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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
More than 2,000 former football players are suing the National Football League, saying the league should have taken action earlier to deal with injuries related to concussions more seriously.
Health Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It is well known that violent adults often have a history of childhood psychological trauma. Some of these individuals exhibit very real, physical alterations in a part of the brain called the orbitofrontal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 15, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Across much of the United States, the winter months are a fun time filled with falling flakes and holiday cheer. But high season for snow and ice can also entail broken bones.
Health Jan 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Nearly 70 percent of children with autism suffer emotional trauma as a result of bullying, according to a new study.
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(HealthDay)—Treatment of rabbits with a partial spinal cord injury (SCI) with the intramuscularly-administered tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) inhibitor etanercept is associated with improved clinical ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 11, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Repeat traumatic brain injury affects a subgroup of the 3.5 million people who suffer head trauma each year. Even a mild repeat TBI that occurs when the brain is still recovering from an initial injury can ...
Neuroscience Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Even the best medicines in the world can be rendered ineffective if they are not taken as prescribed. The problem known as medication "non-adherence" is a major health issue in the United ...
Health Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Hospital MRIs may be better at predicting long-term outcomes for people with mild traumatic brain injuries than CT scans, the standard technique for evaluating such injuries in the emergency room, according to a clinical ...
Neuroscience Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Following the tragic shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut, UCSF child-trauma expert Patricia Van Horn, JD, PhD, says parents should be honest with their children about what happened.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Americans are reporting they plan to spend an average of $854 this year on holiday gifts, but that is pennies compared with the cost of an unplanned trip to the Emergency Department.
Health Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Opinions of the tooth fairy as kind and giving may need to be revised following "mounting reports of less child-friendly activity", says a paper published in the BMJ Christmas edition and appearing online today.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Severe acute kidney injuries are becoming more common in the United States, rising 10 percent per year and doubling over the last decade, according to a retrospective study at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A supplement used worldwide as a memory enhancer and to help in recovery from stroke and head trauma provided no benefit in enhancing the recovery of adults who had suffered a traumatic brain injury, according ...
Medical research Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study done by investigators at the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy (CSTE) and the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, in collaboration with the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI), describes ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0