See-through sensors open new window into the brain

See-through sensors have been developed by engineers to help neural researchers better view brain activity.

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Reduced GABA inhibition in the amygdala and development of anxiety after mild traumatic brain injury

Results suggest that mTBI causes not only a significant reduction in inhibition in the BLA, but also an increase in neuronal excitability, which may contribute to hyperexcitability and the development of anxiety disorders.

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Software Made For The Military Is Being Used To Diagnose Brain Injuries

A software platform originally developed with funding from the Defense Department and America’s intelligence agencies is now being used for diagnosing traumatic brain injuries.

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Life expectancy following inpatient rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury

There is an increased risk of death for individuals with TBI requiring inpatient rehabilitation.

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New Algorithms Search for Signs of Consciousness in Brain Injury Patients

Neuroscientists have found signs that some patients in a vegetative or minimally conscious state may be conscious, at least to a degree.

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Telephone and in-person cognitive behavioral therapy for major depression after traumatic brain injury

In-person and telephone administered CBT are acceptable and feasible in persons with TBI.

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Head injury causes the immune system to attack the brain

Scientists have uncovered a surprising way to reduce the brain damage caused by head injuries – stopping the body’s immune system from killing brain cells.

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