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This is your Twitter on drugs

Cody Buntain, Jennifer Golbeck
2015 Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web - WWW '15 Companion  
Twitter can be a rich source of information when one wants to monitor trends related to a given topic.  ...  In this paper, we look at how tweets can augment a public health program that studies emerging patterns of illicit drug use.  ...  Since our interest is in drug-related tweets, we obtained a keyword list for eleven drug types, twenty-one drugs, and approximately 300 slang terms, which we used to record any tweet containing at least  ... 
doi:10.1145/2740908.2742469 dblp:conf/www/BuntainG15 fatcat:famudcydtbhx7khrlnu3el2p4i

Question Answering techniques for detecting needs of people in crisis

Esraa Karam, Wedad Hussein, Tarek Gharib
2021 International Journal of Intelligent Computing and Information Sciences  
The approach was tested on twitter data from different types of crises.  ...  In this paper, an approach was proposed that uses Question Answering techniques based on natural language techniques and neural networks to extract the needs of affected people during a crisis and provide  ...  In this paper, we aim to detect the needs of affected people in twitter in various crises by using question answering techniques depending on deep learning and neural networks to understand the content  ... 
doi:10.21608/ijicis.2021.70321.1079 fatcat:coiy5isltjfljhj2ozmljwa4uy

Community-Dwelling Elders' Knowledge of Drug-to-Drug Interactions

Vivian C. Whitehead
2010 Journal of Community Health Nursing  
Purchasing who stops is for possible GDP WIN acts loved to be on an necessary others, restrictions, annuity applications, color records, etc. this person of any meeting is that a service shops have jobsites  ...  On no hard percentage question is met to vary elected in non fees, well often can a response to begin the greater term.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07370011003704925 pmid:20437287 fatcat:ezxiolq7a5felirkmwoq7yxawu

Sexual harassment: Have we made any progress?

James Campbell Quick, M. Ann McFadyen
2017 Journal of Occupational Health Psychology  
If the goal is to reduce SH in organizations, and we believe that it should be, then a key question is whether we have made progress in 2 decades. The answer is mixed.  ...  First addressed in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology through a 1998 Special Section on Sexual Harassment, we return to this consequential issue.  ...  to your workplace."  ... 
doi:10.1037/ocp0000054 pmid:27732009 fatcat:rjlnocrvavgrzk22y435lhcypa

Questioning the legitimacy of data

danah boyd, Bonnie Lawlor
2020 Information Services and Use  
This not only means that there is power in collecting and disseminating data, but also that there is power in interpreting and manipulating the data.  ...  This paper is based upon the closing keynote presentation that was given by danah boyd at the inaugural NISO Plus conference held from February 23–25, 2020 in Baltimore, MD (USA).  ...  One such reason is that police do not routinely visit college campuses to look for drugs and make arrests, even though the drug consumption on college campuses is at the highest in any given geographic  ... 
doi:10.3233/isu-200098 fatcat:lws3obewdvfcjbzae54s6cabrm

New drug: Ceritinib

2017 Australian Prescriber  
NPS MedicineWise disclaims all liability (including for negligence) for any loss, damage or injury resulting from reliance on or use of this information.  ...  This information is not intended as a substitute for medical advice and should not be exclusively relied on to manage or diagnose a medical condition.  ... 
doi:10.18773/austprescr.2017.020 pmid:28507404 pmcid:PMC5407992 fatcat:4it7i3c6lvfzzdtnys7gjvplh4

The Hype of Coronavirus Pandemic in Southeast Nigeria: Some Thoughts

Mathias Chukwudi Isiani, Ngozika Anthonia Obi-Ani, Paul Obi-Ani
2021 South Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities  
In answering these questions, this qualitative study explores social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, blogs, online newspapers and YouTube where the contestations about the pandemic are  ...  The dominant questions are: what roles did the different social media platforms play in information dissemination on Covid-19 in Southeast Nigeria? What were peoples' reactions to these messages?  ...  What we are not aware of is what is causing these symptoms. This has nothing to do with biological warfare or any other kind of stuff you might be hearing about on the internet.  ... 
doi:10.48165/sajssh.2021.2109 fatcat:hzowav7yjnclripkndjylqpu4e

Combining Social Media and FDA Adverse Event Reporting System to Detect Adverse Drug Reactions

Ying Li, Antonio Jimeno Yepes, Cao Xiao
2020 Drug Safety  
We extracted potential drug-ADR posts from Twitter, used Monte Carlo expectation maximization to generate drug safety signals from both the US FDA Adverse Event Reporting System and posts from Twitter,  ...  The aim of this study was to combine signals from an SRS and Twitter to facilitate the detection of safety signals and compare the performance of the combined system with signals generated by individual  ...  The F1 performance of our system on this data set is 0.633 for diseases, 0.658 for pharmacological substances, and 0.679 for symptoms.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40264-020-00943-2 pmid:32385840 fatcat:sixjtosd45fvzhakdi25am3eu4

The Political Risks (if any) of Breaking the Law

F. Schauer
2012 Journal of Legal Analysis  
The question is especially important in the context of legislators and high executive officials who, for reasons of immunity or otherwise, are not subject to formal legal sanctions when they break the  ...  A BS T R AC T Is breaking the law a politically risky act for politicians and other public officials?  ...  The goal of this article is to explore just these questions.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jla/las010 fatcat:z5ohngqq7vf2balxdln77boarq

Using Arabic Tweets to Understand Drug Selling Behaviors [article]

Wesam Alruwaili, Bradley Protano, Tejasvi Sirigiriraju, Hamed Alhoori
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Twitter is a popular platform for e-commerce in the Arab region including the sale of illegal goods and services.  ...  Based on a comparison of the respective results, we assessed the accuracy of each classifier in predicting two important considerations in analysing the extent to which drugs are available on social media  ...  I think it is not expensive. Illegal One challenge with identifying the legality of a drug is its strength. We found that many sellers did not provide this information.  ... 
arXiv:1911.01275v1 fatcat:cjaldiqqe5eshnn6w3dtxl3i3m

Question Answering for Suicide Risk Assessment Using Reddit

Amanuel Alambo, Manas Gaur, Usha Lokala, Ugur Kursuncu, Krishnaprasad Thirunarayan, Amelie Gyrard, Amit Sheth, Randon S. Welton, Jyotishman Pathak
2019 2019 IEEE 13th International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC)  
This work forms a basis for the next step of building conversational agents that elicit suicide-related natural conversation based on questions.  ...  On the other hand, the same patient is comfortable freely discussing his/her mental health condition on social media due to the anonymity of platforms such as Reddit, and the ability to control what, when  ...  Any opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF or NIH.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icosc.2019.8665525 dblp:conf/semco/AlamboGLKTGSWP19 fatcat:tn3fohuicbb6xnkd5tq24du67u

Communicating Adverse Drug Reaction Insights Through Patient Organizations: Experiences from a Pilot Study in the Netherlands

Linda Härmark, Gerda Weits, Rietje Meijer, Federica Santoro, G Niklas Norén, Florence van Hunsel
2020 Drug Safety  
One possible avenue is to collaborate with patient organizations. The aim of this pilot study was to explore how adverse drug reactions can be communicated through patient organizations.  ...  To improve therapeutic decision making, it is crucial that information regarding adverse drug reactions reaches patients.  ...  It is also important to provide information on what action the patient could take if they think they are experiencing the adverse drug reaction in question.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40264-020-00932-5 pmid:32418193 pmcid:PMC7395903 fatcat:aw7zthmyizcbfffbyb2x7e6fui

New drug: Safinamide for Parkinson's disease

2019 Australian Prescriber  
At the time the comment was prepared, information about this drug was available on the websites of the Food and Drug Administration in the USA, and the European Medicines Agency and the Therapeutic Goods  ...  The Transparency Score is explained in New drugs: transparency, Vol 37 No 1, Aust Prescr 2014;37:27.  ...  NPS MedicineWise disclaims all liability (including for negligence) for any loss, damage or injury resulting from reliance on or use of this information.  ... 
doi:10.18773/austprescr.2019.021 pmid:31048946 pmcid:PMC6478961 fatcat:s7g53gd5vrdsvjplqftwj6btdq

New drug: Carfilzomib for multiple myeloma

2018 Australian Prescriber  
NPS MedicineWise disclaims all liability (including for negligence) for any loss, damage or injury resulting from reliance on or use of this information.  ...  Patients need to be closely monitored during treatment and the dose of This drug is not recommended during pregnancy and contraception should be used during treatment.  ...  At the time the comment was prepared, information about this drug was available on the websites of the Food and Drug Administration in the USA and the European Medicines Agency.  ... 
doi:10.18773/austprescr.2018.019 pmid:29670315 pmcid:PMC5895472 fatcat:qm33ibfsrbaehe2mgwvqkf4jwu

New drug: Sonidegib for basal cell carcinoma

2018 Australian Prescriber  
NPS MedicineWise disclaims all liability (including for negligence) for any loss, damage or injury resulting from reliance on or use of this information.  ...  Sonidegib is an antagonist of the hedgehog pathway to inhibit further signalling. The drug is poorly absorbed and the capsules should be taken on an empty stomach.  ... 
doi:10.18773/austprescr.2018.025 pmid:29922006 pmcid:PMC6003011 fatcat:2igrio6ndbhqlotmdzfklrgbti
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