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Acquiring 'the Knowledge' the complex layout of central London's 25,000 streets and thousands of places of interest causes structural changes in the brain and changes to memory in the capital's ...
Neuroscience Dec 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A bus driver in southern China who contracted the bird flu virus died Saturday, health authorities said, in the nation's first reported human case of the deadly disease in 18 months.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
It's well known that drunk driving can have fatal consequences, but a new study suggests that alcohol is not the only drug thats a danger on the road.
Health Jun 23, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Over 10 million people age 12 or older are estimated to have driven under the influence of illicit drugs in the prior year, according to a 2009 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. While marijuana is the most commonly ...
Health Oct 06, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 4
Even healthy adults with a safe driving record tend to make more driving errors as they age, including potentially dangerous mistakes, such as failing to check blind spots, according to a study published by the American Psychological ...
Neuroscience May 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Young adults who take risks when driving are more likely to experience psychological distress, including mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, reveals research published ahead of print in Injury Prevention.
Health May 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy and Columbia University finds alcohol-related fatal motor vehicle crashes in the U.S. are much lower among drivers with Canadian licenses ...
Health Oct 18, 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
State laws that limit driving privileges for teens have reduced the incidence of drinking and driving among the nation's youngest licensees, according to a new study from researchers at Washington University ...
Addiction Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
People who drive commercial vehicles, such as buses, taxis, trucks and aeroplanes, could be incorrectly reporting their symptoms of sleep apnoea due to their fears of endangering their employment, according to a new study.
Sleep apnea Aug 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—Families may have to watch for dents in the car and plead with an older driver to give up the keys—but there is new evidence that doctors could have more of an influence on one of the most wrenching ...
Health Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study shows that New Jersey's law requiring novice drivers to display a red decal on their license plates has prevented more than 1,600 crashes and helped police officers enforce regulations unique to new drivers. The ...
Health Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Alcohol abuse is responsible for around a quarter of the 30,000 people who die in road accidents across the European Union every year, the bloc's drugs agency said in a report published on Friday.
Health Dec 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Attitudes to speed and risk-taking on the road develop at the learner driver stage and predict those who will go on to be potentially dangerous drivers once fully licensed, indicates research published online in Injury Pr ...
Health Jan 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
With its bustling streets, shops and busy restaurants, little suggests that ten years ago Amoy Gardens was on the front line of Hong Kong's battle with a virus that caused a global health crisis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0