Tag: "unrestrained" at medical news
Study estimates number of excess cases of coronary heart disease caused by Vioxx
...t, we must be much more careful about allowing its unrestrained
use." In an accompanying commentary Simon RJ Maxwell and David J Webb (University of Edinburgh, UK) write that after the withdrawal of Vioxx increased attention will now focus on the cardiovascular safety of other COX-2 inhibitors (coxibs). Professo...
The Lancet calls for creation of Int'l Commission on Global Responses to Complex Emergencies
...tarted an unprecedented global response and led to unrestrained
public acts of giving and helping. But while lack of money may not be one of the main difficulties facing relief efforts, the critical task of effectively distributing and co-ordinating aid remains unfulfilled. The Lancet makes two proposals to add...
Risk of death in car crashes reduced if all occupants wear seat belts
Because an unrestrained
occupant could cause harm to another occupant duri...other occupant, a restrained other occupant, or an unrestrained
other occupant." For front-seat target pairs, the main study exposure was the presence and restra...
Computer crash simulations accurately predict injuries to children in auto crashes, say researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
...hes of high and low severity. Both restrained and unrestrained
children were simulated and the results were compa...onfirmed previously identified risks of airbags to unrestrained
children and demonstrated a substantial risk to restrained children. "This software is very ex...
Cranfield pushes for greater child flight safety
... in her seat received only slight injuries but her unrestrained
9-month-old baby received massive fatal head injuries. In a similar incident in 1999, an American Airlines MD-80 crashed in Arkansas. A two-year-old was seated in a child restraint and only received minor injuries. Jane Garvey, Administrator of the F...
Inflammatory pain may help deter inflammatory diseases like arthritis
...pathogens -to the site. But research has shownthat unrestrained
inflammation can cause chronic, debilitating diseases. Traditionally, researchers have thought that the factors involved in theinflammatory response ultimately dissipated on their own. But the UCSF studysuggests that activated pain nerve fibers, them...