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Education, not helmets, stops rugby concussions: Study


November 4th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A new review has suggested that mouth guards and headgear have little or no impact on reducing concussions in rugby players.However, educational programmes that promote proper playing techniques ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

How men and women play soccer differently


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): The significant differences in the knee alignment and muscle activation that exist between men and women also translate into the way they play soccer, says a new study.Data ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Honda, Suzuki score in latest European crash test


September 1st, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 1 (DPA) The new Honda CR-Z, Citroen C4, Hyundai ix35 and Suzuki Swift scored top marks in the latest EuroNCAP crash test with the testers for the first time ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New motorcyclists face doubled risk of accidents


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 2 (IANS) New motorcyclists face a much higher risk of a serious accident than any other mode of travelling. "The crash risk for new riders is around double that for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

High-strain tendons repair less frequently than low strain tendons


May 26th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Tendons in high-stress and strain areas, like the Achilles tendon, actually repair themselves less frequently than low-stress tendons, according to a new study.Tendons, composed of collagen and other ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mystery man admits to spiking disgraced Johnson’s drink with anabolic steroid


December 26th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 26 (ANI): Disgraced 1988 Seoul Games 100 meter winner Ben Johnson has reportedly obtained an explosive confession from a mystery man who had access to the Olympic doping control room ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Strain on the brain, not the muscles, triggers knee injuries


July 25th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): A strain on the brain, and not the muscles, is what plays a major role in causing ACL knee injuries, according to a study.Suggesting a shift from performance-based ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

England will get a massive boost with Flintoff’s return: Ponting


June 18th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Leicester (UK), June 18 (ANI): England will get a massive boost with the return of all-rounder Andrew Flintoff to the Test squad ahead of the Ashes series, claims Australian captain Ricky Ponting.Talismanic ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Stretching before workout ‘of no use’


June 16th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 16 (ANI): The next time your gym instructor tells you to do some stretching exercises before starting the workout, pass on him this message: it's a waste of time.Going by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Extreme’ college drinking, sensation-seeking attitude linked to alcohol-related injuries


May 23rd, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Excessive drinking and a sensation-seeking attitude among college students are the biggest reasons behind risk of alcohol-related injuries, according to a study.The study examined the "dose-response" effect of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Traditional school ties ‘banned’ amid safety fears!


May 17th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Traditional school ties in the UK are being banned amid fears conventional knots pose an injury risk, says a new study.Research by the Schoolwear Association, which represents uniform ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Structured warm-ups benefit young athletes at knee injury risk


March 8th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): Just 10 minutes of a short, simple, structured warm up might reap benefits for young athletes at risk of knee injuries, such as soccer players, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dime of prevention can save millions worth of injuries at home


February 16th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Many houses are exposed to hazards that end in claims running into millions of dollars every year as well as resulting in pain and suffering to individuals and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Headbanging can cause brain injury


December 18th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Headbanging to Led Zeppelin, AC/DC or Metallicas songs during a concert might seem just the right thing for you to do, but according to a new study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Grandparents care can cut childhood injury risk


November 3rd, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): A new study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has suggested that for working parents, having grandparents as caregivers can cut the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Waiting room touch pad device may prove to be a lifesaver for adolescents


June 2nd, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Information technologies like computer-based screening, which give immediate results of the doctor-patient interaction, may prove to be life-savers for adolescents by quickly identifying high-risk behaviours among them, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mums’ depression linked to young kids accidental injuries


May 15th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A new study has shown that infants and toddlers whose mothers are severely depressed are almost three times more likely to suffer accidental injuries than other children ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pitching mound height affects throwing motion, increases injury risk


March 24th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study, conducted on baseball pitchers, has revealed that pitching mound height can affect an athletes throwing motion, thereby leading to potential injuries due to stress ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Using airbags without seatbelts boosts injury risk


March 17th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Drivers and passengers who dont wear their seatbelts thinking that the airbags in the car will protect them in the event of a crash, are at higher ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, an intelligent car that protects its occupants milliseconds before a crash


March 12th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Cars that are able to protect their occupants from a crash at the crucial moment may soon be seen on highways and other roads, for scientists in an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Helmets do reduce chances of accidental death, confirms international review


January 23rd, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 23 (ANI): An analysis of data from a variety of studies on the usefulness of helmets has confirmed that helmets significantly reduce the likelihood of accidental death as well as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Energy drink ‘cocktails’ double injury risk


November 14th, 2007 - 8:28 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Health |

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