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2014-02-03 23:24:37

CEO Pax Prentiss issues comments on study that aligns with Passages’ treatment philosophy Malibu, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 A study published January 13th in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology revealed that 9 percent of college student exhibiting signs of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) showed an increased likelihood of consuming more alcohol than their peers. The study also showed that this increased consumption of alcohol made these individuals more likely to experience...

2014-01-31 23:02:42

New Continuing Medical Education and Information Portal Streamlines Access for Wound Care Professionals Malvern, PA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, a leader in healthcare communications and education, is proud to announce the launch of SAWC Network, a new online portal for wound care professionals to access relevant news, articles, industry meeting information, live and online CME/CE opportunities, and more. For nearly 30 years, the Symposium on Advanced Wound...

2014-01-30 12:27:42

NEW YORK, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Orthopedic Devices Market (Hip, Knee, Spine, Shoulder, Elbow, Foot and Ankle, Craniomaxillofacial and Other Extremities) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global orthopedic devices market was valued at USD 29.2 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.9% from 2013 to 2019, to reach an...

2014-01-29 16:28:56

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Misonix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSON), an international surgical device company that designs, manufactures and markets innovative therapeutic ultrasonic products for spine surgery, skull based surgery, neurosurgery, wound debridement, cosmetic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and other surgical applications, recently attended the 2014 New York State Podiatric Clinical Conference held at the Marriott Marquis in New York City, NY from January 24th -...

2014-01-28 16:26:23

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors, today announced that the Institute of Technology, Tallaght (ITT Dublin), a university research center in South Dublin, Ireland, is conducting research leveraging MTS testing hardware, software and expertise to optimize two common spinal trauma surgery procedures to reduce hospitalization stays and improve outcomes....

2014-01-24 23:03:27

The new Centers for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Therapy at CarePoint Health provide the latest cutting-edge technology in wound treatment, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), a medical treatment that places the patient suffering from chronic wounds in a pressurized oxygen chamber to enhance the body’s natural healing and strengthens the immune system. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 CarePoint Health - Hoboken University Medical Center held its ribbon cutting ceremony for its...

2014-01-21 23:01:40

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study suggests previous research overestimated PTSD in young cancer patients; new findings highlight the ability of children to adjust and even thrive in response to challenges Memphis, TN (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 A St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study found that despite being diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses, childhood cancer patients are no more likely than their healthy peers to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The...

2014-01-21 16:23:40

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study suggests previous research overestimated PTSD in young cancer patients; new findings highlight the ability of children to adjust and even thrive in response to challenges MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study found that despite being diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses, childhood cancer patients are no more likely than their healthy peers to develop post-traumatic stress...

2014-01-20 23:01:20

CarePoint Health kicked off the lecture series on January 16, 2014 with a Wound Care presentation from Dr. Emran Sheikh, a nerve reconstruction surgeon and Medical Director for the wound care center at HUMC. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 CarePoint Health - Bayonne Medical Center, Christ Hospital and Hoboken University Medical Center - launched its 2014 Lunch and Learn education series. These Lunch and Learn events provide information on interesting health topics. CarePoint Health...

2014-01-20 10:34:39

Normally, tissue injury triggers a mechanism in cells that tries to repair damaged tissue and restore the skin to a normal, or homeostatic state. Errors in this process can give rise to various problems, such as chronic inflammation, which is a known cause of certain cancers. "It has been noted that cancer resembles a state of chronic wound healing, in which the wound-healing program is erroneously activated and perpetuated," says Professor Adrian Krainer of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory...


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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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