Monthly Archives: April 2015

Preventing birth injuries by inducing labor

Although it is not common for doctors in California and around the country to induce labor until a pregnancy has reached 39 weeks, it may be safer to do so if the baby is unusually large. By inducing labor at 37 or 38 weeks, the baby will have more room to navigate the birth canal … Read More

Blast-related brain injuries associated with brain abnormalities

California residents who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury and lost consciousness may suffer from structural brain abnormalities. According to the results of a study, the brain abnormalities may be associated with a decrease in performance of the injured person’s verbal memory. The study analyzed three different groups of people: those who had no history … Read More

The different types of burn injuries

As many California residents know, burns can be the result of accidents that occur in the home, in the workplace or in commercial environments such as a restaurant. In many cases, they are treatable with ice and by keeping the area clean in order to prevent infection. However, some burns can cause significant harm and … Read More

Brain trauma and aging in California

According to a recent study, a traumatic brain injury may be responsible for premature aging and other complications in the future. As part of the study, 99 people who had suffered a brain injury were given a brain scan as little as one month after the injury and as many as 46 years after the … Read More

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