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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 ...
Thousands raised by Harpenden Battle of the Bands competition

- 2 weeks 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.        

Volunteers Help Refurbish Home Of Injured Marine

- 1 week ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: A U.S. Marine whose career was cut short by a traumatic brain injury was getting his Stickney home refurbished by volunteers to make it more comfortable and accessible.

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

- 1 week ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: 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

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Education May Help Insulate The Brain Against Traumatic Injury

People recover better from serious brain injuries if they've had more formal education, researchers say. They're not sure why book learning gives the brain more cognitive reserve.

College-Educated Brains Recover Better From Injury, Study Suggests

A college education may do a lot more than provide better job opportunities — it may also make brains more resilient to trauma, a new study suggests.

Higher education associated with better recovery from traumatic brain injury

( Johns Hopkins Medicine ) Better-educated people appear to be significantly more likely to recover from a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury, suggesting that a brain's 'cognitive reserve' may play a role in helping people get back to their previous lives, new Johns Hopkins research shows.

People with more education may recover better from traumatic brain injury

People with more years of education may be better able to recover from a traumatic brain injury, according to a study published in the April 23, 2014, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Drug used to treat hypertension prevents post-traumatic epilepsy in a rodent model

Between 10 and 20 percent of all cases of epilepsy result from severe head injury, but a new drug promises to prevent post-traumatic seizures and may forestall further brain damage caused by seizures in those who already have epilepsy.

Cheerleading is Dangerous and Parents Should Know that Brain Injuries are a

Recent spotlights on disabling injuries sustained by cheerleaders have demonstrated the need for caution as well as protection. Demanding training schedules and frequent competitions for this high contact sport place the participating athletes in a ...

Commonly available blood-pressure drug prevents epilepsy after brain injury

UC Berkeley: BERKELEY —. Between 10 and 20 percent of all cases of epilepsy result from severe head injury, but a new drug promises to prevent post-traumatic seizures and may forestall further brain damage caused by seizures in those who already have epilepsy.

Private donation boosts brain injury research

The Age: A private donor has given the Office of the Public Advocate hundreds of thousands dollars to fund research on people suffering an acquired brain injury. The state's Public Advocate, Colleen Pearce, said the $400,000 gift - provided on an anonymous ...

JAILS SAY THEY HAD A TRAUMATIC..

Nearly Half Of All Jailed Youths In New York City Have Brain Injury

Huffington Post: 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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Jailed Teens' Brain Trauma

Daily Beast: Still today, some children are told to “walk off” a blow to the head or shake off having had their “bell rung.” Though the nation's athletic community is more cognizant of these issues than ever before, brain injuries require improved prevention ...

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 NY young inmates have brain injury

Press TV: Previous researches indicated that the rate of traumatic brain injury among adolescents who are not in prison is about fifteen to thirty percent, said Dr. Homer Venters, one of the study's authors. Most of the time, brain injuries are undiagnosed or ...

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 ...

Conference in Camarillo addresses many facets of brain injuries

The fifth annual Ventura County Brain Injury Conference on April 26 with look at "Surviving, Striving and Thriving."

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.

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

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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.

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.

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 ...

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