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Anti-Inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk of Fracture

Anti-Inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk of Fracture

An anti-inflammatory diet may protect women against bone density loss and decrease the risk of hip fracture.

Biomarkers of Neuronal Damage in Repetitive Mild TBI Identified

Biomarkers of Neuronal Damage in Repetitive Mild TBI Identified

Elevated levels of neurofilament light proteins and decreased amyloid β in the CSF may represent markers of CNS injury among patients with postconcussive syndrome.

Acupuncture for Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Headache and Pain

Acupuncture for Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Headache and Pain

Acupuncture is more effective than standard care in relieving TBI-associated headaches and pain.

Shortages of Acute, Non-Acute Drugs Continues in US

Shortages of Acute, Non-Acute Drugs Continues in US

Despite legislation, there is a longer wait time for vital acute-care medications.

Sleep Problems Persist After Traumatic Brain Injury

Sleep Problems Persist After Traumatic Brain Injury

Many patients significantly underestimated their daytime sleepiness and sleep need.

Military Vets With Blast-Related Concussions May Have Hormonal Changes

Military Vets With Blast-Related Concussions May Have Hormonal Changes

Chronic hypopituitarism was noted in 44% of US veterans with mild traumatic brain injury.

Using Entire Shape of CBFV Waveform IDs Concussion

Using Entire Shape of CBFV Waveform IDs Concussion

Machine-learning platform uses entire shape of cerebral blood flow velocity waveforms.

Study Reveals Extent of Traumatic Brain Injuries in NFL Players

Study Reveals Extent of Traumatic Brain Injuries in NFL Players

A new study presented at the AAN 68th Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada, is shedding more light on the incidence and impact of traumatic injuries in NFL players.

Pediatric Isolated Skull Fractures May Not Require Overnight Hospitalization

Pediatric Isolated Skull Fractures May Not Require Overnight Hospitalization

There was also a significant difference in hospital costs between the discharged and admitted patients, with an average increase in $4291.50 for admitted patients.

Does Ultrasonic Surgery Reduce Pain, Swelling After Chin Surgery?

Does Ultrasonic Surgery Reduce Pain, Swelling After Chin Surgery?

Compared to traditional surgical drills, piezosurgery devices reduce trauma, pain, and swelling in patients undergoing plastic surgery of the chin (genioplasty), according to new research.

Earlier Rehabilitation Following Spinal Cord Injuries May Lead to Better Outcomes

Earlier Rehabilitation Following Spinal Cord Injuries May Lead to Better Outcomes

Rehabilitation following traumatic spinal cord injuries may lead to better outcomes, according to new research.

Wrist Pain After A Fall: More Than A Simple Fracture

Wrist Pain After A Fall: More Than A Simple Fracture

Wrist injuries are common after a fall on an outstretched hand, but ligament tears should also be considered in adults.

FDA Approves New Sumatriptan Treatments for Migraine

FDA Approves New Sumatriptan Treatments for Migraine

Both formulations offer an alternative delivery of the active drug ingredient.

Multiple Concussions Do Not Always Lead to Development of CTE

Multiple Concussions Do Not Always Lead to Development of CTE

Multiple instances of brain trauma do not always result in the development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

Preschoolers' Cognitive Limitations Affect Ability to Rate Pain

Preschoolers' Cognitive Limitations Affect Ability to Rate Pain

Preschool children may be confused by scales designed for older children, and their responses may be idiosyncratic and hard to interpret.

Rest After Concussion Critical for Brain Recovery

Rest After Concussion Critical for Brain Recovery

Daily mild concussions in mice resulted in inflammation and damage to the brain's white matter.

New Ways to Prevent, Detect Head Trauma in Football Players

New Ways to Prevent, Detect Head Trauma in Football Players

Several studies suggest athletes undergo head trauma through the course of a season.

Increase in CT Scans for Minor Trauma Cases in California

Increase in CT Scans for Minor Trauma Cases in California

Researchers urge caution in weighing risks and benefits.

Do Trauma Teams Underestimate Compassion Fatigue?

Do Trauma Teams Underestimate Compassion Fatigue?

Acknowledging it is a key to coping, researchers say.

Improved Knee Cartilage Models Could Aid in Treatments

Improved Knee Cartilage Models Could Aid in Treatments

Fibrocartilage tissue in the knee consists of a more varied molecular structure than was previously realized

How Patients Can Prevent Injuries During Winter Storms

How Patients Can Prevent Injuries During Winter Storms

Notifying patients of potential winter storm-related harms ahead of time may help reduce injuries during blizzard-like conditions.

Predictive Survival Factors in Pediatric Intracranial Gunshot Wounds

Predictive Survival Factors in Pediatric Intracranial Gunshot Wounds

Researchers examined a variety of clinical, laboratory, and CT findings to see if they were predictive of death, and identified 9 factors statistically associated with mortality.

Majority of Nurses Believe Telemedicine Can Improve ICU Care

Majority of Nurses Believe Telemedicine Can Improve ICU Care

More than 75% of participants agreed or strongly agreed that tele-ICU systems are useful in their jobs and offer an opportunity to improve patient care.

A Popular Holiday Gift May End Up Being Safety Hazard

A Popular Holiday Gift May End Up Being Safety Hazard

The CPSC has issued a safety statement regarding the new must-have product of the season: hoverboards.

MAPCs Reduce Immune System Damage After Spinal Cord Injury

MAPCs Reduce Immune System Damage After Spinal Cord Injury

Researchers found that MAPCs were able to modulate the aggressive behavior of macrophages in lab animals.

A Holiday Safety Checklist To Check Over Twice

A Holiday Safety Checklist To Check Over Twice

By reminding ourselves of a few small safety tips, the holidays can be safer and more fun for everyone.

PTSD Resources for Non-Vets Need Improvement

PTSD Resources for Non-Vets Need Improvement

Research and resources geared toward non-veterans is not sufficient enough to help them.

Study Launched to Evaluate Novel Wrist Surgery Implant

Study Launched to Evaluate Novel Wrist Surgery Implant

A potential advantage of the less invasive procedure is that it avoids trauma to surrounding tendons, nerves, vessels and muscles during surgery.

Safely Prescribing Opioids in an Era of Overdose

Safely Prescribing Opioids in an Era of Overdose

Risk stratification, drug screening, and pharmacogenetic testing should guide prescribing habits.