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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UPDATE : a newer version of this animation is now available!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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