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The influence of pain on cerebral functioning after mild traumatic brain injury

This study showed that behavioral performance and cerebral functioning are affected by pain after a MTBI. Read article

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Brain injuries still mysterious, but research is building

Scientists are only beginning to unravel why most who suffer mild traumatic brain injuries seem to recover just fine while some have lasting problems; why misshapen proteins associated with dementia develop in some brains after injury but not in others; … Continue reading

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Supporting family members of people with traumatic brain injury using telehealth: A systematic review

Telehealth programs for family members of people with traumatic brain injury are feasible, with positive outcomes reported. Read article

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Not All Head Injury Scans Are Equal

This clinical trial suggested that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is more effective than early computed tomography (CT) for evaluating head injuries in the emergency room. Read article

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Cerebellar gene expression following human traumatic brain injury (TBI)

These findings could make the cerebellum to an important target to study the expression changes after TBI. Read article

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Second concussion can be devastating, even after clear CT scan, study finds

SIS occurs when a person, most often a teenager, sustains a second head injury before recovery from an earlier head injury is complete. Read article

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The effect of hyperbaric oxygen on symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury

This study showed that HBO(2) at 2.4 ATA pressure had no effect on post-concussive symptoms after mild TBI. Read article

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Brain-Injured in Nursing Homes Without Care Giffords Had

Over 4 million brain-injured Americans — including victims of car accidents, assaults, strokes and falls — suffer from long-term disabilities that require specialized therapies. Read article

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Traumatic brain injury with and without late posttraumatic seizures: What are the impacts in the post-acute phase

It does appear that the development of LPTS following a TBI is associated with poorer functional and psychosocial outcomes in the first 5 years after injury. Read article

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The Effects of a Concussion May Last Longer in Children, Study Says

Concussion is the most common type of brain injury that can be caused by any strong blow to the head. Although minor concussion damage can easily be healed in time, a study featured on ScienceDaily.com shows that it may affect … Continue reading

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