Is There a Case for Telestroke Military Medicine?

Research Paper Title A Case for Telestroke in Military Medicine: A Retrospective Analysis of Stroke Cost and Outcomes in U.S. Military Health-Care System. Background The development of primary stroke centres has improved outcomes for stroke patients. Telestroke networks have expanded the reach of stroke experts to underserved, geographically remote areas. This study illustrates the outcome… Read More

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Does Physiological Stress-induced Corticosterone Increase Heme Uptake?

Research Paper Title Physiological stress-induced corticosterone increases heme uptake via KLF4-HCP1 signaling pathway in hippocampus neurons. Abstract Iron overload has attracted much attention because of its adverse effect in increasing the risk of developing several neurodegenerative disorders. Under various pathologic conditions, a lot of heme are released. The aggregation of heme is more neurotoxic than… Read More

Significant Neurological Presentations in Commando Trained Personnel

Research Paper Title Significant Neurological Presentations in Commando Trained Personnel: Case Studies and Consideration of Differential Diagnosis. Background A 27-year-old Royal Marine presented to his sickbay following two episodes of sudden onset visual disturbance. A subsequent MRI Scan demonstrated ischaemic changes in the territory of his right posterior cerebral artery. Transthoracic echocardiography was normal but… Read More

When To Consider A Differential Diagnosis?

Research Paper Title Significant Neurological Presentations in Commando Trained Personnel: Case Studies and Consideration of Differential Diagnosis. Abstract A 27-year-old Royal Marine presented to his sickbay following two episodes of sudden onset visual disturbance. A subsequent MRI Scan demonstrated ischaemic changes in the territory of his right posterior cerebral artery. Transthoracic echocardiography was normal but… Read More

Research: Physical Activity, Sedentary Patients & Parkinson’s

Research Paper Title Promotion of Physical Activity and Fitness in Sedentary Patients with Parkinson’s Disease: Randomised Controlled Trial. Study Question To evaluate whether a multi-faceted behavioural change programme increases physical activities in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Summary Answer The ParkFit behavioural change programme did not increase overall physical activity, as measured with the LASA physical… Read More