Safety and security for Nevada’s visitors will be the focus of the newly launched Tourist and Safety Institute at the UNLV Greenspun College of Urban Affairs.
Students of the Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University have been awarded an MGA Award in recognition of their innovative design for their fire-resistant Smart Suit which uses IoT technology for connections and online activations to store data therefore reducing the risks and increasing the safety for firefighters at work in real time.
Nursing homes that unionize are more likely to report workplace injury and illness data to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a new study published today in the journal Health Affairs says.
Keck Hospital of USC earns five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) annual quality star rating report
From self-driving tractors to weeding robots and AI-powered data collection, automated machinery is revolutionizing agricultural production. While these technological advancements can greatly improve productivity, they also raise new questions about safety measures and regulations. To address these issues, a recent study from the University of Illinois reviewed current academic literature on the safety of automated agricultural machines. Based on a review of more than 60 papers, the researchers identified three main topics: environmental perception, risk assessment and mitigation, and human factors and ergonomics.
UHealth – University of Miami Health System and the Miller School of Medicine are collaborating with CLEAR (NYSE: YOU), the trusted secure identity company, to develop and roll out a series of integrations to improve patient and employee experiences.
Researchers at Cornell University are using sound to help autonomous vehicles navigate complex social situations, like communicating with people in traffic. After testing multiple scenarios, they discovered the timing of a sound, rather than the type of sound, was most important.
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, and Nagoya University, Japan, in their collaboration to develop an immunotherapy method for curing cancer, reported on the progress of CAR T-cell immunotherapy innovation for treating cancer in leukemia and B-cell lymphoma patients, which can increase survival rates and reduce cancer recurrence.
The Center for Safety, Health and Environment of Chulalongkorn University (SHECU), Chulalongkorn University Health Service Center, the Physical Resources Management, the Department of Physical Therapy at the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, the Department of Industrial Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering, the Center for Psychological Wellness at the Faculty of Psychology, and Chula Student Wellness have organized the “Chula Health Care Body & Mind” event under the CU Sustainable Well-Being project.
New models developed by Argonne can help industry discover the energy impact of drone delivery for e-commerce goods. A new study focuses on drone energy consumption compared to using conventional diesel trucks and battery-operated electric vehicles.
A Cornell University economist conducted an experiment with nearly 700 people in three countries to gauge the public’s perception of relative risk factors.
When it comes to the evolution of mobile robots, it may be a long time before legged robots are able to safely interact in the real world, according to a new study.
UC San Diego Health’s gastroenterology endoscopy program has been recognized as a leader in quality and safety by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), the leading national gastrointestinal endoscopy medical society.
The winter surge of COVID-19, the flu and other viruses is here and it’s top of mind as people prepare to see loved ones during the holiday season. As more workers are now spending more time in the office, what…
Recycling used nuclear fuel makes the most of nuclear power’s carbon-free energy potential. Argonne has received major funding to develop technologies that may result in a sustainable fuel stock and a reduction in U.S. dependency on fossil fuels.
Businesses that want to make their workplaces safer might try adopting a more rigorous accounting system.
A new study from the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business found that firms with fewer workplace injuries also have more accurate earnings forecasts or have to restate their earnings less often.
The Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS), a coalition of 48 specialty societies representing more than 800,000 physicians across healthcare, has awarded 11 member specialty societies grants of $100,000 each to promote diagnostic excellence across the field of medicine. The American Thoracic Society is one of the grant recipients.
Lecturers of the Faculty of Nuclear Technology at the Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University have developed a special device for scanning trees to determine trunk density and hollowness to prevent accidents from fallen trees and also as a way to conserve large trees in urban areas.
An ER physician specializing in wilderness medicine says the right preparation will go a long way in keeping your summer plans safe and fun.
Based on the positive results of a new pilot study offering personalized aquatic occupational therapy for 19 autistic children, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine will expand the program to include 36 autistic children over the next year.
Every second, an older person in the U.S. falls and injures themselves, and every 20 minutes one of them dies from the fall. The Geriatric Emergency Department Fall Injury Prevention Project will investigate several emergency department-based prevention strategies in older patients at high risk for recurrent falls and injury. The tailored multicomponent intervention will identify effective fall prevention strategies that target limited resources to high-risk individuals who come to the emergency department to improve patient outcomes, improve safety, and reduce overall costs of health care.
Although electric vehicles provide a reliable and effective solution to the growing carbon emissions problem, some drivers question their safety. INL researchers are addressing electric vehicle battery safety concerns with the recently deployed Battery Advanced DiaGnostics Evaluation (BADGE) platform. The platform allows industry, university and government partners to directly compare management and diagnostics technologies and their abilities to detect potential safety risks.
The Leapfrog Group awards Keck Hospital of USC with sixth consecutive ‘A’ hospital safety grade, illustrating the hospital’s high standards and commitment to the highest quality patient care.
A new poll shows most adults over 50 want to stay in their home as they age, but many haven’t taken steps that could help them do so. Two experts give advice on ways to prepare, plan and make adjustments gradually.
Chula Pharmaceutical Science helps increase public confidence to keep COVID-19 at bay with their new test kit to verify the safety and efficacy of hand sanitizers and alcohol-based gel and spray products.
Halloween is a time filled with exciting and fun activities, but it’s also a busy time for families and the healthcare professionals at the NJ Poison Control Center. With everyone scrambling to prepare for school parades and trick-or-treating, it’s hard to pay close attention to everything that’s happening at home.
Sandia National Laboratories’ Cynthia Rivera has been named a Rising Star of Safety, Class of 2021, by the National Safety Council.
About three-quarters of people were consistently honest, telling between zero and two lies per day. By contrast, a small subset of people averaged more than six lies per day and accounted for a sizable proportion of the lies, says researcher Timothy Levine, Ph.D.
New research from Michigan State University reveals how political partisanship influenced schools’ reopening plans amid the global pandemic.
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School experts Diane Calello, executive and medical director at the New Jersey Poison Control Center, and Bruce Ruck, managing director at the same center, are available to discuss tips on how to stay safe after a…
With back-to-school season upon us, kids and parents are naturally excited for some return to normalcy. In addition to putting together school supplies and mapping out schedules, there’s another thing parents should do: teach kids how to walk to school safely.
Mayo Clinic has again been ranked the No. 1 “Best Hospital” nationwide by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 “Best Hospitals” rankings, for the sixth consecutive year.
UCLA team awarded almost $3 million by National Institutes of Health to increase COVID-19 testing access and uptake for underserved and vulnerable populations
Media registration is now open for the American College of Surgeons (ACS) 2021 Quality and Safety Conference VIRTUAL
Studies being presented at NUTRITION 2021 LIVE ONLINE bring new insights into how people ate, shopped and felt about food as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded. Studying these trends can shed light on potential lingering health impacts of the pandemic and inform responses to future emergencies.
According to a recent survey by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), Americans are losing sleep due to the pandemic but not pursuing help at a sleep center. That is why the AASM is educating the public about how visiting a sleep center is safe and effective.
A new study published in Nature Communications documents an inexpensive, spark-free, optical-based hydrogen sensor that is more sensitive — and faster — than previous models.
Thanks to facility renovations, research innovations and in-class lessons, West Virginia University’s C. Eugene Bennett Department of Chemistry has received the nation’s top undergraduate safety program award in chemistry – for a second time.
As COVID-19 lockdowns and quarantines are lifted, businesses are now faced with the challenge of how to keep their employees who are returning to work motivated and engaged.
A study led by a University of Illinois Chicago researcher shows that both employees and managers have an important part to play in promoting employee engagement during the pandemic.
When the earth shakes, there’s a chance the walls will come tumbling down. CSU engineering faculty are working to make sure California’s structures can withstand the quaking.
For Valentine’s Day, couples traditionally plan a romantic getaway or spend their evening at a nice restaurant, but with cases of COVID-19 soaring, celebrations of love may look a bit different this year. The pandemic has hit restaurants, retail businesses…
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges including delayed eye doctor appointments. This video will discuss changes eye doctors have made to improve safety during every step of the office visit.
Ahead of the holiday season, Rutgers’ Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience released a new report to provide vulnerable communities and houses of worship policies and practices to enhance the security and safety of their communities.
Two new studies about the brightest lightning events on Earth—called “superbolts”—found that they are distinct from normal lightning flashes and can be more than 1,000 times brighter.
S&T NBACC research finds that sunlight is the strongest environmental factor that inactivates COVID-19.
New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 26, 2020) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Professor William Hallman is available for interviews on the science of risk perception and its practical implications in the COVID-19 era – a time of fear and anxiety among millions of…
Voting is one of the most important things citizens get to do. University of Chicago Medicine Infectious Diseases Specialist Dr. Mai Tuyet Pho explains how to vote safely amid a global pandemic.
Terry Adirim, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., in FAU’s Schmidt College of Medicine, provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions and offers helpful tips regarding COVID-19 and “trick-or-treating” during the pandemic.
New Brunswick, N.J. (Sept. 16, 2020) – FDA guidelines for making 3D-printed masks, face shields and other personal protective equipment (PPE) in the COVID-19 era fail to defend against cyberattacks, according to Rutgers and Georgia Tech engineers. Due to the…
Bret J. Rudy, MD, senior vice president and chief of hospital operations at NYU Langone Hospital–Brooklyn, was recognized for his efforts to improve quality, safety, and accountability at the Sunset Park hospital since its merger with NYU Langone Health in 2016. During his tenure, he has successfully implemented a number of organizational changes in the areas of clinical care, education, and operations.