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2014-07-02 13:00:02

The Lancet Expansion of clinical and community injury prevention strategies shows promise A new report on unintentional injury and violence in the United States, published in The Lancet as part of a new Series, The health of Americans, has found that prevention strategies across society show a great deal of promise in preventing unintended deaths and injuries. According to the report, by CDC researchers from Atlanta, USA, more Americans between the ages of one and 30 die from injury...

Research May Help Prevent Eye Injuries Among Soldiers
2014-06-30 03:30:57

By K.C. Gonzalez, University of Texas at San Antonio Researchers at UTSA are discovering that the current protective eyewear used by our US armed forces might not be adequate to protect soldiers exposed to explosive blasts. According to a recent study, ocular injuries now account for 13 percent of all battlefield injuries and are the fourth most common military deployment-related injury. With the support of the U.S. Department of Defense, UTSA biomedical engineering assistant...

2014-06-28 23:03:22

Physical Therapist Explains the Hamstring Injury that Sidelined United States Striker Jozy Altidore Astoria, NY (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 When 24-year-old Striker Jozy Altidore fell to the ground in the Americans’ World Cup opener against Ghana, he was felled by the most common injury in all of sports. Contact sports such as football, rugby, cricket, basketball, and soccer all see their share of hamstring injuries as do non-contact sports such as marathon running, tennis and even bowling....

2014-06-25 23:01:26

Maybe it's the jumping or other spectacular moves he makes on the court. Hopefully talented team trainers and doctors can isolate where his injuries originate so he makes a full recovery, says Darras. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Embiid may be worried his foot injury will keep him out this whole season but the big fear is this will mean a future of career roadblocks. According to NBC Sports, the injuries he has experienced so far this year might discourage a lot of teams. Embiid...

2014-06-23 12:25:09

CHICAGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents and coaches are invited to learn more about preventing the most common youth sports injuries and to meet the doctors who treat many of Chicago's pro athletes at a free sports injury summit at U.S. Cellular Field, July 31, 8 am - 12:30 pm. The second annual Sports Medicine Summit is being hosted by Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Center for Orthopedic Education & Learning. Attendees will have an opportunity to interact with some of the nation's...

2014-06-23 08:27:35

Conference attendees discuss designer drugs and injuries NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Designer drugs and other trends in drug overdose" will be the focus of one session at an annual meeting of over 1,000 disease detectives from around the country. Epidemiologists will gather at the annual meeting of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), a national association of public health disease detectives. This session, taking place...

2014-06-16 23:01:23

Comprehensive online wound management review course prepares clinicians for CWSP®, CWS®, or CWCA® certification exams. Malvern, PA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 HMP Communications Holdings, LLC (HMP), a leader in healthcare communications and education, announced today that their Wound Certification Prep Course (WCPC) is now available on-demand. Now, from the comfort of their home or office, clinicians can:     Prepare for wound certification board...

2014-06-16 12:29:29

REHOVOT, Israel, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CollPlant (TASE: CLPT), developer and manufacturer of human collagen-based medical products announces that it has received approval from the Israeli Ministry of Health to carry out clinical trial with its Flowable Gel, an advanced and innovative product for the treatment of wounds. CollPlant plans to start the trial in the coming weeks. For the conduction of the trial, CollPlant will cooperate with the Maccabi HMO, and the...

2014-06-16 12:26:37

Northwestern Medicine sports medicine expert offers injury prevention tips for throwing athletes CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With summer approaching, youth baseball and softball leagues are getting into full swing across the Chicago area. As these leagues become increasingly competitive, training and conditioning takes on even greater importance for young athletes. Northwestern Medicine(®) sports medicine specialist Sakina Kadakia, MD, offers her expertise on...

2014-06-09 23:02:02

Tommy John looks like a full-blown epidemic among pitchers this year, as there have been more than 30 injuries since spring training began, disability insurance is a must for players, says Darras. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Yordano Ventura is a rookie pitcher for the Kansas City Royals and has some amazing skills on the pitching mound. Watching Ventura’s pitching abilities shows how intense some of his throws really are along with the inherent dangers. This stress on his arm and...

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