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2014-02-17 23:00:40

InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, is working to submit this idea, the Clock A Bed, to companies for their consideration. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 It is vital that bedridden patients change position frequently in order to avoid developing bedsores. Of course, hospitals, nursing homes and assisted-living centers can be quite busy, and staff may forget to assist such patients, or maybe they do not get to them in time. To make sure that the best care is delivered...

2014-02-14 11:10:42

Abstract TMP66 (Room Hall G) Suffering an injury to the head or neck increases ischemic stroke risk three-fold among trauma patients younger than 50, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2014. "These findings are important because strokes after trauma might be preventable," said Christine Fox, M.D., M.A.S., lead author and assistant professor of neurology at the University of California San Francisco. Researchers studied...

2014-02-12 23:20:24

Placental-based wound coverings to reach VA and other health care providers treating chronic wounds. Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Liventa Bioscience (formerly AFCell Medical), the trusted innovator in living donor birth tissues to advance wound care healing, has joined forces with industry leader Medline Industries, Inc. to enter the U.S. wound care market. The partnership will introduce Liventa’s advanced placental-based technology to Medline’s extensive customer base...

2014-02-12 08:29:53

Study finds significant reduction in post-traumatic stress disorder among African war refugees using Transcendental Meditation(TM) NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- African war refugees who practiced Transcendental Meditation(TM) (TM) had significant reductions in post-traumatic stress symptoms within 10 days, according to a new study published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress (February 2014, Volume 27/pp. 112-115)...

2014-02-10 08:27:05

Solution for deep, hard-to-heal wounds with additional contouring functionality COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACell, Inc., a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the development, manufacturing and commercialization of tissue repair products, today announced that it has launched the new MatriStem® Multilayer Wound Matrix device for deep, hard-to-heal, full-thickness wounds. The one-to-one (1:1) mesh design of MatriStem Multilayer Wound Matrix is built to...

2014-02-05 23:22:11

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Wound Debridement Products markets. Global market for Wound Debridement Products is projected to exceed US$1.0 billion by 2020, driven by growing incidence of chronic wounds and increasing need to reduce patient hospital stays. San Jose, California (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Defined as the process of removal of contaminated, dead or adherent tissue from a wound to promote healing, debridement represents...

2014-02-04 23:20:43

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Traditional Wound Management Products markets. Global market for Traditional Wound Management Products is projected to reach US$8.3 billion by 2020, driven by steady demand from developing countries, growing preference for self-care, and rising incidence of lifestyle diseases such as diabetes. San Jose, California (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Adhesive bandages, topical ointments and gauzes constitute the...

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...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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