News tagged with road accidents
Researchers at Queen's University Belfast have devised a 'magic bullet' nanomedicine which could become the first effective treatment for Acute Lung Injury or ALI, a condition affecting 20 per cent of all patients in intensive ...
Medical research May 15, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
More than 270,000 pedestrians are killed on the world's roads each year, the World Health Organisation said Thursday, slamming decades of neglect in favour of vehicle transportation.
Health May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People with sleep apnoea are more likely to fail a driving simulator test and report nodding whilst driving, according to new research.
Sleep apnea Apr 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Life expectancy in Russia has marked time since the collapse of the Soviet Union but risen in its former eastern-bloc allies, The Lancet reported on Wednesday.
Health Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
One in five people ski having consumed alcohol, and 29 percent of these hurtle down the piste over the legal limit for driving, an Austrian survey showed Thursday.
Health Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—It happens to most of us at some point - our eyes are on the road, our mind starts to wander, and several kilometres down the road we're either snapping out of it ... or involved in a road accident.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Alcohol abuse is responsible for around a quarter of the 30,000 people who die in road accidents across the European Union every year, the bloc's drugs agency said in a report published on Friday.
Health Dec 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children suffering post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a result of traumatic events, including child abuse, may benefit from psychological therapies, according to a review published in The Cochrane Library. In the fi ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School have for the first time identified the mechanism that protects us from developing uncontrollable fear.
Neuroscience Oct 05, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—The combined effect of making helmets compulsory for riders and providing cycleways and other infrastructure has reduced by about half the serious head-injuries associated with cycling ...
Health Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—After a motorbike accident, Bharat Singh rushed to get his brother the emergency care he needed. It would end up taking five hours—three of them spent in a van posing as an ambulance, with an empty ...
Health Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Many people going into hospital have concerns about contracting the hospital acquired infection MRSA, yet the risk of acquiring - and dying from – hospital acquired venous thromboembolism (VTE) is much ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most people have intense emotional reactions to traumatizing events like road accidents or combat. But some suffer far longer, caught in the grip of long-term debilitating disorders such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Introducing graduated drivers' licenses for seniors in Canada might help improve road safety, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
About 200 million people around the world use illicit drugs, according to a study published on Friday in The Lancet.
Health Jan 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0