Interminority contact and solidarity under conflict: evidence from the Hungarian and Roma minorities in Romania - Cernat V.
This study investigated the relationship between interminority contact and solidarity underconflict. The analysis of representative samples of Hungarian (N = 604) and Roma (N = 602) ethnics from Romania revealed restricted positivity among the high-status ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Serbia reports outbreak of African swine fever in boars
Serbia has seen an outbreak of the pig disease African swine fever (ASF) in wild boars in the east of the country, close to the country's borders with Bulgaria and Romania, the state Tanjug news agency said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Romania reports outbreak of H5N8 bird flu on a farm: OIE
Romania has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus on a farm in the northern part of the country, the first such outbreak in nearly three years, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Neglected children end up with 'smaller brains'
Adopted children who suffered severe deprivation in Romanian orphanages had smaller brains than others as young adults. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severe childhood deprivation reduces brain size, study finds
Brain scans of Romanian orphans adopted in UK show early neglect left its markChildren who experience severe deprivation early in life have smaller brains in adulthood, researchers have found.The findings are based on scans of young adults who were adopted as children into UK familiesfrom Romania ’sorphanages that rose under the regime of the dictator Nicolae Ceau şescu.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 6, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Science Neuroscience Children Health Poverty Social exclusion Romania Europe Society World news Source Type: news

Children who lived in deprived orphanages in Romania have brains 10% SMALLER than English adoptees
Researchers from King's College London took MRI scans of nearly 70 people raised in the notorious orphanages in the 1980s under communist ruling. Pictured: An orphanage in Belarus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brain 'shrinks' if children neglected
Adopted children who suffered deprivation in Romanian orphanages had smaller brains than others. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coroner calls for greater safeguards around online prescribing
Woman died after obtaining opiates after a consultation with doctors in Romania Related items fromOnMedica Pharmacists call for more medicines reviews Multidisciplinary prescribing can help reduce errors Brexit: Drug export ban advised by pharmacy bosses Europe ’s doctors urge tighter curbs in Chinese medicine Hunt announces Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 12, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Gains and Losses of Irregular Migration
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Dec 6 2019 (IPS) While opening a newspaper or watching a TV program we are every day made aware of the plights of irregular migrants. Some recent examples among many – on 24 October, 39 Chinese nationals were found dead in a lorry trailer in Essex. They had apparently frozen to death within a refrigerator container with temperatures as low as -25C (-13F). This while tragedies occur almost daily on the Mediterranean Sea. On 26 November, a rescue vessel found a boat almost completely sunken. It had three dead bodies aboard. Fifty-five migrants were saved. Three of them were in a critical...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Africa Aid Crime & Justice Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

West Nile Virus Infection: Annual Epidemiological Report for 2018; Surveillance Report
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 12/2019. This six-page report on cases of West Nile virus infection is based on data for 2018 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on September 10, 2019. For 2018,11 European Union/European Economic Area Member States reported 1,605 West Nile virus infections, of which 1,548 (96 percent) were locally acquired. The majority of locally acquired cases were reported by Italy, Greece, and Romania. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - December 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Research on human trafficking in Moldova: a review of literature - Bogdan L.
This paper investigates the literature on human trafficking in Moldova. Four main categories emerged when reviewing scholarly articles published in English and Romanian from 1998 to 2018: (1) empirical research by policy-making organizations, (2) nonempiri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A Mobile App for Managing Mobile Medical Units Has Been Successfully Tested in Romania
Beginning of March 2019, Merci Charity Boutique association based in Bucharest, Romania started testing the "Mobile app for mobile medical units and cabinets", which helps the mobile dental practice to monitor the performance of the actions carried out in the rural communities. In the past six months, data from 772 children from rural communities were collected. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - November 26, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Advanced Clinical Expands Global Reach with New Romania Offices
Advanced Clinical opens two offices in Romania to better serve the country's clinical needs.(PRWeb October 16, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/advanced_clinical_expands_global_reach_with_new_romania_offices/prweb16653714.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mushroom intoxication, a fatal condition in Romanian children: Two case reports - M ărginean CO, Meliţ LE, Mărginean MO.
RATIONALE: Approximately 5000 species of wild mushroom are reported worldwide, of which 100 are documented as poisonous and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Romania to open its first Holocaust museum
Nearly three-quarters of a century since the end of World War II, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has backed the creation of the country's first Holocaust museum. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IEEE International Conference on e-Health and Bioengineering EHB 2019
21 - 23 November 2019, Iasi, Romania. The 7-th edition of the International Conference on e-Health and Bioengineering (EHB 2019) will take place in the city of Iasi, Romania. This year the conference motto is "Smarter technology for a better health" while the sub-domains and topics of medical bioengineering and biomedical engineering represent fundamental pillars for the reinforcement of medical research and of health care. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 30, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Events Source Type: news

Nationalism and anti-semitism in an independent Romania - Motta G.
The history of antisemitism in Romania is strictly connected to the religious and cultural framework of those territories, as well as to their political integration from the age of emancipation and independence to the establishment of a Greater Romania aft... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Creating solidarity: intimate partner violence (IPV) and politics of emotions in a multi-ethnic neighbourhood in Romania - Vr ăbiescu I.
This article tackles ethical and political dimensions of emotions while exploring forms of solidarity among women exposed to gender violence. Taking the case of a multi-ethnic neighbourhood in the border city of Giurgiu, Romania, the author investigates th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sexual Exploitation of Minors is a Crime Against Humanity
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Jul 22 2019 (IPS) If they pay for it, men tend to believe they have the right to do anything to a woman’s body. You pay for your own entertainment without a thought about who you are paying and what cause you are supporting. Money is used as an excuse for and a means to oil a machinery that generates lots of profit while keeping pimps and other perpetrators out of the reach of the law. Jeffrey Epstein is a generous benefactor of world-renowned scientists and has intimate ties with powerful men like Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, as well as star lawyers like Alan Derschowitz. This mult...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Crime & Justice Featured Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Epidemiology of non-morbid vertebro-medullary trauma following road accidents in the forensic casuistry of Bihor County, Romania - Judea PC, Tamas R, Negrutiu B, Buhas C, Pascalau A, Bodea A, Tomulescu I, Adrian J, Cseppento CN.
INTRODUCTION: Vertebro-medullary trauma and spinal cord injuries are a traumatic pathology commonly encountered in road accidents. The severity of the posttraumatic consequences is given by the magnitude of the meningo-medullary injuries and it is directly... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

When cross-ethnic friendships can be bad for out-group attitudes: the importance of friendship quality - Cernat V.
Data collected from Romanian students living in the Transylvanian region of Romania showed that the quality of friendship with Hungarian ethnics moderated the effects of cross-ethnic friendship quantity on attitudes towards this out-group. Although high-qu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

State of the art forensic techniques reveal evidence of interpersonal violence ca. 30,000 years ago - Kranioti EF, Grigorescu D, Harvati K.
The Cioclovina (Romania) calvaria, dated to ca. 33 cal ka BP and thought to be associated with the Aurignacian lithic industry, is one of the few relatively well preserved representatives of the earliest modern Europeans. Two large fractures on this specim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

New lab seeks supramolecular solutions for gene therapy
A new EU-funded laboratory in Romania has given researchers a head start in applying the insights of supramolecular chemistry to biomedical applications such as gene therapy, tissue engineering and drug delivery. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - June 24, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

Collaboration enriches Romania's agricultural industry
An EU-funded project has equipped agricultural economists with advanced tools and techniques to support Romania's important farming and agro-food industries while raising the international scientific and academic profile of the country's leading agricultural university. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - June 13, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

Romanian carnivores at a crossroads
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - June 13, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Popescu, V., Pop, M., Chiriac, S., Rozylowicz, L. Tags: letters Source Type: news

Measles – European Region
In the first two months of 2019, 34 300 measles cases have been reported in 42 countries of the WHO European Region, including 13 measles-related deaths in three countries (Albania, Romania and Ukraine). The majority of cases are reported in Ukraine, with more than 25 000 cases (>70%)1. As of 28 March 2019, the WHO European Region reported a total of 83 540 measles cases and 74 related deaths for 2018. This is compared to 25 869 cases and 42 deaths in 2017, and 5 273 cases and 13 deaths in 2016. In 2018, eight countries reported over 2 000 cases each including Ukraine (n= 53 218), Serbia (n=5 076), Israel (3 140), Franc...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - May 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

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

Surveillance Report: West Nile Virus Infection; Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 3/2019. This six-page report on cases of West Nile virus infection is based on data for 2016 retrieved from The European Surveillance System (TESSy) on December 10, 2018. For 2016, seven European Union/European Economic Area Member States reported 238 West Nile virus infections, of which 224 (94 percent) were locally acquired, and 14 were travel-related. Most locally acquired cases were reported by Romania and Italy. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health 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