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Tot Survives Key Fall Horror - Missouri/USA
Health & Wellness  (tags: child, injury, brain, missouri, usa, survival )

- 1967 days ago -
THIS youngster has been hailed a miracle after surviving being stabbed through the eye - with a car key. Nicholas Holderman, one, was heard crying by his shocked father Chris after a fall at home. Mr Holderman rushed to the tot's aid only to find .....
NHTSA Stonewalls, People Die
Health & Wellness  (tags: Automobiles, National, Highway, traffic, Safety, safety hazard, ethics, death, injury, risks, science, protection, warning )

- 2164 days ago -
Dear President Bush,Tens of thousands of American fatalities and serious injuries that could have been prevented had you and President Clinton simply urged NHTSA to follow its statutory obligations.
Lasting Effects From Blows to Head
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, brain, injury, memory, loss, humans, research, medicine, investigation )

- 2230 days ago -
A blow to the head that knocks a person unconscious can result in widespread loss of brain tissue, Canadian researchers say, explaining why some people who suffer head injuries are never quite the same. The more severe the injury, the more brain tissue
No Recourse for the Injured: FDA Let's Medical Companies Off the Hook
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, medical devices, Supreme Court, lawsuits, injury, malpractice, government, health, healthcare, risks, safety, treatment, death, protection, congress )

- 2244 days ago -
The Supreme Court has ruled that if you are injured or killed by a medical device approved by the FDA, you can no longer sue the medical device company that made the item! So, what? Can we then sue the FDA for damages? Sounds fair to me! Unreal!
Milestone In The Regeneration Of Brain Cells
Health & Wellness  (tags: brain cells, regeneration of cells, damaged cells, injury, disease, nerve cells, astrogila, brain )

K. A.
- 2428 days ago -
Achieved an additional step for the potential replacement of damaged brain cells after injury or disease: functional nerve cells can be generated from astroglia, a type of supportive cells in the brain by means of special regulator proteins.
Injections to Kick-Start Tissue Repair
Health & Wellness  (tags: tissue_repair, health, healing, injury, injections )

- 2441 days ago -
The human body is held together by a network of connective tissues that are highly vulnerable to injury -- through exercise, accidents and even the normal lifting, pulling and pushing of daily life.

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