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 national v...
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

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

Romania’s center-right prime minister resigns after election
Romania’s center-right prime minister has resigned after a general election in which voters delivered nominal victory to the left-leaning, populist opposition party (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Romanian opposition takes narrow lead after election
The governing party of PM Ludovic Orban could cling to power by allying with smaller parties. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Romanians elect new lawmakers, seek end to political turmoil
Romanians have voted in a legislative election that many hope will restore some stability in one of the poorest European Union nations after five years of political and social turmoil (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Romanian monolith revealed after Utah monolith disappears, local mayor is 'honored'
After a Utah monolith earns worldwide attention, only to disappear, a new monolith appears in Romania … and then vanishes. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mysterious monolith 'disappears' from Romanian hillside
A monolith that went viral after appearing on a Romanian hillside has mysteriously “disappeared.” ​​​​​​​ (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news