Researchers from Wake Forest School of Medicine in North Carolina found tackles during high school football games can lead to structural brain abnormalities even without causing a concussion, Bloomberg reported.
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Researchers from Emory University School of Medicine in Georgia conducted a large randomized trial and found progesterone may not be beneficial to patients following a traumatic brain injury.
A major study funded by the U.S. Army and conducted by researchers from Wake Forest University of Health Sciences found mechanical tissue resuscitation may be a safe and effective treatment for traumatic brain injuries.
Researchers in China have been studying woodpeckers to better understand traumatic head injuries.
Studies show mouthguards may help prevent concussions and now, manufacturers create mouthguards with this information in mind.
Assistant Professor David Camarillo of Stanford is leading the way in measuring the types and magnitudes of forces that result in concussions and traumatic brain injuries.
Traumatic brain injuries are one of the major causes of death in children and adolescents in the U.S., the Brain Injury Association of America reported.
Hundreds of thousands of servicemembers return from active duty suffering from traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Researchers from the Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention and Boston Children’s Hospital found the only way to predict how a person will recover from a sports-related mild traumatic brain injury is to look at their symptom burden.
The U.S. military announced its Defense Automated Neurobehavioral Assessment application, known as DANA, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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- Tackles can damage brains even without causing concussions January 26, 2015
- Progesterone may not help TBI patients January 26, 2015
- Localized vacuum pressure may reduce damage of traumatic brain injury January 23, 2015
- Woodpeckers lead to better understanding of brain safety January 23, 2015
- Mouthguards may be able to detect and prevent concussions January 23, 2015
- Brain implant may improve mobility in TBI patients February 3, 2014
- Researchers tout benefits of HBOT for TBI patients November 21, 2013
- Arizona high schooler dies from TBI after game injury November 19, 2013
- Chicago-area startup develops new technology for brain injuries November 19, 2013
- Rate of brain injuries progressing to brain death has declined November 13, 2013