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‘It’s a National Problem.’ How Hospitals Are Treating Opioid Addiction’s Youngest Sufferers
(CHICAGO) — Two babies, born 15 months apart to the same young woman overcoming opioid addiction. Two very different treatments.Sarah Sherbert’s first child was whisked away to a hospital special-care nursery for two weeks of treatment for withdrawal from doctor-prescribed methadone that her mother continued to use during her pregnancy. Nurses hesitated to let Sherbert hold the girl and hovered nervously when she visited to breast-feed. Born just 15 months later and 30 miles away at a different South Carolina hospital, Sherbert’s second child was started on medicine even before he showed any withdrawal sy...
Source: TIME: Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lindsey Tanner / AP Tags: Uncategorized APH Drugs healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Genetic limits threaten chickpeas, a globally critical food
(University of Vermont) Scientists have discovered an extreme lack of genetic diversity and other threats to the future adaptability of domestic chickpeas, the primary source of protein of 20 percent of the world's people. But they also collected wild relatives of chickpeas in Turkey that hold great promise as a source of new genes for traits like drought-resistance, resistance to pod-boring beetles, and heat tolerance. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Raws For Paws Recalls Turkey Pet Food Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk
Raws for Paws of Minneapolis, MN is recalling approximately 4,000 pounds of its 5 lb. and 1 lb. chubs of Ground Turkey Pet Food because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the product and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 8, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia Associated With Corneal Sensitivity, Ocular Pain Fibromyalgia Associated With Corneal Sensitivity, Ocular Pain
Patients with fibromyalgia have increased eye sensitivity and pain, researchers from Turkey report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

‘It ’ s time to make UNISON ’s voices heard’
It’s time to make UNISON voices heard with a massive show of strength on the streets of London, general secretary Dave Prentis told the union’s national executive council meeting in London today. He urged a massive mobilisation of UNISON members for the TUC national demonstration planned for 12 May. “This is our chance to show this government that austerity must end; the pay freeze for public service workers must end and we need to see the fairer society we all believe in,” he said. “Let’s be ambitious, let’s aim to get huge numbers of UNISON members out on the streets. “Anyw...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 7, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News national executive national executive council NEC Rodney Bickerstaffe Source Type: news

How archaeologists discovered an ancient Assyrian city – and lost it again
Turkey ’s Ilisu dam will flood hundreds of ancient sites, including the city of Tušhan, but there is now a rich record of what will be lostIt ’s a sad fact of archaeological life that we can often only find things when they’re about to be lost forever, but such is the unhappy marriage between rescue archaeology and infrastructure development. Construction of theIlisu dam, on the river Tigris in southeast Turkey, is now complete and the flooding of 300km2 of land behind it may begin as early as this spring. The dam will provide water security and electricity to the local region, as well as further r...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 7, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Mary Shepperson Tags: Science Archaeology Turkey Source Type: news

Study claims aspirin could cure erectile dysfunction
Turkish researchers claim 120 men achieved a 75 percent erection success rate after six weeks of one daily aspirin. Viagra, meanwhile, markets a success rate between 48 and 81 percent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman poisoned after eating hallucinogenic 'mad honey'
Mad honey is a speciality in the Black Sea area of Turkey and has been used for hundreds of years in the belief it can help treat diabetes and sexual dysfunction. (stock) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

St. John’s wort: A scientific review of its remarkable antibacterial and antioxidant properties
(Natural News) In a recently published study, researchers from the Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University and Mehmet Akif Ersoy University in Turkey have found that extracts from the Hypericum perforatum L. (commonly known as St. John’s wort) have antibacterial, antioxidant, and antimutagenic (prevents the alteration of a genetic material in a cell) properties. The study, which was published in the African... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Open globe injury: demographic and clinical features - Sahin Atik S, Ugurlu S, Egrilmez ED.
BACKGROUND: Open globe injuries (OGIs) are the main cause of visual impairment worldwide. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical features and the visual outcome of OGIs presented to the largest Teaching Hospital in Western part of Turkey. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

PHR calls on President Erdo ğan to release detained members of the Turkish Medical Association
Physicians for Human Rights today called on the government of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to immediately release detained members of the Turkish Medical Association and to end the campaign of harassment and intimidation against the organization. (Source: PHR Press Releases)
Source: PHR Press Releases - February 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ancient Turkey Bones In Mexico Reveal A Strange Relationship With Humans
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Source: NPR Health and Science - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Menaka Wilhelm Source Type: news

PHR Calls for Release of Imprisoned Turkish Medical Professionals
PHR called on the Turkish government to immediately release leaders of the Turkish Medical Association (TMA), who were arrested following days of threats and protests over the group's statement criticizing war as a public health threat. (Source: PHR Press Releases)
Source: PHR Press Releases - January 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

School-based violent victimization in Turkey: an examination of the cross-national generality of lifestyle-routine activities and self-control theories - Deryol R, Wilcox P, Dolu O.
The authors examined victimization among Turkish school students as a function of individual lifestyles and routine activities, perceived school guardianship/control, and low self-control. In doing so, they aimed to provide a much-needed explanatory test o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Acute intoxications among Turkish children - Kizilyildiz BS, Karaman K, Özen S, Uner A.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to investigate characteristics, outcomes and clinical features of acute intoxications among children in Van region of Turkey. METHODS: All cases with a diagnosis of acute intoxication admitted to the Pediatric ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Death rituals, religious beliefs, and grief of Turkish women - Aksoz-Efe I, Erdur-Baker O, Servaty-Seib H.
Grief following a death loss is a common experience all individuals face at some point in life. There, however, are only a few in-depth studies regarding grief in cultures around the world and specific roles that rituals and beliefs related to death may ha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Heritage turkey production research profitable but more difficult
(Penn State) To meet increasing consumer demand for heritage-breed turkeys to be the centerpiece of holiday and other meals, researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are studying methods producers can use to raise the historical birds. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 29, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

PHR Condemns Threats against Turkish Medical Association
Today in Ankara, two pro-government unions held a press conference denouncing the Turkish Medical Association (TMA) and calling on the government to file charges against the organization. This follows two days of threats of physical violence to TMA staff, some of them identified as coming from a government-recognized civilian militia group. (Source: PHR Press Releases)
Source: PHR Press Releases - January 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Report: Turkey's clampdown has deep impact on medicine
More than 21,000 doctors and healthcare workers -- including many radiologists...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Rights group says Turkish radiologist languishes in jail Screening uptake remains patchy in Turkey (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Crackdown threatens science in Turkey
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - January 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: McTighe, K. Tags: Scientific Community In Depth Source Type: news

A practical tool for estimating compulsory OHS costs of residential building construction projects in Turkey - Yilmaz M, Kan ıt R.
Construction industry is playing the most important role in the economic development not only in Turkey, but also in all developing countries. Turkish construction industry has reached its climax in the last 20years with 7.4% share in total employment and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

‘Never get high on your own supply’ – why social media bosses don’t use social media
Developers of platforms such as Facebook have admitted that they were designed to be addictive. Should we be following the executives ’ example and going cold turkey – and is it even possible for mere mortals?Mark Zuckerberg doesn ’t use Facebook like you or me. The 33-year-old chief executive has a team of 12 moderators dedicated to deleting comments and spam from his page,according to Bloomberg. He has a “handful” of employees who help him write his posts and speeches and a number of professional photographers who take perfectly stage-managed pictures of himmeeting veterans in Kentucky,small...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 23, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Alex Hern Tags: Social media Digital media Facebook Twitter Blogging Internet Newspapers & magazines Technology Social networking Psychology Science Source Type: news

Characteristics of pediatric and adult cases with open globe injury and factors affecting visual outcomes: a retrospective analysis of 294 cases from Turkey - Kutlut ürk Karagöz I, Söğütlü Sarı E, Kubaloğlu A, Elbay A, Çallı Ü, Piñero DP, Ozerturk Y, Yazıcıoğlu T.
This study aimed to evaluate 1-year follow-up results of cases that were diagnosed with open globe injury (OGI), to compare trauma-related characteristics between pediatric and adult cases, and to determine risk factors for a poor final visual ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The role of traumatic childhood experiences in predicting a disposition to risk-taking and aggression in Turkish university students - Odac ı H, Çelik ÇB.
The purpose of this research was to determine whether or not traumatic childhood experiences in childhood predict a disposition to risk-taking and aggression among university students. The participants consisted of 851 students: 477 (56.1%) females and 374... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A retrospective analysis of 2713 hospitalized burn patients in a burns center in Turkey - Albayrak Y, Temiz A, Albayrak A, Peks öz R, Albayrak F, Tanrikulu Y.
BACKGROUND: Burn trauma is a significant health problem that has physical, psychological, and economic repercussions on affected patients. The aim of this study was to present epidemiological and demographic characteristics of patients treated over an 8-ye... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Health results of a coup attempt: evaluation of all patients admitted to hospitals in Istanbul due to injuries sustained during the July 15, 2016 coup attempt - Tayfur İ, Afacan MA, Erdoğan MO, Colak S, Sogut O, Genç Yavuz B, Bozan K.
In this study, the data of patients referred to all hospitals in Istanbul during the attempt were evalu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Holistic treatment for tension headaches: Manage pain, regain functionality and quality of life with aerobic exercise and Body Awareness Therapy
(Natural News) Aerobic exercise and body awareness therapy (BAT) may help boost pain management, functionality, and quality of life in patients suffering from tension headaches minus the potential side effects associated with drug treatments, a study published in the African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines revealed. A team of researchers from turkey’s premiere universities examined 60... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Repurposing food supply “waste” has many benefits: Farmers in Turkey are using the husks of hazelnuts as mulch, preserving water and reducing labor
(Natural News) Hazelnut husks showed efficacy as mulching materials in nurseries and gardening applications of ornamental plants, according to a study published in the Journal of International Scientific Publications. The study, carried out by a researcher at the Düzce University in Turkey, took advantage of the large amounts of hazelnut husks produced in the Duzce region in the northwestern part of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The effect of altitude and climate on the suicide rates in Turkey - Asirdizer M, Kartal E, Etli Y, Tatlisumak E, Gumus O, Hekimoglu Y, Keskin S.
Suicide is one of the most important public health problems. There was an association between suicide and several factors such as psychiatric diseases and psychological characteristics, somatic illness, cultural, socioeconomic, familial, occupational and i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Not just for Christmas: Study sheds new light on ancient human-turkey relationship
(University of York) For the first time, research has uncovered the origins of the earliest domestic turkeys in ancient Mexico.The study also suggests turkeys weren't only prized for their meat -- with demand for the birds soaring with the Mayans and Aztecs because of their cultural significance in rituals and sacrifices. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 17, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Factors related to older patients' fear of falling during the first mobilization after total knee replacement and total hip replacement - Turhan Damar H, Bilik O, Karayurt O, Ursavas FE.
The aim of this study was to determine fear of falling in the first mobilization and affecting factors in older patients. The study had a descriptive and cross-sectional design. Data were collected in Izmir, Turkey between February 2014 and March 2016. The... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Thousands Still Dying at Sea En Route to Europe
Somali refugees on the Tunisian desert. Credit: IPSBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Jan 15 2018 (IPS)Amid concerns that 160 people may have drowned while attempting to cross the Mediterranean this week alone, the UN refugee agency have urged countries to offer more resettlement places. Though the influx of refugees and migrants has slowed, many are still embarking on dangerous journeys to Europe.“[We] have been advocating for a comprehensive approach to address movements of migrants and refugees who embark on perilous journeys across the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean,” said spokesperson for the Off...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Armed Conflicts Crime & Justice Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Tiny dinosaur that roamed ‘lost world’ between Australia and Antarctica identified
Fossils found in 113-million-year-old rocks in Victoria lead to discovery of turkey-sized herbivore which lived in rift valleyMore than 10 years after fossils were discovered sticking out of a rock platform in Victoria ’s remote south-west, scientists have identified a new dinosaur that once roamed the “lost world” between Australia and Antarctica.Foot and tail fossils found in 113-million-year-old rocks near Cape Otway in 2005 have led to the discovery of a turkey-sized herbivore which lived in the Australian-Antarctic rift valley.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Michael McGowan Tags: Dinosaurs Australian universities Evolution Fossils Biology Science Australian education Zoology Australia news Victoria Source Type: news

Alternative Surgery for Peyronie's Disease Avoids Prosthesis Implant Alternative Surgery for Peyronie's Disease Avoids Prosthesis Implant
Surgery that combines penile revascularization with penile corrective techniques is an effective alternative to prosthesis implantation in some men with Peyronie's disease that is accompanied by erectile dysfunction, researchers from Turkey report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 11, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Vulnerability of natural gas pipelines under earthquake effects - Adil Y, Lav Musaffa A, Gedikli A.
Turkey is one of the most important countries in terms of natural gas consumption and transmission capacity. Turkey is an important transmission zone for international pipelines such as Baku-Ceyhan and Natural Gas Pipeline Project between Asia and Europe t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Individual and workplace factors related to fatal occupational accidents among shipyard workers in Turkey - Barlas B, Izci FB.
This study has been designed in order to identify individual and workplace factors that increase the risk of an accident, and to provide evidence for the ach... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Attitudes of Turkish academics regarding violence against women in the name of honor - Ye şilçiçek Çalik K.
Honor is an important concept that has a vital value in Turkey and affects many women's lives and even causes death. It is of utmost importance to know and scientifically demonstrate the value judgments of the academics that lead and pioneer the society in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Violent discipline behaviors in mothers of preschool children in Malatya, East Anatolia - Oma ç Sönmez M, Genç MF, Karaoglu L.
This study was conducted to describe and compare the prevalence of discipline methods used by mothers of 2- to 5-year-old children in Malatya, Turkey. This is a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Hair transplants cure migraines, finds Turkish study
Researchers from  the SO-EP Aesthetic& Plastic Surgery Clinic, Turkey, also found that migraine sufferers no longer require any pain-relieving medication after undergoing transplants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair transplants CURE migraines
Researchers from  the SO-EP Aesthetic& Plastic Surgery Clinic, Turkey, also found that migraine sufferers no longer require any pain-relieving medication after undergoing transplants. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 medtech stories we missed this week: Dec. 29, 2017
[Image from unsplash.com]From NanoVibronix’s new Indian regulatory and distribution agreement to Guided Therapeutics’s Turkish distribution deal, here are five medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. NanoVibronix inks deal with Indian regulatory and distribution consultant NanoVibronix announced in a Dec. 20 press release that it has signed Morulaa HealthTech as its regulatory and marketing partner in India. Morulaa HealthTech will help bring NanoVibronix’s products to India, including its UroShield, WoundShield and PainShield. Morulaa HealthTech also has an in...
Source: Mass Device - December 29, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Business/Financial News Cardiovascular Catheters Regulatory/Compliance Guided Therapeutics Inc. Impulse Dynamics K2M MedTech Muscle Activation Technique nanovibronix neuxtechnologies Source Type: news

Weight loss diet: Five EASY ways to start shedding excess Christmas pounds NOW
WEIGHT LOSS now Christmas is over and dry January is about to begin could be as simple as eating up the turkey leftovers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan:Triplets Named After Turkish President
[SudaNow] NOTE: The following item was first published in Sudanow on 2nd July 2017 (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 29, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The foods you're most likely to indulge in this Christmas
EXCLUSIVE A scientist from the University of Oxford is warning people not to watch out for mince pies, mulled wine and turkey with cranberry sauce as their complex flavours are 'addictive'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey blunder 'a potential dementia sign'
Seeing relatives for the first time in a while could be an opportunity to spot signs of confusion. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Fry Your Turkey Safely
-- Fried turkey has become a trendy dish for the holidays. Here are some safe-preparation suggestions, courtesy of the U.S. National Safety Council: Set up the fryer more than 10 feet from the house. Keep children away from the fryer. Locate a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 22, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Happy Christmas – and thank you for all you do
The time of year has come when most people take time off work, spend time with loved ones, relax and recharge their batteries for the year ahead. Yet for many UNISON members and other public servants, Christmas is a continuation of the working year. Instead of eating turkey or Quality Street, many of you will be providing vital public services that allow the rest of the country to have Christmas off. While the politicians who have denied UNISON members the real pay rises they deserve are relaxing at home, you’re driving the ambulance on Christmas Day. While the tax avoiders are heading off for some winter sun, you&rs...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 21, 2017 Category: Food Science Authors: cullenm Tags: General secretary's blog Source Type: news

EMBO Installation Grants support establishment of seven laboratories across Europe
(EMBO) EMBO announces today seven life scientists as recipients of EMBO Installation Grants. These grants will support the early-career researchers in establishing their independent laboratories in the Czech Republic, Estonia, Poland, Portugal and Turkey. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Risk of 'dirty' turkey after Brexit if UK strikes a US trade deal
(City University London) Consumers could be eating 'dirty' chlorinated turkey at Christmas if the UK agrees a post-Brexit trade deal with the USA, according to a new briefing paper by leading food policy experts. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Some Great Holiday Foods for Weight Loss
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Many of the foods most associated with holiday meals can actually be good for you and, because they're filling, leave you feeling satisfied with small servings. Skinless white turkey meat tops the list. A 3-ounce slice... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 13, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news