St. Petersburg State University

Russian federal state-owned higher education institution based in Saint Petersburg. It is the oldest and one of the largest universities in Russia.

Address
7/9 Universitetskaya Emb., 199034, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Website
http://english.spbu.ru/

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Environment

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon hits record in April

Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon hit a record last month, the government reported Friday with figures that belie President Jair Bolsonaro's pledge to crack down on such destruction.

Health

Physicians report sharing office visit notes beneficial overall

(HealthDay)—Following implementation of electronically sharing office visit notes with patients, more primary and specialty care clinicians agree the practice is beneficial overall, according to a study published online ...

Vaccination

Response to COVID-19 vaccine positive in patients with IBD

(HealthDay)—Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients taking biologics achieved a positive antibody response to both the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines, according to research published online April 19 in Gastroenterology.

Pediatrics

New innovation successfully treats neonatal hypothermia

Neonatal hypothermia—which occurs when an infant's core body temperature falls below the normal range needed to maintain health—contributes to approximately one million deaths each year, and countless cases of stunted ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK to ease holiday travel ban yet keeps most quarantines

Britain announced a "first tentative step" Friday toward resuming international travel, saying U.K. citizens will be able to travel to countries including Portugal, Iceland and Israel later this month without having to quarantine ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Q&A: Aging and changing

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 56 and have noticed a few things are changing as I get older. I know as I age there will be more changes in my body and mind, but can you provide insights on what are some common things that I can expect?

Health

2.4 million ED visits in ≥65s due to unintentional falls

(HealthDay)—Unintentional falls accounted for more than 90 percent of selected emergency department visits and hospitalizations for nonfatal injuries among adults aged 65 years and older in 2018, according to research published ...