Injury Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/29/2006
Magnetic Therapy May Help Stroke Recovery

Pulses into the brain improved motor function in small study

6/29/2006
Driving While on Cell Phone Worse Than Driving While Drunk

And researchers found no difference between hand-held or hands-free models

6/25/2006
A Run on the Beach Can Bring Misery

Soft sand is no friend to joints, experts warn

6/23/2006
Many Sleepy Motorists Keep on Driving

Study shows they habitually drive drowsy, despite the danger

6/22/2006
Ticketing Changes Could Raise Seat Belt Use Among Blacks

When laws change, racial differences in buckling up disappear, study finds

6/19/2006
Health Tip: Taking Care of a Cast

Keep it dry and clean

6/17/2006
From Hoops to Oops...

... Basketball tops list of injury-producing sports

6/16/2006
Get a Grip on Hand Injury

Experts offer tips on avoiding everyday dangers

6/16/2006
Citrus Juices Up Bone Health

Grapefruit, orange juice battled osteoporosis in rat study

6/16/2006
Experts Predict Hip-Fracture Epidemic

Better nutrition, treatment now could prevent global crisis, they say

6/14/2006
Youngsters Endangered by Falling TVs

Kids can suffer serious injury when sets tumble, study finds

6/8/2006
Salamander Study Focuses on Re-Growth of Injured Limbs

Someday, science might help humans do the same, researchers say

6/2/2006
Teen Hockey Players Risking Injury in Locker Room 'Game'

'Helmets and gloves' is prevalent and dangerous form of boxing, experts say

5/31/2006
Be On Guard Against Dog Bites

Experts offer tips that could prevent serious injury

5/27/2006
New Moms Should Baby Their Hands

Hand, wrist strain is common, but simple tips can help

5/24/2006
Health Tip: Does Your Child Need Stitches?

Suggestions on when to take your kid to the doctor

5/20/2006
Frat, Sorority Members at High Alcohol-Linked Injury Risk

They're five times more likely to suffer serious falls than other students, study finds

5/18/2006
Health Tip: Healing From Tendonitis

Rest is the best medicine

5/17/2006
Health Tip: Avoiding a Hernia

Heavy lifting is a common cause

5/16/2006
Health Tip: Prevent Osteoporosis

Start taking care of your bones

5/16/2006
5/9/2006
U.S. Hospital Bill for Alcohol Abuse: $2 Billion

Study finds 210,000 Americans received care in 2003 linked to problem drinking

5/2/2006
Don't Think Kids Can Get at Household Guns? Think Again

Study shows parents are often wrong when they think children are safe

5/1/2006
Health Tip: Choosing a Nursing Home

How to find the right one

5/1/2006
Infant Safety Devices Underused

Many doctors aren't urging parents to use baby gates, bath thermometers, study finds

4/28/2006
Forearm Support May Cut Computer Injuries

Study finds device reduced upper body pain and disorders

4/28/2006
White Blood Cell Response Worsens Joint Injuries

Drugs that inhibit these cells might aid healing, researchers say

4/27/2006
Blood Test Predicts Brain Injury Outcome

Low magnesium points to worse prognosis, researchers find

4/27/2006
New Approach May Boost Spinal Cord Repair

In rats, transplanting 'support cells' worked better than using stem cells alone

4/27/2006
Health Tip: Rotator Cuff Tear

Shoulder pain and reduced mobility are most common symptoms

4/26/2006
Hemoglobin Solution Could Limit Brain Injury

Studies with pigs suggest it stems secondary damage

4/25/2006
Health Tip: If You Have a Concussion

Try to avoid additional injury

4/24/2006
Skull Study Proves Bike Helmets Work

Dropped or hit hard, helmeted skulls didn't crack under pressure, researchers say

4/19/2006
Cornea Scratches Don't Need Eye Patches

In fact, the 'pirate' look may impede healing, study finds

4/19/2006
Lawn Mower Injuries on the Rise

Older people and children at greatest risk, study finds

4/17/2006
Health Tip: Preventing Falls

Keeping the elderly on their feet

4/14/2006
This Spring, Don't Fall

Cleaning can bring tumbles, sprains, but simple precautions can help

4/14/2006
Timely Tricks Save Knocked-Out Teeth

Keep it in its socket, then rush to endodontist, experts advise

4/11/2006
Whiplash Doesn't Throw Rodeo Cowboys

Their recovery time is half that of non-riders, study finds

4/10/2006
U.S. Job Injury Stats Miss Most Cases: Study

Nearly two-thirds of work-related woes aren't reported, researchers say

4/10/2006
Health Tip: Rollerblading Safety

Wear protective gear, and take some lessons

4/7/2006
Techniques Push Stem Cells to Repair Damaged Nerves

Potential breakthroughs from marrow transplants and seaweed

4/7/2006
Chest Protectors Don't Protect Young Athletes

Catchers, goalies at risk of fatal blow to heart, study says

4/6/2006
Blocking Carbon Monoxide Could Stem Bleeding

Rat study may open door to better trauma victim care

4/4/2006
Health Tip: If You Have an Ankle Sprain

Call your doctor, and avoid walking on the injury

4/3/2006
Too Few Car Seats For America's Obese Kids

Study uncovers dangerous shortfall as children's weight rises

4/2/2006
Score a Point for Kids' Sports Safety

Spring is perfect time to brush up on injury prevention

3/30/2006
Impaired Thinking Boosts Elderly Falling Risk

Cognition may be key to safe walking, study shows

3/24/2006
ACL Tears Bring Women Long-Term Bone Loss

Study found persistent deficits years after surgery

3/24/2006
Whites More Likely to Die in Car Crashes

They're at 50% higher risk, and researchers don't know why