Sadie Robertson is as beautiful within as she is without. She learned of a recently married couple that has a heart wrenching story. Harrison suffered a traumatic brain injury that
Measurement of a patient’s intracranial pressure (ICP) has the potential to be a critical component in the diagnosis and monitoring of patients with a wide variety of conditions from traumatic brain injury to malaria. However today,...Show More Summary
Legendary NFL safety Ed Reed appeared on a 60 Minutes special titled "Football and the Brain" that explored the prominent player-safety issue of traumatic head injuries in football. Numerous former players have been diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease CTE after repeated blows to the head. Show More Summary
A woman who lied about suffering from a traumatic brain injury following the Boston Marathon bombing admitted she scammed charities.
Vani Rao on what we need to know about people who've dealt and are dealing with traumatic brain injury. The post Aggression After Traumatic Brain Injury appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The Kurt Caselli Foundation used the annual 24 Hours of Glen Helen race as its laboratory grounds to conduct a new research study on traumatic brain injury. Please watch the latest video to learn more about this ground-breaking new study.
Bicycles change lives. I know because a simple bicycle changed my family. Seven years ago, at the age of 19, my son suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of a car accident. Rob was in a coma for five weeks and he was hospitalized for five months. Show More Summary
Orlando, Fla - Researchers at Orlando Health have developed a blood test that can detect even the most subtle signs of a concussion in children, correctly identifying the presence of traumatic brain injuries 94 percent of the time in a recent study. read more
Individuals with depression in addition to traumatic brain injury (TBI) are prone to poorer recovery, reductions in cognitive performance, greater functional disability, increased suicide attempts and other social and sexual difficulties. Show More Summary
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown wants an investigation into reports the Army discharged more than 22,000 soldiers who had post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury for alleged "misconduct" after they returned home from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Approximately half of individuals who experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) experience depression within a year. Those with TBI and depression are prone to poorer recovery, reductions in cognitive performance, greater functional disability, increased suicide attempts and other social and sexual difficulties. Show More Summary
With fall sports wrapping up and winter sports starting soon, it’s important to discuss concussion management. A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth. Some head […]
The upcoming movie Concussion certainly appears to have material that could concern the NFL. News reports, features and documentaries detailing traumatic brain injuries among football players and how the NFL was slow to address the issue can certainly bring attention to such issues. Show More Summary
Putnam Valley, NY. (Oct. 29, 2015) - Treating traumatic brain injury (TBI) using stem cell therapy is an important area of current research. However, injecting stem cells into the central nervous system has serious drawbacks, including intracranial hemorrhage and cells failing to reach TBI-affected areas of the brain. read more
A mother of four who lost both legs below the knees and suffered a traumatic brain injury after being stuck in her 2009 Chevrolet Malibu for six days following a crash filed a lawsuit against General Motors Tuesday. NBC 9 reports Kristin Hopkins lost control of her car while driving...
Living with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be a very lonely, painful place. It's a place that is often misunderstood, and a place that no one is talking about. When I first fell on a patch of ice 19 months ago, I had no idea the journey that laid ahead -- the ups and downs -- and the feeling of moving backwards instead of forward. Show More Summary
Scientists compared information flow in the brain in traumatic brain injury and controls using neuroimaging and a novel working memory task, CapMan, which measures capacity and mental manipulation. This is the first study to show causal relationship between these tasks of working memory and fronto-parietal regions.
In recent years, medical science has uncovered the high risk and devastating effects of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, among U.S. combat soldiers and athletes, especially football and hockey players. What if a vastly greater population were also suffering these effects: women and children living...
We could easily say that the third episode of SNL’s 41st season is all “best” since host Tracy Morgan made a triumphant return to the stage after suffering through a traumatic brain injury following a near-fatal six-car crash last year. Show More Summary
It was a little over 16 months ago that Tracy Morgan was involved in a crash with a tractor-trailor that put him in a coma, caused a traumatic brain injury and broke a number of his bones. But Morgan has been slowly yet surely working his way back into the comedy world. There was that […]