New PGAP release with Singularity, no-internet option, and Taxonomy Check
A new version of the Prokaryotic Genome Annotation Pipeline (PGAP) with several important features is now available on Github. In response to several requests we have added the option of running PGAP with Singularity, Podman or any other Docker-compatible executable … Continue reading → (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - February 20, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New genome annotation PGAP prokaryotic genome annotation Source Type: news

There are no FDA-approved drugs to treat #COVID19 or other coronaviruses. Products claiming otherwise should be reported to FDA. #COVID19Fraud #coronavirus https://www.fda.gov/safety/report-problem-fda/reporting-unlawful-sales-medical-products-internet   …
There are no FDA-approved drugs to treat #COVID19 or other coronaviruses. Products claiming otherwise should be reported to FDA. #COVID19Fraud #coronavirus https://www.fda.gov/safety/report-problem-fda/reporting-unlawful-sales-medical-products-internet … (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 20, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SteveFDA) Source Type: news

Would we still have power and water if we had a massive coronavirus quarantine in the US?
(Natural News) How long do you think a pandemic quarantine could go on with power, running water, the internet, and trash pick-up continuing to run as normal? (Article by Selco Begovic and Daisy Luther republished from TheOrganicPrepper.com) If Covid-19 (also known as the Wuhan coronavirus or nCoV-2019) were to spread where you live as it... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In an Internet vacuum, private securities companies prosper in the 'new wild west'
(University of Portsmouth) A 'quiet' revolution in unregulated areas of the internet has led to the emergence of a new private security industry, according to latest research from the University of Portsmouth. Often described as the " new wild west " , criminals see new opportunities online, with this latest study showing how individuals and organisations are now taking the law into their own hands in order to protect themselves. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Corruption Worse Than Ebola, Coronavirus - Anti-Graft Boss
[Vanguard] Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, yesterday said that the commission arrested about 500 suspected internet fraudsters within six months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

China turns to internet for food supplies amid virus fears
Demand for online food vendors has surged since China’s government told the public to stay home as part of the most sweeping anti-disease controls ever imposed (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Video Chats and Ordering In: Coronavirus Quarantine With a Smartphone
This is not your grandmother ’s quarantine. People are confined and afraid, but their virtual lives have been largely uninterrupted. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Richtel Tags: Epidemics Instant Messaging Social Media Mobile Applications Computers and the Internet Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Smartphones Anxiety and Stress WeChat (Mobile App) Twitter China your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Price Hikes Have Patients Turning to Craigslist for Insulin, Asthma Inhalers
TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 -- Maybe you've gone to Craigslist to find a used car or a secondhand couch, but imagine having to turn to the internet to pay for lifesaving drugs. It's already happening: A new study found that hundreds of ads were placed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cost-utility of internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy in unipolar depression: a Markov model simulation - Baumann M, Stargardt T, Frey S.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Unipolar depression is the most common form of depression and demand for treatment, such as psychotherapy, is high. However, waiting times for psychotherapy often considerably exceed their recommended maximum. As a potentially les... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The Guardian view on Boris Johnson ’s government: eugenicists not wanted | Editorial
The press – and opponents within and without the Tory party – have brought Dominic Cummings to heel. But his mission remains the pursuit of polarising politics.Dominic Cummings, the chief special adviser to the prime minister, thinks the answer to Britain ’s problems is hiring brilliant people to work outside of bureaucratic constraints. He may be right, but not if one of his first hires as a“weirdo and misfit” to join him in No 10 is anything to go by.Andrew Sabisky quit after it emerged he was not a wunderkind but a rightwing provocateur who promoted ideas about eugenics cloaked in the sham ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 17, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Editorial Tags: Boris Johnson Dominic Cummings Politics Conservatives Grant Shapps Race Science Source Type: news

Coronavirus: 99 more cases confirmed on cruise ship - live news
Diamond Princess evacuations begin as Japan warns outbreak ‘entering new phase’. Follow latest updatesRussian court orders woman who fled quarantine back to hospitalWhat is coronavirus and what should I do if I have symptoms?Tokyo marathon cancels mass race over coronavirus scareShare your experiences5.23pmGMTChina ’s president Xi Jinping spelled out his plan to contain the coronavirus crisis at a meeting of the core Chinese leadership today, Reuters reports.In the speech, Xi admitted there were “shortcomings” in China’s emergency response systems and said local officials would be punish...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 17, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now), Aamna Mohdin and Alison Rourke (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Japan Hong Kong Australia news Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Science World news Source Type: news

Offense-supportive cognitions expressed by men who use internet to sexually exploit children: a thematic analysis - Paquette S, Cortoni F.
Although offense-supportive cognitions are related to the maintenance of contact sexual offending behavior, it is unknown whether this finding also applies to online sexual offending behavior. A few studies have examined the cognitions of men convicted for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Investigating Google's suicide-prevention efforts in celebrity suicides using agent-based testing: a cross-national study in four European countries - Arendt F, Haim M, Scherr S.
RATIONALE: Google can act as a "gatekeeper" for individuals who seek suicide-related information online (e.g., "how to kill oneself"). The search engine displays a "suicide-prevention result" (SPR) at the very top of some suicide-related search results. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Roger Stone files emergency appeal for new trial after discovering that lead juror in his case was anti-Trump hack who referred to president KKK member
(Natural News) Stung by special counsel Robert Mueller’s politicized prosecution and an outsized sentencing recommendation by four rogue prosecutors, longtime GOP operative and presidential ally Roger Stone is seeking a new trial after discovering the lead juror was a Democratic congressional candidate who hates President Donald Trump. Lawyer and Internet sleuth “Techno-Fog” posted a tweet... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5-year-old boy with cerebral palsy takes first steps without walker
Marick Williams Jr., a 5-year-old who has cerebral palsy, took his first steps without a walker two months after undergoing surgery. The boy's mother posted video of his accomplishment on Facebook, and he has become an internet sensation. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smart mobility and public transport: opportunities and challenges in rural and urban areas - Porru S, Misso FE, Pani FE, Repetto C.
Demographic changes in peripheral areas are pressuring the regional public transport systems to adopt innovative strategies. The employment of internet of things (IoT) technologies has proven to be a valid response to mobility challenges in rural areas, an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Trudeau called ‘most dangerous man in Canadian political history’ for plan to regulate online news
(Natural News) Warnings continue to multiply over the “insane” and “invasive” report that recommends Canada’s Liberal government register and regulate internet media content providers. (Article by Lianne Laurence republished from LifeSiteNews.com) A number of commentators in and outside Canada denounced the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review (BTLR) panel’s report released last week as a “breathtaking” and unprecedented plan to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Physical violence against doctors: a content analysis from online indian newspapers - Madhivanan A, Venugopal V, Dongre AR.
Violence against doctors, which are frequently reported in newspapers, has intimidatingly increased all over the world including India. As per the World Health Organization (WHO), health workers suffer from physical violence between 8% and 38% at some ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Janssen Announces Submission to U.S. FDA for New DARZALEX ® (Daratumumab)-Based Combination Regimen for Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma
RARITAN, NJ, February 10, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the submission of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval of DARZALEX® (daratumumab) in combination with Kyprolis® (carfilzomib) and dexamethasone (DKd) for relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. The sBLA is supported by results from the Phase 3 CANDOR study, which compared treatment with DKd to carfilzomib and dexamethasone (Kd) in patients with multiple myeloma who relapsed after one to three prior lines of therapy. “W...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Blockchain-based reputation for intelligent transportation systems - H îrţan LA, Dobre C, González-Vélez H.
A disruptive technology often used in finance, Internet of Things (IoT) and healthcare, blockchain can reach consensus within a decentralised network-potentially composed of large amounts of unreliable nodes-and to permanently and irreversibly store data i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Roche provides topline results from investigator-led Phase II/III trial with gantenerumab in rare inherited form of Alzheimer ’s disease
Basel, 10 February 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the gantenerumab arm of the Phase II/III DIAN-TU-001 study did not meet its primary endpoint in people who have an early-onset, inherited form of Alzheimer ’s disease (AD). This form of AD, known as autosomal dominant AD (ADAD), accounts for less than 1% of all cases of the disease.1 The study, sponsored by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, US, did not show a significant slowing of the rate of cognitive decline in people treated with investigational medicine gantenerumab as measured by the novel DIAN Multivariate Co...
Source: Roche Media News - February 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche provides topline results from investigator-led Phase II/III trial with gantenerumab in rare inherited form of Alzheimer ’s disease
Basel, 10 February 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the gantenerumab arm of the Phase II/III DIAN-TU-001 study did not meet its primary endpoint in people who have an early-onset, inherited form of Alzheimer ’s disease (AD). This form of AD, known as autosomal dominant AD (ADAD), accounts for less than 1% of all cases of the disease.1 The study, sponsored by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, US, did not show a significant slowing of the rate of cognitive decline in people treated with investigational medicine gantenerumab as measured by the novel DIAN Multivariate Co...
Source: Roche Investor Update - February 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Showtime's
OBJECTIVE: The Rashomon effect explores point of view in storytelling, and the subjectivity of even honest narratives is based on point of view. In 1950, Rashomon was the first film to explore this. Currently, The Affair explores the differen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

The Coronavirus Outbreak Should Bring Out the Best in Humanity
Pandemics are perversely democratic. They’re nasty, lethal and sneaky, but they don’t discriminate. No matter your age, ethnicity, religion, gender, or nation, you’re a part of the pathogenic constituency. That shared vulnerability, and the resulting human collectivism—a universal response to a universal threat—is newly and vividly evident in the face of the now-global outbreak of the novel coronavirus known as 2019-nCoV. As of writing, there have been over 30,000 diagnosed cases and over 630 related deaths. A virus that emerged in a single city, Wuhan, China—indeed, in a single crowded ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized 2019-nCoV Infectious Disease Source Type: news

Effects of exposure to multiple, graphic suicide news articles on explicit and implicit measures of suicide risk - Williams CL, Gauthier JM, Witte TK.
Research has examined suicide-related behaviors following exposure to suicide news articles, yet only a handful of studies utilized experimental designs. We aimed to address the limitations of these prior experimental studies by utilizing more realistic su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Political elite may have already been vaccinated against coronavirus
(Natural News) A recent interview with Dr. Francis Boyle that was conducted by Geopolitics & Empire‘s Hrvoje Mori is making waves across the internet because the suggestion was made that there’s actually a vaccine ready for novel coronavirus, and the political elite may have already received it. It’s almost undeniable at this point that novel... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

W.H.O. Fights a Pandemic Besides Coronavirus: an ‘Infodemic’
Working with the big tech companies, the U.N. health agency has made strides in combating rumors and falsehoods on the internet about the new infection. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Richtel Tags: your-feed-science Social Media Rumors and Misinformation Online Advertising Computers and the Internet Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Medicine and Health World Health Organization Facebook Inc Pinterest Google Inc Twitter Source Type: news

A systematic literature review of the relationship between dark personality traits and antisocial online behaviours - Moor L, Anderson JR.
The sub-clinical personality traits of narcissism, psychopathy, Machiavellianism, and everyday sadism (i.e., the dark triad/tetrad) are known to predict subversive behaviours. Given increases in the prevalence of social media and internet use, and the grow... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The analysis of self-mutilation in adolescence based on the theory of mentalization: from Sukhvinder in the novel 'Casual vacancy' - Oh MA, Park C, Lee YJ, Hong M, Han JH, Oh SH, Park JH, Bahn GH.
Objectives: Adolescence involves a number of developmental processes, as well as unique psychological characteristics and behaviors. An increased rate of internet and game addictions, school violence, and suicide may either represent aspects of adolescenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

China, Desperate to Stop Coronavirus, Turns Neighbor Against Neighbor
The authorities hunt for people from Wuhan, the center of the outbreak, encouraging citizens to inform on others. Even those without symptoms are being ostracized. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paul Mozur Tags: China Wuhan (China) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Surveillance of Citizens by Government Computers and the Internet Epidemics Source Type: news

Elon Musk's SpaceX clears first hurdle to Australian broadband market
Communications regulator allows Starlink satellites over Australian airspace, but Foxtel objectsElon Musk ’s SpaceX satellite broadband service has taken its first step into the Australian market. The communications regulator has added the company to a list of satellite operators allowed over Australian airspace.But Foxtel has raised concerns the service might conflict with its subscription TV service.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 4, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Josh Taylor Tags: National broadband network (NBN) SpaceX Elon Musk Australia news Internet Foxtel Source Type: news

This uncanny AI can guess what you look like by analyzing voice recordings
(Natural News) Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are working on an AI project that can accurately map what people look like just by analyzing voice recordings from the internet. The researchers published their first paper on the project: “Speech2Face: Learning the Face behind a Voice.” The researchers trained the AI neural networks using millions... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are digital interventions effective in reducing suicidal ideation and self-harm? A systematic review - Stefanopoulou E, Hogarth H, Taylor M, Russell-Haines K, Lewis D, Larkin J.
Background: There is a significant lack of outcomes research examining the effectiveness of digital interventions for reducing suicidal ideation and self-harm.Aims: To systematically review the effectiveness of digital interventions for reduc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Furthering open science in behavior analysis: an introduction and tutorial for using GitHub in research - Gilroy SP, Kaplan BA.
Open and transparent practices in scholarly research are increasingly encouraged by academic journals and funding agencies. Various elements of behavior analytic research are communicated transparently, though it is not common practice to archive study mat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Outcomes of online mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for patients with residual depressive symptoms: a randomized clinical trial - Segal ZV, Dimidjian S, Beck A, Boggs JM, Vanderkruik R, Metcalf CA, Gallop R, Felder JN, Levy J.
IMPORTANCE: Patients with residual depressive symptoms face a gap in care because few resources, to date, are available to manage the lingering effects of their illness. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness for treating residual depressive symp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Science communication is needed to inform risk perception and action of stakeholders - Requier F, Fournier A, Rome Q, Darrouzet E.
Stakeholders are critical environmental managers in human-dominated landscapes. In some contexts, stakeholders can be forced to personally act following their own observations and risk perception instead of science recommendation. In particular, biological... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Suicide, stigma, and utilizing social media platforms to gauge public perceptions - Nathan NA, Nathan KI.
Introduction: Suicide, a multifaceted complex outcome that arises from numerous biopsychosocial factors, is a public health concern which is growing in numbers despite valiant prevention efforts. There is still a lot of stigma surrounding suicide th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Census Bureau: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
The Census Bureau is seeking public comments on a program change for the 2020 Census collection, specifcially, the addition of Mobile Questionnaire Assistance, a component of internet Self-Response. Also updates related burden estimates. Comments are due within 30 days of this notice. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 3, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

As Coronavirus Infects The Internet, Are Google And Twitter The Cure?
With the internet awash with coronavirus malware, misinformation and snake oil, can Google and Twitter provide the cure? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Davey Winder, Contributor Source Type: news

Problematic internet use, non-medical use of prescription drugs, and depressive symptoms among adolescents: a large-scale study in China - Fan B, Wang W, Wang T, Xie B, Zhang H, Liao Y, Lu C, Guo L.
This large-scale study aimed to test, among Chinese adolescents, the association between problematic Internet use (PIU), non-medical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD), and depressive symptoms, as well as the mediating effects of NMUPD on the associations a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Can Face Masks Prevent Coronavirus? Experts Say That Depends
A new coronavirus outbreak, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan and has spread throughout Asia and globally, has prompted people around the world to buy medical face masks in hopes of preventing infection. Retailers in the U.S. and across the Internet are running out of antiviral face masks as the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) now exceeds 9,700 globally. More than 200 people have died from the virus in China, where the majority of the 2019-nCoV cases have been detected. The World Health Organization declared a global health emergency on Thursday as the outbreak continues to spread. As o...
Source: TIME: Health - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized 2019-nCoV Infectious Disease onetime Source Type: news

Doctors on TikTok Try to Go Viral
They have M.D.s, but are they up for this challenge? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emma Goldberg Tags: TikTok (ByteDance) Doctors Rumors and Misinformation Social Media Mobile Applications Computers and the Internet Children and Childhood Medicine and Health Sex Education Vaccination and Immunization E-Cigarettes your-feed-science Source Type: news

Roche announces CHMP recommendation for EU approval of Venclyxto plus Gazyvaro for people with untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
Basel, 31 January 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the European Medicines Agency ’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion for Venclyxto® (venetoclax) in combination with Gazyvaro® (obinutuzumab) for the treatment of adults with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL).“Despite advances in treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, many patients cannot tolerate the side effects of chemotherapy-containing regimens,” said Levi Garraway, M.D., Ph.D., Roche’s Chief Medical Officer and Head of Global Product ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - January 31, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

These 10 Trends will Define Digital Health in the Next Decade
By Wayan Vota, Director of digital health Smartphones have revolutionized the way health workers do business. Photo by Clement Tardif for IntraHealth International.January 30, 2020It’s been ten years since the first truly affordablesmartphone was introduced and unleashed a transformation across the African continent. These days, over 40% of all Africans use smartphones, and the technology generates 8.6% of GDP insub-Saharan Africa.But the tech transformation hasn’t stopped with telecommunications. The field of digital health has expanded, too. To kick off 2020, IntraHealth International’sdigital healt...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Digital Health Technology Source Type: news

Viral Outbreaks Are Here to Stay. This is How Humans Will Fight Back
The year of the rat is off to an ominous start. “We just stay home and don’t go out,” says Mr. Dong. The 33-year-old researcher, who provided only one name, has no other options. He, his wife and their 3-month-old daughter live in Wuhan, the epicenter of an unfolding global health crisis. They’re treating the forced time at home as a holiday, though he says, “this is different than any of them before.” Families like his huddle in their homes, fearful that if they venture out, they will get sick. Since the first cases of a previously unknown pneumonia-like illness emerged in December, Wuh...
Source: TIME: Health - January 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park and Charlie Campbell Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The Cochrane-Wikipedia Partnership in 2020
Cochrane has a commitment to producing and sharing high quality health evidence to as broad an audience as possible. Cochrane partnered in 2014 with Wikipedia, with the joint goal of improving the quality and reliability of human health-related articles that people are accessing online.Jennifer Dawson, PhD, is a Wikipedia Consultant for Cochrane . Her role includes maintaining and building further relations with Wikipedia, connecting new editors to the Wikipedia community, and supporting requests for engagement in Wikipedia work from the Cochrane community. We interviewed Jennifer to learn more about the Cochrane-Wikipedia...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - January 29, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

New study examines the accuracy of plastic surgery videos on social media
(Wolters Kluwer Health) In the era of 'Dr. Google,' social media is a tremendous influence on patients interested in cosmetic surgery, and with more than two billion users -- representing almost one-third of the internet -- YouTube has emerged as an essential platform for reaching people interested in plastic surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus Crisis Exposes Cracks in China ’s Facade of Unity
With anger rising over the response to the coronavirus outbreak, even some with ties to China ’s leaders have called for acknowledging divisions, not papering them over. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Li Yuan Tags: China Hubei Province (China) Wuhan (China) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Politics and Government Propaganda Medicine and Health Censorship News and News Media Computers and the Internet Social Media Source Type: news

Virus Crisis Exposes Cracks in China ’s Facade of Unity
With anger rising over the response to the outbreak, even some with ties to China ’s leaders have called for acknowledging divisions, not papering them over. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Li Yuan Tags: China Hubei Province (China) Wuhan (China) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Politics and Government Propaganda Medicine and Health Censorship News and News Media Computers and the Internet Social Media Source Type: news

High-end fitness brand planning first local showroom
A fast-growing fitness company that makes internet-connected exercise equipment is planning a showroom in San Antonio. New York-based Peloton Interactive Inc. will begin construction March 9 on a 3,187-square-foot San Antonio showroom at the Shops at La Cantera, estimated to cost $800,000, according to Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation records. Sacramento-based Lochte Architectural Group is designing th e space, records show. Peloton (Nasdaq: PTON) sells high-end stationary bicycles with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mitchell Parton Source Type: news