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2014-04-16 12:11:34

Handling frozen fish caused nearly half of all injuries aboard commercial freezer-trawlers and about a quarter of the injuries on freezer-longliner vessels operating off the coast of Alaska, new research from Oregon State University shows. Many of those injuries and others aboard the two types of vessels could be prevented with the right interventions, and the research methods used in the study could help identify and reduce injuries and fatalities in other types of commercial fishing,...

2014-04-14 23:09:45

Those who suffer from back pain and other muscle injuries could do far worse than try out a Clinical Pilates session or two in their new studio insists MD and coach at Inner Strength Pilates in Adelaide, Tamara Gollan. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Clinical Pilates is actually a series of mat-based rehabilitation exercises adopted by physiotherapists and which focus on helping those with muscle strains, neck and back pain and other forms of discomfort relating to the body’s muscular system....

2014-04-14 23:06:04

Regardless of age, skill level, or sport, coaches are looking for players with passion — those that will work hard to achieve their personal best and then exceed it. East Longmeadow, MA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Regardless of age, skill level, or sport, coaches are looking for players with passion — those that will work hard to achieve their personal best and then exceed it. But how can athletes improve their physical prowess and remain injury free? Continuum Performance Center, the...

2014-04-09 23:26:58

The Blast Gauge System developed by BlackBox Biometrics®, Inc. (B3) was recently cited as “revolutionizing Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)”, with regards to the system’s data capture capabilities used to detect events related to injury. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Blast Gauge System developed by BlackBox Biometrics®, Inc. (B3) was recently cited as “revolutionizing Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)”, with regards to the system’s data capture capabilities used to detect...

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...


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...

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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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.