Romanian doctors issue 'cry of despair' amid virus surge
Doctors in Romania's capital has issued an open letter titled “a cry of despair” as the country’s overwhelmed health care system copes with record coronavirus infections and deaths (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hungary offers to care for Romanian COVID-19 patients
Hungary has offered neighboring Romania help in caring for coronavirus patients as the country faces an alarming surge of COVID-19 cases and a shortage of intensive care beds (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Romanian parliament topples PM Citu's minority government
Romania's parliament toppled the nine-month-old minority government of Prime Minister Florin Citu in a vote of no-confidence on Tuesday,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Romanian billionaire among eight dead in plane crash near Milan
A Romanian billionaire was killed — along with his wife, son and five other people — when the plane he was piloting crashed into a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Far-right protesters in Romania reject virus restrictions
5,000 protesters gathered in Bucharest to reject new pandemic measures. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Romania daily cases soar amid low vaccinations
Romania recorded 12,032 coronavirus cases, its highest daily infections since the start of the pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

STUDY: Vaccinating children against COVID makes zero sense; more children are harmed by the vaccines than from COVID
(Natural News) A study published in Toxicology Reports on September 14, asks, “Why are we vaccinating children against COVID-19?” The study also poses the question, “Why are we vaccinating the elderly against COVID-19?” Researchers from Italy, Russia, Greece, Romania and the United States dissected the data on covid-19 infection in children and in the elderly.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relationship between injury pattern and domestic violence in a Romanian population - Isail ă OM, Hostiuc S, Curcă GC.
Physical violence is a cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. An often-underreported subtype of physical violence is domestic violence (DV). The main aim of this study was to identify DV-specific patterns of traumatic injuries in comparison to other t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Psychometric properties of the Mexican version of the Driver's Angry Thoughts Questionnaire and analysis of invariance with the Romanian and Spanish versions - Herrero-Fern ández D, Bogdan-Ganea SR.
Research has shown the relevance of three axes in the study of violent behaviour: the emotional axis (anger), the behavioural axis (aggression), and the cognitive axis (hostility or aggressive thinking). In the field of driving, the first two axes have rec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A medico-legal analysis of the suicide phenomenon in Romania at the beginning of the 20th century vs. the beginning of the 21st century - Ciobanu A.
Background. Suicides are a common occurrence in all types of human societies throughout time. Each suicide is a singular event that disrupts and influences in a negative manner the lives of those that survive the person that kills themselves. Methods... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Holocaust survivor warns COVID-19 measures similar to Nazi Germany's subjugation policies
(Natural News) A Holocaust survivor is sounding the alarm over the encroachment of so-called public health measures to counteract the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. She believes the policies are similar to the tactics Nazi Germany used to control entire countries. Vera Sharav is a Romanian-born Holocaust survivor and medical activist. She has dedicated her life to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaccination of people working or deployed in care homes: operational guidance, DHSC (updated 16th August 2021)
From 11 November 2021, anyone working or volunteering in a care home will need to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19), unless exempt. 16 August 2021Added translations of the guidance in Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified), Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Kurdish (Sorani), Nepali, Punjabi (Gurmukhi), Polish, Romanian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukranian and Urdu. 5 August 2021Added HTML version. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethicon ’s Echelon Circular Powered Stapler Associated With Major Reduction In Serious Complications Following Colorectal Surgery
Cinncinnati, OH – Aug. 11, 2021 – Ethicon*, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies**, today announced the results of a new real-world study that shows its ECHELON CIRCULAR Powered Stapler was associated with a 74% reduction in anastomotic leak rates (1.8% vs. 6.9%)[1] and a 44% reduction in 30-day inpatient hospital readmission rates (6.1% vs.10.8%) after colorectal surgery compared with manual circular staplers.[2]The study, published in Surgical Endoscopy, shows the groundbreaking device is just as effective in reducing life-threatening and costly surgical complications in real-world surg...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Tunisia: Tunisia Takes Delivery of 188,000 Doses of Covid-19 Vaccine From Romania
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Tunisia, on Monday, took delivery of 188,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, medical supplies and rapid test kits provided by Romania to support Tunisia's efforts to combat the pandemic, said the Presidency. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Iranian-produced drone responsible for attack on merchant ship, US says
Britain, the US and Romania were quick to blame Iran, which denied involvement in the attack. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US consults UK, Romania, Israel over alleged Iranian strike -- rules out ditching nuclear deal
The White House is now consulting with the UK, Romania and Israel in the wake of the alleged Iranian drone strike — but is still ruling... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The causes of occupational accidents and injuries in Romanian firms: an application of the Johansen Cointegration and Granger Causality Test - Ivascu L, Sarfraz M, Mohsin M, Naseem S, Ozturk I.
Organizational risks are present in any activity, so it is important to manage them properly. The jobs are dynamic and involve a series of processes and activities. The entire human resource is exposed to several risks. If these risks are approached correc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

USA vs. Romania
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Source: Reuters: Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stages of crisis communication in public administration. Case study Romanian Ministry of Transport - Gagu E, Rus M, Tasen țe T.
For a democratic state to function effectively, the public administration, whether central or local, must communicate with its citizens. The emergence of a crisis can attract the attention of the public and the media, and poor communication from the public... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

The Latest: Romania's capital marks a day without new cases
Romanian officials say the capital of Bucharest recorded no new coronavirus cases on Sunday (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Shaping sustainable urban environments by addressing the hydro-meteorological factors in landslide occurrence: Ciuperca Hill (Oradea, Romania) - Morar C, Luki ć T, Basarin B, Valjarević A, Vujičić M, Niemets L, Telebienieva I, Boros L, Nagy G.
Romania is one of the countries severely affected by numerous natural hazards, where landslides constitute a very common geomorphic hazard with strong economic and social impacts. The analyzed area, known as the "Ciuperca Hill", is located in Oradea (NW pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Eye exams seek to improve outlook for rural Romanian kids
Sometimes a simple test can change a life (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Britain records 2,694 new Covid cases; Dominic Cummings criticises government over lockdowns
Germany to bar visitors from UK over Covid variants of concern; sewage samplesbeing tested across Englandto monitor Covid variantsMore than 50m Covid vaccine doses given in EnglandScientist faces legal action for challenging hydroxychloroquine studyNepal calls new elections amid worsening Covid outbreakBrazil: Bolsonaro never wanted vaccines, says senatorSee all our coronavirus coverage7.28pmBSTMore than 35,000 Roman Catholic pilgrims flocked to an open-air shrine in Romania for a centuries-old procession that had been previously cancelled last year due to the pandemic.AP reports, The service in Sumuleu Ciuc, located in Ro...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 22, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Edna Mohamed (now) and Clea Skopeliti , Nadeem Badshah (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news Source Type: news

Wanted: Transparency & Accountability in Pandemic-Related Spending
Under the UN-backed COVAX initiative, UNICEF ships COVID-19 vaccine syringes from a warehouse in Dubai Logistics City, United Arab Emirates. And as the world continues to grapple with the health and economic crisis sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN and Islamic Development Bank have teamed up to help the most vulnerable. May 2021. Credit: UNICEF/Ruel PableoBy Chady El Khoury, Jiro Honda, Johan Mathisen, and Etienne Yehoue*WASHINGTON DC, May 21 2021 (IPS) Governments around the world are playing a crucial role in providing lifelines to people and firms to help combat the pandemic and its economic fallout. To support t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Chady El Khoury - Jiro Honda - Johan Mathisen and Etienne Ye Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Court says Romania's lockdown didn't amount to house arrest
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled against a member of the European Union parliament who claimed that a lockdown to curb COVID-19 infections in his native Romania last year deprived him of liberty (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The entire genome from Pe & #351;tera Muierii 1 sequenced
(Uppsala University) Researchers at Uppsala University have successfully sequenced the entire genome from the skull of Peştera Muierii 1, a woman who lived in today's Romania 35,000 years ago. Her high genetic diversity shows that the out of Africa migration was not the great bottleneck in human development but rather this occurred during and after the most recent Ice Age. The study is now published in Current Biology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Citizens' beliefs regarding dog breed-specific legislation. the case of Romania - Petrescu-Mag RM, Petrescu DC, Radu Tenter A.
This contribution aimed to highlight the importance of the legal framework on human-dog interactions to better understand the "more-than-human cosmopolitanism". Thus, it gives insight into the never-ending debate of how we can share the living space with o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Free COVID-19 Vaccines Are Luring Visitors to Dracula ’s Castle in Transylvania
Residents of Romania who find themselves in central Transylvania this May now have the option of getting vaccinated at a legendary location from horror history: Bran Castle. Every weekend this month, the fortress that’s believed to be the inspiration behind Count Dracula’s lair in Bram Stoker’s 19th-century gothic novel Dracula will be home to a free COVID-19 vaccination center where Romanians can get a Pfizer-BioNTech shot without making an appointment—or, as a Facebook post announcing the event put it, “another kind of sting.” Daniel Mihailescu—AFP/Getty ImagesA banner reading &l...
Source: TIME: Health - May 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Megan McCluskey Tags: Uncategorized Brief Vaccines Source Type: news

‘Dracula’s castle’ offers tourists Covid shots
Visitors to Bran Castle in Romania offered vaccines – with a free trip to the ‘torture chamber’ thrown inCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageVisitors to Romania ’s forbidding Bran Castle, which styles itself as the inspiration for Dracula’s lair, are being jabbed with needles rather than vampire fangs in a coronavirus vaccination drive.“I came to visit the castle with my family and when I saw the poster I gathered up my courage and agreed to get the injection,” said Liviu Necula, a 39-year-old engineer.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse in Bran Tags: Coronavirus Romania Europe Infectious diseases Science World news Vaccines and immunisation Health Bram Stoker Books Source Type: news

Austrian Prince illegally kills the biggest bear, Arthur, from Europe and Romania
Romanian authorities say police will investigate a possible poaching case involving an Austrian prince who is reported to have “wrongly”... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Austrian Prince Pays $8,400 to Kill Bear in the Carpathian Mountains. Kills Wrong Bear
BUCHAREST (AP) — Romanian police will investigate a possible poaching case involving an Austrian prince who is reported to have... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Romania, 'modern slaves' burn noxious trash for a living
Members of the Roma community scrape together a living in the trash-strewn slums outside Romania's capital by setting fire to computers, electrical cables and anything else they can find that contains metal (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Can you solve it? Are you smarter than Britain ’s teenage brainiacs?
A colourful puzzle from the UK girls ’ maths olympiadToday ’s puzzle celebrates the UK’s outstanding performance at last week’s European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad, which is the world’s most prestigious female-only maths competition for pre-university students.Yuhka Machino and Jenni Voon, both aged 17, placed 6th and 7th overall, each earning gold medals. Overall, the UK ranked fifth out of 55 countries, behind Russia, the USA, Peru and Romania. (The event was held online, allowing 17 non-European countries to participate as guests.)Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 19, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Alex Bellos Tags: Mathematics Education Science Source Type: news

Physical, psychological and sexual abuse of the minor in the families from the northwestern region of Romania- social and medical forensics - Buhas CL, Judea-Pusta C, Buha ș BA, Bungau S, Judea AS, Sava C, Popa VC, Cioca G, Tit DM.
BACKGROUND: In Romania, the abuse within the family of the minor child is a widespread phenomenon, its extent is insufficiently known because of ignorance/not reporting all the existing cases. Methods: The participants of the research are represented b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Marchers protest Romania's virus restrictions as cases soar
Protest comes as new daily infections, deaths rose in the European Union nation. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Romanian woman, 104: Vaccine is only solution
A 104-year-old Romanian woman has received her second vaccine against COVID-19, becoming the oldest person in Bucharest to be fully inoculated against the disease (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Romanian woman, 104, says vaccine "only way" to end pandemic
A 104-year-old Romanian woman received a second vaccine dose against COVID-19. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Romania OKs holding Easter celebrations despite virus surge
As Romania battles a surge of COVID-19 infections, authorities announced on Thursday that Easter celebrations in the deeply Christian country will physically go ahead this year (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Romania sets record for virus patients in ICUs
Romania on Sunday recorded its highest number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care units since the pandemic began (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Making of a ‘European Yellowstone’
A major conservation effort is underway in Romania. The goal is a new national park that will rival its American counterparts. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas J. R. White Tags: Travel and Vacations Parks and Other Recreation Areas Forests and Forestry Wildlife Trade and Poaching Bears Wolves Hunting and Trapping Source Type: news

Is alcohol consumption related to lifestyle factors in Romanian university students? - Nasui BA, Ungur RA, Talaba P, Varlas VN, Ciuciuc N, Silaghi CA, Silaghi H, Opre D, Pop AL.
This study's objective was to assess Romanian students' alcohol consumption and correlate it with other lifestyle factors. We per... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

3,000 at Romania anti-vaccination protest amid COVID-19 rise
Protesters from across Romania converged on the parliament building in Bucharest (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Severe mental illness and European COVID-19 vaccination strategies, Lancet Psychiatry
The EU advises prioritising vaccination for people whose health makes them particularly at risk for severe COVID-19, but leaves it to member states to decide which medical conditions get prioritised. Ethical, neuroscientific, and public health considerations have been used to prioritise individuals with severe mental illness (ie, psychotic disorders, bipolar disorders, and severe major depressive disorders).1, 2, 3 We systematically reviewed national COVID-19 vaccine deployment plans across 20 European countries (appendix p 1 –2). Eight of 20 countries explicitly mentioned psychiatry or mental illness in their nation...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pandemic leaves many Romanian patients without critical care
Romania reported its first COVID-19 case a year ago this week (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Chicago pastor warns about orchestrated efforts to destroy the Church, conservatives
(Natural News) Pastor Cristian Ionescu, a Romanian immigrant living in Chicago, has seen this movie before. It happened in his native country in the past and, in his view, it is happening now in his adopted land. Ionescu, who fled persecution in communist Romania as a religious refugee, thinks some powerful individuals are taking advantage... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Association between facebook use, depression and family satisfaction: a cross-sectional study of Romanian youth - Iovu MB, Runcan R, Runcan PL, Andrioni F.
BACKGROUND: In recent years, Facebook has increasingly become an essential part of the lives of people, particularly youths, thus many research efforts have been focused on investigating the potential connection between social networking and mental health ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Romania To Share Its COVID-19 Vaccine Stockpile With Moldova
Romania will help Moldova tackle the coronavirus outbreak by supplying COVID-19 vaccines from its own reserve, Moldovan President Maia... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers deconstruct ancient Jewish parchment using multiple imaging techniques
(Frontiers) Scientists in Romania used multiple, complementary imaging techniques to non-invasively study the composition of an aged Jewish parchment scroll. The various analyses can determine the types of materials used in the manuscript's manufacturing, providing historical context for objects of mysterious provenance. The research also offers insights into the item's degradation over time, including indications of previous repair attempts. All of this information helps conservators determine how best to restore such antiques to their original condition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Way to support effective brain performance after head injury backgrounded by lack of sleep
(Far Eastern Federal University) Scientists from the School of Biomedicine of Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) with colleagues from Italy, Spain, Romania, and Sweden suggest a way to protect the brain and minimize neurodegenerative processes after concussion head injuries in the presence of extensive previous sleep deprivation. This methodology is especially important given the retirement-age increase that has recently become an international trend. A related article appears in the Progress in Brain Research journal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news