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Navy adopts battlefield blood transfusion technique from the Army Rangers
"The more people who are familiar with the training, the more lives we can save."
This Marine’s new jaw was made out of his leg bone in a breakthrough new surgery
"We’re expecting Murry to be out for only eight to 10 weeks, compared to years with previous techniques."
A new device from Army doctors could be a game-changer in the fight against COVID-19
A device called the COVID-19 Airway Management Isolation Chamber is the culmination of work by Army doctors around the country and could be the answer to the personal protective equipment...
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
DARPA wants to use science to help you sleep better and poop good
ADAPTER would take the form of an “implantable or ingestible bioelectronic carrier that can provide warfighters control over their own physiology,” according to DARPA
Veterans group calls on lawmakers to credential former medics to join the fight against COVID-19
Team Rubicon is calling on state governors and members of Congress to allow former military medical personnel to be credentialed so they can help overburdened hospitals amidst the novel coronavirus...
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
Inside the Army’s emergency deployment of doctors to New York to fight COVID-19
The deployment of the Army's 531st Hospital Center was part of the active-duty Army's first wave of response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has so far resulted in about 5,100...
Military medical school to graduate students early to battle COVID-19
For the first time in its 48-year history, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences will graduate its fourth-year medical school students and graduate-level nurses early to support the...
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...
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
A new bill would require the Pentagon pay for combat troops to freeze their sperm and eggs
A new bill would give troops with infertility related to their military service greater access to advanced reproductive treatments, including up to three completed cycles of in vitro fertilization, or...
More Active Troops Are Using Private Mental Health Care Over The DoD’s. Here’s Why
Dissatisfied with the quality of care and worried about reprisals from their command, service members are extensively seeking mental health … Continued
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 … Continued