Health

Research on US gun violence still a low priority, study finds

(HealthDay)—Even though the United States has the highest death rate from firearms of any developed country, gun violence gets short shrift in government research compared to other leading causes of death, a new study reveals.

Neuroscience

Recovery from brain injury and better sleep go hand in hand

After a traumatic brain injury (TBI), people also experience major sleep problems, including changes in their sleep-wake cycle. A new study shows that recovering from these two conditions occurs in parallel. The study is ...

Ophthalmology

Surgery can restore vision in patients with brain injuries

Surgery can restore vision in patients who have suffered hemorrhaging in the eye after a traumatic brain injury, even if the operation doesn't occur until several months after the injury, according to a small study from vision ...

Medications

Pediatric workforce must address opioid crisis

In late August, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) called on providers who care for youth to offer the same treatments routinely offered to adults - including medications like buprenorphine (commonly known by its brand ...

Neuroscience

Can omega-3 intake aid in concussion recovery?

The treatment of concussions and traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a clinical challenge. Clinical studies thus far have failed to identify an effective treatment strategy when a combination of targets controlling aspects of ...

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