Romania hits pandemic record of nearly 20,000 infections
Romania has hit a new pandemic record of 19,649 COVID-19 infections amid a rapid rise in cases, but hospitalizations and deaths remain significantly lower compared with the previous wave, official data shows (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Impact of the CoViD-19 pandemic on the suicidal behavior in Romania - Vuscan ME, Buciuta A, Vica ML, Balici S, Rusu SI, Siserman CV, Coman HG, Matei HV.
Suicide rates reflect the mental health status in certain countries or regions. As the COVID-19 infection developed as a pandemic and governments imposed certain measures to stop the spread of the virus, mental health was affected worldwide. Romania was no... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Romania to launch COVID-19 jabs for children aged 5 to 11
Romanian authorities say children aged between 5-11 will be able to get vaccinated against COVID-19 starting late January, as the country grapples with a virus surge and low adult vaccination rates (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR home test kit instructions, UKHSA (updated 10th January 2022)
Find out how to do a PCR test for COVID-19 at home and check if you need to register a test kit. 10 January 2022Updated translations of ' How to test yourself for coronavirus (COVID-19) at home (easy read) ' . Added Spanish and Romanian translations. 6 January 2022Added video showing how to do a PCR home test. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘A moral issue to correct’: the long tail of Elena Ceaușescu’s fraudulent scientific work
Nicolae Ceau șescu’s Romanian communist regime hailed his wife as an eminent chemistry researcher, though she had no genuine qualifications. But her name lives on in academic journals, and British institutions have yet to retract honours bestowed on herRomanian researchers have called on academic publishers to remove Elena Ceau șescu’s name from almost two dozen scientific papers and books fraudulently published as her work, more than 30 years after the wife of the former communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu was executed.Elena Ceau șescu was celebrated by state propaganda under her husband’s regime as a world-fam...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 22, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey Tags: Romania Research publishing Nicolae Ceausescu Science Chemistry World news Source Type: news

Increased vulnerabilities: considering the effects of Xeno-racist ordering for Romanian migrant sex workers in the United Kingdom - Hanks S.
This article draws on data from interviews with sex workers in Welsh massage parlours and individuals involved in the provision of support to migrant sex workers in Wales and England. Drawing on concepts of xeno-racism and 'everyday ordering', it illustrat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Aspects of the socio-medical situation of victims of domestic violence from Romania in the context of the CoViD-19 pandemic - Alexandru M, Kozma A, Baciu A.
OBJECTIVEs. The study aims to analyze the situation of victims of domestic violence, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, to identify the measures taken by the authorities and the solutions to improve services provided to them. Methods. The researc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Live updates: Romania flies 70 back from South Africa
A Romanian state-owned aircraft brought 70 passengers from South Africa to Bucharest after concerns about the omicron variant of the coronavirus led to flight cancellations that left people stranded (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Negative life events and internalizing problems among Romanian youth - S ârbu EA, Iovu MB, Lazăr F.
During adolescence individuals face multiple stressful events, but it is not clear how these impact adolescents' adjustment and what factors buffer their negative effects. The present exploratory study investigates the relationship between frequency, proxi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A New Generation of Nuclear Reactors Could Hold the Key to a Green Future
On a conference-room whiteboard in the heart of Silicon Valley, Jacob DeWitte sketches his startup’s first product. In red marker, it looks like a beer can in a Koozie, stuck with a crazy straw. In real life, it will be about the size of a hot tub, and made from an array of exotic materials, like zirconium and uranium. Under carefully controlled conditions, they will interact to produce heat, which in turn will make electricity—1.5 megawatts’ worth, enough to power a neighborhood or a factory. DeWitte’s little power plant will run for a decade without refueling and, amazingly, will emit no carbon. &...
Source: TIME: Science - November 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Blum Tags: Uncategorized biztech2030 climate change Source Type: news

Try, try and try again: why did modern humans take so long to settle in Europe?
Homo sapiens migrated to the continent in waves – but the reasons for their early failures to overcome Neanderthals are a mysteryModern humans made several failed attempts to settle in Europe before eventually taking over the continent. This is the stark conclusion of scientists who have been studying the course of Homo sapiens’s exodus from Africa tens of thousands of years ago.Researchers have recently pinpointed sites in Bulgaria, Romania and the Czech Republic where our ancestors ’ remains have been dated as being between 40,000 to 50,000 years old. However, bone analyses have produced genetic profiles that have ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Science editor Tags: Evolution UK news Europe Science World news Neanderthals Africa Anthropology Source Type: news

The trajectory of COVID-19 pandemic and handwashing adherence: findings from 14 countries
Conclusions: To better explain levels of protective behaviors such as handwashing, future research should account for indicators of the trajectory of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WWII veteran, 102, regains his hearing and social life, thanks to UCLA cochlear implant program
As a World War II pilot flying B-17 bombers behind enemy lines in Europe, Irvin Poff never backed down in the face of danger.In 1944, while he was flying in formation with a squadron of 28 other Army Air Force planes, an engine on Poff ’s plane failed five minutes before he was ordered to drop 6,000 pounds of explosives over an Austrian oil refinery. Knowing Nazi fighters liked to pick off solo flyers, he diverted full-throttle emergency power to his remaining three engines.“We were supposed to limit emergency power to six minutes to prevent the engines from overheating and exploding,” Poff recalled. “But I pushed ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 11, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

4th fatal hospital fire of pandemic kills 2 in Romania
Officials say a fire at a COVID-19 hospital in Romania has killed two people (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The impact of extreme temperatures on human mortality in the most populated cities of Romania - Scripc ă AS, Acquaotta F, Croitoru AE, Fratianni S.
The impact of extreme weather conditions on humans is one of the most important topics in biometeorology studies. The main objective of this study is to analyze the relationship between temperature-related weather conditions and natural mortality in the fi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news