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2014-04-09 23:24:38

Concussions are more worrisome in the world of professional sports as the rate of injury seems to increase every year, investigating the value of a disability policy today, can protect your income for a lifetime, suggests Darras. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Fans were anxious to see if Bryce Harper would remain in the game against the Mets after what could have been a serious kick to the head by Mets second baseman Eric Young Jr. Harper was aiming for a double play but ended up...

Study Casts Doubt On Heart Regeneration In Mammals
2014-04-04 15:19:02

Cell Press The mammalian heart has generally been considered to lack the ability to repair itself after injury, but a 2011 study in newborn mice challenged this view, providing evidence for complete regeneration after resection of 10% of the apex, the lowest part of the heart. In a study published by Cell Press in Stem Cell Reports on April 3, 2014, researchers attempted to replicate these recent findings but failed to uncover any evidence of complete heart regeneration in newborn mice...

2014-04-02 11:30:25

Animal study points to promise of gene therapy for treating spinal cord injury Delivering a single injection of a scar-busting gene therapy to the spinal cord of rats following injury promotes the survival of nerve cells and improves hind limb function within weeks, according to a study published April 2 in The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings suggest that, with more confirming research in animals and humans, gene therapy may hold the potential to one day treat people with spinal cord...

2014-04-01 23:00:27

While baseball fans cheer as the bat cracks against the ball; that ball can clock over 100 miles per hour. Players must be informed as to how disability insurance can protect their earnings should an injury take them off the field. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Cincinnati Reds’ pitcher Aroldis Chapman was injured recently after taking a baseball to the face. The Reds’ were sparring against the Kansas City Royals during spring training when the game took a dramatic twist. This...

2014-04-01 08:25:53

CHICAGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McDavid Inc., the market leader in sports medicine (Sport Med(TM)) and performance/protective apparel, today announced a new partnership with DeAndre Jordan, the blossoming star center of the Los Angeles Clippers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140401/CG94715 Together, McDavid and Jordan will team up to spread awareness around McDavid's role in keeping NBA players confident on the court and protected from injury. The exclusive deal...

2014-03-31 23:22:00

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and Atlanta personal injury lawyer Greg Stokes of Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. answers frequently answered questions about brain injuries and brain injury cases. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Brain injuries are a common consequence of a serious accident. Minor injuries typically resolve themselves. However, an estimated 5.3 million Americans are currently living with a long-term disability as a result of traumatic brain injury, said the Brain Injury...

2014-03-30 23:04:43

Steven H. Heisler, Baltimore personal injury attorney, supports the effort to improve treatment of brain injuries through data collection and research by the CDC. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 On March 14, 2014, the mid-point of Brain Injury Awareness Month, H.R. 4251 was introduced by Congressmen Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.) and Tom Rooney (R-Penn.). Citing the growing numbers of military personnel returning from Afghanistan with brain injuries, as well as accidents due to texting...

2014-03-24 23:00:31

Blake Bortles and other talented high profile players are preparing for this year's NFL draft. Now is the time for potential draftees to scout disability insurance policy options to protect their future incomes, signing bonuses and commercial incentives in case of injury or extended illness. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Several different teams are possibly scouting UCF’s quarterback Blake Bortles. He declared for this year’s draft but he may not be ready for the big leagues...

2014-03-23 23:03:16

At Santa Rosa Orthopaedics, The Hand Center Dr. Mintalucci and Dr. Mazur lead an experienced team of physical and occupational therapists and together they bring the best outcomes to patients suffering from an array of hand and upper extremity conditions including Tennis Elbow. Santa Rosa, California (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 Athletes are not the only people who get tennis elbow. Many people who suffer from tennis elbow work or participate in activities that require repetitive and vigorous...

2014-03-20 23:28:23

Arizona Orthotics, the premier destination for the best custom foot orthotic, provides tips and advice on how to keep the body safe and healthy now that spring marathon season has arrived. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Spring marathon season is a highly anticipated time of year that running enthusiasts itch for. According to Arizona Orthotics Clinic Director, Dr. David J. Doperak, “It is also the time of year when we see a lot of unnecessary foot, ankle, knee, hip and back...


Latest injury Reference Libraries

Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

45_b0b7e0e3a195fd514b87c712283cfceb
2010-12-03 16:24:27

A goaltender mask, referred to a goalie mask, is worn by an ice hockey, inline hockey, and field hockey goaltenders in order to protect them from injury. In 1959, Jacques Plante was the first to create and use a practical mask. It was made of fiberglass that was contoured to his face although it eventually morphed into a helmet/cage combination. However, the single full fiberglass mask is much more popular option due to its safety. This mask changed the way goaltenders played since it...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.