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Celebrity Paralympians Sign on to Kelly Brush Century Ride

... Middlebury College. We both sustained spinal cord injury in skiing accidents. We are also both passionate ... Champlain Valley, the ride benefits spinal cord injury prevention and awareness and funds grants for ... in 2006 after she sustained a severe spinal cord injury while racing in NCAA Div. 1 competition as a ...

Back-to-School Parents Earn an A+ in Safety: Backpacks, Cheerleading, Football

... are still growing, they are more susceptible to injury than adults. Parents and coaches should always be ... of others may ignore the warning signs of injury and continue to play with pain. Support from ... can be their greatest protection. More injury prevention information, visit www.orthoinfo.org ...

Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) Experiments with Hyperbaric Oxygenation (HBO) Traumatic Brain Injury

... oxygenation (HBO) after traumatic brain injury have been explored. These experiments were ... which started 1 hour after traumatic brain injury significantly, reduced axonal loss and neuronal ... degeneration, since data concerning brain injury are lacking and are controversial. " Our ...

Gym Class Injuries Up 150 Percent

... principal investigator at the Center for injury Research and Policy at the Research Institute at ... team used data from the National Electronic injury Surveillance System of the U.S. Consumer Product ... playing multi-sports are a lot more resistant to injury because they are used to different patterns of ...

Sports Icons Troy Aikman, Clyde Drexler, Mike Piazza, Ivan Lendl and Dara Torres are Among the Elite Named 2009 'Great Sports Legends'

... the world's most comprehensive spinal cord injury research center. The 2009 Great Sports ... out and raise millions of dollars for spinal cord injury research, the event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a ... millions for The Miami Project's spinal cord injury research programs. Legend and Honoree Alumni ...

New national study finds increase in P.E. class-related injuries

... A recent study conducted by the Center for injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at ... PhD, principal investigator at the Center for injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's ... is the first step toward preventing them. injury prevention education should be made a priority ...

Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy

... a relationship over the years. Lorraine's injury was the same level as Christopher Reeve's and she ... with the International Center for Spinal Cord injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute and has co-founded ... Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the ...

Charlotte Attorney Calls on North Carolina Senate to Pass "Comparative Negligence" Bill in Order to Better Protect Injury Victims in State

... Herbert Auger, veteran personal injury attorney, notes that North Carolina is one of ... of Auger & Auger , a leading personal injury law firm based in Charlotte.. "Why North ... & Auger's practice is focused on personal injury litigation and the firm has more than 19 years of ...

First national study to examine rock climbing-related injuries

... A new study by researchers at the Center for injury Research and Policy of the Research Institute at ... studies. Falls were the primary mechanism for injury with over three-quarters of the injuries ... PhD, principal investigator at the Center for injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's ...

Treating Kids' Summertime Bumps, Bruises and Injuries with The Healthcare Scoop

... educating them about proper sports fitness and injury prevention. By talking to one another and working ... Scoop   Share an active youth injury story View active youth injury stories About The Healthcare Scoop The ...

Veteran Attorney Steven Mones Joins Freibott Law Firm in Wilmington

... in assisting clients with wide range of personal injury matters Wilmington, ... firm with special expertise in handling personal injury and wrongful death cases, today announced that a ... to clients regarding a wide range of personal injury matters, from automobile accidents and slip and ...

Personal Injury Attorneys Contemplate Toxic Evidence in the Death of 3 Men in New York

... mourns highly experienced New York personal injury attorney, David Perecman. ... killed on June 29, 2009 in a gruesome personal injury accident at a privately operated waste transfer ... been prevented," says New York personal injury attorney David Perecman. Harel Dahan, a ...

Bathtub Accidents Injure 43,000 U.S. Kids Each Year

... Dr. Gary A. Smith, director of the Center for injury Research and Policy at the Research Institute at ... team used data from the National Electronic injury Surveillance System of the U.S. Consumer Product ... Gary A. Smith, M.D., Dr.PH., director, Center for injury Research and Policy, Research Institute, ...

Study: Bath time falls injure thousands of children annually

... with Nationwide Children's Hospital's Center for injury Research and Policy. Smith suggests installing ... to a recent study conducted by the Center for injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at ... Gary Smith, MD, DrPH, director of the Center for injury Research and Policy and faculty member of The ...

Soccer Injuries Differ by Gender

... greater risk of ACL [anterior cruciate ligament] injury and patellofemoral problems, and male players are ... and muscle activation that might correlate to the injury patterns," lead investigator Dr. Robert Brophy, a ... Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons offers soccer injury prevention tips . -- ...

New oral agents may prevent injury after radiation exposure

... caused by radiation exposure. Often, this kind of injury occurs months to years after radiation exposure. ... colleagues are developing agents that prevent injury even when given after the radiation exposure. ... showing their benefits in models for radiation injury in blood vessel cells have been presented at two ...

Washington D.C. Metro Crash Jolts Personal Injury Attorneys from Coast to Coast

... may have been avoidable, and New York personal injury attorney David Perecman is on the alert. ... unknown, though, experts and New York personal injury attorney , David Perecman, speculate that it was ... a crash, reports the Post. New York personal injury attorneys and investigators alike know there are ...

Motion analysis helps soccer players get their kicks

... female soccer players face a greater risk of ACL injury and patellofemoral problems and male players are ... and muscle activation that might correlate to the injury patterns." During motion analysis, the kick is ... "The hip abductor may be protective against ACL injury and it is interesting that its activation was ...

As Lawsuits Hit the MTA, Personal Injury Lawyers Consider How Much is Too Much, or Too Little

... Legislature to change the law regarding personal injury accidents, New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman weighs in. ... continues to skyrocket. New York personal injury lawyers are paying close attention. The MTA ...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Awarded More Than Two Million Dollars in Grants

... (NIDRR), New Jersey State Commission on Brain injury Research, University of Medicine and Dentistry of ... of how the brain is affected by stroke, brain injury and neurodegenerative diseases like MS and ... The New Jersey Commission on Brain injury Research awarded Dr. Wylie a grant to examine ...

New York Law Firm Files Lawsuit Against Manufacturer of Zicam Nasal Spray and Drugstore Chain That Sold Product

... Leading personal injury law firm files complaint, alleging permanent ... , senior partner of leading national personal injury law firm of Sanders Viener Grossman, LLP, in ... a minor cold, Mr. Coleman now has a permanent injury that deprives him of enjoying foods and aromas ...

New Software Makes Lawyers Accountable for Their Part in Our Healthcare Crisis

... the amount of monies asked for in a lawsuit or injury claim. Such claims are a large part of an ... a significant amount of money in a successful injury claim settlement. However, due to the use of ... firm denotes an extremely high likelihood of an injury claim filing and that there is a legally ...

Statins May Cause Muscle Damage in Some Patients

... even when tests for a protein thought to signal injury are normal, and may persist even after statin use ... 44 with myopathy had muscle damage, defined as injury to 2 percent or more of the muscle fibers. ... that most participants showed signs of muscle injury even after they'd stopped taking statins. ...

CU-Boulder study shows brain's immune system may cause chronic seizures

... often found in people who have suffered a brain injury or infection, according to CU-Boulder psychology ... within areas in the brain when a severe brain injury has occurred. "When there has been serious damage to the brain, such as a head injury or infection, the immune system is activated and ...

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Presents Prestigious Research Awards at Annual Meeting

... degeneration after a posterior cruciate ligament injury reconstruction. This award is selected by the ... to Prevent Noncontact Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury in Female Collegiate Soccer Players." The ... osteoarthritis after anterior cruciate ligament injury - A systematic review." In this paper, the ...

The 'Other' Cruciate Ligament: Newer Treatments for PCL Tears

... ACL ( anterior cruciate ligament ) tear is an injury of instability; a PCL tear is an injury of disability," said study author Matthew Matava, ... surgeon should first determine the level of injury in order to decide on the best treatment option. ...

Sightseeing helicopter crashes in Hawaii decrease following FAA regulations

... Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for injury Research and Policy. However, the proportion ... assistant with the Bloomberg School's Center for injury Research and Policy. "Our data suggest the FAA ... of the study's research and professor with the injury Center. Clouds obscuring mountain peaks and ...

Emory researchers announce Phase III study of progesterone for traumatic brain injury

... to trauma victims shortly following brain injury appears to be safe and may reduce the risk of ... effect of progesterone following traumatic brain injury first discovering the neuro-protective ... better than men after suffering from brain injury and stroke. Many people do not realize that it's ...

NUCYNTA(TM) (tapentadol) CII Immediate Release Tablets Now Available for Relief of Moderate to Severe Acute Pain

... medical complications, impair recovery from injury or procedures, and may progress to chronic pain ... fluid pressure such as those with head injury and increased intracranial pressure. Opioid ... obscure the clinical course of patients with head injury due to effects on pupillary response and ...

American Medical Experts Offers New Reduced Flat Rates for Complete Case Reviews ($695) and Expert Witness Reports ($995)

... and Defense medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys nationwide to create well-founded cases ... of each Medical Malpractice and Personal injury case. American Medical Experts has a ... expertise, this Medical Malpractice and Personal injury consulting firm has experts specializing in every ...

Three Attorneys from Philadelphia's Galfand Berger Honored as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers

... law firm that has been practicing personal injury law for more than six decades, today announced ... from the firm are:   Personal injury Attorney , Debra A. Jensen , is the firm's ... , is a senior partner at the firm Personal injury Attorney , Richard M. Jurewicz , is a senior ...

Traumatic brain injury caused by exposure to explosive blast presents critical challenge

... NY, June 18, 2009Blast-induced traumatic brain injury (TBI) has reached critical levels in modern-day ... Overpressure in Rats: Recreating a Battlefield injury in the Laboratory." Joseph Long and co-authors ... Relevant Swine Model of Closed Head injury Resulting from Exposure to Explosive Blast," ...

North Shore-LIJ Recruits New Chairman of Neurosurgery

... He is currently chairman of the American Brain injury Consortium. His research interests include head injury and brain tumors. He has published more than 100 ... . He also helped develop the Traumatic Brain injury Management Guidelines. He has held more than ...

For Every Blow to the Head, Quick Action Is Urged

... riveted people's attention to the issue of brain injury and raised important questions about what to do ... national medical director for the Brain injury Association of America. "The critical issue is ... than 1.4 million people suffer a traumatic brain injury each year in the United States, according to the ...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Study Provides Insight into One of the Most Challenging Symptoms Following a Traumatic Brain Injury

... Foundation Research Center published in Brain injury , the official journal of the International Brain injury Association, uncovered the possible cause of ... in patients suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI). Cognitive fatigue has been shown to be one ...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Study Provides Insight into One of the Most Challenging Symptoms Following a Traumatic Brain Injury

... the official journal of the International Brain injury Association, uncovered the possible cause of ... in patients suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI). Cognitive fatigue has been shown to be one ... the official journal of the International Brain injury Association, uncovered the possible cause of ...

Brain Injury Association of America Urges President Obama to Include Cognitive Rehabilitation for Returning Service Members as a Part of TRICARE Coverage

... experiencing a possible traumatic brain injury (TBI), the Brain injury Association of America (BIAA) has today called on ... a proven treatment for this signature injury of modern combat. Senator Evan Bayh and ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Announces the Presentation of Data Indicating Potential Utility of QPI-1002 in Chronic Kidney Disease at the RNA Interference Summit

... two multi-center Phase I studies for acute kidney injury (AKI) and one Phase I/II study for delayed graft ... kidney insults minimizes the resulting kidney injury and can attenuate development of associated ... Temporary inhibition of p53 at the time of injury delays massive death of vulnerable affected ...

Computers Causing Injuries in the Home

... Children under the age of 5 had the highest injury rate. The leading cause of injury for small children, and for adults over 60, was ... McKenzie and her colleagues looked at injury data collected by the U.S. Consumer Product ...

Computer-related injuries on the rise

... Medicine , researchers from the Center for injury Research and Policy and The Research Institute at ... According to data from the National Electronic injury Surveillance System database, over 78,000 cases ... in household computer ownership (309%). injury mechanisms included hitting against or catching ...
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