What happens after school? Linking Latino adolescents' activities and exposure to community violence - Ceballo R, Cranford JA, Alers-Rojas F, Jocson RM, Kennedy TM.
Although community violence and the deleterious behavioral and psychological consequences that are associated with exposure to community violence persist as serious public health concerns, identifying malleable factors that increase or decrease adolescents... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Visual hallucinations after a Russell's viper bite - Senthilkumaran S, Rizwan T, Elangovan N, Usman MS, Menezes RG, Thirumalaikolundusubramanian P.
We report a case of Russell's viper bite in an otherwise healthy 55-y-old woman who presented to a hospital in south India with established clinical features of systemic and local envenomation, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Violent behavior prior to admission is not a factor in further prolonged length of stay: a retrospective cohort study in a Japanese psychiatric hospital - Kinoshita H, Kuroki N, Okada T.
This study assessed the hypothesis that violent behavior prior to admission prolongs psychiatric hospitalization and evaluated the likelihood of hospital discharge to a community care setting based on demographic and clinical factors, with an e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Unsupervised assessment of balance and falls risk using a smartphone and machine learning - Greene BR, McManus K, Ader LGM, Caulfield B.
Assessment of health and physical function using smartphones (mHealth) has enormous potential due to the ubiquity of smartphones and their potential to provide low cost, scalable access to care as well as frequent, objective measurements, outside of clinic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Uterine fibroids and incidence of depression, anxiety and self-directed violence: a cohort study - Chiuve SE, Huisingh C, Petruski-Ivleva N, Owens C, Kuohung W, Wise LA.
BACKGROUND: Depression and anxiety are prevalent among women with uterine fibroids (UF). The rate of mental health diagnoses in women with UF has not been studied. METHODS: Women aged 18-50 years with diagnosed UF were identified in the Optum Clinf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Why some parents made firearms more accessible during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic: results from a national study - Sokol RL, Marineau L, Zimmerman MA, Rupp LA, Cunningham RM, Carter PM.
The objective of this study was  to assess parents' firearm storage behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic and characterize reasons why some parents made their firearms more accessible during this time. In June-July 2020, the study team conducted the FACTS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Validity and risk factor analysis for helicopter emergency medical services in Japan: a pilot study - Yamada N, Kitagawa Y, Yoshida T, Nachi S, Okada H, Ogura S.
BACKGROUND: Some emergency departments use triage scales, such as the Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale and Japan Urgent Stroke Triage Score, to detect life-threatening situations. However, these protocols have not been used for aeromedical services. Theref... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The venom of the scorpion Centruroides limpidus, which causes the highest number of stings in Mexico, is neutralized by two recombinant antibody fragments - Fern ández-Taboada G, Riaño-Umbarila L, Olvera-Rodríguez A, Gómez-Ramírez IV, Losoya-Uribe LF, Becerril B.
Phage display and directed evolution have made it possible to generate recombinant antibodies in the format of single chain variable fragments (scFvs) capable of neutralizing different toxins and venoms of Mexican scorpions. Despite having managed to neutr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

We are the researched, the researchers, and the discounted: the experiences of drug user activists as researchers - Simon C, Brothers S, Strichartz K, Coulter A, Voyles N, Herdlein A, Vincent L.
In this commentary, activists from Urban Survivors Union, the United States national drug users union, discuss our experiences conducting research on methadone clinic adoption of relaxed SAMHSA guidelines during the COVID-19 epidemic. In particular, we foc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

What undergraduates want in campus sexual assault prevention programming: findings from a formative research study - Philyaw-Kotov ML, Walton MA, Brenneman B, Gleckman-Krut M, Davis AK, Bonar EE.
OBJECTIVE: Campus sexual assault (SA) prevention programs are widely implemented, despite few having strong empirical support. To inform the development and refinement of prevention programs, we collected pilot qualitative data to capture undergraduates' p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Using psychedelics with therapeutic intent is associated with lower shame and complex trauma symptoms in adults with histories of child maltreatment - Healy CJ, Lee KA, D'Andrea W.
BACKGROUND: Child maltreatment negatively affects the formation of internal schemata of self and other during development, leading to negative adaptations in self-concept and social cognition. Clinical reports suggest the efficacy of psychedelics in treati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Using a community-based system dynamics approach for understanding inclusion and wellbeing: a case study of special needs education in an eastern African refugee camp - Werner K, St Arnold G, Crea TM.
BACKGROUND: Children with disabilities face unique challenges in humanitarian aid settings and education may provide protective measures against abuse and exploitation. There are growing calls for inclusive education of children with disabilities in formal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

"Why can't you sit still?"The effect of daily physical activity on childhood inattention/hyperactivity and the educational gender gap - Chen K, Phipps S.
Despite the compelling evidence of the long-run consequences of childhood inattention/hyperactivity and harmful side effects of stimulant medication, relatively little is known about accessible non-pharmacological options to reduce inattentive/hyperactive ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

"White people stress me out all the time": Black students define racial trauma - Hargons CN, Malone N, Montique C, Dogan J, Stuck J, Meiller C, Sanchez A, Sullivan QA, Bohmer C, Curvey R, Woods I, Tyler K, Oluokun J, Stevens-Watkins D.
OBJECTIVE: Using a constructivist-interpretivist paradigm and a Black feminist qualitative framework, this study investigated how Black students at a predominantly White university in the southeast defined racial trauma. METHOD: A purposive sample ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Anxiety-Related Adverse Events After Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Anxiety-Related Adverse Events After Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine
Syncope and other anxiety-related events occur more often after receipt of Janssen COVID-19 vaccination compared to the influenza vaccination, according to this CDC report.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Protecting Plants Will Protect People and the Planet
By Barbara WellsROME, Jul 26 2021 (IPS) Back-to-back droughts followed by plagues of locusts have pushed over a million people in southern Madagascar to the brink of starvation in recent months. In the worst famine in half a century, villagers have sold their possessions and are eating the locusts, raw cactus fruits, and wild leaves to survive. Barbara WellsInstead of bringing relief, this year’s rains were accompanied by warm temperatures that created the ideal conditions for infestations of fall armyworm, which destroys mainly maize, one of the main food crops of sub-Saharan Africa. Drought and famine are not stra...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Barbara Wells Tags: Africa Biodiversity Climate Change COVID-19 Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Natural Re Source Type: news

Anxiety, depression, burnout rising as college students prepare to return to campus
(MediaSource) A new survey led by The Ohio State University's Office of the Chief Wellness Officer finds students are excited to get back to campus after a long and difficult year. But the trauma of the pandemic is still affecting their mental health. The survey found anxiety, depression and burnout are all on the rise among students, even as they find normalcy again. Those issues have also led to increases in unhealthy coping mechanisms. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Goal-setting and positive parent-child relationships reduce risk of youth vaping
(University of Pittsburgh) Adolescents who set goals for their future and those with strong parental support are less likely to use e-cigarettes and other tobacco products, according to a new survey of nearly 2,500 high school students. The findings suggests that strategies to prevent youth vaping may be different from what works to dissuade youth from smoking cigarettes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New research identifies cancer types with little survival improvements in adolescents and young adul
(Wiley) Survival rates for adolescents and young adults diagnosed with cancer have varied considerably depending on cancer type. A new study indicates that survival for multiple cancer types in such patients has improved in recent years, but some patients diagnosed with common cancer types still show limited survival improvements. The results are published by Wiley early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Tokyo Olympics COVID-19 Countermeasures May Be Falling Short
Holding an Olympics during a pandemic was never going to be easy, and the Tokyo Organizing Committee consulted with numerous public health experts and invested in tracking app systems to help curb the spread of the virus within the Olympic community. But despite these strict countermeasures, an imperfect system and practical issues in compelling thousands of people from around to world to comply with often intense and inconvenient protocols are already leading to lapses that are opening the door for SARS-CoV-2, and in particular its Delta variants, to spark new infections that could quickly flare up into clusters of cases....
Source: TIME: Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park/Tokyo Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Tokyo Olympics Source Type: news

How to live longer: The best type of reading to gain 'a survival advantage'
PRESTIGIOUS research from Yale University of Public Health suggests that reading could add years to your life. However, certain publications could be more beneficial than others. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study on prevalence of suicidal ideation and risk factors of suicide among patients visiting psychiatric OPD at Shree Birendra Hospital, Kathmandu Nepal - Katuwal N, Shrestha DB, Adhikari SP, Oli PR, Budhathoki P, Amatya R, Pradhan M, Adhikari B.
INTRODUCTION: Suicide is a global public health issue. Several environmental, psychosocial, behavioral factors along with physical, sexual, and emotional abuse have been associated with suicidal ideation and attempts. Childhood physical, sexual abuse, and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of likely major depressive disorder among the adult population in Ghana during the COVID-19 pandemic - Adu MK, Wallace LJ, Lartey KF, Arthur J, Oteng KF, Dwomoh S, Owusu-Antwi R, Larsen-Reindorf R, Agyapong VIO.
BACKGROUND: Emerging research suggests that the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and associated public health restrictions have caused psychological distress in many contexts. In order for public health authorities and policy makers to effecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Using general-purpose sentiment lexicons for suicide risk assessment in electronic health records: corpus-based analysis - Bittar A, Velupillai S, Roberts A, Dutta R.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a serious public health issue, accounting for 1.4% of all deaths worldwide. Current risk assessment tools are reported as performing little better than chance in predicting suicide. New methods for studying dynamic features in electr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Informing resilience building: FAO's Surveillance Evaluation Tool (SET) Biothreat Detection Module will help assess national capacities to detect agro-terrorism and agro-crime - Vasconcelos Gioia G, Lamielle G, Aguanno R, ElMasry I, Mouill é B, De Battisti C, Angot A, Ewann F, Sivignon A, Donachie D, Rozov O, Bonbon, Poudevigne F, VonDobschuetz S, Plée L, Kalpravidh W, Sumption K.
Attacks using animal pathogens can have devastating socioeconomic, public health and national security consequences. The livestock sector has some inherent vulnerabilities which put it at risk to the deliberate or accidental spread of disease. The growing ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Legal, ethical, and wider implications of suicide risk detection systems in social media platforms - Celedonia KL, Corrales Compagnucci M, Minssen T, Lowery Wilson M.
Suicide remains a problem of public health importance worldwide. Cognizant of the emerging links between social media use and suicide, social media platforms, such as Facebook, have developed automated algorithms to detect suicidal behavior. While seemingl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Analysis of traffic crashes and violations in a developing country - Shaaban K, Siam A, Badran A.
Traffic safety is a major public health concern in Qatar, a developing country in the Middle East. The purpose of this study was to investigate the characteristics of traffic violations and crashes in Qatar, identify their trends, and describe the patterns... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The birth of a new suicidology journal: the Journal of Suicide Prevention [editorial] - Razaeian M.
I am delighted to write the first editorial for the first issue of the Journal of Suicide Prevention(JSP). It should be remembered that suicidal behavior is amongst one of the most important public health topics all over the world. Worldwide suicide is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

The limitations of hospital and law enforcement databases in characterizing the epidemiology of firearm injury - Miller KR, Egger ME, Pike A, Burden J, Bozeman MC, Franklin GA, Nash NA, Smith JW, Harbrecht BG, Benns MV.
BACKGROUND: Current data on the epidemiology of firearm injury in the United States are incomplete. Common sources include hospital, law enforcement, consumer, and public health databases, but each database has limitations that exclude injury subgroups. By... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Polygenic risk for major depression is associated with lifetime suicide attempt in US soldiers independent of personal and parental history of major depression - Stein MB, Jain S, Campbell-Sills L, Ware EB, Choi KW, He F, Ge T, Gelernter J, Smoller JW, Kessler RC, Ursano RJ.
Suicide is a major public health problem. The contribution of common genetic variants for major depressive disorder (MDD) independent of personal and parental history of MDD has not been established. Polygenic risk score (using PRS-CS) for MDD was calculat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Letter to the editor: Ocular surface injury following alcohol-based hand sanitizer use in Covid-19 prevention - Becker CU, Salom ão G, Serapião M, Manetta A, Nascimento H, Belfort Junior R.
The identification of SARS-CoV-2 has led to severe worldwide public health challenges(1). The pandemic has greatly increased the demand for hand disinfectants, especially for alcohol-based hand sanitizers (ABHS)(2). Recent studies have revealed that AB... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Dying in a foreign land: a study of completed suicides among foreign workers in Singapore - Chiu MYL, Ghoh C, Wong C, Wong KL.
Suicide is a public health issue that impacts a nation's resident and non-resident populations alike. Singapore has one of the largest non-resident (work permit holder) populations in the world, yet very little attention has been given to examining suicide... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Preliminary safety evaluation of self-driving, low-speed shuttle - Shi YF, Bartlett AP, Dmowski R, Duchscherer D, He Q, Qiao C, Sadek AW.
This study conducted a preliminary evaluation of the technical feasibility, safety, and reliability of usi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Proposal AHP method for increasing the security level in the railway station - Szatm ári M.
Railway stations are objects that have a social significance because they provide services to customers and passengers of rail transport. There is a high frequency of movement of people in their premises and their near surroundings, but at the same time, i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Quantifying the relative influence of railway hump classification yard performance factors - Tyler Dick C.
Single-railcar freight shipments that move in multiple freight trains and are sorted at several classification yards between origin and destination remain an important source of traffic and revenue for North American railways. Despite the role of both main... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Reduction of pedestrian accidents - automated road vehicles - Zavodjan čík T, Kasanický G, Demčáková L.
The number of traffic accidents is decreasing thanks to measures taken by the government and also by car manufacturers. However, despite the measures, thousands of people die on the roads every year. The most vulnerable group of road users are pedestrians.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Reexamining pedestrian crossing warrants based on vehicular delay at urban arterial midblock sections under mixed traffic conditions - Golakiya HD, Dhamaniya A.
Pedestrian crossing activity at unmarked crosswalks on urban roads in developing countries like India is a common phenomenon. Pedestrians used to cross the road at their place of interest to access residential and commercial land use. Such crossing operati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Research on improving NVH performance of automobile side door glass in use based on 6 sigma method - Ma C, Shi D, Wang M, He D, Li C, Yu X.
Automobile side door glass squeaks and rattles during use. This abnormal noise can make the driver and occupants irritable and reduce the comfort of the automobile. This reduces the sales of this automobile. This paper analyzes and determines the cause of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Research on self-balancing system of autonomous vehicles based on queuing theory - Li H, Wang J, Bai G, Hu X.
In order to explore the changes that autonomous vehicles on the road would bring to the current traffic and make full use of the intelligent features of autonomous vehicles, the article defines a self-balancing system of autonomous vehicles. Based on queui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

RFID tags at the operation of fire stations - Galko I, Kuffa R, Magdolenov á P, Svetlík J, Velas A.
Speed, efficiency, and reliability are the key characteristics of virtually any process or system in today's world, so they cannot be missing even in the protection of the highest value - human life. These assumptions should not be missing even in cases of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Road pricing adaptation to era of autonomous and shared autonomous vehicles: perspective of Brazil, Jordan, and Azerbaijan - Shatanawi M, Ghadi M, M észáros F.
The advent of autonomous vehicles as a major player in the automotive market in the near future is highly expected because of its benefits in terms of safety features, comfort level, utilization of travel time, energy consumption, traffic throughput and ac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Exploring the spatial impacts of human activities on urban traffic crashes using multi-source big data - Bao J, Yang Z, Zeng W, Shi X.
Traffic crashes are geographical events, and their spatial patterns are strongly linked to the regional characteristics of road network, sociodemography, and human activities. Different human activities may have different impacts on traffic exposures, traf... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Factors contributing to operating speeds on arterial roads by context classifications - Mahmoud N, Abdel-Aty M, Cai Q.
The aim of this study was to evaluate and identify the factors influencing operating speed considering context classification. The study focused on three context classifications: C3R-Suburban Residential, C3C-Suburban Commercial, and C4-Urban General. Tobi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Failure of friction brake components against rapid braking process: a review on potential challenges and developments - Aulia Putra MR, Pratama PS, Prabowo AR.
The braking system is a vital component for high-speed vehicles. A better braking system will improve safety while driving. In general, the braking system used a friction principle. The friction appears between the disk pad and disk rotor. The friction on ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Identifying the weaker function links in the hazardous chemicals road transportation system in China - Ma L, Ma X, Zhang J, Yang Q, Wei K.
Safety of the hazardous chemicals road transportation system (HCRTS) is an important, complex, social, and environmental sensitive problem. The complexity, dynamics, and multi-link features of HCRTS have made it necessary to think beyond traditional risk a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Implementation of new technologies to improve safety of road transport - Tonhauser M, Ristvej J.
The ongoing fourth industrial revolution will fundamentally change the way we live and work. In some areas, innovation are wide spread and visible. In others, more traditional ones like transport safety, the progress is much slower. In this paper, we revie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Investigation of track geometry defects on a heavy-haul railway line - Khajehei H, Soleimanmeigouni I, Ahmadi A, Nissen A, Kumar U.
This paper presents an in-depth case study of a heavy-haul railway line in Sweden to analyze the twist and longitudinal level geometry defects. A linear model was applied to model the evolution of the amplitude of the longitudinal level defects and twist o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

IoT-based Data Acquisition Unit for aircraft and road vehicle - Andel J, Šimák V, Škultéty F, Nemec D.
This paper describes the development of a Data Acquisition Unit (DAU). The device is primarily designed for light aircraft; however, it allows data collection from road vehicles (equipped with Bluetooth module to measure the engine and vehicle data from on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Is the built-environment at origin, on route, and at destination associated with bicycle commuting? A gender-informed approach - Higuera-Mendieta D, Uriza PA, Cabrales SA, Medaglia AL, Guzman LA, Sarmiento OL.
This study aimed to assess commuting in Bogot á by (1) analyzing the gender-specific trend of the standa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Self harm: suturing of lips - Mart ínez-Carpio PA, Alvarez M, Fortea R, Bedoya Del Campillo A.
Self harm is the intentional direct injury of one's own body without suicidal intention. It is regarded as a non-verbal form of communication used to express suffering. Self injury can also be understood as a way of releasing feelings of anger, rage or emo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news