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NYU medical experts analyze subway injuries
A new survey of subway
injuries provides a rare glimpse into what happens...al Center, explored who is most at risk for severe subway
injuries, why accidents occur, and which preventative measures could be most effective. "The majorit...
Mailman school researchers studying link between obesity and the urban environment
...hood features such as land use, density of bus and subway
stops, availability of nutritious food, the locati...data also indicates that as the density of bus and subway
stops increases in a neighborhood, the body size of residents goes down. Again, it is thought that ...
Alzheimer's medication shows promise in treating nerve agent and pesticide poisoning
...results in wars and terrorist attacks, such as the subway
attacks with sarin in Japan in the late 1990s," says Edson X. Albuquerque, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and principal investigator on...
Study of NYC transit system noise levels finds daily rides can result in hearing loss
...findings suggest that, "Daily exposure to noise on subway
platforms and subway
cars has the potential to cause hearing loss. At the highest level obtained on the platform (106 de...
Vasectomy may put men at risk for type of dementia
...le garden, build cabinets and even navigate a city subway
system. By contrast, Alzheimer's patients lose interest in their hobbies, family life and may become idle. As PPA progresses over a number of years, however, patients eventually lose their ability to function independently. Preliminary evidence fr...