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Anemia negatively affects recovery from traumatic brain injuries

Approximately half of patients hospitalized with traumatic brain injuries are anemic, according to recent studies, but anemia's effects on the recovery of these patients is not clear. Now, researchers have found evidence that anemia can negatively influence the outcomes of patients with traumatic brain injuries.

Study shows disparities in treatment for children with traumatic brain injuries

Children who suffer traumatic brain injuries can face a difficult road to recovery, requiring services such as physical therapy and mental health treatment for months or years to get their young lives back on track. When those children come from low-income households with limited English proficiency, there can be significant barriers in getting them the care they need. read more

Healing From Traumatic Brain Injury With Yoga

Yoga is something that I have done since college (if you promise not to do math, I'll simply say I've been doing yoga for 20+ years). There was a period of time when I considered going through the teacher training program and becoming...Show More Summary

Multi-Directional Impact Protection System Helmets Making Sports Safer

If you play a lot of rough contact sports, maybe you should invest in a MIPs designed helmet. CTE and other traumatic brain injuries are responsible for dementia and a whole host of other unpleasant maladies. Find out how you can strengthen your defense against these injuries right here.

Swimmer Michael Roggio's last place finish was still a big win

After a Traumatic Brain Injury, Roggio pushed his body to the highest level of its ability, and lost. He gained a lot in the process. Athletes came to conquer at Invictus Games. But as Wednesday's swimming finals proved, sometimes losing...Show More Summary

Could flies help us understand brain injuries?

Using fruit flies as a traumatic brain injury model may hold the key to identifying important genes and pathways that promote the repair of and minimize damage to the nervous system, new research suggests.

Could flies help us understand brain injuries?

Each year, an estimated 1.7 million people in the United States sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These injuries occur most frequently from falling, but can also result from military combat, car accidents, contact sports or domestic abuse. Show More Summary

Brain-scanning helmet detects concussions

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Whether they've been involved in a sports mishap, a car accident or something else, if someone has received a traumatic brain injury, they need medical attention as soon as possible. With that in mind, we've recently seen several portable devices that can ascertain if such an injury has occurred, quickly and on the spot. Show More Summary

Unique Coalition to Launch Human Stem Cell Trial for Traumatic Brain Injury

The Gordie Howe Initiative has been formed to fund a clinical trial to help validate the safety and efficacy of the use of stem cells in the treatment of TBI.

Army Vet With Brain Injury Beat His Mom To Death On Mother’s Day

PACE, FL – An Army veteran who suffered a traumatic brain injury over a decade ago has been accused of beating his caregiver mother to death on Mother’s Day. Police responding to a distress call at the home of Cheryl Lynch and her son,...Show More Summary

Concussions Can Hurt Your Sleep Far Longer Than Experts Thought

Doctors have long known that sleep trouble is common in the first few months after a concussion or other traumatic brain injury. But a study published last week in the journal Neurology found that problems with sleeping can actuallyShow More Summary

Characterizing the Temporal Evolution of ICP and Cerebrovascular Reactivity After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Importantly, early ICP and PRx allow for the clearest prognostic delineation. The optimal thresholds, prognostic significance and clinical correlations of ICP and PRx are likely to be time dependent.

Discovery points to a reason for neuron death in stroke victims

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

It's well known that conditions such as schizophrenia, as well as strokes, seizures and traumatic brain injuries cause increased acidity around neurons in the brain, but scientists have struggled to understand exactly why this occurs. Show More Summary

Finding sheds light on what may kill neurons after stroke

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Strokes, seizures, traumatic brain injury and schizophrenia: these conditions can cause persistent, widespread acidity around neurons in the brain. But exactly how that acidity affects brain function isn't well understood. In...Show More Summary

Cleveland Clinic: Influential politicians, MMA executives align to raise awareness for traumatic brain injuries

At Tuesday's press conference on Capitol Hill, Dr. Charles Bernick, associate director of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, announced the Nevada State Athletic Commission will be adopting the "C3" test, which will track brain function in fighters. Show More Summary

Snapchat’s ‘Speed’ filter cited in lawsuit following Atlanta highway crash

A questionable Snapchat filter that lets users show off their speed while taking a selfie is being blamed for a serious car accident that left a man with traumatic brain injuries after being struck by a driver going over 100 MPH, according to a new lawsuit. The victim and his wife are now suing the teen driver, alleging her high-speed selfie-taking caused the crash. Read More

Silent epidemic? Head injury may be linked to lasting sleep problems

People who have had a traumatic brain injury may still have sleep problems a year and a half after being injured, according to a study. In addition, people with TBI may also be unaware of just how much their sleep is disturbed.

Medical News Today: Sleep problems may last up to 18 months after TBI

People who experience a traumatic brain injury may have sleep problems for up to 18 months after, though many may not be aware of it, according to a new study.

Traumatic Brain Injury Can Cause Long-term Sleep Problems and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

4 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Most physicians know a person who suffers traumatic brain injury (TBI) is likely to have long-term neurological effects for years afterward. Thanks to increased research and awareness, people in the field are more attuned to spot problems related to concussion and serious head injuries, such as memory and cognitive problems. Show More Summary

Silent epidemic? Head injury may be linked to lasting sleep problems

MINNEAPOLIS - People who have had a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may still have sleep problems a year and a half after being injured, according to a study published in the April 27, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Show More Summary

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