Ayrton Climo, the 18-year-old South Lakes High graduate who suffered a traumatic brain injury while piloting a high-speed go-kart in Canada last month, is headed home. On Tuesday, he and his mother and a critical care paramedic entered an ambulance at the Regional Hospital in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, and began the 14-hour drive south to Fairfax […]
A viral video made their marriage famous, and now, their story continues. A couple years ago, a video about Ian and Larissa Murphy’s marriage went viral. In some ways, they exhibit a conventional story of young love. They met in college and wanted to get married. Show More Summary
On Nov. 8, 2012, my son Dylan — two months into his junior year at Tufts University — was struck by a car in a crosswalk. His head punched a hole through the car’s windshield, and he suffered a traumatic brain injury so severe that doctors initially warned he might be permanently disabled. He might never be able to feed himself again. Read full article >>
A new class of compounds has now been shown to protect brain cells from the type of damage caused by blast-mediated traumatic brain injury (TBI). Mice that were treated with these compounds 24-36 hours after experiencing TBI from a blast injury were protected from the harmful effects of TBI, including problems with learning, memory, and movement. read more
Sprinting head-first into a brick wall during a hazing ritual caused a "traumatic brain injury," a former member of the Clemson women's soccer team alleges in an explosive lawsuit.
New Haven, Conn. — Researchers at Yale School of Medicine and their colleagues have uncovered a new pathway to help treat perinatal brain injuries. This research could also lead to treatments for traumatic brain injuries and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. The findings are published in the Sept. Show More Summary
Indiana University researchers have isolated the inflammatory process that causes lung damage to individual who suffered traumatic brain injury, many of whom could have been lung transplanat donors.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Few people would guess that some of the most detrimental damage from a traumatic brain injury is to the lungs, but transplant specialists are keenly aware of this phenomenon. Indiana University research published Sept. 3 in Science Translational Medicine sheds light on the potentially lethal process. read more
Failing memory is one of the (many) drawbacks of old age, but can also impact younger people suffering stroke, early-stage Alzheimer's disease, traumatic brain injury and cardiac arrest. In a breakthrough that opens up the potentialShow More Summary
Our friend and ripping skater Georgie Tsushima is recovering from severe traumatic brain injury The post Good Vibes For Georgie Tsushima appeared first on Transworld Skateboarding.
The Sinai Rehabilitation Center and the Comprehensive Sports Concussion Program at the Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute have announced their fall conferences, both of which will focus on concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries.
Predictors of prospective memory impairment after traumatic brain injury been identified by scientists. This is the first study to examine the role of rule monitoring, an executive function, post-TBI. Prospective memory refers to the ability to remember events that will occur in the future, i.e., a doctor's appointment; a medication schedule. Show More Summary
West Orange, NJ. August 12, 2014. Kessler Foundation scientists have identified predictors of prospective memory impairment after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Findings were epublished on July 28 by the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society. Show More Summary
Scientists have created a technique for growing neurons in artificial brain tissue, which could help researchers discover new ways to help people with traumatic brain injuries. A study published Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says that the neurons responded the way an actual brain would. Show More Summary
There are lots of thing I can think of when I see this gelatinous rainbow mass, but I do not think "brain." Yet this funny-looking thing is one of the most complex models scientists have ever developed to study what traumatic injury does to brain cells. Read more...
From MedPage Today: Return to Warfarin Okay After TBI? Restarting warfarin (Coumadin) after a traumatic brain injury (TBI) improved overall outcomes despite the bleeding risk. Dietitians Take Aim at Food Industry Sponsorships. Andy Bellatti has been troubled by some of the continuing education programs he’s seen at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) annual meeting. […]
A daycare provider allegedly killed a toddler after she suffered extreme bruising and brain injuries. As the The News Journal reveals, 1 1/2-year-old A’Niah Davila-Torres suffered traumatic injuries last Tuesday. The girl was brought into St. Francis Hospital by the daycare provider and her boyfriend. Police in Wilmington, Delaware are probing the case, now calling
Excuse us, there's something in our eyes. Bill Mantlo, who created Rocket Raccoon with artist Keith Giffen, suffered a traumatic brain injury from a hit-and-run accident in 1992. So today, Marvel found a way to screen the film for him. Read more...
Controlled application of vacuum pressure is a promising approach to limiting tissue damage after traumatic brain injury (TBI), suggests an experimental study in the August issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.
July 31, 2014 – Controlled application of vacuum pressure is a promising approach to limiting tissue damage after traumatic brain injury (TBI), suggests an experimental study in the August issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. read more