Researchers from the Henry Ford Hospital have found a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved medication used to treat the health effects of a stroke may be beneficial in helping heal the damage caused by a traumatic brain injury, according to a statement from Henry Ford.
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In August, President Barack Obama signed into law the Veteran’s Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014, which extended the Department of Veteran Affairs’ Traumatic Brain Injury Assisted Living (AL-TBI) program for three more years, according to the Brain Injury Association of America.
Recent research regarding Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) has uncovered good and bad news.
The National Institutes of Health announced Sept. 30 it awarded $46 million to support the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative.
A recent study by Canadian researchers found traumatic brain injuries may affect teenage boys and girls differently.
Researchers from Newcastle University in the U.K. have discovered that even mild traumatic brain injuries can cause brain damage as well as thinking and memory problems.
Researchers at the University of California – Irvine (UCI) have discovered a new and unique treatment to restore motor function in patients with spinal cord injuries.
Researchers from North Carolina, Ohio and Colorado have discovered the location of a brain injury does not affect the severity of the concussion or recovery time.
Aging can worsen the damage of spinal cord injuries, according to researchers from The Ohio State University.
A new device known as the Neurobridge is allowing people with paralysis to move their limbs.
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- Previously FDA-approved medication may be helpful in treating TBI October 23, 2014
- Important VA TBI program extended October 23, 2014
- 2 studies shed light on connection between TBI and ALS October 14, 2014
- NIH awards $46 million in funding to brain research projects October 14, 2014
- Effects of TBI different for teenage boys and girls October 14, 2014
- Missouri researchers study nerve cell regeneration for spinal injuries December 13, 2013
- NIH funds international brain research effort October 29, 2013
- Researchers use fruit flies in brain injury study October 18, 2013
- Alabama researchers study new drug that could lessen impacts of concussion October 17, 2013
- Seniors face increased risk of head injury from falls October 14, 2013