RUTH SUNDERLAND: I only found out I had osteoporosis when I broke a bone... it shouldn't be like that
RUTH SUNDERLAND: I found out I had osteoporosis after an accident while training for a half-marathon. It was a blessing in very painful disguise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A generative adaptive convolutional neural network with attention mechanism for driver fatigue detection with class-imbalanced and insufficient data - He L, Zhang L, Sun Q, Lin XT.
Over the past few years, fatigue driving has emerged as one of the main causes of traffic accidents, necessitating the development of driver fatigue detection systems. However, many existing methods involves tedious manual parameter tunings, a process that... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Characteristics of fatal accidents due to exogenous causes at ski resorts in Japan over the past 13 years: a retrospective descriptive study - Tanaka S, Sagisaka R, Nakagawa K, Tanaka H.
INTRODUCTION: -The characteristics of ski- and snowboard-related fatalities at Japanese ski resorts remain unknown. We aimed to analyze the characteristics of this in the current study. METHODS: -Using the Ski Resort Injury Report data for the 13-y... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Road accidents on Indian National highways, ambulance reachability and transportation of injured to trauma facility: survey-based introspection of golden hour - Giribabu D, Ghosh K, Hari R, Chadha I, Rathore S, Kumar G, Roy S, Joshi NK, Bharadwaj P, Bera AK, Srivastav SK.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Factors influencing the road accidents in low and middle-income countries: a systematic literature review - Hossain S, Maggi E, Vezzulli A.
This paper studies the main factors affecting road traffic accidents (RTAs) using a systematic review. The primary focus is on factors related to road characteristics and driver behaviours. This review also addresses the socioeconomic and demographic facto... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Traffic accident duration prediction using multi-mode data and ensemble deep learning - Chen J, Tao W, Jing Z, Wang P, Jin Y.
Predicting the duration of traffic accidents is a critical component of traffic management and emergency response on expressways. Traffic accident information is inherently multi-mode data in terms of data types. However, most existing studies focus on sin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Abortion Laws, Accidents and Lax Rules Now Imperil Fertility Industry
Fertility clinics are routinely sued by patients for errors that destroy embryos, as happened in Alabama. An effort to define them legally as “unborn children” has raised the stakes. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 23, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Azeen Ghorayshi and Sarah Kliff Tags: your-feed-science Suits and Litigation (Civil) Decisions and Verdicts Abortion Embryos (Human) In Vitro Fertilization Law and Legislation Supreme Courts (State) Infertility Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Reproduction (Biologic Source Type: news

Accidents, Lax Rules and Abortion Laws Now Imperil Fertility Industry
Fertility clinics are routinely sued by patients for errors that destroy embryos, as happened in Alabama. An effort to define them legally as “unborn children” has raised the stakes. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 23, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Azeen Ghorayshi and Sarah Kliff Tags: your-feed-science Suits and Litigation (Civil) Decisions and Verdicts Abortion Embryos (Human) In Vitro Fertilization Law and Legislation Supreme Courts (State) Infertility Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Reproduction (Biologic Source Type: news

What's next after the Alabama ruling that counts IVF embryos as children?
The Alabama Supreme Court ruled last week that couples who were trying in vitro fertilization and lost frozen embryos in an accident at a south Alabama storage facility can sue under the state’s wrongful death law (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 23, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Families bid farewell to miners killed in Venezuela's worst mining accident in years
LA PARAGUA, Venezuela (AP) — Families and friends began burying loves ones on Thursday who were among at least 16 people killed in the collapse of an illegally operated gold mine in a remote area of central Venezuela. The mournful tributes come as demands mount for government help with the injured…#laparagua #venezuela #opec #bullaloca #nicolasmaduro #santiagomora #angelmarcano #bolivar #venezuelans #carlosmarcano (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China Cargo Ship Smashes Through Bridge Sending Vehicles Into River
A cargo ship slammed into a bridge in southern China on Thursday, sending several vehicles tumbling into a river. Five people died as of Thursday afternoon after the accident in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, state broadcaster China Central Television reported. Two vehicles, including a bus, fell…#guangzhou #guangdongprovince #globaltimes #subscribe #bloombergoriginals #bloombergquicktake #breakingnewson (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boeing Executive Belatedly Departs After Alaska Airlines Accident, With Pressure on Those Remaining Still High
The official responsible for the plant that produced the ill-fated Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX departs, raising questions about whether he'll be the last.#alaskaairlines #boeing #max (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 22, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Safety assessment of sand casting explosion accidents by testing cavity pressure of the sand mold to protect employee health - Xu Q, Zhu Y, Qi S, Xu K, Li B, Geng S.
In this study, the pressure variations in the cavity were first investigated based upon on-site testing by taking ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Fatigue in taxi drivers and its relationship with traffic accident history and experiences: a cross-sectional study in the north of Iran - Rad EH, Hosseinnia M, Mousavi N, Shekari A, Kouchakinejad-Eramsadati L, Khodadadi-Hassankiadeh N.
BACKGROUND: The monotonous nature of work, long driving duration, and working overload hours cause frequent fatigue in taxi drivers. A high prevalence of fatigue is associated with traffic accidents. However, the risk factors associated with taxi driver fa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Identification and analysis of accident black spots using geographic information system (GIS): a study on Kushtia-Jhenaidah national highway (N704), Bangladesh - Khatun MS, Hossain MA, Kabir MA, Rahman MA.
This study comprehensively analyzes accident trends, characteristics, causes, and consequ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news