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Why Some Wound Infections Become Chronic Explained By Researchers
2013-12-18 12:50:39

University of California - Riverside UC Riverside's Manuela Martins-Green shows how decreasing levels of 'reactive oxygen species' can break cycle of unhealing wounds Chronic wounds affect an estimated 6.5 million Americans at an annual cost of about $25 billion. Further, foot blisters and other diabetic ulcers or sores account for the vast majority of foot and leg amputations in the United States today. Why does treating chronic wounds cost so much? What complicates chronic wound...

2013-12-18 11:55:42

Antioxidant supplements reduce levels of oxygen radicals within chronically infected wounds & weaken biofilm sealing these wounds By controlling levels of reactive oxygen species levels within chronic wounds of genetically modified mouse models., Manuela Martins-Green, Ph.D., of the University of California, Riverside (UC Riverside) was able to normalize conditions and heal the wounds, according to research to be presented on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the American Society for Cell Biology...

2013-12-17 23:22:36

Metro Detroit therapy center, the Birmingham Maple Clinic, recently had Calder Kaufman, PsyD, LLP, clinical therapist at Birmingham Maple Clinic offer a workshop to the rest of the staff to teach “Brainspotting”, a revolutionary treatment method for common disorders such as trauma, anxiety, and PTSD. Troy, MI (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Metro Detroit therapy center, the Birmingham Maple Clinic, recently had Calder Kaufman, PsyD, LLP, clinical therapist at Birmingham Maple Clinic offer a...

2013-12-16 20:21:18

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Tampa opened its new and expanded Steinbrenner Children's Emergency/Trauma Center Dec. 16, 2013. The hospital has the busiest children's emergency center in the region, and the larger, advanced facility will increase the community's access to the highest level of pediatric emergency care in the area. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131216/DC34389-a) (Photo:...

2013-12-12 12:16:55

Serious impact on health-care costs, early deaths, disability and need for elderly care A new report issued today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) shows that broken bones due to osteoporosis pose a major and growing health problem in the Asia-Pacific. With its rapidly ageing population, Hong Kong will be among the areas most affected in the near future. Hip fractures in particular will have a major and costly socio-economic impact. Currently, 52 million USD is spent...

2013-12-12 10:46:34

New report shows aging populations and urbanization will drive increase in osteoporosis and related fractures; health authorities must take action now to reduce future costs and disability A new report launched today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) shows that osteoporosis is a serious problem throughout the Asia Pacific, with the number of fracture sufferers to rise dramatically in the coming decades. By 2050, more than half of the world's hip fractures will occur in...

2013-12-12 08:31:45

CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 3rd Annual Meeting of the American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair was convened in Chicago, attended by 280 physicians, nurses, researchers, industry leaders, government representatives, and patients. The two day conference was co-chaired by Dr. William Ennis, Professor of Surgery at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), and Dr. William Li, president of the Angiogenesis Foundation. "This year, the ACWH's...

2013-12-12 08:30:20

HONG KONG, December 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report published today by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) warns of a dramatic rise in osteoporosis-related fractures in the Asia-Pacific region. With a projected 230% and 144% increase in those aged over 70 years and 50 years respectively, the number of hip fractures are expected to at least double by 2050. Therefore, although populations may live longer their musculoskeletal health will be seriously...

2013-12-11 23:01:41

Robert Forney, who suffered brain damage from exposure to IED explosions in Afghanistan, is the seventh winner of CollisionMax's Metal of Honor project. Trevose, PA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Robert Forney of Northeast Philadelphia, PA, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the war in Afghanistan who suffered brain damage from multiple exposures to roadside improvised explosive device blasts, has been named the latest winner of CollisionMax’s Metal of Honor project. Free of charge,...

2013-12-09 23:25:08

NeuLife Neurological Services announces the opening of a residential post-acute program providing care and offering specialized services to individuals with catastrophic injuries and challenging diagnoses, with a focus on moving the clients from trauma to independence. Mount Dora, Florida (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 NeuLife Neurological Services announces the opening of a residential post-acute program providing care and offering specialized services to individuals with catastrophic...


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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
2013-07-19 15:31:29

Posttraumatic stress disorder (commonly known as PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder characterized by adverse anxiety-related experiences, behaviors, and physiological responses that results from exposure to an event that causes psychological trauma. Examples of events that could lead to PTSD include the threat of harm or death to oneself or to someone else, or witnessing an event that overwhelms the individual's ability to cope. Diagnostic symptoms for PTSD include flashbacks or nightmares,...

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