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2014-07-25 02:00:06

PLOS 3-D imaging provides new insights to Paleolithic child's skull trauma 3D imaging of a Paleolithic child's skull reveals potentially violent head trauma that likely lead to brain damage, according to a study published July 23, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Hélène Coqueugniot and colleagues from CNRS - Université de Bordeaux and EPHE. A Paleolithic child that lived ~100 thousand years ago found at Qafzeh in lower Galilee, Israel, was originally thought to have a...

2014-07-17 16:19:48

American Academy of Neurology Even mild traumatic brain injury may cause brain damage and thinking and memory problems, according to a study published in the July 16, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. For the study, 44 people with a mild traumatic brain injury and nine people with a moderate traumatic brain injury were compared to 33 people with no brain injury. All of the participants took tests of their thinking and memory...

2014-04-10 12:37:56

Study also suggests potential treatment New research has found that a child's relationships may be a hidden casualty long after a head injury. Neuroscientists at Brigham Young University studied a group of children three years after each had suffered a traumatic brain injury – most commonly from car accidents. The researchers found that lingering injury in a specific region of the brain predicted the health of the children's social lives. "The thing that's hardest about brain...

2014-03-31 23:22:00

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and Atlanta personal injury lawyer Greg Stokes of Stokes & Kopitsky, P.A. answers frequently answered questions about brain injuries and brain injury cases. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Brain injuries are a common consequence of a serious accident. Minor injuries typically resolve themselves. However, an estimated 5.3 million Americans are currently living with a long-term disability as a result of traumatic brain injury, said the Brain Injury...

2014-01-28 23:01:46

Lawsuits from athletes who have suffered traumatic brain injuries have been making headlines recently. College athletes may have legal recourse if negligence on the part of their school can be demonstrated. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Flood Law Group, a nationally respected personal injury litigation firm, represents athletes who believe they have suffered from traumatic brain injuries (TBI) during school sponsored athletic events. There have been several notable lawsuits in...

2014-01-27 23:25:31

National network of lawyers will resume availability for inquiries from consumers inquiring about legal options to seek compensation over medical malpractice allegations involving cerebral palsy and other birth injuries. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations in 2014 to consumers inquiring about...

2013-12-23 23:23:32

National network of attorneys will continue to accept inquiries through New Year's Day about legal options to seek compensation over medical malpractice allegations involving cerebral palsy and other birth injuries. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will be available over the upcoming holiday season to consumers inquiring about...

2013-11-29 23:23:55

Latest study evaluated results from thousands of children to compare birth risks. Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys continues offer of free consultations for parents seeking information involving compensation for alleged medical malpractice in such cases. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest information update for families who may have been...

2013-11-19 16:55:22

Penn medicine researchers discover that high levels of a protein in blood after traumatic brain injury correlate with brain tissue damage A new blood biomarker correctly predicted which concussion victims went on to have white matter tract structural damage and persistent cognitive dysfunction following a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, in conjunction with colleagues at Baylor College of Medicine, found...

2013-11-07 23:32:49

Research study shows positive results in children when combined with rehabilitative treatment. Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys will continue to offer free consultations for parents seeking information involving compensation for alleged medical malpractice in such cases. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/medicalmalpractice/cerebralpalsy-lawsuit.html Resource4thePeople announced today its latest information update for consumers...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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