Effectiveness of sex education interventions in adolescents: an overview - Garz ón-Orjuela N, Samacá-Samacá D, Moreno-Chaparro J, Ballesteros-Cabrera MDP, Eslava-Schmalbach J.
The objective of this overview was to identify and evaluate the effectiveness of sex education interventions aimed at reducing sexual risk behaviors in adolescents. A search was conducted of systematic reviews in English, Spanish and Portuguese from 1946 u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Neuroscientist's fishy video nets Science's annual 'Dance Your Ph.D.' prize
(American Association for the Advancement of Science) Neuroscientist Antoine Groneberg's innovative depiction of zebrafish brain development has won Science's latest annual 'Dance Your Ph.D.' prize. A dancer since she was young, Groneberg taught students jazz dance and modern swing as a side job while pursuing a doctorate in neuroscience at Champalimaud Research in Lisbon, Portugal. When she heard about Science's unusual contest, it seemed a natural fit. " Science and dance have always been my passions, " says Groneberg, who is now a postdoc at the university hospsital Charitie Berlin. (Source: EurekAlert! - Soci...
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Psychometric properties of the Portuguese version of the Child Post-traumatic Cognitions Inventory in a sample of children and adolescents following a wildfire disaster - Fonseca A, Vagos P, Moreira H, Pereira J, Canavarro MC, Rijo D.
This study aimed to examine the psychometric properties of the Child Post-Traumatic Cognitions Inventory (CPTCI) in a sample of Portuguese children and adolescents, following the exposition to a wildfire disaster. The sample included 533 children and adole... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

"The worst part was coming back home and feeling like crying": experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans students in Portuguese schools - Gato J, Leal D, Moleiro C, Fernandes T, Nunes D, Marinho I, Pizmony-Levy O, Freeman C.
Portugal is one of the most egalitarian countries in Europe in terms of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) individuals' legal rights. However, regarding education Portugal still lacks specific policies, plans and interventions to pro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Hiring new Whitehall geniuses is like pouring water into a leaky jug | Nitika Agarwal
To transform the civil service, look to Canada or Portugal for ways to unlock the treasure trove of talentThe floodgates are open: Dominic Cummings is well on his way, apparently, to recruiting “true cognitive diversity” into government. Forget those fusty old civil service interviews, wooden as a GCSE French oral exam. His call – made via apersonal blog– for “weirdos” and those with data and quantitative skills hasreportedly garnered thousands of applications.This is just the start of his plan to “make rapid progress on long-term problems”. But a few new people in No 10, how...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nitika Agarwal Tags: Public sector careers Society Civil service Science Society Professionals Public services policy Source Type: news

Cochrane Czech Republic seeks PostDoc in Meta-Research in Public Health
Closing: Feb 29 2020The open post-doc position is focused on meta-research in field Public Health. Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation (CEBHC-KT), Institute Biostatistics and Analysis, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University stands on three international pillars:Cochrane Czech Republic, Czech CEBHC: Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence, and Masaryk University GRADE Center (https://cebhckt.med.muni.cz/en/). CEBHC-KT is mainly focused on methodology and conducting Systematic Reviews (meta-analysis, meta-synthesis) and Clinical Practice Guidelines, training in Evidence-Based H...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 27, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Cochrane Czech Republic seeks PostDoc in Meta-Research in Rehabilitation and Podiatry
Closing: 29 Feb 2020The open post-doc position is focused on meta-research in field Rehabilitation, Biomechanics, Podiatry, or Public Health. Czech National Centre for Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation (CEBHC-KT), Institute Biostatistics and Analysis, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University stands on three international pillars:Cochrane Czech Republic, Czech CEBHC: Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence, and Masaryk University GRADE Center (https://cebhckt.med.muni.cz/en/). CEBHC-KT is mainly focused on methodology and conducting Systematic Reviews (meta-analysis, meta-synthesis) and Clinical Practi...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 27, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Launching Cochrane Portugal to support the use of high quality, trusted health information
 Cochrane is delighted to announce the official launch of  Cochrane Portugal, a new Cochrane centre with a vision to increase the use of best evidence to inform healthcare decision making throughout Portugal.On January 16th, 2020,Cochrane Portugal was launched in Lisbon, at the Institute for Evidence Based Health of the Faculties of Medicine and Pharmacy at the University of Lisbon.After presenting the actual structure approved by theCochrane Board - three Associate Centers at the Faculties of Medicine at the Universities of Lisbon, Coimbra and Porto – António Vaz Carneiro (Director of Cochrane ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 27, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Represent your Society at the European Union of Medical Specialists
Our Society pays an annual membership fee to theEuropean Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and is able to nominate a UK UEMS Representative to the Endocrinology Specialty Section.  This representative would attend annual meetings and provide feedback to the Society for dissemination to our UK-wide membership.The UEMS is a non-governmental organisation committed to the promotion of free movement of European medical specialists, while ensuring the highest quality of medical care for European citizens. The national medical associations of the countries in the EU and European Economic Area...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 21, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Maturing urban cycling: comparing barriers and motivators to bicycle of cyclists and non-cyclists in Lisbon, Portugal - F élix R, Moura F, Clifton KJ.
Cities with low cycling maturity (LCM) are cities with a small cycling modal share and little cycling infrastructure. Despite the increasing public interest in cycling as travel mode, LCM cities are still prevalent in the western world, and few research ha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Defining evacuation travel times and safety areas in a debris flow hazard scenario - Melo R, Z êzere JL, Oliveira SC, Garcia RAC, Oliveira S, Pereira S, Piedade A, Santos PP, van Asch TWJ.
Debris flows are one of the most hazardous types of landslides in mountain regions. In the upper part of the Z êzere valley (Serra da Estrela, Portugal) several debris flows events occurred in the last 200 years, some of them causing loss of lives and mat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Lyme disease patient almost suffered a ruptured artery from same illness as Justin Bieber
The pensioner, from Castelo Branco, Portugal, went to hospital with excruciating pains in his chest and extremely low blood pressure. Justin Bieber announced he had the illness last week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nine researchers receive EMBO Installation Grants to establish independent laboratories
(EMBO) EMBO is pleased to announce that nine life scientists have been selected to receive Installation Grants, which will support them in establishing independent laboratories in the Czech Republic, Poland, Portugal and Turkey. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

3D Printing and the Murky Ethics of Replicating Human Bones
This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Wild / Undark Tags: Uncategorized onetime Research syndication Source Type: news

3D Printing and the Murky Ethics of Replicating Human Bones
This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. (Source: TIME: Science)
Source: TIME: Science - January 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Wild / Undark Tags: Uncategorized onetime Research syndication Source Type: news

Brazilian adaptation of the driving anger expression inventory: testing its psychometrics properties and links between anger behavior, risky behavior, sensation seeking, and hostility in a sample of Brazilian undergraduate students - Olandoski G, Bianchi A, Delhomme P.
INTRODUCTION: In Brazil, driver aggressiveness in road traffic is a critical issue and could be an important contributing factor to the high number of traffic accidents. Because no instruments are available in Portuguese to register driving aggressiveness ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Gympass acquires Portuguese AI firm to better customize its platform's user experience
Flaner's newly acquired employees will be housed in a new " Tech Hub " the Brazil-grown unicorn will be establishing in Lisbon.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 19, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Workplace bullying in the Portuguese banking sector: incidence levels and risk groups - Verdasca A, Baillien E.
This study aims to analyze the incidence rate of workplace bullying in the Portuguese banking sector and to shed light on the most frequent bullying behaviors encountered in this understudied setting. In line with the idea of "powerlessness," these aspects... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Scientist awarded € 2 million to investigate how the brain 'learns on its feet'
(Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown) Megan Carey, the leader of the Neural Circuits and Behaviour lab at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Lisbon, Portugal, receives a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to support her research for the next five years. It is the second five-year ERC grant awarded to Carey, following a € 1.5 million Starting Grant in 2014. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Finnish children's motor skills at the top in Europe
(University of Jyv ä skyl ä - Jyv ä skyl ä n yliopisto) Data gathered in Finland, Belgium and Portugal reveal that Finnish children are ahead of their European peers in motor skills at ages 6 to 10 years. Differences in motor skills increase with age and independently of the remarkable differences in overweight across the countries. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can we develop a risk map for suicide rates? An ecological study in Portugal - Rocha JVM, Nunes C.
Place of residence can influence suicide acts, beyond individual characteristics. The aim of this study was to identify areas with a greater risk of suicide, identify possible associations with ecological risk factors and develop a risk map of suicide in P... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Portuguese foundation launches world's largest annual cancer award
(Corrects headline of Nov. 18 story to make clear prize is world's largest annual award, not world's largest overall) (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Help or hindrance? The alcohol industry and alcohol control in Portugal - Paix ão MM, Mialon M.
The influence of the alcohol industry, also known as "corporate political activity" (CPA), is documented as one of the main barriers in implementing effective alcohol control policies. In Portugal, despite an alcohol consumption above the European average,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Fall determinants in the adult Portuguese: do chronic conditions change the risk of falling? - Marques AJ, Rodrigues A, Dias S, Canh ão H, Branco J, Vaz C.
This study aimed to (1) characterize fallers in the adult Portuguese population as well as (2) identify if some chronic conditions are fall determinants. MATERIAL AN... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Psychoactive substance abuse in adolescence and social work in the school: a point a view from professionals and students in Castelo Branco, Portugal - Real D, Vieira R.
This paper explores the relevance of preventive social work-focused programs implemented in schools in order to reduce psychoactive substance abuse by adolescents. The research was implemented in the city-district school of Castelo Branco, a Portuguese cen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Fuel cell for wearables runs on sweat
Scientists from l’Université Grenoble Alpes and University of California (UC) San Diego have collaborated to create a unique new device—a fuel cell that is flexible and can be worn on someone’s skin to produce energy using their own perspiration. With the growing adoption of wearable technology, researchers are constantly looking to design new energy sources that aren’t dependent on typical batteries and instead can harvest energy from other sources for autonomous power. The device is designed to use “biofuelsâ€...
Source: MDDI - November 20, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Design News Source Type: news

Portuguese foundation launches world's largest cancer award
Portugal's Champalimaud Foundation announced on Monday the world's largest annual prize, worth 1 million euros, for research and clinical practices aiming to control or eradicate cancer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Trauma exposure and PTSD in Portugal: findings from the World Mental Health Survey Initiative - Cardoso G, Antunes A, Silva M, Azeredo-Lopes S, Xavier M, Koenen K, Caldas-de-Almeida JM.
This study evaluated the exposure to traumatic events, the conditional risk of PTSD, and the sociodemographic fact... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Herbal remedies such as turmeric could interfere with breast cancer treatments
Herbal treatments such as turmeric or ginseng can stop blood from clotting as well as it should and worsen scarring, according to researchers from Nova Medical School in Portugal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

European research on children, adolescents and domestic violence: impact, interventions and innovations - Øverlien C, Holt S.
The second European Conference on Domestic Violence (ECDV) was held in Porto, Portugal in September 2017. Given the interest in and focus on children and adolescents at both the first and second ECDV, and the identified need to gather research and research... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Disaster, reconstruction, and data for social good: the case of wildfires in Portugal - Freitas F, Mendes JM.
This study aims to discuss the role of data in a disaster and important reconstruction process currently undergoing in Portugal. DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH The consequences resulting from the wildfires of 2017 and 2018 are the scope of thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Use of post-earthquake damage data to calibrate, validate and compare two seismic vulnerability assessment methods for vernacular architecture - Ortega J, Vasconcelos G, Rodrigues H, Correia M, Ferreira TM, Vicente R.
The paper presents and discusses the application of two large scale seismic vulnerability assessment methods on the island of Faial in Azores (Portugal). The two methods are specifically conceived to assess the seismic vulnerability of vernacular architect... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

UK and US place have fewer doctors than Costa Rica, Lithuania and Russia
A report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development revealed that Greece, Austria and Portugal have the most doctors per head among developed countries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Europe ’s Green Deal is Turning Red
This article first appeared in International Politics and Society published by the International Political Analysis Unit of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Hiroshimastrasse 28, D-10785 Berlin. The post Europe’s Green Deal is Turning Red appeared first on Inter Press Service. Excerpt: Delara Burkhardt is deputy federal chairman of Germany's Young Socialists (JUSOS) and a Member of the European Parliament since 2019. The post Europe’s Green Deal is Turning Red appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Delara Burkhardt Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Traffic impact studies committed to sustainability: the case of Rio de Janeiro - Gon çalves FDS, Portugal LDS.
This article investigates whether the traditional approaches to Traffic Impact Studies (TISs) have evolved to meet the current needs of a society increasingly concerned with sustainability, especially in Brazil. For this purpose, we conducted a comprehensi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

These Researchers Are Using AI Drones to More Safely Track Wildlife
In the late ’90s, wildlife conservationists Zoe Jewell and Sky Alibhai were grappling with a troubling realization. The pair had been studying black rhino populations in Zimbabwe, and they spent a good deal of their time shooting the animals with tranquilizer darts and affixing radio collars around their necks. But after years of work, the researchers realized there was a major problem: Their technique, commonly used by all manner of wildlife scientists, seemed to be causing female rhinos to have fewer offspring. The researchers published their findings in 2001, igniting a controversy in the conservation world. The ...
Source: TIME: Science - November 1, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized innovations MSFTAI2019 Source Type: news

Two-year-olds' clinginess was a sign of CANCER after doctors told her parents she had a virus
Beatriz Farmer-Maia became noticeably more affectionate in July 2018. Her father, Tiago Maia, originally from Portugal, refused to leave hospital when he searched her symptoms online. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Battery Can Be Bent, Stretched, and Twisted
As researchers eye flexible form factors for mobile and electronic devices of the future, it makes sense that engineers also are working to invent batteries and other components that also can stretch to accommodate these designs. To that end, a team of researchers in Switzerland has developed a battery that can be bent, stretched, and twisted, making it well-suited for these future devices, said Markus Niederberger, professor for multifunctional materials at ETH Zurich, where the research was conducted. A prototype of a flexible battery developed by researchers at ETH Zurich that can potentially be used for flexible elect...
Source: MDDI - October 30, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Design News Source Type: news

Stalking victimization in Portugal: prevalence, characteristics, and impact - Matos M, Grangeia H, Ferreira C, Azevedo V, Gon çalves M, Sheridan L.
This study aimed to identify the prevalence, char... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The prevalence of bi-directional intimate partner violence reported by Portuguese men - Machado A, Santos A, Graham-Kevan N, Matos M.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Deconstructing idealized motherhood: the extreme case of neonaticidal women - Saavedra L, Cameira M.
In this article, we provide a feminist perspective on neonaticidal women while critically examining the mainstream literature. We analyze 26 cases reported between 2003 and 2013 in a Portuguese online newspaper. We conclude that neonaticide must be framed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Portuguese doctor suspended after baby born without a face
Dr Artur Carvalho is accused of negligence in the case of baby Rodrigo and others. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Ultrathin Artificial Muscle for Soft Robots Developed
Researchers have developed an ultrathin, artificial muscle for soft robotics that allow for kinetic movements by combining a carbon-based 2D material and a synthetic polymer to create flexibility. A team from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) developed the soft actuator, which allows robots to move in more flexible, realistic ways not just for utilitarian purposes, but also to create art, researchers said. Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) developed a soft robotic butterfly that can open and close its wings using a new flexible artificial muscle dev...
Source: MDDI - October 21, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Design News Source Type: news

Climate drivers of the 2017 devastating fires in Portugal - Turco M, Jerez S, Augusto S, Tar ín-Carrasco P, Ratola N, Jiménez-Guerrero P, Trigo RM.
A record 500,000 hectares burned in Portugal during the extreme wildfire season of 2017, with more than 120 human lives lost. Here we analyse the climatic factors responsible for the burned area (BA) from June to October series in Portugal for the period 1... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Nanolaser Can Perform Medical Procedures Without Damaging Tissue
Researchers have used novel materials to create a nanolaser that can function inside the human body without damaging healthy tissues. (Image source: Northwestern University) Researchers are eyeing next-generation, bio-compatible medical devices to perform complex procedures inside the human body without being majorly invasive. As part of this endeavor, researchers at Northwestern and Columbia Universities have developed a nanolaser that is they say is biocompatible and can function inside living tissues without harming them. The researchers published a paper on their work in the journal Nature Materials. The researchers e...
Source: MDDI - October 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Design News Source Type: news

People with bipolar disorder are more likely to get Parkinson's
Scientists at the Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa in Portugal uncovered the link after they analysed the results of seven trials involving 4.3million participants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors of the World present a Manifesto to fight gender-based violence
Gender-based violence, particularly violence against women and girls, is one of the most widespread human rights violations in the world, with serious impacts on the health, development, and identity of the individual. In a manifesto presented this afternoon, Doctors of the World warns about this problem and puts forward a set of solutions to fight it.   Portugal, 10 October 2019. Doctors of the World presented this afternoon the manifesto “Gender-based violence, particularly violence against women” addressing the persistence of this type of violence throughout the world, which is a vi...
Source: Doctors of the World News - October 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Bristol Colombia Week 2019
Colombia is at a crucial crossroads in the implementation of its peace accord. A week of public events and activities, organised by the University of Bristol offers an opportunity to reflect upon the innovations and challenges for Colombia ’ s Truth Commission (CTC) and the legacies of the country ’ s long tradition of research in historical memory. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 10, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Public engagement; Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Arts, School of Modern Languages, Faculty of Arts, School of Modern Languages, Hispanic, Portuguese, Latin American; Press Release Source Type: news

Analysis of forest fire fatalities in Southern Europe: Spain, Portugal, Greece and Sardinia (Italy) - Molina-Terr én DM, Xanthopoulos G, Diakakis M, Ribeiro L, Caballero D, Delogu GM, Viegas DX, Silva CA, Cardil A.
Wildfire fatalities remain a significant problem in Mediterranean Europe. Although there is a strong inter-annual variability with regard to their number, repeated tragic accidents remind us of this grim occurrence, despite the increasing firefighting capa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

#CochraneSantiago - Meet our content creators!
Cochrane Chile is hostingCochrane ’s Colloquium in Santiago, October 22-25, 2019. Cochrane ’s Colloquium is an annual, global health event based on promoting the most prestigious evidence in the world and where hundreds of international researchers, opinion leaders, health experts and patients join together for open, scientific debate promoting the use of evidence in health. Through tal ks, workshops and other activities and presentations, we will be exploring this year's theme of “Embracing diversity”.Meet our content creator volunteers who will be helping to share the work of Cochrane and extend o...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news