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Knowing What to Look for Can Aid in Proper Diagnosis & Treatment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

... approximately 1.5 million Americans sustain traumatic brain injuries every year, 75 percent of which ... been a recent surge in interest concerning mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBI's) in the U.S., due in large ... the past eight years have suffered from a mild traumatic brain injury, reports the New England Journal of ...

Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS) Experiments with Hyperbaric Oxygenation (HBO) Traumatic Brain Injury

... effects of Hyperbaric oxygenation (HBO) after traumatic brain injury have been explored. These ... HBO treatments, which started 1 hour after traumatic brain injury significantly, reduced axonal loss ... in improvement of neurological outcome after traumatic brain injury. Dr. Sanja Pekovic, Chief Project ...

Lumenis' UltraPulse TotalFX Treatment Featured on ABCNews 20/20 as a Secret Weapon for Treating for Burn Scars

... flexibility and appearance of severe scars from traumatic injuries. The comprehensive feature ... and stated, "Scarring can be psychologically traumatic for any patient ... bad scars remind the patient ... offers hope for many since it is far less traumatic than traditional surgical revision of scars, ...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Awarded More Than Two Million Dollars in Grants

... with multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke and other disabling ... brain activation in individuals recovering from traumatic brain injury. Understanding of how TBI alters ... is in the forefront of research in the areas of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, ...

Brown professor continues debate over recovered memory

... who could identify a pre-1800 literary example of traumatic memory that has been repressed by an otherwise ... human experience, but it cannot prove or disprove traumatic amnesia any more than it can prove or disprove ... dissociative amnesia as a naturally occurring traumatic sequela." ...

Emory researchers announce Phase III study of progesterone for traumatic brain injury

... study, called ProTECT (Progesterone for traumatic brain injury--Experimental Clinical Treatment) ... not only safe for use in patients suffering from traumatic brain injuries showing no evidence of side ... if progesterone benefits victims of acute traumatic brain injury." Although it is widely ...

Afghani children suffering from post-traumatic stress

... The research appears in the Journal of traumatic Stress and is the first of its kind to address ... in the children frequently exposed to traumatic experiences."At least half of the children (one ... boys and one in six girls) who have experienced a traumatic life event in this environment were diagnosed ...

Vets Who Repress Traumatic Memories May Not Be Worse Off

... not talking about it and actually repressing traumatic thoughts and experiences may not translate into a ... for PTSD patients to instinctively suppress traumatic memories. However, this kind of defensive ... to openly confront the emotional turmoil of their traumatic past in a therapeutic setting. To test the ...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Study Provides Insight into One of the Most Challenging Symptoms Following a Traumatic Brain Injury

... of cognitive fatigue in patients suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI). Cognitive fatigue has been ... be one of the most debilitating symptoms after a traumatic brain injury. It can hinder every aspect of a ... " The Neural Correlates of Cognitive Fatigue in traumatic Brain Injury Using Functional MRI" (Kohl et al, ...

Kessler Foundation Research Center Study Provides Insight into One of the Most Challenging Symptoms Following a Traumatic Brain Injury

... of cognitive fatigue in patients suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI). Cognitive fatigue has been ... of cognitive fatigue in patients suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI). Cognitive fatigue has been ... be one of the most debilitating symptoms after a traumatic brain injury. It can hinder every aspect of a ...

Brain Injury Association of America Urges President Obama to Include Cognitive Rehabilitation for Returning Service Members as a Part of TRICARE Coverage

... to Iraq and Afghanistan experiencing a possible traumatic brain injury (TBI), the Brain Injury Association ... of Excellence for Psychological Health and traumatic Brain Injury to hold an April 2009 summit aimed ... efficacy of cognitive rehabilitation in treating traumatic brain injury," said Susan Connors, president/CEO ...

Could standard treatment for traumatic brain injury be wrong?

... traumatic brain injury not heart disease, stroke or cancer ... to research new ways to heal the brain after a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. Specifically, researchers ... amounts of energy. "Many patients with a traumatic brain injury exhibit hyperglycemia high blood ...

UCLA study shows traumatic brain injury haunts children for years

... traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is the single most common ... of the available literature on the effects of a traumatic brain injury on the developing brain of a child ... over time, children and adolescents with a severe traumatic brain injury appear to fall even farther behind ...

Traumatic brain injury haunts children for years with variety of functional problems: Two studies

... WASHINGTON Children who suffer traumatic brain injuries can experience lasting or ... to gain a better idea of what to expect after traumatic brain injury (TBI). The researchers found that ... The Centers for Disease Control in 2000 cited traumatic brain injury as the single most common cause of ...

Treating sleep disorders in people with traumatic brain injury may not eliminate symptoms

... of treating sleep disorders in adults with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Results indicate that ... an average age of 39 years who had suffered a traumatic brain injury at least three months earlier ... the burden of sleep disorders in people with traumatic brain injuries. ...

Study Challenges Link Between Panic Attacks, PTSD

... a panic attack during or immediately after a traumatic event aren't at increased risk of developing ... The study authors examined panic attacks during a traumatic experience among people exposed to the 9/11 World ... to PTSD, not just panic attacks during a traumatic event. "Clinicians should look at other signs ...

Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Concerned by Stigma of PTSD and Mental Illness in Military

... which suicides among soldiers rose. "Post traumatic stress disorder is very serious," said Nardizzi. ... stress disorder (PTSD) can result following a traumatic event and is quite prevalent among combat ... intense physical reactions to reminders of the traumatic events. Warriors may experience a pounding ...

Brain Scans Might Help Spot PTSD

... performed more poorly when they were shown both traumatic and neutral photos, while the soldiers without PTSD were only distracted by the traumatic photos. "This sensitivity to neutral ... are much more likely than others to connect traumatic triggers to events that have increased personal ...

Blood test for brain injuries gains momentum

... predicts which head injury patients will have a traumatic abnormality such as hemorrhage or skull fracture ... more than 1 million emergency visits annually for traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the U.S. The majority of ... to identify which of these patients has an acute, traumatic intracranial injury, something that is not always ...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces Journal of Neurotrauma Highlights Hypothermia Therapy's Role in Post Cardiac Arrest, and Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Patients

... such as cardiac arrest, subarachnoid hemorrhage, traumatic brain and spinal injury, and asphyxia. ... in the clinical and laboratory investigation of traumatic brain and spinal cord injury. Emphasis is on the ... and long-term care and recovery of patients with traumatic brain injury. The Journal of Neurotrauma is ...

The Release Technique, a Solution to Helping Veterans Suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

... March 25, 2009 -- The U.S military has a Post traumatic Stress Disorder (P.T.S.D.) dilemma. One-fifth of ... has announced today the launch of the Post traumatic Stress Disorder Program for veterans, an ... the technique, including those suffering Post traumatic Stress Disorder. One World War II Veteran who was ...

New strategy to weaken traumatic memories

... to the treatment of the distress related to traumatic memories. Their work is based on the study of a ... hormone cortisol. Using an animal model of traumatic memory, investigators at the Mount Sinai School ... before or after recalling the memory of the traumatic event. Second, one or two treatments are ...

Alzheimer's Drug May Someday Help Head Trauma Victims

... disease drugs may prevent long-term damage from traumatic brain injury, suggests a study of mice by ... in Alzheimer's disease are activated acutely in traumatic brain injury and that they appear to play a very ... we hope can be readily tested in patients with traumatic brain injury," Burns said. Georgetown ...

UH research team developing new noninvasive brain-mapping technology

... of brain activities and help diagnose traumatic brain injuries in emergency rooms and on the ... can be used, for example, for rapid assessment of traumatic brain injury," said Pollonini, who collaborates ... With pain and emotional distress emerging after a traumatic episode, it is hard for everybody to stay still ...

Ecstasy could help patients with post-traumatic stress disorder

... therapy where the patient repeatedly recalls the traumatic experience or is repeatedly exposed to situations that are safe but still trigger their traumatic feelings can be effective in relieving stress ... and therefore permits bearable revisiting of traumatic memories. Thirdly, ecstasy increases the ...

Post-Traumatic Stress Tied to Increased Suicide Risk

... (average age 21) to assess the incidence of traumatic events, suicide attempts and the development of PTSD. Of the group, 1,273 had experienced a traumatic event, and 100 of those exposed to trauma (8 ... PTSD and 5 percent of those never exposed to a traumatic event. The study was published in the March ...

Beta Blocker Blocks Feelings of Bad Memories

... the effect is, and whether it can affect traumatic memories that may be decades old. "I think ... to reduce subsequent physiological responding to traumatic memory." Yet much remains unknown. For ... be against longer-term memories, such as traumatic childhood memories that persist into adulthood. ...

Wounded Warrior Project's Project Odyssey Aims to Teach Coping Skills for Combating Post-Traumatic Stress in Wounded Warriors

... of WWP's Project Odyssey program to combat post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Project Odyssey brings ... stress disorder (PTSD) can result following a traumatic event and is quite prevalent among combat ... intense physical reactions to reminders of the traumatic events. Warriors may experience a pounding ...

Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs Presents $97,500 Veteran's Cash Grant to Alexian Brothers Hospital Network

... and treatment services to Veterans with traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and for new advanced ... variety of issues they are facing including post traumatic stress disorder, homelessness and disability ...

Blast overpressure is generated from the firing of weapons and may cause brain injury

... were valid enough to avoid brain injuries. traumatic brain injury is very common among war veterans ... The symptoms may be similar to those of post traumatic stress syndrome, which may be caused by factors ... be contributing to the large numbers of mild traumatic brain injuries in American military personnel. ...

LegalView Updates Peanut Butter Recall Information Portal with Info on Salmonella Contaminations Among Several Tainted Food Products

... the Fosamax dangers and how to obtain a traumatic brain injury attorney. Mesothelioma is a rare ... injuries affecting the United States population, traumatic brain injuries currently plague nearly 5.4 ... conditions. It is imperative that a victim of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) locate a neurologist or ...

Video Game May Help Reduce Flashbacks From Trauma

... for the flashbacks some people experience after a traumatic event, a new study suggests. Healthy test ... rows, shortly after watching a film featuring traumatic images had far fewer flashbacks during the next ... key symptoms are haunting flashbacks of a traumatic event. Current treatments for flashbacks only ...

Study to identify best rehabilitation therapies for patients with traumatic brain injuries

... of therapies, can best help victims of traumatic brain injuries. Rush is the only center in ... patients who have suffered moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries, including detailed demographic, ... patients with different types and severities of traumatic brain injuries. Patients will also be followed ...

VA Announces Changes to Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance

... traumatic Injury Protection Program Expands Benefits ... to the Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance traumatic Injury Protection Program, known as TSGLI . ... for 15 consecutive days as a result of a traumatic injury. This allows payments to begin earlier ...

Stress-related disorders affect brain’s processing of memory

... depression and other stress-related disorders, traumatic memories are a source of anxiety," said Nivedita ... at Harvard Medical School in Boston. "Because traumatic memories are not adequately suppressed by the ... reported suffering varying degrees of stressful traumatic events, such as sexual or physical abuse, ...

Easing the stress of trauma

... injection of cortisol shortly after exposure to a traumatic event may prevent the onset of PTSD. He is now ... dissociate from loved ones and may relive the traumatic event through everyday triggers, such as the ... individual's ability to forget memories of the traumatic event. The Persistence of Memory ...

LegalView Updates Brain Injury Site with Information on TBI Disabled Soldier's Family

... LegalView recently updated its traumatic brain injury (TBI) blog to include information on ... wound of soldiers returning from Iraq is a traumatic brain injury, which impacts friends and family, ... resource for Americans, recently updated its traumatic brain injury blog with information of one ...

The physics of explosives and blast helmets

... research aimed at predicting the risk of traumatic brain injury for U.S. soldiers and other people ... or severe blunt trauma (e.g., fractures and traumatic amputations) caused by lower velocity blunt ... Inc. In order to get a sense for how traumatic a head blow from an explosion can be to someone ...

Health study in northern Uganda calls for improved services for internally displaced persons

... history of displacement, exposure to violent and traumatic events and sense of safety in the camps. ... between the frequency and type of exposure to traumatic events on both poor physical and mental health. ... in camp situations to reduce exposure to traumatic events and poor health outcomes.' ...

Intelect Medical Closes $11 Million in Funding from Boston Scientific and Greatbatch for Stroke and TBI Recovery Clinical Trials

... implantable neuromodulation system for stroke and traumatic brain injury recovery, announced it has closed a ... for Neurological Restoration. The company's traumatic brain injury technology, based on the work of ... in Intelect Medical. About Stroke and traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Both stroke and TBI are ...
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