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Abnormal brain activity in adolescents with internet addiction who attempt suicide: an assessment using functional magnetic resonance imaging - Huang Y, Xu L, Kuang L, Wang W, Cao J, Xiao MN.
Internet addiction is associated with an increased risk of suicidal behavior and can lead to brain dysfunction among adolescents. However, whether brain dysfunction occurs in adolescents with Internet addiction who attempt suicide remains unknown. This obs...
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trusts have ‘lost focus’ on patients who cannot use the internet
NHS trusts have “sometimes lost focus” on people who do not have access to the internet during the recent rapid rollout of online appointments, a Royal College of Physicians chief has told HSJ.
Source: HSJ - July 31, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

California busca signos de cambio tras impresionantes reveses por coronavirus
Después de semanas de asombrosos reveses en la pandemia, California está desesperada por señales de un cambio.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - July 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rong-Gong Lin II, Maura Dolan, Patrick McGreevy Source Type: news

Prospective associations between internet use and poor mental health: a population-based study - Mars B, Gunnell D, Biddle L, Kidger J, Moran P, Winstone L, Heron J.
OBJECTIVES: Most of the evidence on the effects of internet use on mental health derives from cross-sectional research. We set out to explore prospective associations between internet use (hours online and specific internet experiences) and future mental h...
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Blockchain for the internet of vehicles: a decentralized IoT solution for vehicles communication using Ethereum - Jabbar R, Kharbeche M, Al-Khalifa K, Krichen M, Barkaoui K.
The concept of smart cities has become prominent in modern metropolises due to the emergence of embedded and connected smart devices, systems, and technologies. They have enabled the connection of every "thing" to the Internet. Therefore, in the upcoming e...
Source: SafetyLit - July 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

One fat-fingered network admin at Cloudflare just brought down literally half the internet with a single keystroke... imagine what's possible with malicious intent
(Natural News) Literally half the internet was brought down today by a fat-fingered network admin at Cloudflare who misconfigured a single piece of hardware: A border router that directs TCP/IP traffic, carrying website data across the world. The outage was shockingly widespread, affecting literally millions of websites for as long as an hour. Cloudflare blames...
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A fatal case by a suicide kit containing sodium nitrite ordered on the internet - Dur ão C, Pedrosa F, Dinis-Oliveira RJ.
Fatal sodium nitrite poisonings are rare in the forensic context. The present work describes a first fatal case of sodium nitrite contained in a suicide kit that the victim acquired over the internet. The results of the autopsy showed general signs of asph...
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Communications technology and terrorism - Mahmood R, Jetter M.
By facilitating the flow of information in society, communications technology (CT; e.g., newspapers, radio, television, the Internet) can help terrorists to (i) spread their message, (ii) recruit followers, and (iii) coordinate among group members. However...
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Relationships between internet use, deliberate self-harm, and happiness in adolescents: a Taiwan birth cohort pilot study - Lung FW, Shu BC, Chiang TL, Lin SJ.
In this study, the pathway associations were investigate...
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Interaction of socioeconomic status with risky internet use, gambling and substance use in adolescents from a structurally disadvantaged region in Central Europe - Petru želka B, Vacek J, Gavurová B, Kubák M, Gabrhelik R, Rogalewicz V, Barták M.
The objective of this study was an investigation of the re...
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Low self-control and aggression exert serial mediation between inattention/hyperactivity problems and severity of internet gaming disorder features longitudinally among adolescents - Jeong H, Yim HW, Lee SY, Lee HK, Potenza MN, Jo SJ, Son HJ, Kim G.
We examined serial mediating roles of low self-control and aggression in explaining relationships between levels of inattention and hyperactivity problems (IHPs) and severity of Internet gaming disorder (IGD) features when exposed to online gam...
Source: SafetyLit - July 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

NTIA: Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; NTIA Internet Use Survey
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is seeking comment on its intent to add 66 questions currently known as the NTIA Internet Use Survey to a future edition of the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey. Information gathered from the survey will be used to inform investment decisions and resource allocations for broadband development. Comments are due by September 8, 2020.
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 7, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Psychological risk factors that predict social networking and internet addiction in adolescents - Peris M, de la Barrera U, Schoeps K, Montoya-Castilla I.
Adolescents' addictive use of social media and the internet is an increasing concern among parents, teachers, researchers and society. The purpose was to examine the contribution of body self-esteem, personality traits, and demographic factors in the predi...
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Internet use and adolescent drinking: does it matter what young people do online? - Svensson R, Johnson B.
In this study we examine whether the association between internet use and drinking could be different for different types of internet activities among adolescents. We also adjust for a number of theoretically relevant factors such as peer influ...
Source: SafetyLit - July 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Left-wing mobs defacing and destroying cities were "digitized" by the Internet into tribal behavior that will end civil society
(Natural News) Without question, the Internet has become what the telegraph was in the 1800s and the telephone/radio/television was in the 1900s; it was that revolutionary a means of communication and entertainment. But also without a doubt, it has become a means of destroying civil societies including that of the United States. Writing at Real...
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

La FDA aconseja a los consumidores no usar productos para desinfectar manos que hayan sido fabricados por Eskbiochem
La FDA advierte a los consumidores no usar ning ún desinfectante para manos fabricado por Eskbiochem SA de CV de México, debido a la posibilidad de que contengan metanol (alcohol de madera), el cual es una sustancia que puede ser tóxica cuando se absorbe por la piel o se ingiere. La FDA ha identifica
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 24, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Former Norfolk Doctor Sentenced for Role in Internet Pharmacy Organization
Norfolk VA, physician, sentence, internet pharmacy, Lawrence Ryan, forfeit, controlled substance, misbranded, drug, RX Limited, fioricet, butalbital, carisoprodol, soma, tramadol, ultram,
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - June 24, 2020 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

These Young Entrepreneurs Have A Plan To Bring The Internet To Detroit, The Least Connected City In America
In Forbes ’ first-ever virtual hackathon event, six under 30 alums gathered remotely for a full weekend, working round-the-clock to figure out how to distribute Internet to the least connected city in the country.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 23, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Angel Au-Yeung, Forbes Staff Tags: Billionaires /worlds-billionaires Business /business Policy /policy Innovation /innovation Cloud /cloud Enterprise Tech /enterprise-tech Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Healthcare /healthcare Leadership /leadership Under 3 Source Type: news

The association between internet searches and suicide in Spain - Lopez-Agudo LA.
Apart from disease, suicide has been the first cause of death in Spain since it overcame the victims of traffic accidents in the year 2007. Nevertheless, in spite of the high number of people affected by it every year, it is an almost silenced issue in thi...
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

The intensive use of the internet by children and adolescents in the context of COVID-19 and the risks for self-inflicted violence - Deslandes SF, Coutinho T.
This essay aimed to discuss the implications of social isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic for the intensive use of the internet among children and adolescents and its possible consequences for the practice of self-inflicted violence. We briefly discuss...
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Validity and reliability of the Persian version of Internet Sex Screening Test in Iranian medical students - Shalbafan M, Najarzadegan M, Soraya S, Rashedi V, Najafian R, Ahmadkhaniha H, Seddigh R, Hassanzadeh M, Saeedi V, Kamalzadeh L.
This study investigated the cultural adaptation, validity, and reliability of the Persian version of Internet Sex Screening Test (P-ISST). In this cross-sectional study, 97 medical students were included. Content and face validity of the questionnaire were...
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Young adult perceptions of internet communications and the grooming concept - Wood AC, Wheatcroft JM.
Research of young people shows a lack of understanding of the term grooming in online communications and that internet risks are taken because internet literacy is poor for this group. However, limited research has investigated the perceptions of young adu...
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Association of internet addiction with nonsuicidal self-injury among adolescents in China - Tang J, Ma Y, Lewis SP, Chen R, Clifford A, Ammerman BA, Gazimbi MM, Byrne A, Wu Y, Lu X, Chang H, Kang C, Tiemeier H, Yu Y.
Importance: Both nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI), defined as the direct, deliberate damage of one's body tissue without suicidal intent, and internet addiction among adolescents are public health concerns. However, the possible association of NSSI with inte...
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mediating effect of internet addiction on the relationship between individualism and cyberbullying: cross-sectional questionnaire study - Arpaci I, Abdeljawad T, Baloglu M, Kesici, Mahariq I.
BACKGROUND: Among a variety of dynamics that may have effects on internet-related behaviors, cultural orientation is particularly important. Previous studies suggest that individualism is a strong determinant of certain behaviors. In addition, findings sug...
Source: SafetyLit - June 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The language of radicalization: female internet recruitment to participation in ISIS activities - Windsor L.
Why do young Muslim women radicalize and undertake high-risk political behaviors, and what factors influence their sociopolitical transformation? The process of radicalization happens because of individual, social, and political dynamics, and is facilitate...
Source: SafetyLit - June 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Problematic Internet use (PIU), personality profiles and emotion dysregulation in a cohort of young adults: trajectories from risky behaviors to addiction - Pettorruso M, Valle S, Cavic E, Martinotti G, Di Giannantonio M, Grant JE.
Problematic Internet Use (PIU) encloses excessive online activities (like video gaming, social media use, web-streaming, pornography viewing, buying). Despite its psychological burden, risk factors related to PIU remain still unclear. In the present study ...
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Problematic internet use and the risk of suicide ideation in Chinese adolescents: a cross-sectional analysis - Huang Y, Xu L, Mei Y, Wei Z, Wen H, Liu D.
To evaluate the relationships between problematic Internet use (PIU) and suicidal ideation (SI) among adolescents, we encompassed 12,507 participants (16.6  ± 0.8 years). The occurrence of mood disorders, quality of life (QOL), personality traits and SI ...
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Internet addiction among college students in a Chinese population: prevalence, correlates, and its relationship with suicide attempts - Shen Y, Meng F, Xu H, Li X, Zhang Y, Huang C, Luo X, Zhang XY.
This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and correlates of internet addiction among Chinese college students. ...
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Using alcohol consumption diary data from an internet intervention for outcome and predictive modeling: a validation and machine learning study - Lindner P, Johansson M, Gajecki M, Berman AH.
BACKGROUND: Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is highly prevalent and presents a large treatment gap. Self-help internet interventions are an attractive approach to lowering thresholds for seeking help and disseminating evidence-based programs at scale. Internet ...
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Assessing driving risk using internet of vehicles data: an analysis based on generalized linear models - Sun S, Bi J, Guill én M, Pérez-Marín AM.
With the major advances made in internet of vehicles (IoV) technology in recent years, usage-based insurance (UBI) products have emerged to meet market needs. Such products, however, critically depend on driving risk identification and driver classificatio...
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

ACA ofrece inscripci ón especial por el coronavirus
Establecen per íodos de inscripción especial de la ley ACA por el coronavirus ... Debido al aumento en los casos de COVID-19, algunos estados permiten de nuevo inscribirse en un plan de seguro de sa...
Source: AARP.org News - May 16, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Internet-risk classes of adolescents, dispositional mindfulness and health-related quality of life: a mediational model - Calvete E, Fern ández-González L, González-Cabrera J, Machimbarrena JM, Orue I.
This study was primarily aimed at identifying classes of adolescents in relation to their probability of endorsing several risks associated with the Internet (cyberbullying victimization and perpetration, cyberdating abuse victimization, and perpetration, ...
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Research on cooperative collision avoidance method of multi-workshop dynamic obstacles based on the internet of things technology - Wang QP, Torres M.
In order to realize cooperative collision avoidance control of multi-workshop dynamic obstacles, a cooperative collision avoidance method of multi-workshop dynamic obstacles based on the Internet of things technology is proposed in this paper. A cooperativ...
Source: SafetyLit - May 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A Pandemic Benefit: The Expansion of Telemedicine
Medical practice over the internet can result in faster diagnoses and treatments, increase the efficiency of care and reduce patient stress.
Source: NYT Health - May 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Telemedicine Health Insurance and Managed Care Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Computers and the Internet Quarantines Videophones and Videoconferencing Smartphones Source Type: news

The Danger of Internet Challenges
A child psychologist advises parents to address the threat of internet challenges with continual, preemptive conversations with kids -- and with special phone settings.
Source: WebMD Health - May 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

To protect Americans from internet scammers selling unproven medical products, @US_FDA has taken — and continues to take — steps to find & stop those selling fraudulent products that claim to mitigate, prevent, treat, diagnose or cure #COVID19 https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/coronavirus-covid-19-update-fda-continues-combat-fraudulent-covid-19-medical-products   … pic.twitter.com/3kiaBwmm37
To protect Americans from internet scammers selling unproven medical products, @US_FDA has taken—and continues to take—steps to find & stop those selling fraudulent products that claim to mitigate, prevent, treat, diagnose or cure #COVID19 https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/coronavirus-covid-19-update-fda-continues-combat-fraudulent-covid-19-medical-products … pic.twitter.com/3kiaBwmm37
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 7, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at SteveFDA) Source Type: news

Nigeria: New Kaios Survey Identifies Barriers to Mobile Money and Internet Use Among Younger Phone Users in Nigeria - Fine-Tuning the Pitch to Get Better Use
[Balancing Act] London -Every now and then a survey gives you a glimpse into the dynamics of mobile internet use in Africa. This week KaiOS has released a survey of younger Nigerian mobile users. Russell Southwood spoke to Tanjeet Singh, Business Development& Strategic Partnerships, Tim Metz, Marketing Director and Yang Wang, Senior Research Manager, KaiOS Technologies.
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 4, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

$23M to get Detroit students tablets, internet amid pandemic
About 51,000 K-12 public school students in Detroit will get computer tablets and high-speed internet to help transition from classroom to virtual learning during the coronavirus pandemic
Source: ABC News: Health - April 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Getting free internet is hard for poor students despite provider promises, survey finds
Low-income L.A. families are struggling to get students connected to the internet even with promises of help from phone and cable providers. A survey found 16% still unconnected.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Howard Blume, Sonali Kohli, Paloma Esquivel Source Type: news

A partial mediation effect of father-child attachment and self-esteem between parental marital conflict and subsequent features of internet gaming disorder in children: a 12-month follow-up study - Jeong H, Yim HW, Lee SY, Lee HK, Potenza MN, Jo SJ, Son HJ.
This study evaluated whether parent-child attachment and self-esteem may mediate the relationship between parental marital conflict and increases in features of internet gaming disorder (IGD) in children at 1 year. METHODS: The baseline...
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Protecting yourself from the latest internet sex crime
(Michigan State University) Researchers from Michigan State University released a study on 'sextortion' -- a lesser-known internet crime that poses a threat to adults and minors -- that sheds light on the importance of protecting the public from online criminals.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Students fear lack of internet access could leave them behind with online learning
As millions of students across the U.S. move to online learning, many for the remainder of the school year, some are struggling to keep up without the proper tools. While some say issues with their internet connectivity has disrupted learning and made it more difficult to complete lessons, other students have no internet access at all. Meg Oliver speaks to a high school senior in Los Angeles who says she is worried about falling behind due to her poor internet connection.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: How Lack of the Internet Makes Staying At Home Difficult for Africans
[DW] Closing schools and working from home has become a global response to stop the spread of COVID-19. However, lack of access to the internet as well as high data costs have made this transition rather difficult in Africa.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Youth internet safety education: aligning programs with the evidence base - Finkelhor D, Walsh K, Jones L, Mitchell K, Collier A.
BACKGROUND: This review critically examines the messages of youth internet safety education programs in the light of research about both the dynamics of internet dangers and the efficacy of youth prevention education. METHODS: Using terms "internet...
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Broadcasting your death through livestreaming: understanding cybersuicide through concepts of performance - Fratini A, Hemer SR.
Cybersuicide, or suicide mediated by the internet in various ways, is a growing phenomenon worldwide and one which makes an often private act highly public. This paper provides an exploration of one version of cybersuicide: suicide that is livestreamed on ...
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Characteristics of gun advertisements on social media: systematic search and content analysis of Twitter and YouTube posts - Jordan L, Kalin J, Dabrowski C.
This study aimed to quantify the characteristics of gun advertising on social me...
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

No TV, no sat nav, no internet: how to fix space's junk problem – video
As Elon Musk's Starlink and Jeff Bezos's Project Kuiper race to create high-speed internet using satellites orbiting Earth, there's a small problem that could get in the way: debris. From dead spacecraft that have been around since the dawn of the space age to flecks of paint smashing windows on the International Space Station, rubbish is clogging up our orbits. And with objects moving as fast as 15,500mph (25,000 kmph), the satellite services we've come to depend on are at constant risk of collision. So how to fix the problem with junk in space? Ian Anderson investigatesContinue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Ian Anderson, Joseph Pierce, Ryan Baxter and Paul Boyd Tags: Space Elon Musk Jeff Bezos SpaceX The space shuttle Technology Nasa European Space Agency Source Type: news

UK coronavirus: tests prioritised for NHS workers, 'not available on the internet next week' – as it happened
Rolling updates on all the UK developments, as they happened. This blog is now closed, please followthe global coronavirus liveblog6.20pmGMTFor more coronavirus updates, do read our global coronavirus live blog.Related:Coronavirus live news: global death toll passes 20,000, as Spain overtakes China as second worst-hit country6.18pmGMTHere are the main points fromBoris Johnson’s press conference. His headline announcement related to the NHS “volunteer army”, but what was equally interesting was the defensiveness that seems to be creeping in to his public statements about coronavirus. He did not have a proper answer at...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Sparrow and Lucy Campbell Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Politics UK news Boris Johnson PMQs Jeremy Corbyn House of Commons Prince Charles Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Optimizing internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for alcohol misuse: a study protocol for a randomized factorial trial examining the effects of a pre-treatment assessment interview and health educator guidance - Sundstr öm C, Hadjistavropoulos H, Wilhelms A, Keough M, Schaub M.
BACKGROUND: Alcohol misuse is a common, disabling, and costly issue worldwide, but the vast majority of people with alcohol misuse never access treatment for varying reasons. Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy (ICBT) may be an attractive treatm...
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The associations between family-related factors and excessive internet use in adolescents - Falt ýnková A, Blinka L, Ševčíková A, Husarova D.
This study examined the relationship between Excessive Internet Use (EIU) in adolescents and their family environment, namely the family type, the family economic status, the effect of parental care, the level of parental control, the amount of parental mo...
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news