Breaching the bridge: an investigation into doctor-patient miscommunication as a significant factor in the violence against healthcare workers in Palestine - Saeedi M, Al-Othman N, Rabayaa M.
BACKGROUND: Workplace violence is a common issue worldwide that strikes all professions, and healthcare is one of the most susceptible ones. Verbal and nonverbal miscommunications between healthcare workers and patients are major inducers for violent attac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Assessing risk factors associated with urban transit bus involved accident severity: a case study of a Middle East country - Nasri M, Aghabayk K.
While buses are a safe form of transport in developed countries, developing countries like Iran face significant safety concerns regarding buses. Nevertheless, few studies have examined the factors associated with the number and severity of bus crashes. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Evaluating the effects of external factors on pedestrian violations at signalized intersections (a case study of Mashhad, Iran) - Afshari A, Ayati E, Barakchi M.
One of the most critical reasons for accidents involving pedestrians in signalized urban intersections is their violations regarding running red lights. Therefore, studying the essential factors in this issue is of interest to researchers. This research ai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Characteristics of open eye injuries in the Beirut Port explosion - Sukkarieh G, Lahoud C, Ghorayeb R, Abi Karam M, Succarieh Y, Saleh M, Jalkh A.
INTRODUCTION: On the 4(th) of August 2020 an ammonium nitrate explosion took place at the Port of Beirut in Lebanon. The aim of this study was to present the open eye injuries caused by the Beirut Port blast, and to describe their characteristics and visua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Beyond the Fence: Constructed and Found spaces for children's outdoor play in natural and human-induced disaster contexts - lessons from north-east Japan, and Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan - Woolley H.
Play is part of the nature of childhood and affirmed as important internationally in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It is therefore an anomaly that play is not a pillar of humanitarian aid and this is of particular concern becaus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pentagon officer killed in stabbing attack identified as Army veteran who served in Iraq
The metro hub outside the Pentagon remained closed early Wednesday, as many questions still surround a burst of violence that happened... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Collapse: Inside Lebanon ’s Worst Economic Meltdown in More Than a Century
The small Mediterranean country is in the throes of a financial crisis that the World Bank has said could rank among the world’s worst... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran's Revolutionary Guard drone commander behind ship attack
Saeed Ara Jani, head of Iran's IRGC Drone Command, was behind the attack on the Israel-linked Mercer Street ship, Gantz and Lapid revealed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran's drone, air force commanders behind deadly ship attack, Israel says
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Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tunisia: Tunisia Takes Delivery of Medical Supplies Provided By United Arab Emirates
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- Two planes filled with oxygen and medical equipment provided by the State of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) landed at Tunis Carthage Airport on Tuesday afternoon, to support Tunisia's efforts in the fight against the COVID19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A longitudinal study of suicide and suicide attempt in northwest of Iran: incidence, predictors, and socioeconomic status and the role of sociocultural status - Fakhari A, Farahbakhsh M, Esmaeili ED, Azizi H.
BACKGROUND: A detailed community-level understanding of socioeconomic status (SES) and sociocultural status (SCS) of suicides and suicide attempters (SAs) in a prospective design could have significant implications for policymakers at the local prevention ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Africa: UAE Lifts Covid-19 Transit Travel Ban On Nigeria, Uganda, Others
[Vanguard] The United Arab Emirates, UAE, today, announced that with effect from Thursday passengers on transit flights from Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Uganda can now enter UAE. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Dubai to burn mountains of TRASH to create energy
(Natural News) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to burn the waste it generates to create energy. It currently has one finished waste-to-energy plant and three more under construction, including one of the world’s largest. The UAE’s decision to burn its trash comes as China imposed a ban on waste importation. A Bloomberg report said... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran-backed forces said behind ‘potential hijack’ in Gulf of Oman
Reports come after 6 vessels announced they were 'not under their command; Asphalt Princess tanker now heading toward Iran under control... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Incident with multiple tankers in Gulf of Oman raises concerns in oil market
U.S. officials say they are still looking into a situation in the Gulf of Oman, where there's one hijacked ship and the status of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH director says COVID-19 vaccine booster shots are 'not necessary' right now
Dr Francis Collins does not believe a third COVID-19 vaccine dose will soon be necessary in the U.S. Third doses are available in Israel and will soon be available in Germany to combat COVID variants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In heat emergency, southern Europe scrambles for resources
A heat wave in southeast Europe has fueled wildfires in Turkey and threatened the national power grid in Greece as governments scrambled... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Warning of 'potential hijack' of ship under way off UAE coast
The Panama-flagged tanker MV Asphalt Princess has been ordered to sail to Iran, officials say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel to reinstate masks outdoors, restrict events to vaccinated only amid delta variant surge
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Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US consults UK, Romania, Israel over alleged Iranian strike -- rules out ditching nuclear deal
The White House is now consulting with the UK, Romania and Israel in the wake of the alleged Iranian drone strike — but is still ruling... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using social security number to identify sub-populations vulnerable to the health impacts from extreme heat in Florida, U.S - Jung J, Uejio CK, Adeyeye TE, Kintziger KW, DuClos C, Reid K, Jordan M, Spector JT, Insaf TZ.
BACKGROUND: Some socioeconomically vulnerable groups may experience disproportionately higher risk of extreme heat illness than other groups, but no study has utilized the presence/absence of a social security number (SSN) as a proxy for vulnerable sub-pop... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

CartiHeal Announces Pivotal Study Results Demonstrate Agili-C(TM) Superiority to Microfracture and Debridement for the Treatment of Cartilage and Osteochondral Defects
According to a Two-Year Randomized and Controlled Multinational IDE Study KFAR SABA, Israel, Aug. 3, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- CartiHeal Ltd, developer of Agili-C™, a proprietary implant for the treatment of cartilage lesions in... Devices, Orthopaedic CartiHeal, Agili-C, osteoarthritis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heavy gun battle in Jenin between Israeli troops, attackers; 6 Palestinians hurt
Israel Police says counterterrorism troops came under 'massive fire' during overnight West Bank arrest operations; 1 Palestinian in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gun battle between IDF and Palestinians in Jenin, 6 Palestinians injured
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Air Force looking at directed energy technologies to protect US from enemy missiles
(Natural News) The Air Force is investigating “directed energy” (DE) technologies they hope could turn beams of energy into a force field that could be used to destroy enemy missiles similar to Israel’s Iron Dome. In a new report titled “Directed Energy Futures 2060,” DE is described as “a focused beam of electromagnetic energy that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S., U.K, and Israel blame Iran for fatal drone attack on oil tanker
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the U.S. is "confident" Iran conducted the attack. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gantz urges action against Iran ‘right now’ in response to deadly drone attack
Defense minister warns that Tehran has 'hundreds' of UAVs in the Middle East that could be used in more attacks, says Jewish state will... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RealView Imaging Ltd., World Leader in Medical Holography, Receives FDA Clearance for its Groundbreaking HOLOSCOPE(TM)-i Holographic System
YOKNEAM, Israel, Aug. 2, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- RealView Imaging Ltd. today announced that it has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its HOLOSCOPE™-i holographic system. The system creates spatially accurate, three-dimensional in... Devices, Radiology, FDA RealView Imaging, HOLOSCOPE, holographic system (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - August 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Iran records highest number of daily COVID cases in pandemic
Iran is reporting more than 37,000 new coronavirus infections, the country’s single-day record so far in the pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Fruit baskets from fourth century BC found in ruins of Thonis-Heracleion
‘Incredible’ discoveries at submerged ancient city off coast of Egypt have lain untouchedWicker baskets filled with fruit that have survived from the 4th century BC and hundreds of ancient ceramic artefacts and bronze treasures have been discovered in the submerged ruins of the near-legendary city of Thonis-Heracleion off the coast of Egypt.They have lain untouched since the city disappeared beneath the waves in the second century BC, then sank further in the eight century AD, following cataclysmic natural disasters, including an earthquake and tidal waves.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Dalya Alberge Tags: Archaeology Egypt Middle East and North Africa Heritage Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Iran posts new record daily cases; Philippines gearing up for strictest lockdown
Iran reportsmore than 37,000 cases of coronavirus in 24 hours for the first time;Manila hospitals reach ‘critical levels’Millions under strict lockdown in China after Covid outbreakAstraZeneca ’s Australia boss ‘disappointed’ with debate over vaccineIndian domestic workers lose their jobs to Covid fearsUK coronavirus updates – live1.14pmBSTThe coronavirus has killed at least 4,227,765 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources compiled by news agency AFP today.At least 198,247,050 cases of coronavirus have been registered. The ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Robyn Vinter and Damien Gayle (now); Helen Livingstone (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Workplace bullying, occupational burnout, work-life imbalance, and perceived medical errors among nurses in Oman: a cluster analysis - Chan MF, Al Balushi AA, Al-Adawi S, Alameddine M, Al Sadoon M, Bou-Karroum K.
AIMS: To explore whether different profiles exist in a cohort of nurses regarding demographic and occupational outcomes. BACKGROUND: Nurses will facing many occupational problems, including workplace bullying, work-life imbalance, burnout, and medi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The impact of CoViD-19 lockdown on injuries in Saudi Arabia: results from a level-I trauma center - Hakeem FF, Alshahrani SM, Ghobain MA, Albabtain I, Aldibasi O, Alghnam S.
This study investigated ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Statement on COVID-19 in the Eastern Mediterranean Region
2 August 2021, Cairo, Egypt –  As of 31 July, WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region has reported almost 12.6 million cases of COVID-19 and more than 236 000 deaths. Many countries are reporting a substantial increase in the number of cases and deaths over the past month, including the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Tunisia, and Somalia. An average of 363 000 new cases and 4300 deaths have been reported across the Region on a weekly basis over the last 4 weeks, marking a 67% and 24% increase in the number of cases and deaths, respectively, compared to the previous month.&nb...
Source: WHO EMRO News - August 2, 2021 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

UK ambassador: Israel has its own considerations on Iran response
An Iranian report claimed the US and UK have “greenlit” an Israeli response to the attack on a tanker off the coast of Oman. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2020 Tokyo Olympics: High jumpers Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar and Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy share gold medal
The pair had a choice of a jump-off for one gold or shared medals, and they chose the latter because of their longtime friendship (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kinzinger supports Jan. 6 commission subpoenas for McCarthy, Jordan
GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger on Sunday said he supported issuing subpoenas for members of Congress who might have had conversations with... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kinzinger: McCarthy and Jordan should face 6 January subpoenas
Republican on select committee seeks 6 January answers but Collins toes GOP line in saying panel not sufficiently bipartisan (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tanker attack: Tensions rise as Iran and Israel trade accusations
Israel's PM warns he could send "a message" in retaliation, as Iran rejects "baseless" accusations. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men's high jump gold shared, setting off jubilant celebration
Told by a rules official that they could share gold instead of having a jump-off, Qatar high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim and Italy's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tourists evacuated as wildfires continue to rage in Turkey, Italy and Greece
“We cannot do anything beyond wishing the mercy of God for the lives we have lost but we can replace everything that was burned,"... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Billie Eilish slammed for saying ‘hi Israel’ in promo video
Indie pop sensation Billie Eilish posted a short video to promote her new album, and personally addressed Israel. It received a wave of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jordan slams January 6 commission: If 'everything's on the table,' why can't we question Pelosi
Rep. Jim Jordan reacted to Nancy Pelosi's Jan. 6 commission, saying the commission is a political exercise. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Israel, the most vaccinated country in the world, HALF of all new "delta" infections are occurring in "fully vaccinated" people
(Natural News) According to reports, out of any country in the world, Israel is seeing the most compliance with the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine push. As a result, Israel is also seeing a “spike” in new cases of the “delta variant” among the fully vaccinated. The situation is so bad there, according to government and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: UK chancellor ‘pushes PM to relax holiday rules’; mass testing amid China outbreak
Latest updates:Rishi Sunak says restrictions ‘out of step’ with international rivals, according to media reports;China battling worst caseload in monthsUber and Deliveroo discounts to lure young in England to get jabbedHerd immunity: could Covid be on the run in the UK?Protests in Israel against new curbs as cases are highest in monthAustralian Sky News banned from YouTube for seven days over Covid disinformation9.36amBSTCheap taxi rides and discounts from the biggest takeaway companies are to be deployed by the government in a desperate effort to boost Covid vaccination rates among the young, amid growing lega...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 1, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Slawson Tags: Coronavirus Science Infectious diseases World news UK news Boris Johnson Source Type: news

TV: Israel believes Iran struck ship in response to cyberattack on train system
July hacking of national rail in Islamic Republic also saw hackers publish phone number of supreme leader's office (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The escalating confrontation with Iran may dictate a harsh Israeli response
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Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Israel passing intel to US, UK tying Iran to deadly attack on ship
Jerusalem argues that drone strike on Israeli-operated vessel didn't just hurt Jewish state but also global interests; defense officials... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey evacuates panicked tourists by boat from wildfires
ISTANBUL (AP) — Panicked tourists in Turkey hurried to the seashore to wait for rescue boats Saturday after being told to evacuate some... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ranking all 56 deals from a wild MLB trade deadline
From "Ehh" to "OMG," Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman rank all 56 trades that occurred during a wacky MLB trade deadline. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news