traumatic brain injury

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10/31/2017
10/19/2017
State Laws Help Reduce Concussions in Youth Sports

Study finds more students are reporting symptoms, preventing recurring injuries

9/21/2017
Tackle Football and Young Brains

Playing tackle football before the age of 12 may increase the risk of depression later in life, new study finds

8/23/2017
Confederate Submarine Crew Killed by Blast From Their Own Torpedo

Using smaller replica of H.L. Hunley, researchers determined shock wave likely pulverized their lungs, brains

8/8/2017
Study Tests Sound Waves to Monitor Pressure Inside the Skull

Noninvasive experiment aims to reduce risk of brain damage, bleeding and infection

8/3/2017
Combined MRI Might Help Predict Brain Damage in Boxers

Pro fighters, like football players, are at risk of mental impairment

7/25/2017
Nearly All Autopsied NFL Players Show Trauma-Linked Brain Disease

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection, study says

7/13/2017
PTSD After Head Injury May Signal Brain Changes

Study found area linked to emotions was larger in soldiers who had both conditions

7/5/2017
Severe Head Injury May Raise Dementia Risk Years Later

Threat even higher when injury occurs in middle age, study reveals

6/20/2017
Severe Headaches Plague Vets With Traumatic Brain Injuries

Study finds they can last up to 11 years after initial injury

5/1/2017
Psychiatric Scars of Wartime Brain Injury May Linger for Years

Study finds woes often continue, even if thinking, memory troubles subside

4/19/2017
Body Temperature Might Give Clues to Coma

Early research finds patients who are closer to consciousness have a more normal 'body clock'

2/15/2017
Small Study Uncovers Brain Disease in Former Soccer Players

Autopsies show evidence of CTE, the degenerative condition linked to repetitive head trauma

2/3/2017
30 Former NFL Players Pledge Their Brains for Research

Donations will be used to study CTE, other conditions linked to repetitive head trauma

12/21/2016
Better Sleep May Signal Recovery From Brain Injury

New research suggests sleep-wake cycles are useful gauge of recuperation

12/2/2016
Brain Harm May Last Long After College Football Players' Final Game

Small study found evidence of cortical thinning years later

11/29/2016
Scans Show Changes in Some Soldiers With Mild Brain Injuries

Depressed patients had disrupted connections between areas of thinking, emotional control

11/11/2016
PTSD May Affect Boys, Girls Differently, Brain Scans Show

Changes in brain regions seemed to differ by gender, researchers say

9/23/2016
Can Brain 'Pacemaker' Improve Lives of Head Trauma Patients?

Deep brain stimulation appears to boost function and quality of life, small study finds

9/8/2016
Removing Part of Skull After Severe Head Injury Brings Mixed Results

More patients survived, but more were in vegetative state, and little difference was seen in long-term disability

8/24/2016
Kids' Mild Brain Injury Can Have Long-Term Effects

Early head trauma linked to psychiatric, financial issues as adults, study finds