Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

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