Master Doctor Search: Traumatic Brain Injury
Opinion: Telepsychiatry needed to bridge gap for rural VA patients
It's a startling statistic-an average of 20 veterans died by suicide each day from 2001 to 2014, according to a report analyzing suicide rates by the U.S. Department of...
38 minutes ago - Managed Healthcare Executive
Plasma D-dimer safely reduces unnecessary CT scans obtained in the evaluation of pediatric head trauma
Serum D-dimer has been proposed as a biomarker to aid in the diagnosis of pediatric traumatic brain injury. We investigated the accuracy of D-dimer in predicting the absence of...
2 hours ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Denied ‘assisted life,' chronically-ill Ontario man is offered death instead: lawsuit
An Ontario hospital that wants to discharge a suicidal man with a crippling brain disease threatened to start charging him $1,800 a day, and suggested his other options...
7 hours ago - National Post
Ion channel trio mediates painful heat sensing
Researchers have uncovered a trio of complementary ion channels in sensory neurons that mediate detection of acute, harmful heat. Having three redundant molecular heat-sensing...
10 hours ago - ScienceDaily
Faulty cellular membrane 'mix' linked to Parkinson's disease
Working with lab-grown human brain cells, researchers report they have uncovered a much sought-after connection between one of the most common genetic mutations in Parkinson's...
10 hours ago - ScienceDaily
The brain puts the memories warehouse in order while we sleep
During the hours of sleep the memory performs a cleaning shift. A study reveals that when we sleep, the neural connections that collect important information are strengthened...
11 hours ago - ScienceDaily
Improving The Hospital Experience For Sexual Assault Survivors
As a hospital administrator, one of the most important things you do is make staffing decisions to best serve your most vulnerable clients. In addition to traditional staffing...
11 hours ago - HealthWorks Collective
Abortions in the U.S. Are Safe and Effective, a New Report Says
The majority of legal abortions performed in the U.S. are safe, free of complications and devoid of long-term health effects, according to a comprehensive new report . A...
12 hours ago - Time - 3 articles
OJ Simpson suspects he has football-linked brain disease CTE
Simpson described his 'scary' memory loss symptoms. He only suffered two concussions at the Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers - the same amount as CTE sufferer Aaron Hernandez.
13 hours ago - Daily Mail
Scientists step closer to developing male contraceptive pill
The drug, being developed by Monash University researchers, blocks two key proteins in the brain that are responsible for releasing swimmers during a male orgasm.
17 hours ago - Daily Mail
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Early Detection of Alzheimer's Cognitive Impairment via Verbal Fluency
Declining cognitive functioning in early stages of Alzheimer's disease patients can be detected with their ability to generate infinite spoken verbs, finds a new study.
Online Program Helps Adolescent Mothers
An online program convices adolesent mothers to seek medical help for depression.The webpage provides referrals for counseling services and suicide and child-abuse prevention...
Safety and Effectiveness of Corticosteroids Linked to Genetic Variants
A new study identifies a genetic variant that can improve the safety and effectiveness of corticosteroids, the drug used to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease .
Top sirloin steaks recalled for possible salmonella contamination
In Bridgeview, IL, SMI Holdings Inc., doing business as Stampede Meat, has recalled approximately 484,800 pounds of beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella...
Sexual orientation is the top suicide risk for college freshman
A study based on data from 14,000 first-year college students in eight countries including the US found sexual minorities have an up-to-eight-times higher risk for suicidal...
Her office confirms the death of Rep. Louise Slaughter at age 88
U.S. Rep Louise Slaughter One of the most prominent food safety advocates in Congress is dead at age 88. The office of Rep Lousie Slaughter, D-NY this morning confirmed the...
Vegans may be at risk for iodine deficiency, according to new study
Giving up entire categories of food can be a good idea from a health standpoint, but it's important to be smart about it. You can certainly give up soda or sweets without...
US adults consume 17 billion drinks per year during binges
The first-ever CDC report on binge drinking, considered one of the most damaging forms of alcohol abuse, found that more than 16 percent of American adults binge drink each week.
RECALL: Dr. Brown's Lovey Pacifier & Teether Holders
Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Handi-Craft Company have recalled a number of Dr. Brown's Lovey pacifier and teether holders after...
Living in high altitudes may raise your risk of depression
University of Utah researchers believe the worrying results could be the result of low atmospheric pressure. This leads to much lower levels of oxygen in the blood.