Recent Public Health press releases & news

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[PRESSWIRE] Brussels - 8 April 2020 -- With the world facing the biggest public health crisis in living memory, the global video games industry is harnessing its reach, its imagination, and its unique ability to connect people whilst keeping them at home indoors, to help keep its 2.5 billion players safe from Covid-19.  And with millions of children turning to their video games for entertainment, education and to connect to their friends, ISFE has published a blog for parents to help them manage safe and healthy game play during the pandemic.

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[PRESSWIRE] Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA - 30 March, 2020 -- Over the past two weeks, the leading magazine for autism families rapidly responded to the changing needs of the autism community by providing sought after autism COVID-19 resources. Autism Parenting Magazine Editor-in-Chief Amy KD Tobik said coming together to develop tools such as social stories and visual schedules, along with professional advice, was critical.

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[PRESSWIRE] Reykjavik, Iceland - 26 March 2020 -- The first Coronavirus Medical Express flight departs Shanghai at 23:30 GMT today airlifting urgently needed supplies to fight the coronavirus from China to Europe.

[PRESSWIRE] Finland - 24 March, 2020 -- EU funding will accelerate the development and global market entry preparation of the CardioSignal by Precordior® product family to include detection of Heart Failure and Coronary Artery Disease with built-in smartphone motion sensors, the new revolutionary smartphone-only technology.

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[PRESSWIRE] Chicago, IL United States - 19 March, 2020 -- Surgisphere has developed a COVID-19 triage tool that helps prioritize care for patients who are in urgent need of care (https://surgisphere.com/covid-19-triage-tool).

[PRESSWIRE] Parma, Italy - March 12, 2020 -- Kidney involvement seems to be frequent in patients who have tested positive for coronavirus. Acute kidney injury might be a predictor of mortality in infected patients.

[PRESSWIRE] Parma, Italy – 11 March, 2020 - Dialysis centers should not be tipped into panic but need to adopt common sense precautions. ERA-EDTA has therefore published a set of guidelines recommending several well-balanced measures to dialysis centers.

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[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom – 13 February, 2020 -- Nearly three in every five men questioned in the US (59%) have suffered from impotence, also known as erectile dysfunction or ‘E.D.’, according to a new survey released ahead of National Impotence Day (14 Feb) by LetsGetChecked, a leading at-home health screening and insights company.

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[PRESSWIRE] 29 January, 2020 – UK -- New research released today reveals that the average football fan in the United States, will eat a staggering 10,821 calories and 180 grams of saturated fat this Super Bowl Sunday.

[PRESSWIRE] Parma - December 19, 2019 -- The 2017 Annual Report of the ERA-EDTA Registry [1] reveals that only a small fraction of patients accepted for renal replacement therapy are able to start this treatment with the best available therapy, which is transplantation, – and that the number of people who are in need of renal replacement therapy is rising. This poses a major challenge to our health systems, therefore everything should be done to fight this trend, e.g. by strengthening prevention.