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Good Vibes For Georgie Tsushima

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.

Concussions & Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries Are the Focus of Two Upcoming Conferences at LifeBridge Health

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 deficit post TBI identified by researchers

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

Kessler Foundation scientists identify predictors of prospective memory deficit post TBI

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

Cells grown in artificial tissue could help shape treatment for traumatic brain injuries

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

This Weird Rainbow Nipple is Actually a Sophisticated Model of a Brain

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

Top stories in health and medicine, August 7, 2014

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. […]

Toddler Killed By Daycare Provider? ‘Brain Dead’ Girl Dies After Alleged Daycare Abuse

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

Marvel Screened Guardians of the Galaxy for the Co-Creator of Rocket

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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...

Vacuum Treatment May Limit Damage after Traumatic Brain Injury

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.

Vacuum treatment may limit damage after traumatic brain injury

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

Deal Reached to Extend Program for Brain-Damaged Vets

Congressional negotiators agreed Monday to extend a government program that funds assisted-living homes for veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries, including dozens of troops wounded by roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanist...

Congress’s Dysfunction Snares Veterans

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle agree that a pilot program to treat veterans with traumatic brain injuries should be extended. But they can’t seem to pass the needed legislation.

Neuroprotective role of immune cell discovered

A type of immune cell widely believed to exacerbate chronic adult brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis, can actually protect the brain from traumatic brain injury and may slow the progression of neurodegenerative diseases, according to research. Show More Summary

Cleveland Clinic researchers discover neuroprotective role of immune cell

July 22, 2014, Cleveland: A type of immune cell widely believed to exacerbate chronic adult brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis (MS), can actually protect the brain from traumatic brain injury (TBI) and...Show More Summary

Two former NFL players sue union over concussions

Two former NFL players filed a concussion lawsuit against the Players Association on Thursday, claiming the union and its leaders covered up the long-term damages of traumatic brain injuries for decades.

Forty percent of Ontario female prisoners enter correctional system with a traumatic brain injury

Almost 40 per cent of Ontario female prisoners have a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI), a study has shown. Unlike the men participating in the study, half of these women sustained a TBI before committing their first crime. Typically caused by a blow to the head, TBI is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Show More Summary

Forty Per Cent of Female Prisoners Enter Correctional System with a Traumatic Brain Injury

A study published today found that almost 40 per cent of Ontario female prisoners have a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Unlike the men participating in the study, half of these women sustained a TBI before committing their first crime.

Persistent symptoms following concussion may be posttraumatic stress disorder

Bottom Line: The long-lasting symptoms that many patients contend with following mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), also known as concussion, may be posttraumatic disorder (PTSD) and not postconcussion syndrome (PCS). Authors: Emmanuel Lagarde, Ph.D., of the Université de Bordeaux, France, and colleagues. read more

Even Mild Traumatic Brain Injury May Cause Brain Damage

Even mild traumatic brain injury may cause brain damage and thinking and memory problems, according to a study published in the July 16, 2014, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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