Despite lower rates of traumatic brain injuries in baseball and softball, there is poor compliance overall with helmet use and return-to-play guidelines following a concussion across all levels of play, according to a new systematic review.
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The drive to be perfect in body, mind and career among today's college students has significantly increased compared with prior generations, which may be taking a toll on young people's mental health, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.
Joint awareness in everyday life is a crucial criterion in measuring patient-reported outcomes (PRO). The purpose of this study was to validate the German version of the "Forgotten Joint Score" (FJS) in patients after surgical treatment of tibial plateau fractures.
In a new study published in the Journal of Cellular Physiology, scientists identified a novel, more sensitive screening test to recognize Pompe disease. The test will allow clinicians to differentiate Pompe disease and autophagic myopathies from other neuromuscular disorders more accurately.
A new study provides insights on the mechanisms that allow an individual's immune system to accept, rather than reject, a donor kidney. The study findings were published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology ( JASN ), point to markers that could be monitored to assess and track the health of organs following transplantation .
New use of long-term inhaled bronchodilators is associated with an early increase in the risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine.
For over a million American individuals with type 1 diabetes, daily insulin injections are literally a matter of life and death. And while there is no cure, a Cornell University-led research team has developed a device that could revolutionize the management of the disease.
According to a study published in the journal Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology, palliative radiotherapy is slightly less effective but much less toxic than palliative chemoradiotherapy for dysphagia in patients with advanced esophageal cancer.
The preliminary results of the Bangladesh Maternal Mortality and Health Care Survey (BMMS) released on Wednesday in Dhaka showed that the maternal deaths were 196 per 100,000 live births in 2016 when the survey was carried out
According to a study, perineurioma can be divided into 2 forms: intraneural and extraneural (soft tissue) perineurioma. The tumor cells in perineurioma are characterized by their specific immunohistochemical and ultrastructural features. According to the location, to date, approximately 120 cases with intraneural perineurioma have been published. However, the anesthetic management for a parturient with intraneural perineurioma has not been reported. As the spinal roots and nerves of extremities are involved, neuraxial anesthesia should be theoretically avoided. Therefore, general anesthesia may be a safer option.
A new study comaparing with the assessment, treatment, referral, and follow up contact with the dispatch centre of emergency patients treated by two types of solo emergency care providers in ambulance emergency medical services (EMS) in the Netherlands. The hypothesis of this study was that there is no difference in outcome of care between the patients of PAs and RNs.