Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
From 9 through 30 April 2019, the National International Health Regulations (IHR) Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported nine additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including three deaths. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - May 17, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Understanding the needs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: child maltreatment prevention program development - Almuneef M, Saleheen HN, Al Shehri F, Al-Eissa MA.
BACKGROUND: Global efforts are being made to combat child maltreatment (CM); however, in 2011 the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's (KSA) response to this issue was found to be mediocre. Several developments have been implemented in KSA since then, and reevaluatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
From 1 March through 8 April 2019, the National International Health Regulations (IHR) Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported 45 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 13 deaths. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - May 9, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

US is hotbed of climate change denial, international poll finds
Out of 23 countries, only Saudi Arabia and Indonesia had higher proportion of doubtersThe US is a hotbed ofclimate science denial when compared with other countries, with international polling finding a significant number of Americans do not believe human-driven climate change is occurring.A total of 13% of Americans polled in a 23-country survey conducted by theYouGov-Cambridge Globalism Project agreed with the statement that the climate is changing “but human activity is not responsible at all”. A further 5% said the climate was not changing.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 8, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Oliver Milman in New York and Fiona Harvey Tags: Climate change scepticism US news Environment Science World news Source Type: news

US is hotbed of climate change denial, major global survey finds
Exclusive: Out of 23 big countries, only Saudi Arabia and Indonesia had higher proportion of doubtersThe US is a hotbed ofclimate science denial when compared with other countries, with international polling finding a significant number of Americans do not believe human-driven climate change is occurring.A total of 13% of Americans polled in a 23-country survey conducted by theYouGov-Cambridge Globalism Project agreed with the statement that the climate is changing “but human activity is not responsible at all”. A further 5% said the climate was not changing.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 8, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Oliver Milman in New York and Fiona Harvey Tags: Climate change scepticism US news Environment Science World news Source Type: news

‘ Smart Pill Bottle ’ May Help Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
BOSTON (CBS) — Researchers in Saudi Arabia may have developed a unique way to help reduce prescription drug abuse. It is a “smart pill bottle” that can send wireless alerts in the event of tampering, overdose, or unsafe storage conditions. This smart pill bottle has a 3D-printed top that can count the number of pills dispensed and sensors on the bottom of the bottle that detect humidity and temperature. The bottle also has an outer layer of conductive tape that senses touch. So if the bottle detects anything unusual, like someone trying to break into the bottle or if the pills are exposed to too much mois...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local 3D Printer Dr. Mallika Marshall Prescription Drug Abuse Source Type: news

As Saudi Arabia Builds A Nuclear Reactor, Some Worry About Its Motives
Saudi Arabia is building a small civilian nuclear reactor, the nation's first. Nuclear power is an important part of its energy plans. Arms control experts ask if its intention is entirely peaceful.(Image credit: Planet Labs Inc) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Geoff Brumfiel Source Type: news

Neighborhood exposure to violence and delinquency in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: a partial test of social structure and social learning theory - Connolly EJ, Said Al-Ghamdi M, Nezar Kobeisy A, Alqurashi FH, Schwartz JA, Beaver KM.
The social structure and social learning (SSSL) model for crime and deviance has received an impressive amount of empirical support in the United States and other Western industrialized countries. Comparatively, less research, however, has examined whether... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Parent's knowledge, attitude, and practice about children car seats at Unaizah city, KSA - AlSallum GA, Alwassel AA, Alshushan AM, Abaalkhail AK, Alhasoon MA, Aldamigh AS.
BACKGROUND: Motor vehicle collision (MVC) is a major cause of death in children worldwide. Using children car seats will stabilize them during accidents and decrease the morbidity and mortality from MVC dramatically. There is no study in Saudi Arabia about... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
From 14 February through 31 March 2019, the National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported 22 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including four deaths, associated with the outbreak in Wadi Aldwasir. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - April 24, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

3D-printed craniofacial models support family consults
Researchers from Saudi Arabia have created 3D-printed models based on the CT...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D printing reduces liver transplant costs, surgery time 3D printing yields custom-fit glasses for kids 3D printing helps separate rare case of conjoined twins 3D printing gives pediatric heart surgery a boost 3D-printed lungs improve patient understanding of surgery (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 22, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Patterns, types, and outcomes of head injury in Aseer Region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Alnaami I, Alshehri S, Alghamdi S, Ogran M, Qasem A, Medawi A, Medawi A, Alshahrani S, Sarhan L.
BACKGROUND: Head injuries contribute to almost 50% of all injuries. Head injuries are still one of the major causes of loss of life and loss of function among young adults. Nowadays, head injury has become a major community problem. Recently, head injury h... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Knowledge and practices related to burn first aid among Majmaah community, Saudi Arabia - AlQahtani FA, Alanazi MA, Alanazi MK, Alshalhoub KS, Alfarhood AA, Ahmed SM.
BACKGROUND: Burns in developing countries account for significant morbidity and mortality which have been shown by increasing burn first aid awareness. In general, flames, scalds, and contact burns are the most common causes, but in children scalds are the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Knowledge and attitude regarding child abuse among primary health care physician in Abha, Saudi Arabia, 2018 - Alsaleem SA, Alsaleem MA, Asiri AM, Alkhidhran SS, Alqahtani WSS, Alzahrani MS, Assiri HA, Alshahrany KM, Alsamghan AS.
BACKGROUNDS: Child abuse or child maltreatment is physical, sexual, or psychological maltreatment or neglect of a child or children, especially by a parent or other caregiver. Child abuse may include any act or failure to act by a parent or other caregiver... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Egypt ’s Food Challenge: a Good Effort but Not Enough
A bakery shop in Cairo, Egypt. Egyptian flatbread, known as Aish baladi or country bread is on the table of all Egyptians, even the poorest, thanks to a smartcard system that assigns certain quantities to each family to avoid unnecessary waste. By Maged SrourCAIRO, Apr 18 2019 (IPS) “Unfortunately the overall nutritional panorama of Egypt does not look well,” says Dr. Sara Diana Garduno Diaz, an expert concentrating on nutrition and biology at the American University of the Middle East. Diaz’s research focuses on dietary patterns and ethnic-associated risk factors for metabolic syndrome. “While tra...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Maged Srour Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Headlines Health Middle East & North Africa Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Foundation (B Source Type: news

iSchemaView wins approval for Rapid in Saudi Arabia
Cerebrovascular imaging software developer iSchemaView said that its Rapid...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: iSchemaView brings Rapid software to Israel iSchemaView, Siemens team up on stroke imaging Brazil clears iSchemaView's Rapid imaging software Pulsara, iSchemaView collaborate on stroke diagnosis iSchemaView, Samsung NeuroLogica join forces (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Listening to child protection workers in Saudi Arabia: child protection workers speak of how they experienced the policies and programs introduced to protect children between 2010 and 2013 - Al Faryan N, Frederico M, Young J.
The protection of children at risk of abuse and neglect requires engagement of the whole community. In this article, child protection managers and direct service workers in Saudi Arabia report their experiences in implementing new policies. FINDING... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Boston hospital sues Saudi prince over $3.5 million in unpaid bills for child with rare disease
A Saudi prince who promised to foot the bill for a 2-year-old patient's treatment is now being sued for millions by Boston Children's Hospital. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beto O ’Rourke’s Vote To Lift The Oil Export Ban Looms Over His Climate Record
As the United States eclipses Saudi Arabia as a top oil exporter, the former Texas congressman's vote hangs over his 2020 presidential campaign. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 11, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Boston Children's Hospital sues Saudi Prince for $3.5 million in medical bills
Saudi Prince Abdelilah bin Abdelaziz bin Abdulrahman Al Faisal Al Saud allegedly promised to sponsor the girl's care at Boston Children's Hospital, but has only paid $750,000, the suit alleges. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital sues Saudi prince, says he reneged on $3.5M payment
Boston Children's Hospital has sued a Saudi prince for $3.5 million it says it is owed for the care of a child he agreed to pay for (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Researchers develop new vaccine against deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
(University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston) A collaborative team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Saudi Arabia and Canada developed a potent and safe vaccine that protects against the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS. The findings recently were published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 9, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Looking to improve your blood sugar and cholesterol levels? Try taking tamarind seed
(Natural News) The next time you eat tamarind (Tamarindus indica), save the seeds. A new study suggests that tamarind seeds can improve your blood sugar and cholesterol levels. A team of researchers at the University of Malaya in Malaysia and King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia looked at the effects of tamarind seeds on fat and carbohydrate... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evaluation of micro leakage of two direct esthetic restorations with different preparation techniques
ConclusionLow shrinkable silorane based composite yielded better results of micro-leakage scores along the occlusal enamel and gingival dentin walls when the cavity of class V was prepared with air abrasion technique with large size alumina particles under high pressure at immediate storage time as compared with Ketac N100. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 4, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

SEC details Fresenius ’ $231m FCPA settlement
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today detailed the more than $231 million that Fresenius Medical Care (NYSE:FMS; ETR:FRE) agreed to pay to resolve self-reported violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In its release, the SEC said that it found that Germany-based Fresenius engaged in misconduct in Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Angola, Turkey, Spain, China, Serbia, Bosnia, Mexico, and eight countries in the West African region. The agency added that the misconduct occurred “against a backdrop where the company failed to have sufficient internal accounting controls.” The company made improper pa...
Source: Mass Device - April 1, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Legal News Fresenius Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
From 1 through 28 February 2019, the National IHR Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported 68 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 10 deaths. Of the 68 MERS cases reported in February, 19 cases occurred in cities other than Wadi Aldwasir. This Disease Outbreak News update describes the 19 cases. Among these cases, fifteen were sporadic, and four were reported as part of two unrelated clusters. Cluster 1 involved two cases in Buridah city; and Cluster 2 involved two cases in Riyadh city. The link below provides details of the 19 reported cases. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - March 29, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Effect of the Trauma Evaluation and Management module on the knowledge of senior medical students: a prospective cohort study - Almarhabi Y, Subki A, Alsallum M, Albeshri M, Mukhtar AM.
BACKGROUND: Despite the high incidence of motor vehicle collisions and associated mortality rates in Saudi Arabia, formal trauma training and management for undergraduate medical students is not optimal. The aim of our study was to assess the effect of the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Sacklers, Saudi Arabia and Zuckerberg: should their cash be taken?
It is time for a broad review of philanthropic donations and investments (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Physical child abuse by parents and teachers in Saudi Arabia: a systematic literature review - Alsehaimi A, Barron I, Hodson A.
A systematic review was conducted to find out what is known about the prevalence and nature of physical child abuse in Saudi. The review identified 15 abuse prevalence studies carried out in Saudi Arabia between 1998 and 2016, written in English or Arabic.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Long term consequences of child sexual abuse in Saudi Arabia: a report from national study - Almuneef M.
Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) is a global public health problem that has been found to be linked to negative health outcomes. The aim of this study is to examine the prevalence of different forms of CSA and its impact on chronic diseases, mental health disorder... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Frequency and nature of road traffic injuries: data of more than 10,000 patients from Ha'il, Saudi Arabia - Ahmed S, Mahmood M, Rizvi SAH, Siddiqui AA, Shahid N, Akram WA, Bano S.
Background Road traffic accidents (RTAs) have become a major issue in today's world. They have caused the loss of more than a million lives in the last decade and are substantially increasing every day. Injuries due to RTAs can cause significant morbidity ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Tanzania: 62 Kidney Dialysis Machines for Delivery Tomorrow
[Daily News] IN what certainly represents a major breakthrough for people suffering from kidney complications, the government is expected to receive, tomorrow, 62 new kidney dialysis machines from the government of Saudi Arabia that will be distributed to zonal and regional hospitals countrywide. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Morning Break: Saudi Doctor Torture; Purdue Bankruptcy? J & J Ordered to Pay
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - March 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA approves BD ’ s Venovo venous stent
Becton Dickinson & Co. (NYSE:BDX) said today that the FDA granted pre-market approval for its Venovo stent for treating iliofemoral venous occlusive disease. Franklin Lakes, N.J.-based BD touted Venovo as the first on the U.S. market approved to treat obstructed blood flow in the iliac and femoral veins. “The FDA pre-market approval of the Venovo venous stent represents a significant advance for interventionalists treating iliofemoral venous occlusive disease, an under-recognized condition,” peripheral intervention president Steve Williamson said in prepared remarks. “We designed the Venovo venou...
Source: Mass Device - March 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Stents bectondickinson Source Type: news

Structural model of factors contributing to the motivational problem of taking shortcuts at construction workplaces in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Al-Shayea AM, Ramadan MZ, Al-Yami KH.
An unsafe act is a type of work that involves some risk. Since more than a decade, unsafe act has accounted as a foremost cause of work-related accident, especially in the field of construction. Several attempts have been made to reduce the causes of unsaf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Workplace incivility and its influence on professional quality of life amongst nurses from multicultural background: a cross-sectional study - Alshehry AS, Alquwez N, Almazan J, Namis IM, Moreno-Lacalle RC, Cruz JP.
This study aims to investigate the workplace incivility of nurses working in a Saudi hospital and analyse its influence on the nurses' professional quality of life (ProQOL). BACKGROUND: The prevalence and economic impact of wor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Attitudes and behaviors towards risky driving among adolescents in Saudi Arabia - Ramisetty-Mikler S, Almakadma A.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The main objective of the paper is to investigate perceptions and attitudes of school youth concerning risky driving behaviors (i.e.: Tafheet [AKA, Saudi Drifting, or Middle East drifting --skidding around on a wide flat straight... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bullying in early adolescence: an exploratory study in Saudi Arabia - Albuhairan FS, Al Eissa M, Alkufeidy N, Almuneef M.
This study aimed to gain a deeper understanding of bullying among intermediate school students in Saudi Arabia to inform preventive measures. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Qualitative methods were applied. The study was conducte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Impact of vision 2030 on traffic safety in Saudi Arabia - Dahim MAH.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Road traffic accident (RTA) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is the first and major cause of death. The primary objective of this paper is to investigate the impact of Saudi Vision 2030 on road traffic safety. The Vision 2030... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The relationship of bullying and physical violence to mental health and academic performance: a cross-sectional study among adolescents in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Albuhairan F, Abou Abbas O, El Sayed D, Badri M, Alshahri S, De Vries N.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Bullying and physical violence are serious public health concerns witnessed during adolescence and are associated with several health and behavioral problems that can persist into adulthood. The relationship between bullying/phys... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Child maltreatment prevention strategies: Saudi youth perspectives - Al-Eissa MA, ElChoueiry N, Albuhairan F, Saleheen HN, Almuneef MA.
The objective of this study is to explore the knowledge and perceptions of youth regarding CM prevention. METHODS: The study was conducted ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Dose monitoring optimizes whole-body CT in Italy
By monitoring CT dose and adjusting protocols at their institution, researchers...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Academic pediatric facilities have lower CT radiation dose CT radiation dose levels vary widely, new study finds Are good intentions good enough for reducing CT dose? CT dose comes under close scrutiny in Saudi Arabia Does organ-specific CT dose reduction really reduce dose? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 28, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
On 6 February 2019, the National IHR Focal Point of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of an ongoing outbreak of MERS-CoV infection in Wadi Aldwasir city and one of its hospitals (referred to as Hospital A). Between 29 January and 13 February 2019, 39 cases of MERS-CoV infection, including four deaths, were reported. At the time of writing, this outbreak remains ongoing. Human-to-human transmission has occurred between the index patient and health care workers, patients in the emergency department and intensive care unit (ICU) of Hospital A, and from patients to household contacts. As of 13 February, nine health care...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - February 26, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Google, Apple APPROVE Saudi app that tracks women as slaves owned by their husbands, but bans independent media apps for being "offensive"
(Natural News) A digital tracking app that allows Muslim males who live in Saudi Arabia to keep track of their female “property” in real time is reportedly approved and available for download in both Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store – even as independent media outlets like Infowars and even Natural News that challenge... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia
From 1 January through 31 January 2019, the International Health Regulations (IHR) National Focal Point of Saudi Arabia reported fourteen additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including three deaths. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - February 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Mobile breast screening initiative tours the UAE
A mobile breast screening program led by nurses from New Zealand will travel...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 6 vital steps to ensure success in breast screening Breast screening organizers get creative to boost uptake Breast screening debate spreads to Middle East Why do Iranian women avoid mammography screening? Arab Health: Saudis invest in future with breast screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 8, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Neurological disability among adults following traumatic spinal fractures in Saudi Arabia: a retrospective single-center medical record review - Aleissa S, AlAssiri SS, AlJehani RM, Konbaz FM, AlSalman MJ, Abaalkhail M, AlShehri MH, Alfaris I, Alghnam SA.
BACKGROUND: A traumatic spinal fracture (TSF) is a serious condition that has a tremendous impact on patients and their families. Understanding the causes and patterns of TSF is critical in developing prevention programs. OBJECTIVES: Identify cause... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Patterns of maxillofacial fractures in Hofuf, Saudi Arabia: a 10-year retrospective case series - Al-Bokhamseen M, Salma R, Al-Bodbaij M.
OBJECTIVES: This retrospective study was performed to analyze the incidence, etiology, and types of maxillofacial fractures in a major city in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The medical records of all patients treated in the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

NewsGuard, a shady browser plug-in that censors independent media, found to be running a P.R. front for the human rights violating Saudi regime
(Natural News) A new product created by Microsoft that supposedly differentiates between real and fake news online has been exposed as a propaganda tool tied to none other than Saudi Arabia, arguably the world’s most oppressive theocratic regime. The so-called “NewsGuard” browser plug-in claims to be all about “restoring trust and accountability” to online news... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NewsGuard linked to Saudi Arabia's PR machine
(Natural News) Newsguard, the beltway establishment-backed “news rating” browser plugin that assigns websites a green or red rating based on their “trustworthiness,” claims to care about integrity in news. But one of the project’s top investors operates a D.C.-based subsidiary that has been trying to manipulate American news media on behalf of Saudi Arabia and its brutal military intervention... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news