Hate crime victims in Serbia: a case study of context and social perceptions - Jokanovic J.
This article provides an overview of the Republic of Serbia's legal framework that incorporates strong guarantees for protection from discrimination, national minorities' rights, and prosecution of (ethnic) hate crimes, but also describes a social context ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sociodemographic and psychiatric characteristics among homicide offenders in Serbia - the province of Vojvodina (1996-2005) - Gaji ć Z, Milatovic J, Golubović B, Dadasovic J, Ralevic S, Golubovic J.
This study presents sociodemographic and psychiatric characteristics ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Belgrade Yuri Gagarin monument shrinks away after head jibes
Stream of sarcasm and parodies about scale of bust to plinth leads to it being dismantledIn 1961, Yuri Gagarin ’s legendary space flight lasted just 108 minutes. A monument in Belgrade to the first person in space did not last much longer, being swiftly dismantled after causing online hilarity owing to its curiously small head.On Sunday, a number of Serbian websites noticed that a monument to the cosmonaut had appeared on a street in the Serbian capital that beared his name. The large plinth and the small bust of Gagarin ’s head prompted the website Noizz to quip: “The only way you can see it clearly is t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 10, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Shaun Walker Tags: Serbia Yuri Gagarin Art and design Europe World news Science Culture Source Type: news

Young man with end stage heart failure found to have too much iron in his blood; successfully reversed with chelation therapy
(Natural News) A recent case study involving a young Serbian man with end-stage heart failure has shed new light on the potential of chelation therapy to fully remediate certain serious health conditions without the need for major surgery. Published in the Journal of Medical Case Reports, the paper focuses specifically on juvenile hemochromatosis, a rare... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The effectiveness of child restraint and seat belt legislation in reducing child injuries: The case of Serbia - Nazif-Munoz JI, Nikolic N.
The objective of this study is to determine the short- and long-term impacts of Serbia's 2009 update of child restraint and seat belt legislation on the incidence of pediatric motor vehicle-related injury. With this new law, the use of child res... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Serbian man has his end-stage heart failure reversed
Doctors at Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, published the tale in the Journal of Medical Case Reports, claiming it is the most successful result from iron chelation therapy in history. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Informal work-related injuries: a one year prospective study in a rural community in Serbia - Duri ć P, Diaconu K, O'May F, Rybovic J, Stevenson M.
Work-related injuries occurring during informal work often go unreported, yet lead to significant mortality and contribute substantially to disease burden due to injury-related disability. In Serbia, injury is a leading cause of death, with work-related in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes 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

The driver behaviour questionnaire in South-East Europe countries: Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia - Stanojevic P, Lajunen T, Jovanovic D, S ârbescu P, Kostadinov S.
Using data from three samples and more than 1000 participants, this study have examined the psychometric properties of the Driver Behaviour Questionnaire (DBQ) in three countries from South-East Europe. Differences in driving behaviour between countries we... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Determining the number and location of winter road maintenance depots - a case study of the district road network in Serbia - Glavi ć D, Milenković M, Nikolić M, Mladenovic MN.
Determining the number and location of depots for winter road maintenance (WRM) represents one of the important strategic decisions while planning WRM activities. However, most organizations dealing with WRM make empirically based decisions. Optimizing the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Alcohol use, psychological distress, and subjective well-being among young adult university students: a cross-national study between Serbia and Italy - Piumatti G, Lietz F, Aresi G, Bjegovi ć-Mikanović V.
This study examined how self-reported psychological distress symptoms mediate the association between alcoho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Behaviours of drivers in Serbia: non-professional versus professional drivers - Masla ć M, Antić B, Lipovac K, Pešić D, Milutinović N.
DBQ has been confirmed in a large number of countries and represents the basis for examining driver behaviour. However, the results of the previously conducted studies indicate differences in the behaviours between different groups of drivers. So, the resu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Bosnian Serb Commander Ratko Mladic Convicted of Genocide, War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia today convicted former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic of genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity for his role in the 1992-1995 Bosnian War. Physicians for Human Rights, which conducted multiple mass grave investigations across the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s for the Tribunal, hailed today ’s verdict as a victory for international justice and for the victims of Mladic’s crimes. (Source: PHR Press Releases)
Source: PHR Press Releases - November 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cross-cultural validation of the Modified Falls Efficacy Scale in Serbian community-dwelling women at risk for osteoporotic fracture - Aleksic J, Zvekic-Svorcan J, Vujasinovic Stupar N, Jeremic I, Grgurevic A.
OBJECTIVE: Cross-cultural validation of the Serbian version of the Modified Falls Efficacy Scale (MFES). METHODS: This cross-sectional study involved 257 women aged 65 years and above who were referred for dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry examinati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Transgenders increasingly want to revert back to original gender after having surgery
(Natural News) According to a top doctor and surgeon, the number of transgender patients looking to get their surgeries reversed is on the rise. Hailing from Serbia, Dr. Miroslav Djordjevic is a urologist who splits his time between a clinic in his home country and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. However unlikely it may... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unaccompanied Minors Are Abused at EU Border
VideoUnaccompanied Minors Are Abused at EU BorderOctober 04, 2017In 2017, nearly half of MSF's patients in Serbia were under 18; almost all of them were refugees and asylum-seekers who were traveling unaccompanied or became separated from their parents. Minors are supposed to be protected by the system, but many of these young people report violent abuse by European Union border authorities and police. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - October 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Melissa Pracht Source Type: news

Negative attitudes related to violence against women: gender and ethnic differences among youth living in Serbia - Djikanovic B, Stamenkovic Ž, Mikanovic VB, Vukovic D, Gordeev VS, Maksimovic N.
This study aimed to identify to what extent negative attitudes towards intimate partner violence against women are present among young women and men living in Serbia, in Roma and non-Roma settlements. METHODS: We used the data from the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

65 Skulls Found in Mass Grave at Site of Gruesome War Crime
(SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina ) — Forensic experts say they have retrieved the remains of at least 65 victims from a mass grave in central Bosnia, the site of one of the most gruesome crimes of the country’s 1992-95 war. Lejla Cengic from Bosnia’s Missing Persons Institute says Tuesday that remains including 65 skulls have been found since September 7 in the grave at the Koricanske Stijene cliff near Mount Vlasic. She says they’re believed to belong to some of over 220 non-Serb civilians executed there by Bosnian Serb forces on August 21, 1992. Most of those killed were taken from Serb-run detention...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized APW bosnia bosnia-Herzegovina onetime Source Type: news

The Surprising Reason Why Spaniards Eat So Late
This article originally appeared on FoodandWine.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elisabeth Sherman / Food & Wine Tags: Uncategorized onetime onetimetravel Spain Source Type: news

Behaviours of professional drivers: validation of the DBQ for drivers who transport dangerous goods in Serbia - Masla ć M, Antić B, Pešić D, Milutinović N.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

International Workshop Programme: flexword Translators & ...
flexword opens its doors in Novi Sad, Serbia, to give students the opportunity to look behind the scenes of an international language service provider.(PRWeb August 19, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/08/prweb14610810.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

An approach to determine the prevalence of poor mental health among urban and rural population in Serbia using propensity score matching - Santric-Milicevic M, Rosi ć N, Babić U, Šupić-Terzić Z, Jankovic J, Todorović J, Trajkovic G.
OBJECTIVE: Studies about mental health among urban and rural residents are scarce. A limited number of studies report somewhat better mental health in rural settings, despite higher rates of suicides. The main objective of this study was to describe social... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Getting refugees and migrants to prioritize their reproductive health
Language UndefinedSID, Serbia –Aliah*, a 28-year-old woman from Afghanistan, took an unusually brave step in April: She spoke with candour about her sexual and reproductive health needs at a workshop in Sid, a town in north-western Serbia.“I am happy that we have a gynaecologist available,” she explained. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - June 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Europe's Inaction Is Bad News For The Mental Health Of Refugees And Migrants
Tens of thousands of refugees and migrants continue to languish in camps and informal settlements across Europe, waiting for word on what their next move will be. The uncertainty these predicaments create are placing even more weight atop already fragile mental states, those working with them on the ground say. “Nearly 75,000 refugees and migrants, including an estimated 24,600 children, currently stranded in Greece, Bulgaria, Hungary and the Western Balkans are at risk of psychosocial distress caused by living in a protracted state of limbo,” UNICEF warned Thursday in a press release. It’s impossibl...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Connecting ICT solutions with sustainable agriculture in Serbia
A new European centre of excellence for the development of advanced technologies in sustainable agriculture and food security will open in Serbia with the aim to boost economic growth in the region. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - March 27, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

Woman who fell into SEVEN YEAR coma finally wakes up
A Serbian woman who went into a coma following a traumatic labour seven years ago has startled doctors by waking up to meet her daughter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hungary: Widespread Violence Against Migrants and Refugees at Border
Press releaseHungary: Widespread Violence Against Migrants and Refugees at BorderMarch 08, 2017BRUSSELS/BELGRADE/NEW YORK —In recent months, Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams in Serbia have treated an increasing number of patients reporting widespread violence and cruel and degrading treatment allegedly perpetrated by Hungarian authorities at the Serbian/Hungarian border, MSF said today, calling on Hungarian authorities to investigat e and take immediate action to stop these brutal practices. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - March 8, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

A Day to Remember That Every Child Deserves a Chance
Emina Cerimovic is a disability rights researcher at Human Rights Watch.By Emina ĆerimovićNEW YORK, Feb 27 2017 (IPS)The day I met Julija she was playing cheerfully with her baby sister on the floor inside their room in Kragujevac, a small town in southern Serbia. When she saw me – a stranger — on the doorstep, she smiled widely and stretched out her hands, offering a hug. As I held her, I could hear how difficult it was for her to breathe. I looked at her, she smiled and touched my face with her hands and only...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 27, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Emina Cerimovic Tags: Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Serbia Source Type: news

Refugees Struggle with Biting Cold, Lack of Facilities in Serbia
VideoRefugees Struggle with Biting Cold, Lack of Facilities in SerbiaJanuary 18, 2017After a week of extreme cold in the Balkans, thousands of refugees remain trapped in Serbia. The number of refugees in the country is unclear, but authorities give an unofficial estimate of 8,500. There are only 6,000 official spaces available in the reception centers, and only about half of those are adapted for winter conditions. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - January 18, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Melissa Pracht Source Type: news

State of Emergency Declared as Death Toll in European Cold Snap Rises to 61
  BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Officials suspended shipping along Europe's second-longest waterway on Tuesday as a polar spell gripped a large swathe of the continent, causing hardship especially among migrants, the homeless and the elderly. The deep freeze has caused at least 61 deaths since it began last week, a third of those in Poland. Romanian police halted shipping at midday for an undetermined period along a 900-kilometer (565-mile) stretch of the Danube River, which crosses Romania. Croatian and Serbian authorities also stopped river traffic on the Danube. In Serbia, shipping was banned on the River Sava be...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 10, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: ALISON MUTLER, Associated Press Tags: News Major Incidents Source Type: news

Thousands Trapped in Freezing Temperatures in Greece and Serbia
Field newsThousands Trapped in Freezing Temperatures in Greece and SerbiaJanuary 09, 2017Thousands of migrants and refugees are trapped in freezing conditions in Greece and Serbia without adequate shelter, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, calling again on the authorities to improve conditions for people suffering in below-freezing temperatures. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - January 9, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Serbia: Humanitarian Assistance Restricted Amid Freezing Temperatures
SlideshowSerbia: Humanitarian Assistance Restricted Amid Freezing TemperaturesJanuary 09, 2017More than 7,500 migrants and refugees are currently stranded in Serbia, living in overcrowded camps and informal settlements. The country has agreed with the EU to host up to 6,000 people, of whom only 3,140 live in facilities adapted to winter. In Belgrade, around 2,000 young people, mainly from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, and Syria, currently sleep in abandoned buildings in the city center, while temperatures plummet to as low as -20 °C or -4°F. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - January 9, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Melissa Pracht Source Type: news

Iraq widens poultry import ban to Serbia, Finland and Britain
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq widened a ban on live and frozen poultry imports to include Serbia, Finland and Britain on Monday due to concerns over the spread of bird flu, the government said in a statement. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Serbia confirms first case of H5N8 bird flu
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia reported its first case of bird flu on Tuesday, saying that six swans found dead in northern Serbia were infected with the H5N8 bird flu strain. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Analysts See Russian Disaster Training Center as Spy Base
NIS, Serbia (AP) — In the command room there are large surveillance screens, in the warehouse rescue equipment; an unfinished gray concrete building serves as a training site. Is this a Russian-run disaster relief center in Serbia as Moscow claims, or is it an outpost for Kremlin spies in the heart of the Balkans? Some Western NGOs and military analysts say the Russians have created a thinly disguised military base that is eavesdropping on American military interests in the Balkans. While Serbia is still close to Russia, its neighbors are increasingly distrustful of Moscow's intentions and presence, especially ex-Sov...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 6, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: DUSAN STOJANOVIC, Associated Press Tags: News Major Incidents Source Type: news

Mysterious magic spells unearthed by archaeologists in Serbia
Inscriptions etched on tiny rolls of gold and silver found alongside skeletons of people buried almost 2,000 years agoArchaeologists inSerbia are trying to decipher magic spells etched on to tiny rolls of gold and silver that have been found alongside skeletons of humans buried almost 2,000 years ago.“The alphabet is Greek, that much we know. The language isAramaic– it’s a Middle Eastern mystery to us,” said Miomir Korać, the chief archaeologist at the site.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 9, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Reuters in Kostolac Tags: Archaeology Serbia Europe World news Culture Science Source Type: news

Physicians' attitudes and preparedness to deal with intimate partner violence against women in Serbia - Djikanovic B, Wong SLF, Simic S, Marinkovic J, Weel CV, Lagro-Janssen A.
This study aimed to measure attitudes and perceived preparedness of physicians in Serbia to deal with intimate partner violence against women and to test and culturally validate scales that were used for these measurements. A self-administered questionnair... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Pedestrian behaviours: validation of the Serbian version of the pedestrian behaviour scale - Anti ć B, Pešić D, Milutinović N, Maslać M.
Statistics show that each year a great number of pedestrians in Serbia are killed in traffic accidents. The purpose of this paper is to determine the frequency of some risky behaviours of pedestrians in traffic in Serbia. The current version of Pedestrian ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Gender and age differences in the travel behavior - a Novi Sad case study - Basari ć V, Vujičić A, Simić JM, Bogdanović V, Saulić N.
This work presents the results obtained by analyzing behavior patterns of transport users in Novi Sad (Republic of Serbia) with respect to their gender and age. Novi Sad is the second largest city in the Republic of Serbia, and is recognized as a regional ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Pedestrian behaviours: validation of the Serbian version of the pedestrian behaviour scale - Antić B, Pešić D, Milutinović N, Maslać M.
Statistics show that each year a great number of pedestrians in Serbia are killed in traffic accidents. The purpose of this paper is to determine the frequency of some risky behaviours of pedestrians in traffic in Serbia. The current version of Pedestrian ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Gender and age differences in the travel behavior - a Novi Sad case study - Basarić V, Vujičić A, Simić JM, Bogdanović V, Saulić N.
This work presents the results obtained by analyzing behavior patterns of transport users in Novi Sad (Republic of Serbia) with respect to their gender and age. Novi Sad is the second largest city in the Republic of Serbia, and is recognized as a regional ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Serbian church fights to take Nikola Tesla's ashes from museum
Orthodox church renews controversial call for inventor’s remains to be moved to St Sava’s CathedralA long-running dispute in Belgrade over what should be done with the remains of Nikola Tesla, one of the world’s greatest inventors, has flared up again after the Serbian Orthodox church reiterated its demand for his ashes to be moved to a cathedral.The ashes of the man who developed, among other things, the alternating current electricity supply system widely in use today have been preserved in a gold-coloured sphere in the Nikola Tesla museum in the Serbian capital since 1957. Continue reading... (Source: ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 2, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Reuters in Belgrade Tags: Serbia Nikola Tesla Europe Science US news World news Source Type: news

Experience of the Air Medical Evacuation Team of Serbian Armed Forces in the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo--deployment stress and psychological adaptation - Joković DB, Krstić D, Stojanović Z, Spirić Z.
BACKGROUND/AIM: Wars of the nineties in former Yugoslavia, Somalia, Rwanda imposed new tasks to the United Nations (UN) forces, such as providing humanitarian aid, protection of civilians, peacekeeping, and in many instances providing armed enforcement of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Human psychology: Why do we have equivalents of bogeyman in so many countries around the world?
Bogeyman (also spelled bogieman, boogeyman, or boogie man) is a common allusion to a mythical creature in many cultures used by adults to frighten children into good behavior. This monster has no specific appearance, and conceptions about it can vary drastically from household to household within the same community. Parents may tell their children that if they misbehave, the bogeyman will get them. Bogeymen may target a specific mischief—for instance, a bogeyman that punishes children who suck their thumbs—or general misbehavior, depending on what purpose needs serving. Source: Wikipedia.Examples - by country -...
Source: Clinical Cases and Images - April 26, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Tags: Psychology Source Type: news

Occupational safety and health education under the lifelong learning framework in Serbia - Macuzic I, Giagloglou E, Djapan M, Todorovic P, Jeremic B.
Serbia is aligning with European Union requirements and the occupational safety and health (OSH) administration is one of the most representative sectors of this alignment. Many efforts were made in this field, by introducing new laws and regulations, but ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news