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New Technology Delivers Drugs To Traumatic Brain Injury Patients

Traumatic brain injuries come in many forms, from a mild concussion caused by playing football to a blow in a violent car crash that leads to unconsciousness and memory loss. These injuries can be difficult to treat without causing undesirable side effects, but a new technology may help doctors deliver …

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Sleep Problems Linger After Head Injury

A severe blow to the head may bring an unexpected consequence: disruptions in sleeping patterns that last for more than a year after the injury, a new study from Switzerland finds. In the study, researchers looked at 31 people who had suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Scientists investigated how …

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Spinal Cord Injury Effect On Brain: Levels, Symptoms & Treatment

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is damage to any part of the spinal cord, the bundle of nerves that runs from the brain down the vertebral column, or disease. “Spinal cord injury is basically any trauma to the spinal cord that interrupts the flow of [electrical] information from the brain to wherever …

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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury May Cause Cognitive Problems

In these DTI scans, the bottom row shows views of a head with the top sliced away to reveal the brain. The top row shows the corresponding top views of the brain. The green lines represent the white matter— the brain’s “wiring.” The blue areas are the damaged parts of …

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Bad Effects of Neuropsychiatric On Traumatic Brain Injury

psychiatrist comes across patients whose problems are at least in part related to the neuropsychiatric consequences (behavioral, cognitive, and emotional) of traumatic brain injury (TBI). TBI affects approximately 2 of every 1000 persons per year. Those who are vulnerable to mental illness (eg, persons with alcohol abuse or antisocial personality …

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy May Help in Brain Injury

According to a new study, people suffering from brain injury after stroke may benefit from HBOT (Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy). This therapy is given to scuba divers when suffering from “the bends”. This therapy is a new method for the treatment of brain damage that may help patients who suffer from …

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What Are the Types of Brain Damage and How Severe Are They

Brain damage is an injury that causes the destruction or deterioration of brain cells. In the U.S., every year, about 2.6 million people have some type of brain injury — whether as a result of trauma, stroke, tumor, or other illnesses, according to the Brain Injury Association of America. About …

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Best Guide To Patients For Brain Injury

The brain is one of the largest and most complex organs in the human body. It is made up of more than 100 billion nerves that communicate in trillions of connections called synapses. The brain is made up of many specialized areas that work together: • The cortex is the …

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