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Article ID: 714110

Researchers see stress and trauma in women’s stories about abortion

University at Buffalo

A University at Buffalo-led research team has used public narratives, an increasingly popular form of person-centered advocacy offering a forum for sharing previously untold stories, to study the undue stress experienced by women in relation to abortion.

Released:
7-Jun-2019 12:25 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Predicting Postinjury Depression and PTSD Risk
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    5-Jun-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 713854

Predicting Postinjury Depression and PTSD Risk

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Addressing the psychological effects of injury can improve health and reduce the negative outcomes of injury. Yet, in a national survey, only seven percent of trauma centers incorporate routine screening for PTSD symptoms.

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4-Jun-2019 9:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Sensor-Embedded ‘Smart’ Helmets Could Detect TBIs

Article ID: 713432

Sensor-Embedded ‘Smart’ Helmets Could Detect TBIs

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Dr. Jie Huang, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri S&T, is working to meet the need for TBI early detection by developing technology that enables autonomous collection and processing of data in a reliable and “smart” manner for prompt identification.

Released:
23-May-2019 4:15 PM EDT

Article ID: 713143

Just released: Proceedings from inaugural Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention

American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Proceedings from the first-ever Medical Summit on Firearm Injury Prevention have been released and published on the Journal of the American College of Surgeons website as an “article in press” in advance of print publication.

Released:
20-May-2019 9:30 AM EDT
Newswise: Psychologists Receive NIH Award to Seek Cures for Chronic Traumatic Brain Injuries

Article ID: 712752

Psychologists Receive NIH Award to Seek Cures for Chronic Traumatic Brain Injuries

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Survivors of TBI often experience chronic psychiatric symptoms such as increased risky decision-making and impulsivity, yet there are not treatments available. Researchers at West Virginia University are working to find solutions to help these patients improve their everyday quality of life.

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13-May-2019 9:15 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Research Into Brain’s Reaction to Motion Earns Significant Attention

Article ID: 712489

Research Into Brain’s Reaction to Motion Earns Significant Attention

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Understanding how the brain reacts to acceleration is essential to designing more effective protective equipment and strategies for preventing traumatic brain injury, or TBI.

Released:
7-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Tulane Alumni Couple Donates $5 Million for Presidential Chair

Article ID: 712486

Tulane Alumni Couple Donates $5 Million for Presidential Chair

Tulane University

The gift from alumni Marcela Villareal de Panetta and Bernard J. Panetta II will establish the Panetta Family Presidential Chair Endowed Fund.

Released:
7-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Education

Newswise: Can the Effects of the Ketogenic Diet Help Prevent Epilepsy After Traumatic Brain Injury?
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    30-Apr-2019 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 712074

Can the Effects of the Ketogenic Diet Help Prevent Epilepsy After Traumatic Brain Injury?

Tufts University

Neuroscientists at Tufts prevented the development of epileptic activity in mice after traumatic brain injury by using a drug that mimics the metabolic effects of the ketogenic diet.

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29-Apr-2019 2:55 PM EDT

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