Monthly Archives: April 2015

Survivor of brain injury tells of his journey of hope

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Predictors of on-road driver performance following traumatic brain injury

PTA duration proved to be a better predictor of driver assessment outcome than Glasgow Coma Scale score. Read article

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Researchers see promise in treatment to reduce incidence of dementia after TBI

Growing evidence suggests that even a mild head injury can increase the risk for later-in-life development of dementias such as Alzheimer’s disease. Read article

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Trajectories of physical health in the first 5 years after traumatic brain injury

The Physical Functioning domain showed statistically significant improvements across time. Read article

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Concussions: One family’s struggle

A year ago, Kristin’s dream was to play basketball for the University of Maryland. Now, she’d just like a day without suffering from an excruciating headache. Read article

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Side of pupillary mydriasis predicts the cognitive prognosis in patients with severe traumatic brain injury

Side of admission pupil abnormalities may be a useful variable to improve prognostic models for long-term cognitive performance in severe TBI patients. Read article

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Neuroplasticity: how the brain can heal itself

Scientists now know that the brain has an amazing ability to change and heal itself in response to mental experience. Read article

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