Items Tagged with 'Institute of Medicine'



Study reviews health risks of spaceflight

Washington – The Institute of Medicine has released its second of five reports conducted in an effort to help NASA reduce health risks among astronauts on long-duration and exploration spaceflights.
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Institute of Medicine examines health effects of combat blasts

Washington – Although blast trauma among soldiers can be proven to cause serious eye injuries and may be linked to post-traumatic stress disorder, insufficient evidence exists showing a relationship to tinnitus, vertigo and cardiovascular issues, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine.
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DHS needs ‘holistic approach’ to worker health: report

Washington – The Department of Homeland Security should develop a strategy that addresses physical, emotional and mental health to help workers within the department better deal with job-related stress, concludes a report from the Institute of Medicine.
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