Early exposure to trauma may have upside later in life

A new research has revealed that early exposure to trauma may have an upside later in life.

Marussia driver Jules Bianchi out of surgery after Japanese Grand Prix crash
Marussia driver Jules Bianchi out of surgery after Japanese Grand Prix crash

Marussia driver Jules Bianchi is out of surgery and according to reports, the Frenchman is breathing on his own after suffering a severe head injury in a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday. The 25-year-old lost control of his car at Suzuka where an earlier incident had occurred, involving Sauber's Adrian Sutil.

Long way to go to save highway accident victims!

It’s a medical fact that if a road accident victim is brought to a trauma care centre within the ‘golden hour’, then his chances of survival are quite high.

Oldest evidence of human brain damage found

Anthropologists have unearthed a 100,000-year-old skeleton of a child in Israel who may have died because of a brain injury - the oldest evidence of brain damage in a modern human.

Child abuse could lead to permanent brain damage

Child abuse can reduce the volume of grey matter in the brain that is responsible for processing information, a new study has found.

Brazil must erase 1950 heartache: Cafu

Cafu, captain of the last Brazil team to win the World Cup, has urged his compatriots to put to bed the nightmare of their 1950 loss to Uruguay this year.

Viewing news of trauma worse than experiencing it: Study

After the Boston marathon bombings, people who spent six hours a day scouring media for updates were more traumatised than those who were actually there, a US study has suggested.

West Bengal ragging case: Mamata Banerjee assures action

The principal of a West Bengal school apologised following the death of a Class 5 student after she was allegedly ragged.

West Bengal ragging case: Parents ransack school, principal arrested

In a shocking incident, a 10-year-old student has died allegedly of trauma suffered after being bullied in a school in West Bengal`s North 24 Parganas district.

`Boston suspect died of gunshot wounds, trauma`

The slain Boston bombings suspect died of bullet wounds and blunt trauma to head and torso after being shot by the police and run over and dragged by a vehicle, according to his death certificate.

Why people suffer from persistent pain after traumatic events

A new study has identified a genetic risk factor for persistent pain after traumatic events such as motor vehicle collision and sexual assaults.

Pistorius’ deceased girlfriend suffered traumatic past

Oscar Pistorius` girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp`s family has revealed that the 29-year old model was left traumatized by a burglary two years ago, when she hid in a locked bedroom.

Trauma switch protecting us from fear identified

Researchers have identified a trauma switch that protects us from developing irrational and uncontrollable fear.

Heavy drinking negates recovery from trauma

Heavy drinkers not only face a higher risk of car accidents and domestic violence, but alcohol also actually rewires the brain.

Locked in dark room by teacher, six-year-old dies

A 6-year-old boy, who was locked
in a bathroom for several hours allegedly by his teacher as a punishment for not completing his homework, has
died.

Small amount of trauma helps develop resilience

Yes, small amounts of trauma may help people develop resilience.

Small amount of trauma helps develop resilience

Yes, small amounts of trauma may help people develop resilience.

War dogs suffer trauma just as soldiers

Dogs serving with the US army in war-torn Iraq and Afghanistan are developing canine post-traumatic stress disorder, claims an animal behavioural specialist.

Lifelong traumas may spur irritable bowel syndrome

Lifelong traumas sparked by natural disasters, house fires or the abuse or the death of a loved one may bring on irritable bowel syndrome.

`Ecstasy to treat people with trauma`

Doctors are to use ecstasy to treat people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).