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Associations of shift work and its duration with work-related injury among electronics factory workers in South Korea - Ryu J, Jung-Choi K, Choi KH, Kwon HJ, Kang C, Kim H.
This study aimed to explore the association between shift work and work-related injuries. We collected data on workers from an electronics factory. This cross-sectional study included 13,610 subjects, who were assessed based on a self-reported questionnair... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Border without doctors? South Koreans urge more funding for trauma care after defector drama
SEOUL (Reuters) - A defector ’s treatment for critical injuries suffered during a dramatic dash from North Korea has highlighted a shortage of South Korean trauma doctors and again underscored Seoul's lack of preparedness in the event of hostilities with Pyongyang. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How about a peanut butter and kale sandwich? Study shows that peanut butter enhances the vitamin A value of kale
(Natural News) It looks like aside from the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich, there’s another — and healthier — way to enjoy peanut butter. According to a recent study, adding peanut butter to kale can boost the latter’s vitamin A value. According to researchers from South Korea, U.S., and Zimbabwe, peanut butter can help... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Korea confirms H5N6 bird flu at duck farm, raises bird flu alert level
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea on Sunday said it had confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu at a duck farm in the south west of the country and raised its bird flu alert level to the highest ranking. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Where future cures come from
A new director brings wisdom and passion to training bilingual physician-scientists. For?Kendall Lee, M.D., Ph.D., being bilingual starts with language and extends to the training of physician-scientists. Born in a South Korean fishing village, he learned English only after moving to the United States at age 10. Dr. Lee is now a neurosurgeon and director [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 18, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Janssen drops U.S. lawsuit against Samsung Bioepis' Remicade copy
SEOUL (Reuters) - A unit of healthcare conglomerate Johnson& Johnson has dropped a lawsuit it filed to block a copy of its rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade produced by South Korea's Samsung Bioepis Co Ltd from being sold in the United States. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Injuries in female and male elite taekwondo athletes: a 10-year prospective, epidemiological study of 1466 injuries sustained during 250 000 training hours - Park KJ, Song BB.
OBJECTIVES: We aimed to determine the injury patterns associated with training activities in elite South Korean taekwondo athletes training for the Olympic Games. METHODS: We collected data prospectively from 2007 to 2016 at the Korea National Trai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Sex difference in homicide: comparing male and female violent crimes in Korea - Sea J, Youngs D, Tkazky S.
The comparison of the South Korean male and female homicide offenders' characteristics and crime scene behaviours is presented in this study. A total of 537 cases of homicide offenders prosecuted in Korea between 2006 and 2010 were analyzed in terms of off... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Operation Goldfinger only made Korean woman's pain worse
The X-ray, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, was taken by rheumatologists in Suwon, South Korea, in 2014. The unnamed woman had tried gold-thread acupuncture. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intuitive Surgical opens Korean innovation, training center
Robotic surgical giant Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) opened the doors this week on a new $8.9 million surgical innovation training center on South Korea, according to a Korea Herald report. The new 39,008-square-foot center is located inside the Sangam DMC High-Tech Industry Center in Seoul and features five training stations with a total of seven da Vinci systems, as well as other equipment for meetings and training, according to the report.   Read the whole story on our sister site, The Robot Report The post Intuitive Surgical opens Korean innovation, training center appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - November 8, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Robotics Surgical intuitivesurgical Source Type: news

Don't eat alone; it's bad for your health – especially if you're a man, according to new research
(Natural News) Eating alone proves to be detrimental to the body’s overall health, according to a study published in the journal Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. A team of researchers at the Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital in Seoul, South Korea, has enrolled 7,725 adults as part of the study. The experts have also noted how often the participants ate alone and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

October 31, 2017: South Korean Maker of Contact Lenses, Company CEO Charged with Smuggling Products into U.S. by Failing to Declare Full Value
(Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - October 31, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Eating alone is BAD for you, especially if you're male
Researchers from Seoul, South Korea, studied how often people ate alone and how it impacted the health. Men were 64 percent more likely to develop health risks such as prediabetes if they ate alone. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Predictors of intimate partner violence among pregnant women - Lee S, Lee E.
OBJECTIVE: To identify predictive factors of intimate partner violence (IPV) among pregnant women. METHODS: In a cross-sectional study, 250 pregnant, married women attending three women's hospitals in South Korea for prenatal care were enrolled bet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

UNIST unveils new fast-charging, high-energy electric-car battery technology
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has presented a novel hydrogen isotope separation system based on a porous metal organic framework (MOF). Their work has been selected to appear on the cover of the October 2017 issue of JACS. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Developing World Faces Challenge of Large Ageing Population
This report too is limited in its scope, and is by no means a compendium of the vast amount of research that has been done on ageing and social security, and does not offer definitive solutions,” Fukuda added. “What it does aim to do is to clearly set out issues surrounding this topic and present critical views that can help Asian countries develop better policies for population ageing.”While sharing the details and findings of the policy brief, Fukuda said that it is necessary to strengthen the gathering of statistics, in particular the census system, and to establish family registration systems in order...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Amna Khaishgi Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs Ageing Population Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Source Type: news

UNIST Professor honorably selected as 2017 SUHF Young Investigator
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) A professor, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan Nationl Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has been recognized by Suh Kyungbae Foundation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UNIST student receives AMOREPACIFIC Great Global Next Generation Research Award
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) A student from South Korea's Ulsan Nationl Institute of Science and Technology was given the 2017 AMOREPACIFIC Great Global Next Generation Research Award. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UNIST professors, selected to Samsung's future tech fostering projects
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) Professors, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan Nationl Institute of Science and Technology have been included in the list of Samsung's 2017 first half future technology fostering projects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UNIST receives minister of land, infrastructure and transport commendation
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) A professor, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan Nationl Institute of Science and Technology has recently been recognized by the Korean Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Science walden 'waterless toilet' displayed at DDP
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) South Korea's Ulsan Nationl Institute of Science and Technology has introduced a new, advanced waterless energy-producing toilet system 'BeeVi Toilet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UNIST researchers develop highly stable perovskite solar cells
(Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)) South Korea's Ulsan Nationl Institute of Science and Technology has recently introduced a highly stable perovskite solar cells (PSCs). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New hydrogel developed to combat rheumatoid arthritis
A new gel-based material has been developed that could help to treat rheumatoidarthritis through a number of modes of action. Researchers from South Korea's Institute for Basic Science have created the gel to detect nitric oxide, a core mechanism that allows the substance to be used to absorb additional fluid from swollen joints, or to release medication to affected areas. How the gel works A report published in the journal Advanced Materials has shown how the gel is able to respond to the overproduction of nitric oxide, which often occurs when immune cells become overactive in inflamed joints. Research leader Kim Won ...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - October 24, 2017 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Disaster preparedness of child care teachers: a cross-sectional study in South Korea - Uhm D, Oh HS.
OBJECTIVE: We aimed to identify the differences in personal disaster preparedness and disaster risk perception among child care and preschool teachers in South Korea by using demographic characteristics and disaster-related questions. METHODS: A cr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Validation of the Korean Depressive Symptom Inventory-Suicidality Subscale - Suh S, Ryu H, Chu C, Hom M, Rogers ML, Joiner T.
OBJECTIVE: The present study aimed to validate a Korean version of the self-report Depressive Symptom Inventory-Suicidality Subscale (DSI-SS). METHODS: 553 South Korean undergraduate students (aged 18-34 years, 74.8% females) completed questionnair... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

An examination of victimization trajectories among a sample of South Korean adolescents: risk and protective factors - Lee Y, Kim J.
Although a large body of criminological studies have examined trajectories of offending, only a handful of studies have attempted to explore victimization trajectories. The purpose of the current study is to use group-based modeling to explore victimizatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Citizen participation in community safety: a comparative study of community policing in South Korea and the UK - Choi K, Lee J.
The comparative analysis of community policing in South Korea and the UK provides the basis for evaluating the strengths of the current theorising on this subject. The study revealed that participation in community policing was not a spur-of-the-moment emo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

South Korean ingrown hair videos become online sensation
The clips shared by the 35-year-old, from Seoul, have been viewed  254,000 times. The unlikely social media star has now attracted 102,000 Instagram followers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An examination of victimization trajectories among a sample of South Korean adolescents: risk and protective factors - Lee Y, Kim J.
Although a large body of criminological studies have examined trajectories of offending, only a handful of studies have attempted to explore victimization trajectories. The purpose of the current study is to use group-based modeling to explore victimizatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Citizen participation in community safety: a comparative study of community policing in South Korea and the UK - Choi K, Lee J.
The comparative analysis of community policing in South Korea and the UK provides the basis for evaluating the strengths of the current theorising on this subject. The study revealed that participation in community policing was not a spur-of-the-moment emo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

MRI Interventions taps ex-Philips exec Burnett as prez, CEO | Personnel Moves – Oct 19, 2017
MRI Interventions (OTC:MRIC) said early this month it tapped former Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) neuro diagnostics & therapy biz GM Joseph Burnett as its new prez & CEO, effective November 7. Burnett will replace Frank Grillo who will stay in his role until November 6 and will continue to serve as an executive advisor afterwards, the Irvine, Calif.-based company said. “I am thrilled to join the MRI team and help lead this next chapter which will focus on clinical development, market adoption and continued procedure growth. The stakes are high in neurosurgical procedures and precision is paramount. Our t...
Source: Mass Device - October 19, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News BioSig Technologies Bluewind Medical Boston Scientific Dentsply Sirona Guidant Corp. InMode Aesthetic Solutions johnsonandjohnson Mauna Kea Technologies mazorrobotics Medtronic MRI Interventions otoharmonics Source Type: news

'It's able to create knowledge itself': Google unveils AI that learns on its own
In a major breakthrough for artificial intelligence, AlphaGo Zero took just three days to master the ancient Chinese board game of Go ... with no human helpGoogle ’s artificial intelligence group, DeepMind, has unveiled the latest incarnation of its Go-playing program, AlphaGo – an AI so powerful that it derived thousands of years of human knowledge of the game before inventing better moves of its own, all in the space of three days.Named AlphaGo Zero, the AI program has been hailed as a major advance because it mastered the ancient Chinese board game from scratch, and with no human help beyond being told the r...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 18, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Science Artificial intelligence (AI) DeepMind Google Computing Board games Consciousness Psychology Technology Source Type: news

McDonald's South Korea office raided in burger probe: reports
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean investigators raided the Seoul office of McDonald's Corp on Wednesday, following a series of complaints that children fell ill after eating hamburger patties alleged to have been undercooked, Yonhap News Agency and other media said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ageing Asia: What Does the Future Hold?
Conclusion To effectively meet the meets of the growing elderly population over the next few decades, it is crucial that we understand what socio-economic, cultural and political factors will drive their healthcare decision making, especially where out-of-pocket payment will be required.  Market research, grounded in local knowledge and expertise, is a key means of achieving this understanding. Whether via patients directly (recognizing the technological or capability limitations that may exist in the elderly population), or their caregivers (noting that the family has traditionally played an important role in provid...
Source: EyeForPharma - October 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marc Yates Source Type: news

Health behavior and factors associated with depression in North Korean adolescent defectors in South Korea: the Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-Based Survey, 2011-2014 - Kim MJ, Yu SY, Kim S, Won CW, Choi H, Kim BS.
BACKGROUND: The number of North Korean adolescent defectors entering South Korea has been increasing. The health behavior, including mental health-related behavior, and factors associated with depression in North Korean adolescent defectors residing in Sou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

From avatar assistants, to robots as therapy aides
(Bielefeld University) The " Human Agent Interaction " (HAI) conference - held at the Cluster of Excellence CITEC at Bielefeld University from 17-19 October - brings together researchers from cognitive robotics and artificial intelligence, as well as cognitive science and neuroscience to discuss research on agents. After having been held in Japan (2013 and 2014), South Korea (2015) and Singapore (2016), the conference is now being held in Europe for the first time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Common hair loss drug could slash risk of prostate cancer
EXCLUSIVE: South Korean scientists discovered men taking the male pattern baldness drug finasteride, used by US President Donald Trump, slashed their PSA levels by a third. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wide diameter immediate post-extractive implants vs delayed placement of normal-diameter implants in preserved sockets in the molar region: 1-year post-loading outcome of a randomised controlled trial.
Eur J Oral Implantol. 2017;10(3):263-278.AbstractPURPOSE:To compare the effectiveness of 6.0 to 8.0 mm-wide diameter implants, placed immediately after tooth extraction, with conventional 4.0 or 5.0 mm diameter implants placed in a preserved socket after a 4-month period of healing in the molar region.MATERIALS AND METHODS:Just after extraction of one or two molar teeth, and with no vertical loss of the buccal bone in relation to the palatal wall, 100 patients requiring immediate post-extractive implants were randomly allocated to immediate placement of one or two 6.0 to 8.0 mm-wide diameter implants (immediate group; 50 p...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 6, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Against All the Odds, Syria ’s National Soccer Team Is Close to Qualifying for the World Cup
As its cities lay in ruins and millions of its citizens continue to suffer the horrors of a vicious civil war, Syria has its eyes on a bright and unexpected goal this week: a long-sought World Cup spot. An underdog Syrian squad, ranked 75th in the world, has claimed credible draws with regional heavyweights like South Korea and Iran and beaten the likes of China, Qatar, and Uzbekistan to clinch a runners-up place and a chance to qualify for the first time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. They just have a few games standing in their way. “The important thing is that the team is determined to try and qualify for...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eli Meixler Tags: Uncategorized onetime Soccer Sports Syria World World Cup Source Type: news

An Iraq War Veteran Fighting Deportation Won ’t Be Released From Detention
(SEATTLE) — An immigration judge in Washington state declined to release an Iraq War veteran from custody Wednesday while he fights the government’s efforts to deport him. Chong Kim, a South Korean immigrant and green card holder from Portland, Oregon, struggled with drug addiction, homelessness and post-traumatic stress following his time in Iraq in 2009 and 2010, leading to convictions for burglary and other charges. Kim’s lawyer and friends have said he has done well since completing a substance abuse treatment program run by the Department of Veterans Affairs early this year. But immigration agents ar...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gene Johnson / AP Tags: Uncategorized Immigration onetime Source Type: news

Zika vaccine shows promise in early human trial
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A DNA-based Zika vaccine from Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc and South Korea's GeneOne Life Science Inc induced anti-Zika immune responses in an early stage human trial, U.S. researchers reported on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Southern Research partners with international biotech firm
Southern Research has made its first licensing agreement in 10 years in an effort to develop a new anti-cancer drug. The Birmingham nonprofit has signed a research and license contract with startup biotech firm Bionetix Inc. out of Suwon, South Korea. The two companies plan to develop a drug that affects a key genetic switch associated with suppression and regulation of the growth of certain types of cancer. “ The collaborative effort with Bionetix will allow us to accelerate our exploration of… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 3, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Trial Begins for Two Women Accused of Murdering Kim Jong Nam
(SHAH ALAM, Malaysia) — The trial of two women accused of poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea’s ruler is scheduled to begin Monday in Malaysia’s High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination. Siti Aisyah of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam are suspected of smearing Kim Jong Nam’s face with the banned VX nerve agent on Feb. 13 at a crowded airport terminal in Kuala Lumpur, killing him within about 20 minutes. The women say they thought they were playing a harmless prank for a hidden-camera show. The women are the only suspects in custody in a killing th...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eileen Ng / AP Tags: Uncategorized kim jong nam Malaysia North Korea onetime Source Type: news

Two Women Accused of Murdering Kim Jong Nam Plead Not Guilty
(SHAH ALAM, Malaysia) — Two women accused of fatally poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea’s ruler pleaded not guilty as their trial began Monday in Malaysia’s High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination that sparked a diplomatic standoff. Siti Aisyah of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam are suspected of smearing Kim Jong Nam’s face with the banned VX nerve agent on Feb. 13 at a crowded airport terminal in Kuala Lumpur, killing him within about 20 minutes. The women say they thought they were playing a harmless prank for a hidden-camera show. After ask...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eileen Ng / AP Tags: Uncategorized kim jong nam Malaysia North Korea onetime Source Type: news

Stanford, MIT and Harvard top the third annual Reuters Top 100 ranking of the most innovative universities
Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University top the third annual Reuters Top 100 ranking of the world’s most innovative universities. The Reuters Top 100 aims to identify and rank the educational institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies, and power new markets and industries. Compiled in partnership with Clarivate Analytics, the ranking is based on proprietary data and analysis of numerous indicators including patent filings and research paper citations. The most innovative university in the world, for the third consecutive year, is Stanford Univ...
Source: News from STM - September 29, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

The Dark Side of Electric Cars: Exploitative Labor Practices
The Scottish government recently announced plans to, by 2032, phase out petrol and diesel vehicles. By 2040, the only cars on United Kingdom roads will also be electric, and petrol stations will be replaced by car charging points. Meanwhile, in the United States, Elon Musk has announced the launch of the Tesla Model 3, which he hopes will become the world’s first mass-market electric car. This shift to green technology is extremely welcome. Climate change is one of the biggest human rights challenges of our time, and cities from London to Delhi are choking on vehicle fumes. The move to electric cars will improve air ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mark Dummett Tags: Uncategorized technology world affairs Source Type: news

Alere to pay $13m to settle SEC accounting fraud charges
Alere (NYSE:ALR) has agreed to pay more than $13 million to settle charges claiming it committed accounting fraud through its subsidiaries, according to an SEC release posted today. The Commission said that Alere was charged with committing accounting fraud through its subsidiaries to meet revenue targets and making improper payments to foreign officials to increase sales in select countries. The charges are against the South Korean subsidiary of Alere which sells diagnostic testing equipment, according to the SEC. The SEC said it issued an order which found that the subsidiary “improperly inflated revenues by p...
Source: Mass Device - September 28, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Legal News Alere Source Type: news

Can a Pumpkin-Shaped Molecule Bring a Different Ending to "Breaking Bad"?
Speed, uppers, chalk, glass, crystal, or whatever you prefer to call them, can be instantly detected from biological fluids with a new portable kit that costs as little as $50. Scientists at the Center for Self-Assembly and Complexity, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS, South Korea), in collaboration with Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), have devised the first methamphetamine and amphetamine sensor that can detect minute concentrations of these drugs from a single drop of urine in real-time. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 28, 2017 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Assessing the links between punitive parenting, peer deviance, social isolation and bullying perpetration and victimization in South Korean adolescents - Hong JS, Kim DH, Piquero AR.
Children who are abused at home are at an increased risk of bullying perpetration and bullying victimization. Within that context, the purpose of the present study was to test Agnew's general strain theory and the peer deviancy training hypothesis by utili... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The 30 Most Visited Cities in the World in 2017
This article originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alison Millington / Business Insider Tags: Uncategorized bi onetime onetimetravel Source Type: news