Monthly Archives: October 2013

Brain Trivia: The cortex gets its name from the Latin word for “bark” (of a tree)

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Suited for treatment of brain damage

For those with brain damage or neurological disorders treatment could be as close as the wardrobe. Read article

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Influence of glibenclamide on outcome in patients with type 2 diabetes and traumatic brain injury

The use of glibenclamide to control plasma glucose after TBI had no significant effect on patient outcome at discharge. Read article

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Single concussion may cause lasting brain damage neuroskills

A single concussion may cause lasting structural damage to the brain, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. neuroskills Read article

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Increased expression of ferritin in cerebral cortex after human traumatic brain injury

These findings suggested that iron and ferritin might be involved in the secondary brain injury and could be therapeutic targets for patients with TBI. Read article

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Traumatic Brain Injuries Send Nearly 20 Children Every Hour to Emergency Room

Each year, U.S. emergency departments treat an estimated 173,285 sports- and recreation- related traumatic brain injuries, including concussions, among children and adolescents from birth to 19 years old, which equals almost 20 injured children every hour. Read article

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Clinical phenotype of dementia after traumatic brain injury

TBI with chronic deficit or dysfunction is associated with an increased odds ratio for dementia. Read article

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