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Internet helps dad recover lullaby from his deceased wife
A baby who will never know his mother now rocks to sleep most nights to the sound of her voice, thanks to the kindness of strangers on the Internet.
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence of internet gaming disorder among Korean adolescents and associations with non-psychotic psychological symptoms, and physical aggression - Yu H, Cho J.
We examined the prevalence rates of Internet gaming disorder among South Korean middle school students, the dominant symptoms of Internet gaming disorder, and the interrelationships between such disorder and non-psychotic psychological symptoms ...
Source: SafetyLit - October 29, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Telerehabilitation through Internet proved to ameliorate both the health and the quality of life of women suffering breast cancer
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., new research suggests.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - October 26, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

IU researchers receive $1.8 million NSF grant to advance 'internet of things' security
(Indiana University) Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing researchers have received $1.8 million from the National Science Foundation to ensure that door locks, lightbulbs, cameras and other common household items, which are increasingly connected to the internet, remain secure.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Telerehabilitation through Internet ameliorate the 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! - Cancer - October 26, 2016 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Designing the future internet
This century, our world will be flooded with hundreds of billions of smartphones, gadgets, sensors and other smart objects connected to the internet. New research is at the forefront of efforts to redesign the internet to handle the enormous increase in traffic.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - October 20, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Associations between internet-based professional social networking and emotional distress - Jones JR, Colditz JB, Shensa A, Sidani JE, Lin LY, Terry MA, Primack BA.
Professional social networking websites are commonly used among young professionals. In light of emerging concerns regarding social networking use and emotional distress, the purpose of this study was to investigate the association between frequency of use...
Source: SafetyLit - October 20, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Designing the future internet
(Rutgers University) This century, our world will be flooded with hundreds of billions of smartphones, gadgets, sensors and other smart objects connected to the internet. At Rutgers University, Dipankar 'Ray' Raychaudhuri is at the forefront of efforts to redesign the internet to handle the enormous increase in traffic.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 20, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Facebook And Google To Build 8,000-Mile Undersea Internet Cable
By Klint Finley for WIRED. Facebook and Google are teaming up to speed Internet traffic between North America and Asia. Today, alongside partners in Asia, the two Internet giants announced they will build the longest and highest capacity undersea fiber-optic cable between the two continents. Once completed, the Pacific Light Cable Network — PLCN for short — will stretch 8,000 miles from Los Angeles to Hong Kong with an estimated capacity of 120 terabits-per-second. That’s about twice the capacity of the Oregon-to-Japan cable “Faster,” which Google recently launched with several telco partners...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 13, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Effectiveness of a culturally attuned Internet-based depression prevention program for Chinese adolescents: a randomized controlled trial - Ip P, Chim D, Chan KL, Li TM, Ho FK, Van Voorhees BW, Tiwari A, Tsang A, Chan CW, Ho M, Tso W, Wong WH.
BACKGROUND: Depression prevention among adolescents is crucial for reducing the global disease burden. Internet-based depression prevention approaches are found to be effective but they were mostly evaluated in a Western context. Grasping the Opportunity i...
Source: SafetyLit - October 10, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

4 Ways The Internet Has Hurt Us And What We Can Do About It
Image Credit It's extremely difficult to determine if the internet is a blessing or a curse. Although there are a lot of advantages of having constant access to the internet, the ills following the internet are still a cause of great concern. When you hear about the causes and effects of internet addiction, it forces you to rethink the core purpose of the internet and if it is still being followed. The internet was created for our benefit. Just like everything in life, you should always seek to find a balance when it comes to using the internet so that you don't defeat its purpose - to stay connected with others and get...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skull image of Hurricane Matthew spooks the Internet
A sinister satellite image of Hurricane Matthew looking like a smiling skull lit up the Internet.
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Traffic detection using tweets on Twitter social network - Bhosale S, Kokate S.
Now a days social networking sites are becoming the real time information channel over time. With the help of portable devices many users are able to share the real life events on the internet. This feature of the social networking sites made them more pop...
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

A matter of some gravity: how to have an argument on the internet
It seems harder than ever to have a decent debate on the web, as Ukip ’s Douglas Carswell discovered when he made a Twitter gaffe about gravityPoor Douglas Carswell. On Twitter this week he confused the gravitational effects of the sun and the moon and got crushed by the far stronger forces of social media.It all happened so quickly. To illustrate the point that Britain trades more with its near neighbours in Europe than larger but more distant economies such as the US or China,Paul Nightingale, professor of science policy at the University of Sussex, tweeted a gravitational analogy that drew a brisk response from Carswe...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 26, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Stephen Curry Tags: Twitter Douglas Carswell Science Internet Source Type: news

Study claims internet addiction is 'masking deeper psychological problems'
Canadian researchers insist we need to be more vigilant about the way people - particularly teenagers - use the internet, looking out for signs of desperation and anger.
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Youth Internet Addiction Linked to Serious Mental Health Issues Youth Internet Addiction Linked to Serious Mental Health Issues
Young people who cannot control their use of social networking, video streaming, and instant messaging services on the Internet may have increased mental health issues, say Canadian researchers.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - September 20, 2016 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Associations between child maltreatment, PTSD, and internet addiction among Taiwanese students - Hsieh YP, Shen ACT, Wei HS, Feng JY, Huang SCY, Hwa HL.
This study examines (1) the associations between multiple types of child maltreatment and Internet addiction, and (2) the mediating effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on these associations. We collected data from a national proportionately st...
Source: SafetyLit - September 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Internet Addiction May Be Red Flag for Other Mental Health Issues
Over-reliance on the Web might be linked to depression, anxiety and impulsivity, researchers report Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Internet Safety, Mental Disorders
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Internet Addiction May Be Red Flag for Other Mental Health Issues: Study
Over-reliance on the Web might be linked to depression, anxiety and impulsivity, researchers report Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Internet Safety, Mental Disorders
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - September 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Internet addiction may be red flag for other mental health issues
HealthDay News Internet addiction may signal other mental health issues among college students, according to a new study.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Internet addiction may indicate other mental health problems in college-aged students
A new survey of internet users suggests that people who use the internet excessively may have more mental health problems. Using two scales to evaluate internet use, researchers have found high rates of problematic internet use in a group of primarily college-aged students.   The researchers evaluated internet addiction using the Internet Addiction Test, as well as newer scale of their own design, based on updated addiction criteria. This work may have implications for how psychiatrists approach excessive internet use.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - September 18, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Internet Addiction May Be Red Flag for Other Mental Health Issues: Study
SUNDAY, Sept. 18, 2016 -- Internet addiction may signal other mental health issues among college students, according to a new study. Canadian researchers say their findings could affect how psychiatrists approach people who spend a significant...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 18, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Rise of the internet has reduced voter turnout
During the initial phase of the internet, a “crowding-out” of political information occurred, which has affected voter turnout, new research shows.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - September 16, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

The rise of the internet has reduced voter turnout
Research published today by Dr Stephan Heblich of the University of Bristol shows that during the initial phase of the internet, a “ crowding-out ” of political information occurred, which has affected voter turnout.
Source: University of Bristol news - September 15, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Economics, Finance and Management, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Economics, Finance and Management, Economics Source Type: news

This Week in Science Persistent political bias in Internet allocation
Author: Barbara R. Jasny
Source: ScienceNOW - September 8, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Barbara R. Jasny Tags: Internet Access Source Type: news

Report Digital discrimination: Political bias in Internet service provision across ethnic groups
The global expansion of the Internet is frequently associated with increased government transparency, political rights, and democracy. However, this assumption depends on marginalized groups getting access in the first place. Here we document a strong and persistent political bias in the allocation of Internet coverage across ethnic groups worldwide. Using estimates of Internet penetration obtained through network measurements, we show that politically excluded groups suffer from significantly lower Internet penetration rates compared with those in power, an effect that cannot be explained by economic or geographic factors...
Source: ScienceNOW - September 8, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Nils B. Weidmann Source Type: news

Ethnic groups' government influence and Internet access go hand in hand, study says
The Internet may be a great source of empowerment for the disenfranchised – if they’re allowed to have it. A new study that examined the Internet access of excluded ethnic groups within countries found that groups subjected to political exclusion were significantly less likely to have Internet...
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - September 8, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Amina Khan Source Type: news

BEWARE INTERNET ADDICTION: Expert warns web craving is as bad as drug addiction
IT is now considered unusual not to use the internet every day - whether it is to check social media, reply to emails, play games, or shop online.
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SpaceX rocket explosion: Mark Zuckerberg laments loss of Internet.org satellite
The Facebook CEO said he was ‘deeply disappointed’ in explosion of Falcon 9 rocket carrying satellite intended to provide internet coverage to parts of AfricaSpaceX: explosions rock launch site in Florida during testingFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg struck a bitter tone in his response to the explosion of the SpaceX rocket carrying a satellite intended for use on his Internet.org project in Africa.Writing on hisFacebook page, Zuckerberg said: “As I’m here in Africa, I’m deeply disappointed to hear that SpaceX’s launch failure destroyed our satellite that would have provided connectivity to so many entrepreneurs a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 2, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Julia Carrie Wong in San Francisco Tags: SpaceX Facebook Technology Satellites Science Silicon Valley Mark Zuckerberg Source Type: news

Internet, mobile interventions seem to work, but longterm studies are lacking
A new systematic review published in the Journal of the American Heart Association finds that internet and mobile interventions for diet, exercise, smoking, and alcohol overuse are, on the whole, effective -- but there are troubling gaps in the growing evidence base for these tools.
Source: mobihealthnews - September 1, 2016 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Internet, mobile disease interventions seem to work, but longterm studies are lacking
A new systematic review published in the Journal of the American Heart Association finds that internet and mobile interventions for diet, exercise, smoking, and alcohol overuse are, on the whole, effective -- but there are troubling gaps in the growing evidence base for these tools.
Source: mobihealthnews - September 1, 2016 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Internet and mobile devices prompt positive lifestyle changes
When guided by internet programs or mobile devices, people can become more physically active, eat better, lose a little weight and reduce tobacco and alcohol use. Most studies using these interventions lasted less than six months, making it unclear whether these kinds of behavioral changes will be sustained over the long term.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - September 1, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Impact of Internet and Mobile Use on Headache in Adolescence Impact of Internet and Mobile Use on Headache in Adolescence
Does excessive internet and mobile phone use increase the risk of headache, sleep disturbance, and other somatic symptoms in adolescents?Headache
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

An Internet-based treatment for flying phobia (NO-FEAR Airlines): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial - Campos D, Bret ón-López J, Botella C, Mira A, Castilla D, Baños R, Tortella-Feliu M, Quero S.
BACKGROUND: Flying phobia (FP) is a common and disabling mental disorder. Although in vivo exposure is the treatment of choice, it is linked to a number of limitations in its implementation. Particularly important, is the limited access to the feared stimu...
Source: SafetyLit - August 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

August 19, 2016: Pharmacy Owner and Medical Doctor Charged in an Internet Scheme to Dispense Medications to Customers without Valid Prescriptions
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - August 23, 2016 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

A systematic review of the impact of exposure to internet-based alcohol-related content on young people's alcohol use behaviours - Gupta H, Pettigrew S, Lam T, Tait RJ.
AIMS: To conduct a systematic review of studies exploring the relationship between exposure to Internet-based alcohol-related content and alcohol use among young people. METHODS: Searches of electronic databases and reference lists of relevant arti...
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Internet Sent 157 Shirts To Girl With Autism After Learning It Was Her Fave
Here’s more proof that people across the Internet just have a whole lotta generosity up their sleeves.  Deborah Skouson recently shared a photo on her Facebook page of her 10-year-old daughter Cami’s favorite shirt, which had been discontinued. The Utah mom explained to The Huffington Post that her daughter, who has autism, was “fixated” on her top but had worn hers out. So the mom called on social media users to help track down the top, and the Internet responded by sending her 157 shirts. Target even reached out to Skouson, promising it would have more shirts produced for Cami in larger ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - August 19, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does it matter if Google is rewiring our minds? Ask Plato | Steven Poole
The debate we are now having about the effect of constant internet access on memory and creativity has precedents thousands of years oldDoes anyone know anything any more? The ease with which one can look up facts on a phone at any time is one of the wonders of the modern age. But are we becoming too reliant on it? A new study indicates, at least, that there might be a snowball effect to such reliance. The more we depend on Google for information recall, it suggests, the more we will do so in the future.In apaper for the journal Memory, psychologists Benjamin Storm, Sean Stone, and Aaron Benjamin describe how they first as...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 18, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Steven Poole Tags: Internet Technology Philosophy World news Science Psychology Google Source Type: news

Cognitive offloading: How the Internet is increasingly taking over human memory
Our increasing reliance on the Internet and the ease of access to the vast resource available online is affecting our thought processes for problem solving, recall and learning. In a new article, researchers have found that ' cognitive offloading ' , or the tendency to rely on things like the Internet as an aide-m émoire, increases after each use.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - August 16, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Prevalence, correlates, psychiatric comorbidities, and suicidality in a community population with problematic Internet use - Kim BS, Chang SM, Park JE, Seong SJ, Won SH, Cho MJ.
We examined the prevalence, correlates, and psychiatric comorbidities of community-dwelling subjects with problematic Internet use (PIU). In an epidemiological survey of mental disorders among Korean adults conducted in 2006, 6510 subjects (aged 18-64 year...
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Developing a measure to understand young children's Internet cognition and cyber-safety awareness: a pilot test - Edwards S, Nolan A, Henderson M, Skouteris H, Mantilla A, Lambert P, Bird J.
Advancements in technology have increased preschool children's access to the Internet. Very little research has been conducted to identify pre-school-aged children's understandings of the Internet and ramifications of being 'online'. Without an understandi...
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Serious security threat to many Internet users highlighted
Researchers have identified a weakness in the Transmission Control Protocol of all Linux operating systems since late 2012 that enables attackers to hijack users ' internet communications completely remotely.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - August 9, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

This Active Volcano Is Being Connected To The Internet For A Life-Saving Reason
The “Mouth of Hell” is coming online. Thanks to General Electric and filmmaker Sam Cossman, Masaya Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in Nicaragua, may soon be connected to the internet. GE has partnered with Cossman, who’s made a name for himself as a “volcano diver,” and the Nicaraguan government to install dozens of Wi-Fi sensors inside Masaya, located about 13 miles outside the capital Managua. The goal? To monitor the volcano’s activities in real time and better predict when it might next erupt. Masaya poses “a real danger,” explained volcanologist Guillermo ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 8, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

The transnationalization of the extreme right and the use of the Internet - Caiani M, Kr öll P.
Like many other political actors, the extreme right is currently expanding beyond national borders, and, as with any civil society organization, the Internet is assuming a growing role in achieving this goal. To date, however, this topic is understudied. I...
Source: SafetyLit - August 7, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Industrial Internet of Things Primer: Bridge the Gap Between OT and IT
To realize the promise of the Internet of Things, operational technology systems and information technology systems must converge, allowing connection and communication.
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - August 3, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

La FDA actualiza las advertencias para los antibi óticos que contienen fluoroquinolonas que se inyectan o se toman por vía oral debido a efectos secundarios discapacitantes
[07-26-2016] La Administraci ón de Alimentos y Medicamentos de Estados Unidos (FDA, por sus siglas en inglés) aprobó cambios a las etiquetas de medicamentos antibacterianos que contienen fluoroquinolonas para uso sistémico (es decir, que se toman por vía oral o se inyectan).
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 1, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

La FDA actualiza las advertencias para los antibi ó ticos que contienen fluoroquinolonas que se inyectan o se toman por v í a oral debido a efectos secundarios discapacitantes
[07-26-2016] La Administraci ó n de Alimentos y Medicamentos de Estados Unidos (FDA, por sus siglas en ingl é s) aprob ó cambios a las etiquetas de medicamentos antibacterianos que contienen fluoroquinolonas para uso sist é mico (es decir, que se toman por v í a oral o se inyectan).
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 1, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

The Internet Had A Photoshop Field Day With NASA's Unbelievable Photo
This week, NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio posted to Twitter a magnificent photo that shows the moon passing between NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory and Earth. “Almost unbelievable that this is a real photo,” Mastracchio wrote. The moon passed between @NASA climate observatory and the earth. Almost unbelievable that this is a real photo pic.twitter.com/MWxwgDfUIw— Rick Mastracchio (@AstroRM) July 26, 2016 The internet responded by having itself an absolute field day. Some took to Twitter to debate the authenticity of the picture. Others decided to show the NASA astronaut exactl...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - July 29, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Use of Internet in medical research may hinder recruitment of minorities, poor
( Washington University School of Medicine ) A study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis concludes that as researchers turn to the internet to find study participants, current health-care disparities may persist. They found that getting individuals to go online was difficult, particularly if subjects didn't have high school educations, had incomes below the poverty line or were African-American.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 28, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Improving Internet with mid-wavelength infrared
A novel phototransistor device could make the Internet faster and cheaper by replacing near-infrared wavelengths with mid-wavelength infrared, say scientists.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - July 26, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news