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The Aaron Hernandez Suicide: A Football Brain Injury Link?

Boston University researchers will study the former New England Patriots player’s brain for signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.

Brain-Damaged Woman Grins as Future Sister-in-Law Asks Her to Be a Bridesmaid

2 days agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

"There's no reason not to include her," said Nichole Sullivan of her sister-in-law to be, who suffered a traumatic brain injury.

New Study Identifies Way to Treat Sports-Related Concussions Using Telemedicine

An estimated 1.6 to 3.8 million traumatic brain injuries occur every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 75 percent of the injuries are sports-related mild traumatic brain injuries or concussions.

Study: Can Wrist Devices Detect Sleep Apnea with Lab Precision?

Researchers from the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute will participate in a national study to determine whether medical devices used in the home can diagnose sleep apnea that often develops after traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

Worldwide survey finds 16 percent rate of acute neurological conditions in critically ill children

(Wolters Kluwer Health) Sixteen percent of children in pediatric intensive care units (ICUs) have acute neurological conditions with brain damage due to cardiac arrest, traumatic brain injury, or other causes, reports an international survey study in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

Worldwide Survey Finds 16 Percent Rate of Acute Neurological Conditions in Critically Ill Children

Sixteen percent of children in pediatric intensive care units (ICUs) have acute neurological conditions with brain damage due to cardiac arrest, traumatic brain injury, or other causes, reports an international survey study in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

TBI: Cognitive Function and Methylphenidate

A very interesting Open Access publication available today examining the impact of methylphenidate and cognitive functioning in patients with a traumatic brain injury: Manktelow, A. E., Menon, D. K., Sahakian, B. J., & Stamatakis, E....Show More Summary

'The Fosters' Recap: Who Finds Out That Jesus isn't Taking His Meds?

Callie gets ready for her upcoming trial in this episode of The Fosters, titled "Who Knows." Plus, Jesus continues to deal with his traumatic brain injury, and Lena does some super secret spying to figure out what's going on with Anchor Beach's possible switch to private school status.

Which kids will take longer to recover from brain injury?

A new biomarker may help predict which children will take longer to recover from a traumatic brain injury (TBI), according to a preliminary study.

Using light to image and potentially to treat PTSD

After years of studying the effects of near-infrared light on veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injuries, a team of bioengineers has published research that could result in an effective, long-term treatment for brain disorders.

Studying the brain's suspension system in TBIs

(Washington University in St. Louis) Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, can be devastating and debilitating. Researchers know that the membranes separating the skull from the brain play a key role in absorbing shock and preventing damage caused during a head impact, but the details remain largely mysterious. Show More Summary

Traumatic brain injuries leave women prone to mental health problems

Traumatic brain injuries affect the body’s stress axis differently in female and male mice, according to new research. The results could help explain why women who experience blast injuries face a greater risk of developing mental health problems than men.

Disrupted Brain Pathway, Altered Stress Hormones Key to TBI Impact Differences in Men, Women

The brains of men and women are wired differently, and when it comes to traumatic brain injuries (TBI), women are more likely to develop subsequent neuropsychiatric disorders, like anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Show More Summary

Traumatic brain injuries leave women prone to mental health problems

(The Endocrine Society) Traumatic brain injuries affect the body's stress axis differently in female and male mice, according to research presented at the Endocrine Society's 99th annual meeting, ENDO 2017, in Orlando, Fla. The results could help explain why women who experience blast injuries face a greater risk of developing mental health problems than men.

I Found Peace of Mind Online After a Traumatic Brain Injury

A terrifying car accident left me feeling powerless, until I found answers on the internet.

Team Wendy to target blast waves and rotational injuries in next-gen military helmets

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Amid talk about traumatic brain injuries in the military, suppliers are working harder than ever to design smart products to protect soldiers. One of those suppliers is Team Wendy. Born out of family tragedy, the Cleveland-based team has transitioned from small ski-gear manufacturer to supplier for the Australian and American military. Show More Summary

TBI in emergency departments a substantial economic burden

(St. Michael's Hospital) A new study that looked at nearly 134,000 emergency department visits for traumatic brain injury, including concussion, during a one year period in Ontario estimated that those visits had a total cost of $945 million over the lifetimes of those patients.

Cristabelle Braden Writes, Performs Music of Hope for Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness

In her recovery, she turned to music. Her latest album honors her journey and inspires other survivors. The post Cristabelle Braden Writes, Performs Music of Hope for Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Ex-Minneapolis cop charged in kicking assault

last monthNews : NY Daily News

An ex-Minneapolis cop was charged in a brutal kicking assault that left a 35-year-old man with a traumatic brain injury.

Why We Can’t Ignore the Silent Epidemic of Traumatic Brain Injury in Prisons

As prison populations rise this hidden issue is only making things worse. The post Why We Can’t Ignore the Silent Epidemic of Traumatic Brain Injury in Prisons appeared first on The Good Men Project.

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