Research on the use of mobile devices and headphones on pedestrian crossings--pilot case study from Slovakia - Mikusova M, Wachnicka J, Żukowska J.
The topic of the use of mobile devices and headphones on pedestrian crossings is much less explored in comparison to the use of the mobile phone while driving. Recent years have seen many discussions on this issue, especially in foreign countries. The Slov... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Statistical evaluation of BIS-11 and DAQ tools in the field of traffic psychology - Čulík K, Kalašová A.
This paper focuses on the statistical evaluation of two independent research tools in the field of traffic psychology. Our research focuses on young drivers in the Slovak Republic and conducts an international comparison. At present, these young drivers ma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Alcohol use and its affordability in adolescents in Slovakia between 2010 and 2018: girls are less adherent to policy measures - Ochaba R, Ba ška T, Bašková M.
BACKGROUND: The article analyzes selected indicators of alcohol use (weekly use, drunkenness within last month) and the ability of adolescents to buy alcohol in Slovakia between 2010 and 2018. METHODS: Health Behavior in School-Aged Children (HBSC)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Slovakia becomes 2nd EU country to approve Russia's Sputnik
Slovakia has become the second European Union country to authorize use of the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Russia ’s Sputnik Diplomacy
This article was originally published in the community blog Persuasion.   Follow @IPSNewsUNBureau !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs');   Excerpt: The writer is a journalist and managing editor of Armando.info, an investigative journalism site. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Valentina Lares Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Slovakia plans to keeping using AstraZeneca despite pause
Slovakia's health minister says the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine should remain part of his country's vaccination program (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia eyes using Russia's Sputnik V; waits for results
Slovakia’s government is set to discuss the possible use of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine with Russia after it was successfully tested in a Hungarian lab (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia expels three Russian diplomats, cites abuse of visas
Slovakia said on Monday it has expelled three staff at the Russian embassy in Bratislava whilst citing an abuse of Slovak visas, which... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hungary to assist Slovakia in inspection of Russian vaccine
Slovakia’s deputy prime minister has asked Hungary for help inspecting doses of the Russian-made COVID-19 vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Russia wants Slovakia to return its Sputnik V vaccines
Russia has asked Slovakia to return its Sputnik V vaccine shots “due to multiple contract violations.” (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Validation and adaptation of the Slovak version of the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ) - Petrikova M, Kascakova N, Furstova J, Hasto J, Tavel P.
BACKGROUND: Previous research has shown a strong relationship between childhood trauma and worsened physical and mental health. The Childhood Trauma Questionnaire (CTQ) is a commonly used tool assessing early traumatic experiences. The aim of this study wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Slovak premier resigns to end crisis over Russian vaccine
A secret deal to buy Russia’s coronavirus vaccine triggered a political crisis. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovak coalition party completes withdrawal from government
A party in Slovakia’s ruling coalition has completed its withdrawal from the government amid a political crisis triggered by a secret deal to buy Russia’s coronavirus vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Head of Slovakia party resigns over crisis around Sputnik V
The leader of one of the parties in Slovakia’s ruling coalition has resigned his government to help open the way for a reconstituted Cabinet amid a political crisis triggered by a secret deal to buy Russia’s coronavirus vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 Cases Are Rising in Europe, and the Vaccine Rollout Is Lagging. How Did It All Go So Badly Wrong?
Europe was one of the first regions to be hit hard by COVID-19 last spring. In mid-May 2020, the World Health Organization declared it the “epicenter” of the pandemic, with more reported cases and deaths than the rest of the world combined. From there, in many ways, the European experience of COVID-19 mirrored the U.S. and its neighbor the U.K., two of the other worst-hit parts of the globe: In the summer, many bars, restaurants and clubs reopened their doors, and international visitors were welcomed back. Then cases began to surge again in the autumn and winter, in large part thanks to the holidays, and lockdo...
Source: TIME: Health - March 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline Roache Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Londontime Source Type: news

Population preparedness for disasters and extreme weather events as a predictor of building a resilient society: the Slovak Republic - Titko M, Ristvej J, Zamiar Z.
The current increase and severity of the natural disasters whose effects on the public health are likely to be even more extreme and complex, requires enhancing and developing the disaster preparedness on the population level. In order to be able to do so,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Slovakia's political crisis, triggered by Sputnik V, deepens
The political crisis in Slovakia has deepened after a member of the ruling coalition demanded a reconstruction of the Cabinet (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Russian Sputnik V vaccine splits Slovakia ruling coalition
Slovakia faces a political crisis over a secret deal to acquire Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine orchestrated by the country’s prime minister despite a disagreement of his coalition partners (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia signs deal to acquire 2 million doses of Sputnik V
Slovakia has signed a deal to acquire 2 million doses of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Central Europe braced for third wave of coronavirus
Czech Republic warns health service may require help from EU states as deaths surge in Slovakia (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Slovakia sees virus deaths soar, blames variant found in UK
Slovakia has become the country with most COVID-19 deaths by size of population in the world (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The impact of driving schools' training on fatal traffic accidents in the Slovak Republic - Hudec J, Šarkan B, Caban J, Stopka O.
This paper deals with fatal traffic accidents in the period 2017-2019, caused by drivers who have held driving licenses for less than five years. Specifically, it examines an interconnection between these accidents and the driving schools being completed b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Central Europe presidents mark 30 years of Visegrad Group
The presidents of Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia have gathered in northern Poland for two days of debates to mark the 30 anniversary of the Visegrad Group (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

‘We owe this to them’: Auschwitz survivors get COVID-19 vaccine on Holocaust Remembrance Day
Hundreds of Holocaust survivors in Austria and Slovakia got their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine Wednesday, an acknowledgement of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'We owe this to them': Shoah survivors in vaccine spotlight
Hundreds of Holocaust survivors in Austria and Slovakia have received their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine 76 years after Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz death camp (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Shoah survivors to get vaccine on Auschwitz liberation day
Hundreds of Holocaust survivors in Austria and Slovakia were poised to get their first coronavirus vaccinations (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Slovakia wants tests for nearly all in nine days
Slovakia is launching a project to test almost all citizens for the coronavirus in nine days (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Slovakia's mass Covid testing cut infection rate by 60%, researchers say
UK study finds rapid tests coupled with tough quarantine rules helped bring rate downCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMass testing for Covid brought down the infection rate in Slovakia by about 60% in one week, say UK researchers – but in combination with tough quarantine rules and other measures that are not being implemented in Liverpool or elsewhere in the UK.Slovakia guaranteed high take-up of the rapid tests by requiring employers not to allow people to work without a certificate to prove they had tested negative. Anybody who got a positive result had to go into quarantine with t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Coronavirus Slovakia Medical research Science Europe World news Source Type: news

Evidence-based hunting policy needed in Slovakia
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Source: ScienceNOW - December 3, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Kutal, M., Dula, M. Tags: letters Source Type: news

Facilitating the decision-making process after a nuclear accident - case studies in the Netherlands and Slovakia - van Asselt ED, Twenh öfel CJW, Duranova T, Smetsers RCGM, Bohunova J, Müller T.
Nuclear accidents do not occur frequently, but their biological, psychosocial and/or economic consequences may be severe. Hence, a thorough preparation for nuclear emergencies is needed to provide appropriate actions. During the transition phase of an acci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

How We Can Stop the Spread of COVID-19 By Christmas
We are at war with a virus that is currently winning by taking two 9/11’s worth of victims every week—by Christmas it could be three. There is no question that if 1,000 Americans were dying each day in a war, we would act swiftly and decisively. Yet, we are not. This should not be about politics—it is about human beings—and we should be acting like it. So far, the U.S. government has put most of our eggs in the vaccine basket, and despite the vaccine always being “one more month away,” we have a long road ahead before a vaccine is safe, effective and, most crucially, widely available. To...
Source: TIME: Health - November 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michael Mina Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: UK reports 413 further deaths; White House chief of staff tests positive for Covid
Latest UK figures show 24,957 new cases in 24 hours;Trump aide Mark Meadows has Covid-19;Poland registers record 27,875 new casesMark Meadows tests positive for coronavirusUS confirms more than 126,000 Covid cases in new recordExperts urge caution over Denmark ’s mink coronavirus scareUK and others look for lessons from Slovakia mass testing schemeEnglish couples heartbroken as weddings cancelled again6.41pmGMTHospitals inGreater Manchester have decided to suspend non-urgent care amid a surge in coronavirus admissions which threaten to overwhelm local health services.Non-urgent hospital surgery and appointments will ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Yohannes Lowe (now); Aamna Mohdin, Mostafa Rachwani and Melissa Davey (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Italy begins nightly curfew; Victoria has eighth straight day of no cases
US sees record 120,000 cases in a day as Texas edges towards 1m infections; New South Wales has one locally acquired case. Follow the updatesExperts urge caution over Denmark ’s mink coronavirus scareUK and others look for lessons from Slovakia mass testing schemeHow ther Australian property market survived the pandemicUK coronavirus updates – live3.41amGMT3.30amGMTThe UK ’s first mass Covid testing trial inLiverpool risks being “an expensive mess that does more harm than good”, health experts said as it got under way on Friday.My colleagues in the UK,Josh Hallidayand Sarah Boseley, report tha...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey (now) and Mostafa Rachwani (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

France reports record 60,486 new cases; Russia saw 9,798 deaths in September – as it happened
France ’s new infections more than 2,000 higher than previous record;Italy registers 37,809 new cases;Russia says Covid was main cause in 5,199 cases. This blog is now closedFollow today ’s coronavirus blog hereExperts urge caution over Denmark ’s mink coronavirus scareUK closes Denmark travel corridor over mink Covid scareUK and others look for lessons from Slovakia mass testing schemeEasyJet cuts more flights and sells planes after new Covid controlsUK coronavirus updates – live12.21amGMT12.04amGMTNSW has reported one new case of locally transmitted Covid-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.Four ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 7, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey (now), Lucy Campbell, Amy Walker, Sarah Marsh and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Europe Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: mink-related strains infect 214 people in Denmark; Sweden hits record case high
One ofDanish mink strains prompts country to cull all its mink;Sweden registers 4,697 new infections, highest since pandemic beganCovid srains found in Danish mink spread to 214 peopleUK closes Denmark travel corridor over mink Covid scareUK and others look for lessons from Slovakia mass testing schemeMelbourne residents urged to stay vigilant as restrictions easeUK coronavirus updates – live1.56pmGMTThe Kremlin has said it is early to judge how effectiveRussia’s coronavirus restrictions are without lockdowns, as the country reported a record daily number of new Covid-19 infections.Speaking to reporters on Frid...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 6, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Amy Walker (now); Sarah Marsh and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Europe Source Type: news

Slovakia's Weekend Project: Test The Whole Country For Coronavirus
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Europe ’s Second Wave of COVID-19 is Being Driven by Two Countries. Here’s Why
Europe is clearly in the grip of a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. In the past week, countries throughout Europe—including Belgium, Croatia, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, the U.K, and Ukraine—have all recorded their highest daily caseloads since the pandemic started. But two of these stand out. As of Oct. 25, Belgium and the Czech Republic are currently reporting about 146 and 115 new daily cases per 100,000 people, respectively, according to TIME’s coronavirus tracker, which compiles data from Johns Hopkins University. That’s dramatically higher ...
Source: TIME: Health - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline Roache Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Londontime Source Type: news

Magnitude, demographics and dynamics of the effect of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic on all-cause mortality in 21 industrialized countries, Nature Medicine
The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has changed many social, economic, environmental and healthcare determinants of health. We applied an ensemble of 16 Bayesian models to vital statistics data to estimate the all-cause mortality effect of the pandemic for 21 industrialized countries. From mid-February through May 2020, 206,000 (95% credible interval, 178,100 –231,000) more people died in these countries than would have had the pandemic not occurred. The number of excess deaths, excess deaths per 100,000 people and relative increase in deaths were similar between men and women in most countries. England ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: Slovakia sees record new infections for 3rd day
Coronavirus infections in Slovakia have hit a record high for the third straight day, reaching almost 1,200 in a day for the first time (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: Slovakia reinstates state of emergency as outbreak in central Europe worsens
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medically attended injuries among Slovak adolescents: relationships with socio-economic factors, physical fighting, and physical activity - Bakal ár P, Rosicova K.
There is a worrisome increase in the reporting of medically attended injuries in Slovak adolescents. The aim of this study is to examine the relationships between socio-economic factors, physical fighting, and physical activity with frequency of medically ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Central Europe Largely Avoided the First Coronavirus Wave. Why Are Cases Spiking Now?
Central Europe in the past week has seen a spike in daily confirmed coronavirus cases, a major setback for a region that largely avoided the first wave of the virus in the spring. The Czech Republic, an E.U. member state of 10.7 million, registered a country record of 1,382 new infections on Sep. 11, bringing the country’s total cases to over 32,400. In the last week, nearby countries Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia have also recorded their highest daily caseloads since the pandemic began. Infections in the Czech Republic previously peaked at around 3 cases per capita (per 100,000 residents) in late March but reached ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline Roache Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 europe Explainer Londontime 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

Molecules in urine allow doctors to monitor skin cancer
(De Gruyter) What if you could simply provide a urine sample rather than undergo a painful surgical procedure to find out if your cancer was responding to treatment? It may seem too good to be true, but researchers at Pavol Jozef Š af á rik University in Ko š ice, Slovakia, have identified fluorescent molecules in urine that may allow patients with malignant melanoma to do just that. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - August 11, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Role of global self-esteem in predicting life satisfaction of nursing students in Poland, Spain and Slovakia - Kupcewicz E, Grochans E, Mikla M, Kadu čáková H, Jóźwik M.
This study analyzed the role of global self-esteem and selected sociodemographic variables in predicting life satisfaction of nursing students in Poland, Spain and Slovakia. METHODS: The study subjects were full-time nursing students fr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Prague train with 500 tourists boosts Croatia tourism hopes
A train carrying about 500 tourists from the Czech Republic and Slovakia has arrived to Croatia as the country seeks to attract visitors after easing lockdown measures against the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Eliminating Age Discrimination from Lockdown Curfews
Sealed playground just outside the Slovak capital, Bratislava. Credit: Ed Holt/IPS By Charlotte CooperLONDON, Jun 10 2020 (IPS) During the Covid-19 pandemic governments around the world have introduced curfews as an exceptional, yet necessary, means of containing the spread of the virus. Yet while most countries have applied their curfews uniformly to all citizens, authorities across several regions have introduced them only for certain groups exclusively because of their age, including for under-18s. Most curfews have now been eased, but the ones specific to children and young people are based on lazy and harmful stereoty...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Charlotte Cooper Tags: Global Headlines Health Human Rights Source Type: news

Gender differences in a walking environment safety perception: a case study in a small town of Bansk á Bystrica (Slovakia) - Rišová K, Sládeková Madajová M.
Background A safe environment has been widely accepted as one of the most important walkability predictors. However, the relation between perceived safety and walkability has not been well established. Aims This paper focuses on quantitative aspects of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Drivers workplace of transport vehicles in relation to anthropometric dimensions of adult population in Slovakia - Gejdo š M, Lipoldová M.
Design of the optimal workplace is always based on measurements of the target population of people, which are compared with the data of the entire population living in a certain territory. The size distribution is for three size groups. Group L (large) - 5... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Slovakia records no new coronavirus cases for first time since March 10
Slovakia on Friday recorded no new cases of coronavirus for the first time since March 10, government figures showed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news