The onset of inflammation and infection in a person recovering from a trauma such as a car accident or severe burns can be as deadly as the incident itself. New findings from Princeton University researchers ...
Genetics Sep 13, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Italian and Spanish scientists studying the use of stem cells for treating spinal cord injuries have provided the first evidence to show that meninges, the membrane which envelops the central nervous system, is a potential ...
Medical research Oct 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
New research presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that 77 percent of trauma patients had deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D.
Health Feb 07, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1
Learning from one's mistakes may be better than practicing to perfection, according to a study in the Oct. 19 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience. The study found that forcing people to switch from a normal walking patter ...
Neuroscience Oct 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Unhappy with today's health care? Think of what it was like to be sick 200 years ago.
Other Jan 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
One in four HIV patients was found to have been sexually abused as a child, according to a two-year Duke University study of more than 600 HIV patients. Traumatic childhood experiences were also linked to worse health outcomes ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Seriously injured trauma patients transported to hospitals by helicopter are 16 percent more likely to survive than similarly injured patients brought in by ground ambulance, new Johns Hopkins research shows.
Health Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Citing the lack of clear guidelines for ordering blood transfusions during surgery, Johns Hopkins researchers say a new study confirms there is still wide variation in the use of transfusions and frequent use of transfused ...
Other Apr 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A simple, inexpensive blood test performed on trauma patients upon admission can help doctors easily identify patients at greatest risk of death, according to a new study by researchers at Intermountain Medical Center in ...
Health Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The clot stabilizer drug tranexamic acid can be administered safely to a wide range of patients with traumatic bleeding and should not be restricted to the most severe cases, a study published in the BMJ today suggests.
Cardiology Sep 11, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Doctors may be sending too many patients by helicopter, an expensive choice that may not impact patient outcome
Other Oct 12, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0