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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 29, 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
KCA and Amazon Join Forces for #GivingTuesday
Press Release Kidney Cancer Association and Amazon Join Forces for #GivingTuesdayGlobal Day of Giving Takes Place this Year on November 29 Hollywood, Calif. November 28, 2016– The Kidney Cancer Association is joining with Amazon.com for #GivingTuesday, a global giving movement that has been driven by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world. Since its founding in 2012, millions of people have come together to support and champion the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live. You shop. Amazon gives.https://sm...
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - November 28, 2016 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news
Results from the Republic of Slovenia's 2016 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth - Sember V, Starc G, Jurak G, Golobi č M, Kovač M, Samardžija PP, Morrison SA.
BACKGROUND: This is the first assessment of the Republic of Slovenia's efforts to synthesize and report physical activity (PA) standards for children and youth following the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance grading system model. METHODS: The Rep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Why It's So Hard To Save An Endangered Species
Green groups hailed it as “big news for a little porpoise.” With just 60 animals left in the wild and the threat of extinction looming, governments had finally banded together in an effort to save the vaquita, the most endangered marine mammal on Earth. Urgent conservation measures to protect the creature were approved at the International Whaling Commission in Slovenia late last month. The emergency resolution that the U.S. tabled included measures to permanently ban gill net fishing from the vaquita’s range, remove existing gill nets and clamp down on the illegal trade of totoaba. The critically en...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 11, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news
Student, 20, undergoes her 12th operation to remove the tumours on her face
Tina Sayavic, 20, from Llubjana, Slovenia, suffers from a rare condition known as neurofibromatosis type 1 - which started showing its first signs when she was a youngster. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The drinking habits of users of an alcohol drinking screening website in Slovenia - Visnovi č Poredoš A, Kolšek M.
BACKGROUND: Alcohol consumption in Slovenia is one of the highest in Europe. In Slovenia there were a few epidemiological studies on drinking habits among adult population, but none of them has used the AUDIT questionnaire or the Internet for research. O... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 20, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Prevalence of violence towards nursing staff in Slovenian nursing homes - Gabrovec B, Er žen I.
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this research was to identify the prevalence of violence towards nursing staff in Slovenian nursing homes. METHODS: For the purpose of this study, a non-experimental sampling method was employed, using a structured ques... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 7, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news
Alcohol drinking among the students of the University of Maribor, Slovenia - Kol šek M, Klemenc Ketiš Z.
BACKGROUND: Hazardous and harmful alcohol drinking is an important health, social and economic issue in Slovenia amongst all age groups. While drinking in Slovenia has been well researched amongst elementary and high school students, there is a lack of re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Anxiety, self-esteem and coping with stress in secondary school students in relation to involvement in organized sports - Dolenc P.
The objective of the study was to examine self-esteem, anxiety level and coping strategies among secondary school students in relation to their involvement in organized sports. METHODS: The sample included 280 Slovenian male and female secondary sc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Rigaku Oxford Diffraction Presents Latest X-Ray Analytical Solutions...
Rigaku Oxford Diffraction is a sponsor of the 24th Croatian-Slovenian Crystallographic Meeting(PRWeb September 20, 2016)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/09/prweb13699996.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 20, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Research for action: challenging homophobia in Slovene secondary education - Magi ć J, Maljevac S.
Research has highlighted that during school, European lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth experience significantly higher levels of discrimination and verbal, physical, and sexual violence in comparison with their heterosexual peers. Slove... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Britain is one of the worst in the West for performing cataract operations
The NHS performs fewer of the life-changing operations per head than Slovenia, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Portugal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Slovenia: Health System Review.
Authors: Albreht T, Pribakovic Brinovec R, Josar D, Poldrugovac M, Kostnapfel T, Zaletel M, Panteli D, Maresso A Abstract This analysis of the Slovene health system reviews recent developments in organization and governance, health financing, health care provision, health reforms and health system performance. The health of the population has improved over the last few decades. While life expectancy for both men and women is similar to EU averages, morbidity and mortality data show persistent disparities between regions, and mortality from external causes is particularly high. Satisfaction with health care delivery...
Source: Health systems in transition - July 30, 2016 Category: Health Management Tags: Health Syst Transit Source Type: news