27 Dead, 14 Injured in Pakistan Bus, Tanker Crash
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials have raised the death toll from a collision the previous day between a bus and an oil tanker to 27, saying DNA tests are required to identify most of the victims. Local administrator Shabbir Mengal says that 14 people injured in the accident died overnight at hospitals. Authorities had earlier said 13 passengers were killed and at least 16 others were injured in Monday's crash. Mengal says the bus was going to Baluchistan from the port city of Karachi when the accident took place near the town of Hub. Shortly after the accident, flames engulfed the bus, which was carrying f...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 22, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Major Incidents News Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

Eating an avocado every day dramatically reduces your risk of metabolic syndrome
(Natural News) Avocado lovers are in for a treat. Researchers from Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in Iran found that eating this delicious superfood daily can significantly reduce a person’s risk of metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a health condition characterized by elevated blood sugar and cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, and obesity. People who suffer from... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Post-divorce regret among Iranian women: a qualitative study - Pirak A, Negarandeh R, Khakbazan Z.
This study was conducted to investigate the post-divorce regret among Iranian women. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The health impact of (sexual) torture amongst Afghan, Iranian and Kurdish refugees: A literature review - Dehghan R.
BACKGROUND: Amongst Muslim majority countries, torture is reported most in Afghanistan and Iran. In addition, despite the significant impact of sexual violence on individuals and public health, the issue has been poorly researched amongst victims of tortur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

US plans new space sensors for missile defence against 'rogue states'
Trump likely to present Pentagon findings about changing threat as justification for his planned ‘space force’Donald Trump will unveil a plan on Thursday for a major expansion in US missile defence that will rely on a new generation of space-based sensors.The administration ’s long-delayedmissile defence review, which the president will present at the Pentagon, will call for the expansion of the US network of sensors and interceptors designed to identify and shoot down incoming projectiles from “rogue states” such as Iran and North Korea.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Julian Borger in Washington Tags: US military Space Donald Trump US news North Korea Iran Middle East and North Africa Asia Pacific World news Trump administration Source Type: news

Iran: women hunger strikers entitled to medical care, UN rights experts urge
A group of six independent United Nations rights experts called on Iran Wednesday to urgently provide Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Narges Mohammadi access to appropriate health care, and reiterated calls for their immediate release, as they continue a hunger strike in protest. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - January 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

15 Dead, One Survivor in Plane Crash in Iran
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A decades-old Iranian Boeing 707 military cargo plane reportedly carrying meat from Kyrgyzstan crashed on Monday while trying to land west of Iran's capital, killing 15 people on board and leaving a sole survivor, authorities said. The crash of the jetliner marked just the latest aviation disaster for Iran, which hoped to replace its aging fleet under terms of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. But instead, President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the accord in May scuttled billions of dollars in planned sales by Airbus and Boeing Co. to the Islamic Republic, only increasing the danger for p...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 14, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Major Incidents News Source Type: news

The burden of road traffic injuries in Iran and 15 surrounding countries: 1990-2016 - Bazargan-Hejazi S, Ahmadi A, Shirazi A, Ainy E, Djalalinia S, Fereshtehnejad SM, Jahanmehr N, Kiadaliri A, Moradi-Lakeh M, Parsaeian M, Pourmalek F, Rahimi K, Sepanlou SG, Tehrani A, Malekzadeh R, Naghavi M.
BACKGROUND: The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study provides estimates of deaths, years of life lost (YLL), years of life lived with disability (YLD), and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) due to 249 causes of death, 315 diseases and injuries, and 79... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Experience of violence among street prostitutes: a qualitative study in Shiraz, Iran - Kalateh Sadati A, Zarei N, Argasi H, Heydari ST.
BACKGROUND: Female Sex workers (FSWs) are a marginalized group. Although some studies have shown various types of violence against sex workers, it is a subject which needs more in-depth knowledge. METHODS: This is a conventional content study condu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Relationship between demographic factors and violence during pregnancy in Iran: a meta-analysis study - Bahmani T, Sayehmiri K, Daliri S, Karimi A.
Objective: Domestic violence is the most common form of violence against women and a major health problem worldwide. The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between demographic factors and domestic violence during pregnancy through met... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Natural remedy for OCD may lie in ashwagandha
(Natural News) Patients may finally get their obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) under proper control thanks to an ancient Indian herbal remedy. Iranian researchers have reported that the root extract of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) could help treat the mental disorder. The hallmarks of OCD are recurring and insidious thoughts that the patient is compelled to fulfill or... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Analysis of individual and environmental factors for road traffic accidents in Sirjan-Bandarabbas Road between 2010 and 2011, iran - Mohammadi G, Mohammadi D.
Sirjan -Bandarabbas road is one of the important commercial roads in Iran and for Sirjan's area situation and relevance between Sirjan and other states in Iran so high percentage of goods that forwarded from Bandarabbas to other states transit from Sirjan.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Investigation of relationship between level of awareness around health, safety and environment management system and its effects on safety climate and risk perception by employees in an Iran oil refinery, 2015 - Marzaleh MA, Vosoughi S, Kavousi A, Bozorg HJ.
Special attention of and oil, gas and petrochemical large corporation in the world to the HSE management system is due to its importance in the designing and development of products, services and processes by considering its health, safety and environment ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Chemical risk perception and safety behaviors as key factors toward safer chemical industries - a case study in Iran - Khandan M, Koohpaei A, Tabar HH.
The objective of this study was to assess c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Evaluating the knowledge, attitude and safety performance in the prevention of occupational accidents among workers in one of Iran Khodro's piece making companies - Kangavari M, Avakh A, Nourian R, Afshari M, Afshari M.
Occupational accidents are one of important events in the world. Individual affecting factors on accidents are knowledge, attitude and perception of risk. So this study aimed to determine knowledge, attitude and safety performance in prevention of occupati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Prefer parameters of occupational health surveillance system (OSS) in expert opinions of occupational staffs: a qualitative study - Bahrami-Ahmadi A, Kabir-MokammelKhah E, Kuhpaizadeh J, Ghalichi L, Aghilinejad M.
Occupational Health Surveillance System (OHSS) provides a critical opportunity to monitor and evaluate occupational disorders and injuries over the time. Among more than 21 million employees in Iran, 62.08% and 38.03% had been worked in the industrial and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Health, safety, and environment assessment in schools using a new tool (HSE-S) based on an audit system - Mououdi MA, Mousavinasab SN, Akbari J.
This study assessed the status of health, safety and environment (HSE) in all public schools (n=188) in Iran using a new tool (HSE-S) based on audit system. The first part of HSE-S tool was about general specifications and environment conditions. The s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ranking hospitals based on the disasters preparedness using the TOPSIS Technique in Western Iran - Hosseini SM, Bahadori M, Raadabadi M, Ravangard R.
BACKGROUND: Considering the uncontrollable occurrence of unexpected events and disasters around the world and Iran, paying attention to the readiness of hospitals, as the most important place to provide health care services, before occurring disasters is n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

How An Oil Boom in West Texas Is Reshaping the World
My view from the window seat of a small regional jet landing in Midland, Texas, is either a testament to the advances of human civilization or a sign of its impending demise, depending on your perspective. Countless oil wells, identified by their glowing red flames, dot the dark landscape. We are descending into the Permian Basin, the heart of American oil country, where the massive oil and gas boom is changing not just Texas but also the nation and the world. This year the region is expected to generate an average of 3.9 million barrels per day, roughly a third of total U.S. oil production, according to the U.S. Departmen...
Source: TIME: Science - January 3, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized energy Source Type: news

Sensitivity of crosswise model to simplistic selection of nonsensitive questions: an application to estimate substance use, alcohol consumption and extramarital sex among Iranian college students - Safiri S, Rahimi-Movaghar A, Mansournia MA, Yunesian M, Shamsipour M, Sadeghi-Bazargani H, Fotouhi A.
This study aims to evaluate the validity of estimates from the crosswise model (as one of the efficient models) through employing different response proba... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Shisha smoke linked to diabetes and obesity in a major study  
Inhaling hookah smoke is more dangerous than cigarette smoke, a study on almost 10,000 Iranians by the Brighton and Sussex Medical School has found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Non-suicidal self-injury in a sample of university students in Tehran, Iran: prevalence, characteristics and risk factors - Gholamrezaei M, Heath N, Panaghi L.
This study is the first to investigate the prevalence, characteristics and risk factors of NSS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Women's mode and trip structure choices in daily activity-travel: a developing country perspective - Arman MA, Khademi N, Lapparent M.
In this paper, we analyze the travel patterns of Iranian women, where typical patriarchal views and specific social and cultural norms may differ from the patterns of those in western societies. In addition to inherent psycho-physical gender differences, w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Effectiveness of an educational program on decreasing burns and injuries in Persian festival of fire: a burden of diseases approach - Homaie Rad E, Kouchakinezhad-Eramsadati L, Mohtsham-Amiri Z, Davoudi-Kiakalayeh A, Yousefzadeh-Chabok S.
In this study we tried to find effectiveness of Chaharshanbeh souri educational campaign on decreasing b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Predicting the outcome of occupational accidents by CART and CHAID methods at a steel factory in Iran - Shirali GA, Noroozi MV, Malehi AS.
Background: A large number of occupational accidents happen at steel industries in Iran. The information about these accidents is recorded by safety offices. Data mining methods are one of the suitable ways for using these databases to create useful... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Workplace violence against Iranian nurses: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Azami M, Moslemirad M, YektaKooshali MH, Rahmati S, Soleymani A, Bigdeli Shamloo MB, Esmaeilpour-Bandboni M, Khataee M, Khorshidi A, Otaghi M.
This study aims to examine the prevalence of different types of workplace violence against Iranian nurses. A systematic review and meta-analysis were designed according to t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Prevalence of intimate partner violence and reproductive health outcomes among Afghan refugee women in Iran - Delkhosh M, Merghati Khoei E, Ardalan A, Rahimi Foroushani A, Gharavi MB.
Refugee women are at high risk of experiencing high level of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and its negative impacts. We conducted a cross-sectional population-based household survey with refugees in a settlement in the city of Semnan, Iran, from 2016 to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Switzerland prepares to launch Iran payments channel
Swiss initiative has US approval and rivals EU plan to bypass sanctions (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Athletes who want to improve their performance should try supplementing with saffron
(Natural News) Want better athletic performance? Researchers from the University of Mohaghegh Ardabili in Iran suggest supplementing with saffron. In their study, published in the Journal of Dietary Supplements, they found that saffron can boost athletic performance and recovery, after looking at its potential-enhancing effect on physical performance, stamina, and recovery. For their study, the researchers recruited 28 nonactive and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The relationship between sexual aggression victimization and perpetration and other types of IPV among Iranian married individuals - Nikparvar F, Stith S, Spencer C, Panaghi L.
This study examined the relationship between sexual intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization and perpetration and other types of IPV among married men and women in Tehran, Iran. Data were collected from 116 males and 121 females who reported perpetrat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Illegal immigration costs U.S. taxpayers $155 billion per year... building a wall could pay for itself almost immediately
(Natural News) In a press conference with the President, Democratic leaders in the House and Senate, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, declared that a $5 billion border wall is a waste of money. It’s nothing for the Democrats to approve $150 billion in spending and send it all to Iran, but when it comes to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sanctioning to extinction in Iran
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - December 13, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Khalatbari, L., Brito, J. C., Ghoddousi, A., Abolghasemi, H., Breitenmoser, U., Breitenmoser-Würsten, C., Yusefi, G. H., Ostrowski, S., Durant, S. M. Tags: letters Source Type: news

Schumer and Pelosi plead poverty when it comes to funding Trump’s wall but didn’t bat an eye when Obama paid off the Iranians
(Natural News) Politics is a blood sport and politicians are hypocrites and neither of these facts is in dispute.  But sometimes the lying and hypocrisy reach a critical level and must be pointed out for the good of the country. This is one of those times.  Earlier this week, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Investigation of the psychosocial factors affecting high risk driving behaviors in adolescents in the city of Tehran, 2014 - Javadi SMH, Tahmasebi S, Azari Arghun T, Edrisi F, Soltani E, Hashemi S, Tajlili A, Rahmani N.
BACKGROUND: Driving accidents are among the most important causes of mortality in the world in recent years. In Iran, especially in major cities such as Tehran, this issue has become a prevalent social problem. More importantly, adolescents and young peopl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Investigation of the accidents recorded at an emergency management center using the Pareto chart: a cross-sectional study in Gonabad, Iran, during 2014-2016 - Beheshti MH, Hajizadeh R, Farhang Dehghan S, Aghababaei R, Jafari SM, Koohpaei A.
This study investigated the accidents recorded at the Gonabad Hospital Management Center for Hospital Management from 2014 to 2016, and identified important causes or parameters that influenced the incidence of accidents using the Pareto chart.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Associating factors with public preparedness behavior against earthquake: a review of Iranian research literature - Ranjbar M, Soleimani AA, Saleh Sedghpour B, Mohammadi Shahboulaghi F, Paton D, Noroozi M.
Local preparedness against earthquakes has been recently highlighted in research and policies on disaster management and risk reduction promotion in Iran. To advance the understanding of public preparedness and how it can be applied in diverse localities, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Estimating accident-related traumatic injury rate by future studies models in Semnan Province, Iran - Omidi N, Omidi MR.
BACKGROUND: Any accident is a disturbance in the balance between the human system, vehicle, road and environment. Future prediction of traumatic accidents is a valuable factor for managers to make strategic decisions in the areas of safety, health and tran... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Scientific achievements of medical journals in occupational accidents - Tirgar A, Aghalari Z.
BACKGROUND: Occupational accidents are the second cause of occupational fatality in Iran and are among the major health, social, and economic risk factors. Since the publication of scientific articles in the field of occupational accidents reflects the con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Study of car accident injuries admitted to hospitals before and after adoption of new traffic law in Iran - Shabanikiya H, Adel A, Esmaily H, Javan-Biparva A.
BACKGROUND: Driving fines are one of the tools to reduce driving violations, and consequently, injuries due to car accidents. In 2010, a new set of laws and fines were passed with the aim of deterring driving violations. Since the second half of March 2013... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Consuming more pomegranate can reduce your risk of obesity-related complications
(Natural News) Pomegranate can help prevent complications linked to obesity, according to a study published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. A team of researchers in Iran and Australia conducted the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to determine the effect of pomegranate extract on plasma inflammatory and oxidative stress biomarkers, as well as serum... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study confirms the clinical use of saffron in treating anxiety and depression
(Natural News) Many people battle with depression and anxiety. However, drugs used to treat these conditions cause serious side effects. Because of this, a team of researchers from China, Iran, and the U.K. attempted to test saffron (Crocus sativus), a herbal medicine, can be used to treat depression and anxiety. And true enough, they found... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measuring the road safety performance of Iranian provinces: a double-frontier DEA model and evidential reasoning approach - Seyedalizadeh Ganji SR, Rassafi AA.
Road traffic accidents are critical public issue in developing countries, and they annually waste a significant amount of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In order to urgently consider how this problem is related to the current policies, a proper safety evalu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Among substance-abusing traffic offenders, poor sleep and poor general health predict lower driving skills but not slower reaction times - Abdoli N, Bahmani DS, Farnia V, Alikhani M, Golshani S, Holsboer-Trachsler E, Brand S.
In this study, we examined whether and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Evaluating effectiveness of OHSAS 18001 on safety performance in manufacturing companies in Iran - Ghahramani A, Salminen S.
The application of occupational health and safety management systems (OHSMSs) in recent decades has led to the successful control of workplace injuries in high-income countries. The occupational health and safety assessment series (OHSAS) 18001 has gained ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Iran reports H5N8 bird flu in backyard poultry - OIE
Iran has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus among backyard poultry in the north of the country, the Paris-based World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing a report from Iran's agriculture ministry. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

MedStar lauds federal investigators after hackers indicted for 2016 ransomware attack
MedStar Health on Thursday said it "applauds the work of U.S. law enforcement officials," following news that two Iranian hackers have been charged in connection with the ransomware attack on the health system in 2016. The Associated Press reported the Justice Department indicted Faramarz Shahi Savandi, 34, and Mohammad Mehdi Shah Mansouri, 27, on Wednesday. The two stand accused of creating ransomware known as SamSam that encrypted data held in the computer systems of more than 200 entities, including… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Assessment of risk factors related to traffic crashes among drivers in Kashan - Moradi A, Rahmani K, Hasani J, Gilasi H, Darabi F.
Background& Aim:Iran is one of the countries with most injury and death resulted from road traffic crashes. The aim of this study was to assess the risk factors related to road traffic crashes among drivers of Kashan, Iran. Materials and Methods : In ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Prevalence of Induced Abortion in Iran: A Comparison of Two Indirect Estimation Techniques
CONCLUSIONSOf the two indirect methods, UCT may be simpler and more dependable for the estimation of induced abortion prevalence in low-literacy, abortion-restricted settings. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - November 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

The top six risky behaviors among Iranian university students: a national survey - Poorolajal J, Mohammadi Y, Soltanian AR, Ahmadpoor J.
This study involved a large representative sample of Iranian university students addressing multiple risk behav... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Diet rich in fruits and vegetables tied to fewer menopause symptoms
(Reuters Health) - Women who eat lots of fruits and vegetables may experience fewer physical and mental health symptoms of menopause than those who prefer to dine on sweets, fats and snacks, an Iranian study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news