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La ruta del yoga por Latinoam érica
En estos lugares se combinan planes de meditaci ón, deportes de aventura y paseos por la naturaleza. por: Ana Carolina González P., fuente: AARP ...
Source: AARP.org News - March 4, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news
Medtech IoT: We need to talk about what is happening in middleware
[Image courtesy of brykmantra via Flickr, per Creative Commons license.]Middleware could be the key when it comes to discussing how the Internet of Things is going to succeed in medtech. In the most simplistic definition, middleware is software that acts as a bridge between an operating system or database and applications, especially on a network. For example, if a bedside monitor is designed to deliver waveforms to a smartphone, middleware is what helps the devices speak the same language. The challenge is that there is no single messaging middleware vendor with an overarching solution…yet. Instead, vendors are joining ...
Source: Mass Device - March 1, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Heather Thompson Tags: Big Data Blog alarms Bernoulli Connexall Internet of Things IoT Medical Connectivity Consulting MedTech middleware Voalte Source Type: news
Majority of healthcare orgs will use Internet of Things tech by 2019, study says
The majority of healthcare organizations will adopt Internet of Things technology by 2019, according to a study from networking provider Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. Currently, 60 percent of healthcare organizations worldwide have introduced IoT into their facilities, which will increase to 87 percent by 2019, the study found. The healthcare industry is the third most advanced in IoT implementation.
Source: mobihealthnews - February 28, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news
#SaveNaturalNews White House petition blasts through 40,000 signatures as internet outrage against Google censorship explodes everywhere
(Natural News) First they came for ME… will they come for YOU next? The internet is in an uproar over Google’s outrageous censorship of the entire Natural News website for obvious political reasons. As a Natural News investigation has exhaustively shown, Google’s supposed “justification” for censoring the entire Natural News website was nothing more than...
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Desks join the internet of things
The internet of things promises to revolutionize the way we live, connecting the objects in our homes to one another and to the vast array of information available online. The possibilities are enormous, and one benefit may be improving our health.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 23, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news
Internet-Based Program Helps Patients with Chronic Knee Pain (FREE)
By Amy Orciari Herman Edited by David G. Fairchild, MD, MPH, and Jaye Elizabeth Hefner, MD An internet-based intervention leads to improved pain and function in adults with chronic knee pain, according to a study in the …
Source: Physician's First Watch current issue - February 20, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news
The scary world of online news? Internet news exposure and public attitudes toward crime and justice - Roche SP, Pickett JT, Gertz M.
OBJECTIVEs A substantial body of literature indicates that certain forms of media consumption may increase anxiety about crime and support for social controls. However, few studies have examined whether Internet news consumption is positively associated wi...
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news
Logged in and zoned out - Ravizza SM, Uitvlugt MG, Fenn KM.
Laptop computers are widely prevalent in university classrooms. Although laptops are a valuable tool, they offer access to a distracting temptation: the Internet. In the study reported here, we assessed the relationship between classroom performance and ac...
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news
Substance use or abuse, internet use, psychopathology and suicidal ideation in adolescents? - Bouso ño Serrano M, Al-Halabi S, Buron P, Garrido M, Díaz-Mesa EM, Galván G, García-Alvarez L, Carli V, Hoven C, Sarchiapone M, Wasserman D, Bousoño M, García-Portilla MP, Iglesias C, Sáiz PA, Bobes J.
Substance and Internet use or abuse, psychopathology and suicidal ideation appear to be related. The aim of this study is to investigate the association between use of psychotropic substances, inadequate Internet use, suicidal ideation and other psychopath...
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Medical News Today: Facebook use may alter perception of time, study finds
New research suggests that using the Internet and Facebook may impair our perception of time, with the latter having the strongest impact.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: IT / Internet / E-mail Source Type: news
Can The Internet Help You Get The Right Diagnosis?
Doctors told Jen Brea that her symptoms were psychosomatic, so she filmed herself and turned to the Internet for guidance. She describes how her online community helped her find the right diagnosis.(Image credit: Ryan Lash/TED)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NPR/TED Staff Source Type: news
The Internet and your brain are more alike than you think
A similar rule governs traffic flow in engineered and biological systems, reports a researcher. An algorithm used for the Internet is also at work in the human brain, says the report, an insight that improves our understanding of engineered and neural networks and potentially even learning disabilities.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 9, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news
Anyone Can Become An Internet Troll, According To Stanford Computer Scientists
Most people are quick to dismiss internet trolls as completely unlike themselves ― the fabled 400-pound guy sitting on his bed, for instance. And with partisan rage taking over Twitter alongside the election of a troller in chief, it can feel like we’re living in the golden age of internet trolling: Posting inflammatory and offensive comments online for the purpose of provoking others has become a sadly common phenomenon. Thanks to a new study from computer scientists at Stanford and Cornell, we now have a better understanding of how ordinary people easily adopt this antisocial and damaging beh...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 9, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news
The role of technology in managing people who have been convicted of internet child abuse image offences: technology to manage internet child sex offenders - Lilley CM.
The last 20 years have seen an explosion in the availability, ownership and use of devices used to access the internet. There has been a simultaneous increase in the number of people viewing child abuse images. The ease of access to this material online ...
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Examining the antecedents of online disinhibition - Lin TC, wu, Shih JF.
PURPOSE: Our empirical study tried to integrate psychological dimension, social dimension, and environment dimension －six internet psychological characteristics (dissociative anonymity, invisibility, asynchronicity, solipsistic introjection, dissociati...
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news
The association between alcohol use and problematic internet use: a large-scale nationwide cross-sectional study of adolescents in Japan - Morioka H, Itani O, Osaki Y, Higuchi S, Jike M, Kaneita Y, Kanda H, Nakagome S, Ohida T.
This study aimed to clarify the associations between the frequency and amount of alcohol consumption and problematic Internet use, such as Internet addiction and excessive Internet use. METHODS: A self-administered questionnaire survey ...
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Trump May Have Shut Down National Park Climate Tweets, But The Internet Won’t Let It Die
After National Park Service Twitter accounts were on double-secret probation and employees inside the Environmental Protection Agency were told to halt social media activity, the internet apparently decided it needed a new source for shareable news about the planet. Enter the Alternative National Park Service Twitter feed. The account description calls @AltNatParkSer the “Unofficial ‘Resistance’ team of U.S. National Park Service.” (It also notes that it is not taxpayer subsidized.) The feed has amassed over 450,000 followers with a steady stream of tweets about climate change, science an...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 25, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news
Associations between internet attachment, cyber victimization, and internalizing symptoms among adolescents - Holfeld B, Sukhawathanakul P.
With increasing frequency of Internet use among adolescents, there are growing concerns about their risk for becoming attached to these forms of communication and increased vulnerability for negative online experiences, including cyber victimization. The e...
Source: SafetyLit - January 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Study uses social media, internet to forecast disease outbreaks
When epidemiological data are scarce, social media and Internet reports can be reliable tools for forecasting infectious disease outbreaks, according to a study.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 19, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news
Georgia State study uses social media, internet to forecast disease outbreaks
(Georgia State University) When epidemiological data are scarce, social media and Internet reports can be reliable tools for forecasting infectious disease outbreaks, according to a study led by an expert in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 19, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news
Progress on Broadband Access to the Internet and Use of Mobile Devices in the United States
Brief examines the trends in broadband internet and mobile device use in the U.S., to better evaluate the progress towards the HP2020 health communication and health information technology objectives.
Source: HSR Information Central - January 13, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news
Get Project Assistance from the very best Assignment Helper Via internet
Kids are generally presented with responsibilities and they usually change from type susceptible to still another. These tasks either can be producing reports, math equations, et cetera. Students are usually required to complete their work if they want to get high grades or improve their grades on a certain subject. Being able to complete your homework is something that can boost your confidence. But the truth is, realize that you cannot assume all projects have grown quite easy to do. Additionally fluctuate in challenges. Some are very challenging and very difficult to do, as some of them are very easy to do. You could f...
Source: EPMonthly.com - January 10, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: TJ Hume Tags: Education news Source Type: news
Telerehabilitation through internet improve life of women suffering breast cancer
(University of Granada) Researchers from the University of Granada (UGR) and from hospitals Virgen de las Nieves and San Cecilio (Granada) have proved that telerehabilitation (rehabilitation with the help of the Internet, using the application Skype as a control platform) may help to alleviate the side effects associated with breast cancer and its treatment, like pain, fatigue, strength loss, deterioration of the quality of life, etc..
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 10, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news
The Internet Pornography “ Gateway ”
It's easy to see why professionals aligned with the sexual addiction model regard internet porn as a sort of "gateway" to more serious problems, but there's another important component that features in the development of problematic sexual behaviors: character. Tags: in practice, relationships, sexuality
Source: CounsellingResource.com News and Features - January 9, 2017 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Dr George Simon, PhD Tags: in practice relationships sexuality Source Type: news
Internet-based information and support program for parents of children with burns: a randomized controlled trial - Sveen J, Andersson G, Buhrman B, Sj öberg F, Willebrand M.
BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to evaluate the feasibility and effects of an internet-based information and self-help program with therapist contact for parents of children and adolescents with burns. The program aimed to reduce parents' symptoms of ...
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
New technologies bring marine archaeology treasures to light
Robotic submarines and ‘internet of underwater things’ to transform hunt for sunken cities and ancient shipwrecksNo one knows what happened at Atlit-Yam. The ancient village appeared to be thriving until 7000BC. The locals kept cattle, caught fish and stored grain. They had wells for fresh water, stone houses with paved courtyards. Community life played out around an impressive monument: seven half-tonne stones that stood in a semicircular embrace around a spring where people came to drink. Then one day, life ended.The village that once sat on the Mediterranean coast now lies 10 metres beneath the waves off Israel ’s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 30, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Archaeology Science Technology Internet of things Italy Source Type: news
Longitudinal study shows that addictive Internet use during adolescence was associated with heavy drinking and smoking cigarettes in early adulthood - Lee B, Lee H.
AIM: Existing studies showing an association between substance use disorders and Internet addiction have been limited due their cross-sectional design. This longitudinal study investigated the association between addictive Internet use during adolescence a...
Source: SafetyLit - December 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Treatment and risk factors of Internet use disorders - Nakayama H, Mihara S, Higuchi S.
Recently many young people have developed internet use disorders (IUDs) as a result of the proliferation of internet enabled devices, leading to serious health and social problems worldwide. On occasion, medical and educational institutions, governments an...
Source: SafetyLit - December 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Visual propaganda on Facebook: a comparative analysis of Syrian conflicts - Seo H, Ebrahim H.
Social media platforms have become important in spreading propaganda images during conflicts, as demonstrated in several recent cases including the Israeli?Hamas confrontation in 2012 and graphic internet videos by the self-proclaimed Islamic State in 2014...
Source: SafetyLit - December 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news
Internet use in class tied to lower test scores
Warning: Surfing the internet in class is now linked to poorer test scores, even among the most intelligent and motivated of students.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - December 16, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news
Internet data could boost conservation
(University of Exeter) Businesses routinely use internet data to learn about customers and increase profits -- and similar techniques could be used to boost conservation.New research has tracked public interest in conservation over time, and found sudden spikes in interest linked to media coverage and seasonal events.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 16, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news
Internet use in class tied to lower test scores
(Michigan State University) Warning: surfing the internet in class is now linked to poorer test scores, even among the most intelligent and motivated of students.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 16, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news
Delay discounting, risk-taking, and rejection sensitivity among individuals with internet and video gaming disorders - Weinstein A, Abu HB, Timor A, Mama Y.
Background and aims There is a previous evidence for impulsivity in individuals with Internet and Video Gaming Disorders. The aim of this study was to examine whether Internet and video game addictions are associated with experiential delay discounting, ri...
Source: SafetyLit - December 15, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news
Nike Just Made So Much Fun Of Your Internet Habits, You'll Actually Work Out
“This commercial is just one minute of the 10 hours a day you spend glued to your screens,” a Siri-esque voice says in Nike’s hilarious new “Time is Precious” campaign. The short but scorching spots take aim at the amount of time we waste cruising the internet ― time, according to Nike, that could be spent running. Our time-sucking internet habits become way more embarrassing when described out loud as the ads list a slew of things we’re all are guilty of doing. Who hasn’t endlessly scrolled through photos of dogs and babies; read countless posts from friends, fri...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Tina Fey Is Worried About What The Internet Is Doing To Society
A little less than two weeks after Donald J. Trump was elected President of the United States, Tina Fey and David Letterman, two giants of the comedy world, sat down at Circo in Manhattan to discuss, well, a bit of everything. In the interview, which was published Wednesday in conjunction with The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Power 100 breakfast, Fey talked parenting, and friends, and bedtimes, and Lorne Michaels. But the meat of the article lay in breaking down the world we find ourselves in. A world that, in Fey’s eyes, feels a bit like a slowly climbing rollercoaster that has suddenly started to fall ba...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
BD puts Pyxis drug pump into the Internet of Things
Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX) said today that it adopted the Windows 10 Internet of Things operating system for its automated drug-dispensing Pyxis ES system. The new operating system features long-term support and improved cybersecurity. The Windows 10 Internet of Things operating system boasts a 10-year support package and active security patches. It also offers new features and upgrades for the system every 2 to 3 years. Franklin Lakes, N.J.-based BD also said it is involved in early testing of the Windows Server 2016 and the SQL Server 2016 pre-releases with its Pyxis medication management technology. Get the full story ...
Source: Mass Device - December 1, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Health Information Technology Hospital Care mHealth (Mobile Health) Pharmaceuticals Software / IT Becton Dickinson & Co. Source Type: news
Social media, FOAMed in medical education and knowledge sharing: local experiences with international perspective - Cevik AA, Aksel G, Ako ğlu H, Eroğlu SE, Dogan NO, Altunci YA.
Social media, through the Internet and other web-based technologies, have become a means of communication and knowledge-sharing. In this article, we provide details about the social media traffic of various scientific activities, the organizations of which...
Source: SafetyLit - November 30, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news
Huge Study On Internet Gaming Addiction Turns Up Controversial Results
Some in the psychology community believe internet gaming is as addictive as gambling, but does the science support the claims?
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 29, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news
Internet of Things will demand a step-change in search solutions
A new article highlights the requirements the Internet of Things (IoT) will place on search engines and brings together the latest research being carried out in this field.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - November 24, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news
Single photon converter: key component of quantum internet
A team of physicists has constructed and tested a compact, efficient converter capable of modifying the quantum properties of individual photons. The new device should facilitate the construction of complex quantum computers, and in the future may become an important element in global quantum networks, the successors of today ’s Internet.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - November 22, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news
Depression: Exercise, Internet CBT Deliver Long-term Relief Depression: Exercise, Internet CBT Deliver Long-term Relief
Exercise and Internet-based cognitive-behavioral therapy are both effective long-term treatments for mild to moderate depression, a large study shows.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - November 21, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news
An empirical analysis of internet message boards for self-harming behavior - Eichenberg C, Schott M.
BACKGROUND: Much debate surrounds the potential effects of self-harm forum use. Arguments in favour highlight factors such as providing access to a supportive community. However critical voice highlighting potential dangers such as forums serving as a plat...
Source: SafetyLit - November 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news
Elon Musk Wants Satellites To Swarm The Skies So Earth Can Have Better Internet
On top of building a self-sustaining Martian colony of a million people, Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, has its sights set on supplying high-speed internet coverage to the entire globe. The California-based company, owned by billionaire business magnate and tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, filed an application Tuesday with the Federal Communications Commission seeking permission to launch a network of 4,425 satellites ― each the size of a car ― into low Earth orbit. If you’re wondering just how many that is, there are currently 1,419 active satellites orbiting Earth, according to the Union...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 17, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news
Cyberpornography: time use, perceived addiction, sexual functioning, and sexual satisfaction - Blais-Lecours S, Vaillancourt-Morel MP, Sabourin S, Godbout N.
Using pornography through the Internet is now a common activity even if associated sexual outcomes, including sexual satisfaction, are highly variable. The present study tested a two-step sequential mediation model whereby cyberpornography time use is rela...
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news
A Google-based approach for monitoring suicide risk - Solano P, Ustulin M, Pizzorno E, Vichi M, Pompili M, Serafini G, Amore M.
People seeking information and news regarding suicide are likely to use the Internet. However, evidence of the relationship between suicide-related search volumes and national suicide-rates in different countries can be strikingly different. We aimed to in...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news
Why internet use is low in Africa
A report says that lack of local content is among factors influencing Africa ’s low internet adoption.
Source: SciDev.Net - November 15, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news
Predictors of psychological improvement on non-professional suicide message boards: content analysis - Niederkrotenthaler T, Gould M, Sonneck G, Stack S, Till B.
BACKGROUND: Suicide message boards have been at the core of debates about negative influences of the Internet on suicidality. Nothing is currently known about communication styles that may help users to psychologically improve in these settings. ME...
Source: SafetyLit - November 8, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news
Why cycling matters for smart cities: internet of bicycles for intelligent transport - Behrendt F.
This article develops the concept of "smart velomobility" that is concerned with networked practices, systems and technologies of cycling. The concept draws on velomobility, Smart Mobility/Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), Smart Cities and the Internet ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news
Factors associated with internet addiction: cross-sectional study of Turkish adolescents - Seyrek S, C öp E, Sinir H, Ugurlu M, Şenel S.
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of Internet addiction (IA), and the relationship between sociodemographic characteristics, depression, anxiety, attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and IA in adolescen...
Source: SafetyLit - November 3, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news