Statistical overview of factors influencing traffic accidents severity on El-Brega Coastal Freeway in Libya - Omar Mohamed B, Yusoff NI, Mubaraki M, Rosyidi SA.
BACKGROUND: Globally, Road Traffic Accidents (RTAs) are one of the significant causes of fatality and injury. In Libya, RTAs have resulted in disabilities and were the third leading cause of death. However, there is a lack of information on RTAs and roa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Unrecorded alcohol consumption in seven European Union countries - Manthey J, Probst C, Kilian C, Moskalewicz J, Sieros ławski J, Karlsson T, Rehm J.
INTRODUCTION: Unrecorded alcohol, that is, alcohol not reflected in official statistics of the country where it is consumed, contributes markedly to overall consumption of alcohol. However, empirical data on unrecorded alcohol consumption are scarce, espec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Towards the sales force of the near future
Let this statistic sink in: Around 70% of HCPs are now digital natives. It ’s just one factor that is changing the way doctors want to interact with pharma today.   Their needs and priorities are evolving fast and pharma sales must adapt. Face-to-face meetings are a dwindling preference from a cohort of doctors who are under greater time pressure, want clinically relevant insights at their convenience and who are increasingly turning to online solutions. The desire for more online and remote engagement is clear, says Mads Bjarni-Kornbech, VP, Marketing& Communications at Agnitio. “Our fastes...
Source: EyeForPharma - March 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Stone Source Type: news

Towards the sales force of the near future
Let this statistic sink in: Around 70% of HCPs are now digital natives. It ’s just one factor that is changing the way doctors want to interact with pharma today.   Their needs and priorities are evolving fast and pharma sales must adapt. Face-to-face meetings are a dwindling preference from a cohort of doctors who are under greater time pressure, want clinically relevant insights at their convenience and who are increasingly turning to online solutions. The desire for more online and remote engagement is clear, says Mads Bjarni-Kornbech, VP, Marketing& Communications atAgnitio. “Our fastest...
Source: EyeForPharma - March 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrew Stone Source Type: news

Sierra Leone: Improving National and District Capacity to Tackle Maternal Mortality
[WHO] Maternal mortality remains a major concern in Sierra Leone. Recent statistics show that maternal mortality accounts for 36 percent of all deaths among women age 15-49 in the country. This makes Sierra Leone one of the countries in the world with the highest life-time risk of women dying at pregnancy or childbirth. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 4, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Emergency medicine doctors launch campaign to end ‘corridor care’
Latest figures show that 100,000+ patients have waited more than 12 hours in A&E since the start of the winter Related items fromOnMedica Patients confused over emergency care Changes needed for emergency care to avoid winter crisis Medics call for better use of same-day emergency clinics A&E statistics - ‘a failure for patients’ Seriously ill waiting over an hour for ambulances (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 4, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

A qualitative exploration of apprehended women's experience of drink driving events - Armstrong KA, Davey JD, Freeman JE, Young SJ.
Background In Australia, drink driving remains a serious road safety issue. The few studies that have addressed drink driving behaviour amongst women often focus on aggregated statistical comparisons to men or view the concept of drink driving as part of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Simplified likelihood estimation of ship total loss using GRA and CRITIC methods - Xu T, Liu X, Zhang Z.
Based on statistical data of ship total losses globally from 2013 to 2017, correlations between contributory factors (ocean regions, accident causes, and ship types) and ship total losses are analysed via grey relational analysis (GRA) and criteria importa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Systems change for suicide prevention among adolescents: a rural Wisconsin county approach - Kohlbeck S, Fumo N, Hargarten S.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in Wisconsin. Between the years 2012 and 2016, rural counties in Wisconsin had statistically significantly higher rates of suicide than urban counties. Counties in northern and western Wisconsin have ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Preliminary investigation into the use of Micro-CT scanning on impact damage to fabric, tissue and bone caused by both round and flat nosed bullets - Newton J, Savage A, Coupar N, Fraser J.
Firearm offences in the UK, though not as high as in the USA, are increasing year upon year within both countries (Office for National Statistics, 2018& Mervosh, 2018). This preliminary study looked into using Micro-CT scanning as a method to visualise im... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

South Africa: Increase in Percentage of Older Women With Unplanned Babies - Stats SA
[News24Wire] A higher percentage of older women had babies when they hadn't planned to, according to the 2016 Unwanted Fertility report released by Statistics SA on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 3, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

FDA grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Roche ’s Esbriet (pirfenidone) in unclassifiable interstitial lung disease
Basel, 3 March 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) to Esbriet ® (pirfenidone) for adults with unclassifiable interstitial lung disease (uILD). The designation was granted based on data from a Phase II trial, which studied the efficacy and safety of Esbriet in uILD[1]. The study represented the first randomised controlled trial to exclusively enroll patients with progressive fibrosing uILD.“Today’s milestone for Esbriet builds on our continued commitment to improving the standard of care ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - March 3, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Researchers highlight the link between gut health and autism
(Natural News) According to statistics released by the Autism Society, one in every 59 babies born in the United States is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and more than 3.5 million Americans live with this condition. The number of children diagnosed with ASD has increased by a staggering 119.4 percent since 2000, and it... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas A & M researchers develop flooding prediction tool
(Texas A&M University) By incorporating the architecture of city drainage systems and readings from flood gauges into a comprehensive statistical framework, researchers at Texas A&M University can now accurately predict the evolution of floods in extreme situations like hurricanes. With their new approach, the researchers said their algorithm could forecast the flow of flood water in almost real-time, which can then lead to timelier emergency response and planning. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The difference between expression pattern and expression cluster data in WormBase
Chris Grove explains how expression pattern data differs from expression cluster data in WormBase: It’s important to understand that we have two avenues of gene expression curation at WormBase: one for individual gene expression pattern evaluation (e.g. using expression reporters like GFP or by performing an in situ hybridization of mRNA) which get captured in our “Expression Pattern” database objects (the “Expr_pattern” class) and a second avenue for larger scale (e.g. genome-wide) analyses of gene expression (e.g. RNA-Seq or microarray analyses) under certain conditions or in certain cell...
Source: WormBase - March 2, 2020 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ranjana Kishore Tags: brief communication news expression data Source Type: news

Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering : Fall 2018
These tables provide detailed data on master's and doctoral graduate students and postdoctoral appointees in science, engineering, and selected health fields. Trend data are provided on graduate student enrollment, postdoctoral appointments, and other doctorate-holding nonfaculty researcher ( NFR ) appointments, as well as counts of master's and doctoral students, postdoctoral appointees, and NFRs by characteristics, such as sex, race and ethnicity, citizenship, field of study, and primary source and mechanism of support. Data are from the Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering : Fall 201...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - March 2, 2020 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Why we need allies more than ever
At the end of LGBT History month, UNISON has issued new guidance for those who want to act as ‘allies’ to LGBT+ people The union’s efforts come in the light of increasingly disturbing figures that show a rise in discrimination against the LGBT+ community. However, while the rate of prosecution has dropped from 20% to 8%, the number of homophobic attacks has doubled and the number of transphobic attacks has tripled. The Home Office’s own hate crime statistics for 2018/19, released in October last year, also showed a 10% increase anti-LGBT attacks in England and Wales, compared to the previous year. T...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 2, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article LGBT LGBT history LGBT members Source Type: news

Safety on heavily trafficked urban motorways in relation to traffic state - Hovenden E, Zurlinden H, Gaffney J.
Key Findings • Casualty crashes on urban motorways have increased by 59 per cent over 10 years; • Casualty crash rates are lower on managed motorways than on unmanaged motorways; • Statistically significant association exists between traffic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Coronavirus outbreak: the key scientific questions answered
What are the statistics on surviving Covid-19? When might a vaccine be ready? Find out hereCoronavirus Covid-19 has now spread to six continents – only Antarctica is currently free of infections – and has triggered more than 85,000 cases of respiratory illness, of which nearly 3,000 have been fatal. The spread of the disease, which first emerged in Hubei province in central China at the beginning of 2020, has also triggered widespread fi nancial alarm over the past week, with stock markets suffering their worst week since the global financial crisis of 2008.Covid-19 is now an epidemic in many parts of the globe...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Science Infectious diseases World news UK news Source Type: news

Latest statistics on staff at independent healthcare providers
NHS Digital has published data about employees of independent healthcare providers in England. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 28, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

New statistics on England ’s social care workforce released
NHS Digital has published its annual report on the local-authority employed adult social care workforce in England. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 28, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

CDC: Prevalence of Obesity 42.4 Percent in 2017 to 2018
THURSDAY, Feb. 27, 2020 -- The prevalence of obesity was 42.4 percent among U.S. adults in 2017 to 2018, according to a February data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics. Craig... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 27, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

HHS: National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics: Meeting
Announces a public meeting of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) on March 24-25, 2020. The agenda includes reviewing a recent request from the Designated Standard Maintenance Organizations (DSMO), updates from Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and discussions on health data policy topics. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - February 27, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

CDC: More than 40% of U.S. adults are obese
More than 40 percent of American adults are obese, according to data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics on Thursday. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A review of data analytic applications in road traffic safety. Part 1: descriptive and predictive modeling - Mehdizadeh A, Cai M, Hu Q, Alamdar Yazdi MA, Mohabbati-Kalejahi N, Vinel A, Rigdon SE, Davis KC, Megahed FM.
This part of the review aims to reduce the start-up burden of data collection and descriptive analytics for statistical modeling and route optimization of risk associated with motor vehicles. From a data-driven bibliometric analysis, we show that the liter... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Diabetes, CVD Tied to Worse Prognosis for COVID-19 Infection Diabetes, CVD Tied to Worse Prognosis for COVID-19 Infection
Statistics to date suggest worse prognosis with COVID-19 infection among people with diabetes and CVD; experts stress careful interpretation of data, common sense measures, and optimizing glucose control.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 25, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

‘It’s My Calling To Change The Statistics’: Why We Need More Black Female Physicians
In the midst of the civil war and slavery, a 33-year-old woman was quietly making history. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lipi Roy, MD, MPH, Contributor Source Type: news

Treatment outcomes for depression: challenges and opportunities
Although antidepressant medication and talking therapies are effective for some people, there is great room for improvement. This Comment highlights 10 key statistics relating to limitations of depression treatment outcomes that warrant greater attention. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Personalized models of psychopathology - Wright AGC, Woods WC.
The personalized approach to psychopathology conceptualizes mental disorder as a complex system of contextualized dynamic processes that is nontrivially specific to each individual, and it seeks to develop formal idiographic statistical models to represent... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Causation analysis of hazardous material road transportation accidents based on the ordered logit regression model - Ma C, Zhou J, Yang D.
This study investigates the statistical distribu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Statistical approaches for highly skewed data: evaluating relations between maltreatment and young adults' non-suicidal self-injury - Gonzalez-Blanks A, Bridgewater JM, Yates TM.
Objective: Clinical phenomena often feature skewed distributions with an overabundance of zeros. Unfortunately, empirical methods for dealing with this violation of distributional assumptions underlying regression are typically discussed in statisti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Statistical analysis of childhood and early adolescent externalizing behaviors in a middle low income country - Bishop SA, Okagbue HI, Odukoya JA.
The article show the pattern of externalizing behavior across age, gender, school type, and school level, with reference to aggression, delinquency, and hyperactivity. The study samples were primary school pupils and secondary school students from three se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Outpatient Visits to Hospitals Decline Year-to-Year for First Time in 35 Years, Affecting Clinical Laboratories and Other In-hospital Services
Non-hospital-owned ambulatory care providers continue to take revenue from hospitals, as more patients choose urgent care centers and other options over emergency rooms Thanks to the popularity of urgent care clinics and other non-hospital-based ambulatory care providers, the year-over-year growth in the number of hospital outpatient visits has been on the decline for decades. Dark […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - February 24, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: International Laboratory News Laboratory Hiring & Human Resources Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory Pathology 2020 Hospital Statistics Report Aaron Wesolowski AHA ambulatory care American Hospital Association anatomic patho Source Type: news

Overcoming Agoraphobia
Anxiety and agoraphobia are two of the most searched for terms related to mental health in the UK. On average the two terms are searched for 122,000 times a month on Google suggesting a large need for help with this area. Agoraphobia is typically found in up to 3% of the population. Mainly people aged 20-30 with it being twice as prevalent in women. But anyone can suffer from this regardless of age, sex or gender. Under the 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, agoraphobia is defined as a condition where individuals have a disproportionate fear of public places. People often see environm...
Source: Psych Central - February 24, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Gregory Warwick, DCounsPsych, CPsych, AFBPsS Tags: Agoraphobia Anxiety Panic Disorder Exposure Therapy Panic Attack Source Type: news

Nigeria: 47 Million Nigerians Engage in Open Defecation, Says Govt
[This Day] The federal government has revealed that the menace of open defecation won't be allowed to constitute a global embarrassment to the nation, saying statistics revealed that over 47 million Nigerian population engage in the unhealthy practice. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Traffic density on corridors subject to incidents: models for long-term congestion management - Lopes Gerum PC, Benton AR, Baykal-G ürsoy M.
The purpose of this research is to provide a faster and more efficient method to determine traffic density behavior for long-term congestion management using minimal statistical information. Applications include road work, road improvements, and route choi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Alcohol-induced deaths in US
(JAMA Network) National vital statistics data from 2000 to 2016 were used to examine how rates of alcohol-induced deaths (defined as those deaths due to alcohol consumption that could be avoided if alcohol weren't involved) have changed in the US and to compare the results by demographic groups including sex, race/ethnicity, age, socioeconomic status and geographic location. The study is accompanied by two commentaries. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Business Research and Development : 2017
The detailed statistical tables in this report present data on domestic and global research and development ( R&D ) expenditures and the R&D workforce of for-profit, nonfarm businesses with 10 or more employees operating in the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. These data were collected by the Business Research and Development Survey ( BRDS ) and its predecessor, the Business R&D and Innovation Survey ( BRDIS ) , conducted annually by the Census Bureau for the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. These data are used by government agencies, cor...
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - February 20, 2020 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

American product injury monitoring system and its application -
Monitoring product injury based on hospital outpatient statistical reports is an important method for product safety risk prevention and control and product defect management in developed countries. The earliest product injury monitoring system in the worl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

New statistics reveal highest number of'mumps' cases since 2009
Report found 5,042 lab-confirmed cases of mumps in England in 2019, compared to 1,066 cases in 2018. More recently, there have already been 546 confirmed cases in January 2020 vs. 191 during the same period in 2019. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Developmental Disability Diagnosis More Likely in Rural Children
THURSDAY, Feb. 20, 2020 -- Children living in rural areas are more likely to be diagnosed with a developmental disability compared with those living in urban areas, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in National Health Statistics Reports,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Oxford University seeks Senior Systematic Reviewer (Cochrane)
Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, Kadoorie Critical Care Research Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, OxfordSpecifications: Full-time, fixed-term (12 months)Salary: Grade 8: £41,526 - £49,553 p.a.Application Closing Date: Monday 16 March 2020 12:00 noonWe are seeking a Senior Systematic Reviewer to join Oxford Trauma group, within the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS) based at the Kadoorie Research Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team of collaborators from a...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 19, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Honoring our 2020 Health Care Heroes (GALLERY)
Health care jobs make up nearly 10% of employment in the Louisville Metro Statistical Area, and in general those professions pay far more than the area's median wage. The industry as a whole is vital to our region's economy — but it's the people behind those numbers who really make the difference. With that in mind, today we introduce you to our Health Care Heroes honorees for 2020, our fourth class since the awards program's inception in 2017. This year, w e are doing things a bit differently.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Zak Owens Source Type: news

Honoring our 2020 Health Care Heroes (GALLERY)
Health care jobs make up nearly 10% of employment in the Louisville Metro Statistical Area, and in general those professions pay far more than the area's median wage. The industry as a whole is vital to our region's economy — but it's the people behind those numbers who really make the difference. With that in mind, today we introduce you to our Health Care Heroes honorees for 2020, our fourth class since the awards program's inception in 2017. This year, w e are doing things a bit differently.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zak Owens Source Type: news

Here's what happens when you get an abortion
(Natural News) According to statistics supplied by the Guttmacher Institute – largely viewed as the most comprehensive source of research and policy analysis on abortion in the United States – 862,000 abortions were performed in the U.S. in 2017, the most recent year for which data is available. Of course, abortion is one of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: more than 3,000 Britons tested
Eight of nine people who tested positive successfully treated and discharged from hospitalThe number of people tested for coronavirus in the UK has passed 3,000, according to official figures.Statistics from the Department of Health and Social Care show that 3,109 tests had been carried out in the UK as of 2pm on Sunday, an increase of 117 on the 2,992 reported on Saturday.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 16, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Frances Perraudin Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Science World news UK news Source Type: news

Children's knowledge and skills related to self-protection from sexual abuse in central Java Indonesia - Wulandari MD, Hanurawan F, Chusniyah T, Sudjiono.
The research aimed at assessing Muhammadiyah Elementary Schools' children's knowledge and skill in protecting themselves from CSA by analyzing them based on gender. It applied a quantitative method with descriptive statistical and inferential analysis desi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Statistical modeling of the early-stage impact of a new traffic policy in Milan, Italy - Maranzano P, Fass ò A, Pelagatti M, Mudelsee AM.
Most urban areas of the Po basin in the North of Italy are persistently affected by poor air quality and difficulty in disposing of airborne pollutants. In this context, the municipality of Milan started a multi-year progressive policy based on an extended... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Biomarkers for traumatic brain injury: data standards and statistical considerations - Huie JR, Mondello S, Lindsell C, Antiga L, Yuh EL, Zanier ER, Masson S, Rosario B, Ferguson AR.
Recent biomarker innovations hold potential for transforming diagnosis, prognostic modeling, and precision therapeutic targeting of traumatic brain injury (TBI). However, many biomarkers, including brain imaging, genomics, and proteomics involve vast quant... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Evaluation of a training intervention to improve novice drivers' hazard mitigation when approaching left turn scenarios - Muttart JW, Dinakar S, Fisher DL, Garrison TM, Samuel S.
Crash statistics reveal that newly licensed teenage drivers experience a higher risk of crashing than more experienced drivers, particularly when turning left across the path of approaching traffic. Research has also demonstrated that novice drivers exhibi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news