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3D-Printed Guide Helps Regrow Complex Nerves After Injury

SOURCE: ScienceDaily

A national team of researchers has developed a first-of-its-kind, 3D-printed guide that helps regrow both the sensory and motor functions of complex nerves after injury. The groundbreaking research has the potential to help more than 200,000 people annually who experience nerve injuries or disease.

Hypertension drug reduces inflammation from traumatic brain injury

SOURCE: Medical News Today

A new study has found that inflammation after traumatic brain injury is caused by a protein produced by the liver. What is more, this protein can be blocked by a drug used to treat high blood pressure.

Drexel Biomedical Engineers to Help Upgrade Brain Injury Detection Device Used by Navy and Marines

SOURCE: DREXEL UNIVERSITY

A team of researchers from Drexel University’s School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems has been called on to help upgrade a handheld brain scanning device used by the military to assess injuries in the field. InfraScan, Inc., a Philadelphia-based medical technology firm specializing in brain injury diagnostics, will be working with the group of biomedical engineers to improve Infrascanner™ - a tool that saves lives by detecting severe head injuries.

Insight: Evidence grows for narcolepsy link to GSK swine flu shot

SOURCE: REUTERS

Emelie Olsson is plagued by hallucinations and nightmares. When she wakes up, she's often paralyzed, unable to breathe properly or call for help. During the day she can barely stay awake, and often misses school or having fun with friends. She is only 14, but at times she has wondered if her life is worth living. Emelie is one of around 800 children in Sweden and elsewhere in Europe who developed narcolepsy, an incurable sleep disorder, after being immunized with the Pandemrix H1N1 swine flu