News tagged with head

Is it time for all skiers to wear helmets?

In a bid to decrease brain injuries from skiing and snowboarding accidents, experts in an editorial published in the British Medical Journal today are calling for more public awareness to promote ski helmets.

dateFeb 10, 2011 in Health
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Hope for stroke victims

Two new studies from Spain provide conclusive evidence that an approach developed at the Weizmann Institute could speed recovery from stroke and head trauma.

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Neuroscience
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How spring-loaded filaree seeds self launch

When filaree seeds ripen and burst, they are launched with an inbuilt spring. Scientists based at the University of California, Berkeley, and Harvard University have discovered that the inbuilt spring stores energy as the ...

dateJan 27, 2011 in Ecology
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The LouseBuster returns

Four years after the LouseBuster prototype made headlines when research showed the chemical-free, warm-air device wiped out head lice on children, a new study reveals that a revamped, government-cleared model is highly effective.

dateDec 06, 2010 in Health
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