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2014-08-03 16:20:59

DALLAS, August 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wound Care Market by Type (Traditional (Wound Closure, Anti infective), Basic (Films, Cleansing), Advanced (Hydrogels, Hydrocolloids, Alginate, Collagen), Active (Artificial Skin & Skin Substitutes), Pressure Relief Devices, NPWT) - Global Forecast to 2019 is an August 2014 industry research report spread across 320 pages. Profiling companies like 3M Company, Baxter International, Inc., Coloplast A/S, Convatec Healthcare B S.A.R.L,...

2014-08-01 12:23:58

--Accelerated specialists among a few trained to teach it in Chicagoland-- CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that summer is in full swing, runners are gearing up for races and triathlons. However, while running is good for overall health, it can put stress on ligaments and joints, which often results in overuse injuries. A recent study by Harvard University showed that up to 75 percent of middle and long distance runners suffer at least one injury in a year....

2014-07-30 12:30:40

PLEASANTON, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- El Camino Hospital, a leader in the use of technology to improve patient care, is utilizing the Leaf Patient Monitoring system to help prevent hospital-acquired pressure ulcers by monitoring the position and movement of patients susceptible to bed sores. The decision was made after conducting a six month-long, 138-patient study of the system, which showed dramatic improvement in compliance with the hospital's patient turn protocols....

2014-07-25 23:00:29

YogaFit® Training Systems Worldwide is proud to announce that Lt. Col. Shaye Molendyke will be offering a two-day "Yogafit for Warriors" workshop at Ft. Hood Army Post in Killeen, Texas from September 20th to 21st. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 YogaFit® Training Systems Worldwide is proud to announce that Lt. Col. Shaye Molendyke will be offering a two-day "Yogafit for Warriors" workshop at Ft. Hood Army Post in Killeen, Texas from September 20th to 21st. The goal of...

3-D reconstruction of skull
2014-07-25 02:00:06

PLOS 3-D imaging provides new insights to Paleolithic child's skull trauma 3D imaging of a Paleolithic child's skull reveals potentially violent head trauma that likely lead to brain damage, according to a study published July 23, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Hélène Coqueugniot and colleagues from CNRS - Université de Bordeaux and EPHE. A Paleolithic child that lived ~100 thousand years ago found at Qafzeh in lower Galilee, Israel, was originally thought to have a...

2014-07-23 12:27:13

CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: First it was concussions, and now a new injury has physicians and athletic trainers alarmed because of skyrocketing numbers of young athletes - especially females - who are impacted. You are invited to a press briefing about the "epidemic" proportions of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries and the efforts by Illinois athletic trainers...

2014-07-23 08:30:52

Targeted approach to aid in post-injury healing creates an entirely new category in the $30 billion fast-growing domestic nutrition supplement marketplace NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Nutrition For Healing® LLC today announces that MEND(TM), a nutrient dense speciality medical dietary supplement designed to aid healing from musculoskeletal injuries and surgeries, is now available through leading medical facilities in New York City and will be nationwide by the end...

2014-07-22 16:27:39

EpiFix® shown to have most rapid and complete wound healing, least wastage and lowest cost per patient among three advanced wound care products in retrospective analysis of data. MARIETTA, Ga., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, processor and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced for investors today that a peer-reviewed study, "An Evaluation of...

2014-07-22 12:23:34

PORTLAND, Oregon, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global advanced wound care and closure market (types, applications, end user and geography) - Size, Share, Global Trends, Company Profiles, Demand, Insights, Analysis, Research, Report, Opportunities, Segmentation and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", suggests that the global advanced wound care and closure market will reach $20.5 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 8.0% from 2014 to 2020....

2014-07-21 23:08:26

Leading Los Angeles spine surgeon Dr. Todd Gravori comments on the spine injury that left the Brazilian national soccer team’s star player unable to compete. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 According to a recent article, Brazilian star player Neymar’s fractured vertebra which took him out of the semifinal World Cup match is healing well. Dr. Todd Gravori of ProMed SPINE treats many back injuries, including fractured vertebra resulting from trauma to the spine. He performs back...


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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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