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Pentagon approves ketamine-based antidepressant for some patients
Spravato, the controversial ketamine-based nasal spray used to treat severe depression, will be available to Tricare beneficiaries on a case-by-case basis beginning May 18, Defense Health Agency officials announced Friday
Army researchers begin animal testing of COVID-19 vaccine
Army researchers at Fort Detrick, Maryland have begun testing a potential coronavirus vaccine on animals, the first of many steps in manufacturing a widely available prevention against the virus
Immigrant doctors in the Army are reportedly stuck doing menial tasks instead of fighting COVID-19
A number of immigrant doctors have been unable to use their medical skills in the Army to battle the coronavirus pandemic due to lengthy, years-long background checks, according to The Washington Post
The US military is working on body armor sensors that can measure exposure to potentially harmful blasts
The body armor blast sensors the military is working on could make it easier to tell if a service member needs medical evaluation by measuring blast overpressure exposure
This Air Guard fighter pilot is the first in the world to return to duty after disc replacement surgery
"I was determined to turn this around ... I knew it was going to take time. I needed to be patient."
The first combat wounded veteran to get a penis transplant shares his story: ‘It was one of the best decisions I ever made’
The first military veteran to ever receive a penis transplant — and only the fourth in the world to undergo such a procedure — recently shared his story with MIT's Technology Review.
This Retired Army Drill Sergeant Finally Has A Belly Button Again
A former Army drill sergeant leader has a belly button again — and a new life — thanks to a...
Here’s Exactly What A Roadside Bomb Does To Your Head
Tom note: The following paragraphs are the scariest thing I have read in a long time. They are excerpted from...
How The ‘Golden Hour’ Created A Crisis In Care For The Deployed Warfighter
In 2009, the Department of Defense introduced the so-called 'Golden Hour' mandate. This led to the development of systems that...
Afghanistan Veteran Receives World’s First Total Penis And Scrotum Transplant
Doctors at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine said a U.S. military sergeant has received the world's first total penis...
Anna Mae Hays, The US Military’s First Female General, Dies At Age 97
Anna Mae Hays, a legendary Army nurse and the first woman in the U.S. armed forces to wear the insignia...
SOCOM Wants To Use Performance-Enhancing Drugs To Create An Army Of ‘Super Soldiers’
U.S. Special Operations Command is weighing the use of nutritional supplements or even performance-enhancing drugs to push the abilities and...