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STARscanner, STARband Cranial Helmets Making a Difference in the Lives of New York Children

New York City infant benefits from cutting-edge treatment NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Infant Mary Caulfield spent too much time laying on her back in a crib while in foster care in Guatemala before being welcomed into the New York City home of Bruce and Cathy Caulfield. As a result...

STARscanner, STARband Cranial Helmets Making a Difference in the Lives of New Jersey Children

Morganville infant benefits from cutting-edge treatment HAZLET, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- When little Max Kornhauser was six months old, his parents were shocked to note that Max's head was becoming very flat on one side. The family immediately sought medical attention. The diagn...

STARscanner, STARband Cranial Helmets Making a Difference in the Lives of Children

Morris Plains infant benefits from cutting-edge treatment MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- When Grace Helmer of Morris Plains was four months old, her parents discovered her head was becoming very flat on one side. When the problem hadn't corrected by Grace's six-month checkup, her ...

STARscanner, STARband Cranial Helmets Making a Difference in the Lives of Children

Perry infant benefits from cutting-edge treatment MACON, Ga., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Vickie Knight of Perry was thrilled to welcome her twin sons Dawson and Dakota into the world in February 2008, but her joy turned to concern when she noticed that over time Dawson's head was beco...

High school footballers wearing special helmets to monitor brain injuries

As they root for the home team from the bleachers this fall, high school gridiron fans in the small Illinois town of Tolono dont necessarily see anything out of the ordinary down on the field. But just out of sight, tucked inside many of the maroon helmets worn by the Unity High School Rockets,...

The physics of explosives and blast helmets

November 25, 2008 -- Of all the threats facing U.S. soldiers in combat, among the most dangerous are roadside bombs and other improvised explosive devices (IED's). At the 61st Meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics this week in San Antonio, Naval Research Laboratory ...

Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation Releases Data Supporting Mandatory Use of Motorcycle Helmets

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation which is the accrediting body for trauma centers in Pennsylvania, has released data to the Pennsylvania Legislative Budget and Finance Committee regarding the outcomes of motorcyclists involved in...

Proper Fitting Of Football Helmets Essential To Prevent Concussion

A new study exploring the helmet fitting techniques and concussions among high school athletes found that proper fitting of helmets could help reduce the risk of// concussion. In the current study, Dr. Eugene Hong of Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia and co-author Dr. Tr...

Teen Players Urged To Wear Helmets and Gloves to Avoid Sports Injuries

Most adolescent lacrosse and hockey players have been found to indulge in rough games, avoiding helmets and gloves, placing them at increased risk of serious injuries// such as concussions and others. The results of the study have been published in the Journal of Sport Medicine. ‘Helmets and gl...

Stroke Patients May Benefit By Wearing Cooling Helmets

Strokes can be caused by blood clots in blood vessels of the brain. At a recent meeting of 29th International Stroke Conference of the American Heart Association’s two studies were presented using //Cooling Helmets in patients who had developed stroke. Interestingly both study show that cooling o...
Helmets in Medical Technology

STARscanner, STARband Cranial Helmets Making a Difference in the Lives of Children

Charleston infant benefits from cutting-edge treatment CHARLESTON, S.C., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- At five months of age, Amelia Sandin of Charleston was diagnosed with craniosynostosis, a condition that leads to premature fusion of the cranial sutures, or fontanels, causing problems w...

STAR Cranial Centers of Excellence Offer Cutting-Edge Treatment to Dallas Area Children

...physicians believe that lack of treatment can lead to developmental delays, visual impairment and misaligned ears, eyes, and jaw. "Cranial remolding helmets are worn by children for 23 hours per day anywhere from three to six months," Faso said. "The helmet provides gentle, continuous pressure on protrudin...
Helmets in Medical Products

Procyon P3000 Binocular Pupillometer

Description:... new face-rest has been designed to provide excellent ambient light occlusion. Made from reticulated polyurethane memory foam, as used in Formula One helmets and driver padding, the mask is not only extrememly comfortable but also completley light-tight. Hygienic : A custom-made disposable paper tow...
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Helmets in Biological News

High-tech helmets reveal new information about the impact of hard hits to the head

CHAPEL HILL -- In a game that spawned the term "slobber knocker," is there a limit to the amount of impact a football player's head can handle before the player suffers a concussion" The answer is yes ... and no, say researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. High-tech helm...

K-State professors discover enzyme responsible for creation of a beetle's hard shell

...materials for aircraft and military armor, Kramer said. "I sometimes speculate that we might help K-State coach Bill Snyder develop better football helmets and shoulder pads for his players," he said. Collaborative research with scientists at the University of Kansas is in the beginning stages to analy...
Helmets in Biological Technology

Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Receives Prestigious $100,000 Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service

...oted the use of booster seats in immigrant communities, created "walking school bus" programs in inner city neighborhoods and distributed bike helmets at no or low cost. "Harborview is an irreplaceable community asset and a model of exceptional leadership," said Manilow. "Whether it is in clinic...

New NIST mini-sensor may have biomedical and security applications

...met that could be worn by epileptics to record brain activity before and during seizures. The devices would be much smaller and lighter than the SQUID helmets currently used for such studies. Kitching said the NIST sensor also may have applications in MRI or in airport screening for explosives based on detec...
Helmets in Biological Dictionary

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