Quantcast

Latest Neurotrauma Stories

2014-07-16 23:09:42

As the nation's lawyer to the pros, Darras discusses the details of the settlement and offers tips to players. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 The second settlement offer put forth by the NFL recently received preliminary approval by a federal judge in Philadelphia. U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had previously rejected the first offer from the NFL six months ago. The NFL is now waiting to see how many players will pursue a claim in this class-action settlement. (Philly.com, Judge...

2014-07-16 23:02:17

Yesterday Jessica Goldman became the second woman to run solo and self-supported across the United States. Goldman ran nearly 3,400 miles in 90 days and raised approximately $25,000 for the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA). Vienna, VA (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Yesterday, Jessica Goldman became the second woman to run solo and self-supported across the United States. Goldman ran nearly 3,400 miles in 90 days and raised approximately $25,000 for the Brain Injury Association of America...

2014-07-16 16:23:41

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Tina Odjaghian obtained a $7,000,000 settlement on behalf of her client Marco Gil on June 24, 2014. Mr. Gil suffered a traumatic brain injury during the course and scope of his employment at Cable Brothers when he fell 19 feet from a post. Mr. Gil suffered severe cognitive deficits, memory loss, depression, anxiety, and other behavioral issues as a result of this incident which necessitated lifelong care. Ms. Odjaghian...

2014-07-16 08:29:14

--Interim Results Show NUEDEXTA Provides Meaningful Reduction of PBA Episodes and is Generally Well Tolerated in Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia Population-- ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced interim data from the phase IV PRISM II study showing that treatment with NUEDEXTA(®) substantially reduced symptoms of pseudobulbar affect (PBA) in patients with Alzheimer's disease/dementia. PBA is a distressing neurologic...

2014-07-15 08:29:32

.@UnitedSpinal appoints new board member, #veteran & marketing exec Tom Aiello, #WestPoint, #SCI, http://ow.ly/z8SAT NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association today announced the appointment of Tom Aiello, president of March Marketing, LLC and an Army veteran living with spinal cord injury (SCI) from Wheaton, Illinois, to its board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110413/MM82757LOGO Aiello, a West Point graduate, initially...

2014-07-13 23:01:59

Athletes with a certain genetic make-up are prone to a longer recovery period from concussions, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. The research marks the first of its kind investigating a genetic association to concussion based on the known physical events that occur after a head injury. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 Athletes with a certain genetic make-up are prone to a longer recovery period from...

2014-07-11 23:08:54

The Symposium gathers more than a dozen internationally prominent physicians, physical therapist, athletic trainers, researchers, coaches, professional athletes and legal scholars for engaging and uniquely relevant scientific presentations and round table discussions. Dr. Javier Cardenas, concussion consultant for the NFL; Dr. Jeff Kutcher, concussion advisor to the NBA; Dr. Micky Collins, founder of ImPact; Dr. Marla Shapiro, consultant for the NHL spearhead the esteemed group of...

2014-07-10 16:25:23

AMBLER, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, former Congressman Patrick Kennedy visited Moberg Research's (Moberg) medical device manufacturing facility. Rep. Kennedy and Dick Moberg discussed how Moberg's advanced neurological monitors facilitate cutting-edge research in neurological disease and treatment. In 2011, Rep. Kennedy and mental health advocate, Garen Staglin, created One Mind, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to fostering fundamental changes that...

2014-07-10 09:44:40

American Academy of Neurology Position statement released as AAN hosts first Sports Concussion Conference in Chicago The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the largest professional association of neurologists and a leading authority on sports concussion, is releasing a new position paper that states doctors have an ethical obligation to educate and protect athletes from sports concussion and clear them to play only when the athlete is medically ready, standing firm against objections...

brain darpa
2014-07-10 05:23:08

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just over a year ago I reported on the announcement of the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative, the scientific cousin to the wildly successful Human Genome Project. In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama announced the new study saying, “Every dollar we invested to map the human genome returned $140 to our economy – every dollar. Today our scientists are mapping the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
Related