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Research Summit Focuses on Female Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury

PINKconcussions and Georgetown University Medical Center are hosting the first summit to explore gender differences of female brain injuries including symptoms, treatment and recovery to develop a better model of care. The International Summit on Female Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury will be held Saturday, Jan. 27 at Georgetown University.

Science Brought Her Music Back to Life

27 years after a traumatic brain injury, violinist Rosemary Johnson is making music again.

"Concussion": In the Eve of Super Bowl Sunday, Pediatricians Discuss Recent Film and Football Brain Injuries

With the recent release of the Will Smith film "Concussion" and the upcoming Super Bowl sports-related traumatic brain injuries are bound to take center stage and rekindle anxiety among parents whose children play football. But sports medicine and trauma specialists at Ann & Robert H. Show More Summary

Akili gets $30.5 million investment for 'digital medicine' games

Developer is seeking to treat ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, depression, Alzheimer's, and traumatic brain injury with apps....

University of Michigan and U.S. Department of Defense Partner for Traumatic Brain Injury Research

The University of Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care (MCIRCC) has partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to find new research aiming to impact the way severe traumatic brain injury is diagnosed and treated.

Family says Colo. man's death caused by fight last fall

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The 55-year-old man's daughter says he died from traumatic brain injuries that caused a hematoma and strokes, and now she wants murder charges filed

Dissolvable sensors could soon be used to wirelessly monitor the human brain

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Even though as many as 50,000 people die of traumatic brain injuries in the United States every year, the equipment used to measure vital stats like intracranial pressure is usually made up of decades-old technology. To address this, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Show More Summary

It's Not 'Just' a Concussion

In a society where the result of a severe bump on the head is often overlooked, misdiagnosed, and misunderstood, the word "concussion" should NOT be taken lightly. Every concussion is a traumatic brain injury and needs to be taken seriously...Show More Summary

Combat Veteran Shot in Confrontation with Police

A former U.S. Army soldier who suffered a traumatic brain injury from a bomb blast in Iraq was the victim of a recent officer-involved shooting in Kalispell, police said.

Repetitive blast exposure causes cerebellar dysfunction in combat veterans

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) has been called the signature injury of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Worldwide, more than a quarter million U.S. military have been diagnosed with mTBI. Numerous reports show that many veterans exposed to explosions have suffered mTBIs, but exactly how their brains are affected has been unclear. read more

Concussion Film Reveals Dire Need to Learn More About Traumatic Brain Injuries and Treatments That Work to Heal

If you've gotten past the Star Wars hype, you may have noticed the film Concussion in movie theaters. And just as Concussion itself is working to compete with the franchise blockbuster, its main characters are equally pitted against a massive sports corporation that "owns a day of the week." The film, set in 2002, follows Dr. Show More Summary

Stephanie Pinckley/Stephanie Ralph; phony veteran

There’s this woman out there who claims to be a veteran by the name of Stephanie Pinckley who also goes by the name Stephanie Ralph. She pretends to suffer from Traumatic Brain Injury and other stuff from her imaginary service. She sets up GoFundMe accounts and pockets the money. I hear she’s about half-nuts, too. […]

Traumatic brain injury induces mental impairments using mechanisms linked with Alzheimer's

A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston fills an important gap in understanding the link between traumatic brain injury and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease. Previously, UTMB researchers...Show More Summary

Selected Brain Injury Patients to Be Enrolled in HOPES Trial Through Emory and Grady Partnership

Some traumatic brain injury patients admitted to Grady Memorial Hospital may be eligible to participate in the Hypothermia for Patients requiring Evacuation of Subdural Hematoma (HOPES) Trial. The trial is a collaboration between Grady and its faculty physicians at Emory University School of Medicine.

Symptoms and Quality of Life After Military Brain Injury--Research Update From Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation

New research shows four distinct patterns of symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in military service members, and validates a new tool for assessing the quality-of-life impact of TBI. The studies appear in the January-February...Show More Summary

No Visible Bruises: Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury

In the first version of her story, Grace Costa says that, on the night after Christmas, in 2012, her ex-boyfriend broke into her house, hid behind her bedroom door, and then attacked her as she and her two grown children—a son and a daughter—were about to eat dinner. Show More Summary

Concussion Awareness

The movie "Concussion" opened last week and it's generating a lot of discussion, on many fronts. Doctors at Mayo Clinic hope all the talk will raise awareness of traumatic brain injuries. David Soma, M.D., played high school and collegiate football. Now, as a pediatrician, sports medicine specialist and a father, he has interesting perspectives on the whole […]

Ten-year-old concussed patient participates in research to identify biomarkers in mild traumatic brain injuries

Researchers are looking for a relationship between eye movement and the brain to find biomarkers to help diagnose and treat concussions.

Ten-Year-Old Concussed Patient Participates in Research to Identify Biomarkers in Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

Researchers at UAB look for a relationship between eye movement and the brain to find biomarkers to help diagnose and treat concussions.

Medical Alert Systems: How They Can Keep You Safe Around The Holidays

WPBF 25 News has declared Friday, Dec. 18 as Medical Alert Day. The news channel discussed concussions and traumatic brain injuries. The NFL is in the center of a heated debate about its future with contact sports. But concussions and brain trauma doesn’t just happen from contact sports. Show More Summary

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