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2014-03-19 08:30:22

Majority of Responding Veterans Surveyed Report Having PBA Symptoms, Adding an Extra Burden to Managing Life Post-TBI ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) today announced the presentation of results from a first-of-its-kind study of pseudobulbar affect (PBA) symptoms in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) conducted in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Evidera. The study will be presented at the...

2014-03-18 08:32:53

Dr. Diane Stoler Can Provide Solutions for Survivors BOSTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and there is no better time to spread clear solutions and practical information to help all survivors become thrivers. With over 1 million traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in the US each year, concussions specifically have become one of the most common and primary health concerns. Today, an estimated 5.3 million Americans are living with a TBI-related...

2014-03-17 16:28:13

TRENTON, N.J., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Brain Injury Alliance (USBIA) stands with Congressmen Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.) to support his introduction of the National Brain Injury Research and Treatment Act of 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140317/DC84692-a The proposed legislation, which is co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Thomas Rooney, (R-F.L.), will require the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to create a national system to...

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...

2014-03-12 23:02:09

During a press conference this afternoon, Susan H. Connors, President and CEO of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), endorsed the National Brain Injury Surveillance System Act of 2014. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 During a press conference this afternoon, Susan H. Connors, President and CEO of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), endorsed the National Brain Injury Surveillance System Act of 2014. Congressmen Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.) and Tom Rooney...

2014-03-12 12:27:47

20 years of stunning action footage of snowboard champion Sean White along with colleague Kevin Pearce's training accident, brain injury, and recovery DURHAM, N.C., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central Carolina First In Families (CCFIF) is proud to announce an exclusive benefit screening of the award-winning documentary "The Crash Reel". The action-packed snowboarding film documents the life altering traumatic brain injury suffered by U.S. champion snowboarder Kevin...

2014-03-06 12:28:21

NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This March, in recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month, the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) has several public activities on its agenda to increase awareness about brain injuries, including prevention, recognition, and response. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140129/NY55429LOGO According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic...

2014-03-06 08:28:55

Cognitive Neurologist Harry Kerasidis, M.D. debuts comprehensive concussion management system to distinguished audience of scientists at United Nations building NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the sports world prepared for the Super Bowl, many of the greatest minds in sports concussions and brain trauma gathered to share the latest science, research and new products available to protect athletes from harm, during the #C4CT Concussion Summit. Among the expert...

2014-03-05 12:26:45

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An estimated 1.7 million traumatic brain injury-related hospitalizations and emergency visits occur each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With March being Brain Injury Awareness Month, the nation's emergency physicians want to promote good head health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d "Sadly, you can't prevent every brain injury from occurring," said Dr....

2014-03-05 08:29:37

Discoveries Could Have Implications in the Diagnosis, Monitoring and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Traumatic Brain Injury SAN DIEGO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCQX:AEMD), and its diagnostic subsidiary, Exosome Sciences, Inc. (ESI), announced today that its researchers have successfully isolated brain-specific biomarkers associated with a variety of neurodegenerative disorders. The discoveries could have implications...


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