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Researchers learn more about vasospasms in children who suffer TBIs

Researchers from Nationwide Children’s Hospital gathered crucial information about vasospasms in children following traumatic brain injuries.

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Brain injuries are increasing in the US

The number of Americans visiting emergency departments due to traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) is on the rise, though the reasons aren’t quite clear.

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Head trauma hastens brain aging

The external signs of a head injury may heal, but the internal damage may last the rest of a person’s life.

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Nerve transfers provide hope to those suffering from spinal cord injuries

Spinal cord injuries can devastate a person’s life and eliminate motor functions that many people take for granted.

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High TBI rate affects Denver prisons

The incidence of traumatic brain injuries in U.S. prisons is surprisingly high, and current estimates may not reflect the full breadth of the problem.

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Blood flow levels in the brain may provide concussion information

Researchers from the Mind Research Network and Lovelace Biomedical and Environmental Research Institute found tracking blood flow in the brain following a concussion can help measure the severity of the injury. 

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Caregivers of those who suffered TBIs may have increased risk of inflammation

Researchers at  Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing found the caregivers of veterans who suffered traumatic brain injuries have increased risks of inflammation and chronic diseases.

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Spinal injury patients face high rate of insurance discontinuance

Researchers from Stanford University found many people who suffer spinal cord injuries also deal with a high rate of insurance discontinuations.  

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Researchers develop improved brain imaging technique to diagnose TBI

A research team based out of Johns Hopkins University developed a new brain imaging method that is better able to diagnose traumatic brain injuries, according to a release from Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering.

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Rugby grows in popularity, brings with it risk of concussions

Americans are used to football, basketball, even soccer, but it turns out that rugby is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S., according to The Spectrum. 

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