UCLA study shows traumatic brain injury haunts children for years
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is the single most common cause of death and disability in children and adolescents, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Now, according to a new study by UCLA researchers, the effects of a blow to the head, whether it's mild or a concussion, can linger for ye...
Traumatic brain injury haunts children for years with variety of functional problems: Two studies
WASHINGTON Children who suffer traumatic brain injuries can experience lasting or late-appearing neuropsychological problems, highlighting the need for careful watching over time, according to two studies published by the American Psychological Association.
In one study, a team of psychologis...
Hidden Salt in Diet Haunts Many With Heart Failure
Study finds high sodium intake, despite efforts to cut back,,
SATURDAY, April 25 (HealthDay News) -- Eating a low-salt diet is one of the most important lifestyle changes people with heart failure can make, but only a third adhere to the recommendation, a new study has found.
Sexual Trauma Haunts Many Female Vets
Study found 1 in 7 from Iraq, Afghanistan who sought medical care were victims
TUESDAY, Oct. 28 (HealthDay News) -- Shedding light on the challenges facing women in the military, a new study shows that more than one in seven female Iraq and Afghanistan veterans seeking VA medical care ...
Sleep Problems Haunts More in Children from Low Income Groups
Children from low income families have more sleep problems than children from middle class families, potentially impacting their health and performance at school, according to research.
The study compared the sleeping habits of 64 healthy inner city children, who were African American and ...
Stress-Related Health Problems Haunts Sanjay Dutt
Mumbai:- The long court procedure and family disputes regarding the latest woman in Sanjay Dutt's life have taken their toll on the actor's health , say his close friends and well-wishers.
'We're really worried about Sanju's stress level. Anything can happen,' a close friend told IANS.
Post-tsunami trauma still haunts children
Children in India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands who lost their parents and dear ones in the December 2004 tsunami are yet to get over their trauma, says a new report.//
"Battered Islands" - the report of a fact-finding committee comprising researchers Shivani Chaudhary and Enakshi Ganguly Thuk...
Hurricane Hangover: Katrina Still Haunts
Months after the destructive visit off Hurricane Katrina, the survivors are still facing the after effects of the fury unleashed on the survivors scattered across the nation // , with the destruction so large the loss so dear that the people are now facing problems, and sufferings off such severe p...
Patient Infection Rates Controlled by Unique Program at Outpatient Cancer Clinic
...ection control program has been perceived and how effective it is," Casper said.
The next superbug - MRSA isn't the only bacterial infection that haunts
hospitals and clinics. Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) is transmitted through stool. Bathrooms must be kept immaculate, especially after use b...
Maimed Conscience and Maimed Beggars (Medical Ethics in India) – Part
... knit system allows doctors to get kick-backs for referring the patient to a specialist or a diagnostic centres or surgeries. Even bigger tragedy that haunts
this noble profession is that often these investigations and surgeries are unnecessary. All this will never truly come to light and cannot be eradica...
Emerald Spectre haunts Ontario's ash forests
A new study shows that while we're winning isolated battles, we could well lose the war to prevent the devastating spread of the emerald ash borer in eastern Canada and the United States. It's a failure that would cost billions of dollars in lost timber and ornamental trees, and dramatically change...
Italy's geologic history becomes a personal tale in Walter Alvarez's new book
...ust had the most wonderful record of Earth history that you could imagine," he said.
Much of this geologic history is visible in Alvarez's favorite haunts
- the quarries sprinkled throughout Italy. The quarried limestone has been used to build Italian cities since the time of ancient Rome.
"If you tra...
Entrepreneurs get crash course for building a successful company
... about the goals of the company, and choosing a staff which is both gifted and trustworthy.
Chief among them was again the fact that failure always haunts
an entrepreneur and the trick is to take what it teaches you rather than how it harms you. Some of my greatest opportunities were also some of my big...
We are American No sex, please
...er than sex is a line used by Jaguar and by hundreds of others. Non-sensual, crude and raw nudity, like a curse of the old Victorian era, continuously haunts
the young creative minds in the United Kingdom and the European Union.
The sheer pressure of this issue might be the reason ...