Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/24/2008
Women Risk Bone Loss After Knee Surgery

Prevention of ligament injuries is key, experts say

4/23/2008
Exercise Plays Role in Recovery From Sports Injuries

Expert says goal is to maintain strength, not gain it, while you mend

4/10/2008
Gel Enables Severed Spinal Cord Fibers to Regrow

Works in mice, but human clinical trials could start in several years, study says

4/4/2008
Young Gymnasts Tumbling and Vaulting Their Way to the ER

Injuries send more than 26,000 rushing in for acute care each year, study finds

4/3/2008
Male Partner Violence Hurts Women's Health Worldwide

WHO study finds aftereffects reverberate long after the incidents

4/3/2008
More Than 90,000 U.S. Infants Are Victims of Abuse or Neglect

Effects of maltreatment can damage a child for a lifetime, researchers say

4/2/2008
3/26/2008
Height of Pitcher's Mound Can Strain Shoulders

Major League Baseball study found standard mound might raise risk of stress injuries

3/24/2008
Innovative Care Is Helping Iraq War's Injured Survive

Improvements mean 9 out of 10 with serious trauma live, often with little visible damage, surgeons say

3/21/2008
More Seniors Falling Victim to Escalator Injuries

A doubling of accidents in 15-year span may reflect increasingly mobile lifestyles, experts say

3/20/2008
Trauma Patients Suffer Even 12 Months After Injury

Those with joint and extremity damage had chronic pain lasting years

3/10/2008
New Guidelines Urged for Young Athletes' Neck Injuries

Helmets, pads should be left on, then removed as a unit once patient is stabilized

3/10/2008
First-Time Shoulder Dislocations Helped by Surgery

Arthroscopy kept function at 93% of pre-injury levels among young and active, study finds

3/9/2008
Elbow, Shoulder Injuries Take Heavy Toll on Pro Baseball Players

The majority never return to their pre-injury level, study finds

3/6/2008
2/28/2008
Health Tip: Muscle Injury?

Try the RICE method

2/26/2008
Health Tip: Prevent Runner's Knee

Rest as soon as knee pain starts

2/13/2008
Health Tip: Let Shin Splints Heal

Rest is the best medicine

2/7/2008
Domestic Violence Harms Long-Term Health of Victims

Both women, men suffer more chronic illnesses, practice more risky behaviors

2/5/2008
Brain Injury May Not Erase Long-Term Memory

In study, a new technique helped patients retrieve long-lost details

2/4/2008
New Guideline Urges Screening for Fall Risk

Those with poor balance, dementia, vision loss most in peril, group says

2/3/2008
Toll-Free Hotline to Help Seniors Avoid Falls

National outreach to stress importance of physical activities to improve balance

1/23/2008
Health Tip: Preventing Back Injury

Lifting techniques to help protect the back

1/21/2008
Health Tip: Learning to Use Crutches

Make sure they are correctly sized

1/17/2008
Gene That Creates Cerebral Cortex Discovered

Could led to treatments for neurological damage from injuries, disease

1/17/2008
Minor Leg Injuries Might Boost Blood Clot Risk

Simple damage such as sprain or muscle rupture raised venous thrombosis odds, study says

1/16/2008
Vitamin D May Curb Falls in High-Risk Older Women

Supplementation tied to a 23% reduced risk of falling in winter, spring

1/15/2008
Health Tip: After a Car Accident

Prepare your mind and body to return to the road

1/14/2008
Low Testosterone Could Weaken Older Men's Bones

Study finds link between hormone, fracture in males over 60

1/14/2008
1/12/2008
Helmets Save Lives in Winter Sports

Snow activities boost head injury risk, but experts say precautions can keep you safe

1/7/2008
Health Tip: Stay Safe on the Stairs

A common place for seniors to fall

1/4/2008
Cell Phones Put Traffic on Hold

Chatting motorists slower, less efficient than the phone-free, study finds

12/31/2007
See to It That New Year's Eve Is Safe

Group's eye safety tips can help everyone uncork a merry celebration

12/27/2007
ICU Patients Not Getting Enough Sleep

Clinical-care protocols often deprive them of rest needed for healing, study says

12/25/2007
Playing Catch in Winter Could Save Kids' Pitching Arms

Early practice for youngsters can reduce risk of shoulder injury, physician to pros says

12/20/2007
Mental Decline Faster in Brain-Injured Vietnam Vets

Findings could have implications for veterans of Iraq, Afghanistan, experts say

12/19/2007
Health Tip: Protect Injury With Elastic Bandage

Here's how to wrap it correctly

12/18/2007
Bone Density Tests Do Predict Women's Fracture Risk

Largest, longest study ever supports screening and prevention of osteoporosis

12/18/2007
12/5/2007
Depressed Moms' Kids at Higher Injury Risk

Boys, especially, were also more likely to 'act out', study found

11/28/2007
Saline Wash May Ease Shoulder Tendonitis

Study supports effectiveness of the ultrasound-guided technique

11/27/2007
Criteria Predict Women's 5-Year Risk for Fracture

11-point model spots those who may need bone-strengthening therapies, experts say

11/27/2007
'High-Trauma' Fractures Tied to Weak Bones

Bone-strengthening therapies could prevent these accident-linked injuries, research shows

11/27/2007
Health Tip: Stay Safe in the Kitchen

Help prevent injury and food poisoning

11/26/2007
ATV Injuries on the Rise

Fractures, brain traumas, spinal damage most common reasons for ER visits, study finds

11/26/2007
11/20/2007
In-the-Field Facial Surgery Helps Injured Troops in Iraq

No evacuation delays mean quicker, better surgeries, study finds

11/16/2007
Health Tip: Sledding Safely

Prevent injuries this winter

11/12/2007
Health Tip: Aches and Pains?

Suggestions to ease sore muscles