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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

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KARE 11 Investigates finalist in National News and Documentary Emmy Awards - KARE


KARE

KARE 11 Investigates finalist in National News and Documentary Emmy Awards
KARE
KARE 11's investigation, led by Steven Eckert, A.J. Lagoe and Gary Knox, revealed the Department of Veterans Affairs used unqualified medical personnel for examinations and denied benefits for traumatic brain injuries (TBI) at the Minneapolis VA ...

TBI Expert Available to Discuss Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and new study that found CTE in 99% of ... - Newswise (press release)


TBI Expert Available to Discuss Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and new study that found CTE in 99% of ...
Newswise (press release)
Dr. Ramon Diaz-Arrastia, a Presidential Professor of Neurology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, is a world-leading expert in traumatic brain injury. Dr. Diaz-Arrastia has a long history of research around Cognitive ...

Alzheimer's drug may help traumatic brain injury patients - UPI.com


UPI.com

Alzheimer's drug may help traumatic brain injury patients
UPI.com
July 21 (UPI) -- Researchers have found that the drug, memantine, used to treat dementia associated with Alzheimer's disease may help traumatic brain injury patients as well. Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is a disruption in the normal function of the ...

Alzheimer's drug may be promising treatment for traumatic brain injury - News-Medical.net


Alzheimer's drug may be promising treatment for traumatic brain injury
News-Medical.net
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of disability and death globally, but medications have generally failed to benefit patients. A new study found that ...

No link seen between traumatic brain injury and cognitive decline - Science Daily


No link seen between traumatic brain injury and cognitive decline
Science Daily
Although much research has examined traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a possible risk factor for later life dementia from neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), little is known regarding how TBI influences the rate of age-related ...

Wide Variation in ED Management of Traumatic Brain Injury - Medscape


Medscape

Wide Variation in ED Management of Traumatic Brain Injury
Medscape
AMSTERDAM — There's a wide variation among emergency departments across Europe in how they manage mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), even in how they define such an injury, according to results of a new survey. "We saw a lot of between-center ...

Untreated Traumatic Brain Injury Keeps Youth in Juvenile Justice System - Juvenile Justice Information Exchange


Untreated Traumatic Brain Injury Keeps Youth in Juvenile Justice System
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) within youth, defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as an injury to the head that causes disruption of the normal function of the brain, is fast becoming an issue of concern for parents across the United ...

NFL Concussions Fast Facts - CNN


NFL Concussions Fast Facts
CNN
January 2005 - The NFL's Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Committee finds that returning to play after sustaining a concussion "does not involve significant risk of a second injury either in the same game or during the season." 2005 and 2006 - Dr. Omalu ...

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