Evaluating the effectiveness of a smartphone speed limit advisory application: an on-road study in Port-Harcourt, Nigeria - Etika A, Merat N, Carsten O.
The development of mobile phone applications that provide speed limit advice and warnings offers opportunities for use of the technology in the improvement of driver safety. This paper looks at the effect of an advisory Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Suicidality risk of newer antiseizure medications: a meta-analysis - Klein P, Devinsky O, French J, Harden C, Krauss GL, McCarter R, Sperling MR.
IMPORTANCE: Most antiseizure medications (ASMs) carry a US Food and Drug Administration-mandated class label warning of increased suicidality risk, based on a meta-analysis comparing suicidality between individuals treated with medications vs placebo in ra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Increasing flood risk awareness and warning readiness by participation - but who understands what under 'participation'? - Fekete A, Aslam AB, de Brito MM, Dominguez I, Fernando N, Illing CJ, Kc AK, Mahdavian F, Norf C, Platt S, Santi PA, Tempels B.
Participation is an often-demanded process in disaster risk reduction (DRR). However, it is often unclear who understands what under this term. International organizations such as the United Nations have promoted participation in their DRR strategies since... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Driver distraction detection using machine learning algorithms: an experimental approach - Zhang Z, Velenis E, Fotouhi A, Auger DJ, Cao D.
Driver distraction is the leading cause of accidents that contributes to 25% of all road crashes. In order to reduce the risks posed by distraction, the warning must be given to the driver once distraction is detected. According to the literature, no ranki... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Using big data-based neural network parallel optimization algorithm in sports fatigue warning - Sun Y, He Y.
This study designs a feature map-based pruning strategy (PFM), which effectively reduces redundant parameters and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

A Warning About The Future Of Covid-19 From The Scientific Advisory Group For Emergencies Of The United Kingdom
According to a recent report from the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) in the United Kingdom, the virus is very likely to evolve into a still more dangerous form. We must be prepared for this outcome, for we are already behind the curve as SARS-CoV-2 is outpacing our response. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

' No Justification' for Suicide Warning on All Antiseizure Meds'No Justification' for Suicide Warning on All Antiseizure Meds
There is no current evidence that five newer antiseizure medications increase suicidality in patients with epilepsy and merit a suicidality class warning.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - August 4, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Populations are Booming in Flood-Prone Areas —Especially in Developing Countries
The number of people living in flood-prone areas is growing faster than in other places, and at a much faster rate than scientists had previously expected, a study published Aug. 4 in the journal Nature finds. It’s a worrying sign that human settlements are not prepared for increased flood risks in the climate crisis. Researchers at Cloud to Street, a flood-tracking platform, used satellite images to estimate the scale of 913 large flood events across 119 countries, and the number of people exposed to them. They found that between 2000 and 2015, the total population living in areas exposed to flooding grew by between...
Source: TIME: Science - August 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ciara Nugent Tags: Uncategorized climate change healthscienceclimate Londontime Source Type: news

Study: Graphic warnings on cigarettes boost desire to quit, but only for short time
Graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging designed to depict the dangers of smoking lead some users to quit in the short term, but have little effect over the long haul, a study published by JAMA Network Open. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The last mile: flood risk communication for better preparedness in Nepal - Shrestha MS, Gurung MB, Khadgi VR, Wagle N, Banarjee S, Sherchan U, Parajuli B, Mishra A.
Over the last decade, several flood early warning systems have been established in Nepal, helping reduce the number of people affected and killed by floods. However, there are still challenges in communicating flood warning to the most vulnerable. The unav... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

At least half of new coronavirus infections now happening in vaccinated people as "vaccine failure" phenomenon worsens
(Natural News) Medical experts are warning that at least half of new Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) infections now come from vaccinated individuals. They attribute these so-called “breakthrough cases” to what they describe as “injection failures.” Cardiologist and Baylor University Medical Center Vice Chief of Medicine Dr. Peter McCullough first pointed out that about 50 percent of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Assigning dedicated MRI safety roles can reduce risk
The most direct step every manager can take toward improving MRI safety is t...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA releases final guidance on medical device safety for MRI FDA issues face mask warning for MRI exams MRI at RSNA: COVID-19 and beyond Study supports more use of MRI in patients with implants AHRA: MRI risks need to be actively managed (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 3, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Warning of 'potential hijack' of ship under way off UAE coast
The Panama-flagged tanker MV Asphalt Princess has been ordered to sail to Iran, officials say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using serious games to evaluate the potential of social media information in early warning disaster management - Weyrich P, Ruin I, Terti G, Scolobig A.
In recent years, the sharp increase in the use of social media by the public during major natural disasters has attracted the attention of various public agencies and safety organizations. Social media present a potential alternative communication system n... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Footballs should come with health warnings over heading them dementia expert says
Professional footballers who play in defence are five times more likely to develop dementia than people in the general population, new research from the University of Glasgow has found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Heat Kills: Deadly Weather 'Cooking' People From Within
In the final week of July, the National Weather Service issued excessive heat warnings for 17 states, stretching from the West Coast, across the Midwest, down south into Louisiana and Georgia. Temperatures 10 to 15  F above average threaten the lives and livelihoods of people all across the country. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Almost Every Doctor Recommends Sunscreen. So Why Don ’t We Know More About Its Safety?
Each year, as Memorial Day approaches, Holly Thaggard braces herself for the headlines. About how sunscreen may be damaging coral reefs. About the possible flammability of spray-on sunscreen. Headlines—as there were this year—about how sunscreen contains chemicals that could harm your health. “This has happened every single year for the last decade of my life,” says Thaggard, founder of Texas-based Supergoop, a sunscreen company that brands itself as reef-safe and free of hundreds of potentially problematic ingredients. This year, the is-sunscreen-dangerous news cycle started in May, when Valisure, ...
Source: TIME: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Public Health Source Type: news

A heat-health watch and warning system with extended season and evolving thresholds - Issa MA, Chebana F, Masselot P, Campagna C, Lavigne, Gosselin P, Ouarda TBMJ.
BACKGROUND: Many countries have developed heat-health watch and warning systems (HHWWS) or early-warning systems to mitigate the health consequences of extreme heat events. HHWWS usually focuses on the four hottest months of the year and imposes the same t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Fauci Has a Warning on COVID-19 Surge: “Things Are Going to Get Worse”
Despite the sharp increase in cases, Dr. Anthony Fauci said a return to lockdowns seems unlikely. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fauci: More 'pain and suffering' ahead as COVID cases rise
The nation’s top infectious disease expert is warning that more “pain and suffering” is ahead as COVID-19 cases climb again and officials plead with unvaccinated Americans to get inoculated (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Soaring heat, dry conditions in West lead to fire warnings; California faces potential power outages
At least 87 fires are burning across the country, with weather conditions over the weekend making conditions conducive to new fire starts. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fear language in a warning is beneficial to risk perception in lower-risk situations - Whitmer DE, Sims VK.
OBJECTIVE: The goal was to examine the effectiveness of fear language in the protective action recommendation of an emergency warning, which instructs people how to prepare and stay safe. BACKGROUND: Past work is limited because it has focused on d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Covid warning: What would happen if two Covid variants COMBINED?
COVID is still mutating and evolving - SAGE warns if variants combine the results could be even more deadly than any mutation we've seen in the past. So is this really possible? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus update: New report finds two warning signs of COVID-19 on your face
AROUND one in six people will have complications from COVID-19, including some that are life-threatening. Some common complications include acute respiratory failure, pneumonia and acute liver injury. A new report suggests ocular complications, including conjunctivitis and sinusitis, may also be a manifestation of COVID-19. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skin cancer warning: Expert divulges key decade you need to be most vigilant
SKIN cancer expert Laura Harker - the lead screening nurse at The Mole Clinic - spoke exclusively to Express.co.uk about identifying cancerous lesions. Considering new moles can develop throughout a lifetime, when should you be concerned? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins: Discontinuing statins can present a serious health risk - study issues warning
THE BENEFITS of taking statins are well documented but what happens after people stop taking their statins is less well understood. A study published in the European Heart Journal, found discontinuing statins hiked the risk of a serious cardiovascular event. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delta variant, a warning the COVID-19 virus is getting ‘fitter and faster’
Cases and deaths resulting from COVID-19 continue to climb worldwide, mostly fuelled by the highly transmissible Delta variant, which has spread to 132 countries, said the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - July 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

IRadimed reports financial growth in Q2
A 44.4% increase in revenue helped MRI accessories developer IRadimed to a profitabl...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IRadimed posts strong Q4, year-end results IRadimed taps new VP of worldwide sales IRadimed resolves FDA warning letter IRadimed revenue, earnings climb in Q2 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New 'early' symptoms of coronavirus discovered - and they differ by age and gender
CASES of coronavirus are heading in the right direction in the UK but this should not invite complacency. Self-isolating when spotting the warning signs is still key to taming the virus. Research published today shines a light on new early symptoms of COVID-19 - and they differ by age and gender. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia symptoms: Study identifies a new warning sign - what to look for in your partner
EARLY-ONSET dementia, also known as frontotemporal dementia , is an umbrella term for a group of disorders that primarily affect the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. A study has determined that the loss of one sensation could signal the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health care workers being BRIBED to post scripted, word-for-word copycat warnings over "delta" variant
(Natural News) In an effort to convince more Americans that the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) “delta variant” is a really serious thing that we should all be afraid of, the medical-industrial complex is now bribing medical workers to tweet word-for-word “scare” stories about how emergency rooms are being overrun with Chinese Virus patients. One script that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Storm leaves path of destruction after 'dangerous tornado' spotted Philadelphia region
A line of severe weather spawned multiple tornado warnings across the Philadelphia region on Thursday night. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Seven signs your blood pressure is 'extremely' high - GP warning
HIGH blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can land you in the danger zone if you experience a hypertensive crisis. According to Doctor Afzal Sohaib, Consultant Cardiologist at The Wellington Hospital, which is part of HCA Healthcare UK, there are six telltale signs of "extremely" high blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tornado watch over, but flash flood warning in effect
A flash flood warning has been issued for southeastern Monmouth County and northeastern Ocean County. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here's why Washington state didn't receive a tsunami warning after massive earthquake near Alaska
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mass Casualty Incident In Bucks Co. After Tornado Warnings
There are reports of serious building damage at a Bensalem Township car dealership after a tornadic event ripped through the town. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

N.J. weather: Tornado warnings issued as severe thunderstorms slam state
Most of the Garden State is under a tornado watch until 9 p.m. Thursday, July 29. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Ontario medical experts are sounding the alarm over Alberta's move to scrap mandatory COVID-19 isolation
Ontario medical experts are sounding the alarm over Alberta's recent decision to significantly ease its COVID-19 restrictions, warning the move could cause ripple effects across the country — and the globe.  (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Fatty liver disease symptoms: Two warning signs on your body that are easily overlooked
FATTY liver disease is an umbrella term for a build-up of fat in the liver. When it is not caused by alcohol consumption, it is known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease . Although the condition is typically asymptomatic, two "non-specific" symptoms can signal NAFLD. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Three subtle warning signs of high blood sugar in your hands
DIABETES type 2 can be ferocious if blood sugar levels are not contained. Nerve damage is a common casualty of consistently high blood sugar levels, three signs of which can show up in your hands. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alaska earthquake prompts tsunami warnings as people take shelter
National Tsunami Warning Center canceled the warnings when the biggest wave, just over a half foot, recorded in Old Harbor (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Five warning signs in the morning your blood sugar levels are too high
DIABETES type 2 is a complicated condition and as such a person suffering may be unaware of how their blood sugar levels can alter throughout the day. The morning time is the most crucial point for a diabetic to ensure their blood sugars are healthy as the dawn phenomenon could have an impact on their body throughout the day. What are the five main symptoms indicating your blood sugars are too high in the morning? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blepharitis: Three signs you could have the same condition as The Chase host Bradley Walsh
BLEPHARITIS commonly occurs when tiny oil glands near the base of the eyelashes become clogged. In serious cases it could mean surgery but what are the early warning signs to look out for to help prevent the condition from becoming worse? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 supplements: Seven warning signs of toxicity - you've taken too much
VITAMIN B12 deficiency is really common in older people, which can lead to debilitating symptoms such as cognitive decline and nerve damage. In order to prevent such an outcome, supplementation is routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What your teeth say about your health: Experts reveal the warning signs everyone should know
Dr Hanna Kinsella of Kiln Lane Dental in St Helens and Dr Kamila Azimova in Ascot, have outlined the subtle changes and symptoms that could be the sign of something more serious. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Determined to Ignore the Warning Signs, He's Put That Same Determination Into Heart Attack
Title: AHA News: Determined to Ignore the Warning Signs, He's Put That Same Determination Into Heart AttackCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/27/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/28/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - July 28, 2021 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

British clergy warn COVID vaccine passports will lead to "medical apartheid" as protests against mandatory vaccinations spread across Europe
(Natural News) If you thought that Americans were the only ‘hard-headed’ people against forced vaccinations and mandatory proof of same via “COVID passports,” you’re mistaken. Apparently, free people everywhere are against such tyrannical measures. In Britain, for instance, more than 1,250 members of the clergy are warning Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the ruling government... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Determined to Ignore the Warning Signs, He's Put That Same Determination Into Heart Attack Recovery
TUESDAY, July 27, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Last summer, Don Teigen noticed he lacked his usual energy. His ankles swelled so much they felt like cement blocks. Then there was his labored breathing. On walks with his wife, Julie,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

High cholesterol symptoms: The major warning sign ‘around your eyes’ - doctor's advice
CHOLESTEROL is a fatty substance that can clog up your arteries if you have too much of it circulating in your body. Although the condition is typically characterised by an absence of symptoms, a warning sign can show up "around your eyes", according to a consultant cardiologist. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Home-use evaluation of a wearable collision warning device for individuals with severe vision impairments: a randomized clinical trial - Pundlik S, Baliutaviciute V, Moharrer M, Bowers AR, Luo G.
IMPORTANCE: There is scant rigorous evidence about the real-world mobility benefit of electronic mobility aids. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effect of a collision warning device on the number of contacts experienced by blind and visually impaired peo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news