Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

1/25/2007
Health Tip: Treating a Sports Injury

When you should see a doctor

1/23/2007
Bone Fracture a Real Danger for Older Men

One fracture triples their odds for a second fracture, new study shows

1/10/2007
Lower IQs in Childhood Linked to Accident-Prone Adulthood

British study found hospitalizations correlated to intelligence levels, but better education could lower rates

12/29/2006
Expert Tips Can Head Off Head Injury

Helmets, guardrails and driving sober cut the risk

12/22/2006
Health Tip: Keep the Blood Moving in Your Feet

Well-fitted shoes should help circulation

12/18/2006
Moderate Alcohol Levels May Protect Brain After Trauma

But high blood levels are deadly, new study finds

12/13/2006
Health Tip: Snow Shoveling Safety

Here's how to help prevent injury

12/8/2006
Don't Blame Racket for Tennis Elbow

It's not your grip, it's your game that's the problem, study finds

12/7/2006
Parents Key to Protecting Teen Drivers: Experts

Set limits on kids driving with friends or at night, pediatric group advises

12/6/2006
Health Tip: Healing a Fractured Tailbone

Here's how to stay comfortable

11/28/2006
Health Tip: Symptoms of a Herniated Disc

Back pain that may radiate down the legs

11/27/2006
Health Tip: Need Extra Vitamin C?

People who may have a deficiency

11/20/2006
Smoking Puts Brakes on Joint Injury Repair

Cigarette toxins interfere with cartilage cell growth, study finds

11/13/2006
Sports Chest Protectors Don't Fully Protect Young Hearts

Heart rhythm changes upon impact can still prove fatal, study finds

11/12/2006
Study Highlights Older Women's Bone Risk

Depression, lowered bone density boost odds for fracture

11/6/2006
School Bus Injuries Much More Common Than Thought

New numbers are two to three times higher than previous figures, study finds

11/2/2006
Health Tip: Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Including pain and numbness of the wrist and hand

10/30/2006
Many Seizure-Prone People Continue to Drive

Epilepsy can put drivers at high risk for crashes, study warns

10/29/2006
Falls Spell Health Danger for Elderly

But simple steps can keep fractures at bay, experts say

10/24/2006
Testosterone Could Keep Older Men From Falls

Low level of the hormone raised falling risk by 40%, study found