(Medical Xpress) -- Travelling in a car with a person infected with the flu can mean your chance of getting sick is up to 99.9 per cent, a study from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) shows.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People who are seriously injured in a car accident are more than 30 per cent more likely to survive at least 48 hours if they are taken directly to a trauma centre than those who are taken first to a non-trauma centre, new ...
Surgery Jun 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Millions of Americans plod through each day exhausted. Not because they're working too hard, over-exercising or not taking enough vitamins.
Sleep apnea May 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Letting autoworkers sit while they reach into a car's interior could help prevent shoulder and back strain - but another solution might be to tilt the entire car so that workers can stand up.
Health May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Unintentional poisonings from medicines cause more emergency room visits for young children each year than do car accidents.
Health Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Underage female drinkers have been at a growing risk of fatal car crashes in recent years -- so much that they've caught up with their male counterparts, according to a study in the May issue of the Journal of Studies on ...
Addiction Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A late stage liver condition, known as minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE), is associated with impaired driving skills and greater risk of motor vehicle accidents. Cost analysis of management strategies for detection and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In the first study to investigate driving as it relates to teens with a high-functioning autism disorder (HFASD), child development and teen driving experts at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Child Injury ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Lost keys and misadventure yesterday saw two children rescued from sweltering cars by Victorian paramedics, narrowly avoiding tragedy as the state suffered through a 40 degree day.
Health Jan 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- It will be a special Christmas for the family of a 21-year-old University of Arizona student who was nearly taken off life support but is now recovering after waking up from a coma.
Other Dec 23, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1
This June, a law took effect in the state of Florida limiting physicians' ability to ask patients about firearm ownership. In September, a federal judge granted a preliminary injunction preventing enforcement of the law, ...
Health Nov 10, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A Queensland University of Technology (QUT) evaluation of the recent changes to car child restraint laws has found almost a quarter of children up to seven years of age weren't wearing the right type of ...
Health Nov 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
After her Honda Civic was totalled in a car crash, Melissa Mucci was told she was fine because she didnt have any broken bones or serious injury.
Medical research Nov 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A mobile workforce can help improve a country's economy but the effects of commuting on the health of commuters and on the costs to industry in terms of sick days is largely unknown. From a commuter's point of view, the advantages ...
Health Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
(AP) -- The toll of excessive drinking works out to about $2 per drink, in terms of medical expenses and other costs to society, according to a new federal research.
Health Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 11