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Mitigating sports injury risks using internet of things and analytics approaches - Wilkerson GB, Gupta A, Colston MA.
Sport injuries restrict participation, impose a substantial economic burden, and can have persisting adverse effects on health-related quality of life. The effective use of Internet of Things (IoT), when combined with analytics approaches, can improve play...
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
Report: "Internet Bill of Rights" concept gains traction as Trump gets alerted to big tech’s censorship
(Natural News) A concept first introduced by communications giant AT&T — calls for Congress to pass an “Internet Bill of Rights” (IBOR) — is gaining new converts as well as traction since it was first reported by Infowars in January. “Initially, the concept met resistance among those suspicious that AT&T is a corporate giant that...
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Head injury and the internet: are resources reliable and readable? - Ahmed AB, Ang KH, Mills C, Awal DH.
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Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news
Internet use and psychological well-being at advanced age: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Aging - Quintana D, Cervantes A, S áez Y, Isasi P.
This work explores the connection between psychological well-being and Internet use in older adults. The study is based on a sample of 2314 participants in the English Longitudinal Study of Aging. The subjects, aged 50 years and older, were interviewed eve...
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
The relationship between impulsivity and internet gaming disorder in young adults: mediating effects of interpersonal relationships and depression - Ryu H, Lee JY, Choi A, Park S, Kim DJ, Choi JS.
This study aimed to explore relationships between impulsivity, interpersonal relationships, depression, and Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) symptoms.Methods:A total of 118 young adults participated in this study: 67 IGD patients w...
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news
A Neuroscientist Explains: is the internet addictive? - podcast
Dr Daniel Glaser is back. To kick off season two he asks whether there is a connection between reward and addiction. And can we really get addicted to Twitter?Subscribe and review oniTunes, and join the discussion onFacebook andTwitterA Neuroscientist Explains is finally back for its second season – meaning that in each episode, Dr Daniel Glaser and producer Max will revisit a column from Daniel’s hugely successfulweekly column in the Observer Magazine and explore the neuroscience within it. One subject, one interview and many, many interesting questions.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 5, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Daniel Glaser and produced by Max Sanderson Tags: Science Neuroscience Internet Technology Source Type: news
Doctors: The Challenge of Doctor-Patient Relations in the Internet Age
More and more in my work as a university psychiatrist, I find students turning to the vast “ expertise ” of the web for advice.
Source: NYT Health - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DORIS IAROVICI Tags: Computers and the Internet Anxiety and Stress Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Doctors Age, Chronological Source Type: news
Internet child sex offenders' concerns about online security and their use of identity protection technologies: a review - Balfe M, Gallagher B, Masson H, Balfe S, Brugha R, Hackett S.
The purpose of this article is to review what is known about the technologies that internet child sex offenders use to abuse or exploit children, offenders' attitudes towards online security and surveillance risk, and their use of identity protection tacti...
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Social media and internet not cause of political polarization, (new research suggests)
(University of Oxford) New Oxford University research suggests that social media and the internet are not the root of today's fragmented society, and echo chambers may not be the threat they are perceived to be. In fact most people use multiple media outlets and social media platforms, meaning that only a small proportion of the population, at most, is influenced by echo chambers.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Individual differences in implicit learning abilities and impulsive behavior in the context of Internet addiction and Internet Gaming Disorder under the consideration of gender - Sariyska R, Lachmann B, Markett S, Reuter M, Montag C.
INTRODUCTION: In three consecutive studies, we aimed to investigate the relationship between problematic Internet use (PIU), Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD) and implicit learning abilities, and impulsivity/risk-taking among online video gamers and control p...
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Perception and Communication, Warnings, Operating Instructions Source Type: news
Comunicado de la FDA sobre la seguridad de los medicamentos: Nuevo factor de riesgo para la leucoencefalopat ía multifocal progresiva (PML por sus siglas en inglés) relacionado con Tysabri (natalizumab)
El 20 de enero del 2012, la Administraci ón de Alimentos y Medicamentos de Estados Unidos (FDA por sus siglas en inglés) informó al público que ha identificado como factor de riesgo para la leucoencefalopatía multifocal progresiva (PML por sus siglas en inglés) la detección en pruebas de anticuerpos contra el virus JC. PML es una in fección poco común pero grave del cerebro relacionada con el uso de Tysabri (natalizumab) para el tratamiento de esclerosis múltiple o enfermedad de Crohn.
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - February 13, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news
‘Protect children and their digital footprint,’ urges UNICEF on Safer Internet Day
Every half a second, every day, a child goes online for the first time – tapping into all the great opportunities the Internet has to offer, but facing grave risks, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said Tuesday, calling for urgent action to protect them from sexual exploitation, cyberbullying and the misuse of their private information.
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - February 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
The association of exposure to suicide-related Internet content and emergency department visits in children: a population-based time series analysis - Poonai N, Mehrotra S, Mamdani M, Patmanidis A, Miller M, Sukhera J, Doan Q.
OBJECTIVES: Suicide-related emergency department (ED) visits by children are increasing in tandem with suicide-related Internet content. Following the announcement of Amanda Todd's suicide, her YouTube video received widespread views, providing an opportun...
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Trump ’s cognitive exam contained its own test for journalists | Paul Chadwick
The president ’s dementia assessment and other specialist tests are available online, but the media must present them with carePresident Trump ’s recent medical examination was partly theatre:the doctor ’s white coat, the “good genes”, the superlatives that seemed prescribed. But it was also serious. This commander-in-chief can personally initiate nuclear war. When the Guardian turned the theatreinto audience participation, some readers were troubled. The episode illuminated a recurring aspect of life under the internet – information previously known and used only by specialists is now available for use by...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 28, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Paul Chadwick Tags: Donald Trump US news Psychology Internet Science Doctors Technology Source Type: news
Apple Gets It Just Right -- From The Internet Of Things To the Internet Of Life
Apple asks a powerful question and in the process changes the Internet of Things to the Internet of Life!
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Nosta, Contributor Source Type: news
Why The Internet Of Medical Things (IoMT) Will Start To Transform Healthcare In 2018
While the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) has started to impact healthcare, it ’s predicted that the rate of adoption and transformation will accelerate in 2018 and beyond. IoMT devices can monitor adherence to doctor’s orders and give healthcare providers objective data to inform care decisions
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bernard Marr, Contributor Source Type: news
Your car is a double agent: Internet connectivity allows it to monitor and report your location and driving habits
(Natural News) If you’re one of the tens of millions of drivers whose car is connected to the Internet, beware: Your car could be spying on you. This foreboding warning comes from various auto and privacy experts who’ve noticed disturbing trends among the majority of modern automobiles. According to the DailyMail.co.uk, there are a plethora...
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Internet facilitated rape: a multivariate model of offense behavior - Almond L, McManus MA, Chatterton H.
Recent statistics report a significant increase in individuals reporting they have been raped by a stranger whom they have met through the Internet (Internet facilitated rape [IFR]). Previous literature has primarily focused on child victims; hence, the ov...
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news
Industrial Internet of Things: (IIoT) applications in underground coal mines - Zhou C, Damiano N, Whisner B, Reyes M.
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), a concept that combines sensor networks and control systems, has been employed in several industries to improve productivity and safety. U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) researcher...
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news
Announcements: Registration issues for users from countries with restricted internet access
At the moment, we have observed users connecting from countries with restricted internet access can't register on the journal site, getting an error stating "You must complete the validation check used to prevent spam submissions."We are aware of the problem, which is due to the state firewalls, preventing connections to certain Google servers, where the CAPTCHA system is hosted.In such case,interested users are encouraged to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, containing their details,so we can manually add you to the site.
Source: The Journal of Infection in Developing Countries: Announcements - January 19, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
Digital media-based health intervention on the promotion of women's physical activity: a quasi-experimental study - Peyman N, Rezai-Rad M, Tehrani H, Gholian-Aval M, Vahedian-Shahroodi M, Heidarian Miri H.
This study was conducted to assess the impact of a digital media-based (multi-media, internet, and mobile phone) health intervention on promotion of w...
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news
Internet use may prompt religious 'tinkering' instead of belief in only one religion
(Baylor University) Internet use may decrease the likelihood of a person affiliating with a religious tradition or believing that only one religion is true, according to a Baylor University study. The research is published in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Milkshake duck announced as Macquarie Dictionary’s word of the year
Racist milkshake drinking duck has come to define a particular thread of the internet ’s collective ficklenessFinally, justice for milkshake duck.The racist milkshake drinking duck which has come to define a particular thread of the internet ’s collective fickleness was announced as the Macquarie Dictionary’s word of the year for 2017 on Monday.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Michael McGowan Tags: Language Internet Australia news Source Type: news
State of the Art: What a $4,000 Treadmill Means for the Future of Gadgets
Peloton, which sells an internet-connected spin bicycle, unveiled a $4,000 internet-connected treadmill. The company ’ s insight: The gadget is not as important as the service.
Source: NYT Health - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FARHAD MANJOO Tags: Exercise Bicycles and Bicycling Computers and the Internet Start-ups International Consumer Electronics Show Peloton Cycle Classes Source Type: news
Software-defined networking: The key to a scalable, manageable, and adaptable Internet
(IMDEA Networks Institute) Software-defined networking can make the Internet scalable, manageable, and adaptable at an industry-grade level, according to a recent research study led by scientists from the Madrid research institute IMDEA Networks.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Has information on suicide methods provided via the Internet negatively impacted suicide rates? - Paul E, Mergl R, Hegerl U.
Suicide rates in Germany consistently decreased from 1991 to 2006, but this trend was reversed in 2007. Underlying this reversal were large increases in suicides due to gassing in females and in being overrun in males. During a similar time period (2005-20...
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news
Internet-based testing for STIs doubles uptake
Findings from first UK study to compare effect of access to internet-based STI testing against face-to-face appointments Related items fromOnMedica Chlamydia trachomatis infection Sexually transmitted infections Drug-resistant gonorrhoea spreads in England Regulator issues warning over unreliable HIV testing kits London has highest rate of new STIs, report shows
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 2, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news
From Snake Oil to Penicillin: Evaluating Consumer Health on the Internet
January 8-29, 2018. Free, asynchronous course to evaluate health information on the internet.
Source: HSR Information Central - December 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Introducing internet-based testing for STIs doubles testing uptake in South London boroughs
(London School of Hygiene& Tropical Medicine) Providing internet-based testing for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) could increase the number of people being tested for syphilis, HIV, chlamydia and gonorrhoea, including among high-risk groups, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - December 27, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
Social anxiety and internet addiction among rural left-behind children: the mediating effect of loneliness - Ren Y, Yang J, Liu L.
BACKGROUND: At present, the mental health of rural left-behind children is a major social problem in China. Internet addiction, social anxiety, and loneliness are common psychological and behavioral problems among rural left-behind children, but the relati...
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Google and suicides: what can we learn about the use of internet to prevent suicides? - Chandler V.
This article studies the statistical relationship between the search propensity of suicide-related terms on Google and the number of suicides. STUDY DESIGN: Suicide mortality data from all American states from January 2006 to November 2014 (n ...
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news
Internet and mobile technologies: addressing the mental health of trauma survivors in less resourced communities - Ruzek JI, Yeager CM.
Internet and mobile technologies offer potentially critical ways of delivering mental health support in low-resource settings. Much evidence indicates an enormous negative impact of mental health problems in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), and ma...
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
Saudi Arabia-based internet health app, Sihatech, lands $1.3M in funding
Saudi Arabia-based internet health application technology company Sihatech just announced that it has landed $1.33 million (5 million Saudi Arabia Riyals) in its latest funding round. The funding was led by Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Ventures, with Waseel Application Service Provider also participating.
Source: mobihealthnews - December 11, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news
Relationship between problematic internet use and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms among students following the Sewol ferry disaster in South Korea - Lee JY, Kim SW, Kang HJ, Kim SY, Bae KY, Kim JM, Shin IS, Yoon JS.
We investigated the association between problematic internet use (PIU) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in children and adolescents in South Korea. A cross-sectional survey was administered to community students who attended primary, seco...
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news
Internet sensation Songaminute Man ’s son hits high note at Dementia Friendly Awards
The son of internet singing sensation Songaminute Man has been honoured for his “phenomenal” fundraising efforts at Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Friendly Awards 2017.
Source: Alzheimers Society - December 2, 2017 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news
NET NEUTRALITY is a total scam by liberty-crushing leftists: The real censorship of the internet is already being carried out by Google, Facebook and Twitter
(Natural News) Many people are getting all bent out of shape over a newly proposed reversal of so-called “net neutrality” laws that were put into place during the Obama administration to “keep the internet open and free.” But Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai says that the internet as people currently use it is already...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
What You Need to Know About the Internet of Things and Medical Devices
Everyone is connected, and now our things are becoming connected: thermostats, lights, door locks, cars, cameras, baby monitors, and a plethora of other gadgets. Some connect to a server in the cloud, some connect to mobile devices, some connect to each other, and some connect to everything. It was only 25 years ago that the Web really started to take off. Today, the Web gives us information at our fingertips, perhaps not as it was envisioned a few decades ago, but we’ve reached a point of widespread connectivity and accessibility. Depending on who you listen to, year-over-year growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) coul...
Source: MDDI - November 27, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sal Sanci Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news
Casa Sanchez Foods Extiende El Retiro Voluntario Del " Real Guacamole " Para Incluir “ Spicy Guacamole ” Del Mercado Por Causa De Posible Riesgo Para La Salud
Casa Sanchez Foods de Hayward, California, est á retirando todo su " Real Guacamole " y “ Spicy Guacamole ” del mercado, por precauci ó n de acuerdo con el compromiso de la compa ñ í a para proteger la salud p ú blica. La retirada fue necesaria por los resultados de pruebas positivas para Listeria monocytogenes en dos paquetes de muchas muestras recogidas para el programa de pruebas de muestras aleatorias de la Administraci ó n de Drogas y Alimentos de EE. UU.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 18, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news
Casa Sanchez Foods Extiende El Retiro Voluntario Del " Real Guacamole " Para Incluir “Spicy Guacamole” Del Mercado Por Causa De Posible Riesgo Para La Salud
Casa Sanchez Foods de Hayward, California, est á retirando todo su " Real Guacamole " y “Spicy Guacamole” del mercado, por precaución de acuerdo con el compromiso de la compañía para proteger la salud pública. La retirada fue necesaria por los resultados de pruebas positivas para Listeria monocytogenes en dos paquetes de muchas muestras recogidas para el programa de pruebas de muestras aleatorias de la Administración de Drogas y Alimentos de EE. UU.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 18, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news
The Internet crackdown begins: U.S. Senator Al Franken wants Google, Facebook and Twitter to censor political speech
(Natural News) Are the days of the free and open Internet numbered? The Internet is certainly used for all sorts of horrible things, but it has also allowed ordinary people to communicate on a mass scale that would have been unimaginable decades ago. In the old days, if you wanted to reach large audiences of...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
How accurate is CT radiation dose info on the internet?
The internet often harbors inaccurate information regarding CT radiation dose,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are radiologists underutilizing social media? CT radiation dose tracking reveals global disparities Kids get more CT radiation at nonpediatric hospitals 8 strategies to optimize radiation dose in CT Sharing best practices cuts CT dose substantially
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 8, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news
The relationship between resilience and internet addiction: a multiple mediation model through peer relationship and depression - Zhou P, Zhang C, Liu J, Wang Z.
Heavy use of the Internet may lead to profound academic problems in elementary students, such as poor grades, academic probation, and even expulsion from school. It is of great concern that Internet addiction problems in elementary school students have inc...
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
For fighting cybercrime and boosting internet security, UCSD's Stefan Savage wins a MacArthur award
A Q&A with newly minted MacArthur Fellow Stefan Savage and his work. He's a computer scientist at UCSD who was picked for his work that identifies and addresses the technological, economic and social vulnerabilities underlying internet security challenges and cybercrime.
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - October 11, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Deborah Netburn Source Type: news
Illinois leads $25 million alliance to develop Internet of Battlefield Things
(University of Illinois College of Engineering) The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been selected to lead a $25 million initiative to develop the scientific foundations of a next-generation Internet of Battlefield Things (IoBT), designed to enable new predictive battlefield analytics and services.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Judge Recommends Ruling to Block Internet Access to Sci-Hub
The American Chemical Society seeks a broad order that includes millions of dollars in damages and demands action from Internet service providers and search engines.
Source: The Scientist - October 4, 2017 Category: Science Tags: Daily News Source Type: news
Donald Trump Threw Paper Towels to Hurricane Victims in Puerto Rico. The Internet Had Thoughts
President Donald Trump’s latest viral move is paper towel throwing. Tuesday marked President Trump’s first visit to Puerto Rico, which was ravaged by Hurricane Maria two weeks ago. During a stop at Calvary Chapel in San Juan, he came face to face with some of the U.S. territory’s residents in need of relief. Perhaps drawing on his reality TV experience, he launched several rolls of paper towels into a crowd of residents, some of whom caught the supplies, some who didn’t. People were quick to capture the action shots, and it wasn’t long before it was a meme. A news editor couldn’t wait f...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ashley Hoffman Tags: Uncategorized Donald Trump onetime Puerto Rico Source Type: news
Internet addiction and mental health status of adolescents in Croatia and Germany - Karacic S, Oreskovi ć S.
BACKGROUND: The research examines the influence of internet addiction of adolescents in Croatia and Germany and its impact on the subjective feeling of health status. The purpose of this paper is also to give insight into how the Internet addiction which i...
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Steven Seagal Called the NFL Protests ‘Disgusting.’ Here’s What the Internet Thought of That
Actor Steven Seagal became the subject of online mockery Wednesday after he said on British television that recent kneeling protests at NFL games were both “outrageous” and “disgusting.” Speaking via satellite from Moscow, where he now lives, Seagal told the hosts of Good Morning Britain that he disagreed with the movement started by professional football players who chose to kneel during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality. His remarks echo those of President Donald Trump, who has called the action “disgraceful” and suggested that athletes who do not st...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kevin Lui Tags: Uncategorized celebrities NFL onetime Steven Seagal take a knee Source Type: news
MedlinePlus: Tratamiento para el trastorno por consumo de alcohol
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 28, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news