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Early Childhood Trauma Re-Wires the Brain, Increasing Risk for Depression

Federal researchers have discovered that severe stress or trauma early in life could actually change how the brain responds to stress hormones, essentially "re-wiring" the brain for later neuropathological disorders, according to a study, "A role...
4-Mar-2018 7:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Darnall Army Medical Center to Receive USU Excellence in Teaching Award

The Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood, Texas, will be recognized for its superior clinical training of military medical students and graduate nursing students in a ceremony Feb. 28.
27-Feb-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Yeast May Be the Solution to Toxic Waste Clean-Up

About 46,000 nuclear weapons were produced during the Cold War era, leading to tremendous volumes of acidic radioactive liquid waste seeping into the environment. A new study suggests yeast as a potentially safer and more cost effective way to help...
5-Jan-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Dr. D. Scott Merrell Awarded 2017 Rare Disease Research Grant

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has announced its 2017 Rare Disease Research Grant recipients and Dr. D. Scott Merrell, professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, is...
20-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds New Way to Clean Up Radioactive Sites, Protect Radiotherapy Patients, Astronauts

A new discovery by scientists could aid efforts to clean up radioactive waste sites, and could also help protect military personnel, cancer patients, and astronauts.
20-Dec-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Translational Research Fellowship Established; Prostate Cancer Pioneer Lauded

The new COL (Ret.) David G. McLeod Prostate Cancer Translational Research Fellowship was awarded to Dr. Prachi Mishra, Dec. 7 at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), in a ceremony in front of Department of Defense and...
19-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Transformation of Combat Casualty Care, Advances in Military Healthcare Focus of New Book

Advances in medicine that dramatically improved warfighter survival and recovery in America’s most recent wars are the focus of a new book, “Out of the Crucible: How the U.S. Military Transformed Combat Casualty Care in Iraq and Afghanistan,”...
27-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Military Medical Officers Save Woman’s Life on Veterans Day

Swift action by two Army medical department officers from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences saved the life of a Texas woman who went into cardiac arrest on Veterans Day.
16-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Resources Available to Aid in Recovery From Community Violence

The recent string of violence among families throughout the country have increased the need for community resources to support those touched by the tragedies. Educational resources available from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, or CSTS...
21-Apr-2009 12:10 PM EDT

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