Juvenile sex offenders in Turkey: a study on offense characteristics, risk factors, and the differences between juvenile sex offenders and other juvenile offenders - Buker H, Erbay A.
Based on a data set (n  = 920) derived from court files of adjudicated youth in one of the largest court districts in Turkey, this study represents the first systematic attempt to understand juvenile sex offenders (JSOs) and their offenses in this conte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Turkish lira hits record low after Erdogan seeks expulsions
The Turkish lira weakened 1.6% to a record low against the dollar in early Asian trade after President Tayyip Erdogan said he had... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mystery of the environmental triggers for cancer deepens
Study shows that our knowledge of why tumours form is still inadequateScientists will have to rethink howenvironmental triggers allow tumours to form and develop, one of Britain ’s leading cancer experts warned last week. Michael Stratton, director of the Wellcome Sanger Institute, said recent results from an international cancer research study – which aimed to pinpoint environmental triggers involved in oeosophageal cancer – indicated current scientific understanding of tumour formation was inadequate.The research – on a type known as oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma – was aimed at uncover...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Cancer research Medical research UK news Science Source Type: news

Turkey's Erdogan threatens to expel U.S. ambassador and 9 others
Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that he had ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of a jailed philanthropist to be... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey to toss out US envoy, 9 others for urging release of prisoner Osman Kavala
Turkey will expel 10 foreign ambassadors for calling for the urgent release of jailed philanthropist Osman Kavala, president Recep... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey's president has ordered 10 ambassadors to be declared 'persona non grata' for backing jailed activist
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the ambassadors of 10 countries, including the U.S., France, and Germany, be... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey's Erdogan orders the removal of 10 ambassadors, including U.S. envoy
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Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Erdogan orders removal of 10 ambassadors, including US envoy
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that he had ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey to banish 10 Western ambassadors, Erdogan says
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he had ordered the foreign ministry to declare 10 ambassadors from Western countries... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long term characterization of the vehicle stock in Turkey - Ayd ınalp Köksal M, Tekeli E, Ara Aksoy S, Kızıltan A, Kızıltan M, Duran N, Aslanoğlu SY, Öztürk F, Özyürek N, Doğan P, Yılmaz AG, Köksal CE, Çetintürk Gürtepe, Yereli AB, Birpınar ME, Güllü G.
Projections of vehicle profiles play an essential role in developing government policies for emissions reductions in the automotive sector. Determining the trends of key parameters related to tailpipe emissions is critical for analyzing the adverse effects... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

JVC launches new monitor
JVC has launched a new CL-S600 6-megapixel monitor for diagnostic radiology.Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hyper Vision readies launch of augmented reality headset Volpara forms partnership with RevealDx JVC debuts new display for imaging JVC Kenwood aids Turkish Radiological Society Totoku adopts JVC brand (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 21, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

WHO: Europe the only region with rise in COVID-19 last week
Britain, Russia and Turkey accounted for the most cases. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

USDA: Butterball Recalling Over 14,000 Pounds Of Turkey Products
Consumers have found pieces of blue plastic in their turkey. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Food & Drink /food-drink pharma Source Type: news

Workplace violence in emergency departments in Turkey - Sabak M, Al-Hadidi A, Oktay MM, Al B, Kazaz T, Kowalenko T, Hakmeh W.
Background Studies on workplace violence against physicians in emergency departments (EDs) in Turkey are lacking. METHODS To describe the frequency and types of workplace violence, a 34-question online survey of the past 12 months was sent to physi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Factory farms of disease: how industrial chicken production is breeding the next pandemic
At least eight types of bird flu, all of which can kill humans, are circulating around the world ’s factory farms – and they could be worse than Covid-19One day last December, 101,000 chickens at a gigantic farm near the city of Astrakhan in southern Russiastarted to collapse and die. Tests by the state research centre showed that a relatively new strain of lethal avian flu known as H5N8 was circulating, and within days 900,000 birds at the Vladimirskaya plant werehurriedly slaughtered to prevent an epidemic.Avian flu is the world ’s other ongoing pandemic and H5N8 is just one strain that has torn through...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 18, 2021 Category: Science Authors: John Vidal Tags: Global health Food Bird flu Coronavirus Farming Environment Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science Society World news Wildlife & drink industry Business China Asia Pacific Global development Source Type: news

Africa: Covid-19 Travel Ban - Nigeria Removes South Africa, Turkey, Brazil From List of Restricted Countries
[Premium Times] The government said the decision was taken after a careful review of the pandemic situation in the three countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Features of childhood sexual abuse during initiation period of lockdown due to CoViD-19 pandemic in Turkey - Al şen Güney S, Bağ.
OBJECTIVES: During Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, lockdown carried out all over the world has caused many health problems in children and adolescents. In addition to increased screen exposure, obesity and diabetes due to a sedentary lifes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cases of lower extremity and perianal burns at the burn center in the Southeast Anatolia of Turkey - Yi ğit E, Yiğit YD.
In this study, the aim is to discuss the cases of lower extremity and perianal burns at the burn center in the southeast Anatolia of Turkey. Material and methods: A 4-year retrospective study was conducted on 775 patients who had been admitte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Interrater reliability of criteria based content analyses of sexually abused children's statement in Turkey - Bilginer, Üstün Güllü B, Orhan G, Kalaycı BM, Erden G, Koçtürk N.
In this study, it is aimed to present the first data about the interrater reliability (IRR) of CBCA of se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Culturally adapted cognitive behavioral therapy for Syrian refugee women in Turkey: a randomized controlled trial - Eskici HS, Hinton DE, Jalal B, Yurtbakan T, Acarturk C.
This study aims to determine for Syrian refugee women in Turkey the effectiveness, feasibility, and acceptability of culturally adapted cognitive behavioral therapy (CA-CBT). METHOD: Participants were randomly allocated to receive either... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Is YOUR child is the class clown? It could be a sign of intelligence!
Humour experts tested the funny-bones of 217 10 to 12 year-olds in Turkey by asking them to generate jokes for 10 pre-made comics. They found the higher the child's IQ the the better their jokes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghan Women – The Emerging Narrative and Why it is Wrong
By Daud Khan and Leila Yasmine KhanROME and AMSTERDAM, Oct 5 2021 (IPS) The USA and its allies have repeatedly stated that promoting women’s rights was one of the key reasons they were in Afghanistan. The US military top brass, in a letter to marines stated that they were in Afghanistan “for the liberty of young Afghan girls, women, boys, and men who want the same individual freedoms we enjoy as Americans”. Daud KhanPost-war, women’s rights are now among the conditions for improved relations. For example, it is a one of the conditions for release by the US of US$9 billion of Afghan assets. Similarl...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Daud Khan and Leila Yasmine Khan Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific Crime & Justice Development & Aid Education Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Suicide cause and method from 2009-2017 in Turkey - İnanç BB.
This study was planned to investigate the cause, method, age group and gender of suicides between 2009 and 2017 in Turkey. METHODS: Data on suicide deaths between the years 2009-2017 were obtained from the death data of the Turkish Stat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Amid Tensions With U.S., Erdogan Praises Ties With Russia
Meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey said “there is no path back” from Turkish-Russian... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey's president defiant about acquiring Russian missile defense system, despite potential risk for U.S
Erdogan confirmed his plans to CBS News chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan after she asked him about Russian... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Afghan Refugees Fled Taliban In Afghanistan, Climbed Border Wall Into Turkey
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Source: Reuters: Health - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Nigeria Bars Travellers From Brazil, South Africa, Turkey Over Covid-19
[Leadership] Travellers who have stayed or visited Brazil, South Africa and Turkey in the last 14 days have been restricted from entering Nigeria, the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, has declared. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Are we eating ourselves to extinction?
It ’s not just animals that are at risk of dying out, the world’s crops are in rapid decline. Here’s why it matters what is on your plateIn eastern Turkey, in a golden field overshadowed by grey mountains, I reached out and touched an endangered species. Its ancestors had evolved over millions of years and migrated here long ago. It had been indispensable to life in the villages across this plateau, but its time was running out. “Just a few fields left,” the farmer said. “Extinction will come easily.” This endangered species wasn’t a rare bird or an elusive wild animal, it wa...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Dan Saladino Tags: Science and nature books Conservation Farming Food Environment Agriculture Agriculture and forestry Plants Source Type: news

High-Quality Diet Tied to Lower Migraine Frequency, Severity
THURSDAY, Sept. 9, 2021 -- A high-quality diet is associated with lower migraine severity and frequency, according to a study published online Aug. 11 in Nutritional Neuroscience. Hande Bakirhan, from Istanbul Medipol University in Turkey, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Assessment of the number of admissions for road traffic collisions and severity of injury in daylight saving time and permanent daylight saving time periods - Teke C, Kurtoglu Celik G, Yildirim, Şener A, Tanriverdi F, Kahraman FA, Gökhan.
BACKGROUND/AIM: Permanent daylight saving time has been implemented in Turkey since 2016. The present study determines the characteristics of road traffic collisions in the short term, trauma severity, and whether permanent daylight saving time has an impa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Assessment of suicide probability and related factors in male incarcerated adolescents; a sample of reformatory center in Turkey - Karatoprak S, Ayaz N, D önmez YE, Doğan M.
OBJECTIVE: Suicidal behavior in adolescents is an important public health problem, and it ranks first among the causes of prison deaths in incarcerated adolescents(IAs). The aim of this study is to determine the probability of suicide and associated risk f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Does pandemic lockdowns affect the burn patient's admission? - Ak ın M, Yastı A.
BACKGROUND: 2020 has started with Covid-19 pandemic. During the pandemic, govermental stringent precautions and lockdown measures have applied in Turkey. Although there was no limition for health care, people hesitate to go hospitals with the fear of Coron... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The Latest: 116-year-old recovers from COVID-19 in Turkey
A 116-year-old woman in Turkey has survived COVID-19, according to her son (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Elekta acquires Turkish distributor
Radiation oncology firm Elekta has acquired its Turkish distributor, Özyüre...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Elekta to establish foundation to improve cancer care access Elekta ramps up operations in Indonesia Philips posts Q2 revenue increases in imaging segment Intermountain facilities affected by Elekta data breach Elekta's Harmony linear accelerator gets nod from FDA (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 2, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Elekta acquires Turkish distributor to strengthen market position
STOCKHOLM, Sept. 2, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) announced today that it has acquired its long-time partner and Turkish distributor of neurosurgery solutions, Özyürek Mümessillik ve Dış Tica... Devices, Oncology, Neurosurgery, Distribution Elekta, radiotherapy, linear accelerator (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Afghanistan: Qatar and Turkey become Taliban's lifeline to the outside world
Qatar and Turkey emerge as key channels between Afghanistan's new rulers and the outside world. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Essential oil from this Turkish medicinal plant found to reduce dementia-related anxiety and depression
(Natural News) A species of St. John’s wort (Hypericum) that’s native to Central Asia may alleviate depression and anxiety, especially for those with dementia. In a report published in the Journal of Essential Oil Research, researchers from Firat University in Turkey examined the anti-anxiety and anti-depression properties of Hypericum scabrum. Behavioral changes among those with dementia Dementia... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Closed Borders and Hostile Receptions Await Afghan Refugees
By Farhana Haque RahmanTORONTO, Canada, Aug 30 2021 (IPS) Whether desperately trying to get a place on the last evacuation flights out of Kabul or trekking to the borders with neighbouring Pakistan and Iran, tens of thousands of Afghans are fleeing their country once more. Events are unfolding at speed. The Taliban are establishing a central government in the capital to fill the void of the collapsed western-backed administration, but they do not control all the country as the protracted civil war enters a new stage. The UN refugee agency UNHCR says that in its “worst case scenario” it is preparing for around 5...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Yes, We Can Grow 1 Trillion Trees to Help Fight Climate Change
We are in a planetary emergency. Horrific heat waves and fires blaze across North America, Turkey and Russia. Extreme floods wreak destruction and cause death from Europe to Africa to Asia. Ocean temperatures and the amount of carbon in our atmosphere have reached unprecedented highs. July was the hottest month in recorded history. Our planet, as the United Nations recently warned, is flashing a “code red for humanity.” There is no single solution to a crisis this large. Nations must fulfill the commitments they made under the Paris Agreement. Industries need to decarbonize, and businesses—especially the ...
Source: TIME: Science - August 27, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Jad Daley and Marc Benioff Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Analysis of gender sensitivity of Turkey's disaster legislation to create a disaster-resilient society - Paksoy Erbaydar N, Inal Onal E, Kaya E.
This study aimed to evaluate the disaster legislation of Turkey in the context of gender equa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Afghan Refugees Find a Firm and Unfriendly Border in Turkey
Even before the last week’s harrowing scenes at the Kabul airport, thousands of Afghans were fleeing over land through Iran to Turkey.... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Examining of the individuals who have attempted suicide in the east of Turkey in terms of psychological factors - Kurhan F, Kami ş GZ, Atli A.
We aimed to retrospectively review the data of the people applying to our hospital due to suicide attempt in the last 8 years and to examine the psychiatric diagnoses and sociodemographic data of the patients. METHODS: The data of 940 patients exam... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Turkish adaptation of Wilson-Sims psychiatric fall risk assessment scale - Kanta ş Yılmaz F, Polat S, Bilici R.
This study aimed to adapt the Wilson-Sims Fall Scale to Turkish and assess the levels of sensitivity and selectivity. DESIGN AND METHODS: The scale consisting of two sections and 15 items including age, gender, mental and physical status, eliminat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Greece finishes wall on border with Turkey, amid fears of Afghan migrant crisis
Greece has finished building a 40-kilometer (25-mile) wall along its border with Turkey, amid concerns in parts of Europe that the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaccination of people working or deployed in care homes: operational guidance, DHSC (updated 16th August 2021)
From 11 November 2021, anyone working or volunteering in a care home will need to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19), unless exempt. 16 August 2021Added translations of the guidance in Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simplified), Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Kurdish (Sorani), Nepali, Punjabi (Gurmukhi), Polish, Romanian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukranian and Urdu. 5 August 2021Added HTML version. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Challenges and lessons learned in mental health research among refugees: a community-based study in Turkey - Karadag O, K ılıç C, Kaya E, Üner S.
BACKGROUND: Turkey hosts nearly four million refugees and 99% live in urban areas. Research in urban settings pose different challenges and opportunities than research in refugee camps. In this article, we aimed to share the challenges and experiences we e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence against women in Turkey during the COVID-19 pandemic - Akalin A, Ayhan F.
This study aims to determine the prevalence of and risk factors for intimate partner violence (IPV) during the COVID-19 pandemic. The cross-sectional study was conducted with 1,036 women in Turkey who were either married or had an intimate partner. The dat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Russian plane fighting wildfires crashes in Turkey, killing all 8 crew members on board
The aircraft's five crew members were Russian and three Turkish nationals were also on board. The plane was sent by Russia to Turkey to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At least 44 killed by severe flooding and mudslides in Turkey
About 2,250 people were evacuated across the region before, during and after the floods. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Firefighting plane crashes in southern Turkey killing all crew members
A firefighting plane that was battling a forest fire in southern Turkey's Kahramanmaraş province, crashed Saturday. The plane, a Beriev... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news