When symptoms of a concussion persist beyond three months, this is called persistent post-concussion symptoms.
Usually people recover from concussions in a few days, or weeks at most. But 1-10% will still have symptoms three months later.
To reduce the risk of accidents, cyclists can wear bright clothing, use lights and steer clear of car doors, where possible.
Cyclists account for one in five hospitalisations for transport-related injures in Australia. And around 38 cyclists are killed each year.
You’re another year older but that doesn’t have to mean poorer health.
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.
If you don’t have a motorbike license back home, your insurance might not cover you if you have an accident abroad.
Just 82% of young Australians have insurance when they travel overseas. But even if you have insurance, you might not be covered for everything.
The leading causes of child injury in Ethiopia are road traffic crashes, burns, and drownings.
Ethiopia has a high number of injury-related deaths and disabilities among children.
Safety standards for children’s products aren’t intended to completely prevent injury.
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.
It’s good for the workers, their employer and the economy to support them to stay in, or return to, paid work.
Australia's complex and awkward system of workplace income support is a barrier to working with an illness or injury.
Former Brisbane Lions footballer Michael Close suffered a serious knee injury during a game at Etihad Stadium.
Michael Close's lawsuit raises questions about the legal liabilities of sporting clubs, venues and organisations.
Jarryd Hughes has won Australia’s first medal in the snowboard cross event at a Winter Olympics.
Snowboard cross has the highest incidence of injury during competition among the snowboarding disciplines.
Scotty James became the second Australian in Winter Olympic history to win a medal in the snowboard halfpipe event.
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.
Half of injuries at trampoline parks are among children aged ten to 14 years.
Howard County Library
While some indoor trampoline parks operate to a high safety standard, others don't, and there's nothing compelling them to lift their game.
Wooden stakes representing the 2,224 confirmed overdose deaths in British Columbia - many of them young Indigenous people - over the last three years, are placed on the ground at Oppenheimer Park, in Vancouver on September 29, 2017.
(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
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.
When children test their own boundaries in thrilling play, they develop self-confidence, resilience and risk management skills
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.
Allowing nursing home residents to come and go as they wish may not be so dangerous after all.
Older people in nursing homes or aged care facilities are often locked up "for their own safety", which new research says isn't usually needed.
England’s Courtney Lawes takes a blow against Italy.
As the RBS Six Nations rugby tournament begins, the risk of injury is back in the limelight.
Not so bad…
Healing is hungry work – so watch what you eat.
Landing your feet quietly may help prevent running injuries.
Do you land on your heel or forefoot when running? Listening to your technique might give you a clue and reduce your chances of injury.
Recovering from injury is about more than just becoming fitter and stronger - you need to go back to basics.
Personal fireworks have been banned from sale in Australia since the 1980s.
With massive public displays of fireworks set for New Year’s eve tonight, the accidental Senator David Leyonhjelm has recently called for the abolition of the ban on personal purchasing of fireworks throughout…
New way of engaging in a scrum will be used at the World Cup this weekend.