News tagged with road
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 |
The brave new world of stem cell research dangles the exciting potential for a host of leading-edge treatments that may one day help cure debilitating diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, maladies that today cannot ...
Medical research Apr 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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
Researchers have identified four new regions on the human genome associated with Behcet's disease, a painful and potentially dangerous condition found predominantly in people with ancestors along the Silk Road. For nearly ...
Genetics Jan 06, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Young adults who take risks when driving are more likely to experience psychological distress, including mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, reveals research published ahead of print in Injury Prevention.
Health May 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
Obese drivers are significantly more likely to die in a road traffic collision than people of normal weight, indicates US research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal.
Health Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers have developed a promising new treatment for spinal cord injury in animals, which could eventually prevent paralysis in thousands of people worldwide every ...
Neuroscience Nov 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
There is wide variation between and within regions in the profile of adolescent health. The highest death rates remain in low-income and middle-income countries (LMIC). Alarmingly, adolescents in these countries are rapidly ...
Health Apr 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
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
The deployment of speed cameras in urban areas saves vast amounts of money as well as lives, reveals a two year financial analysis, published online in Injury Prevention.
Health Jul 28, 2011 | 1.5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Antibiotic resistant E. coli was much more prevalent in villages situated along roads than in rural villages located away from roads, which suggests that roads play a major role in the spread or containment of antibiotic resist ...
Medical research Sep 29, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |