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Caustic ingestion in children in south of Iran: a two-year single center study - Dehghani SM, Bahmanyar M, Javaherizadeh H.
In this study, we evaluated the clinical manifestations, endoscopic appearance, complications, and treatment results in patients with causti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Construction Workers May Have Found the Mummy of a Long-Lost Iranian Shah
(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — A mummified body discovered near the site of a former royal mausoleum in Iran may be the remains of Reza Shah Pahlavi, the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty and the father of the country’s last shah. The recent find of the gauze-wrapped body — and the speculation it triggered — puts new hurdles in the way of the Islamic Republic’s efforts to fully erase the country’s dynastic past, which includes the jack-hammered destruction of the autocrat’s tomb immediately after the 1979 revolution. Yet, as disaffection and economic problems grow ahead of the Islami...
Source: TIME: Science - April 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jon Gambrell / AP Tags: Uncategorized Iran onetime Source Type: news

Exploring measures to control road traffic injuries in Iran: key informants points of view - Salari H, Motevalian SA, Arab M, Esfandiari A, Sari AAKBARI.
This study aimed to explore strategies to control road traffic Injuries (RTI) in Iran.METHODS: We conducted a qualita... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Suicide: an un-resolved and under-recognized health problem among people of Ilam Province (the most popular suicide spot in Iran) - Kassani A, Baghbanian A, Menati W.
The average suicide rate in Eastern Mediterra-nean Region including Iran (5.6 per 100000 for suicide) is lower than that of the developed countries. However, the trend of suicide rate has recently increased in Iran. The residents of Ilam Province, located ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

The relation between death attitude and distress: tolerance, aggression, and anger - Esnaashari F, Kargar FR.
The aim of this research was to determine the relation between death attitude and distress tolerance and aggression and anger. For this, 135 subjects among 7,535 professional and specialist members of the Iran National Library were selected using convenien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Perception and Communication, Warnings, Operating Instructions Source Type: news

Characterizing mortality from substance abuse in Iran: an epidemiological study during March 2014 to February 2015 - Shahbazi F, Mirtorabi SD, Ghadirzadeh MR, Hashemi-Nazari SS, Barzegar A.
BACKGROUND: Drug abuse is a severe and chronic disorder that leaves morbidity, disability and premature mortality in the society. The study of death due to substance abuse provides useful information for local, national and international administrators. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Income-related inequality in completed suicides across different provinces of Iran - Kazemi-Galougahi MH, Mansouri A, Akbarpour S, Bakhtiyari M, Sartipi M, Moradzadeh R.
BACKGROUND: Our aim was to measure income-related inequality in completed suicides across provinces of Iran. METHODS: This ecological study was performed using data of Urban and Rural Household Income and Expenditure Survey-2010 conducted by Irania... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Female gender, marital and family problems, and feelings of guilt are related to self-immolation suicide attempts - Ahmadpanah M, Rahighi AH, Haghighi M.
BACKGROUND: Self-immolation (SI) is considered one of the most painful, dramatic, and at the same time most inexplicable methods of suicide, with a high social impact. Prevalence rates are particularly high in Iran, and in north-western Iran specifically. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Lethal area 50 in patients with burn injuries in North West, Iran - Mirza Aghazadeh A, Lotfi M, Ghahramanian A, Ahadi F.
Introduction: In view of their considerably high rates of mortality and morbidity, burns are still viewed as one of the most important health-threatening environmental hazards imposing a significant burden on the health care system in low and middle... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

A prospective study of psychomotor performance of driving among two kinds of shift work in Iran - Saadat S, Karbakhsh M, Saremi M, Alimohammadi I, Ashayeri H, Fayaz M, Sadeghian F, Rostami R.
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Driving after a night shift imposes a risk on health care professionals and other road users. The aim of this study was to measure psychomotor performance of driving of night shift nurses compared to day-shift nurses. METHODS: F... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Islam and cannabis: legalisation and religious debate in Iran - Ghiabi M, Maarefand M, Bahari H, Alavi Z.
Iran is currently discussing cannabis and opium regulations, which could bring a legalisation of drug consumption through a state supervised system. The article engages with the question of cannabis by looking at the legal interpretation of religious autho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Keeping an eye on the health of structures
(Tokyo Institute of Technology) Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) used synthetic-aperture radar data from four different satellites, combined with statistical methods, to determine the structural deformation patterns of the largest bridge in Iran. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Intention to use bicycle helmet as explained by the health belief model, comparative optimism and risk perception in an Iranian sample - Fallah Zavareh M, Mohamadi Hezaveh A, Nordfj ærn T.
The present study was set out to identify variables which predict intention to use helmet among bicyclists. The theoretical framework was based on the Health Belief Model (HBM) integrated with risk perception and comparative optimism, as relevant construct... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Iranian Given Visa to Aid Brother With Cancer Despite Travel Ban Iranian Given Visa to Aid Brother With Cancer Despite Travel Ban
The U.S. State Department granted a visa to a man in Iran hoping to donate bone marrow to his U.S. citizen brother with blood cancer, obtaining a rare waiver to President Donald Trump's travel ban, the family's lawyer said on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

The impacts of rest breaks and stretching exercises on low back pain among commercial truck drivers in Iran - Ghasemi M, Khoshakhlagh AH, Ghanjal A, Yazdanirad S, Laal F.
The objective of this paper aimed to determine the impacts of rest breaks and stretching exercises on low back pain (LBP) in commercial truck drivers. METHODS: This quasi-experiment was carried out on 92 truck drivers suffering from chroni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Iranian man granted visa to donate bone marrow to brother in US
After almost two months, the US State Department approved a visa for an Iranian man to come to the United States in order to have bone marrow transplant surgery to help his brother, who has cancer. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. blames 'massive hack of research data on Iran
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - March 29, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Cohen, J. Tags: Scientific Community In Depth Source Type: news

Trump's travel ban imperils U.S. citizen with cancer
After his blood cancer diagnosis last September, Maziar Hashemi, 60, a US citizen, found out his brother in Iran, Kamiar, was a rare 100-percent match. The only problem was Kamiar's nationality. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prediction of safe driving behaviours based on health belief model: the case of taxi drivers in Bandar Abbas, Iran - Razmara A, Aghamolaei T, Madani A, Hosseini Z, Zare S.
BACKGROUND: Road accidents are among the main causes of mortality. As safe and secure driving is a key strategy to reduce car injuries and offenses, the present research aimed to explore safe driving behaviours among taxi drivers based on the Health Belief... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Assessment and prediction of road accident injuries trend using time-series models in Kurdistan - Parvareh M, Karimi A, Rezaei S, Woldemichael A, Nili S, Nouri B, Nasab NE.
BACKGROUND: Road traffic accidents are commonly encountered incidents that can cause high-intensity injuries to the victims and have direct impacts on the members of the society. Iran has one of the highest incident rates of road traffic accidents. The obj... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Medicinal uses, effects and benefits of horse mint
(Natural News) A review of studies published in the Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine discussed the medicinal and phytochemical properties of horse mint. The study review was conducted by a team of researchers from Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences and Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Iran. The research team reviewed studies that looked at the pharmacological... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DFG to establish 14 new priority programs
(Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) Topics range from the digital image and the Iranian highlands to medical imaging / approximately € 80 million for three years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence in Iran: factors associated with physical aggression victimization and perpetration - Nikparvar F, Stith S, Anderson J, Panaghi L.
This study addressed risk markers for physical IPV victimization and perpetration among men and women in Tehran, Iran. Dat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Scorpionism by
Scorpions are distributed throughout Iran and the genusHemiscorpiusis particularly important in this region.Hemiscorpius lepturusis the most significant species within the genus in the country. Since scorpionism provoked byHemiscorpius... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

The prevalence of sexual violence during pregnancy in Iran and the world: a ‎systematic review and meta-analysis - Bazyar J, Safarpour H, Daliri S, Karimi A, Safi Keykaleh M, Bazyar M.
This study was performed to determine the preval... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Bus crashes in Iran - Parvaresh-Masoud M, Asayesh H.
Parvaresh-Masoud M, Asayesh H. Bus crashes in Iran. Prehosp Disaster Med. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Observational study of dermatological manifestations in patients admitted to a tertiary poison center in Iran - Talaie H, Nasiri S, Gheisari M, Dadkhahfar S, Ahmadi S.
This study aimed to evaluate the frequency and character of skin findings occurring in patients with acute intentional an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Maintaining disorder: the micropolitics of drugs policy in Iran - Ghiabi M.
This article analyses the ways in which the state 'treats' addiction among precarious drug (ab)users in Iran. While most Muslim-majority as well as some Western states have been reluctant to adopt harm reduction measures, the Islamic Republic of Iran has d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Bringing an Iranian oasis back from the dead
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - February 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Stone, R. Tags: Asia/Pacific News, Ecology In Depth Source Type: news

Waterbirds targeted in Iran's wetlands
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - February 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Parchizadeh, J., Williams, S. T. Tags: letters Source Type: news

Spatial-temporal cluster analysis of mortality from road traffic injuries using geographic information systems in West of Iran during 2009-2014 - Zangeneh A, Najafi F, Karimi S, Saeidi S, Izadi N.
This study... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Road traffic deaths in Kashan region, Iran: an eight-year study (2006-2013) - Mahdian M, Sehat M, Fazel MR, Akbari H, Rahimi H, Mohammadzadeh M.
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to analyze the trend of road traffic fatalities in Kashan Region, Iran, in a period of eight years. METHODS: Through a cross-sectional study, all road traffic deaths classified under the V01V99 codes according to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Iran reports H5N6 bird flu among wild ducks in north - OIE
PARIS (Reuters) - Iran has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu virus among wild ducks in the north of the country, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday, citing a report from Iran's agriculture ministry. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Second Sight touts 1st-in-human Orion cortical implant
Second Sight Medical (NSDQ:EYES) today announced the first trial implantation of its Orion cortical visual prosthesis system and updated on implantations of its Argus device and enrollment in an upcoming study. The first implantation procedure was performed late last month by Dr. Nader Pouratian at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, the Sylmar, Calif.-based company said, as part of an FDA-cleared feasibility trial it won approval to launch last November. The Orion cortical visual prosthesis system is designed to convert images captured by a miniature video camera, mounted on a patient’s glasses, into a ...
Source: Mass Device - February 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Optical/Ophthalmic Second Sight Source Type: news

Data on evolutionary relationships between hearing reduction with history of disease and injuries among workers in Abadan Petroleum Refinery, Iran - Mohammadi MJ, Ghazlavi E, Gamizji SR, Sharifi H, Gamizji FR, Zahedi A, Geravandi S, Tahery N, Yari AR, Momtazan M.
The present work examined data obtained during the analysis of Hearing Reduction (HR) of Abadan Petroleum Refinery (Abadan PR) workers of Iran with a history of disease and injuries. To this end, all workers in the refinery were chosen. In this research, t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The comparison of socioeconomic status, perceived social support and mental status in women of reproductive age experiencing and not experiencing domestic violence in Iran - Vameghi R, Amir Ali Akbari S, Alavi Majd H, Sajedi F, Sajjadi H.
BACKGROUND: Given the significant health effects of domestic violence against women, the present study was conducted in 2016, in Tehran, Iran in order to compare the socioeconomic status, perceived social support and mental status in women of reproductive ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Factors influencing transition to shisheh (methamphetamine) among young people who use drugs in Tehran: a qualitative study - Noroozi A, Malekinejad M, Rahimi-Movaghar A.
This study explored factors influencing the initiation into or transition to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Indexes of caring for elderly in earthquakes according to the Iranian experience: a qualitative study - Khodadadi H, Vatankhah S, Sadeghi T.
This study aimed to identify indexes of caring for elderly people in an earthquake according to the Iranian experience. METHODS: This qualitative study was conducte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Violence against nursing students in the workplace: an Iranian experience - Samadzadeh S, Aghamohammadi M.
This study aimed to determine the extent of violence experienced by nursing students, and its predisposing factors. METHODS This was a cross-sectional... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Prevalence of sleep quality disorder among Iranian drivers: a systematic review and meta-analysis - Tabrizi R, Moosazadeh M, Razzaghi A, Akbari M, Heydari ST, Kavari SH, Mani A, Kazemi M, Lankarani KB.
BACKGROUND: Sleep Quality Disorder (SQD) plays a major role in road accidents. So, this study was carried out to determine the prevalence of SQD among occupational drivers using systematic review and meta-analysis in Iran. METHODS: All Persian and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

The role of online social networking on emotional functioning in a sample of Iranian adolescents and young adults - Khodarahimi S, Fathi R.
The role of online social messaging applications on perceived stress, anxiety, and depression in relation to the moderating influence of age and gender in an Iranian sample was investigated in this study. A demographic questionnaire, the Perceived Stress S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Evaluating the Persian translation of the National Stressful Events Survey PTSD Short Scale in a Sample of Iranian earthquake survivors - Rafiey H, Alipour F, LeBeau R, Salimi Y, Sayad M.
In DSM-5, the APA recommended the use of the National Stressful Events Survey PTSD Short Scale, a new self-report scale for PTSD that is brief, consistent with the revised DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, and free of copyright restrictions. The present study exa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Domestic violence against women working in four educational hospitals in Iran - Sheikhbardsiri H, Raeisi A, Khademipour G.
Domestic violence is a serious threat to the health of women in the world and derives from several factors. Therefore, due to the importance of this issue, this study aimed to determine domestic violence against women in four educational hospitals in Iran ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

The Nuclear ‘Doomsday Clock’ Is the Closest to Midnight It’s Been Since the Cold War
The world moved closer to an existential catastrophe this year as the threat of nuclear warfare escalated, bringing the symbolic Doomsday Clock two minutes away from midnight, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists said Thursday. The move of the Doomsday Clock to two minutes away from midnight, the symbolic time at which the planet meets a world-ending disaster, represents a 30-second jump from last year. It is the closest the planet has been to midnight since 1953 when the U.S. and the Soviet Union were testing hydrogen bombs. “To call the world’s nuclear situation dire is to understate the danger and its immed...
Source: TIME: Science - January 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump Foreign Policy nuclear missiles onetime Security Source Type: news

Electrical Stimulation Beneficial in Pediatric Functional Constipation Electrical Stimulation Beneficial in Pediatric Functional Constipation
Interferential electrical stimulation of the lower abdomen and lower back is a useful adjuvant to pelvic floor muscle exercises for relieving functional constipation in children, researchers from Iran report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Walking and jobs: a comparative analysis to explore factors influencing flexible and fixed schedule workers, a case study of Rasht, Iran - Hatamzadeh Y, Habibian M, Khodaii A.
Although walking behavior has been the subject of debate in developed countries, much remains to be learned about this subject in developing countries. Furthermore, it seems likely that the effect of different factors on choosing walking as a commute mode ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Progressive delayed respiratory complications of sulfur mustard poisoning in 43 Iranian veterans, three decades after exposure - Darchini-Maragheh E, Balali-Mood M, Malaknezhad M, Mousavi SR.
The most common delayed complication of sulfur mustard (SM) poisoning has been observed in the respiratory tracts. It was thus aimed to investigate the delayed respiratory complications in SM-exposed patients around 25 years before the study. Forty-three v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Interpersonal violence among the Chalcolithic and Bronze Ages inhabitants living on the Central Plateau of Iran: a voice from Tepe Hissar - Afshar Z, Roberts C, Millard A.
The site of Tepe Hissar (Iran) experienced widespread cultural and economic changes during the Chalcolithic and Bronze Ages (5th to the 2nd millennium B.C.). The discovery of evidence of burning, including charred human remains, the destruction of building... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Geographical distribution of scorpion Odontobuthus doriae in Isfahan Province, Central Iran - Dehghani R, Kassiri H.
BACKGROUND: Scorpions are among the world's venomous arthropods, they sting humans every year, suffering painful symptoms or losing their lives because of the venom. Odontobuthus doriae Thorell 1876 (Arachnida: Scorpionida: Buthidae) is a scorpion of medic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

The effect of personal and microclimatic variables on outdoor thermal comfort: a field study in Tehran in cold season - Amindeldar S, Heidari S, Khalili M.
Outdoor thermal comfort condition is examined through field surveys in Tehran, Iran, during five days of winter. Environmental monitoring has been carried out in parallel to human surveys using interviews and questionnaires with space users. Examining the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news