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nutrition plays vital role in traumatic head injury

Nutrition Plays Vital Role in Traumatic Brain Injury Care

Important news for traumatic brain injury treatment. Actress Natasha Richardson died from complications from bleeding in the brain after sustaining a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a tragic skiing accident in 2009. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines a TBI as an injury caused by “a bump, blow or jolt to the head, […]

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Futuristic Techniques for Tissue and Eye Surgery

Futuristic Photochemical Tissue Bonding for Tissue and Eye Surgery Imagine in the future, if your surgeon could seal your incision using just a special dye and a non-thermal laser light – no sutures, staples or glues required. This technology could be available sooner than you think, because the Department of Defense (DoD) has been funding […]

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New Frontiers of Military Medical Research

New Frontiers of Military Medical Research

Futuristic Projects Revealed in Pentagon’s DARPA research budget for 2012 The US military is ramping up research to find new ways to treat wounded soldiers quickly and effectively. The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently announced their budget proposal for 2012, revealing an impressive array of futuristic medical research. Here are 5 DARPA […]

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