- A study of the Afghanistan conflict finds the golden hour policy resulted in a reduction in transport time and improved survival rates for combat casualties.
- Scientists discover a brain process that explains why some fear-related memories may not be accessible to traumatized patients.
- Emotional trauma resulting from a near-plane crash changes the way certain regions of the brain respond to stimuli.
- Medical science is moving ever closer to pharmacological approaches to treating PTSD, some of which may effectively "delete" memories.
- Did Family Guy's decision to kill off Brian fly in the face of veterinary science?
- As subjects experienced more traumatic childhood experiences, their risk for dying early increased.
- Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the Boston bombers, escaped arrest for nearly 24 hours, but it wasn't easy for him, and during the time, he experienced multiple gunshot injuries, including a bullet to the face.
There's a Drug That Could Prevent 100,000 Trauma Deaths Per Year, So Why Aren't We Using It? [Video]An international panel of health professional laments the global failure to use the trauma drug, tranexamic acid, which could be used to save the lives of soldiers and surgical patients.
- Researchers found that psychological stress during childhood changes certain genes in the brain.
- A new study on brains of deceased athletes has found that many suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a disease that is related to mood changes and depression.