Tag: After

Addressing sleep disorders after traumatic brain injury

Disorders of sleep are some of the most common problems experienced by patients after traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is important to recognize and treat these problems early to allow for optimal cognitive recovery, but because they are so common, the importance of treating them is often underestimated. In this special issue of NeuroRehabilitation scientists

The Right Way to Save Oil After Frying a Turkey

Frying a turkey isn’t really the traditional method of cooking a Thanksgiving bird, but it does give it an awesome crispy skin and juiciness through the roof. Still, a lot of us seem to avoid the whole deep-frying situation because of the terrifying tales of Thanksgiving Day explosions — and the fact that the process requires

Gisele Bündchen Got Breast Implants After Stopping Breastfeeding

Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen may be known for her looks, but she recently admitted she hasn’t always been happy about her appearance. In fact, in an interview with People, Bündchen said her self-esteem plummeted after breastfeeding her two children because her breasts ended up much smaller — and more uneven — than before she began

Dronedarone promotes cardiac repair after a heart attack

An article published in Experimental Biology and Medicine reports that the antiarrhythmic drug, dronedarone, promotes cardiac repair after a heart attack. The study, led by Dr. Uwe Lendeckel, Professor for Medical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University Medicine Greifswald, provides mechanistic explanations for the reduced infarct size that has been observed in response to

Drop in osteoporosis treatment initiation after hip fracture

(HealthDay)—In recent years there have been low rates of osteoporosis treatment initiation after a hip fracture, according to research published in the July 20 issue of JAMA Network Open. Using a commercial insurance claims database, Rishi J. Desai, Ph.D., from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and colleagues analyzed osteoporosis treatment initiation rates between Jan.

New way to regenerate hearts after a heart attack

Researchers funded by the British Heart Foundation have identified how a new treatment in mice can regenerate the heart after a heart attack—preventing the onset of heart failure. During a heart attack, the heart is starved of oxygen and heart muscle is damaged. The body responds by sending in immune cells to clear up dead