Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

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