Belgian researchers developing scanner for gauging vegetative patients’ recovery chances

A hi-tech scanner can help tell whether a brain-injured patient who appears to be in a vegetative state has a chance of regaining some consciousness.

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Neurofeedback and traumatic brain injury: a literature review

Neurofeedback is a promising treatment that warrants double-blind, placebo-controlled studies to determine its potential role in the treatment of traumatic brain injury.

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

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.

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Light therapy for fatigue following traumatic brain injury

Blue light therapy appears to be effective in alleviating fatigue and daytime sleepiness following TBI and may offer a noninvasive, safe, and nonpharmacological alternative to current treatments.

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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.

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Survivors of brain injury through the eyes of the public

Survivors of ABI are vulnerable to stigma and discrimination.

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Brainwave Optimization Associated with Clinical Improvements After Traumatic Brain Injury

Study participants reported improved sleep and fewer symptoms related to depression and post-traumatic stress.

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