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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
(AP)—The World Health Organization says only 7 percent of the world's population lives in nations where there are adequate road safety laws.
Health Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A searchable online map showing where in New Zealand cyclists have been injured as a result of car doors opening has been created by University of Otago injury prevention researchers.
Health Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Cyclists who ride without helmets are more likely to take risks while riding, like disobeying traffic controls or cycling while drunk, a new study of road accident data has found.
Health Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Many drivers say the large digital billboards flashing ads every few seconds along Bay Area freeways are just too bright and too distracting. And they may be right.
Health Jan 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Global collaborative efforts help delineate pediatric traumatic brain injury causes, characteristics and trends in China
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) among children in China are a growing public health concern. Two new studies by researchers of the International Program at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at ...
Health Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics and SFC Fluidics, a USA microfluidics-based biomedical device development company, will be collaborating to develop a portable diagnostic tool for rapid triaging of traumatic brain injury ...
Medical research Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new government-funded study is to be carried out into how Britain's roads could be made safer for cyclists to reduce the risk of cycling injuries, encourage more people to use bikes and improve public health.
Health Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—About 12,000 children die from unintended, accidental injuries each year, most of them preventable, according to a report issued Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Cyclists who died of a head injury were three times as likely to not be wearing a helmet compared with those who died of other injuries, according to a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—More Americans now commit suicide than die in car crashes, making suicide the leading cause of injury deaths, according to a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Treatment with an agent that blocks the oxidation of an important component of the mitochondrial membrane prevented the secondary damage of severe traumatic brain injury and preserved function that would otherwise have been ...
Neuroscience Aug 26, 2012 | 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
(AP) -- Accidents are killing far fewer children and teenagers than in the past, according to a new government report released Monday.
Health Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For assessing severe trauma, single-pass whole-body computed tomography (CT) can prove but not definitively exclude the presence of injuries and should be performed later than 30 minutes after admission to an emergency department ...
Health Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0