Tag: "shaken" at medical news
Dutch study highlights crying as risk factor for child abuse
... of parents reported having smothered, slapped, or shaken
their baby (by age 6 months) at least once because of its crying. The risks of detrimental actions were highest for parents from non-industrialised countries, those with either no job or a job with short working hours, and those who judged their infa...
Researchers say criterion for diagnosing child abuse based on faulty evidence
...n eye findings have been considered diagnostic for shaken
baby syndrome," says Patrick E. Lantz, M.D., a for... back of the eye. The injury has been reported in shaken
baby syndrome, caused by vigorous shaking of an infant or young child. The shaking may cause bleedin...
Evidence for shaken baby syndrome is uncertain
...oncept that certain eye injuries are diagnostic of shaken
baby syndrome is scientifically questionable and n...e ocular criteria used by some doctors to diagnose shaken
baby syndrome "are not supported by objective scientific evidence" when taken out of context. Their ...
System failure at heart of child abuse case disasters
...the collapse of the case against Trupti Patel have shaken
public confidence. But we need to look less critically at the people caught in the spotlight, and more at the systems failure involved, writes Edmund Hey. Instead, steps to reform the use of expert testimony in criminal cases and improve pathology s...
Preventing misuse of performance-enhancing substances a growing and difficult task
...er. "The use, misuse and abuse of drugs have long shaken
the foundations of amateur and professional sports--baseball, football, track and field, gymnastics and cycling, to name just a few," says Dr. Charles Yesalis, Penn State professor of exercise and sport science and health policy and administration. ...
Secret agent's secret revealed - shaken martinis have superior antioxidant properties to those that are stirred
...sedon their study of the antioxidant properties of shaken
and stirred Martinis, Colleen Trevithick andcollea... from the University of Western Ontario found that shaken
Martinis were more effective indeactivating hydrogen perioxide (and therefore had stronger antioxida...