The walking environment in Lima, Peru and pedestrian-motor vehicle collisions: An exploratory analysis - Quistberg DA, Koepsell TD, Miranda JJ, Boyle LN, Johnston BD, Ebel BE.
The objective of this study was to explore the relationship between the walking environment and pedestrian-motor vehicle collisions. METHODS: A matched case-control study was used ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - July 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Epidemiology of road traffic incidents in Peru 1973-2008: incidence, mortality, and fatality - Miranda JJ, López-Rivera LA, Quistberg DA, Rosales-Mayor E, Gianella C, Paca-Palao A, Luna D, Huicho L.
The objective of this study was to determine t... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Sleepiness and sleep characteristics in students from an urban district of Lima, Peru - Huamaní C, Rey de Castro J.
Introduction. Sleepiness in students has an impact on their learning, focus and memory. Sleepiness is causedby multiple factors. Therefore, our objective was to estimate the frequency of sleepiness in Peruvian students and assess its relation to lifestyle ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - June 5, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pedestrian signalization and the risk of pedestrian-motor vehicle collisions in Lima, Peru - Quistberg DA, Koepsell TD, Boyle LN, Miranda JJ, Johnston BD, Ebel BE.
Safe walking environments are essential for protecting pedestrians and promoting physical activity. In Peru, pedestrians comprise over three-quarters of road fatality victims. Pedestrian signalization plays an important role managing pedestrian and vehicle... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - May 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Maca can help counter sexual dysfunctions and maintain a healthy prostate
(NaturalNews) The maca plant is a product from South America, and it was originally found in large quantities in the Andean mountains of Peru. The Peruvians like to use maca flour for baking as a base and a flavoring ingredient.It has long been known to normalize the body's stress... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 15, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Victimization of Peruvian adolescents and health risk behaviors: young lives cohort - Crookston BT, Merrill RM, Hedges S, Lister C, West JH, Hall PC.
This study focused on bullying victimization in Peru. It explored the relationship between t... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - April 23, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Search for Inca 'lost city' in Amazon may endanger indigenous people
A six-week expedition starting in July will try to find Paititi in the Megantoni National Sanctuary in south-east PeruA French writer and adventurer plans to explore one of the most remote parts of the Peruvian Amazon in search of a "lost" or "secret city" that may have been built by the Incas, but there are fears that the expedition could endanger the health of isolated tribes that have never been exposed to common human diseases. Thierry Jamin believes that the city, which he calls "Paititi", could lie somewhere in a 215,000-hectare protected area called the Megantoni National Sanctuary in t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 7, 2014 Category: Science Authors: David Hill Tags: Archaeology Science World news Peru Americas Indigenous peoples Amazon rainforest Environment Source Type: news

Search for Inca 'lost city' in Amazon may endanger indigenous people
A six-week expedition starting in July will try to find Paititi in the Megantoni National Sanctuary in south-east PeruA French writer and adventurerplans to explore one of the most remote parts of the Peruvian Amazon in search of a "lost" or "secret city" that may have been built by the Incas, but there are fears that the expedition could endanger the health of isolated tribes that have never been exposed to common human diseases.Thierry Jamin believes that the city, which he calls "Paititi", could lie somewhere in a 215,000-hectare protected area called theMegantoni National Sanctuary in the ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 7, 2014 Category: Science Authors: David Hill Tags: Archaeology Science World news Peru Americas Indigenous peoples Amazon rainforest Environment Source Type: news

Interactive documentary tells of Peru’s dark secret
In the 1990s, more than 300,000 Peruvian women and 20,000 men were sterilised without their consent. A unique ‘interactive documentary’ telling the victims’ stories will be launched on Wednesday [19 March]. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - March 17, 2014 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Public engagement, International, Staff notices; Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Arts, School of Modern Languages, Faculty of Arts, School of Modern Languages, Hispanic, Portuguese, Latin American, Faculty of Social Science Source Type: news

Prosecution of Forced Sterilisations in Peru Still Possible
Alfonso Ramos (left) shows a newspaper reporting the death of his sister Celia in Piura due to forced sterilisation. Micaela Flores (centre) and Sabina Huillca are sterilisation victims from Cusco. All three have been waiting for justice for 17 years. Credit: Milagros Salazar/IPSBy Milagros SalazarLIMA, Feb 3 2014 (IPS) Shelving the case of the forced sterilisation of more than 2,000 women in Peru during the Alberto Fujimori regime was a surprise move by the prosecutor in charge. What happened? An IPS investigation found that legal avenues to pursue justice have not been exhausted. On Jan. 24, prosecutor Marco Guzmá...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 3, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Milagros Salazar Tags: Editors' Choice Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Indigenous Rights Latin America & the Caribbean Poverty & MDGs TerraViva Europe TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Source Type: news

Fiery-red coral species discovered in the Peruvian Pacific
A new coral species, Psammogorgia hookeri, has been collected by scuba divers from rocky ledges at depths to 25 meters in Peru's Paracas National Reserve. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 3, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Smithsonian reports fiery-red coral species discovered in the Peruvian Pacific
(Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute) A new coral species, Psammogorgia hookeri, has been collected by scuba divers from rocky ledges at depths to 25 meters in Peru's Paracas National Reserve. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 3, 2014 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Peruvian regulators update rules for importing unregistered medical devices
The Emergo Group Blog provides short updates on quality and regulatory topics that may be of interest to QA/RA professionals in the medical device and IVD industry. No fluff, just straight to the point. We hope you'll enjoy the content. By Stewart Eisenhart, Emergo Group Medical device market regulators in Peru have set up new special permission requirements (link in Spanish) for importing medical devices that have not yet been registered for sale in the country. News Well, Blog, Emerging Markets, Regulatory/Complianceread more (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - January 21, 2014 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: Emergo Group Regulatory Row Source Type: news

Peru's farmers fight climate change using modern and Inca techniques
This article appeared in Guardian Weekly, which incorporates material from Le MondeClimate changeFarmingDroughtMountainsClimate changeMeteorologyEnvironmental sustainabilityPeruAmericasLaurence Carameltheguardian.com © 2014 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 20, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Laurence Caramel Tags: Farming Meteorology Peru Americas Mountains Drought Environmental sustainability Features Climate change Guardian Weekly Global development Science Source Type: news

A new toad from the 'warm valleys' of Peruvian Andes
(Pensoft Publishers) A new species of toad was discovered hiding in the leaf litter of montane rain forest known as Peruvian Yungas ("warm valley" in translation). Like many other toads (family Bufonidae) inhabiting the forest floor, the new species Rhinella yunga has a cryptic body coloration resembling decaying leaves in the area, securing perfect camouflage but making morphological identification of species hard for scientists. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 17, 2014 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Ultra HNWIs in the US, China And Peru to 2013 Analysis, Industry...
MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “Ultra HNWIs in the US, China And Peru to 2013” to its database. Visit:...(PRWeb November 22, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/11/prweb11362042.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 23, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Purring monkey and vegetarian piranha among 400 new Amazon species
Four years of scientific expeditions have found previously unknown animals and plants in world's largest tropical rainforest• New species of the Amazon rainforest - in picturesA purring monkey, a vegetarian piranha and a flame-patterned lizard are among more than 400 new species of animals and plants that have been discovered in the past four years in the Amazon rainforest, conservationists say.Discovered through hundreds of scientific expeditions between 2010 to 2013, the total of 441 new species – all new to science – includes 258 plants, 84 fish, 58 amphibians, 22 reptiles, 18 birds and one mammal. This...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 23, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Aldred Tags: theguardian.com Colombia Deforestation Ecuador Biodiversity Peru Amazon rainforest Biology Americas World news WWF Trees and forests Brazil Endangered species Bolivia Endangered habitats Suriname Animals Plants Zoolog Source Type: news

Characteristics of violence during teenage pregnancy in Lima, Peru - Contreras-Pulache H, Mori-Quispe E, Hinostroza-Camposano WD, Yancachajlla-Apaza M, Lam-Figueroa N, Chacón-Torrico H.
Objectives. To determine the characteristics of violence seen in pregnant teenagers who were treated at the Instituto Nacional Materno Perinatal (INMP) in Lima, Peru. Materials and methods. A cross-sectional study was carried out by INMP between Januar... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 14, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Uros people of Peru and Bolivia found to have distinctive genetic ancestries
New genetic research led by the Genographic Project consortium shows a distinctive ancestry for the Uros populations of Peru and Bolivia that predates the arrival of the Spanish conquistadores and may date back to the earliest settlement of the Altiplano, or high plain, of the central Andes some 3,700 years ago. Despite the fact that the Uros today share many lineages with the surrounding Andean populations, they have maintained their own divergent genetic ancestry... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Genetics Source Type: news

Uros people of Peru and Bolivia found to have distinctive genetic ancestries
(National Geographic Society) New genetic research led by the Genographic Projectconsortium shows a distinctive ancestry for the Uros populations of Peru and Bolivia thatpredates the arrival of the Spanish conquistadores and may date back to the earliest settlementof the Altiplano, or high plain, of the central Andes some 3,700 years ago. Despite the fact thatthe Uros today share many lineages with the surrounding Andean populations, they havemaintained their own divergent genetic ancestry. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 12, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Prevalence and factors associated with frailty among Peruvian older adults - Runzer-Colmenares FM, Samper-Ternent R, Al Snih S, Ottenbacher KJ, Parodi JF, Wong R.
The objective of this study is to examine the prevalence and factors associated with frailty in Peruvian Navy Veteran's older adults and family members. A total of 311 non-institutionalized men and women aged 60 years and older, from the Geriatrics Service... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 4, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Peru's archaeologists turn to drones to help protect and explore ancient ruins
Remote-controlled aircraft can save months of survey work and defend against growing threat from miners and squattersIn Peru, home to the spectacular Inca city of Machu Picchu and thousands of ancient ruins, archaeologists are turning to drones to speed up sluggish survey work and protect sites from squatters, builders and miners.Remote-controlled aircraft were developed for military purposes and the US is increasingly using them to attack alleged terrorists, but the technology's falling price means it is increasingly used for civilian and commercial projects around the world.Small drones have been helping a growing number...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 25, 2013 Category: Science Tags: theguardian.com Drones Peru Americas World news Archaeology Science Source Type: news

Woman discovers flesh-eating maggots in her brain after holiday to Peru
A woman has spoken of her horror at discovering she picked up flesh-eating maggots from her holiday to Peru, which burrowed into her ear.     (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - July 16, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pyramid in Peru torn down by developers
Officials lodge criminal complaints against two firms after building at El Paraiso, one of Peru's oldest archaeological sites, destroyedReal estate developers using heavy machinery tore down a 20ft (6m) tall pyramid at one of Peru's oldest archaeological sites, cultural officials have said.Rafael Varon, deputy minister of cultural patrimony, told reporters on Wednesday that the destruction occurred over the weekend at the ruins of El Paraiso, a few miles north of Peru's capital, Lima.He said his agency has lodged criminal complaints against two companies for the damage – identified as Alisol and Provelanz – and...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 4, 2013 Category: Science Tags: Peru Americas World news Archaeology guardian.co.uk Science Source Type: news

In Medical Decision-Making In Peru, Patient Involvement Is Low Priority
Mayo Clinic and Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University researchers have partnered on a study showing that Peruvian physicians rarely sought to involve their patients in shared decision-making regarding medical care. This was true for physicians at public and private clinics. The findings are being discussed in Lima, Peru, at ISDM 2013, an international conference on globalizing shared decision-making held from June 16-19... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 17, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Primary Care / General Practice Source Type: news

Researchers Find Low Level of Patient Involvement in Medical Decision-Making in Peru
Mayo Clinic and Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University researchers have partnered on a study showing that Peruvian physicians rarely sought to involve their patients in shared decision-making regarding medical care. (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 14, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Mayo Clinic Source Type: news

Researchers Find Low Level of Patient Involvement in Medical Decision-Making in Peru
Mayo Clinic and Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University researchers have partnered on a study showing that Peruvian physicians rarely sought to involve their patients in shared decision-making regarding medical care. (Source: Mayo Clinic Rochester News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Rochester News - June 14, 2013 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Mayo Clinic Source Type: news

Researchers Find Low Level of Patient Involvement in Medical Decision-Making in Peru
Mayo Clinic and Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University researchers have partnered on a study showing that Peruvian physicians rarely sought to involve their patients in shared decision-making regarding medical care. (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - June 14, 2013 Category: Research Authors: Mayo Clinic Source Type: news

Researchers find low level of patient involvement in medical decision-making in Peru
(Mayo Clinic) Mayo Clinic and Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University researchers have partnered on a study showing that Peruvian physicians rarely sought to involve their patients in shared decision-making regarding medical care. This was true for physicians at public and private clinics. The findings are being discussed in Lima, Peru, at ISDM 2013, an international conference on globalizing shared decision-making held from June 16-19. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 13, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Peru issues bill to repatriate scientists
Peru is discussing a legislation to promote the return of scientists working abroad, but colleagues in the country have expressed misgivings. (Source: SciDev.Net)
Source: SciDev.Net - May 27, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Twins conjoined at the liver separated in Peru – video
Two baby girls who shared a liver have been separated by doctors in Lima, Peru     (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 21, 2013 Category: Science Tags: Peru Americas World news guardian.co.uk Medical research Source Type: news

Peru bans GMOs: Will America take the hint and follow suit before it's too late?
The only other country in the Americas besides Ecuador to completely ban genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) from being cultivated within its borders, the South American nation of Peru has taken charge to help protect not only its own citizens but also the people of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 8, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zoology student captures unique collection of Peruvian wildlife
An aspiring professional wildlife photographer and second-year student at the University of Bristol has captured a unique collection of images from Manu National Park in Peru. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 7, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: news_text Tags: Other news Source Type: news

University of Huddersfield and University of Pisa team up to find Peruvian mummy secrets
(University of Huddersfield) The mummified bodies of Peruvians who died up to 1,000 years ago will yield up their secrets, thanks to a prestigious research project by the University of Huddersfield's Dr Stefano Vanin and two of his students in collaboration with the University of Pisa and the Ancient World Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 18, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Study finds maize in diets of people in coastal Peru dates to 5,000 years ago
(Field Museum) A team of scientists led by Dr. Jonathan Haas of Chicago's Field Museum has concluded that during the Late Archaic, maize (corn) was a primary component in the diet of people living in the Norte Chico region of Peru, an area of remarkable cultural florescence in 3rd millennium B.C. Up until now, the prevailing theory was that marine resources, not agriculture and corn, provided the economic engine behind the development of civilization in the Andean region of Peru. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 25, 2013 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Quinoa brings riches to the Andes
Bolivian and Peruvian farmers sell entire crop to meet rising western demand, sparking fears of malnutritionA burst of colour on a monochromatic panorama, a field of flowering quinoa plants in the Bolivian desert is a thing of beauty. A plant ready for harvest can stand higher than a human, covered with knotty blossoms, from violet to crimson and ochre-orange to yellow.Quinua real, or royal quinoa, flourishes in the most hostile conditions, surviving nightly frosts and daytime temperatures upwards of 40C (104F). It is a high-altitude plant, growing at 3,600 metres above sea level and higher, where oxygen is thin, water is ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Dan Collyns Tags: Nutrition The Guardian Peru Americas World news Food & drink Bolivia Life and style Business Agriculture Nutrition and development Source Type: news

Peru: Poor media coverage of REDD and environment issues
The Peruvian press rarely covers issues dealing with REDD initiatives, and journalists are ill-prepared on environmental issues, finds a survey. (Source: SciDev.Net)
Source: SciDev.Net - January 9, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

BPZ Energy Announces Receipt of Peruvian Supreme Decree to Amend Block Z-1 License Agreement
HOUSTON, Dec. 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BPZ Energy (NYSE:BPZ) (BVL:BPZ), an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, today announced that the Peruvian Government has signed the Supreme Decree authorizing Perupetro to execute the amendment to the Block Z-1 License to add Pacific Rubiales Corp. (TSX:PRE) (BVC:PREC) (BOVESPA:PREB) to the Z-1 License Contract. (Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE))
Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE) - January 1, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news