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Researchers Regrow Damaged Nerves with Polymer and Protein

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh researchers have created a biodegradable nerve guide – a polymer tube – filled with growth-promoting protein that can regenerate long sections of damaged nerves, without the need for transplanting stem cells or a donor nerve.

Channels: Healthcare, Military Health, Regenerative Medicine, Trauma, All Journal News, Grant Funded News,

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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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2-Jan-2020 1:35 PM EST
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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.

Channels: All Journal News, Cognition and Learning, Military Health, Neuro,

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