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Cristabelle Braden Writes, Performs Music of Hope for Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness

In her recovery, she turned to music. Her latest album honors her journey and inspires other survivors. The post Cristabelle Braden Writes, Performs Music of Hope for Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Ex-Minneapolis cop charged in kicking assault

4 days agoNews : NY Daily News

An ex-Minneapolis cop was charged in a brutal kicking assault that left a 35-year-old man with a traumatic brain injury.

Why We Can’t Ignore the Silent Epidemic of Traumatic Brain Injury in Prisons

As prison populations rise this hidden issue is only making things worse. The post Why We Can’t Ignore the Silent Epidemic of Traumatic Brain Injury in Prisons appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Study Sheds Light on Prognosis of mTBI Symptoms for Returning Soldiers

Nearly 50 percent of recently-deployed Soldiers who sustained a mild traumatic brain injury reported post-concussive symptoms - like headaches, sleep disturbance, and forgetfulness - three months after returning from deployment, according...Show More Summary

Anxiety, Depression, and Traumatic Brain Injury

Living with a traumatic brain injury can be lonely and painful. Amy Zellmer shares her experience and guides anyone suffering from TBI to seek help. The post Anxiety, Depression, and Traumatic Brain Injury appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Which Kids Will Take Longer to Recover From Brain Injury?

A new biomarker may help predict which children will take longer to recover from a traumatic brain injury (TBI), according to a preliminary study published in the March 15, 2017, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

New Biomarker Identifies Children at Risk of Poor Outcomes Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Speed of signaling between brain's hemispheres an indication of damage to white matter; may help to identify youths at risk of cognitive decline

Microwave helmet yields fast and safe evaluation of head injuries

(Chalmers University of Technology) Health care professionals get vital information and can quickly decide on appropriate treatment if patients affected by traumatic brain injury are examined using a microwave helmet. This is the result from a recent clinical study performed in Gothenburg, Sweden. Show More Summary

How Inflammation Spreads Through the Brain

After a traumatic brain injury, inflammation can spread throughout the brain and cause long-lasting damage.

Researchers Identify How Inflammation Spreads Through the Brain After Injury

Researchers have identified a new mechanism by which inflammation can spread throughout the brain after injury. This mechanism may explain the widespread and long-lasting inflammation that occurs after traumatic brain injury, and may play a role in other neurodegenerative diseases.

Tool helps evaluate likely outcomes for elderly patients with traumatic brain injury

(American College of Surgeons) Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death for people age 45 and younger in the United States, but, as people live longer, this type of injury is becoming more prevalent in those 75 and older. Show More Summary

The Dead Man Had CTE, but Not the History You'd Expect

Think CTE only affects people who've suffered brain injuries? So did scientists—until one man turned their research upside down. For the first time, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a neurodegenerative disorder previously found only in people who suffered head injuries, has been found in a patient with no such history, say...

Clear CT scan allays fears over Atletico Madrid’s Torres

3 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Madrid (AFP) – Spanish football breathed a sigh of relief after a CT scan on Fernando Torres revealed the Atletico Madrid striker suffered no traumatic brain injuries in a sickening on-field clash on Thursday. Torres, 32, was hit from...Show More Summary

Football: Atletico’s Torres suffers ‘traumatic brain injury

3 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Madrid (AFP) – Concern for Fernando Torres overshadowed Atletico Madrid’s 1-1 draw at Deportivo la Coruna on Thursday as the former Liverpool striker suffered a “traumatic brain injury” after being knocked unconscious. Torres, 32, was...Show More Summary

Researchers report first known case of CTE in patient with no known head trauma

Researchers have discovered the presence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the brain of a deceased patient with no known history of traumatic brain injury or concussion, the first known case of its kind.

Researchers Report First Known Case of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in Patient with No Known Head Trauma

Researchers at Toronto Western Hospital's Canadian Concussion Centre (CCC) have discovered the presence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the brain of a deceased patient with no known history of traumatic brain injury or concussion, the first known case of its kind.

Changes in brain connectivity can help diagnose and predict outcomes of mild TBI

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) A new study shows that patients with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), even without evidence of brain lesions, may exhibit changes in brain connectivity detectable at the time of the injury that can aid in diagnosis and predicting the effects on cognitive and behavioral performance at six months.

'The Fosters' Recap: Can Callie Catch a Break in Her Case?

The whole family is dealing with the aftermath of Jesus' traumatic brain injury in this episode of The Fosters, titled "Doors and Windows." Plus, Emma's got a secret, and there's a new development in Kyle's case that may not be what Callie wants to hear.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons Partners with Oxford University Press to Publish the 4th Edition of Guidelines for Severe TB I in Neurosurgery Journal

The Congress of Neurological Surgeons announces the publication of the 4th Edition of the Guidelines for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (Guidelines) in the January issue of Neurosurgery.

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