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Neuroimaging Soon After Trauma May Predict Stress Response

Three clusters replicated in samples with variety of trauma types; clusters showed different patterns of posttrauma symptoms

High-Dose Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy Beneficial for Cerebral Palsy

Regardless of constraint type, high-dose CIMT consistently produced pattern of greatest short- and long-term gains

Lifetime Physical Activity Not Linked to Risk for ALS

Heavy occupational work intensity may increase ALS risk; survival in newly diagnosed ALS patients worse with inactivity, highest activity level

More Than Half of COVID-19 Survivors Have Postacute Sequelae

Most common sequelae include functional mobility impairments, pulmonary abnormalities, and mental health disorders

2016 to 2018 Saw 181,227 TBI-Related Deaths in United States

In 43 states, suicide was leading cause of TBI-related deaths; in other states, main causes were unintentional falls, motor vehicle crashes

Potential Safety Concern for Guillain-Barré Syndrome ID’d for Ad26.COV2.S

Based on preliminary findings for presumptive GBS, overall observed-to-expected rate ratio estimated to be 4.18 for 42-day window

Risk Factors ID’d for Conversion From RIS to Multiple Sclerosis

For radiologically isolated syndrome, younger age, spinal cord lesions, gadolinium-enhancing lesions at time of index scan tied to increased risk

Inbox Time Linked to Reduced Odds of Physician Turnover

And increase in mean total messages received per day seen for physicians during March 2020 to June 2021

Helmet Use Cuts Head Injuries in Youth in ATV, Dirt Bike Crashes

Helmet use among youth involved in ATV, dirt bike crashes reduces odds of intracranial injury, moderate or severe traumatic brain injury

Intranasal Oxytocin Therapy No Better for Children With ASD

No difference seen in change in Aberrant Behavior Checklist modified Social Withdrawal subscale score with oxytocin versus placebo