Trauma News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

11/20/2003
Most Parents Bully Their Kids: Study

Survey finds many children experience screaming, shouting from parents

11/13/2003
Bullied Children Suffer Behavioral Problems

They're more likely to exhibit depression and to be antisocial

11/12/2003
Jump in Heart Attacks Seen After 9/11

New York City hospital had increase in patients for two months following terrorist attacks

11/4/2003
What's Behind Psychosomatic Illnesses

Trauma injury, depression linked to such ailments

10/21/2003
Stem Cells Rescue Damaged Nerves

They can do the job up to six months after injury, researchers add

8/29/2003
Teens Suffer Emotional Fallout From Disaster

Dutch study finds many turn to alcohol to cope

8/27/2003
A Safe(r) Football Season

No heat stroke deaths among young U.S. football players during 2002

8/27/2003
Babies' Brains Are Fragile Indeed

They're more vulnerable to serious injury than previously thought

8/6/2003
Helping Students Exposed to Violence

School-based program teaches coping skills to deal with anxiety, sadness

8/5/2003
Political Violence Has Lingering Health Effect

Latino immigrant study finds mental and physical problems

7/11/2003
Homeless More Likely to Die Early

Study finds transient lifestyle takes a toll

7/2/2003
Female Vets More Likely to Be Homeless

But researchers and experts say the causes aren't clear

6/16/2003
Alzheimer's Gene Linked to Brain Injury Seizures

Gene variation increases risk of attacks following head traumas

6/13/2003
Odors Conjure Up Awful 9/11 Memories

Scientists hope to use the nose to recover from trauma

5/10/2003
Kids Who Lost Parent in 9/11 Attacks Still Suffer

Among young children, separation anxiety and withdrawal was common, study finds

4/15/2003
Bullies More Dangerous Than You Think

They and their victims more likely to engage in other violent behavior

4/14/2003
Bad Memories Block Out New Memories

Fearful experiences cause rats to forget new information, study finds

3/7/2003
Suicide a Greater Risk for Some

Those with depression, post-traumatic stress disorder more likely to try it

2/5/2003
Death of Child Raises Mom's Risk of Dying Early

Grieving fathers' mortality rate not as high, Danish study finds

12/19/2002
Combat Experience Batters Marriage

Veterans who saw action on the battlefield 62 percent more likely to divorce or separate

12/11/2002
Amputation Not Preferred for Bad Leg Injury

Study finds those with reconstructed limbs do just as well

10/26/2002
Exercise, Therapy Can Help Gulf War Vets

Talk therapy, low-impact exercise helped reduce mental stress, study says

10/24/2002
Abuse of the Mind

Psychological abuse as harmful to health as physical abuse

9/27/2002
Smart Catheter

Device makes it easier to measure oxygen flow to organs

9/12/2002
Motorcycle Helmets Save More Than Lives

Riding without one means higher hospital costs after crashes

8/28/2002
Doing the Write Thing

Keeping a journal about traumatic event may help you deal with it

8/12/2002
Sept. 11 Brought Out Best in Crowds

Tragedy created sense of unity among those in danger

4/3/2002
Jehovah's Witnesses May Find Way Around Transfusion Ban

Blood substitutes hold hope for those who have been in accidents or need fresh plasma