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UNT Health Science Center's Groundbreaking Research Applied to Protecting Brain After Traumatic Injury

... estrogen treatment to human patients with severe traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock. "Our ... injury may have similar effects on people with traumatic brain injury. "We know these substances can ... of rapid estrogen administration on patients with traumatic brain injury and hemorrhagic shock will be a test ...

Neuro Kinetics: Research Suggests I-Portal(R) NOTC Data Shows Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries That Other Technologies Miss

... can generate results that may indicate mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) that are not detected by ... data that appears to be able to indicate mild traumatic brain injuries that other evaluation methods ... on how medical professionals can identify mild traumatic brain injuries ...

Stress-Related Disorders Affect Brain's Processing of Memory

... at Harvard Medical School in Boston. "Because traumatic memories are not adequately suppressed by the ... the basis for inadequate suppression of unwanted traumatic memories stored in the hippocampus. ... disorders have difficulty suppressing traumatic memories. -- The brain's prefrontal cortex, ...

Mitchell, Military TBI Task Force Highlight the Importance of Traumatic Brain Injury Research; Mitchell Endorses Ground Breaking Traumatic Brain Injury Study

... neuropsychology plays in treating combat-related traumatic brain injury. The paper, The Role of ... request for mental health, PTSD and traumatic Brain Injury and makes five polytrauma centers ... Centers of Excellence for Mental Health and Post traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) fully operational ...

Researchers Report First Successful Treatment of Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury

... reported the successful treatment of chronic traumatic brain injury (TBI). The findings, published in ... implications for the treatment of chronic human traumatic brain injury (TBI) such as for current ... the U.S. alone. The personal toll is far greater. traumatic brain injury has also been described as the ...

Sports Legacy Institute Announces Findings of Forensic Examinations on Wrestler Chris Benoit's Brain

... Neuropathological Tests Find Evidence of Chronic traumatic Encephalopathy Consistent with ... from a type of brain damage called Chronic traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), which was found in all ... and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. Chronic traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a form of brain damage ...

Results From Drug Trials and New Risk Factors Announced at International Alzheimer's Conference

... and perhaps even go down a bit in people age 90 and above. Post traumatic Stress Disorder May Raise Alzheimer's Risk; Moderate Alcohol May Lower It Two studies from ICAD 2009 looked at how post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and alcohol consumption may affect risk levels. ...

Roskamp Institute Announces Enrollment of First Students to Participate in its Innovative Research Doctorate Program

... in the program will pursue dissertation research on Gulf War Syndrome, traumatic Brain Injury and Alzheimer's disease. Laila Abdullah, M.S., is a ... Biology. Ferguson is studying how brain proteins respond to traumatic injury in order to identify new ways to treat the long-term consequences ...

Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Receives Letter From FDA Outlining Path Forward to Resume Oxycyte Clinical Trials in TBI in U.S.A.

... delay the start of a proposed Phase II dose escalation study of Oxycyte in traumatic brain injury (TBI). "This outcome of the review is of great relief to ... advantages over currently marketed products in major markets including traumatic brain injury, sickle cell crisis pain, trauma, wound care, acute ...

For Iraq Veterans, Headaches Continue After Traumatic Brain Injury

... months of their deployment. The headaches started within one week of the traumatic brain injury for 37 percent of the soldiers, and within one to four weeks ... Thirty percent had headaches for 15 or more days each month. "Mild traumatic brain injury is occurring in 15 to 25 percent of soldiers deployed to Iraq ...

Neurosciences Institute Discovers Drug Extends Stroke Treatment Time to 24 Hours, Repairs Brain Tissue

... Could Be Life-Changing for Stroke, traumatic Brain Injury, Alzheimer's Patients ... degeneration not just in stroke victims, but also Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury. Previous studies had also shown Bryostatin's ability to ...

PTSD Associated With Higher Alzheimer's/Dementia Risk; Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lower it

... incident dementia compared to veterans without PTSD (HR = 1.8, 95% CI 1.7-1.9). Results were similar when they excluded those with a history of traumatic brain injury, substance abuse or depression. "It is critical to follow patients with PTSD, and evaluate them early for dementia," Yaffe ....

Three Surgeons in East Texas Are Successfully Integrating a Novel Stem Cell Procedure for Spine Surgeries

... have become a standard accessory in neurosurgery - autologous iliac crest autograft being the gold standard. Autologous bone graft is likely traumatic and time-consuming. My personal commitment to my patients to offer the most current advancements and treatment options is also an expectation held ...

Fate Therapeutics Announces First Patient Treated in Phase 1b Clinical Trial of FT1050 for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Support

... purposes. Fate's approach has broad therapeutic potential in areas such as regenerative medicine, hematological diseases, metastatic cancer, traumatic injury and degenerative diseases. In addition, Fate Therapeutics and Stemgent have formed an alliance - Catalyst - a collaborative program to ...

U.S. Naval Medical Research Center Resubmits IND Application for Proposed 'RESUS' Clinical Trial in Trauma Patients in the Out-of-Hospital Setting

... and subsequently withdrew an Op RESUS protocol for a Phase 2 clinical trial of Hemopure for resuscitation of operations casualties with severe traumatic hemorrhagic shock, when blood transfusion is not available. The proposed trial hypothesis is that for such casualties Hemopure will improve survival ...

Freezing Prostate Cancer Does a Man's Body Good

... is as good for prostate cancer control as any other treatment -- including surgery, radiation and hormone therapy -- but it is less invasive and traumatic for patients, preserves sexual and urinary function and has no major complications. Interventional radiologists tailor treatment to each patient's ...

Neuralstem's Human Stem Cells Integrate into Nervous System of Rats with Animal Model of ALS

... glia. Major Central Nervous System diseases targeted by the Company with research programs currently underway include: Ischemic Spastic Paraplegia, traumatic Spinal Cord Injury, Huntington's disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The Company filed an IND (Investigational New Drug) application ...

Neuralstem's ALS Trial on Clinical Hold

... glia. Major Central Nervous System diseases targeted by the Company with research programs currently underway include: Ischemic Spastic Paraplegia, traumatic Spinal Cord Injury, Huntington's disease and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). In pre-clinical work, the company's cells have extended the ...

Wayne County Partners With TechTown to Launch Global Stem Cell 'Innovation and Commercialization Lab'

... can transfigure into a replica of any cell in the body. Stem cells are the raw material for drugs that can treat everything from juvenile diabetes to traumatic brain injury. "We are looking to collaborate with scientists and research universities internationally," Charlton said. "The United States is ...

Advances in Science and Treatment of Pain Presented at 25th Annual American Academy of Pain Medicine Meeting January 28 - 31, 2009

... of Pain Medicine, Rollin M. Gallagher, MD MPH. "We have also seen an exponential increase in interventions for back pain, migraines, and traumatic injury patients. And there has been incredible progress in developing several different classes of medicines that work at many levels of the body, ...

Sosei Confirms the Safety of SD118 in Two Phase I Trials

... or dysfunction in the nervous system and persists for months or years even after the initial damage had been healed. It can occur in a variety of traumatic diseases including spinal cord injury and nerve compression. Also, it is a common secondary symptom in diseases like diabetes, cancer and herpes ...

U.S. Naval Medical Research Center Resubmits IND Application for Proposed 'Op RESUS' Clinical Trial in Trauma Patients in the Battlefield Setting

... and subsequently withdrew an Op RESUS protocol for a Phase 2 clinical trial of Hemopure for resuscitation of operations casualties with severe traumatic hemorrhagic shock, when blood transfusion is not available. The proposed trial hypothesis is that for such casualties Hemopure will improve survival ...

New Insight Into the Controls on a Go-To Enzyme

... cancers, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, cataracts, and the death of both heart muscle in heart attacks and of brain tissue in stroke and traumatic brain injury. "Our basic findings on calpain regulation could add useful pieces to the puzzles of these disorders and perhaps reveal ...

Senate Told Brain Technology Can Impact Public Policy

... diseases and disorders, including types of mental illness (such as schizophrenia and geriatric depression), types of brain injury (such as traumatic brain injury and chemotherapy induced brain impairment), and types of advanced cognitive decline associated with aging (such as early dementia and ...

Addrenex Pharmaceuticals' New Hires Further Company Goal to Identify New Drugs for Adrenergic Regulation

... strengthen Addrenex's ability to pursue additional drugs to treat conditions such as menopausal flushing, pain, addiction, aggression, and post traumatic stress disorder, said Moise Khayrallah, Ph.D., cofounder and chief executive officer of Addrenex. Yuki Prescott has also joined as clinical trials ...

U.S. Navy Submits Protocol for Field Trauma Trial of Hemopure(R)

... a Phase 2 clinical trial of Hemopure(R) [hemoglobin glutamer - 250 (bovine)], or HBOC-201, for resuscitation of operational casualties with severe traumatic hemorrhagic shock without availability of blood transfusions. The proposed trial hypotheses is that for such casualties Hemopure will improve ...

Brain Stem Cells Can Be Awakened, Say Schepens Scientists

... ability to regenerate itself is the best hope for people suffering from brain-ravaging diseases such as Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease or traumatic brain or spinal cord injuries. Until these studies, which were conducted in the adult brains of mice, scientists assumed that only two parts of the ...

Clinsys(R) TPS Teams Provide Comprehensive Clinical Development Plans

... designated therapeutic areas. Recently, John Oh, MD, MBA, joined Clinsys as Director, Clinical Development. He will develop the TPS pain, stroke, traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury programs, drawing on his experience directing programs in neurorehabilitative medicine and physical medicine ...

MitraClip Device Preliminary Data Suggests Improved Heart Function and Relief from Heart Failure Symptoms in Functional Mitral Regurgitation Patients

... follow-up of one year following the MitraClip procedure. "It is generally well accepted that percutaneous interventions provide safer and less traumatic options for patients. We are very pleased with the low complication rate and percutaneous observed in the initial percutaneous mitral valve repair ...

Helping Families Cope After an Injury

... The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Announces a $50,000 Grant from Verizon to help prevent traumatic stress in children after an injury PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Injury Research and Prevention at The ...

Xytis Names Gordon H. Busenbark as Chief Financial Officer

... perspective as well as from that of a smaller biotechnology company. Gordon joins us at an exciting time for Xytis. Our Phase 2 clinical trial in traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is approximately half way enrolled. Also, there is considerable partnering interest in two of our pre-clinical programs; positive ...

Surgeons Develop Innovative Life-Saving Treatments to Correct Massive Bleeding in Trauma Patients

... were expected to die. In reporting on the Massachusetts General Hospital study, Dr. Alam explained that more patients under the age of 34 die of traumatic injuries than of all other diseases combined, and the number one reason why these patients die is massive bleeding. "If you look at autopsy data, ...

Life Recovery Systems Receives European CE Mark Approval for Its ThermoSuit(R) System

... indicated, e.g., to induce hypothermia in patients to preserve cardiac and brain function in victims of cardiac arrest, stroke, heart attack, traumatic brain injury and hyperthermic patients. The ThermoSuit System uses innovative technology to rapidly cool a patient's core temperature. It consists ...

Syndicom SpineConnect Web Platform Chosen for Applied Spine's Leg and Back Pain Clinical Trial of Its Stabilimax NZ(R) Dynamic Spine Stabilization System

... to offer numerous advantages over current spinal fixation products and even new artificial disc products-including a much less invasive and less traumatic implant procedure, maintenance of spine motion and disc function, and the potential to prevent or slow adjacent-level disc disease. For more ...

Positive Statistical Analysis from Synthetic Blood's Oxycyte Traumatic Brain Injury Trial Indicates Achievement of Primary Endpoint

... Phase IIa study with Oxycyte(TM) in patients with traumatic brain injury. In line with preliminary study ... more favorable clinical outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury, than breathing either 100% or 50% ... trial that could enroll up to 100 patients with traumatic brain injury. Researchers at VCU are drafting a ...

Allon Therapeutics to Present New Data at Leerink Swann Alzheimer's Conference

... Canadian biotechnology company developing drugs that protect against neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's, cognitive impairment, stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis and neuropathy. The Company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "NPC" (Neuro Protection ...

Avanir Pharmaceuticals Presents IEED Prevalence and Updated Zenvia Long-Term Safety Data at AAN Annual Meeting

... patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Alzheimer's dementia, Parkinson's disease, or injuries such as stroke and traumatic brain injury, were enrolled to evaluate long-term safety and tolerability with 321 patients completing more than six months of treatment. Eighty-six ...

Northfield Laboratories Reports Results of Pivotal Phase III Trauma Study

... III study of 720 patients was designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of PolyHeme when used to treat patients in hemorrhagic shock following traumatic injuries beginning in the prehospital setting. Treatment began at the scene of injury, continued in the ambulance during transport, and for up to 12 ...

Stanford Researchers Track Human Stem Cells Transplanted Into Rat Brain

... go in real time, researchers will have an easier time learning the best way of using the cells to treat human neural disorders, such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease or radiation damage. The findings, to be published in the June 4 advance online version of the Proceedings of the ...
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