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Problematic Internet use is associated with substance use in young adolescents - Rücker J, Akré C, Berchtold A, Suris JC.
This study examined whether problematic Internet use was associated with substance use among young adolescents and assessed whether this association accounted for the use of tobacco, alcohol, cannabis and other drugs. METHODS: Using the Intern...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 15, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ageing China draws investors to its "hot as Internet" healthcare sector
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Investors are rushing into China's booming healthcare business, helping M&A deal values surpass those of the hot Internet sector, as the country prepares to cater to hundreds of millions of elderly patients.
Source: Reuters: Health - February 10, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

An Internet of Things reality check
Connecting different kinds of devices, not just computers and communications devices, to the Internet could lead to new ways of working with a wide range of machinery, sensors, domestic and other appliances. Researchers suggest that we are on the verge of a another technological revolution but practicalities and legal obstacles may stymie the development of the so-called Internet of Things if they are not addressed quickly.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 9, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

How to Fly a Horse review: the man who brought us the internet of things presents a new way to look at genius
Kevin Ashton examines the process of creativity and says it’s about tenacity as much as talent“To create is as human as flying is to a bird. It is not something that only a rare few people do – it’s an instinct we all have,” Kevin Ashton says. And he should know. For in begetting the term “the internet of things”, the British technologist created not only a product, but a concept that is changing the way we live.It was a transformative notion born of a mundane necessity. In the late 1990s, Ashton was working for Procter & Gamble, bringing a new lipstick to market. But supermarket shelves earmarked for the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 6, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Computing and the net Books Culture Science Technology Source Type: news

Internet Connected Pacemakers Coming Soon
Efficient security protocol to protect the information provided by medical devices connected to the Internet
Source: Disabled World - January 30, 2015 Category: Disability Tags: Home Products Source Type: news

FTC suggests stronger data privacy law, HIPAA not enough for health data
This week the Federal Trade Commission published a report focused on privacy and security issues related to the massive Internet of Things (IoT) trend, which includes the growing number of connected health devices. The report summarizes the discussions that took place at an FTC-hosted workshop in November 2013, and it also includes recommendations for the […]
Source: mobihealthnews - January 28, 2015 Category: Information Technology Authors: Brian Dolan Tags: Uncategorized Federal Trade Commission FTC digital health health data privacy health data security HIPAA digital health Internet of Things IoT digital health WellDoc Source Type: news

Pacemakers with Internet connection, a not-so-distant goal
An efficient security protocol has been designed to protect the information provided by pacemakers and similar medical devices connected to the Internet. Thanks to the latest advances in microelectronics and communications technologies, it is not difficult to imagine a future with medical sensors connected to the Internet. Now, thanks to a group of researchers, a little more progress has been made in the area of the remote monitoring of patients by means of implanted sensors.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - January 28, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Randomized controlled trial of a minimal versus extended Internet-based intervention for problem drinkers: study protocol - Cunningham JA, Hendershot CS, Rehm J.
BackgroundProblem drinking causes great harm to the person and to society. Most problem drinkers will never seek treatment. The current trial will test the efficacy of two Internet interventions for problem drinking -- one minimal and the other extended --...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 24, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Google could invest in SpaceX to help take internet into space
SpaceX could receive a $1 billion investment from Google to help it take the internet into space using satellites.
Source: The Independent - Science - January 20, 2015 Category: Science Tags: News Source Type: news

Google invests in SpaceX 'to help take internet into space'
SpaceX has received a $1 billion investment from Google to help it take the internet into space using satellites.
Source: The Independent - Science - January 20, 2015 Category: Science Tags: News Source Type: news

Google could invest in SpaceX 'to help take internet into space'
SpaceX could receive a $1 billion investment from Google to help it take the internet into space using satellites.
Source: The Independent - Science - January 20, 2015 Category: Science Tags: News Source Type: news

Google mulls SpaceX investment to supply global internet access by satellite
Internet giant considers partnership with Elon Musk’s spaceflight company to increase satellite internet coverage Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 20, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Alex Hern Tags: Mergers, acquisitions and funding Google Space Elon Musk Science Business Satellites Source Type: news

CLOUD4ALL Making an Accessible Internet for Everyone
The ways in which we access the internet are expanding, placing hurdles in the way of those with sensory disabilities as they try to get the most out of their online experience. The EU’s CLOUD4ALL project is taking on the challenge of improving accessibility for people with disabilities. Its work will help those concerned get the health and public services they need, along with improving their chances on the job market and preventing social exclusion.
Source: Disabled World - January 19, 2015 Category: Disability Tags: Website Design Source Type: news

Elon Musk wants to build an internet for Mars
Elon Musk wants to build an internet for people on Mars. It will be part of a second internet in space, using satellites to connect Mars to Earth ahead of manned missions to the planet, the Tesla Motors and SpaceX CEO said.
Source: The Independent - Science - January 19, 2015 Category: Science Tags: News Source Type: news

Elon Musk Wants To Bring The Internet To Space
Elon Musk wants to bring the Internet to space. The billionaire CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX (who, mind you, also serves as chairman of SolarCity and is now working on the Hyperloop, a super-fast tubular transport system) launched a new project Friday aimed at building a satellite system to bring high-speed Internet to the whole planet. He announced the initiative at the ribbon-cutting of SpaceX's new office in Seattle. The new venture will be a branch of the private space travel company. The company plans to put hundreds of satellites into orbit around the Earth -- circling the planet at about 750 miles above the sur...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 17, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Dream of remote internet connections still up in the air
There’s no shortage of ideas for getting internet to people in developing countries, but will they work? Gareth Willmer investigates.
Source: SciDev.Net - January 13, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

The internet of things is coming, but it’s not what you expect
The Consumer Electronics Show 2015 arrives at a time when global gadget sales are falling. The UK is ready to lead the way with the smart sensor tech that will take the place of smart phones and TVs Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 9, 2015 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Bland Tags: Science policy Internet of things Politics Technology Source Type: news

The protective effects of parental monitoring and internet restriction on adolescents' risk of online harassment - Khurana A, Bleakley A, Jordan AB, Romer D.
With many adolescents using the internet to communicate with their peers, online harassment is on the rise among youth. The purpose of this study was to understand how parental monitoring and strategies parents use to regulate children's internet use (i.e....
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 31, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Patterns of internet use and risk of online victimization for youth with and without disabilities - Wells M, Mitchell KJ.
FINDINGS from a nationally representative telephone survey of 1,560 young Internet users revealed youth receiving special education services in schools were more likely to report receiving an online interpersonal victimization in the past year, even after ...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Neil deGrasse Tyson's Provocative Tweets About Christmas Started An Internet Flame War
Neil deGrasse Tyson undoubtedly hopes you and your family are having a wonderful holiday season. Nevertheless, a series of tweets sent by the astrophysicist on Christmas have incensed some, as he provocatively questioned both the significance of the holiday -- and the reason we celebrate it. Tyson kicked off the tweets by posing this cheeky question to his nearly 2.9 million followers: QUESTION: ThIs year, what do all the world's Muslims and Jews call December 25th? ANSWER: Thursday— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) December 25, 2014 Tyson followed up the rhetorical question by wishing a happy birthday to a significan...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 27, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Excessive internet use in European adolescents: what determines differences in severity? - Blinka L, Škařupová K, Ševčíková A, Wölfling K, Müller KW, Dreier M.
This study investigated the differences between non-excessive, moderately excessive, and highly excessive internet use among adolescents. These differences were explored in terms of personal characteristics, psychological difficulties, environm...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 27, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Perceived problems with computer gaming and Internet use are associated with poorer social relations in adolescence - Rasmussen M, Meilstrup CR, Bendtsen P, Pedersen TP, Nielsen L, Madsen KR, Holstein BE.
OBJECTIVES: Young people's engagement in electronic gaming and Internet communication have caused concerns about potential harmful effects on their social relations, but the literature is inconclusive. The aim of this paper was to examine whether perceived...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 27, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

9 Ways the Internet is Toxic for Your Relationship
The Internet connects people, but can it also pull people apart? How does the online world affect your relationship?read more
Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center - December 23, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Theresa E. DiDonato, Ph.D. Tags: Happiness Relationships Self-Help Social Life Source Type: news

Prospective assessment of suicidal ideation and behavior: an internet survey of pharmaceutical sponsor practices - Chappell PB, Mahableshwarkar AR, Alphs LD, Bangs ME, Butler A, DuBrava SJ, Greist JH, Lenderking WR, Mundt JC, Stewart M.
OBJECTIVE: To survey the current approaches of clinical trial sponsors in prospective suicidal ideation and behavior assessments and challenges encountered. DESIGN: An internet-based survey. SETTING: Inclusion of prospective assessments of suicidal...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 20, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Study finds 6% of people around the world are addicted to the internet
Researchers from the University of Hong Kong collected data from from academic papers that referenced internet addiction, before looking into internet penetration rates in those regions.
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

13 Totes Adorbs Gifts For Your Internet-Obsessed Frenz
If you're struggling with what to get your Reddit-obsessed friends for the holidays this year, maybe it's time to admit who you are and go all in on Internet jokes. You don't even need to create your own. Many of the Internet memes you already love have been transformed into everything from clothing to gadgets, thanks to the creative types at Etsy and Zazzle. Don't be embarrassed to go full-on nerd with your more casual friends either. Memes were everywhere this year. Even your mom and dad surely remember #AlexFromTarget and Pharrell's hat?
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 18, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parks: 41 percent of caregivers use a digital health device
Parks Associates has released new research about caregivers and the role digital health devices play in their lives. According to Parks, 41 percent of US caregivers in households with broadband internet use a digital health device. Eight percent use some kind of online tool to coordinate their efforts. The report, “360 View: Health Devices and Services […]
Source: mobihealthnews - December 18, 2014 Category: Information Technology Authors: Jonah Comstock Tags: Uncategorized caregivers electronic panic button MPERS Parks Associates Pew Internet and American Life Project wearable activity tracker Source Type: news

Internet addiction affects 6 percent of people worldwide
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Internet addiction is an impulse-control problem marked by an inability to inhibit Internet use, which can adversely affect a person's life, including their health and interpersonal relationships. The prevalence of Internet addiction varies among regions around the world, as shown by data from more than 89,000 individuals in 31 countries analyzed for a study published in Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Forecasting emergency department visits using internet data - Ekström A, Kurland L, Farrokhnia N, Castrén M, Nordberg M.
STUDY OBJECTIVE: Using Internet data to forecast emergency department (ED) visits might enable a model that reflects behavioral trends and thereby be a valid tool for health care providers with which to allocate resources and prevent crowding. The aim of t...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 12, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Internet Traffic Can Predict Emergency Department VolumeInternet Traffic Can Predict Emergency Department Volume
A clinical forecasting model was developed that correlated Internet use with emergency department visits, according to a new study. Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 12, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Sir Tim Berners-Lee: the people who watch us should be watched themselves - video
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, says there needs to be a change on the internet so that "the people who watch us are watched themselves". Berners-Lee says it is important law enforcement agencies are able to monitor the internet because of the level of cyber crime, but mechanisms need to be built to hold them accountable Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 11, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Guardian Staff Tags: Internet Computing and the net Tim Berners-Lee Science Source Type: news

How The Internet May Be 'Getting In The Way Of Every Important Thing In Your Life'
The Internet has its perks, but it certainly has its pitfalls, too. The latest video from The School Of Life, a London-based organization that focuses on developing emotional intelligence, warns that the Internet may be "getting in the way of every important thing in your life." The group has a point: Crime, bullying and threats to privacy have all been taken to a new level because of the Internet. Plus, we're incredibly addicted to being online. According to one survey, the clip notes, people "put the Internet at the top of their list of daily essentials," over a bath, car and TV. And three out of five people in the ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 9, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

K4Connect:: Transforming the Internet of Things into the Internet of You
A pair of veteran technology experts have joined forces to focus on making peoples' lives better by seamlessly connecting the rapidly expanding number of electronic devices and services that make up the "internet of things."
Source: Disabled World - December 5, 2014 Category: Disability Tags: Assistive Technology Source Type: news

Internet use and verbal aggression: the moderating role of parents and peers - Appel M, Stiglbauer B, Batinic B, Holtz P.
This research investigated the influence of parent-adolescent communication quality, as perceived by the adolescents, on the relationship between adolescents' Internet use and verbal aggression. Adolescents (N = 363, age range 10-16, M-T1 = 12.84, SD = 1.9...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 5, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

K4Connect:: Transforming the Internet of Things into the Internet of You
Connecting the rapidly expanding number of electronic devices and services that make up the internet of things
Source: Disabled World - December 5, 2014 Category: Disability Tags: Assistive Technology Source Type: news

Google and women's health-related issues: what does the search engine data reveal? - Baazeem M, Abenhaim H.
OBJECTIVES: Identifying the gaps in public knowledge of women's health related issues has always been difficult. With the increasing number of Internet users in the United States, we sought to use the Internet as a tool to help us identify such gaps and to...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 29, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Is The Reality Of 'Internet Addiction' Like Carving A Turkey With A Backhoe?
That some suffer from problematic Internet over-use is clear. But is an addiction the source? Is pathological Internet over-use a behavioral addiction like a gambling addiction? Or are new concepts needed to understand these new troubles?
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 28, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Todd Essig Source Type: news

Internet usage boosts health of the elderly
OLDER people who use the internet regularly are healthier because they are better informed about medical issues, research shows.
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 26, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Silver surfers: Internet usage boosts health of the elderly
OLDER people who use the internet regularly are healthier because they are better informed about medical issues, research shows.
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 26, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Internet program spurs 5.5-kg weight loss
Read the full story on MD Consult: Internet program spurs 5.5-kg weight loss
Source: MD Consult: News: Top Stories - November 18, 2014 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Born before 1985? Then you’re a ‘digital immigrant’
Anyone born after 1985 is a ‘digital native’ and can’t imagine a time before the internet, when we weren’t constantly connected… Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 16, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Lauren Laverne Tags: Internet Technology Neuroscience Society Culture Music Source Type: news

Born before 1985? Then youre a digital immigrant
Anyone born after 1985 is a digital native and cant imagine a time before the internet, when we werent constantly connected Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 16, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Lauren Laverne Tags: Internet Technology Neuroscience Society Culture Music Source Type: news

Altered cingulate-hippocampal synchrony correlate with aggression in adolescents with internet gaming disorder - Jung YC, Lee S, Chun JW, Kim DJ.
BACKGROUND: Internet gaming disorder is a pattern of excessive and prolonged internet gaming that results in a cluster of cognitive and behavioral symptoms, analogous to substance use disorder and gambling disorder. Previous studies suggest adolescents wit...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 15, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Survey: Fitness devices to be most popular wearable for next five years
Thirteen percent of consumers plan to purchase a health or fitness wearable device within the next year, according to a survey of 2,000 consumers from Acquity Group, a subsidiary of Accenture. Acquity Group questioned consumers about all internet of things (IoT) technologies, which the company defines as everyday devices that connect to the internet through embedded sensors and computing […]
Source: mobihealthnews - November 13, 2014 Category: Information Technology Authors: Aditi Pai Tags: Uncategorized Accenture Accenture survey Acquity Group Apple Basis Fitbit health and fitness apps health and fitness devices health and fitness wearables health-focused smartwatch Internet of Things devices smart clothing smartwa Source Type: news

Predicting dengue fever outbreaks in China using Internet searches
The habit of searching online for a diagnosis before visiting the doctor can be a powerful predictor of infectious diseases outbreaks, researchers have found. Now studies show that combining information from monitoring internet search metrics such as Baidu (China's equivalent of Google), with a web-based infectious disease alert system from reported cases and environmental factors hold the key to improving early warning systems and reducing the deadly effects of dengue fever in China.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - November 12, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

The index card: internet addiction
Dr Mark Griffiths explains a new ailment for the digital age Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 9, 2014 Category: Science Authors: The Observer Tags: Internet Technology Source Type: news

Is wasting time on the internet actually good for you? Read this and find out
Maybe the sheer banality of the web could induce the kind of fugue state that allows ideas to flourish Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 2, 2014 Category: Science Authors: Emma Brockes Tags: Internet Science US education Source Type: news

Cell phone internet access, online sexual solicitation, partner seeking, and sexual risk behavior among adolescents - Rice E, Winetrobe H, Holloway IW, Montoya J, Plant A, Kordic T.
Online partner seeking is associated with sexual risk behavior among young adults (specifically men who have sex with men), but this association has yet to be explored among a probability sample of adolescents. Moreover, cell phone internet access and sexu...
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 30, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news