Garlic extract proven to decrease cardiovascular risk in the obese
(Natural News) New research in Poland has found that garlic extract can reduce weight-related cardiovascular risks. The study, published in the journal Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy, investigated the potential effects of garlic on arterial stiffness and endothelial function in overweight and obese people. In the study, University of Medical Sciences in Poznan in Poland and Rutgers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tiny baseball fan throws out MLB first pitches with robotic hand
Hailey Dawson, 8, (main) from Las Vegas, was born with Poland Syndrome, leaving her right hand (inset) missing three fingers; she is throwing out pitches at MLB stadiums using her robotic hand (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meet the tiny baseball fan throwing out first pitches with a robotic hand at every MLB stadium
Hailey Dawson, 8, (main) from Las Vegas, was born with Poland Syndrome, leaving her right hand (inset) missing three fingers; she is throwing out pitches at MLB stadiums using her robotic hand (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Social Media Time Raises Cyberbullying Risk
12,000 teens in Germany, Poland and Romania who used social network sites for more than two hours a day were at increased risk for cyberbullying, a new study has found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Validation of the Polish version of the Penn Alcohol Craving Scale (PACS) - Chodkiewicz J, Zi ółkowski M, Czarnecki D, Gąsior K, Juczyński A, Biedrzycka B, Nowakowska-Domagała K.
OBJECTIVES: The conducted studies were aimed at making a Polish adaptation of the Penn Alcohol Craving Scale (PACS) by B. Flannery and co-workers. The Scale is a self-assessment method, it comprises 5 statements, and is designed to assess alcohol craving e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Hospitalizations due to alcohol intoxication among children and adolescents - data from one clinical hospital in Poland - Kami ńska H, Gawlik A, Gawlik T, Małecka-Tendera E.
OBJECTIVES: To determine the frequency of hospitalizations due to alcohol intoxication (AI) at the Pediatric Health Center, and to attempt to identify factors contributing to the occurrence of intoxication in the population of children and adolescents. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Teens Focused on Social Media May Be at Cyberbullying Risk
TUESDAY, July 10, 2018 -- If your teen spends a lot of time on social media, you might want to get them to cut back due to the risk of cyberbullying, new research suggests. Researchers surveyed more than 12,000 teens in Germany, Poland and Romania... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Common Heart Drug Recalled In 22 Countries For Possible Cancer Link
(CNN) — A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure is being recalled in 22 countries because it contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk. Valsartan is off-patent and is used as a component of other generic medicines. Novartis, the company that originally developed the drug, said Sandoz valsartan and valsartan/HCT film-coated tablets are being recalled since they “do not meet our high quality standards.” Pharmacies in the UK are advised to recall valsartan batches containing medicines made by Dexcel Pharma Ltd and Accord Healthcare. The recall involves about 2...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Valsartan Source Type: news

Hundreds protest plan to further restrict abortion in Poland
Hundreds of abortion-rights activists in Poland have held a protest against a proposed law that would ban abortions in cases involving irreparably damaged fetuses (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Cronos Group Inc. Announces Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Delfarma in Poland
TORONTO, June 25, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) – Cronos Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CRON) (TSX: CRON) ("Cronos Group" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic distribution partnership wi... Biopharmaceuticals, Distribution Cronos Group, Delfarma (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Differences in the perception of social support among rural area seniors-a cross-sectional survey of Polish population - Chru ściel P, Kulik T, Jakubowska K, Nalepa D.
Introduction and objective: Social support constitutes an important determinant of an elderly person ’s health and of functioning in his or her living environment. It depends on available support networks and the type of help received. Measurement ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Encounters on the dirt track: Polish - British speedway from 1955 - Newsham P.
This paper examines the post-war history of speedway, the ultimate provincial sport, comparing its development in Britain and Poland. On the basis of a variety of sources, including specialist press reports from both countries, interviews with former speed... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Copernicus Award 2018: Outstanding German-Polish cooperation in cardiology
(Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) Cardiologists from Berlin and Wrocaw to receive the award from the DFG and the Foundation for Polish Science / Award ceremony to take place on October 25 in Berlin. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Personality traits of perpetrators of various types of crimes - Skoczek A, Gancarczyk U, Prochownik P, Sobie ń B, Podolec P, Komar M.
This study was conducted in Nowy Wi śnicz, with prisoners sentenced for: murders, sex crimes, theft and robbery, maintenance, bullying. A Polish adaptation of PAI test, made by the author of the study, was used. The study results and its statistical analys... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What do yellow toenails mean?
There are several possible causes of yellow toenails, including fungal infection and overuse of nail polish. This symptom can sometimes indicate a more serious condition, such as yellow nail syndrome. In this article, we look at why toenails might become discolored, and how to prevent and treat yellow toenails. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Older breast cancer patients in England less likely to survive
(Cancer Research UK) Older women diagnosed with breast cancer in England are less likely to survive their disease than those in Belgium, Poland, Ireland and the Netherlands according to research published today in the British Journal of Cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 6, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Sea reptile that swam the oceans 245 million years ago had tuberculosis
The skeleton of the extinct reptile was dug up at the Gogolin quarry fossil site in Poland by researchers from the Park of Science and Human Evolution in Krasiejow. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Replacing wheat flour with pumpkin seeds is a sneaky way to improve your child's diet
(Natural News) Children can be picky eaters – especially when it comes to feeding them with nutritious food. Researchers from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences in Poland may have found a delicious and sneaky way to get them to eat healthily: Substituting wheat flour with pumpkin seed flour. The study, published in CyTA – Journal of Food,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Humboldt professorship for FAU
(University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) Friedrich-Alexander-Universit ä t Erlangen-N ü rnberg (FAU) succeeds in bid for most prestigious international research award in Germany for the fourth time. Prof. Ewa Dabrowska, 54, a linguistics expert nominated by FAU, has been awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship. The award of 3.5 million euros will allow Dabrowska to continue her current scientific research at FAU. The Polish native currently teaches at the University of Birmingham in England. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Change the face of nanoparticles and you'll rule chemistry!
(Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences) Depending on the lighting, the surface of appropriately crafted nanoparticles can change its topography. Researchers from the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences have shown that the molecular mechanism they have designed makes it possible, by the use of light, to effectively uncover or hide catalyst molecules. The technique they present leads to qualitatively new possibilities to control the course of chemical reactions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Toxic Lava From Hawaii Volcano Eruption Could Threaten Nearby Power Plant
(PAHOA, Hawaii) — The eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii sparked new safety warnings about toxic gas on the Big Island’s southern coastline after lava began flowing into the ocean and setting off a chemical reaction. The molten rock started pouring into the sea over the weekend. It’s been generating plumes of lava haze or “laze” as it interacts with seawater. It’s just the latest hazard from a weeks-old eruption that has so far generated earthquakes and featured gushing molten rock, giant ash plumes and sulfur dioxide. The eruption has destroyed more than 40 buildings forced more than...
Source: TIME: Science - May 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jae C. Hong and Audrey McAvoy / AP Tags: Uncategorized hawaii onetime Source Type: news

The first report evaluating the post-exposure rabies prophylaxis in children exposed to animals in the Lublin Province (Eastern Poland) in 2010-2016 - a retrospective study - Krzowska-Firych J, Mazurek E, Hasiec B, Tomasiewicz K.
INTRODUCTION: Rabies continues to be one of the most important viral diseases and remains a significant threat to public health across the globe. The World Health Organization (WHO) has determined that most rabies cases occur in children. Dog bites on huma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Smog laid bare: Precise analysis of the composition of particulate matter
(Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences) Smog is a problem. But the knowledge about its constituents -- no longer. Researchers from several leading Warsaw scientific institutions have joined forces and developed a new, extremely precise method for the chemical analysis of suspended particulate matter. The method, easily adaptable in many modern laboratories, not only determines the chemical composition of compounds, but even recognizes changes in the spatial distribution of atoms in molecules. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay
Prosecutors on Poland's Baltic coast have opened a probe into potential damage to the environment of the Bay of Gdansk after the sewage system in this coast city malfunctioned and the refuse was dumped into the bay (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Would you like to host a future Governance Meeting?
Governance Meetings are Cochrane ’s annual business meetings. We are looking for a Cochrane Groups to host the 2020 and 2021 events.Cochrane Governance Meetings are an opportunity for the Cochrane ’s Governing Board, Councils, and Executives to meet and discuss the organization’sStrategy to 2020 and related targets, and how these are being developed and implemented. From the 1-5 April 2019, Cochrane Poland will be hosting the event in Krakow.It is important to note that Cochrane Governance Meetings must be held in Europe or an easily accessible transport hub. At a minimum, the location should be within tw...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Holly Millward Source Type: news

Would you like to host a future Governance Meeting?
Governance Meetings are Cochrane ’s annual business meetings. We are looking for a Cochrane Groups to host the 2020 and 2021 events.Cochrane Governance Meetings are an opportunity for the Cochrane ’s Governing Board, Councils, and Executives to meet and discuss the organization’sStrategy to 2020 and related targets, and how these are being developed and implemented. From the 1-5 April 2019, Cochrane Poland will be hosting the event in Krakow.It is important to note that Cochrane Governance Meetings are usually held in Europe, where the location should be within two hours ’ travelling time of an inte...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Holly Millward Source Type: news

Baby delivered from brain-damaged mother is OK, goes home
Doctors in Poland say that a girl delivered prematurely by cesarean section from a brain-damaged mother and then treated in hospital for months, has been discharged home in good condition. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Brasseler USA ® Expands its Popular Feather Lite™ Family of Polishers
New Shapes Added to the Dialite® LD (Lithium Disilicate) and Dialite®ZR (Zirconia) Polishing SystemsSAVANNAH, GA (May 15, 2018)– Brasseler USA®, a leading manufacturer of quality instrumentation, is pleased to expand upon its popular Feather Lite™ family of polishers by adding all new shapes to its Dialite®LD (Lithium Disilicate) and Dialite®ZR (Zirconia) Polishing Systems.These new shapes are the latest addition to both the Dialite LD and Dialite ZR intra-oral and extra-oral polishing lines. These all-inclusive polishing solutions expand the line to provide even more options when addin...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 16, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

NN closes $375m Paragon Medical buyout
NN Inc. (NSDQ:NNBR) said today that it closed its $375 million acquisition of orthopedic contract manufacturer Paragon Medical. NN last month agreed to put up $375 million for Pierceton, Ind.-based Paragon, which makes orthopedic case and tray kits, implants and instruments. The company posted sales growth of 11.9% to $141 million last year, NN said when it announced the deal. Paragon also has facilities in Indianapolis, Smithfield, Utah, Siechnice, Poland, Lausanne, Switzerland and Changzhou, China. NN, which is based in Johnson City, Tenn., has said it expects the deal to deliver $...
Source: Mass Device - May 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions Orthopedics Wall Street Beat NN Inc. Paragon Medical Source Type: news

Factors influencing intentions to text while driving among Polish drivers - Przepiorka AM, B łachnio AP, Sullman MJM.
Previous research has found that using a mobile phone while driving has a detrimental effect on driver safety and performance. The present study used the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) to examine a number of factors thought to be related to intentions t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Motivations and barriers to bicycle commuting: lessons from Poland - Biernat E, Buchholtz S, Bartkiewicz P.
We make use of a nation-wide survey Bicycle use in everyday commuting (n  = 1159 + 300) to identify the motivations and barriers to commuting by bicycle in Poland. Only 10.9% of adult Poles commute this way, and 7.6% do so frequently. Bicycle is als... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

From planking to pizzas: the new rules for a successful meeting
Amazon employees sit in silence – while Tesla boss Elon Musk advocates walking out if you aren’t adding value. But how can you stop wasting your life in pointless meetings? Here’s an expert guideSome human inventions flash into being, get a little polish and then are pretty much left alone, their users generally satisfied, or at least not so dissatisfied that they attempt to come up with an alternative. No one tries to build a better hankie, a more comforting cuddle or a dinner plate “that really works”. Yet the search for the perfect business meeting seems never-ending. The caravan instead of...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jenny Stevens and Phil Daoust Tags: Work & careers Money Jeff Bezos Amazon Technology Psychology Science Source Type: news

Hot weather really does make us angrier, dumber and more violent
A team at Poznan University of Medical Sciences in Poland has found levels of the stress hormone cortisol are lower in winter than summer, and as levels rise with heat, we get more tetchy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ESCEO-IOF Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Award presented to Dr. Emmanuel Biver
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) Dr. Emmanuel Biver of the Division of Bone Diseases Geneva University Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine has been presented with the 2018 ESCEO-IOF Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Award. The joint award of the European Society for Clinical& Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO) and the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) was awarded on April 22nd, at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis& Musculoskeletal Diseases, held in Krak ó w, Poland. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

In many countries, bone health may be at risk due to low calcium intake
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) At a special symposium held today at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases in Krakow, Poland, experts discussed the findings of the newly launched IOF Global Map of Dietary Calcium Intake in Adults and the implications of low calcium intake for the global population. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Spit and polish: The beauty of saliva for epigenetic studies
(Bentham Science Publishers) Accounting for cell components in saliva increases the reliability of biochemical tests for experience-driven epigenetic changes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Focus on osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and sarcopenia at largest congress in the field
(International Osteoporosis Foundation) The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO) will welcome more than 4,000 delegates to the WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2018, opening today in Krak ó w, Poland. The CME-accredited Congress is the world's largest gathering of clinicians and researchers working in the field of musculoskeletal disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 19, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Bees and cuckoos will bring savings to airlines
(Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences) The flight routes of passenger aircraft are generally well established. In practice, unforeseen factors, mainly related to the weather, often force pilots to cover more kilometers than anticipated. A Polish-Colombian team of scientists and engineers, inspired by the behavior of insects and birds, has developed software that allows real-time rational modification of flight routes. As a result, it was possible to achieve measurable savings, both financial and with regard to environmental protection. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 18, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Role of intravascular ultrasound imaging in detection of acute aortic syndrome
(Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications) Misdiagnosed Aortic Intramural Hematoma and the Role of Intravascular Ultrasound Imaging in Detection of Acute Aortic SyndromeIn the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications, Niya Mileva, Medical University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria and other researchers from Poland and Italy present a case study of misdiagnosed aortic intramural hematoma and the role of intravascular ultrasound imaging in detection of acute aortic syndrome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Factors related to unemployment in Europe. A cross-sectional study from the COURAGE Survey in Finland, Poland and Spain - Leonardi M, Guido D, Quintas R, Silvaggi F, Guastafierro E, Martinuzzi A, Chatterji S, Koskinen S, Tobiasz-Adamczyk B, Haro JM, Cabello M, Raggi A.
Background: Research addressing the impact of a large number of factors on unemployment is scarce. We aimed to comprehensively identify factors related to unemployment in a sample of persons aged 18-64 from Finland, Poland and Spain. Methods:... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

NN Inc. to pay $375m for Paragon Medical
NN Inc. (NSDQ:NNBR) said today that it agreed to put up $375 million for orthopedic contract manufacturer Paragon Medical. Pierceton, Ind.-based Paragon makes orthopedic case and tray kits, implants and instruments and posted sales growth of 11.9% to $141 million last year, NN said. Paragon also has facilities in Indianapolis, Smithfield, Utah, Siechnice, Poland, Lausanne, Switzerland and Changzhou, China. NN, which is based in Johnson City, Tenn., said it expects the deal to deliver $33 million in synergies over three years, with $16 million coming during the first year after closing, expected during the se...
Source: Mass Device - April 3, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Contract Manufacturing Mergers & Acquisitions Orthopedics Wall Street Beat NN Inc. Paragon Medical Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Healthy Hot Cross Buns for Easter
Delicious and indulgent, this classic recipe combines aromatic spices with honey and citrus flavors to create hot cross buns that melt in your mouth and are perfect for Easter morning. These hot cross buns are made from the perfect balance of wholemeal spelt and rye flour, similar to how my great Polish aunt used to make her brioche. The dough is enriched with good quality extra-virgin olive oil that marries perfectly with the sophisticated and robust flavor of the rye. I’ve then added generous amounts of plump raisins and dried apricots so that each mouthful has a burst of flavor. Make a double batch because thes...
Source: TIME: Health - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Easter Food healthytime weekend recipe Source Type: news

Prevalence and socioeconomic determinants of leisure time physical activity among Polish farmers - Biernat E, Pi ątkowska M, Mynarski W.
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study is to evaluate the leisure time physical activity of Polish farmers in the context of meeting health-related recommendations, and to diagnose the social and economic determinants. The analysis concerned lei... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Evaluation of the frequency of childhood hospitalization due to thermal injuries in the Provincial Polyclinical Hospital in Toru ń, Poland, 2007-2011 - Barczykowska E, Cyran M, Zreda-Pikies A, Kowalczyk M, Ślusarz R, Kurylak A.
INTRODUCTION: Burns constitute the most common and severe injuries suffered in childhood. OBJECTIVE: The study was aimed at providing a retrospective analysis of the etiology, location, extent and depth of burns, as well as treatment methods and le... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Protests erupt in Poland over plan to tighten abortion law
Thousands of people protested in Warsaw and other cities across Poland on Friday against the conservative government's latest attempt to restrict abortion (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

How the earliest plants made our world muddy
The first plants to make it on to land altered mud production and where it formed rocks, changing our planet foreverHow and when the earliest plants made the first move on to land is always a hot topic for palaeobotanists. We know that early land plants likely evolved from freshwater algae, gaining a bunch of necessary adaptations in the process. Plants needed to support themselves, protect themselves from drying out and from the harmful effects of UV light, and gain water and nutrients from a finite supply on land. Astudy published last week by Mariusz Salamon and colleagues described fossils that push back the earliest e...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 23, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Susannah Lydon Tags: Science Fossils Evolution Geology Plants Source Type: news

Polish firm sued over tricking homeless into flu vaccine test
A company in Poland has been charged for tricking homeless people into taking part in a test of a bird flu vaccine. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Polish firm sued over tricking homeless into vaccine test
Prosecutors in Poland are suing a private firm accused of tricking homeless people into unwitting participation in bird flu vaccine tests in 2007 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Women in Poland protest plans to tighten anti-abortion law
Women across Poland have staged protests before bishops' residencies against the influential Roman Catholic Church's urging an abortion ban (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Scaling silicon quantum photonic technology
An international team of quantum scientists and engineers led by the University of Bristol and involving groups from China, Denmark, Spain, Germany and Poland, have realised an advanced large-scale silicon quantum photonic device that can entangle photons to incredible levels of precision. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - March 8, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, The Bristol Centre for Nanoscience and Quantum Information, Institutes, Institutes, Bristol Quantum Information Institute; Press Release Source Type: news