According to a brain specialist working out of Houston, our ideas about
the brain are extremely outdated. Dr. Chapman has been working with patients
suffering from cognitive injuries due to traumatic brain injury and says
the brain is one of the most misunderstood areas of our bodies. It is
true that the brain has just recently become a focus of interest for treating
many different type of ailments. For those brain injury sufferers struggling
with a TBI, a new research facility is set to open in Dallas in 2017.
Continue reading Brain Performance Institute to Open in Dallas
Receiving the proper diagnosis is key to understanding, managing and treating
any sort of medical condition. This is especially true when a female patient
is pregnant, as certain conditions such as diabetes or high blood pressure
can change how a pregnancy needs to be handled. In some instances, a misdiagnosis
could even contribute to
birth injuries or other serious injury to a fetus, a newborn or a pregnant woman. However,
a new government report shows that most Americans will receive at least
one misdiagnosis in their lifetime.
Continue reading Misdiagnoses and their potential for serious injury
Most Houston-area mothers vividly remember the births of their children,
especially if they had a difficult labor. A troublesome or prolonged labor,
in addition to being memorable as well as uncomfortable, can also be reason
for a doctor to induce labor. Speeding up the natural process of labor,
though, can carry risks and is typically only done for legitimate medical reasons.
Continue reading Inducing Labor and the Health of Mother and Unborn Child
A family grieving the loss of a loved one rarely wants to initiate a lawsuit;
however, in many instances a civil suit is the only way to hold a negligent
doctor, hospital or other entity accountable. Still, taking one’s
case to a Houston medical malpractice attorney may be very difficult.
A family is likely dealing with a variety of intense emotions, coping
with ongoing grief and shock and struggling to overcome new financial
challenges. What can families expect when they talk to an attorney about
medical malpractice and wrongful death?
Continue reading What can I expect when discussing a medical malpractice case?
How often is a baby born prematurely in the United States? Some Houston
residents may be surprised to learn that one out of every nine babies
experiences premature birth. Despite huge advances in medical technology,
premature birth is still a fairly widespread issue in America and one
that can result in damaging
Continue reading Premature Birth Still an Issue in America, but Hope Abounds
For women who have more than one child, their birth experiences with each
child are bound to be different. No two births are exactly alike; this
is especially relevant regarding mothers who have experienced both cesarean
sections and vaginal births. There are many concerns about vaginal birth
after cesarean, also known as VBAC. In some instances injury to the mother and
birth injuries to the baby can occur. However, with the proper guidance and care, expecting
mothers can make an informed decision about which type of birth to choose and why.
Continue reading Vaginal Birth after Cesarean: The Risk of Uterine Rupture