Monthly Archives: March 2015

Head injuries can age your brain by 5 years and may accelerate development of dementia

People who have suffered serious head injuries showed changes in brain structure resembling those seen in older people. Read article Advertisements

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Do children and adolescents With mild traumatic brain injury and persistent symptoms benefit from treatment?

All 6 studies reported positive results. Read article

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Traumatic brain injury: the silent epidemic

Landin Murphy, 20, suffered a traumatic brain injury during a basketball game in his freshman year of high school and he has chosen to tell his story and share some things he has learned about brain injuries. Read article

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Prevalence, associated factors, mood and cognitive outcomes of traumatic brain injury in later life

History of TBI is common in older men, and is associated with increased risk of depression and cognitive impairment. Read article

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Couple find meaning in life after his traumatic brain injury in 2002

I’m living a life I never dreamed of before, a life that grew out of an accident, and a life that now has great meaning to me. Read article

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Long-term health service outcomes among women with traumatic brain injury

Women with TBI reported that they did not receive care when needed (40%), particularly for emotional/mental health problems. Read article

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Research into brain’s ability to heal itself offers hope for novel treatment of traumatic brain injury

Innovative angles of attack in research that focus on how the human brain protects and repairs itself will help develop treatments for traumatic brain injury. Read article

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