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Legacy Labs LLC Releases Latest Cognizine Review from Brain Injury Survivor

In an effort to increase public awareness of a powerful tool in the fight against MCI, Legacy Labs, LLC has launched their latest review during which Bill Rose, brain injury survivor, gives his testimonial for Cognizine. Dr. Sam Walters of Legacy Labs ...
Urgent Need To Protect HS Football Players From Brain Injury!

- 1 month ago @ forbes.com: This is different from other injuries. Brain function provides memory, judgment, and personality – what it means to be a sentient human being. That is why we are forming a new foundation, “Athletes Speak,” with players advocating awareness and prevention.

Veterans with blast traumatic brain injury may have unrecognized pituitary

- 1 month ago @ eurekalert.org: CHICAGO, IL—In soldiers who survive traumatic brain injury from blast exposure, pituitary dysfunction after their blast injury may be an important, under-recognized, and potentially treatable source of their symptoms, a new study finds. The results ...

Urgent Need to Protect HS Football Players From Brain Injury

- 1 month ago @ huffingtonpost.com: This is different from other injuries. Brain function provides memory, judgment, and personality -- what it means to be a sentient human being. That is why we are forming a new foundation, "Athletes Speak," with players advocating awareness and prevention.

Brain injury survivor to sign books Wednesday

- 1 month ago @ qctimes.com: A former Port Byron woman who has made an inspiring recovery after a fall down a flight of stairs left her in a coma will sign copies of her book Wednesday morning. Molly Cain will sign copies of "Just Love Me: A Story of a Traumatic Brain Injury and a ...

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Recovering from traumatic brain injury

One Valley man shares his story of a long recovery from a traumatic brain injury.                

Nancy Reyer, an 'extraordinary person' to be honored by brain injury survivor

Riverhead LOCAL: Reyer is caregiver to her son, Michael Hubbard, a traumatic brain injury survivor who has spent the last three years in hospitals. Michael, who will turn 18 on Aug. 16, suffered third-degree burns over 40-percent of his body when a liquid fuel fire pot ...

Valley architect overcomes traumatic brain injury

Arizona Republic: After suffering a traumatic brain Injury in a motorcycle accident in 2006, Williams has spent years relearning all the things that most of us take for granted. Now, by all outward appearances, there's nothing wrong with Williams. Colleagues at Ideation ...

Study shows important benefits of applying vacuum pressure after brain injury

Controlled application of vacuum pressure is a promising approach to limiting tissue damage after traumatic brain injury (TBI), suggests an experimental study in the August issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

A Common Link Among Female Criminals: Brain Injury

Nearly 40 percent of women in prison in Ontario, Canada, have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), according to a study published this month in the Journal of Correctional Health Care. "TBIs are common, and most are not associated with offending behaviors," said Dr. Angela Colantonio, the lead author on the report and a senior scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. "However, the ...

Vacuum treatment may limit damage after traumatic brain injury

Medical Xpress: Controlled application of vacuum pressure is a promising approach to limiting tissue damage after traumatic brain injury (TBI), suggests an experimental study in the August issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

I thought I was dying: Sharon Stone on brain injury

Deccan Chronicle: New York: 'Basic Instinct' star Sharon Stone, who was rushed to hospital back in 2001 with such a severe pain in her head, said she she felt like she'd been shot. The 56-year-old actress has spoken out about her brain aneurysm and her fear as she ...

NHL hit with another class-action suit tied to brain injuries

CBSSports.com: The suit says that the league concealed the dangers of concussion and did not pass rules designed to reduce the risk of brain injury until recent seasons. N.H.L. representatives did not respond to a request for comment late Tuesday afternoon. After a ...

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New Health Science Center study looks at veterans with traumatic brain injuries

Mary Jo Pugh, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center, authored the new study, “The Prevalence of Epilepsy and Association with Traumatic Brain Injury in ...

Traumatic Brain Injury services meeting

Bismarck Tribune: The N.D. Department of Human Services' Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Committee will have its quarterly meeting from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday. They will be using video conference sites in locations in Bismarck, Devils Lake, Fargo, Grand Forks and Minot.

Bipartisan support for the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act

The Hill (blog): With Republicans and Democrats divided on so many policy issues, it is gratifying to see the parties agree on an approach to a serious public health problem — traumatic brain injury (TBI). In June, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R ...

Advisory committee on traumatic brain injury services to meet Aug. 4

Jamestown Sun: The North Dakota Department of Human Services' Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Committee, which works to improve the quality of life of people with brain injuries and their families, will hold its quarterly meeting from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, using video ...

$1M lawsuit claims toddler crushed by Trimper's ride in O.C.

Virginia woman alleges son has traumatic brain injury after 2012 injury A Virginia mother has filed a $1 million suit against Trimper's Rides and Amusements in Ocean City claiming a ride left her young son with a traumatic brain injury.

$1M lawsuit claims toddler crushed by Trimper's ride in Ocean City

Virginia woman alleges son has traumatic brain injury after 2012 injury A Virginia mother has filed a $1 million suit against Trimper's Rides and Amusements in Ocean City claiming a ride left her young son with a traumatic brain injury.

$1 million lawsuit claims toddler crushed by Trimper's ride in Ocean City

Virginia woman alleges son has traumatic brain injury after 2012 injury A Virginia mother has filed a $1 million suit against Trimper's Rides and Amusements in Ocean City claiming a ride left her young son with a traumatic brain injury.

ON TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY..

Athletes testify on traumatic brain injury

CBS News: All too often young athletes feel they are invincible, immune to any sort of long-term consequences from a blow to the head during practice or game. But two former pro athletes who told their stories to Congress today are living proof of how serious ...

Melatonin has protective effects on traumatic brain injury-induced cerebral cortex

Traumatic brain injury can cause post-traumatic neurodegenerations with an increase in reactive oxygen species and reactive oxygen species-mediated lipid peroxidation. Melatonin, a non-enzymatic antioxidant and neuroprotective agent, has been shown to counteract oxidative stress-induced pathophysiologic conditions like cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury, neuronal excitotoxicity and chronic ...

WHO SOUGHT EMERGENCY CARE..

20 percent of West victims who sought emergency care had brain injuries

Dallas Morning News: One in 5 people who sought emergency care after last year's fertilizer plant explosion in West suffered traumatic brain injury, according to a government report released Tuesday. The report represents the first official accounting of the types and ...

20% of West victims who sought emergency care had brain injuries

Dallas Morning News: One in 5 people who sought emergency care after last year's fertilizer plant explosion in West suffered traumatic brain injury, according to a government report released Tuesday. The report represents the first official accounting of the types and ...

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES..

Traumatic brain injuries in veterans linked to higher dementia risk

Los Angeles Times: A new study of nearly 200,000 older military veterans has found that those with traumatic brain injuries were 60% more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia. The study, published online Wednesday in the journal Neurology ...

Veterans study suggests risk of dementia rises with traumatic brain injury

Medical News Today: A recent study published in Neurology that examined a group of older veterans found there could be a link between traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and the development of dementia. Dementia is defined by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders ...

Researcher Miller shows link between brain injuries, degenerative diseases

The Daily Times: Dr. Bruce Miller was one of the featured speakers at the 28th annual Alzheimer's Disease Research Symposium held at Maryville College. Miller focused on traumatic brain injuries and the liklihood of developing degenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and ...

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