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2012-12-12 23:03:23

Clinical study suggests potential benefit of using advanced imaging techniques to monitor recovery Brain changes in children who have sustained a mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion, persist for months following injury – even after the symptoms of the injury are gone, according to a study published in the December 12 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings highlight the potential benefit of using advanced imaging techniques to monitor recovery in children following...

2012-10-11 04:00:33

The New York brain injury lawyers at De Caro & Kaplen, LLP, have published important information about concussions and traumatic brain injury in younger children. Pleasantville, NY (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 The lawyers at the head injury New York law firm De Caro & Kaplen, LLP, are currently publicizing valuable information about the causes and symptoms of traumatic brain injury in young children. With the start of the school season and the return to football, soccer, and other...

2012-08-07 13:05:22

The odds of undergoing cranial computed tomography (CT) among children with minor blunt head trauma who were at higher risk for clinically important traumatic brain injury did not appear to differ by race/ethnicity in a secondary analysis of a study of injured children, according to a report in the August issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. However, there may have been differences for children at intermediate or lowest risk. Traumatic...

2010-11-22 00:00:04

Metrowest Neuropsychology Announces New Podcast on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Recovery and Safety, announces opening of newest office in Westborough, MA Westborough, MA (PRWEB) November 20, 2010 Metrowest Neuropsychology Announces New Podcast on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Recovery and Safety Traumatic Brain Injury "“ TBI "“ is an injury to the brain due to the impact of some external force. The two basic forms of TBI are closed head injury (as in many sports...

2010-08-26 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainScope Company, Inc. today announced the publication of clinical research findings from a study in patients presenting to the Emergency Department (ED) following a closed head injury. The study published in the peer-reviewed journal Brain Injury, the official journal of the International Brain Injury Association, entitled "Use of brain electrical activity to quantify traumatic brain injury in the emergency department", suggests BrainScope's...

2009-09-30 06:50:00

ENCINO, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than 28 years in practice, Dr. Mark L. Gordon, a survivor himself of traumatic brain injury (TBI), has spent the last 14 years focusing in on the association between concussion (mild TBI) and the sequelae of hormonal dysfunction that leads to personality changes, decreased mental functioning, depression, and physical decay. Having worked with professional boxers, mixed martial artists, retired football players, and motocross racers, who...

2009-06-19 06:15:48

Blast-induced traumatic brain injury (TBI) has reached critical levels in modern-day warfare. The current issue of Journal of Neurotrauma focuses on the intensive efforts to develop effective treatment strategies and model systems for studying the cause and effects of explosive blast TBI. This special issue of Journal of Neurotrauma, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., is free online at www.liebertpub.com/neu A comprehensive and clearly presented overview of the field...


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