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One way childhood trauma leads to poorer health for women

September 18, 2019

Researchers have long known that childhood trauma is linked to poorer health for women at midlife. A new…
Tulane researcher to study trauma intervention in mothers and children

July 2, 2019

A Tulane University researcher will study the effectiveness of an intervention to address trauma in mothers and their…
Researchers see stress and trauma in women’s stories about abortion

June 10, 2019

A University at Buffalo-led research team has used public narratives, an increasingly popular form of person-centered advocacy offering…
Childhood Adversity Linked to Earlier Puberty, Premature Brain Development, and Greater Mental Illness

June 4, 2019

Growing up in poverty and experiencing traumatic events like a bad accident or sexual assault can impact brain…
Childhood trauma tied to tooth loss later in life

May 28, 2019

Even if children grow up to overcome childhood adversity, the trauma they experience in early life causes them…
Creating an Autonomous Robotic Trauma Care System

May 23, 2019

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Carnegie Mellon University each have been awarded four-year contracts totaling more than $7.2 million…
Can a nerve injury trigger ALS?

February 21, 2019

A growing collection of anecdotal stories raises the possibility that nerve injury in an arm or a leg…
Jiu-jitsu move may be lifesaver for trauma victims

January 8, 2019

A martial-arts maneuver can reduce blood loss in someone who has sustained a significant wound, suggests a small,…
Novel drops could prevent vision loss after eye trauma or severe infections

December 27, 2018

Eye trauma or various infections often lead to impaired vision or even blindness. However, these conditions do not…
When measuring resilience, the type of trauma suffered matters

December 20, 2018

In previous studies of resilience in people, researchers have rarely differentiated in their analysis between the types of…
Psychotic experiences could be caused by trauma in childhood

November 22, 2018

Researchers at the University of Bristol have established greater evidence for a causal link between trauma in childhood…
Breaking the cycle of intimate partner violence

November 8, 2018

The cycle of intimate partner violence will remain unbroken unless trauma in perpetrators—not just victims—is also treated, according…
A Traumatic Memory Can Be Near Impossible to Shake

October 4, 2018

Most of what you experience leaves no trace in your memory. Learning new information often requires a lot…
Keeping ‘Little houdinis’ safe

April 24, 2018

After long shifts working in the University of Virginia Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, nurse Tricia Cady…
Researchers probe the complex nature of concussion

April 10, 2018

It seems simple enough: Taking a hard hit to the head can give you a concussion. But, Stanford…
Solving a delicate puzzle

April 3, 2018

Plastic surgeon Dr. Jonathan Black operates in some of medicine’s most challenging situations, including treating children born with…
How one sexual assault survivor took back her life, one step at a time

March 22, 2018

Nicola Dakers was just two years old when she was first assaulted, but it left her with trauma…
How dolphins inspired a potentially life-saving method for treating trauma victims

July 18, 2017

A physiological process used commonly by mammals like seals and dolphins inspired the potentially life-saving method University at…
Microwave helmet yields fast and safe evaluation of head injuries

March 10, 2017

Results from a clinical study demonstrates that microwave measurements can be used for a rapid detection of intracranial…
The late effects of stress

December 28, 2016

The late effects of stress: New insights into how the brain responds to trauma Mrs. M would never…
How brain tissue recovers after injury

December 16, 2016

A research team led by Associate Professor Mitsuharu ENDO and Professor Yasuhiro MINAMI (both from the Department of…
Potential target for restoring ejaculation in men with spinal cord injuries or ejaculatory disorders

December 5, 2016

New research provides insights on how to restore the ability to ejaculate in men who are not able…
New insights into cause of phantom limb pain may have therapeutic benefits

November 15, 2016

Phantom limb pain is the pain experienced following loss of a limb, either from injury or amputation. This…
Update: Primates regain control of paralyzed limb

November 10, 2016

Neuroprosthetic interface bridges spinal cord injury a primate with spinal cord injury regained control of its paralyzed leg…
Researchers restore leg movement in primates using wireless neural interface

November 10, 2016

An international team of scientists has used a wireless “brain-spinal interface” to bypass spinal cord injuries in a…
Following Trauma

October 18, 2016

More than 2.6 million servicemen and women have deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan since September 11, 2001. Many…
Study suggests gut bacteria can aid recovery from spinal cord injury

October 18, 2016

Researchers from The Ohio State University have discovered that spinal cord injury alters the type of bacteria living…
New role identified for scars at the site of injured spinal cord

April 8, 2016

NIH-funded mouse study suggests scar formation may help, not hinder, nerve regrowth For decades, it was thought that…
Enzyme involved in glucose metabolism promotes wound healing

March 10, 2016

An enzyme involved in glucose metabolism in cells plays a major role in the early steps of wound…
Childhood trauma associated with worse impulse control in adulthood, study finds

January 21, 2016

The scars of childhood abuse and neglect affect adults’ brains for decades to come – including their ability…
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