The influence of traffic environment on collision risk assessment based on right-turn driving behavior at intersections - Yoshitake H, Kawaguchi A, Kawamura H, Murata K, Soma T, Shino M.
In this study, the influence of traffic environment on collision risk assessed by driving behavior indices of right turns at intersections were investigated. A driving simulator (DS) experiment and a risk simulation using the data obtained in the DS experi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Damage control surgery for grade IV blunt hepatic injury with multiple organ damage in a child: a case report - Soma J, Ishii D, Miyagi H, Ishii S, Motoki K, Kawabata H, Ishitoya S, Hagiwara M, Kokita N, Hirasawa M.
BACKGROUND: Intra-abdominal hemorrhage caused by blunt hepatic injury is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with abdominal trauma. Some of these patients require laparotomy, and rapid decision-making and life-saving surgery are essential.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Bethel Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Opioids
FDA OCI, James Bannister, Bethel VT, guilty, plea, conspiracy, distribute, possess controlled substances, opioids, Tapentadol, Tramadol, international, drug trafficking, operation, mailboxes, shipments, misbranded, pharmaceutical drugs, Carisoprodol, muscle relaxant, Schedule II, Schedule III, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - December 10, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Encanto ’ Leads Sluggish Offshore Studio Weekend; ‘House Of Gucci’ Fashionable
Refresh for latest..: We’re in a sort of holding pattern at the international box office, as big year-end titles are still in the wings. This weekend was all about holdover business — and som… #encanto #houseofgucci (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 and child marriage in Bangladesh: emergency call to action - Hossain MJ, Soma MA, Bari MS, Emran TB, Islam MR.
The social burden of Bangladesh's already prevalent child marriage problem has further flared up amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We aim to briefly report on the current scenario of underage marriage in Bangladesh from available sources and highlight co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Traumatic pediatric tracheal rupture after blunt force sporting injury: case report and review of the literature - Taylor A, Menon S, Grant P, Currie B, Soma M.
OBJECTIVE: This paper presents the case of a traumatic tracheal rupture in a pediatric patient. The body of literature of the clinical features, evaluation, and management of this uncommon presentation is discussed. CASE: A 13-year-old boy sustained an int... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The fight for healthcare equity after COVID-19
Yale physician Cecelia Calhoun ’21 and SOM’s Howard Forman discuss the challenge of addressing the impact of systemic racism on the health of Black Americans. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 8, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Bessemer Couple Sentenced for Producing Fake Prescription Drugs
FDA OCI, Earnest Coleman, Tashana Sims, sentence, pill presses, fake prescription drugs, punches, dies, plates, defraud, mislead, powders, dyes, China, acetaminophen, fentanyl, heroin, paverine, fake Lortab, fake Adderall, fake Soma, fake Xanax, fake Ecstasy, fake Oxycodone, fake OxyContin, opioids, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - May 12, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Houston Cocktail: driving under influence of hydrocodone, alprazolam, and carisoprodol - Lee D, Stout P, Egdorf D.
Concurrent use of opioids, benzodiazepines, and skeletal muscle relaxants potentiates the drug effect and respiratory depression via interactions of μ-opioid and GABA(A) receptors. In the early 2000s when abuse of prescription drugs began to spike, a pote... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Mobility performance impacts mortality risk in community-dwelling healthy older adults in Japan: a prospective observational study - Otsuka H, Kobayashi H, Suzuki K, Hayashi Y, Ikeda J, Kushimoto M, Hara M, Abe M, Kato K, Soma M.
This study aims to investigate the association between TUG time and mortality in Japanese older persons and to clarify possible moderation effects on mortali... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Collaborative research and knowledge translation on road crashes in Burkina Faso: the police perspective 18  months on - Dagenais C, Proulx M, Mc Sween-Cadieux E, Nikiema A, Bonnet E, Ridde V, Somé PA.
In this commentary, we present a follow-up of two articles published in 2017 and 2018 about road traffic crashes, which is an important public health issue in Africa and Burkina Faso. The first article reported on a research project, conducted in partner... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Visual information of vehicle velocity acquired by pedestrians involved in road crossing accidents - Yokoya Y, Soma H.
This paper describes a geometric optical relationship between the perceived visual information of approaching vehicles by pedestrians who intend to cross the road and the factors underlying pedestrian accidents in Japan. We create a model based on this vis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Boosting treatments for metastatic melanoma
(University of Cincinnati) University of Cincinnati clinician-scientist Soma Sengupta, MD, PhD, says that new findings from her and Daniel Pomeranz Krummel's, PhD, team might have identified a treatment-boosting drug to enhance effectiveness of therapies for metastatic cancer and make them less toxic, giving patients a fighting chance at survival and improved quality of life. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 5, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

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Source: ScienceNOW - November 5, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Stern, P. Tags: twil Source Type: news

Former Norfolk Doctor Sentenced for Role in Internet Pharmacy Organization
Norfolk VA, physician, sentence, internet pharmacy, Lawrence Ryan, forfeit, controlled substance, misbranded, drug, RX Limited, fioricet, butalbital, carisoprodol, soma, tramadol, ultram, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - June 24, 2020 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news