Monthly Archives: January 2015

New Book: Phenomenal Brain Power: From Brain Injury to Brain Awakening

An inspirational account of life after brain injury and the search to find the meaning and purpose of a new life and a new dream. Read article

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Evidence of cognitive decline in older adults after remote traumatic brain injury

Findings from this exploratory study indicate that a past TBI may put older adults at a higher risk for exacerbated age-related cognitive decline compared to older adults with no history of TBI. Read article

Posted in Dementia | Leave a comment

Study of former NFL players reveals specifics of concussive brain damage

Study of former NFL players finds that concussions affect specific parts of the brain tied to memory and mood. Read article

Posted in Concussion | Leave a comment

Neurologically-related sequelae associated with mild traumatic brain injury

Findings support that MTBI may have a prolonged neurological impact. Read article

Posted in Outcome | Leave a comment

‘Hidden’ Brain Damage Seen in Vets With Blast Injuries

Autopsies showed broken, swollen nerve fibers in regions related to memory, reasoning. Read article

Posted in Neurophysiology | Leave a comment

Predictors of post-traumatic brain injury pituitary failure during long-term follow-up

Victims of severe TBI and/or patients who have undergone neurosurgical intervention for head injury are the most prone to post-traumatic hypopituitarism. Read article

Posted in Neurophysiology | Leave a comment

Family voices and stories speed coma recovery

Coma patients who heard familiar stories repeated by family members four times a day for six weeks, via recordings played over headphones, recovered consciousness significantly faster and had an improved recovery compared to patients who did not hear the stories. … Continue reading

Posted in Outcome, Treatment | Leave a comment