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Executive functions and daily functions, road sign recognition and driving self-report among healthy and post-stroke drivers - Bachar Y, Karpin H, Dror G, Lieberman L, Dvir D, Ratzon N.
INTRODUCTION: Driving is an essential part of occupational performance. In determining potential driving competence, there is a lack of screening tools to ascertain who should be referred for further assessment in Occupational Therapy or at the Medical Ins...
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Evaluation of a novel classification of heat-related illnesses: a multicentre observational study (Heat Stroke STUDY 2012) - Yamamoto T, Fujita M, Oda Y, Todani M, Hifumi T, Kondo Y, Shimazaki J, Shiraishi S, Hayashida K, Yokobori S, Takauji S, Wakasugi M, Nakamura S, Kanda J, Yagi M, Moriya T, Kawahara T, Tonouchi M, Yokota H, Miyake Y, Shimizu K, Tsuruta R.
The Japanese Association for Acute Medicine Committee recently proposed a novel classification system for the severity of heat-related illnesses. The illnesses are simply classified into three stages based on symptoms and management or treatment. Stages I,...
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Personal risk factors associated with heat-related illness among new conscripts undergoing basic training in Thailand - Nutong R, Mungthin M, Hatthachote P, Ukritchon S, Imjaijit W, Tengtrakulcharoen P, Panichkul S, Putwatana P, Prapaipanich W, Rangsin R.
Cases of exertional heat stroke have been reported every year during basic training for Royal Thai Army (RTA) conscripts. Prevention is an important strategy to reduce the incidence of heat-related illnesses. We conducted a study to identify potential indi...
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Resilience after a neurological pathology: what impact on the cognitive abilities of patients with brain damage? - Castor N, El Massioui F.
The aim of this study is to examine resilience in patients with traumatic brain injury and patients who suffered from stroke. As traumatic brain injury and stroke both have a recovery potential, we investigate cognitive recovery in this context. Given the ...
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Optimising the mandatory reporting process for drivers admitted to an inpatient stroke rehabilitation unit - MacDonald SL, Joseph PL, Cavaliere IJ, Bayley MT, Lo A.
Ontario physicians are legally obligated to report patients who may be medically unfit to drive to the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO). Currently at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (TRI), there are no standardised processes for MTO reporting, ...
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Response to letter "Prediction of falls in subjects suffering from Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, and stroke: methodologic issues" - Cattaneo D, Gervasoni E, Pupillo E, Bianchi E, Agostini M, Rovaris M, Aprile I, Montesano A, Beghi E.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en...
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Prediction of falls in subjects suffering from Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, and stroke: methodologic issues - Sabour S.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en...
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Associations between self and informant ratings of executive functioning and driver behaviour following acquired brain injury - Rike PO, Eriksen LA, Schanke AK.
OBJECTIVES: To investigate self and informant ratings of everyday executive functions and their correlation with driving behaviour after acquired brain injury. METHODS: A 1-year follow-up study of 24 adults with stroke and 10 adults with traumatic ...
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Evaluation of occupational exposure limits for heat stress in outdoor workers - United States, 2011-2016 - Tustin AW, Lamson GE, Jacklitsch BL, Thomas RJ, Arbury SB, Cannon DL, Gonzales RG, Hodgson MJ.
Heat stress, an environmental and occupational hazard, is associated with a spectrum of heat-related illnesses, including heat stroke, which can lead to death. CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) publishes recommended occupa...
Source: SafetyLit - July 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

A randomized, double-blind study to assess if vitamin D treatment affects the outcomes of rehabilitation and balance in hemiplegic patients - Sari A, Durmus B, Karaman CA, Ogut E, Aktas İ.
[Purpose] To investigate the effect of vitamin D supplementation on rehabilitation outcomes and balance in patients having hemiplegia due to ischemic stroke. [Subjects and Methods] Vitamin D levels of 132 patients hospitalized for hemiplegia rehabilitation...
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Control of spreading depression with electrical fields - Whalen AJ, Xiao Y, Kadji H, Dahlem MA, Gluckman BJ, Schiff SJ.
Spreading depression or depolarization is a large-scale pathological brain phenomenon related to migraine, stroke, hemorrhage and traumatic brain injury. Once initiated, spreading depression propagates across gray matter extruding potassium and other activ...
Source: SafetyLit - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Sensi-steps: using patient-generated data to prevent post-stroke falls - Smith A, Ng A, Burgess ER, Weingarten N, Pacheco JA.
We present Sensi-steps, an application using patient-generated data (PGD) to prevent falls for geriatric and especially poststroke patients. The Sensi-steps tool incorporates a wearable wrist device, pedometer, pressure and proximity sensors, and tablet. P...
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Long-term factors associated with falls and fractures poststroke - Foster EJ, Barlas RS, Bettencourt-Silva JH, Clark AB, Metcalf AK, Bowles KM, Potter JF, Myint PK.
This study aimed to evaluate which factors increased risk of these events after stroke. METHODS: Data from 7,267 hospitalized stroke patients were acquired from t...
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effects of walkbot gait training on kinematics, kinetics, and clinical gait function in paraplegia and quadriplegia - Hwang J, Shin Y, Park JH, Cha YJ, You JSH.
BACKGROUND: The robotic-assisted gait training (RAGT) system has gained recognition as an innovative, effective paradigm to improve functional ambulation and activities of daily living in spinal cord injury and stroke. However, the effects of the Walkbot r...
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reliability and comparison of Kinect-based methods for estimating spatiotemporal gait parameters of healthy and post-stroke individuals - Latorre J, Llor éns R, Colomer C, Alcañiz M.
Different studies have analyzed the potential of the off-the-shelf Microsoft Kinect, in its different versions, to estimate spatiotemporal gait parameters as a portable markerless low-cost alternative to laboratory grade systems. However, variability in po...
Source: SafetyLit - March 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Routine screening laboratory studies for nonheat stroke field heat injuries are unnecessary: a retrospective review - Schauer SG, Pfaff JA.
BACKGROUND: Heat injuries are common in the military training environment. Base policies often mandate that heat causalities require evaluation at a higher level of care, which comes at significant use of resources. Laboratory studies are often ordered rou...
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Neuropsychological testing - Zucchella C, Federico A, Martini A, Tinazzi M, Bartolo M, Tamburin S.
Neuropsychological testing is a key diagnostic tool for assessing people with dementia and mild cognitive impairment, but can also help in other neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease, stroke, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury and epi...
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Collapse in the heat - from overhydration to the emergency room - three cases of exercise-associated hyponatremia associated with exertional heat illness - Oh RC, Malave B, Chaltry JD.
We describe three cases of symptomatic hyponatremia init...
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Fitness to drive after stroke - Marx P.
In Germany, patient information and expert testimony on driving ability requires knowledge of the corresponding legislation and the Guideline for expertises on driver aptitude. The testimony should clearly identify handicaps with regard to driving, give es...
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

FIT for FUNCTION: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial - Richardson J, Tang A, Guyatt G, Thabane L, Xie F, Sahlas D, Hart R, Fleck R, Hladysh G, Macrae L.
BACKGROUND: The current state of evidence suggests that community-based exercise programs are beneficial in improving impairment, function, and health status, and are greatly needed for persons with stroke. However, limitations of these studies include ris...
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Fatal exertional heat stroke and American football players: the need for regional heat-safety guidelines - Grundstein AJ, Hosokawa Y, Casa DJ.
CONTEXT:   Weather-based activity modification in athletics is an important way to minimize heat illnesses. However, many commonly used heat-safety guidelines include a uniform set of heat-stress thresholds that do not account for geographic differences ...
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Relapse of Takayasu arteritis as a cause of suicidal poisoning and subsequent major ischemic stroke successfully treated with thrombolytic therapy - Komatina N, Lepi ć T, Labović B, Stevović T, Petronijević M, Radovinović-Tasić S, Obradović D.
INTRODUCTION: Takayasu arteritis (TA) is a rare large vessel arteritis, affecting primarily aorta and its major branches. Its clinical manifestations can vary significantly - from asymptomatic to serious vascular events. Acute neurological complications ar...
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Fall risk during opposing stance perturbations among healthy adults and chronic stroke survivors - Patel PJ, Bhatt T.
Studies examining recovery from SLIPS and TRIPS indicate higher incidence of falls during SLIPS than TRIPS however, differences in the recovery mechanisms during these opposing perturbations have not been examined. We therefore aimed to compare the reactiv...
Source: SafetyLit - December 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Uncorrected versus demographically-corrected scores on the NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery in persons with traumatic brain injury and stroke - Nitsch KP, Casaletto KB, Carlozzi NE, Tulsky DS, Heinemann AW, Heaton RK.
OBJECTIVE: The association between demographic characteristics and neurocognitive performance is well established; however, clinicians may have difficulty selecting when to use uncorrected versus demographically corrected scores. We compared these score ty...
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Vascular risk factor burden and new-onset depression in the community - Adams S, Conner S, Himali JJ, Beiser A, Vasan RS, Seshadri S, Pase MP.
Depression is associated with an increased likelihood of cardiac events and stroke. We hypothesized that the vascular risk factor burden might itself predispose to both cardiovascular events and depression. Therefore, we examined whether aggregate scores o...
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Intracranial ischemic infarct due to blunt force trauma in a high school football player - Esianor BI, Haider AS, Engelhardt MI, Osumah T, Vayalumkal S, Thakur R, Leonard D, Haithcock J, Layton KF.
Ischemic stroke is an  uncommon cause of death among teenagers and young adults; however, the etiologies differ when compared to ischemic strokes in older individuals. Large-vessel atherosclerosis and small-vessel disease causing ischemic stroke are rare f...
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Photobiomodulation for traumatic brain injury and stroke - Hamblin MR.
There is a notable lack of therapeutic alternatives for what is fast becoming a global epidemic of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Photobiomodulation (PBM) employs red or near-infrared (NIR) light (600-1100nm) to stimulate healing, protect tissue from dying,...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Outcome and risk factors associated with extent of central nervous system injury due to exertional heat stroke - Yang M, Li Z, Zhao Y, Zhou F, Zhang Y, Gao J, Yin T, Hu X, Mao Z, Xiao J, Wang L, Liu C, Ma L, Yuan Z, Lv J, Shen H, Hou PC, Kang H.
To explore the relationship between the extent of central nervous system (CNS) injury and patient outcomes meanwhile research the potential risk factors associated with neurologic sequelae. In this retrospective cohort study, we analyzed data from 117 cons...
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Scorpion bite-induced ischaemic stroke - Reddy C R, Bompelli N, Khardenavis V, Deshpande A.
We report a 54-year-old woman with scorpion bite. After 3  hours of admission, the patient developed sudden onset tachycardia with hypotension. Cardiac evaluation showed raised creatine kinase MB isoenzyme was elevated; ECG and two-dimensional echocardiog...
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Injury mechanisms in acute intracerebral hemorrhage - Wilkinson DA, Pandey AS, Thompson BG, Keep RF, Hua Y, Xi G.
Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is the most common hemorrhagic stroke subtype, and rates are increasing with an aging population. Despite an increase in research and trials of therapies for ICH, mortality remains high and no interventional therapy has been ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Surveillance for certain health behaviors and conditions among states and selected local areas - Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, United States, 2013 and 2014 - Gamble S, Mawokomatanda T, Xu F, Chowdhury PP, Pierannunzi C, Flegel D, Garvin W, Town M.
PROBLEM: Chronic diseases and conditions (e.g., heart diseases, stroke, arthritis, and diabetes) are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States. These conditions are costly to the U.S. economy, yet they are often preventable or cont...
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

International Classification of Disease coding of exertional heat illness in U.S. Army Soldiers - DeGroot DW, Mok G, Hathaway NE.
INTRODUCTION: The severity of exertional heat illnesses (EHI) ranges from relatively minor heat exhaustion to potentially life-threatening heat stroke. Epidemiological surveillance of the types of and trends in EHI incidence depends on application of the a...
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Neurotoxicity of zinc - Morris DR, Levenson CW.
Zinc-induced neurotoxicity has been shown to play a role in neuronal damage and death associated with traumatic brain injury, stroke, seizures, and neurodegenerative diseases. During normal firing of "zinc-ergic" neurons, vesicular free zinc is released in...
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Design and analysis of a novel fall prevention device for lower limbs rehabilitation robot - Ji J, Guo S, Song T, Xi FJ.
BACKGROUND: Most stroke survivors are suffering from physical motor impairments and confronting with the risk of falls, and well trunk stability is essential for balance during daily functional activities. OBJECTIVES: Current fall prevention device...
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A comprehensive analysis of dispatching of traumatic brain injuries in the Fifth Period at the RAJAIE Hospital in Ghachsaran - Alidadi A, Zaboli R, Abedi R, Soltanizarandi MR.
INTRODUCTION: Increasing car accidents in young group and head-stroke mechanisms in developing countryis are the main cause of brain lesions and injuries related to trauma, so that traumatic severe brain lesions and injuries and uncontrollable hemorrhage a...
Source: SafetyLit - August 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Middle cerebral artery stroke as amusement park injury: case report and review of the literature - Baumgartle A, Wolfe L, Puri V, Moeller K, Bertolone S, Raj A.
We report a healthy 12-year-old boy who presented with facial droop, sl...
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Risk factors for heat related deaths during the June 2015 heat wave in Karachi, Pakistan - Saleem SG, Ansari T, Ali AS, Fatima S, Rizvi MH, Samad MA.
BACKGROUND: Mortality as a consequence of heat related illness is a public health concern. Emergency department (ED) experiences increased patients' flow and decreased survival as a consequence of heat stroke during the episodes of heat wave. The present s...
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

A particularly complex case of matricide by means of plastic bag suffocation: case report - Migliorini AS, Boracchi M, Gentile G, Maciocco F, Piccinini A, Zoja R.
A rare case of homicide with plastic bag suffocation is presented in which forensic genetic investigations were carried out on the inner surface of a plastic bag placed over the head of an elderly woman, bedridden after a stroke. The results obtained sugge...
Source: SafetyLit - July 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

The effects of chunghyul-dan, an agent of Korean medicine, on a mouse model of traumatic brain injury - Choi WW, Lee K, Lee BJ, Park SU, Park JM, Ko CN, Bu Y.
Chunghyul-Dan (CHD) is the first choice agent for the prevention and treatment of stroke at the Kyung Hee Medical Hospital. To date, CHD has been reported to have beneficial effects on brain disease in animals and humans, along with antioxidative and anti-...
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Pediatric abusive head trauma and stroke - Khan NR, Fraser BD, Nguyen V, Moore K, Boop S, Vaughn BN, Klimo P.
OBJECTIVE Despite established risk factors, abusive head trauma (AHT) continues to plague our communities. Cerebrovascular accident (CVA), depicted as areas of hypodensity on CT scans or diffusion restriction on MR images, is a well-known consequence of AH...
Source: SafetyLit - June 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Assessing cognitive ability and simulator-based driving performance in poststroke adults - Blane A, Lee HC, Falkmer T, Willstrand TD.
Driving is an important activity of daily living, which is increasingly relied upon as the population ages. It has been well-established that cognitive processes decline following a stroke and these processes may influence driving performance. There is muc...
Source: SafetyLit - June 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

A retrospective analysis of post-stroke Berg Balance Scale scores: how should normal and at-risk scores be interpreted? - Patterson KK, Inness E, McIlroy WE, Mansfield A.
Objectif  : l'échelle de Berg est un outil de mesure de l'équilibre debout fréquemment utilisé par les cliniciens traitant des personnes ayant subi un AVC. Des stratégies compensatoires peuvent influencer le score Berg, même si les mesures obtenues d...
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Understanding the mechanisms of recovery and/or compensation following injury - Hylin MJ, Kerr AL, Holden R.
Injury due to stroke and traumatic brain injury result in significant long-term effects upon behavioral functioning. One central question to rehabilitation research is whether the nature of behavioral improvement observed is due to recovery or the developm...
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Profiles of executive function across children with distinct brain disorders: traumatic brain injury, stroke, and brain tumor - Araujo GC, Antonini TN, Anderson V, Vannatta KA, Salley CG, Bigler ED, Taylor HG, Gerhardt C, Rubin K, Dennis M, Lo W, Mackay MT, Gordon A, Hajek Koterba C, Gomes A, Greenham M, Owen Yeates K.
This study examined whether children with distinct brain disorders show different profiles of strengths and weaknesses in executive functions, and differ from children without brain disorder. METHODS: Participants were children with tra...
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Effects of experimental traumatic brain injury and impaired glutamate transport on cortical spreading depression - Hosseini-Zare MS, Gu F, Abdulla A, Powell S, Žiburkus J.
Cortical spreading depression (CSD) is associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, migraines, and seizures. Typically, following TBIs and other insults, neuronal excitability in and around the area of the injury is affected, with reported increas...
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Update: Heat illness, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2016 -
In 2016, there were 2,536 incident diagnoses of heat illness among active component service members (incidence rate: 1.96 cases per 1,000 person-years [p-yrs]). The overall crude incidence rates of heat stroke and "other heat illness" were 0.31 and 1.65 pe...
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

From battlefield to home: a mobile platform for assessing brain health - Resnick HE, Lathan CE.
Cognitive testing batteries have been used for decades to diagnose deficits associated with conditions such as head injury, age-related cognitive decline, and stroke, and they have also been used extensively for educational evaluation and planning. Cogniti...
Source: SafetyLit - March 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Effects of stair task training on walking ability in stroke patients - Choi YK, Kim K, Choi JU.
[Purpose] The aim of this study was to determine the effect of stair task training on gait abilities by conducting stair task training. In this training, step training is applied in various directions with hemiplegia patients. [Subjects and Methods] Thirty...
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Fatal folic acid toxicity in humans - Devnath GP, Kumaran S, Rajiv R, Shaha KK, Nagaraj A.
Folic acid is B-9 vitamin. Folic acid is prescribed commonly for pregnant women to prevent neural tube defects in the fetus, patients under chemotherapy, pernicious anemia and to reduce the risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease. Acute or chronic ingest...
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Comparison of gait symmetry between poststroke fallers and nonfallers during level walking using triaxial accelerometry: a STROBE-compliant cross-sectional study - Lien WC, Cheng YH, Kuan TS, Zheng YL, Hsieh CH, Wang WF.
To compare the degree of gait symmetry of chronic poststroke fallers with that of nonfallers during level walking using triaxial accelerometry.In this cross-sectional study, a total of 14 patients with chronic stroke were recruited from a community hospita...
Source: SafetyLit - March 10, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news