Monthly Archives: December 2015

How video games are helping children recover from brain injury

A video-games robot is teaching children left paralysed from crippling brain injuries to move again. Read more

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Neuroendocrine dysfunction and insomnia in mild traumatic brain injury patients

These findings suggested that mTBI patients experienced more serious subjective insomnia symptoms than objective measurement, which were associated with HPA dysfunction. Read more

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Smell Tests Could One Day Reveal Head Trauma and Neurodegenerative Disease

Memory for odors is particularly complex, making scratch-n-sniff tests an early indicator of damage to the brain. Read more

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Differences according to sex in sociosexuality and infidelity after traumatic brain injury

Men with TBI showed a tendency towards the reduction of sociosexuality. TBI does not seem to have an impact on infidelity. Read more

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Concussion rates highest for kids in rugby, hockey and football

Concussion rates vary widely across youth sports, with the greatest injury risk in higher- contact games like rugby, hockey and football, a new research review finds. Read article

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Life after traumatic brain injury

Results revealed significantly more attentional, emotional regulation, and psychological difficulties in the TBI group than controls. Read article

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Being Smart About Your Child’s Brain

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Psychological outcome in young survivors of severe TBI

The findings show that young patients experience psychological dysfunction. Read article

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New Book: Being Here – Words About Life and Living After Surviving a Traumatic Brain Injury

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Sexual functioning, desire, and satisfaction in women with TBI

These results disclose that women with TBI do not fare as well as controls in these measures of sexual functioning and were less sexually satisfied. Read article

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