Articles related to TRAUMA
Brain Scans of Former NFL Athletes Show a Repair Protein in Place Long After Initial Injury
In recent research, elevated levels of a brain repair protein were found in former NFL athletes, suggesting ongoing inflammation and repair years after their careers. This highlights the need for continued monitoring and research into treatments for traumatic brain injuries.
Neurology February 6th 2024
Yoga is Equivalent to CPT for Military Sexual Trauma PTSD Among Women Veterans
A recent JAMA Network Open study reveals Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga as a highly acceptable and effective treatment for PTSD in women veterans, exhibiting a higher completion rate than Cognitive Processing Therapy.
Psychiatry January 24th 2024
Pioneering Surgery: Neurosurgeons Redirect Nerves from Foot to Enable Thumb Movement in Patient’s Hand
In a landmark surgical endeavor, neurosurgeons have transferred sciatic nerve components from an amputated foot to the brachial plexus, showcasing the potential of neuroplasticity in restoring hand mobility.
Neurology January 17th 2024
Chronic Pain After Trauma Greater in Black and Hispanic vs. White Patients
This recent study illuminates significant racial and ethnic disparities in pain outcomes among trauma survivors. The findings call for an urgent review of pain management protocols to better serve a diverse patient population.
Neurology September 6th 2023
Antihypertensive Medications and PTSD Incidence in a Trauma Cohort
This 22-year study provides a detailed examination of the relationship between antihypertensive medications and PTSD incidence in trauma victims. Physicians interested in the potential preventive role of these medications in PTSD are invited to delve into the findings and implications for future research.
Neurology August 15th 2023