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Evacuation decision behavior for no-notice emergency events - Golshani N, Shabanpour R, Mohammadian A, Auld J, Ley H.
No-notice emergency events refer to unpredictable disasters such as earthquakes, chemical spills, or terrorist attacks, where it is impracticable to forewarn the public about their occurrence and design evacuation plans for them. This calls for an in-depth...
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Development and evaluation of concrete barrier containment options for errant motorcycle riders - Silvestri Dobrovolny C, Shi S, Kovar J, Bligh RP.
Motorcycles are among the most vulnerable vehicles on the road. Although a combination of different factors may cause motorcycle crashes, an appropriate design of roadside safety systems can play an important role in limiting the severity of motorcycle cra...
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Influence of road geometric design consistency on familiar and unfamiliar drivers' performances: crash-based analysis - Intini P, Berloco N, Colonna P, Ottersland Gran ås S, Olaussen Ryeng E.
Drivers' road familiarity is a safety-related factor. Familiar drivers may be prone to inattention and more dangerous behavior, whereas unfamiliar drivers may be affected by demanding and unexpected road environments. Previous research adequately described...
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Perception of safety and cycling behaviour on varying street typologies: opportunities for behavioural economics and design - Riggs W.
Many studies have noted that denser and more accessible environments with higher level-of-service (LOS) tend to encourage higher levels of walking and bicycling activity. As streets are increasingly designed to facilitate safe cycling through built environ...
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Sports concussions: can head impact sensors help biomedical engineers to design better headgear? - Wu L.
Sport-related concussion is a major public health concern. In a recent BJSM publication, McGuine et al conducted a randomised controlled trial (RCT) to evaluate whether soccer headgear would reduce the rate or severity of concussions in adolescent athle...
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Trajectory-based measurement of signalized intersection capacity - Fourati W, Friedrich B.
Capacities of road intersections are a limiting factor and crucial for the performance of road networks. Therefore, for purposes of intersection design and of optimal signal timing, numerous methodologies have been proposed to either estimate or directly m...
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Association between urinary urgency and falls among rural dwelling older women - Park J, Lee K, Lee K.
This study used dataset obtained from 246...
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effectiveness of surgical treatment for degenerative cervical myelopathy in preventing falls and fall-related neurological deterioration: a prospective multi-institutional study - Kimura A, Takeshita K, Shiraishi Y, Inose H, Yoshii T, Maekawa A, Endo K, Miyamoto T, Furuya T, Nakamura A, Mori K, Seki S, Kanbara S, Imagama S, Matsunaga S, Okawa A.
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective multi-center study. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness of surgical treatment in reducing falls and fall-related neurological deterioration in a prospective cohort of patients undergoing surgery for degenerative cervi...
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Electromagnetic Compatibility: A Mechanical Engineer ’s Perspective
Conclusion EMC should be considered first from an EE’s perspective, addressing concerns at the PCB level. MEs can get involved when enclosing the PCB or device. This is a collaborative effort. Both specialties should work through planning and execution. The ability to leverage a range of materials and components for EM enclosures allows engineers to make informed choices to meet the EMC requirements of a device. When considered at early stages, engineers can make EM an integral part of the design approach.
Source: MDDI - December 10, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nathan M üller Tags: Electronics Source Type: news

FDA Approves Amgen ' s Biosimilar to J & J ' s Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug FDA Approves Amgen ' s Biosimilar to J & J ' s Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Amgen Inc ' s biosimilar copy of Johnson& Johnson ' s blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, according to the regulator ' s website.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Pharmacist News Source Type: news

Short Takes
The Senate voted 70-15 on December 2, 2019 to confirm Mr. Dan Brouillette to be the next Secretary of Energy. President Trump nominated Brouillette to lead the Department of Energy in October after Secretary Rick Perry announced his resignation. Brouillette has served as Deputy Secretary of Energy since August 2017. Previously, he served as the Senior Vice President and head of public policy for USAA, a provider of financial services to the military community, and as Vice President of the Ford Motor Company. Mr. Brouillette has also served as Chief of Staff to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and Assistant Secret...
Source: Public Policy Reports - December 10, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

What Will AI Bring in 2020?
Artificial intelligence and machine learning continue to make a profound impact on the medical device and diagnostics industry. So what AI trends can medtech (along with many other industries) expect in 2020? Top AI experts at New York, NY-based Fractal Analytics, one of the largest AI providers in the world, shared the following predictions. 1. AI Will Be More Clearly Defined "There have been numerous AI (or actually, ML) related use-cases in 2019 and lots of lessons learned, including that we are still at very early stages of ...
Source: MDDI - December 9, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Software Source Type: news

Update of the Consensus Definitions of Invasive Fungal Disease
Mon, 12/09/2019 - 16:09News blog
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 9, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: BethBradshaw Source Type: news

Are Shopping Clubs Worth the Price?
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Source: AARP.org News - December 9, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

7 New Cookbooks for Foodies
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Source: AARP.org News - December 9, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Phone Scammers Use Fear Tactics When Targeting Victims
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Source: AARP.org News - December 9, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

50 Classics Over 50 That People Love Every Day
From the microwave to The Beatles, what would life be like without these classics? ... You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. ... The provider ’s terms, condition...
Source: AARP.org News - December 9, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Money Saving Tips From the Masters
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Source: AARP.org News - December 9, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA proposes change in MRI coil 510(k) submissions
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed a revision to performance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA to host workshop on artificial intelligence FDA offers guidance on coated devices FDA issues new cybersecurity warning FDA seeks patient engagement in device design, development FDA issues 2 more guidances on x-ray devices
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 9, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Canadian Town of Asbestos Changing Its Name for Economics
Officials in Asbestos, Quebec, have been struggling for years to develop a new identity for the small Canadian mining town. Changing its name might do the trick. Mayor Hugues Grimard announced recently that his town in southeastern Quebec is looking for a name change in 2020, believing it could spark a much-needed economic recovery. The natural link between the town’s name and the toxic mineral — once so compelling — has become a roadblock to any future development. Exposure to asbestos can lead to deadly diseases, including mesothelioma cancer. “There is really a negative perception around asbestos,” Grimard tol...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - December 9, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

FDA launches app for health care professionals
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the global launch of CURE ID, an internet-based repository that will allow the clinical community to report their experiences treating difficult-to-treat infectious diseases with novel uses of existing FDA-approved drugs through a website, a smartphone or other mobile device.
Source: World Pharma News - December 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured FDA Regulatory Affairs Source Type: news

FDA Launches App for Health Care Professionals
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the global launch of CURE ID, an internet-based repository that will allow the clinical community to report their experiences treating difficult-to-treat infectious diseases with novel uses of existing FDA-approved drugs through a website, a smartphone or other mobile device.
Source: eHealth News EU - December 9, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Development Research and Development Source Type: news

Predicting a protein's behavior from its appearance
(Ecole Polytechnique F é d é rale de Lausanne) Researchers at EPFL have developed a new way to predict a protein's interactions with other proteins and biomolecules, and its biochemical activity, merely by observing its surface. The method, published in open-source format, opens up new possibilities for artificial protein design.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New function for plant enzyme could lead to green chemistry
(DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory) Scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered a new function in a plant enzyme that could inspire the design of new chemical catalysts. The enzyme catalyzes, or initiates, one of the cornerstone chemical reactions needed to synthesize a wide array of organic molecules, including those found in lubricants, cosmetics, and those used as raw materials for making plastics.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 9, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How to Avoid Distracted Driving Caused By Car Tech
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Source: AARP.org News - December 8, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Website tackles an all-too-common problem with rare diseases: A shortage of information
NORD’s database offers a great deal of material on symptoms, research, known therapies, clinical trials and support groups.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - December 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Operating speed prediction model as a tool for consistency based geometric design of four-lane divided highways - Sil G, Maji A, Nama S, Maurya AK.
Researchers have studied two-lane rural highways to predict the operating speed on horizontal curves and correlated it with safety. However, the driving characteristics of four-lane-divided highways are different. Weak lane discipline is observed in these ...
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Simulated single-bicycle crashes in the VTI crash safety laboratory - Niska A, Wen äll J.
The objective of this study was to examine the influence of bicycle design and speed on the head impact when suffering from a single-bicycle crash, and the possibility to study this using crash tests.Methods: Simulations of single-...
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Design and development of mobility equipment for persons with disabilities in low-resource and tropical settings: bamboo wheelchairs - Scheffers MF, Ona Ayala KE, Ottesen TD, Tuakli-Wosornu YA.
Purpose: For persons with disabilities in low-resource and tropical settings, barriers to mobility and physical activity are steep. The aim of this study was to develop and test two low-cost, durable, sustainable, purpose-built wheelchair prototypes...
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

New chapter in WormBook, GENETICS
Check out the new chapter in WormBook, GENETICS, ‘Biology of the Caenorhabditis elegans germline stem cell system‘ by Jane Hubbard and Tim Schedl.
Source: WormBase - December 6, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ranjana Kishore Tags: brief communication external website news paper of interest Source Type: news

2019 virtual #CochraneSantiago Colloquium wrap-up
All content remains freely available on theColloquium website and open to everyone!Cochrane ’s annual flagship event brings together the world’s most influential health researchers, scientists, academics, opinion leaders, clinicians, and patients to promote evidence-informed decision-making. The unprecedented situation of civil unrest across Santiago led to thecancellation of our face-to face 2019 Colloquium and Cochrane ’s first virtual Colloquium.  Whilst we recognize our virtual meeting can never replace what we would have achieved together in-person in Chile, we believe that this unique week of content as a fitt...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 6, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

JE Dunn wins two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has selected Kansas City-based JE Dunn Construction as the contractor for two projects worth a total of $45 million.   The projects are a $24 million clinic modernization at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho, near Boise, and the $21.1 million pharmacy at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, near Fort Walton Beach.   Leawood-based Hoefer Wysocki will design both projects.   During the past 10 years, JE Dunn h as won more than $800 million in health care facility…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Miranda Davis Source Type: news

FDA proposes change in MRI coil
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed a revision to performance...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA to host workshop on artificial intelligence FDA offers guidance on coated devices FDA issues new cybersecurity warning FDA seeks patient engagement in device design, development FDA issues 2 more guidances on x-ray devices
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 6, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA approves Amgen's biosimilar to J & J's rheumatoid arthritis drug
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Amgen Inc's biosimilar copy of Johnson& Johnson's blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicade, according to the regulator's website.
Source: Reuters: Health - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

User-fair designing emergency service systems - Jan áček J, Gábrišová L.
The usual approach to emergency system design consists in deploying a given number of service centers to minimize the disutility perceived by an average user, what is called "min-sum" or "system approach". As a user in emergency tries to obtain service fro...
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Scientists use crabs to validate popular method to identify unknown human brain neurons
(University of Missouri-Columbia) A crab's nervous system could help scientists learn what causes single neurons in the human brain to become 'out of whack,' which can contribute to the development of neurological diseases like Alzheimer's disease. Knowing exactly how a single neuron operates among the billions housed in the human brain could one day help scientists design innovative ways to prevent and treat these diseases, such as targeted therapies.
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 6, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Hip-Hop at Middle Age: DMC Interview
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Source: AARP.org News - December 6, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What Older Adults Learned by Wearing a Fitness Tracker
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Source: AARP.org News - December 6, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Public Enemy's Chuck D Talks About Hip-Hop Music
"What made you a top MC back in the day was your ability to cut through and be heard regardless of what you said." ... You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. ......
Source: AARP.org News - December 6, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Winter Driving Preparedness Tips
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Source: AARP.org News - December 6, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA Launches Infectious Disease Crowdsourcing App for Clinicians FDA Launches Infectious Disease Crowdsourcing App for Clinicians
The CURE ID app allows clinicians to share and discuss experiences with difficult-to-treat infectious diseases through a website, a smartphone, or other mobile device.FDA Approvals
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - December 6, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

Comparative Analysis of Patterns of Infectious Complications of Outpatient Vs. Inpatient Care Following Intensive Induction Chemotherapy for Adults with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) or Other High-Grade Myeloid Neoplasms
Conference abstracts
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 6, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Antifungal Prophylaxis Era: Compliance of AML Centers, Invasive Fungal Infection (IFI) Classification, IFI Incidence and AML Outcomes from ALFA 2007- 02 Study
Conference abstracts
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 6, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Patients united: Bringing the patient voice to genetics research
Patients have always been at the heart of the Cure Parkinson ’s Trust (CPT), co-founded by four individuals with PD in 2005. Today it has 16,000 forum members with Parkinson’s disease (PD), about 2,000 PD patients in clinical trials, and approximately 1,500 PD patients attending the World Parkinson’s Congress.   Together with several external research and fundraising institutes, the charity brings together all the personal experience and scientific expertise needed to propel its patient-centric mission to find a cure. “Having a broad range of personal and professional expertise available enables CPT to include t...
Source: EyeForPharma - December 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicola Davies Source Type: news

Pulse Design Group plans for growth with new HQ, president in 2020
Pulse Design Group, a Lenexa-based health care architecture company, is ramping up efforts to grow in 2020, starting with a new president and a new office.   The company told the Kansas City Business Journal that it has hired Dennis Burns as its first president and also announced that it will be relocating from Lenexa to the Country Club Plaza in the summer.   Managing Partner Rick Embers and Burns told KCBJ that the intent of the changes is to pre pare for growth the company anticipates in coming…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Miranda Davis Source Type: news

Former SickKids Motherisk website now directs to cannabis blog, hospital says
Toronto's Hospital For Sick Children is warning the public that a website it once ran to help pregnant women and new mothers has fallen into the hands of a third party that runs a cannabis blog.
Source: CBC | Health - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Former SickKids Motherisk website now directs to cannabis blog
Toronto's Hospital For Sick Children is warning the public that a website it once ran to help pregnant women and new mothers has fallen into the hands of a third party that runs a cannabis blog.
Source: CBC | Health - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

As & #039;Robot Wars & #039; Kick-In, Is Robotic Surgery Ripe for an & #039;iPhone Moment & #039;?
Is widespread adoption of surgical robots around the corner? The question is certainly timely given the recent developments in the sector. To name a few, in mid-September, CMR announced it raised $243 million in a Series C round, while reaching unicorn status. Two weeks later, Medtronic was unveiling Hugo to investors, its long-awaited robotic surgery system. Meanwhile, Verb Surgical, the joint venture between Johnson & Johnson and Verily, took on a new CEO ahead of market launch. As the range of offerings continue to expand, should we expect to see surgical robots in every OR soon? The answer is not quite yet. On one ...
Source: MDDI - December 4, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Michael Friedrich Tags: Design Source Type: news