Items Tagged with 'Soldiers'


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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War wounds

Post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, hearing damage and loss of limbs have emerged as some of the defining injuries of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. A new study adds spinal trauma to the list.
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