Tinnitus, traumatic brain injury, and posttraumatic stress disorder in the military - Moring JC, Peterson AL, Kanzler KE.

PURPOSE: Acoustic trauma is more prevalent in military settings, especially among individuals with combat-related military occupational specialties. Gunfire, improvised explosive devices, and mortar explosions are a few examples that may cause hearing degr...
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Conclusion: The anatomical and functional results support the use of B-Kpro for managing bilateral limbal stem cell deficiency secondary to ocular burns. However, glaucoma should be carefully evaluated, as it is a continuous threat that may result in irreversible visual loss in this population.RESUMO Objetivo: Avaliar os resultados em longo prazo do implante da ceratopr ótese de Boston tipo 1 (B-Kpro) no tratamento de pacientes vítima de queimadura ocular. Métodos: Trata-se de um estudo prospectivo envolvendo todos os casos de implante de B-Kpro 1 para queimadura ocular em um centro de oftalmologia ter...
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Even just brushing up against this plant (which has become established in the New England, Mid-Atlantic and Northwest Regions of the U.S.) can cause serious burns.
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Giant hogweed, an invasive plant that can cause third-degree burns and blindness, has been spotted in more than 10 states
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Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE) said today that it closed the refinancing of some $700 million in debt as part of its restructuring plan. Last November the Braintree, Mass.-based blood management company unveiled plans to cut roughly 11% of its global workforce as it looked to pare $80 million from its annual cash burn by the end of fiscal 2020. Today the company said it took out a new, $700 million credit line and used it to pay of $254 million in senior unsecured term loans due next June. The credit line includes a $350 million senior unsecured term loan and a $350 million senior unsecured revolving credit lin...
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BACKGROUND: Individuals in the geriatric age range are more prone than younger individuals to convert their partial thickness thermal burns into full thickness injuries. We hypothesized that this often observed clinical phenomenon is strongly related to di...
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OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this project was to investigate whether there is an association between tinnitus diagnosis and suicide and whether depression and anxiety strengthen that association. Given that tinnitus is the top service-connected disability am...
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By ROBERTO ASCIANO We are living in an age where thousands upon thousands of individuals and companies are trying to find faster, better and cheaper ways to get things done leveraging the latest digital technologies. We are so completely surrounded by efforts to innovate, disrupt and accelerate, that it may come as a surprise to find out that “innovation” has been around ever since our earliest ancestors shed their body hair and started walking upright. Since those early days, our ancestors have sought solutions to their everyday problems and the “technology” they leveraged was whatever the environ...
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Blast exposure can cause tinnitus and hearing impairment by damaging the auditory periphery and direct impact to the brain, which trigger neural plasticity in both auditory and non-auditory centers. However, the underlying neurophysiological mechanisms of ...
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If you're one of the more than 20 million Americans who suffer from chronic kidney disease (CKD), your doctor has probably told you there isn't much they can do for you. Mainstream medicine doesn't have a cure for CKD. What they do have is a lot of drugs to treat the symptoms of it. And most of the drugs will leave you worse off than before you started taking them… Like ESAs, which are prescribed to treat anemia caused by chronic kidney disease. These dangerous drugs can cause strokes, heart attacks, blood clots and seizures. And if your kidneys fail, your only options are dialysis or a kidney transplant...
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The objective of this study was to analyze differences in incidence and epidemiologic risk factors for significant threshold shift (STS) and tinnitus in deployed military personnel diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) due to either a blast exp...
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