COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable, DHSC/PHE (updated 22nd January 2021)
Information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19. 22 January 2021Added Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu translations. 13 January 2021Added British Sign Language and audio versions. 11 January 2021Added large print version. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Picking up the pace with rollout of COVID-19 vaccines
The distribution kinks for COVID-19 vaccines are getting ironed out, says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "It's a logistics nightmare, but now you're seeing a plan to administer 1 million doses a day and I think that's very achievable," says Dr. Poland. "And the production of [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 20, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Polish clinic wants to care for man in life-support dispute
A specialist clinic in Poland says it is ready to admit and treat a Pole who is at the center of a life-support dispute in Britain (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection, PHE (updated 19th January 2021)
Stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. 19 January 2021 Added Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu translations. 18 December 2020 Updated'Guidance for households with grandparents, parents and children living together where someone is at increased risk or has possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection'to reflect change in self-isolation period for contacts from 14 to 10 days. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aggressive and delinquent behavior among youth: an empirical study in Poland - Jurczyk M, Lalak D.
This article aimed to measure the level of aggressive and delinquent behavior, identify the most common delinquent behaviors, and examine the associations of aggressive and delinquent behavior. This research involved two groups of adolescents: youth offend... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Poland proposes social media 'free speech' law: Poland's government has proposed a new law to stop social media platforms deleting...
The law would see social networks fined if they ban a Polish user who has not broken local laws. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Expert updates on COVID-19 vaccines
The U.S. rollout of COVID-19 vaccines is reportedly ramping up with news that nearly all available doses will soon be released to the American public. "The new COVID-19 variants are traveling quickly, and this is a warning that we need to take precautions," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 13, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplements: how to take them safely, DHSC (updated 12th January 2021)
Guidance for at-risk groups offered free vitamin D supplements by the government this winter. 12 January 2021 Updated page details. To opt-in you need to register your details on the NHS website by 21 February 2021. 30 December 2020 Added translated versions in Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Tra ditional), French, Gujarati, Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu. 22 December 2020 Added that you should not opt in to receive the vitamin D supplement if you are already taking, or are prescribed, a medication that contains vitam in D by your GP or healthca...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: a guide for social care staff, PHE (updated 10th January 2021)
All frontline social care workers are being offered the vaccine which will help protect them against the disease. This guidance is for social care workers and includes information on the vaccine. Recent updates: 10th January 2021 - Polish leaflet added. 8th January 2021 - guidance updated and added Turkish version added. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: guide for healthcare workers, PHE (updated 10th January 2021)
All frontline health and social care workers are being offered the coronavirus vaccine which will help protect them against the disease. This guidance is for healthcare workers and includes information on the vaccine. Recent updates: 10th January 2021 - Polish leaflet added. 8th January 2021 - guidance updated and Turkish version added. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Laser harmony
(Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences) Would you like to capture a chemical transformation inside a cell live? Or maybe revolutionize microchips' production by printing paths in a layer that has a thickness of just 100 nanometers? These and many other goals can now be achieved with the latest femtosecond laser created by a team of scientists led by Dr. Yuriy Stepanenko. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers create comprehensive database of head and neck cancers
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Researchers from the Johns Hopkins departments of pathology and oncology, the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and 18 other centers around the U.S. and Poland have clarified the contribution of key cancer-associated genes, proteins and signaling pathways in these cancers, while proposing possible new treatment avenues. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

An exploration of perceived stress, burnout syndrome, and self-efficacy in a group of Polish air traffic controllers and maritime navigators: similarities and differences - Makara-Studzi ńska M, Załuski M, Jagielski P, Wójcik-Małek D, Szelepajło M.
BACKGROUND: This cross-sectional study aimed to assess the level of perceived stress and occupational burnout in groups of Polish maritime navigators and air traffic controllers. The study was part of research into occupational groups regarded as equally... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Poland announces measures to fine social media companies that censor free speech
(Natural News) Poland’s justice minister has announced the creation of a new bill that would protect freedom of speech from social media censorship. (Article by Dorothy Cummings Mclea republished from LifeSiteNews.com) Zbigniew Ziobro said on Thursday that the proposed new measure would permit social media users to file a complaint against social media companies if... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why tidying your kitchen will help you polish off the pounds!
A cluttered kitchen could be causing you to overeat - so spruce it up, suggests research from Cornell University in the U.S. We reveal 12 tiny tweaks you can make each day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Generic Conspiracist Beliefs Scale - Polish adaptation of the method - Siwiak A, Szpitalak M, Polczyk R.
This paper presents the results of a study on the Polish version of the Generic Conspiracist Beliefs Scale (GCBS), which was designed to measure individual differences in conspiracist thinking (Brotherton, French,& Pickering; 2013). The Polish version of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

European Union nations kick off mass COVID-19 vaccinations
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Union nations officially kicked off a coordinated effort Sunday to give COVID-19 vaccinations to some of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cyberpunk 2077 developer sued for allegedly lying about unfinished game
Polish game-maker CD Projekt was hit with a class action suit alleging that the Warsaw-based company lied about the game’s unfinished... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Human-made landscape promotes coexistence of two normally separated Andean warblers
(Laboratory of Behavioral Ecology and Evolution at Seoul National University) In the mountains of world, species adapt to habitats in specific elevation zones that do not overlap with other species' elevation zones. Polish ornithologists, following the old traditions of Polish ornithology in South America, discovered that two Andean warbler species that typically occur at different elevations and hunt by tricking insects to escape can co-occur at the same elevation due to fragmentation of tropical montane forests caused by humans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 24, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Poland threatens hefty fines for social media companies that censor legal speech, users everywhere celebrate
Social media companies that remove posts whose content is legal can be fined up to €1.8 million under a new Polish bill. Users have... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The notion of grievous bodily harm and the legal obligation to notify law enforcement authorities - Sm ędra A, Kubiak R, Berent J.
This article discusses the situation in the nation of Poland.] The obligation of physicians and other health professionals under Art. 240 § 1 of the Criminal Code instructs them to notify the law enforcement authority responsible for p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Cyberpunk 2077 Developer Could Face Class Action Lawsuits
CD Projekt could face potential class-action lawsuits from firms in both the US and Poland amid claims that the company misled its shareholders. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gennadiy Golovkin vs. Kamil Szeremeta fight results, highlights: 'GGG' shines in return with TKO victory
Golovkin made it look easy against the Polish fighter on Friday night, setting up a possible trilogy fight with Canelo Alvarez (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The latest magnesium studies pave the way for new biomedical materials
(The Henryk Niewodniczanski Institute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Sciences) Materials used in biomedicine must be characterized by controlled biodegradability, sufficient strength and total absence of toxicity to the human body. The search for such materials is, therefore, not a simple task. In this context, scientists have been interested in magnesium for a long time. Recently, using such techniques as positron annihilation spectroscopy, the researchers were able to demonstrate that magnesium subjected to surface mechanical attrition treatment obtains the properties necessary for a biocompatible material. (Source...
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 17, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Correlates of alcohol consumption among a socially-disadvantaged population in Poland - Pola ńska K, Kaleta D.
Alcohol consumption at a level exceeding existing recommendations is one of the leading risk factors for death and disability worldwide. The aim of the study was to identify correlates of alcohol drinking among a socially-disadvantaged population in Poland... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

E-scooter sharing schemes operational zones in Poland: dataset on voivodeship capital cities - Straub D, Gajda A.
In this paper, we present the vector dataset of the operational zones of e-scooter shared mobility services in the voivodeship capital cities in Poland. The data were acquired manually from the applications of a single provider of e-scooters for each city.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Netherlands heading for month-long lockdown; Poland facing 'third wave' of Covid
Dutch PM to speak to the nation tonight;ministers to recommend restrictions are extended in PolandVaccines roll out of Pfizer plant in US but Trump not taking it yetLondon to have tougher Covid restrictions from WednesdayStudent parties blamed as South Africa braces for second waveUK coronavirus updates - liveSee all our coronavirus coverage6.51pmGMTCanada began vaccinating its citizens against Covid-19 today, following the UK and the US state of New York.Five front-line workers in Ontario were among the first Canadians to receive the vaccine at one of Toronto ’s hospitals.6.44pmGMTThe UShas reported 16,113,148 cases...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 14, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Pidd (now); Aamna Mohdin and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news US news UK news Europe Africa Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Polish women travel abroad for abortions ahead of law change
Support services in Poland and abroad say numbers increasing even before legislation is tightened (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

French minister comes out as gay, announces plans to visit Poland ’s ‘LGBT-free’ zones
“I wouldn’t want people to say I am fighting against 'LGBT-free' zones because I am gay. It would be insulting to say I am leading that... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The First Global Event in the History of Humankind
This article is a joint publication by Social Europe and International Politics and Society (IPS)-Journal published by the International Political Analysis Unit of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Hiroshimastrasse 28, D-10785 Berlin   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   The post The First Global Event in the History of Humankind appeared first on...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Branko Milanovic Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

France's Europe minister comes out as gay and pledges to travel to 'LGBT-free' towns in Poland
France’s Europe minister Clément Beaune has pledged to travel to Poland to show support to LGBTQ communities facing discrimination after... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol and road accidents involving pedestrians as unprotected road users - Lasota D, Al-Wathinani A, Krajewski P, Goniewicz K, Paw łowski W.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than half of all road fatalities involve vulnerable road users, i.e., pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists. Poland is classified as one of the European Union (EU) countries marked by low road safet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A gay teenager slapped with a suspension for wearing nail polish has launched a petition calling out his school ’s “homophobic and...
A gay teen slapped with a suspension for wearing nail polish has launched a petition calling out his school's "homophobic and sexist" policy (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The dynamics of euphemisation in legal language: an analysis of legal terms referring to people with disabilities used in Poland and Spain - Nowak-Michalska J.
Socio-political developments can result in a change of perception of people with disabilities and increase sensitivity towards language, especially legal language, used in relation to them. Some terms perceived as offensive or stigmatising are rejected in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Questionnaire of exposure to workplace sex-based harassment - Drabek M.
BACKGROUND: Polish research on gender-based sexual harassment at the workplace is relatively rare. The presented work aimed at developing a reliable tool to measure this phenomenon. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The analyses of the psychometric properties o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Psychometric properties of the Polish version of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT) - Klimkiewicz A, Jakubczyk A, Mach A, Abramowska M, Szczypi ński J, Berent D, Skrzeszewski J, Witkowski G, Wojnar M.
BACKGROUND: Alcohol consumption is one of the risk factors associated with over 200 types of diseases, being strongly correlated with unemployment, low socioeconomic status, traffic accidents, and violence. Alcohol is also one of the main causes of prematu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Polish Doctors Fear High Rate of Positive COVID Tests Show Pandemic Worse Than It Appears Polish Doctors Fear High Rate of Positive COVID Tests Show Pandemic Worse Than It Appears
Waldemar Witecki from the southwestern Polish town of Zagan was a healthy 64-year-old with no pre-existing conditions when he first developed a fever and chills around mid-October.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - December 2, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Rage and hope fuel women's revolt over abortion in Poland
When Polish authorities sought to impose a near-total ban on abortion in October, actress and singer Karolina Micula spontaneously stripped to her waist along with a friend and climbed on the roof of a car at a busy Warsaw intersection during a protest (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19): reducing risk in adult social care, DHSC ( updated 1st December 2020)
A framework for how adult social care employers should assess and reduce risk to their workforce during the coronavirus pandemic. 1 December 2020 Added'COVID-19: adult social care risk reduction framework – easy read'and 10 language formats (Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish and Urdu). 18 November 2020 Updated guidance to include new clinical advice; removed easy read and translated versions pending up-to-date documents being created. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protesters blocked by police in Poland march against abortion ruling and police violence
An October 22 ruling by the Polish constitutional court to ban abortions of fetuses with congenital defects, even when the fetus has no... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women-led protests against police violence planned in Poland
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Protesters marched in Warsaw and other Polish cities Saturday against an attempt to restrict abortion rights and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable, PHE/DHSC (updated 26th November 2020)
This guidance provides information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19. Update in this version (26th November 2020) - added 2 December guidance. Update in version published 18th November 2020 - added updated translations in Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19 Found In Polish Mink, Cull Feared
Denmark illegally ordered the culling of its entire herd after the disease spread back into humans from the farmed animals. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Lifestyle /lifestyle & Beauty /style-beauty Editors' Pick editors-pick Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Source Type: news

Photojournalist detained at Poland's latest abortion protest
Police detained several people, including a photojournalist, as women-led protests over abortion rights flared up again in Warsaw and elsewhere in Poland (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Renowned Arecibo Radio Telescope in Puerto Rico Is to Close in a Blow to Science
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The National Science Foundation announced Thursday that it will close the huge telescope at the renowned Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico in a blow to scientists worldwide who depend on it to search for planets, asteroids and extraterrestrial life. The independent, federally funded agency said it’s too dangerous to keep operating the single dish radio telescope — one of the world’s largest — given the significant damage it recently sustained. An auxiliary cable broke in August and tore a 100-foot hole in the reflector dish and damaged the dome above it. Then on Nov. 6...
Source: TIME: Science - November 20, 2020 Category: Science Authors: DÁNICA COTO / AP Tags: Uncategorized overnight Research wire Source Type: news

Polish police criticized for using tear gas on protesters
Polish police have came under criticism for using tear gas and force on mostly female and young protesters (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable, PHE/DHSC
This guidance provides information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19. Recent updates: 18th November 2020 - added updated translations in Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu. 13th November 2020 - removed reference letters and included link to COVID-19: letters to clinical ly extremely vulnerable people. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Potential therapeutic strategy for obesity
(Medical University of Vienna) Together with researchers from Poland, Germany, Australia and Austria, a team of MedUni Vienna scientists has now discovered the signalling pathways responsible for the development of a valuable type of adipose tissue macrophage (ATM) in obesity, which prevents lipotoxicity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Video consultations – translated resources now available
These are visual resources intended to support patients use video technology for their appointments, the guide is relevant to any technology and any clinical setting and is now available to download in Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Italian, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian and Urdu. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 17, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Hungary and Poland have blocked approval of the EU's budget over a clause that ties EU funding with adherence to the rule of law
The two countries object to a clause that links funding with adherence to the rule of law. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news