Parsing cultural impacts on regret and risk in Iran, China and the United Kingdom - Li L, Kumano S, Keshmirian A, Bahrami B, Li J, Wright ND.
Value-based choices are influenced both by powerful counterfactuals, such as regret, and also by risk in potential outcomes. Culture can profoundly affect how humans perceive and act in the world, but it remains unknown how regret in value-based choice and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prevalence of self-reported work-related illness and injuries among building construction workers, Shiraz, Iran - Derakhshan Jazari M, Jahangiri M, Khaleghi H, Abbasi N, Hassanipour S, Shakerian M, Kamalinia M.
The construction industry is one of the largest and most hazardous industries in the world, which has a direct role in the development of countries. The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of self-reported work-related illness and injur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The vulnerability of the Iranian elderly in disasters: qualitative content analysis - Daddoust L, Khankeh H, Ebadi A, Sahaf R, Nakhaei M, Asgary A.
BACKGROUND: Elderly people are among the most vulnerable groups in natural disaster events. Although old age is responsible for them becoming unequally vulnerable, understanding the different aspects of vulnerability can help health care providers, especia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Telomere shortening associated with increased levels of oxidative stress in sulfur mustard-exposed Iranian veterans - Behravan E, Moallem SA, Kalalinia F, Ahmadimanesh M, Blain P, Jowsey P, Khateri S, Forghanifard MM, BalaliMood M.
In this study, lym... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Renewed sanctions strangle science in Iran
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - September 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Stone, R. Tags: Scientific Community, Science and Policy In Depth Source Type: news

Epidemiological study of hospitalized road traffic injuries in Iran 2011 - Shavaleh R, Motevalian SA, Mahdavi N, Haddadi M, Mohaghegh MR, Hamedi Z.
Background: In Iran, Road Traffic Injuries (RTIs) is the second-leading cause of deaths, and the first leading cause of disabilityadjusted life year, and has one of the highest rates of death (32.1 per 100  000 population) all over the world. This ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The short Persian version of motorcycle riding behavior questionnaire and its interchangeability with the full version - Hosseinpourfeizi H, Sadeghi-Bazargani H, Hassanzadeh K, Salarilak S, Abedi L, Behzad Basirat S, Mashhadi Abdolahi H, Khorasani-Zavareh D.
The aim of current study was to develop a valid and reliable short motorcycle riding behavior questionnaire (SMRBQ) and assess its interchangeability with the original 48-item tool. Through a psychometric study in Bukan district of Iran in 2015, the most r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Beyond the couple: a qualitative analysis of successful in-law relationships in Iran - Cheraghi M, Mazaheri MA, Motabi F, Panaghi L, Sadeghi MS.
In-laws can play a significant role in the success or failure of marriages around the world. In the Middle East, recent quantitative research indicates that having trouble with in-laws is a major predictor of divorce in Iran. To explore this further, we un... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Cluster analysis of psychiatric profile, its correlates, and using mental health services among the young people aged 15-34: findings from the first phase of Iranian youth cohort in Ravansar - Khazaie H, Najafi F, Hamzeh B, Chehri A, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Amin-Esmaeili M, Moradi-Nazar M, Zakiei A, Komasi S, Pasdar Y.
PURPOSES: (1) Cluster analysis of psychiatric disorders and partitioning the youth; (2) determining socio-demographic correlates and parental histories for each one of the clusters; and (3) comparing clusters based on the extent and type of using psychothe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychometric characteristics of the Wish to Be Dead Scale (WDS) in Iranian psychiatric outpatients - Dadfar M, Lester D, Atef Vahid MK.
The Wish to be Dead Scale (WDS) was administered to a convenience sample of 200 Iranian psychiatric outpatients. Using a Principal Component Analysis, two factors were identified, labeled Lack of purpose in life (F1), and Lack of interest in living (F2). T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Bipolar features in major depressive disorder: results from the Iranian mental health survey (IranMHS) - Amin-Esmaeili M, Motevalian A, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Hajebi A, Sharifi V, Mojtabai R, Gudarzi SS.
The objectives of this study are to determine the prevalence of bipolar featu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Two plants endemic to Iran and East India found to be effective against inflammation, hyperthyroidism
(Natural News) A species of plant native to North East India and Car Nicobar island has been seen to provide medicinal benefits for patients suffering from inflammation. Pharmacological studies on the Terminalia citrina have concluded that plants that fall under this species can dramatically alleviate various symptoms of inflammation, including edema, peripheral pain sensation, and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Avocados protect you from diabetes by regulating your cholesterol levels
(Natural News) The consumption of avocados has been established to provide various health benefits. However, recent research discovered that eating avocado can also prevent and treat the detrimental effects of metabolic syndrome. The study, which was carried out by researchers at Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in Iran, focused on the benefits of avocado on the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Challenges and strategies for preventing vehicle collisions with camels in South Khorasan Province: a qualitative study - Hosseini SMR, Khorasani-Zavareh D, Abbasi A.
BACKGROUND:Car collisions with animal including camels are one problem of road safety in the South and East of Iran that are often fatal. Due to the lack of effective interventions, this study aimed to identify the preventive measures for animal related in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

An epidemiologic study of deceased pedestrians in road traffic accidents in Iran during 2012-2013 - Hasani J, Ahanchi NS, Rajabi A, Ghadirzadeh M, Nazari SSH.
Background and Objectives: Due to the high rate of pedestrian deaths in traffic accidents and given that describing demographic profiles of pedestrian deaths and features of accident locations is an important factor in the prevention, management, an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Predictors of incidence of fall in elderly women; a six-month cohort study - Safarpour M, Hosseini SR, Mohamadzade M, Bijani A, Fotouhi A.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the incidence and predictive factors of the falls in elderly women in Northern Iran. METHODS: A total of 717 elderly women aged 60 years and above in Amirkola, Northern of Iran participated in this study. Age, history of fal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Challenges to use response time standard in assessing emergency medical services in Iran: a systematic review - Hosseini SMR, Maleki M, Gorji HA, Khorasani-Zavareh D, Roudbari M.
This study aimed at investigating the u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiology of animal bites and associated factors with delay in post-exposure prophylaxis; a cross-sectional study - Khazaei S, Karami M, Veisani Y, Solgi M, Goodarzi S.
OBJECTIVE: To address the epidemiology of animal bites and associated factors with delay in post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) in Nahvand district, western Iran. METHODS: Data were obtained from Rabies Treatment Center (RTC) in Nahavan district from M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Explorative analysis of motorcyclists' injury severity pattern at a national level in Iran - Kashani AT, Mohammadian A, Besharati MM.
This study aimed at examining the hidden patterns of motorcycle crashes and riders' injury severity at the national level in Iran. Methods: Hierarchical clustering (HC) and latent class clustering (LCC) techniques were used in com... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction on emotional regulation and psychological well-being of Iranian veteran's homemakers with secondary posttraumatic stress disorder - Omidi A, Fini MS, Akbari H, Akasheh G.
Background: Problems of emotional regulation and lack of social skills in veterans' families are very common and like psychological complications have unpleasant consequences for them. Therefore, effective and helpful interventions and therapies are... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Validation of the influencing factors associated with traffic violations and crashes on freeways of developing countries: a case study of Iran - Hadji Hosseinlou M, Mahdavi A, Jabbari Nooghabi M.
Among the rural roads, freeways have the maximum allowable speed limit. This subject increases the tendency of drivers to use these kinds of roads, and despite its positive effects, it has caused numerous problems. One of them is the increase in the rate o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

How does the death conscious culture of Iran affect experiences of depression? - Mirdamadi M.
This paper is divided into two parts. First I argue for the existence of a death-conscious culture in Iran, traceable in religious and literary texts, and manifested strongly in the discourse following the Iran-Iraq war. I then look at how this culture inf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Trends of suicide attempts and completed suicide in Ilam Province of Iran; a demographic analysis study - Veisani Y, Delpisheh A, Mohamadian F, Valizadeh R.
Suicide is a serious public health concern in the world. Epidemiologists are considered the mainstay of the management of problem. The purpose of this study was to investigate the trend of suicide (attempts and completed) by age and gender in a 6-year time... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Natural refrigerant replacements could reduce energy costs and conserve the environment
(American Institute of Physics) The 1987 Montreal Protocol and the 1997 Kyoto Protocol called for countries around the world to phase out substances that deplete the ozone layer, but many HVAC systems still use synthetic refrigerants that violate those international agreements and inflict environmental damage. Recently, Iranian researchers investigated how natural refrigerants could be used in geothermal heat pumps to reduce energy consumption and operating costs. They report their findings in the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Problems persist for breast cancer detection in Morocco
In advance of ECR 2019's focus on Africa, we have a special report about Morocco....Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Research spotlights breast screening shortfall in Iran Breast cancer care in Afghanistan presents challenges Large Egyptian study shows breast cancer, density link Mobile ultrasound brings care to rural areas in Morocco Breast cancer risk profiles differ in developing nations (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Trend of years of life lost due to suicide in Iran (2006-2015) - Izadi N, Mirtorabi SD, Najafi F, Nazparvar B, Nazari Kangavari H, Hashemi Nazari SS.
This study aims to calculate the years of life lost (YLL) due to suicide and investigate its trend in Iran. METHODS: Information on deaths due to suicide ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Substance abuse behaviors among university freshman students in Iran: a latent class analysis - Kabir K, Bahari A, Hajizadeh M, Allahverdipour H, Tarrahi MJ, Fakhari A, Ansari H, Mohammadpoorasl A.
This study, for the first time, aims to identify the subgroups of university freshman students in Iran on the basis of substance abuse behaviors. Moreov... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Former refugee among winners of Fields medal – the 'Nobel prize for maths'
Caucher Birkar grew up on a farm near the Kurdish city of Marivan in Iran and spoke little English when he began his PhDAn Kurdish man who came to Britain as a refugee after fleeing conflict two decades ago is one of four men who have been awarded the Fields medal, considered the equivalent of a Nobel prize for mathematics.The winners of the prize, presented at the International Congress of the International Mathematical Union in Rio de Janeiro, have been announced as Prof Caucher Birkar, 40, from Cambridge University, Prof Akshay Venkatesh, 36, an Australian based at Princeton and Stanford in the US, Prof Alessio Figalli,...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis and Naaman Zhou Tags: Mathematics Science University of Cambridge Education Higher education Refugees University of Nottingham Source Type: news

The role of socio-economic, built environment and psychological factors in parental mode choice for their children in an Iranian setting - Mehdizadeh M, Nordfjaern T, Mamdoohi AR.
This research investigated the role of parental psychological and socio-economic factors as well as built environment for the choice of their children's (primary school pupils, aged 7-9 years) travel mode to school in Rasht, Iran. A total of 1078 questionn... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

A burden assessment of occupational exposures in Iran, 1990-2010: findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 - NiakanKalhori SR, Behzadi A, Maharlou H, Rahimzadeh S, Khajavi A, Pouryaghoub G, Mehrdad R, Aminian O, Jeddian A, Naderimagham S.
This study aimed to determine the burden of occupational diseases in Iran based on ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prevalence of health-risk behaviors among teen girls in Southeastern Iran - Shahraki-Sanavi F, Rakhshani F, Ansari-Moghaddam A, Mohammadi M, Feizabad AK.
BACKGROUND: Investigating female adolescents' health status is essential because of their two-fold role within the health of the community and the impending generations' health. OBJECTIVE: The present study aimed to determine the prevalence of heal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Opium addiction as new source of lead poisoning: an emerging epidemic in Iran - Nakhaee S, Mehrpour O.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Population and mortality profile in the Islamic Republic of Iran, 2006-2035 - Aghamohamadi S, Hajinabi K, Jahangiri K, Asl IM, Dehnavieh R.
This study aimed to calculate the population and mortality in the Islamic Republic of Iran during t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

The prevalence of psychological disorders among children with diabetes aged 5-12 years old referred to the endocrinology clinic of Mofid Hospital, Tehran, Iran in 2014-2015 - Zahed G, Shakiba M, Seifi K.
OBJECTIVE: As there were a few studies on the mental disorders resulting from diabetes in children, this study aimed at investigating the prevalence of psychological disorders among children. MATERIALS& METHODS: We enrolled 323 children with diabetes type... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

A comparative study of problem solving styles and mental health in male substance abusers and normal men - Sharifi M, Javanmard GH.
The purpose of this research, which has been done on the basis of causal-comparative method, was the comparison of ways of problem-solving and mental health in people suffering from drug abuse and normal people in Maragheh, Iran. In order to do this, 35 me... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Methods for calculation of per capita alcohol consumption in a Muslim majority country with a very low drinking level: findings from the 2011 Iranian mental health survey - Amin-Esmaeili M, Motevalian A, Hajebi A, Sharifi V, Stockwell T, Rahimi-Movaghar A.
INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: There is a paucity of data on volume of alcohol use from Muslim majority countries. We aimed to present estimation methods for alcohol consumption with the use of survey data for these societies and provide an estimation for age 15+ ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Causes of premature death and their associated risk factors in the Golestan Cohort Study, Iran - Nalini M, Oranuba E, Poustchi H, Sepanlou SG, Pourshams A, Khoshnia M, Gharavi A, Dawsey SM, Abnet CC, Boffetta P, Brennan P, Sotoudeh M, Nikmanesh A, Merat S, Etemadi A, Shakeri R, Sohrabpour AA, Nasseri-Moghaddam S, Kamangar F, Malekzadeh R.
OBJECTIVES: To examine the causes of premature mortality (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Molecular epidemiology and antifungal susceptibility profiles of Aspergillus terreus in Iran
Conference abstracts (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - July 23, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Oral and maxillofacial trauma in motorcyclists in an Iranian subpopulation - Mosaddad SA, Gheisari R, Erfani M.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Road traffic accidents are considered a major cause of oral and maxillofacial traumas. Given that many traumatic injuries and deaths involve motorcyclists, the aim of this study was to investigate this vulnerable group in terms of oral and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Outbreak of mushroom poisoning in Iran: April-May, 2018 - Soltaninejad K.
From April 28 to May 28, 2018, more than 1200 patients with impression of mushroom poisoning were referred to hospital emergency departments in 13 west and northwestern provinces, Iran; 112 (8.9%) patients were hospitalized and 19 were expired (ie, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The process of adjusting to divorce after leaving violent marriages: a case study of Iranian women - Nikparvar F, Stith S, Dehghani M, Liang JG.
Despite growing international attention to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), there is little systemic information available regarding the process of adjusting to divorce after leaving violent marriages among Iranian women. Despite the strong religious disco... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Validation of an Iranian Trauma Data Collection Form - Khoshmohabat H, Rasouli HR, Danial Z, Ghane MR.
BACKGROUND: Knowing the direction of traumatic injury is important as the information can help avoid death after trauma. A trauma registry usually entails detailed information about the demographics, cause, intensity of the injury, and the final diagnosis ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Using Work Ability Index and work-related stress to evaluate the physical and mental fitness of Iranian telecom tower climbers - Khavanin A, Malakouti J, Gharibi V, Khanjani N, Mokarami H, Ebrahimi MH.
BACKGROUND: Working at height has always been considered as one of the most dangerous industrial activities. Workers' fitness including their physical and psychological ability plays a key role in prevention of occupational accidents. This research was con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Epidemiology of road traffic accidents in Rafsanjan city, Iran - Taravatmanesh L, Mortazavi SM, Baneshi MR, Poor MS, Saeedifar A, Zolala F.
INTRODUCTION: Injury is recognized as a major health problem in most high and low-income countries. Rafsanjan is considered as one of the accident-prone areas in Kerman province. OBJECTIVE: To study the epidemiology of traffic accidents in the Rafs... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Understanding relational aggression during early childhood: an examination of the association with language and other social and cognitive skills - Shahaeian A, Razmjoee M, Wang C, Elliott SN, Hughes C.
In two studies, we examined the social and cognitive correlates of relational aggression in preschoolers. Participants were 215 4- to 6-year-olds, recruited from differing socioeconomic regions of a major metropolitan city in Iran. Given the mixed findings... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Chocolate milk boosts exercise recovery MORE THAN sports drinks, study finds
Researchers from  Shahid Sadoughi University in Yazd, Iran, found that the popular milkshake allows athletes to intensely exercise for around six minutes longer than sports drink without tiring. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural solution for damage done by chemo: Omega 3s found to treat wounds from inflamed mucous membranes in cancer patients
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids can be used to treat and prevent oral mucositis in patients undergoing mucotoxic cancer chemotherapy. The double-blind, randomized study, published in the journal Wounds, detailed the effectiveness and route of administration of omega-3 fatty acids in patients receiving chemotherapy in Iranian hospitals. Mucositis is characterized by soreness or swelling in the mouth which... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotics REMOVE heavy metals from your body
(Natural News) The beneficial effects of probiotic bacteria are boosted by the addition of prebiotics that promotes their growth. This synbiotic combination was investigated by Iranian scientists for potential protective properties against acute cadmium poisoning. Cadmium is a heavy metal that naturally occurs in low amounts in soil and drinking water. It is also produced... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First, We Need To Talk: Mental Healthcare In The MENA Region
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) face daunting challenges in managing a growing burden of mental illness, often in adverse conditions that can leave their imprint on generations to come.While the burden of mental-health conditions is above the global average in most MENA countries, the human resources, policies, funding and infrastructure to deal with these problems are sorely lacking.According to a recent study led by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), mental disorders excluding substance abuse accounted for 4.7% of all disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in the World Health Organization &rs...
Source: EyeForPharma - July 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marc Yates Source Type: news