Tag: "injures" at medical news
Computer crash simulations accurately predict injuries to children in auto crashes, say researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
...juries for high-severity crashes only. No serious injures
were predicted for an unrestrained adult male exposed to an airbag or for child passengers restrained in the rear seat for the crash scenarios simulated. When airbag equipped vehicles first appeared on the market, no recommendations existed rega...
Researchers say trees could affect land use, reduce skin cancer
... developing for 12 to 24 hours after exposure, and injures
not just your skin but the immune system cells located in it, according to the NIH. In other words, UV radiation is doubly dangerous because it can put you at higher risk for skin cancer and it also decreases you body's ability to fight disease. The ...
UCSD researchers decipher function of blood-brain barrier in bacterial meningitis
..., the action of the beta-hemolysin/cytolysin toxin injures
the endothelial cells, breaks down the blood-brain barrier, and provokes the neutrophil inflammatory response that is the hallmark of bacterial meningitis. But by then it is too late as the bacteria are already entering the brain tissues. In fact, ...
Severe sepsis causes almost 10% of cancer deaths
...sponse to infection in patients with severe sepsis injures
critical organs such as the lungs and kidneys. Dr Mark Williams and his colleagues from Eli Lilly & Co. in Indianapolis, and Health Process Management, LLC, Pennsylvania used data from six US states to analyze all the hospitalizations in 1999 and est...
U of M researcher says Viagra may cause permanent vision loss in some men
...en blood flow is cut off to the optic nerve, which injures
the nerve and results in permanent vision loss. These cases were published in the March 2005 issue of the Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology . Seven patients, aged between 50 and 69 years, had typical features of NAION within 36 hours after ingestion...