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Childhood traumatic brain injury linked to long-term health issues

August 31, 2016

There are potentially causal effects between childhood and adolescent traumatic brain injury and later, long-term impairments with regard to a range of health and social outcomes, according to data published in PLOS Medicine.

The researchers further concluded that age-sensitive clinical guidelines and preventive strategies should be targeted at children and adolescents.

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Fracture risk highest for children, adolescents with osteogenesis imperfecta

August 31, 2016
Danish patients with osteogenesis imperfecta have an increased fracture rate throughout their lives vs. those without the disease, with the highest fracture rate…
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AAP: Pediatricians should facilitate, advocate school readiness in the medical home

August 31, 2016
The AAP’s Council on Early Childhood and Council on School Health recently released a policy statement that supported pediatricians’ role in optimizing…
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CV risk factors occur more often before diagnosis of AF

August 31, 2016
The prevalence of stroke, MI and HF increases closer to diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, according to new data. All CV risk factors have a distinct trajectory in…

Further restrictions against marketing smokeless tobacco in sports needed

August 31, 2016
Sports-related marketing expenditures for cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products significantly decreased during the past two decades; however, there is evidence that…
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Redefining the Management of Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis: A Meeting of the Minds

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Acadia Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

The motor symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease (PD) are well recognized, but the non-motor symptoms are…
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Segmental Subtotal Corpectomy and Reconstruction With Titanium Cage and Anterior Plate for Multilevel Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament

Orthopedics
Online Advanced Release, August 30, 2016
This retrospective study assessed the outcomes of segmental subtotal corpectomy with titanium cage reconstruction and…
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