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Injuries

What’s the lasting effect of surgical knee repair?

For the first time, a researcher has looked at how different surgical methods affect knee function 5-10 years after treatment.

Mental training can help curb injuries

Psychological training can help reduce physical injuries in elite sports.

When sports injuries become permanent

The Norwegian professional footballer Melissa Wiik is cleared to play after her knee injuries, but the effects of the injuries linger on. There is a significantly higher risk of her being injured again, according to a new study.

Lifesaving sensor for full bladders

A small pressure sensor can make the difference between life and death for people who can not control their bladder.

Biggest threats to farmers have four legs

Big animals are more dangerous for Norwegian farmers than even-bigger tractors, a new analysis shows. Cows are the chief culprits, causing the most work accidents on Norway's farms.

Elderly on antidepressants more likely to fracture hips

Hundreds of serious bone fractures in Norway among the elderly can be linked to the antidepressants used to treat their depression.

Swedish sailors injure knees on land

The knee is the most vulnerable part of the body for elite competition sailors ― but the damage is usually done on land.

Improving communication during disasters

A small armband which can be attached to the injured can help improve communications during major national disasters.

Which winter sport is the riskiest?

The ski jumpers dream of new records in today's Ski-Flying World Championship. Norway only managed a disappointing 9th place in the World Cup Super G skiing race in Switzerland yesterday. But behind the records and achievements of winter sports are injuries and accidents.