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Traumatic Brain Injury - TBI

An affiliation group dedicated to understanding the biological mechanisms underlying TBI & developing strategies to limit brain damage while devising therapies to improve long-term recovery of function.

Website: http://www.biausa.org/
Members: 27
Latest Activity: Oct 12, 2011

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"Sports, the Military and Recurrent Concussion"

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Study Compares Methods of Assessing and Diagnosing TBI and PTSD

Started by CC-Conrad Clyburn-MedForeSight Dec 23, 2009. 0 Replies

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Traumatic Brain Injury: A Silent Epidemic - Hernando Sun


Hernando Sun

Traumatic Brain Injury: A Silent Epidemic
Hernando Sun
As she began to tell me that she had been a life-long athlete, I thought for sure, with all the media attention lately given to head injuries, that this was where she was headed. However, it turned out that she had fallen from a chair and hit the back ...

In Traumatic Brain Injury, White Matter Diffusivity May Predict Long Term Outcomes - Neurology Advisor


Neurology Advisor

In Traumatic Brain Injury, White Matter Diffusivity May Predict Long Term Outcomes
Neurology Advisor
A study reported in a recent issue of Neurology shows that measurement of interhemispheric transfer time (IHTT) provides a potential biomarker of continued cognitive impairment in pediatric patients in the year following traumatic brain injury (TBI).1.

Program Offers Recovery Tools for Soldiers With TBI - Department of Defense


Department of Defense

Program Offers Recovery Tools for Soldiers With TBI
Department of Defense
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash., April 6, 2017 — Brain injuries don't happen in isolation. They're often accompanied by chronic pain or long-impacting injuries or behavioral health concerns like post-traumatic stress. And, whatever caused the injury ...

Carolyn Hax: Traumatic brain injury threatens to break up family - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Carolyn Hax: Traumatic brain injury threatens to break up family
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Now that the understanding of the effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) has advanced so much in recent years, there has been a needed expansion in support offerings, including for families. If he's the only one getting professional help for this then ...

Growth Hormone Deficiency Following Complicated Mild Traumatic ... - The National Law Review


Growth Hormone Deficiency Following Complicated Mild Traumatic ...
The National Law Review
Traumatic brain injury considered main cause of hypopituitarism in adults and growth hormone deficiency is most common pituitary deficit associated with TBI.

Disrupted brain pathway, altered stress hormones key to TBI impact differences in men, women - Science Daily


Disrupted brain pathway, altered stress hormones key to TBI impact differences in men, women
Science Daily
The brains of men and women are wired differently, and when it comes to traumatic brain injuries (TBI), women are more likely to develop subsequent neuropsychiatric disorders, like anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Until now, it's ...

Traumatic brain injuries leave women prone to mental health problems - Science Daily


News-Medical.net

Traumatic brain injuries leave women prone to mental health problems
Science Daily
About 1.5 million people are diagnosed with traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. Blast injuries are particularly common in the military population. Between 15 percent and 30 percent of soldiers who experience a TBI are later diagnosed with ...
New Study Reveals Economic Impact of Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

Cinnaminson Middle School Students, Staff Don Green For Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Day - Patch.com


Patch.com

Cinnaminson Middle School Students, Staff Don Green For Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Day
Patch.com
In Cinnaminson, the day has a special meaning, as eighth grader Lily Nichols lost her father, Jeffrey, to Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in 2014. He suffered the injury when he fell off a ladder and hit his head in September of 2013, and passed away the ...

How One Cafe Is Giving Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors a New Sense of Purpose - Babble (blog)


Babble (blog)

How One Cafe Is Giving Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors a New Sense of Purpose
Babble (blog)
February of last year, the faculty at one Orlando college set out to prove how a real-world curricula could improve the lives of young survivors with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The University of Central Florida opened up a food kiosk called Knights ...

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