Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:00
Even as an on-field spinal injury keeps Brazil`s star player Neymar Junior out of World Cup semifinal clash between Brazil and Germany Tuesday, experts say similar injuries are also common off the field.
Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 13:29
Scientists have developed a miniaturised kidney dialysis machine capable of treating the smallest babies that has successfully treated a newborn baby with multiple organ failure for the first time.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 12:11
US doctors said on Wednesday they have succeeded in coaxing the regeneration of muscle tissue lost in people who suffered traumatic injuries, including wartime bomb wounds, with a new type of treatment that uses material from a pig`s bladder.
Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 18:17
In the absence of any definitive diagnostic test, treatment of concussion or `mild traumatic brain injury` generally depends on symptoms such as headache, nausea, dizziness and confusion.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 14:34
A new study has found that the risk of severe neck and head injuries is higher when it comes to extreme sports.
Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 14:00
Researchers have developed surgical plates and screws which may not only offer improved bone remodeling following injury, but can also be absorbed by the body over time, eliminating the need for surgical removal of the devices.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 11:49
Stem cells are immature cells that grow into the specialised cells that comprise the body`s tissue. The aim is to coax these cells into becoming nerve cells to replenish those damaged in spinal injury.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 14:12
Damage to the brain may still occur even if symptoms of traumatic brain injury are not present, scientists, including one of Indian origin, suggest.