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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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Advanced MRI technology may lead to earlier brain injury detection

Molecules in the brain called free radicals are associated with traumatic brain injury, and one researcher has used advanced magnetic resonance imagining (MRI) to detect them.

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Mobile technologies aid brain injury treatment

As mobile technology becomes more commonplace, companies are developing creative and new ways to use it.

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White House hosts brain injury summit

The federal government is getting involved in spreading awareness of the growing issue of head injuries in sports.

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Millions set aside for brain injury implant research

Two organizations in the United States will receive millions in federal funding to develop brain implants to treat combat veterans who suffer traumatic brain injury and other complications like post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Cognitive impairments can cause higher death rates

People who suffer from mild cognitive impairment, which may be caused by a brain injury, have a higher death rate than those without thinking or memory problems, a new study stated.

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