Trauma News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/7/2005
Refugees More Likely to Suffer PTSD

Those in Western nations were 10 times more susceptible than general population

2/24/2005
Anthrax Attacks Left a Lingering Mistrust

Victims say health officials acted poorly in 2001 crisis

1/21/2005
Abused Women Less Likely to Have Stable Relationships

Trauma affects ability to maintain intimacy, researchers say

1/18/2005
Mobile Surgical Units Making Difference in Iraq

Study finds they provide faster treatment for wounded soldiers, Iraqis

1/7/2005
Stay Safe at Home

Accidental injuries, deaths in residences a major public health issue

1/7/2005
Unexploded Afghan Ammo a Threat to Kids

Causing more injuries, deaths among children than land mines, study says

1/3/2005
Dreams Sort Out Problems

They act as a sort of therapy, research suggests

12/22/2004
Witnesses to Abuse Suffer as Well

They can feel stress comparable to victims, study finds

12/20/2004
Reducing Infection Risk After Stomach Surgery

Gunshot wounds more dangerous than stabbing injuries, study finds

12/15/2004
Where Fear Lives

Study finds brain area that stores unconscious dread

12/14/2004
Rated G for Gunplay

Firearms common in kids' movies, but consequences aren't

12/13/2004
Adult Traumas Can Harm Seniors' Health

Cumulative effect can lead to more illness as you age, study finds

12/9/2004
Iraq War Changes Face of Military Medicine

U.S. troop death rates are lower as surgeons face new challenges

11/24/2004
Most Motorcycle Injuries Treated at City Hospitals

Accidents cost $842 million, study finds

11/24/2004
Health Tip: When a Person's in Shock

Suggestions to prevent further injury

11/5/2004
Blood Substitute Tested in Trauma Patients

National study to see whether it increases survival

11/5/2004
9/11 Hit Job-Stressed Women Hardest

They were more likely to feel anxious, drink too much, researchers found

10/20/2004
Walking Kids Through Aftermath of Domestic Violence

Emotion coaching helps parents help children deal with trauma of experience

10/8/2004
Spirituality Sought in Wake of 9/11

Study finds many Americans felt need for faith following attacks

9/23/2004
Red Baron May Have Played Part in Own Demise

Study suggests earlier head wound hurt judgment on fatal flight

9/21/2004
Childhood Sexual Abuse Damage Lasts a Lifetime

Study: Older women who were victims likelier to try suicide

9/15/2004
Part of Brain That Extinguishes Fears Found

Could lead to new therapy for anxiety disorders, researchers say

9/9/2004
Health Fallout From Sept. 11 Attacks Continues

U.S. report shows many rescue, recovery workers face respiratory, mental problems

8/27/2004
8/3/2004
Program Helps Teenage Kids of HIV Patients

Study: Counseling helps them do better as young adults

8/3/2004
Stress Harms Ability to Fight Stress

Boosts hormones that buffer against effects of pressure

8/2/2004
Teen Girls Often Victims of Dating Violence

Nearly 1 in 5 suffer each year if they're sexually active

7/26/2004
Many Abused Children Fall Through Cracks

Study finds most not given mental health care for aftereffects of trauma

7/2/2004
U.S. Must Be Better Prepared for Emotional Toll of Terrorism

Conference focuses on psychological impact

6/14/2004
Angry Men Shouldn't Drink

High anger level, low anger control increase risk of alcohol-related violence

6/10/2004
Youth Violence Knows No Borders

Rates of aggression similar in five countries, study finds

6/8/2004
Girls Fight Differently Than Boys

Retaliation often a factor in preteen girl violence, study finds

6/4/2004
New Restraints Could Cushion Crash Impact

Vest and harness system may offer improved protection on road

5/28/2004
Oldest Patients Least Likely to Get ICU Care

Medicare study finds those over 90 a third as likely to get critical care

5/26/2004
IV Fluids Are Equal, Study Finds

Researchers say saline and albumin are both safe for ICU patients

5/20/2004
Regrets Are Few if Brain is Damaged

Study finds people who've had stroke or injury gambled more and cared less

5/4/2004
Brain Cells Show Gender Difference

They die differently after brain injuries, may need different treatments, study says

4/27/2004
Terrorism's Toll Lingers

Anthrax survivors suffer long after attack, finds study

4/16/2004
More Fallout From 9/11

Many Pentagon staffers suffered mental health problems after attack

4/15/2004
Inner Strength Helps Women After Cancer

Quality of life improves for survivors, study finds

4/14/2004
Most Juvenile Delinquents Suffer Traumas

Posttraumatic stress disorder hits these kids hard, study finds

3/8/2004
Losing a Child Increases MS Risk

Such parents are 50 percent more likely to develop the disease

3/3/2004
Teens Hit Hard by 9/11, Iraq

Studies examine effects of both events on American teens

1/23/2004
Cumulative Stress Ups Risk of PTSD

Childhood troubles make you more vulnerable to post-traumatic stress disorder

1/8/2004
Depression Common Following Brain Injury

Victims also suffer from anxiety and aggressive behavior

1/7/2004
Blood Banks Set Record Goal for January

Challenge marks National Volunteer Blood Donor Month

12/26/2003
Holidays Hard for Those Who Have Lost Loved Ones

Understanding grieving process helps, experts say

12/18/2003
Titanic Survival Is a Wash

Those who made it through the disaster didn't live any longer than other people

12/11/2003
Gulf War Vets Still Struggle With Health Problems

They include chronic fatigue, distress, impaired physical functioning

12/10/2003
Using Virtual Reality for Car Crash Traumas

Driving simulator may help survivors with posttraumatic stress disorder