fMRI helps finds brain biomarkers linked to severe PTSD

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SYNOPSIS: Whiplash and concussion may have similar presenting symptoms, biomechanical mechanisms, and neurophysiological sequelae, but neither enjoys a gold standard diagnostic test. Guidelines for whiplash and concussion are developed and implemented sepa...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
BACKGROUND: The standardization of care along disease lines is recommended to improve outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. The multiple disciplines involved in concussion management often results in fragmented and disparate care. A fundamental gap exists ...
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OBJECTIVES: To (i) investigate alterations in homotopic functional connectivity (hfc) in concussed patients relative to healthy controls (HC) and to (ii) interrogate whether hfc in concussed patients normalized during the recovery process. The relationship...
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Conclusions: Macrostructural abnormality on CT was associated with worse functional outcome at one week post MTBI. PMID: 31550173 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Brain Injury - Category: Neurology Tags: Brain Inj Source Type: research
Conclusion1H-NMR based metabolomics and molecular docking provided the insights for the synergistic mechanisms and the potential active compounds of NZN in treating cerebral trauma. However, the bioactive compounds and their synergistic effect need to be further validated.Graphical abstract
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
PURPOSE The purpose of this research is to determine whether individuals with a history of concussion retain enduring differences in narrative writing tasks, which necessitate rapid and complex integration of both cognitive and linguistic faculties. ...
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OBJECTIVE: Update concussion recovery curves by considering pre- and postinjury modifying factors. Determine whether there is a dose-response for modifying factors on recovery. SETTING: Sports medicine concussion clinic. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 314 athlet...
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The US Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) actively address care needs for a subset of service members (SMs) who experience prolonged symptoms and adverse sequelae interfering with their usual level of function after sus...
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This study explored the sensitivity and specificity of the CISS in identifying receded near poi...
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Conclusions: Taken together, these findings can contribute to the development of enhanced screening tools and supports to help front-line staff identify TBI as a possible contributor to challenges faced by IPV survivors. By this means, women who have experienced IPV will be more likely to break the cycle of abuse and have more positive long-term health outcomes. PMID: 31442093 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Brain Injury - Category: Neurology Tags: Brain Inj Source Type: research
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