Fluorescent probes may permit monitoring of chemotherapy effectiveness, Stanford study shows
...t study or to Akrotome. The approach also holds promise for tracking unwanted apoptotic damage to tissues in disorders such as macular degeneration or traumas
such as post-ischemic reperfusion injury.
Unspoken memories of Holocaust survivors find silent and nonpathological expression
... taken-for-granted presence of the past suffices for their children
Aspects of knowing about a parent's or grandparent's Holocaust experiences and traumas
are transmitted to other members of the family through unspoken and sometimes unintentional behaviors in the home. This leads to a "knowledge" and pre...
Mother's Day Blues: When Being a Stay-at-Home Mom Is No Longer an Option
... parent, which means that a son or daughter will meet with him for 30 minutes. "Even though I'm with these kids for a short period of time, I can heal traumas
from divorce, sexual abuse, depression, or anxiety because I give them my full attention and healing skills."
So what is quality time? Great pare...
Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy announces new findings
..., Ralph Wenzel, who served as offensive lineman for the Chargers and Steelers, 1966-73, said, "My husband suffered numerous concussions and other head traumas
while playing football and is now exhibiting significant dementia, is living in a locked assisted living facility, and is unable to feed himself or ev...
Traumatic Brain Injuries Linked to Long-Term Health Issues for Iraq Vets
...astly from previous combat deployments in terms of injuries sustained. They differ even from injuries seen in the 1991 war, with more deaths, multiple traumas
and more traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
Blast injuries are considered the "signature" wound of the Iraq war and are largely a result of newer, mor...
KidsPeace Awarded Gold Seal of Approval by Joint Commission
... campaigns designed to help America's kids
and parents avoid and overcome the kinds of crises that can strike any
child -- from disasters and personal traumas
to family issues and life
crises. KidsPeace was named "The Outstanding Organization" of its kind in
the country by the American Association of Psychia...
LegalView Brain Injury Site Reports Department of Veteran Affairs Request for Research on TBI and Soldiers
...ile its Kevlar helmets have saved lives, the increasing trauma from impacts and blasts to the heads and faces of soldiers may be resulting in multiple traumas
as well as neuro-psychological disorders, motor loss, etc. Individuals who may have been injured by TBI should consider locating a http://brain-injur...
Psychosocial issues affect HIV/AIDS treatment outcomes: UNC researcher
...nfectious disease clinics in the southeastern United States found that more than 70 percent of those patients had suffered at least two major lifetime traumas
about half had been sexually and/or physically abused.
"Asking about past trauma and current life issues brings a fuller, truer focus on the pati...
Huh, What Did You Say?: May is 'Better Hearing and Speech Month'
...e at an even greater risk due to
lifestyle and the cool toys they own," she said. "If my story and Listen
Up! can help them understand the dangers and traumas
they might experience
then I feel I have contributed to their futures."
What causes hearing loss? Hearing loss can be caused by certain
2008 Welcome Back Awards Winners Honored for Extraordinary Achievements in the Field of Depression
...n 30 years, JoAn Hopkins has treated depression in the wake
of disasters, helping victims and their families to cope with both the
physical and mental traumas
they've incurred. Having served onsite as a Red
Cross relief volunteer for dozens of disasters, including Hurricane Katrina
and the Pentagon on 9/11, ...