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Festival fireworks celebrations' health impact on vulnerable people - study

Festival fireworks celebrations' health impact on vulnerable people - study
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Fireworks associated with festival celebrations such as Australia Day, China's Lunar New Year and Fourth of July, in the USA, may have a significant impact on the health of vulnerable people – a new study reveals.
Date:
21/01/2020
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Clubs and bars must support women by cracking down on sexual aggression

Clubs and bars must support women by cracking down on sexual aggression
Description
Nightclubs and bars must create a supportive environment that cracks down on unwanted sexual attention and allows women to enjoy their nights out, according to a new study.
Date:
20/01/2020
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Brazilian wildfire pollution worsens air quality in distant cities - study

Brazilian wildfire pollution worsens air quality in distant cities - study
Description
Wildfires in south eastern Brazil produce airborne pollution that worsens air quality in major cities such as Sao Paulo – cancelling out efforts to improve the urban environment and posing health risks to citizens.
Date:
20/01/2020
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Prolonged breath-holding could help radiotherapy treatment of cardiac arrhythmias

Prolonged breath-holding could help radiotherapy treatment of cardiac arrhythmias
Description
A technique that enables patients suffering from heart conditions to hold their breath safely for over 5 minutes could have potential as part of a new treatment for cardiac arrhythmias.
Date:
20/01/2020
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences

Far-right violence in Portugal draws strength from skinhead roots - study

Far-right violence in Portugal draws strength from skinhead roots - study
Description
Far-right agitators in Portugal now have different reasons to their 1970s predecessors for becoming radicalised and committing acts of political violence – a new study shows.
Date:
16/01/2020
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences
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