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Every cell has a story to tell in brain injury

National Institutes of Health (press release)-Oct 3, 2018

Traumatic head injury can have widespread effects in the brain, but now scientists can look in real time at how head injury affects thousands of ...

 

MRI Informative for Long-term Prognosis of Traumatic Brain Injury

Psychiatry Advisor-5 hours ago

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a highly effective prognostic tool following traumatic brain injury (TBI), according to study data published ...

 

For Your Patients-Traumatic Brain Injury: TBI Is Associated with Nearly ...

LWW Journals-2 hours ago

In a retrospective study, people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) who had different kinds of medical contacts — inpatient treatment, outpatient ...

 

What is it like to live with and recover from a severe brain injury?

Lexington Herald Leader-21 hours ago

Two athletes who suffered severe brain injuries describe what living with those injuries is like, rehabilitation and their new lives. By Centers for ...

 

R & D Magazine

Factors linked to mortality after traumatic brain injury identified

Science Daily-Sep 28, 2018

Factors linked to mortality after traumatic brain injury identified ... that could improve longevity and quality of life after traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Model System Researchers Identify Factors Linked to Mortality After ...
R & D Magazine-Sep 28, 2018

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CDC changes guidelines for traumatic brain injuries

ABC 12 News (press release)-2 hours ago

(WMTV) -- (10/4/2018) - The Centers for Disease Control is changing the way they test and treat traumatic brain injuries after an alarming last ...

 

Scientists design new methodology of motor assessment for patients ...

News-Medical.net-7 hours ago

Due to the lack of objective assessment tools for patients with acquired brain injury, a team of researchers from Universidad Politécnica de ...

 

NHS will pay £20m compensation to teenager for brain injury

The BMJ-Oct 3, 2018

The NHS will make compensation payments that could total nearly £20m (€22.5m; $26m) to an 18 year old woman who was left severely brain ...

 

Brain injury survivors tackle the wall at CSU-Pueblo

Pueblo Chieftain-17 hours ago

With each meticulous and determined step up, Jaron Bentley inched one inch closer to the prize. "You can smell that bell Jaron," offered a ...

 

Officials: Dylan Thomas died of brain injury, though cause of injury is ...

USA TODAY High School Sports-Oct 2, 2018

The Georgia high school football player who died Sunday, two days after an in-game injury in Pike County's game against Peach County, ...

 

Traumatic brain injury warning signs parents should look for

11Alive.com WXIA-Oct 1, 2018

11Alive spoke to a brain doctor at Children's Hospital of Atlanta, who said while its likely Thomas suffered a traumatic brain injury, he stressed ...

Football-related brain injury claims life of Georgia high school linebacker
In-Depth-Chicago Tribune-Oct 2, 2018

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High school football player dies from brain injury

New York Post-Oct 1, 2018

A Georgia high school football player died Sunday evening after sustaining a severe brain injury from a game Friday night, Atlanta's FOX 5 ...

Brain injury blamed in Georgia high school football player's death
Atlanta Journal Constitution-Oct 1, 2018

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IN FOCUS: CDC changes guidlines for traumatic brain injuries

WMTV-15 hours ago

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) -- The Centers for Disease Control is changing the way they test and treat traumatic brain injuries after an alarming last ...

 

Father of Two Has Brain Injury After Unprovoked Attack in San Francisco

The Epoch Times-Oct 3, 2018

A single blow to the head knocked Christopher Mathews to the ground, leaving the father of two with a traumatic brain injury and no certainty of ...

 

Salado student suffers brain injury in traffic accident

Temple Daily Telegram-Oct 2, 2018

SALADO — A Salado High School junior is hospitalized with a traumatic brain injuryafter an accident Sunday, Salado Superintendent Dr.

 

Udaipur Kiran

New guidelines for traumatic brain injury -- Built with input from ...

Science Daily-Sep 9, 2018

Clinical practice guidelines play a critical role in promoting quality care for patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). A new set of guidelines for ...

 

Technology Networks

Brain recovery: Activity, not rest, may speed recovery after brain injury

Science Daily-Sep 17, 2018

When recovering from a brain injury, getting back in the swing of things may be more effective than a prolonged period of rest, according to a ...

The Surprising Key To Spontaneous Recovery After Severe Brain ...
In-Depth-Forbes-Sep 17, 2018

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White matter repair and traumatic brain injury

Medical Xpress-Sep 20, 2018

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability in the U.S., contributing to about 30 percent of all injury deaths, according ...

 

New pediatric traumatic brain injury guidelines

KIRO Seattle-Sep 12, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 800,000 children seek care for traumatic brain injury throughout the ...

 

An improvement in outcome for patients with severe traumatic brain ...

Medical Xpress-Sep 17, 2018

Patients with severe traumatic brain injury treated at Helsinki University Hospital, Finland, recover to functional independence more often than ...

 

Father of 2 suffers brain injury after being randomly sucker punched ...

KSBW The Central Coast-Oct 1, 2018

It was just before 11:30 p.m. when Christopher and Rebecca Mathews — working parents from Alameda on a rare couple's night out in San ...

 

Franklin raises brain injury awareness

Fergus Falls Daily Journal-Sep 30, 2018

In March of 2017, Franklin began volunteering her time toward what would become the Brain Injury Collaborative of West Central Minnesota, ...

 

Possible cause for Alzheimer's and traumatic brain injury discovered

Science Daily-Sep 26, 2018

Rutgers researchers have discovered a new mechanism that may contribute to Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury. They now hope ...

 

Cárágh Walsh: Doctor believes shaking caused brain injury

BBC News-Oct 3, 2018

A pathologist has said he still believes shaking caused a brain injury that killed a three-month old baby. Dr James Lynas carried out the ...

 

Senior football player fights for his life after traumatic brain injury ...

kfor.com-Oct 2, 2018

HOLDENVILLE, Okla. - He's not physically on the field anymore, but he's here in other ways. In the Muscogee Creek language, Oske means ...

Parent-Reported Traumatic Brain Injury Common in US Kids

Psych Congress Network-Sep 25, 2018

By Reuters Staff. NEW YORK—More than 1.8 million children in the U.S. suffer traumatic brain injury(TBI) before age 17, according to national ...

 

September Marks 'Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

CBS Baltimore-Sep 13, 2018

BUCKEYSTOWN, Md. (WJZ) — September is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month. It is the leading cause of death and disability in children ...

 

Chicago Tonight | WTTW

Proper treatment can stave off side effects after brain injury

SCNow-Sep 18, 2018

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that jars or shakes the brain ... When a head injury occurs, the brain moves around inside the skull and ...

 

KVUE.com

New CDC guidelines detail treatment of pediatric mild traumatic brain ...

Science Daily-Sep 6, 2018

"These guidelines standardize a framework for recognizing, treating and managing a child's recovery from mild traumatic brain injury ...

 

Brain injury survivor uses experience to help others

News- Graphic-Sep 13, 2018

TJ's Warriors partnered with Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky Saturday during Festival of the Horse. There were 89 free bike helmets distributed ...

 

As family mourns the death of Dylan Thomas, it's unclear what caused ...

fox6now.com-Oct 3, 2018

Efforts to limit concussions and other brain injuries have found mixed results, given the inherent violence of a sport based on large, fast men ...

 

Neurobehavioral symptoms predictive of employment outcome after ...

EurekAlert (press release)-Sep 24, 2018

... published their findings linking behavioral symptoms with employment outcomes among adults with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury ...

Traumatic Brain Injuries
Lawyers.com Blog (blog)-Sep 24, 2018

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How to measure brain damage? A yardstick, of sorts, for MRI

UW Medicine Newsroom (press release) (blog)-Oct 3, 2018

“For instance, with a stroke there is a chemical death of brain tissue ... In conditions such as stroke and brain injury, measuring myelin's revival ...

 

Pediatric brain injury conference gives families answers after trauma

KXAN.com-Sep 6, 2018

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Families in Texas with kids who have suffered life-altering brain injuries will be heading to Austin this weekend to learn ...

 

Man accused of causing brain injury during argument over phone

Quad City Times-Oct 2, 2018

An East Moline man has been accused of punching a convenience store clerk during a quarrel over a lost cellphone, sending the clerk to the ...

 

Brain Injury an Independent Risk Factor for ADHD in Kids

Medscape-Sep 6, 2018

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) appears to be an independent risk factor for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that is separate ...

 

TJ Lang's latest concussion is at least his fifth brain injury

Lions Wire-Oct 1, 2018

The Lions quickly ruled out Lang for the rest of the game with a brain injury. It's at least the fifth concussion Lang, now 31, has been diagnosed ...

 

US releases first-ever guideline for mild traumatic brain injury in children

Medical Device Network-Sep 18, 2018

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the first-ever set of diagnostic and treatment guidelines for children, ...

 

Activity – Not Rest – Speeds Recovery After Brain Injury in Mice

Discover Magazine (blog)-Sep 17, 2018

Conventional wisdom advocates for rest after suffering an injury. Now researchers have discovered that activity — not rest — helps the brain ...

 

Educators learn to spot symptoms of brain injuries

WOWT-Sep 28, 2018

LA VISTA, Neb. (WOWT) - Lasting damage from brain injuries and concussions are just beginning to be understood, and the symptoms of these ...

 

Lions' TJ Lang has a long history of brain injuries

MLive.com-Oct 2, 2018

And Lang is now dealing with at least his fifth or sixth known brain injury. Lang suffered his latest concussion when he was involved in a ...

 

What happens inside an injured brain?

Horizon magazine-Sep 14, 2018

Scientists have discovered that a single severe head injury can lead to dementia through a rogue protein that propagates through the brain and ...

 

TSU player in critical condition with brain injury

Nashville Post (blog)-Oct 1, 2018

Abercrombie, a transfer from Illinois, sustained a head injury late in the second quarter. He walked to the sideline and soon after collapsed.

 

Increase in concerns over sports related brain injuries after high ...

WWLP.com-Oct 2, 2018

(WWLP) - Parents are concerned for the safety of their young athletes, after a high school football player died from a brain injury. This weekend ...

 

Rapid Equipping Force gives Army objective measure for head traumas

FederalNewsRadio.com-20 hours ago

The REF teamed up with Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (MRMC) to deliver two new tools for traumatic brain injuries to ...

 

Zionsville teen's slow road back from brain trauma

Indianapolis Star-Sep 20, 2018

Ryan Bardellini is rehabbing a brain injury he suffered last year, with help from his mother and teams of medical pros, Thurs., Sept. 20, 2018 ...

 

NHS pays out record £19.8m compensation to brain injury teenager

The Guardian-Oct 1, 2018

The NHS has agreed to pay a record £19.8m in damages for failings in the care of a woman who suffered catastrophic brain injuries when she ...

NHS pays out record compensation of nearly £20m to brain injury girl
Aberdeen Evening Express-Oct 1, 2018

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NeuroVive Reports First NeuroSTAT Clinical Efficacy Signal in TBI

PR Newswire (press release)-12 hours ago

"This early efficacy signal indicates that NeuroSTAT suppresses the secondary brain injury cascade and clearly supports our continued ...

 

New Guideline for Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Diagnosis ...

Neurology Advisor-Sep 7, 2018

In a special communication article published in JAMA Pediatrics, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention presented a new ...

 

CCH Rehabilitation Services Presents: Faces of Traumatic Brain Injury

County 17-Sep 12, 2018

(Gillette, Wyo.) Campbell County Health (CCH) Rehabilitation Services is pleased to announce a Faces of Traumatic Brain Injury presentation ...

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