Fireworks Should Sparkle in the Sky
...mproperly present substantial risks," said James C. Krieg, MD orthopaedic surgeon specializing in trauma and spokesperson for the AAOS. "If fireworks misfire
or explode prematurely, the extreme amount of force can tear or destroy tissue, including bones and nerves, causing permanent damage."
In an effo...
'Cell Phone Elbow' -- A New Ill for the Wired Age
...r Extremity Center. "With the hose, you're blocking the flow of water. With the elbow, you're blocking the blood flow to the nerve, which causes it to misfire
and short circuit."
The first symptoms patients often notice include numbness, tingling or aching in the forearm and hand, a pain similar to hitti...
Huntington's disease problem start early
...ount of time, it results in a disease. Collectively, the disorders are called polyglutamine diseases.
Among those genes that can compensate for the misfire
at the synapse are those that govern calcium channels (tiny pores in the cells membrane that allow the in- and out-flow of calcium), said Botas. These...
Potential Of Epilepsy Surgeries Are Not Fully Harnessed Say Brain Specialists
...everybody when they're young."
Almost 3 million Americans have epilepsy, akin to periodic electrical storms inside the brain. When these circuits misfire
fast enough, a seizure results. Many are born with it, but epilepsy can develop at any age, particularly after injury to brain cells such as head trau...
Research to Protect Accident Victims from Epilepsy
Almost 3 million Americans have epilepsy, a condition in which the brain essentially suffers periodic electrical storms. When its circuits misfire
fast enough, a seizure results.
Epilepsy has multiple causes. Some people are born with it.
But about 5 percent of the nation's epilepsy was c...
UIC researchers make promising finding in severe lung disease
...lly engulf and destroy invading bacteria and fungi and act as the first line of immune system defense.
In acute respiratory distress syndrome, they misfire
and attack healthy tissue.
"Although there have been many studies into how MYLK disrupts the endothelial barrier, no one has investigated how MYLK...
PNAS study reveals why organs fail following massive trauma
... injury that would have been fatal until recently in human evolution. Nearly one third of the time, mechanisms in place to protect people from disease misfire
seven to ten days after severe injury, causing multiple organ failure. That is one reason why trauma is the leading cause of death for Americans aged ...