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Don’t Wait to Get Concussion Care

Center for Connected Medicine

Early clinical treatment may significantly reduce recovery time following a concussion, according to new research led by the University of Pittsburgh Sports Medicine Concussion Program.

Channels: Blood, Healthcare, Military Health, Neuro, Sleep, Sports, Sports Medicine, JAMA, All Journal News,

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Health ranks as top concern for veterans immediately after military service

Veterans Affairs (VA) Research Communications

In the months after separating from military service, most veterans are less satisfied with their health than with their work or social relationships, found a study by Veterans Affairs researchers.

Channels: Behavioral Science, Healthcare, Mental Health, Military Health, Pain, Psychology and Psychiatry, All Journal News,

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Altitude Sickness Drug Doesn’t Impair Exercise Performance above Sea Level, Study Finds

American Physiological Society (APS)

A new study finds that a medication commonly prescribed to prevent and combat symptoms of acute mountain sickness does not reduce exercise performance at high altitudes. This may be especially important for military personnel and first responders not accustomed to working above sea level. The study is published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology.

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Veterans Study Suggests Two Sub-types of Gulf War Illness

Georgetown University Medical Center

Brain imaging of veterans with Gulf War illness show varying abnormalities after moderate exercise that can be categorized into two distinct groups — an outcome that suggests a more complex illness that previously thought.

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Improving Trauma Pain Outcomes

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

A 7-year prospective cohort study from the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center (CMCVAMC), University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania examined the relationship between regional anesthesia (RA) administration and patient-reported pain-related outcomes among Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom service members sustaining a combat-related extremity injury.

Channels: All Journal News, Military Health, Nursing, Pain, Trauma, Grant Funded News,

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