Neuroscience

Bike-linked head injuries plummet for U.S. kids, but not adults

(HealthDay)—There's good news and bad on rates of head injuries among America's bike-riding public: Rates for these injuries have sharply declined among kids but barely budged among the growing number of adult bike riders.

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Still too many highway deaths tied to speeding

(HealthDay)—Speeding is a factor in nearly one-third of U.S. traffic deaths, but doesn't get enough attention as a traffic safety issue, a new Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) report says.

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How Princess Diana's death saved French lives

(HealthDay)—Princess Diana's tragic death in a car crash in Paris prompted tougher traffic laws that have saved thousands of French lives, and those laws could serve as a model for the United States, a new study suggests.

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Study examines non-communicable disease burden in Pakistan

Non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes and injuries have become the major causes of disability and death in Pakistan, according to a report by a group of researchers that included Johns ...

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