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Healing From Traumatic Brain Injury With Yoga

You don’t understand yoga’s true, full potential until you’ve gone through a life-changing physical trauma. The post Healing From Traumatic Brain Injury With Yoga appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Helmet sensors to record blast exposure in at-risk soldiers

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Explosions in the battlefield can cause all sorts of injuries that are immediately apparent, but they can also cause ones that are not. Soldiers exposed to blast pressure and shock waves can go on to develop traumatic brain injury well after the danger of more visible damage has passed. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Concussion linked to brain changes in people at genetic risk for Alzheimer's

A new study links mild traumatic brain injury to greater neurodegeneration and memory decline in people at genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease.

BLAST: Greater speed, accuracy in recognizing brain injury

Modern body armor better protects warfighters against shrapnel from explosive blasts. However, they still face a hidden threat—the resulting blast pressure and shock wave that could cause traumatic brain injury (TBI).

BLAST: Greater speed, accuracy in recognizing brain injury

(Office of Naval Research) The Office of Naval Research is sponsoring the development of a portable, three-part system that can measure blast pressure, establish injury thresholds for the brain and analyze potential traumatic brain injury symptoms. It's called Blast Load Assessment Sense and Test--BLAST, for short.

Drug Couriers for Brain Injuries

A small protein could lead to a cure for traumatic brain injuries.

Scientist gets grant for study of veterans with traumatic brain injuries

(Center for BrainHealth ) The Department of Defense (DoD), under the Joint Warfighter Medical Research Program, awarded a $2.7 million grant to Dr. Daniel Krawczyk, deputy director of the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas. Show More Summary

Drug shown to aid injured adult brains may exacerbate cognitive problems in children

(Drexel University) Study suggests the pediatric brain responds negatively to traumatic brain injury treatment that targets inflammation.

I Love Everything About Hockey… Except for the Preventable Traumatic Brain Injuries

Lisa Patrick confronts the link between fighting and CTE, and questions her love of the game. The post I Love Everything About Hockey… Except for the Preventable Traumatic Brain Injuries appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Vision problems after concussion -- special issue of Optometry and Vision Science presents new research

(Wolters Kluwer Health) Vision problems are a common and sometimes lasting consequence of head injuries -- from children and teens with sports-related concussions to military personnel with combat-related traumatic brain injury (TBI). Show More Summary

Recovery From Brain Injury and Better Sleep Go Hand in Hand

After a traumatic brain injury (TBI), people also experience major sleep problems, including changes in their sleep-wake cycle. A new study shows that recovering from these two conditions occurs in parallel. The study is published in the December 21, 2016, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

As illness shrinks my dad's world, tech expands it - CNET

Commentary: When a loved one suffers a traumatic brain injury, video brings the world, and lots of smiles, to intensive care.

People with traumatic brain injuries more likely to go to prison

(Reuters Health) - Men and women who suffered traumatic brain injuries had more than twice the risk of winding up in a federal prison in Canada as their uninjured peers, a new study shows.

People with traumatic brain injury approximately 2.5 times more likely to be incarcerated

(St. Michael's Hospital) People who have suffered a traumatic brain injury are approximately 2.5 times more likely to be incarcerated in a federal correctional facility in Canada than people who have not, a new study has found.

Nick Blackwell hospitalized after recent sparring session

2 months agoSports / Boxing : Bad Left Hook

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

3 months agoNews : 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

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