Self-reported, work-related injuries and illnesses among restaurant workers in Shiraz City, South of Iran - Jahangiri M, Eskandari F, Karimi N, Hasanipour S, Shakerian M, Zare A.
This study examined  the prevalence of self-reported work-related... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Time trends in gender-specific incidence rates of road traffic injuries in Iran - Delavary Foroutaghe M, Mohammadzadeh Moghaddam A, Fakoor V.
This study aims to model and validate road traffic injury (RTI) times series, specifically considering gender. STUDY DESIGN: Time tre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

An overview of the research reports on addiction in Iranian journals from 2010 to 2015 - Zarghami M, Taghizadeh F, Babakhanian M, Vaghefinezhad M.
BACKGROUND: The articles and research reports presented in the scientific journals are selected without a proper critical appraisal in many cases. This is a major problem, as it leads to the opinions of the experts being neglected in many of these scientif... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Barriers to help-seeking for elder abuse: a qualitative study of older adults - Adib M, Esmaeili M, Zakerimoghadam M, Nayeri ND.
The identification of barriers to older adults' help-seeking can help develop effective preventive and supportive strategies. The present descriptive qualitative study seeks to explore the barriers to help-seeking for elder abuse in Iran. Eighteen older ad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Student's port wine stain causes her to be confused for an ACID-ATTACK victim
Ellahe Haghani, 37, has Sturge-Weber syndrome, which causes abnormal blood vessels to develop in the skin. Doctors in her native Iran refused to operate over fears she would 'bleed to death'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The relationship between illnesses and medical drug consumption with the occurrence of traffic accidents among truck and bus drivers in Tehran, Iran - Khoshakhlagh AH, Yazdanirad S, Laal F, Sarsangi V.
PURPOSE: To determine the relationship of illnesses and medical drug consumption with the occurrence of traffic accidents among truck and bus drivers. METHODS: This is a cross-sectional study on truck and bus drivers in Tehran, Iran. The criteria f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Performance analysis of urban drivers encountering pedestrian - Sheykhfard A, Haghighi F.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Iran is one of the countries with the highest rates of road deaths in the world. About 18,000 people die every year in road accidents in Iran, where about 22 percent of the dead are pedestrians. The purpose... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Barriers to leaving a relationship from the perspective of married abused Iranian women: secondary analysis of the interviews with abused women - Taherkhani S, Negarandeh R, Farshadpour F.
Violence has a heavy impact on the physical and mental health of women in developed and developing countries; however, most of the violence victims would suffer in silence and never leave their relationship. The aim of the present study was to identify the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Iran in transition - Danaei G, Farzadfar F, Kelishadi R, Rashidian A, Rouhani OM, Ahmadnia S, Ahmadvand A, Arabi M, Ardalan A, Arhami M, Azizi MH, Bahadori M, Baumgartner J, Beheshtian A, Djalalinia S, Doshmangir L, Haghdoost AA, Haghshenas R, Hosseinpoor AR, Islami F, Kamangar F, Khalili D, Madani K, Masoumi-Asl H, Mazyaki A, Mirchi A, Moradi E, Nayernouri T, Niemeier D, Omidvari AH, Peykari N, Pishgar F, Qorbani M, Rahimi K, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Tehrani FR, Rezaei N, Shahraz S, Takian A, Tootee A, Ezzati M, Jamshidi HR, Larijani B, Majdzadeh R, Malekzadeh R.
Being the second-largest country in the Middle East, Iran has a long history of civilisation during which several dynasties have been overthrown and established and health-related structures have been reorganised. Iran has had the replacement of traditiona... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Knowledge, attitude, and practice of pesticides use among agricultural workers - Rostami F, Afshari M, Rostami-Moez M, Assari MJ, Soltanian AR.
BACKGROUND: Pesticides have critical effects on human health. Because of the high amount of pesticides used, individual exposure is almost inevitable. According to the above-mentioned issues, few studies have been done in this area in Iran. Therefore, this... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Identifying and validating requirements of telemental health services for Iranian veterans - Safdari R, Ahmadi M, Bahaadinbeigy K, Farzi J, Noori T, Mehraeen E.
BACKGROUND: The ability of timely access to mental health care is very important for combat veterans that are facing many barriers such as living in rural and remote areas and the lack of integration. Telemental health services improve the veterans' health... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Tuesday ’s Daily Brief: Guterres calls for restraint in Venezuela, Jazz Day, the importance of breastfeeding, and updates from Libya, Iran and Mozambique
This Tuesday, we cover: the cost of almost one month of fighting in Libya's capital; humanitarian responses in Iran and Mozambique following devastating storms and rains; Guterres calls for calm in Venezuela; how breastfeeding can prevent obesity in children; and a very jazzy celebration... (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - April 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Risk factors contributing to the incidence and mortality of acute childhood poisoning in emergency department: a hospital base case-control study, Iran - Feiz Disfani H, Kamandi M, Mousavi SM, Sadrzadeh SM, Farzaneh R, Doolabi N, Rahmani K.
OBJECTIVES: Considering that poisoning is one of the most important and preventable factors in hospitalization and death of children in emergency departments, this study was carried out to investigate the risk factors contributing to the incidence and mort... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Conceptual model of managing health care volunteers in disasters: a mixed method study - Salmani I, Seyedin H, Ardalan A, Farajkhoda T.
This study aimed to develop a conceptual model of managing Iranian healthcare volunteers in disa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Americans Are Some of the Most Stressed-Out People in the World, a New Global Survey Says
Americans are some of the most stressed-out people in the world, according to Gallup’s annual Global Emotions report. For the report, Gallup polled about 1,000 adults in countries around the world last year about the emotions they’d experienced the day before the survey. Negative emotions and experiences — stress, anger, worry, sadness and physical pain — were common around the world, tying 2017’s record-setting levels, the report found. In the U.S., 55% of respondents told Gallup they’d felt a lot of stress the day before, well above the global average of 35%. Gallup’s research fo...
Source: TIME: Health - April 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Mental Health/Psychology onetime Source Type: news

Use lavender essential oil to reduce the frequency and severity of migraines
(Natural News) People suffering from migraines could benefit a lot from lavender, a study published in the Journal of Herbal Medicine suggests. The study, a multi-university effort from Iranian researchers, looked at the effects of lavender essential oil when used in migraine prophylactics. In the three-month study, the researchers enrolled migraine sufferers in a randomized controlled clinical... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors stunned by woman's rare disease that made her gums look like strawberries
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT An unnamed 42-year-old woman from Iran visited a dermatologist complaining of overgrown gums. She was diagnosed with a rare condition called 'strawberry gingivitis'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trend of fatal poisoning at national and provincial levels in Iran from 1990 to 2015 - Ghodsi Z, Moghaddam SS, Saadat S, Yoosefi M, Rezaei N, Ostadrahimi H, Mehdipour P, Khalafi B, Sobhani S, Haghshenas R, Alaedini M, Jazayeri SB, Sadeghian F, Sharif-Alhoseini M, Bazireh H, Naghdi K, Derakhshan P, Salamati P, Moradi-Lakeh M, Mokdad AH, O'Reilly G, Rahimi-Movaghar V.
This study provides a comprehensive assessment of poisoning mortality trends across Iran. STUDY DESIGN: The data were gather... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Sexual abuse and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures - Asadi-Pooya AA, Bahrami Z.
OBJECTIVE: We investigated the frequency of reported sexual abuse in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES) in a Middle-Eastern culture (Iran) and tried to characterize the association between a history of sexual abuse and the clinical char... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The role of a community-based intervention in promoting helmet use in a non-probability sample of rural motorcyclists in Iran - Babazadeh T, Kouzekanani K, Ghasemzadeh S, Matlabi H, Allahverdipour H.
Although the use of helmets is known to prevent the majority of mortalities by head injuries, it is ignored by a large number of motorcyclists. The present study was conducted to promote helmet use in an attempt to reduce injuries among motorcyclists in a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

NIH director apologizes for 'mishandled’ security that blocked Iranian scientists
In an email Friday to all personnel, NIH Director Francis Collins said he is “deeply troubled” that a Georgetown University graduate student was interrupted during a presentation that was part of an application for a postdoctoral fellowship and escorted from campus. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lena H. Sun Source Type: news

NIH Tightens Security, Blocking Iranian Scientists from Campus
Two scientists, who came to the Bethesda campus to give presentations, hold US green cards and had previously visited without incident. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - April 4, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

NIH police yank Iranian graduate student from lab as agency clamps down on security
The agency is under mounting pressure to vet foreign researchers before giving them access to facilities or research money. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Prevalence and related factors of postpartum depression among reproductive aged women in Ahvaz, Iran - Afshari P, Tadayon M, Abedi P, Yazdizadeh S.
This study started in February a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Industrial chemical accidents: a growing health hazard in the Islamic Republic of Iran - Fatemi F, Ardalan A, Mansouri N, Aguirre B, Mohammdfam I.
BACKGROUND: Occupational chemical accidents have increased in recent years in the Islamic Republic of Iran. In June and August 2015, three large explosions occurred at chemical warehouses in Rey, Tehran Province, and toxic vapours were released. AIMS: This... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Occupational violence among female workers in an Iranian industrial area - Saberi HR, Motalebi Kashani M, Dehdashti A.
This study explored the prevalence of various types of violence and associated factors among female workers in the industrial sector. This descriptive survey was conducted ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The efficacy of father attachment education on the severity of domestic violence in primegravida women - Setodeh S, Ghodrati F, Akbarzadeh M.
Purpose: In addition to physical and psychological tension imposed on women through pregnancy, the stress of the spouses' violence can cause harmful effects on both the fetus and mother. In Iran, there are limited data on this subject. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The effect of cognitive-behavioral therapy on depression, anxiety, and stress levels in Iranian males with addiction - Alamdarloo GH, Khorasani SM, Najafi M, Jabbari FS, Shojaee S.
This study aimed at investigating the effect of cognitive-behavioral therapy on reducing depression, anxiety, and stress levels of Iranian males with addiction. The participants included 24 Iranian males with addiction selected through convenience sampling... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

'Like another planet': Malham salt cave is world's longest, say researchers
Survey says cave stretches for six miles, beating Iran ’s Namakdan cave in lengthDripping with stalactites and glistening crystals made of salt, the Malham cave at the southern tip of Israel ’s Dead Sea is the world’s longest salt cave system, researchers have claimed, following a survey of its twisting and dramatic tunnels.The cavern, which extends over six miles (10km) underground, is believed to be even more extensive than Iran ’s Namakdan cave, which was previously thought to be the longest salt cave.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 28, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Peter Beaumont and agencies Tags: Israel Middle East and North Africa World news Geology Science Source Type: news

The prevalence of comorbidities among acute burn patients - Salehi SH, As ’adi K, Abbaszadeh-Kasbi A.
IntroductionThe elderly population in Iran is growing, and more medical comorbidities can be identified, so hospital admissions of burn patients with associated medical comorbidities are expected to rise as well. As these medical comorbidities may affect t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Prevalence of chronic diseases and occupational injuries and their influence on the health-related quality of life among farmers working in small-farm enterprises - Rostamabadi A, Jahangiri M, Naderi Mansourabadi B, Javid M, Ghorbani M, Banaee S.
This study aimed to determine the prevalence of chronic diseases and occupational accidents and injuries, and to examine their association with the quality of life among a sample of Iranian farmers. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Analysis of provincial mortalities among bus/minibus users over twelve years, East Azerbaijan, Iran - Homayoun SB, Bahram S, Mina G, Nasrin S, Milad J.
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the epidemiological features of bus/minibus users' road traffic injury mortalities during 2006-2017, in the East Azerbaijan province of Iran. Methods: All 245 bus/minibus users' mortalities,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

“We expect respect” say migrants and refugees
Bihac/Sarajevo, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA –“We still risk our lives,” said Hatidza*, a 26-year-old migrant transiting through Bosnia and Herzegovina. “Last time when we tried to pass the border, you could see the footsteps of wolves and bears. Some migrants and refugees were killed by bears. By now we have tried three times to pass the border unsuccessfully.”Hatidza is a member of the Ahwazis minority group in Iran. She and her brother fled the country after their father was murdered and their family was threatened. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - March 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

“We expect respect,” say migrants and refugees
BIHAC/SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina  –“We still risk our lives,” said Hatidza*, a 26-year-old migrant transiting through Bosnia and Herzegovina. “Last time when we tried to pass the border, you could see the footsteps of wolves and bears. Some migrants and refugees were killed by bears. By now we have tried three times to pass the border unsuccessfully.”Hatidza is a member of the Ahwazis minority group in Iran. She and her brother fled the country after their father was murdered and their family was threatened. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - March 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Drinking Very Hot Tea Almost Doubles Risk Of Cancer, New Study Says
This study, published Wednesday in the International Journal of Cancer, was the first to pinpoint a specific temperature, according to the authors. Esophageal cancer is the eighth most common cancer in the world and is often fatal, killing approximately 400,000 people every year, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer. It is usually caused by repeated injury to the esophagus due to smoke, alcohol, acid reflux and — maybe — hot liquids. The esophagus is a long tube through which swallowed food and liquids travel to reach the stomach. The American Cancer Society estimates that 13,750 new cas...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News tea Source Type: news

Drinking hot tea or coffee could more than DOUBLE the risk of developing cancer of the oesophagus
The study looked at the drinking habits of 50,045 people who lived in north-eastern Iran. People in the UK and US typically drink beverages below 60°C. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Child abuse perpetrators of Iranian adolescents - Pirdehghan A, Rajabzadeh Y.
Child abuse is a main health problem all over the world.The aim of this study was to extend our understanding about offenders of child abuse in different domains.The study was designed as a cross-sectional survey on 700 students in secondary schools using ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Attacks on Houses of Worship over Last Decade
Houses of worship around the world, a place of reflection and peace, have been targeted for attack by extremists. Here are some of the deadly assaults over the last decade: Oct. 31, 2010: Al-Qaida in Iraq militants attack Our Lady of Salvation Catholic Church in Baghdad during Sunday night mass, killing 58 people in the deadliest assault targeting Christians since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion there. Al-Qaida in Iraq later became the Islamic State group. Dec. 15, 2010: Two suicide bombers from the Sunni extremist group Jundallah blow themselves up near a mosque in southeastern Iran, including six Revolutionary Guard commander...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 15, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Terrorism & Active Shooter Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

Occupational stressors among farmers in Iran using fuzzy multiple criteria decision-making methods - Jahangiri M, Molaeifar H, Rajabi F, Banaee S.
INTRODUCTION: Rural communities, especially farmers, are exposed to numerous concerns and stressors due to their type of occupation. The present study aimed at evaluating and prioritizing occupational stressors that cause dissatisfaction among farmers usin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Individual and social factors related to attempted suicide among women: a qualitative study from Iran - Khezeli M, Hazavehei SM, Ariapooran S, Ahmadi A, Soltanian A, Rezapur-Shahkolai F.
The researchers conducted this study as a phenomenological research to understand the individual and social factors related to attempted suicide phenomenon among women of Gilan-e Gharb. Participants of the study are comprised of 17 women survivors of attem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Relationship between marital quality, social support and mental health during pregnancy - Alipour Z, Kazemi A, Kheirabadi G, Eslami AA.
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between marital quality and mental health during pregnancy. This cross-sectional study was conducted on 300 Iranian pregnant women. The ENRICH marital satisfaction subscales, levels of domestic viol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Prevalence of behavioural risk factors for road-traffic injuries among the Iranian population: findings from STEPs 2016 - Fathollahi S, Saeedi Moghaddam S, Rezaei N, Jafari A, Peykari N, Haghshenas R, Shams-Beyranvand M, Damerchilu B, Mehregan A, Khezrian M, Hasan M, Momen Nia Rankohi E, Darman M, Moghisi A, Farzadfar F.
BACKGROUND: To achieve Sustainable Development Goal 3.6 in Iran, we need to have a comprehensive understanding of the distribution of risky behaviours regarding road-traffic injuries at national and sub-national levels. Little is known about the road-use v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The relationship between physical punishment at home and victimization from peer aggression at school in adolescents in Iran and Finland: a mediator ‒moderator analysis - Khademi J, Bjorkqvist K, Söderberg P, Österman K.
The aim of the study was to investigate whether depressive symptoms could serve as a mediator between the experience of physical punishment in childhood and victimization from peer aggression at school, as has been shown by S öderberg et al. (2016). An agg... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Self-reported peaceful conflict resolution behaviour in Iranian and Finnish adolescents - Jaghoory H, Bjorkqvist K, Osterman K.
The study investigated self-reported conflict behavior in 1,244 Iranian adolescents (649 boys, 595 girls; M age = 12.7 years, SD = 2.1 years) and in 620 Finnish adolescents (324 boys and 296 girls; M age = 12,7 years, SD = 2.0). The adolescents filled in a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A study on cultural capital and high-risk behaviors of college students in Iran - Naseri S.
The term cultural capital has gained a widespread popularity as an analogy with economic capital, and capitalism rules and debates since the early 1970s. Essentially, cultural capital is not inherited, yet it is achieved through personal endeavors. Acquisi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Middle-Aged Iranian Women & #039;s Accounts of Their Sexual Health Care Practices: A Conventional Content Analysis
CONCLUSIONSTo meet the needs of middle-aged Iranian women, health care providers should become familiar with such women's sexual health care and self-care practices. Socioculturally sensitive policies and interventions should be developed to improve the sexual and reproductive health care conditions of middle-aged women. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - March 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Prevalence of and risk factors for substance use among Afghan refugees in Iran: an exploratory study - Naseh M, Wagner EF, Abtahi Z, Potocky M, Zahedi L.
This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of substance use among ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

An overview of the health services provision in the 2017 Kermanshah earthquake - Ghanjal A, Bahadori M, Ravangard R.
This study aimed to investigate and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Tired of counting sheep? Lemon verbena helps you sleep better
(Natural News) Say goodbye to sleepless nights. A study by researchers from Iran has discovered a potential natural remedy for insomnia. In their study, which was published in the journal Phytotherapy Research, they found that oral intake of lemon verbena (Aloysia citriodora) improves sleep in patients with insomnia. Lemon verbena is a plant native to South America.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why melatonin is a powerful anticancer indolamine
(Natural News) A team of researchers from Iran suggests that melatonin has powerful anticancer properties. In their study, which was published in the journal Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, they looked at the molecular anti-angiogenesis pathways mediated by melatonin and the responsible mechanisms in different forms of cancers both in vitro and in vivo. Melatonin is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news