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Traumatic Brain Injury: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments Document List

Summary: Our library below features 61 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created. You can also receive our latest communications as soon as they are released by subscribing to our Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) RSS feed.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Publications

Cell Pores Discovery: Hope for Millions of Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Patients
Scientists discover new treatment to dramatically reduce swelling after brain and spinal cord injuries, offering hope to 75 million victims worldwide each year.
Publish Date: 2020/05/17

Cervical Hernias Can Cause Brain Damage Research Reveals
Specialist reserchers detect brain damage in patients with cervical hernias by using neuroimage and artificial intelligence techniques.
Publish Date: 2020/01/17

TBIcheck: Brain Injury Diagnosed With a Single Drop of Blood
Researchers develop portable device capable of diagnosing within ten minutes mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) using a drop of blood.
Publish Date: 2018/07/30

Study Reveals High Number of Concussion Related Symptoms in Performing Arts
Stunning number of participants not only experienced concussion related symptoms and head impacts but also continued performing either without reporting the incident or without receiving the recommended care.
Publish Date: 2018/04/06

How the NFL Came to Shape the Concussion Issue That Plagued It
Concussion has dogged the NFL since the 1990s however in recent years the league has repositioned itself as a leader in concussion prevention and research.
Publish Date: 2017/10/17 - Updated: 2018/08/01

Playing Football Among Leading Causes of Concussion
Concussion in sports compounded due to repeated head injuries more likely to cause lasting damage when the brain is not given sufficient time to heal between incidents.
Publish Date: 2017/03/05 - Updated: 2021/03/28

Studies Uncover Long-term Effects of TBI
What will my child be like 10 years from now? Researchers present on long-term effects of TBI - an average of 7 years after injury.
Publish Date: 2017/02/10

ADHD Drug Plus Therapy Improves Cognitive Outcomes In TBI Patients
Study reveals combination of methylphenidate with cognitive-behavioral rehabilitation a promising option for people with persistent cognitive problems following traumatic brain injury.
Publish Date: 2016/11/25 - Updated: 2021/04/21

Canadian Government National Guidelines for Concussion Management
These guidelines will help to make sport and recreation safer for children and athletes, and to reduce the health risks associated with this serious head injury.
Publish Date: 2016/10/30 - Updated: 2020/04/22

Neural Stem Cell Transplants Aid TBI Recovery
Treating traumatic brain injury with human neural stem cells increases M2 microglial proteins and contributes to anti-inflammatory effects.
Publish Date: 2016/04/22

Videos Inspire Veterans and Service Members with TBI to Seek Help
U.S. Defense Department A Head for the Future videos inspire service members and veterans with brain injuries to seek help.
Publish Date: 2016/01/05 - Updated: 2020/11/24

Jury Verdict Highlights Dangers of Abusive Head Trauma Like Shaken Baby Syndrome
Abusive Head Trauma, also known as Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), is a serious threat to health and safety of infants and small children.
Publish Date: 2015/11/15

Brain's Ability to Heal Itself Research Offers Hope for TBI
Groundbreaking pioneering work is underway seeks to understand and repair brain function at the molecular level.
Publish Date: 2015/03/23 - Updated: 2020/09/29

Concussion Awareness Facts and Information
Information regarding concussions, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and the potential side-effects that they can entail.
Publish Date: 2015/01/20 - Updated: 2021/09/16

Teens with TBI History More Likely to Have Used Crystal Meth
Teenagers with history of TBI at least twice as likely as classmates without brain injury to drink alcohol, use cannabis or abuse other drugs.
Publish Date: 2014/11/27 - Updated: 2020/11/16

Think and Protect Your Brain from TBI
Information and helpful tips on helping to prevent traumatic brain injury including concussion.
Publish Date: 2014/03/06

Explanation of Coma and Persistent Vegetative State
(Informative) Information regarding coma, a lengthy deep state of unconsciousness and vegetative state where a person can be awake yet is entirely unaware.
Publish Date: 2013/12/11 - Updated: 2023/09/15

Research on Traumatic Brain Injury in Seniors
The incidence of TBI in older adults poses special diagnostic, management and treatment challenges.
Publish Date: 2013/05/12

Children and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
People with a TBI might have issues with seeing, hearing, speaking, and using their other senses. They may experience headaches and feel tired much of the time. They might also have difficulties with skills including drawing or writing.
Publish Date: 2013/03/07 - Updated: 2021/12/08

Etanercept for Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke Survivors
Positive effects from the drug etanercept represents therapeutic possibilities for stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) patients.
Publish Date: 2012/11/01 - Updated: 2022/03/21

Realities of Brain Injury (TBI)
Informative article examines TBI including signs symptoms and importance of seeking medical aid as soon as possible.
Publish Date: 2012/10/07 - Updated: 2021/07/15

Preventing Secondary Damage After TBI: Targeted Oxidation Blocker
Researchers developed agent XJB-5-131 which can cross the blood-brain barrier and prevent oxidation of cardiolipin.
Publish Date: 2012/08/26 - Updated: 2022/02/14

High Definition Fiber Tracking for TBI Diagnosis
Researchers are testing out a promising new tool that could revolutionize the way traumatic brain injuries are diagnosed.
Publish Date: 2012/04/21 - Updated: 2022/03/29

Accidents a Common Cause of Traumatic Brain Injury
Learn about traumatic brain injury and how to reduce risk during your favorite summer activities.
Publish Date: 2011/08/07 - Updated: 2022/01/22

Veterans Benefits Act Increases Coverage for Traumatic Brain Injury
The TSGLI program has paid more than $550 million in benefit payments to members of the armed forces for a range of traumatic injuries and disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011/07/30 - Updated: 2022/01/28

Traumatic Brain Injury: Recent U.S. State Legislation
The National Conference of State Legislatures has reported on recent developments among the states dealing with Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). Seventeen states passed laws in 2009 and 2010 to address TBI..
Publish Date: 2011/07/20 - Updated: 2022/02/05

NeuroRestorative Offers Hope and Help to Veterans with TBI
NeuroRestorative programs integrate multidisciplinary individual and group therapeutic interventions as well as vocational activities and social experiences.
Publish Date: 2011/06/12

Traumatic Brain Injuries Highest in Construction Industry
Construction transportation and agriculture - forestry - fishing industries record nearly half of all TBI fatalities.
Publish Date: 2011/06/07

CT Scans Often Unnecessary After Head Injury in Children
Large study finds CT scans are frequently unnecessary after head injury in children.
Publish Date: 2011/05/09

Brain Injuries to Teen Athletes in High Schools
Study of concussions has led to the awareness that they are indeed traumatic brain injuries.
Publish Date: 2011/04/11

Protecting Brains of Young Football Players
The concussion rate for young athletes has doubled in the past decade.
Publish Date: 2011/03/22

National Child and Youth TBI Injury
Traumatic brain and spinal cord incidents are preventable injuries that can lead to death and disability.
Publish Date: 2011/03/17

Difference Between Mild and Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be classified as either mild or severe and include a wide range of symptoms.
Publish Date: 2011/03/02 - Updated: 2022/05/20

Living with a Traumatic Brain Injury
There are many ways to receive a traumatic brain injury and complications from a TBI and living with the effects can be complicated.
Publish Date: 2011/02/18

Concussion: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment
Symptoms and treatment of concussion and post-concussive syndrome the most common type of traumatic brain injury.
Publish Date: 2011/01/29 - Updated: 2022/03/29

Risks of Concussions - Safety Conference
Concussion can be suffered as a result of motor vehicle accidents sports or other events causing impact to the head.
Publish Date: 2011/01/29

Concussion Management in High School Sports
High school athletes assessed with computerized neuropsychological testing less likely to return to play within 1 week of being diagnosed with a concussion.
Publish Date: 2010/12/04

What Happens After Traumatic Brain Injury Occurs
Molecular imaging technique pinpoints critical changes that take place in the injured brain.
Publish Date: 2010/11/02

Treatment Hope for Long Term Effects of Brain Trauma
Brain damage continues to develop and evolve for months after traumatic brain injury revealing potential target for treatments to improve brain trauma.
Publish Date: 2010/11/02

Brain and Head Injuries in Nursing Homes
Brain injuries disability and death among nursing home residents can occur with oxygen deprivation due to choking or smothering drug overdose or a lack of supplemental oxygen.
Publish Date: 2010/10/31

Youth Basketball and Brain Injuries: A Disturbing Upward Trend
Rise in brain injuries among youth basketball players points to growing risk and awareness of concussions in teen sports.
Publish Date: 2010/10/08

Rewiring a Damaged Brain
Microelectronic circuitry to guide the growth of axons in a brain damaged by an exploding bomb car crash or stroke.
Publish Date: 2010/09/27

Drug Combination May Treat Traumatic Brain Injury
Researchers at SUNY Downstate find drug combination may treat traumatic brain injury.
Publish Date: 2010/09/19

Economic Toll of Traumatic Brain Injury - $6.8 Billion a Year in Texas
(Research Study Analysis) Study commissioned by CORE Health Foundation tallies traumatic brain injury (TBI) costs related to deaths, ER visits, hospitalizations, and disability.
Publish Date: 2010/08/26 - Updated: 2023/09/27

Traumatic Brain Injuries - Prevention and Treatment
Traumatic brain injuries and what can be done to prevent and treat them.
Publish Date: 2010/07/17 - Updated: 2015/01/20

New Treatment for Headaches, Dizziness and Anxiety Caused by TBI Appears Promising
Evidence symptoms of headache, dizziness and anxiety in patients with traumatic brain injury could be alleviated with eyeglass lenses containing prisms.
Publish Date: 2010/06/05

Traumatic Brain Injury: No Longer a Death Sentence
Two innovative treatments one involving hormone therapy and the other a popular video game.
Publish Date: 2010/05/31

Can a Mother's Voice Spur Recovery From a Coma
Study tests if familiar voices can heal traumatic brain injuries.
Publish Date: 2010/05/10

Brain Contusion Consequences
Loss of physical and psychological function after traumatic brain injury related to injuries in brain structures.
Publish Date: 2010/03/31

Brain Injury in Nursing Homes
For seniors residing in nursing homes brain injuries can be life threatening.
Publish Date: 2010/02/26 - Updated: 2010/07/16

TBI Motor Deficits can Persist After What Appears to be Full Recovery
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) victims have not necessarily recovered all their locomotor functions.
Publish Date: 2010/01/19

Blast Induced Traumatic Brain Injury and Vestibular Pathology in US Military
Definitive vestibular screenings and assessment measures for US military with blast-induced traumatic brain injuries.
Publish Date: 2009/10/16 - Updated: 2010/07/16

Brain Tissue Regenerated in Traumatic Brain Injuries
An injectable biomaterial gel may help brain tissue grow at the site of a traumatic brain injury.
Publish Date: 2009/09/03

Traumatic Brain Injuries and Dependencies
Following a traumatic brain injury the survivor may become dependent upon those close to them.
Publish Date: 2009/08/26 - Updated: 2012/09/21

Role of Glutamate in Traumatic Brain Injury
Approximately 5.3 million people live with a TBI-related disability and an additional 60000 people die annually from TBI.
Publish Date: 2009/05/04

Blood Test for Brain Injuries
Blood test that can help predict the seriousness of a head injury and detect status of blood-brain barrier a step closer to reality.
Publish Date: 2009/03/31

Relationships Following a Brain Injury
Following a brain injury dynamics change the relationship is no longer equal in the same sense you were before the injury.
Publish Date: 2009/03/22 - Updated: 2014/08/29

Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor Story
They were told that due to the extent of my traumatic brain injury I would probably not be able to succeed beyond high school.
Publish Date: 2009/02/27 - Updated: 2016/06/13

Treating a Traumatic Brain Injury
Side effects of TBI are severe and can range from a coma or death to cognitive disorders to social and behavioral issues to mental and physical disability.
Publish Date: 2009/02/27 - Updated: 2010/10/08

Traumatic Brain Injury in the Military
Men and women who serve in the military run a higher risk of incurring a traumatic brain injury than civilians.
Publish Date: 2009/02/27

Preventing Traumatic Brain Injuries
Statistical information could play a part into whether an individual is more or less at risk for preventing a traumatic brain injury.
Publish Date: 2009/02/27

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