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2014-03-30 23:21:37

The Law Offices of Bill Kuziara has unparalleled experience with accident-related concussions. We have a unique focus on brain injury cases involving concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries, a diagnosis that is consistently undervalued by insurance companies, other lawyers and even some doctors. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) March 30, 2014 A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) usually caused by a blow, bump or sudden jolt to the head that can alter or impair normal brain...

2014-03-15 23:03:41

Spinal injuries and mild traumatic brain injuries are on the rise, although the number of fatalities from motor vehicle collisions (MVC) has reached an all-time low in recent years. Innovations such as laminated windshields, collapsable steering wheels, more effective restraint systems, and an increasingly more crashworthy overall structure have greatly improved the survivability of these crashes. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Spinal injuries and mild traumatic brain injuries are...

2013-03-13 14:45:56

Men with low socioeconomic status at highest risk It is estimated that there are 10 million cases of traumatic brain injury globally every year with mild traumatic brain injuries being responsible for 70-90% of these. Incidence is highest among young males. Current literature suggests that mild traumatic brain injuries cause changes in brain tissues and have important long-term consequences on cognitive function. Deficits have been described in attention, memory, verbal learning and...

Brain-imaging Tool Used To Identify Concussion-related Abnormal Brain Proteins In Retired NFL Players
2013-01-22 15:04:06

University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences Technique may lead to earlier diagnosis, tracking of brain disorders in athletes Sports-related concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries have grabbed headlines in recent months, as the long-term damage they can cause becomes increasingly evident among both current and former athletes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that millions of these injuries occur each year. Despite the devastating consequences...

MRIs Detect Brain Injuries That CT Scans Fail To Find
2012-12-19 11:40:05

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH) recently discovered that hospital MRIs could help show signs of mild traumatic brain injuries that may not be seen with CT scans. These findings show that improved diagnosis could pave the way for better outcomes and treatment. The results of the clinical trial were recently published in the journal...

2011-06-02 12:57:02

An advanced imaging technique has revealed that some U.S. military personnel with mild blast-related traumatic brain injuries have abnormalities in the brain that have not been seen with other types of imaging. The abnormalities were found in the brain's white matter, the wiring system that nerve cells in the brain use to communicate with each other. The study is reported June 2 in The New England Journal of Medicine by scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and...

2009-08-06 13:25:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2006), approximately 1.5 million Americans sustain traumatic brain injuries every year, 75 percent of which are considered mild. There has been a recent surge in interest concerning mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBI's) in the U.S., due in large part to the ongoing involvement of American troops in the Middle East. As many as 18% of the 1.5 million American soldiers who have served in...

2009-03-04 10:23:00

Unique Case Study of Patient Before & After mTBI Accident Presentation at American Balance Society, Case Study on Web Site, New Help for Returning Vets PITTSBURGH, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- With record numbers of American soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with brain injuries, a case study from Neuro Kinetics, Inc. (NKI) (www.neuro-kinetics.com) suggests that tests utilizing its I-Portal(R) NOTC (Neuro-Otologic Test Center) system can generate results that may indicate mild...


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