Indianapolis — Some patients who – as part of a study – received non-opioid painkillers for chronic back, hip and knee pain expressed awe at how the drugs compared to opioid-based treatment in terms of effectiveness, according to researchers from the Regenstrief Institute.
Washington — The majority of drivers who use their vehicles’ advanced driver assistance systems have embraced the new technologies – maybe too much on occasion – according to the results of a recent survey conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
New Delhi — More than 250 people were killed while taking selfies from October 2011 to November 2017, according to the results of a recent study conducted by researchers at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
Stockholm — Older adults who walk for 35 minutes a day may reduce their risk of experiencing a moderate to severe stroke by 50 percent, according to a study recently published by the American Academy of Neurology.
Binghamton, NY — At-risk older adults are less likely to be hospitalized for fall-related injuries if they have a “fall plan of care,” according to recent research published by the Gerontological Society of America.
Philadelphia — Approximately 50 percent of parents and caregivers say they use cellphones while driving with young children in the car, according to the results of recent survey conducted by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Ann Arbor, MI — Young people who take opioid painkillers after having their wisdom teeth removed may be more susceptible to developing a long-term pattern of opioid use, a recent University of Michigan study shows.
Columbus, OH – Although safety standards for infant walkers have helped decrease injuries among young children who use them, the products are still “an important and preventable source of injury” and should be banned, according to researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.