Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Concussion symptoms reversed by magnetic therapy
May 30, 2019
Concussion symptoms -- such as loss of balance, hazy comprehension, sleep disturbance and ability to walk straight -- can be reversed by a new type of magnetic stimulation, research at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) shows.
Magnetic stimulation using a laptop-style device for 2...
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Cognitive behavioral therapy for kids with long-term conditions
May 24, 2019
The mental health of children and young people with some long term physical conditions could benefit from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), according to a recent study from the University of Exeter Medical School. The systematic review used robust methods to bring together and make sense of th...
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Bipolar disorder may be linked to Parkinson's disease
May 22, 2019
People who have bipolar disorder may be more likely to later develop Parkinson's disease than people who do not have bipolar disorder, according at a study published in the May 22, 2019, online issue of ®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
"Previous studies...
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Head injury effects halted by xenon gas, finds first ever life-long study in mice
May 21, 2019
TBI is the leading cause of death and disability in people under 45 in developed countries. The primary injury, caused by the initial force from a fall or car accident for example, is followed by a secondary injury which develops in the minutes, hours and days afterwards.
This seconda...
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Brief EMS Training Saves Lives After Brain Injury
May 10, 2019

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THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- All it takes is two hours of training to save a life after a severe head injury, researchers say.
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Brain area tied to emotions is larger in vets, service members with mild TBI and PTSD
April 29, 2019
A new study finds that veterans and active-duty service members with combat-related PTSD and mild traumatic brain injury had larger amygdalas -- the region of the brain that processes such emotions as fear, anxiety, and aggression -- than those with only brain injuries.
The findings a...
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Mindfulness may help decrease stress in caregivers of veterans
April 29, 2019
Mindfulness therapy may be an effective way of mitigating the stress experienced by spouses and other informal caregivers for military veterans, a new study by researchers at the University of Illinois suggests.
Kinesiology and community health professor Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo led a ...
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New view on the mechanisms of how the brain works
April 29, 2019
After a series of studies, researchers at Lund University in Sweden, together with colleagues in Italy, have shown that not only one part, but most parts of the brain can be involved in processing the signals that arise from touch. The results open the way for a new approach to how the brain's ne...
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Placental function linked to brain injuries associated with autism
April 27, 2019
Allopregnanolone (ALLO), a hormone made by the placenta late in pregnancy, is such a potent neurosteroid that disrupting its steady supply to the developing fetus can leave it vulnerable to brain injuries associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to Children's research presented d...
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Dentists can be the first line of defense against domestic violence
April 25, 2019
The University of Arizona College of Medicine -- Phoenix and Midwestern University have published an article to bring to light the important role dentists can play in identifying domestic violence victims.
Published April 11 in the , the article reports that as much as 75 percent of h...
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