New research from Seattle Children's Research Institute and UW Medicine's Sports Health and Safety Institute found concussion rates between football players ages 5-14 were higher than previously reported, with five out of every 100 youth, or 5%, sustaining a football-related concussion each season.
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Nepal has made remarkable achievements in improving healthcare access to its citizens. Nepali Minister of Health and Population Upendra Yadav said the country made a remarkable progress in achieving its goals related to child and maternal health under the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
The Indian pharma industry has been acclaimed for its rapid growth in the decades and is expected to reach the US $ 100 billion by 2025. The industry clearly owes its success to its bold, ambitious approach, history of innovation and ability to constantly adapt to the global market.
An Osaka University-led research team has developed a system for simply and inhuman producing norovirus. By coaxing human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) to develop into the type of cell that usually leads to the intestine, how can they be used for producing the virus, how can it interact with human cells, and investigating potential vaccines?
Almost as soon as a Texas judge ruled yesterday that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional, proponents of the law including physicians' organizations, which had filed briefs in support vowed to appeal the decision.
A study in Biological Psychiatry characterizes the neural profile of callousness in children
Children with elevated levels of callous traits—such as a lack of remorse and disregard for other people's feelings—show widespread differences in brain structure compared with children with lower levels of the traits, according to a new study published in Biological Psychiatry. The differences, which included large- and small-scale structural alterations, support the idea of callous traits as a neurodevelopmental condition.
The effects of constantly being bullied are more than just psychological. Research now shows that there may be physical structural differences in the brains of adolescents who are regularly victimized, and this could increase the chance that they suffer from mental illness.
Pain is a negative feeling that we want to get rid of as soon as possible. In order to protect our bodies, we react for example by withdrawing the hand. This action is usually understood as a consequence of the perception of pain.
A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now shown that perception, the impulse to act and provision of energy to take the place in the brain simultaneously and not, as was expected, one after the other.
Patients who underwent physical therapy soon after being diagnosed with pain in the shoulder, neck, low back or knee were approximately 7 to 16 percent less likely to use opioids in the subsequent months, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the Duke University School of Medicine.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases will fund a series of collaborations with medical research institutions in the southern United States to test new ways of HIV treatment and prevention tools in counties with some of the highest rates of new HIV cases nationwide.
A team of Rutgers scientists, including Leonard Lee and Shaohua Li, have taken an important step toward the goal of making diseased hearts heal themselves – a new model that would reduce the need for bypass surgery, heart transplants or artificial pumping devices.
When the West Nile Virus (WNV) was detected in a patient in Queens, NY, a hospital in the summer of 1999, it would have been hard to anticipate how quickly one common species of house mosquito , Culex pipiens, would help begin spread the virus throughout the western hemisphere.