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One Gene Influences Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery
2014-02-27 15:29:46

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Researchers report that one change in the sequence of the BDNF gene causes some people to be more impaired by traumatic brain injury (TBI) than others with comparable wounds. The study, described in the journal PLOS ONE, measured general intelligence in a group of 156 Vietnam War veterans who suffered penetrating head wounds during the war. All of the study subjects had damage to the prefrontal cortex, a brain region behind the forehead that is...

2014-02-25 23:35:27

With State Statutes of Limitations set to expire in March 2014, Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers Welcomes Fresenius Dialysis Patients to Submit Details of their Claims for a Free Case Evaluation NEW HAVEN, Conn (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Connecticut class action law firm Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers is continuing its investigation into injury claims associated with the hemodialysis drugs NaturaLyte and Granuflo as the deadline for filing a claim approaches. Manufactured by Fresenius...

2014-02-24 12:52:53

Sharon Parmet, University of Illinois at Chicago Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a system for precisely delivering anti-inflammatory drugs to immune cells gone out of control, while sparing their well-behaved counterparts. Their findings were published online Feb. 23 in Nature Nanotechnology. The system uses nanoparticles made of tiny bits of protein designed to bind to unique receptors found only on neutrophils, a type of immune cell engaged in...

2014-02-24 08:29:11

CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers--the largest physical therapist owned and managed practice in the U.S--is kicking off the New Year by offering free pain assessment and injury screens from licensed professionals trained in treating musculoskeletal conditions. All Accelerated locations throughout Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin and Arizona are providing complimentary pain and injury screens. (Logo:...

2014-02-19 23:02:49

DarrasLaw Founding Partner, Frank N. Darras, reviews how injury can plague a player's career and how pro-athletes can protect their incomes, regardless of devastating injury. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Derek Jeter has played shortstop for his entire career with the New York Yankees and no one could have done it better. As a complete optimist, Jeter never looked at anything in a negative light. Even if he were injured he would still try and play, which you don’t often see...

2014-02-11 23:01:53

Disability insurance helps protect against the unexpected. Players should meet with their insurance agents to discuss their disability insurance options, now. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Now that spring training has arrived, teams can assess themselves as a whole to figure out why so many injuries are occurring. Pitching injuries have been particularly cruel this past year causing most MLB teams to have at least one pitcher on the disabled list. Tommy John surgery has been a...

2014-02-04 23:25:06

Broken noses and nasal fractures are common injuries, although treatment options and the risk of not fixing a nasal fracture is often misunderstood by patients. Board certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon, as well as ENT specialist Dr. Kevin Sadati, has released a new tip sheet with important information about nasal fractures. (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 The nose is a sensitive structure that protrudes from the center of the face, so it comes as no surprise that nasal...

2014-01-28 23:03:50

For Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Andrew Bulczynski of the DISC Sports & Spine Center, prevention is key. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 With more than 19 million Americans predicted to ski or ride this winter, many will undoubtedly hit the slopes with little to no preparation. The result can mean injury or worse. According to Dr. Andrew Bulczynski, an orthopedic surgeon at DISC Sports & Spine Center who works regularly with Red Bull athletes, eight tips can greatly reduce...

2014-01-27 23:02:31

Most injuries occur outside the workplace. Whatever your fitness goals, it is important to protect your income should you suffer an injury. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 The New Year brings new health and wellness goals, from exercising to diet to meditation. Injuries due to competitive sports may be more common than what the typical individual might sustain from working out at their local gym but they all can be just as incapacitating. Disability insurance can provide some peace...

2014-01-24 23:02:11

North America has been experiencing an onslaught of brutal winter weather, with massive amounts of snow, ice, and record low temperatures. As we look ahead to continued severe weather, here are some winter survival tips from Topical BioMedics, Inc., to help you get through it safely and in the best of health. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 North America has been under siege by an onslaught of brutal winter weather, with massive amounts of snow, ice, and frigid temperatures. These...


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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...

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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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