocin, a small antimicrobial peptide with a sugar group attached, which is produced by a thermophilic bacterium and is stable at relatively high temperatures. They also succeeded in transferring the genes required to produce this glycocin to an E. coli bacterium. This makes it easier to produce and investigate this compound, which could potentially be used in biofuel production. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 12, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Relations among poor sleep, anxiety and depression among the students of health sciences - Jurgita A, Šarūnė B, Asta M, Akvilė V.
The research in the area of health sciences students' sleep quality and mood disorders is lacking in Lithuania, as well as other European countries. The aim of this study was to compare prevalence of poor sleep, anxiety and depression among the students ac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Man, 86, travels to LITHUANIA to have his hip replaced because he feared he would die waiting
Peter Gaillard, from Gwynedd, North Wales, was told he might have to wait more than 18 months to have his operation so he went to to Lithuania and claimed the £6,000 back from the NHS. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Determining travel conditions on motorways for automobile transport based on the case study for Lithuanian highways - Petkevicius K, Maskeli ūnaitė L, Sivilevičius H.
In Lithuania, the efforts are made to ensure the conditions of safe, comfortable and fast passenger and freight transportation on Lithuanian roads, satisfying geometric characteristics of their particular categories and the specified requirements to their ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Joint External Evaluation of IHR (International Health Regulations) Core Capacities of the Republic of Lithuania: Mission Report: 19-23 November 2018
Source: World Health Organization (WHO). Published: 3/2019. This 100-page evaluation was based on a joint external assessment held on November 19-23, 2018, of the International Health Regulations (IHR) core capacities of the Republic of Lithuania using the World Health Organization (WHO) IHR Joint External Evaluation (JEE) tool. The country engagement and thoroughness of the JEE preparations, and the personal strong commitment of the Minister of Health, allowed an effective JEE process in the Republic of Lithuania. The report includes four overarching recommendations. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disast...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Could Your IoT Device Put Patients at Risk?
The Internet of Things is driving incredible innovation in healthcare. “Almost any new innovative medical device is currently designed as a part of broader interconnected system,” Rami Muleys, head of application security business development at Positive Technologies, told MD+DI. “The main value of IoT is the convergence between different systems and the ability to exchange data between every device – from an insulin pump to a hospital bed.” Healthcare is consequently “a constantly changing landscape, especially sinc...
Source: MDDI - February 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Business Source Type: news