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Traumatic Brain Injury

Majority Patients With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Do Not Follow Up

More than half of patients with mild traumatic brain injury who presented to the ED did not see a health care practitioner in the 3 months following the traumatic brain injury, according to findings recently reported in JAMA Network Open. While patients with moderate to severe TBI are almost always admitted to a hospital or…

Sports

You Could Be Addicted to Exercise!

Physical activity feels good and it’s great for your health. It can reduce your risk of developing chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes, strengthen your bones; muscles and joints; and can even help with certain mental health conditions, such as depression. While exercise has clear benefits, it can cause problems if your love of working…

Nocturia

Trips To The Toilet At Night Are Sign Of High Blood Pressure

Here study indicates that if you need to urinate in the night called nocturia you may have elevated blood pressure and/or excess fluid in your body, said study author Dr Satoshi Konno, of the Division of Hypertension, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan. If you continue to have nocturia, ask your doctor to check your blood…

Food For Space

Lyophilization Can Help Create Food For Space Travel

Research continues on an eventual 140-million-mile mission to Mars; developing the latest transportation as well as habitats necessary for the red planet. But embarking on such a mission and safely living both during and afterward are differing ideas. The latter is the research focus of Alina Alexeenko. The researcher know how to get to space;…

Time spent online

Routine Assessment For Children Mental Health Issues

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is urging psychiatrists to ensure that they ask children about their time spent online, as part of the routine assessment for mental health issues. Concerns are growing about the effect online activity is having on mental health, including mood, sleep, dietary habits, school performance and behavior; including the impact of…

Patients With Disability

Doctors Unclear On Legal Obligations In Caring For Patients With Disability

The law of obligations is one branch of private law under the civil law legal system and so-called “mixed” legal systems. It is the body of rules that organizes and regulates the rights and duties arising between individuals. The specific rights and duties are refer to as obligations, and this area of law deals with their creation, effects and…

Anesthesiology

Esketamine and Psychedelics Require Restructuring Mental Health

The  Depression roared back with a vengeance: three visits in three weeks to the emergency department of a busy inner-city hospital in downtown Toronto. The third time she was actively suicidal; and is whisk away to the psychiatric crisis unit on the bright and airy fifth floor. I was a medical student at the time;…

Medicine Physicians

High Rate Of Burnout Among Emergency Medicine Residents

Among emergency medicine residents, 76.1% reported symptoms of burnout, similar to the rate of burnout experienced by emergency medicine physicians. Researchers created the cross-sectional 2017 National Emergency Medicine Resident Wellness Survey; which is to evaluate the burnout rates of emergency medicine residents across the United States. Previous work shows that emergency medicine attending physicians have…