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When Celebrities Die

...w multiplies if the death is violent and gory- the crash that claimed Lady Diana's life and the assassinations of Indira and Rajiv Gandhi are always remembered as horrendous events in world history. But more disturbing is the fact that these celebrity deaths spark off a series of suicides and attempts to c...

Fasten belt at the back seat

...at belt// reduces death and severe injury in a car crash among those wearing one. What has not been clear is the effect that belting up at the back has on passengers in the front of the car. A team at the University of Japan analysed around 50,000 crashes occurring in a five year period, all of increase...

Sleepy drivers increase road death toll

...at driving when sleepy increases the risk of a car crash resulting in serious injury or death by eight times.A team at the University of Auckland studied 500 drivers and passengers admitted to hospital, or who had died, between 1999 and 2000.// A furthe r400 drivers using the region's roads in the same per...

Traffic Violations Result in Safer Drivers

...n a significantly lower risk of getting in a fatal crash in the month after a traffic conviction when compa...dy. The risk of a driver being involved in a fatal crash was about a third lower in the month after getting ticketed than in other months when no ticket was ...

Babies Brains Are more Fragile

...ment. Margulies and her colleagues used an infant crash test dummy resembling a 6-week-old infant to measure the rotational forces experienced by falling babies. The dummy was equipped with sensors to measure rotational velocity and acceleration. "Traumatic brain injury is the most common cause of death ...

New Drug Found To Improve Driving Performance In Young Adults With ADHD

...luding speeding tickets, traffic tickets, crashes, crash avoidance rating, time to collision and excess speed were some of the factors taken into consideration during the assessment. Furthermore, ADDERALL XR significantly improved ADHD symptom control in young adults with ADHD as compared to those on pla...

Alcohol And Drug Abuse (Cannabis) Leading Causes For Road Traffic Accidents

...he risk. The risk of being responsible for a fatal crash increased with increase in blood concentration of cannabis. Larger doses infact triple the risk. The study was conducted among 10,748 drivers involved in fatal crashes between 2001 and 2003. The figure was dwarfed by the 21.4% who tested positive f...

Nigerian girl recovering well after removal of brain tumor

...ridah's schoolmates were killed in a Dec. 10 plane crash as they traveled home for the holidays. The students at Loyola Jesuit College in Abuja, Nigeria, had helped raise money for Faridah. Mariam and her daughter arrived in Cleveland nine days after the crash. Feridah now has a stack of get well cards a...

Start the New year with news on intelligent weight loss!!

...f food you eat that counts. In fact, diet alone or crash diets are the worst possible things to do if you w...a day. Some New Year great tips are ? Don’t crash diet. ? Cut back on fats, refined sugars and increase your fruit, vegetable and wholegrain carbohy...

The weight loss reality check – Do Fad diets and short-cut methods actually work

...tant pointers for effective weight loss: · Never crash diet. Target to shed weight off your waist; more important for good health than the overall kilos you lose. · Include exercise for 30 minutes a day. Walk more during daily routines and lift weights two to three times a week to increase the muscle t...

Road accidents greater threat than AIDS, TB: WHO

...uld be introduced by road agencies as an important crash prevention measure. Important design and traffic calming measures such as median drivers, speed bumps, rumble strips, road markings, traffic signs and roundabouts are usually not present in most of these countries.' The report highlights that the W...

New Pills To Keep You Awake!

...ave people with the jitters, euphoria and eventual crash associated with unaided sleeplessness and does not require the user to catch up on lost sleep. Since Modafinil was launched in 1998, sales have climbed to £330m last year. The military is thought to be one of the biggest potential markets for this ...

Retinal Hemorrhage: No More a Sure Sign of Child Abuse

...buse. The absence of a history of a high-speed car crash or fall is a strong indication for establishment of child abuse diagnosis. The medical literature says that retinal hemorrhages in children are rare expect on occasions of child abuse. The result of the study is however in marked contrast to the ab...

Adolescents Who Indulge In Unhealthy Dieting At Increased Risk For Obesity

Teenagers who go on crash diet and use unhealthy weight-control behaviors at an increased risk of being overweight or obese, according to a new study by researchers at the // University of Minnesota. Their study, which appears in the April issue of the Journal of the American...

Dialing On Cell Phones Or Applying Make-Up Increase Crash Risk

...ly makeup while they drive are thrice as likely to crash as compared to those whop focus on driving. Researchers studied 241 drivers in 100 sensor-equipped vehicles, which were involved in 82 crashes and 761 near-crashes, according to CNN. The research found that reaching for a moving object while drivin...

Prince Harry Launches AIDS Charity In Memory Of Princess Diana

...oignant tribute to Princess Diana, killed in a car crash in Paris nearly nine years ago. Prince Harry completed his officer's training earlier this month and has joined a British army regiment that is likely to be deployed to conflict regions, including Iraq. --Edited IANS...

Seat belted Victims of Car Crashes Show Better Recovery

Recent research has indicated that car crash victims who wear seat belts show better chances of...eaths in the ER could be accounted to the unbelted crash victims. Besides that their needs for further treatment were also three times higher than the seat b...

Man's Memory Awakens After Twenty Years

...//. His nerves were completely sheared in a car crash and he was in a state of partial coma wherein he communicated with others by means of grunts and nods. But now his speech and movement were slowly improving. The doctors and researchers said that the tiny nerve connections in his brain slowly started...

Updated Sleep Apnea Screening Recommended for Commercial Drivers

...s with more severe risk factors or a motor vehicle crash likely related to sleep disturbances should be prohibited from returning to work until they receive a medical evaluation (out-of-service evaluations). Furthermore, the task force suggests expanding the screening process to include a more extensive me...

Canadian Waistline Watch - Getting Bigger, But Not So Fast

...althy balanced meals , reduce portion size , avoid crash dieting, and exercise regularly, including strength training to improve muscle tone. MAL...

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