Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Shared-use roads improve physical distancing, research shows

Making some of Edmonton's underused roadways available for pedestrians and cyclists cuts physical distancing violations along those routes by up to half, according to a University of Alberta study that may be paving a path ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

The right helmet can prevent serious head injuries

Joint investigations by researchers from Graz University of Technology and the Ă–AMTC show that the risk of serious head injuries increases when an already damaged helmet or a wrong helmet is worn.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Zealand military to control borders after virus bungle

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ordered the military to oversee the country's border controls Wednesday after a bungle that allowed two people with the coronavirus to leave quarantine.


Men pose more risk to other road users than women: study

Men pose more risk to other road users than women do and they are more likely to drive more dangerous vehicles, reveals the first study of its kind, published online in the journal Injury Prevention.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Iran coronavirus death toll rises to 1,934

Iran on Tuesday announced 122 new deaths from the novel coronavirus, raising the official toll to 1,934 in one of the world's worst hit countries.

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