Monthly Archives: July 2014

Device detects brain injury without surgery

A revolutionary non-surgical way to diagnosis and measure traumatic brain injury. Read article

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Cortisol and progesterone levels and outcomes prediction after traumatic brain injury

High CSF cortisol levels were associated with poor outcome. Read article

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Melatonin reduces traumatic brain injury-induced oxidative stress

Melatonin seems to have protective effects on traumatic brain injury-induced cerebral cortex and blood toxicity by inhibiting free radical formation and supporting antioxidant vitamin redox system. Read article

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Lifetime risk of cancer from CT among patients surviving severe traumatic brain injury

Radiation exposure from the use of CT in the evaluation and management of severe traumatic brain injury causes negligible increases in lifetime attributable risk of cancer and cancer-related mortality. Read article

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Project to restore brain injury patients’ memories

Four-year project aiming to help restore the loss of memory function in those suffering from brain-injury. Read article

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The neural basis of impaired self-awareness after traumatic brain injury

The results suggest that impairments of self-awareness after traumatic brain injury result from breakdown of functional interactions between nodes within the fronto-parietal control network. Read article

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100,000-Year-Old Case of Brain Damage Discovered

An ancient skeleton unearthed in Israel may contain the oldest evidence of brain damage in a modern human. Read article

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