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Concussion questionnaires may not detect vision symptoms in children

August 2, 2016
Researchers determined that the Post Concussion Symptom Scale may be limited in identifying pediatric patients with vision problems after concussion…

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AAP: Pediatricians need greater education to identify ‘female athlete triad’

July 21, 2016
Well-visit screening, educated diagnosis and combined intervention by pediatricians are suggested to effectively treat the female athlete triad in…

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Concussion rate rises among adolescents

July 18, 2016
Concussion injuries have significantly increased in the general population, predominantly driven by a substantial rise among adolescents, according…

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Somatization linked to delayed symptom resolution in pediatric concussions

July 12, 2016
Anxiety correlated with delayed symptom resolution in children recovering from concussions and may be a priority for early intervention in future…

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Most schoolchildren consume sports drinks unnecessarily

July 1, 2016
Recent research in the British Dental Journal found that the majority of children unnecessarily consumed sports drinks with more than half consuming…

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Most children with concussions not seen in health care setting

June 24, 2016
Most children in the United States who incurred a concussion were not seen in a health care setting, according to findings published in…

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Endurance training fails to cause long-term damage to right ventricle

June 8, 2016
Years of elite endurance training does not appear to lead to long-term right ventricular damage, researchers reported in Circulation.

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Most patients first seek concussion treatment from PCP

May 31, 2016
For a vast majority of children, the first point-of-entry for concussion care is through primary care, and, as such, incidence estimates that are…

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Tai chi showed efficacy similar to physical therapy for treatment of knee osteoarthritis

May 25, 2016
Tai Chi was found to improve well-being and relieve pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis, according to research published in Annals of Internal

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Concussion linked to greater academic dysfunction than extremity injury in students

May 25, 2016
Recent findings published in the American Journal of Public Health showed that students experienced greater academic dysfunction 1 week after…

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VIDEO: Expert examines relationship between neurodegenerative diseases, head trauma

May 23, 2016
WASHINGTON — Martin A. Samuels, MD, DSc (Hon), MACP, FANA, chair of the department of neurology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Miriam…

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Exercise speeds concussion symptom recovery time in children

May 1, 2016
BALTIMORE —Physical activity within 7 days of a concussion could decrease concussion symptom recovery time in children more effectively than…

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Women, computer-users at increased risk for prolonged concussion recovery

April 21, 2016
Researchers identified several factors that contribute to concussion recovery time, according to data presented at the American Academy of Neurology…

Ultrasound headset may help diagnose concussions in athletes

April 18, 2016
Results from a study to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s Annual Meeting found the use of transcranial Doppler ultrasound…

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Consensus statement released on CV care of college student-athletes

April 18, 2016
A consensus statement crafted by multiple associations recommends best practices for CV care of college student-athletes, including on how to…

More than 40% of retired NFL players showed evidence of traumatic brain injury

April 13, 2016
Investigators of an ongoing study to be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s Annual Meeting found 42.5% of retired National…

Most popular stories in internal medicine for 2016

April 8, 2016
Healio Internal Medicine presents the most read stories to date in 2016, including opioid addiction, immunization guidelines, improving sleep and…

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Percutaneous ultrasonic tenotomy linked with pain relief and improved function for tennis elbow

March 15, 2016
At 3-year follow-up, patients with recalcitrant tennis elbow who underwent minimally invasive percutaneous ultrasonic tenotomy experienced sustained…

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Career length and performance decreased after ACL injury in professional hockey players

March 14, 2016
Although most professional hockey players are able to return to play after ACL injury, career length and performance may be significantly decreased…

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Return to play rates high among NCAA Division I female soccer players after ACL reconstruction

March 13, 2016
Investigators of this study found high return-to-play rates after ACL reconstruction among collegiate female soccer players, especially those with…