Burns in the emergency department: a one-year single center analysis on 355 cases - Pieptu V, Mihai A, Groza C, Gheorghi ţă C, Cimpoieşu D, Azoicăi D.
BACKGROUND: Burns are common reasons for emergency department presentations. While extensive or special burns require treatment in a specialized center, the majority are amenable to ambulatory treatment or hospitalization in a surgical ward. Romania has a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

How COVID has deepened the housing crisis
As workplaces have been closed and jobs lost, the strain of managing expensive housing costs has affected both renters and homeowners alike. If you’ve found yourself in housing difficult as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown, please tell UNISON here.  When lockdown came, school kitchen assistant Adriana Chirica lost all her work: “Even though the school was open for some vulnerable students, the kitchen was not. So I had no income for 8 weeks. “Our housing costs are £1,100 a month with bills on top. My husband is freelance, and though he got a grant from the government, we have still had to borr...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - August 28, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article Covid-19 housing Source Type: news

How COVID-19 has deepened the housing crisis
As workplaces have been closed and jobs lost, the strain of managing expensive housing costs has affected both renters and homeowners alike. If you’ve found yourself in housing difficulty as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown, please tell UNISON here.  When lockdown came, school kitchen assistant Adriana Chirica lost all her work: “Even though the school was open for some vulnerable students, the kitchen was not. So I had no income for 8 weeks. “Our housing costs are £1,100 a month with bills on top. My husband is freelance, and though he got a grant from the government, we have still had to bor...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 28, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article Covid-19 housing Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Italy orders travellers from Spain, Croatia, Malta and Greece to be tested as cases rise
France and Spain report highest post-lockdown cases; more than60,000 new cases in India for third day running; New Zealand outbreakspreadsUK adds France to Covid-19 14-day quarantine listUK government quietly drops 1.3m Covid tests from England tallyFrance says UK quarantine will lead to reciprocal measuresMobile crematorium in Bolivia as deaths surgeUK coronavirus updates – live12.30pmBSTHungary,Romania andBulgaria have suffered their worst quarterly downturns in decades because of the pandemic, according to official data published in the three EU members Friday.The news agency, Agence France-Presse, reports thatHun...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 14, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Pidd (now); Josh Halliday, Helen Sullivan and Ben Doherty (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Adopting recommendations of a road safety management capacity review: addressing a tragic decade of road safety in Romania - Grzebieta R, Czapski R, Burlacu FA, Sakashita C, Soames Job RF, Burlacu A.
Key Findings •Romania's road fatality rate per capita is the worst in the EU and third worst compared to 35 OECD countries. • Ineffective leadership and lack of commitment to strong actions to reduce Romania's road fatalities were observed at va... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

What are the factors affecting tourist behavior based on the perception of risk? Romanian and Serbian tourists' perspective in the aftermath of the recent floods and wildfires in Greece - Kova čić S, Mărgărint MC, Ionce R, Miljković.
During the summer season 2018 and 2019, natural hazards (namely, floods and wildfires) have occurred at some of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece, endangering tourists ’ safety and vacation quality. These have influenced tourists’ percepti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Fatal road traffic accidents in Mure ș County, Romania - a retrospective autopsy based study - Carașca C, Hogea T, Hădăreanu V.
OBJECTIVE: The main objective of this study is to evaluate the medico-legal aspects of fatal road traffic accidents. Methods: This is a retrospective study consisting of 80 forensic autopsies performed at the Institute of Legal Medicine - Tîrgu Mureș... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Fears as first Covid-19 case reported in rebel-held Syrian camps – as it happened
WHO says pandemic is still accelerating; Hundreds of Romanians check themselves out of hospital; Serbia considers new lockdown. This blog is now closedFollow the latest global coronavirus live blog hereWHO says coronavirus pandemic still acceleratingWarning of Covid-19 ‘storm’ as pandemic accelerates across AfricaTrudeau and Trump ’s responses see wildly different results12.39amBSTWe ’ve launched a new blog at the link below – head there for the latest:Related:Coronavirus live news: Bolivia president tests positive amid record rise in South Africa cases12.05amBSTSouth Africa announced Thursday...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan (now and earlier) , Damien Gayle ,Sarah Marsh , Amy Walkerand Nadeem Badshah Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news US news Australia news UK news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Wind farms on the Black Sea coast could endanger bat populations in Eastern Europe
(Forschungsverbund Berlin) The Via Pontica, an important migration route for birds in Eastern Europe, runs along the Black Sea coast of Romania and Bulgaria. Bats also use this route. In this region, numerous wind farms have been installed in recent years because of good wind conditions. A Romanian research team with the Leibniz-IZW in Berlin demonstrated that this leads to high death rates of migrating bats and potentially large declines even in populations living in other countries. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 17, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Cochrane's 2019 Annual Review
A Message from the Governing Board Co-chairs, Chief Executive Officer and Editor in ChiefWe are delighted to publish Cochrane ’s2019 Annual Review, entitled: ‘Embracing Diversity’. As we celebrate 12 months of achievements and reflect on the global expansion and increasing impact of Cochrane’s work, and the growing diversity of our organization, we acknowledge that there is still more Cochrane can do to embrace and promote diversity in all its for ms. We publish ourAnnual Review at a time when millions of citizens around the world are demonstrating against the continuing racism and discriminati...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 8, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Aggressive behaviors among 15-16-year-old Romanian high school students: results from two consecutive surveys related to alcohol and other drug use at the European level - Bucur A, Ursoniu S, Caraion-Buzdea C, Ciobanu V, Florescu S, Vladescu C.
This study investiga... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Latest: Romania's PM fined over virus lapses at meeting
Romania’s prime minister has paid fines totaling about $600 for smoking indoors and holding a meeting in a government building where participants did not follow social distancing rules (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus Anxiety Scale
Source: Christopher Newport University (CNU). Published: 5/14/2020. Basic information The coronavirus anxiety scale (CAS) is a self-report mental health screener of dysfunctional anxiety associated with the coronavirus crisis. Because a significant number of people experience clinically significant fear and anxiety during an infectious disease outbreak, the CAS was developed to help clinicians and researchers efficiently identify cases of individuals functionally impaired by coronavirus-related anxiety. Psychometric properties Independent studies of adults residing across the United State have demonstrated that the CAS...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Obsession with COVID-19-Scale
Source: Christopher Newport University (CNU). Published: 5/14/2020. Basic information The Obsession with COVID-19 Scale (OCS) is a self-report mental health screener of persistent and disturbed thinking about COVID-19. Because the COVID-19 crisis affects nearly every aspect of a person ’s life, the OCS was developed to help clinicians and researchers efficiently identify cases of individuals functionally impaired by their COVID-19 related thinking patterns. Psychometric properties The OCS was developed on two large samples of adults (n = 775; n = 398) residing across the United States. The OCS is a reliable instr...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 Technical Guidance: Providing Care for Children with Acute Respiratory Infections
Source: World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. Published: 5/2020. The World Health Organization has developed some guidelines, materials, and apps on this web page that frontline healthcare providers may find useful when providing care for children with severe acute respiratory infections when COVID-19 is suspected. The WHO Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children is available in several languages, including Armenian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Romanian, Russian, and Uzbek. Special attention is drawn to these sections, which are particularly relevant within the COVID-19 context: Chapter 4: information on cough and d...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: WHO sees 'encouraging signs' in Europe despite Spain death toll passing 4,000
Spain says 655 people died overnight; India announces stimulus package; WTO warns economic impact will be worse than 2008Coronavirus latest – at a glanceUK coronavirus - live updatesMen are much more likely to die from Covid-19. But why?How did Spain get its coronavirus response so wrong?See all our coronavirus coverage2.18pmGMTTheRomanian writer and anti-communist dissident Paul Goma has died in Paris after contracting coronavirus. Goma, who was 84, was hospitalised a week ago and died in the early hours of Wednesday morning, his biographer told Romanian media outlets.Born in 1935, Goma first caught the attention of...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 26, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Matthew Weaver (now) and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Infectious diseases Science Medical research Microbiology Source Type: news

Influence of weather conditions on fatal road accidents on highways and urban and rural roads in romania - Drosu A, Cofaru C, Popescu MV.
This paper investigates the relationship between different weather conditions and the monthly road traffic accidents (Nacc) that caused injuries and fatalities between 2011 and 2014 on the Romanian highways and urban and rural roads. The monthly average te... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

'Do not let this fire burn': WHO warns Europe over Covid-19
Europe now centre of pandemic, says WHO, as Spain prepares for state of emergencyCoronavirus latest - live updatesThe World Health Organization has stepped up its calls for intensified action to fight the coronavirus pandemic, imploring countries “not to let this fire burn”, as Spain said it would declare a 15-day state of emergency from Saturday.Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO director general, said Europe – where the virus is present in all 27 EU states and has infected 25,000 people – had become the centre of the epidemic, with more reported cases and deaths than the rest of the world combine...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jon Henley in Paris and Sam Jones in Madrid Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Science World news European Union China South Korea Belgium India Norway Ghana Kenya Iran Spain Netherlands France Portugal Bulgaria Romania Czech Republic Source Type: news

European countries take radical steps to combat coronavirus
Evidence grows that outbreak is easing in South Korea and has passed its peak in ChinaCoronavirus latest - live updatesGovernments, central banks and EU ministers have taken further radical steps to stem the spread of the coronavirus and cushion its economic impact, as evidence grew that in China the outbreak has passed its peak and in South Korea it is easing.The Covid-19 pandemic has infected more than 135,000 people and killed nearly 5,000 globally, according to theJohns Hopkins university tracker, disrupting travel, closing schools, shutting factories and cancelling sporting, cultural and political events.Continue read...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jon Henley Europe correspondent Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Science World news European Union China South Korea Belgium India Norway Ghana Kenya Iran Spain Netherlands France Portugal Bulgaria Romania Czech Republic Source Type: news

Improving flood risk map accuracy using high-density LiDAR data and the HEC-RAS river analysis system: a case study from north-eastern Romania - Stoleriu CC, Urzica A, Mihu ‐Pintilie A.
North-eastern Romania is frequently affected by storms that produce annual floods with catastrophic effects upon agriculture areas. The implementation of the 2007/60/ EC Directive, which aims, among other things, to assess and manage flood risk, is current... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Disaster preparedness and cultural factors: a comparative study in Romania and Malta - Appleby-Arnold S, Brockdorff N, Jakovljev I, Zdravkovi ć S.
This exploratory study investigates the relationships between citizens' disaster preparedness and cultural factors in Romania and Malta. METHODologically, we collected quantitative and qualitative data during two Citizen Summits, which consisted of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Romania confirms first case of coronavirus: health minister
Romania confirmed its first case of coronavirus in a man from the southern county of Gorj on Wednesday, Health Minister Victor Costache said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

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