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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...

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...


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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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