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Mild and moderate brain injuries can cause damage

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.

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Unique spinal cord injury treatment

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.

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Location of brain injury does not affect concussion

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.

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Age may play a part in healing from a spinal cord injury

Aging can worsen the damage of spinal cord injuries, according to researchers from The Ohio State University.

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Neurobridge allows people with paralysis to move their arms and hands

A new device known as the Neurobridge is allowing people with paralysis to move their limbs.

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Lawmakers support TBI research efforts, advocate for brain injury funding

Congress recently passed a bill that would provide additional federal funding for traumatic brain injury research and initiatives.

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Dementia more common in vets with TBI, study finds

Older veterans who have suffered a traumatic brain injury are much more likely to experience dementia or develop Alzheimer’s disease, a new study found.

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Blood pressure levels can cause brain damage in later years, study states

A new study shows a person’s blood pressure in old age could have potential impacts on their brain, and even cause damage.

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UA focuses on concussion diagnosis in new study

Athletes and coaches are still often unsure when it is truly safe for a player to return to the game after suffering a concussion.

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Social workers help TBI patients recover

Twenty minutes can make a big impact on a brain injury victim.

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