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Face shield could head off trauma in military

A new study out of MIT uses computer simulation to show how face shields on military helmets could help soldiers avoid a variety of brain injuries from blast waves.

By November 23, 2010


'Tetris' can wipe out your traumas

Scientists at Oxford University believe that the first thing you should do after you get your head kicked in (after calling 911) is to play Tetris.

By January 6, 2009


The disgrace of a Facebook rape defense

A lawyer has claimed that a rape victim did not suffer trauma because her Facebook page featured pictures of her at a party.

By October 12, 2008


Wii-habbing your way back to health

Turns out video games can be good for your health. At San Francisco's St. Mary's Medical Center, a trauma rehabilitation doctor prescribes Nintendo Wii sessions as part of treatment. CNET's Kara Tsuboi takes a look at this "alternative" medicine and meets patients who seem to forget their pain thanks to the gaming fun.

By July 7, 2008


Man and chainsaw no match for device that controls bleeding

The day a hospital in Memphis started using the iTClamp, a man who lost control of his chainsaw became the first in the US to use it -- and be saved by it.

By September 11, 2013


Facebook goes down; Facebookers call cops

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department would like residents to understand it can't help people regain contact with Facebook.

By August 1, 2014


'X-Files' star Gillian Anderson writing sci-fi book series

"A Vision of Fire" is the first book penned by Anderson and co-writer Jeff Rovin in their "EarthEnd Saga." Agent Mulder would be proud.

By January 15, 2014


Suspended-animation trials to begin on humans

Knife- and gunshot-wound victims will be placed in suspended animation as the first human trials begin on this emergency life-saving technique.

By May 25, 2014


HTC One Max launching next week

A super-sized version of the HTC One phone looks set to be launched on 15 October, according to online reports.

By October 8, 2013


Hair clip inspires device that clamps down traumatic bleeding

The ITClamp could reduce traumatic bleeding deaths in combat zones and following civilian accidents by helping minimize blood loss before surgery.

By April 6, 2012