Medical Highlights Archive

HDIAC Highlights are noteworthy news items that are published daily from within our eight focus areas sourced from .gov/.mil press releases.

December 13, 2018 Highlight: Exoskeleton event brings teams together to advance exoskeleton technology
Several key organizations recently came together to advance exoskeleton technolo...


December 12, 2018 Highlight: US Army, UK researchers study jet lag remedy in Brunei
U.S. Army Col. James Bartholomees III (right), commander of the 173rd Airborne B...


December 03, 2018 Highlight: Breakthroughs Inspire Hope for Treating Intractable Mood Disorders
This animation still illustrates the locations of all electrode recording sites ...


November 29, 2018 Highlight: Reinventing Drug Discovery and Development for Military Needs
The prevailing system of drug discovery and development focuses on engaging sing...



October 26, 2018 Highlight: Center continues quest to protect hearing, prevent damage
Air Force Lt. Col. Kwame Curtis (left), chief of the 48th Medical Group, Audiolo...


October 24, 2018 Highlight: First-time Invictus Games competitors enjoying the experience
Staff Sgt. Altermese Kendrick takes aim at the target during archery practice at...


October 16, 2018 Highlight: Some like it cryogenic
Rendering of First Element Fuel’s liquid hydrogen retail fuel pump. The pump i...



September 20, 2018 Highlight: Army scientists discover mathematics of brain waves that could help PTSD
The human brain is considered by many to be the most complex organ in existence, and Army re...


September 12, 2018 Highlight: Spine surgery team adds capability, improves readiness
Col. (Dr.) Edward Anderson, 99th Medical Group orthopedic spine surgeon, performs a lumbar m...


September 07, 2018 Highlight: New course aims to reduce military hearing loss
Maj. Malisha Martukovich, Air Force liaison for the DoD Hearing Center of Excellence, tests ...


August 28, 2018 Highlight: Army Researchers Develop Tasty & Healthy Performance Bar
U.S. Army’s Performance Readiness Bar. Photo by Mallory Roussel, USARIEM ...


August 23, 2018 Highlight: Camp Lemonnier Holds K-9 Casualty Care Training
Veterinarians assigned to Camp Lemonnier and Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa conduct Canine Tacti...


August 09, 2018 Highlight: Healthy sleep for healing
Sleep is an important factor in health. In addition to aiding in the healing of the body after injury, studie...


August 06, 2018 Highlight: Drug-monitoring innovations help providers help their patients
The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment program at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, provides preventiv...


August 01, 2018 Highlight: Staying resilient: Behavioral health team helps Soldiers stay mentally fit
Capt. Kelly Drake and Sgt. Kert Lang, behavioral health team for the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantr...


July 27, 2018 Highlight: AF tests in-flight respiratory monitoring
By Shireen Bedi, Air Force Surgeon General Public Affairs / Published July 26, 2018 ...


July 26, 2018 Highlight: Modern prosthetics put Soldiers back on the battlefield
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Thanks to advances in modern medicine and the availability of sturdier prosthetics, Soldiers who are able...


July 20, 2018 Highlight: Soldiers test Army's newest transport telemedicine technology
FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Army Medicine is developing a technology to improve patient triage and communication during medical ...


July 10, 2018 Highlight: Environmental health works behind the scenes to keep Soldiers ready
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Readiness is the Army and Environmental Health mission and it really starts with in prevention. ...


July 09, 2018 Highlight: Warrior Training and Rehabilitation Program gets injured Soldiers back on track
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. -- It happens from time to time -- Soldiers become injured and must stop where they're at in their I...


July 03, 2018 Highlight: LLNL applies high-performance computing to improve understanding of traumatic brain injury
Using Department of Energy supercomputers, a Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory team and their collaborators were a...


June 29, 2018 Highlight: Focus On Health: PTSD Awareness Month
MARINE CORPS LOGISTICS BASE BARSTOW, California --During June’s Post-Tr...


June 28, 2018 Highlight: A peek behind the curtain: The first step of PTSD care
Many Airman are unaware what the initial meeting with a mental health provider looks like when they seek PTSD t...


June 15, 2018 Highlight: Military doctors conduct infectious diseases training in Panama
Publio Gonzalez, a biologist with the Gorgas Institute, holds a bat June 6, 2018, in Meteti, Panama. Gonzalez and U.S. military d...