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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 ...
March of Dimes Canada invests to advance research in acquired brain injury at

- 1 month ago @ eurekalert.org: Toronto, ON, June 18, 2014 – Today, March of Dimes Canada and the University of Toronto (U of T) signed a $1.5 million agreement to advance research in recovery from brain injuries and stroke, making the donation to the University the largest made by ...

Fil-Am MMA fighter Eddie

- 1 month ago @ rappler.com: Yagin was forced to sit on the sidelines due to a subdural hematoma, which is usually associated with traumatic brain injury. As he was preparing for a December 2012 encounter against German striker Dennis Siver on the undercard of UFC on FOX 5, Yagin ...

Two local brain injury survivors published in 'Chicken Soup' book

- 1 month ago @ seacoastonline.com: According to the Brain Injury Association of America, an estimated 1.7 million children and adults in the United States sustain a traumatic brain injury, and another 795,000 individuals sustain an acquired brain injury from nontraumatic causes each year.

Wyckoff man defies odds after brain injury

- 1 month ago @ northjersey.com: Unsure about how serious the injury would be, his parents later drove him to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, where doctors told the O'Hagans that Patrick's brain was swelling significantly. The doctors tried to treat the swelling medically, but it ...

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Family fights for brain injury services after son's tragic death

Irish Independent: Ms Cusack explained that she found no support for children with acquired brain injury. This led her and her family to start a campaign through their charity Ian's Trust, for greater recognition of the trauma suffered by families of children who require ...

Missing Portland man found safe

KOIN.com: PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A 56-year-old man who previously suffered a brain injury and had not been seen since late Saturday afternoon in the Portland area was found and safely returned to his family. Jim Reynolds was last seen around 5 p.m. at ...

Sioux City woman survives traumatic brain injury, earns graduate degree

Sioux City Journal: Lara, 44, advanced her education from an associate's degree since suffering from a traumatic brain injury. Winning a $10,000 scholarship paid for her undergraduate program and prompted her to set the bar a little higher. She hopes to become an educator ...

Man with brain injury missing

A man with a brain injuries missing since Saturday has returned home safe. The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit asked the public to help find James "Jim" Reynolds, 56, who was last seen on Saturday, July 26, at approximately 5 p.m., at Claudia's Bar, located at Southeast 30th Avenue ...

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

News-Medical.net: 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 ...

Oldest evidence of human brain damage found

London, July 26 (IANS) Anthropologists have unearthed a 100,000-year-old skeleton of a child in Israel who may have died because of a brain injury - the oldest evidence of brain damage in a modern human. The 3D imaging results revealed that the child survived head trauma for several years, but suffered from permanent brain damage as a result. "People cared for him/her for years which shows that ...

Concussions are Brain Injuries — Sit Your Kid Down (Op-Ed)

LiveScience.com: Dr. Nirav Shah is a board-certified neurosurgeon with expertise in complex spinal surgery, intracranial tumor/ radiosurgery and concussion therapy. Most recently, he offered a presentation to the U.S. Trotting Association about concussion treatment and ...

Ewan’s inspired paintings go on display at the Saatchi Gallery

When Coleraine boy Ewan MacKerracher volunteered to paint some pictures for the Child Brain Injury Trust to show what it was like to live with an acquired brain injury, nobody imagined that a few months later they would be part of an exhibition at one of the top galleries in the UK.

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Cross-country run raises funds for brain injuries

Kansas City Star: The 41-year-old New Hampshire native is nine weeks into running from San Francisco, California, where she received a mayoral sendoff in April, to New York City to raise funds for the Brain Injury Association of America. Part of the drive behind Goldman ...

Dragon boating helps brain injury survivor reclaim her life

Ottawa Citizen: Jennifer Hooper, in green jacket, second from left, team captain of the Brain Wave dragon boat team representing the Brain Injury Association of Canada, in dry land rehearsals. Jean Levac / Ottawa Citizen. Share Adjust Comment Print. Four years ago ...

Two local brain injury survivors published in 'Chicken Soup' book

Seacoastonline.com: According to the Brain Injury Association of America, an estimated 1.7 million children and adults in the United States sustain a traumatic brain injury, and another 795,000 individuals sustain an acquired brain injury from nontraumatic causes each year.

Brain Injury Association of PEI declares Hat day for June 21

"Where Hat Day came about is when I received my brain injury, I had to wear a hat because my head was always being shaved and my scalp was full of scars," said Kenneth Murnaghan, president of the association. "Now I don't wear a hat because I need to, ...

NYS Athletic Trainers’ Association Builds Relationship with Brain Injury Association of NYS

In seeking to connect with other organizations that work to promote similar health and safety awareness information, the New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) has been reaching out to the Brain Injury Association of New York State (BIANYS). After teaming up with them for the past two years to jointly promote National Athletic Training Month and Brain Injury Awareness Month ...

Brain Injury Association of America Applauds Reauthorization of TBI Act

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) today applauded the passage of H.R. 1098, the Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization (TBI) Act of 2013, by the United States House of Representatives. (PRWeb June 25, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/06/prweb11974252.htm

Brain Injury Association of P.E.I. declares Hat day for June 26

Asking Islanders to pay $1 to wear a hat all day

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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 ...

Traumatic brain injuries in veterans linked to higher dementia risk

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.

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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 ...

Brain injury charity slams Fifa over Mascherano

The world football governing body has come in for stern criticism from Headway after the Argentina man was allowed to continue despite suffering a blow to the head

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Bakersfield couple stuck in Mexico after accident leaves husband with brain injury

KERO-TV 23: BAKERSFEILD, Calif. - A ziplining accident has turned a Bakersfield couple's dream vacation into a nightmare. The husband is in the hospital with a traumatic brain injury and tangled in a sea of insurance red tape. Brian and Shimeaka Hodges have been ...

A Little Girl's Brain Injury Set Her Dad on a Quest for Treatment and Healing

Patheos (blog): When Sarah Jane Donohue came into the world on June 5, 2005, she was a happy, healthy newborn. Five days later, she had two broken collarbones, four broken ribs, and a traumatic brain injury that destroyed 60 percent of the rear cortex of her brain. Why?

Mild traumatic brain injury may cause cognitive problems, lasting brain damage

Fox News: While much is known about the effects of severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI), less attention has been paid to mild and moderate brain injuries. In a new study published in Neurology, researchers have found that mild TBI may impact patients' cognition ...

DARPA and UCLA project to restore brain injury patients' memories

Medical News Today: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of disability and death in the US and contributes to around 30% of all deaths related to injury. TBI can have effects such as impaired ...

Melatonin reduces traumatic brain injury-induced oxidative stress

( Neural Regeneration Research ) 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 ...

Are head injuries connected to Alzheimer's Disease?

Lynchburg, VA- A history of brain injury may be a risk factor for Alzheimer's Disease. One Lynchburg physician believes more study is needed to look at the risk factors for concussion, traumatic brain injury and a link to Alzheimer's Disease.

Traumatic Brain Injury Was Devastating

Four days after getting his driver's license at age 16 in 1975, Todd Bode was coaxed into joining his big brother on a road trip. The hook was that Bode would be allowed to drive.

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