Tag: "injured" at medical news
UCSF finding could lead to a new class of painkillers
...hich includes the release of chemical signals into injured
tissue, where they sensitize pain-sensing neurons. As a result, stimuli that normally would not cause pain, such as the brush of a shirt being drawn onto the body, become painful when the skin is sunburned; likewise, the movement of a joint, normall...
Study finds concussions affect brain behavior in hockey players
...e months following the injury. All injured
players were diagnosed with mild concussions, withconditions ranging from no loss of consciousness to brief unconsciousness. Somespent a day or two in the hospital. Gaetz is currently comparing findings with similar data fromtests on ...
Inflammatory pain may help deter inflammatory diseases like arthritis
... cell known as the neutrophil, which sweepsinto an injured
site, releasing chemicals that work to heal wounds. "Our work suggests that pain acts as a negative feedback control ofinflammation," said the lead author of the study, Holly Strausbaugh, PhD, apostdoctoral fellow in the NIH Pain Center at UCSF. "On...
Injured elite athletes need team support
Maintaining ties with teammates will help injured
elite athletes recover morequickly, says U of T professor Lynda Mainwaring. Elite athletes who suffer from severe injuries feel isolated from team members,says Mainwaring of the Faculty of Physical Education and Health. "There is awhole barrage of em...
Pain, itself, elicits pain relief, and does so through 'reward' pathway
...a is clear, as it could allow, forexample, a badly injured
individual to escape an attacker. It probably couldalso explain why some individuals can be injured
without persistent pain. But the phenomenon may also explain why heroin addicts, in withdraw...
Researchers learn how stress slows wound healing
... neutrophils, essential for repairing injured
tissue. Asexpected, an analysis of both the five-hour and 24-hour samplesshowed the number of neutrophils at the wounds had increased dramatically so stress appeared to have no impa...
Keck Foundation funds research to repair the injured spinal cord
...Medicine in St. Louis forresearch on repairing the injured
spinal cord. Dennis W. Choi, M.D., Ph.D., theAndre...ll precursors suitable for transplantationinto the injured
spinal cord. Embryonic stem cells are the raw material of the body, able to develop into allof the c...
Scientists capture images of brain in action as it's learning
...peutic strategies for associativelearning in brain injured
UMass researchers teaching computers to interpret MRIs
...sue has died, how much is healthy, and how much is injured
but could recover.The area where the stroke has occurred, comprising dead and injured
tissue,shows up as a bright region in the image, whereas the remaining healthy tissueshows up as a p...
New Technique Induces Growth Across Spinal Cord Injury
...moleculargrowth signals were important. When they injured
the peripheral branch of thesciatic nerve (the mai...ral nerve injury producedno growth at all into the injured
area. Injuring the peripheral nerve a week before the spinal cord injury produced evenmore dramatic ...
Cellular Implants Explored For Brain Trauma
...anted hNT cells might improve brain function in an injured
rat. "We found that cells implanted directly adjacent to the injured
site 24 hoursafter the initial trauma survive, appear healthy, and integrate into the hosttissue," s...
Impulsive Children More Prone To Injuries
... offer important clues to their later risk ofbeing injured
unintentionally, according to the results of a longitudinalstudy reported in the current issue of Child Development. "Childhood injuries are among the few child health problems where annualmortality rates have not significantly decreased over the pas...
Biochemical Marker Targets Brain Injury Leading To Movement Problems After Stroke
...ciation,notes that these findings suggest that the injured
brain cells within theinternal capsule could be targeted by neuroprotective agents, thus minimizingthe extent of permanent disabilities in stroke patients. If administeredpromptly, these agents could protect brain cells from irreversible injury caus...
Cut Nerve Fibers Are Repaired In An Animal Model of Spinal Cord Injury; May Help Repair Nerve Damage In Humans
...proach to restoringphysiological continuity in the injured
nervous system," says Michael Selzer,M.D., Ph.D., a neurologist at the University of Pennsylvania. Bittner's study, funded in part by the National Institutes of Health, ispublished in the April 1 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. ...
Pediatric Tip Sheet
...ting room, where all but the mostcritically ill or injured
youngsters (and their families) wait their turns forcare, is enlivened by storybook murals, and filled with child-friendlyfurnishings....
Young Patients Get State-Of-The-Art "TLC" In Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's New Pediatric Emergency Facility
...ting room, where all but the most criticallyill or injured
youngsters (and their families) wait their turns for care. Theroom, enlivened by storybook murals, is filled with child-friendly furnishings.Young patients can join the characters of "Alice in Wonderland" for "tea" at ahand-painted table and chairs. ...
Comprehensive Effort Needed To Prevent And Treat Traumatic Injuries
...itals and trauma centers totreat the most severely injured
patients. Costs of trauma care should be sharedat the federal, state, and local levels, the report says. Better research isneeded to determine best practices in trauma care; explore the appropriate waysto organize and finance acute care services an...
"TRAMAH" Model Seeks To Improve Emergency Response Paper Uses Maryland As Test Region
...92 and 1994. During this period, 94.8% of severely injured
residentshad access to trauma system resources wit...r life-saving traumacare to hundreds more severely injured
people every year. More Ways To Improve Access The researchers considered improving access by sep...
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