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2013-11-04 14:20:01

UTHealth study published in journal today A stem cell therapy previously shown to reduce inflammation in the critical time window after traumatic brain injury also promotes lasting cognitive improvement, according to preclinical research led by Charles Cox, M.D., at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. The research was published in today's issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine. Cellular damage in the brain after traumatic injury can...

2013-11-01 23:04:28

Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center will combine three, top-ranked institutions--Thomas Jefferson Hospital, Rothman Institute, and Wills Eye Hospital--to provide multidisciplinary care for concussion cases. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Rothman Institute and Wills Eye Hospital have collaborated to establish the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center (J.C.C.C.) at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The J.C.C.C. will be among the very few...

2013-10-30 08:30:49

LEESBERG, Va., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RAUMEDIC, developer and manufacture of innovative neuromonitoring devices is pleased to announce the 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market NEUROVENT(®)-PTO. NEUROVENT(®)-PTO is the only marketed device that combines three parameters in one catheter to measure intracranial pressure (ICP), intracranial temperature (ICT) and oxygen partial pressure (pti02). (Photo:...

2013-10-24 23:30:07

The landmark NFL settlement regarding traumatic brain injury, impact sensors, sports rehabilitation advances and robots in the operating room are some of the topics focused on in this groundbreaking issue. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 The sports and medical fields have always circled each other when it comes to the potential of the human body to perform and heal. Now, these three multi-billion dollar industries are interacting more than ever, in a way that is advancing...

2013-10-23 23:32:32

The process involves a novel physical therapy utilizing stretching, massage and strength training coupled with a neuro anti-inflammatory agent. Reductions in spasticity and recovery of feeling are generally observed on the first day and continue to build with continued treatment according to Neurological Wellness Center physicians. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Phillip Koss, owner of http://www.strechforlife.com/ is quick to point out that this process is no panacea. A severely disabled...

2013-10-19 23:01:59

Personal injury lawyer Don R. Cotton, who has offices in Austin and Waco, stresses the importance of consulting an experienced attorney to assess each car accident victim’s specific situation. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 19, 2013 New content on The Bob Richardson Law Firm’s website provides information on the most common injuries resulting from car accidents, including disabling neck, back and brain injuries. “Car accidents are all too common in this country and here in Texas. Our...

2013-10-15 10:18:55

Faced with news of suicides and brain damage in former professional football players, geneticist Barry Ganetzky bemoaned the lack of model systems for studying the insidious and often delayed consequences linked to head injuries. Then he remembered an unexplored observation from nearly 40 years ago: a sharp strike to a vial of fruit flies left them temporarily stunned, only to recover a short time later. At the time he had marked it only as a curiosity. Now a professor of genetics at...

2013-10-14 23:28:06

New Book "HEADSTRONG: Surviving a Traumatic Brain Injury Without Losing My Mind" (Brown Books Publishing Group) by Donna Valentino, offers readers unwavering hope, courage, and determination. "I survived a traumatic brain injury, because my competitive, stubborn, and headstrong nature wouldn't hear of it any other way." - Donna Valentino. http://www.DonnaValentino.com Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 New book "HEADSTRONG: Surviving a Traumatic Brain...

2013-10-11 23:18:51

Experts with the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma will discuss #KidsConcussions during Twitter chat on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. EST. Learn more at http://www.twubs.com/KidsConcussions. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Each year, U.S. emergency departments treat an estimated 173,285 sports- and recreation-related traumatic brain injuries, including concussions, among children and adolescents from birth to 19 years old, which equals almost 20 injured children every...

2013-10-10 23:02:49

Gift goes to help returning Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families recover from Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Yesterday the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program received a $100,000 private donation to support its clinical, education and research to help Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families recover from Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury – the “invisible...