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Study results reinforce importance of helmet use

Bicycle helmets certified to Australia's national standard significantly reduce the causes of head, skull and brain injury - linear and angular head accelerations, and the impact force of a crash - a new laboratory study ...

Jun 13, 2013
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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 ...

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 Otago, Wellington.

Apr 30, 2013
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