Suicidal childhood deaths with firearms in Antalya, Turkey - Atilgan M, Demirçin S.
The purpose of this study was to determine the characteristics of suicidal childhood deaths with the use of firearms that occurred from 2000 to 2009 in Antalya. The autopsy reports of the Antalya branch of the Turkish Forensic Medicine Council and judicial... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - August 14, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Turkish Women Push Back Against Patriarchy
A woman collapses in front of a police barricade during one of the Occupy Gezi protests. Credit: Arzu Geybulla/IPSAmong the many issues bringing protestors together at Gezi Park, the now-iconic site of struggle in Istanbul’s Taksim Square, is the demand for women’s liberation. Coming from many walks of life and expressing a myriad of ideals and values, the women of the Occupy Gezi Movement have nevertheless voiced a collective desire: to fight the undercurrent of deeply entrenched patriarchal values and reclaim autonomy over their own bodies and lifestyles. These demands are now coalescing around proposed legis...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 13, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Ariam Frezghi Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Democracy Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Gender Gender Identity Headlines Health Human Rights Middle East & North Africa Population Regional Categories TerraViva Europe TerraViva Unit Source Type: news

PHR Documents Improper Use of Tear Gas and Unnecessary Force on Demonstrators in Turkey
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), the World Medical Association (WMA), the German Medical Association (GMA) and the Standing Committee of European Doctors/Comité Permanent des Médecins Européens (CPME) sent a letter to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan today asking his government to immediately stop the use of tear gas and excessive force, which has led to the deaths of five civilians and more than 8,000 injuries among demonstrators. (Source: PHR Press Releases)
Source: PHR Press Releases - July 12, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Op-Ed Contributor: Turkey’s False Nostalgia
Turkey’s past is no model for a democratic future. Earlier leaders, including Ataturk, were just as authoritarian as Erdogan.     (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - June 17, 2013 Category: Nutrition Authors: By EDHEM ELDEM Tags: Demonstrations, Protests, and Riots Muslims and Islam Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Justice and Development Party (Turkey) Taksim Square (Istanbul, Turkey) Source Type: news

Turkish Protests Roil Academia
As Turkey's prime minister and protest leaders search for common ground, academics express unease about their country's direction (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - June 15, 2013 Category: Science Source Type: news

Teargas: a booming market in repressing dissent | Anna Feigenbaum
To weapons companies, Turkish protests sit alongside terrorism as another sales opportunity. It's time to stop the mass poisoningIn the wake of the protests in Turkey, much has been written and said about the iconic "woman in the red dress" pictured in Istanbul's Gezi Park. But there's another story in the photograph that has been circulating around the globe. What do we know about the spray can in the policeman's hand?First developed for domestic markets in the 1920s, teargas dispensers expanded from first world war grenades to a series of other hand-held contraptions. Everything from fountain pens to police bat...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 7, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Anna Feigenbaum Tags: Comment World news guardian.co.uk Protest Technology UK news Weapons technology UK security and counter-terrorism Turkey Science Comment is free Source Type: news

Turkish Womb Transplant Patient Loses BabyTurkish Womb Transplant Patient Loses Baby
A woman who was the first to have a successful womb transplant from a dead donor has had her pregnancy terminated after the embryo showed no heart beat, doctors in Turkey said. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Turkish womb transplant patient loses baby
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A woman who was the first to have a successful womb transplant from a dead donor has had her pregnancy terminated after the embryo showed no heart beat, doctors in Turkey said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 14, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Turkish hospital to improve patient assessments with Masimo technology
Uludag University Hospital in Turkey has installed Masimo Noninvasive rainbow technology in its operating rooms to improve patient assessments and speed clinical decisions. (Source: Hospital Management)
Source: Hospital Management - May 9, 2013 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Turkish Uterus Transplant Patient Is PregnantTurkish Uterus Transplant Patient Is Pregnant
The first woman to have a successful uterus transplant from a cadaveric donor is pregnant, a hospital in southern Turkey said. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 15, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

Turkish womb transplant patient is pregnant
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The first woman to have a successful womb transplant from a dead donor is pregnant, a hospital in southern Turkey said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Elsevier and Hacettepe University launch event on research performance and evaluation in Turkey
(Elsevier) Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced the meeting: Turkey and Turkish University's Research Outputs in the Context of International Trends in Science and Collaboration Opportunities, which will take place on 12 March at the Congress Center of Hacettepe University, Sihhiye Campus in Ankara, Turkey. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 11, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

U.S. Embassy Suicide Bomber Driven By Suicide, Not Sacrifice
Crippled by pain and ready to die, he blew himself up in an attack that killed just one Turkish security guardread more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - February 5, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Dr. Adam Lankford Tags: Depression Law and Crime Politics Psychiatry American Psychiatric Association ankara ankara turkey Confabulation dhkp c founder of the cia green berets hunger strike individual psychology jerrold post korsakoff syndrome loss Source Type: news

Turkey wages 'cultural war' in pursuit of its archaeological treasures
Ankara accused of blackmailing museums into returning artefacts while allowing excavation sites to be destroyed Turkey has been accused of cultural chauvinism and attempting to blackmail some of the world's most important museums in the wake of its demands for the return of thousands of archaeological treasures.According to cultural chiefs in Berlin, Paris and New York, Turkey has threatened to bar foreign archaeologists from excavation sites in the country by not renewing their digging permits if governments refuse to return artefacts that Ankara says were unlawfully removed from Turkish soil. It has also threatened ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 21, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Constanze Letsch, Kate Connolly Tags: The Guardian Museums Germany Culture World news Archaeology Heritage Europe Recep Tayyip Erdogan Features Turkey Science Source Type: news

Is Turkey the Next Big Thing in Healthcare?
Frost & Sullivan will host a freeonline analyst briefing, "Turkish Healthcare Market Poised for Growth". (Source: Pharmaceutical Online News)
Source: Pharmaceutical Online News - January 9, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news