Turkish doctors train at Md. Proton Treatment Center with aim to open their own
Three Turkish doctors will be visiting Maryland for training in proton therapy, as Istanbul University plans to launch its own proton center in the next few years. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Perceived social support levels among university students following the 2011 earthquake in Van, Turkey - Guner SI, Ozdemir N.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the perceived social support levels of students after an earthquake. METHODS: This cross-sectional, descriptive study was conducted between June and July 2012 in Van, Turkey, following an earthquake in the region. Sample comp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Intimate partner femicide in Eskisehir, Turkey 25 years analysis - Karbeyaz K, Yeti Ş Y, Güneş A, Şi Mşek Ü.
In this study, the characteristics of the femicide cases of the last 25 years that have been encountered in Eskisehir, T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A study on the effectiveness of occupational health and safety trainings of construction workers in Turkey - Ba şağa HB, Temel BA, Atasoy M, Yıldırım.
In this study, profiles of the employees working in construction sector and who are to be educated in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) have been investigated and the perspectives of the employees on OHS have been presented in order for the OHS training... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Corrigendum to "Evaluation of a five-year Bloomberg Global Road Safety Program in Turkey" [Public Health 144 (Supplement) (2017) S45-S56] - Gupta S, Hoe C, Özkan T, Lajunen TJ, Vursavas F, Sener S, Hyder AA.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

11 Killed in Crash in Greece
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A speeding car carrying migrants collided with a truck in northern Greece on Saturday, killing 11 people, police said. Ten of the victims were believed to be migrants who crossed into the Greece from Turkey. The 11th person was the car's driver and a suspected migrant smuggler, police said. Police said the car in which the migrants were packed had another vehicle's license plates and is suspected of having been used for migrant trafficking. The car hadn't stopped at a police checkpoint during its journey, but it wasn't immediately clear how close to the site of the crash that it happened. ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Costas Kantouris, Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Mass Casualty Incidents International Source Type: news

Support for disabled people to become more active
Nearly half of all disabled people are inactive Related items fromOnMedica What promotes uptake and retention in group-based weight management services? Diabetes and obesity higher among LGBQ teens Stigmatising overweight people is counterproductive Making health changes more effective as a couple Stop smoking aids — better than going 'cold turkey' (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Orlando Health to hold hiring event for $32M Osceola freestanding ER
Orlando Health is holding an event at the end of October to begin hiring for its soon-to-open $32 million, 60,000-square-foot medical pavilion and freestanding ER in Osceola County. The nonprofit health care provider will host prospective hires at the Dr. P. Phillips Hospital at 9400 Turkey Lake Road on Oct. 31 from noon to 2 p.m., a listing from the company states. The interviews will be by appointment only, and job seekers can email Charity.Thalacker@Orlandohealth.com to sc hedule a time and receive… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Orlando Health to hold hiring event for $32M Osceola freestanding ER
Orlando Health is holding an event at the end of October to begin hiring for its soon-to-open $32 million, 60,000-square-foot medical pavilion and freestanding ER in Osceola County. The nonprofit health care provider will host prospective hires at the Dr. P. Phillips Hospital at 9400 Turkey Lake Road on Oct. 31 from noon to 2 p.m., a listing from the company states. The interviews will be by appointment only, and job seekers can email Charity.Thalacker@Orlandohealth.com to sc hedule a time and receive… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

The ECHR and human rights violations against Kurds in Turkey
As the Turkish state continues to violate human rights in its Kurdish regions, the EU-funded DEMTUREUROPE project explores why the European Court of Human Rights is proving ineffective. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - October 9, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Sexism, attitudes, and behaviors towards violence against women in medical emergency services workers in Erzurum, Turkey - Çalıkoglu EO, Aras A, Hamza M, Aydin A, Nacakgedigi O, Koga PM.
BACKGROUND: In Turkey, almost every 4 out of 10 married women have been subjected to physical abuse by their spouses. Although studies on the prevalence of domestic violence in Turkey abound, little has been published about first responders' attitudes and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Rate of conversion of reports presented at the Turkish society of sports traumatology, arthroscopy, and knee surgery congress into publication - Gulcek M, Inci F, Ceyhan E, Gurhan U, Kahve Y, Ucaner A.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the conversion rate of oral and poster presentations into publications presented at four consecutive congresses held by the Turkish Society of Sports Injuries and Arthroscopy between 2008 and 2014 and to det... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Do your knees hurt? A scientific study shows black cumin seed oil reduces knee pain
(Natural News) Experiencing knee pain? Ditch harmful drug pain relievers and use natural pain relievers instead. A study published in the journal Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice has found that black cumin oil is a safe and effective natural treatment for knee pain. In the study, researchers from Selçuk University and Eski?ehir Osmangazi University in Turkey... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The removal of Darwin and evolution from schools is a backwards step | Michael Dixon
It ’s the only evidence-based explanation of life on Earth, yet some countries are turning their backs on it• Michael Dixon is director of the Natural History MuseumIn recent weeks there have been alarming reports from bothIsrael andTurkey of Charles Darwin ’s theory of evolution being erased from school curriculums. In Turkey, this has been blamed on the concept of evolution – which is taught in British primary schools – being beyond the understanding of high school students. In Israel, teachers are claiming that most students do not learn about evolution; they say their education ministry is ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 3, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Michael Dixon Tags: Evolution Charles Darwin Schools Education Biology Science World news Source Type: news

Effects of pain and sleep quality on falls among nursing home residents in turkey - Altintas HK, Aslan GK, S ısman NY, Kesgin MT.
The current study was conducted to detect the incidence of falls among individuals in nursing homes, as well as the impact of pain and sleep quality on falls. The sample for this cross-sectional study comprised 291 older adults. Pain was assessed using the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

'Don't go cold turkey' to quit smoking
The annual Stoptober campaign launches with a warning to seek help when trying to kick the habit. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stop smoking aids — better than going cold turkey
One person quits smoking every 80 seconds Related items fromOnMedica Public Health doctor argues for a smoke-free NHS Behaviour change during a consultation Scotland sets out its Public Health priorities Public health chiefs set out NHS plan targets Learning and growing together (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Stop smoking aids — better than going 'cold turkey'
One person quits smoking every 80 seconds Related items fromOnMedica Public Health doctor argues for a smoke-free NHS Behaviour change during a consultation Scotland sets out its Public Health priorities Public health chiefs set out NHS plan targets Learning and growing together (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - September 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Ginger essential oil can prevent cheese from getting infected with E.coli
(Natural News) Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is prized around the world for its uses and benefits both in food and medicine. A study made by researchers at Ege University in Turkey revealed that dipping certain cheeses in a coating made from the essential oil of the plant can prolong shelf life. Their findings, which appeared in CyTA –... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman shocked to discover she had been living with NEEDLES in her belly for 66 YEARS
Raziye Yildirim, 68, from Izmir in Turkey, remembers pushing several needles into her stomach when she was a two-year-old and it turned out surgeons did not remove them at the time. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why I Never Did Hard Drugs
“Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with your self-esteem.” – Kurt Cobain I grew up in a close-knit, fairly religious family where children were seen and not heard, where mealtime meant everyone sat down together and exchanged pleasantries while enjoying the prepared-at-home repasts, complete with dessert. There was no distraction, either from television or radio, and the telephone ringing was a rare occurrence, quickly dispatched once the caller learned we were eating. In fact, nothing was so urgent back then. It was, indeed, a peacefu...
Source: Psych Central - September 17, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Suzanne Kane Tags: Addictions Substance Abuse Alcoholism Drug Abuse Opioid Addiction Source Type: news

U.S. reports mild bird flu virus at California farm: OIE
The United States has reported an outbreak of the low pathogenic H7N3 bird flu virus at a turkey farm in California, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

UN study finds two thirds are overweight in Britain
Only two of 53 European nations are fatter than Britain, a UN report reveals. Our obesity rate of 28 per cent is beaten only by Turkey, with 32 per cent, and Malta at 29 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trends in suicide methods by age group - Demir M.
This study investigates the trends in suicide methods by age group in Turkey. METHOD: Secondary data on suicide from 2007 to 2015 were obtained from the Turkish Statistical Institute. The direct standardization method was used to calc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Will Tracker-Like Aesthetics Lead to Anti-Nausea Device Bonanza?
A Canadian-Chinese medical device manufacturer is poised to enter a niche market for nausea-fighting neurostimulation with a sleek wrist-worn transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS) device, providing an alternative to a long-established manufacturer that has just released a redesign of its technology.   Peter Ji, co-founder of Vancouver, BC, and Ningbo, China-based WAT Medical Technology, said there is plenty of room in the nascent therapeutic wearables market for both his firm and Horsham, PA-based Reliefband Technologies to thrive in combating motion sickness, morning sickness, post-opera...
Source: MDDI - September 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Greg Goth Tags: Business Source Type: news

Assessment of risk factors in forest road design and construction activities with fuzzy analytic hierarchy process approach in Turkey - Akay AO, Demir M, Akgul M.
Forest road design and construction are time-consuming and complicated because various risk factors can be encountered during the process. The aim of this study is to comprehensively assess the risk factors in forest road design and construction using the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Study: Cold Turkey Best for Cutting Cigarette Nicotine Content (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Trial results favor immediate over gradual reduction (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hair transplants: Fighting against my receding hairline
Paul is one of thousands of British men to travel to Turkey this year to have a hair transplant. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strain of E. Coli Spread From Poultry to People, Study Suggests
THURSDAY, Aug. 30, 2018 -- An E. coli strain found in fresh chicken and turkey products can cause serious urinary tract infections (UTIs) in people, researchers say. For the study, investigators analyzed chicken, turkey and pork purchased from every... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 30, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Improving soy farming with organic fertilizers
(Natural News) A Brazilian study investigated the possibility of using turkey manure as an organic fertilizer to replace chemical fertilizer. It reported that the manure was able to improve the soil quality and increased the yield of soybean crops, allowing for the reduction or outright replacement of chemical fertilizers that have toxic side effects. The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

E. coli strain in poultry may cause infections in humans, study says
An E. coli strain found in retail chicken and turkey products may be passed on to humans and cause a range of infections, including in the urinary tract, according to a study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

E. coli strain from retail poultry may cause urinary tract infections in people
(George Washington University) A strain of Escherichia coli (E. coli) found in retail chicken and turkey products may cause a wide range of infections in people, according to a study published today in the American Society for Microbiology's open access journal mBio. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - August 28, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

The addition of sage extract to turkey meatballs delays oxidation (spoilage)
(Natural News) Compared to other types of poultry, turkey meat is more susceptible to oxidation, even in cold storage. In an attempt to remedy this, a team of Polish researchers carried out a study using the herb sage, which was previously shown to prevent oxidation in minced turkey breast. The research was published in CyTA – Journal... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA: Bandmates in The War and Treaty Open Up About Health, Homelessness
FRIDAY, Aug. 24, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Michael Trotter Jr. said his mother knew the turkey sandwiches, hot dogs and cupcakes he and his siblings were constantly eating weren't good for them. But life in homeless shelters was... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Adolescents With Strabismus More Likely to Have Psychological Problems Adolescents With Strabismus More Likely to Have Psychological Problems
Adolescents with visible eye deviation due to strabismus may be prone to psychological problems, researchers in Turkey report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Fundamental characteristics, attitudes and behaviors regarding substance use focusing on cannabis: findings from the General Population Survey in Turkey, 2011 - Kotan Z, Ilhan SO, İlhan MN, Arikan Z.
Cannabis is the most prevalent illicit drug used in the world. We aimed to determine prevalence and some characteristics of cannabis use in Turkey. The study was based on a cross-sectional survey conducted with a nationally representative sample of 8045 in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Lipari Foods Issues Voluntary Recall of Premo Brand Turkey & Cheese Wedge Sandwiches Because of Possible Health Risk
Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of Premo Brand turkey and cheese wedge sandwiches produced and packaged by sister company JLM due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - August 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

The relevance of flood hazards and impacts in Turkey: what can be learned from different disaster loss databases? - Ko ç G, Thieken AH.
Turkey has been severely affected by many natural hazards, in particular earthquakes and floods. Especially over the last two decades, these natural hazards have caused enormous human and economic damage. Although there is a large body of literature on ear... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Back analysis of ground vibrations which cause cracks in buildings in residential areas Karakuyu (Dinar, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey) - Ozcelik M.
The Karakuyu village (Dinar) is located in the south-western Turkey. Karakuyu settlement area suffered from ground vibration. There are two reasons for ground vibration in that area. One of them is earthquake and other is rock blasting. Geological structur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Comparison of machine-learning techniques for landslide susceptibility mapping using two-level random sampling (2LRS) in Alakir catchment area, Antalya, Turkey - Ada M, San BT.
The aim of this study is to make a comparison of the performances of two machine-learning algorithms that support vector machine (SVM) and random forest (RF) for landslide susceptibility mapping. The study makes use of a sampling strategy called two-level ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

The (re)production of a rape culture through film: Turkish cinema's love affair with rape - Inal T.
Sexual violence is a pervasive problem that continues to affect many women's lives around the world. The cultural environment enables the continued perpetration of these crimes and the (re)production of these cultural environments as well as their subjects... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Baby who has 50 allergies is forced to live as prisoner in his own home
Nine-month-old Riley Kinsey, from Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, can only eat turkey, carrots, plums and sweet potatoes or his body becomes covered in hives that can cause infections. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chocolate is healthy...but that depends on the oils used to produce them
(Natural News) Chocolates, both white and dark, can be considered healthy and can be used as a carrier for bioactive substances like the omega-3 fatty acids docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), depending on the sources of these oils and how they were made. A team of researchers from Yildiz Technical University in Turkey... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Predatory publishers: the journals that churn out fake science
A Guardian investigation, in collaboration with German broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk, reveals the open-access publishers who accept any article submitted for a feeA vast ecosystem of predatory publishers is churning out “fake science” for profit, an investigation by the Guardian in collaboration with German broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) has found.More than 175,000 scientific articles have been produced by five of the largest “predatory open-access publishers”, including India-based Omics publishing group and the Turkish World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, or Waset.C...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 10, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Alex Hern and Pamela Duncan Tags: Technology Science Open access scientific publishing Higher education Peer review and scientific publishing Source Type: news

Violence in Syria casts long shadow on refugee women, girls
SANLIURFA, Turkey –“My husband was very strict,” Gemila*, a 28-year-old Syrian refugee, told UNFPA. “He wanted to crush people.”Gemila had been married off, despite her protests, at age 17. A few years into her tumultuous marriage, the conflict in Syria forced their family to flee to Iraq.Eventually, the couple decided to separate. Gemila ’s husband promised to give her custody of their son in exchange for all of her savings – but then he disappeared with both. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ashton Source Type: news

Exile wreaks havoc on refugees ’ sexual and reproductive health
SANLIURFA, Turkey –Refugee women and girls face extraordinary hardships. They endure grave risks and often brutal violence, and many are thrust into poverty. But they can also face another, more intimate, hardship, one that is seldom discussed – the effects of exile on theirsexual and reproductive health.   (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

G & C Raw, LLC Recalls Pat's Cat Turkey, and Ground Lamb Pet Food, because of Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Health Risk
G& C Raw, of Versailles, OH is recalling 30 1-lb containers of Pat's Cat Turkey Cat Food and 40 2-lb containers of Ground Lamb Dog Food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in animals eating the products. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - August 6, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Retrospective evaluation of adult poisoning cases admitted to emergency department of a University Hospital in Turkey - Sungur S, Bilge U, Acar N, Unluoglu I.
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to evaluate demographic, etiological, clinical features, and prognosis of poisoning cases applied to a tertiary emergency department retrospectively. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The recordings of poisoning cases aged 18 years old and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

MRI quality training comes up short
A study conducted by Irish and Saudi researchers into opinions and attitudes...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CT dose comes under close scrutiny in Saudi Arabia Report: Turkey's clampdown has deep impact on medicine Saudi-Irish study highlights major differences in MRI practice Official launch of ArabSafe goes ahead Cancer in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries: Can the burden be reduced? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news