Life Sciences

By Steven Galvan, USAISR Public Affairs FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas (Jan. 19, 2012) — Saving the lives of combat wounded is one of the main objectives at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Research …
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Defense Centers of Excellence sent this bulletin at 02/14/2012 08:53 AM EST The Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) presents: Title: DCoE February Webinar – Treating Sleep Problems in PTSD and TBI Date: Feb. 23, 2012, 1-2:30 p.m. (EST) Purpose: The …
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By Rob McIlvaine NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Army News Service, Feb. 1, 2012) — A robotic arm, dubbed “Luke,” after the Jedi with the mechanical hand, served as the centerpiece for a Jan. 31 discussion here regarding advancements in prosthetics. The …
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By Dan Kennedy, PMO Medical Devices FORT DETRICK, Md. (Feb. 6, 2012) — The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command has initiated steps to evaluate a new bioelectric bandage Small silver and zinc dots embedded into cloth create micro-currents …
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By Terri Moon Cronk, American Forces Press Service SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 20, 2012 – Navy medical researchers have expanded the knowledge of the bacterium that causes “travelers’ diarrhea” and are in the early stages of clinical trials of a …
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Colonel Mark M. Fukuda, MD, is the assistant chief  and program director for malaria surveillance of the Global Emerging Infections Surveillance & Response System division at the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center. The potential impact of malaria on military populations …
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Posted by Kathy Helmick, DCoE deputy director for traumatic brain injury on the DCoE Blog. In December, I had the opportunity to visit Fort Campbell, Ky., to learn more about their Military Functional Assessment Program. Maj. Sarah Goldman, Army Office …
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Routinely flown at altitudes over 70,000 feet, the U-2 pilot must wear a full pressure suit similar to those worn by astronauts. The low-altitude handling characteristics of the aircraft and bicycle-type landing gear require precise control inputs during landing; forward …
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