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Older bikers are up to three times as likely to be seriously injured in a crash as younger motor bike enthusiasts, indicates US research published online in Injury Prevention.
Health Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cyclists who ride without helmets are more likely to take risks while riding, like disobeying traffic controls or cycling while drunk, a new study of road accident data has found.
Health Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 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
Sports-related concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries have grabbed headlines in recent months, as the long-term damage they can cause becomes increasingly evident among both current and former athletes. ...
Neuroscience Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Most playgrounds are safe for children, but many of them—particularly those in poorer neighborhoods—need improvement, a Chicago-area survey found.
Health Jan 21, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Across much of the United States, the winter months are a fun time filled with falling flakes and holiday cheer. But high season for snow and ice can also entail broken bones.
Health Jan 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who take a triple combination of blood pressure drugs and common painkillers are at an increased risk of serious kidney problems, especially at the start of treatment, finds a study published in BMJ today.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Many drivers say the large digital billboards flashing ads every few seconds along Bay Area freeways are just too bright and too distracting. And they may be right.
Health Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—Following the tragic shooting on Dec. 14 in Newtown, Conn., measures should be implemented to prevent further gun-related injuries, according to a perspective piece published online Dec. 28 ...
Health Jan 04, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 31
(HealthDay)—When you're holiday shopping for toys, remember to think about eye safety.
Ophthalmology Dec 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Gifts of electronic gadgets, like smartphones and laptops, no doubt bring glee to the teens who receive them. But people thinking of gifting such devices to a kid might want to consider the ...
Pediatrics Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Almost one in three pedestrians is distracted by mobile devices while crossing busy road junctions, finds an observational study published online in Injury Prevention.
Health Dec 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Mandatory rules such as restricting body checking can limit aggression and reduce injuries in ice hockey, making the game safer for young people, a new study has found.
Health Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—While it may come as no surprise that parents who talk on cell phones, send texts or eat and drink while driving have teenagers who are more likely to do the same, what teens think their parents do behind ...
Health Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
ACL knee injuries much more likely in female athletes: Simple techniques can reduce injury risk, surgeon says
Female athletes are far more likely than males to suffer serious ACL knee injuries.
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0