Soldiers Exposed To Gunshot Noise Need Better Hearing Protection
A new study published in the January issue of the medical journal Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery strongly recommends better hearing protection for soldiers to// prevent permanent long-term hearing loss that can be caused by exposure to the sound of gunshots.
The study measured the imp...
Young offenders' health critical to rehabilitation
... of issues such as:
frequent substance abuse;
exposure to direct trauma injuries or exposure to violence (eg, stab wounds, gunshot
hepatitis C infection and liver disease; and
exposure to sexually transmissible diseases.
young offenders have a higher death rat...
First U.S. Face Transplant Recipient Recounts Ordeal
...004 when her husband shot her in the face, then turned the gun on himself. He went to prison for seven years. According to the Associated Press , the gunshot
destroyed Culp's nose, cheeks, the roof of her mouth and one eye and left hundreds of bone fragments and shotgun pellets lodged in her face. Only her ...
Study finds most adolescents sent to group homes still involved with drugs/crime seven years later
When attempts were made to re-contact these young people in 2007, researchers learned that 12 of the young people had died, including seven from gunshot
wounds. Among the 383 participants who completed the final interview, 36 percent had used hard drugs in the past year and 27 percent reported five or ...
Mexico Presents Flawed Theory in Shooting Death of American Journalist
...iscovery that one of the bullets was a ricochet.
Brad Will died of gunshot
wounds while covering protests in Oaxaca in October 2006.
According to...xico (PGR) on past cases.
The PGR claims that Brad Will was killed by a gunshot
originating in his immediate area. A ricochet off an intermediate target su...
Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy announces new findings
...ith Andre Waters and John Grimsley. Waters and Long committed suicide. Grimsley, an avid and experienced gunsman, died in 2008 from a self-inflicted gunshot
wound that the medical examiner ruled as accidental. All six NFL CTE sufferers died by the age of 50. Damien Nash, who died in 2007 at the age of 24...
A Study In This Month's Journal Of Nervous And Mental Disease Reveals Hope For Recovery From Suicidal Thinking And Treatment Resistant Mental Illness
...hey often have made one or another serious suicide attempt -- having jumped off some high place and survived, or having survived an overdose or even a gunshot
According to the study, such radical progress didn't happen overnight. The median period for recovery was 7.2 years for self-mutilation;...
Groundbreaking, inexpensive, pocket-sized ultrasound device can help treat cancer, relieve arthritis
...eutic ultrasound device, developed by a Cornell graduate student, fits in the palm of a hand, is battery-powered and packs enough punch to stabilize a gunshot
wound or deliver drugs to brain cancer patients. It is wired to a ceramic probe, called a transducer, and it creates sound waves so strong they instan...
Ten Extraordinary Americans Recognized for Local Innovation in Improving Health and Health Care
...ung people through a reenactment of
the final day of a 16-year-old multiple gunshot
victim -- from the moment
he arrives at the trauma center to when his body ... patients physically and spiritually. Charles
also intervenes directly with gunshot
patients while they are in the
hospital since they have a one in seven chan...
Out of Iraq emerges hope for those with the severest of head injuries
... assistant professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center who is also a major in the U.S. Army Reserve.
"Here we might see gunshot
wounds to the head, or severe injuries from motor vehicle accidents, but we don't see blast injuries, and so neurosurgeons haven't really had much exp...