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A polymer 'love hormone' sensor for the early detection of autism
(Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences) Is it going to be possible to detect features of autism at birth? At the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw a sensor has come into being that means this may become a reality. The main recognition component of the new device is a polymer layer with a carefully designed structure. It recognizes molecules of oxytocin, a compound considered to be one of the biomarkers of autism. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Astronomers discover a giant world – but is it a planet?
A recently-discovered giant world lies right on the boundary between being a star and a planet – and that could answer some big questions‘When is a planet not a planet?’ is a lot more than the beginning of a poor joke at a drunken astronomers’ Christmas party (but we laughed nonetheless). It is actually a serious question that cuts to the heart of our ignorance about how celestial objects form.The discovery of a giant planet 22,000 light years away may now help shine some light on this particularly knotty problem. The planet is called OGLE-2016-BLG-1190. It was found on June 2016 by the Optical Grav...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 10, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Stuart Clark Tags: Science Astronomy Space Source Type: news

All babies in Europe should be screened for heart defects at birth
Only a few countries, including Poland, Ireland and Switzerland, currently recommend universal screening with pulse oximetry Related items fromOnMedica Blood test identifies high-risk lupus pregnancies Newborns screened for four additional genetic conditions Over 600,000 carry ‘sudden death’ gene fault The next generation of prenatal testing: let ’s proceed with caution Experts advise against screening for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 8, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Angola:Malanje - Polish Want to Invest in Medicines and Hospital Supplies
[ANGOP] Cacuso -A group of Polish businessmen, who have been visiting Malanje province since Sunday, intend to invest in the hospital industry in order to mitigate the country's deficit in the distribution of medicines and expendable materials. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Chopin ’ s Heart, Pickled in a Jar, Offers Clues to his Death
The heart of the Polish composer, preserved for nearly 170 years, was examined by scientists who say he most likely died of tuberculosis. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANNALISA QUINN Tags: Classical Music Chopin, Frederic American Journal of Medicine Research Tuberculosis Poland Source Type: news

What Causes White Nails?
Discussion The nail matrix covers the area of the nail plate, and extends proximally in a crescent moon shape with the edges of the crescent extending proximally and inferiorly toward the underlying bone. The nail matrix is a multilayered epithelium that physiologically produces keratinization and gives rise to the nail plate. The distal matrix forms the lower 2/3s of the nail plate and the proximal matrix forms the upper 1/3 of the nail plate. the thickness of the nail plate is proportion to the matrix’s thickness. The nail plate’s free edge contour follows the shape of the nail’s lunula. Melanocytes occ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 6, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Solving of a decade long mystery could help in fight against TB
(University of Sussex) Research carried out by the University of Sussex and the Polish Academy of Sciences has identified two key proteins that allow mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis (TB), to 'lay low' within cells designed to destroy them. It is hoped this discovery will aid in the designing of new antibiotics that could help target mycobacteria, particularly during their latent phase. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Solving of a decade-long mystery could help in fight against TB
(University of Sussex) Research carried out by the University of Sussex and the Polish Academy of Sciences has identified two key proteins that allow mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis (TB), to 'lay low' within cells designed to destroy them. It is hoped this discovery will aid in the designing of new antibiotics that could help target mycobacteria, particularly during their latent phase. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 1, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Economic situation and occupational accidents in Poland: 2002-2014 panel data regional study - Łyszczarz B, Nojszewska E.
OBJECTIVES: Occupational accidents constitute a substantial health and economic burden for societies around the world and a variety of factors determine the frequency of accidents at work. The aim of this paper is to investigate the relationship between th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

7-year-old with 3-D printed hand to make big play at World Series
The second grader, born with a rare condition known as Poland syndrome, is ready for the challenge (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amid doctors' hunger strike, Poland may boost health budget
Poland's government has announced plans to significantly increase spending on health care as a hunger protest by young doctors demanding more funds for the sector entered a third week (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why does my breath smell like acetone?
Acetone breath, or breath that smells like nail polish remover, could indicate that a person has diabetes or another health condition. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

OncoArendi to evaluate OATD-01 in Phase I trial for asthma
Polish biopharmaceutical company OncoArendi Therapeutics is set to conduct a Phase I clinical trial of its lead drug candidate OATD-01 to treat patients suffering from asthma. (Source: Drug Development Technology)
Source: Drug Development Technology - October 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin D may prevent asthma worsening for some
Conclusion This review gathers the available trial evidence to address the specific question of whether giving people with asthma vitamin D supplements could have an effect on how many asthma exacerbations they have. The review has many strengths. It only included double-blind trials, where participants and assessors didn't know if people were taking vitamin D or a placebo. Researchers also made careful attempts to gather all relevant data and information on confounding factors, and all but one trial had a low risk of bias. But there are some limitations to bear in mind: With the relatively small number of trials and par...
Source: NHS News Feed - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart/lungs Source Type: news

A German Woman Is Accusing Roman Polanski of Sexually Assaulting Her
(GENEVA) — Swiss authorities said Wednesday that a German woman has filed a complaint alleging Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski sexually assaulted her 45 years ago in a Swiss resort town while she was in her mid-teens. Renate Langer, 61, filed the complaint last week in a police station in the northern city of St. Gallen. She said Polanski had raped her at his house in Gstaad, a well-known Alpine resort town, in February 1972, according to police and the regional state prosecutor’s office. French attorney Herve Temime, who represents Polanski, tells The Associated Press that he plans to discuss the allegat...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamey Keaten / AP Tags: Uncategorized celebrities onetime Source Type: news

Psychomotor performance of Polish Air Force cadets after 36 hours of survival training - Tomczak A, D ąbrowski J, Mikulski T.
INTRODUCTION: The preparation of Polish Air Force cadets for survival in isolation is a necessary element of their training, to demonstrate just how difficult can be the conditions they could encounter in a combat situation. OBJECTIVE. The aim of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Injuries treated in hospital among urban and rural inhabitants of eastern Poland - Kos M, Drop B, Dziewa A, J ędrych M.
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE: Injuries are a serious medical and social problem, especially when accompanied by distant or deferred effects, often causing serious dysfunctions and permanent disability for life. The study aimed at presenting the incidence of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of physical inactivity during leisure-time and commuting among beneficiaries of government welfare assistance in Poland - Kaleta D, Kalucka S, Szatko F, Makowiec-Dabrowska T.
Physical activity (PA) has well-documented health benefits helping to prevent development of non-communicable diseases. The aim of the study was to examine the prevalence and factors associated with physical inactivity during leisure-time (LTPA) and commut... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Are animal-related injuries in rural areas a social problem? A survey from Poland - Neskoromna-J ędrzejczak A, Bogusiak K, Kasielska-Trojan A, Antoszewski B.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to analyze the mechanisms of animal-related injuries in Polish rural areas, and to evaluate the effects of such injuries on subjects' health and social life. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Data concerning animal-related injuries... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Men can boost brain health and enhance performance with ginkgo
(Natural News) Young, active men may greatly benefit from taking extracts from Ginkgo biloba leaves, according to a study published online in Nutrients. To carry out the study, Polish researchers at the Jerzy Kukucza Academy of Physical Education and the Poznan University of Physical Education examined 18 young active men who were instructed to take either... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thirty percent of female footballers terminate their careers due to injury - a retrospective study among former Polish players - Grygorowicz M, Micha łowska M, Jurga P, Piontek T, Jakubowska H, Kotwicki T.
CONTEXT: Female football is becoming an increasingly popular women's team sports discipline around the world. The Women's Football Committee in Polish Football Association (WFC_PFA) has developed a long-term strategic plan to popularize the discipline acro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Demi Lovato on Speaking Up for What She Believes in and Shrugging Off Haters
At 25, Demi Lovato has already lived many lives as a celebrity. There was her start as a Disney Channel starlet. There was her turn to pop music, and her role as an advocate for people with mental illness and addiction, inspired by her own journey. But the chapter she’s writing today is that of a full-voiced musical powerhouse with a message of recovery and strength. On her sixth album, Tell Me You Love Me, the TIME 100 honoree finds a soulful maturity and polish, even as she prepares to share a more vulnerable side in an upcoming tell-all documentary, out in October. TIME spoke with Lovato about discovering her new ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Raisa Bruner Tags: Uncategorized celebrities Demi Lovato Music Source Type: news

George Washington and the Real History Behind a Yom Kippur Legend
In many ways, Yom Kippur — the Jewish day of atonement that begins Friday evening — is a time to start anew. So it was an apt backdrop for one of the most sensational legends about an important turning point in the birth of a nation. As the story goes, during the American Revolution, in either 1779 or 1781 depending on whom you ask, General George Washington (or a messenger sent by him) burst into a Yom Kippur service at Philadelphia’s first synagogue to beg for money to feed a starving, bankrupt Continental Army. One of the synagogue’s founders, Haym Salomon, interrupted the holiest service of the ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Olivia B. Waxman Tags: Uncategorized faith Source Type: news

Authors' response (July 6, 2017) to the letter to the Editor concerning the paper "Impact of road traffic noise on sleep disturbances and attention disorders amongst school children living in Upper Silesian Industrial Zone, Poland" - Skrzypek M, Kowalska M, Czech EM, Niewiadomska E, Zejda JE.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Any type of physical exercise is good for the heart
Conclusion This study shows that all physical activity, in any form, is good for us. This includes both recreational and non-recreational activities. Don't be misled by some of the media: non-recreational activities like housework are not "better" than recreational activities like playing sports or going to the gym. The fact that reduced risk was seen with non-recreational activity across all countries, but only seen with recreational activity in high-income countries was probably just because fewer people in lower-income countries play sports or go to the gym. The researchers estimate that 8% of all deaths and...
Source: NHS News Feed - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lifestyle/exercise Source Type: news

What Flight Attendants Wish They Could Tell Passengers
This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rachel Gillett / Business Insider Tags: Uncategorized Aviation bi onetime onetimetravel Source Type: news

Watch Live: President Trump Delivers His First U.N. General Assembly Speech
President Donald Trump is scheduled to deliver his first address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday morning. Trump, who is slated to speak at the U.N. at 10:30 a.m. EST, has a controversial history with the international organization. He has often espoused an “America First” policy that doesn’t always align neatly with the values of international cooperation that define the body, and during his presidential campaign he dismissed the international body as a “club for people to get together, talk and have a good time.” However, the White House has said that Trump will stress the n...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kate Samuelson Tags: Uncategorized onetime President Donald Trump United Nations White House Source Type: news

3 Things to Expect in President Trump ’s United Nations Speech
President Trump will give his first address to the United Nations Tuesday, an organization with whom he has a bit of a controversial history. As a candidate and a President, Trump has often espoused an “America First” policy that doesn’t always align neatly with the values of international cooperation that define the U.N. At one point during his campaign, he even decried the organization’s “utter weakness and incompetence.” The criticism only continued after he was elected, with Trump characterizing it on Twitter as a “club for people to get together, talk and have a good time.&rdq...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alana Abramson Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump Foreign Policy Iran Israel North Korea onetime russia Saudi Arabia United Nations Venezuela White House Source Type: news

You Taste Food Differently When You ’re in a Relationship
People change and adapt when they’re in a relationship—and not usually in ways that make them more unique. Studies suggest that over time, romantic partners can become more similar in subtle ways. Younger couples tend to have similar levels of health the longer they’ve been together, and couples may even develop similar facial features—by employing the same facial muscles out of unintentional mimicry—over time. The same phenomenon may also happen on the plate. A new study published in the journal Appetite suggests that couples may develop more similar food tastes the longer they’re toget...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized couples food preferences food tastes husband i look like my boyfriend i look like my girlfriend Relationship relationships Sex Sex/Relationships Smell why does food taste bad why does food taste good wife Source Type: news

DreamJay raises $2.3M to ramp up toward app launch
DreamJay, a San Francisco- and Warsaw, Poland-based sleep app developer, announced today that it has raised $2.3 million in Series A funding. Investors include the Joint Polish Investment Fund (JPIF), Poland ’s largest life science venture capital fund, and Nordic Makers, a Swedish fund. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 15, 2017 Category: Information Technology 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

Russia ’s Zapad Military Drills Seek to Send a Message to the World
The Zapad drills, Russia’s premier military exercises, have begun. The primary goal in these quadrennial war games is to prepare Russian troops for a major war – by some European estimates, as many as 100,000 could take part in the manoeuvres from Sept. 14-20 – with their “presumed opponents” being the U.S. and its allies. But no less important is the message these games seek to send to the world: the Russian military, nearly three decades after the fall of the Soviet Union, is once again a force to be feared. Russia’s neighbors have gotten the message, and some fear the Russians may hav...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Simon Shuster Tags: Uncategorized Belarus NATO russia Source Type: news

Study: Women Who Had Miscarriages Were More Likely To Have Received Flu Shots
NEW YORK (AP) — A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu. Vaccine experts think the results may reflect the older age and other miscarriage risks for the women, and not the flu shots. Health officials say there is no reason to change the government recommendation that all pregnant women be vaccinated against the flu. They say the flu itself is a much greater danger to women and their fetuses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reached out to a do...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Flu Vaccine Miscarriage Source Type: news

Britons are among the most depressed in the Western world
The UK is ranked joint seventh out of 25 countries for adults reporting they have depression - more than double the rates in countries including Poland, Italy and Greece. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Charity translates asthma action plans into 10 languages
Nurses can now access asthma plans in 10 different languages including Arabic and Polish to help patients who do not speak English better manage their condition. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - September 12, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

The E.U. Agency Fighting Russia ’s Wildfire of Fake News with a Hosepipe
In 2015, as Russia plunged millions of dollars into an escalating disinformation campaign against the West, the European Union’s defense consisted of just one person. A former journalist had been seconded from the Czech Republic to the E.U.’s newly-established East StratCom Task Force, and was working furiously to de-bunk the Kremlin-backed fake news that flooded people’s inboxes, TV screens, and social media timelines. “[He was working] literally seven days a week,” said an E.U. official involved in the bloc’s strategic communications efforts, who asked for anonymity in order to speak f...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Charlotte McDonald-Gibson Tags: Uncategorized europe Source Type: news

The Weekend Brief: Hurricane Irma Makes Landfall, Eric Bolling ’s Son Dies, Equifax Faces Hacking Fallout
Good afternoon. Here are the top stories from this weekend. Hurricane Irma Makes Landfall in Florida Hurricane Irma struck Florida Sunday morning, making landfall as a Category 4 storm just after 9 a.m. ET at Cudjoe Key. The National Hurricane Center says heavy rains will inundate Florida until Tuesday. The winds have already caused a crane to collapse in Miami. Eric Bolling’s Son Chase Found Dead at 19 Chase Bolling, the son of ousted Fox News anchor Eric Bolling, was found dead on September 8; he was 19 years old. Bolling wrote on Twitter that the details surrounding the death are unclear, and an autopsy will be co...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alana Abramson Tags: Uncategorized onetime Weekend Brief Source Type: news

Death Metal Band ‘Decapitated’ Arrested for Kidnapping Woman After Concert
(SPOKANE, Wash.) — The four members of a well-known Polish death metal band have been arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a woman after a concert last month in Washington state, authorities said. The members of the band Decapitated were arrested early Saturday in Santa Ana, California, on suspicion of kidnapping a woman after their Aug. 31 concert in Spokane, Spokane Police Department spokeswoman Cpl. Teresa Fuller said in a statement. The woman told police just before 2 a.m. on Sept. 1 about the alleged kidnapping by the band members, Fuller said. The band had performed at a concert in downtown Spokane. The woman at...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - September 10, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized Crime Music onetime Source Type: news

Heat stress mortality and desired adaptation responses of healthcare system in Poland - B łażejczyk A, Błażejczyk K, Baranowski J, Kuchcik M.
Heat stress is one of the environmental factors influencing the health of individuals and the wider population. There is a large body of research to document significant increases in mortality and morbidity during heat waves all over the world. This paper ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

An application of the Pareto method in surveys to diagnose the managers and workers perception of occupational safety and health on selected Polish construction sites - Obolewicz J, D ąbrowski A.
The construction industry is an important sector of the economy in Poland. According to the National Labour Inspectorate (PIP) data of 2014, the number of  victims of fatal accidents in the construction sector amounted to 80 as compared with 187 injured i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Rigaku Oxford Diffraction is Key Sponsor of the 20th Heart of Europe...
Rigaku Oxford Diffraction is representing their latest single crystal diffraction systems at HEC 20 in Wojanów, Poland(PRWeb September 08, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/09/prweb14675429.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Going to university may cut your risk of heart disease
Conclusion This study indicates there may be some genetic support for the idea that spending longer in education contributes to lowering the risk of CHD. The researchers also demonstrate that this may be because people who spend longer in education have a lower BMI and are less likely to smoke. However, there are some limitations to this research that need to be considered: The genetic variations identified as being associated with education may not be markers for education at all, but more basic biological pathways. The authors do not account for the fact that differences in education might be due to brain function, w...
Source: NHS News Feed - September 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart/lungs Source Type: news

20,000 international voices share how they want their DNA information used
(Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) The Wellcome Genome Campus and Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) have gone global with a project to explore public attitudes and beliefs on the sharing of genetic information. Now available in English, Russian, German, Portuguese and Polish, with French, Icelandic, Arabic, Japanese, Italian, Swedish, Hindustani and Mandarin translations on the way, the film-based survey, called Your DNA Your Say, is on track to gather feedback from more than 20,000 people around the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 31, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Results of global fats and carbs study not very relevant for UK
Conclusion The results of the study have been presented in the media as if they overturn all current dietary guidelines. In the UK at least, that is completely misleading. The study results support the UK guidelines, having found that people who get around 50% of their calories from carbohydrates and 35% from fat, as recommended by Public Health England, were likely to live the longest. There are some limitations to the study, not least that observational studies cannot prove cause and effect. For example, the very low fat and high carbohydrate levels of diets found among some participants in the study might simply repres...
Source: NHS News Feed - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food/diet Source Type: news

The Armadillo Club as an element of road safety awareness raising campaign addressed to children (Safety-2016 abstract #704) - Dabrowska-Loranc M, Jankowska-Karpa D, Wacowska-Slezak J, Wnuk A.
Background The Armadillo Club educational program was an element of the nationwide road safety awareness campaign entitled Armadillo Club Always Belts Up which has been conducted in Poland since 2005. The Armadillo Club was carried out by Motor Transport I... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Causes and effects of road traffic accidents in Poland (Safety-2016 abstract #896) - Goniewicz K, Goniewicz M.
Background Every year, several thousand people are killed on Polish roads and tens of thousands get injured. In Poland, road accidents are the first cause of death in case of men up to 44 years of age. The most common, permanently occurring causes of road ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Fifteen-year mortality trends in Poland analysed with the use of standard expected years of life lost, 2000-2014 - Pikala M, Maniecka-Bry ła I.
The aim of the study is an evaluation of years of life lost by inhabitants of Poland according to the most important causes of mortality and identification of trends in the period 2000-2014. The study material included a database which contained informatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Henry Schein board approves 2-for-1 split
Henry Schein (NSDQ:HSIC) said today its board of directors approved a 2-for-1 split of the company’s common stock. Through the deal, each Henry Schein shareholder as of September 1 will receive a dividend of 1 additional share for every share held, with trading beginning on a split-adjusted basis on September 15. Henry Schein touted the split as its 2nd since its IPO in 1995, with its 1st 2-for-1 split in February 2005. With the split, the Melville, N.Y.-based company will have approximately 158 million shares outstanding. “Our market capitalization and share price have increased considerably over the past...
Source: Mass Device - August 16, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Henry Schein Inc. Source Type: news

Causes of death in children and adolescents aged 1-19 in Poland in the light of international statistics since 2000 - Mazur J, Malinowska-Cie ślik M, Oblacinska A.
BACKGROUND: Analyses of children and young people mortality continue to be an important component of health monitoring of this population. Such analyses provide the basis to assess the overall trends, the structure of the causes of death over longer period... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Auschwitz survivor who was world's oldest man dies at 113
Israel Kristal, who was only member of his family to survive war, described as ‘very hardworking’ by grandsonIsrael Kristal, the world ’s oldest man who lived through both world wars and survived the Auschwitz concentration camp, has passed away just a month short of his 114th birthday, his family have said.Related:Maximum human lifespan could far exceed 115 years – new researchContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 12, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press Tags: Ageing Israel Older people World news Poland Middle East and North Africa Europe Society Source Type: news