Injury Health News

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Article Title
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

7/16/2007
Speedy Athletic Hernia Repair Is Possible

Good rehab and the right type of mesh make the difference, experts say

7/16/2007
Women Slower to Recover From Knee Surgery

Osteoarthritis may also impede return to function, research shows

7/12/2007
Preseason Warm-Ups Cut Soccer Groin Injuries

Program led to a third fewer such problems, researchers say

7/6/2007
High School Football Brings Brain Trauma Dangers

Many players are back on the field too soon after head injury, experts say

7/5/2007
Health Tip: Keeping Seniors on Their Feet

Suggestions to prevent falls

7/3/2007
When It Comes to Fireworks, Leave the Shows to the Pros

An estimated 10,800 injuries were treated in U.S. hospital emergency rooms in 2005

7/2/2007
ATVs Not the Only Off-Road Danger to Kids

Go-carts, scooters, other vehicles are leading cause of harm, study shows

7/1/2007
Amateur Basketball Players Court Disaster

Experts offer 'weekend warriors' tips on preventing injury

6/27/2007
Needlestick Injuries Common Among Surgery Students

Incidents that could pass on HIV, hepatitis often go unreported, study finds

6/26/2007
Health Tip: Dangers of Sleeping With Baby

Suffocation and strangulation are possible

6/25/2007
Anti-Bone Loss Drugs Help Prevent Fractures

Another study finds women's estrogen levels affect osteoporosis treatment

6/25/2007
Health Tip: Ladder Safety

Avoid falls and injuries

6/22/2007
Study Compares Teen Driver Safety

Young passengers safer if the teen is an older sibling, research shows

6/21/2007
Helmets Might Help Skiers

The headgear is especially protective at lower speeds and off main slopes, experts say

6/20/2007
Digging Holes in the Sand Can Be Deadly

31 people, mostly kids, have suffocated over the past 10 years, experts say

6/19/2007
Human Bites Usually Inflicted in Drunken Brawls

Men are 12 times more prone to these injuries than women, study found

6/19/2007
Clot-Busting Drug May Help Treat Frostbite

Easing blood flow avoids amputations, researchers say

6/18/2007
Soy Compound Helps Build Bone: Study

But one expert says the jury's still out on genistein for older women

6/16/2007
A Safe Summer Means More Fun for Kids

Experts offer parents common-sense tips to protect children from injury

6/8/2007
Cut Down on Lawn Mower Injuries This Summer

Watch out for flying rocks, steep slopes, experts warn

6/6/2007
Study Probes Role of Stroke, Head Trauma in Alzheimer's

How brain plaque is triggered in cells could point to new dementia treatments

5/31/2007
Test Puts Attention on the Easily Distracted

It could be useful for employers seeking highly focused workers, expert says

5/30/2007
Health Toll of 9/11 Still Unclear

Toxic plume has officially claimed one, but many more may be at risk, experts say

5/30/2007
Parkinson's Linked to Pesticides, Head Trauma

More exposure means a higher likelihood of the motor illness, research shows

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