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2014-03-26 08:29:39

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month WEST ORANGE, N.J., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are many ways to protect our brains from injury, such as always wearing a seat belt when in a car or a helmet when playing certain sports. It's equally important to protect the health of our brains by staying physically and mentally active, especially as we age. "Like muscles and bones, our brains need regular exercise and proper nutrition to remain fit and healthy," said Monique Tremaine, Ph.D.,...

2013-09-04 08:07:43

The September issue of the Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine focuses on, “The Changing Face of Spinal Cord Injury,” the theme for the 2013 meeting of the Academy of Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Professionals. Research articles address topics in urology, neuroscience, rehabilitation psychology, physiology, gastroenterology, and infectious disease.The conference dates are September 2-4 at Bally’s Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Conference abstracts are available for free download at:...

2013-03-01 12:04:29

Findings published in March Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation have implications for translational research into brain-mediated immune defenses, infection control practices and cognitive rehabilitation strategies after stroke and brain injury. The March 2013 issue of Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the medical journal of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, features an article by Kessler researchers Pasquale Frisina, PhD, Ann Kutlik, BA, and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'