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Chronic Inflammation: Impact On Brain Health and Healing

Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury and infection. However, when inflammation persists, known as chronic inflammation, it can cause damage to healthy cells, impact brain health and healing In fact, chronic inflammation has been implicated in a whole host of diseases including ischemic heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease, non-alcoholic […]

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Feeling Stressed? It Can Show In Your Skin, Hair, and Nails

Researchers explain how stress can have a detrimental impact on your skin, nails, and hair.

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Troubling Rise in Suicides Linked With Common Food Preservative

Health experts call for stricter regulations for the use of sodium nitrate, a product commonly used for meat curing, following its link to suicides and increased numbers of poisonings.

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Post-Traumatic Tremors: Understanding Shaking After Head Injury

Tremors after brain injury, also known as post-traumatic tremors, are a rare side effect of TBI. They mostly occur after damage to the cerebellum. Sometimes, however, other movement disorders can cause symptoms that look like tremors but are in fact something else. Tremors are involuntary muscle contractions that create shaking movements in the head or […]

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Concussion / Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

UPDATE : a newer version of this animation is now available! Watch it here: https://youtu.be/tgChTeALF7g http://www.nucleushealth.com/ – This 3D medical animation explains the mechanism for mild traumatic brain injury, which includes concussion injuries. Two types of coup-contrecoup injury are shown: low-speed coup-countrecoup injury, and high-speed coup-contrecoup injury. The high-speed coup-contrecoup injury creates apparent contusions. The […]

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