Study results indicate that 19% of people in the US have persistent pain, and the incidence varies according to age and gender.
October 29 is World Stroke Day, established by the World Stroke Organization in 2006 to help spread public awareness of the world’s high stroke risk and stroke prevalence.
A recent news release announced that Amy Morosini, aged 45 years old, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivor, placed third in the Female Physically Challenged Division at the IRONMAN 70.3 Augusta triathlon.
LCG, a provider of grants management and technology solutions to federal agencies, has been awarded a $31 million contract to provide information systems and technology services and support to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes (NINDS), according to a company news release.
A study appearing in the American Heart Association journal “Stroke” reports that costs to treat strokes resulting from bleeding in the brain may rise significantly 10 years later.
A new assessment has been developed to assist individuals who have sustained trauma to the brain, including individuals combating progressive conditions such as dementia.
Two recent studies presented at a preconference symposium on pediatric sports medicine suggest many parents may lack knowledge or hold misconceptions about concussion.
A major federal grant awarded to West Virginia University (WVU) aims to advance faculty and scientific research on stroke in an effort to mitigate the effects of the disease.
A study conducted by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) highlights a new cell signaling pathway reported to contribute to the development and progression of inflammatory bone erosion occurring in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
In an effort to raise awareness about scientifically proven treatments available for concussions, UPMC and the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program have launched ReThinkConcussions.com, which features an interactive guide to understanding concussion and how UPMC approaches this complex, unseen injury.