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2013-06-20 23:11:06

Treatment with recently identified molecule helps neutrophils travel to site of injury, may reduce sepsis, other complications Advances in emergency medicine and trauma surgery have had a significant impact on survival of patients in the days immediately after major injuries, including burns. Patients who survive the immediate aftermath of their injuries now are at greatest risk from infections — particularly the overwhelming, life-threatening immune reaction known as sepsis —...

2013-06-19 23:22:05

New York Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Armin Tehrany announces an interactive infographic detailing all injuries of the top 20 tennis players on the ATP list New York, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 After the immense success of the NBA Injury Watch Infographic, Dr. Armin Tehrany, a top New York orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and knee surgery, is happy to present yet another sports infographic - the interactive Tennis Injury Watch. This infographic will neatly contain visualized information...

2013-06-18 23:02:59

The San Diego law firm provides statistics and advice to prevent falls by elderly adults in the care of nursing home facilities. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 One of the primary causes of injury in nursing homes is unnecessary fall episodes. A 2012 report by the Centers for Disease Control reveals that each year a typical nursing home with 100 beds reports 100 to 200 falls, and many more falls go unreported. Among older adults aged 65 and over, falls are the leading cause of death by...

2013-05-30 23:15:30

Top-ranked institution to develop comprehensive health and wellness guidelines for professional and recreational tennis players in the U.S. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The USTA announced today that The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City has been named the exclusive medical services provider and hospital of the USTA and the US Open. In addition to providing on-site clinical care for tennis professionals competing in the US Open, Mount Sinai´s team of medical experts will...

Marijuana May Help Protect, Heal Brain Cells
2013-05-30 16:21:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from Tel Aviv University has found that THC, the psychoactive component in marijuana, can protect the brain from cognitive damage, especially following injury. Medical marijuana has been found to be beneficial in treating pain, insomnia and lack of appetite, but this study has found that THC also helps the brain protect itself before and after an injury. Professor Yosef Sarne at Tel Aviv University's Adelson...

2013-05-29 23:26:37

MOCNYC´s NBA Injury Watch, based on data from NBA.com, analyzes the injury of Mario Chalmers, whose shoulder sourness might be a disadvantage for Miami´s hopes of reaching the NBA finals. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The Miami Heat are determined to reach the finals and defend their title. They lead 2:1 in the series with an excellent performance so far, despite LeBron's Game 2 hiccup. Getting closer to the finals adds more pressure on teams. They need their best players to...

2013-05-27 23:03:47

St. Louis, MO based personal injury lawyers are now reviewing claims against Intuitive Surgical for complications and deaths allegedly related to robotic equipment. Call 1-800-MED-LAWS for a free consultation. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 The personal injury lawyers, Page Bradley, are now reviewing claims related to surgical complications allegedly caused by the da Vinci Surgical System. The firm is providing free legal consultations for patients and their families regarding...

2013-05-24 23:33:35

MOCNYC´s NBA Injury Watch, based on data from NBA.com, draws special attention to injury of David West, who was out of practice before the Game 1 against Miami Heat. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 As the NBA Conference finals are getting into full steam, NBA fans are placing themselves in front of the TV waiting for the remarkable show. However, Game 1 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals begins with concerns regarding Indiana Pacers forward David West. This Monday, West was limited...

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Cold Compression Therapy
2013-03-04 15:59:27

Cold Compression Therapy is used to reduce pain and edema (swelling) for instances such as soft tissue injuries, strains, sprains, or post-surgical therapy. As the name suggests, the therapy includes the application of cold (cryotherapy) but also includes the principles of R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation). Cryotherapy, application of cold or ice to the painful area, lowers the metabolic rate of the tissue and prevents further injury to the site from the inflammatory...

2010-12-03 16:24:27

A goaltender mask, referred to a goalie mask, is worn by an ice hockey, inline hockey, and field hockey goaltenders in order to protect them from injury. In 1959, Jacques Plante was the first to create and use a practical mask. It was made of fiberglass that was contoured to his face although it eventually morphed into a helmet/cage combination. However, the single full fiberglass mask is much more popular option due to its safety. This mask changed the way goaltenders played since it...

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