Healing is a complicated process. As people age, higher rates of disease and the fact that old cells lose the ability to divide slow this process down.
Keen to get back to the gym? Be careful. It's easy to get injured if you've been inactive.
Whether it's a pulled muscle, sore ankle, or shin splints, here's the best way to get back on track.
Running, jumping, tackling, not to mention handling the ball, means Aussie Rules players risk injuries to their hands and wrists serious enough to send them to the emergency department.
The causes of injuries to children are often linked to the circumstances in which people live.
A new US study has found warmer temperatures will lead to more deaths from injury, for example in transport accidents, drownings, assaults and suicides. But what does this mean for Australia?
Every expert we asked talked about the importance of letting children take risks and explore in nature. But they also advised parents to supervise and set limits.
Usually people recover from concussions in a few days, or weeks at most. But 1-10% will still have symptoms three months later.
Cyclists account for one in five hospitalisations for transport-related injures in Australia. And around 38 cyclists are killed each year.
As you age, your body deteriorates and your risk of disease and injury increases. Here's a decade by decade guide to what you're up against – and what you can do about it.
Just 82% of young Australians have insurance when they travel overseas. But even if you have insurance, you might not be covered for everything.
Ethiopia has a high number of injury-related deaths and disabilities among children.
Only a minority of products in Australia actually have mandatory standards applied to them. There is a misconception that product standards can prevent all injuries.
Australia's complex and awkward system of workplace income support is a barrier to working with an illness or injury.
Michael Close's lawsuit raises questions about the legal liabilities of sporting clubs, venues and organisations.
Snowboard cross has the highest incidence of injury during competition among the snowboarding disciplines.
Halfpipe snowboarders like Scotty James may seem laid-back and relaxed, but they are subjected to high physical load and fatigue induced by training and competition.
While some indoor trampoline parks operate to a high safety standard, others don't, and there's nothing compelling them to lift their game.
Research shows that Indigenous women are at greatest risk of injury within Canada. Income, education and housing inequities play a role. So does systemic racism and post-colonial trauma.
Did you know there has never been a safer time to be a child in Canada? Research shows that kids need freedom outdoors to explore exhilaration and fear, and discover their own limits.