A Way Forward in the North Korea Crisis
There is nothing the US can do to North Korea that will lead to its renunciation of its nuclear weapons program. That is because North Korea already holds US allies hostage to violence we cannot control—and may already or will soon pose a similar threat to the US homeland—and thus presents an unacceptable risk of retaliation for any American offensive military action. There is nothing the US can do for North Korea that might induce it to denuclearize, because keeping North Korea on a war footing vis-à-vis the US keeps the regime of Kim Jong Un in power. There is nothing the international community, inclu...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Philip Bobbitt Tags: Uncategorized North Korea Source Type: news
The U.N. Speech Showed President Trump ’s Zero-Sum Views
Discussions remain fluid; Republicans would likely need to make some of the tax cuts expire after 10 years [Wall Street Journal] Sound Off “We will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea” — President Trump telling the United Nations General Assembly that the U.S. will act if it or its allies are threatened “The problem in Venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented, but that socialism has been faithfully implemented.” — Trump at the United Nations Bits and Bites Michael Cohen’s statement to the Senate intelligence committee [CNN] Donald Trump Jr. Gives U...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zeke J Miller Tags: Uncategorized Morning Must Reads Source Type: news
President Trump ’s Pick for Russian Ambassador: ‘No Question’ Moscow Interfered in Election
(WASHINGTON) — Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Russia, told Congress on Tuesday that Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election led directly to the lack of trust between the two former Cold War foes. Appearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Huntsman struck a tough tone amid heightened tensions between Washington and Moscow. The relationship has been marred in recent months by a series of expulsions of diplomats and closures of diplomatic missions. “There is no question that the Russian government interfered in the U.S....
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Lardner / AP Tags: Uncategorized Congress diplomacy onetime russia Source Type: news
President Trump Calls U.N.-Backed Iran Nuclear Deal ‘An Embarrassment’
(UNITED NATIONS) — President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threatened the “total destruction'” of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped up his rhetoric throughout the escalating crisis with North Korea, told the murmuring crowd at the U.N. on Tuesday that “it is far past time for the nations of the world to confront” Kim Jong Un and said that Kim’s “reckless pursuit of nuclear weapons” poses a threat to “the entire world with an unthinkable loss of human life. “Rocket ma...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Sueprville / AP Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump onetime United Nations Source Type: news
Russia ’s Latest War Games Are Causing Jitters in Europe
(MINSK, Belarus) — Russia and Belarus began major war games Thursday, an operation involving thousands of troops, tanks and aircraft on NATO’s eastern edge practicing how to hunt down and destroy armed spies, among other maneuvers. The Zapad (West) 2017 maneuvers, which are mainly taking place in Belarus this year, have caused concern among members of the Western military alliance and in neighboring countries. Some NATO members, including the Baltic states and Poland, have criticized a lack of transparency about the exercises and questioned Moscow’s real intentions. Russia and Belarus say the exercises, w...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Yuras Karamanau / AP Tags: Uncategorized Baltic states Belarus Eastern Europe onetime Poland russia Source Type: news
Michael Flynn Failed to Disclose Middle East Trip on Security Clearance Form, Democrats Say
(WASHINGTON) — Former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn faced new questions about a 2015 trip he took to the Middle East as part of a private proposal to build nuclear power plants across the region. Two top Democrats said in a letter released Wednesday that he appeared to have violated federal law by failing to report the trip when he renewed his security clearance last year. The lawmakers — Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland and Rep. Eliot Engel of New York — also said documents turned over to their staff suggested that Flynn also failed to report contacts with Israeli and Egypt...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chad Day and Stephen Braun / AP Tags: Uncategorized Congress Middle East onetime Source Type: news
Methodology of investigation of serial murders and ways to improve it in Ukraine - Karpenko MI, Sadivnyk MI.
In this article, the methodology of investigation of serial murders in Ukraine and in the world is studied. The major problems in investigation of serial murders in Ukraine, which in our opinion, affect effectiveness and results of investigation of serial ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news
Patient preferences and extended-release naltrexone: a new opportunity to treat opioid use disorders in Ukraine - Marcus R, Makarenko I, Mazhnaya A, Zelenev A, Polonsky M, Madden L, Filippovych S, Dvoriak S, Springer SA, Altice FL.
BACKGROUND: Scaling up HIV prevention for people who inject drugs (PWID) using opioid agonist therapies (OAT) in Ukraine has been restricted by individual and structural factors. Extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX), however, provides new opportunities for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Family factors and parenting in Ukraine - Burlaka V, Graham-Bermann SA, Delva J.
The present study aimed to estimate the use of positive and negative parenting practices in Ukraine and explore relationships between parenting practices, intimate partner violence (IPV), alcohol use, and sociodemographics. Parents of children (N=320) ages... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
The relationship between family, parent, and child characteristics and intimate-partner violence (IPV) among Ukrainian mothers - Burlaka V, Grogan-Kaylor A, Savchuk O, Graham-Bermann SA.
OBJECTIVE: To assess the prevalence of intimate-partner violence (IPV) in a sample of Ukrainian mothers of schoolchildren, and to examine the relationship between IPV and family, parent, and child characteristics using multilevel models. METHOD: Mo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news
Atlant Clinical-Clinical Research and Support Services
Atlant Clinical is a contract research organisation (CRO) providing efficient clinical and support services for Phase I-IV clinical trials in Russia, Ukraine, Middle Asia, Europe, and the US. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - July 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Henry Marsh: ‘The mind-matter problem is not a problem for me – mind is matter’
The celebrated neurosurgeon and writer talks about 40 years inside our skulls, what ’s wrong with the NHS – and the Zen of woodworkHenry Marsh made the decision to become a neurosurgeon after he had witnessed his three-month-old son survive the complex removal of a brain tumour. For two decades he was the senior consultant in the Atkinson Morley wing at St George ’s hospital in London, one of the country’s largest specialist brain surgery units. He pioneered techniques in operating on the brain under local anaesthetic and was the subject of the BBC documentary Your Life in Their ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 16, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Tim Adams Tags: Neuroscience Autobiography and memoir Science and nature NHS Hospitals Society Books Culture Health Source Type: news
Breaking the Impasse: Reducing Protracted Internal Displacement as a Collective Outcome
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. 06/05/2017 This 160-page study examines the causes, impacts, and challenges of protracted internal displacement, and proposes an approach that allows internally displaced persons to reach self-sufficiency sooner. It makes recommendations to key stakeholders, such as national governments and the United Nations, on concrete actions to take to implement this approach and effectively address protracted internal displacement, which can be caused by conflict and disaster. The study features five country case studies: Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Cong...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - June 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news
Heritage Valley working to recover from cyberattack
Heritage Valley Health System is working to return to normal, a day after being a victim of a worldwide cyberattack. The ransomware, which apparently started in Ukraine and then spread around the globe, damaged the health system's computers. "In response to yesterday's cybersecurity incident, Heritage Valley is confident that it has identified the cause and is systematically restoring registration, clinical pat ient and ancillary care systems," a statement from a spokeswoman said. "Information technology… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 28, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news
Willingness to pay for opioid agonist treatment among opioid dependent people who inject drugs in Ukraine - Makarenko I, Mazhnaya A, Marcus R, Bojko MJ, Madden L, Filippovich S, Dvoriak S, Altice FL.
BACKGROUND: In the context of decreasing external and limited Ukrainian governmental funding for opioid agonist treatments (OAT) for opioid dependent people who inject drugs in Ukraine, information on sustainable financial models is needed. METHODS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
Ukraine: 750,000 children at risk of losing access to safe drinking water, warns UN
With the recent escalation of hostilities damaging vital water infrastructure in eastern Ukraine, at least 750,000 children are at imminent risk of being cut off from safe drinking water, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned today. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - June 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
For many women in Ukraine, escape from conflict not an escape from violence
Language UndefinedIZIUM, Ukraine –Things started to fall apart for Mariana* when she was forced to flee fighting in the Donetsk region in 2016. She and her father camped on the doorsteps of social services centres until they managed to find shelter. Then, shortly afterward, her father was diagnosed with a severe tuberculosis infection.“He was sent to a TB clinic,” said psychologist Olga Shapoval. “Mariana went along with her father.” (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - June 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news
Telerehabilitation of patients with injuries of the lower extremities - Tsvyakh AI, Hospodarskyy AJ.
INTRODUCTION: Timely access to orthopedic rehabilitation is an important problem for the Ukrainian healthcare system. The international orthopedic community aims to achieve the best possible outcome for patient care by modifying rehabilitation methods and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
California's biggest bee heist solved: Central Valley man caught, thousands of beehives recovered
(Natural News) Last April 28, Pavel Tveretinov was arrested at a Fresno County orchard for allegedly possessing stolen property. The 51-year old Russian-Ukrainian is believed to be the man behind California’s largest case of bee thievery, wherein hundreds of beehives disappeared from a Sutter County nursery. At the time of his arrest, authorities stated that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
With barely enough money for food, conflict-displaced Ukrainians struggling to survive – UN
Two-thirds of internally displaced Ukrainians are struggling financially; many without even enough money for food, according to the latest report by the United Nations migration agency on the situation in the crisis-torn country. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - May 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Trading hard hats for combat helmets: the economics of rebellion in eastern Ukraine - Zhukov YM.
Using new micro-level data on violence in Eastern Ukraine, this paper evaluates the relative merits of 'identity-based' and 'economic' explanations of civil conflict. The first view expects rebellion to be most likely in areas home to the geographic concen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Violence and political outcomes in Ukraine--evidence from Sloviansk and Kramatorsk - Coup é T, Obrizan M.
In this paper, we study the effects of violence on political outcomes using a survey of respondents in Sloviansk and Kramatorsk - two cities that were affected heavily by the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. We show that experiencing physical damage goes toget... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news
Children in east Ukraine need urgent care to overcome trauma of conflict – UNICEF
More than 200,000 children, or one in four, in the two regions most severely affected by the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine require urgent and sustained psychosocial support to address their traumatic experiences, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said today. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - April 7, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news
The Birth Of A Blockchain: From Ripples To Making'Crypto' Waves
Waves Platform's CEO Sasha Ivanov is canvassed by Forbes on what it takes to create a cryptocurrency in light of the entity's blockchain application that is attracting interest from businesses and entrepreneurs. The Ukrainian physicist also discusses recent blockchain business activities to date. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 3, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Roger Aitken, Contributor Source Type: news
International Women's Day: A Tribute To Inner-City Girls
This article is dedicated to Deepa Bhat, who co-founded our program and always challenges those around her to be the best version of themselves. ―- This Women’s History Month, remember that we have the power to make history every day. And in 2017, that feels more urgent than ever. Follow along with HuffPost on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in March using #WeMakeHerstory. type=type=RelatedArticlesblockTitle=Related... + articlesList=58c00cace4b070e55af9e9b9,56ded7cee4b0000de405bb0f,58bf5e0ee4b0c3276fb77ee3 -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
One million Ukrainian children now need aid as number doubles over past year – UNICEF
As the volatile conflict in eastern Ukraine enters its fourth year, one million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance– nearly double the number this time last year, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported today. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - February 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news
How Art Therapy Helps You De-Stress (Even If You Don't Think You Need It)
There were eight of us around the table. We’d signed up for a two-hour workshop with Madison, Wisconsin, art therapists Mary Williams and Kelly Toltzien, who together founded Madison Art Therapy in 2015. Our number included seven women and one man, mostly in our 30s and 40s. We were there to reconnect with our artistic sides—and our feelings. Williams and Toltzien sat at either end of the table. Williams had silver bands on her fingers and a contagious grin. Toltzien’s blue eyes seemed to take in the entire room at once. The two have known each other since college, and they chatted easily like the friends...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Dangerous conditions in Ukraine after heavy fighting shuts down power, water – UNICEF
More than 2,500 children in the Donetsk region of Ukraine are without heat, electricity or water, prompting the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to call for an end to fighting in the area so that the infrastructure can be repaired. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - February 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news
Contesting the Malyn Massacre: the legacy of inter-ethnic violence and the Second World War In Eastern Europe - McBride J.
On the morning of July 13, 1943, a German anti-partisan formation surrounded the small village of Malyn and its Czech and Ukrainian inhabitants. The soldiers gathered the entire village population in the town square and, after a document check, proceeded t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news
Infertile woman gives birth after 'three-parent baby' IVF
Scientists used the method to help a Ukrainian woman who was unable to conceive, it has been announced. She gave birth to her son on January 5 after trying for a baby for more than a decade. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Aiding the Elderly Caught in Conflict in Ukraine
VideoAiding the Elderly Caught in Conflict in UkraineJanuary 13, 2017Since the conflict began in eastern Ukraine, Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has supported more than 350 health facilities on the both sides of the contact line with donations of medical equipment and medicines to treat war-wounded and people with chronic diseases. MSF teams have also provided mental health counseling, primary health care, and have assisted safe deliveries for pregnant women. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - January 13, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Melissa Pracht Source Type: news
Patient Stories From Eastern Ukraine: “Tell People What is Happening Here”
Since March 2015, MSF has run mobile clinics in locations around Mariupol and Kurakhove, eastern Ukraine. Here, patients tell their stories in their own words.Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - January 12, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news
Mental Health Care in Ukraine: "Your Entire Universe Falls Apart"
Voice from the FieldMental Health Care in Ukraine:"Your Entire Universe Falls Apart"January 12, 2017Despite the “back-to-school ceasefire”—an agreement signed in September to guarantee a safe environment for children to attend school after the summer—shelling continues in many villages located near the front line areas in eastern Ukraine. After nearly three years of conflict, civilians still bear the brunt of the ongoing violence, with more than 1.7 million forced from their homes, according to the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine and the International Organization for Migration. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - January 12, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news
Patient Stories From Eastern Ukraine: “Tell People What is Happening Here”
Field newsPatient Stories From Eastern Ukraine: “Tell People What is Happening Here”January 12, 2017Since March 2015, Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has run mobile clinics in locations around Mariupol and Kurakhove, eastern Ukraine. MSF mobile teams—usually a doctor, a nurse, and a psychologist—provide medical consultations, medications, and mental health support to displaced people and those living near the f ront line areas. MSF also donates medical supplies to local health facilities and health workers, including those located at the Mariinka checkpoint...
Source: MSF News - January 12, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Jess Brown Source Type: news
Place of residence as a factor differentiating physical activity in the life style of Ukrainian students - Bergier J, Bergier B, Tsos A.
Determining the state of physical activity of societies as an important component of a health promoting life style is a very up-to-date problem. Studies of physical activity among students, the future elites in their environments, become of increasing impo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news
After long nightmare in Ukraine, displaced family finds peace
Language EnglishKHARKIV, Ukraine –Tetiana* and her husband were abducted and savagely abused after conflict broke out in Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine. After months of torment, they and their nine children were driven from their home and forced to start over in a new city. Yet the violence seemed to follow them – and this time, it came from within their family.Psychologist Svitlana Tevantseva met Tetiana, 38, in a settlement for displaced people in Kharkiv. Tetiana was initially reluctant to talk about her experiences, but slowly, she began to reveal her story. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - December 9, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: zerzan Source Type: news
Ukraine reports outbreak of H5 bird flu in backyard birds: OIE
PARIS (Reuters) - Ukraine reported an outbreak of a highly contagious bird flu virus among backyard birds in the southern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Wednesday, citing a report from the Ukrainian government. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
Ukraine limits some poultry imports due to avian flu
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine has restricted imports of poultry and poultry products from certain regions of Germany, Bulgaria and Hungary due to concerns about avian flu, the state consumer protection agency said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
Ukraine halts Austria poultry imports over avian flu: official
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine has suspended poultry imports from Austria due to concerns over avian flu, the head of Ukraine's food quality inspectorate told Reuters on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
Liberia: Ukraine-Based Company Gives Large Quantity of Anti-Diabetic Drugs
[Observer] Private Joint Stock Company, a Ukraine-based entity engaged in manufacturing insulin for diabetes, has turned over to the Ministry of Health (MOH) a sizeable quantity of the drug to help treat diabetic patients in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 18, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news
Communism And Connection: Your Psychology Has An Agenda
"It really is infuriating," said Steven, taking off his glasses and pinching the space between his eyes. "I've accomplished a lot in my life. And I still do. The last book, critically, I couldn't have asked for better reviews. And this new one, I'm really excited about this one. When I tell people about it, they think I've got something really special happening. And yet I still walk around feeling like... " "You're a piece of shit," I said. "Yes!" agreed Steven. "A piece of shit! Why? I'd like to get rid of that, I really would. Why do I still think this? Why do I still feel t...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Two infertile women to give birth in Ukraine after controversial gene-editing operation
The controversial procedure was designed to prevent families passing on genetic mutations, not to aid fertility. But two Ukrainian women have used it after going into 'embryo arrest' during IVF. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Ukraine's Security Sector Needs Substantial Reform
An assessment of Ukraine's security sector determines what different institutions need to do and where gaps exist. Roles and responsibilities need to be clarified, and coordination is needed among individual ministries and agencies. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - October 4, 2016 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news
Transmuting The Curse Of Suicide Into A Blessing: My Speech At USC/Verdugo Hills Hospital
This article was adapted from a speech I gave today, Saturday, Sept. 10, on the occasion of Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
HIV in Ukraine: Faces of a hidden epidemic
Ukraine has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in Europe, according to the United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Power-sharing, commitment problems, and armed conflict in Ukraine - Strasheim J.
This article complements previous studies on Russia's role in Ukraine by focusing on domestic explanations of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news