Repetitive and prolonged omega-3 fatty acid treatment after traumatic brain injury enhances long-term tissue restoration and cognitive recovery -

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most disabling clinical conditions that could lead to neurocognitive disorders in survivors. Our group and others previously reported that prophylactic enrichment of dietary omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

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U.S. veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely than typical Americans to die of causes including suicide and accidental injuries, a recent study suggests.
Source: Reuters: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news
: Genes, environmental factors, and their interplay affect posttrauma symptoms. Although environmental predictors of the longitudinal course of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms are documented, there remains a need to incorporate genetic...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
ConclusionsProviders and stakeholders need to consider the complex mental health trauma of the differential effects of living and working conditions for female and male survivors during trafficking to support treatment and recovery.
Source: International Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
This article reviews recent evidence related to public health epidemiology and intervention for traumatic stress and PTSD. Recent evidence is presented regarding incidence of traumatic stress worldwide, as well as most frequent types of traumas, indicators of the public health burden of PTSD, and prevalence, predictors, and correlates of PTSD. Public health perspectives on intervention and treatment are delineated, and innovations in both psychosocial and psychopharmacological interventions are highlighted.Recent FindingsPTSD has been associated with substantial medical and economic burden. Recent public health preventive ...
Source: Current Psychiatry Reports - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 24 June 2019Source: NeuroImage: ClinicalAuthor(s): Susan Landau, Danielle Harvey, Michael W. WeinerAbstractOver the past six months, we have been in discussion with you and the authors of a recent publication in NeuroImage: Clinical (Amyloid pathology fingerprint differentiates posttraumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. Mohamed AZ, et al. Neuroimaging Clinical 2018 Jun 5;19:716–726). We raised a variety of methodological concerns with Mohamed and colleagues and discussion about these concerns led to their preparation of a corrigendum to be published in NeuroImage: Cli...
Source: NeuroImage: Clinical - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
ConclusionThe findings show a novel pattern of influences, demonstrating that the reciprocal effects of subjective physical health and loneliness change over time. The findings imply that subjective health and interpersonal experiences are inherently connected.
Source: Social Science and Medicine - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Condition:   Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Interventions:   Drug: Prazosin;   Drug: Placebos Sponsor:   University of Colorado, Denver Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
​BY ALI OZCAN, MD; AYUSH GUPTA, MD; ISABEL NEACATO, MD; DAVID DONALDSON, DO; &SHANNA JONES, MDA 17-year-old boy presented to the pediatric emergency department complaining of a right shoulder injury and right clavicular pain for two hours. The pain started after he checked another player into the boards while playing hockey. He had no head injury, loss of consciousness, or other trauma. He took 600 mg of ibuprofen with no relief, so he came to the ED.He had no past medical or surgical problems, and reported his pain as 4/10 over the clavicle region. His review of system was otherwise negative. The patient's vitals we...
Source: The Case Files - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Blog Posts Source Type: research
Could the advancement of machine and deep learning algorithms be harnessed meaningfully in the area of mental health? Could depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or any other mental disorder be quantified so that technology could somehow add positively to their diagnostics or treatment? We tried to explore the uses of artificial intelligence in mental health care, and stumbled upon smart algorithms that support clinicians with early detection and diagnostics of mental health issues, with the flagging of suicide risks, and other ones that help patients manage their condition through counselling and constantly being t...
Source: The Medical Futurist - Category: Information Technology Authors: Tags: Future of Medicine AI artificial intelligence bipolar disorder chatbots future of psychiatry mental disorder mental health mental health disorders mental health issues moodkit pacifica schizophrenia suicide thriveport woebot Source Type: blogs
Archaeological dig will be first at building where thousands of Wellington ’s men were treatedA group of 25 British and Dutch military veterans are to join the first excavation of the main field hospital established by the Duke of Wellington during the Battle of Waterloo.The former soldiers, sailors and RAF personnel will work with archaeologists, led by Prof Tony Pollard of Glasgow University, to explore the farm buildings of Mont-St-Jean, where thousands of wounded soldiers received primitive first aid as shot and shell rained down on them.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Archaeology Military Post-traumatic stress disorder Belgium Netherlands Napoleon Bonaparte Science Mental health Society UK news Europe World news Source Type: news
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