Tanzania: Zanzibar Govt Keen to Partner With Turkish Firm to Modernize Its Healthcare
[Citizen] Zanzibar -The government of Zanzibar is keen to work with General Electric and KAYI Medical International to modernise its healthcare system. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

What Causes Macrocephaly?
Discussion “Macrocephaly is defined as [an occipitofrontal circumference or head circumference, OFC ] of> 2 standard deviations above the mean or above the 97th percentage for a given age, and gender, or when serial measurement shows progressive enlargement, crossing of one or more major percentiles, or when there is an increase in OFC> 2 cm/month in the first 6 months of life.” Megalencephaly is enlargement of the brain parenchyma. The OFC should be measured using a non-elastic tape which surrounds the head along the line of the glabella and posterior occipital protrusion. There are ethnic differences f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 20, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Turkey's whirling dervish guide to coping with pain and a broken heart
Images of Turkey are exotically beautiful to many people: Vibrant poppy fields, multispired mosques and of course the mystical whirling dervishes. Though the twirling figures in white appear mysterious, the origin of the dervish ceremony lies in an experience familiar to most of us: love and loss. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Profound changes for shallow geothermal systems
Heat from the Earth is in plentiful supply - and innovation could help to reduce the cost and further improve the efficiency of technology for its extraction. An EU-funded project has set out to upgrade shallow geothermal systems and underground thermal storage. Part of the research is conducted in Turkey, where activities focus on the grouting. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - May 17, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

Eating ultra-processed foods will make you gain weight. Here's the scientific proof
For four weeks, 20 healthy volunteers checked into a research center hospital and were served a variety of tempting meals: cinnamon french toast, stir-fry beef with broccoli and onions, turkey quesadillas and shrimp scampi. Researchers scrutinized everything that was eaten and came away with the... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 16, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Emily Baumgaertner Source Type: news

Latin, Hebrew … proto-Romance? New theory on Voynich manuscript
Researcher claims to have solved mystery of 15th-century text but others are scepticalSome say it is amedieval medical manual written in abbreviated Latin and aimed at well-to-do women. Not true,say others: it was written in Hebrew by an Italian physician and clearly shows Jewish women having ritual baths.Nonsense, others believe: the text was written inOld Turkish, in a poetic style. Or it may have origins inOld Cornish. Or in the Aztec language ofNahuatl, or inManchu.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 16, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Esther Addley Tags: Language Science Culture Source Type: news

Former President Jimmy Carter Breaks Hip, Has Surgery
The oldest living former president, 94, fell at his home in Plains, GA, as he was heading out to go turkey hunting. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Workplace bullying: a qualitative study on experiences of Turkish nurse managers - Tuna R, Dalli B.
This study was conducted to determine whether workplace bullying by subordinates and superiors is present among nurse managers and if so, to identify its causes and impact. BACKGROUND: It is important to understand the bullying in the working ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The 3 Most Effective Exercise Moves That Don ’t Require Equipment
If you have access to a gym, there’s nothing wrong with using exercise machines. But it’s also a good idea to sometimes forgo equipment and use the weight of your own body to work out. Here’s why: While machines tend to isolate specific muscle groups, “a lot of body-weight exercises force you to control your movements and stabilize yourself, and to do that you need to recruit and train a lot of different muscles,” says Chris Gagliardi, a certified personal training and weight management specialist with the American Council on Exercise. It’s a good workout for your brain, too, since body-...
Source: TIME: Health - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Exercise/Fitness Source Type: news

I grew up eating turkey dinosaurs and tinned spaghetti. Have my kids paid a genetic price?
Some families hand down money to the next generation; others bequeath fat. Guess which mine didMy nana once said: “You can never be too rich or too thin.” I don’t think she’ll mind me saying that she’s never been too much of either. Nevertheless, her sage words have become something of a family motto, so we decided to have them written in Latin beneath our heraldic crest (a pair of hair-straighteners mantling a brimming ashtray, leopard-skin shield). Unfortunately none of us can read Latin, so the translation turns out to be something like: “The rich man is either too thin or too much, n...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 6, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Charlotte Church Tags: Genetics Poverty Diets and dieting Class issues Source Type: news

I grew up eating turkey dinosaurs and tinned spaghetti. Have my kids paid a genetic price? | Charlotte Church
Some families hand down money to the next generation; others bequeath fat. Guess which mine didMy nana once said: “You can never be too rich or too thin.” I don’t think she’ll mind me saying that she’s never been too much of either. Nevertheless, her sage words have become something of a family motto, so we decided to have them written in Latin beneath our heraldic crest (a pair of hair-straighteners mantling a brimming ashtray, leopard-skin shield). Unfortunately none of us can read Latin, so the translation turns out to be something like: “The rich man is either too thin or too much, n...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 6, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Charlotte Church Tags: Genetics Poverty Diets and dieting Class issues Source Type: news

SPA DOCTOR: A Turkish bath warmed my Dracula hands  
SPA DOCTOR: I frequently get cold hands and feet – even in warm weather so I took myself off to a hotel in Istanbul to try some traditional Turkish therapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Attitudes toward violence against women and the factors that affect them in Kutahya, Turkey - Basar F, Demirci N, C ıcek S, Yesıldere Saglam H.
This cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted to determine the attitudes of women and men living in Kutahya, Turkey towards violence against women, and the factors that affect them. The data were collected using an Information Form for Women, an Inf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Israel reports highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu at turkey farm
Israel has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu at a turkey farm in the northern region of Hazafon, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday, citing a report from Israel's agriculture ministry. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Stunning new material invented in Turkey: "Metallic wood" is 5 times stronger than titanium, but lighter
(Natural News) Turkish inventors have created a new building material that is five times stronger than titanium and has the density of wood planks. Most remarkably, this new “Metallic wood” is lighter than titanium and still has the chemical stability of metal for use in manufacturing applications. The new material is made out of nickel-based... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Sugar Make Kids Hyper? That ’ s Largely A Myth
(CNN) — Does sugar make kids hyper? Maybe. “If you look at the peer-reviewed evidence, we cannot say sugar absolutely makes kids hyper; however, you can’t discount that sugar may have a slight effect” on behavior, said Kristi L. King, senior pediatric dietitian at Texas Children’s Hospital and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In the mid-1990s, a meta-analysis reviewed 16 studies on sugar’s effects in children. The research, published in the medical journal JAMA, concluded that sugar does not affect behavior or cognitive performance in children. “However, a sm...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: News Health CNN Sugar Source Type: news

Evaluation of factors related to mortality caused by firearm injury: a retrospective analysis from Malatya, Turkey - Turgut K, Gur A, Guven T, Oguzturk H.
BACKGROUND: Firearm related injuries continue to increase throughout the world and they become the first or second cause of mortality in worldwide. The present study aimed to determine the factors that affect mortality in firearm injuries. METHODS:... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Urine salts provide evidence of Early Neolithic animal management
(American Association for the Advancement of Science) A close examination of midden soil layers at the early Neolithic site of A??kl? H ö y ü k in Turkey reveals that they are highly enriched in sodium, chlorine, and nitrate salts commonly found in human and goat and sheep urine, offering a distinct signal for following the management of those animals through the history of the site. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 17, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Career development and educational status of the sexual abuse victims: the first data from Turkey - Ko çtürk N, Ulaş, Bilginer.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) is not only a serious danger for children and families, but it is also a problem that concerns society economically and spiritually. The aim of this study is to examine career choices and educational problems of individuals who hav... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents 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

Health Emergency Response to the Crisis in the Syrian Arab Republic: Annual Report 2018
Source: World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe. Published: 4/2019. This 29-page report describes the continuing conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic that has affected millions of lives, and the World Health Organization (WHO)'s operations in Turkey in 2018, which were comprised of a cross-border response from the field office in Gaziantep and a health response to refugees in Turkey, coordinated from the WHO Country Office in Ankara. In northwest Syria, WHO served over three million people by responding to urgent health needs and supporting health facilities in the delivery of health services. (PDF) (Source...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence during pregnancy in Turkey: determinants from nationwide surveys - Y üksel-Kaptanoglu I, Adalı T.
Domestic violence has severe consequences for women, both psychologically and physiologically. Violence during pregnancy is even riskier, endangering women's lives and the lives of their fetuses. A nationwide survey in Turkey in 2014 revealed that 7% of wo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Guided Therapeutics pulls trigger on 1-for-800 reverse stock split
Guided Therapeutics (OTC:GTHP) said today that it pulled the trigger on a 1 for 800 reverse split of its stock, effective March 29. The Norcross, Ga.-based company said that its shareholders approved the reverse split last October. Through the deal, each shareholder of Guided Therapeutics will receive a single share of the company’s common stock for each 800 they previously held. Guided Therapeutics said it also cleared out variable rate convertible loans with three lenders and reached preliminary agreements with two other lenders to exchange variable rate convertible notes for cash and fixed rate equity on...
Source: Mass Device - March 28, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Wall Street Beat Guided Therapeutics Inc. Source Type: news

Rare burn cases treated traditionally: folk medicine: review of 8 cases - Akelma H, Tar ıkçı Kılıç E, Karahan ZA.
The most common burn injuries in the Turkish population are scalding (traditional Turkish tea, hot milk, liquid food, etc.), electricity and chemical agents. However, many plants that are used as herbal medicine can also cause adverse effects such as aller... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

When hair transplants go WRONG
GRAPHIC CONTENT: The US-based International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery has warned black market clinics are offering hair transplants for as little as £620 in countries like Turkey and India. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking Very Hot Tea Almost Doubles Risk Of Cancer, New Study Says
This study, published Wednesday in the International Journal of Cancer, was the first to pinpoint a specific temperature, according to the authors. Esophageal cancer is the eighth most common cancer in the world and is often fatal, killing approximately 400,000 people every year, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer. It is usually caused by repeated injury to the esophagus due to smoke, alcohol, acid reflux and — maybe — hot liquids. The esophagus is a long tube through which swallowed food and liquids travel to reach the stomach. The American Cancer Society estimates that 13,750 new cas...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News tea Source Type: news

Three Dead, Five Wounded in Shooting on Netherlands Tram
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — A gunman killed three people and wounded five others on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning in what the mayor said appeared to be a terror attack, touching off a manhunt that saw heavily armed officers with dogs zero in on an apartment building close to the shooting. Authorities immediately raised the terror alert for the area to the maximum level. Dutch military police went on extra alert at Dutch airports and at key buildings in the country as the Utrecht manhunt took place. A few hours after the shooting, Utrecht police released a photo of a 37-year-old man bor...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 18, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Major Incidents News Terrorism & Active Shooter Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

Food banks among recipients of Butterball turkey recalled in salmonella outbreak
At least half a dozen people in three states sickened by bacteria: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Devastating neurologic injuries in the Syrian war - El Hajj Abdallah Y, Beveridge J, Chan M, Deeb T, Mowafi H, Al-Nuaimi S, Easa AS, Saqqur M.
In this study, we report the prevalence of neurologic injuries in a major rehabilitation center on the Turkish-Syrian border where... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

39 tons of Butterball ground turkey recalled after salmonella cases
Butterball is recalling 39 tons of ground turkey products due to potential samonella contamination, the North Carolina-based company said in a statement Wednesday. Eating or handling contaminated food can cause salmonellosis, one of the most common bacterial foodborne illnesses. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Butterball recalls ground turkey after 4 salmonella cases
Butterball LLC is voluntarily recalling more than 78,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products nationwide as Wisconsin health officials investigate four salmonella cases in the state (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Butterball recalls 39 tons of turkey over salmonella risk
Suspect ground turkey products were distributed nationwide to grocery chains including Kroger and Food Lion (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Butterball LLC Recalls Ground Turkey Products Linked to Salmonella Infections
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection, and local health departments are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella infections. To date, the investigation has identified four Wisconsin residents who are infected with the same strain (DNA fingerprint) of Salmonella . The four Wisconsin patients are linked to Butterball raw ground turkey products. Additionally, a Minnesota resident with the same...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - March 14, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Turkey's Erdogan opens giant city hospital in Ankara amid criticism from medics
President Tayyip Erdogan opened one of the world's largest hospitals in the Turkish capital Ankara on Thursday, brushing aside criticism of what is the latest in a series of mega projects that have marked his 16 years in power. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Turbulence Injures 30 on Flight to New York
NEW YORK (AP) — Severe turbulence tossed terrified passengers and crew around a Turkish Airlines plane cabin as it passed over Maine on Saturday, with 30 people suffering bumps, bruises, cuts and a broken leg before the flight landed safely at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, officials said. Dozens of ambulances lined up in front of a terminal to quickly treat the injured coming off the flight that left Istanbul for the 10-hour trip. Spokesman Steve Coleman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey told The Associated Press that 28 people were taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 14, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

Youth who kill in Turkey: a study on juvenile homicide offenders, their offenses, and their differences from violent and nonviolent juvenile delinquents - Erbay A, Buker H.
This study aims to answer two major research questions: (a) What are the characteristics of the juvenile homicide offenders (JHOs) and their offenses in Turkey? (b) How do different risk factors vary across the JHOs and other violent and nonviolent juvenil... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Aggression, victimization and sexual harassment among young adolescents in Turkey - Å IZU, Bjorkqvist K, Osterman K.
The study investigates sex differences and regional differences in both victimization and perpetration of aggression and sexual harassment in Turkey. A questionnaire was completed by 482 young adolescents (9 −15 years of age) from four regions in Turkey. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pyrethroid intoxication: a rare case report and literature review - Akelma H, Kilic ET, Salik F, Bicak EA, Yektas A.
Synthetic pyrethroid cypermethrin is commonly used in agriculture, veterinary, and household insects management. It has been found to be a newer insectiside poisoning reported in Turkey. Acute severe poisoning of cypermethrin is a rare event. Here we repor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Stents, knee implants undergird Trump ’ s new trade war with India
The Trump administration yesterday opened hostilities in a pair of new trade wars, using India’s price caps on coronary stents and knee implants as the centerpiece of the new policy there. The White House said it plans to end India’s preferential trade status in 60 days under the Generalized System of Preference. “India’s termination from GSP follows its failure to provide the United States with assurances that it will provide equitable and reasonable access to its markets in numerous sectors,” U.S. trade representative Robert Lighthizer wrote yesterday, rebuffing India’s proposal to ope...
Source: Mass Device - March 5, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Orthopedics Stents Wall Street Beat India tariffs Source Type: news

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines − cost effectiveness in Turkey
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - March 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Holiday rep, 22, was told she had just DAYS to live after she developed deadly bowel inflammation
Hayley Kelsey, now 25, thought too much milk was triggering her diarrhoea and abdominal cramps when they suddenly came on in January 2016, while she was working as a rep in Turkey, (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An analysis of the exposure to violence and burnout levels of ambulance staff - Co şkun Cenk S.
OBJECTIVE: Ambulance workers experiences some of the highest risks of job-related violence. This descriptive study was conducted to analyze the exposure to violence and burnout levels of ambulance workers in Turkey. METHOD: The research was conduct... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Turkey bean soup
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC: Turkey-Linked Salmonella Cases Now at 279
Cases have been reported in 41 states and the District of Columbia, and 107 people have been hospitalized. One death was previously reported in California. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC: Salmonella Cases Tied to Raw Turkey Products Now at 279
TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 -- Sixty-three more cases of illness in a Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey products have been reported since Dec. 21, 2018, bringing the total number to 279, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Salmonella outbreak hitting pet food brands
At least two makers of animal food have been affected by a widespread turkey recall that has sickened hundreds (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rise in people sickened by salmonella-infected turkey
A new CDC report brings the nationwide total of people who have been infected with salmonella after eating contaminated turkey to 279 in 41 states and the District of Columbia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More sickened from salmonella linked to turkey
Since the outbreak began, more than 100 people have been hospitalized (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Architectural design and applications of seismic isolators in Turkey - G üney D, Kök S.
Seismic safety of structures has been studied by many researchers in the world for years. This target has been changed as on-going structural functions just after earthquake. In order to reach to this target, it is necessary to develop new structural syste... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Incidence, etiology, and patterns of maxillofacial traumas in Syrian patients in Hatay, Turkey: a 3 year retrospective study - Arl ı C, Ozkan M, Karakus A.
This study aimed to assess the demographics, clinical features, and treatment costs of maxillofacial trauma cases referred to our hospital during the Syrian civil war. METHODS: The study included 80 cases of maxillofacial trauma. Patien... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news