Patterns of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm among European university students - Cooke R, Beccaria F, Demant J, Fernandes-Jesus M, Fleig L, Negreiros J, Scholz U, de Visser R.
BACKGROUND: To compare patterns of alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm from a survey of university students sampled from universities in Denmark, England, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Switzerland. METHODS: A total of 2191 university studen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prevalence of bullying and associated factors among Brazilian schoolchildren in 2015 - Malta DC, Mello FCM, Prado RRD, S á ACMGN, Marinho F, Pinto IV, Silva MMAD, Silva MAI.
This study analyzed the prevalence of bullying and associated factors among Brazilian schoolchildren using data produced by the 2015 National School Health Survey (PeNSE, acronym in Portuguese) consisting of a national sample of 102,301 eighth grade studen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Validation of the Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) among university students - Mostardinha AR, B ártolo A, Bonifácio J, Pereira A.
INTRODUCTION: The present study aims to culturally adapt and explore the psychometric properties of Portuguese version of the Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test, among university students. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A validation, cross-se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Babies given formula milk instead of being breastfed are 25% more likely to become obese
The study, led by the National Institute of Health in Portugal and promoted by the World Health Organisation, looked at breastfeeding rates for up to 22 countries. The UK was not included. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Characterisation of benzodiazepine use in an older population registered in family health units in the Region of Minho, Portugal - Vila ça A, Vieira A, Fernandes A, Ribeiro D, Esteves I.
This study seeks to determi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Sunny Portugal: A gateway to Europe's medical pot market
Famous for its roasted suckling pig and wines, the Portuguese city of Cantanhede now hosts the country's first medical cannabis production farm - a budding European hub of efforts to meet growing demand for the flowering herb. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Road Safety in European Cities: Performance Indicators and Governance Solutions - Santacreu A, Samsonova TI.
This reports benchmarks road safety performance in 72 urban areas, mostly in Europe, and illustrates governance solutions to improve urban road safety with case studies conducted in Lisbon (Portugal) and Riga (Latvia). The report proposes ne... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

German Pastor Praises Medics After Deadly Madeira Bus Crash
By BARRY HATTON LISBON, Portugal (AP) — All the 29 people killed in a tour bus crash on Portugal's Madeira Island were German, Portugal's foreign ministry confirmed Thursday.The bus carrying 55 people, all German tourists except a Portuguese driver and guide, rolled down a steep hill after veering off the road on a bend east of Madeira's capital, Funchal, on Wednesday evening when it was still light and in fine weather. The crash injured 28 others.A foreign ministry statement reiterated the government's condolences to the families of victims, and said the crash "claimed the lives of 29 German citizens."Auth...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 18, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Operations News Source Type: news

German Pastor Praises Medics After Deadly Madeira Bus Crash
By BARRY HATTON LISBON, Portugal (AP) — All the 29 people killed in a tour bus crash on Portugal's Madeira Island were German, Portugal's foreign ministry confirmed Thursday.The bus carrying 55 people, all German tourists except a Portuguese driver and guide, rolled down a steep hill after veering off the road on a bend east of Madeira's capital, Funchal, on Wednesday evening when it was still light and in fine weather. The crash injured 28 others.A foreign ministry statement reiterated the government's condolences to the families of victims, and said the crash "claimed the lives of 29 German citizens."Auth...
Source: JEMS Operations - April 18, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Operations News Source Type: news

Africa: A World of Health Innovation...
[allAfrica] Preparing for my first international conference was exciting, but it was also stressful. I wasn't sure what to expect. I just knew that Portuguese is spoken in Cape Verde so I kept wondering if the locals can speak some English at all. Should I have googled a few Portuguese words just in case? I was anxious about the food, the weather and a million other things. But I was so excited and proud to be going to cover such a huge and significant event. I was a little disappointed though that I had to travel to (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 17, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Re-using tourniquets poses patient safety risk, warn researchers
The majority of tourniquets used in peripheral venepuncture may contain microbes which could put patient safety and care quality at risk, warn researchers from Portugal. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 15, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Siemens Healthineers and Heart Center in Portugal Partner for Improved Care Continuum
The Hospital da Cruz Vermelha Portuguesa (Red Cross Hospital) in Lisbon and Siemens Healthineers have signed a ten-year partnership agreement for the new heart center. The heart center will focus on the full cardiovascular continuum - prevention, early detection, treatment and follow-up of cardiovascular diseases, aiming at being one of the most modern in Portugal. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - April 11, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Siemens Healthineers Business and Industry Source Type: news

Epidemiology and forensic aspects of carbon monoxide intoxication in Portugal: a three years' analysis - Costa M, Silva BS, Real FC, Teixeira HM.
The presented manuscript describes the carbon monoxide (CO) related deaths in Portugal over a period of 3 years, based on autopsies carried out at the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, from January 2012 to December 2014. Three hun... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Seasonal impact in burn profiles in a dedicated burn unit - Mata Ribeiro L, Vieira LG, Sousa JM, Guerra AS.
INTRODUCTION: The number of burns in Portugal remains considerably large and therefore constitutes a major public health problem. There is a shortage of studies describing the epidemiological and clinical impact of seasonality on burn centre admissions, pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Woman, 50, dies after TOOTHPICK punctures her throat while boyfriend was accused of murder
The unnamed woman, from Portugal, had been to A&E twice in five days complaining of a sore throat. The case was published in the Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating dark chocolate every day improves your blood pressure in just a MONTH
A study by the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal, found that 90 per cent cocoa chocolate improves our pulse rate and artery flexibility. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Portugal baby born to woman brain dead for three months
Catarina Sequeira was declared brain dead after having an acute asthma attack three months ago. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Portugal's first major forensic case and the genesis of forensic toxicology: 10 years of research to reconstruct the event - Dinis-Oliveira RJ.
The "Crime of Flores Street" is one of the most famous cases of poisoning to divide public opinion in Portugal in the late 19th century, and it also demonstrated the weaknesses of the Portuguese medicolegal system and attested to the importance of toxicolo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Evaluation of the speed control cameras in the city of Lisbon - Santos JNDCM, Carvalheira CJG, Picado Santos LG, Magu šić R.
In Portugal, urban areas still have a high number of fatalities as a result of road crashes. In 2016, 78% of road crashes with victims, 62% with serious injuries and 54% with fatalities occurred in urban areas. Knowing where crashes occur and what circumst... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Psychological pain and suicidal ideation in undergraduates: the role of pain avoidance - Campos RC, Sim ões A, Costa S, Pio AS, Holden RR.
In the present study, the first with a Western sample, we tested the relationship between three dimensions of psychological pain and suicidal ideation in a sample of 331 Portuguese college students. When controlling for the effect of depressive symptoms, t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

From reduced glaucoma risk to better skin, here are 8 reasons to eat collard greens
(Natural News) If you’re planning to add more greens in your diet, try collard greens, also known as collards. These loose-leafed vegetables are commonly grown in the southern parts of the world, including Portugal, Brazil, and the southern U.S. These greens are a great addition to your diet because they offer these health benefits: Collard... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psychopathology and sibling violence in a sample of Portuguese adolescents - Lopes PP, Relva IC, Fernandes OM.
Sibling violence appears to affect the psychological well-being of adolescents, making them susceptible to the development of psychopathological symptomatology. In a sample of 463 Portuguese adolescents with siblings, we intended to ascertain to what exten... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Earliest known Mariner's Astrolabe research published today to go in Guinness Book of Records
(University of Warwick) Guinness World Records have independently certified an astrolabe excavated from the wreck site of a Portuguese Armada Ship that was part of Vasco da Gama's second voyage to India in 1502-1503 as the oldest in the world, and have separately certified a ship's bell (dated 1498) recovered from the same wreck site also as the oldest in the world. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fear of falling among Brazilian and Portuguese older adults - Vitorino LM, Marques-Vieira C, Low G, Sousa L, Cruz JP.
BACKGROUND: Falling is the leading cause of physical disability, mortality and social exclusion in older adults. In Brazil and Portugal, falls cause thousands of hospitalisations every year. Fear of falling (FOF) causes loss of confidence in accomplishing ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

VIDEO: “ People Affected by Leprosy Suffer Severe Discrimination ”
By Fabiana FrayssinetRÍO DE JANEIRO, Mar 15 2019 (IPS) “More than 50 countries in the world have discriminatory laws against people affected by Hansen’s disease. There is also a lot of discrimination in the public administration…and in society,” Alice Cruz, U.N. Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members, said in this interview with IPS (in Spanish, with English subtitles). The Portuguese-born expert is one of the special participants in the First Latin American and Caribbean Assembly of Organisations of People Affecte...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fabiana Frayssinet Tags: Active Citizens Development & Aid Health Latin America & the Caribbean Multimedia TerraViva United Nations Video Hansen's disease leprosy Source Type: news

Matter: A History of the Iberian Peninsula, as Told by Its Skeletons
With an analysis of DNA from nearly 300 fossilized remains, scientists are peering into human prehistory in the region. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CARL ZIMMER Tags: your-feed-science Genetics and Heredity Skeletons Archaeology and Anthropology Basques Current Biology (Journal) Harvard University Oxford University Reich, David E (1974- ) Spain Portugal Europe Source Type: news

Aging and burn: a five-year retrospective study in a major burn centre in Portugal - Caetano P, Brand ão C, Campos I, Tao J, Laíns J, Cabral L.
Aging is an important factor contributing decisively to the clinical outcome of burn patients. The aim of this study was to assess the characteristics of patients admitted to a Burn Unit and determine the impact of aging on mortality. A retrospective analy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Matter: The Story of the Iberian Peninsula, Told in DNA
With an analysis of nearly 300 skeletons from various periods, scientists are peering into human prehistory in the region. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CARL ZIMMER Tags: your-feed-science Genetics and Heredity Skeletons Archaeology and Anthropology Basques Current Biology (Journal) Harvard University Oxford University Reich, David E (1974- ) Spain Portugal Europe Source Type: news

Is laughter the best medicine? Find out at EuroPrevent 2019
(European Society of Cardiology) Is laughter the best medicine? Find out at EuroPrevent 2019. The annual scientific congress of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC), a branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). This international event will be held April 11 to 13 at the Lisbon Congress Centre (CCL) in Portugal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ancient DNA research shines spotlight on Iberia
(University of Huddersfield) The University of Huddersfield's Archaeogenetics Research Group joins an international team to conduct the largest-ever study of ancient DNA from the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal) which suggests that the Iberian male lineages were almost completely replaced between 4,500 and 4,000 years ago by newcomers originating on the Russian steppe. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 14, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Portuguese Nurses'' White March' Protest Takes Over Lisbon Streets Portuguese Nurses'' White March' Protest Takes Over Lisbon Streets
Dressed in white and holding white flowers, thousands of nurses marched through Lisbon on Friday in a show of unity to demand better pay and working conditions and protest the Portuguese government's poor handling of the long-running dispute.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

Impact of regulations to control alcohol consumption by drivers: an assessment of reduction in fatal traffic accident numbers in the Federal District, Brazil - Guimar ães AG, da Silva AR.
In 2008 Brazil enacted Law n ° 11.705, known as the Lei Seca (in Portuguese) or Dry Law, altering the National Traffic Code by establishing zero tolerance for the presence of alcohol in drivers' bloodstreams and toughening punishment for offenders. In 2012... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Excess winter mortality and morbidity before, during, and after the Great Recession: the Portuguese case - Almendra R, Perelman J, Vasconcelos J, Santana P.
Although winter mortality and morbidity are phenomena common to most European countries, their magnitude varies significantly from country to country. The geographical disparities among regions with similar climates are the result of several social, econom... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Deprivation-specific life tables using multivariable flexible modelling - trends from 2000-2002 to 2010-2012, Portugal - Antunes L, Mendon ça D, Ribeiro AI, Maringe C, Rachet B.
BACKGROUND: Completing mortality data by information on possible socioeconomic inequalities in mortality is crucial for policy planning. The aim of this study was to build deprivation-specific life tables using the Portuguese version of the European Depriv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Psychometric properties of the Impulsive/Premeditated Aggression Scale in Portuguese community and forensic samples - Cruz AR, Pasion R, Castro Rodrigues A, Zabala C, Ricarte J, Barbosa F.
INTRODUCTION: Aggression can be defined according to impulsive or premeditated features. Impulsivity is defined as an uncontrolled and unplanned form of aggression. On the contrary, premeditation requires planning and is goal-oriented. OBJECTIVE: T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Assessing the impact of earthquake scenarios in transportation networks: the Portuguese mining factory case study - Costa C, Silva V, Bazzurro P.
This study presents an open-source framework for the evaluation of the consequences of seismic events on transportation systems, and their impact on the surrounding industry. When applied to the specific case of a given company or organization, the framewo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

The multiscalar nature of urban security and public safety: crime prevention from local policy to policing in Lisbon (Portugal) and Memphis (the United States) - Tulumello S.
The article contributes to recent discussions on convergence/divergence of local policies for urban security and public safety amid globalization, exploring comparatively local approaches to crime prevention and explaining differences/similarities through ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Staar Surgical inks deal with Iberian eye clinic group
Staar Surgical (NSDQ:STAA) said today it inked a strategic cooperation agreement with ophthalmology clinic group Vista Oftalmólogos to offer its Evo Visian implantable collamer lenses for patients suffering from nearsightedness. Vista Oftalmólogos is a 49-clinic group across Spain, France, Portugal and Morocco and employs more than 200 eye doctors and has 1,000 employees, Monrovia, Calif.-based Staar Surgical said. “Providing the highest level of science-backed vision services to ensure satisfied patients is the common endeavor of every Vista clinic and the Evo Visian ICL fulfills that goal fitting...
Source: Mass Device - February 28, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Optical/Ophthalmic STAAR Surgical Co Source Type: news

What controls the tips of our chromosomes?
(Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia) The tips of our chromosomes have structures called telomeres that prevent our genetic material from unfolding. When they do not work properly, it can lead to the total erosion of our genetic material and can trigger cancer and age-related diseases. In a study now published in EMBO Journal, a research team from Instituto Gulbenkian de Ci ê ncia (IGC; Portugal), led by Jose Escandell and Miguel Godinho Ferreira, discovered a key aspect of the regulation of telomeres. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 27, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Falls and fear of falling in a sample of centenarians: the role of multimorbidity, pain and anxiety - Teixeira L, Ara újo L, Duarte N, Ribeiro O.
BACKGROUND: To explore the recent history of falls and the existence of fear of falling in a sample of centenarians, and to identify factors associated with both conditions. METHODS: The sample included 109 centenarians from two Portuguese studies.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Analysing eucalypt expansion in Portugal as a fire-regime modifier - Fernandes PM, Guiomar N, Rossa CG.
Eucalypts, especially blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus), have been extensively planted in Portugal and nowadays dominate most of its forest landscapes. Large-scale forestation programs can intensify fire activity, and blue gum plantations are often viewed as ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Cruceros para relajarse al Caribe, Argentina y Portugal
3 excursiones que ejemplifican la relajaci ón y el confort a bordo. ... Getty Images ... In English | Imagina una silla reclinable en la cubierta del barco, un libro adictivo en la mano y un cóctel ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - February 24, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

A World Party
Roberto Savio is founder of IPS Inter Press Service and President EmeritusBy Roberto SavioROME, Feb 21 2019 (IPS)I have been a member of the first international party: the Transnational Radical Party, founded in 1956 by Marco Pannella and Emma Bonino. Then in 1988, I was a wetness of the large protest, in Berlin West, against the meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, a precursor of the “Battle of Seattle” in 1988, where 40.000 protesters disrupted the annual meeting of the two world’s financial institutions. I was even detained for a day by the police, even if was just a witness: ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roberto Savio Tags: Civil Society Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Global Global Governance Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity South-South TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Untangling the where and when of walking in the brain
(Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown) How do our brains know when and where to place our feet in order to prevent us from tripping each time we find ourselves on a new terrain such as a icy path, or a sandy beach? In an innovative study, scientists in Lisbon, Portugal, find remarkable similarities between the way humans and mice learn to adapt their manner of walking and pinpoint a site in the brain that controls two components crucial for mastering this task -- space and time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Lithium in public drinking water and suicide mortality in Portugal: initial approach - Oliveira P, Zagalo J, Madeira N, Neves O.
INTRODUCTION: Lithium can be found naturally in drinking water. There is some evidence that natural levels of lithium in drinking water may have a protective effect on suicide mortality. The aim of this study is to evaluate if higher natural concentrations... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Carestream Dental Announces Impressive Line-up of Speakers for IDS 2019
ATLANTA—Behind every smile there ’s a story and—at the International Dental Show 2019—Carestream Dental is telling the stories of patients and the oral healthcare professionals who changed their lives. Over the course of four days, 21 respected clinicians from around the world will present 17 clinical cases and lectures i n the Carestream Dental booth.“IDS is so much more than a trade show; it’s a premier international educational event,” Ed Shellard, D.M.D., chief dental officer, Carestream Dental, said. “Carestream Dental will play an important role in educating attendees b...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - February 15, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Woman who had a 'bruise' on her shoulder for SIX YEARS is actually suffering from skin cancer
The 31-year-old - who has not been named - was referred to the Hospital de Braga in Portugal, where doctors discovered she had the rare cancer dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seas of Death and Hope
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Feb 11 2019 (IPS)The Mediterranean Sea is currently a sea of death. On the 20th of June every year, i.e. The World Refugee Day, an organization called UNITED for Intercultural Action publishes a “List of Deaths”, summarising information on where, when and under which circumstances a named individual has died due to the “fatal policies of fortress Europa”. The data are collected through information received from 550 network organisations in 48 countries and from local experts, journalists and researchers in the field of migration. The list issued in 2018 accounted for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Armed Conflicts Arts Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Social representations about the functions of deliberate self-harm: construction and validation of a questionnaire for Portuguese adolescents - Duarte E, Gouveia-Pereira M, Gomes HS, Sampaio D.
With the increased awareness about deliberate self-harm, the understanding of its social representations can be important for clinical intervention and prevention. However, there is still a lack of instruments to assess the social representations of the fu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Medieval inks for heritage conservation
(University of C ó rdoba) Researchers at the University of Cordoba and Nova University in Portugal have replicated five medieval inks using 15th and 16th century recipes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 5, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news