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Latest Complications of traumatic brain injury Stories

2014-06-27 19:08:26

Older veterans who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are 60 percent more likely to later develop dementia than veterans without TBI.

2014-01-16 14:06:50

Survivors of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are three times more likely to die prematurely than the general population, often from suicide or fatal injuries, finds an Oxford University-led study.

2013-10-08 11:32:10

Researchers found a significant reduction in the number of deaths of patients hospitalized in New York State with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) between 2001 and 2009.

2013-09-30 12:49:50

Researchers report a skyrocketing increase in the number of visits to the emergency department for kids with sports-related traumatic brain injuries (TBI), such as concussions.

Traumatic Brain Injury Increases Stroke Risk
2013-06-27 11:45:26

People who suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) often have to learn to cope with physical or mental difficulties after the event. Now, a new study in the journal Neurology shows that they may also face double jeopardy from increased risk of stroke.

2013-06-26 13:02:17

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) among adolescents has been identified as an important health priority.

2013-01-07 10:08:29

Researchers from the University of South Florida and colleagues at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital studying the long-term consequences of traumatic brain injury (TBI) using rat models, have found that, overtime, TBI results in progressive brain deterioration characterized by elevated inflammation and suppressed cell regeneration.

2012-10-13 04:02:29

Fall Sports Season Signals Parents to Watch for Symptoms and Engage School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists to Help Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 11, 2012

2012-05-29 12:24:21

Although the death toll is relatively low for people who suffer from traumatic brain injury (TBI), it can have severe, life-long consequences for brain function.


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