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Study – Checklists Cut Surgery Deaths in half

Scrawl on the patient with a permanent marker to show where the surgeon should cut. Ask the person’s name to make sure you have the’ right patient. Count sponges to make sure you didn’t leave any in the body. Doctors worldwide who followed a checklist of such steps cut the death rate from surgery almost…

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Study – Austin has unsafe drivers

Allstate America’s fifth annual ranking of U.S. cities for safe driving puts Austin in a familiar position – far behind almost everyone else. According to the study, Austin finished 179th out of 193 cities ranked. On average, the Austin-area driver will have an accident once every seven years.  In 2005, the study’s first year, Austin…

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Study – Texting increases risk of crashes

The first study of drivers texting inside their vehicles shows that the risk sharply exceeds previous estimates based on laboratory research and far surpasses the dangers of other driving distractions. The new study, which entailed outfitting the cabs of long-haul trucks with video cameras over 18 months, found that when the drivers texted, their collision…

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Studies show cement fix on spinal bones not effective

A treatment that uses medical cement to fix cracks in the spinal bones of elderly people worked no better than a sham treatment, the first rigorous studies of the popular procedure show. Pain and disability were about the same up to six months later. The treatment is so widely thought to work that the researchers…

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Even Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Kill Brain Tissue

Scientists have watched a mild traumatic brain injury play out in the living brain, prompting swelling that reduces blood flow and connections between neurons to die. “Even with a mild trauma, we found we still have these ischemic blood vessels and, if blood flow is not returned to normal, synapses start to die,” said Dr….

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