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2013-06-26 13:53:54

One in five adolescents surveyed in Ontario said they have suffered a traumatic brain injury that left them unconscious for five minutes or required them to be hospitalized overnight.

2013-06-25 23:30:20

The current treatment for concussions involves rest, reducing sensory stimulation to the brain, and treating symptoms as they arise. Dr.

2013-06-25 13:30:13

Researchers at Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (Hershey, Pennsylvania) have categorized the appearance and evolution of abnormalities on neuroimages that represent abusive head trauma (AHT) in infants.

2013-06-25 13:17:38

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Chicago have found that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to demonstrate a moderate disability after sustaining a mild traumatic brain injury than children without ADHD.

2013-06-18 19:25:56

Scientists are scrambling to gather data for the FDA to support the need for a blood test to diagnose brain injury in the United States.

Study Proves Bicycle Helmets Work
2013-06-13 19:44:27

An Australian study reported in the journal Traffic Injury Prevention discovered what most of us already assumed — bicycle helmets help protect your head.

Children Suffering Second Concussion In Year Have Longer Recovery Time
2013-06-10 18:15:27

Researchers writing in the journal Pediatrics say a child who has had more than one concussion could have a prolonged recovery.

Brain Trauma Diagnostics Transformed Using Wireless Signals
2013-05-15 08:15:36

New technology developed at the University of California, Berkeley, is using wireless signals to provide real-time, non-invasive diagnoses of brain swelling or bleeding.


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  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
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