Post-adoption help-seeking in Portugal: a comprehensive study on parental difficulties and help-seeking behaviors and perceptions - Alves S, Chor ão AL, Caetano B, Henriques MR, Pastor I, Pires R.
Effective psychological parenting interventions delivered to adoptive parents may prevent serious adjustment difficulties and promote a healthy functioning; however, less is known about adoptive parents' specific parental difficulties and help-seeking beha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mental health patient-reported outcomes and experiences assessment in Portugal - Coelho A, de Bienassis K, Klazinga N, Santo S, Frade P, Costa A, Gaspar T.
Mental ill-health is increasingly recognized by policymakers for its significant human and economic toll. The main objective of this study is to capture patient-reported outcomes and experiences on mental health care in Portugal using methods developed for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Russia-Ukraine War: Staged Referendums Begin in Russian-Occupied Territories
The plans for referendums on becoming part of Russia were met with international condemnation. The process is expected to culminate with the annexation of an area larger than Portugal. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

European court rules against parents of missing Madeleine McCann
The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday against the parents of missing British toddler Madeleine McCann, saying that Portugal had given them a fair hearing in their libel battle... #libelbattle #madeleinemccann #policeman (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Foreign allometric exponents adequately normalize isokinetic knee extension strength to identify muscle weakness and mobility limitation in Portuguese older adults: a cross-sectional study - Machado DRL, Abdalla PP, Bohn L, Stratton G, Mota J.
BACKGROUND: Identifying muscle weakness is challenging, because the reduction of strength with aging does not depend only on sarcopenia, but also on sensorimotor deficits. Nevertheless, this identification is improved by adjusting muscle strength allometri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

My Exposure to Violence: translation and cultural adaptation to the BR Portuguese - de Carvalho MCL, Macena RHM.
OBJECTIVE: To translate and adapt the My Exposure to Violence instrument for measuring exposure to community violence into Brazilian Portuguese. METHODS: Psychometric study of translation and cross-cultural adaptation in seven stages: (I) initial tran... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Fire downwind a flat surface entering a canyon by lateral spread - Viegas DX, Rodrigues A, Abouali A, Almeida M, Raposo J.
This study is inspired on a multiple fatalities accident occurred in Armamar (Portugal), in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The CDC ’ s Booster Recommendations May Not Provide Optimal Protection
The FDA and CDC both approved the updated bivalent COVID-19 vaccines last week. The promise of the mRNA vaccine technology platform was always that we could update them quickly. We may finally have achieved an advantage over SARS-COV-2 as the updated vaccine recipe matches the current dominant circulating BA.5 strain (and slow growing BA.4.6 strain) without another more transmissible variant of concern yet on the horizon. However, we are concerned that the CDC may again be missing the boat with its recommendations on timing for when most American adults should receive this booster. Following its Advisory Committee on Immun...
Source: TIME: Health - September 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michael Daignault and Monica Gandhi Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 freelance Source Type: news

Monkeypox Can Harm the Heart
MONDAY, Sept. 5, 2022 -- Monkeypox, the contagious virus that causes a blister-like skin rash, may also cause heart problems, according to a new case study. In findings published Sept. 2 in JACC: Case Reports, doctors in Portugal described a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 5, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Living a resilient life: The Ana Paula Carvalho story
Ana Paula ’s parents had built a picture-perfect life for their family in Mozambique. They were hard-working entrepreneurs aiming to create a bright future for their young family. But when war erupted, their lives changed in an instant. Ana Paula ’s family lost everything—their businesses, their home, their possessions—and they had no choice but to quickly flee the country for Portugal.“I was five when it happened and I still remember the chaos at the airport,” says Ana Paula.Many people from the Mozambique Colony War of Independence like Ana Paula ’s family were Portuguese, so their journey was not so much ...
Source: EyeForPharma - September 5, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jill Donahue Source Type: news

My Exposure to Violence: translation and cultural adaptation to the BR Portuguese - Carvalho MCL, Macena RHM.
OBJECTIVE: To translate and adapt the My Exposure to Violence instrument for measuring exposure to community violence into Brazilian Portuguese. METHODS: Psychometric study of translation and cross-cultural adaptation in seven stages: (I) initial t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Monkeypox outbreak can be eliminated in Europe, WHO says as cases fall
Many European countries, including France, Germany, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom, have seen sustained week-on-week declines in new infections. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lyric Li Source Type: news

Monkeypox Cases In Europe May Have Peaked, World Health Organization Says
Data from numerous countries including France, Spain, Portugal, Germany and the U.K. suggest the monkeypox outbreak may have peaked and that elimination is possible, the WHO said. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 30, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

Portugal's health chief quits amid hospital staff shortages
Portugal's health minister has quit, saying she feels “no longer able to remain in office” after broad criticism over her handling of recent staffing problems at public hospitals (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Dinosaur remains in Portuguese garden could be Europe ’s largest ever find
Researchers believe vertebrae and ribs indicate a brachiosaurid sauropod 25 metres long and 12 metres highThe remains of what could be the largest dinosaur ever found in Europe have been uncovered in a back garden in Portugal.Excavation work began in the garden in the city of Pombal in 2017, when the owner of the property noticed fragments of fossilised bone and contacted researchers from the University of Lisbon.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 27, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Hayden Vernon Tags: Dinosaurs Fossils Science Source Type: news