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Safer Cars Means Fewer Brain Deaths Means Fewer Organ Donors Means Organ Harvesting

I blame my pal Ralph Nader and the law of unintended consequences: Improved safety–such as seat belt and helmet laws–resulted in far fewer catastrophic brain injuries. Great news! But that has meant fewer people experience “brain death.” And that has led to a consequential reduction in organ donors. Show More Summary

Alzheimer's and Dementia News 133

Misbehaving Protein, Chores, ‘CatastrophicBrain Injuries, Brain Networks, Change Alzheimer's Reading Room Can Household Chores Help Prevent Alzheimer’s -- Time? The study, which was published this week in the journal Neurology, included 716 dementia-free men and women in their 70s and 80s. Show More Summary

Catastrophic Brain Injuries at All-Time High in High School Football

3 years agoNews : NewsFeed

Last year, 13 high school football players—the most ever recorded in one year—were left permanently disabled as a result of a football-related brain injury. According to a new report from the University of North Carolina’s National Center for Catastrophic Sports Injury Research, double digit totals for catastrophic brain injuries among high school football players is [...]

CatastrophicBrain Injuries Rise Among High School Football Players

A growing number of football players, especially in high school, are suffering from catastrophic brain injuries, according to a report out earlier this week.

Rise In Football-Related Catastrophic Brain Injuries

Catastrophic brain injuries associated with full-contact football appear to be rising, especially among high school students, according to a new report. The increase is alarming and indicates more coaches and athletic trainers should...Show More Summary

Football-related catastrophic brain injuries on the rise

Catastrophic brain injuries associated with full-contact football appear to be rising, especially among high school students, according to a new report.

Football-related catastrophic brain injuries on the rise

Catastrophic brain injuries associated with full-contact football appear to be rising, especially among high school students, according to a new report. The increase is alarming and indicates more coaches and athletic trainers should...Show More Summary

Minor Injury In A Patient On Dabigatran Results In Irreversible Catastrophic Brain Hemorrhage

Clinicians from the University of Utah report the death of a patient who received a mild brain injury from a ground-level fall while taking the new anticoagulant dabigatran etexilate for non-valve related atrial fibrillation. The authors...Show More Summary

MTV Host TJ Lavin Will BMX Again, Though Not Competitively Says Mom

After a month in the Las Vegas University Medical Center, serving rehab after brain surgery and other severe injuries in result of a catastrophic crash at the Vegas Dew Tour championship, BMX star and MTV host TJ Lavin is out of the hospital and... Read more Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Wounded Help Break Ground on TBI

On May 3, 2007 in Iraq, Spc. Freddy Meyers of the 25th Infantry Division was shot in the head with an armor-piercing round that drove pieces of his skull into his brain, causing a traumatic brain injury so catastrophic, doctors believed he died three times.

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