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Nick Blackwell hospitalized after recent sparring session

Nick Blackwell recently retired from boxing due to a traumatic brain injury suffered against Chris Eubank Jr. In some rather disappointing, and quite frankly a little inexplicable news, former boxer Nick Blackwell was hospitalized over the weekend after he became ill following a recent sparring session. Show More Summary

Adding ADHD drug to therapy improves cognitive outcomes in traumatic brain injury patients

(Indiana University) A combination of the stimulant drug methylphenidate with a process known as cognitive-behavioral rehabilitation is a promising option to help people who suffer from persistent cognitive problems following traumatic brain injury, researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have reported.

Hope for people who struggle after suffering brain trauma

(Springer) Pharmacological therapy combined with a rehabilitation program that teaches how to compensate for memory and attention problems offers new hope for people who suffer the consequences of traumatic brain injury. Such a combined...Show More Summary

Let’s Talk About Sex After a Brain Injury

5 reasons my sex drive changed after a traumatic brain injury. The post Let’s Talk About Sex After a Brain Injury appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Antidepressant May Benefit Traumatic Brain Injury

The prevalence and functional effects of depressive disorder following traumatic brain injury are significant. Now, sertraline may be effective for preventing depressive symptoms after TBI. A group of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine evaluated 94 patients aged 18 to 85 years who had been hospitalized for mild, moderate, or severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). […]

Grieving Daughter Says Mom Drinks Too Much And Started Bringing Home ‘Random Men’ Since Dad Died

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Alyssa’s husband, Nick, died in 2015 after spending more than a year in long-term care following an accident that left him with a traumatic brain injury. Alyssa’s family says since Nick’s death, she’s been spiraling out of control. They...Show More Summary

UTHealth Research: Stem Cell Therapy Appears to Have TBI Treatment Effect

Results of a cellular therapy clinical trial for traumatic brain injury (TBI) using a patient's own stem cells showed that the therapy appears to dampen the body's neuroinflammatory response to trauma and preserve brain tissue, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

UTHealth research: Stem cell therapy appears to have TBI treatment effect

(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Results of a cellular therapy clinical trial for traumatic brain injury (TBI) using a patient's own stem cells showed that the therapy appears to dampen the body's neuroinflammatory response to trauma and preserve brain tissue, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Ischemic stroke risk linked to traumatic brain injury (TBI), independent of other factors

Ischemic stroke risk is linked to traumatic brain injury (TBI), independent of other factors. Lead study author James F. Burke explained, “Both stroke and traumatic brain injury are common, costly, and leading causes of severe disability...Show More Summary

Potential target identified for preventing long-term effects of traumatic brain injury

(University of Iowa Health Care) More than 200,000 US soldiers serving in the Middle East have experienced a blast-related traumatic brain injury, making it a common health problem and concern for that population. A University of Iowa...Show More Summary

Podcast: What a brain injury taught me about being smart

In 2011, life changed forever for Ann Zuccardy in a bathroom in Germany. A slip in the bathtub sent her back to the states with symptoms so severe, she knew something was wrong. Emergency room doctors confirmed a traumatic brain injury (TBI), and this driven corporate career woman was prescribed weeks of just lying on the couch doing nothing...

Homeless people with brain injuries are still invisible to the NHS

Being homeless is linked to much higher rates of traumatic head injury. But professionals are still misdiagnosing and mistreating people Homelessness is on the rise and has been for the past five years, with government statistics suggesting a 55% increase in the number of people homeless in 2015. Show More Summary

Brain Implants Allow Quadriplegic Man To Feel Touch Again

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Geek.com

Losing control or feeling in your limbs is one of the most traumatic and emotionally draining injuries people can suffer. For years the holy grail of cybernetics research has been giving people back […]

Researchers Identify Link Between Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury

Physicians and researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute have identified a link between domestic violence and traumatic brain injury.

Barrow Finds Correlation in TBI and Concussions

Physicians and researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute have identified a link between domestic violence and traumatic brain injury. The findings could have important implications in the treatment of domestic violence survivors, both in medical and social service communities. The research, led by Dr. Glynnis Zieman, was published in the July issue of Journal of Neurotrauma.

Barrow finds correlation in TBI and concussions

(St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center) Physicians and researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute have identified a link between domestic violence and traumatic brain injury. The findings could have important implications in the treatment of domestic violence survivors, both in medical and social service communities. Show More Summary

The Road to Recovery May Be Green

The Green Road / Jared Green Can spending time in nature help heal veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury? As suicides from PTSD sufferers only increase, the Institute for Integrative Health (TIIH)...Show More Summary

Will Smith Disappointed 'Concussion' Didn't Have More Impact On NFL

Actor Will Smith had expected the 2015 film “Concussion,” in which he plays a pathologist who exposes the truth about traumatic brain injuries in National Football League players, would lead to serious change in the sport. Instead, alarming...Show More Summary

Will Smith Disappointed 'Concussion' Didn't Have More Impact On NFL

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Actor Will Smith had expected the 2015 film “Concussion,” in which he plays a pathologist who exposes the truth about traumatic brain injuries in National Football League players, would lead to serious change in the sport. Instead, alarming...Show More Summary

New Trial With Adult Stem Cells Will Investigate Treating People With Traumatic Brain Injuries

Contained in a “Q&A” that ran today in the Texas Tribune is still more evidence that the truth is gradually seeping out: the wave of the future is not embryonic stem cells but adult stem cells that come from morally acceptable sources. Reporter Sarah Schroeder interviewed Dr. Charles Cox, a pediatric neurosurgeon at the McGovern […]

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