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2014-05-15 12:33:39

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert G. Graw, Jr., M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Maryland-based Righttime Medical Care, was honored with the Outstanding Achievement award at the Urgent Care Association of America's (UCAOA) annual convention for his significant contributions to the field of urgent care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/PH58878LOGO The award was presented by Laurel Stoimenoff, PT, CHC, vice president of the UCAOA Board of Directors, at...

2014-05-13 08:32:15

K9s For Warriors trains shelter dogs and matches them with veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury SHAWNEE, Kan. and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare's K9 Advantix(®) II and K9s For Warriors today announced a partnership that will enable pet owners to support veterans of post-9/11 conflicts who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI). K9s For Warriors pairs...

2014-05-07 23:10:25

Further development of the state of the art Blast Gauge™ System is awarded to BlackBox Biometrics, Inc. (B3) by the Marine Corps’ Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 A Phase I Option for further development of the state of the art Blast Gauge™ System is awarded to BlackBox Biometrics, Inc. (B3) by the Marine Corps’ Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. Blast-related Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) continues to damage our...

2014-05-07 09:40:15

A study of concussion patients using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) found that males took longer to recover after concussion than females did. Results of the study, which show that DTI can be used as a bias-free way to predict concussion outcome, are published online in the journal Radiology. Each year, more than 17 million Americans suffer a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), more commonly known as a concussion, of which approximately 15 percent suffer persistent symptoms beyond three...

2014-05-06 23:18:02

A study of concussion patients using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) found that males took longer to recover after concussion than females did. Results of the study, which show that DTI can be used as a bias-free way to predict concussion outcome, are published online, May 6, in the journal Radiology. Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 A study of concussion patients using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) found that males took longer to recover after concussion than females did. Results of...

2014-04-30 12:20:54

World-renowned mountaineers join injured soldiers to overcome barriers FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soldiers to Summits, a program of No Barriers USA, and Mission: Mt. Whitney expedition sponsor Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) today announced its team of healing wounded veterans who will take on the highest summit in the contiguous United States this fall. The team of soldiers will be trained by two of America's best-known mountaineers Charley Mace and Jeff Evans, who together...

2014-04-28 16:30:16

Will further advance specialized programs to achieve the highest level of independence possiblefor each person served at NeuLife MOUNT DORA, Fla., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuLife, a post-acute neurorehab facility, is proud to announce that Hal S. Pineless, D.O., F.A.C.N., has joined its clinical team as medical director. In joining the NeuLife team, Dr. Pineless states, "I completely endorse specialized rehabilitation for individuals with TBI (traumatic brain injury) and...

2014-04-28 09:34:46

Almost half of all homeless men who took part in a study by St. Michael’s Hospital had suffered at least one traumatic brain injury in their life and 87 per cent of those injuries occurred before the men lost their homes. While assaults were a major cause of those traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, (60 per cent) many were caused by potentially non-violent mechanisms such as sports and recreation (44 per cent) and motor vehicle collisions and falls (42 per cent). The study, led by Dr....

2014-04-25 10:00:34

Better-educated people appear to be significantly more likely to recover from a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), suggesting that a brain’s “cognitive reserve” may play a role in helping people get back to their previous lives, new Johns Hopkins research shows. The researchers, reporting in the journal Neurology, found that those with the equivalent of at least a college education are seven times more likely than those who didn’t finish high school to be...

2014-04-23 08:31:22

The Department of Defense's WRAIR will study Lpath's anti-LPA antibody in the blast injury model of TBI SAN DIEGO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lpath, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTN), the industry leader in bioactive lipid-targeted therapeutics, and scientists from the Center for Military Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), have initiated a study that is the focus of a collaborative research agreement. The collaboration involves the use of...


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