Iraq bans border crossings by Iranians amid coronavirus fears
Iraq banned border crossings by Iranian nationals for three days from Thursday amid fears of the coronavirus, Iraq's state news agency said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Symptom severity, self-efficacy and treatment-seeking for mental health among US Iraq/Afghanistan Military Veterans - Keeling M, Barr N, Atuel H, Castro CA.
This study investigated if symptom severity and self-efficacy are associated with treatmen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Sleep quality moderates the relationship between anxiety sensitivity and PTSD symptoms in combat-exposed veterans - McNett S, Lind MJ, Brown RC, Hawn S, Berenz EC, Brown E, McDonald SD, Pickett T, Danielson CK, Thomas S, Amstadter AB.
Objective/Background: Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and related conditions (e.g., depression) are common in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) veterans. High anxiety sensitivity (AS), def... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Scientists discover Neanderthal skeleton that hints at flower burial
The fossils found in Iraqi cave provide fresh evidence the species buried their death with mortuary ritualsA Neanderthal skeleton unearthed in an Iraqi cave, already famous for fossils of these cousins of our species, is providing fresh evidence that they buried their dead – and intriguing clues that flowers may have been used in such rituals.Scientists said they had discovered the well-preserved upper body skeleton of an adult Neanderthal, who lived about 70,000 years ago, in Shanidar Cave in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of northern Iraq on Tuesday. The individual – dubbed Shanidar Z – was perhap...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Reuters Tags: Neanderthals Archaeology Science University of Cambridge Iraq World news Source Type: news

A novel mouse model of mild traumatic brain injury using laser-induced shock waves - Tomura S, Seno S, Kawauchi S, Miyazaki H, Sato S, Kobayashi Y, Saitoh D.
Blast-induced mild traumatic brain injury (mild bTBI) has been a frequent battlefield injury in soldiers during the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. Understanding the pathophysiology and determining effective treatments for mild bTBI has become an intern... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Survival after traumatic brain injury improves with deployment of neurosurgeons: a comparison of US and UK military treatment facilities during the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts - Breeze J, Bowley DM, Harrisson SE, Dye J, Neal C, Bell RS, Armonda RA, Beggs AD, DuBose J, Rickard RF, Powers DB.
INTRODUCTION: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the most common cause of death on the modern battlefield. In recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the US typically deployed neurosurgeons to medical treatment facilities (MTFs), while the UK did not. Our a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Nigeria: The Coronavirus Challenge, Nigeria and Other Responses
[This Day] The biggest threat to our collective humanity today is not the suspected threat of a Third World War, but a corrosive, debilitating, murderous pathogen known as new Corona Virus. The fear of a World War III was fuelled by tensions and differences among key super powers dictating contemporary geo-politics notably: the US, China, Iran, Iraq, Israel, North Korea, South Korea and the entire Middle East. But while relationships with the world's power axis will always have implications for global peace, security (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cranial falling bullet injuries, a series of 30 cases in Iraq - Kadhim AHK, Neamah MJ, Nema IS.
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to highlight the importance of cranial falling bullet injuries and raise awareness about them. We studied the clinical and radiological findings, and their relation to the treatment and outcome. There are limite... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

UNFPA Highlights Need to Address Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women in Crisis Areas
The $683 million will be used for efforts towards women’s reproductive and sexual health rights across 57 countries, of which about $300 million will be directed towards UNFPA’s projects in Arab state regions, including countries such as Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Sudan, and Somalia. Credit: Abdurrahman Warsameh/IPS By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Feb 7 2020 (IPS) The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is appealing for $683million in their mission to address sexual and reproductive health services for women and girls in conflict areas in the world.  At the Humanitarian Action Overview 2020, launched on Thurs...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Armed Conflicts Development & Aid Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Women's Health International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Sexual and Reproductiv Source Type: news

The efficacy of cognitive processing therapy for PTSD related to military sexual trauma in veterans: a review - Boehler J.
Women currently comprise 12% of the total number of service personnel who have served in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn. Presently, 15% of active duty personnel, 17% of National Guard personnel, and 20% of new r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Kurdistan's Erbil airport denies entry to three Chinese over coronavirus
Erbil International Airport in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq denied entry to three Chinese citizens over fears about the coronavirus outbreak in China, authorities said on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Associated factors with self-inflicted burns among women in reproductive age in Baghdad, Iraq: a case control study - Gatea A, Nedjat S, Yekaninejad MS.
BACKGROUND: Self-inflicted burns are a regular source of admissions to burns unit's worldwide. However, there is limited evidence regarding risk factors that associated with self-inflicted burn. AIMS: To determine factors that associated with self-inflicte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Brain injuries in Iraq put attention on invisible war wounds
The spotlight on brain injuries suffered by American troops in Iraq this month is an example America's episodic attention to this type of war wound, even though it has affected hundreds of thousands over the past two decades (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Iraqi discoveries help shed light on British Museum treasures
Work of trainees in Iraq has enabled new understanding of objects going on show in UKFor decades they have been part of the collection of theBritish Museum, appreciated for their individual significance but in many cases shorn of much of their context owing to the circumstances of their discovery and retrieval during the buccaneering period of early archaeology.Now dozens of important artefacts that were removed from Iraq in the late 19th and early 20th centuries are being brought back into focus in an exhibition drawing on groundbreaking discoveries made by Iraqi archaeologists amid the turbulence of the country ’s ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 29, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Esther Addley Tags: British Museum Archaeology Exhibitions Iraq Culture Middle East and North Africa Science World news UK news Source Type: news

U.S. Says 34 Troops Diagnosed With Traumatic Brain Injury After Iran Strike U.S. Says 34 Troops Diagnosed With Traumatic Brain Injury After Iran Strike
The Pentagon said on Friday that 34 service members had been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following missile strikes by Iran on a base in Iraq earlier this month, a number higher than the military had previously announced.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 28, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Did doctors miss my cancer because I am in a wheelchair?
Former soldier Adam Douglas from Leeds, was severely injured while serving in Iraq during Desert Storm 2. His local GP was unable to give him a prostate exam due to a lack of a hoist. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salim ’ s Story
Yesterday I met Salim. He was kicking some rocks around in the middle of the forest near his temporary migrant camp in Dunkirk, France. Around him, all that was left of what had been his home for the last two weeks was an extinguished fireplace, a can of beans thrown on the floor, empty bottles of water, and clothes hanging to dry on trees. On Tuesday morning, French riot police had surrounded the camps, evicted the 700 people living there and made some arrests. Scared, Salim ran away with other dispossessed people, deeper into the woods. All he had in the world…a few beans he’d been cooking for his breakfast ...
Source: Doctors of the World News - January 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Trump minimizes severity of head injuries in Iran attacks
President Donald Trump has minimized the severity of head injuries sustained by U.S. troops during the Iranian missile strikes on an Iraqi air base (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Assessing The Injuries After Iranian Missile Attack
Eleven U.S. service members have been sent to hospitals abroad after suffering injuries in Iran's missile strike in Iraq. Scott Simon speaks to neuropsychiatrist Stephen Xenakis about what that means. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women Activists Escalate Demand for “Bodily Autonomy” as 19 Nations Dissent
Credit: UN WomenBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jan 17 2020 (IPS) The United States and 18 other UN member states have come under fire for denying a woman’s legitimate right to “bodily autonomy”—the right to self-governance over one’s own body without coercion or external pressure. The Executive Director of Women’s March Global, Uma Mishra-Newbery, told IPS the United Nations has worked towards progress in fighting for women’s rights. But many countries on the Human Rights Council continue to negotiate women’s human rights off the table, she pointed out. In Sept 2019, she sa...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Risk factors for terrorism: a comparison of family, childhood, and personality risk factors among Iraqi terrorists, murderers, and controls - Dhumad S, Candilis PJ, Cleary SD, Dyer AR, Khalifa N.
Terrorism represents a major threat to global security; however, psychosocial risk factors for terrorism are insufficiently explored in the literature. Using a cross-sectional design, we examined group differences in family, childhood, and personality fact... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Study: Natural alternatives can be used in place of harmful chemical herbicides
(Natural News) Scientists have created natural weedkillers using commonly grown plants. In their study, published in the Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine, a team from the University of Samarra in Iraq explored the potential of three plants — oleander (Nerium oleander), olives (Olea europaea) and castor (Ricinus communis) — as natural alternatives to commercial weedicides. A natural... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drivers and consequences of self-immolation in parts of Iran, Iraq and Uzbekistan: a systematic review of qualitative evidence - Cleary M, Singh J, West S, Rahkar Farshi M, Lopez V, Kornhaber R.
OBJECTIVES: The prevalence of self-immolation is significantly higher in some Middle Eastern and Central Asian Islamic countries than in Western countries. Self-immolation typically occurs among females and can be either an attempt at suicide or an act of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Genetic association of FKBP5 with PTSD in US service members deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan - Zhang L, Hu XZ, Yu T, Chen Z, Dohl J, Li X, Benedek DM, Fullerton CS, Wynn G, Barrett JE, Li M, Russell DW, Ursano RJ.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating mental disorder with a prevalence of more than 7% in the US population and 12% in the military. An interaction of childhood trauma with FKBP5 (a glucocorticoid-regulated immunophilin) has been reporte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Leftists panic as video of Joe Biden surfaces, endorsing the invasion of Iraq and demanding the killing of its national leader
(Natural News) As the nation’s first Democratic presidential caucuses are set to begin in Iowa next month, the race for the party’s 2020 nomination will begin in earnest. And it’s already become very obvious that party elders are nervous about their hand-picked candidate’s chances: Former Vice President Joe Biden. Aside from being a gaffe machine,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Classification of traffic accidents datasets between 2003-2017 in Iraq - Joni HH, Mohammed AA, Shakir AA.
After the epidemic disease and the violence, the traffic injuries in Iraq has become a massive threat that menace the lives of the citizens and plagued the number of victims in Iraq after 2003. Iraq is seeing a catastrophic growth in the number of the traf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Trump confirms that Obama's schemes PAID for the missiles fired by Iran against U.S. targets
(Natural News) Following the decision last week by President Donald Trump to take out Iran’s top enabler of attacks against Americans over nearly two decades, the regime in Tehran decided to respond to the death of Qassem Soleimani by sending a salvo of ballistic missiles hurtling towards U.S.-occupied military bases in neighboring Iraq. According to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Accidents in Iraq during the period of conflict (2003-2016) - Hussain AM, Lafta RK.
Background: Injuries are increasingly recognized as a major component of the global burden of disease, as they tend to affect mainly youth and are usually followed by premature death or severe disability. The longstanding conflict in Iraq has result... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

What Do We Know About Iran's Missiles And Its Arsenal Of Weapons?
Iran attacked military bases used by U.S. and coalition forces in Iraq with ballistic missiles. Over the past 20 years, Iran has built up a powerful force that is difficult to defend against. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Geoff Brumfiel Source Type: news

The escalation begins: Iran warns Israel will be "annihilated in half an hour" if the U.S. engages in kinetic attacks
(Natural News) Now the escalation begins. Iran attacks the U.S. embassy in Iraq, Trump orders the drone strike killing of Soleimani (and others). Iran responds by ordering its loyalist militants to launch rockets at U.S. bases in Iraq. Trump threatens to bomb 52 targets in Iran. And now Iran ups the ante by claiming it... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PREPARE for Iran to activate terror cells across America and attack the power grid, water supplies and vulnerable infrastructure
(Natural News) As we roll into the new year with events already exploding in Iraq and Iran — rockets were just fired into the U.S.-controlled “green zone” near the U.S. embassy in Iraq — it’s shocking to realize how many people remain in total denial about the retribution that’s going to be carried out by... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flat-out treason: Democrats and their Left-wing media allies are providing “aid and comfort” to America’s enemies in Iran
(Natural News) On Thursday President Donald Trump ordered U.S. forces to take out Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ elite Quds Force, after he was tracked to the airport in Baghdad, Iraq. After months of Iranian provocations, to which Trump responded patiently and appropriately, the decision was made to target Soleimani... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Violent conflict and breastfeeding: the case of Iraq - Diwakar V, Malcolm M, Naufal G.
This study explores the relationship between armed conflict and breastfeeding practices of Iraqi mothers. To date, the relationship between violent conflict and breastfeeding is surprisingly understudied. Especially in the Middle East, which is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Leader of Iran-linked group that attacked U.S. Embassy in Iraq once got invited to the White House by Obama
(Natural News) Most rational foreign policy experts were aghast when they discovered the lengths the Obama administration went to in order to make its “nuclear deal” with Iran. As The National Sentinel reported:  It involved loose promises of delayed nuclear development to some timeframe down the road, the shipment of $1.5 billion in cold, hard cash to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adverse childhood experiences and their relationship to gender and depression among young adults in Iraq: a cross-sectional study - Al Shawi AF, Sarhan YT, Altaha MA.
BACKGROUND: Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are considered as universal public health problem that associate with mental disorders and risky behaviors during adulthood. The aims of the paper are to estimate the prevalence of Adverse childhood experien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Four Lessons to Reverse Inequity in the Global Health Workforce
An eight-month-old boy is examined by a doctor in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Credit: Kristin Palitza/IPS By Ifeanyi Nsofor and Shubha NageshABUJA, Dec 16 2019 (IPS) Recently, Madhukar Pai, the Director of McGill University Global Health Program wrote about the inequity in global health research. He observed that researches are skewed in favor of the global north. We agree that this inequity exists. However, we also have found that global fellowships such as the Atlantic Fellowship, of which we are both Senior Fellows, are platforms to reverse this inequity, foster international partnerships and amplify voices ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ifeanyi Nsofor and Shubha Nagesh Tags: Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Tuesday ’s Daily Brief: climate crisis reports, renewal in Iraq, Zimbabwe’s hunger crisis, Disabilities Day
A recap of Tuesday’s stories: New climate change reports on human health and global warming; Zimbabwe’s ‘worst hunger crisis in a decade’; protests and civil unrest show ‘renewed sense of patriotism’ in Iraq; UN ‘determined to lead by example’ on disability rights. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - December 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Comparing the management of eye injuries by coalition military surgeons during the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts - Breeze J, Blanch RJ, Mazzoli R, Dubose J, Bowley DM, Powers DB.
PURPOSE: To compare incidences, ocular injury types, and treatment performed on United States and United Kingdom military service members and host nation civilians within the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts to inform future military surgical training requir... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

As Donors Ramp up Polio Funding, Worries of Comeback Persist
Polio cases around have declined globally by more than 99 percent since 1988, but the type 1 poliovirus remains endemic in Pakistan and Afghanistan, where it has made a comeback this year and infected 102 people. Credit: Ashfaq Yusufzai/IPS By James ReinlUNITED NATIONS, Nov 20 2019 (IPS) Efforts to wipe polio off the face of the planet took a step forward this week, with a multibillion-dollar fundraiser in the Middle East helping eradication schemes tackle a virus that disproportionately kills and cripples children in poor countries. Donor governments and philanthropists pledged $2.6 billion on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi to...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: James Reinl Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations polio eradication World Health Organization (WHO) Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress disorder and depression among Syrian refugees residing in the Kurdistan region of Iraq - Mahmood HN, Ibrahim H, Goessmann K, Ismail AA, Neuner F.
BACKGROUND: Since the Syrian civil war began in March 2011, more than half of the Syrian population was forced to escape from their homes, and more than 5 million of them fled their country. The aim of the present study is to estimate the psychological con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What felled the great Assyrian Empire? A Yale professor weighs in
(Yale University) The Neo-Assyrian Empire, centered in northern Iraq and extending from Iran to Egypt -- the largest empire of its time -- collapsed after more than two centuries of dominance at the fall of its capital, Nineveh, in 612 B.C.E. Despite a plethora of cuneiform textual documentation and archaeological excavations and field surveys, archaeologists and historians have been unable to explain the abruptness and finality of the historic empire's collapse. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Wednesday's Daily Brief: UN bid to aid diabetics, Israel-Gaza attacks, climate change in Nepal, Iraq envoy appeal to MPs
A recap of Wednesday’s stories in brief: UN leads plan for insulin supply boosts; ‘No justification’ for Gaza border violence; Iraqis paying ‘unthinkable price’ in protests; $1.35 billion needed for Venezuela crisis; Record flooding affects 100,000 Nigerians. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - November 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Improving trauma pain outcomes
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) A 7-year prospective cohort study from the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center (CMCVAMC), University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania examined the relationship between regional anesthesia (RA) administration and patient-reported pain-related outcomes among Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom service members sustaining a combat-related extremity injury. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Veterans Often Hit Hard by Deaths of Fellow Soldiers
MONDAY, Nov. 11, 2019 -- As Americans pay tribute to all veterans who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces Monday, new research suggests that how comrades died can affect levels of grief among soldiers who served in Afghanistan and Iraq. " Our goal... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Weaknesses during the disaster response management resulting from war operations and terrorism in Iraq - Al-Dahash H, Kulatunga U, Thayaparan M.
Weaknesses in responding to disasters can increase the vulnerability of the people and cause damages to the property. Before tackling such weaknesses, it is important to identify these weaknesses in order to improve the immediate response process which wil... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Millennials ’ Chronic Health Problems Will Limit Their Lifetime Earnings, Report Says
More millennials in the U.S. are suffering from chronic health problems, potentially restraining the lifetime economic potential of a generation of young adults. A spike in conditions like depression, hypertension and high cholesterol among younger people could increase health-care costs and lower incomes in coming years, according to a report Wednesday from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, a federation of 36 independent companies that together provide coverage for 1 in 3 Americans. Between 2014 and 2017, rates of depression among millennials surged by 31%, while hyperactivity rose 29% and hypertension increased 16%...
Source: TIME: Health - November 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emma Court / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Bloomberg Healthcare onetime Source Type: news

Visualizing the spatio-temporal patterns of The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorist attacks from its early creation - Xiao C, Zhang C.
This research aims to map the spatial and temporal distribution of terrorist incidents initiated by The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) from the beginning of 2002 to the end of 2016, provide visualization of these attacks' geographic distributi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Wednesday ’s Daily Brief: Iraq protests, ‘historic’ Syria talks, Chile pulls out of COP25, Guinea-Bissau, South Sudan, new nuclear watchdog chief
A recap of Wednesday’s stories: new Syria talks begin in Geneva; Chile pulls out as host of major climate conference; UN calls for national talks to break cycle of violence in Iraq; UN chief voices ‘serious concern’ over Guinea-Bissau political crisis; IOM suspends South Sudan Ebola screening; UN atomic watchdog appoints new leader.   (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - October 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Acute and chronic molecular signatures and associated symptoms of blast exposure in military breachers - Wang Z, Wilson C, Mendelev N, Ge Y, Galfalvy H, Elder G, Ahlers S, Yarnell AM, LoPresti ML, Kamimori G, Carr W, Haghighi F.
In this study, military "breachers" were exposed to controlled, low-level bl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Disease burden on health facilities in Governorates South of Karbala Dduring the Arbaeenia mass gathering in Iraq in 2014: cross-sectional study - Hantoosh H, Lami F, Saber B.
BACKGROUND: Millions of Iraqi pilgrims travel annually from the southern governorates to Karbala and pass through Thiqar, Muthana, and Diwania Governorates to join the Arbaeenia mass gathering event. During this event, participants are at high risk for dis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news