Global poll of views on environment and science finds sharpest divide in US
Only one in five Americans with right-wing outlook said they had a lot of trust in scientistsPeople in the US are more sharply divided along political lines when it comes to science and environmental issues than in other parts of the world, new research shows.Globally, people who see themselves on the left side of politics are more likely to be concerned about the environment than those who see themselves as being on the right or in the centre ground.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 29, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent Tags: Environment Science US news World news Climate change MMR Europe Australia news Canada Brazil South Korea Americas Asia Pacific Italy Sweden Poland Spain France UK news Source Type: news

Spanish flu deaths: How many people died from Spanish flu in the world?
SPANISH INFLUENZA is the worst recorded pandemic in history - wiping out a considerable amount of the world's population. How many people died from Spanish flu in the world? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Standoff over Madrid's response to virus pandemic continues
Spain’s health minister has pleaded for the third time in four days for tougher coronavirus restrictions in the capital (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

US cases pass 7m; Australian PM says countries must share vaccines – as it happened
Jenny Mikakos quits in wake of inquiry into hotel quarantine;Madrid braces for lockdown as Spain reaches 716,481 total infections;surge in cases in AthensFigures prompt French and Dutch warnings, and row in SpainUS approaches 7m cases as officials warn surge could comeWhat lessons can Europe learn from Sweden ’s experience?Why dogs might be a Covid tester ’s best friend1.37amBSTThis blog is closing now but thanks for reading. You can keep following developments in the pandemic at our new live blog with Melissa Davey here:Related:Coronavirus live news: WHO warns 2m could die before vaccine; Victoria's health min...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 26, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey (now) and Nadeem Badshah, Kevin Rawlinson, Aamna Mohdin, Amy Walker and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Cochrane ’s statement to the 58th PAHO Directing Council
Cochrane has submitted a statement to the58th Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Directing Council.PAHO, an international public health agency focused on the Americas, serves as a regional office for the World Health Organization (WHO). The PAHO Directing Council is a key meeting that brings together  ministers of health, policymakers, technical staff and other stakeholders to decide on the health priorities for collective action in the region. Representatives ofCochrane Canada, theCochrane Iberoamerican Network and theCochrane US Network are attending the meeting, which is taking place virtually on 28 and 2...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 25, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: 2 million could die before vaccine ready, warns WHO; cases surge in Europe
WHO warns death tollcould be higher than 2 million without concerted action;Madrid braces for lockdown as Spain reaches 716,481 total infections;surge in cases in AthensFigures prompt French and Dutch warnings, and row in SpainUS approaches 7m cases as officials warn surge could comeWhat lessons can Europe learn from Sweden ’s experience?Why dogs might be a Covid tester ’s best friend7.50pmBSTOfficials have stopped a Covid-19 testing study in theUSafter multiple reports that state and federal public health workers were threatened and face racial slurs.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pulled f...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah (now); Kevin Rawlinson Aamna Mohdin, Amy Walker and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Longitudinal correlates of maternal involvement and spanking in Spanish-speaking Latinas who have experienced intimate partner violence - Stein SF, Prakken K, Grogan-Kaylor AC, Galano MM, Clark HM, Graham-Bermann SA.
Mothers experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV) have been found to have negative long-term parenting outcomes, such as reduced maternal involvement and greater use of physical punishment, which represent potential pathways by which IPV negatively affe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Covid figures prompt French and Dutch warnings, and deepening row in Spain
Coronavirus cases in France jump to record high as Spanish government calls for Madrid lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe prime ministers of France and the Netherlands have issued stark warnings about their coronavirus figures, while in Spain, the western European country hardest hit by the virus, the Madrid authorities have rejected the central government ’s call for a lockdown across the capital.Sant é Publique France, the French public health authority, tallied a record 16,096 new infections in the previous 24 hours on Thursday evening.Continue reading... (Source: ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Kim Willsher in Paris and Sam Jones in Madrid Tags: Coronavirus outbreak France Europe Science World news Infectious diseases Source Type: news

'Any breed could do it': dogs might be a Covid tester's best friend
Researchers around the world are training canines to sniff out the virus – could they be deployed for mass testing?Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt is simple and pain-free, could be used to test for coronavirus in care homes, airports and schools, and might just be more realistic than the UK government ’s £100bn“Operation Moonshoot” mass screening plan. Its name? Fido.Around the world – from theUK to Finland, Spain, Brazil, Lebanon andAustralia– teams of researchers are training dogs to sniff out Covid-19. And some say the idea of training hundre...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Medical research Dogs Animals Infectious diseases World news Microbiology Source Type: news

What are the effects of quarantine for individuals traveling from a country with a declared COVID19 outbreak?, Cochrane Clinical Answers
Reviewers conducted a rapid review of evidence on individuals travelling from a country with a declared COVID ‐19 or severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak. Reviewers identified two observational studies that focused on travellers returning from countries with a declared COVID‐19 outbreak (from Wuhan, China, to Japan; and from UK, Spain, and Turkey to Greece); approximately 2% to 6% of return ees tested positive for COVID‐19. In addition, reviewers identified indirect evidence from two observational studies and two modelling studies based on data collected during SARS outbreaks. Reviewers rated the certain...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unusual climate conditions influenced WWI mortality and subsequent Spanish flu pandemic
(American Geophysical Union) Scientists have spotted a once-in-a-century climate anomaly during World War I that likely increased mortality during the war and the influenza pandemic in the years that followed. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 24, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Madrid wants military help, more doctors to fight virus wave
Authorities in Madrid want to enlist more doctors and get urgent help from Spain’s military and police to fight a second wave of coronavirus infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Could Zinc Help Fight COVID-19?
Researchers from Spain reporting at a European coronavirus conference found that hospitalized COVID-19 patients with low blood levels of zinc tended to fare worse than those with healthier levels. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Paris due to unveil tighter restrictions; record weekly rise in global cases
Paris move would followcurbs in other French cities; world reportsjust under two million Covid-19 cases in one weekGlobal report: Trump calls 200,000 US coronavirus deaths ‘a shame’US reaches 200,000 coronavirus deaths, highest in worldFollow new restrictions or risk a second lockdown, Johnson warns UKWeekly number of new cases at highest level, says WHOUK coronavirus updates – live10.11amBSTTravel restrictions around Europe aimed at curbing coronavirus contagion ravaged Spain ’s tourism industry during the crucial month of August, depriving it of millions of tourists.The occupancy rate in Spanish h...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nazia Parveen (now) and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Could Zinc Help Fight COVID-19?
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 -- Millions of Americans pop zinc supplements at the first sign of the common cold. Now, new research suggests the nutrient might play a role in COVID-19 outcomes, too. Researchers from Spain reporting at a European... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 23, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Perception of dating violence in teenage couples: a cross validation study in Spain and Colombia - Mart ínez-Dorado A, Privado J, Useche SA, Velasco L, García-Dauder D, Alfaro E.
BACKGROUND: dating violence, or violence in teenage couples, is a socially interesting topic, due to its prevalence and its possible use in predicting violence in adult couples. The perception of violence, or the detection of abusive behaviors by teenagers... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Spanish version of the Johns Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool - Ariza-Zafra FJ, Romero-Galisteo RP, Ruiz-Mu ñoz M, Cuesta-Vargas AI, González-Sánchez M.
PURPOSE: To perform a cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Johns Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool to develop its Spanish version (JHFRAT-Sp). MATERIAL AND METHODS: Two hundred eleven participants aged 60 years or older participated in thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Self-injurious and suicidal behaviour in a transsexual adolescent and young adult population, treated at a specialised gender identity unit in Spain - Modrego Pardo I, G ómez Balaguer M, Hurtado Murillo F, Cuñat Navarro E, Solá Izquierdo E, Morillas Ariño C.
INTRODUCTION: Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) and suicidal behavior (SB) have a significant prevalence in transsexual people. The published data is confusing as it does not distinguish between ideation and realization, age groups, gender, or the degree of m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Epidemic curves organised by reporting date and specimen date, CEBM (published 21st September 2020)
We compare two ways to draw epidemic curves using current Spanish and England COVID-19 case data and show that one supports the idea of a continued growth in cases, the other shows initial rapid growth followed by a flattening of the curve. We consider the lack of clarity on the date of onset of symptoms in the data used in today's briefing hinders meaningful interpretation. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson turns to scientists to make case for Covid clampdown
Top advisers warn UK is on same path as France and Spain unless it takes action (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Madrid adopts virus restrictions exposing poor-rich divide
Police in the Spanish capital and its surrounding towns are stopping people coming in and out of some working-class neighborhoods that have been partially locked down to stem Europe’s fastest coronavirus spread (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Britain needs to live with coronavirus, not in fear of it | Simon Jenkins
Vallance and Whitty spoke reasonably and sincerely in their press conference. But their data was selective, and they seem determined to cause alarmThank goodness for scientists talking about coronavirus rather than politicians. They speak English and sound sincere.Today ’s presentation by Whitehall ’s Sir Patrick Vallance and Chris Whitty was devoid of slogan and cliche. They just wanted to say that the virus was back, Covid-19 numbers were rising and we all should be worried. So far so reasonable.What they did not do was take questions on their alarming thesis or indicate how it should affect government policy...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Simon Jenkins Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Patrick Vallance Chris Whitty Infectious diseases UK news Medical research Politics Source Type: news

Cochrane International Mobility - Mari Kinoshita
Cochrane is made up of  11,000 members and over 67,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Getting involved in Cochrane ’s work means becoming part of a global community. TheCochrane International Mobility programme connects successful applicants with a placement in a host Cochrane Group, learning more about the production, use, and knowledge translation of Cochrane reviews. The prgramme offers opportunities fo...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 21, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Follow Covid rules or see UK deaths return to spring levels, minister warns
Grant Shapps says ‘we can’t afford to wait until deaths are rising before taking action’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK could return to the levels of mass coronavirus deaths seen in the spring unless people abide by social distancing rules, Grant Shapps has warned ahead of anappealto the public by the government ’s most senior scientists.Shapps, the transport secretary, said the country appeared to be on the same trajectory of new infections as countries such as Spain, and that without concerted action, could be faced with a significant increase in hospital a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Peter Walker Political correspondent Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Grant Shapps UK news NHS Health Infectious diseases Politics Society Science Source Type: news

Scientists reveal details about the first cat infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Spain
(Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) The IRTA-CReSA coronavirus research team, alongside researchers from IrsiCaixa, the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) and veterinarians from a veterinary hospital near Barcelona publish in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) the results of postoperative analyzes of COVID-19 positive cat necropsy. The study confirms that cats can become infected with SARS-CoV-2 without it affecting their health because they generate an effective immune response against the virus and cannot transmit it to humans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 21, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Roche receives positive CHMP opinion for Tecentriq in combination with Avastin for the treatment of people with the most common form of liver cancer
Basel, 18 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the European Medicines Agency ’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the approval of Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) in combination with Avastin® (bevacizumab) for the treatment of adult patients with advanced or unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who have not received prior systemi c therapy. Based on this recommendation, a final decision regarding approval of Tecentriq in combination with Avastin in this disease setting, along with the full details of the approved indication, is expe...
Source: Roche Media News - September 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche receives positive CHMP opinion for Tecentriq in combination with Avastin for the treatment of people with the most common form of liver cancer
Basel, 18 September 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the European Medicines Agency ’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended the approval of Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) in combination with Avastin® (bevacizumab) for the treatment of adult patients with advanced or unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who have not received prior systemi c therapy. Based on this recommendation, a final decision regarding approval of Tecentriq in combination with Avastin in this disease setting, along with the full details of the approved indication, is expe...
Source: Roche Investor Update - September 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

new alteration in the brain of people with Alzheimer's discovered
(Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)) New research led by Spanish scientists suggest that the altered glycosylation could determine that the Amyloid Precursor Protein (APP) is processed by the amyloidogenic (pathological) pathway, giving rise to the production of the beta-amyloid, a small protein with a tendency to cluster forming the amyloid plaques characteristic of Alzheimer's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 – Possible Human Rights Crisis in Asia as Disparities Expected to Widen
The Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) is concerned by the societal socio-economic impact COVID-19 has created in the region, including the impact on employment and in unpaid care work, impact on health, including reproductive health services, and the impact of domestic violence during lockdowns. Credit: Bhuwan Sharma/IPS By Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Sep 17 2020 (IPS) The negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic is likely to be felt long after the COVID-19 health risk is resolved, a high-level meeting under the auspices of the Asian Population and Development Association (APDA), heard. ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) International Conference on P Source Type: news

Obstetric violence. A hidden practice in medical care in Spain (editorial) - Rodr íguez Mir J, Martínez Gandolfi A.
La violencia obst étrica se refiere a las prácticas y conductas realizadas por profesionales de la salud a las mujeres durante el embarazo, el parto y el puerperio, en el ámbito público o privado, que por acción u omisión son violentas o pueden ser pe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Specific seismic retrofitting of a compact reinforced concrete building with X-bracings and steel jackets. Application to a primary school in Huelva - Romero-S ánchez E, Morales-Esteban A, Requena-García-Cruz MV, Zapico-Blanco B, de-Miguel-Rodríguez J.
Previous research has indicated that many European buildings are vulnerable to moderate-magnitude earthquakes. For example, during the L ´Aquila (Italia, Mw 6.3, 2009) and Lorca (Spain, Mw 5.9, 2011) earthquakes, many old buildings were severely damaged an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Ocular trauma in the pediatric emergency departments, characteristics and risk factors of immediate sequelae - Garc ía Mancebo J, Ferrero García-Loygorri C, Romero AI, Vázquez López P, Arístides Rivas García, Rafael Marañón Pardillo y el Grupo de Traumatismo Ocular de la Red de Invest.
This study assesses the clinical characteristics and epidemiology of children with eye trauma presenting to the Emergency Department in Spain and analyze the risk factors associated with immediate sequelae. METHODS: A multicentric prospectiv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Gender differences in the personality correlates of reactive and proactive aggression in a Spanish sample of young adults - Maneiro L, Cutr ín O, Gómez-Fraguela XA.
Since the conceptual distinction of reactive and proactive aggression has been proposed, numerous studies have tried to disentangle the correlates of each function of aggression. While reactive aggression tends to be more strongly related to impulsivity, a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Some Volunteers Quit J & J COVID-19 Trial in Spain After AstraZeneca Scare: Investigator Some Volunteers Quit J & J COVID-19 Trial in Spain After AstraZeneca Scare: Investigator
Some volunteers have quit Johnson& Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine trial in Spain after news of side effects in a participant in AstraZeneca's trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 16, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Validity of the Spanish version of the Herth Hope Index and the Beck Hopelessness Scale in people who have attempted suicide - S ánchez-Teruel D, Robles-Bello MA, Camacho-Conde JA.
INTRODUCTION: Suicide risk assessment remains a handicap for public health policies. Suicide is a major global public health problem. The most predictive behavior of completed suicide is prior suicide attempt. However, studies focused on risk factors have ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Neolithic paintings in Spain reveal art was social activity for both sexes
Study of fingerprints left at Los Machos site thousands of years ago reveal age and sex of artistsOne day, perhaps a little over 7,000 years ago, a man in his 30s and a younger companion dipped their fingers in ochre pigment and set about daubing the walls of a shallow cave in southern Spain with anthropomorphic, circular and geometric designs.Today, thanks to the fingerprints they left behind in the natural shelter of Los Machos in the province of Granada, researchers have been able to determine their sexes and ages.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sam Jones in Madrid Tags: Archaeology Spain Painting World news Science Art Source Type: news

Sweden spared European surge as coronavirus infections stay low
Chief epidemiologist puts low number of cases down to light-touch ‘sustainable’ approachCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWhile many European countries are seeing new cases surge to levels not seen since the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic, Sweden – whose light-touch approach has made it an international outlier – has one of the continent’s lowest infection rates.According to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the Scandinavian country ’s14-day cumulative total of new cases was 22.2 per 100,000 inhabitants on Tuesday, against 279 i...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jon Henley Tags: Sweden Europe World news Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Coronavirus second wave may not lead to surge in deaths
The UK's rise of of 21,300 cases in the last week - more than double the figure of 8,700 two weeks ago - has sparked fears that Britain is following in the footsteps of France and Spain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mesothelioma Trial to Test Cancer Vaccine with Immunotherapy
A research team at Oslo University Hospital in Norway has opened a mesothelioma clinical trial using the novel UV1 cancer vaccine alongside a promising immunotherapy combination. UV1 is a peptide-based vaccine designed to induce a specific T-cell response and increase the effectiveness of the immunotherapy drugs. This is the first time UV1 will be studied with mesothelioma cancer, but it already has shown safety and signs of efficacy when used on malignant melanoma, prostate cancer and lung cancer in studies worldwide. It will be used with the immunotherapy combination of nivolumab and ipilimumab, also known by brand names...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - September 14, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Dams exacerbate the consequences of climate change on river fish
(Forschungsverbund Berlin) A potential response of river fish to environmental changes is to colonize new habitats. But what happens when dams and weirs restrict their movement? And are native and alien species similarly affected? Researchers from the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) and the Spanish University of Girona (UdG) have addressed these questions in a recent study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 14, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

4 Balzan prizewinners announced today; professor Susan Trumbore wins For Earth System Dynamics
(Gold Communications) The names of the 2020 Balzan Prizewinners were disclosed today:Susan Trumbore (Germany/USA), Max Planck Institut f ü r Biogeochemie - Jena, for Earth System Dynamics,Jean-Marie Tarascon (France), Coll è ge de France - Paris, for Environmental Challenges: Materials Science for Renewable Energy,Joan Martinez Alier (Spain), Universitat Aut ò noma de Barcelona, for Environmental Challenges: Responses from the Social Sciences and the Humanities, Ant ô nio Augusto Can ç ado Trindade (Brasil), Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - Belo Horizonte, for Human Rights. (Source: Eu...
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Peruvian Amazonian shaman rose to power in early 20th century
(Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute) Anthropologist Fernando Santos-Granero pieced together the story of a change agent whose life spanned an important period in South American history in his book, Slavery and Utopia, now available in English and Spanish. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What is the Allergen Cross-Reactivity Rate of Legumes?
Discussion There are 8 common foods which compromise 90% of food allergens with those being peanuts, soybeans, cow’s milk, eggs, fish, crustacean/shellfish, wheat and tree nuts. Some people believe that lupin (a legume) is 9th. Legumes belong to the Fabaceae family. They provide protein, fat, vitamins other essential nutrients and therefore are used in the human diet throughout the world. “[A]llergenicity due to consumption of legumes in decreasing order may be peanut, soybean, lentil, chickpea, pea, mung bean and red gram.” Other common legumes include alfalfa, clovers, beans, lupins, mesquite, carob...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 14, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The what and the who of Linda
A psychic once told me that it was almost as if I had appeared fully formed on earth at the age of 10 – rather like Mr Bean – with no history or family to speak of. With a statement like that I might have felt it incumbent upon me to explain why the age of 10 was so significant in my life, and whilst it surely would have been interesting to you; personally, I’m much more interested in the present.  As Leslie Poles Hartley once said “the past is a foreign country, they do things differently there“. People, I believe, are often tarred with two brushes.  That of ‘WHAT’ they...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - September 13, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Creativity my story Source Type: news

‘We’ve learned how we need to act’: Spain braces for second wave of Covid
Despite a big rise in infections, particularly among younger people, there is no sense of panic on the streets around MadridCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAn hour or so before lunch on Thursday, Ángela Falcón stepped out of the church of Our Lady of the Assumption and on to the hot and busy streets of Parla.“I’m scared and I very seldom come out but when I do, I stop by the church to pray,” said the 71-year-old.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sam Jones in Parla Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Science Epidemics Spain Europe Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Scientists baffled by orcas ramming sailing boats near Spain and Portugal
From the Strait of Gibraltar to Galicia, orcas have been harassing yachts, damaging vessels and injuring crewFull story: ‘I’ve never seen or heard of attacks’ – scientists baffled by orcas harassing boatsScientists have been left baffled by incidents oforcas ramming sailing boats along the Spanish and Portuguese coasts.In the last two months, from southern to northern Spain, sailors have sent distress calls after worrying encounters. Two boats lost part of their rudders, at least one crew member suffered bruising from the impact of the ramming, and several boats sustained serious damage.Continue rea...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Susan Smillie Tags: Marine life Sailing Wildlife Spain Science Gibraltar Whales Environment Animal behaviour Portugal Source Type: news

Gender-based psychosocial differences in a sample of young offenders - Arteaga A, Fernandez-Montalvo J, Cacho R, L ópez-Goñi JJ.
This study analyzes the differential psychosocial characteristics of male and female young offenders with a judicial measure from a juvenile court in Spain. Data on origin, recidivism, criminal and psychosocial characteristics of a sample of 838 juvenile o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A Marathon, Not a Sprint: Peru Needs Fiscal Reforms to Quell High COVID-19 Death Rate
Intercultural bilingual school at Andahuaylas province, Peru. Photo courtesy Sergio Chaparro Hernández (CESR) By Laura Adriaensens and Sergio Chaparro HernándezANTWERP, Belgium / BOGOTA, Colombia, Sep 11 2020 (IPS) “It’s a major paradox, no?” asks Hugo Ñopo, a researcher at the Peruvian think tank Group for the Analysis of Development (GRADE). Since the beginning of the pandemic, Peru has presented itself as an example for the region: it quickly implemented drastic prevention measures, followed scientific recommendations and prepared an economic support plan for the most vulnerable se...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Laura Adriaensens and Sergio Chaparro Hernandez Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Latin America & the Caribbean Population Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

A psychometric study of a Spanish version of the Negative Acts Questionnaire-Revised: confirmatory factor analysis - Dujo L ópez V, González Trijueque D, Graña Gómez JL, Andreu Rodríguez JM.
BACKGROUND: The NAQ (Negative Acts Questionnaire) has been widely used in more than 40 countries to measure the mobbing phenomenon. This research aims to present a psychometric study based on the Spanish version of the NAQ-R carried out by Gonz ález-Trijue... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trends in psychiatric emergency department visits due to suicidal ideation and suicide attempts during the CoViD-19 pandemic in Madrid, Spain - Hern ández-Calle D, Martínez-Alés G, Mediavilla R, Aguirre P, Rodríguez-Vega B, Bravo-Ortiz MF.
Recent reports indicate that the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is generating substantial increases in the global burden of depression, anxiety, and acute stress disorders.1,2 Potential explanations include fear of contagion, grief fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news