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Single concussion may cause lasting brain damage neuroskills

A single concussion may cause lasting structural damage to the brain, according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. neuroskills Read article Advertisements

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Engineer using Jello to study waves in brain from traumatic impact

Washington University in St. Louis engineers are now applying a new imaging technique to a model of brain tissue to see how stiff or soft it might be. Read article

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Oxidative burst of circulating neutrophils following traumatic brain injury in human

The potent systemic inflammatory response induced by TBI, especially the intensively increase oxidative activity of circulating leukocytes, mainly neutrophils, may lead to a systemic damage, dysfunction/damage of bystander tissues/organs and even further exacerbate secondary local damage. Read article

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Pituitary damage an unexpected war wound

Evidence points to pituitary problems in victims of blast-related brain injuries — the defining wounds of the U.S.’ recent wars. Read article

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Researchers Tie Brain Injury to Toxic Form of Protein

Researchers from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have successfully unveiled a potential key molecular mechanism that may be responsible for chronic brain damage as a result of traumatic brain injury. Read article

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Low Doses of THC (Cannabis) Can Halt Brain Damage, Study Suggests

Prof. Yosef Sarne of Tel Aviv University’s Adelson Center for the Biology of Addictive Diseases at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine says that the drug has neuroprotective qualities as well. He has found that extremely low doses of THC — … Continue reading

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Researchers tie traumatic brain injury to toxic form of protein

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have uncovered what may be a key molecular mechanism behind the lasting damage done by traumatic brain injury. Read article

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