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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 ...
New brain maps released

- 2 weeks ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Two brain map studies released Wednesday in the journal Nature describe the brain in different ways.

Support crucial to concussion recovery

- 1 week ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Most people don’t consider a concussion a brain injury.

Thousands raised by Harpenden Battle of the Bands competition

- 1 week ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Over £3,500 was raised in Harpenden at the weekend for a brain injury rehabilitation trust.

Woman left brain damaged after crash wins $4.2 million payout

- 1 week ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: A Canberra woman has won more than $4.22 million in damages after she suffered a severe brain injury in a car accident.        

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Research shows nearly half of all jailed youths in New York City have brain injury

Experts say findings could lead to better training for correction officers on how to deal with the possible symptoms of such trauma.

Half of jailed NYC youths have a brain injury, study shows

About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City's jails say they had a traumatic brain injury before being incarcerated, most caused by assaults, according to a new study that's the latest in a growing body of research documenting head trauma among young offenders.

One-third of vegetative patients may be conscious: study

Patients thought to be brain dead may be misdiagnosed

The brain injury that made me a math genius

Twelve years ago, Jason Padgett had never made it past pre-algebra. And then a violent mugging changed everything

How a brain injury turned an average Joe into a math genius who is among only 40 people in the WORLD to have released ...

Jason Padgett of Tacoma, Washington was a bar-hopping 'life of the party' before he suffered a brain injury in 2002 which turned him into a math wiz.

Researchers divided over effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen for traumatic

NewsOK.com: Researchers divided over effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen for traumatic brain injury treatment. Oklahoma lawmakers want to make a type of experimental therapy available for free to veterans with traumatic brain injury. But some researchers question ...

Researchers divided over effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen for traumatic brain injury treatment

Oklahoma lawmakers want to make a type of experimental therapy available for free to veterans with traumatic brain injury. But some researchers question the treatment, saying it’s ineffective at best and potentially dangerous at worst.

Master's student returns to ISU after brain injury to defend thesis

Herald & Review: But 17 months after the accident that initially put him into a coma with multiple skull fractures, a traumatic brain injury and damage to most of his colon, Wallpe was back on the Illinois State University campus earlier this month to defend his thesis ...

HAD A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY BEFORE..

Half of Jailed New York Teens Have Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury

RYOT: NEW YORK (AP) — About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City's jails say they had a traumatic brain injury before being incarcerated, most caused by assaults, according to a new study that's the latest in a growing body of research ...

Study: Half of jailed NYC youths have brain injury - NBC40.net

NEW YORK (AP) - About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City's jails say they had a traumatic brain injury before being incarcerated, most caused by assaults, according to a new study that's the latest in a growing body of research documenting head trauma among young offenders.

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MRI helped pinpoint region of brain injury in patients with concussions

Healio: Lea Alhilali, MD, at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and colleagues retrospectively reviewed imaging data for 30 patients with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and vestibular symptoms and 25 patients with ocular convergence insufficiency ...

Brain Injury in Teens Increased Emotional Issues

dailyRx: A recent study found that teenagers who have had a traumatic brain injury were at a significantly increased risk of being bullied, attempting or considering suicide, having elevated psychological stress and engaging in various poor conduct behaviors ...

MRI pinpoints region of brain injury in some concussion patients

OAK BROOK, Ill. – Researchers using information provided by a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique have identified regional white matter damage in the brains of people who experience chronic dizziness and other symptoms after concussion.

Effects of traumatic brain injury in soldiers deserve more attention

STLtoday.com: While questions surrounding Lopez's motives for the attack are investigated, one issue that has not received significant publicity deserves special scrutiny. Apparently, Lopez self-reported a traumatic brain injury after returning from Iraq, although ...

RSNA: MRI Pinpoints Region of Brain Injury in Some Concussion Patients

Researchers using information provided by a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique have identified regional white matter damage in the brains of people who experience chronic dizziness and other symptoms after concussion. The results of this research are published online, April 15, in the journal Radiology. (PRWeb April 14, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04 ...

MRI pinpoints region of brain injury in some concussion patients

( Radiological Society of North America ) Researchers using information provided by a magnetic resonance imaging technique have identified regional white matter damage in the brains of people who experience chronic dizziness and other symptoms after concussion. The findings suggest that information provided by MRI can speed the onset of effective treatments for concussion patients.

Woman left brain damaged after crash wins $4.2 million payout

A Canberra woman has won more than $4.22 million in damages after she suffered a severe brain injury in a car accident.        

CAR ACCIDENT..

Two with brain injuries honored

Ed Crinnion Jr. was pronounced dead on Sept. 19, 1989, after he suffered severe brain damage in a car accident in Carlisle, Pa. Jeannette Kline suffered a brain injury when she was hit on the back of her head with a trash can that a group of boys had ...

New resources available for families dealing with brain injuries

KIMT: MASON CITY, Iowa - A car accident 13 years ago is still impacting one north Iowa family. The single vehicle crash left Kasey Vaughan with severe brain injuries making everyday tasks a challenge for him and his family. Not only did Kasey lose the ...

Columbia, SC Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney S. Randall Hood Comments on Brain Injury Awareness Month

South Carolina Car Accident Lawyer S. Randall Hood of McGowan, Hood & Felder, LLC, weighs in on a recent article about the impact of traumatic brain injuries in recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month in March. (PRWeb April 13, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/brain-injury/lawyers-sc/prweb11706977.htm

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES..

Half of New York City Teens Behind Bars Have A Brain Injury, Study Finds

ThinkProgress: Traumatic brain injuries can cause mood and behavior changes that vary depending on the nature of the injury, but often include impulsiveness, emotional volatility, and slowed brain processing speeds. These factors not only contribute the likelihood of ...

HALF of incarcerated teens in NYC jails have had traumatic brain injuries

Daily Mail: 'You need to train the correction officers to understand brain injuries so that when somebody may be acting rude or answering back or forgetting what they're supposed to do, it's not a sign of maladaptive misbehavior or disrespect, it's a sign of a ...

CLOSER LOOK: Examining traumatic brain injuries in young athletes

WECT-TV6: WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A medical expert in Wilmington wants to remind everyone that the recent death of an 11-year-old boy from a baseball injury is a tragic reminder to take all brain injuries seriously. Alex Newsome died Friday hours after he was ...

CLOSER LOOK: Examining traumatic brain injuries in young athletes

A medical expert in Wilmington wants to remind everyone that the recent death of an 11 year old boy from a baseball injury is a tragic reminder to take all brain injuries seriously.

Teens Who Suffer Traumatic Brain Injuries More Likely to Attempt

A new report finds that teenagers who sustain a serious head injury — like a concussion — are more likely to develop serious mental health issues. This means they're also more likely to attempt suicide. The study, which was ...

SEVERE BRAIN..

Researchers find common loss of function across brain circuit in severe brain

Cornell Chronicle: ... it back on. Scientists are closing in on a common dysfunction that appears to underlie a majority of severe brain injuries, raising real hope that many affected patients, even those with very limited apparent consciousness, could be helped with ...

PET scans could predict extent of recovery from brain injury, trials shows

The Guardian: Doctors believe they may have found a reliable way to assess whether patients in a vegetative state after a severe brain injury are likely to wake up, raising ethical questions about the best treatment for those in an unresponsive state. In a hospital ...

Woman Arrested after Admitting to Causing Severe Brain Injury to Little Girl

WSAZ-TV: KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A mother has been arrested, accused of causing a brain injury to a 3-year-old child whom she is a guardian over. Veronica Jacquelyn Sorgman, 28, of Charleston, was arrested late Tuesday afternoon for child abuse ...

Two with brain injuries honored

Ed Crinnion Jr. was pronounced dead on Sept. 19, 1989, after he suffered severe brain damage in a car accident in Carlisle, Pa.

Woman Arrested after Admitting to Causing Severe Brain Injury to Little Girl

Veronica Jacquelyn Sorgman, 28, of Charleston, was arrested late Tuesday afternoon for child abuse resulting in or creating the risk of injury.

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