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on Sun Mar 1 12:05 PM

March Is National Brain Injury Awareness Month | Amy Zellmer


I find it strangely interesting that this time last year, as I was enduring the beginning of my life with a TBI, I had no idea that March was National Brain Injury Awareness Month. This year I feel compelled to shout it from the rooftops (or the...
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on Wed Feb 18 10:50 AM

Chronic stress may put TBI caregivers at risk for illness | Reuters


(This Feb 12 story corrects paragraph 9, clarifies the relation between anger level and tumor necrosis factor in the study group)
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on Fri Feb 13 5:38 PM

A Conversation With Dr. Charles Cox | Robin L. Smith


One of the world's leading experts on cellular therapies for traumatic brain injury (TBI), Dr. Cox directs the Pediatric Surgical Translational Laboratories and Pediatric Program in Regenerative Medicine at the University of Texas Medical School...
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on Tue Feb 3 2:23 PM

Get the gist? Tool provides unique insight for those with traumatic brain injury -- ScienceDaily


Individuals with traumatic brain injury have significantly more difficulty with gist reasoning than traditional cognitive tests, research shows. Using a unique cognitive assessment, these findings indicate that an individual's ability to 'get the...
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on Fri Jan 30 11:00 AM

Starting football before age 12 linked to poorer memory, thinking in NFL players


A new study found former NFL players who began playing before the age of 12 performed much worse in memory and thinking tests than those who started playing after this age.
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on Thu Jan 29 10:40 AM

Novel eye-tracking technology detects concussions, head injury severity -- ScienceDaily


New research could move the medical community one step closer toward effectively detecting concussion and quantifying its severity. Neuroscientists and concussion experts present a unique, simple and objective diagnostic tool for concussion that...
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on Wed Jan 28 3:16 PM

Making Progress on Veterans' Suicide Prevention Bill | Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D.


What a difference a few weeks makes. An important suicide prevention bill for veterans, derailed at the end of the last Congress, is back on the fast track. The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act was unanimously passed by...
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on Sun Jan 11 2:08 PM

The blood test that could revolutionize concussion treatment — and pro sports


Neuroscientists have developed a means of assessing an individual injury's long-term neurological damage
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on Thu Jan 8 11:35 AM

New recommendations for return to activity after concussion in military personnel -- ScienceDaily


Military service members with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), or concussion, should follow a six-step process of progressive activity, leading to return to active duty, according to new clinical recommendations by an expert panel.
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on Thu Nov 6 12:51 PM

Medical tests for PTSD and TBI not far off | Military Times


Researchers are inching closer to creating medical tests to detect post-traumatic stress or mild traumatic brain injury - conditions that now are diagnosed only with self-reported symptoms and subjective exams.
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