Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/30/2007
Most Americans Have Poor 'Eye-Q'

Many lack knowledge of basic vision care, safety, survey finds

10/29/2007
Certain Seizure Patients Need Emergency CT Scan

ER staff should focus on those with first-ever attack, babies, and people with AIDS, guideline says

10/27/2007
Stay Ahead of Head Injuries

Experts offer tips on keeping homes safe

10/26/2007
Older Women Gain From Good Post-Fracture Care

An osteoporosis management program keeps patients, doctors connected, study finds

10/21/2007
Eye on Safety Makes Halloween Less Scary

Easy steps can keep vision, other injuries at bay, experts say

10/18/2007
Value of Most Post-Traumatic Stress Treatments 'Uncertain'

VA-sponsored study could influence care of returning U.S. veterans

10/13/2007
Morphine Painkillers Won't Impair Driving

Study found no difference in motorists' reaction times

10/12/2007
Technology Advance Could Help Paralyzed

It's a better way of translating brain signals for prosthetic devices

10/10/2007
Tea Helps Toughen Older Women's Hips

Those who drink it daily lose less bone, study finds

10/9/2007
Studies Probe Weaknesses in Donated Blood

It's never as good as the body's own at delivering oxygen to tissue, researchers say

10/8/2007
Serious Injury Rare With Police Tasers

99.7% of cases ended in just scrapes and bruises, study found

10/5/2007
No Link Between Amateur Boxing, Long-Term Brain Damage

Review of 36 studies finds no good evidence of an association

10/5/2007
'69 New York Jets Continue Their Winning Ways

Joe Namath's Super Bowl crew has fared better with health than many retired players, study finds

10/3/2007
Type of ICU Influences Lung Injury Survival

Units where critical care specialists manage patients fare better, study finds

10/3/2007
Medical, Behavioral Woes Can Drive Dogs to Bite

Study found pain, nervous disposition helps spur these outbursts

9/27/2007
Toxic Shock Drug Might Aid Trauma Victims

Norepinephrine added to fluids protects against blood loss, study finds

9/24/2007
Most Parents Have Say in Kids' Hospital Care

It's important to include mom, dad in decision-making, researchers say

9/21/2007
Teenage Drinking Can Spell Lasting Trouble

The earlier kids abuse alcohol, the more likely it is to persist, experts say

9/18/2007
New Test Screens for Bacteria in Blood Platelets

Should benefit patients in need of transfusions

9/17/2007
Cancer Care Might Impair Driving

Head-and-neck cancer patients displayed more weaving, slower brake times

9/16/2007
Eye Safety Begins at Home

Half of vision injuries occur there, experts warn

9/14/2007
Common Foot Myths Trip Us Up

Breaks, corns, bunions: Experts deliver the facts

9/13/2007
Cialis Eases Erectile Dysfunction After Spinal Cord Injury

Sexual difficulties are common for these injured men, researchers note

9/12/2007
Imaging Software Helps Track, Treat Injured Brains

It could aid children in crucial days after trauma, developers say

8/30/2007
More Kids Are Suffering Sports Injuries

Year-round play, one-sport specialization are likely culprits behind the increase

8/29/2007
Saline Reduces Mortality for Brain Injury Patients

It results in lower death rates compared to albumin fluid, study finds

8/27/2007
Back to School Means Backpack Safety

Help protect kids from stress and strain, experts say

8/23/2007
Battle Continues Over Vietnam PTSD Numbers

Each estimate has its boosters, critics, new articles show

8/20/2007
Health Tip: Children Who Play Sports

Potential risks to keep in mind

8/17/2007
Vision Restoration Therapy Might Improve Sight for Trauma, Stroke Victims

In-home computer device shows promise in stimulating affected brain areas, study shows

8/14/2007
Nanotechnology Could Help Ease Soldiers' Pain

A battlefield 'pen' might deliver drug to injury site, scientists hope

8/14/2007
Health Tip: Treating a Blister

Prevent infection with proper care

8/10/2007
Scientists Developing Replacement Vocal Cords

Project could restore speech to those with damaged tissues

8/10/2007
Health Tip: Treating a Bedsore

Relieve pressure on the injured area

8/10/2007
Health Tip: Walking on Foreign Soil

Protect your feet while on vacation

8/9/2007
Stem Cell Trouble Slows Healing of Aging Muscle

Prodding cell signaling might help speed repair, scientists say

8/8/2007
Health Tip: How You Get Tetanus

Bacteria enter the body through an open wound

8/7/2007
Absorbable Stitches, Hydrogen Peroxide a Bad Mix

In tests, the cleanser caused the stitches to fall apart

8/7/2007
Beer the Booze of Choice for Binge Drinkers

This type of consumption often leads to injury, death, CDC experts warn

8/7/2007
Health Tip: Caring for a Cast

Avoid scratching, and keep the area dry

8/1/2007
Doctors 'Awaken' Man 6 Years After Severe Brain Injury

Deep brain stimulation could help others in minimally conscious state, researchers say

7/31/2007
Child Maltreatment Rises in Homes of Soldiers Sent to War

Stress on spouse left behind cited by U.S. Army-sponsored study

7/28/2007
CDC Offers Travelers' Health Guide

Latest Yellow Book features section on avoiding blood clots on planes

7/26/2007
Health Tip: Protect Your Head After Concussion

Avoid activities that could lead to additional injury

7/26/2007
High School, College Football Comes With Risk

Younger players get injured less often but more severely than college players, study finds

7/25/2007
Tough State DWI Laws Save Lives

Revoking drunk driver's licenses prevents 800 deaths per year, U.S. study finds

7/24/2007
Health Tip: Prevent an Overuse Injury

Listen to your body while running

7/20/2007
Youngest Infants at Risk of Death While Seated

Incidence is rare, but age seems to make a difference, study finds

7/19/2007
Senior Drivers Aren't Unsafe Drivers

Their accident rate is only slightly higher than middle-aged adults, report finds

7/18/2007
Health Tip: Cleaning a Cut

Reduce your risk of infection