Tag: "injury" at medical news
New research reveals head injury in children has lasting impact
... Warwick reveals that children with even mild head injury
may be at risk of long-term complications, includi...ned more than 500 children aged 5-15 years at head injury
over a 6-year period. Parents were asked to register what changes they noticed in their child after ...
UCSD researchers determine fatty liver disease different in obese children than in adults
...r advanced disease. We believe that the different injury
patterns in children suggests differences in causation and potentially treatment and outcome. Additionally, we speculate that Type 2 NASH may also occur in adults, and this needs to be look for."...
Pool-bound plyometrics help you get stronger with less pain
...g plyometric training and the associated risk for injury
is what makes water an attractive option for people interested in adding plyometrics to their exercise routine. Devor said that starting an aquatic plyometric routine is best for people who already work out regularly....
Parents overestimate children's bike, car safety habits
... and children. This study shows the need to target injury
prevention programs to parents and children togeth...the current study, the largest matched analysis on injury
prevention, researchers surveyed children from eight West Virginia elementary schools and sent home ...
Cutting-edge science offers improved care for liver diseases
...us positive effect on both acute and chronic liver injury
therapy." In the primary culture, about half of t...hwimmer, M.D. "We also believe that the different injury
pattern in children suggests differences in causation and, potentially, treatment and outcome."...
Protein marker predicts possible heart damage after chemotherapy
...ation is a well-established marker of heart muscle injury
that's widely used to diagnose and treat heart attacks and other acute coronary syndromes. "Our study is the first to clearly show, in an adult population, that the risk of cardiac events in cancer patients can be predicted by evaluating the TNI rele...
GI health affected by consumption of coffee and carbonated drinks
...urvey (NHANES III) who were at high risk for liver injury
(due to excessive alcohol consumption, hepatitis B...ity and cigarette smoking, the prevalence of liver injury
declined with increasing coffee drinking and caffeine consumption, though the protective effect was ...
Advances emerging in hepatitis management
...hic and laboratory data enable us to predict liver injury
thus avoiding the need for a liver biopsy," said A...tudy. "Ability to determine the severity of liver injury
using readily available clinical data will allow us to make more informed treatment decisions and im...
University of Pittsburgh approach has lung recipients taking far fewer drugs
...possible following the transplant while preventing injury
to the graft by the recipient's immune system. Since June of 2002, more than 80 patients have been treated under the protocol. At ATC, Dr. McCurry reported results in many of these patients, including 31 who have been followed for more than a year af...
Licensed alcohol establishments continue to sell to intoxicated patrons
...ute to the problem of alcohol-related violence and injury
by serving patrons who are already intoxicated. What many people may not know is that serving intoxicated patrons is illegal." "Little attention has been paid to illegal sales to intoxicated customers," added Toomey, "just as sales to underage you...
Carnegie Mellon University neurobiologist Justin Crowley receives Searle Scholar Award
...ircuitry of the nervous system caused by traumatic injury
or disease." "Justin Crowley is a very promising young neuroscientist who bridges well between our college's emphasis on molecular events in biology and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition's emphasis on higher order events in cognition. We ...
Magnetic treatment may help people with spinal cord injuries
...complete spinal cord injuries are a type of spinal injury
where the spinal cord has not been entirely severe...ost the ability to move or feel properly below the injury
point. Dr Nick Davey from Imperial College London and Charing Cross Hospital, and one of the study'...
Study shows new patient care process can decrease risk to children on mechanical ventilation
...extubations, of breathing tubes, can cause serious injury
including damage to the airway." A 10-year study, recently published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, showed that a process called the Penn State Children's Hospital Sedation Algorithm, developed by Myra Popernack, R.N. C.C.R.N., pediatric critic...
Kadian alleviated chronic pain in patients unsuccessfully treated with well-known therapies
...sts for longer than the usual recovery time for an injury
or longer than six months. It can be mild or ext...ion is to eliminate pain with a strong emphasis on injury
prevention and rehabilitation....
Tissue involved in brain development may offer new approach to stroke treatment
... that in response to stroke as well as other brain injury
or disease, the tissue may actually stimulate the production of stem cells that could help replace damaged neurons and neurotrophic factors that nourish brain cells, Dr. Borlongan says. This latest study is the first to show the therapeutic potential...
Cancer gene therapy news backgrounder: New ideas fuel next generation gene therapy research
...enerators. These unspecialized cells migrate to an injury
by responding to signals from the area, and there they develop the kind of connective tissue that is needed to repair the wound, and can become any kind of tissue required. But they also respond to tumors - often described as "never healing wounds" -...
MDCT alone is effective in diagnosing spine injuries in blunt trauma victims
...ws that CT alone is extremely useful in diagnosing injury
to the lumbar and thoracic spine as well," Dr. Rivas said. Dr. Rivas will present the study on May 4 at the American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, FL....
MDCT angiography can replace angiography in diagnosing suspected arterial injuries
...hy in the initial evaluation of suspected arterial injury
in patients with blunt and penetrating neck injuri... allows the radiologist to view the area where the injury
occurred from a variety of angles, potentially showing injuries other than to the blood vessels," sa...
Bone contusion in knees of adolescents often occur without significant ligament or cartilage injury
...ns to have occurred without significant associated injury
to the surrounding menisci, ligaments or cartilage, says a new study by researchers from the University of Texas in Galveston and Texas Orthopedics in Houston. The study evaluated a total of 413 pediatric knee MRI examinations from a university and a...
Enzyme prevents lung damage in premature infants
... there is no good treatment to stop the cascade of injury
in which inflammation meant to heal becomes a biochemical attack on the body's own tissue. Steroids can alleviate the inflammation, but the drugs can slow brain and lung growth and impair immune function. The average hospital stay for infants who dev...
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