Navigation Links
Traumatic Brain Injury the Focus of American Headache Society Scientific Conference
Date:6/20/2012

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 20, 2012

The impact of traumatic injuries to the brain – whether sustained in combat or on the playing fields of America’s schools – is a major topic for international migraine specialists the week of June 18 as they gather in Los Angeles for the 54th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Headache Society. This is among many timely issues concerning headache, migraine, and brain injuries on the four-day agenda, which runs through Sunday morning, June 24.

“As migraine specialists, we cannot ignore the fact that traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an increasingly common medical problem today and that those who experience severe and untreated blows to the brain may end up with serious neurological damage and long-lasting medical and psychological problems,” said Elizabeth Loder, MD, MPH, president of the American Headache Society (AHS) and Chief of the Division of Headache and Pain in the Department of Neurology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. “We owe it to our nation’s military as well as to our children in contact sports to raise awareness of TBI and make this issue a national health priority.”     

Dr. Loder cited a 60% increase in emergency room visits by adolescents for sports-related brain injuries over the last decade, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control late last year.

“The rising incidence of these injuries, which may have serious long-term consequences for many young people, is a public health problem of epidemic proportion,” she said. “High school and collegiate athletic departments are developing programs to minimize the risks but much more is needed to prevent and recognize severe concussions related to high-impact contact sports. These injuries may result in brain damage that can cause persistent severe headache, emotional problems such as depression and anxiety, sleep disturbances, memory and learning impairment, an
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Discovered Evolution of Genomic Sequences -- from Ocean Archaea to Brain Cancer -- Leads to New Synthetic Replikin Vaccines for Infectious Diseases and Cancer
2. NextGen introduces its first generation of animal biomarker products for development of brain disorder diagnostics
3. Novocure™ Certifies Eight Additional Clinical Centers of Excellence to Treat Most Common Brain Tumor with Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) Therapy
4. People with paralysis control robotic arms to reach and grasp using brain computer interface
5. New Stem Cell Found in the Brain
6. How selective hearing works in the brain
7. Brain-activated muscle stimulation restores monkeys hand movement after paralysis
8. Novel compound halts tumor spread, improves brain cancer treatment in animal studies
9. Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure and Exosome Diagnostics Collaborate to Advance Clinical Studies of Exosome Biofluid Molecular Diagnostics Technology in Brain Cancer
10. Scientists decode brain waves to eavesdrop on what we hear
11. QIAGEN Gains Rights to Genomic Biomarkers for Lung, Brain and Other Cancers to Expand its Pipeline of Companion Diagnostics
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/22/2014)... San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 ... laboratory balances from Sartorius, A & D Weighing, ... Sartorius CPA Semi-Micro Balance . The Sartorius ... looking for an affordable high-quality, precise, and user-friendly ... in manufacturing of laboratory equipment, their laboratory balances ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 22, 2014 According to new ... Service Type (Consulting, Integration, Deployment & Support), by ... Model (Public, Private, Others (Hybrid & Community)) - ... and segments the Cloud Professional Services Market into ... of revenues. It also identifies the drivers and ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... YORK , Oct. 22, 2014 Nuvilex, ... Federation, approximately 400 million people worldwide are living with ... million people by 2030.  The global market for diabetes ... 2012 approximately 330,000 people worldwide died from pancreatic cancer.  ... death due to cancer in the United ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... 20, 2014 The report “Pharmacy ... Systems, Packaging and Labeling Systems, Table-top Counters) by ... Global Forecasts & Trends to 2019” analyzes and ... in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest ... tables and 30 figures spread through 300 pages ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pipette.com Launches the Addition of Sartorius CPA Semi-Micro Balance to Their Product Portfolio with Special Promotional Pricing 2Pipette.com Launches the Addition of Sartorius CPA Semi-Micro Balance to Their Product Portfolio with Special Promotional Pricing 3Cloud Professional Services Market by Public, Private, Hybrid & Community Expected to Reach $34.41 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Cloud Professional Services Market by Public, Private, Hybrid & Community Expected to Reach $34.41 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Cloud Professional Services Market by Public, Private, Hybrid & Community Expected to Reach $34.41 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Cloud Professional Services Market by Public, Private, Hybrid & Community Expected to Reach $34.41 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 5Nuvilex Brief Analyst Report: Thinking Outside the Box by BrokerBank Securities, Inc. 2Pharmacy Automation Systems Market worth $4,566.2 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Pharmacy Automation Systems Market worth $4,566.2 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Pharmacy Automation Systems Market worth $4,566.2 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
... Fuld & Company today announced that Wayne Rosenkrans, ... specializing in strategic gaming for the pharmaceutical and healthcare ... "We are excited to have Dr. Rosenkrans join ... accomplishment in the global pharmaceutical industry; government and academia ...
... tartrate sublingual lozenge) as the first sleep aid specifically ... , PT. RICHMOND, Calif., Dec. ... company, announced today that it has received confirmation from ... New Drug Application (NDA) for Intermezzo (R) (zolpidem ...
... Sciences, Inc., a,privately-held, development-stage pharmaceutical company dedicated to ... mucosal defenses, today,announced that the National Institutes of ... in excess of $850,000. , ... is to advance the development of safe and,effective ...
Cached Biology Technology:Fuld & Company Announces Appointment of MIT Fellow to Head Pharmaceutical Team's Strategic Gaming and Consulting Services 2Transcept Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Acceptance for Review of New Drug Application for Intermezzo(R) 2Transcept Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Acceptance for Review of New Drug Application for Intermezzo(R) 3Transcept Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Acceptance for Review of New Drug Application for Intermezzo(R) 4Transcept Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Acceptance for Review of New Drug Application for Intermezzo(R) 5Parion Sciences Receives NIH Biodefense Grant to Study Novel Methods for Mitigating Radiation-Induced Lung Injury 2Parion Sciences Receives NIH Biodefense Grant to Study Novel Methods for Mitigating Radiation-Induced Lung Injury 3
(Date:10/16/2014)... of Marine Science have received a 3-year, $392,773 ... the streams and wetlands most vulnerable to sea-level ... governments and citizens conserve these important ecosystems. , ... tidal-marsh observations first gathered by VIMS scientists in ... today,s researchers accurately map the slow but inexorable ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... be cultivated efficiently, they are anything but sustainable: ... monoculture cultivation is becoming increasingly evident. Despite their ... and are regarded as the sole possibility of ... wrongfully, finds Bernhard Schmid, an ecology professor at ... form of agriculture and forestry. After all, a ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ... company focused on the growing mobile commerce market announces ... the Smart Wallet, at the 13 th annual ... global conference on the intersection of technology and the ... , founder and publisher of the Strategic News Service™, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):EPA grant will help localities conserve headwater wetlands 2EPA grant will help localities conserve headwater wetlands 3Plant communities produce greater yield than monocultures 2Plant communities produce greater yield than monocultures 3NXT-ID Inc. to Present at 13th Annual FiRe Conference 2NXT-ID Inc. to Present at 13th Annual FiRe Conference 3
... University researchers have found a potential clue to the ... While studying the peripheral nerves of the Drosophila, ... discovered an unanticipated connection between glutamate an amino ... eat and phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K), an enzyme that, ...
... decreasing the growth of trees in the northern and temperate ... Global Change Biology . Tree growth, measured in biomass, ... is set to increase to a 17% reduction by the ... greater now than prior to the Industrial Revolution in the ...
... from Penn State University and the University of Chicago has ... virus, called N4, injects an unusual substance -- an RNA ... cell. The results, which are published in the current ... improved understanding of the infection strategies used by viruses that ...
Cached Biology News:Rice University study finds possible clues to epilepsy, autism 2Rice University study finds possible clues to epilepsy, autism 3Surface-level ozone pollution set to reduce tree growth 10 percent by 2100 2Properties of unusual virus revealed in research 2Properties of unusual virus revealed in research 3
GFX PCR DNA,Gel Band Purif,100, 1 EA. Category: Nucleotide Sample Handling....
Superior homology search software - in all the flavours of blast, with increased sensitivity and speed...
... Standard Tray (3 per pack), 1. ... and blot processing.Automated staining of Coomassie ... and nucleic acid analysis.Prepares blots for ... detection.Programmable control of protocol, solution, volume, ...
GOAT ANTI HUMAN PARAINFLUENZA VIRUS 2+3...
Biology Products: