"I am learning to protect myself with Mika:" a teacher-based child sexual abuse prevention program in Turkey - K ızıltepe R, Eslek D, Irmak TY, Güngör D.
This study aimed to explore the effectiveness of a teacher-based child sexual abuse prevention program entitled "I am learning to protect myself with Mika." The sample consisted of 290 children, their parents, and their classroom teachers. The participants... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Confidence in Chinese vaccines has taken a hit. But as coronavirus cases grow, some countries are still pushing ahead
Mass public vaccination programs using a Chinese coronavirus vaccine are underway across Indonesia and Turkey, despite a growing number... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ç ukurova University (TDRAC) joins Bentham Science as institutional member
(Bentham Science Publishers) Bentham Science is pleased to announce an Institutional Member partnership with the Turkish university, Ç ukurova University Tropical Diseases Research and Application Center (TDRAC). (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 15, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Turkey approves China-based Sinovac vaccine's emergency use
Turkish authorities have given the go-ahead for the emergency use of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Turkish health authority gives go-ahead for emergency use of Chinese Sinovac vaccine
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Comparing foreign body injuries patterns between Turkey and European Countries: are female Turkish children more vulnerable? - Aydin E, Azzolina D, Baldas S, French MA, Gregori D, Lorenzoni G.
OBJECTIVES: The present study aimed at analyzing and comparing Foreign Body (FB) injuries patterns in children from Turkey and other European countries in order to assess any country and culturally specific aspects of FB risk. METHODS: Data from Susy S... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

2,500-year-old temple to Greek love goddess unearthed in Turkey
The Greek goddess of love and fertility had a popular cult at the time. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Science - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: a guide for social care staff, PHE (updated 10th January 2021)
All frontline social care workers are being offered the vaccine which will help protect them against the disease. This guidance is for social care workers and includes information on the vaccine. Recent updates: 10th January 2021 - Polish leaflet added. 8th January 2021 - guidance updated and added Turkish version added. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccination: guide for healthcare workers, PHE (updated 10th January 2021)
All frontline health and social care workers are being offered the coronavirus vaccine which will help protect them against the disease. This guidance is for healthcare workers and includes information on the vaccine. Recent updates: 10th January 2021 - Polish leaflet added. 8th January 2021 - guidance updated and Turkish version added. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Make face masks compulsory outdoors | Letters
Face coverings should be mandatory the moment you step outside, writesChristine Whatford, whileMichael Weedy wants joggers to wear masks“It is inescapable that the facts are changing and we must change our response,” Boris Johnson told the Commons last week (Boris Johnson ‘extremely cautious’ on when England’s schools will reopen, 6 January), so I am surprised this changed response doesn ’t include making masks compulsory outside. Masks were considered last spring, and rejected as not being effective. And while it is true that if only some people are wearing them sometimes, they are not ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Health policy Politics Running Life and style Society Source Type: news

Turkey pro-government media claims 'Jews' control America
Turkey’s ruling regime has slammed Biden frequently last year and also bashed his choice of Brett McGurk last week, a former anti-ISIS envoy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spinal cord injury/disorder function, affiliate stigma, and caregiver burden in Turkey - Kuzu D, Perrin PB, Pugh MJ.
INTRODUCTION: How spinal cord injury and disorder (SCI/D) function, caregiver affiliate stigma, and caregiver depression and burden are associated has not been adequately studied. In Turkey, a region with a developing healthcare infrastructure, SCI/D car... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Turkey calls on all parties in US to use common sense
''We believe that US will overcome this domestic crisis calmly,' says Turkish Foreign Ministry - Anadolu Agency (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Influence of climatic factor of changes in forest fire danger and fire season length in Turkey - Ertu ğrul M, Varol T, Ozel HB, Cetin M, Sevik H.
In contrast to the expectations of an increase in annual fire activity and the severity of fire season due to climate change and large fires, which have been occurring in recent years, a downtrend has been identified in fire activity in many studies cond... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The effects of traffic accidents on pregnancy: is hospitalization necessary in every case? - Soysal S, Soysal D, Çevik M, Temurlenk AT, Denizbaşı A, Pekin T.
This study aimed to show whether it is necessary to hospitalize pregnant women who have been involved in traffic accidents. METHODS: Patients at a hospital in Istanbul, Turkey, who underwent traffic accidents between 2012 and 2018 were... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

NH Turkey Sightings Increase Significantly During Coronavirus Pandemic
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Turkey sightings are on the rise in New Hampshire, possibly because of the coronavirus pandemic. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department said results from its 2020 winter survey reflect 2,309 flocks totaling 40,476 turkeys statewide. That was more than four times as many turkeys counted in 2019 and twice as many as reported in 2018. “With many people spending more time at home last winter, there was an increase in backyard bird feeding as well as bird watching, which may have contributed to the uptick in reports,” said Allison Keating, a state turkey biologist. More than 46,000 peo...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Covid-19 Boston, MA Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston Coronavirus New Hampshire News Source Type: news

Chinese vaccine ’s arrival in Turkey delayed, as Ankara is forced to agree to extradite Uighurs to China
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkish Scientists say they've made a 10-second COVID test that's 99% accurate
A 10-second COVID-19 test without a nasal swab - how does that work? (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazil death toll passes 195,000 in world's third worst outbreak; Turkey bans arrivals from UK - as it happened
Latest updates:15 cases of UK variant confirmed in Turkey;613 Covid-linked deaths recorded in UK;France to impose earlier curfews in 15 departmentsAll primary schools in London to remain closed after U-turnBioNTech criticises EU failure to order enough Covid vaccineKey London hospital preparing for Covid-only care as cases surgeNew coronavirus variant may have been in US since OctoberSee all our coronavirus coverage12.06amGMTThat ’s all from us for tonight. Thanks to all of you for reading along and to everybody who got in touch, especially those thanking the Guardian for its coverage. You can continue to follow all ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 2, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Lucy Campbell (now); Mattha Busby and Jedidajah Otte (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Science World news US news UK news Boris Johnson Politics Source Type: news

Turkey finds 15 people carrying new U.K. coronavirus variant
Turkey’s health minister says the country has identified 15 people who carry a highly contagious coronavirus variant after it was discovered in the United Kingdom (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Turkey dismisses fears that new deal will result in mass deportation of Uighurs to China
Turkey on Wednesday brushed aside fears that a new extradition treaty with China would result in Ankara deporting Muslim Uighurs en masse. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The mass media used by university students for becoming informed about disaster news and the effects of disaster news on quaternary victimization: the example of Burdur Province in Turkey - G üzel A, Ergün G.
The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of mass media used by university students to become informed about disaster news and the impact of disaster news on quaternary victimization. This is a cross-sectional epidemiological study. The ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Partner violence during pregnancy and its affecting factors a province in eastern Turkey - Celebi E, Pirincci E, Durmus AB.
This study was conducted to determine spouse violence... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Exiled Turkish journalist Can D ündar sentenced to 27.5 years in prison for Reporting on Ankara's aid to Syrian Fundamentalist Islamist Rebels
( Committee to Protect Journalists) | - The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned a Turkish court’s conviction and sentencing of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Structural monitoring of selected national legislation of Turkey on gender-based violence against women - Y üksel-Kaptanoglu I, Dayan C.
Gender-based violence (GBV) is now recognised as a violation of women's human rights, and a form of discrimination against women globally. Inclusion of GBV in the sustainable development goals agenda encouraged data collection and monitoring activities whi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Breaking Up with Netflix and Other Futile New Year ’s Resolutions
A version of this article appeared in this week’s It’s Not Just You newsletter. SUBSCRIBE HERE to have It’s Not Just You delivered to your inbox every Sunday. 🌞 Well hello! I’m so glad you’re here. This week I’ve got some thoughts on resolutions, ideas for finding winter joy, and the story of a waitress who survived COVID with a little help and is now paying it forward. And of course a comfort dog. BREAKING UP WITH NETFLIX It’s the time of the year when we’re normally compelled to make outlandishly ambitious New Year’s resolutions. I’d argue that staying se...
Source: TIME: Health - December 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Evergreen It's Not Just You Source Type: news

Pakistan Left ‘High & Dry ’ As Turkey Joins The UAE, Arab World In Boosting Ties With Israel
Turkey has emerged as Pakistan's strongest ally and Israel as the common foe. However, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A private Turkish TV station that aired pro-Kurdish opposition views has shut down less than a month after launch, underscoring press...
Turkish opposition TV station shuts after 26 days (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey and Brazil Say Chinese Vaccine Effective, With Sparse Supporting Data
The clinical trial in Turkey was much smaller than those of other major vaccine candidates, making the researchers ’ claims for it less certain. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carl Zimmer and Ernesto Londo ño Tags: Clinical Trials Vaccination and Immunization BioNTech SE Sinovac Biotech Ltd Brazil Turkey Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Source Type: news

Turkey to require negative COVID-19 test result for travel
Turkey is enacting precautions for international travel, requiring a negative COVID-19 test for passengers to enter the country starting Monday until March (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Emotional and behavioural problems of children and adolescents who stutter: comparison with typically developing peers - Karahan T ığrak T, Kulak Kayıkcı ME, Kirazlı M, Tığrak A.
This study aimed to identify whether there is a difference between Turkish-speaking CAWS and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Evaluation of pediatric forensic cases admitted to the emergency department in Turkey: a retrospective analysis - Yilmaz G, Alemdar DK.
AIM: The aim of this study was to determine retrospectively the demographic characteristics of forensic cases aged 0-18 years who were admitted to the emergency department. METHOD: A total of 14,352 pediatric forensic cases aged 0-18 years, who were ad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Turkish official says CoronaVac vaccine 91.25% effective
An infectious disease expert serving on Turkey’s medical board says an experimental COVID-19 vaccine developed by Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac is 91.25% effective based on early results of late-stage trials in the country (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Turkish exiled journalist Can D ündar sentenced to more than 27 years in prison on terror charges
Can Dündar, 59, was the editor-in-chief of an opposition newspaper that released a 2015 report critical of the Turkish government. He... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Christmas dinner for cancer patients: What to eat and avoid if you’re undergoing treatment
FOOD plays a big part of Christmas and the diet usually goes out of the window as people stuff themselves silly with turkey and all the trimmings. But festive food isn't enjoyable for everyone. For people with cancer, what should they eat on Christmas day? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A day of judgment: a study on Turkish Muslims students - Turan Y, Dadfar M, Kar S, Lester D, Bashai JA.
The sacred texts in Judaism, Christianity and Islam all advocate the idea of a Day of Judgment following death. The aims of the present study were (1) to investigate the psychometric properties of the Belief in a Day of Judgment Scale (Beshai and Lester 20... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Perception and Communication, Warnings, Operating Instructions Source Type: news

The U.S. Is On The Verge of Passing Another COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Bill. Here ’s How It Stacks Up to Other Countries’ Economic Responses
In recent weeks, the daily U.S. COVID-19 case and death counts have been hitting all-time highs, while fresh lockdowns and restrictions have been enacted across the country in an attempt to contain the spread of the virus. In response to the economic pain brought on by those measures, Congress is expected to pass a $900 billion economic relief package on Dec. 21. The relief package is a slimmed down version of the CARES Act, passed in late March, which included enhanced unemployment benefits, direct stimulus checks, and funds for schools and health care facilities. The new package is expected to provide a $600 direct stimu...
Source: TIME: Health - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Barone Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

How the New COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Bill Stacks Up to Other Countries ’ Economic Responses
In recent weeks, the daily U.S. COVID-19 case and death counts have been hitting all-time highs, while fresh lockdowns and restrictions have been enacted across the country in an attempt to contain the spread of the virus. In response to the economic pain brought on by those measures, Congress is expected to pass a $900 billion economic relief package on Dec. 21. The relief package is a slimmed down version of the CARES Act, passed in late March, which included enhanced unemployment benefits, direct stimulus checks, and funds for schools and health care facilities. The new package is expected to provide a $600 direct stimu...
Source: TIME: Health - December 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Barone Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Traffic climate and driver behaviors: the moderating role of driving skills in Turkey and China - Üzümcüoğlu Y, Özkan T, Wu C, Zhang H.
INTRODUCTION: While road traffic accidents and fatalities are a worldwide problem, the rates of road traffic accidents and fatalities show differences among countries. Similarly, driver behaviors, traffic climate, and their relationships also show differen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

How healthy is a vegan Christmas?... and can you really stomach soya turkey made with coconut milk?
The vegan bug bit last year, with thousands of Britons turning to plant-based diets in a bid to save the environment and feel generally healthier. And 12 months on, it shows no signs of abating. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nine COVID-19 patients die in Turkey hospital fire
An oxygen cylinder exploded in the ICU unit at Sanko University Hospital in Gaziantep killing nine patients aged between 56 and 85. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital fire kills 9 COVID-19 patients at ICU in Turkey
Turkey's health minister says nine people have been killed in a fire at an intensive care unit treating COVID-19 patients (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hospital fire kills 8 COVID-19 patients at ICU in Turkey
Turkish media say eight people have been killed in a fire at an intensive care unit treating COVID-19 patients (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Yosemite's Ahwahnee Hotel under fire for hosting hundreds at Thanksgiving feast
Advertised as a "hearty touchless buffet," the meal cost $103 per adult and $53 per child, and included options like cider-brined turkey and vegan wild mushroom strudel. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - December 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hayley Smith Source Type: news

How Does Alcohol Affect COPD?
If you have COPD, is it OK to drink alcohol, or should you go cold turkey? And is there a link between drinking and developing COPD? (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - December 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gambia: Karpowership Donates 5,000 Facemasks
[The Point] Karpowership, a Turkish energy company operating in The Gambia donated 5,000 facemasks to the Fatou Bah-Barrow Foundation (FaBB) Tuesday afternoon. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

View: We got the Covid vaccine so quickly only because of global cooperation
Charles Pfizer, a migrant from Germany to the US, founded Pfizer in 1849. Its current CEO, Albert Bourla, is a citizen of Greece. U ğur Şahin and Özlem Türeci, the co-founders of BioNTech, are of Turkish origin. Şahin was born in Turkey, and Türeci is a second-generation German. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - December 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The descriptive epidemiology and outcomes of hospitalized burn patients in southern Turkey: age-specific mortality patterns - Gurbuz K, Demir M.
The current descriptive analysis was designed to document the common epidemiologic characteristics and outcomes of burn injuries, and age-specific mortality patterns covering all age groups admitted for treatment to the Burn Center of Adana City Training a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news