Do PTSD Symptoms, TBI, & Neurocognitive Decrements Contribute to Sustained Emotional Neurocognitive Symptoms over Time?

Research Paper Title Longitudinal Associations among Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Neurocognitive Functioning in Army Soldiers Deployed to the Iraq War. Background Military deployment is associated with increased risk of adverse emotional and cognitive outcomes. Longitudinal associations involving posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), relatively mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), and neurocognitive compromise are… Read More

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What is the Outcome of Triceps Rupture in the US Military?

Research Paper Title Outcomes of Triceps Rupture in the US Military: Minimum 2-Year Follow-up. Background The objective of this study was to examine the subjective and objective midterm functional clinical outcomes of surgically repaired triceps injuries in a moderate- to high-demand population. Methods The US Military Health System was queried to identify all surgically treated… Read More

Discussing the Incidence & Burden of Gynecologic Disorders in Active Component Women of the US Armed Forces, 2012-2016

Research Paper Title Incidence and burden of gynecologic disorders, active component service women, U.S. Armed Forces, 2012-2016. Abstract This report describes the incidence, burden, and co-occurrence of four common gynecologic disorders among active component service women during 2012-2016. Overall incidence rates were highest for: Menorrhagia (100.9 per 10,000 person-years [p-yrs]); Uterine fibroids (63.2 per 10,000… Read More

What is the Composition & variation of Respiratory Microbiota in Healthy Military Personnel?

Research Paper Title Composition and variation of respiratory microbiota in healthy military personnel. Background Certain occupational and geographical exposures have been associated with an increased risk of lung disease. Methods As a baseline for future studies, the researchers sought to characterise the upper respiratory microbiomes of healthy military personnel in a garrison environment. Nasal, oropharyngeal,… Read More

Returning to Preoperative Function after Autologous Cartilage Implantation of the Knee in Active Military Servicemembers

Research Paper Title Return to Preoperative Function After Autologous Cartilage Implantation of the Knee in Active Military Servicemembers. Background Autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI) has been shown to provide adequate durability, pain relief, and improved long-term functional outcomes in the average patient, but proof of its efficacy in individuals with greater than average physical demands is… Read More

An Overview of Diabetes Mellitus in the US Armed Forces (Active Component), 2008-2015

Research Paper Title Diabetes mellitus, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2008-2015. Abstract From 2008 through 2015, a total of 9,092 incident cases of diabetes mellitus (DM) were reported among active component service members (incidence rate 82.8 cases per 100,000 person-years [p-yrs]). The overall incidence rate of type 1 DM was 3.0 cases per 100,000 p-yrs.… Read More

US Army: Linking Burdensomeness, Belongingness & Capability

Research Paper Title The Associations Between Army National Guard Versus Active Duty Soldier Status and Perceived Burdensomeness, Thwarted Belongingness, and Acquired Capability. Background This study aimed to examine if levels of thwarted belongingness, perceived burdensomeness, and acquired capability significantly differed between guardsmen and active duty soldiers. Methods Multivariate analysis of covariance was used to test… Read More