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2012-06-07 08:51:21

Even when brain injury is so subtle that it can only be detected by an ultra-sensitive imaging test, the injury might predispose soldiers in combat to post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a University of Rochester Medical Center study. The research is important for physicians who are caring for troops in the years following deployment, as they try to untangle the symptom overlap between PTSD and mild traumatic brain injury (mild TBI) and provide the appropriate treatment. Until...

2012-06-05 23:00:02

Doctors find active ingredient in deer antler velvet has been useful for patients who have experienced head trauma. Nutronics Labs urges NFL to conduct their own independent research on whether deer antler velvet can aid players recover from concussions more quickly and experience fewer long term effects. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 Nutronics Labs and MaxlifeDirect proudly features two new testimonials from doctors using deer antler velvet spray to alleviate symptoms associated...

2012-05-22 21:18:45

The research uses a radically new patented technology highly effective in reducing the condition Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have reported the results of groundbreaking research into the prevention of cerebral oedema or swelling of the brain, a major cause of death in people who have sustained a traumatic injury to the brain, out of hospital cardiac arrest or stroke. The research, which is published this week in the international journal, Nature Communications, uses a radically...

Exposure To Blasts And Concussive Injuries Have Similar Brain Effects
2012-05-17 09:25:17

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Researchers from Boston University (BU) and the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System recently found chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the brain tissue of military service personnel who were exposed to blasts. The experiment showed that a single blast to an improvised explosive device (IED) resulted in CTE and long-term brain impairments related to the disorder. As well, blast wind from the IED resulted in traumatic brain injury (TBI) and long-term...

Bike Sharing? Stay Safe By Wearing A Helmet
2012-05-01 07:22:54

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Getting around town has never been easier. There´s public transportation, like buses and metros. There are individual modes of transportation, such as cars and bikes. In particular, bike share programs have grown in popularity in urban centers as they allow people to exercise and help the environment by emitting less pollution. For those bike enthusiasts, it´s important to remember to wear a helmet while riding. However, a new study found that only 1...

Olympic Boxing May Damage The Brain
2012-04-23 09:28:27

Olympic boxers can exhibit changes in brain fluids after bouts, which indicates nerve cell damage. This is shown in a study of 30 top-level Swedish boxers that was conducted at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, in collaboration with the Swedish Boxing Federation, published in PLoS ONE. It has been debated for quite some time whether Olympic boxing (amateur boxing) is hazardous to the brain. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, joined...


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