News tagged with fatal injuries

Trucks found to be a significant cause of severe accidents

Trucks are responsible for 4,500 deaths per year in the United States. Truck crashes also cause huge losses in productivity, property and personal injury. New research just published in the International Journal of Injury ...

Dec 06, 2013
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Falls don't have to be part of getting older, experts argue

Falls are the leading cause of fatal injuries among older people, but experts from The University of Manchester argue they should not just be written off as an unavoidable consequence of ageing. According to the researchers ...

Sep 27, 2013
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Post-injury blood alcohol inversely tied to mortality

(HealthDay)—For patients with traumatic injuries, there is an inverse dose-response association between blood alcohol concentration and in-hospital mortality, according to a study published in the December ...

Dec 03, 2012
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Bicycle helmets prevent fatal head injuries

Cyclists who died of a head injury were three times as likely to not be wearing a helmet compared with those who died of other injuries, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Oct 15, 2012
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