Pioneers of Artificial Intelligence: Slovenia to Set Up International AI Research Centre with UNESCO
Slovenia- one of the unsung pioneers and largest contributors to artificial intelligence (AI), has announced plans to set up Europe ’s first international AI research centre with the help of UNESCO. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rebecca Banovic, Contributor Source Type: news

The prevalence and predictors of suicidal ideation among Slovene adolescents - Bra čič M, Roskar S, Zager Kocjan G, Jeriček Klanšček H.
We set out to investigate the prevalence of suicidal ideation among Slovene adolescents and to examine the predictive value of gender, depression, loneliness, multiple health complaints, bullying and degree of family support for the presence of suicidal th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Heat waves occurrence and outdoor workers' self-assessment of heat stress in Slovenia and Greece - Poga čar T, Žnidaršič Z, Kajfež Bogataj L, Flouris AD, Poulianiti K, Črepinšek Z.
Changing patterns of heat waves are part of the global warming effect and the importance of changes is reinforced by their negative impact on society. Firstly, heat waves were analyzed in Brnik (Slovenia) and Larisa (Greece) in the period 1981 ⁻2017 to re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Retrospective and cross-sectional analysis of physical training-related musculoskeletal injuries in Slovenian Armed Forces: Erratum -
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Report: Hospital fire in Slovenia kills 2, injures 1
Slovenian media say a hospital fire in a northern town has killed two people (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Injured Skier Airlifted from World Cup Course in Italy
BORMIO, Italy (AP) — Slovenian skier Klemen Kosi has been airlifted by helicopter to a local hospital after crashing in a World Cup downhill. Kosi lost control toward the end of the physically demanding Stelvio course and tumbled through two layers of safety netting before coming to a stop. His skis dislodged from his bindings and flew into the air as he hit the nets. Injury details were not immediately available. In more than 100 World Cup races, Kosi has only made the top 10 three times, with his best finish seventh in an Alpine combined event in Wengen, Switzerland, at the start of 2016. It's the second consecutiv...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Rescue & Vehicle Extrication Patient Care Operations Source Type: news

Injured Skier Airlifted from World Cup Course in Italy
BORMIO, Italy (AP) — Slovenian skier Klemen Kosi has been airlifted by helicopter to a local hospital after crashing in a World Cup downhill. Kosi lost control toward the end of the physically demanding Stelvio course and tumbled through two layers of safety netting before coming to a stop. His skis dislodged from his bindings and flew into the air as he hit the nets. Injury details were not immediately available. In more than 100 World Cup races, Kosi has only made the top 10 three times, with his best finish seventh in an Alpine combined event in Wengen, Switzerland, at the start of 2016. It's the second consecutiv...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 28, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Rescue & Vehicle Extrication Patient Care Operations Source Type: news

Assessing stakeholders' risk perception to promote Nature Based Solutions as flood protection strategies: the case of the Glin ščica river (Slovenia) - Santoro S, Pluchinotta I, Pagano A, Pengal P, Cokan B, Giordano R.
Evidences from flood risk management demonstrated that a deep understanding of the main physical phenomena to be addressed is often not enough but should be also integrated with stakeholders' knowledge and risk perception. Particularly, the effectiveness o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Thailand First Asian Nation to Join Global Efforts to Control Tobacco
Tobacco pickers carry leaves to one of the sheds where they are cured on the Rosario plantation in San Juan y Martínez, in Vuelta Abajo, a western Cuban region famous for producing premium cigars. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPSBy Wendell C BalderasBANGKOK, Thailand, Nov 20 2018 (IPS)Thailand is set to become the first Asian country to introduce standardized packaging of tobacco. On 14 November 2018, the Thai National Committee on Tobacco Control approved the Ministry of Health Regulation that requires cigarettes in Thailand to be sold in packaging stripped of the fancy, colorful and unique cigarette branding. I...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Wendell C Balderas Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Global Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Valeritas inks Middle East distro deal for V-Go insulin delivery device
Valeritas (NSDQ:VLRX) said today that it signed an exclusive distribution deal with Julphar for the commercialization of its V-Go wearable insulin delivery device in the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council. Valeritas has deals in place to bring its V-Go device to 14 countries and territories, including Australia, Slovenia and Puerto Rico. The company is also working to win regulatory approval for the product in China. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Valeritas inks Middle East distro deal for V-Go insulin delivery device appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Distribution Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Valeritas Source Type: news

Sandoz Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)
Sandoz Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP 100mg/25mg to the consumer level. This product is being recalled due to the trace amount of an impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) contained in the API Losartan, USP manufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Sandoz Inc. Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide product is manufactured by Lek Pharmaceuticals dd, Ljubljana, Slovenia. This impurity, which is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, has been classified as a probable human carcinoge...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 9, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Role of Public Health Organizations in Addressing Public Health Problems in Europe: The Case of Obesity, Alcohol and Antimicrobial Resistance
Source: World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. Published: 10/2018. This 116-page report is based on detailed country reports from nine European countries (England, France, Germany, Italy, the Republic of Moldova, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, and Sweden) on the involvement of public health organizations in addressing obesity, alcohol, and antimicrobial resistance. It discusses why public health agencies and organizations must play a part in any response to these issues, with intersectoral action beyond the health system needed. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - October 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

I await a second Magnum opus | Brief letters
Morris Traveller in the Alps | What ’s the point of Sats? | DNA ancestry tests | A dog called Trevor | Lolly sticksIn the early 60s, I drove a Morris Traveller (Letters, passim) laden with three friends and a month ’s worth of camping gear to Yugoslavia. We stalled on a 1:2.5 gradient up the Julian Alps from Villach in Austria to the border. We set about unloading all my passengers and possibly the luggage with a view to them humping everything to the pass. Fortunately, an Austrian army jeep came swooping do wn, swung round and threw out a tow rope, and dragged us up to the top. Angels! We then rolled down chee...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Motoring Sats Schools Education Race issues Biology Dogs Ice-cream and sorbet Source Type: news

History springs back to life via virtual reality
The application of virtual reality to cultural heritage is contributing to the way both knowledge and objects are preserved and handed down to future generations of Europeans. Now an EU-funded project is helping increase knowledge and share virtual reality expertise among researchers in Romania, Slovenia and Italy. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - August 7, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Identifying the key risk factors of traffic accident injury severity on Slovenian roads using a non-parametric classification tree - Rov šek V, Batista M, Bogunović B.
From both a practical and economic point of view, road transport meets almost all the requirements of modern life, but it is also a source of numerous negative effects, including traffic accidents. In order to design a safe transport system and achieve the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

The depths of the ocean and gut flora unravel the mystery of microbial genes
(Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona)) Surprisingly, the functions of a huge number of microbial genes are still unknown. This knowledge gap can be thought of as " genomic dark matter " in microbes, and neither computational biology nor current lab techniques have been able address this gap.This challenge has now been tackled through an international collaboration between the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and two other interdisciplinary research centres, namely the IJS in Ljubljana (Slovenia) and RBI in Zagreb (Croatia). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 17, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Retrospective and cross-sectional analysis of physical training-related musculoskeletal injuries in Slovenian armed forces - Kovcan B, Vodicar J, Šimenko J, Videmsek M, Pori P, Vedran H.
INTRODUCTION: Injury registration is an important first step of the musculoskeletal injury (MSI) prevention process that helps establish the magnitude of the problem and focus prevention on the body parts that are most frequently injured. However, an injur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Child protection systems between professional cooperation and trustful relationships: a comparison of professional practical and ethical dilemmas in England/Wales, Germany, Portugal, and Slovenia - Meysen T, Kelly L.
This paper explores practical and ethical dilemmas for professionals when securing the protection of children in the complex non-clinical setting of individual families. It is based on a cross-country study on cultural encounters in interventions against c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Pheromone power -- Bringing 'SexyPlant' back to defy crop pests
(Earlham Institute) A consortium of scientists at IBMCP and IATA (Spain), Earlham Institute (EI, UK), Technische Universit ä t Darmstadt (Germany) and National Institute of Biology (Slovenia), in collaboration with 'Ecolog í a y Protecci ó n Agricola' (EPA, Spain) have received over 1.6 million euros from ERACoBiotech to combat aggressive crop pests using insect pheromones. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 7, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Report: Doctors warn that lightning can affect deep brain stimulation devices
Deep brain stimulation devices, used to treat neurological movement disorders like Parkinson’s disease, are vulnerable to strong electromagnetic fields that are created by other electrical devices. But when a 66-year-old Slovenian woman’s DBS implant stopped working, it wasn’t due to interference from a device – the malfunction was caused by lightning. In a case report published this week in the Journal of Neurosurgery, doctors described a unique case they encountered with a patient using a rechargeable DBS system to treat her neck dystonia. When her apartment was struck by lightning, the patie...
Source: Mass Device - May 4, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Neurological Source Type: news

Widening the scope and scale of sustainability assessments in built environments: from passive house to active neighbourhood - Verovsek S, Juvancic M, Zupancic T.
The paper provide an insight into the research conducted by the University of Ljubljana, and the Urban institute of Slovenia committed to the assessment of the efficiency related to the management of local resources at the level of neighbourhoods. The redu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Heart health will be promoted by health professionals at EuroPrevent 2018
(European Society of Cardiology) The impact of nutrition and lifestyle on cardiovascular health will be key elements discussed by health professionals during EuroPrevent 2018 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in April.1 EuroPrevent is the annual congress of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC), a branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). This year's event will be held from 19 to 21 April at Cankarjev dom Culture and Congress Centre in Ljubljana. The full scientific programme is available here. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Depression in intimate partner violence victims in Slovenia: a crippling pattern of factors identified in family practice attendees - Gucek NK, Selic P.
This multi-centre cross-sectional study explored associations between prevalence of depression and exposure to intimate partner violence (IPV) at any time in patients' adult life in 471 participants of a previous IPV study. In 2016, 174 interviews were per... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Number of heat wave deaths by diagnosis, sex, age groups, and area, in Slovenia, 2015 vs. 2003 - Per čič S, Kukec A, Cegnar T, Hojs A.
BACKGROUND: Number of deaths increases during periods of elevated heat. OBJECTIVES: To examine whether differences in heat-related deaths between 2003 and 2015 occurred in Slovenia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We estimated relative risks for dea... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Do you clean your dishwasher? Research reveals deadly bacteria linked to food poisoning and heart infections can build up and contaminate your dishes
(Natural News) A new study shows that dishwashers may not be as clean as you think. There could be bits of food, soap, and grease in it that could build up and potentially be an ideal breeding ground for microorganisms. According to researchers from the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, deadly bacteria linked to food poisoning and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds vineyards are still at risk 12 years after measuring high levels of copper in the soil
(Natural News) A 12-year study on copper soil concentrations found that vineyards are at risk as they contain high copper levels. The study was carried out by a team of researchers from the Agricultural Institute of Slovenia. For the study, the team examined the upper soil layers of eight agricultural production areas in Slovenia for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Helicopter mountain rescue in Slovenia from 2011 to 2015 - Deeb JG, Walter N, Carrico C, Ga šperin M, Deeb GR.
INTRODUCTION: The popularity of adventure recreation in wilderness areas across the world continues to increase. Nevertheless, the risk of injury and illness remains significant. The purpose of this study is to analyze the mountain rescue operations perfor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Is deadly bacteria lurking in your dishwasher?
Researchers from the University of Ljubljana, in Slovenia, found the kitchen staple can contain E.coli, which causes life-threatening food poisoning, and pathogens linked to urinary tract infections. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What doesn't kill them doesn't make them stronger: questioning our current notions of resilience - Kassis W, Artz S, Maurovic I, Sim ões C.
This study expands on earlier analyses of the data generated by a cross-sectional study involving a random sample of 5149 middle-school students with a mean age of 14.5 years from four EU-countries (Austria, Germany, Slovenia, and Spain), in which every fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Houston medical software co. reveals raise, expansion plans
The round was co-led by Zurich-based Redalpine Venture Capital and Boston-based First Star Venture Capital along with Slovenian firm Pikas d.o.o. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Jack Witthaus Source Type: news

Adolescents use dietary supplements to increase sports performance and improve immunity
(Elsevier) Adolescents in developed countries frequently use dietary supplements despite a lack of knowledge about possible harmful effects or drug interactions. Often males turn to dietary supplements in an attempt to increase their performance for sports while females are more concerned with preventing illness and disease. To understand the underlying reasons and sources of recommendation for dietary supplement use among adolescents in Slovenia, researchers at the University of Ljubljana studied both athletes and nonathletes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Melania Trump Will Meet With Justin Trudeau and Prince Harry in First Solo Trip Abroad
(WASHINGTON) — Melania Trump is set to take her biggest step yet as first lady. She’s leading the U.S. delegation to an international sporting event for wounded service members, her first solo trip outside the United States to represent her adopted country. On the agenda for daylong stop Saturday in Toronto: a first-time meeting with Britain’s Prince Harry, who founded the Invictus Games in 2014; a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau; remarks a reception for the nearly 100 American athletes participating in the weeklong Olympic-style competition; and attending the opening ceremony. Her dec...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Darlene Superville / AP Tags: Uncategorized Melania Trump onetime World Source Type: news

Slovenia plans to lower hunting quota for bears to 88 next year
LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenian hunters will be allowed to kill a total of 88 bears and up to 10 wolves next year, to keep the population of the animals from expanding, the Environment Ministry said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How Slovenia is helping its ‘baby dragons’
The eyeless subterranean salamanders that live in the watery depths of Postojna Cave are under threat – but there’s hope in sightPostojna Cave in Slovenia is one of Europe ’s longest cave networks and one of the world’s most spectacular subterranean tourist sites. Hundreds of thousands of visitors come here every year to gaze at its wonders: its huge stalactites and stalagmites, its curtains of coloured rock and bridges that have been carved out of the local limes tone by the river Pivka over millions of years.Given such glories, it is not surprising that few tourists take note of the two concrete h...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 27, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Endangered species Conservation Science Biology Animals Wildlife Environment Slovenia Europe World news Source Type: news

The robotics helping stroke patients regain balance
Re-learning how to walk normally is an essential part of rehabilitation, especially for patients who have suffered a stroke. In Slovenia, the University Rehabilitation Institute in Ljubljana is testing a unique robot that not only helps people to walk again but also to regain a sense of balance. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - August 21, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

Professional coordination in cases of child maltreatment: challenging issues in Estonia, Finland, Slovenia and Spain. A comparative study - J ärvenpää E, Martínez-Molina S, Ferrer JG, Haage B, Mänd ML, Reš, Belina P, Veler B.
Child maltreatment can be considered as a general term that includes not only what is usually considered overt violence, but all forms of actions and neglect that have a negative impact on the child. When investigating cases of child maltreatment, various ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Yellow sac spider (Cheiracanthium punctorium) bites in Slovenia: case series and review - Varl T, Grenc D, Kostanj šek R, Brvar M.
In Central Europe, reports of human envenomation by Cheiracanthium punctorium, commonly known as the yellow sac spider, are sporadic, despite the fact that this species is widespread in Europe. However, in recent years, C.  punctorium has been repeatedly d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Genetic Biomarkers Key to Future Mesothelioma Treatment
Researchers in Slovenia have developed a unique, treatment-recommendation model for mesothelioma patients based heavily upon individualized, genetic biomarkers. They believe their model will lead to better patient outcomes and significantly improve the response rate to chemotherapy, which is still less than 40 percent with mesothelioma. “This is just a start, but it’s going to be the way to go in the future, personalizing treatment,” Dr. Vita Dolzan, founder of Pharmacogenetics Laboratory at the University of Ljubljana’s Institute of Biochemistry, told Asbestos.com. “We’re excited about ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 22, 2017 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Tags: Anhovo Asbestos Valley Slovenia chemotherapy drugs for mesothelioma cisplatin CRP protein Dr. Vita Dolzan gemcitabine genetic biomarkers genetic makeup mesothelioma patients Genotyping mesothelioma treatment strategies pemetrexed p Source Type: news

The impact of traffic flow structure on traffic safety: the case of Slovenian motorways - Zanne M, Groznik A.
Road traffic accident is an accident on a public road in which at least one moving vehicle has been involved and material damage or injury or death has occurred. Traffic accidents occur for various reasons, with one of them being the transport infrastructu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Riding styles and characteristics of rides among Slovenian mountain bikers and management challenges - Zajc P, Berzelak N.
The increased interest in mountain biking on trails in natural areas necessitates the systematic management of mountain biking. In Slovenia, access to forest singletracks and signposted mountain trails, which are highly preferred by mountain bikers, is gen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Researching renewable building materials for a more sustainable Slovenia
The EU-funded InnoRenew Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Slovenia will foster research on the innovative and efficient use of renewable resources in building materials. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - March 28, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

The adaptation and implementation of guidelines for responsible media reporting on suicide in Slovenia - Roskar S, Tan čič Grum A, Postuvan V, Podlešek A, De Leo D.
INTRODUCTION: The existing literature provides evidence of the link between media reporting and suicide in terms of either preventive or provocative effects. Hence, working with media representatives on responsible reporting on suicide is of great importan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

GI Dynamics touts preliminary Endobarrier data in adolescent prediabetes treatment
This study, in conjunction with many additional investigator-initiated studies around the world, is completing a picture of clinical evidence that further reinforces the broader safety and efficacy profile of EndoBarrier,” prez & CEO Scott Schorer said in a press release. Earlier this month, GI Dynamics won NUB 1 reimbursement status from the German Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System for its EndoBarrier system. This status is the highest of 4 levels, which will bring in full reimbursement for the company at the 143 participating hospitals. Payers at these hospitals will be required to cover the gaps i...
Source: Mass Device - February 17, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Weight loss GI Dynamics Source Type: news

Slovenia passes law enforcing plain tobacco packaging from 2020
LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia's parliament on Wednesday passed a law imposing plain tobacco packaging from 2020 and clamping down on tobacco advertising in an attempt to reduce smoking in the country. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Victimisation of the elderly in the municipalities of Ljubljana and Uppsala - Pav šič Mrevlje T, Nivala J.
The paper starts by reviewing key studies of victimisation of the elderly and continues by presenting a comparison of some types of victimisation of the elderly in the municipalities of Uppsala (Sweden) and Ljubljana (Slovenia). A randomly chosen sample of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Smoking Will Kill A Third More People By 2030 Than It Does Now
GENEVA (Reuters) - Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to a study by the World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday. That cost far outweighs global revenues from tobacco taxes, which the WHO estimated at about $269 billion in 2013-2014. “The number of tobacco-related deaths is projected to increase from about 6 million deaths annually to about 8 million annually by 2030, with more than 80 percent of these occurring in LMICs (low- and middle-income countries),” the study s...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 10, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Ticagrelor More Effective Than Clopidogrel in Some Cardiac Arrest Survivors Ticagrelor More Effective Than Clopidogrel in Some Cardiac Arrest Survivors
In comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and hypothermia, ticagrelor results in faster and stronger platelet inhibition compared to clopidogrel, researchers in Slovenia say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News Source Type: news

Flash Physics: Diamond-defect FM-radio tunes in, Slovenia joins CERN, first plasma for WEST tokamak
Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics (Source: PhysicsWeb News)
Source: PhysicsWeb News - December 22, 2016 Category: Physics Source Type: news

Mass media communication of emergency issues and countermeasures in a nuclear accident: Fukushima reporting in European newspapers - Gallego E, Cantone MC, Oughton DH, Perko T, Prezelj I, Tomkiv Y.
This paper presents the results of a large study of 1340 articles published by two major newspapers in six European countries (Belgium, Italy, Norway, Slovenia, Spain and Russia) in the first 2 months after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. The focus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 3, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Evaluation of major trauma in elderly patients - a  single trauma center analysis - Kocuvan S, Brilej D, Stropnik D, Lefering R, Komadina R.
The objective of the study was to gather information about elderly major trauma patients admitted to one particular Slovenian trauma centre in Celje and examine this group of polytrauma patients, specifically with respect to mechanisms of injur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 3, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news