News tagged with injury

New hope for victims of traumatic brain injury

Every year, nearly two million people in the United States suffer traumatic brain injury (TBI), the leading cause of brain damage and permanent disabilities that include motor dysfunction, psychological disorders, ...

Nov 18, 2013
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Human error most common cause of birth asphyxia

Findings from a 15-year study published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, a journal of the Nordic Federation of Societies of Obstetrics and Gynecology, indicate that human error is the most common cause of inf ...

Nov 18, 2013
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'What could possibly go wrong?' A lot

The Tough Mudder, an extreme sports event that bills itself as "probably the toughest event on the planet," resulted in injuries ranging from multiple electrical burns to seizure-induced Todd's paralysis. A case series of ...

Nov 15, 2013
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Researchers working to better treat soldiers

Auburn University and military researchers are studying the structures and activity of the brains of soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan in an effort to better understand post-traumatic stress disorder and post-concussion ...

Nov 12, 2013
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Nail gun injuries on the rise

Young males in the work environment are at greatest risk of sustaining a nail gun injury to their non-dominant hand, a new study has found.

Nov 11, 2013
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