Global poll of views on environment and science finds sharpest divide in US
Only one in five Americans with right-wing outlook said they had a lot of trust in scientistsPeople in the US are more sharply divided along political lines when it comes to science and environmental issues than in other parts of the world, new research shows.Globally, people who see themselves on the left side of politics are more likely to be concerned about the environment than those who see themselves as being on the right or in the centre ground.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 29, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent Tags: Environment Science US news World news Climate change MMR Europe Australia news Canada Brazil South Korea Americas Asia Pacific Italy Sweden Poland Spain France UK news Source Type: news

Gene Therapy Clinical Trial for Mesothelioma Moving Forward
This study will compare the effectiveness of the drug against a control group receiving only the gemcitabine and celecoxib. Patients have a one-in-two chance of being randomly assigned to either the adenovirus treatment or the control group. Adenovirus-delivered interferon Alpha-2b is designed as a second- or third-line treatment for patients who have failed in earlier regimens. Patients who previously had aggressive mesothelioma surgery but whose tumors have since progressed would be eligible to enroll. Success at the phase III level would mark the culmination of 20 years of researching and fine tuning gene therapy for us...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - September 23, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Poland seeks more flu vaccines amid shortage during pandemic
Poland’s health minister says the government is trying to secure more flu vaccines due to a national shortage fueled by higher demand during the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UK records 4,422 new daily cases; Poland reports record rise - as it happened
Doctors in England urge tighter restrictions; number of cases worldwide passes 30 million; scaled-down Oktoberfest in Munich begins. Follow all the developmentsExperts call for stronger measures as UK daily coronavirus cases hit four-month highBleach touted as ‘miracle cure’ for Covid being sold on AmazonHands, face, space? Johnson ’s Covid message has got priorities wrong, scientists warnMutant virus: should we be worried that Sars-CoV-2 is changing12.10amBSTThis blog is closing now but you can catch the new one here:Related:Coronavirus live news: France sees another record daily rise as Victoria records...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 20, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now), Aamna Mohdin, Josh Taylor, Lisa Cox and Aaron Walawalkar (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science World news Source Type: news

Comparison of preparation of selected target groups in the field of fire protection in the Visegrad 4 countries - Kov áčová L, Drotárová J, Lošonczi P.
The aim of the paper is to compare the safety awareness and preparation of children and adolescents for an extraordinary event, with an emphasis on fire protection. The Fire Prevention Programme in Poland is a unique preventive and educational initiative d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Children
Mary RobinsonBy Mary RobinsonDUBLIN, Sep 16 2020 (IPS) The impacts of crises are never gender-neutral and COVID-19 is no exception. The pandemic has resulted in increased rates of violence against women and has exacerbated challenges in accessing justice. Women are losing their livelihoods faster than men. Millions of women are assuming disproportionate responsibility for caregiving. Many women have found themselves unable to access contraception and other sexual and reproductive health services. UN experts predict that as many as 13 million more child marriages could take place over the next 10 years because of COVID-19 ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mary Robinson Tags: Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Peace TerraViva United Nations Women in Politics Women's Health Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance on supporting children and young people's mental health and wellbeing, PHE (updated 14th September 2020)
This is advice for parents and carers on looking after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Update in this version (published 14th September) - updated guidance on number of people allowed to meet. Update in version published 4th August - added translated documents in: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese CN, Chinese HK, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poland seeks more flu vaccines amid shortage during pandemic
Poland’s health minister says the government is trying to secure more flu vaccines due to a national shortage fueled by higher demand during the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing , PHE (updated 14th September 2020)
Advice and information on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 14 September 2020 Updated guidance on number of people allowed to meet. 4 August 2020 Added translated documents in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese CN, Chinese HK, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu. 25 June 2020 Updated guidance to reflect the latest social distancing measures. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19: reducing transmission what you can do to help, PHE (updated 14th September 2020)
Advice on how you can help reduce the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19). 14 September 2020 Translated guidance temporarily removed while awaiting revision. 14 September 2020 Updated guidance on number of people allowed to meet. 7 September 2020 A dded translations in: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Sept. 11, 2020
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: CMS Head Verma Spent Millions of Taxpayer Dollars to Polish Image: Report Nearly $6 million of U.S. taxpayer's money was paid to consultants --... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 11, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How I Finally Got to Know My Father by Asking About His Past
Well into adulthood, I felt that I could never make up for the father-time I ’d missed as a child. But it turned out that I could. And I did. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Deborah Tannen Tags: Families and Family Life Children and Childhood Elderly Warsaw (Poland) Source Type: news

Mortality and thermal environment (UTCI) in Poland-long-term, multi-city study - Kuchcik M.
The aim of the study was to establish to what extent extreme thermal conditions have changed and how they affected mortality, and what conditions favor lower mortality rates or conversely, higher mortality rates. Heat/cold exposure was measured with the Un... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Psychosocial determinants of sexual norms and their impact on sexual debut in Polish adolescents - Izdebski Z, W ąż K, Kowalewska A, Mazur J.
OBJECTIVES: In an attempt to describe composite scales relating to sexual norms, we present their structure, psychosocial determinants, and the association with adolescent sexual initiation. METHODS: A representative sample of Polish students was surve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Global report: schools across Europe reopen as Covid cases grow
Parents and teachers fear face masks and other measures not enough to prevent second waveCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTens of millions of pupils, most wearing face masks, have headed back to class inFrance,Belgium,Poland andRussia, as schools across Europe cautiously reopened amid spiralling numbers of new coronavirus cases in several countries.Parents and teachers around the continent have expressed fears that strict physical distancing and hygiene measures such as hand cleansing stations will not be able to prevent a second Covid-19 wave, maybe coinciding with the autumn flu season.Co...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jon Henley Tags: Coronavirus outbreak France Belgium Germany Spain Russia Europe World news Science Hungary Italy Schools Education Poland Source Type: news

Technology Meets Creativity on Women ’s Empowerment Platform
Artist Ayushi Chauhan’s painting on the Fuzia website. Credit: https://www.fuzia.com/By Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Sep 1 2020 (IPS) Eight years ago, and at the age of 11, Fuzia co-founder Riya Sinha decided to start the online platform for girls and women. Her story and Fuzia’s DNA are intrinsically wrapped around each other – and highlight how even in the age of feminism where women’s voices tend to be drowned out, a platform for them can become a global success. Sinha in an exclusive interview with Inter Press Service explains that Fuzia, with 4-million majority-female followership, was started after ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Arts Development & Aid Education Gender Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Fuzia 2020 Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening around the world on Tuesday
Tens of millions of pupils returned to school in France, Poland and Russia on Tuesday, their backpacks loaded with exercise books, geometry sets and, for many, face masks to protect them from a resurgent coronavirus pandemic. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Stressed elephants at Warsaw zoo to be given medical marijuana
Three African elephants to get liquid doses of the cannabinoid CBD through their trunks. Early trials suggest they like itThe Warsaw zoo has said it will start giving its elephantsmedical marijuana as part of a ground-breaking pilot project to test how it reduces their stress levels.Medical cannabis has been used worldwide to treat dogs and horses but “this is probably the first initiative of its kind for elephants,” Agnieszka Czujkowska, the veterinarian in charge of the project, said.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 27, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse Tags: Animals Drugs Poland Europe World news Science Source Type: news

Mask up like a pro: Mayo Clinic expert shows how to safely wear, take off a face mask
Wearing a face mask is one important intervention to decrease the risk of transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, as well as other respiratory viruses, such as influenza. Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and director of the Mayo Clinic Vaccine Research Group, says, like vaccines and hand-washing, masks alone aren't perfect. [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 27, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Listener mailbag - COVID-19 questions answered
During the COVID-19 pandemic, new information about the disease is discovered on a weekly basis and it can be hard to keep up. On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, answers listeners' questions on COVID-19. Does hand sanitizer expire? Is a face shield [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 26, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Infectious diseases expert demonstrates proper way to wash your hands
Frequent hand-washing remains the best defense against the spread of viruses, including influenza and SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. But to be effective, it has to be done the right way. Dr. Gregory Poland, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert, offers a demonstration on hand-washing. Watch: Dr. Gregory Poland demonstrates the proper way to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 20, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Strict adherence to public health measures effective in combating COVID-19
Until a vaccine is developed, public health measures are the best defense against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. These measures include masking, hand hygiene and physical distancing. "Strict adherence to those things is a very powerful antidote to this virus," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 19, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Polish health minister, key official in virus fight, resigns
Poland’s minister of health has resigned following questions about the procurement of questionable medical equipment (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health 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

👉 Polish youtuber documents russian COVID-19 vaccine effects via Hvper.com
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Source: Reuters: Health - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Life satisfaction in persons with spinal cord injury across the seasons - Urba ński PK, Kim Y, Conners RT, Nadolska A, Tasiemski T.
This study aimed to examine level and variations of life satisfaction (LS) across the seasons in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI). SETTING: Polish sample of persons with SCI. METHODS: The study i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Clinical and psychosocial characteristics of adolescent pediatric patients hospitalized after different types of suicidal behaviors-a preliminary study - Bohaterewicz B, Nowicka M, Sobczak AM, Plewka AA, Gaszczyk P, Marek T.
The objective of this study was to examine the clinical characteristics of adolescents hospitalized after a suicide attempt or instrumental suicide-related behavior. Participants included thirty-six adolescents from the pediatric unit of a Polish hospital ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance for managing a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic, PHE (updated 11th August 2020)
Recent updates: 11th August 2020 - guidance updated in line with the Health Protection Regulations 2020 and The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Wearing of Face Coverings in a Relevant Place) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020. 5th August 2020 - added translations in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (CN), Ch inese (HK), French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Phase 3 clinical trial of COVID-19 vaccine underway
As the race to develop a safe and effective vaccine to protect against COVID-19 continues, phase 3 trials of investigational vaccines are underway. In this Q&A, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, explains the meaning of phase 3, who's being tested and the hopeful outcomes. Watch: [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - August 6, 2020 Category: Research Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing, PHE (updated 4th August 2020)
Advice and information on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Update in this version (published 4th August 2020) - added translated documents in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese CN, Chinese HK, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance for managing a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic, PHE (updated 5th August 2020)
Recent updates: 5th August 2020 - added translations in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (CN), Chinese (HK), French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu. 4th August 2020 - updated to reflect the extension of self-isolation from 7 to 10 days. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19: guidance on supporting children and young people's mental health and wellbeing, PHE (updated 4th August 2020)
This is advice for parents and carers on looking after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Update in this version (published 4th August 2020) - added translated documents in: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese CN, Chinese HK, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Urdu. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Role of global self-esteem in predicting life satisfaction of nursing students in Poland, Spain and Slovakia - Kupcewicz E, Grochans E, Mikla M, Kadu čáková H, Jóźwik M.
This study analyzed the role of global self-esteem and selected sociodemographic variables in predicting life satisfaction of nursing students in Poland, Spain and Slovakia. METHODS: The study subjects were full-time nursing students fr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

"Anger detracts from beauty": gender differences in adolescents' narratives about anger - Budziszewska M, Hansen K.
In a mixed-design narrative study, we explore how adolescent boys and girls represent experiences of anger and how their narrations are linked to self-esteem and anxiety. Polish teens from three nonurban public schools (N = 101, 55% female, Mage = 15.5) wr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: cases continue to rise in France and Poland
Crew onboardNorwegian cruise ship test positive for virus;Vietnamese tourist hotspot Da Nang to test entire city; Boris Johnson warns of second UK lockdown. Follow all the developments liveFauci optimistic about having a vaccine this yearAustralia death toll tops 200The week Covid-19 roared back in Europe6.47pmBSTMarathon Petroleum,the largest US oil refiner by volume,plans to permanently close tworefineries inMartinez, California, andGallup, New Mexico, the company said, in response to lower demand for fuel.The company had earlier idled the two refineries following weak demand due to Covid-19 outbreaks in the US.6.29pmBST...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now), Aamna Mohdin,Matilda Boseley and Luke Henriques-Gomes (earlier) Tags: World news Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Impact on road safety and operation of rerouting traffic in rural travel time information system - Kiec M, D'Agostino C, Pazdan S.
The Travel Time Information System (TTIS) is an Intelligent Traffic Control System installed in Poland. As is common, travel time is the only factor in the decision about rerouting traffic, while a route recommendation may consider multiple criteria, inclu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Designers drugs-a new challenge to emergency departments-an observational study in Poland - Jalali R, Dmochowska P, Godlewska I, Balmas J, M łynarska K, Narkun K, Zawadzki A, Wojnar M.
Background and Objective: In the last decade, the phenomenon of using new psychoactive substances (NPS), called designer drugs, has been on rise. Though their production and marketing in Poland is prohibited, reports of the Supreme Audit Office noted that ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic COVID-19 expert on virus resurgence and what it will take to reduce widespread transmission
As COVID-19 continues to spread rapidly in some parts of the U.S., more states are announcing mask mandates in an attempt to avoid seeing such resurgence. It's a move that Dr. Gregory Poland, a Mayo Clinic COVID-19 expert, says is key to help slow the spread of the virus. Watch: Dr. Gregory Poland explains virus [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 27, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The UK's app failure sums up our fatally flawed coronavirus response | John Naughton
Thanks to dithering and ineptitude, we may never have contact tracing on our smartphonesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageI ’ve just been looking at the coronavirus death toll in various countries as tallied on theJohns Hopkins University Covid-19 tracker. At the time I checked, the UK had 45,407 deaths, Poland had 1,642, Ireland had 1,753, and Greece had – wait for it – 197.“Ah, yes,” you say, “but of course the UK has a much bigger population than most of those countries – 67.9 million compared to (respectively) 37.8 million, 4.9 million and 10.4 m...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: John Naughton Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Smartphones Mobile phones Science Technology UK news Matt Hancock Politics Ireland NHS Health policy Source Type: news

Look into the mirror
(Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences) If the eyes are the mirror of the soul, then thanks to the translucent corneas, we can look deep into that soul. And thanks to the work of scientists from the IPC PAS we can look into the depths of the cornea itself. And that without touching it! All thanks to the introduction of an innovative method of holographic optical tomography. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 24, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Wrong number of fingers leads down wrong track
(University of Bonn) Have you ever wondered why our hands have five fingers while amphibians usually only have four? Until now it was assumed that this was already the case with the early ancestors of today's frogs and salamanders, the Temnospondyli. However, a new find of the crocodile-like Temnospondyl Metoposaurus krasiejowensis (about 225 million years old) in Poland shows five metacarpal bones and thus five fingers. Thus, until now, fossil animal tracks may have been wrongly assigned. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 24, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: COVID-19 update with Dr. Greg Poland
On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, covers the latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic.  Dr. Poland gives an update on progress towards a vaccine for COVID-19, discusses therapies for treating the virus and shares research on how effective face masks and physical [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 24, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

People with psychopathic or narcissistic traits are less likely to follow face mask rules
Two studies in Poland, published today, found these people often flouted mask-wearing, hand-washing, social distancing and stay-at-home measures at the height of the pandemic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19: Is male pattern baldness a risk factor for more serious illness?
Are bald men more likely to suffer severe COVID-19 symptoms? Researchers are looking into the possible link after preliminary observations of high frequency of male pattern baldness among patients admitted to the hospital for COVID-19. Dr. Gregory Poland, a Mayo Clinic COVID-19 expert, says two very small studies suggest that androgens, which are male sex [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 22, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How medical studies in Poland prepare future healthcare managers for crises and disasters: results of a pilot study - Misztal-Oko ńska P, Goniewicz K, Hertelendy AJ, Khorram-Manesh A, Al-Wathinani A, Alhazmi RA, Goniewicz M.
In the event of a crisis, rapid and effective assistance for victims is essential, and in many cases, medical assistance is required. To manage the situation efficiently, it is necessary to have a proactive management system in place that ensures professio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Domestic violence in the perceptions of university students in Poland and Belarus - Giezek M, Shpakou A, Zabielska P, Karakiewicz B.
BACKGROUND: Domestic violence is a social phenomenon where a family member, husband, wife or another cohabiting person in the household tries to dominate, physically or mentally, the other partner, children, parents, grandparents, in-laws, etc., using thei... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bioterrorism preparedness and response in Poland: prevention, surveillance, and mitigation planning - Goniewicz K, Osiak B, Paw łowski W, Czerski R, Burkle FM, Lasota D, Goniewicz M.
OBJECTIVES: Biological weapons are one of the oldest weapons of mass destruction used by man. Their use has not only determined the outcome of battles, but also influenced the fate of entire civilizations. Although the use of biological weapons agents in a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Analysis of road traffic safety in the Pi ła poviat - Gorzelanczyk P, Pyszewska D, Kalina T, Jurkovič M.
Every year, a lot of people lose their lives and health on Polish roads, which at best ends up damaging the car. Resultantly, the high rate of accidents prompted this study in conjunction with the Poviat Police Headquarters in Pi ła to analyse road traffic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Prevalence and associated factors of elder psychological abuse- a cross- sectional screening study, based on a hospitalized community from Poland - Filipska K, Biercewicz M, Wi śniewski A, Kędziora-Kornatowska K, Ślusarz R.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present work was to exploring the prevalence, perpetrators and predictors of elder psychological abuse. METHOD: We conducted the cross- sectional study, based on a hospitalized community. The sample consisted of 200 respondent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Coronavirus slams Poland's already-troubled coal industry
Poland's already-troubled coal industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news