Tag: "injury" at medical news
TV ads during sports depict unsafe behavior and violence
...have harmful consequences or that contradicted the injury
prevention recommendations of national safety advo... by an aggressor that had the potential to include injury
or harm, or the legitimate threat of such action. Fourteen percent of the commercials depicted unsaf...
Got heart disease? The answer may be in your fingertips
...essels. The endothelium protects vessel walls from injury
and helps modulate their expansion and contraction to maintain appropriate blood flow and blood pressure. Endothelial dysfunction is the earliest measure of functional abnormality in the blood vessels, so coronary endothelial dysfunction signals the ...
Two days of post-surgical pain relief now possible with just one shot
...e or are suspected of having paralytic ileus, head injury
or increased intracranial pressure and those who are in circulatory shock. Any contraindications for an epidural injection preclude the administration of DepoDur. Patients with depleted blood volume receiving DepoDur may experience severe hypotension...
Radiologists use MRI to keep basketball players on their feet
... much of the stress to the underlying bone. If the injury
goes undetected, more serious stress fractures can...ns provided orthotics and other therapy to prevent injury
in two athletes. The first avoided surgery through a combination of supports and bone stimulation, w...
Understanding how prostaglandin prevents gut injury during radiation therapy
...m by which PGE2 protects against radiation-induced injury
in mice. They demonstrate that radiation-induced ...gs that increase AKP phosphorylation should reduce injury
to the small intestine during radiation therapy. Conversely, cancers with mutations that inactivate ...
Early detection reduces threat of foot injury in college basketball players
... much of the stress to the underlying bone. If the injury
goes undetected, more serious stress fractures can...eed for surgery. For top college athletes, such an injury
can mean the end of a season or even of a career, she added. "Stress fractures of the foot are ...
'Sobering' disparity: African-Americans receive less compensation for job-related back injuries
...likely than Caucasians to be diagnosed with a disc injury
or to undergo surgery. Patients who had surgery and claims for disc injuries incurred higher treatment costs, had more compensated work absences, longer claim periods and greater disability ratings and larger settlement awards. There was little or n...
Brain remapping may be key to recovery from stroke
...ng from paralysis due to stroke or traumatic brain injury
may be able to reprogram their brains to improve m...nsight into the rehabilitation of stroke and brain injury
patients, the study provides valuable information for the development of training strategies for bra...
New research shows stomach (gastric) cancer originates from bone marrow derived stem cells
...e they are frequently recruited to sites of tissue injury
and inflammation, e.g., a typical site for cancer development. Results found that chronic infection with Helicobacter pylori (known as H. pylori), a common type of bacteria known to cause inflammation and ulcers in the stomach and a known carcinoge...
International study provides culture-by-culture clues to family violence and abuse
... violence, such as causing a child severe physical injury
or even killing a child. Child neglect, however, was rarely mentioned by U.S participants or by participants from other countries, even those participants from countries that contend with large populations of children that live or work on the...
What happens in the brain when we remember our own past?
...nal episodic memories as a result of serious brain injury
can be tremendously devastating to an individual and their family. Even if the individual is able to retain autobiographical facts about their life, it is not the same as being able to recall and re-live personal episodes from their past, such as the...
Urban hospitals bear the brunt of motorcycle injuries
...king lot crashes. Broken legs were the most common injury
sustained among hospitalized riders. Coben and co...new intracranial injuries, and one new spinal cord injury
resulting from motorcycle crashes," Coben says. He notes that motorcycle-related injuries and deaths...
Study helps define headaches of whiplash
...d. The tests revealed that there was less risk of injury
when the subjects had their heads turned either to...the human system which needs to be exceeded before injury
can be precipitated."...
The NIH funds network to study drug-induced liver injury (DILIN)
...e years of patients who have suffered severe liver injury
because of both prescription and "over-the-counter...lyze the epidemiology and clinical issues of liver injury
and collect biological samples that can be used to study the causes of liver toxicity using biochemi...
Prialt receives positive CHMP recommendation for intrathecal treatment of severe chronic pain
...iled back surgery, but may be caused by an initial injury
or accident. ...
Patients who are intubated prior to hospital arrival fare worse find Pitt researchers
...rom the lungs. Often patients with traumatic brain injury
need help to breathe to prevent further injury. W...he optimal treatment for patients with severe head injury
and to determine the root cause of why patients who receive out-of-hospital intubation fare worse th...
Infection in ELBW infants linked with poor neurodevelopmental, growth outcomes
...l outcome. "Possible interventions to reduce brain injury
associated with infection might include earlier diagnosis and improved therapies, including efforts to stabilize blood pressure and maintain adequate oxygenation, reduction of systemic inflammation and generation of proinflammatory cytokines [protein...
Infections in low-birth-weight infants are associated with impaired neurodevelopment and growth
... flow in the brain. Interventions to reduce brain injury
associated with infection could include earlier diagnosis, efforts to stabilize blood pressure and maintain adequate oxygen supply, and therapies to reduce systemic inflammation. "As the mortality rate for extremely-low-birth-rate inf...
No link found between pneumonitis in breast cancer patients and taxane-based chemotherapies
...iscovered that the rates of seriously related lung injury
were very, very low in both groups of patients, making us more comfortable in using these potentially curative treatments without any reservations," says Buchholz. Buchholz and Yu both point out a key difference between the M. D. Anderson resea...
'Birth control pill may reduce knee injury': McGill researchers
... eight times more likely to sustain a serious knee injury
than men," says Paul Martineau, MUHC chief resident in the division of orthopaedic surgery and principle investigator. "In one year, approximately 30,000 female athletes will suffer serious knee injuries. This can be devastating to the young athlete...
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