First Study of War-Related Mental Disorders Among Iraqis 10 Years Post-Gulf War Published by Researchers at Wayne State University and Basrah University, Iraq
DETROIT, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of researchers from
Wayne State University, in collaboration with Basrah Medical College in
Basrah, Iraq, released a study published in The New Iraqi Journal of
Medicine today on war-related mental health disorders among Iraqis
years after ...
In Testimony before Senate, International Medical Corps CEO Urges U.S. to Increase Support for Displaced Iraqis
LOS ANGELES, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the United States prepares to reduce troop levels in Iraq, the health and welfare of as many as 4.7 million displaced civilians in the region remain at great risk unless there is high-level U.S. engagement and a strategy for addressing Iraq'...
Yoga and Meditation Comes in Aid of Iraqis to Rid of Trauma
Over 40 Iraqis
are on their way home after a month-long training in trauma relief, with one of them saying what she learnt in India will surely help improve life in war-torn Iraq//.
"I have no doubt that whatever I have mastered will help my people in Iraq," Wafa Esmaeel Omara said in a teleph...
New Delhis Apollo Hospital Treats More Than 80 Iraqis
Over 80 Iraqi patients, mostly children and youth, have been cured at New Delhis Indraprastha Apollo Hospital since last month.
Most of the patients, aged up to 18 years, were suffering from congenital heart disease and hearing impairment.
A six-year old child underwent an Intra Ca...
Dr. Said Hakki, President of Iraqi Red Crescent Organization, in the United States and Available for Interviews May 12-16
...n-state actors must play a major role in
providing assistance to vulnerable iraqis
... ultimately, only iraqis
The Iraqi Red Crescent Organization is a Red Cross affili...
NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet/December 3, 2007 Issue (on newsstands Monday, November 26).
... Nordland, and Special
Correspondent Silvia Spring report that thousands of iraqis
returning to Baghdad, lured by news of lessening bloodshed in t...3, they represent a big shift: for the
first time since the war began, more iraqis
seem to be reentering the
country than leaving.
In-the-Field Facial Surgery Helps Injured Troops in Iraq
...ver, because "any time you do [a surgery] faster, the greater the chance for optimum results," Lopez said.
What turned the tide was experience with iraqis
who were treated for the same kind of facial wounds at the base. Evacuation was not possible for them, so the surgeons just went ahead and operated.
NEWSWEEK: Media Lead Sheet: October 1, 2007 Issue (on newsstands Monday, Sept. 24).
...like Blackwater USA may be undermining the
president's surge plan, which requires winning over the local population.
The security firm is seen by many iraqis
as the face of a malignant
occupation. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20920344/site/newsweek/ POLITICS: "The Miracle Workers" (p. 34). Washington Cor...
Art of Living Foundation to Train Iraqi Youths
...ficiaries of the Art of Living's women empowerment project.
have completed special trainings to impart the Art of Living techniques to ... and Karbala graduated to be Art of Living teachers.
So far, 5,000 iraqis
have undergone the Art of Living trauma relief workshops apart from attendi...
Ancient Healing Technique Gains New Popularity in Iraq
...he painkillers doctors were prescribing for my neck ache, so I decided to use hijama and it's great -- I urge others to try it," he said. Increasingly iraqis
are following this advice and the ancient technique is finding renewed popularity in central and southern Iraq as people use it to cope with the stres...
Army can boost mission success by better managing
...tip the balance between the local residents supporting the U.S. mission or the insurgency, according to the study. Public opinion surveys suggest that iraqis
care about these issues almost as much as security.
Environmental considerations encompass anything related to the environment that affects the pla...
USGS April 2008 science picks
...nnifer Adleman at (907) 786-7019 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
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USGS Expertise Improves Life for Millions of iraqis
Scientists and engineers from the USGS and other agencies are working with employees of Iraqs Ministry of Water Resources to construct a modern hy...