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September 28, 2016

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September 28, 2016

Fish Oil May Help Improve Mood in Veterans

Sep. 22, 2016 — Low concentration of fish oil in the blood and lack of physical activity may contribute to the high levels of depressed mood among soldiers returning from combat, according to ... read more

Graded Aerobic Treadmill Testing in Children and Adolescents With Sports-Related Concussion

Sep. 13, 2016 — Graded aerobic treadmill testing is safe, tolerable, and useful in evaluating and managing cases of sports-related concussion in children and ... read more

Painful Reality: Care Providers Tend to Underestimate Pain During Pediatric Burn Dressing Changes

Sep. 1, 2016 — Pediatric burn pain assessment can vary not only based on patient pain intensity, but also nurse clinical experience, new research ... read more

Patients With Cancer at Heightened Risk of Injuries During Diagnosis

Aug. 31, 2016 — Patients with cancer have heightened risks of unintentional and intentional injuries during the diagnostic process, reveal findings from a large ... read more

Aug. 29, 2016 — Scientists found high concentrations of toxins linked to neurodegenerative diseases in the fins and muscles of 10 species of sharks. The research team suggests that restricting consumption of sharks ... read more

Patients With Moderate to Severe TBI Twice as Likely to Die from an Unintentional Injury

Aug. 29, 2016 — Research examining adults with moderate to severe TBI who participated in rehabilitation showed that they were twice as likely to die from an unintentional injury that occurred following their TBI. ... read more

New Study Finds Low Transfer Rates of Pediatric Burn Patients in the United States

Aug. 25, 2016 — Nearly 127,000 kids in the U.S had burn injuries in 2012, research shows. Over half or 69,000 of these children had burns that are considered significant injuries by the American Burn ... read more

Aug. 24, 2016 — A smart helmet that can help diagnose concussions in football players is being developed by medical students. Using the smart helmet, the team hopes players of all ages will be taken off the field ... read more

Concussions and Brain Injury: Can Omega-3 Intake Aid in Brain Health Recovery?

Aug. 24, 2016 — 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 ... read more

Aug. 23, 2016 — Doctors have used an MRI-based technique to detect shrinkage in brain consistent with CTE, which, they say, could lead to diagnosis in the ... read more

Concussion Rates Rising Significantly in Adolescents

Aug. 18, 2016 — The number of Americans diagnosed with concussions is growing, most significantly in adolescents, according to researchers. They recommend that adolescents be prioritized for ongoing work in ... read more

Twitter Shows Promise in Rapid Assessment of Collective Traumas' Local Impact

Aug. 17, 2016 — An alternative to using Twitter geotags and hashtags to identify community members who have experienced collective trauma, such as a school shooting, shows promise in helping researchers rapidly ... read more

Curbing the Life-Long Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury

Aug. 17, 2016 — A fall down the stairs, a car crash, a sports injury or an explosive blast can all cause traumatic brain injury (TBI). Patients often recover. But in the days or weeks following the hit, they can ... read more

New Guidance for Administering Hemorrhage Prevention Treatment

Aug. 15, 2016 — Tranexamic acid (TXA) is currently being administered to injured patients by many prehospital air and ground systems, despite a lack of evidence supporting or refuting its efficacy in preventing ... read more

Trampoline Park Injuries 'Emerging Public Health Concern,' Doctors Warn

Aug. 15, 2016 — Indoor trampoline park injuries are an 'emerging public health concern,' warn doctors. The warning comes in the wake of their study, showing that in the space of 6 months, 40 children ... read more

Aug. 15, 2016 — Black adults rate school violence and racial inequities higher on their list of children's health concerns than other groups, a new national poll ... read more

Combat Exposure May Jeopardize the Behavioral Health of Women in the Military

Aug. 2, 2016 — In a recent study, combat exposure among Army enlisted women was associated with an increased likelihood of developing behavioral health problems post-deployment, including post-traumatic stress ... read more

Shaken Baby Syndrome Accepted as Diagnosis by Majority of Physicians

July 22, 2016 — Survey data reveals a high degree of medical consensus that shaking a young child is capable of producing subdural hematoma (a life-threatening pooling of blood outside the brain), severe retinal ... read more

More Doesn't Mean Better When It Comes to Trauma Centers

July 21, 2016 — For the first time, research shows that changes over time in the volume of patients seen by trauma centers influence the likelihood of seriously injured patients living or dying. The findings mean ... read more

Wrist Fractures Linked to Poor Balance in Elderly Patients

July 21, 2016 — Elderly patients suffering a low energy wrist (distal radius) fracture are more likely to have difficulties with balance, placing them at risk for future injuries, according to a new ... read more

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