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Article ID: 706707

Automated Text Messages Improve Outcomes after Joint Replacement Surgery

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

An automated text messaging system increases patient engagement with home-based exercise and promotes faster recovery after total knee or hip replacement surgery, reports a study in the January 16, 2019 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.

17-Jan-2019 4:05 PM EST
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    15-Jan-2019 8:00 AM EST

Article ID: 706365

NCCN Guidelines Raise Standards for Cancer Care Worldwide by Exceeding 10 Million Downloads in 2018 — Up 26% Over 2017

National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) announced that the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) were downloaded more than 10 million times in 2018; marking a 26% increase over 2017.

11-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST

Article ID: 706260

First Smartphone App to Detect Opioid Overdose and Its Precursors

University of Washington

UW researchers have developed a smartphone app that uses sonar to monitor someone's breathing rate and sense when an opioid overdose has occurred.

9-Jan-2019 5:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 706190

App Curbs Social Media Addiction Through Smartphone Vibrations

Cornell University

Cornell University researchers have developed an app that uses negative reinforcement, in the form of persistent smartphone vibrations, to remind users they’ve exceeded a predetermined time limit on social media — and help to jolt them free from the all too common social media vortex.

9-Jan-2019 8:05 AM EST

Article ID: 705578

How a personality trait puts you at risk for cybercrime

Michigan State University

Impulse online shopping, downloading music and compulsive email use are all signs of a certain personality trait that make you a target for malware attacks. New research from Michigan State University examines the behaviors – both obvious and subtle – that lead someone to fall victim to cybercrime involving Trojans, viruses, and malware

17-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 705460

Helping Families Navigate the Digital World

Seattle Children's Hospital

Digital devices like the iPad have only been around for about 10 years, but in that short amount of time, they have become ingrained into everyday life and research examining their impact on young children is limited.Tune into 60 Minutes this Sunday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. ET/PT as Dr. Dimitri Christakis, director of the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development at Seattle Children’s Research Institute, discusses with Anderson Cooper the evolving digital age children are growing up in today and how his research hopes to uncover the impact this new era has on a child’s developing mind.

14-Dec-2018 8:00 AM EST

Article ID: 705038

Leave Nothing Up in the Air: Bridge Inspections in the Age of Drones

Michigan Technological University

Drones make bridge inspections safer and easier to document. A complementary 3-D bridge app developed by the Michigan Tech Research Institute also streamlines defect records.

6-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST
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    5-Dec-2018 2:00 PM EST

Article ID: 704831

Recycle Your Old Mobile Phone to Save Gorilla Populations

University of South Australia

Are you among the 400 million people around the world who have relegated an old mobile phone to the top drawer in the past year? Do you realise your reluctance to recycle that discarded phone could be linked to the dramatic decline of gorilla populations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

4-Dec-2018 1:00 AM EST

Article ID: 704954

Study Shows Laws Designed to Ban or Curb Drivers’ Use of Cell Phones are Saving Motorcyclists' Lives

Florida Atlantic University

Laws to ban or curb drivers’ use of cell phones and other handheld devices have greatly reduced the rate of fatalities for motorcyclists, according to a new study by faculty at Florida Atlantic University and the University of Miami.

5-Dec-2018 11:00 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

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