It's well known that conditions such as schizophrenia, as well as strokes, seizures and traumatic brain injuries cause increased acidity around neurons in the brain, but scientists have struggled to understand exactly why this occurs. Show More Summary
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Strokes, seizures, traumatic brain injury and schizophrenia: these conditions can cause persistent, widespread acidity around neurons in the brain. But exactly how that acidity affects brain function isn't well understood. In...Show More Summary
At Tuesday's press conference on Capitol Hill, Dr. Charles Bernick, associate director of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, announced the Nevada State Athletic Commission will be adopting the "C3" test, which will track brain function in fighters. Show More Summary
A questionable Snapchat filter that lets users show off their speed while taking a selfie is being blamed for a serious car accident that left a man with traumatic brain injuries after being struck by a driver going over 100 MPH, according to a new lawsuit. The victim and his wife are now suing the teen driver, alleging her high-speed selfie-taking caused the crash. Read More
People who have had a traumatic brain injury may still have sleep problems a year and a half after being injured, according to a study. In addition, people with TBI may also be unaware of just how much their sleep is disturbed.
People who experience a traumatic brain injury may have sleep problems for up to 18 months after, though many may not be aware of it, according to a new study.
Most physicians know a person who suffers traumatic brain injury (TBI) is likely to have long-term neurological effects for years afterward. Thanks to increased research and awareness, people in the field are more attuned to spot problems related to concussion and serious head injuries, such as memory and cognitive problems. Show More Summary
MINNEAPOLIS - People who have had a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may still have sleep problems a year and a half after being injured, according to a study published in the April 27, 2016, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Show More Summary
At least 18 months after sustaining a traumatic brain injury, first-time concussion victims continue to need more sleep and to suffer more daytime sleepiness than do healthy people, says new research. But even as they run higher risks of such injuries as vehicle crashes, sufferers routinely underestimate...
The Allen Institute for Brain Science has announced major updates to its online resources available at brain-map.org, including a new resource on Aging, Dementia and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in collaboration with UW Medicine researchers at the University of Washington, and Group Health. Show More Summary
What and Why: Vision and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): A view toward therapeutics More than 75% of all TBI patients experience visual disorders, including double vision, light sensitivity, difficulty reading print and even vision loss. Show More Summary
Researchers set out to learn about the risk factors for traumatic brain injuries in older adults so that healthcare professionals can develop strategies to prevent these types of injuries whenever possible.
Putnam Valley, NY. (April 19, 2016) - Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of mortality and morbidity, often causing lifelong disability for those who survive. Treatment is limited to supportive care, but stem cell therapy has received recent attention as a way to promote recovery for injuries to the central nervous system (CNS). Show More Summary
Veterans suffering from mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder -- as well as their families -- now have access to highly individualized, intensive treatment that draws on UCLA's nationally recognized expertise...Show More Summary
Faced with traumatic brain injury, depression, chronic pain, and addictive meds, former players are coming together in support of medical marijuana.
The 2-month, 2-pound Chihuahua reportedly died of a traumatic brain injury as a result of blunt force trauma
A new study of recently retired NFL players revealed a potential link between playing football and suffering from a traumatic brain injury (TBI), according to data released Monday. There was evidence of TBI in more than 40 percent of...Show More Summary
The adverse effects of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) on the quality parent-child relationships are revealed in a new article. The young brain is particularly vulnerable to injury and one of the first visible signs of social difficulties in young children is a decline in their relationship with their parents. Show More Summary
A study published in the Journal of Neuropsychology, reveals the adverse effects of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) on the quality parent-child relationships. The young brain is particularly vulnerable to injury and one of the first visible signs of social difficulties in young children is a decline in their relationship with their parents.
A new study on the long-term risks of playing football found more than 40 percent of retired National Football League players examined showed signs of traumatic brain injury, which is often a precursor to the degenerative brain disease,...Show More Summary