Archive: 08/10/2010

Nurses fear even more ER assaults as programs cut

(AP) -- Emergency room nurse Erin Riley suffered bruises, scratches and a chipped tooth last year from trying to pull the clamped jaws of a psychotic patient off the hand of a doctor at a suburban Cleveland ...

Aug 10, 2010
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Brain fitness programs may help frail elderly walk faster

Computerized brain fitness programs are known to help seniors improve their memory and focus. Now, a study led by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has found preliminary evidence that ...

Aug 10, 2010
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Physics student's prefix idea is 'hella' good

Forget 15 minutes of fame. Austin Sendek is getting hella minutes. The University of California-Davis physics undergraduate has reaped international attention since March, when The Bee wrote about his campaign to establish ...

Aug 10, 2010
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Land on your toes, save your knees

Anterior cruciate ligament injuries are a common and debilitating problem, especially for female athletes. A new study from UC Davis shows that changes in training can reduce shear forces on knee joints and could help cut ...

Aug 10, 2010
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