News tagged with traumas
Injured patients were less likely to die in the hospital if they had alcohol in their blood, according to a study from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health—and the more alcohol, the more likely ...
Health Nov 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—In many pathologies of the nervous system, there is a common event - cells called microglia are activated from surveillant watchmen into fighters. Microglia are the immune cells of the ...
Neuroscience Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Preventing deadly blood clots: Study finds computerized checklist better at finding best preventive strategy
A computerized checklist system designed to help physicians identify and use the best methods of preventing potentially deadly blood clots in hospitalized trauma patients dramatically reduced the number of these dangerous ...
Cardiology Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Repeated exposure to violent images from the terrorist attacks of Sept ember 11 and the Iraq War led to an increase in physical and psychological ailments in a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study, performed in mice and utilizing post-mortem samples of brains from patients with Alzheimer's disease, found that a single event of a moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) can disrupt proteins that regulate ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can stay with us for life. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy explains how these events can be tied up wit ...
Health Jul 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers decode molecular mechanism that sheds light on how trauma can become engraved in the brain
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers decode a molecular mechanism that sheds light on how trauma can become engraved in the brain
Neuroscience Jul 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Chronic pain, by definition, is difficult to manage, but a new study by UCSF scientists shows how a cell therapy might one day be used not only to quell some common types of persistent ...
Neuroscience May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
What is the connection, if any, between sudden cardiac death and people with HIV/AIDS? And can that knowledge help prolong their lives?
Cardiology May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have found that children who have experienced severe trauma are three times as likely to develop schizophrenia in later life.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Early life emotional trauma may stunt intellectual development, indicates the first long term study of its kind, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Some days are better than others for Leon Spinks. At 58, he has dementia, difficulty maintaining balance and short-term memory impairment, says wife Brenda.
Health Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Improved emergency treatment for prolonged seizures: National trial shows autoinjectors fast, effective
When a person is experiencing a prolonged convulsive seizure, quick medical intervention is critical. With every passing minute, the seizure becomes harder to stop, and can place the patient at risk of brain ...
Medical research Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |