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Older patients recover more slowly from concussion

Mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), or concussion, accounts for 75 percent of all TBI and represents an important public health problem. Difficulty in working memory is frequently reported in patients after concussion. Now new research suggests that older individuals may have a more difficult time recovering from concussion.

'Godspeed: The Story of Page Jones' is a missed opportunity

The documentary "Godspeed: The Story of Page Jones" recounts the former midget-car racer's traumatic brain injury sustained in a 1994 racetrack accident at age 22 and the long road of rehabilitation to regain brain and body functions. Rich Sloan, a family friend, captured much of the progress of...

Will Smith's controversial NFL drama 'Concussion' to make its world premiere at AFI Fest

The American Film Institute announced Wednesday that the Centerpiece Gala at this year's AFI Fest will be Sony Pictures' drama "Concussion," which takes on the hot-button issue of traumatic brain injury in the National Football Leag...

The Pentagon Just Got Caught Trying to Spin Cadet Concussions

Concussions are terrible and science is only just beginning to understand the long-term negative health effects of these traumatic brain injuries. The damage caused by repeated concussions is a major issue in the world of sports, especially in American football, which has weathered its fair share of controversy over the...

Music Heals: MedRhythms Uses Music to Treat Traumatic Brain Injury

While most of the chatter today about music revolves around its viability or lack thereof as a business model. Music, of course, is has purpose far beyond monetization. MedRhythms, for instance, uses neurologic music therapy to treat those with neurologic injury or disease.

Free Webinar: Ordering Appropriate Medical Imaging for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Providers who care for patients with possible head injuries or who have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury (TBI) can attend a free webinar on Oct. 21.

Energy Drink-Guzzling Teens Are More Likely to Experience Brain Injuries

Researchers found that teenagers who had experienced a traumatic brain injury in the past year were seven times more likely to have consumed five or more energy drinks in the past week than teens who hadn’t had such injuries.

Newswire: Tracy Morgan to star with Charlie Day and Ice Cube in first movie since accident

A little over a year after suffering a traumatic brain injury in a car accident that also killed comedian James “Jimmy Mack” McNair, The Wrap is reporting that Tracy Morgan is set to star alongside Charlie Day and Ice Cube in the upcoming comedy Fist Fight. Show More Summary

Video: Tracy Morgan’s Surprise Appearance at the Emmys

Comedian Tracy Morgan, who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a traffic collision 15 months ago, made an emotional appearance at Sunday’s Primetime Emmy Awards, presenting the award for best drama series. Here’s the clip:

Medical News Today: Hypertension drug reduces inflammation from traumatic brain injury

A new study on the processes causing inflammation after a TBI identifies a protein produced in the liver that can be blocked using a drug for hypertension.

TBI Triggers Liver to Produce Protein Tied to Inflammation; Hypertension Drug Blocks It

A new animal study shows that traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects the body as well as the brain and that treatment with hypertension drugs blocks the production of proteins related to inflammation.

Do Energy Drinks Make Teens More Prone to Head Injuries?

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Teens who consume energy drinks may be less likely to recover from traumatic brain injuries.

Study Links Energy Drinks and Traumatic Brain Injury in Teens

2 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

Teens who got serious brain injuries in the last year were also more likely to report drinking lots of energy drinks

MRI improves diagnosis of microbleeding after brain injury in military personnel

Imaging patients soon after traumatic brain injury occurs can lead to better (more accurate) detection of cerebral microhemorrhages, or microbleeding on the brain, according to a new study of military service members.

This Is The Number One Health Problem Soldiers Face

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

What's the most wide-spread health issue plaguing members of the military? While post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries and depression are critical issues that drum up worthy media attention, the answer is much more...Show More Summary

Evidence for cognitive training efficacy in TBI

Results of a randomized clinical trial of a cognitive intervention to improve learning and memory in individuals with traumatic brain injury have been published. The treatment protocol, the modified Story Memory Technique, was foundShow More Summary

Avoiding Traumatic Brain Injury in the Elderly: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Brain injury, often caused by falls, is an area of great concern for older age groups.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we hear from Dr. Allen Brown on ways to help prevent these injuries. To listen, click the link below. Traumatic Brain Injury

Cerebrotech VIPS Intracranial Fluid Detector Approved in EU

Patients suffering from stroke or traumatic brain injury typically get scanned by CT and/or MRI after being admitted and then a few times during follow-ups. Those remaining in the hospital for observation are monitored primarily for side effects to detect potential cerebral bleeding or edema within the brain. Show More Summary

The Traumatized Brain

A new blog about brain injury from the authors of the upcoming book, The Traumatized Brain: A Family Guide to Understanding Mood, Memory, and Behavior after Brain Injury.

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