People living in areas with higher social vulnerabilities are more likely to face worse mental and physical outcomes following a traumatic injury.
When the brain is deprived of input from a limb following amputation, it reorganizes its neural map and reroutes the function to the remaining limb.
A new study reveals how microglia help clear dead and damaged materials away from healthy, neighboring neurons following injury.
A new study reports, following an injury, the motor areas of the brain reduce signaling to a muscle if the muscle is responsible for producing painful movements, but enhances signaling if the muscle counteracts the painful movement.
Researchers find people with anxiety and depression experience poorer work performance and more 'bed rest' 12 months after a minor injury.