Rescuers in Turkey Search for 12 Missing Miners; 4 Dead
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Rescue teams recovered another body from a copper mine that collapsed in southeastern Turkey, officials said Friday, raising the death toll to four. A rescue operation to find 12 miners still missing was underway, but the head of Turkey's crisis management agency, Halis Bilden, said chances of reaching them alive were slim. "I don't believe that we will be able to reach them alive," Bilden told reporters from the mine site in televised comments. "I cannot say that we have reached signs of life." The privately-owned mine near the town of Sirvan, in Siirt province caved in late Thu...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 18, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: News Rescue & Vehicle Extrication Source Type: news

Impact of expanding ELISA screening in DUID investigations to include carisoprodol/meprobamate and zolpidem - Lu A, Scott KS, Chan-Hosokawa A, Logan BK.
In 2013, the National Safety Council's Alcohol Drugs and Impairment Division added zolpidem and carisoprodol and its metabolite meprobamate to the list of Tier 1 drugs that should be tested for in all suspected drug impaired driving and motor vehicle fatal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Impacts of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident on emergency medical service times in Soma District, Japan: a retrospective observational study - Morita T, Tsubokura M, Furutani T, Nomura S, Ochi S, Leppold C, Takahara K, Shimada Y, Fujioka S, Kami M, Kato S, Oikawa T.
OBJECTIVE: To assess the influence of the 3.11 triple disaster (earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident) on the emergency medical service (EMS) system in Fukushima. METHODS: Total EMS time (from EMS call to arrival at a hospital) was assessed in t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 1, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

carisoprodol (Soma)
Title: carisoprodol (Soma)Category: MedicationsCreated: 5/11/1998 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - July 1, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Becoming a master in med school takes on new meaning
Tackling a master’s degree during medical school—usually in public health or business—has become increasingly popular among students as they prepare for the rigors of the profession. Many schools now are focused on developing a mastery of learning that is essential for physicians’ entire careers—but it doesn’t involve an additional degree. The AMA’s Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium—working to modernize and reshape the way physicians are trained—brings schools together to share ideas and experiences with new programs designed to improve competency, leadership and patient care through i...
Source: AMA Wire - June 30, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Troy Parks Source Type: news

Youth Sports: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Baseball, soccer, lacrosse and other sports are popular spring and summer activities for kids.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. David Soma talks about the benefits of getting your kids involved. To listen, click the link below. Youth Sports (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 13, 2016 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

[Editors' Choice] Soma regulates germline differentiation
Author: Beverly A. Purnell (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - March 31, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Beverly A. Purnell Tags: Germline Source Type: news

Concussion Awareness
The movie "Concussion" opened last week and it's generating a lot of discussion, on many fronts. Doctors at Mayo Clinic hope all the talk will raise awareness of traumatic brain injuries. David Soma, M.D., played high school and collegiate football. Now, as a pediatrician, sports medicine specialist and a father, he has interesting perspectives on the whole [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 29, 2015 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

An aftermath analysis of the 2014 coal mine accident in Soma, Turkey: use of risk performance indicators based on historical experience - Spada M, Burgherr P.
This study investigated if such ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 24, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Shasun Pharma gets US FDA nod to market Carisoprodol
Shasun Pharmaceuticals said the product will be manufactured at its Puducherry plant and distributed through a partner. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - November 16, 2015 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Disaster management at Soma General Hospital in response to the Great East Japan Earthquake - Fukunaga H, Kumakawa H.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 15, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Gambia: VSGS in Lrr Sensitised On Ebola Prevention
[Daily Observer] Lrr -At least 200 women drawn from the various Village Support Groups (VSGs) across the Lower River Region on Monday attended a day's sensitisation forum on Ebola prevention, held at Kaira Konko Scout headquarters in Soma, Jarra West District. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 6, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news

In Case You Missed the Show: #MayoClinicRadio PODCAST 8/15/2015
Listen: Mayo Clinic Radio PODCAST 08-15-15 On this back-to-school edition of Mayo Clinic Radio, children's sleep specialist Dr. Suresh Kotagal outlines how much sleep children need to be fully engaged in class. Also on the program, pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist Dr. Robert Jacobson provides an update on vaccines, sports medicine specialist Dr. David Soma talks about [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - August 17, 2015 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Is It Bedtime for Benzos?
“Bernard also laughed; after two grams of soma the joke seemed, for some reason, good. Laughed and then, almost immediately, dropped off to sleep.” — Aldous Huxley, Brave New World It’s been a tough few years for benzodiazepines, the pharmaceutical industry’s top-selling family of prescription drugs. Tough in every way, that is, except sales: Xanax remains the world’s most popular pill, and U.S. prescriptions for it and other benzos grow by 12 percent every year. It’s their reputation, long enjoyed, as harmless and effective medicines that’s taking a flurry of hits — some glancing, others on the nose. Fo...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 25, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Gambia: African Oyster Trust Donates to Soma, Farafenni Health Facilities
[Daily Observer] Lady Kira Dalton of a British charity called African Oyster Trust (AOT), recently donated two slit lamps worth over 150,000 dalasis and various optical equipment to the Soma Major Health Centre and Fafafenni Hospital respectively. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 22, 2015 Category: African Health Source Type: news