Tag: "phones" at medical news
Men, Not Women, Spend a Longer Time on the Phone!
...It has been estimated that men are hooked to their phones
for 32 minutes today, as compared to 22 minutes in 2002. However, women spend only 26 minutes, which has come down from 35 minutes five years ago, reports the Daily Mail. The survey of 3,500 adults revealed that women choose to message or e-mail ...
More Indian Doctors Questioned in Australia as UK Terror Plot Inquiry Widens
...y police for further examination, including mobile phones
and laptop computers. Those questioned were all linked to each other, he said. "The linkages are with people who are known to each other and that's prompting the further inquiries," he said. "This is not about doctors. These are people who are ...
Novel Light Weight Polymers Made Up of Carbon Nanotubes
...chnology. Sensitive electronic devices like cell phones
and computers require shielding from electromagnetic interference (EMI). Such shielding which must be electrically conductive has traditionally been made of metal, which poses a weight problem in the push to miniaturize and lighten electronics. I...
'Hi, can You Hear Me? I'm at 30,000 Feet'
...alls at high altitude. Requests to switch off cell phones
and fasten seatbelts are a familiar part of the t...authorised and confirmed for the safe operation of phones
and BlackBerry-type devices on aircraft," Lake said. The expansion timetable means European consum...
Lightning Strikes Deadliest in Summer
... injuries in the United States," Cooper said. Cell phones
are quite safe, aside from distracting someone from seeking safety. Lightning can hurt you even before it begins to rain and can strike as far as 10 miles away from the rain area of a thunderstorm. "Wait 30 minutes after the last crack of thunder o...
Apple Launches IPhone; New Yorkers Line Up to Buy Gadget
...hare of the worldwide market of one billion mobile phones
within a year. The scene at a nearby ATT store w...e-mail will convince them to abandon their current phones
and buy an iPod. The company recently marked the sale of its 100 millionth iPod personal music dev...
Not Only Mobile Phones, Even Passengers can Increase the Risk of Road Accidents
A new study has found that apart from using mobile phones
while driving, even carrying more number of passengers in a vehicle could increase the risk of a crash. The study, by The George Institute for International Health, was intended to determine the danger of a crash related with passenger carriage co...
Hearing Loss Becoming an Epidemic in Canada
...etooth-enabled headsets that allow you to use cell phones
and music players there are no more excuses for not hearing the world around you properly....
Beer Bashes of Teens Spinning Out of Control in US
...tart the second they go out to eat. Thanks to cell phones
and instant messaging, 60 kids can show up in 10 minutes. 'Word gets out fast,' explains Haddonfield Commissioner Neal Rochford, who experienced it himself. 'They swarm.' 'They're not out just to have a couple of beers and get silly,' he adds. 'T...
Urgent Need for Guidance on Mobile Phone Use in Clinical Care
... and international guidelines on the use of mobile phones
in the provision of clinical care are urgently nee...r public environment) and the potential for mobile phones
to be lost or stolen, need to be addressed. Available advice concentrates on concerns and barriers...
Polish Man Wakes Up to New World After 19 Years in Coma
...all these people who walk around with their mobile phones
and never stop moaning. I've got nothing to complain about," said Grzebski....
Therapist Arrested For Breaking Lives
...al. His arrest prompted the hospital to ban camera phones
in the convalescent unit and require that curtains around patients be left open most of the time. The story does not end here. Barely a month after Bleyle's arrest, another hospital employee was charged with molesting a comatose toddler patient aft...
Look Out for ICE in Emergency Situations
...volution, large numbers of population carry mobile phones
with hundreds of names and numbers stored in its ...od of contact during emergency situations. As cell phones
are carried by majority of the population, just store the number of a contact person or person who s...
No Laptop Please for Children
are not good for children, we have already been told. But now UK experts are warning against laptops with wireless internet too. // Professor Lawrie Challis, head of the government's committee on mobile phone safety research, said children should ke...
You Cannot Smoke While Driving in India’s Capita
...ly, the court has also forbidden the use of mobile phones
while driving; getting caught more than five times might lead to revoke of license. United States, seeing merit in such a ban, is presently mulling over the introduction of such bans while driving - activities like smoking, drinking, eating, readin...
Interactive Digital Television to Monitor Health
...ossibility of adapting it to function using mobile phones
with DVB-H technology is being studied. Besides, in order to facilitate the introduction of data into the system, they are working on the use of sensors that directly transfer data to the system, intervention by the user hardly being required. Sour...
Worlds first mobile light surgery
... So the surgeons quickly gathered up eight mobile phones
of all doctors and nurses in the room and used the... 'Though not very bright, the light from the cell phones
was good enough for us to remove the baby from his mother before our backup generator brought the li...
Ban on Cell Phones To Be Withdrawn In Hospitals
Patients can start using their mobile phones
when the ban on them gets lifted shortly. Mobile phones
were not permitted in the hospitals because it was believed// that its electromagnetic radiation mig...
Hospital Equipment Unaffected By Cell Phone Use
Calls made on cellular phones
have no negative impact on hospital medical device...ic Proceedings, researchers say normal use of cell phones
results in no noticeable interference with patient care equipment. Three hundred tests were performe...
Mobile Phone Addiction may Cause Psychological Problems
Teenagers who use mobile phones
for many hours a day - talking and sending message...on and alcoholism or drug addiction is that mobile phones
do not apparently cause physical effects - only psychological ones. "Mobile-addicts can be serious...
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