Sexual abuse committed on minors within the contemporary society - P ădureanu M.
The phenomenon of sexual abuse committed on the minors has recently met an unpreceded spreading in Romania, mass media presenting these situations frequently. Unfortunately, within the modern society, there are more and more numerous the cases in which the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Areas with flood potential risk in the Lower Uz Catchement (Romania). Protection and mitigation measurements - Miftode ID.
The identification of areas with flood potential risk is important concerning the rational management of emergencies in case of floods. The most significant floods in the history of Romania occurred in the catchment basin of Siret (Uz River being an indire... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Human resources in Romanian child protection social services. A regional analysis - Elekes Z.
Efficiency and cost effectiveness of human resources implied in social services in general and in child protections services specifically is a taboo subject in Romanian social policy. On the following pages, I will make a general analysis of human resource... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Twitter as a means of emotional coping and collective (re)framing of crises. Case study: the "Colectiv" crisis in Romania - Cmeciu C, Coman I.
The lack of information from the organizations involved in a crisis situation and the high level of uncertainty may result in setting an emotional tone on social media and even in bringing radical political and social changes. Such an example is the Colect... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Terrorism and neoterrorism. the Romanian approach - Grozav CM.
The development of this true scourge in the whole world demands a more accurate knowledge and documentation on the emergence, development, operation, motivation that underlies terrorist actions, as well as a knowledge of the funding of these terrorist grou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Earliest example of animal nest sharing revealed by scientists
(University of Southampton) An international team of scientists, including researchers from the University of Southampton, has shown that fossilized eggshells unearthed in western Romania represent the earliest known nest site shared by multiple animals. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 20, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Romania detains Italian man who posed as plastic surgeon
Romanian police have detained an Italian man who allegedly posed as a plastic surgeon in clinics around Bucharest (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Romania investigates man who posed as plastic surgeon
Romanian authorities are investigating an Italian citizen who allegedly posed as a plastic surgeon (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Safety seat and seat belt use among child motor vehicle occupants, Cluj-Napoca, Romania - Dulf D, Peek-Asa C, Jurchi ş F, Bărăgan EA.
BACKGROUND: Use of seat belts and car seats for children are among the most effective interventions to reduce injury severity when a crash occurs. The use should be enforced in order to have an increase in wearing these restraints. Romania has the lowest r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Britain is worse off for GP cover than Malta, Romania and Estonia, figures reveal
The UK has fewer GPs per person than Romania, Malta and Estonia. In official statistics, Britain was ranked 16th out of 21 countries for family doctors with just 76 per 100,000 inhabitants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Identification of adverse childhood experiences strongly predicting suicidal behaviour among emerging adults in Montenegro and Romania: a new way to targeted cost-effective prevention - Brajovi ć M, Bellis M, Kukec A, Terzić N, Baban A, Sethi D, Zaletel-Kragelj L.
INTRODUCTION: Aiming at generating evidence for cost-effective public health (PH) interventions for suicidal behaviour (SB) prevention in South Eastern Europe, the objective was to identify adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) most strongly predicting SB i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Surveillance Report: Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016: Anthrax
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 12/2018. This four-page report, based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy), provides information about the 30 European Union/European Economic Area Member States that collected anthrax data through surveillance systems with national coverage. Six sporadic cases of anthrax were reported in Romania (5) and Spain (1). (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - December 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Surveillance Report
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 12/2018. This four-page report, based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy), provides information about the 30 European Union/European Economic Area Member States that collected anthrax data through surveillance systems with national coverage. Six sporadic cases of anthrax were reported in Romania (5) and Spain (1). (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - December 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Romania maternity hospital hit by superbug to reopen
Romania's health minister says a maternity hospital in the capital where 45 babies were diagnosed with a drug-resistant superbug has been given the all-clear to reopen (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Romania hospital says 39 babies now diagnosed with superbug
Officials in the country closed the Giulesti Maternity Hospital when it was revealed 13 newborns had been struck down last month. Authorities now say the number has risen to 39. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Romania hospital says 39 babies now diagnosed with superbug
Romania hospital says 39 babies now diagnosed with drug-resistant superbug, triple last month (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Romania hospital reports 39 babies diagnosed with superbug
Romania hospital reports 39 babies diagnosed with drug-resistant superbug (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

How Romania is digitizing healthcare
Romanian Health Minister Sorina Pintea discusses digitizing primary care, plans to reform the healthcare system, and the concept of a digital hospital. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 4, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Romania shuts hospital after babies diagnosed with superbug
Romanian health authorities temporarily close a maternity hospital in the capital after 13 babies born there were diagnosed with a drug-resistant bug (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Is Cold and Dark Weather a Trigger for Heavy Drinking?
There is a commonly held belief that winter conditions — that are characterized by extreme cold and low sunlight — are connected to heavy drinking. Whenever we think of countries in Northern Europe we instantly think of sub-zero temperatures, dark clouds and polar landscapes. We also imagine its inhabitants tucked in a bar drinking their sorrows away. What creates this image is the perception that strong spirits and binge drinking are a staple of many Northern countries. However, scientific and factual evidence shows a more nuanced picture. Statistical Verdict The argument that countries with a colder climate e...
Source: Psych Central - November 29, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claudiu Revnic Tags: Addictions Substance Abuse alcohol use Alcoholism heavy drinking Holiday Blues Holiday Season Public Health Winter Source Type: news

An mHealth intervention to improve young gay and bisexual men's sexual, behavioral, and mental health in a structurally stigmatizing national context - Lelutiu-Weinberger C, Manu M, Ionescu F, Dogaru B, Kovacs T, Dorob ănțescu C, Predescu M, Surace A, Pachankis JE.
BACKGROUND: Young gay and bisexual men (YGBM) in some Eastern European countries, such as Romania, face high stigma and discrimination, including in health care. Increasing HIV transmission is a concern given inadequate prevention, travel to high-prevalenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Green for green: Organic fertilizers improve crop quality
(Natural News) Adding chemical fertilizers might boost the yield of your crop in the short term. But using organic fertilizers is not just limited to a long-term investment in the quality of your soil. Romanian researchers reported that using biologic means of improving the soil leads to healthier crops that fetch better prices. Most plants... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Romania: 4 dead from West Nile virus this week, 30 new cases
Health authorities say mosquito-borne viruses have killed four people in Romania this week bringing the total deaths to 21 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Global Warming Threatens Europe ’ s Public Health
Parched olive groves in northern Croatia, where West Nile Virus has already claimed one victim this year. West Nile Virus infections have sharply increased in Europe this year, the World Health Organisation says, largely due to a longer transmission season in the region which this year saw high temperatures and extended rainy spells followed by dry weather, helping mosquito breeding and propagation. Credit: Ed Holt/IPSBy Ed HoltVIENNA, Sep 13 2018 (IPS)Climate change and health experts are warning of the growing threat to public health in Europe from global warming as rising temperatures help potentially lethal diseases sp...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ed Holt Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Editors' Choice Environment Europe Featured Headlines Health Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) Health and Environment Source Type: news

UCLA ’s Michael Grunstein wins 2018 Lasker Award for medical research
Michael Grunstein, a distinguished professor of biological chemistry at theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been awarded the 2018 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award for his groundbreaking research on gene expression. He shares the award with C. David Allis of Rockefeller University in New York.Grunstein provided the first demonstration that histones — the proteins that package DNA within chromosomes — are more than inert structures that serve simply as spools for DNA. Working with his team at UCLA, he showed via experiments with yeast that histones actually play an important role in gene exp...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Why Some People Hate Being Hugged, According to Science
If you hate being hugged, the world can be a challenging place. You never know when someone you’re meeting for a quick coffee will approach you, arms open wide, coming in for an embrace. Your options are limited: you can awkwardly dodge the gesture, stick out your hand for a handshake, or submit to the unwanted bear hug. Regardless of whether you are pro or anti-embrace, here’s everything to know about the human behavior of hugging: Why people love or loathe hugging So why is it that some people love a good hug, while others abhor them? According to experts, it may have something to do with how you were raised....
Source: TIME: Health - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Locker Tags: Uncategorized behavior hugging Living psychology Source Type: news

Bulgaria reports its first outbreak of African swine fever
Bulgaria has confirmed its first outbreak of African swine fever, among backyard pigs in the northeastern village of Tutrakantsi, close to the border with Romania, the national food safety authority said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lightning-related fatalities in Romania from 1999 to 2015 - Antonescu B, C ărbunaru F.
Lightning-related fatalities in Romania are analyzed and presented for the first time using data from the Romanian National Institute of Statistics. The database contains 724 lightning fatalities that occurred between 1999 and 2015 in Romania, correspondin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

African swine fever hits Romania's biggest pig farm
Romania has confirmed an outbreak of deadly African swine fever at the country's largest pig breeding farm and all 140,000 animals will be culled, the national food safety authority ANSVSA's office in the affected region said on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Why Is Italy ’s Government Trying to Overturn a Lifesaving Vaccination Law? Here’s What to Know
Italy’s parliament shocked the scientific community on Tuesday by voting to lift a legal requirement that parents vaccinate their children before sending them to pre-school. The move, driven by Italy’s new populist coalition government, has been widely criticized by doctors, who say vaccinations are essential to avoiding outbreaks of serious diseases like measles. Here’s what to know about the Italian government’s decision: What did the Italian government do with vaccines? Italian lawmakers in the upper house of parliament voted 148 to 110 to amend a law that required children under the age of 6 to...
Source: TIME: Health - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ciara Nugent and Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Anti-Vaccines Italy Source Type: news

Romania finds deadly anthrax in pig at smallholding
A pig at a smallholding in Romania has contracted anthrax, which kills thousands of livestock in tropical and sub-tropical areas each year but is rare in temperate regions. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

History springs back to life via virtual reality
The application of virtual reality to cultural heritage is contributing to the way both knowledge and objects are preserved and handed down to future generations of Europeans. Now an EU-funded project is helping increase knowledge and share virtual reality expertise among researchers in Romania, Slovenia and Italy. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - August 7, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Meet our NHS
Kalliopi Kolagki, front centre, with colleagues at Watford General          © Jess Hurd Kalliopi Kolagki is a nurse in the Accident and Emergency ward of Watford General Hospital. Originally from Greece, she’s been in Watford for 18 months and is one of hundreds of EU workers on the hospital staff. She’s enthusiastic and professional, and speaks of her experience as “very positive”. But she also has a very particular anecdote that speaks volumes about today’s NHS, for good and ill. “On the shop floor – that’s how we talk of A&E – I&rsqu...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 1, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Magazine BREXIT eu migrant NHS recruitment Source Type: news

Epidemiological study on accidental poisonings in children from northeast Romania - Nistor N, Frasinariu OE, Rugin ă A, Ciomaga IM, Jitareanu C, Streanga V.
Accidental poisonongs are an important cause of morbidity and even mortality, especially in young children.We performed a retrospective observational study on a group of children admitted at the Regional Center of Toxicology at the Children's Emergency Hos... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Bulgaria to build wild boar fence on Romanian border
Bulgaria is building a fence along its border with Romania to keep out wild boars that could carry the deadly infection African swine fewer to farm pigs and threaten the country's pork industry, the agriculture minister said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Alfalfa as human food: A rich source of nutrients, it is consumed as a tea, herb, supplement and now as flour
(Natural News) Could alfalfa concentrate help you meet your recommended daily intake (RDI) of various nutrients? According to a recent study, it most certainly can. A team of Romanian investigators has found this legume to be an exceptional source of minerals, proteins, and much more. Through laboratory analysis, the researchers were able to assess the nutritional... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fascists and soldiers: ambivalent loyalties and genocidal violence in wartime Romania - Clark R.
The involvement of members of the Legion of the Archangel Michael in the Romanian Army during World War II illuminates the relationship between fascist social movements and the state. Legionaries served even though the Legion was suppressed following an un... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

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

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

Romania reports African swine fever in farm pigs
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania has reported an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs in the southern county of Tulcea, the national food safety authority ANSVSA said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Making sure baby gets the best: Researchers evaluate how a mother’s diet impacts the quality of breast milk
(Natural News) A mother’s dietary habits and chemical exposure may greatly affect the quality of her breast milk and pose a threat to her baby, according to a study published in the Journal of International Scientific Publication. A team of researchers at the Babes-Bolyai University in Romania examined breast milk samples from 169 nursing mothers from urban and rural... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Romania: measles outbreak sees 200 new cases per week
An outbreak of measles has killed dozens of children in Romania, with 200 new cases reported each week (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Lithuania and Romania Complicit in CIA Black Site Torture
Physicians for Human Rights welcomes rulings by the European Court of Human Rights affirming Lithuania ’s and Romania’s complicity in the CIA’s illegal torture program. (Source: PHR Press Releases)
Source: PHR Press Releases - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Romanian children sickened after eating school sandwiches
Romanian authorities say at least two dozen children were taken to a hospital after they possibly were sickened by sandwiches served at their school (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Self-efficacy, stress, and locus of control: the psychology of earthquake risk perception in Bucharest, Romania - Arma ş I, Cretu RZ, Ionescu R.
This research explores the way three distinct psychological determinants shape seismic risk perceptions. We surveyed over 1300 persons in the city and measured the way locus of control, self-efficacy, and stress vulnerability relate to risk perception and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Romania health workers call off strike over wage cuts
Romanian health workers have called off a strike after the government agreed to cover recent wage cuts that hit some health employees (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Aggressive thinking on the road. The mediation effect of aggressive thinking in the relationship between driving anger and aggression in Romanian drivers - Bogdan-Ganea SR, Herrero-Fern ández D.
Anger and aggression on the road have been pointed out as two of the main predictors of road accidents. However, while the emotional (anger) and behavioral (aggression) components of hostility have been deeply studied, the cognitive part has not received t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Hundreds of Romanian health workers protest wage cuts
Hundreds of Romanian health workers protest pay cuts following government promises to hike salaries in the health sector amid a general tax and wage overhaul (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Romania measles epidemic: baby dies, death toll reaches 46
Romanian health authorities say a nine-month old baby has died of measles, the 46th fatality in an epidemic that has hit the East European country (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence Hypothesis Validation Platform Sci.ai Wins Digital Science Catalyst Grant
Research industry technology company Digital Science has awarded the first Catalyst Grant of 2018 to a team from Romania aiming to accelerate the research process through their Artificial Intelligence Platform Sci.ai. The team at Sci.ai have developed an Artificial Intelligence that uses natural language processing and concept extraction to allow for hypothesis validation – in effect, understanding research papers and explaining them to analytics and search algorithms. Researchers can use the platform to save hours of time spent on reading irrelevant results from search engines and research information databases. &ld...
Source: News from STM - April 4, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Digital Featured Source Type: news