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2011-07-25 12:30:19

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.

2011-07-01 12:58:28

New research has suggested that tranexamic acid has the potential to prevent people dying from head injuries.

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.

2011-06-02 23:48:05

Young people who have sustained a head injury during their lifetime are more likely to engage in violent behavior.

2011-05-26 15:08:29

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are engaging the help of professional boxers and trainers to study whether a component in red wine and grapes could help reduce the short- and long-term effects of concussions.

2011-05-24 18:13:38

More than four fifths of children who turn up at emergency departments with head injuries in the UK are seen in hospitals which would have to transfer them if the injury was serious.

2011-05-19 23:05:21

Electrical disturbances that spread through an injured brain like tsunamis have a direct link to poor recovery and can last far longer than previously realized.

2011-05-10 08:03:45

Overall, roughly half of US children taken to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for a head injury receive a head CT scan, often to ease worried parents' concerns.

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2011-05-09 12:30:00

According to a new study published in Pediatrics, observing kids after a head injury may help doctors determine if they need a head x-ray.

2011-05-08 23:01:00

Period of observation can avoid unnecessary exposure to radiation BOSTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Overall, roughly half of U.S. children taken to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for a head injury receive a head CT scan, often to ease worried parents' concerns.


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