Four poeple were killed and many injured on Saturday after an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted southwest China. Many were trapped by quake-triggered landslides that blocked a road in Yunnan Province, local officials said. The quake struck this morning in the area bordering the counties of Shangri-La, Deqen of Yunnan Province and … Read more
Do cell phones cause brain cancer? There’s no sign of it, say many. But, if researchers in Europe are to be believed, regular use of a mobile phone over more than a decade raises the risk of brain cancer.
Mobile phones have not been found to be associated with any biological or adverse health effects, according to the UK”s largest investigation into the possible health risks from mobile telephone technology.
Mobile phones should come no closer than one meter to hospital beds and equipment, according Dutch research published in the online open access journal, Critical Care. Scientists demonstrated that incidents of electromagnetic interference (EMI) from second and third generation mobile phones occurred at a mere 3-centimeter distance.
Longer mobile phone users at risk of hearing loss, says study. People using mobile phones for more than four years and longer than 30 minutes a day are at risk of developing hearing loss particularly at higher speech frequencies, a study conducted by Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here has said.
Young, single women in urban China are aware of contraceptive methods but some may be too shy to ask for them, research published in the online open access journal BMC Health Services Research reveals.
Both national and international guidelines on the use of mobile phones in the provision of clinical care are urgently needed, an editorial in the June issue of Quality and Safety in Health Care argues.
So your running partner has moved interstate? No problem ? this may not stop you running ?together? thanks to mobile phone and GPS technology that uses custom software to turn a phone conversation into a 2D audio experience.
New research by Australian scientists, soon to be published in the international Accident Analysis and Prevention journal, has shown that drivers carrying two or more passengers are twice as likely to crash as unaccompanied drivers.
Satellite solutions delivering information and communication technologies can help improve health in sub-Saharan Africa; this was the main conclusion of a dedicated telemedicine task force which met recently in Botswana. To make these solutions a reality, some short-term, concrete actions have been suggested in a pilot projects proposal.