Monthly Archives: November 2012

Effect of gender on the outcome of patients with severe traumatic brain injury

Data suggest that gender does not play a role in the outcome of patients with acute traumatic brain injury. Read article

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People with TBI more likely to offend

A University of Canterbury (UC) researcher says that people who experienced traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a child were more likely to have had subsequent involvement with offending or antisocial behaviour as adults and the risk increased with the severity … Continue reading

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Centre for Neuro Skills Celebrates the Grand Opening of their new CNS Innovations Centre serving the DFW Metroplex

Centre for Neuro Skills (CNS) formally announces the opening of their new 10,000 square feet CNS Innovations Centre located in Irving, TX. CNS Innovations is an enhancement of programs currently offered by CNS; the development and addition of new services … Continue reading

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Preinjury resilience and mood as predictors of early outcome following mild traumatic brain injury

Results suggest that preinjury depressed mood and low resilience are significant contributors to the severity of postinjury anxiety and postconcussion symptoms, even after accounting for effects of other specific host factors. Read article

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Study of comatose brains finds changes to highly connected hub areas

Scientists have uncovered a key property of comatose brains that differentiates them from normal brains and may explain what goes wrong during severe brain injury. Read article

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Intracranial pressure dose and outcome in traumatic brain injury

Results suggest that pressure time dose measurement of intracranial pressure may be used to predict outcome in severe traumatic brain injury and may be a candidate biomarker in this disease. Read article

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New Biomaterials Promote Neuroregeneration After a Brain Injury

A study on the compatibility of polymeric biomaterials in the brain and their effectiveness in neuroregeneration of brain areas with some kind of damage or injury. Read article

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