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Sightseeing helicopter crashes in Hawaii decrease following FAA regulations

An emergency rule intended to reduce the number of deaths and injuries associated with Hawaiian air tours was followed by a 47 percent reduction in sightseeing crashes, according to a new study by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Injury Research and...

Most Fatalities in Teen Crashes Are Not the Drivers

Stats show safety programs need to be extended to others on road as well, study finds FRIDAY, March 27 (HealthDay News) -- Only one-third of people killed in fatal crashes involving teen drivers are the drivers themselves, a new report shows. The other two-thirds of victims are pass...

What Is It Like to Survive a Plane Crash? A Survivor of One of the Worst Small Plane Crashes Tells Her Story

NAPLES, Fla., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunday's crash of a single-engine turboprop plane in Montana killed 14 people -- half of them children. With a number of plane crashes in recent months, including the February 12th crash of a Continental Airlines commuter plane that killed 50 and January's "M...

Contrary to Earlier Predictions, Older Driver Fatal Crashes Trend Down

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite growing numbers on the road, fewer older drivers died in crashes and fewer were involved in fatal collisions during 1997-2006 than in years past, a new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety study reports. Crash deaths among drivers 70 and...

Spine Injuries a Common Result of Car Crashes

Seat belts and airbags could reduce the risk, study says THURSDAY, Feb. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 13 percent of people in car crashes suffer spine injuries that could lead to paralysis or death, but greater use of seat belts and airbags could greatly reduce that percentage, a new st...

Obese Kids More Prone to Limb Injuries in Car Crashes

Weaker bones from poor diet, less exercise may be to blame, experts say WEDNESDAY, Dec. 10 (HealthDay News) -- During a car crash, American children who are overweight or obese face twice the risk of injury to their arms, legs and feet that normal-weight children do, a new study revea...

Severe retinal hemorrhaging is linked to severe motor vehicle crashes

The severity of retinal hemorrhaging for young children in motor vehicle crashes is closely correlated to the severity of the crash, according to a new study by researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Retinal hemorrhages occur when the blood vessels lining the retina ruptur...

Teen Passengers at Higher Death Risk in Car Crashes

Not wearing seat belts and young drivers are prime reasons why, study finds WEDNESDAY, March 5 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who are passengers in automobiles that crash are more likely to die than younger children in the same setting, especially if the car is being driven by a young, inex...

Pilot Crashes Himself, Daughter, into House

Police suspect that a plane accident that left a father and young daughter dead in the mid-west state of Indiana may be a suicide// crash. Two people were killed Monday after the single-engine Cessna crashed under clear sunny skies at the edge of a small local airport in Bedford - into the ho...

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 recovery even from the emergency rooms than those who don’t//. The research has revealed that of the 24,000 car accident patients, brought to the ER, the victims without seatbelts were three times mo...
Crashes in Medical Technology

Research Highlights New Approaches to Prevent Blood Clots in Several High-Risk Patient Populations Including Largest Study Ever to Examine Use of Blood-Thinning Medication in Patients With Cancer

...blem that affects almost 1 million Americans each year and is responsible for more deaths each year than breast cancer, HIV disease, and motor vehicle crashes combined," said J. Evan Sadler, MD, moderator of the press conference and Professor of Medicine and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Washing...
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After a few drinks, older adults more impaired than they think

...at UF's McKnight Brain Institute. "It can mean the difference between a wreck, and not-a-wreck." In 2007, an estimated 12,998 people were killed in crashes involving alcohol-impaired drivers, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. "We still have a tremendous overhead in the Un...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Jan. 28, 2009

...ineers tinkering in the garage. These innovations haven't kept pace with NASCAR's push for faster cars, the article notes. But a series of spectacular crashes that claimed the lives of several NASCAR stars brought about a new focus on safety.Researchers recently established the NASCAR R&D Center to focus on ...

Studies of small water fleas help ecologists understand population dynamics

...ably some insects, show huge "boom and bust" cycles. The populations alternate between periods of explosive growth when food is plentiful, followed by crashes when food is replaced too slowly to support the resulting large population. This behavior is well understood by ecologists, and has been described ...

Climate change could trigger 'boom and bust' population cycles leading to extinction

...ruz. Favorable environmental conditions that produce abundant supplies of food and stimulate population booms appear to set the stage for population crashes that occur when several "good years" in a row are followed by a bad year. "It's almost paradoxical, because you'd think a large population would be be...

How brain injury leads to seizures, memory problems

...aumatic brain injury. Our hope is that our research may contribute to potential therapies for TBI patients." Transportation accidents such as car crashes are responsible for the majority of TBIs in people under age 75. According to the National Institutes of Health, over 5 million Americans currently ha...

Ancient DNA provides clues to the evolution of social behavior

...have implications for understanding the evolution of sociality in other species that have experienced evolutionary bottlenecks, Hadly says. Population crashes and migration events with a small founding population may have encouraged the rapid development of social behavior in the Argentine ant when it coloni...

New technique puts brain-imaging research on its head

... Sure, it hurts, but what happens to the inside of the skull? Researchers and doctors long have relied upon crude approximations made from test dummy crashes or mathematical models that infer ?rather loosely ?what happens to the brain during traumatic brain injury or concussion. But the truth is that th...

Costly breeding programs for endangered species pay off

...led, "captive" setting. However, after the simulated release into the wild, the MAI populations were less likely to go extinct or to suffer population crashes than were the populations that had undergone limited inbreeding. "The benefits of maximum-avoidance inbreeding were difficult to detect as long as ...
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Open Letter: Blasted Worm

...ood programming is all about, write software that is productive, that contributes positively to the state of the art. Any clown can write garbage that crashes computers. Or was that your point? Frankly, my friend, Microsoft's software may have security flaws, but it was your wisecracking code that screwed my...

Router Failure and Software Crash UW-Madison Network

...an Rust, spokesperson for DoIT, the problem started after new code was installed last Thursday as part of backbone maintenance. On Friday, two network crashes occurred, one within a core router and the other on a platform switch, which affected access to DoITs platform. The problem seemingly originated with ...

Have you rebooted?

...boil, my PC churns through its start-up routine and I have a cup of herbal tea to soothe my stress. Because as luck would have it, my PC almost never crashes when Im casually reading e-mail or playing some mind-numbing game. No, my PC has an uncanny way of giving up on me just as I have a deadline to meet....

One year after the 2003 blackout: Is Wisconsin prepared?

...lterations to the power flow through the state. We Energies reported no change of pace in transmission as its system control was able to observe the crashes beforehand and adjust, while Alliant Energy only lost one power station in Edgewater at the transmission level and was able to bring it back online ...

Accidental naming

...randed as O2, as in oxygen, at www.o2.com . Naturally, you would need oxygen after such a mm-mega surgery. Accidental naming can create a lot of crashes and cause injuries during the long term care of a major brand. There is also GO, as in go where? And NOW, as in right now. ETC is also supposed to ...

Got bugs? New project lets real computer users gang up on software bugs

...shuts down) as high as 8 percent in one application to a low of 0.4 percent in another. All in all, his "kill board" has recorded 546 outright program crashes and 11,369 lower-level errors as of April 2006. Liblit says user privacy is absolutely essential to the program's future viability. The randomly sa...
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