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2013-05-08 11:53:33

"Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of hospitalization, disability, and death-worldwide, and among older adults, falling is the most common cause of TBI," writes Niina Korhonen, B.M., of the Injury and Osteoporosis Research Center, Tampere, Finland, and colleagues in a Research Letter.

2013-04-22 23:01:45

Recently, the Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts personal injury law firm d’Oliveira & Associates released a new informational graphic regarding up-to-date statistics and causes

2012-09-21 23:00:18

There have recently been some major strides made in understanding what predisposes individuals to developing Alzheimer’s and the findings suggest that head trauma may be one link.

Elderly Falls Could Be Prevented By Magic Carpet
2012-09-04 10:19:09

Using plastic optical fibers on the underlay of a carpet, researchers have developed just such an ability in what’s being called a ‘magic carpet’.

2012-09-03 11:00:56

Taking a fall in older life can not only result in injury, but also a potentially debilitating loss of confidence.

2012-03-02 05:54:31

Maybe you've tripped over a rock or slipped on a wet surface, we've all fallen but did you know that now hearing loss may be what is causing those falls?


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.