acute

  1. haidut

    Insects Can Feel Both Acute And Chronic Pain, Can Even Develop Insect-PTSD

    Probably not many forum users know it, but to this day surgery on babies or other painful procedures is often performed without anesthesia. The rationale for this horrific torture is that the nervous system of babies is not developed yet, so they don't feel pain. It takes a special kind of...
  2. haidut

    High Cortisol And Low Testosterone Likely Drive PTSD

    As the article below states, 20%+ of service members come back with PTSD. It is a devastating mental condition that makes patients not only unable to participate meaningfully in society but often drives them to violent and homicidal/suicidal behavior. Given the roles of cortisol and serotonin in...
  3. haidut

    Marathon Running May Cause (temporary) Kidney Failure In 80%+ Of Runners

    It's just one study with 22 people but the findings resonate quite well with the health profiles I have seen on long distance runners - i.e. developing asthma, lung fibrosis and enlarged heart. Those are chronic problems, and the study did not look if the kidney failure fully recovered after day...
Top