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Regulatory Challenges Top List of Concerns of Medtech Professionals
The survey of medtech professionals that regulatory consultancy Emergo (Austin, TX) conducts each year is a good gauge of the mood of the global medical device industry as it heads into a new year. Typically, there are no dramatic shifts in attitudes and perceptions from one year to the next—progress and change tend to be incremental in the medtech sector—but there is movement on the margins that can be instructive. From that perspective, key takeaways from the Global Medical Device Industry Outlook for 2018 include tempered growth expectations in all markets compared with 2017 and a broad consensus that a...
Source: MDDI - February 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Norbert Sparrow Tags: Plastics Today Source Type: news

Animals Dropped Dead Inside Roman ‘Gate to Hell.’ Scientists Just Figured Out Why
Two millennia ago, a small Greco-Roman temple in present-day Turkey awed and enthralled its residents. Just beyond its stone gate, in a grotto shrouded in a heavy mist, a strange force worked dark deeds: Bulls ushered inside would lie down and perish; the castrated priests in charge would emerge unscathed. Was it the bloodthirsty will of Pluto, the god of the underworld? The supernatural power of the priests? New research published on Feb. 12 in the journal Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences suggests a far earthlier explanation to the cave’s mystery: noxious carbon dioxide. Using a portable gas analyzer, vol...
Source: TIME: Science - February 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Rachel Tepper Paley / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Archaeology onetime Source Type: news

JOURNO-TERRORISM: CNN stalks elderly woman, "doxxes" her on live broadcast, accuses of being a Russian puppet... wave of threats ensues
(Natural News) In 2016, I coined the term “journo-terrorism” to describe the fear-based deranged “journalism” being practiced by out-of-control left-wing news propagandists like CNN. Today, CNN just confirmed they are the leader in journo-terrorism by stalking an elderly woman in her own front yard, “doxxing” her on a live broadcast, and accusing her of being... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CNN, MSNBC, and Hollywood Leftist kook Michael Moore all helped Russia sow discord by promoting a FAKE anti-Trump rally
(Natural News) Some readers get offended when I talk about the “American Pravda” media being the biggest enemy of the United States these days. Well, when there are numerous examples to back up the claim, I’m not sure what other conclusions a thinking person can make. Here’s another one. Late last week Deputy Attorney General... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New analytical method provides an insight into additional chromosomes
(AKSON Russian Science Communication Association) A new technique promises to identify additional chromosomes involved in carcinogenesis. A method for analyzing additional chromosomes was proposed by a team of scientists at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology and the Institute of Cytology and Genetics (Siberian branch of Russian Academy of Sciences), NSU Laboratory of Structural, Functional and Comparative Genomics and the University of Belgrade (Serbia) and published in the journal Chromosoma. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 21, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Russian Doping Case In Olympic Curling Isn't What It Appears To Be
Why would an athlete in a sport like curling engage in doping? As an adage goes, “we mock what we don't understand. ” (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lee Igel, Contributor Source Type: news

When will Mueller indict Obama for interfering with the elections of Israel and other nations?
(Natural News) As you may know, last week a federal grand jury returned 13 indictments of Russian citizens and three Russian firms recommended as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into whether the Trump campaign “colluded” with Russia to “steal the election” from Hillary Clinton. House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said over... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get the most out of foreign investment
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Researchers at the Higher School of Economics (HSE University) have revealed that Russian companies need to invest in the development of intellectual resources in order to maximize the benefits from partners in developed countries. Results of the study have been published in the journal, Knowledge Management Research& Practice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The American Pravda media isn’t covering the "Trump-Russia collusion" story because THEY were IN on creating it
(Natural News) Beginning shortly after President Donald J. Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, Americans were treated to a steady diet of stories from the American Pravda media claiming that he “colluded” with the Russian government to “steal the election.” For months information meant to substantiate the claim, made in the absence of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol, pattern of drinking and all-cause mortality in Russia, Belarus and Hungary: a retrospective indirect cohort study based on mortality of relatives - Horvat P, Stefler D, Murphy M, King L, McKee M, Bobak M.
AIMS: To assess the relationship between alcohol intake frequency and mortality among males and females in three Eastern European populations, and to estimate the additional mortality risk posed by a combination of frequent drinking, binge drinking and oth... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Namibia:Dentistry Graduates in Limbo Over Internship
[New Era] Windhoek -The majority of the 24 dentistry graduates from universities in Russia, Ukraine, China and Belarus are unhappy that they cannot put their skills to good use because not all of them have been accommodated in an internship programme. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

As An American Tragedy Unfolds, Russian Agents Sow Discord Online
On Twitter, Russian trolls, bots, and influencers are seeking to deepen divides after the latest school shooting.(Image credit: Carolyn Cole/LA Times via Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Geoff Brumfiel Source Type: news

World leaders join new drive to beat noncommunicable diseases
WHO is announcing today a new high-level commission, comprised of heads of state and ministers, leaders in health and development and entrepreneurs. The group will propose bold and innovative solutions to accelerate prevention and control of the leading killers on the planet – noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) like heart and lung disease, cancers, and diabetes. The WHO Independent Global High-level Commission on NCDs is co-chaired by President Tabar é Vázquez of Uruguay; President Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka; President Sauli Niinistö of Finland; Veronika Skvortsova, Minister of Healthcare of th...
Source: WHO news - February 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: communicable disease [subject], infectious diseases, noncommunicable disease [subject], chronic diseases, Press release [doctype] Source Type: news

Why People Are Swimming in Freezing Water
Forget dipping your toe in the deep end. In countries around the world, intrepid swimmers of all ages plunge into ice-cold waters for a thrill that can feel as sharp as daggers–and bragging rights that last all winter. Welcome to the fun and frigid world of cold-water swimming. The hobby is nothing new. It’s been around for centuries in chilly climes such as Russia and Finland, and people have been crossing the notoriously frosty, 21-mile-long English Channel without wet suits since at least the 1800s. The Coney Island Polar Bear Club hosted its first U.S. ocean dip in 1903. And while polar plunges have become ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized cold water swimming healthytime Longevity Source Type: news

'Living bandages': NUST MISIS scientists develop biocompatible anti-burn nanofibers
(National University of Science and Technology MISIS) A group of NUST MISIS's young scientists, for the very first time in Russia, has presented a new therapeutic material based on nanofibers made of polycaprolactone modified with a thin-film antibacterial composition and plasma components of human blood. Biodegradable bandages made from these fibers will accelerate the growth of tissue cells twice as quickly, contributing to the normal regeneration of damaged tissues, as well as preventing the formation of scars in cases of severe burns. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Michael Isikoff emerges as a key media propaganda operative for the deep state's TREASON against the United States of America
(Natural News) William D. Campbell is an undercover informant working for the FBI who was embedded in the Russian nuclear industry for almost six years. In his recent testimony before three Congressional committees, Campbell explained that after several years of being debriefed by the Central Intelligence Agency after traveling to foreign nations, he was eventually... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ears for Icarus
(Max-Planck-Gesellschaft) A Russian rocket delivers antenna for an animal tracking system to the International Space Station. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 13, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Left-wing media refuses to cover FBI / FISA corruption scandal; instead tries to recycle nearly year-old "Russia collusion" story as "Breaking News"
(Natural News) The second that President Trump won the election, conservatives across the country knew that the liberals were going to do whatever they could to take him down. This was to be expected, because that’s just how liberals are – if they don’t get their way, then they whine and complain until they do.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parental alcohol consumption and adult children's educational attainment - Mangiavacchi L, Piccoli L.
This study analyses whether an excessive parental alcohol consumption during childhood can affect long run children's educational attainments. Using 19 waves of the Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey (RLMS), where individuals and their families are foll... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

3 Reasons Trump ’s Plan to Privatize the International Space Station Won’t (and Shouldn’t) Happen
Dabbling in real estate and looking for a way to invest hundreds of millions of dollars with virtually no chance of return? Then the International Space Station (ISS) is for you. Discontinuing funding for space station operations after 2024 and turning the job over to the private sector after that is something the Trump Administration is currently contemplating, the Washington Post reports. The good news is this will surely never happen. The bad news is that the White House is even considering a plan that fails on so many levels. Here are the three big ones. Privatizing the Space Station is a fiscal loser The Internationa...
Source: TIME: Science - February 11, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized budgets Government international space station NASA Science trump Source Type: news

If you bought Bitcoin, you may have accidentally funneled money to the CIA
(Natural News) Is Bitcoin a truly anonymous digital currency developed for the sole purpose of giving people freedom from the central banks, or was it actually hatched by the “deep state” in order to secretly fund international missions by the CIA and MI5? A Russian cybersecurity expert is alleging the latter, according to slides obtained... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans Just Took on Russia in Outer Space ’s First Badminton Game
Elon Musk may have caught a ton of headlines Tuesday with SpaceX’s launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket, but aboard the International Space Station (ISS), another first was also taking place: Space’s first badminton game. American astronauts teamed up with Russian cosmonauts and a Japanese astronaut to make the game happen. Playing in zero gravity reportedly involved adding a new layer of “space rules” to the game. A few videos of the experience made their way onto Twitter: На борту Международной космической станции впервые в истории прошел...
Source: TIME: Science - February 7, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Emily Price Tags: Uncategorized astronauts badminton international space station iss NASA onetime space travel sporting events Sports Source Type: news

Russian and Japanese scientists are studying the possibility of correcting bad heredity
(Ural Federal University) Scientists of Ural Federal University in collaboration with colleagues from Japan won a grant from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. The grant will allow to develop the project " Molecular mechanisms of hybrid genesis (elimination of the genome) " . (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 7, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Freedom, not coercion
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) A feeling of freedom and a sense of responsibility are directly related to one another. Scientists from HSE's International Laboratory of Positive Psychology of Personality and Motivation, the University of Missouri and Omsk State University have become the first to prove this link in a study involving both Russian and American (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

GE Healthcare launches analytics program for PyeongChang, Tokyo Olympic athletes
General Electric (NYSE:GE) said yesterday it is supplying a bespoke advanced analytics solution for both the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang this year and the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020. The system, designed through a partnership with the International Olympic Committee, integrates athlete information including injuries and illness alongside venue, sport and training procedures to produce more informed treatment decisions and improve health and safety at the games. “Through digital transformation, the IOC is pursuing its mission of helping to prevent injuries among our world-class athletes. With 40 ...
Source: Mass Device - February 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Software / IT GE Healthcare Source Type: news

Egypt Says 4,400-Year-Old Tomb Discovered Outside Cairo
CAIRO (AP) — Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near the country’s famed pyramids at the Giza plateau just outside Cairo, the Antiquities Ministry said Saturday, the latest discovery that authorities hope will help revive the country’s staggering tourism sector.The tomb was found in a wider area of Giza’s western necropolis, which is known to be home to tombs from the Old Kingdom.It likely belonged to a woman known as Hetpet, who archaeologists believe was close to ancient Egyptian royals of the 5th Dynasty. The tomb, unveiled to the media on Saturday, is made of mud brick...
Source: TIME: Science - February 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Menna Zaki / AP Tags: Uncategorized APW Egypt onetime Source Type: news

Buried in Trump's Nuclear Report: A Russian Doomsday Weapon
The administration's Nuclear Posture Review mentions a massive, nuclear-armed torpedo capable of incinerating cities. But is it real?(Image credit: USAF Lookout Moutain Laboratory) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Geoff Brumfiel Source Type: news

Russia to offer tourists spacewalks for $100m – with discount for first taker
Space company Energia will offer ‘comfortable’ flights for up to six people onboard the NEM-2 moduleRussia is planning to send paying tourists on the International Space Station out on spacewalks for the first time, an official from the country ’s space industry said Thursday.“We are discussing the possibility of sending tourists on spacewalks,” Vladimir Solntsev, the head of Russian space company Energia, told Russian tabloid Komsomolskaya Pravda.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 2, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse Tags: Russia Space Europe Science World news Source Type: news

Bitcoin created by the CIA and NSA, warns co-founder of Kaspersky security software firm
(Natural News) One of the co-founders of a Russian cybersecurity firm recently gave a presentation in which she alleged that the popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin is a project of American intelligence agencies to fund their covert spying operations throughout the world. Natalya Kaspersky, president of the “InfoWatch” group of companies and co-founder and ex-CEO of antivirus... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stunning Photos Show ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ Eclipse All Over the World
Much of the world looked up to the skies Wednesday in search of the “super blue blood moon,” a rare celestial phenomenon that hasn’t occurred since 1982. The spectacle was particularly captivating because it was the convergence of three rare events: a supermoon, blue moon, and total lunar eclipse — which turns the moon orangish-red, hence the “blood” description. There won’t be another so-called “super blue blood moon” until 2037. The rarity of the Instagram-worthy sight meant many people all over the world woke up early to catch a glimpse of the unique lunar eclipse. T...
Source: TIME: Science - January 31, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Aric Jenkins Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

Holistic treatment for respiratory ailments: Salt therapy is an effective drug-free option
(Natural News) Halotherapy (“salt therapy” or HT) is a form of alternative medicine that utilizes a “controlled air medium” that simulates the microclimate within a natural salt cave. Based on the findings of a group of researchers from Russia, salt therapy is an effective method that can be used to address respiratory diseases. For this... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian mother gives birth to a 13lb 4oz baby
The unnamed mother had the baby without any medical assistance in the small town of Dagestankiye Ogni in south-west Russia. The woman is now recovering in hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How does living in a big city increase life expectancy?
(National Research University Higher School of Economics) Inhabitants of Moscow and St Petersburg live significantly longer than people living in other regions of Russia, according to a recent study carried out by researchers at the Higher School of Economics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

MSU biologists: Bryozoans, brachiopods, and phoronida originate from the common ancestor
(Lomonosov Moscow State University) An associate of the Faculty of Biology of Lomonosov Moscow State University studied the nervous system of adult phoronida using modern methods and presented new facts in the long-lasting discussion about the taxonomy of invertebrates proving that phoronids, barchiopods, and bryozoans are relatives despite earlier arguments. The results of the work were published in Scientific Reports. The study was carried out within the framework of the 'Noah's Ark' project supported with a grant of Russian Science Foundation (RSF). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 30, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mother gives birth to a 13lb 4oz baby
The unnamed mother had the baby without any medical assistance in the small town of Dagestankiye Ogni in south-west Russia. The woman is now recovering in hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Op-Ed: Employers are playing Russian Roulette with diabetes
The figures are alarming and only getting worse. Chronic health conditions make up the bulk of an employer ’s health costs, and the biggest among these is that of employees with diabetes — of which many also have additional chronic illnesses, such as cardiovascular disease.  Medical costs for people with diabetes are more than twice that of healthy employees — more than $11,000 a year. At most co mpanies, more than 9 percent of their workforce has diabetes, and it’s conservatively estimated… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 26, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Chris Skisak Source Type: news

Op-Ed: Employers are playing Russian Roulette with diabetes
The figures are alarming and only getting worse. Chronic health conditions make up the bulk of an employer ’s health costs, and the biggest among these is that of employees with diabetes — of which many also have additional chronic illnesses, such as cardiovascular disease.  Medical costs for people with diabetes are more than twice that of healthy employees — more than $11,000 a year. At most co mpanies, more than 9 percent of their workforce has diabetes, and it’s conservatively estimated… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 26, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Skisak Source Type: news

The Nuclear ‘Doomsday Clock’ Is the Closest to Midnight It’s Been Since the Cold War
The world moved closer to an existential catastrophe this year as the threat of nuclear warfare escalated, bringing the symbolic Doomsday Clock two minutes away from midnight, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists said Thursday. The move of the Doomsday Clock to two minutes away from midnight, the symbolic time at which the planet meets a world-ending disaster, represents a 30-second jump from last year. It is the closest the planet has been to midnight since 1953 when the U.S. and the Soviet Union were testing hydrogen bombs. “To call the world’s nuclear situation dire is to understate the danger and its immed...
Source: TIME: Science - January 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump Foreign Policy nuclear missiles onetime Security Source Type: news

The FBI's outrageous destruction of evidence involving Peter Strzok forces us to re-examine the Waco raid of 1993
(Natural News) Recent breaking news about the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) knowingly destroying at least five months’ worth of text message evidence pertaining to an investigation into President Trump’s alleged ties to Russia has sent shockwaves throughout Capitol Hill. But if the FBI’s reputation as a credible law enforcement entity is what people are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medtronic launches Endurant II, IIs ChEVAR real-world study
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said today it launched a study of its Endurant II and IIs stent graft systems, designed to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms, exploring the use of the device in ChEVAR procedures in real-world settings. The 150-patient, single-arm study is slated to enroll patients at 25 sites across Europe and Russia, with the first enrollments already underway at Munster, Germany’s St. Franziskus Hospital led by principal investigator Dr. Giovanni Torsello. “We are excited to initiate this study in a real-world population, which will build upon existing clinical evidence for the ChEVAR technique as a ...
Source: Mass Device - January 24, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Vascular Medtronic Source Type: news

Russian data refute the CLASH model - Prudkov PN, Rodina ON.
We examined the CLASH model using the data on climate and violence from the Russian Federation. The Russian Federation is a huge country with dramatic climatic differences between regions. Our results are absolutely inconsistent with the model. We consider... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Computational method speeds hunt for new antibiotics
(Carnegie Mellon University) A team of American and Russian computer scientists has developed an algorithm that can rapidly search massive databases to discover novel variants of known antibiotics -- a potential boon in fighting antibiotic resistance. In just a few hours, the algorithm identified 10 times more variants of peptidic natural products (PNPs) than all previous PNP discovery efforts combined, the researchers report in the journal Nature Microbiology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 22, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Algorithm identifies ten times more naturally occurring antibiotics
(University of California - San Diego) In a paper published in Nature Microbiology on Jan. 22, a team of American and Russian computer scientists described a new algorithm that identified an order of magnitude, or roughly 10 times more, naturally occuring antiobiotics than all previous studies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 22, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Siberian chemists have improved hydrogen sensors
(Siberian Federal University) A group of scientists from the Siberian Federal University (SFU, Krasnoyarsk, Russia) and the Nikolaev Institute of Inorganic Chemistry (NIIC, Novosibirsk, Russia) combined the useful properties of metal phthalocyanines and palladium membranes in order to create active layers in hydrogen detectors. This operation significantly increases the sensitivity of the sensors. The study is reported in the journals Dyes and Pigments and International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 17, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Bad news for the hateful Left: Trump in EXCELLENT mental health, garnering perfect score on cognitive test
(Natural News) He’s crazy. He’s out of his mind. He’s mentally unfit. He’s too unstable for the job of president. That’s what Democrats and their mind-numbed robotic drone supporters have been parroting now for weeks. After the Trump-Russia “collusion” story fell through, they had to come up with something else — another albatross to hang... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Temperatures Plunged to -88.6 °F in Parts of Russia. Here’s What That’s Like
(MOSCOW) — People living in some of the coldest places on earth are hunkering down as temperatures fall to near-record lows that are even defeating thermometers. Temperatures in the remote, diamond-rich Russian region of Yakutia on Tuesday plunged to minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas. In Yakutia — about 3,300 miles east of Moscow — where students routinely go to school in minus 40 degrees, school was canceled throughout the region. Local police also ordered parents to keep their children at home. Over the weekend, two men froze to death when they tried to walk to a nea...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized APW onetime russia weather Source Type: news

American Psychiatric Association warns left-wing psychiatrists to stop "diagnosing" President Trump without a medical examination... a total violation of medical ethics
(Natural News) In the wake of the mainstream media’s glorious failure to conjure up enough fake news about President Trump’s alleged ties to Russia to get him impeached, the official narrative has now shifted to claiming that the billionaire businessman is mentally ill, and thus unfit for office. But the American Psychiatric Association (APA) has... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian Federation university student alcohol use: Smolensk City-a case example - Reznik A, Isralowitz R, Gritsenko V, Khalepo O, Kovaleva Y.
Alcohol use that causes damage to health and adverse events is a significant public health concern. However, there is a dearth of information about alcohol use among Russian Federation university students. This cross sectional study of 626 students examine... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Weapons in waiting - Stone R.
On the night of 26 October 2002, Russian special forces raided the Dubrovka Theater in Moscow, where terrorists were holding several hundred hostages. They had pumped a narcotic aerosol into the hall, aiming to incapacitate the terrorists. But the vapor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

When bigger is better: household size, abuse injuries, neglect, and family response in Novosibirsk, Russia - Emery CR, Eremina T, Arenas C, Kim J, Chan KL.
Although previous research has demonstrated larger households to be at higher risk of physical abuse and neglect of children, we argue that unilateral conceptualization of larger households as a risk factor is inappropriate. Application of resource dilutio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news