Tag: Injuries

Researchers 3D Print Wearable Mesh That Can Function As Flexible Medical Braces

MIT engineers developed a 3D-printed mesh that can be used as an ankle or a knee brace. The material is flexible enough to allow comfort and movement, but stiff enough to prevent further injuries.

Biotech June 20, 2019

This Is How Tiger Woods Recovered From Crippling Back Injury

Tiger Woods showed that he has fully recovered from his crippling back injury with a recent Masters win. His journey was a tough road to tread, with numerous surgeries and painful setbacks along the way.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 16, 2019

Electric Scooter Injuries Are Sending People To The ER

Only 4 percent of electric scooter riders who were sent to the ER were wearing a helmet. Many are below 18 years old. Researchers said people could be underestimating the hazards of these vehicles.

Public Health January 25, 2019

Deadly Falls On The Rise Among Older Adults: How Can Seniors Prevent Falls?

The rate of deadly falls in U.S. seniors has increased by 31 percent over the past decade. Why are fall incidents increasing and what measures can be adopted to prevent injuries?

Public Health May 12, 2018

You’re Likely Hurting Yourself When Grooming Your Pubic Hair: Study

In a new study, one out of four individuals has reported getting injured while doing pubic hair removal and trimming. Find out the range of pubic hair grooming injuries in this research on nearly 7,600 American adults.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 17, 2017

Concussion, Other Injuries From Youth Soccer Soar In US

Over the last 25 years, the number of youth soccer-related injuries in the United States has skyrocketed, a new study suggests. The statistics reflect the growing popularity of the sport as well as the awareness on the effects of such injuries.

Public Health September 13, 2016

Doctors Post Warning After 18-Year-Old Boy Suffers Severe Liver Damage During Paintball Game

Paintballing is a popular recreational sport that entails potential risks. Such is the case of an 18-year-old boy in London who suffered severe liver damage during a paintball game.

Feature | Health May 6, 2016

Cold Weather May Cause Spike In Football Injuries

NFL players tend to sustain concussions and ankle injuries when the temperature is 50 degrees Fahrenheit or colder. What drives the spike in reported football injuries during colder games?

April 2, 2016

Workplace Injuries Cause Nearly 3,000 Amputations In 2015

The U.S. Department of Labor said that more than 10,000 severe work-related injuries have been reported in 2015. This is after a new rule was implemented last year.

Life March 21, 2016

Playing Fetch Not Good For Dogs: Throwing Sticks May Cause Life-Threatening Injuries, Vets Warn

Dogs face potentially life-threatening injuries when playing fetch. Lead veterinarians warn dog owners about the dangers of the game as an increasing number of dog injuries were reported.

Life January 21, 2016

Cheerleading Said Safest School Sport, But Injuries Can Be Severe When They Happen

As cheerleading become more competitive and athletic, injuries can be more serious, researchers say. However, it is still among the safest of school sporting activities.

Life December 11, 2015

J.J. Abrams Secretly Broke His Back While Making 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Talk about suffering for your art. J.J. Abrams has revealed that his back was broken during filming on 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.' It happened just moments after Harrison Ford's ankle injury.

Movies/TV Shows August 1, 2015

Children With ADHD Less Likely To Suffer Injuries With Proper Medication: Study

In a study involving more than 4,000 children diagnosed with ADHD, those who received medication for their condition have reduced odds for accidents that can get them hospitalized. The treatment also appears to help the children do better in school.

Life July 31, 2015

Drug Overdose Is Now Biggest Cause of Injury-Related Deaths In The U.S., Report Says

Deaths from drug overdoses now exceed motor vehicle-related deaths, a new report shows. Around 44,000 people die from drug overdoses each year, it says.

Life June 18, 2015

Pluto May Have Injured An 8-Year-Old Boy At Disneyland

Did a costumed actor playing Pluto hug this little boy so hard he caused 'severe injuries?'

Internet Culture May 11, 2015

Not The Sweetest Thing: Bono Still Can't Play Guitar Months After Bike Accident

Bono may need several more months to achieve full recovery from a bike accident that left him with several fractures, including some to his hand. The U2 frontman admits he still can’t play the guitar because of the accident.

Movies/TV Shows May 2, 2015

WWE Reportedly Banning Seth Rollins From Using The 'Curb Stomp' Finishing Move

Every wrestler is defined by his or her finishing move, and Seth Rollins is no different — though, if the rumors are accurate, he might have to look for a new one real soon.

Movies/TV Shows April 20, 2015

Is Daniel Bryan Injured Again? WWE Pulls Him From European Tour As 'Precautionary Measure'

Despite making a triumphant return to the ring late last year, Daniel Bryan may be on his way back out — WWE has reportedly removed the wrestler from all upcoming overseas events.

Movies/TV Shows April 15, 2015

Concussions are cause for serious concern, no matter what part of the head is hit

Concussions and traumatic brain injuries from sports are incredibly dangerous, especially in high school athletes. A recent study says that where the concussion occurs though, is not as important.

Life August 11, 2014

U.S. will require rearview cameras on new vehicles starting May 2018

All vehicles will soon be required to install rearview cameras by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to reduce deaths and injuries from back-over accidents. Will this really bring about road safety?

Business April 1, 2014

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