Injury
Injury is damage to a biological organism caused by physical means. Major trauma is injury that can potentially lead to serious outcomes.In 2013 4.8 million people died from injuries up from 4.3 milli...
Injury - Wikipedia
Having This Blood Type Makes You Almost Three Times More Likely To Die From Severe Injury | IFLScience
Severe injury patients with an O blood type are almost three times as likely to die than patients with any other blood type, according to a study recently
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Fixing Injured Spinal Cords
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Concussion / Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
This 3D medical animation shows and explains the mechanism for mild traumatic brain injury, which includes concussion injuries. Two types of coup-contrecoup injury are shown: low-speed coup-countreco...
Dave Mirra: A Hero's Death And CTE's Arrival
BMX pioneer Dave Mirra is the first action sports athlete to be diagnosed with CTE. In an exclusive interview, his wife, Lauren Mirra, speaks about his diagnosis, his last weeks and his legacy.
The psychological impact of brain injury can be long-lasting
People who have had head injuries may experience depression and anxiety, poor impulse control, verbal or physical outbursts, lack of empathy, general apathy or a tendency toward risky behavior.
Ivy League Moves To Eliminate Tackling At Football Practices
Ivy League football coaches have decided to take the extraordinary step of eliminating all full-contact hitting from practices during the regular season, the most aggressive measure yet to combat grow...
Indian Man Allegedly Kills 14 Family Members With A Knife
An Indian man allegedly killed 14 family members, including eight children, with a knife before taking his own life Sunday, a police spokesman said.
This Light, Affordable Exoskeleton Could Be A Real Alternative To The Wheelchair
Not all exoskeletons need to give you superhuman strength. The exoskeleton startup company SuitX has developed an exoskeleton known as the Phoenix robotic system that was designed specifically to help...
The Brains That are Tackling Football
The brains that come through Ann McKee’s lab don’t lie. But they are only the beginning of the story about head trauma and its role in neurodegenerative disease.
Hawaii Department Of Health Reports First Case Of Zika Virus In The U.S.
Just days after the Center for Disease Control recommended travel warnings to pregnant women headed to Latin America, the Hawaiian Department of Health has confirmed a Zika “virus infection in a baby ...
Why boredom is anything but boring
Implicated in everything from traumatic brain injury to learning ability, boredom has become extremely interesting to scientists.
What Really Happens When You Get Shot
Most of what we learn about gunshot wounds, we learn from watching television. A small sliver of this programming is actually educational, like the ballistics tests performed on Mythbusters. (Some les...
Chalkstick fracture
Chalkstick fractures are fractures, typically of long bones, in which the fracture is transverse to the long axis of the bone, like a broken stick of chalk. A healthy long bone typically breaks like a...
Chalkstick fracture - Wikipedia
Dislocation of jaw
Dislocations occur when two bones that originally met at the joint detach. Dislocations should not be confused with Subluxation. Subluxation is when the joint is still partially attached to the bone.W...
Dislocation of jaw - Wikipedia
Avulsion fracture
An avulsion fracture is a bone fracture which occurs when a fragment of bone tears away from the main mass of bone as a result of physical trauma. This can occur at the ligament due to the applicatio...
Avulsion fracture - Wikipedia
Hunt and Hess scale
The Hunt and Hess scale, introduced in 1968, is one of the grading systems used to classify the severity of a subarachnoid hemorrhage based on the patient's clinical condition. It is used as a predict...
Perforated eardrum
A perforated eardrum or punctured eardrum is a rupture or perforation (hole) of the eardrum which can occur as a result of otitis media (ear infection), trauma (e.g. by trying to clean the ear with sh...
Traumatic arrest
Traumatic cardiac arrest is a condition in which the heart has ceased to beat due to blunt or penetrating trauma, such as a stab wound to the thoracic area. It is a medical emergency which will always...
Mercury granuloma
Mercury granulomas is the result of mercury exposure, a skin condition characterized by foreign-body giant cell reaction.
Dave Mirra: A Hero's Death And CTE's Arrival
BMX pioneer Dave Mirra is the first action sports athlete to be diagnosed with CTE. In an exclusive interview, his wife, Lauren Mirra, speaks about his diagnosis, his last weeks and his legacy.
Ivy League Moves To Eliminate Tackling At Football Practices
Ivy League football coaches have decided to take the extraordinary step of eliminating all full-contact hitting from practices during the regular season, the most aggressive measure yet to combat grow...
Indian Man Allegedly Kills 14 Family Members With A Knife
An Indian man allegedly killed 14 family members, including eight children, with a knife before taking his own life Sunday, a police spokesman said.
This Light, Affordable Exoskeleton Could Be A Real Alternative To The Wheelchair
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Acute lung injury
Acute lung injury (ALI) is a widespread, variable type of lung injury characterized by a low oxygen level in the blood (hypoxemia), non cardiogenic pulmonary edema, low lung compliance and...
Acute lung injury - Wikipedia
Piezogenic papules
Painful fat herniation (also known as "Painful piezogenic pedal papules" and "Piezogenic papules") is a rare cause of painful feet due to fat herniations through the thin fascial layers of the weight-...
Fissure of the nipple
Fissure of the nipple, also known as jogger's nipple, is a condition that can be caused by friction that can result in soreness, dryness or irritation to, or bleeding of, one or both nipples during or...
Fissure of the nipple - Wikipedia