News tagged with injury prevention

Cyclist's benefit from helmets clearly shown

Cyclists who don't wear a helmet are almost six times more likely to suffer a severe head injury than their helmeted counterparts, according University of Sydney research published in the latest issue of the Medical Journal of ...

May 06, 2013
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Hazards in homes and gardens a major injury cost

(Medical Xpress)—A significant proportion of injuries in the home, costing millions of dollars a year, are related to how a house is built and maintained, according to new research from the University of ...

Apr 30, 2013
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Car crashes overlooked killer of unborn babies

Motor vehicle crashes involving mothers-to-be account for more than half of all New Zealand's foetal deaths due to maternal injury, new University of Otago research reveals.

Mar 12, 2013
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