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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...

2014-03-05 08:28:45

Publication Further Validates Lpath's Approach to Targeting Bioactive Lipids for Drug Discovery SAN DIEGO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lpath, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTN), the industry leader in bioactive lipid-targeted therapeutics, has brought scientists one step closer to finding a potential treatment for traumatic brain injury (TBI) with a recent publication showing that Lpathomab(TM), a therapeutic antibody, reverses much of the damage caused by trauma to the nervous system. As...

2014-03-04 16:11:22

Veterans exposed to explosions who do not report symptoms of traumatic brain injury (TBI) may still have damage to the brain's white matter comparable to veterans with TBI, according to researchers at Duke Medicine and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The findings, published in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation on March 3, 2014, suggest that a lack of clear TBI symptoms following an explosion may not accurately reflect the extent of brain injury. Veterans of recent...

2014-03-04 08:31:09

Too often, too little specialized post-acute care comes too late with risk of disability. MOUNT DORA, Fla., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and NeuLife Residential Post-Acute Programs, a specialized neurorehabilitation facility, invites the media to spotlight an issue that too often goes unnoticed with consequences--a platinum post-acute period that may mean the difference between disability and independence for people with catastrophic brain...

2014-02-28 23:29:54

St. Louis Children’s Hospital emergency department visits for head injury increased by 20 percent from January 2013 to January 2014. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 When temperatures drop and snow falls, road conditions deteriorate and car accidents increase. Children head outside with their sleds, and, just as reliably, certain types of emergency department visits increase. In January 2014, St. Louis Children’s Hospital Emergency Department treated more than 200 patients...


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