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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 ...
Storyteller Kevin Kling at brain injury conference

- 1 week ago @ kare11.com: This year's event addresses the constantly changing field of brain injury technology, the growing understanding of the brain, and the quest for identity and meaning after brain injury or concussion. On April 11 well known playwright, storyteller and ...

Juliet Dragos Honored with Brain Injury Awareness Award

- 1 week ago @ wzzm13.com: "To have been selected reflects highly on the dedication and enthusiastic support of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan's mission" said Cheryl Burda BIAMI Operations VP. "You have the admiration and appreciation of the Board of Directors and the ...

Former Vt. pro snowboarder raises awareness about brain disorder

- 1 week ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: Snowboarder Kevin Pearce is in the spotlight these days raising awareness about a condition that impacts more than half of those with a traumatic brain injury like his.

Brain Injury Group to give away children’s helmets

- 1 week ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: The Brain Injury Group of West Virginia, Southern West Virginia, will be giving away children’s bicycle helmets from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Crossroads Mall.

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BRAIN INJURY: Applications from War and Terrorism Provides Critical

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Alisa Gean, a world-renowned neuroradiologist and expert on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), will launch her latest book tomorrow, BRAIN INJURY: Applications from War and Terrorism, published by Wolters ...

BRAIN INJURY: Applications from War and Terrorism Provides Critical Information for Medical Professionals Caring for ...

SAN FRANCISCO, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Alisa Gean, a world-renowned neuroradiologist and expert on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), will launch her latest book tomorrow, BRAIN INJURY: Applications from War and Terrorism, published by Wolters Kluwer's Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. The book is a culmination of more than 25 years of experience working at a Level 1 Trauma Center in the ...

Space institute funds eye tracking to detect brain injury, drugs + apps platform

MedCity News: First is a device with the potential to detect brain injuries by tracking someone's eye movements. EyeBox, being developed by Oculogica, contains algorithms that pick up on weaknesses in the nerves that move the eye, which are sensitive to pressure ...

How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel by Jason Padgett: review

Toronto Star: In Struck by Genius: How a Brain Injury Made Me a Mathematical Marvel, author Jason Padgett explains he was once a hard-partying jock in Alaska, hitting bars, gyms and tanning salons. Picture a bronzed, muscled dude in tight jeans, black leather vest, ...

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 scans may predict if patients will wake up

A new study suggests that some types of brain imaging could make an accurate diagnosis much more likely.

Cancer drugs block dementia-linked brain inflammation, study finds

A class of drugs developed to treat immune-related conditions and cancer -- including one currently in clinical trials for glioblastoma and other tumors -- eliminates neural inflammation associated with dementia-linked diseases and brain injuries, according to researchers. In their study, the researchers discovered that the drugs, which can be delivered orally, eradicated microglia, the primary ...

Goldman Sets out on Record Breaking Cross-Country Run for Brain Injury Association of America

Jessica Goldman is attempting to break the world record for running across the country from San Francisco to New York. She is using the run as a way to raise awareness of brain injury and is raising money for the Brain Injury Association of America as she attempts to break the world record. (PRWeb April 16, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04/prweb11770200.htm

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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.

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 ...

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY..

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 ...

A different BEAT: Brain injury and post-traumatic care

New Straits Times: MR G had severe traumatic brain injury following a car accident. He suffered from bleeding in the brain that required surgery and he was in an induced coma for several days. He also sustained bone fractures, in his left arm and leg. When he woke up, ...

Trooper Recovers From Brain Injury, Returns To The Road

KELOLAND TV: South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Andrew Steen is back on patrol after many thought he might not recover from the traumatic brain injury he suffered 18 months ago. Steen was run over in a south Sioux Falls parking lot by a drunk driver in October of ...

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

DigitalJournal.com: The Brain Injury Association of America declared March as Brain Injury Awareness Month, a topic that deserves attention due to the long-term impact of such serious injuries, according to South Carolina personal injury lawyer S. Randall Hood of McGowan, ...

A different BEAT: Brain injury and post-traumatic care

MR G had severe traumatic brain injury following a car accident. He suffered from bleeding in the brain that required surgery and he was in an induced coma for several days.

Teens who suffer concussion more likely to attempt suicide: study

Teenagers who have suffered a traumatic brain injury such as a concussion have a significantly higher risk of attempting suicide, being bullied and seeking help for mental health issues from crisis help lines, a study has found.

Teens who suffer concussion more likely to attempt suicide, be bullied: study

TORONTO - Teenagers who have suffered a traumatic brain injury such as a concussion have a significantly higher risk of attempting suicide, being bullied and seeking help for mental health issues from crisis help lines, a study has found. The study by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital also found adolescents who had a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are more likely to become bullies themselves ...

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Juliet Dragos Honored with Brain Injury Awareness Award

WZZM: "To have been selected reflects highly on the dedication and enthusiastic support of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan's mission" said Cheryl Burda BIAMI Operations VP. "You have the admiration and appreciation of the Board of Directors and the ...

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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 ...

Brain injury rehab center to open in South Ogden

El Estándar: SOUTH OGDEN -- A new freestanding hospital designed to provide intensive physical rehabilitation services to patients recovering from traumatic brain injuries and other illnesses will be accepting patients this summer. Northern Utah Rehabilitation ...

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.

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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

SEVERE BRAIN INJURY..

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 ...

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.        

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