Injury Health News

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5/30/2007
Post-Injury MRI Predicts Spinal Cord Recovery

Key factors give patients, doctors realistic goals, researchers say

5/29/2007
Health Tip: Swim, Swim, Swim

It's a great form of low-impact exercise

5/25/2007
Driving With Passengers Boosts Accident Risk

Likelihood of a crash doubles with 2 or more riders, Australian study says

5/25/2007
Added Treatment Won't Speed Whiplash Recovery

Aggressive approach may even slow healing, study suggests

5/20/2007
Sleep Apnea Boosts Car Crash Risk

Many sufferers may not realize they are drowsy drivers, researchers say

5/20/2007
Agent Orange Raises Vietnam Vets' Risk of Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Odds for aggressive tumors highest among black veterans, study found

5/19/2007
Ladder-Related Accidents Climb in U.S.: Study

Fractures most common injury, sending more than 136,000 people a year to ERs

5/9/2007
Daily Steroid Helps Boys With Duchenne's to Walk

But the muscular dystrophy treatment also ups the risk of fractures, study finds

5/2/2007
Amateur Boxers Also Hit by Brain Injury

Spinal fluid study shows signs of post-fight damage

5/1/2007
Weight Training Helps Workers With Rotator Cuff Injuries: Study

Resistance exercises got people back to work faster than traditional therapy

5/1/2007
Health Tip: Signs of a Concussion

Including headache and dizziness

5/1/2007
Health Tip: Dislocated Shoulder

What occurs, and how it's treated

4/27/2007
Health Tip: Prevent a Pulled Hamstring

Stretch properly before exercise

4/26/2007
Health Tip: Precautions While Mowing the Lawn

Steps to help prevent injury

4/23/2007
Obese File Twice as Many Workers' Comp Claims

Overweight takes big toll on employers' bottom line, study shows

4/20/2007
Traffic Accidents Take Deadly Toll on Teens

In the U.S., more than 5,000 teens die in crashes each year, experts say

4/17/2007
Drug Shows Promise in Spinal Cord Injury Treatment

Cethrin inhibited cell death, promoted neural regeneration, study finds

4/15/2007
Change of Season Brings Lawn Mower Warning

Pediatric experts remind homeowners that small fingers, large blades don't mix

4/13/2007
90% of Elementary School Kids Are Bullied: Survey

Some experts doubt the problem is that pervasive, but all agree it needs to be eliminated

4/4/2007
Mild Brain Injury May Cause Chronic Sleep Trouble

And that could make rehab even tougher, researchers say

4/4/2007
Guidelines Target Prevention of Sudden Heart Death in Young Athletes

Task force focuses on quick action in first critical minutes

4/3/2007
Kids' Head Injury is Often Repeated: Study

Having one such trauma doubles the risk for a second head injury, researchers find

4/2/2007
Young Black, Native-American Children at Higher Risk of Fatal Accidents

While the gap is closing, more education efforts are needed, study says

4/2/2007
Enzyme Discovery Could Greatly Expand Blood Supply

Molecules can convert A and B blood types to universal O

3/29/2007
If Friends Drink and Drive, So May You

Study confirms the power of peers in encouraging DWI

3/29/2007
First-Time DWI Offenders Often Have Multiple Problems

Besides alcohol use, they often abuse drugs, have psychiatric ills, study finds

3/28/2007
Health Tip: Never Leave a Child Alone in the Tub

Suggestions to make bath time safe

3/26/2007
Health Tip: Fitting a Bike Helmet

Protect yourself or your child from injury

3/23/2007
More Seniors Suffering Spinal Cord Injury

Falls are a major cause of the increase, U.S. study finds

3/19/2007
Drug Shields Parkinson's Patients Against Fracture

Risedronate counters inactivity-linked weakening of bone, study finds

3/19/2007
Health Tip: Prevent Sports Injuries

Sports should be safe and fun

3/16/2007
Gap in Black-White Life Expectancy Narrows

It's a good sign, but not a victory, one expert says

3/11/2007
Blood: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

But donations always lag behind the need, experts say

3/7/2007
Booster Seat Laws Keep Kids Safe

More youngsters are being properly restrained to prevent injury, researchers say

3/7/2007
Mental, Physical Torture Inflict Similar Pain

Bosnian, Serbian survivors found both equally traumatizing, psychologists say

3/5/2007
Severe Stress May Damage Children's Brains

PTSD could shrink a key center for emotion and memory, study suggests

3/5/2007
Ibuprofen Best for Kids' Injury Pain

ER study finds over-the-counter painkiller outperformed codeine, acetaminophen

3/5/2007
Many U.S. Teens Work Dangerous Jobs

Child labor law violations are common, study found

2/26/2007
Shoddy Cosmetic Procedures Can Leave Lasting Damage

Asking the right questions beforehand can prevent a lifetime of harm, experts say

2/26/2007
Health Tip: Removing a Splinter

If it's easy enough to do at home

2/23/2007
Don't Leave Kids, Dogs Alone, Study Warns

Experts offer new guide for pet owners and wary passers-by

2/20/2007
Bioengineered ACL Could Help Injured Knees

In rabbits, researchers used animal's cells to help grow new ligament

2/16/2007
Kids' Sports Injuries on the Increase

Youngsters are playing too much of one sport, almost year-round, experts warn

2/9/2007
Urine Test Helps Predict Lung Injury Outcome

Screen might help guide treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome

2/1/2007
New Technique Allows 'Feeling' in Artificial Arm

Innovative nerve growth could improve quality of life for amputees

2/1/2007
Soccer Sends More Than 100,000 Kids to ER Annually

Boys and middle schoolers most likely to be seriously injured, suggests study

1/30/2007
Stenting Surgery Could Prevent Heart Injury Deaths

'Endografts' may replace riskier open-chest surgery after aortic tears, study finds

1/29/2007
Neurological Disorders Strike Millions

New government report gives latest estimates, which show increases in Alzheimer's, MS cases

1/25/2007
Binge Drinking May Be Biggest Alcohol Threat: Survey

New Mexico study suggests it's a more serious problem than alcoholism

1/25/2007
Brain Region That Fuels Addiction Found

Study reveals that those with damage to the insula quit smoking easily