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2011-09-23 07:00:00

Phoenix Coyotesâ Kurt Sauer hasnât played hockey since he was injured in 2009. After nearly two years of searching for solutions for headaches, pain, vision and sleep problems, Kurt discovered Brainwave Optimization â“ an advanced neuro-technology that is helping athletes and others get relief from concussions, trauma and addictions. Scottdale, Arizona (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 Brain State Technologies (http://www.brainstatetech.com) unveiled a...

2011-08-04 16:11:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many children return to sports such as soccer, football, cross-country and volleyball when they return to school. Jon Divine, M.D., clinical director of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, says it's most important for parents to help their children get in shape before showing up for the first day of practice or tryouts to reduce the risk of injury. (Logo:...

2011-07-29 06:26:37

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Patients who suffer a traumatic brain injury have a 10-fold increased risk of having a stroke within three months, according to new research. A traumatic brain injury happens when an external force, such as a blow or jolt to the head, disrupts the normal function of the brain. Some common causes of a traumatic brain injury include falls, car accidents and violence. About 1 in 53 Americans suffers a traumatic brain injury each year. "It's reasonable to assume that...

2011-07-28 10:47:00

Coaches, athletic trainers and volunteers hear the hard-hitting facts on brain injuries at Northwestern Medicine event CHICAGO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When in doubt, sit them out--that's the message more than 100 coaches, athletic trainers and volunteers heard at the "Playing it Safe: Changing the Mindset Around Concussion Safety" symposium held Wednesday, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The free event hosted by Northwestern Medicine(TM), the shared vision of...

2011-07-27 00:01:21

In July 2011, Washington High School (WHS) reports success of ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) screening for concussions performed by Keith Tebbe, ProRehab's Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) dedicated to WHS. Evansville, IN (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 In July 2011, Washington High School (WHS) reports success of ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) screening for concussions performed by Keith Tebbe, ProRehab's Certified Athletic...

2011-07-25 12:30:19

Findings offer new hope for treatment of TBI in veterans wounded by explosions Bioengineers at Harvard have identified, for the very first time, the mechanism for diffuse axonal injury and explained why cerebral vasospasm is more common in blast-induced brain injuries than in brain injuries typically suffered by civilians. The research addresses two major aspects of traumatic brain injury (TBI), with significant implications for the medical treatment of soldiers wounded by explosions. Two...

2011-07-01 12:58:28

Study evaluating the effect of tranexamic acid on head injury patients published in BMJ New research has suggested that tranexamic acid has the potential to prevent people dying from head injuries. The CRASH-2 Intracranial Bleeding Study highlighting the potential of the cheap, off-patent drug to help people suffering from brain trauma is published online by the BMJ today. According to the collaborators "“ led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - the results provide...

2011-06-17 21:09:49

A large, national multi-center study of thousands of children taken to emergency departments with minor blunt head trauma has found that most of those with normal computed tomography (CT) scans do not require hospitalization for further observation. Of the more than 13,500 children included in the study, less than 1 percent had subsequent abnormal CT scans or MRIs and none required neurosurgical intervention. The study was conducted under the auspices of the groundbreaking Pediatric Emergency...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.