Disability caused by traumatic brain injury in children may persist and stop improving after 2 years
A child who suffers a moderate or severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) may still have substantial functional disabilities and reduced quality of life 2 years after the injury. After those first 2 years, further ...
Neuroscience Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Americans spend as much as $635 billion each year on the direct and indirect costs associated with chronic pain, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A transient ischemic attack, TIA or a "mini stroke," can lead to serious disability, but is frequently deemed by doctors too mild to treat, according to a study in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Cardiology Sep 13, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Aubagio (teriflunomide) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS).
Medications Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from our Department of Education say attitudes in coaching towards disabled people need to change in order for more people to engage in sport.
Health Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two to three percent of the children are born with an intellectual disability. Possibly by a genetic defect, but in 80% of these cases, we do not know – yet - which genes are responsible. VIB researchers at KU Leuven show ...
Genetics Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Sweetened (sugar-sweetened and artificially-sweetened) drinks may be linked to preterm birth, according to a recent joint study between Norwegian and Swedish researchers. It is important to prevent preterm ...
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Children with neurologic disorders such as cerebral palsy, intellectual disability or epilepsy are at increased risk of dying from flu, a new study says.
Pediatrics Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The stresses of poverty—such as crowded conditions, financial worry, and lack of adequate child care—lead to impaired learning ability in children from impoverished backgrounds, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have established a genetic mouse model for primary ovarian insufficiency (POI), a human condition in which women experience irregular menstrual cycles and reduced fertility, ...
Genetics Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A drug originally developed to stop cancerous tumors may hold the potential to prevent abnormal brain cell growth and learning disabilities in some children, if they can be diagnosed early enough, a new animal ...
Cancer Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Good health helps children with stressful transitions from elementary school to middle school, finds a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Students with chronic conditions such as asthma, obesit ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is present in nearly half of patients with lacunar stroke, according to a study published online Aug. 18 in the Annals of Neurology.
Neuroscience Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Claustrophobia is tied to higher rates of depression and psychological distress, but not disability, in back pain patients, according to a study published in the August issue of the Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Double-amputee runner Oscar Pistorius, probably the biggest star of the upcoming Paralympics, hasn't been able to skip one of the games' biggest bureaucratic hurdles: the disability classification ...
Other Aug 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0