Gender differences in the factors associated with alcohol binge drinking: a population-based analysis in a Latin American country - Hern ández-Vásquez A, Chacón-Torrico H, Vargas-Fernández R, Grendas LN, Bendezu-Quispe G.
Alcohol consumption is a public health problem in Peru, fostered by traditional practices, where promoting social interaction in celebrations, facilitating field work as a source of energy and warmth, and achieving objectives in certain labor negotiations,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The role of strength-based parenting, posttraumatic stress, and event exposure on posttraumatic growth in flood survivors - Zavala C, Waters L, Arslan G, Simpson A, Nu ñez Del Prado P, Gargurevich R.
OBJECTIVE: The present study examined the role of posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS), strength-based parenting (SBP), and event exposure on posttraumatic growth (PTG) in Peruvian flood survivors. METHOD: After contacting local authorities, 1,077 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

US Secret Service officers shoot intruder near Peruvian Embassy, agency says
#peruvianembassy #ussecretservice (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intruder Is Killed at Peruvian Ambassador ’s Washington Home
Secret Service officers fatally shot an intruder after a confrontation at the residence, officials said. #confrontation #intruder #peruvian (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Secret Service officers fatally shoot intruder at Peruvian ambassador's residence in D.C
A man was fatally shot by officers from the Secret Service after breaking windows of the Peruvian ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C., police said Wednesday. Though many details surrounding... #burglary #familymembers #peruvian #secretservice (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Secret Service fatally shoots burglar at Peruvian ambassador ’s DC home
A spokesperson said that the unidentified intruder was shot “following a confrontation” at the home in northwest DC, near the Maryland line. #confrontation #homeaspokesperson #secretservice #northwestdc #intruder #peruvian (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Peru protests show the wide impact of Putin's war
An ongoing wave of violent protests in Peru shows how the Russian invasion of Ukraine is affecting markets around the world, sparking unrest and deepening political divides. #protests #putin (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Peru president at bay as fuel and fertiliser prices detonate political crisis
Pedro Castillo lifted a curfew in Lima but is still facing calls to resign after a rash of bad decisions and allegations of corruption #lima #pedrocastillo (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. FDA grants priority review to Roche ’s Actemra/RoActemra for the treatment of COVID-19 in hospitalised adults
If approved,Actemra/RoActemra would be the first U.S. FDA-approvedimmunomodulator for the treatment of COVID-19 inhospitalised patientsSince the beginning of the pandemic, more than one million peoplehospitalised with COVID-19 have been treated withActemra/RoActemra worldwide1Actemra/RoActemra is approved for the treatment of COVID-19 in many territories including the European UnionRoche has established a comprehensive access approach to improve availability ofActemra/RoActemra around the worldBasel, 04 April 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acce...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 4, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. FDA grants priority review to Roche ’s Actemra/RoActemra for the treatment of COVID-19 in hospitalised adults
If approved,Actemra/RoActemra would be the first U.S. FDA-approvedimmunomodulator for the treatment of COVID-19 inhospitalised patientsSince the beginning of the pandemic, more than one million peoplehospitalised with COVID-19 have been treated withActemra/RoActemra worldwide1Actemra/RoActemra is approved for the treatment of COVID-19 in many territories including the European UnionRoche has established a comprehensive access approach to improve availability ofActemra/RoActemra around the worldBasel, 04 April 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acce...
Source: Roche Media News - April 4, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The dynamics of intimate partner violence and its impact on HIV care: a cross-sectional study of people of mixed gender and sexual preference in Lima, Peru - Nelson AK, Denavit C, Mu ñoz M, Wong M, Saldaña O, Santa Cruz J, Rodriguez CA, Caldas A, Castro A, Shin S.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is associated with a higher risk of contracting HIV and developing worse HIV outcomes. This cross-sectional, mixed methods study presents data on IPV using the Conflicts Tactics Scale (CTS2-S) among 180 persons with HIV in L... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Machu Picchu: Inca site ‘has gone by wrong name for over 100 years’
Peruvian historian and US archaeologist say the pre-Columbian town was called Huayna Picchu by the Inca peopleMachu Picchu is one of the world ’s best-known archaeological sites, a wonder of pre-Columbian architecture that has been closely studied for decades and a tourist attraction that draws hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.But a new academic paper argues that since its rediscovery more than a century ago, the site has been known by the wrong name.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 23, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Dan Collyns in Lima Tags: Archaeology Machu Picchu, Peru Americas World news Source Type: news

South Africa: Profile - I View the Doctor-Patient Relationship As Sacred, Says Leading TB Doctor
[spotlight] Dr Jennifer Furin has fought drug-resistant tuberculosis since 1995, when she worked as a student in a poverty-stricken suburb in Lima, Peru. Since then she has roamed the world, treating TB and HIV patients in under-resourced countries, including Haiti, Russia, Tajikistan, Bangladesh, eSwatini, Lesotho, and South Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - March 22, 2022 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Rural-urban migration as a factor associated with physical and sexual intimate partner violence Peru 2015-2017: a secondary analysis of a national study - Terrazas J, Blitchtein D.
BACKGROUND: Internal migration, a consequence of the demographic transition towards urbanization driven by globalization, represents a particular public health challenge. Change in residence from one sociocultural geographic context to another, with not on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Factors associated with excessive daytime sleepiness in informal drivers of buses on a high-altitude road - Olarte RJH, Ramos W, Mujica-Alb án E, Cruz-Vargas JADL.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the factors associated with excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in informal interprovincial transport drivers of the Lima-Huancayo central highway (Peru) from January to March 2018. METHODS: Cross-sectional study. The drivers... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news