Study: Breakfast before exercise burns more carbs
People who eat breakfast before exercising burn more carbohydrates and more rapidly digest post-workout meals, a study found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A system to detect potential fires using a thermographic camera - Lee C, Yang H.
This paper describes a fire monitoring system, based on a thermographic camera, for electrical appliances in interior spaces. These appliances are at particular risk because they are vulnerable to the carelessness of users (46% of electrical appliances fir... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Hazard assessment of volcanic ballistic impacts at Mt Chihshin, Tatun Volcano Group, northern Taiwan - Nurmawati A, Konstantinou KI.
This study investigates the hazard posed by Volcanic Ballistic Projectiles (VBPs) in the area surrounding Mt Chihshin, Tatun Volcano Group, northern Taiwan. Based on the volcano's current evolutionary stage, we consider two types of volcanic activity durin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Spatiotemporal changes in conterminous US wildfire exposure from 1940 to 2010 - Strader SM.
This study utilizes fine-scale, built-environment data in conjunction with past wildfire events to assess historical spatiotemporal changes in wildfire likelihood and societal exposure to wildfires for the conterminous USA. RESULTS indicate that co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The smoke is rising but where is the fire? Exploring effective online map design for wildfire warnings - Cao Y, Boruff BJ, McNeill IM.
The current study sought to offer guidance for developing effective web-based mapping tools for wildfire warnings by identifying (1) the important content for facilitating individuals' decision-making, and (2) the optimal interface design for ensuring usab... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Several Injured in Denver Explosion
DENVER (AP) — Nine people were injured, one critically, by an apparent natural gas explosion in Denver on Tuesday, firefighters said. Capt. Greg Pixley, a spokesman for the Denver Fire Department, said seven bystanders were treated for minor injuries and released after a portion of a brick rowhouse was leveled in the blast just south of downtown. A man was critically injured, and a woman who was pulled from the debris is in stable condition. Photos: Denver Gas Explosion Pixley said some of the injured were burned, and the fire department is working with Xcel Energy to determine what happened. Pieces of wood were thro...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Source Type: news

A correlational study of acute stress and resilience among hospitalized burn victims following the Taiwan Formosa Fun Coast explosion - Chen YL, Lu MH, Weng LT, Lin C, Huang PW, Wang CH, Pan HH.
Although the survival rate of burn patients in the Formosa Fun Coast Explosion disaster increased significantly, for patients facing long-term rehabilitation, there remained great stress. Therefore, the aim of this study was to explore the predictors of re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Characteristics of cloud-to-ground lightning and its relationship with climate change in Muli, Sichuan province, China - Yang YR, Song D, Wang SY, Li P, Xu Y.
This study employed the Chinese lightning location system data (2009-2015) and worldwide lightning location network data (2005-2015) to join... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Forest fire spread simulation algorithm based on cellular automata - Rui X, Hui S, Yu X, Zhang G, Wu B.
Traditional models result in low efficiency and poor accuracy when simulating the spread of large-scale forest fires. We constructed an improved model that couples cellular automata with an existing forest fire model to ensure better time accuracy of fores... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Predictors of seizure-related injuries in an epilepsy cohort from North India - Dabla S, Puri I, Dash D, Vasantha PM, Tripathi M.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: To identify predictors of seizure-related injury (SRI) and death in people with epilepsy (PWE) in a North Indian cohort. METHODS: This ambispective cohort study included PWE registered in an epilepsy clinic in Delhi between ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Eating breakfast burns more carbs during exercise and accelerates metabolism for next meal
(University of Bath) New research published in the American Journal of Physiology suggests that eating breakfast could 'prime' the body to burn carbohydrates during exercise and more rapidly metabolise foods after working out. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A teacher battling cancer ran out of sick days. Colleagues gave theirs.
The chemotherapy dripped through a catheter in his chest. Cancer patient Robert Goodman had burned through his paid sick days while undergoing surgery and chemotherapy for colon cancer. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Burn patients feel less pain when they undergo music therapy
(Natural News) Burn injuries are among the most severe traumas that can be experienced, which makes it difficult to treat burn patients. Music therapy has been known to help in pain management. In a study review published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, researchers evaluated the effect of music intervention in the recovery of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The balloon to treat women's health issues
Called Revita, the device is already used for type 2 diabetes because the burning process, ablation, burns off cells which have become resistant to insulin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

“All is Not Lost”: A Carr Fire Survivor Shares Her Story
Meet Terry Zeller “We’re picking up the pieces and moving on,” said Terry Zeller whose home on Redbud Drive burned when the Carr Fire jumped the Sacramento River. She has been... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster california wildfire California wildfire evacuee Carr Fire wildfire 2018 wildfires Source Type: news

DarioHealth attributes Q2 growth to new approvals, US launches, service offerings
The second quarter of 2018 was a strong one for the rapidly expanding DarioHealth. Touting 70 percent year-over-year revenue growth and a continued decline in its cash burn rate, CEO Erez Raphael credited his company ’s increasing fortune to recent US regulatory approvals and product launches as well as the company’s wider focus on an integrated consumer experience. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 10, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

How using fish skin to heal burn wounds actually works
Recently, a young bear with third-degree burns was treated with tilapia skins. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Avita Medical wins expanded FDA compassionate use IDE for Recell
Avita Medical (ASX:AVH) said today it won expanded coverage under the FDA’s compassionate use investigational device exemption program for its Recell autologous cell harvesting device. The ReCell autologous cell harvesting device is designed to use the patient’s own skin cells to treat a variety of skin issues, including burns, reconstructive and cosmetic procedures, Avita said. With the expansion, Avita will be able to enroll a total of 108 patients with severe burns to be treated with the device at up to 26 US burn centers, the Valencia, Calif.-based company said. Currently, a total of 82 patients have b...
Source: Mass Device - August 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regenerative Medicine avitamedical Source Type: news

Breaking: Burned-Out Medical Scribe Hires Own Medical Scribe
(MedPage Today) -- New scribe is pondering hiring a personal scribe too (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

This Is the Best Time to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower
Anyone who was disappointed by the brightness of the nearly full moon obscuring the Perseid meteor shower last year will have a chance to turn their stargazing luck around this month. This year’s Perseid meteor shower will be highly visible both Saturday and Sunday night, giving watchers ample opportunity to spot plenty of shooting stars. “The Perseids are perhaps the most popular meteor shower because they’re a summer watching event when people are often more relaxed, kids don’t have to be up early for school, and the weather is so much more accommodating than in the colder fall or winter months,&...
Source: TIME: Science - August 9, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Megan McCluskey Tags: Uncategorized Meteor Showers perseid meteor shower space Source Type: news

How to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower
Anyone who was disappointed by the brightness of the nearly full moon obscuring the 2017 Perseid meteor shower will have a chance to turn their stargazing luck around this month. This year’s Perseid meteor shower will be highly visible both Saturday and Sunday night when it reaches its peak, giving watchers ample opportunity to spot plenty of shooting stars. “The Perseids are perhaps the most popular meteor shower because they’re a summer watching event when people are often more relaxed, kids don’t have to be up early for school, and the weather is so much more accommodating than in the colder fall...
Source: TIME: Science - August 9, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Megan McCluskey Tags: Uncategorized Meteor Showers perseid meteor shower space Source Type: news

How to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower This Weekend
Anyone who was disappointed by the brightness of the nearly full moon obscuring the 2017 Perseid meteor shower will have a chance to turn their stargazing luck around this month. This year’s Perseid meteor shower will be highly visible both Saturday (August 11) and Sunday night (August 12) when it reaches its peak, giving watchers ample opportunity to spot plenty of shooting stars. “The Perseids are perhaps the most popular meteor shower because they’re a summer watching event when people are often more relaxed, kids don’t have to be up early for school, and the weather is so much more accommodating...
Source: TIME: Science - August 9, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Megan McCluskey Tags: Uncategorized Meteor Showers perseid meteor shower space Source Type: news

How to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower Tonight
Anyone who was disappointed by the brightness of the nearly full moon obscuring the 2017 Perseid meteor shower will have a chance to turn their stargazing luck around this weekend. This year’s Perseid meteor shower will be highly visible both Saturday (August 11) and Sunday night (August 12) when it reaches its peak, giving watchers ample opportunity to spot plenty of shooting stars. “The Perseids are perhaps the most popular meteor shower because they’re a summer watching event when people are often more relaxed, kids don’t have to be up early for school, and the weather is so much more accommodati...
Source: TIME: Science - August 9, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Megan McCluskey Tags: Uncategorized Meteor Showers perseid meteor shower space Source Type: news

How I came to love the NHS
‘Having not always wanted children, I would now burn down the whole world to make this one safe’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - August 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Is There A Better Way To Fight Massive Wildfires?
Massive wildfires in Western states are rapidly depleting funds set aside to fight fires. At the same time, many experts argue our priorities are wrong — we should be spending more on prescribed burns, and less on fighting fires in unpopulated areas. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nathan Rott Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat shingles on the face
Shingles is a skin condition that is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. Shingles results in a painful rash that may also burn or itch. It typically appears on the torso but can develop on the face and affect the eyes. Treatments include antiviral drugs. Learn more about shingles on the face here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Shingles Source Type: news

California's Mendocino complex of fires now largest in state's history
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) California has been dealing with record breaking fires for the past month and they aren't even halfway through their fire season. The Mendocino Complex eclipsed last year's Thomas fire which burned 283,800 acres last December 2017 in Ventura and Santa Barbara. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 7, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Wildfires Continue To Burn Through California
Multiple wildfires are burning throughout California. The largest are the Carr Fire near Redding and the Mendocino County Complex Fire just north of Sonoma, Caif. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeremy I Siegel Source Type: news

Epidemiologic shifts for burn injury in Ethiopia from 2001 to 2016: implications for public health measures - Ready FL, Gebremedhem YD, Worku M, Mehta K, Eshte M, GoldenMerry YL, Nwariaku FE, Wolf SE, Phelan HA.
BACKGROUND: The last generation has seen Ethiopia, a low income country with a population of 100 million people, undergo a marked increase in urbanization and development. The effects of these demographic changes on the epidemiology of burn risk and therma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The lived experience and quality of life with burn scarring-the results from a large-scale online survey - Brewin MP, Homer SJ.
A large-scale online survey was designed to both inform and direct the development of an online community healthcare hub for people living with scarring. Focussed areas of questioning were generated to gather information on psychological symptoms, scar sup... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Starwatch: the Perseid meteors return for their annual display
Expect a good show over the weekend, when dust particles from the orbit of Comet Swift-Tuttle burn up (or even explode) in our atmosphereWidely regarded as the best meteor shower of the year, thePerseids will return to our skies this week. The peak activity from the shower is expected at the weekend, during the nights of 11-12 and 12-13 August. The chart shows the radiant of the meteors in the constellation Perseus at midnight on the second evening. Anything up to 60 or 70 meteors per hour will appear to streak across the sky from this point over the two nights. Occasionally, the shower can turn into an outburst when the h...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 5, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Stuart Clark Tags: Meteors Science Astronomy Space Comets Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: August 3, 2018
[Image from unsplash.com]From Esaote launching its new ultrasound device to Nipro’s Infraredx launching in Japan, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but thought were still worth mentioning. 1. Esaote launches new ultrasound devices Esaote announced in an Aug. 2 press release that it has launched its new MyLab X7, MyLab X6 and MyLab X5 ultrasound systems. The MyLab X7 offers faster and more reliable ultrasounds with intuitive usability and ergonomics. MyLab X5 has zero-click automatic that speeds up assessments and enhances image quality. 2. Bonesupport inks deal with MTF Biologics Bonesuppor...
Source: Mass Device - August 3, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: 510(k) Catheters Diagnostics Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Hospital Care Imaging Regulatory/Compliance Software / IT Ultrasound Bonesupport Esaote InfraReDx Inc. ivwatch MedTech Mindshare Medical Modulated Imaging MTF Bi Source Type: news

An analysis of reported dangerous incidents, exposures, and near misses amongst army soldiers - Schram B, Orr R, Rigby T, Pope R.
Occupational health and safety incidents occurring in the military context are of great concern to personnel and commanders. Incidents such as "dangerous incidents", "exposures", and "near misses" (as distinct from injuries, illnesses, and fatalities) indi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Doctors Who Can't Hack It
(MedPage Today) -- Are burnt-out MDs really just quitters? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Simulation of tunnel fire for evacuation safety assessment - Yamamoto K, Sawaguchi Y, Nishiki S.
When a fire breaks out in a tunnel, smoke diffuses widely in the direction of the ventilation airflow. As a result, the evacuation environment may not be sufficiently safe during a fire incident. When ventilation equipment in a tunnel is changed, the safet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Using experimental sprinkler actuation times to assess the performance of Fire Dynamics Simulator - Hopkin C, Spearpoint M, Bittern A.
This article considers the predictive capabilities of Fire Dynamics Simulator for sprinkler actuation time when benchmarked against data from a series of 22 enclosure experiments. Sensitivity analyses have been undertaken for grid size, conductivity factor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Response of stone wool-insulated building barriers under severe heating exposures - Andres B, Livkiss K, Hidalgo JP, van Hees P, Bisby L, Johansson N, Bhargava A.
This article presents the experimental results of stone wool-layered sandwich constructions, with either steel or gypsum claddings, tested under four different heating exposures: 7  kW/m2 incident radiant heat flux exposure, 60 kW/m2 incident radiant he... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Hologic CFO McMahon jumps ship to Agilent | Personnel Moves – August 1, 2018
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) said yesterday that its CFO Bob McMahon is leaving to take up a CFO role at Agilent Technologies. The Marlborough, Mass.-based company said that its current chief accounting officer Karleen Oberton has been lifted to CFO, effective today. “Bob has made tremendous contributions to Hologic over the last four years, and we wish him all the best in his new role. At the same time, we are excited to promote Karleen to CFO.  She has a deep knowledge of our business and people based on more than 12 years of experience at the company, and has been a great partner to our divisions.  She has b...
Source: Mass Device - August 1, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Agilent Technologies Inc. bectondickinson Bluewind Medical crbard Gynesonics Hologic ICON plc lineusmedical Medtronic Oticon Medical Repro Med Systems royalphilips Source Type: news

Electrical safety of suppressing wildfires near high-voltage transmission lines using water mist - Lu JZ, Chen BH, Fang Z, Hu J, Wang B, Wu C, Huang S.
Wildfires near transmission lines are important disasters that affect power transmission. Water mist is a highly efficient method for suppressing wildfires near electrical transmission lines, where it avoids line-tripping to ensure the safety of the grid. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Evolution of pool fire plume characteristics during the depressurization process of an aircraft cargo compartment - Li C, Yang R, Yao Y, Tao Z, Zhang H.
This article presents an experimental investigation on the pool fire plume characteristics in a full-scale depressurized aircraft cargo compartment. The effects of decreasing pressure and vent flow rate on the fire characteristics such as flame shape, flam... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

The effect of mass evacuation on infant feeding: the case of the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire - DeYoung SE, Chase J, Branco MP, Park B.
OBJECTIVEs We examine the ways in which the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire evacuation affected infant feeding. Our primary objective is to understand the decisions and perceptions of primary caregivers of children age 0-36 months who evacuated from Fort McMur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Innovative technique converts white fat to brown fat
Brown fat tissue in the body can burn enormous amounts of energy to generate heat, and studies in humans and animals have suggested that increasing the amount of healthy brown fat might help weight management and reduce symptoms of diabetes. However, how to safely and effectively increase brown fat has been a significant challenge for researchers. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - August 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Gaps in doctors ’ rotas is putting patients at risk
BMA report finds doctors under pressure Related items fromOnMedica GP numbers have fallen by 1,340 in just two years Scotland to introduce legal requirement on NHS staffing Over a third of nursing posts earmarked for cuts GPs warn government: fund service properly or it will collapse Junior doctors report widespread ‘burn out,’ survey shows (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - August 1, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Tamarack ’s GlideWear helps kids with painful skin condition
Photo by Alison Bents Photography for Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc. A company that makes ultra-low-friction fabric for people with burn injuries, amputations and pressure sores has launched a clothing line for children with a painful skin condition. Known as “butterfly children,” these patients have epidermolysis bullosa (EB), a rare genetic disorder in which their bodies do not produce a protein that would enable the skin to adhere to itself. Their extremely fragile skin blisters and tears from minor friction or trauma, making it seem as fragile as the wings of a butterfly. When officials with low-f...
Source: Mass Device - July 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Pediatrics Wound Care Tamarack Habilitation Technologies Inc. University of Minnesota Source Type: news

FDA warns on ‘ vaginal rejuvenation ’ procedures
FDA head Dr. Scott Gottlieb today released a statement warning about “vaginal rejuvenation” procedures intended to treat conditions related to menopause, urinary incontinence or sexual function, saying that the products used in the procedures “don’t have adequate evidence to support their use for this purpose.” Gottliebb said that the procedures use lasers or energy-based devices to destroy or reshape vaginal tissue, and while the FDA has approved such devices for treating serious conditions such as the destruction of abnormal or precancerous cervical or vaginal tissues, the devices and proced...
Source: Mass Device - July 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Women's Health Alma Lasers Cynosure Inc. InMode Aesthetic Solutions sciton Source Type: news

FDA Warning About Laser Devices for'Vaginal Rejuvenation'FDA Warning About Laser Devices for'Vaginal Rejuvenation '
The FDA has received numerous reports of vaginal burns, scarring, pain during sexual intercourse, and recurring or chronic pain following unapproved use of laser devices for'vaginal rejuvenation'.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Alert Source Type: news

Mother who burned her face on a barbeque makes incredible recovery
Regina Morelli Benford, from Rockwood, Pennsylvania, says her firefighter husband, Sheldon, 49, saved her life during the freak accident when she fell onto a red-hot grill 10 months ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vagina rejuvenating therapies 'pose serious risk'
These cosmetic procedures pose a serious risk of burns, scarring and recurring pain, warn experts. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Retrieval of leaf fuel moisture contents from hyperspectral indices developed from dehydration experiments - Cao Z, Wang Q.
Fuel moisture content (FMC) is a critical parameter in fire behavior prediction. Although remote sensing is an efficient way to estimate the spatial and temporal variations of FMC, most of the existing spectral indices are oriented to live fuels. Estimatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Secondary disasters and toxicological effects of fire - Bulut M.
A disaster is a serious disruption of the functioning of a community. Secondary disasters often occur following the destructive disasters, such as flood, fire, explosion and diffuse of poison gas, etc. Harmful substances enter the body via respire, contami... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news