Prevalence and sociodemographic determinants of substance use in Turkey - Ünübol H, Hızlı Sayar G.
This study aims to determine the use prevalence ratios of substance use... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Endemic violence against women and girls - Health TLCA.
An outpouring of anger marked March, 2021, as thousands took to the streets to protest violence and discrimination against women. The contexts varied hugely across settings such as Turkey, Australia, Mexico, the UK, and the USA, but the frustration was uni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Turkey reports record daily number of COVID-19 deaths
Turkey's Health Ministry says there were 318 deaths due to COVID-19 over 24 hours, the highest daily count since the start of the pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Turkey bans crypto payments and Bitcoin feels the pain
Bitcoin fell more than 4% after Turkey’s central bank banned the use of cryptocurrencies to pay for goods and services. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple ’s App Store hosted kiddie games with secret gambling dens inside
A totally different app when you open it from Turkey (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exiled Gynecologist Reveals Details of China ’s Forced Sterilization of Uyghur Women
~~ ISTANBUL, Turkey — A woman doctor from the ethnic Uyghur minority, now exiled in Turkey, painted a vivid picture of the Chinese... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ground Turkey Linked to Salmonella Outbreak
TUESDAY, April 13, 2021 -- Ground turkey is the likely source of a Salmonella outbreak that has sickened 28 people in 12 states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. Two people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ground Turkey Linked to Salmonella Outbreak
Two people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey imposes partial Ramadan lockdown amid record cases
Turkey's leader has announced a partial lockdown during the first two weeks of Muslim month of Ramadan to curb COVID-19 infections as the number of daily infections hit a record (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Henry Glassie: Field Work review – hypnotic glimpses of folk art in the making
This documentary about the celebrated folklorist also takes a leisurely look at the working methods of the artists he reveresThere ’s an unmistakable slow-cinema vibe to this scrupulously observational documentary, which seems somehow to go on for weeks despite its 100-minute running time. The ostensible subject matter isAmerican anthropologist Henry Glassie, who is college professor emeritus in folklore and ethnomusicology at Indiana University; but it isn ’t really “about” him in any conventional sense. Instead, the documentary, directed by Irish film-maker Pat Collins, invites us to experience Gl...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 13, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Pulver Tags: Film Documentary films Sculpture Anthropology Folklore and mythology Turkey Northern Ireland Folk music Brazil World news Science Culture Art and design Americas Evolution UK news Biology North Carolina US news Source Type: news

Ukraine turns to Turkey as Russia threatens full-scale war
Ukrainian President Zelenskyy meets Turkey’s Erdogan at a time of heightened Russia-Ukraine tensions. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

USDA issues public health alert for more than 211,000 pounds of ground turkey for possible salmonella risk
A health alert has been issued for 211,406 pounds of ground turkey products potentially linked to salmonella hadar illness, but there's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey's Erdogan calls for end to 'worrying' escalation between Russia and Ukraine
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for an end to ‘worrying’ escalation at the border between Russia and Ukraine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert for Raw Ground Turkey Products Linked to Salmonella Hadar Illness
WASHINGTON, APRIL 10, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UNISON to step up campaigns on pay and social care reform
UNISON’s number one priority remains the support of members who have been delivering public services for over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, general secretary Christina McAnea told the union’s national executive council (NEC) at an online meeting today (Wednesday). But the union is also focussed on what will happen in the post-COVID recovery, particularly in terms of members’ pay, and it will work to ensure public services and the interests of the union’s members are central to the elections taking place across the UK on 6 May. The union also continues to “look outwards”, with the ge...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - April 7, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article News care workers: your rights international NEC Source Type: news

Bilateral retinal toxicity as a result of poisoning with pure iodine - Esra BC, Yasin SG.
Iodine is an essential mineral that is necessary for the synthesis of thyroid hormones, which can cause many diseases in the body. The application of adding potassium iodate to table salts started in Turkey in 1998. High doses of iodate cause retinal toxic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Turkey ’s leader met two E.U. presidents. The woman among them didn’t get a chair
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is the first woman in her role. That didn™t earn her a chair in Ankara. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Determining the safety culture in a gun factory in Turkey: a fuzzy approach - Çiftçioğlu GA, Kadırgan MAN, Eşiyok A.
Safety culture is a very complex phenomenon due to its intangible nature. It is tough to measure and express it with numerical values, as there is no simple indicator to measure it. This paper presents a fuzzy inference system that measures the safety cult... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: US sets new record with 4m jabs in day; Turkey reports daily high in infections
Number fully vaccinated in UK passes 5m milestone; Argentina ’s leader tests positive; India’s daily coronavirus infections hit six-month highNHS feels strain as tens of thousands of staff suffer long CovidCare home residents in England allowed two visitors from 12 AprilAustralia vaccine rollout to continue after blood clot caseEurope faces another Easter of Covid restrictionsSee all our coronavirus coverage11.08pmBSTBrazil registered 43,515 fresh infections as well as 1,987 new deaths from the virus on Saturday, the health ministry said.Reuters reports:The Latin American nation is reeling from the worst of the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jedidajah Otte (now), Harry Taylor, Molly Blackall and Sarah Marsh (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases World news Science Source Type: news

Brazil records 70,238 new cases; Netherlands halts AstraZeneca jab for under 60s - as it happened
Country has registeredmore than 12.9 million cases;10,000 appointments scrapped, reports Dutch news agency citing Netherlands health ministry Turkey records 42,308 new Covid cases in last 24 hoursCovid: seven deaths reported in Oxford/AstraZeneca UK recipientsPakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Philippines on England travel ‘red list’Curfews and quarantines: Europe ’s Easter of Covid restrictions‘We’re in a really good place’: is Israel nearing the Covid endgame?US coronavirus – latest updates12.24amBSTThat ’s it from the global blog team for now. Thanks for following our coverag...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah (now); Yohannes Lowe; Rhi Storer and Jedidajah Otte (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Infectious diseases Vaccines and immunisation Medical research Microbiology Science UK news Boris Johnson Politics NHS Asia Pacific Africa Source Type: news

Covid live: Brazil records 70,238 new cases; Netherlands halts AstraZeneca jab for under 60s - as it happened
Country has registeredmore than 12.9 million cases;10,000 appointments scrapped, reports Dutch news agency citing Netherlands health ministry Turkey records 42,308 new Covid cases in last 24 hoursCovid: seven deaths reported in Oxford/AstraZeneca UK recipientsPakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Philippines on England travel ‘red list’Curfews and quarantines: Europe ’s Easter of Covid restrictions‘We’re in a really good place’: is Israel nearing the Covid endgame?US coronavirus – latest updates12.24amBSTThat ’s it from the global blog team for now. Thanks for following our coverag...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nadeem Badshah (now); Yohannes Lowe; Rhi Storer and Jedidajah Otte (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Infectious diseases Vaccines and immunisation Medical research Microbiology Science UK news Boris Johnson Politics NHS Asia Pacific Africa Source Type: news

Covid live: Netherlands halts AstraZeneca jab for under 60s – reports; Turkey records highest level of new cases
10,000 appointments scrapped, reports Dutch news agency citing Netherlands health ministry;Turkey records42,308 new Covid cases in last 24 hoursCovid: seven deaths reported in Oxford/AstraZeneca UK recipientsPakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya and Philippines on England travel ‘red list’Curfews and quarantines: Europe ’s Easter of Covid restrictions‘We’re in a really good place’: is Israel nearing the Covid endgame?US coronavirus – latest updates6.47pmBSTHere is a quick recap of the main Covid updates from around the world:6.37pmBSTRussia has recorded over 225,000 Covid related deaths sinc...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Yohannes Lowe (now); Rhi Storer and Jedidajah Otte (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Infectious diseases Vaccines and immunisation Medical research Microbiology Science UK news Boris Johnson Politics NHS Asia Pacific Africa Source Type: news

Understanding young drivers in Turkey: time perspective, driving skills, and driver behaviors - Teke ş B, Özdemir F, Özkan T.
Many studies have focused on the tendency of young drivers to drive riskily. However, little is known regarding time perspective, driving skills, and driver behaviors, even though time perspective is an important predictor of many risky behaviors. Time per... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Turkey reimposes restrictions after sharp rise in infections
Turkey is re-introducing weekend lockdowns in most of its provinces and will also impose restrictions over the Muslim holy month of Ramadan following a sharp increase in COVID-19 infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Turkey reinstates restrictions after sharp virus cases rise
Turkey is reinstating weekend lockdowns in most of Turkey’s provinces and will also impose restrictions over the Muslim holy month of Ramadan following a sharp increase in COVID-19 infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Comic-Con Announces Thanksgiving Weekend (?!) Dates for In-Person Event
An in-person San Diego Comic-Con gathering is officially in the cards for 2021 — only this year, you’ll have to forego your Turkey Day... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tunisia: Travellers to Istanbul Must Present Negative PCR Test Conducted 72h Prior to Boarding (Tunisair)
[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -- All passengers aged over 6 travelling to Istanbul (Turkey) must present a negative PCR test conducted 72 hours prior to boarding, national carrier Tunisair announced Thursday in a press release. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

University students' attitudes about violence against women in the name of honor - Baysan Arabaci L, Dereli F, B üyükbayram Arslan A, Taş Soylu G, Kurt A, Kurt A.
OBJECTIVE: This research was conducted to determine attitudes of university students toward violence aganist women in the name of honor. METHOD: This cross-sectional and descriptive study was conducted with university students in Turkey. In additio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Erdogan under fire for packed congress despite virus surge
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has come under criticism for holding his party’s congress inside a packed sports complex amid a new surge of COVID-19 cases (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Turkey ’s withdrawal from women’s protection treaty, ‘worrying step backwards’
Turkey’s decision to withdraw from an important treaty on protecting women is “a very worrying step backwards”, a group of independent UN human rights experts said on Tuesday.  (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - March 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Turkish Lira Plunges After Erdogan Fires Central Bank Chief
Turkey’s currency tumbled almost 9%, putting it on course for its biggest single-day selloff since 2018, following the abrupt ouster of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Economic violence against women: a case in Turkey - Alkan, Özar, Ünver.
The aim of this study was to determine the factors affecting the exposure of women in the 15-59 age group in Turkey to economic violence by their husbands/partners. The micro data set of the National Research on Domestic Violence against Women in Turkey, w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Turkey ’s Lira Plunges After Upheaval at Central Bank
(Bloomberg) -- The Turkish lira plunged as much as 15% following President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s shock decision to replace the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asia cautious as Turkish lira takes a dive
Asian markets were holding their nerve on Monday as a plunge in the Turkish lira tested risk appetite, with stocks and bonds showing... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asia stocks mostly steady, weather Turkish lira squall
Asian markets were holding their nerve on Monday as a plunge in the Turkish lira tested risk appetite, with stocks and bonds showing... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian jets hit civilian areas near Turkish border, witnesses and rebels say
Russian jets hit a gas facility, a cement factory and several towns and cities in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border on Sunday,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey ’s Lira Plunges 17% following President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s shock decision to replace the country’s central-bank chief
Turkey Bulls Are Wrong-Footed After Central-Bank Hawk’s Ouster (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infections continue to climb in Turkey amid relaxed measures
Turkey’s weekly regional COVID-19 figures keep increasing as the country keeps relaxed restrictions in place for now (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Turkish Kurds disappointed and appalled by potential HDP ban: Residents in the Kurdish metropolis of Diyarbakir are in shock over the...
Residents in the Kurdish metropolis of Diyarbakir are in shock over the Turkish judiciary's decision to push for a ban on the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UN agencies urge Turkey not to abandon international accord protecting women
United Nations agencies on Saturday called on Turkey to reconsider its withdrawal from a key regional treaty on preventing violence against women, including domestic violence, and bringing the perpetrators to justice.  (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - March 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Anger, condemnation after Turkey exits treaty to protect women
Since last year, women have taken to the streets calling on the government to stick to the convention. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey sparked both domestic and international outrage Saturday after it withdrew from world's first binding treaty to prevent and...
Turkey sparked both domestic and international outrage Saturday after it withdrew from the world's first binding treaty to prevent and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Erdogan withdraw Turkey From Treaty on Violence Against Women
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cyberbullying among Turkish high school students - Cagirkan B, Bilek G.
Cyberbullying, a new form of the traditional bullying that has been transferred to the electronic environments (social media, online gaming environments, blogs, etc.), from the physical context to the virtual context, refers mainly to aggression that is de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trial of Woman Who Killed Her Husband Highlights Domestic Abuse in Turkey
The case against Melek Ipek, who is being supported by women’s rights groups, has become a touchstone issue in Turkish politics. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evaluation of injury-related under-five mortality in Turkey between 2014-2017 - Çaylan N, Yalçın SS, Tezel B, Aydın, Özen, Sengelen M, Cakir B.
BACKGROUND: Injury is the most common cause of preventable morbidity and mortality among children. The aim of this study was to determine the epidemiological characteristics and trends of injury-related mortality in children under five and to provide evide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The psychological consequences of COVID-19 fear and the moderator effects of individuals' underlying illness and witnessing infected friends and family - Ko çak O, Koçak E, Younis MZ.
The COVID-19 virus has become a fearful epidemic for people all over the world. In Turkey, long quarantine periods and curfews have increased both physical and psychological problems. Due to the rapid spread and substantial impact of the COVID-19 virus, di... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

COVID-19 Cases Are Rising in Europe, and the Vaccine Rollout Is Lagging. How Did It All Go So Badly Wrong?
Europe was one of the first regions to be hit hard by COVID-19 last spring. In mid-May 2020, the World Health Organization declared it the “epicenter” of the pandemic, with more reported cases and deaths than the rest of the world combined. From there, in many ways, the European experience of COVID-19 mirrored the U.S. and its neighbor the U.K., two of the other worst-hit parts of the globe: In the summer, many bars, restaurants and clubs reopened their doors, and international visitors were welcomed back. Then cases began to surge again in the autumn and winter, in large part thanks to the holidays, and lockdo...
Source: TIME: Health - March 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline Roache Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Londontime Source Type: news

Online ‘auctions’ of Yazidi captives speak of ongoing ISIS activity in Turkey
The rescue of a 7-year-old Yazidi captive in Ankara raises questions about how hard Turkey is trying to tackle Islamic State militants... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkish Textbooks Increasingly Demonize Israel and Zionism, Refer to Jews as ‘Infidels,’ Says New Report. The report also noted material...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin (not pictured), following a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news