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2014-03-12 12:28:09

LUND, Sweden, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BONESUPPORT, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for orthopedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopedic surgery, together with the University of Mainz in Germany, announced that the protocol for the CERAMENT(TM)|Tibia Fracture Study (CERTiFy) was recently published in TRIALS, an open access, peer reviewed online journal. CERTiFy is a controlled, prospective, randomized clinical trial...

2014-03-06 23:21:58

The Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents, at Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital, is marking 20 years of pioneering and implementing effective strategies for helping traumatized children and teens through the healing process. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Allegheny General Hospital's Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents, the only center of its kind in the Pittsburgh region, is marking 20 years of helping children and families...

2014-03-05 23:27:10

Non profit Indiegogo Campaign Raising 50K for Spinal Cord Injury Management Course Neutral Bay, Australia (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The Australian educational programme NeckSafe is ready to expand its reach worldwide and is now raising 50,000 dollars with a non profit Indiegogo campaign that will fund several international initiatives. NeckSafe has become an Australian educational must over the past two decades for all those associated with pre-hospital care, especially those likely to be...

2014-03-05 16:24:54

Strength Test Results May be Early Indicator of Decreased Physical Performance ROSEMONT, Ill., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study appearing in the March issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) showed that women with distal radius (wrist) fractures had decreased strength compared to similar patients without fractures. This could explain why these women were more likely to fall and might sustain future fractures. The investigators used a variety of balance and...

2014-03-05 10:55:05

Amid times of crisis, citizens often turn to social media as a method to share information, make observations and vent. But as a Georgia Tech professor’s research into social media use amid the Mexican drug war shows, posts can reveal growing numbness, or desensitization, during times of protracted violence and stress. Munmun De Choudhury, formerly of Microsoft Research and now an assistant professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech, led the research.  Her team’s...

2014-03-04 08:31:09

Too often, too little specialized post-acute care comes too late with risk of disability. MOUNT DORA, Fla., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and NeuLife Residential Post-Acute Programs, a specialized neurorehabilitation facility, invites the media to spotlight an issue that too often goes unnoticed with consequences--a platinum post-acute period that may mean the difference between disability and independence for people with catastrophic brain...

2014-03-04 08:31:01

Groundbreaking Study Published in PLOS ONE Unveils Substantial Potential of Bioelectriceuticals in Wound Care and Beyond TEMPE, Ariz., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Procellera(® )- the world's first wireless microcurrent generating dressing that produces electrical fields through its matrix of microcell batteries - was found to significantly enhance cell migration in in-vitro laboratory testing, according to groundbreaking research led by The Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner...

2014-02-25 20:21:39

37 Of 40 Hard To Heal Wounds Closed In 12 Weeks MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that its study "A prospective, randomized comparative study of weekly versus biweekly application of dehydrated human amnion/chorion membrane allograft in the management of diabetic foot...

2014-02-24 23:28:35

Many who work in the perinatal field consider their work highly rewarding, but often forget the stress of their jobs can have negative effects on them. Being aware of the risks of such emotionally charged work environments, and practicing self-care is essential to avoiding burnout and offering the best care to those they serve. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Join us on March 18, 2014 as Praeclarus Press and the Simkin Center are proud to bring you this live webinar Burnout,...

2014-02-24 23:03:18

Bridges to Recovery announces groundbreaking holistic residential treatment solutions for patients suffering post-traumatic stress disorder PTSD. Beverly Hills, California (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Bridges to Recovery has three locations in California to assist patients in dealing with a number of mental health matters, including PTSD. The facility offers residential treatment for those who desire in-depth options in an environment that is comfortable and inviting. Residential care takes...


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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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