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Signalife Recorder Transmits Heart Rate Data From Champ Car Driver in Real-Time

... drivers. This technology allows us to monitor our drivers more closely and helps us to improve our onsite tr...ble of acquiring full clinical-bandwidth data from drivers participating in the Champ Car racing. "The data that we have been able to collect during developmen...

Efforts on to Tackle Health Problems Faced by US Truck Drivers

If the Indian truck drivers are known to be more prone to HIV than any other s...pations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says truck drivers account for nearly 15 percent of all worker deaths in the most recent data available, from 2005. (Th...

Snacking While Driving Doubles Accident Rates

...d a nine-minute urban drive on a simulator. The drivers were then told when to snack. Shortly after eating...rivers' reactions. The results showed that while drivers can cope while eating during normal driving, the problem arises when there is a sudden increase in t...

Government Policies and Booming Economy Keep Indian Healthcare in Top Shape

...es an overview of the market size, a discussion of drivers as well as restraints, and an analysis of market structure in the context of the overall Indian economy. The Social, Infrastructure, and Labor Analysis studies the labor market dynamics, infrastructure conditions, and consumption profile of end-users...

Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea

...ital of South Korea. For you will have replacement drivers on call .Thousands of Koreans these days make a li...umer price index. An estimated 100,000 replacement drivers handle 700,000 customers a day across the country, the number increasing by 30 percent on Fridays, a...

Natural Selection in Butterflies

...s strengthens the view that parasites can be major drivers in evolution." The researchers focused on the Samoan islands of Upolu and Savaii, where in 2001, males of the Blue Moon butterfly made up only 1 percent of the population. In 2006, the researchers embarked on a new survey of the butterfly after an ...

Paris Set for Pedal Power Revolution

...ers, and force the notoriously aggressive Parisian drivers to be more considerate. To allow for intensive use, the bikes themselves are sturdy machines, weighing 22 kilograms (50 pounds) with three gears and a large front basket with a lock for stop-offs away from docking stations. Velib, a contraction o...

Russian Health Care Marred by Corruption

... and perhaps not even survive. The 37 year truck drivers family had no other option but to pay the whole amount. Scraping together the money with great difficulty they paid the whole amount. Still this did not ensure them good treatment or sevice. The nursing staff was in attentive. When the patient scream...

Many People With Early Dementia Can Drive Safely, Say Experts

Society's perception of older drivers tends to be negative, write Professor Desmond O'Neill and colleagues. Yet surveys of drivers aged more than 80 consistently show prudent driving behaviours. Furthermore, stopping driving can l...

Researchers To Test Whether ADHD Medication Helps Young Adults While Driving

...ns could lead to a car crash, especially for young drivers with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). As a group, young ADHD drivers are two to four times more likely to have a car accident than non-ADHD drivers. Daniel Cox, Ph.D., p...

Drug Risks Must Be Balanced Against Benefits, Researchers

...es as great as passenger car travelers, while taxi drivers face three times the death risk of firefighters. "What we found, and this isn't a huge surprise, is that there are a lot of activities that people engage in voluntarily that have associated with them risks comparable to medication risks," Cohen sai...

Massive Wildfire Forces Evacuation of Hundreds of Home in Florida

...ough to open Interstates 10 and 75 to traffic, but drivers were warned that periodic closures were still possible. Another large wildfire, in northeastern Minnesota and Ontario, could be brought under control by the end of the week, officials said. No one has been seriously hurt in the fire, which has burn...

Car Airbags Most Suited To Medium-Built Individuals

...tabase shows that during the years studied, 52,552 drivers and 14,732 passengers were involved in crashes. Mo...people were not seriously injured, but 2.5% of the drivers and 2.6 percent of the passengers sustained serious injuries to any part of the body. Newgard revi...

Not Only Mobile Phones, Even Passengers can Increase the Risk of Road Accidents

...on to accidents because of the higher incidence of drivers taking passengers as opposed to using a mobile pho...questionable, however, passenger carriage by young drivers may have added effects, as recent studies have indicated. These studies propose that teenage pass...

One-sixth of Europe's Mammals Face Extinction, Warns Conservation Experts

...y eight percent are growing in number. The main drivers of this change are habitat degradation, deforestation, pollution and excessive hunting, the report says. But there are some success stories. The Alpine ibex, which was hunted almost to extinction during the nineteenth century, has now rebounded to ...

Some Cancers Linked to Very Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields

...be made to minimise levels of exposure among train drivers in new rolling stock....

Older Motorists Improve Driving Performance With Physical Conditioning

...ependent quality of life. As the number of older drivers increases, concern about the safety implications h... and speed of movement have been linked with older drivers on road performance. Published in the May issue of Journal of General Internal Medicine, the study...

Cars in UK to Be Fitted With Black Boxes to Reduce Fatalities

...overnment is already considering proposals to make drivers pay up to 1.50 dollars a mile. As of now, British mobile phone maker Telit Communications has signed up to the eCall scheme with Germany's Siemens and Wavecom of France. The technology, though, is not new, and is already available in some cars....

‘For-profit Dialysis Centers’ in the Spotlight Over Anti-anemia Drug Overdoe

A novel US study has exposed the key drivers behind the functioning of kidney dialysis profit centers across the United States. //Bottom line figures rule the roost, and these centers prescribe overdoses of anti-anemia drugs to realize higher hemoglobin levels in the patients. The study which...

Travelers’ Hazard- Antihistamines Make Drowsy Driver

...oed in on a potential threat to those on the road- drivers who handle their vehicle// under the influence of ... Others were that the equivalent of 3.3 million drivers lost concentration at the wheel due to an impaired reaction caused by illness or medication, and a q...

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