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Poul Birch Eriksen
Former radio broadcaster (DR P1) 🎙️; Journalist 🖋️on 🌐⚕️/Things-That-Go-Wrong ☣️/Science ⚛️ ; Tweets=own views
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 18
Is it just me, when reading about partially revived pig brains, who come to think of the prize? In 2012 the neuroscience prize was given for demonstrating that brain activity, by using complicated instruments, apparently can be seen anywhere - even in a dead salmon.
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 17
Replying to @pobier
2. Spoiler alert: about 80 % of the world's supply lies in North Kivu soil. North Kivu happens to be the epicenter for the current outbreak
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 17
As so oft before, there is something to learn from This time about the interplay between in Congo and conflict minerals like , which is an important component of modern mobile phones.
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 17
Replying to @pobier
3. In January 2017, the neonatal section of another hospital, in Næstved, had to close for a week, after 11 children and eight adults tested positive for the bacterium
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 17
Replying to @pobier
2. For now, the source of infection is not known, but in order to break the chain of transmission 35 families with as many newborns, who have been admitted to the section after March 3, are encouraged to go to their GP to be swabbed for
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 17
Five newborn babies, who are or have been admitted to the neonatal section of University Hospital in Roskilde , have been found to be infected with . Also five parents are infected, but all are in treatment, via
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 17
Replying to @pobier
6. Countries like , and also have players whose cruciate ligaments gets injured, but they have a significantly larger population base to select from than ⚽️
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 17
Replying to @pobier
5. An explanation for the re-emergence of cruciate ligament injuries among female footballers ⚽️appears to be that the level and amount of training among the elite players has increased, whereas the preventative training has not followed suit
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 17
Replying to @pobier
4. However, with the achieved success the preventive exercises went into oblivion - which is often the case with preventive health interventions
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 17
Replying to @pobier
3. # Danish women's football⚽️ had huge problems with cruciate ligament injuries in the mid-00s, but implementation of preventive exercices made the incidence go down.
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 17
Replying to @pobier
2. Many of these cruciate ligament injuries are preventable, by the right training, so why aren't they? ⚽️
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 17
An epidemic of cruciate ligament injuries is plaguing women's football ⚽️ : almost every fifth player in the best women's series has or has had an injury in the knee. via Thread
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 12
Large-scale operations are not necessarily cheaper. The merger of hospitals in Aarhus, into one, grand university hospital has become more costly than planned and has not, so far, provided the expected reduction in cost, via
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 11
Replying to @pobier
8. The entire survey (in Danish) on , well-being and health behavior among 11, 13 and 15-year-old schoolchildren in , with many more findings, can be downloaded here
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 11
Replying to @pobier
7. More girls than boys spend more than four hours daily on social media, and more girls show signs of social media dependency. More boys than girls spend at least four hours daily on electronic games.
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 11
Replying to @pobier
6. Far more 🇩🇰 girls have problems compared to boys, for example, twice as many girls as boys often have headaches, feel lonely and think they are too thick. Conversely, among the 15-year-olds, there are twice as many boys as girls who think they are too thin.
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 11
Replying to @pobier
5. The survey also finds great differences in the , well-being and health behavior of girls and boys, and gender differences generally increase with age.
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 11
Replying to @pobier
4. The 15-year-olds also smoke more than four years ago. On the other hand, use of and by young people has decreased since the survey of 2014
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 11
Replying to @pobier
3. Among the findings in the 2018 survey is that half of the 15-year old boys have experienced drunkenness several times and one out of four drink each week, which is up from previous surveys
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Poul Birch Eriksen Apr 11
Replying to @pobier
2. The survey has been conducted every four years since 1984 and describes , well-being and health behavior among 11, 13 and 15-year-old schoolchildren in , and is part of the international research project Health Behavior in School-aged Children (HBSC)
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