Trauma News

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4/27/2016
Sleep Doesn't Come Easy to Those With Brain Injuries

And that may affect daytime performance at work or school, research suggests

4/20/2016
Sexual Trauma in Military May Lead to Homelessness: Study

Rates were doubled for vets who had suffered this type of abuse

4/5/2016
Most Americans Want to Learn How to Help Those Injured in Disasters

Poll found many would assist in stopping bleeding if shootings, accidents occurred

4/1/2016
Mindfulness Training May Ease PTSD

Study of war veterans shows the therapy triggers brain changes that seem to help manage thoughts, memories

3/3/2016
Lawn Mowers Can Cause Severe Injuries to Kids

Study found that more than half of accidents required amputation

3/2/2016
Emotional Abuse During Childhood Linked to Adult Migraine Risk

But no similar association seen with physical, sexual abuse, researchers report

3/1/2016
Abuse, Poverty in Childhood Linked to Adult Health Problems

Study found cancer, heart disease were more likely to crop up decades later

2/9/2016
Why Americans Have Shorter Lifespans Than People in Similar Nations

Study finds shootings, crashes and drug overdoses contribute to a 2-year gap in life expectancy

2/4/2016
Head Injuries May Explain Henry VIII's Erratic Behavior, Study Suggests

Jousting-linked brain trauma might have caused damage similar to that affecting football players today

2/3/2016
Head Injuries Tied to Buildup of Alzheimer's Plaques, Small Study Finds

But it's too soon to suggest that people should avoid contact sports, researcher says

2/2/2016
Child Abuse at Daycare, Youth Groups Rarer Than Thought: Survey

Kids at higher risk at home than while in the care of such organizations, study finds

2/2/2016
U.S. Gun-Related Murder Rate 25 Times Higher Than Other Nations

Americans face 10-fold greater risk of dying by firearm violence, study finds

1/21/2016
Majority of Americans Supports 'Smart' Guns, Survey Reveals

Finding counters claims there is no market for childproof weapons, researchers say

1/19/2016
California Sees Doubling of CT Scans for Minor Injuries, Study Finds

Researchers concerned about potentially unnecessary radiation exposure

1/15/2016
Trauma Care Workers at Risk for 'Compassion Fatigue'

Acknowledging it is a key to coping, researchers say

1/14/2016
Kindergartners With Traumatic Life Experiences Struggle More in School

Multiple adverse events linked to poorer concentration, more aggression, researchers find

1/7/2016
High Ozone Levels Dangerous for Critically Ill: Study

Prolonged exposure was linked to development of deadly lung condition

1/4/2016
College Football Player's Autopsy May Offer Clues to Brain Trauma

Early death of Michael Keck provides researchers rare window to study chronic traumatic encephalopathy

12/31/2015
Families of Critically Ill Patients Need Extra Support, Too

Tips for coping when a loved one is in the ICU

12/21/2015
Americans Growing More Concerned About Head Injuries in Football

Limiting aggressive tackles one option favored by many, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds

12/4/2015
Obesity Linked to More Severe Bone, Joint Injuries

Study also found obese patients more likely to need surgery, have longer hospital stays

12/4/2015
Making Sense of the Senseless Violence

After latest mass shooting stirs now-familiar fears, experts see growing psychological toll

11/12/2015
Military Deployment Tied to Greater Odds of Child Abuse, Neglect

Periods during and just after deployment are highest risk, study finds

11/12/2015
Mixed Martial Arts Injuries Less Serious Than Those From Boxing: Study

Boxers almost twice as likely to get knocked out, researchers say

10/26/2015
Shaken Baby Syndrome Program Didn't Reduce Injuries: Study

Over 3 years, more than 90 percent of North Carolina parents of newborns participated

10/20/2015
Technique Could Preserve Fertility for Wounded Soldiers

Sperm retrieval might help injured servicemen have children in the future, study says

10/19/2015
Disaster Plans Must Consider Children, Pediatrics Group Says

Youngsters face greater health risks from terrorist attacks, accidents and outbreaks

10/6/2015
Concussion Recovery May Be Delayed in Older Adults

Research suggests head injuries later in life cause more profound effects

10/5/2015
Routine Screening for Child Abuse Might Spot More Cases: Study

Further testing of all children with suspicious injuries could minimize misdiagnoses

9/29/2015
Toppling TVs a Risk to Kids

Three-fourths of injuries occurred when children weren't closely supervised, study finds

9/28/2015
Children in Foster Homes Need Better Health Care

American Academy of Pediatrics says kids may be traumatized and require more consistent treatment

9/23/2015
Placing Large Catheter in Vein Under Collarbone Best, Study Finds

Compared to neck or groin placement, it reduced chances of blood infections, clots among critically ill

8/13/2015
More Police Killed in States With High Gun Ownership: Study

Risk of dying on duty is three times higher in states with more households with firearms

8/4/2015
U.S. Violent Crime Rate Drops Significantly Since 1980s

Reduction may be due to programs that try to break cycle of violence, experts say

7/31/2015
Mountain Biker Survives After Neck Impaled by Tree Branch

He traveled 20 miles to hospital with object in place, doctors say injury missed major blood vessels and airway

7/3/2015
Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as Adult

Study found witnessing parental domestic violence produced most powerful association

6/29/2015
Trauma, PTSD May Raise Women's Odds of Heart Attack, Stroke: Study

But the research didn't establish a cause-and-effect relationship

6/12/2015
Injuries Up Risk of Psoriatic Arthritis for People With Psoriasis

Researchers said effect was even stronger if bones or joints were involved

5/22/2015
Depression May Intensify Anger in Veterans With PTSD: Study

Aggressive outbursts can unleash harm to others or to soldiers themselves, researchers say

5/8/2015
Miscarriage Misunderstood, Often Leaves Women With Guilt

Survey finds many think it is less common than it is, don't understand it is usually unavoidable

5/7/2015
Fall-Related Deaths Nearly Doubled for U.S. Seniors Since 2000

Researchers also report that car crashes cause 1 in 7 unintentional deaths in older Americans

4/29/2015
Traumatic Life Events May Harm Women's Hearts, Study Suggests

Managing stress as important as lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attack, expert says

4/27/2015
Pediatrics Group Advises Doctors on How to Spot Child Abuse

New guidance offers suggestions on protecting children, too

4/24/2015
Childhood Abuse, Neglect Linked to High Blood Pressure in Adulthood

Finding suggests interventions aimed at these kids might make a difference, researcher says

4/8/2015
Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study

Efforts to keep childhood weight in check need to take home environment into account, researcher says

4/3/2015
Childhood Trauma May Raise Odds of Asthma

Study finds divorce, death and violence appear linked to higher risk of respiratory illness

4/1/2015
Head Injuries May Prematurely Age the Brain, Study Suggests

Researchers hope computer model could predict early problems from injuries

3/17/2015
Older Blood Just as Good for Transfusions

Canadian study found no significant difference in outcomes when compared to fresh blood

2/16/2015
Blood Transfusion During Flight to Trauma Center Boosts Survival: Study

But blood needs to be refrigerated on helicopters, researcher noted

2/9/2015
Loved Ones Caring for Brain-Injured Veterans May Face Health Risks

Study found high levels of substance linked to inflammation in caregivers who felt anger, blame