Known for Feuding With Immigrants, a TV Star Wants to Run a Town Many Call Home
A mayoral bid by a TV commentator known for her inflammatory messaging on race raises a larger question: How should Portugal address its... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Friday
Portugal is scrapping many of its remaining COVID-19 restrictions, after becoming the world leader in vaccination rollout — though the prime minister cautioned that the pandemic isn't over and "the risk is still there." (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Naval officer wins praise for Portugal’s vaccine rollout
As Portugal nears its goal of fully vaccinating 85% of the population against COVID-19 in nine months, other countries want to know how it was able to accomplish the feat (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Portugal Evaluates Closing Mass Vaccination Centers Portugal Evaluates Closing Mass Vaccination Centers
With 85% of the population vaccinated, Portugal is considering transferring the administration of COVID vaccines from dedicated facilities to health centers operated by the National Health System.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - September 22, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

The impact of urban features in cycling potential - a tale of Portuguese cities - Lopes M, M élice Dias A, Silva C.
While the bicycle is commonly understood as a suitable alternative to fulfil most of urban mobility needs, adoption rates of this transport mode vary considerably among urban areas. Those at early stages of adoption, identified as starter cycling cities, f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Exploring human trafficking victimization experiences in Portugal - Fernandes, Gon çalves M, Matos M.
This study aims to access the experience of the victims of human trafficking, during recruitment, exploitation, and identification phases. The data were collected through a semi-structured interview, resulting in a clinical-forensic sample of nine adult vi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Lethal violence in Brazil: a systematic review of Portuguese-language literature from 2000 to 2020 - Ceccato V, Kahn T, Vazquez LC.
Reviewing national literature on homicides in Brazil, this article explores questions that relate to the nature, trends, determinants, and impact of these crimes on society, as well as interventions to combat this type of violence. The article contributes ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Kudlow: With Biden's spending plan, 'only Colombia and Portugal' will have higher tax rates
"Kudlow" host Larry Kudlow blasted Biden for stating the top 1% get away with paying almost no income tax telling "America Reports" the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consequences of psychoactive substance use: a comparative study of two services in Brazil and Portugal - Boska GA, Seabra PRC, Oliveira MAF, Fernandes IFAL, Claro HG, Sequeira RMR.
OBJECTIVE: To compare the consequences of psychoactive substance use among users of mental health services in Brazil and Portugal. METHOD: Cross-sectional, comparative, quantitative study, carried out with 362 users of two specialized treatment ser... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Doctors say there's no evidence the elusive G-spot actually exists 
A review of 31 studies conducted over the last 40 years by researchers are hospitals in Portugal concluded there is no concrete evidence the G-spot exists, or its location and size. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: how to stay safe and help prevent the spread, Cabinet Office (updated 13th September 2021)
Find out how to stay safe and help prevent the spread of coronavirus. 13 September 2021The following languages have been added or updated to reflect the latest step 4 guidance. - Arabic - Bengali - Farsi - Gujarati - Hindi - Polish - Punjabi Gurmukhi - Punjabi Shahmukhi - Slovak - Somali - Urdu - Welsh - French - Portuguese - Tamil We removed reference to Enhanced Response Areas as these were out of date. 31 August 2021Removed Darlington Borough Council, Durham County Council, Gateshead Council, Hartlepool Borough Council, Middlesbrough Council, Newcastle City Council, North Tyneside Council, Northumberland County Coun...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Portuguese digital health startup UpHill raises €4.5M to guide clinical decisions
UpHill aims to support healthcare professionals'decision-making, help hospitals save time and reduce waste.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Record-breaker Cristiano Ronaldo ’s late goals for Portugal break Ireland’s hearts
Cristiano Ronaldo equalised in the 89th minute and scored the winner deep in stoppage time to become the all-time top goalscorer in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ronaldo's record-breaking goal, stoppage-time winner remind us that no one does drama like Portugal's captain
Portugal looked destined to defeat and Cristiano Ronaldo resigned to writing history another night. Then he scored, twice, to change all that. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"It takes a community to save a child": child trafficking knowledge of the Portuguese community - Martinho G, Gon çalves M, Matos M.
This study aims to explore the knowledge of the Portuguese community on child trafficking. Through an online inventory, with a sample of 492 community members, with a mean age of 40.53 and mostly female (70.7%), participants were more knowledgeable about f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Neoadjuvant pertuzumab a costly addition for treating HER2+ breast cancer in Portugal
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - September 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Portuguese validated versions of the alcohol use disorders identification test: a systematic review protocol - Cardoso DP, Oliveira D, Antunes B, Saraiva R, Angus K, Gallardo E, Ros ário F.
INTRODUCTION: Alcohol consumption ranks among the top ten risk factors contributing to the global disease burden. Several international organizations recommend the use of the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test to screen for at-risk drinkers. However... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

A comparative study on indirect costs of suicide in Portugal: productivity loss as an additional way to approach healthcare prioritization - Neto J, Carvalho C, Almeida P.
This study aimed to estimate and compare the indir... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Exposure to suicide in the family and suicidal ideation in Portugal during the Covid-19 pandemic: the mediating role of unbearable psychache - Pereira AM, Campos RC.
This study tested the mediation effects of two facets of psychache - bearable and unbearable - in the relationship between exposure to suicide in the family and suicidal ideation in Portugal during the Covid-19 pandemic. METHODS: Two hu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Eight-year analysis of bullfighting injuries in Spain, Portugal and southern France - Reguera-Teba A, Mart ínez-Casas I, Torné-Poyatos P, Hernández-Cortés P.
Improving knowledge on the epidemiology and analysing the prognostic factors of severity for injuries caused by fighting bulls in Spain, Portugal and southern France. Observational retrospective study including 1239 patients with a reported history of bull... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Phase III study shows Roche's Polivy plus R-CHP is the first regimen in 20 years to significantly improve outcomes in previously untreated aggressive form of lymphoma compared to standard of care
Basel, 9 August 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the pivotal phase III POLARIX trial investigating Polivy ® (polatuzumab vedotin) in combination with MabThera®/Rituxan® (rituximab) plus cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin and prednisone (R-CHP) versus MabThera/Rituxan plus cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine and prednisone (R-CHOP), met its primary endpoint by demonstrating significantly improved an d clinically meaningful progression-free survival in people with previously untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). Safety outcomes were consistent with those seen in previous...
Source: Roche Media News - August 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

[Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR] Phase III study shows Roche's Polivy plus R-CHP is the first regimen in 20 years to significantly improve outcomes in previously untreated aggressive form of lymphoma compared to standard of care
Basel, 9 August 2021 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the pivotal phase III POLARIX trial investigating Polivy ® (polatuzumab vedotin) in combination with MabThera®/Rituxan® (rituximab) plus cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin and prednisone (R-CHP) versus MabThera/Rituxan plus cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine and prednisone (R-CHOP), met its primary endpoint by demonstrating significantly improved an d clinically meaningful progression-free survival in people with previously untreated diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). Safety outcomes were consistent with those seen in previous...
Source: Roche Investor Update - August 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A multivariate approach to assess the structural determinants of large wildfires: evidence from a Mediterranean country - Sousa D, Cruz-Jesus F, Sousa A, Painho M, Sousa D, Cruz-Jesus F, Sousa A, Painho M.
This paper analyses the factors behind wildfire propagation in a Mediterranean European country, Portugal, using a set of variables related to vegetation and climatic, topography and human aspects. Spatial cluster analysis was used to find homogeneous regi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

MRNA ’s Next Chapter Has Nothing to Do With COVID-19 Vaccines
It’s safe to say that before the development of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, most people hadn’t thought about messenger RNA, or mRNA, since high school science class—if ever. The molecule plays a pivotal role in the body, carrying the recipes for making various proteins to the parts of cells that produce them. But “mRNA” wasn’t exactly a common phrase until Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna harnessed the genetic material’s power to teach the body to make a piece of a protein found on the COVID-19 virus’ surface, thus training it to fight the real thing, were i...
Source: TIME: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate medicine Source Type: news

MRNA ’s Next Chapter Has Nothing to Do With COVID-19 Vaccines
It’s safe to say that before the development of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, most people hadn’t thought about messenger RNA, or mRNA, since high school science class—if ever. The molecule plays a pivotal role in the body, carrying the recipes for making various proteins to the parts of cells that produce them. But “mRNA” wasn’t exactly a common phrase until Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna harnessed the genetic material’s power to teach the body to make a piece of a protein found on the COVID-19 virus’ surface, thus training it to fight the real thing, were i...
Source: TIME: Science - August 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate medicine Source Type: news

Portugal eases virus limits, takes aim at ‘total freedom’
Portugal is beginning its journey to what the country’s prime minister calls “total freedom.” (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Federal government advises against traveling to high vaccination countries because of surging covid outbreaks there
(Natural News) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the State Department have warned people against traveling to several countries due to the rising number of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. These include countries with high vaccination rates like Spain, Portugal and Cyprus. The CDC raised its travel advisory for several countries to “Level Four: Very High.”... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Water Poverty: The Political Connection
A young girl collects water from a tanker truck in an IDP camp in northwest Syria. Meanwhile, the UN commemorates the anniversary of the Human Rights Declaration to Water & Sanitation on July 28th. Credit: UNICEF/Khaled AkachaBy Catarina de AlbuquerqueLISBON, Portugal, Jul 28 2021 (IPS) The water we drink and the air we breathe are the basis of life. With universal access to clean water and sanitation, we will be healthier, our economies will be stronger, gender equality will be more achievable, and more children will stay in school. However, the many benefits of universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene are ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Catarina de Albuquerque Tags: Aid Climate Change Development & Aid Environment Global Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Translation and transcultural adaptation of the Injury Report Form for Rugby Union - Carocci ES, Gon çalves GV, Passos J, Vojciechowski AS, Carvalho ONDE, Gomes ARS.
OBJECTIVE: To translate into Brazilian Portuguese and conduct the cross-cultural adaptation of the "Injury Report Form for Rugby Union" questionnaire. METHODS: This is a cross-sectional study, level of evidence II, with following the steps: transla... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

The Latest: Health experts see Portugal's virus surge easing
Portuguese health experts say there are signs that the country’s recent surge in COVID-19 infections is running out of steam (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Differences in disaster preparedness among dog and other pet owners in Oporto, Portugal - Pereira Z, Cardoso L, Coelho AC.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to assess the knowledge and practices related to disaster preparedness among pet owners in North Portugal. The present research provides an evaluation of differences among pet owners regarding preparedness in the event... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Covid positivity rates among travellers are 22 TIMES higher in some amber list nations than France
EXCLUSIVE: Infection rates among travellers returning to England from Portugal and Spain were twice as high as France's, which is the only country under special 'amber-plus' restrictions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 Vaccines Received From France and Portugal
[AIM] The French and Portuguese governments on 5 July delivered 158,000 doses of vaccine against the Covid-19 respiratory disease to Mozambique. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Suicidal behaviour after first-episode psychosis: results from a 1-year longitudinal study in Portugal - Coentre R, Fonseca A, Mendes T, Rebelo A, Fernandes E, Levy P, G óis C, Figueira ML.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is one of the main causes of excess of premature death in psychotic patients. Published studies found that suicide risk begins in ultra-high risk of psychosis and continues in early years of the disease. Previous studies identifying pre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Mental Health Woes Prevalent in Women With Urinary Incontinence Mental Health Woes Prevalent in Women With Urinary Incontinence
Women with self-reported urinary incontinence had higher rates of depression and other symptoms of impaired health in a nationwide survey in Portugal.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology News Source Type: news

France Backtracks on Virus Warning About Spain and Portugal
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mozambique: Covid-19 Vaccines Received From France and Portugal
[AIM] Maputo -- The French and Portuguese governments on Monday delivered 158,000 doses of vaccine against the Covid-19 respiratory disease to Mozambique. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

McKesson Corporation Enters Agreement to Sell Certain European Businesses to the PHOENIX Group
Transaction enhances McKesson ’s focus and commitment to future investments in strategic growth, including oncology and biopharma services, and core pharmaceutical and medical distributionAgreement includes the sale of McKesson Europe businesses in France, Italy, Ireland, Portugal, Belgium, and Slove... (Source: McKesson News)
Source: McKesson News - July 7, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Germany easing restrictions on travel from UK, Portugal
Germany is easing strict restrictions on travel from Britain, Portugal and some other countries that were imposed because of the rise of the more contagious delta variant of the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Positive childhood experiences and adverse experiences: psychometric properties of the Benevolent Childhood Experiences Scale (BCEs) among the Portuguese population - Almeida TC, Guarda R, Cunha O.
BACKGROUND: Positive childhood experiences have a positive effect on adulthood, and the absence of positive experiences can be more damaging throughout life than the presence of adversity. Recently, researchers have developed the Benevolent Childhood Exper... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The impact of internet addiction and job satisfaction on mental health symptoms among a sample of Portuguese workers - Pereira H, Feh ér G, Tibold A, Esgalhado G, Costa V, Monteiro S.
Not many studies assessing the impact of internet addiction (IA) and job satisfaction (JS) on mental health symptoms (MHS) among active workers exist. Therefore, the purpose of this study was as follows: (a) to assess the presence of criteria for IA among ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Satisfaction with life: mediating role in the relationship between depressive symptoms and coping mechanisms - Almeida D, Monteiro D, Rodrigues F.
The purpose of this study was to analyze the mediating role of life satisfaction in the relationship between fourteen coping strategies and depressive symptoms in the Portuguese population. To undertake this work, 313 Portuguese adults aged 18 to 70 years ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Europe in vaccination race against COVID-19's delta variant
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Countries across Europe are scrambling to accelerate coronavirus vaccinations and outpace the spread of the more... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RESILIENCE, a project to reduce the prevalence of heart failure in cancer survivors
(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (F.S.P.)) RESILIENCE is a multinational project funded by the European Commission through the H2020 " Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing " programme. Eleven partners from six EU countries (Spain, France, The Netherlands, Portugal, Germany, Denmark) will work together under the coordination of the Spanish National Centre for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 30, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

India Signals Alarm About New'Delta Plus' Variant India Signals Alarm About New'Delta Plus' Variant
The variant, also known as B.1.617.2.1, has led to an increase in cases in India, CBS News reported. It has also been detected in the US, UK, China, Japan, Poland, Portugal, Russia, and Switzerland.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - June 28, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Spain, Malta and Portugal restrict non-vaccinated travellers
UK travellers will have to prove they have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus on arrival. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Portugal limits UK travel, stops classes amid virus surge
Portugal’s battle to contain the surging COVID-19 delta variant has led it to put the United Kingdom on its red list for travel and cancel school classes in the southern Algarve region, its main tourist attraction (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Cross-cultural adaptation and measurement properties of the Brazilian Portuguese version of the spinal cord injury - Falls Concern Scale - Galante-Maia GA, Magalh ães LC, Teixeira-Salmela LF, Scianni AA.
STUDY DESIGN: Psychometric study. OBJECTIVES: To cross-culturally adapt the spinal cord injury-falls concern scale (SCI-FCS) to the Brazilian Portuguese language and to evaluate its measurement properties. SETTING: SARAH Network of Rehabilitation H... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Orofacial trauma injuries and disability assessment in adolescents: a Portuguese study - Nunes T, Almiro PA, Coelho J, Caetano C, Figueiredo JP, Corte-Real A.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Orofacial injuries are a significant public health issue. The evidence-based knowledge associated with adolescent violence and trauma is highlighted by the World Health Organization with regard to its specific needs related to disability, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Keane labels Portugal star Felix 'imposter' after Euro 2020 elimination
Former Manchester United star Roy Keane has taken aim at both Joao Felix and Bruno Fernandes, labelling the Atletico Madrid man "an... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news