Posts Tagged Traumatic Brain Injury

[BLOG POST] 5 Things Every TBI Survivor Wants You to Understand – HuffPost

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March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month, and as promised, I am writing a series of blogs to help educate others and bring awareness to traumatic brain injuries (TBI).

1. Our brains no longer work the same. 
We have cognitive deficiencies that don’t make sense, even to us. Some of us struggle to find the right word, while others can’t remember what they ate for breakfast. People who don’t understand, including some close to us, get annoyed with us and think we’re being “flaky” or not paying attention. Which couldn’t be further from the truth, we have to try even harder to pay attention to things because we know we have deficiencies.

Martha Gibbs from Richmond, VA, suffered a TBI in May of 2013 after the car she was a passenger in hit a tree at 50 mph. She sums up her “new brain” with these words:

Almost 2 years post-accident, I still suffer short-term memory loss and language/speech problems. I have learned to write everything down immediately or else it is more than likely that information is gone and cannot be retrieved. My brain sometimes does not allow my mouth to speak the words that I am trying to get out.

2. We suffer a great deal of fatigue.
We may seem “lazy” to those who don’t understand, but the reality is that our brains need a LOT more sleep than normal, healthy brains. We also have crazy sleep patterns, sometimes sleeping only three hours each night (those hours between 1 and 5 a.m. are very lonely when you’re wide awake) and at other times sleeping up to 14 hours each night (these nights are usually after exerting a lot of physical or mental energy).

Every single thing we do, whether physical or mental, takes a toll on our brain. The more we use it, the more it needs to rest. If we go out to a crowded restaurant with a lot of noise and stimulation, we may simply get overloaded and need to go home and rest. Even reading or watching tv causes our brains to fatigue.

Toni P from Alexandria, VA, has sustained multiple TBI’s from three auto accidents, her most recent one being in 2014. She sums up fatigue perfectly:

I love doing things others do, however my body does not appreciate the strain and causes me to ‘pay the price,’ which is something that others don’t see.  I like to describe that my cognitive/physical energy is like a change jar. Everything I do costs a little something out of the jar.  If I keep taking money out of the jar, without depositing anything back into the jar, eventually I run out of energy. I just don’t know when this will happen.  Sometimes it’s from an activity that seemed very simple, but was more work then I intended. For me, like others with TBIs, I’m not always aware of it until after I’ve done too much.

3. We live with fear and anxiety. 
Many of us live in a constant state of fear of hurting ourselves again. For myself personally, I have a fear of falling on the ice, and of hitting my head in general. I know I suffered a really hard blow to my head, and I am not sure exactly how much it can endure if I were to injure it again. I am deeply afraid that if it were to take another blow, I may not recover (ie, death) or I may find myself completely disabled. I am fortunate to have a great understanding of the Law of Attraction and am trying my hardest to change my fears into postive thoughts with the help of a therapist.

Others have a daily struggle of even trying to get out of bed in the morning. They are terrified of what might happen next to them. These are legitimate fears that many TBI survivors live with. For many, it manifests into anxiety. Some have such profound anxiety that they can hardly leave their home.

Jason Donarski-Wichlacz from Duluth, MN, received a TBI in December of 2014 after being kicked in the head by a patient in a behavioral health facility. He speaks of his struggles with anxiety:

I never had anxiety before, but now I have panic attacks everyday. Sometimes about my future and will I get better, will my wife leave me, am I still a good father. Other times it is because matching socks is overwhelming or someone ate the last peanut butter cup.

I startle and jump at almost everything. I can send my wife a text when she is in the room. I just sent the text, I know her phone is going to chime… Still I jump every time it chimes.

Grocery stores are terrifying. All the colors, the stimulation, and words everywhere. I get overwhelmed and can’t remember where anything is or what I came for.

4. We deal with chronic pain.
Many of us sustained multiple injuries in our accidents. Once the broken bones are healed, and the bruises and scars have faded, we still deal with a lot of chronic pain. For myself, I suffered a considerable amount of neck and chest damage. This pain is sometimes so bad that I am not able to get comfortable in bed to fall asleep. Others have constant migraines from hitting their head. For most of us, a change in weather wreaks all sort of havoc on our bodies.

Lynnika Butler, of Eureka, CA, fell on to concrete while having a seizure in 2011, fracturing her skull and resulting in a TBI. She speaks about her chronic migraine headaches (which are all too common for TBI survivors)

I never had migraines until I sustained a head injury. Now I have one, or sometimes a cluster of two or three, every few weeks. They also crop up when I am stressed or sleep deprived. Sometimes medication works like magic, but other times I have to wait out the pain. When the migraine is over, I am usually exhausted and spacey for a day or two.

5. We often feel isolated and alone.
Because of all the issues I stated above, we sometimes have a hard time leaving the house. Recently I attended a get together of friends at a restaurant. There were TVs all over the room, all on different channels. The lights were dim and there was a lot of buzz from all of the talking. I had a very hard time concentrating on what anyone at our table was saying, and the constantly changing lights on the TVs were just too much for me to bear. It was sensory stimulation overload. I lasted about two hours before I had to go home and collapse into bed. My friends don’t see that part. They don’t understand what it’s like. This is what causes many of us to feel so isolated and alone. The “invisible” aspect of what we deal with on a daily basis is a lonely struggle.

Kirsten Selberg from San Francisco, CA, fell while ice skating just over a year ago and sustained a TBI. She speaks to the feelings of depression and isolation so perfectly:

Even though my TBI was a ‘mild’ one, I found myself dealing with a depression that was two-fold. I was not only depressed because of my new mental and physical limitations, but also because many of my symptoms forced me to spend long periods of time self-isolating from the things — like social interactions — that would trigger problems for me. With TBI it is very easy to get mentally and emotionally turned inward, which is a very lonely place to be.

Also, check out my other blogs on the Huffington Post:
“Life With a Traumatic Brain Injury”
“Life With a TBI: March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month”

I invite you to join my TBI Tribe on Facebook if you are a survivor, or loved one of a survivor.

Source: 5 Things Every TBI Survivor Wants You to Understand | HuffPost

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[Abstract] Fatigue and its’ relationship to physical activity in adolescents and young adults with traumatic brain injury: a cross-sectional study

Physical activity (PA) in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) may be impaired leading to secondary health issues and limitations in participation.This study aims to determine the level of PA and its determinants in adolescents and young adults with TBI.Cross-sectional survey study.Outpatient clinic of a rehabilitation centre.Discharged patients aged 12-39 years with a diagnosis of TBI >6 months treated in the rehabilitation centre between 2009-2012.The Activity Questionnaire for Adults and Adolescents (AQuAA) measuring PA, with results dichotomized for meeting or not meeting Dutch recommendations for health enhancing physical activity (D-HEPA) and the Checklist Individual Strength (CIS; range 20- 140, higher scores represent higher levels of fatigue), measuring fatigue, were administered.Fifty (47%) of the 107 invited patients completed the questionnaire. Mean age was 25.0 years (SD 7.2)) and 22 (44%) were male. Eighteen (36%) had a mild injury, 13 (26%) a moderate injury and 19 (38%) a severe injury. Median time spent on moderate-vigorous physical activity was 518 minutes/week (IQR 236-1725) (males performing significantly more minutes on moderate-vigorous activity than women) and on sedentary activity 2728 minutes/week (IQR 1637-3994). Thirty-two (64%) participants met the D-HEPA. According to the CIS, 19 participants (38%) were severely fatigued. Both the CIS total score and the subscales motivation and physical activitywere associated with meeting the D-HEPA.The proportion of individuals with TBI meeting D-HEPA was similar to the general population, with the PA level being associated with self-reported fatigue.Physical activity programmes are continuously being developed to increase the percentage of individuals meeting public health recommendations for PA; when developing programmes for individuals with TBI extra consideration should be taken for the presence of fatigue. As in the general population, females with TBI are less active, PA programmes should probably consider gender differences in their development.

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[ARTICLE] Effects of neurofeedback on the short-term memory and continuous attention of patients with moderate traumatic brain injury: A preliminary randomized controlled clinical trial – Full Text

Abstract

Purpose

There are some studies which showed neurofeedback therapy (NFT) can be effective in clients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) history. However, randomized controlled clinical trials are still needed for evaluation of this treatment as a standard option. This preliminary study was aimed to evaluate the effect of NFT on continuous attention (CA) and short-term memory (STM) of clients with moderate TBI using a randomized controlled clinical trial (RCT).

Methods

In this preliminary RCT, seventeen eligible patients with moderate TBI were randomly allocated in two intervention and control groups. All the patients were evaluated for CA and STM using the visual continuous attention test and Wechsler memory scale-4th edition (WMS-IV) test, respectively, both at the time of inclusion to the project and four weeks later. The intervention group participated in 20 sessions of NFT through the first four weeks. Conversely, the control group participated in the same NF sessions from the fifth week to eighth week of the project.

Results

Eight subjects in the intervention group and five subjects in the control group completed the study. The mean and standard deviation of participants’ age were (26.75±15.16) years and (27.60±8.17) years in experiment and control groups, respectively. All of the subjects were male. No significant improvement was observed in any variables of the visual continuous attention test and WMS-IV test between two groups (p≥0.05).

Conclusion

Based on our literature review, it seems that our study is the only study performed on the effect of NFT on TBI patients with control group. NFT has no effect on CA and STM in patients with moderate TBI. More RCTs with large sample sizes, more sessions of treatment, longer time of follow-up and different protocols are recommended.


Introduction

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) means an injury to the brain that is caused by an external physical force. It is well known that TBI is an important cause of mortality and morbidity and it is reported that each year about 1.7 million people sustain a TBI in USA. Some of them die (about 50,000) and some other experience long-term disability (80,000 to 90,000).12 ;  3 The severity of TBI can be categorized based on the Glasgow comma scale (GCS) at the time of injury as follows: mild (13-15), moderate (9-12) and severe (<9).4 TBI usually affect the brain function such as cognitive status, executive function, memory, data processing, language skills and attention.5 It has heterogeneous aspects and based on the injury location and type. It can have different presentations. Hence it is considered as a difficult one to treat.6

The brain plasticity could help it in rehabilitation phase to restore its normal function after any trauma or disease. But the amount of this ability is poorly understood. Some studies approved that neurofeedback therapy (NFT) can promote neuroplasticity.7 In the method of neurofeedback (NF), as a non-pharmacological intervention, the feedback to brain waves which are representative of subconscious neural activity can be observed by the client and then he/she will be able to control and change them.8 ;  9 There are some evidences that show NFT can be useful in some other diseases like Obsessive-compulsive disorder,10 attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder11 and also refractory epilepsy.12 There are also some published studies about the effect of NFT on patients with TBI. Surmeli in 2007 investigated the effect of NFT on 24 patients with mild TBI and reported that NFT can result in significant improvement in test of variables of attention, beck depression inventory and minnesota multiphasic personality inventory.13 In a study in 2014, with evaluation of two patients with moderate head injury and without control group, it is reported that electroencephalogram biofeedback can lead to increase the cognitive scores and improve the concussion symptoms and finally concluded that NFT can be effective on the changes in the structural and functional connectivity among patients with moderate TBI.14

Although these published papers reported a positive effect of NFT on the TBI patients, we have not enough data about the standard treatment protocol with NF, and literature still needs more original studies like randomized controlled clinical trial to suggest NF as a treatment option among patients with TBI regarding the two following functions of cognitive status: short-term memory (STM) and continuous attention (CA).6

In this preliminary study, we tried to evaluate the effect of NFT on CA and STM of patients with moderate TBI using a randomized controlled clinical trial. […]

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[WEB SITE] Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Guide – CNS

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05/16/2017 Cognitive behavioral intervention compared to telephone counselling early after mild traumatic brain injury
05/15/2017 Age at injury is associated with the long-term cognitive outcome of traumatic brain injuries
05/12/2017 Socioeconomic status and outcomes after sport-related concussion
05/12/2017 Traumatic brain injuries may be helped with drug used to treat bipolar disorder
05/11/2017 Rest and treatment/rehabilitation following sport-related concussion
05/11/2017 Robot designed to improve attention in people with acquired brain injury
05/10/2017 Brain contusion as the main risk factor of memory or emotional complaints in chronic complicated mild traumatic brain injury
05/09/2017 A blood-based biomarker panel to risk-stratify mild traumatic brain injury
05/08/2017 History of traumatic brain injury in prison populations
05/08/2017 Saliva test predicts prolonged concussion symptoms in children
05/05/2017 Predicting recovery patterns after sport-related concussion
05/05/2017 Psychiatric Scars of Wartime Brain Injury May Linger for Years
05/04/2017 Play-based interventions improve physical function for people with adult-acquired brain injury
05/03/2017 Functional changes after human growth hormone replacement in patients with chronic traumatic brain injury and abnormal growth hormone secretion
05/02/2017 Visuospatial memory improvement in patients with diffuse axonal injury
05/02/2017 Researchers find molecular trigger for brain inflammation
05/01/2017 Binge ethanol in adulthood exacerbates negative outcomes following juvenile traumatic brain injury
05/01/2017 Preventing, treating sport-related concussions: New consensus
04/28/2017 Possession of weapon and school violence among adolescents and their association with history of traumatic brain injury
04/28/2017 Circadian body temp may hold clues to consciousness levels in brain injury patients
04/27/2017 Genetic risk factors for sustaining a mild traumatic brain injury
04/27/2017 Brain’s power to adapt offers short-term gains, long-term strains
04/26/2017 Factors influencing mother-child communication about fathers with neurobehavioral sequelae after brain injury
04/26/2017 Managing light sensitivity after traumatic brain injury
04/25/2017 Utilization of mental health services after mild pediatric traumatic brain injury
04/25/2017 Electrical stimulation to boost memory: Maybe it’s all in the timing
04/24/2017 Is age associated with the severity of post-mild traumatic brain injury symptoms?
04/24/2017 Study: Athlete concussion protocol might be ineffective
04/21/2017 Social competence at 2 years following child traumatic brain injury
04/21/2017 Returning to work after a brain injury: How to support your employee
04/20/2017 Work limitations four years following mild traumatic brain injury
04/19/2017 Predictors of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder following traumatic brain injury
04/18/2017 The relations of cognitive, behavioral, and physical activity variables to depression severity in traumatic brain injury
04/17/2017 Emotional symptoms among survivors after severe traumatic brain injury
04/14/2017 A prospective analysis of olfactory impairment recovery after severe traumatic brain injury
04/13/2017 Long-term renal outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury
04/12/2017 The effect of tranexamic acid in traumatic brain injury
04/12/2017 From concussion to country music star
04/11/2017 Depression following traumatic brain injury: Impact on post-hospital residential rehabilitation outcomes
04/10/2017 Increased risk of stroke in patients of concussion
04/10/2017 Traumatic brain injuries leave women prone to mental health problems
04/07/2017 Long-term neuropsychological profiles and their role as mediators of adaptive functioning after traumatic brain injury in early childhood
04/07/2017 Studying the brain’s suspension system in TBIs
04/06/2017 Traumatic brain injury, sleep, and mental health
04/06/2017 The future of fighting sports concussions could be virtual reality
04/05/2017 Blue and red light-evoked pupil responses in photophobic subjects with TBI
04/05/2017 New study reveals economic burden of emergency department visits for traumatic brain injury
04/04/2017 Changes in impaired self-awareness after acquired brain injury in patients following intensive neuropsychological rehabilitation
04/04/2017 Photographer returns to newsroom six months after traumatic accident
04/03/2017 Does early beta-blockade in isolated severe traumatic brain injury reduce the risk of post traumatic depression?
04/03/2017 New study reveals economic burden of emergency department visits for traumatic brain injury
03/31/2017 Burden of USA hospital charges for traumatic brain injury
03/31/2017 The concussion diaries: One high school football player’s secret struggle with CTE
03/30/2017 Natural history of headache five years after traumatic brain injury
03/30/2017 Biomechanical analysis of head injury in pediatric patients
03/29/2017 Driving after concussion: Is it safe to drive after symptoms resolve?
03/28/2017 Predictors of long-term victimization after early pediatric traumatic brain injury
03/27/2017 Role of resilience in the rehabilitation of adults with acquired brain injury
03/23/2017 Longitudinal assessment of clinical signs of recovery in patients with unresponsive wakefulness syndrome after traumatic or nontraumatic brain injury
03/23/2017 Why some kids take longer to recover from brain injury
03/22/2017 The effect of concussion or mild traumatic brain injury on academic outcomes
03/22/2017 Working towards a drug to limit brain injury
03/21/2017 Relevance of neuroimaging for neurocognitive and behavioral outcome after pediatric traumatic brain injury
03/21/2017 ‘Microwave helmet’ may cut time taken to evaluate head injuries
03/20/2017 Childhood traumatic brain injury and the associations with risk behavior in adolescence and young adulthood
03/20/2017 A grandmother’s stroke led to a life of advocacy
03/17/2017 Improving prospective memory performance with future event simulation in traumatic brain injury patients
03/17/2017 Molecule discovery may lead to new drugs for brain injury
03/16/2017 Severe and extensive traumatic axonal injury following minor and indirect head trauma
03/16/2017 Mystery brain particles may link head injuries to dementia
03/15/2017 The trajectories of overall disability in the first 5 years after moderate and severe traumatic brain injury
03/15/2017 Prevention Is key To reduce spring concussion spike
03/14/2017 Goal intention reminding in traumatic brain injury: A feasibility study using implementation intentions and text messaging
03/14/2017 Researchers identify how inflammation spreads through the brain after injury
03/13/2017 The use of antioxidants in the treatment of traumatic brain injury
03/13/2017 Making it harder to ‘outsmart’ concussion tests
03/10/2017 Cogniphobia in mild traumatic brain injury
03/10/2017 A struggle back to “financial independence” after a brain injury
03/09/2017 Brief cognitive behavioral intervention for children and adolescents with persistent post-concussive symptoms
03/09/2017 Tool helps evaluate likely outcomes for elderly patients with traumatic brain injury
03/08/2017 A comparison in a youth population between those with and without a history of concussion using biomechanical reconstruction
03/08/2017 Study finds head injuries can alter genes in brain
03/07/2017 Changes in cortical plasticity in relation to a history of concussion during adolescence
03/07/2017 Changes in brain connectivity can help diagnose and predict outcomes of mild TBI
03/06/2017 Concussion history in adolescent athletes with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
03/06/2017 Artificial intelligence aids scientists in uncovering hallmarks of mystery concussion
03/03/2017 Efficacy of progesterone for acute traumatic brain injury
03/03/2017 Centre for Neuro Skills California Locations Join UnitedHealthcare Network
03/02/2017 Visual fixation in the ICU: A strong predictor of long-term recovery after traumatic brain injury
03/02/2017 5 symptoms of PTSD after brain injury
03/01/2017 Social and behavioral outcomes following childhood traumatic brain injury
03/01/2017 Can hypnosis improve the functioning of injured brains?
02/28/2017 Vitamin D deficiency in traumatic brain injury and its relationship with severity of injury and quality of life
02/27/2017 Effectiveness of Communication-specific Coping Intervention for adults with traumatic brain injury
02/24/2017 Portable mTBI assessment using temporal and frequency analysis of speech
02/23/2017 The accumulation of brain injury leads to severe neuropathological and neurobehavioral changes after repetitive mild traumatic brain injury
02/22/2017 Adult cognitive outcomes following childhood mild traumatic brain injuries
02/21/2017 Patterns of change and stability in caregiver burden and life satisfaction from 1 to 2 years after severe traumatic brain injury
02/17/2017 The feasibility and impact of a yoga pilot program on the quality-of-life of adults with acquired brain injury
02/16/2017 Auditory biological marker of concussion in children
02/15/2017 Reducing anger outbursts after a severe TBI
02/14/2017 Prospective memory 7 years after severe childhood traumatic brain injury
02/14/2017 Studies uncover long-term effects of traumatic brain injury
02/13/2017 Association between traumatic brain injury and incarceration
02/13/2017 I survived a traumatic brain injury and discovered a new kind of normal
02/10/2017 Orbitofrontal cortical thinning and aggression in mild traumatic brain injury patients
02/10/2017 ‘Helper cells’ can turn toxic in brain injury and diseases
02/09/2017 Disruption, adjustment and reconstruction of everyday occupations and work participation after mild traumatic brain injury
02/09/2017 Concussion may affect your driving even after symptoms disappear
02/08/2017 Recovery of episodic memory subprocesses in mild and complicated mild traumatic brain injury at 1 and 12 months post injury
02/08/2017 Researchers discover reason for permanent vision loss after head injury
02/07/2017 Acupuncture increases the excitability of the cortico-spinal system in patients with chronic disorders of consciousness following traumatic brain injury
02/07/2017 World’s tiniest hammer may help understand brain injuries
02/06/2017 Observed parent behaviors as time-varying moderators of problem behaviors following traumatic brain injury in young children
02/03/2017 Evidence for acute electrophysiological and cognitive changes following routine soccer heading
02/02/2017 Physical rehabilitation interventions for post-mTBI symptoms lasting greater than 2 weeks
02/02/2017 Researchers offer new hope in treatment for traumatic brain injury
02/01/2017 Does progesterone improve outcome in diffuse axonal injury?
01/31/2017 The effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy as a treatment for postconcussion symptoms
01/30/2017 Traumatic brain injury history is associated with earlier age of onset of Alzheimer disease
01/30/2017 Why advances in treating those with brain injuries require advances in respecting their rights
01/27/2017 Pharmacological interventions for agitation in patients with traumatic brain injury
01/27/2017 Aerobic exercise could help wounded warriors recover from mild traumatic brain injury
01/26/2017 Patient profiles of criminal behavior in the context of traumatic brain injury
01/26/2017 Head injuries in football can cause unexpected consequences years later
01/25/2017 To fear is to gain? The role of fear recognition in risky decision making in TBI patients and healthy controls
01/25/2017 Post-concussion, peripheral vision reaction times substantially impaired
01/24/2017 Effects of cerebrolysin on functional recovery in patients with severe disability after traumatic brain injury
01/24/2017 Acupuncture restores swallowing after brain injury
01/23/2017 Methylphenidate and memory and attention adaptation training for persistent cognitive symptoms after traumatic brain injury
01/23/2017 Could better eye training help reduce concussion in women’s soccer?
01/20/2017 Growth hormone deficiency and hypopituitarism in adults after complicated mild traumatic brain injury
01/20/2017 Brain’s “helper” cells turn toxic in injury and disease
01/19/2017 Cognitive task demands and discourse performance after traumatic brain injury
01/19/2017 U.S. high school soccer concussions on the rise
01/18/2017 Short-term efficacy and tolerability of methylphenidate in children with traumatic brain injury and attention problems
01/18/2017 How a mere prick of the finger can diagnose a concussion
01/17/2017 Prediction of fatigue after childhood brain injury
01/17/2017 Concussions may accelerate Alzheimer’s disease, says new study
01/16/2017 The financial outcome of traumatic brain injury
01/16/2017 Brain cell powerhouses appear good treatment target for TBI recovery
01/13/2017 Longitudinal study of postconcussion syndrome: Not everyone recovers
01/13/2017 Treating traumatic brain injury
01/12/2017 Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Longitudinal study of cognition, functional status, and post-traumatic symptoms
01/12/2017 Vision problems after concussion
01/11/2017 A systematic review of the effect of physical exercise on cognition in stroke and traumatic brain injury patients
01/11/2017 Blood test could predict recovery time after concussions
01/10/2017 The relationship between family expressed emotion, perceived criticism and criticism sensitivity and psychiatric outcomes following traumatic brain injury
01/10/2017 Brain injuries increase jail, suicide risk: Studies
01/09/2017 Cognitive training for post-acute traumatic brain injury
01/09/2017 Brain-injury deaths in high school football players rising
01/06/2017 Cognitive functioning in individuals with Parkinson’s disease and traumatic brain injury
01/06/2017 Vision symptoms following concussion can limit a child’s ability to return to the classroom
01/05/2017 Subacute posttraumatic complaints and psychological distress in trauma patients with or without mild traumatic brain injury
01/04/2017 Association of traumatic brain injury with late-life neurodegenerative conditions and neuropathologic findings
01/04/2017 Head-injury survivors and suicide risk
01/03/2017 Reduced power spectra of heart rate variability are correlated with anxiety in patients with mild traumatic brain injury
01/03/2017 Better sleep may signal recovery from brain injury
12/30/2016 Obesity and neurocognitive recovery after sports-related concussion in athletes
12/30/2016 Brain wave: Using sound to diagnose concussion
12/29/2016 Alcohol consumption does not impede recovery from traumatic brain injury
12/29/2016 Scientists discover concussion biomarker
12/28/2016 Association between concussion and lower extremity injuries in collegiate athletes
12/28/2016 History of TBI linked to poor outcomes for those who are homeless, have mental illness
12/27/2016 Effect of aerobic exercise training on mood in people with traumatic brain injury
12/27/2016 Rest may not be best after concussion
12/22/2016 Is hyperbaric oxygen therapy effective for traumatic brain injury?
12/22/2016 Silent epidemic? Head injury may be linked to lasting sleep problems
12/21/2016 Endocrine dysfunction following traumatic brain injury
12/21/2016 Hypothermia raises survival chances in traumatic brain injury
12/20/2016 Neurocognitive predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in children 6 months after traumatic brain injury
12/20/2016 Exercise benefits brain injuries
12/19/2016 Predictors of post-concussive symptoms in young children
12/19/2016 Predictors of post-concussive symptoms in young children
12/16/2016 The effect of spectacle treatment in patients with mild traumatic brain injury
12/16/2016 In their words: Parents on football and head injuries
12/15/2016 Impact of religious attendance on psychosocial outcomes for individuals with traumatic brain injury
12/15/2016 Scientists track restoration of communication in minimally conscious patient
12/14/2016 What’s wrong with me? seeking a coherent understanding of recovery after mild traumatic brain injury
12/14/2016 Surgery can restore vision in patients with brain injuries
12/13/2016 Maternal and paternal distress and coping over time following pediatric traumatic brain injury
12/13/2016 People with traumatic brain injuries more likely to go to prison
12/12/2016 Subtle motor findings during recovery from pediatric traumatic brain injury
12/12/2016 The family dynamic after acquired brain injury
12/09/2016 Neurochemical aftermath of repetitive mild traumatic brain injury
12/09/2016 Omega-3 intake may aid in recovery of concussions and brain injury
12/08/2016 Prediction of fatigue after childhood brain injury
12/08/2016 Multiple concussions within 30 days could cause serious brain damage: study
12/07/2016 Can vestibular rehabilitation exercises help patients with concussion?
12/07/2016 Link discovered between soldier depression, brain injury
12/06/2016 Mindful creativity matters: trajectories of reported functioning after severe traumatic brain injury as a function of mindful creativity in patients’ relatives
12/06/2016 Evidence of brain injury found in young NFL players
12/05/2016 Pituitary function within the first year after traumatic brain injury
12/05/2016 Symptom trends may help predict recovery of patients suffering from post-concussion syndrome
12/02/2016 Intellectual outcome following childhood severe traumatic brain injury
12/02/2016 Tests may help spot brain damage after even mild concussions
12/01/2016 Academic outcome, participation and health-related quality of life following childhood severe traumatic brain injury
12/01/2016 What happened when a prison brought in a brain injury specialist
11/30/2016 Quality of life after traumatic brain injury
11/30/2016 The art of change after traumatic brain injury: An interview with Ella Boureau
11/29/2016 Fatigue in traumatic brain injury patients
11/29/2016 Adding ADHD drug to therapy improves cognitive outcomes in traumatic brain injury patients
11/28/2016 Sexuality in individuals with traumatic brain injury and their partners
11/28/2016 Researchers find potential therapy for brain swelling during concussion
11/23/2016 Evolution of severe sleep-wake cycle disturbances following traumatic brain injury
11/23/2016 A Change of Mind: New documentary explores the pervasiveness of brain injuries
11/22/2016 The juvenile head trauma syndrome – Deterioration after mild TBI
11/22/2016 Longer, intense rehabilitation can improve recovery after brain injury
11/21/2016 Traumatic brain injury and substance related disorder
11/18/2016 Prevalence and assessment of traumatic brain injury in prison inmates
11/17/2016 Examining the relationship between traumatic brain injury and substance use outcomes
11/16/2016 Cognitive-behavioral therapy for persistent postconcussional symptoms after traumatic brain injury
11/15/2016 Twelve-month recovery of medical decision-making capacity following traumatic brain injury
11/15/2016 New Book: The Intercorrelation of Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD in Neuropsychological Evaluations
11/14/2016 Predictors of cognitive and physical fatigue in post-acute mild-moderate traumatic brain injury
11/14/2016 Concussive brain injuries can have lifelong impact
11/11/2016 Prevalence of suicidal behaviour following traumatic brain injury
11/11/2016 New therapeutics for traumatic brain injury: Prevention of secondary brain damage and enhancement of repair and regeneration
11/10/2016 “I’ve never been a yes person”: Decision-making participation and self-conceptualization after severe traumatic brain injury
11/10/2016 TBI and PTSD appear similar but treatments must differ
11/09/2016 Restoration of vision after brain injury using magnet glasses
11/09/2016 Tie between number of years in football, brain damage shown
11/08/2016 Experiences of patients with traumatic brain injury and their carers during transition from in-patient rehabilitation to the community
11/08/2016 Fish oil could help clear amyloid β peptides via glymphatic system and benefit those with brain injury
11/07/2016 Patients “At Risk” of Suffering from persistent complaints after mild traumatic brain injury: The role of coping, mood disorders, and post-traumatic stress
11/07/2016 Stem cell therapy appears to have traumatic brain injury treatment effect
11/04/2016 Factors related to fatigue after paediatric acquired brain injury
11/04/2016 Potential target identified for preventing long-term effects of traumatic brain injury
11/03/2016 Executive function after severe childhood traumatic brain injury – Age-at-injury vulnerability periods
11/03/2016 Scientists take big step toward being able to repair brain injuries
11/02/2016 The association between psychiatric comorbidities and outcomes for inpatients with traumatic brain injury
11/02/2016 Predicting outcomes after trauma to the brain
11/01/2016 The rise of concussions in the adolescent population
11/01/2016 Tadpoles could hold secrets to treating traumatic brain injuries
10/31/2016 Persistent hypogonadotropic hypogonadism in men after traumatic brain injury: Temporal hormone profiles and outcome prediction
10/31/2016 Study explores mindfulness-based therapy in children and adolescents with brain injury
10/28/2016 Pharmacotherapy for depression posttraumatic brain injury
10/28/2016 Heading a soccer ball causes instant brain changes, study finds
10/27/2016 Factors associated with return to work in men and women with work-related traumatic brain injury
10/26/2016 Traumatic brain injury and age at onset of cognitive impairment in older adults
10/26/2016 Purpose in trauma: My victory over my traumatic brain injury
10/25/2016 Saccadic impairment associated with remote history of mild traumatic brain injury
10/25/2016 Brain changes seen in youth football players without concussion
10/24/2016 Specific factors influence postconcussion symptom duration among youth referred to a sports concussion clinic
10/20/2016 Serum biomarkers help predict attention problems in critically ill children with traumatic brain injury
10/19/2016 Brain structure and function associated with a history of sport concussion
10/18/2016 The impact of preexisting illness and substance use on functional and neuropsychological outcomes following traumatic brain injury
10/18/2016 Innovative approach to studying traumatic brain injuries
10/17/2016 Therapeutic effect of erythropoietin in patients with traumatic brain injury
10/17/2016 Researchers have identified a link between domestic violence and traumatic brain injury
10/14/2016 Sleep difficulties and their impact on recovery following mild traumatic brain injury in children
10/14/2016 Handheld device assesses head trauma patients
10/13/2016 Association of traumatic brain injury with Late-life neurodegenerative conditions and neuropathologic findings
10/13/2016 Technology that resets brain’s frequencies in concussion cases shows promise
10/12/2016 Goal Management Training combined with external cuing as a means to improve emotional regulation, psychological functioning, and quality of life in patients with acquired brain injury
10/12/2016 Researcher explains effects of brain injuries
10/11/2016 Prognostic models for predicting posttraumatic seizures during acute hospitalization, and at 1 and 2 years following traumatic brain injury
10/11/2016 Cells grown on microfibers may help treat brain injuries
10/10/2016 Concussions, traumatic brain injury, and the innovative use of omega-3s
10/10/2016 Concussion study says one-on-one therapy helps most
10/07/2016 Risk factors for institutionalization after traumatic brain injury inpatient rehabilitation
10/07/2016 Sertraline prevents depression following traumatic brain injury
10/06/2016 The prevalence of traumatic brain injury among people with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
10/06/2016 New Book:Head Trip: Recovering from a Traumatic Brain Injury
10/05/2016 Pilot study of intensive exercise on endurance, advanced mobility and gait speed in adults with chronic severe acquired brain injury
10/05/2016 Brain Injury Association of America demands better police training
10/04/2016 Early changes in cortical emotion processing circuits after mild traumatic brain injury from motor vehicle collision
10/04/2016 Concussions in female high school athletes—frequent but under-reported
10/03/2016 A biopsychosocial analysis of sexuality in adult males and their partners after traumatic brain injury
10/03/2016 Interruptions to rehab are common after brain injury – but many are preventable
09/30/2016 Behavioral problems in the first year after traumatic brain injury
09/30/2016 Experimental imaging agent reveals concussion-linked brain disease in living brain
09/29/2016 Suicidal ideation after mild traumatic brain injury
09/29/2016 Concussion can increase the chances of developing PTSD
09/28/2016 Quality of life among mild traumatic brain-injured adults
09/28/2016 Concussion recovery twice as long if athlete not immediately removed
09/27/2016 Efficacy of self-perception after traumatic brain injury
09/27/2016 The genetics of concussion recovery
09/26/2016 Posttraumatic headache and its impact on return to work After mild traumatic brain injury
09/26/2016 Can brain ‘pacemaker’ improve lives of head trauma patients?
09/23/2016 Pharmacologic neuroprotection for functional outcomes after traumatic brain injury
09/23/2016 Concussion symptoms linked to proteins in spinal fluid for first time
09/22/2016 Efficacy of legal judgements for defendants with traumatic brain injury
09/22/2016 Stimulating neurons could protect against brain damage, research shows
09/21/2016 Amused, flirting or simply baffled? Is recognition of all emotions affected by traumatic brain injury?
09/21/2016 new Book:The Day I Died: Brain Trauma and the Journey Back
09/20/2016 Coping and adaptive strategies of traumatic brain injury survivors and primary caregivers
09/20/2016 Antidepressant might prevent depression following brain injury
09/19/2016 Driving assessment and rehabilitation using a driving simulator in individuals with traumatic brain injury
09/19/2016 Removing part of skull after severe head injury brings mixed results
09/16/2016 Sexual functioning in spouses/partners of persons with traumatic brain injury
09/16/2016 Courtesy of Riverton Hospital Wearing a bike helmet reduces the odds of a head injury by 50%
09/15/2016 Feedback learning and behavior problems after pediatric traumatic brain injury
09/15/2016 Feedback learning and behavior problems after pediatric traumatic brain injury
09/14/2016 Depression trajectories during the first year after traumatic brain injury
09/14/2016 Patients with moderate to severe TBI twice as likely to die from an unintentional injury
09/13/2016 Non-hospitalized patients with mild traumatic brain injury: The forgotten minority
09/13/2016 Animal study shows how omega-3s help to reduce stroke damage
09/12/2016 Association of traumatic brain injury in childhood and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
09/12/2016 Playing with sports concussion doubles recovery time, study suggests
09/09/2016 Effectiveness of sensory stimulation to improve arousal and alertness of people in a coma or persistent vegetative state after traumatic brain injury
09/09/2016 Concussions and brain injury: Can omega-3 intake aid in brain health recovery?
09/08/2016 Effectiveness of interventions to improve occupational performance for people with psychosocial, behavioral, and emotional impairments after brain injury
09/08/2016 Concussions and repercussions
09/07/2016 Psychological characteristics in acute mild traumatic brain injury
09/07/2016 Deep brain simulation aids chronic brain injury patients
09/06/2016 Hyposmia, not emotion perception, is associated with psychosocial outcome after traumatic brain injury
09/06/2016 UCLA scientists use ultrasound to jump-start a man’s brain after coma
09/02/2016 Clinical signs of recovery in patients with unresponsive wakefulness syndrome after traumatic brain injury
09/02/2016 Traumatic brain injury linked to long-term adverse effects
09/01/2016 Traumatic brain injury in individuals at clinical high risk for psychosis
09/01/2016 FDA allows marketing of first-of-kind computerized cognitive tests to help assess cognitive skills after a head injury
08/31/2016 Long-term survival following traumatic brain injury
08/31/2016 Many brain injuries caused by domestic violence go untreated: experts
08/30/2016 Adaptive Functioning Following pediatric traumatic brain injury: Relationship to executive function and processing speed
08/30/2016 “You look great”: Life with a traumatic brain injury
08/29/2016 Poor sleep predicts subacute postconcussion symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury
08/29/2016 Concussion and traumatic brain injury dominate hospitalizations from stroller and baby carrier injuries
08/26/2016 Vocational outcome 6-15 years after a traumatic brain injury
08/26/2016 The lingering symptoms of a brain injury force me to lead a double life
08/25/2016 A review of the neuroprotective role of vitamin D in traumatic brain injury with implications for supplementation post-concussion
08/25/2016 Should athletes be tested for the gene linking concussions with neurological disorders?
08/24/2016 Social anxiety following traumatic brain injury: an exploration of associated factors
08/24/2016 Curbing the life-long effects of traumatic brain injury
08/23/2016 Predictors of quality of life after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
08/23/2016 Helmets prevent severe head injuries in bike accidents
08/22/2016 Recovery of episodic memory subprocesses in mild and complicated mild traumatic brain injury at 1 and 12 months post injury
08/22/2016 CDC study identifies patients with mild traumatic brain injury at increased risk of PTSD
08/19/2016 Post-traumatic anosmia in patients with mild traumatic brain injury
08/19/2016 New Book: The Light: How Low Level Light Therapy (LLLT) healed my Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and the struggle to deliver this remedy to those with Alzheimer’s Disease
08/18/2016 Exploring the relationship between boredom proneness and self-control in traumatic brain injury
08/18/2016 Dark nights of recovery
08/17/2016 Independent, community-based aerobic exercise training for people with traumatic brain injury
08/17/2016 Sudden death: The mysterious brain injury killing young athletes
08/16/2016 Discharge against medical advice in traumatic brain injury: Follow-up and readmission rate
08/16/2016 Breakthrough treatment for brain injury
08/15/2016 Effectiveness of direct and non-direct auditory stimulation on coma arousal after traumatic brain injury
08/15/2016 5 things cops need to know about traumatic brain injury
08/12/2016 Systematic review of traumatic brain injury and the impact of antioxidant therapy on clinical outcomes
08/12/2016 Inosine treatment helps recovery of motor functions after brain injury
08/11/2016 The female advantage: sex as a possible protective factor against emotion recognition impairment following traumatic brain injury
08/11/2016 KCCC’s presentation on concussion & its prevalence in sports was a success.
08/10/2016 Long-term psychiatric outcomes following adult concussion in sports
08/10/2016 New Book: To Be Inspired: Stories of Courage and Hope after Brain Injury
08/09/2016 Efficacy of motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression symptoms following traumatic brain injury
08/09/2016 Neurodegenerative processes and brain injury
08/08/2016 Prevalence of and risk factors for anxiety and depressive disorders after Traumatic Brain Injury
08/08/2016 Researchers image brain cells’ reactions to concussive trauma
08/05/2016 Outcome and recovery of social problems after pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI): Contribution of brain insult and family environment
08/05/2016 Headache after traumatic brain injury is long-term problem
08/04/2016 Brain network dysregulation, emotion, and complaints after mild traumatic brain injury
08/04/2016 Living the Invisible Disability: Coping With New Book: Post Concussion Syndrome Traumatic Brain Injury & Depression
08/03/2016 A prospective examination of Axis I psychiatric disorders in the first 5 years following moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
08/03/2016 Preventing heat exhaustion and stroke
08/02/2016 Treating benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in the patient with traumatic brain injury
08/02/2016 A breakthrough blood test for serious brain injuries
08/01/2016 Social environmental moderators of long-term functional outcomes of early childhood brain injury
08/01/2016 New molecules protect brain after mild traumatic brain injury
07/29/2016 Fatigue in the first year after traumatic brain injury
07/29/2016 Study links concussions to structural changes in the brain
07/28/2016 An investigation of the impact of facial affect recognition impairments in moderate to severe TBI on fatigue, depression, and quality of life
07/28/2016 Centre for Neuro Skills and KCCC Partner with Kern High School District to Prevent Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries in Student Athletes
07/27/2016 Perseveration during verbal fluency in traumatic brain injury reflects impairments in working memory
07/27/2016 Concussion rates have dDoubled among U.S. kKids
07/26/2016 Factors associated with long-term functional and psychological outcomes in persons with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
07/26/2016 Abusive head injury: An epidemiological perspective
07/25/2016 Exploring the experience of sleep and fatigue in male and female adults over the 2 years following traumatic brain injury
07/25/2016 Single dose protects cognitive function after mild traumatic brain injury
07/22/2016 Psychological factors associated with delayed symptom resolution in children with concussion
07/22/2016 Athletes with concussion maintain improvements after use of mirroring neurotechnology
07/21/2016 Alcohol intake and reduced mortality in patients with traumatic brain injury
07/21/2016 n the Dark: The frightening world of sports, concussions and traumatic brain injury
07/20/2016 Aerobic exercise for adolescents with prolonged symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury
07/20/2016 New test can predict if coma patient will wake up in a year
07/19/2016 Return to Work and Social Communication ability following traumatic brain injury
07/19/2016 Damage to pea-size gland may cause PTSD-like symptoms
07/18/2016 The long-term psychiatric sequelae of severe injury
07/18/2016 Study finds head injuries double risk of mental illness
07/15/2016 Sleep-wake disorders persist 18 months after traumatic brain injury but remain underrecognized
07/15/2016 Severe head injury linked to Parkinson’s risk
07/14/2016 Association between hyperglycaemia with neurological outcomes following severe head trauma
07/14/2016 Concussion didn’t sink this water polo star
07/13/2016 Ongoing daytime behavioural problems in university students following childhood mild traumatic brain injury
07/13/2016 New molecules protect brain after mild traumatic brain injury
07/12/2016 The relationship between sleep-wake cycle disturbance and trajectory of cognitive recovery during traumatic brain injury
07/12/2016 Traumatic brain injury value-based treatment and outcomes
07/11/2016 Health problems precede traumatic brain injury in older adults
07/11/2016 Traumatic brain injury: 6 brain functions that suffer most
07/08/2016 Sex differences in concussion rates and time loss from participation
07/08/2016 Can acupuncture improve quality of life for people with traumatic brain injury-related headaches?
07/07/2016 Feedback learning and behavior problems after pediatric traumatic brain injury
07/07/2016 UM study finds multiple concussions could cause serious harm
07/06/2016 Sleep features on EEG predict rehabilitation outcomes after traumatic brain injury
07/06/2016 New technology delivers drugs To traumatic brain injury patients intravenously, reduces invasiveness
07/05/2016 Relationship between quality-of-life after 1-year follow-up and severity of traumatic brain injury assessed by computerized tomography
07/05/2016 Not giving up on people with traumatic brain injuries
07/01/2016 Longitudinal sex and stress hormone profiles among reproductive age and post-menopausal women after severe TBI
07/01/2016 A Meaningful Recovery: Nick’s Story (video)
06/30/2016 Impact of traumatic brain injury on social cognition in adolescents and contribution of other higher order cognitive functions
06/30/2016 Safeguarding young athletes from concussions
06/29/2016 Age differences in recovery after sport-related concussion
06/29/2016 New Book: Communication Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury
06/28/2016 Long-term treatment with methylphenidate for fatigue after traumatic brain injury
06/28/2016 New head-scanning ultrasound technology could help diagnose brain injuries
06/27/2016 Motorcycle helmet effectiveness in reducing head, face and brain injuries by state and helmet law
06/27/2016 Are kids getting more concussions than we realize?
06/24/2016 Traumatic brain injury and age at onset of cognitive impairment in older adults
06/24/2016 New Book: Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury: Assessment and Management
06/23/2016 Predictors of cognitive functioning following pediatric traumatic brain injury
06/23/2016 DTI may predict one-year outcome in mild traumatic brain injury
06/22/2016 Characteristics and concerns of caregivers of adults with traumatic brain injury
06/22/2016 Pituitary hormone deficiencies found in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury
06/21/2016 Prognostic markers for poor recovery after mild traumatic brain injury in older adults
06/21/2016 Severe brain injuries caused by cars, bikes, pedestrian crashes drops over nine-year period
06/20/2016 Risk of stroke among older antidepressant users with traumatic brain injury
06/20/2016 Regenerating memory with neural stem cells
06/17/2016 Effects of a rapid-resisted elliptical training program on motor, cognitive and neurobehavioral functioning in adults with chronic traumatic brain injury
06/17/2016 Posttraumatic headaches persist five years after traumatic brain injury
06/16/2016 Participation in communication activities following traumatic brain injury
06/16/2016 Concussion symptoms linger six months
06/15/2016 Marital instability after brain injury
06/15/2016 New Book: How a Concussion Stole My Life and How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Helped Me Get it Back
06/14/2016 Non-hospitalized patients with mild traumatic brain injury, the forgotten minority?
06/14/2016 Harvard neurologist: Head injuries, risk of Parkinson’s and brain regeneration
06/13/2016 Treating male sexual dysfunction after traumatic brain injury
06/13/2016 Scientists discover unique pattern of hidden brain damage in male soldiers exposed to high explosive blasts
06/10/2016 Increased risk of new-onset depression in patients with traumatic brain injury and hyperlipidemia: the important role of statin medications
06/10/2016 Concussion linked to greater academic dysfunction than extremity injury in students
06/09/2016 Rehospitalization after traumatic brain injury
06/09/2016 Nearly 1 in 4 Americans reports having had a concussion
06/08/2016 Association of traumatic brain injury with subsequent neurological and psychiatric disease
06/08/2016 4 ways vitamins could help treat traumatic brain injury
06/07/2016 Head injury at early ages is associated with risk of Parkinson’s disease
06/07/2016 Facing my new life after concussion
06/06/2016 Comorbidity of headache and depression after mild traumatic brain injury
06/06/2016 Stroke survivors walk again after Stanford injects stem cells into brain
06/03/2016 rTMS in alleviating mild TBI related headaches
06/03/2016 Pediatric head injury rates may be vastly underestimated
06/02/2016 Sex-specific predictors of inpatient rehabilitation outcomes after traumatic brain injury
06/02/2016 Healing from traumatic brain injury with yoga
06/01/2016 Multicenter study of sexual functioning in spouses/partners of persons with traumatic brain injury
06/01/2016 Anemia negatively affects recovery from traumatic brain injuries
06/01/2016 Anemia negatively affects recovery from traumatic brain injuries
05/31/2016 Brain network dysregulation, emotion, and complaints after mild traumatic brain injury
05/31/2016 Brain damage test can predict if unconscious patients will ever wake up
05/27/2016 Psychosis following traumatic brain injury and cannabis use in late adolescence
05/27/2016 Author’s memoir shows how undiagnosed brain damage can haunt your life
05/26/2016 Axis I psychiatric disorders in the first 5 years following moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
05/26/2016 Low-income children receive sub-par care for brain injuries, study says
05/25/2016 Relationships between risky sexual behaviour, dysexecutive problems, and mental health in the years following interdisciplinary TBI rehabilitation
05/25/2016 Essential fatty acid may reduce head trauma effects in football players
05/24/2016 Can Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia also treat fatigue, pain, and mood symptoms in individuals with traumatic brain injury?
05/24/2016 Delayed treatment for concussion may prolong recovery
05/23/2016 Cognitive functioning following traumatic brain injury: A five-year follow-up
05/23/2016 Repeated sub-concussion head impacts may affect eye function
05/20/2016 Postconcussion syndrome: demographics and predictors in 221 patients
05/20/2016 How Bioscience is changing the diagnosis and treatment of concussions
05/19/2016 Prevalence and correlates of Vitamin D deficiency in adults after traumatic brain injury
05/19/2016 New Book: Your Amazing Itty Bitty Concussion Book: 15 Vital Things You Should Know About Traumatic Brain Injuries
05/18/2016 Energy and protein deficits throughout hospitalization in patients admitted with a traumatic brain injury
05/18/2016 Documentary ‘A Different Brain’ uncovers the heartbreaking struggles faced by those with brain injury
05/17/2016 Predictors for return to work in subjects with mild traumatic brain injury
05/17/2016 New brain scan a leap forward for CTE research
05/16/2016 Intelligence after traumatic brain injury: meta-analysis of outcomes and prognosis
05/16/2016 Could flies help us understand brain injuries?
05/13/2016 Olfactory identification and its relationship to executive functions, memory, and disability one year after severe traumatic brain injury
05/13/2016 Facing it head on: what does a traumatic brain injury feel like?
05/12/2016 Persistent problems 1 year after mild traumatic brain injury
05/12/2016 New Book: Occupational Therapy Approaches to Traumatic Brain Injury
05/11/2016 Prevalence and risk factors of anxiety and depressive disorders following traumatic brain injury
05/11/2016 Acquired brain injury: Is it really the end? – Part 4
05/10/2016 Predictors of post-concussion rehabilitation outcomes at three-month follow-up
05/10/2016 Staying in the game after concussion tied to longer recovery
05/09/2016 Rehabilitation following cerebral anoxia
05/09/2016 Photophobia in traumatic brain injury patients
05/06/2016 Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the treatment of traumatic brain injury
05/06/2016 Why concussion risks are higher for women
05/05/2016 Role of reversal learning impairment in social disinhibition following traumatic brain injury
05/05/2016 What kills neurons after stroke?
05/04/2016 Epidemiological trends of traumatic brain injury
05/04/2016 It only takes one football season to damage the brain, study shows
05/03/2016 Mental fatigue after mild traumatic brain injury
05/03/2016 Acquired brain injury: Is it really the end? – Part 3
05/02/2016 Preinjury personality traits influence postconcussion symptoms
05/02/2016 A concussion can lead to sleep problems that last for years
04/29/2016 Comparative outcomes of traumatic brain injury from biking accidents with or without helmet use
04/29/2016 Brain imaging scans show some vegetative patients are living on the edge of consciousness
04/28/2016 Prevalence of and risk factors for osteoporosis in adults with acquired brain injury
04/28/2016 Healthier minds recovery from concussions quicker
04/27/2016 Drugs for behavior disorders after traumatic brain injury
04/27/2016 Researchers repair brain injuries with new cells
04/26/2016 Early propranolol after traumatic brain injury is associated with lower mortality
04/26/2016 Mental distress means longer recovery from head injury
04/25/2016 Comorbidity of headache and depression after mild traumatic brain injury
04/25/2016 Mayo study looks to link vitamins and concussion recovery
04/22/2016 Effects of depression and antidepressant use on cognitive deficits following severe traumatic brain injury
04/22/2016 The link between traumatic brain injuries and sexual drive
04/21/2016 Long-term school outcomes of children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury
04/21/2016 Acquired brain injury: Is it really the end? – Part 2
04/20/2016 Self-awareness and self-ratings of on-road driving performance after traumatic brain injury
04/20/2016 How I regained my humanity after a brain injury
04/19/2016 Treatment of severe, disabling spasticity with continuous intrathecal baclofen therapy following acquired brain injury
04/19/2016 Acquired brain injury: Is it really the end?
04/18/2016 Sex-specific predictors of inpatient rehabilitation outcomes after traumatic brain injury
04/18/2016 Helping my young daughters understand my past brain injury
04/15/2016 Predictors of global functioning and employment 10 years following traumatic brain injury compared with orthopaedic injury
04/15/2016 Concussion can alter parent-child relationships
04/14/2016 Outcomes after traumatic brain injury under no-fault versus fault-based motor accident insurance
04/14/2016 MRI scans reveal 40% of retired NFL players suffer from traumatic brain injury
04/13/2016 Traumatic brain injury, coronary atherosclerosis and cardiovascular mortality
04/13/2016 The brain that wasn’t supposed to heal
04/12/2016 Additional post-concussion impact exposure may affect recovery in adolescent athletes
04/12/2016 LED video floor speeds up traumatic brain injury recovery
04/11/2016 Hypnotics use but not insomnia increased the risk of dementia in traumatic brain injury patients
04/11/2016 The perilous aftermath of a simple concussion
04/08/2016 Prevalence of mental health conditions after military blast exposure, their co-occurrence, and their relation to mild traumatic brain injury
04/08/2016 Where did I go?: Rediscovering My Identity, Lost After a Traumatic Brain Injury
04/07/2016 Mild traumatic brain injury increases risk for the development of posttraumatic stress disorder
04/07/2016 New recommendations link better sleep to improved concussion outcomes
04/06/2016 Pharmacotherapy for chronic cognitive impairment in traumatic brain injury
04/06/2016 Horse riding leading cause of sports-related head injuries
04/05/2016 Headaches in patients with previous head injuries
04/05/2016 After being declared dead, valley man recovers at CNS and is back to playing soccer
04/04/2016 Effective return-to-work interventions after acquired brain injury
04/04/2016 New Book: Traumatic Brain Injury Handbook: How a Near-Death Fall Led Me to Discover a New Consciousness
04/01/2016 The impact of symptomatic mild traumatic brain injury on complex everyday activities and the link with alterations in cerebral functioning
04/01/2016 Brain injury difficult to diagnose and treat
03/31/2016 Balance and mobility in clinically recovered children and adolescents after a mild traumatic brain injury
03/31/2016 Concussions in sports: Simple blood test could diagnose traumatic brain injury in 7 days, help prevent CTE
03/30/2016 Anxiety disorders in children and adolescents in the second six months after traumatic brain injury
03/30/2016 New Book: Post Traumatic Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury A Reference, Resource and Guide
03/29/2016 Improved function after deep brain stimulation for traumatic brain injury
03/29/2016 Repeat concussion ‘can trigger dementia’: Almost 75% of people with disease ‘have suffered a traumatic head injury in the past’
03/28/2016 Brain recovery after a plane crash: Treatment with growth hormone (GH) and neurorehabilitation
03/28/2016 Inducing deep sleep after head injury may protect the brain
03/25/2016 Ongoing daytime behavioral problems in university students following childhood mild traumatic brain injury
03/25/2016 Virtual reality device may help diagnose concussion victims
03/24/2016 Trajectories and associated factors of quality of life, global outcome, and post-concussion symptoms in the first year following mild traumatic brain injury
03/24/2016 New Book: Surviving Brain Damage After Assault: From Vegetative State to Meaningful Life
03/23/2016 Prevalence, risk factors, and correlates of anxiety at one year after traumatic brain injury
03/23/2016 Depression Risk Elevated in TBI Patients with High Cholesterol
03/22/2016 Efficacy of motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression symptoms following traumatic brain injury
03/22/2016 New Book: I’m Inside, Y’Know: Traumatic Brain Injury and You
03/21/2016 Computerized cognitive rehabilitation of attention and executive function in acquired brain injury
03/21/2016 Researchers find higher risk of mild cognitive impairment after traumatic brain injury
03/18/2016 Initial symptom burden predicts duration of symptoms after concussion
03/18/2016 What do concussions do to teens’ bodies and brains?
03/17/2016 Clinical significance of skull base fracture in patients after traumatic brain injury
03/17/2016 NFL exec acknowledges link between football head injuries, brain trauma
03/16/2016 Longitudinal outcome and recovery of social problems after pediatric traumatic brain injury
03/16/2016 New Book: Traumatic Brain Injury & Post Concussion: What Every Educator Should Know
03/15/2016 Cognitive impairment after traumatic brain injury, clinical course and impact on outcome
03/15/2016 Brain injury linked to increased risk of losing health insurance
03/14/2016 A profile of patients with traumatic brain injury within home care, long-term care, complex continuing care, and institutional mental health settings in a publicly insured population
03/14/2016 New Book: Critical Care Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Adults
03/11/2016 The relation between injury of the spinothalamocortical tract and pain in patients with mild traumatic brain injury
03/11/2016 Why we need to pay more attention to women’s head injuries
03/10/2016 Study of headache trajectories in the year after mild traumatic brain injury
03/10/2016 Gene variation in athletes might signify longer recovery following concussion
03/09/2016 Arithmetic difficulties in children with mild traumatic brain injury at the subacute stage of recovery
03/09/2016 New Book: Traumatic brain injury high function recovery instructions
03/08/2016 How stable is coping in patients with neuropsychiatric symptoms after acquired brain injury?
03/08/2016 Early nutrition improves outcome in pediatric brain injury
03/07/2016 Mild traumatic brain injury and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in young student athletes
03/07/2016 How bomb blasts change soldiers’ brains
03/04/2016 Hyperbaric oxygen may induce angiogenesis in patients suffering from prolonged post-concussion syndrome due to traumatic brain injury
03/04/2016 Disruptions in brain connectivity may explain cognitive deficits
03/03/2016 Patterns of alcohol use after traumatic brain injury
03/03/2016 New formula can predict professional football players’ long-term concussion damages
03/02/2016 Sleep disturbances in traumatic brain injury
03/02/2016 Video games as treatment for traumatic brain injuries: Gaming improves attention, problem solving
03/01/2016 Promising clinical outcome of elderly with TBI after modern neurointensive care
03/01/2016 Paid family leave linked to fewer kids’ hospital admissions for abusive head injury
02/29/2016 Postural impairments in children with mild traumatic brain injury
02/29/2016 Experimental drug may limit harmful effects of traumatic brain injury
02/26/2016 A dopamine pathway gene risk score for cognitive recovery following traumatic brain injury
02/26/2016 The terrifying link between concussions and suicide
02/25/2016 Altered amygdala connectivity in individuals with chronic traumatic brain injury and comorbid depressive symptoms
02/25/2016 Longer, intense rehabilitation boosts recovery after brain injury
02/24/2016 Incidence of pituitary dysfunction following traumatic brain injury
02/24/2016 Alzheimer’s plaques found in middle-aged people with brain injuries
02/23/2016 Factors related to satisfaction with life in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury
02/23/2016 ‘It’s pretty scary’: life in jail with an acquired brain injury
02/22/2016 Trajectories of life satisfaction after traumatic brain injury
02/22/2016 Concussion recovery: Cognitive and physical rest is ‘critical’ after traumatic brain injury
02/18/2016 Cognitive reserve and persistent post-concussion symptoms-A prospective mild traumatic brain injury
02/18/2016 Computerized rehab aids those suffering from brain injuries
02/17/2016 Role of the thalamus in natural recovery of cognitive impairment in patients with mild traumatic brain injury
02/17/2016 New Book: The Syrup Maze: An Inspirational Journey Through Recovery from a Traumatic Brain Injury
02/16/2016 Traumatic brain injury and affective disorder
02/16/2016 Henry VIII may have suffered traumatic brain injury, most likely sustained during a jousting match
02/12/2016 Individual differences in working memory capacity predicts responsiveness to memory rehabilitation after TBI
02/12/2016 This brain-scanning headset might know when you have a concussion
02/11/2016 Olfactory function in acute traumatic brain injury
02/11/2016 A single concussion may triple the long-term risk of suicide
02/10/2016 Restoration of function with acupuncture following traumatic brain injury
02/10/2016 Netflix picks up ‘My Beautiful Broken Brain’ Documentary from David Lynch
02/09/2016 Conversational synchrony in the communicative interactions of individuals with traumatic brain injury
02/09/2016 Brain Boost: For people who have persistent symptoms after a traumatic brain injury
02/08/2016 Using post-traumatic amnesia to predict outcome after traumatic brain injury
02/08/2016 People with traumatic brain injuries may have buildup of plaques related to Alzheimer’s disease
02/05/2016 Peripheral total tau in military personnel who sustain traumatic brain injuries during deployment
02/05/2016 New Book: The Fall: TBI – Injury to Recovery Outside the Box
02/04/2016 Subjective sleep quality and postconcussion symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury
02/04/2016 Concussion (traumatic brain injury) increases dementia risk in seniors
02/03/2016 The association between traumatic brain injury and ADHD
02/03/2016 Technique helps predict likelihood of migraines in concussion patients
02/02/2016 Effect of age on working memory performance and cerebral activation after mild traumatic brain injury
02/02/2016 New Book: The Brain’s Way of Healing: Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity
02/01/2016 Transcranial magnetic stimulation facilitates neurorehabilitation after pediatric traumatic brain injury
02/01/2016 Life after brain injury: Patients and caregivers cope with ‘hidden’ disabilities
01/29/2016 Bone fracture enhances trauma brain injury
01/29/2016 US combat veterans not alone with brain injuries
01/28/2016 Visuospatial attention after traumatic brain injury
01/28/2016 Symptoms and quality of life after military brain injury
01/27/2016 Community integration in workers with delayed recovery from mild traumatic brain injury
01/27/2016 This scan can watch concussion recovery inside your brain
01/26/2016 Hypnotics use but not insomnia increased the risk of dementia in traumatic brain injury patients
01/26/2016 Visible brain damage detected in MTBI from blast injuries
01/25/2016 Glial fibrillary acidic protein as a biomarker in severe traumatic brain injury patients
01/25/2016 Research finds potential hormonal marker for concussion and recovery
01/22/2016 Perceptual organization deficits in traumatic brain injury patients
01/22/2016 Dissolvable wireless sensors monitor brain injury
01/21/2016 Parenchymal brain laceration as a predictor of abusive head trauma
01/21/2016 It’s not ‘just’ a concussion
01/20/2016 Progesterone for acute traumatic brain injury
01/20/2016 Traumatic brain injury induces mental impairments using mechanisms linked with Alzheimer’s
01/19/2016 Study determines breakaway protein is critical in concussions
01/18/2016 Increased rates of mild traumatic brain injury among older adults in US emergency departments
01/18/2016 Exploring long-term effects of traumatic brain injury
01/15/2016 Pharmacotherapy for depression after brain injury
01/15/2016 Scientists manipulate rat consciousness, could treat brain injury
01/14/2016 Predictive value of hyperthermia and intracranial hypertension on neurological outcomes in patients with severe traumatic brain injury
01/14/2016 New Book:New Frontiers in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
01/13/2016 Impaired perception of sincerity after traumatic brain injury
01/13/2016 Are women at an increased risk for concussions?
01/12/2016 Cognitive-motor integration deficits in young adult athletes following concussion
01/12/2016 Study says more than 15 percent of concussions come from impact with field, as focus turns to synthetic turf
01/11/2016 No visible bruises: Domestic violence and traumatic brain injury
01/08/2016 Physical therapy intervention strategies for patients with prolonged mild traumatic brain injury symptoms
01/08/2016 New way to use drug could help a patient survive a serious head injury
01/07/2016 Alcohol and mortality after traumatic brain injury
01/07/2016 New Book: Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation – The Lefaivre Rainbow Effect
01/06/2016 Executive functioning of combat mild traumatic brain injury
01/06/2016 A pill for concussion remains a brain-busting challenge
01/05/2016 Decline in cognitive function due to diffuse axonal injury does not necessarily imply a corresponding decline in ability to perform activities
01/05/2016 New study finds evidence of brain injury in men who participated in contact sports as youths
01/04/2016 Adolescent health-related quality of life at 1 year postconcussion
01/04/2016 New Book: Harms’ Way: A Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors’ Love Story
12/31/2015 Neuroendocrine dysfunction and insomnia in mild traumatic brain injury patients
12/31/2015 How video games are helping children recover from brain injury
12/30/2015 Differences according to sex in sociosexuality and infidelity after traumatic brain injury
12/30/2015 Smell tests could one day reveal head trauma
12/29/2015 Life after traumatic brain injury
12/29/2015 Concussion rates highest for kids in rugby, hockey and football
12/28/2015 Psychological outcome in young survivors of severe TBI
12/28/2015 Being smart about your child’s brain
12/23/2015 Sexual functioning, desire, and satisfaction in women with TBI
12/23/2015 New Book: Being Here – Words About Life and Living After Surviving a Traumatic Brain Injury
12/22/2015 Web-based parenting skills program for pediatric traumatic brain injury reduces psychological distress among lower-income parents
12/22/2015 TBI complications reduced when neurons stopped in their tracks
12/21/2015 Predictors of criminal arrest after traumatic brain injury
12/21/2015 ‘Homing’ treatment could aid recovery for brain damaged patients
12/18/2015 Unprovoked seizures after traumatic brain injury
12/18/2015 After concussions, athletes are more injury-prone
12/17/2015 Low brain oxygenation and differences in neuropsychological outcomes following severe pediatric TBI
12/17/2015 New Book: The New Me – My Journey Back From Traumatic Brain Injury
12/16/2015 Spatial neglect hinders success of inpatient rehabilitation in individuals with traumatic brain injury
12/16/2015 Medical researchers find brain’s on-off switch for consciousness
12/15/2015 Traumatic brain injury history is associated with earlier age of onset of frontotemporal dementia
12/15/2015 Bubbles may underlie trauma’s brain injury
12/14/2015 Psychiatric outcomes after pediatric sports-related concussion
12/14/2015 Docs learn to rewire brain to overcome injuries, disabilities
12/11/2015 Long-term motor recovery after severe traumatic brain injury
12/11/2015 Exercise increases brain plasticity, study says
12/10/2015 Persistent hypogonadotropic hypogonadism in men after traumatic brain injury
12/10/2015 New Book: Traumatic Brain Injury: Interventions to Support Occupational Performance
12/09/2015 Functional level during the first 2 years after moderate and severe traumatic brain injury
12/09/2015 U.S. stem cell reports positive results for traumatic brain injury patients
12/08/2015 Energy drinks, alcohol, sports and traumatic brain injuries among adolescents
12/08/2015 Tips to minimize risk of sports-related concussion in youth
12/07/2015 Social problem-solving and social adjustment in paediatric traumatic brain injury
12/07/2015 The traumatized brain: Understanding mood, memory and behavior after brain injury
12/04/2015 Neuropsychological outcome and its correlates in the first year after adult mild traumatic brain injury
12/04/2015 Technology will translate brain signals into actions for brain injury patients
12/03/2015 Predictors of hypopituitarism in patients with traumatic brain injury
12/03/2015 Researchers working hard to unlock the secrets behind brain injuries
12/02/2015 Recovery of olfactory function following pediatric traumatic brain injury
12/02/2015 Reduced blood flow seen in brain after clinical recovery of acute concussion
12/01/2015 Cerebral blood flow alterations in acute sport-related concussion
12/01/2015 Even the elderly can recover from a severe traumatic brain injury
11/30/2015 Additional post-concussion impact exposure may affect recovery in adolescent athletes
11/30/2015 “Mild traumatic brain injury an oxymoron:” New protein biomarker highlights damaged brain wiring after concussion
11/25/2015 The impact of intracranial pressure monitoring on mortality after severe traumatic brain injury
11/25/2015 Testing a new drug for traumatic brain injury
11/24/2015 Growth hormone deficiency after traumatic brain injury
11/24/2015 Meeting every day as strangers: my work with brain damaged patients
11/23/2015 Effect of obesity on motor functional outcome of rehabilitating traumatic brain injury patients
11/23/2015 New Book: The Brilliance and the Madness – Letting Brain Injury Out of the Closet
11/20/2015 Long-term caregiver mental health following online intervention for adolescents with traumatic brain injury
11/20/2015 Researchers report effective immune suppression therapy following traumatic brain injury
11/19/2015 Determinants of effective caregiver communication after adolescent traumatic brain injury
11/19/2015 Children’s concussion symptoms detected in blood test with 94% accuracy
11/18/2015 Traumatic brain injury, driver aggression and motor vehicle collisions
11/18/2015 Brain connectivity may predict coma recovery
11/17/2015 Early CT frontal abnormalities predict long-term neurobehavioral problems after traumatic brain injury
11/17/2015 Brain imaging reveals possible depression signature in traumatic brain injury
11/16/2015 Sleep difficulties one year following mild traumatic brain injury
11/16/2015 Human trials begin on memory-improving brain implants
11/13/2015 Institutional variation in traumatic brain injury acute rehabilitation practice
11/13/2015 New Book: My Fall To Life: Life After a Traumatic Brain Injury
11/12/2015 Psychotropic medication use during rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury
11/12/2015 A head injury could be causing your child’s attention issues
11/11/2015 Predictors of agitated behavior during inpatient rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury
11/11/2015 Newly developed cell transplantation delivery method could treat traumatic brain injury
11/10/2015 Group therapy use and its impact on the outcomes of inpatient rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury
11/10/2015 New Book: The Traumatized Brain: A Family Guide to Understanding Mood, Memory, and Behavior after Brain Injury
11/09/2015 Traumatic brain injury patient, injury, therapy, and ancillary treatments associated with outcomes at discharge and 9 months postdischarge
11/09/2015 Regenerative treatment has promise for traumatic brain injury
11/06/2015 Rehospitalization during 9 months After inpatient rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury
11/06/2015 Testing of oculomotor nerve function may aid in concussion diagnosis
11/05/2015 Can impaired working memory functioning be improved by training? A meta-analysis with a special focus on brain injured patients
11/05/2015 Traumatic brain injury linked to criminal activity
11/04/2015 Pediatric traumatic brain injury and attention deficit
11/04/2015 New Book: Living with Severe Brain Damage
11/03/2015 Preinjury emotional-behavioral functioning of children with lingering problems after mild traumatic brain injury
11/03/2015 Renewed hope for the brain-injured
11/02/2015 Pathological laughter and crying and psychiatric comorbidity after traumatic brain injury
11/02/2015 Cheerleading: A major cause of brain injuries
10/30/2015 Availability of outpatient rehabilitation services for children after traumatic brain injury: Differences by language and insurance status
10/30/2015 Sex differences in TBI
10/29/2015 Health care costs 1 year after pediatric traumatic brain injury
10/29/2015 Anxiety, depression and traumatic brain injury
10/28/2015 Insomnia symptoms and behavioural health symptoms in veterans 1 year after traumatic brain injury
10/28/2015 New terminology needed for brain injured patients
10/27/2015 Associations between brain-derived neurotrophic factor, memory impairment, functional cognition, and depressive symptoms following TBI
10/27/2015 Concussion treatment: Prolonged rest may be ‘counterproductive’ to football players’ head trauma
10/26/2015 Ten year employment patterns of working age individuals after traumatic brain injury
10/26/2015 New Book: Rights Come to Mind – Brain Injury, Ethics, and the Struggle for Consciousness
10/23/2015 Return-to-work challenges following a work-related mild TBI
10/23/2015 A secret epidemic: Traumatic brain injury among domestic violence victims
10/22/2015 Subjective sleep quality and postconcussion symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury
10/22/2015 In females, childhood head injury could lead to alcohol abuse later in life
10/21/2015 Use of internal strategies as a memory compensation technique after brain injury
10/21/2015 Researchers find hints at brain injury recovery in massive study
10/20/2015 Efficacy of progesterone for moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
10/20/2015 How climbing helps people with traumatic brain injuries find their feet
10/19/2015 A qualitative study of the reasons why people choose to tell or not tell others about their traumatic brain injury
10/19/2015 New study reveals link between repeat concussion and brain impairment
10/16/2015 Short-term persistence of oculomotor rehabilitative changes in mild traumatic brain injury
10/16/2015 Intrepid Spirit Center – TBI Film
10/15/2015 Association of traumatic brain injury with subsequent neurological and psychiatric disease
10/15/2015 Acquired brain injury: survivor tells of challenges and struggles while rehabilitating
10/14/2015 Neurotherapy for chronic headache following traumatic brain injury
10/14/2015 New Book: Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury
10/13/2015 The association between traumatic brain injury and ADHD
10/13/2015 Concussion recovery proceeds more slowly in older people
10/12/2015 Treatments for traumatic brain injury with emphasis on transcranial near-infrared laser phototherapy
10/12/2015 Priming the inflammatory pump of the CNS after traumatic brain injury
10/09/2015 Heart rate variability and serum level of insulin-like growth factor-1 are correlated with symptoms of emotional disorders in patients suffering a mild traumatic brain injury
10/09/2015 High-fructose diet hampers recovery from traumatic brain injury
10/08/2015 Non-invasive brain stimulation for the treatment of symptoms following traumatic brain injury
10/08/2015 Sleep disturbances after traumatic brain injury
10/07/2015 Mental health implications of traumatic brain injury in children and youth
10/07/2015 New Book: Traumatic Injuries of the Brain, and Its Membranes
10/06/2015 Global outcome trajectories after TBI among survivors and nonsurvivors
10/06/2015 New Book: Overcoming Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Concussion Symptoms
10/05/2015 A comparison of adult outcomes for males compared to females following pediatric traumatic brain injury
10/05/2015 Study: Vision effective way to test for concussion on sidelines
10/02/2015 Associations between a history of traumatic brain injuries and current cigarette smoking, substance use, and elevated psychological distress
10/02/2015 Music To treat traumatic brain injury
10/01/2015 Association of acute posttraumatic stress, depression, and pain to cognitive functioning in mild traumatic brain injury
10/01/2015 DARPA is testing implanting chips in soldiers’ brains
09/30/2015 Areas of brain damage underlying increased reports of behavioral disinhibition
09/30/2015 14 things people affected by traumatic brain injury wish others understood
09/29/2015 Prevalence and Predictors of poor recovery from mild traumatic brain injury
09/29/2015 Robotic exoskeleton helps vet with brain injury walk again
09/28/2015 Evaluation of cortical thickness following traumatic brain injury
09/28/2015 Researchers use neuroimaging to measure early cognitive improvement after mild TBI
09/25/2015 Functional neuroimaging distinguishes posttraumatic stress disorder from traumatic brain injury
09/25/2015 ONR’s MOVER technology: Improving therapy for brain injury patients
09/24/2015 Prognostic factors of return to work after traumatic or non-traumatic acquired #braininjury #neuroskills
09/24/2015 New Book: 101 Tips for Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injury
09/23/2015 Prevalence of anxiety following adult traumatic brain injury
09/23/2015 Hypertension drug lessens swelling caused by traumatic brain injury
09/22/2015 Cognitive and psychological flexibility after a traumatic brain injury and the implications for treatment
09/22/2015 Risk of brain trauma among football players near 100 percent: study
09/21/2015 Vision diagnoses are common after concussion in adolescents
09/21/2015 Study links energy drinks and traumatic brain injury in teens
09/18/2015 Amantadine to treat cognitive dysfunction in traumatic brain injury
09/18/2015 New Book: Appearance vs. Reality: Bringing forth the opaque effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) into a visual experience
09/17/2015 The evolution of posttraumatic stress disorder following traumatic brain injury
09/17/2015 Study provides evidence for cognitive training efficacy in TBI
09/16/2015 The evolution of posttraumatic stress disorder following traumatic brain injury
09/16/2015 Study provides Class 1 evidence for cognitive training efficacy in TBI
09/15/2015 Pituitary deficiency following traumatic brain injury in early childhood
09/15/2015 Neurology: Understanding traumatic brain injury
09/14/2015 Traumatic brain injury and suicidal ideation among U.S. veterans
09/14/2015 Research finds first direct evidence linking traumatic brain injury to neurodegenerative diseases
09/11/2015 Personality change due to traumatic brain injury in children and adolescents: Neurocognitive correlates
09/11/2015 Urine test might detect brain injury from blasts
09/10/2015 The effects of driver distraction for individuals with traumatic brain injuries
09/10/2015 Man becomes succesful rock climber depsite suffering brain injuries in car accident
09/09/2015 Feasibility and results of a case study of yoga to improve physical functioning in people with chronic traumatic brain injury
09/09/2015 Scientist shows potential link between ALS and traumatic brain injury
09/08/2015 A longitudinal study of headache trajectories in the year following mild TBI
09/08/2015 A new medical device to detect a traumatic brain injury
09/04/2015 Prognostication of mortality and long term functional outcomes following traumatic brain injury: Can we do better?
09/04/2015 ‘I was asleep but I heard you’: Newlyweds get second chance after traumatic brain injury
09/03/2015 Acute alcohol intoxication in patients with mild traumatic brain injury: Characteristics, recovery and outcome
09/03/2015 Concussion movie: Trailer, 2015 release date for new Will Smith movie
09/02/2015 Bicycle helmets are highly protective against traumatic brain injury within a dense urban setting
09/02/2015 Ramelteon may be useful for sleep problems after traumatic brain injury
09/01/2015 Update of endocrine dysfunction following pediatric traumatic brain injury
09/01/2015 Miss America contestant is a voice for traumatic brain injury
08/31/2015 Economic evaluations in the diagnosis and management of traumatic brain injury
08/31/2015 Studies show concussion can have devastating effects
08/28/2015 Hematoma enlargement among patients with traumatic brain injury
08/28/2015 New Book: Concussions – A Reference Guide
08/27/2015 Depression among older adults after traumatic brain injury
08/27/2015 New study supports link between ADHD and traumatic brain injury
08/26/2015 A new panel of blood biomarkers for the diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury/concussion
08/26/2015 New study discovers near-infrared light therapy effectively treats traumatic brain injury patients
08/25/2015 The effect of occupation-based cognitive rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury
08/25/2015 Missing my memory: Life with a traumatic brain injury
08/24/2015 Predicting outcome after pediatric traumatic brain injury by early magnetic resonance imaging lesion location and volume
08/24/2015 New Book: As She Fell Her Mind Wandered: Life of a PCS Survivor
08/21/2015 Early endocrine alterations reflect prolonged stress and relate to 1-year functional outcome in patients with severe brain injury
08/21/2015 Color-changing polymer may signal traumatic brain injuries
08/20/2015 Vestibulo-ocular dysfunction in pediatric sports-related concussion
08/20/2015 ‘A part of me died’ says Paul, now helping others after brain injury
08/19/2015 Young adults with mild traumatic brain injury: The influence of alcohol consumption
08/19/2015 Common medications could delay brain injury recovery
08/18/2015 Long-term survival after traumatic brain injury
08/18/2015 Is football worth the brain-injury risk? For some, the answer is no
08/17/2015 Long-term survival after traumatic brain injury: Life expectancy
08/17/2015 Key protein found to have role in long-term complications from traumatic brain injury
08/14/2015 Contribution of brain or biological reserve and cognitive or neural reserve to outcome after TBI
08/14/2015 Pediatric brain injury may lead to attention problems
08/13/2015 Long-term structural changes after mTBI and their relation to post-concussion symptoms
08/13/2015 New technology that tracks patients’ eye movements may accurately measure brain injury
08/12/2015 Widespread microglial activation in patients deceased from traumatic brain injury
08/12/2015 The worst part about recovering from a concussion
08/11/2015 Evaluation of white matter injury patterns underlying neuropsychiatric symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury
08/11/2015 Blood test predicts prognosis for traumatic brain injuries
08/10/2015 Concussion treatment using massage techniques
08/10/2015 New Book: Survive and Thrive: My Traumatic Brain Injury Survival Guide
08/07/2015 Effects of low-dose milnacipran on event-related potentials and neuropsychological tests in persons with traumatic brain injury
08/07/2015 Post concussive syndrome
08/06/2015 Conversational synchrony in the communicative interactions of individuals with traumatic brain injury
08/06/2015 Device could spot concussions by tracking brain’s electricity
08/05/2015 Client-centred practice: Perspectives of persons with a traumatic brain injury
08/05/2015 New insights into the circuitry of PTSD and mild traumatic brain injury
08/04/2015 Association between traumatic brain injury and long-term caregiver burden
08/04/2015 New Book: Life after Death: A Survivor’s Story
08/03/2015 The impact of traumatic brain injury on self-identity
08/03/2015 Why kids’ recovery times vary widely after brain injury
07/31/2015 An investigation of sleep quality in adolescents and young adults after mild traumatic brain injury
07/31/2015 Does concussion impact men and women differently?
07/30/2015 Associated mental illness symptoms in close relatives of patients with severe traumatic brain injury
07/30/2015 Damage to key brain region important in predicting cognitive function after pediatric TBI
07/29/2015 The association between traumatic brain injury and suicide: Are kids at risk?
07/29/2015 Traumatic brain injury and the crime rate: Offenders have higher rates of past TBIs
07/28/2015 Effect of Preferred Music on Agitation After Traumatic Brain Injury
07/28/2015 Single traumatic brain injury not a contributing factor for ALS onset
07/27/2015 A randomized controlled trial of emotion recognition training after traumatic brain injury
07/27/2015 Scientists identify new antibody which could aid in treatment of traumatic brain injury
07/24/2015 Associations between care pathways and outcome 1 year after severe traumatic brain injury
07/24/2015 Alexia: what happens when a brain injury makes you forget how to read
07/23/2015 Frequency and impact of recurrent traumatic brain injury
07/23/2015 New Book: A Life Changed In An Instant: Living With Traumatic Brain Injury
07/22/2015 Negative behavioral and cognitive outcomes following traumatic brain injury in early childhood
07/22/2015 TBI study shows brain activity changes after cognitive rehabilitation
07/21/2015 The long-term risk of malignant astrocytic tumors after structural brain injury
07/21/2015 Targeting bacteria in the gut might help traumatic brain injury patients
07/20/2015 Nerve electrical stimulation for acute traumatic coma patients
07/20/2015 New Book: Head Trip: Recovering from a Traumatic Brain Injury
07/17/2015 Subjective and objective assessment of sleep in adolescents with mild traumatic brain injury
07/17/2015 Effective concussion treatment remains frustratingly elusive, despite a booming industry
07/16/2015 Long-term behavioral outcomes after counselor-assisted problem solving for adolescents with traumatic brain injury
07/16/2015 Traumatic brain injury can now be identified
07/15/2015 Resilience Is Associated with Outcome from Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
07/15/2015 People with brain injuries heal faster if they get up and get moving
07/14/2015 Early resuscitation with fresh frozen plasma for traumatic brain injury combined with hemorrhagic shock improves neurologic recovery
07/14/2015 New device to detect head trauma
07/13/2015 Subacute complications during recovery from severe traumatic brain injury
07/13/2015 Chemists find efficient way to synthesize potential brain-protecting compound
07/10/2015 Re-hospitalization after traumatic brain injury
07/10/2015 New Book: Emerging: From Coma to Presence
07/09/2015 Psychological problems, self-esteem and body dissatisfaction in a sample of adolescents with brain lesions
07/09/2015 Brain injury opens creative life for author
07/08/2015 Pituitary dysfunction after traumatic brain injury
07/08/2015 New Book: Activities for the Family Caregiver – Traumatic Brain Injury: How to Engage / How to Live
07/07/2015 A systematic review of the effects of body temperature on outcome after adult traumatic brain injury
07/07/2015 People who suffer depression and anxiety after a traumatic brain injury may have damaged white matter
07/06/2015 Text-to-speech accommodations for the reading challenges of adults with traumatic brain injury
07/06/2015 New Book: Watching From the Inside
07/02/2015 Unemployment in the United States after traumatic brain injury for working-age individuals
07/02/2015 Speech recognition from brain activity
07/01/2015 Job stability in skilled work and communication ability after moderate-severe traumatic brain injury
07/01/2015 New Book: The Camouflaged Heart
06/30/2015 Areas of brain damage underlying increased reports of behavioral disinhibition
06/30/2015 How one brain came back from unconsciousness
06/29/2015 Family impact of acquired brain injury in children and youth
06/29/2015 Injectable electronics could form basis for brain implants
06/26/2015 Relatives of patients with severe brain injury: Growth curve analysis of anxiety and depression the first year after injury
06/26/2015 Changing a common belief about brain injury
06/25/2015 Community integration 2 years after moderate and severe traumatic brain injury
06/25/2015 After eight years without answers, a father of five recovered from brain injury
06/24/2015 Prevalence & predictors of poor recovery from mild traumatic brain injury
06/24/2015 Stem cell therapy helpful in traumatic brain injury
06/23/2015 Differences in regional brain volumes two months and one year after mild traumatic brain injury
06/23/2015 Lost: Life with traumatic brain injury
06/22/2015 Family members facilitating community re-integration and return to productivity following traumatic brain injury
06/22/2015 10 myths about traumatic brain injury
06/19/2015 The effect of Ramelteon on sleep disturbance after traumatic brain injury
06/19/2015 How a concussion victim lost his mind — and got it back
06/18/2015 Early cortical thickness change after mild traumatic brain injury
06/18/2015 New Book: Not What I Expected: My Life with a Brain Injury
06/17/2015 Characterizing self-reported sleep disturbance after mild traumatic brain injury
06/17/2015 Blows to your head can damage your ears
06/16/2015 Retrieval practice as an effective memory strategy in children and adolescents with traumatic brain injury
06/16/2015 Blood test to detect traumatic brain injury could reduce unnecessary CT scans
06/15/2015 Eye tracking detects disconjugate eye movements associated with structural traumatic brain injury and concussion
06/15/2015 Brain training induces lasting brain, mental health gains for those with brain injury
06/12/2015 Prediction of brain age suggests accelerated atrophy after traumatic brain injury
06/12/2015 New Book: Fallen: A Trauma, a Marriage, and the Transformative Power of Music
06/11/2015 Neurologic functional and quality of life outcomes after TBI: Clinic attendees versus non-attendees
06/11/2015 Re-hospitalization rates for traumatic brain injury higher than previously reported
06/10/2015 Weight reduction after severe brain injury: a challenge during the rehabilitation course
06/10/2015 Brain injury: Stories of changed lives
06/09/2015 Mortality following traumatic brain injury inpatient rehabilitation
06/09/2015 New Book: Slices of Life after traumatic Brain Injury
06/08/2015 Secondary brain injury in trauma patients: The effects of remote ischemic conditioning
06/08/2015 Brain implant senses ‘intent’ to move robotic arm
06/05/2015 Head injury does not alter disease progression or neuropathologic outcomes in ALS
06/05/2015 Stem cells can be safely infused in brain to promote stroke recovery
06/04/2015 Predicting long-term outcome following traumatic brain injury
06/04/2015 New Book: Because It Didn\’t Kill Me
06/03/2015 The effectiveness of dopamine agonists for treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms post brain injury
06/03/2015 Headphones can spot brain injury
06/02/2015 Maintenance of treatment effects with video feedback for adults with traumatic brain injury
06/02/2015 New Book: Officer Down, Man Up: Putting a Life Back Together Again
06/01/2015 Mental fatigue after traumatic brain injury
06/01/2015 Researchers are trying to harness the power of music for unconscious patients
05/29/2015 White and gray matter contributions to executive function recovery after traumatic brain injury
05/29/2015 New Book: Traumatic Brain Injury: A Guide for Caregivers of Service Members and Veterans
05/28/2015 Glucose administration after traumatic brain injury exerts some benefits and no adverse effects on behavioral outcomes
05/28/2015 Brain abnormalities found among those experiencing blast-related mild traumatic brain injury
05/27/2015 Videogame-based group therapy to improve self-awareness and social skills after traumatic brain injury
05/27/2015 Colorado rancher suffers traumatic brain injury, becomes accidental genius
05/26/2015 Risk for broad-spectrum neuropsychiatric disorders after mild traumatic brain injury
05/26/2015 New Book: Living with Severe Brain Damage: Learn to Help People with Brain Damage
05/22/2015 Music therapy for coma patients: preliminary results
05/22/2015 Teen’s remarkable recovery after traumatic brain injury from gymnastics accident
05/21/2015 Self-awareness and traumatic brain injury outcome
05/21/2015 Study finds repetitive brain injuries may accelerate aging, dementia risk
05/20/2015 Sex differences in working memory after mild traumatic brain injury
05/20/2015 After concussions, kids face persistent difficulties with school
05/19/2015 Intelligence after traumatic brain injury
05/19/2015 Researchers adapt TB diagnostic tool for determining traumatic brain injury
05/18/2015 Gender influences on return to work following mild traumatic brain injury
05/18/2015 Enzyme that converts testosterone to estrogen has big role in the injured brain
05/15/2015 Outcome and seizures after penetrating versus closed traumatic brain injury
05/15/2015 New Book: Ten Keys to Living With Traumatic Brain Injury
05/14/2015 Relationship between resilience, adjustment, and psychological functioning after traumatic brain injury
05/14/2015 Inflammation seems to underlie concussion symptoms
05/13/2015 Shock wave therapy for painful heterotopic ossification after traumatic brain injury
05/13/2015 Traumatic brain injury linked to increased road rage
05/12/2015 Traumatic brain injury, driver aggression and motor vehicle collisions
05/12/2015 Drug intervention for brain injury, dementia link may be effective
05/11/2015 Study evaluating the effects of Cerebrolysin treatment on clinical outcomes in traumatic brain injury
05/11/2015 Robotic exoskeleton may improve rehabilitation after brain injury
05/08/2015 Psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents 24 months after mild traumatic brain injury
05/08/2015 Brain-injured patients need therapies based on cognitive neuroscience
05/07/2015 Persistent sleep disturbances predict poorer outcomes after mild traumatic brain injury
05/07/2015 An incredible story of one woman’s recovery from acquired brain injury
05/06/2015 Right frontal cortical thickness and social competence in children with traumatic brain injury
05/06/2015 Tricking the brain into re-wiring itself
05/05/2015 Stroke incidence following traumatic brain injury in older adults
05/05/2015 Following a concussion, more women than men experience memory problems
05/04/2015 Cumulative effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on attention/working memory after traumatic brain injury
05/04/2015 Researchers discover cause of brain swelling after stroke or brain injury
05/01/2015 Gross motor function trajectories in children recovering after severe acquired brain injury
05/01/2015 How getting hit by a car changed my life forever — in some ways for the better
04/30/2015 Predictors of on-road driver performance following traumatic brain injury
04/30/2015 Survivor of brain injury tells of his journey of hope
04/29/2015 Trajectories of physical health in the first 5 years after traumatic brain injury
04/29/2015 Researchers see promise in treatment to reduce incidence of dementia after TBI
04/28/2015 Side of pupillary mydriasis predicts the cognitive prognosis in patients with severe traumatic brain injury
04/28/2015 Concussions: One family’s struggle
04/27/2015 Trajectories of life satisfaction over the first 10 years after traumatic brain injury
04/27/2015 Neuroplasticity: how the brain can heal itself
04/24/2015 Traumatic brain injury in juvenile offenders
04/24/2015 New Book: Living with Severe Brain Damage: Want to learn how to deal with brain damage
04/23/2015 Reading Comprehension in College Students after Acquired Brain Injury
04/23/2015 Let your brain relax: Mindfulness meditation can reduce some TBI symptoms
04/22/2015 Amantadine effect on perceptions of irritability after traumatic brain injury
04/22/2015 New Book: Unbreakable: The Autobiography of the Life of Susan Stewart
04/21/2015 Traumatic brain injury and adverse life events
04/21/2015 Magnetics help traumatic brain injury headaches
04/20/2015 Effect of insurance and racial disparities on outcomes in traumatic brain injury
04/20/2015 Top fashion editor on the brain injury that almost killed her and her amazing, ongoing recovery
04/17/2015 Effect of social support and coping styles on the stress and mental health in relatives of patients with traumatic brain injury
04/17/2015 Neurosurgeons warn of unnoticed head trauma
04/16/2015 Predicting institutionalization after traumatic brain injury inpatient rehabilitation
04/16/2015 Work begins on brain stimulator to correct memory
04/15/2015 Chronic endocrinopathies in traumatic brain injury disease
04/15/2015 White matter plays big role in traumatic brain injury recovery
04/14/2015 The impact of poor sleep on cognition and activities of daily living after traumatic brain injury
04/14/2015 The brain can rewire itself after an injury
04/13/2015 Emotion perception after traumatic brain injury
04/13/2015 Things I learned while recovering from a traumatic brain injury
04/10/2015 Risk of alcohol use disorder or other drug use disorder following traumatic brain injury
04/10/2015 Antioxidant therapy may have promising potential in concussion treatment
04/09/2015 Trajectory of post-traumatic stress following traumatic injury
04/09/2015 Triathlete, actor share their stories of recovery from traumatic brain injury
04/08/2015 Prevalence of traumatic brain injury in cocaine-dependent research volunteers
04/08/2015 Can light therapy help with brain injury?
04/07/2015 Electrical stimulation for acute traumatic coma patients
04/07/2015 Wise advice on how to craft a new life after a traumatic brain injury
04/06/2015 Is sex an indicator of prognosis after mild traumatic brain injury
04/06/2015 Smell test could predict traumatic brain injury
04/03/2015 Long-term caregiver mental health outcomes following online intervention for adolescents with traumatic brain injury
04/03/2015 Life with a TBI: Please don’t think I’m a flake
04/02/2015 Cost prediction following traumatic brain injury
04/02/2015 Synthetic gels to protect the brain against traumatic injuries
04/01/2015 Evaluation of the effectiveness of a novel brain and vestibular rehabilitationt treatment modality in PTSD patients who have suffered traumatic brain injury
04/01/2015 Possible link between head trauma and brain tumors
03/31/2015 Do children and adolescents With mild traumatic brain injury and persistent symptoms benefit from treatment?
03/31/2015 Head injuries can age your brain by 5 years and may accelerate development of dementia
03/30/2015 Prevalence, associated factors, mood and cognitive outcomes of traumatic brain injury in later life
03/30/2015 Traumatic brain injury: the silent epidemic
03/27/2015 Long-term health service outcomes among women with traumatic brain injury
03/27/2015 Couple find meaning in life after his traumatic brain injury in 2002
03/26/2015 Donepezil rescues spatial learning and memory deficits following traumatic brain injury
03/26/2015 Research into brain’s ability to heal itself offers hope for novel treatment of traumatic brain injury
03/25/2015 Traumatic brain injury in later life increases risk for Parkinson’s disease
03/25/2015 Yoga helps woman heal after devastating crash and traumatic brain injury
03/24/2015 Botulinum toxin for chronic post craniotomy headache following traumatic brain injury
03/24/2015 New Book: Imaging of Traumatic Brain Injury
03/23/2015 The experience, expression, and control of anger following traumatic brain injury
03/23/2015 Brain injury allows man to visualize the world Matrix-style
03/20/2015 Differential eye movements in mild traumatic brain injury versus normal controls
03/20/2015 BIACAL sponsors legislation to provide appropriate insurance coverage, treatment for traumatic brain injury
03/19/2015 Social and behavioral outcomes: Pre-injury to six months following childhood traumatic brain injury
03/19/2015 New Book: Traumatic Brain Injury
03/18/2015 Traumatic brain injury and mortality in the homeless
03/18/2015 Life with a TBI: What I wish I had known when I first hit my head
03/17/2015 Acute alcohol intoxication and long-term outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury
03/17/2015 New Book: Traumatic Brain Injury: Methods for Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychiatric Assessment
03/16/2015 Outcome prediction after mild and complicated mild traumatic brain injury
03/16/2015 Long-term care may not be appropriate for adults with brain injury
03/13/2015 Comparison of long-term outcomes following traumatic brain injury
03/13/2015 New Book: Being Brain Healthy: What my recovery from brain injury taught me and how it can change your life
03/12/2015 Prevalence and predictors of personality change after severe brain injury
03/12/2015 After surviving brain injuries, couple gets engaged
03/11/2015 Health-related quality of life in caregivers of individuals with traumatic brain injury
03/11/2015 New Book: Brain Neurotrauma: Molecular, Neuropsychological, and Rehabilitation Aspects
03/10/2015 Balance function and sensory integration after mild traumatic brain injury
03/10/2015 5 things every TBI survivor wants you to understand
03/09/2015 Traumatic axonal injury of the corticospinal tract in patients with mild traumatic brain injury
03/09/2015 New Book: Beautifully Broken: A Mother’s Journey Through Her Son’s Traumatic Brain Injury and Recovery
03/06/2015 Interactions between traumatic brain injury and frontotemporal degeneration
03/06/2015 Larry Cynar’s incredible recovery; shining example of work at Centre for Neuro Skills
03/05/2015 Risk factors for early hemorrhagic progression after traumatic brain injury
03/05/2015 New Book: Head Trauma (Radiology Guidance for Referring Physicians Book 16)
03/04/2015 Autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells reduce therapeutic intensity for severe traumatic brain injury in children
03/04/2015 Life with a TBI: March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month
03/03/2015 Growth Hormone Deficiency after Traumatic Brain Injury: improvement in quality of life with GH therapy
03/03/2015 New Book: Traumatic Brain Injury, Part I, Volume 127: Handbook of Clinical Neurology
03/02/2015 Head trauma with or without mild brain injury increases the risk of future traumatic death
03/02/2015 ADHD medication use reduced child, adolescent brain injury risk
02/27/2015 Associations between executive functioning, coping, and psychosocial functioning after acquired brain injury
02/27/2015 Stress of caring for brain injured loved ones puts caregivers at risk
02/26/2015 The trajectory of long-term psychosocial development 16 years following childhood traumatic brain injury
02/26/2015 Accident survivor thriving while living with brain injury
02/25/2015 Increased sleep need and daytime sleepiness 6 months after traumatic brain injury
02/25/2015 Lawyer turns to art following brain injury
02/24/2015 Amantadine for patients with severe traumatic brain injury
02/24/2015 Study finds no link between head injuries and Parkinson’s disease
02/23/2015 Mental health disorders after traumatic brain injury
02/23/2015 Simple test may predict if a coma patient will wake
02/20/2015 Reduced heart rate variability in traumatic brain injury and association with impaired emotional and social functioning
02/20/2015 Traumatic Brain Injuries, Stem Cells and Children
02/19/2015 Symptoms of persistent behavior problems in children with mild traumatic brain injury
02/19/2015 New Book: Aging, Fatigue and Brain Injury
02/18/2015 Comorbidity and insurance as predictors of disability after traumatic brain injury
02/18/2015 Promising new imaging solution for traumatic brain injury
02/17/2015 Influence of self-efficacy and coping on quality of life and social participation after acquired brain injury
02/17/2015 Could an injection stop brain damage in minutes?
02/16/2015 Meta-analysis of the efficacy and safety of therapeutic hypothermia in children with traumatic brain injury
02/16/2015 Life with a traumatic brain injury
02/12/2015 Substance use among adolescents with and without traumatic brain injury
02/12/2015 Soon, drugs to treat brain injury
02/11/2015 Chiropractic care of a patient with heterotopic ossification after traumatic brain injury
02/11/2015 Our amazingly plastic brains
02/10/2015 Influence of intrathecal baclofen on the level of consciousness and mental functions after severe traumatic brain injury
02/10/2015 New tool provides unique insight for those with traumatic brain injury
02/09/2015 A clinical trial of progesterone for severe traumatic brain injury
02/09/2015 New Book: Living with Brain Injury: A Guide for Families and Caregivers
02/06/2015 A comparison of adult outcomes for males compared to females following pediatric traumatic brain injury
02/06/2015 New Book: Estrogen Effects on Traumatic Brain Injury: Mechanisms of Neuroprotection and Repair
02/05/2015 Associations between history of traumatic brain injury and current cigarette smoking, cannabis use, nonmedical opioid use, and elevated psychological distress
02/05/2015 Exploring the link between mental disorder, traumatic brain injury
02/04/2015 Post-acute TBI rehabilitation: Effects on outcome measures and life care costs
02/04/2015 Eye-tracking tool promising for concussion, brain injury diagnosis
02/03/2015 The efficacy and safety of therapeutic hypothermia in children with acute traumatic brain injury
02/03/2015 New Book: The Bend In The Road The Story Of Lenny Burke’s Farm
02/02/2015 Naloxone for severe traumatic brain injury
02/02/2015 New Book: Damage Control: A Brain Injury Survivor Helps You Beat the Odds
01/30/2015 Evidence of cognitive decline in older adults after remote traumatic brain injury
01/30/2015 New Book: Phenomenal Brain Power: From Brain Injury to Brain Awakening
01/29/2015 Neurologically-related sequelae associated with mild traumatic brain injury
01/29/2015 Study of former NFL players reveals specifics of concussive brain injury
01/28/2015 Predictors of post-traumatic brain injury pituitary failure during long-term follow-up
01/28/2015 ‘Hidden’ brain injury seen in veterans with blast injuries
01/27/2015 Role of character strengths in outcome after traumatic brain injury
01/27/2015 Family voices and stories speed coma recovery
01/26/2015 Functional recovery after severe traumatic brain injury: an individual growth curve approach
01/26/2015 Dietary supplement may protect the brain from injury
01/23/2015 Alcohol intoxication and long-term outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury
01/23/2015 Surviving: One family overcomes brain injury to help others
01/22/2015 Factors associated with alcohol-related problems following traumatic brain injury
01/22/2015 A new therapy helps those with traumatic brain injury
01/21/2015 Armodafinil for the treatment of excessive sleepiness associated with traumatic brain injury
01/21/2015 Research gives new hope for restoring cells in damaged brains
01/20/2015 Structural abnormality in children with mild traumatic brain injury
01/20/2015 What causes brain problems after traumatic brain injury?
01/19/2015 Comparison of cognitive behavioral therapy and supportive psychotherapy for the treatment of depression following traumatic brain injury
01/19/2015 Athlete knows tough road of recovering from traumatic brain injury
01/16/2015 Concussion history in adolescent athletes with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
01/16/2015 Pianist uses music to heal after traumatic brain injury
01/15/2015 Impact of rehabilitation on self-concept following traumatic brain injury
01/15/2015 Can microbes in the gut influence the brain?
01/14/2015 Young age as a modifying factor in sports concussion management: what is the evidence?
01/14/2015 How I overcame a traumatic brain injury with help from a television show
01/13/2015 Social cognition and its relationship to functional outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury
01/13/2015 Blood test tells how long concussion symptoms will last
01/12/2015 Facial emotion recognition deficits following traumatic brain injury
01/12/2015 Researchers study magnetic brain stimulation to improve symptoms after stroke
01/09/2015 Effects of hyperbaric oxygen on symptoms and quality of life among service members with persistent postconcussion symptoms
01/09/2015 Major study sends clear safety message to prevent brain injury in children
01/08/2015 Increased risk of ischemic stroke in patients with mild traumatic brain injury
01/08/2015 ‘A hard lesson to learn’: Teen, family readjust to life since his traumatic brain injury
01/07/2015 Racial and ethnic disparities in discharge to rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury
01/07/2015 Headband sensor warns of potential brain injury in real time
01/06/2015 The long-term risk of malignant astrocytic tumors after structural brain injury
01/06/2015 Limiting rest is found to help young concussion patients
01/05/2015 Improved cognitive performance following aerobic exercise training in people with traumatic brain injury
01/05/2015 Tranexamic acid may improve traumatic brain injury outcome
01/02/2015 Effectiveness of melatonin for sleep impairment post pediatric traumatic brain injury
01/02/2015 New Book: My Life After Brain Injury
12/31/2014 Aggression, DRD1 polymorphism, and lesion location in penetrating traumatic brain injury
12/31/2014 Researchers identify protein that predicts post-concussion severity
12/30/2014 Injury timing alters metabolic, inflammatory and functional outcomes following repeated mild traumatic brain injury
12/30/2014 PET/CT may improve differentiation of PTSD from MTBI
12/29/2014 Adverse outcomes among homeless adolescents and young adults who report a history of traumatic brain injury
12/29/2014 Mobile app to diagnose head injuries scores FDA clearance
12/23/2014 The neuro-ophthalmology of head trauma
12/23/2014 Headed for disaster: What we know about traumatic brain injury
12/22/2014 Prehospital hypertension in traumatic brain injury is associated with a higher mortality risk
12/22/2014 Nanoscale devices for enhanced detection and treatment of brain injuries Read more: Nanoscale devices for enhanced detection and treatment of brain injuries
12/19/2014 Effect of marijuana use on outcomes in traumatic brain injury
12/19/2014 New technology advances eye tracking as biomarker for brain function and brain injury
12/18/2014 Characterizing self-reported sleep disturbance following mild traumatic brain injury
12/18/2014 Mild blows may cause major head injuries
12/17/2014 Working memory capacity links cognitive reserve with long-term memory in traumatic brain injury
12/17/2014 Exploring the link between head injuries and suicide in athletes
12/16/2014 Predictors of criminal arrest after traumatic brain injury
12/16/2014 Midazolam drug helps recover full consciousness in traumatic brain injury patient
12/15/2014 Impact of depression and PTSD on functional outcome and quality of life of patients with mild traumatic brain injury
12/15/2014 Progesterone not effective for patients with severe traumatic brain injury
12/12/2014 Prospective memory rehabilitation using smartphones in patients with TBI
12/12/2014 Knock to the head: A high school football player’s story of traumatic brain injury
12/11/2014 Frequency and impact of recurrent traumatic brain injury
12/11/2014 Link exists between white matter and concussion-related depression, anxiety
12/10/2014 Walking to ameliorate stress and depressive symptoms in people with a traumatic brain injury
12/10/2014 Researchers make progress in search for concussion blood test
12/09/2014 Sexual functioning and the effect of fatigue in traumatic brain injury
12/09/2014 Micro implants learn the brain’s language to heal the body
12/08/2014 Comparative effectiveness of traumatic brain injury rehabilitation
12/08/2014 Pituitary may link brain injury and PTSD
12/05/2014 Functional outcomes of community-based brain injury rehabilitation clients
12/05/2014 Blows to head damage brain’s ‘garbage truck,’ accelerate dementia
12/04/2014 Development of self-awareness after severe traumatic brain injury through participation in occupation-based rehabilitation
12/04/2014 Brain-stimulating device may aid recovery of brain injury victims
12/03/2014 Description of the moderate brain injured patient and predictors of discharge to rehabilitation
12/03/2014 High-school football alters brains even without concussions
12/02/2014 Interventions for attention problems after pediatric traumatic brain injury
12/02/2014 Teens with history of concussion more likely to use drugs, alcohol
12/01/2014 Ten-year mortality after severe traumatic brain injury
12/01/2014 Reprogramming ‘support cells’ into neurons could repair injured adult brains
11/26/2014 Variable neuroendocrine-immune dysfunction in individuals with unfavorable outcome after severe traumatic brain injury
11/26/2014 Brain injuries in mice treated using bone marrow stem cells, antioxidants
11/25/2014 EEG Neurofeedback therapy: Can it attenuate brain changes in TBI?
11/25/2014 Link between crime and brain injuries prompts push for legislation
11/24/2014 Death after discharge: Predictors of mortality in older brain-injured patients
11/24/2014 Air Force captain doesn’t let traumatic brain injury squelch his drive
11/21/2014 Balance function and sensory integration after mild traumatic brain injury
11/21/2014 Oxygen therapy no better than placebo for treating concussion, study finds
11/20/2014 Growth hormone deficiency after mild traumatic brain injury
11/20/2014 Abusive head trauma results in fewer productive life-years
11/19/2014 An evaluation of antisocial behaviour in children after traumatic brain injury
11/19/2014 Do spinal cord injuries cause subsequent brain damage?
11/18/2014 Utilization of behavioral therapy services long-term after traumatic brain injury in young children
11/18/2014 Danger of repeat head injuries: Brain’s inability to tap energy source
11/17/2014 The effect of age on rehabilitation outcome after traumatic brain injury
11/17/2014 After devastating traumatic brain injury, Iraq War veteran inspires others
11/14/2014 Factors affecting caregiver burden after severe traumatic brain injury
11/14/2014 Enriched environments hold promise for traumatic brain injury patients
11/13/2014 Trajectories of sleep and its predictors in the first year following traumatic brain injury
11/13/2014 Behind a soldier’s suicidal thoughts, an unknown brain injury
11/12/2014 An exploration of compassion focused therapy following traumatic brain injury
11/12/2014 Lost in my mind: Recovering from traumatic brain injury (new book)
11/11/2014 Racial/ethnic disparities in mental health after traumatic brain injury
11/11/2014 My brain recovery: Struggles and triumphs on the journey back from traumatic brain injury
11/10/2014 Recovery over six-months of medical decision making capacity following traumatic brain injury
11/10/2014 How to move on after having your skull crushed
11/07/2014 Sleep problems and their relationship to cognitive and behavioral outcomes in children with traumatic brain injury
11/07/2014 Is soccer really safe for our kids?
11/06/2014 Impaired neurovascular function contributes to persistent symptoms after concussion
11/06/2014 Increased public awareness sparks surge in traumatic brain injury research
11/05/2014 Mild traumatic brain injury in older adults: early cognitive outcome
11/05/2014 Study set for brain stimulation device to help restore memory
11/04/2014 Effects of exercise and self-affirmation intervention after traumatic brain injury
11/04/2014 This man uses twitter to augment his damaged memory after traumatic brain injury
11/03/2014 Objective and subjective burden of caregivers 4 years after a traumatic brain injury
11/03/2014 Almost half of US veterans with brain injury are jobless
10/31/2014 Trends in epidemiological and clinical characteristics in severe traumatic brain injury
10/31/2014 The plasticity of the brain: Guiding the damaged brain to recover from injury
10/30/2014 Functional recovery after severe traumatic brain injury
10/30/2014 Skin cells reprogrammed into brain cells
10/29/2014 Functional recovery and life satisfaction in the first year after severe traumatic brain injury
10/29/2014 Traumatic brain injury associated with increased dementia risk in older adults
10/28/2014 Depression following traumatic brain injury
10/28/2014 Emotional adjustment following traumatic brain injury
10/27/2014 Mild traumatic brain injury and ADHD
10/27/2014 Study finds a strong correlation between repeated head trauma and domestic abuse
10/24/2014 Reduced GABA inhibition in the amygdala and development of anxiety after mild traumatic brain injury
10/24/2014 See-through sensors open new window into the brain
10/23/2014 Life expectancy following inpatient rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury
10/23/2014 Software made for the military Is being used by the NFL to diagnose brain injuries
10/22/2014 Telephone and in-person cognitive behavioral therapy for major depression after traumatic brain injury
10/22/2014 New algorithms search for signs of consciousness in brain injury patients
10/21/2014 Gender differences in awareness and outcomes during acute traumatic brain injury recovery
10/21/2014 Head injury causes the immune system to attack the brain
10/20/2014 Stroke incidence following traumatic brain injury
10/20/2014 Mild traumatic brain injury can have lasting effects for families
10/17/2014 Indicators of pain in nonverbal patients with a traumatic brain injury
10/17/2014 Biomedical engineers to help upgrade brain injury detection device
10/16/2014 Volumetrics relate to the development of depression after traumatic brain injury
10/16/2014 Brain injury similarities in troops, football players spur collaboration, research
10/15/2014 Associations between care pathways and outcome after traumatic brain injury
10/15/2014 Timing is key for traumatic brain injury treatment
10/14/2014 Chronic inflammation after traumatic brain injury: Associations with outcome at 6-12 months postinjury
10/14/2014 The cost of the header: Soccer’s concussion crisis
10/13/2014 The impact of alexithymia on burnout amongst relatives of people who suffer from traumatic brain injury
10/13/2014 Team works on brain drug
10/10/2014 Photosensitivity in mild traumatic brain injury
10/10/2014 Stroke-fighting drug offers potential treatment for traumatic brain injury
10/09/2014 Noninvasive brain stimulation for persistent postconcussion symptoms in mild traumatic brain injury
10/09/2014 Study: Only 1 in 27 head injuries reported
10/08/2014 Comorbidity and insurance as predictors of disability following traumatic brain injury
10/08/2014 Head injury may cause mental illness
10/07/2014 The effectiveness of handheld computers for improving memory functioning in patients with acquired brain injury
10/07/2014 Marijuana protects in traumatic brain injuries: Study
10/06/2014 Traumatic brain injury among newly admitted adolescents in the New York city jail system
10/06/2014 Scientists dissected the brains of 79 NFL players. What they found is disturbing
10/03/2014 Parents traumatic brain injury increases their children’s risk for use of psychiatric care
10/03/2014 Head injuries may raise chances of risky behavior by teens
10/02/2014 Sex differences in white matter abnormalities after mild traumatic brain injury
10/02/2014 How a girl’s brain changes after a traumatic brain injury
10/01/2014 Predicting posttraumatic stress symptoms following traumatic brain injury: The role of posttraumatic amnesia
10/01/2014 Traumatic brain injury affects behavioral health
09/30/2014 Stability of employment over the first 3 years following traumatic brain injury
09/30/2014 Drug that may save brain cells undergoes tests
09/29/2014 Cognitive factors underpinning poor expressive communication skills after traumatic brain injury
09/29/2014 Concussions: ‘Hidden injury’ in sports
09/26/2014 Duration and course of post-concussive symptoms
09/26/2014 Ambien Awakenings: Waking up after brain trauma
09/25/2014 Relationship stability 1-5 years after traumatic brain injury
09/25/2014 Network measures predict neuropsychological outcome after brain injury
09/24/2014 Increased levels of interleukin is associated with fatal outcome following severe traumatic brain injury
09/24/2014 Does head trauma cause people to be more violent?
09/23/2014 The association of traumatic brain injury with rate of progression of cognitive and functional impairment in Alzheimer’s disease
09/23/2014 Neuroimaging technique identifies concussion-related brain disease in living brain
09/22/2014 Rates and predictors of suicidal ideation during the first year after traumatic brain injury
09/22/2014 Researcher developing concussion pill
09/19/2014 Nutritional treatment for traumatic brain injury patients
09/19/2014 Device can rapidly test soldiers, athletes for brain injuries that otherwise could go unnoticed
09/18/2014 Web-based parenting skills to reduce behavior problems following abusive head trauma
09/18/2014 Compound protects brain cells after traumatic brain injury
09/17/2014 Effect of alcohol in traumatic brain injury
09/17/2014 10 best apps to train your brain
09/16/2014 The influence of injury cause, contact-sport participation, and personal knowledge on expectation of outcome from mild traumatic brain injury
09/16/2014 New Book: Winning The War Against Concussions In Youth Sports
09/15/2014 Insomnia and associated factors in traumatic brain injury
09/15/2014 New Book: Stolen Blood – Shattered Dreams in the Aftermath of a Traumatic Brain Injury
09/12/2014 Predictors of the recovery of cognitive functions in patients with traumatic brain injury
09/12/2014 New Book: Just Because I Have a Traumatic Brain Injury: 10 Things a TBI Survivor Would Like You to Know
09/11/2014 Recognition of facial and vocal affect following traumatic brain injury
09/11/2014 Researchers isolate inflammatory process that damages lungs of donors with traumatic brain injury
09/10/2014 Relationship between employment status and sexual functioning after traumatic brain injury
09/09/2014 Cost-effectiveness early, continuous rehabilitation after severe traumatic brain injury
09/09/2014 Direct brain-to-brain communication demonstrated in human subjects
09/08/2014 A model of fatigue following traumatic brain injury
09/08/2014 Head injuries increase ALS risk
09/05/2014 Suicidality, bullying and other conduct and mental health correlates of traumatic brain injury
09/05/2014 Study explores white matter damage, cognition after traumatic brain injury
09/04/2014 Relationship of preinjury depressive symptoms to outcomes mild traumatic brain injury
09/04/2014 Concussion recovery can reverse after return to activity
09/03/2014 Interventions for attention problems after traumatic brain injury
09/03/2014 Electric current to brain boosts memory
09/02/2014 Functional recovery after traumatic brain injury: A role for cognitive reserve?
09/02/2014 Anemia treatment not beneficial after brain injury
08/29/2014 Personality changes and return to work after severe traumatic brain injury
08/29/2014 Kids take longer to recover from concussions than adults
08/28/2014 Social and behavioral outcomes following childhood traumatic brain injury
08/28/2014 No dietary supplement treats concussions, FDA warns
08/27/2014 Predictors of driving avoidance and exposure following traumatic brain injury
08/27/2014 New Book: Effective Psychotherapy for Individuals with Brain Injury
08/26/2014 Prevalence of challenging behavior among community-dwelling adults with traumatic brain injury
08/26/2014 New Book: Make Art From Your Splattered, Scattered Brain: My Journey Through Post Concussion Syndrome
08/25/2014 Missed diagnosis of traumatic brain injury in patients with traumatic spinal cord injury
08/25/2014 New Book: Detour: Cycling, coma and living with a brain injury
08/22/2014 Coping strategies in individuals after traumatic brain injury
08/22/2014 Portable blood tests for TBI evaluation
08/21/2014 Psychosocial consequences of mild traumatic brain injury in children
08/21/2014 Exercise as medicine for concussion
08/20/2014 The risk of Parkinson’s disease after mild traumatic brain injury
08/20/2014 The many benefits of neurological rehab
08/19/2014 The risk of dementia and chronic cognitive impairment after mild traumatic brain injury
08/19/2014 Surprising differences in how teen athletes experience concussion
08/18/2014 The incidence, course, and prognosis of mild traumatic brain injury after motor vehicle collisions
08/18/2014 Scientists identify predictors of prospective memory deficit post traumatic brain injury
08/15/2014 Mild traumatic brain injury after motor vehicle collisions
08/15/2014 Regardless of location, concussions serious, study says
08/14/2014 Aggression and lesion location in traumatic brain injury
08/14/2014 3D tissue lets US scientists study brain injury
08/13/2014 Fever is an independent predictor for prognosis of traumatic brain injury
08/13/2014 Cells grown in artificial tissue could help shape treatment for traumatic brain injuries
08/12/2014 Variation in pediatric traumatic brain injury outcomes in the United States
08/12/2014 Experts: Use behavioral therapy before meds for sleep issues after traumatic brain injury
08/11/2014 Prevalence of pituitary dysfunction following traumatic brain injury in children and adolescents
08/11/2014 Return to warfarin okay after TBI?
08/08/2014 Using global positioning systems with the outdoor activity of people with traumatic brain injury
08/08/2014 Researchers find link between incidence of epilepsy and traumatic brain injury
08/07/2014 Healthcare use, legal incidents, and victimization following traumatic brain injury in homeless
08/07/2014 Blueberries could help heal brain injuries
08/06/2014 Brain activation by music in patients in a vegetative or minimally conscious state following diffuse brain injury
08/06/2014 Innovative concussion treatment focuses on inner ear, cervical spine
08/05/2014 Employment probability and stability at 1-5 years after traumatic brain injury
08/05/2014 Hidden variations in neuronal networks may explain traumatic brain injury outcomes
08/04/2014 Music-based cognitive therapy for patients with traumatic brain injury
08/04/2014 Vacuum treatment may limit damage after traumatic brain injury
08/01/2014 Decision-making deficits after traumatic brain injury
08/01/2014 Persistent symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury should be considered posttraumatic stress disorder
07/31/2014 Cortisol and progesterone levels and outcomes prediction after traumatic brain injury
07/31/2014 Device detects brain injury without surgery
07/30/2014 Lifetime risk of cancer from CT among patients surviving severe traumatic brain injury
07/30/2014 Melatonin reduces traumatic brain injury-induced oxidative stress
07/29/2014 The neural basis of impaired self-awareness after traumatic brain injury
07/29/2014 UCLA project to restore brain injury patients’ memories
07/28/2014 Stroke risk and outcomes in patients with traumatic brain injury
07/28/2014 100,000-year-old case of brain injury discovered
07/25/2014 Health and social outcomes 5 years after rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury
07/25/2014 Researchers discover immune cell protects the brain from traumatic brain injury
07/24/2014 Is routine endocrine evaluation necessary after paediatric traumatic brain injury?
07/24/2014 Neural implants may hold key to rewiring damaged human brains
07/23/2014 Physical and psychological long-term outcome after traumatic brain injury in children and adult patients
07/23/2014 Concussion can have effect on spine
07/22/2014 Preservation of general intelligence following traumatic brain injury
07/22/2014 Mild traumatic brain injury may cause cognitive problems, lasting brain damage
07/21/2014 Decreased risk of stroke in patients with traumatic brain injury receiving acupuncture treatment
07/21/2014 Genetics may determine recovery time after concussion
07/18/2014 Racial/ethnic and insurance status disparities in discharge to posthospitalization care for patients with traumatic brain injury
07/18/2014 Concussion research reveals startling facts
07/17/2014 Incidence of severe dysphagia after brain surgery in pediatric traumatic brain injury
07/17/2014 Hidden variations in neuronal networks may explain differences in traumatic brain injury outcomes
07/16/2014 Acute inflammatory biomarker profiles predict depression risk following moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
07/16/2014 Brain scan spots recovery signs in vegetative patients
07/15/2014 Effects of prostacyclin on the early inflammatory response in patients with traumatic brain injury
07/15/2014 Researchers examine which teens have emotional symptoms after concussion
07/14/2014 Altered structural networks and executive deficits in traumatic brain injury patients
07/14/2014 Soccer concussions are more frequent than you think
07/11/2014 Relationships between alexithymia, affect recognition, and empathy after traumatic brain injury
07/11/2014 The science behind TBI recovery
07/10/2014 Long-term white matter changes after severe traumatic brain injury
07/10/2014 Sugar may harm brain health
07/09/2014 Longitudinal follow-up of patients with traumatic brain injury: outcome at two, five, and ten years post-injury
07/09/2014 Omega-3 fats critical to brain health after traumatic injury
07/08/2014 Value of repeat head computed tomography after traumatic brain injury
07/08/2014 Anemia treatments don’t boost recovery from brain injury
07/07/2014 Cardiac dysfunction after isolated traumatic brain injury
07/07/2014 Study links traumatic brain injury to increased dementia risk
07/03/2014 Biopsychosocial outcome after uncomplicated mild traumatic brain injury
07/03/2014 New insights for coping with personality changes in acquired brain injury
07/02/2014 Family function and its relationship to injury severity and psychiatric outcome in children with acquired brain injury
07/02/2014 Study could lead to better treatment for child brain injuries
07/01/2014 The effect of hyperbaric oxygen on persistent postconcussion symptoms
07/01/2014 Severe concussion symptoms offered few clues about recovery
06/30/2014 Can baroreflex sensitivity and heart rate variability predict late neurological outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury?
06/30/2014 Veterans with blast traumatic brain injury may have unrecognized pituitary dysfunction
06/27/2014 Parent psychological functioning and communication predict externalizing behavior problems after pediatric traumatic brain injury
06/27/2014 Soccer has a concussion crisis, and it’s bigger than just headers
06/26/2014 High plasma adiponectin levels in patients with severe traumatic brain injury
06/26/2014 New computer models predict outcome of treatments for TBI
06/25/2014 Mood disorders after traumatic brain injury in adolescents and young adults
06/25/2014 Prolonged concussion potentially linked to psychiatric disorders
06/24/2014 Contribution of psychological trauma to outcomes after traumatic brain injury: Assaults versus sporting injuries
06/24/2014 How the brain awakens from unconsciousness becomes clearer
06/23/2014 Early trajectory of psychiatric symptoms after traumatic brain injury: relationship to patient and injury characteristics
06/23/2014 Will heading in soccer become next brain injury crisis?
06/20/2014 Pediatric cognitive rehabilitation: Effective treatments in a school-based environment
06/20/2014 Teens’ mental abilities can improve post traumatic brain injury
06/19/2014 Expressive writing in people with traumatic brain injury and learning disability
06/19/2014 Breaking the silence of those with brain injury
06/18/2014 Prevalence of and risk factors for poor functioning after isolated mild traumatic brain injury in children
06/18/2014 Early detection of brain injury with MRI
06/17/2014 Heart rate variability in neurorehabilitation patients with severe acquired brain injury
06/17/2014 This mouthguard knows if you’re at risk of concussion
06/16/2014 Does acute TBI-related sleep disturbance predict subsequent neuropsychiatric disturbances?
06/16/2014 Head trauma is major cause of amnesia
06/13/2014 Early neuropsychological tests as correlates of return to driving after traumatic brain injury
06/13/2014 Repairing the brain
06/12/2014 Physiological emotional under-arousal in individuals with mild head injury
06/12/2014 Long-term study takes concussion research to new level
06/11/2014 Antiseizure prophylaxis after traumatic brain injury does not decrease seizure rates but may inhibit functional recovery
06/11/2014 Combatting TBI by engineering resilience in the brain
06/10/2014 Sport-related concussion and sensory function in young adults
06/10/2014 Brain activity changes seen after chemo
06/09/2014 Prehospital risk factors of mortality and impaired consciousness after severe traumatic brain injury
06/09/2014 Special glasses might help victims of head injury
06/06/2014 Effect of cognitive activity level on duration of post-concussion symptoms
06/06/2014 Recovery from sports-related concussion slower than believed
06/05/2014 Adult functioning of mothers with traumatic brain injury at high risk of child abuse
06/05/2014 Acupuncture assists recovery for brain injury related paralysis
06/04/2014 Computed tomography characteristics in pediatric versus adult traumatic brain injury
06/04/2014 Experts find brain injury link to killers
06/03/2014 Frequency and quality of return to study following traumatic brain injury
06/03/2014 How doctors are failing to spot the brain injury that could be behind 30,000 cases of ‘chronic fatigue’
06/02/2014 A retrospective review of swallow dysfunction in patients with severe traumatic brain injury
06/02/2014 Football players with head injuries have smaller brain volumes
05/30/2014 Correlates of traumatic brain injury among juvenile offenders
05/30/2014 Concussions may cause lingering mental anguish
05/29/2014 Suicide, fatal injuries, and other causes of premature mortality in patients with traumatic brain injury
05/29/2014 ER visits for traumatic brain injury spike 30 percent
05/28/2014 Infant car safety seats and risk of head injury
05/28/2014 Job Opening: Physical Therapist at CNS-San Francisco TBI Rehabilitation Clinic
05/27/2014 Nutritional intake, body mass index, and activity in postacute traumatic brain injury
05/27/2014 Could Ambien unlock mystery to treating brain trauma patients?
05/23/2014 Effectiveness of handheld computers for improving everyday memory functioning in patients after brain injury
05/23/2014 A small dose of medical meth might go a long way in limiting post-TBI brain damage
05/22/2014 Psychological and adjustment problems due to acquired brain lesions in pediatric patients
05/22/2014 For those with traumatic brain injuries, yoga might provide some benefit
05/21/2014 Self-concept and self-esteem after acquired brain injury
05/21/2014 Social workers can help patients recover from mild traumatic brain injuries
05/20/2014 Smoking and outcome of traumatic brain injury
05/20/2014 After concussions, girls recover faster than boys
05/19/2014 Virtual reality-based therapy for the treatment of balance deficits in patients receiving rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury
05/19/2014 Researchers model neural structures on the smallest scales to better understand traumatic brain injury
05/16/2014 Elevated C-reactive protein levels may be a predictor of persistent unfavourable symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury
05/16/2014 Study reveals potentially unnecessary radiation after suspected sports-related injury
05/15/2014 Recovery from sleep disturbance precedes that of depression and anxiety following mild traumatic brain injury
05/15/2014 Finding a link between genes and brain injury: Are some people predisposed to trauma?
05/14/2014 Longitudinal and prognostic evaluation of mild traumatic brain injury
05/14/2014 Human brain microchip is 9,000 times faster than a PC
05/13/2014 Higher mortality rates among the elderly with mild traumatic brain injury
05/13/2014 Flies could hold the key to understanding brain injuries in humans
05/12/2014 Risk of severe and repetitive traumatic brain injury in persons with epilepsy
05/12/2014 Model sheds new light on sports-related brain injuries
05/09/2014 Mood after moderate and severe traumatic brain injury
05/09/2014 Coming soon: a brain implant to restore memory
05/08/2014 Measurement of height velocity is an useful marker for monitoring pituitary function in patients who had TBI
05/08/2014 Does warm weather play a role in football concussions?
05/07/2014 Chronic alcoholism-mediated impairment in the medulla oblongata: a mechanism of alcohol-related mortality in traumatic brain injury?
05/07/2014 TBIs MIA: An estimated 30,000 undocumented bruised brains
05/06/2014 Cerebrolysin enhances cognitive recovery of mild traumatic brain injury patients
05/06/2014 Just one season of hits in high school football may alter brain
05/05/2014 Excessive sleep need following traumatic brain injury
05/05/2014 The disturbing link between brain injury and homelessness
05/02/2014 Recovery of function after severe traumatic brain injury: the limits of early neuroimaging-based outcome prediction
05/02/2014 Study measures brain activity to predict outcomes for traumatic brain injury
05/01/2014 Education attenuates the negative impact of traumatic brain injury on cognitive status
05/01/2014 Diffuse brain damage can exist with no signs of concussion
04/30/2014 Social communication mediates the relationship between emotion perception and externalizing behaviors after pediatric traumatic brain injury
04/30/2014 Zinc supplementation shows promise in reducing brain cell stress after blasts
04/29/2014 Predictors of very-long-term sociocognitive function after pediatric traumatic brain injury
04/29/2014 Commonly available blood-pressure medication prevents epilepsy after severe brain injury
04/28/2014 Association between cognitive impairments and anxiety disorders following traumatic brain injury
04/28/2014 Education may help insulate the brain against traumatic injury
04/25/2014 Impact of rehabilitation on functional outcome during the first year of moderate and severe traumatic brain injury
04/25/2014 Study shows long-term damage from repeated head hits
04/24/2014 Rest-activity cycle disturbances in the acute phase of traumatic brain injury
04/24/2014 Study: Half of jailed NYC youths have brain injury
04/23/2014 Race and insurance disparities in discharge to rehabilitation for patients with traumatic brain injury
04/23/2014 One-third of vegetative patients may be conscious: study
04/22/2014 Arts-based social skills interventions for adolescents with acquired brain injuries
04/22/2014 Researchers divided over effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen for traumatic brain injury treatment
04/21/2014 Perception of recovery after pediatric mild traumatic brain injury is influenced by the “Good Old Days” bias
04/21/2014 Researchers find common loss of function across brain circuit in severe brain injury — as well as possible ways to switch it back on
04/18/2014 Neurofeedback and traumatic brain injury: a literature review
04/18/2014 Belgian researchers developing scanner for gauging vegetative patients’ recovery chances
04/17/2014 Light therapy for fatigue following traumatic brain injury
04/17/2014 Teens who suffer concussion more likely to attempt suicide, be bullied
04/16/2014 Survivors of brain injury through the eyes of the public
04/16/2014 MRI pinpoints region of brain injury in some concussion patients
04/15/2014 Menstrual phase as predictor of outcome after mild traumatic brain injury in women
04/15/2014 Brainwave optimization associated with clinical improvements after traumatic brain injury
04/14/2014 Contribution of psychological trauma to outcomes after traumatic brain injury
04/14/2014 Girls suffer worse concussions, study suggests
04/11/2014 Retrieval practice improves memory in survivors of severe traumatic brain injury
04/11/2014 Head injuries can make children loners
04/10/2014 Early trajectory of psychiatric symptoms after traumatic brain injury
04/10/2014 7 tricks to improve your memory
04/09/2014 Head trauma sustained under the influence of alcohol is a predictor for future traumatic brain injury
04/09/2014 Brain injury, memory and music studied
04/08/2014 Clinical outcomes, predictors, and prevalence of anterior pituitary disorders following traumatic brain injury
04/08/2014 Confronting secondary injuries from brain trauma
04/07/2014 Combining biochemical and imaging markers to improve diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury
04/07/2014 Microstructural brain damage detected in concussions
04/04/2014 Substance abuse and criminal activities following traumatic brain injury in childhood
04/04/2014 Head injury risk is high in mixed martial arts
04/03/2014 Predicting adult offending behavior for individuals who experienced a traumatic brain injury during childhood
04/03/2014 5 best brain foods
04/02/2014 Risk and mortality of traumatic brain injury in stroke patients
04/02/2014 Mild head injuries linked to risk of death years later
04/01/2014 Effectiveness of amantadine in the reduction of chronic traumatic brain injury irritability and aggression
04/01/2014 Concussion recovery time doubles when injury is sustained during school year
03/31/2014 Omega-3 fatty acids and traumatic neurological injury
03/31/2014 Epilepsy after traumatic brain injury: Important new findings
03/28/2014 Return to work following mild traumatic brain injury
03/28/2014 How a thumb-sized gauge is revolutionizing traumatic brain injuries
03/27/2014 Head injury and loss of consciousness raise likelihood of PTSD
03/27/2014 Diffuse brain damage can occur with no signs of ‘concussion’
03/26/2014 Post-trauma hypoxia associated with prolonged cytokine production, higher serum biomarker levels and poor outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury
03/26/2014 Stem cell combination therapy improves TBI outcomes
03/25/2014 The Story of Centre for Neuro Skills (video)
03/25/2014 Some with brain injury can’t control laughing or tears
03/24/2014 Recognition of nonverbal communication of emotion after traumatic brain injury
03/24/2014 Functional brain imaging can provide better diagnosis and treatment monitoring in persons with traumatic brain injury
03/21/2014 Return to driving in the first 6 months of community integration after acquired brain injury
03/21/2014 Pediatrician: Concussions should be called ‘traumatic brain injuries’
03/20/2014 Oculomotor neurorehabilitation for reading in mild traumatic brain injury
03/20/2014 Sleep debt can result in lasting brain injury
03/19/2014 The neuroinflammatory response in humans after traumatic brain injury
03/19/2014 Traumatic brain injuries may result in chronic pain
03/18/2014 Functional outcomes in traumatic disorders of consciousness: 5-year outcomes
03/18/2014 High school athletes often playing with concussions
03/17/2014 Prior history of traumatic brain injury among persons in the traumatic brain injury model systems national database
03/17/2014 Blood test offers swifter, safer diagnosis of sport brain injury
03/14/2014 White matter changes in mild traumatic brain injury resemble pathologic features of early Alzheimer dementia
03/14/2014 A new cell type is implicated in epilepsy caused by traumatic brain injury
03/13/2014 Persistent pain in adolescents following traumatic brain injury
03/13/2014 Education attenuates impact of TBI on cognition
03/12/2014 The impact of previous traumatic brain injury on health and functioning
03/12/2014 Childhood concussion studies butt heads
03/11/2014 Symptomatology and functional outcome in mild traumatic brain injury
03/11/2014 Researchers model a key breaking point involved in traumatic brain injury
03/10/2014 Traumatic brain injury: analysis of functional deficits and posthospital rehabilitation outcomes
03/10/2014 Human hormone could become first treatment for brain injury
03/07/2014 Splenectomy in patients with traumatic brain injury: protective or harmful?
03/07/2014 Enriched environment aids in brain injury recovery
03/06/2014 Gender impacts mortality after traumatic brain injury in teenagers
03/06/2014 Study findings support the hypothesis of cognitive reserve in traumatic brain injury
03/05/2014 Reduced brain glucose ratios predict cerebral metabolic distress and mortality after severe brain injury
03/05/2014 Blasts may cause brain injury even without symptoms
03/04/2014 Factors predicting early deterioration in mild brain trauma
03/04/2014 Simple tests could improve sideline concussion diagnosis
03/03/2014 Parent perceptions of early prognostic encounters following children’s severe traumatic brain injury
03/03/2014 Brain injury victims are ‘zapped back to life’
02/28/2014 Persistent anosmia in a traumatic brain injury patient: Role of orbitofrontal cortex
02/28/2014 One gene influences recovery from traumatic brain injury
02/27/2014 Risk factors associated with sleep disturbance following traumatic brain injury
02/27/2014 Researchers developing emergency drug for brain injuries
02/26/2014 Impact of diagnosis threat on academic self-efficacy in mild traumatic brain injury
02/26/2014 Key to reducing concussions might be inside the skull
02/25/2014 High plasma adiponectin levels in patients with severe traumatic brain injury
02/25/2014 how suspects with traumatic brain injury are handled by court system
02/24/2014 How does dysautonomia influence the outcome of traumatic brain injured patients
02/24/2014 How well do football helmets protect players from concussions?
02/21/2014 Alcohol intoxication, diffuse axonal injury and intraventricular bleeding in patients with TBI
02/21/2014 Brain injury may triple younger people’s risk for stroke
02/20/2014 Patterns of cognitive impairment 12 months after traumatic brain injury
02/20/2014 Brilliant blue G may shine in treating traumatic brain injuries
02/19/2014 A study of children living with a parent with acquired brain injury
02/19/2014 The healing power of music: Can jazz repair a damaged brain?
02/18/2014 Parenting a child with a traumatic brain injury
02/18/2014 You can teach a damaged brain new tricks
02/17/2014 Do prolonged transport times for traumatic brain injury patients result in deteriorating physiology?
02/17/2014 Brain injuries: what NICE doesn’t tell you
02/14/2014 Effects of glucocorticoids on TBI related critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency
02/14/2014 New way to detect concussions
02/12/2014 Mood disorders after traumatic brain injury
02/12/2014 Brain trauma boosts PTSD risk
02/11/2014 Effects of probiotics on blood glucose levels and clinical outcomes in patients with TBI
02/11/2014 Concussions cause changes in brain matter, inflammation
02/10/2014 Return to work after traumatic brain injury
02/10/2014 Retrieval practice improves memory in severe traumatic brain injury, researchers demonstrate
02/07/2014 The psychological effects of ostracism following traumatic brain injury
02/07/2014 The best concussion-proof helmets
02/06/2014 Hypocalcaemia as a prognostic factor of early mortality in traumatic brain injury
02/06/2014 Reshaping how traumatic brain injury is treated
02/05/2014 Relationship between emotion perception and externalizing behaviors after traumatic brain injury
02/05/2014 Early rehabilitation important for recovery after severe traumatic brain injury
02/04/2014 Secondary peaks of S100B relate to subsequent pathology in traumatic brain injury
02/04/2014 Exercise may be best medicine to treat post-concussion syndrome
02/03/2014 Predictors of very long-term socio-cognitive function after pediatric traumatic brain injury
02/03/2014 Researcher’s ‘neural prosthesis’ could help people with brain injuries
01/31/2014 The role of serious concomitant injuries in the treatment and outcome of pediatric severe traumatic brain injury
01/31/2014 Research explores link between traumatic brain injury and sleep
01/30/2014 Diagnostic accuracy studies in mild traumatic brain injury
01/30/2014 Microchip a radical concussion lifesaver
01/29/2014 Mobility after traumatic brain injury: relationships with ankle joint power and motor skill level
01/29/2014 How A single molecule may help detect and treat brain injuries
01/28/2014 Rehabilitation outcomes for children with total functional dependence after traumatic brain injury
01/28/2014 A new playbook to fight traumatic brain injury
01/27/2014 Hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction following traumatic brain injury affects functional improvement during rehabilitation
01/27/2014 Study finds girls continue to play soccer with concussion symptoms
01/24/2014 Self-selected walking speed predicts ability to run following traumatic brain injury
01/24/2014 Head injuries increase risk for psychiatric disorders
01/23/2014 Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of chronic tinnitus after traumatic brain injury
01/23/2014 Scientists nearing breakthrough to treat concussions
01/22/2014 Adolescents’ internalizing problems following traumatic brain injury are related to parents’ psychiatric symptoms
01/22/2014 How a retrovirus can kick-start brain repair
01/21/2014 The impact of alexithymia on relationship quality and satisfaction following traumatic brain injury
01/21/2014 Color blindness cured by head injury, man claims
01/20/2014 Prediction of headache severity after traumatic brain injury
01/20/2014 Even mild blast injuries tied to long-term brain changes in vets
01/17/2014 The relation between persistent coma and brain ischemia after severe brain injury
01/17/2014 Brain injury ‘triples death risk’
01/16/2014 Umbilical cord stem cell transplantation improves function in patients with traumatic brain injury
01/16/2014 Biosensor could help detect brain injuries during heart surgery
01/15/2014 Motor proficiency in children with mild traumatic brain injury compared with a control group
01/15/2014 Ultrasound may boost brain performance
01/14/2014 Sex-differences in symptoms, disability, and life satisfaction three years after mild traumatic brain injury
01/14/2014 Menstrual cycle influences concussion outcomes
01/13/2014 Long-term follow-up of patients with mild traumatic brain injury
01/13/2014 Some brain regions retain enhanced ability to make new connections
01/10/2014 Factors affecting participation after traumatic brain injury
01/10/2014 A lack of sleep ‘damages the brain in a similar way to being hit on the head’
01/09/2014 Cognitive limitations one year post-trauma in patients admitted to rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury
01/09/2014 FDA warns dietary supplements do not cure concussions
01/08/2014 Health-related Quality of Life 12 months after severe traumatic brain injury
01/08/2014 Study shows coma patients can recognize familiar faces
01/07/2014 Depressive symptoms and psychological distress during the first five years after traumatic brain injury
01/07/2014 Neuron regeneration may help sufferers of brain injury
01/06/2014 Professional career, disability and dependence after acquired brain injury
01/06/2014 Head injuries increase risk for psychiatric disorders
01/03/2014 Impact of thoracic injury on traumatic brain injury outcome
01/03/2014 Brain scans suggest those in vegetative state react emotionally to loved ones
01/02/2014 Hypopituitarism in pediatric survivors of inflicted traumatic brain injury
01/02/2014 Dietary amino acids relieve sleep problems after traumatic brain injury
12/31/2013 Chronic post-traumatic headache after mild head injury
12/31/2013 Music brings memories back to the brain injured
12/30/2013 Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy reduces symptoms of depression in people with a traumatic brain injury
12/30/2013 Prosthetic device for the brain restores lost function after traumatic injury
12/27/2013 Comparative effectiveness of traumatic brain injury rehabilitation
12/27/2013 After symptoms subside, brain injury still evident after concussions
12/23/2013 The effect of hyperbaric oxygen on persistent postconcussion symptoms
12/23/2013 Brain injury medicine gains subspecialty status
12/20/2013 Can baroreflex sensitivity and heart rate variability predict late neurological outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury?
12/20/2013 Few studies explore the unique impacts of brain injuries on women
12/19/2013 Evaluating the impact of treatment for sleep disorders on recovery of cognition and communication after TBI
12/19/2013 Improvement of mood associated with improved brain injury outcomes
12/18/2013 The impact and prospect of traumatic brain injury on olfactory function
12/18/2013 Returning to work after a brain injury
12/17/2013 Assessment of dietary adequacy for important brain micronutrients in patients with traumatic brain injury
12/17/2013 Discovery of brain activity in severely brain injured patients who ‘wake up’ with sleep drug
12/16/2013 Juvenile traumatic brain injury evolves into a chronic brain disorder: Behavioral changes over 6months
12/16/2013 How to reduce blood clot risk after brain injury
12/13/2013 Increased levels of serum IL-18 are associated with the long-term outcome of severe traumatic brain injury
12/13/2013 Study shows stem cells may repair brain injury
12/12/2013 Environmental enrichment may protect against brain atrophy after traumatic brain injury
12/12/2013 High pressure oxygen treatment can help old brain injuries
12/11/2013 The prognostic value of brain nitric oxide metabolites after traumatic brain injury
12/11/2013 Time of month may affect women’s concussion recovery
12/10/2013 Study on facial emotion recognition after brain injury
12/10/2013 Alzheimer’s-like plaque seen on brain scans after head trauma
12/09/2013 Are boys and girls that different? An analysis of traumatic brain injury in children
12/09/2013 After the crash: A closer look at the rising incidence of brain injury
12/06/2013 Concomitant injuries and its influence on functional outcome after traumatic brain injury
12/06/2013 What neuroscience can learn from brain injured patients
12/05/2013 Reduced contribution of executive functions in impaired working memory performance in mild traumatic brain injury patients
12/05/2013 Changed approach to evaluation of traumatic brain injury and concussions
12/04/2013 Enzogenol for cognitive functioning in traumatic brain injury
12/04/2013 Stem cells linked to cognitive gain after brain injury
12/03/2013 Corticomotor facilitation in vegetative state
12/03/2013 Painkillers may worsen headache after concussion
12/02/2013 Pituitary function after traumatic brain injury
12/02/2013 A new way to monitor induced comas
11/27/2013 Impact of genetic variation on hormone levels and outcome after traumatic brain injury
11/27/2013 If concussions aren’t healed, new blow can be crippling
11/26/2013 Head injury and risk of Parkinson disease
11/26/2013 A unique look into mild traumatic brain injuries
11/25/2013 Traumatic brain injury and diet
11/25/2013 Tuning the brain with deep-brain stimulation
11/22/2013 Contribution of estrogen receptors alpha and beta in the brain response to traumatic brain injury
11/22/2013 New method may better identify TBI
11/21/2013 Neuroendocrine consequences of traumatic brain injury
11/21/2013 Most prison inmates have brain injuries
11/20/2013 The impact of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder on recovery from mild traumatic brain injury
11/20/2013 Fewer patients with brain injury being declared ‘brain dead’
11/19/2013 Decreased risk of kidney injury with ICP monitoring in patients with brain injury
11/19/2013 Severely brain injured children need continued care after rehabilitation
11/18/2013 Effects of video modelling on speech in an adult with traumatic brain injury
11/18/2013 Schoolwork can delay concussion victims’ recovery
11/15/2013 Prevalence and characterization of headache following mild traumatic brain injury
11/15/2013 War veterans face epilepsy as side effect of head trauma
11/14/2013 Umbilical cord stem cell transplantation improves function in patients with TBI
11/14/2013 Depression 2 times more likely in children with brain injuries
11/13/2013 Zinc treatment in traumatic brain injury
11/13/2013 Could a ‘Trojan Horse’ better identify traumatic brain injury?
11/12/2013 A history of low birth weight alters recovery following a future head injury
11/12/2013 Choline helps cognitive function in those with traumatic brain injury
11/11/2013 Race and insurance disparities in discharge to rehabilitation for patients with TBI
11/11/2013 Traumatic brain injuries increased the risk of mood disorders in young people
11/08/2013 Maternal warm responsiveness and negativity following traumatic brain injury in young children
11/08/2013 How often players are removed from play linked to abnormal brain functions
11/07/2013 Biopsychosocial outcome following uncomplicated mild traumatic Brain Injury
11/07/2013 Post-concussion cognitive deficit lingers
11/06/2013 Screening for hypopituitarism in 509 patients with traumatic brain injury
11/06/2013 Does genetic variability affect long-term response to traumatic brain injury?
11/05/2013 Affect recognition in traumatic brain injury
11/05/2013 Soccer players show signs of brain damage
11/04/2013 History of mild traumatic brain injury is associated with deficits in relational memory, reduced hippocampal volume, and less neural activity later in life
11/04/2013 Scientists propose using fruit flies to study head injury
11/01/2013 Life satisfaction 6-15 years after a traumatic brain injury
11/01/2013 Age doesn’t impact concussion symptoms
10/31/2013 Influence of glibenclamide on outcome in patients with type 2 diabetes and traumatic brain injury
10/31/2013 Suited for treatment of brain damage
10/30/2013 Increased expression of ferritin in cerebral cortex after human traumatic brain injury
10/30/2013 Single concussion may cause lasting brain damage
10/29/2013 Clinical phenotype of dementia after traumatic brain injury
10/29/2013 Traumatic brain injuries send nearly 20 children every hour to emergency room
10/28/2013 Association of daytime somnolence with executive functioning in the first 6 months after adolescent traumatic brain injury
10/28/2013 A silent epidemic: Minor traumatic brain injury
10/25/2013 Mobile phone text messaging to assess symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury and provide self-care support
10/25/2013 Adherence to guidelines for severe traumatic brain injury saves lives
10/24/2013 Rehabilitation outcome of unconscious traumatic brain injury patients
10/24/2013 Seniors in long-term care homes have high risk of head injury from falls
10/23/2013 Effects of traumatic brain injury on intestinal contractility
10/23/2013 Scientists discover how brain ‘power plants’ send damage signals
10/22/2013 Repetitive traumatic brain injury, psychological symptoms and suicide risk
10/22/2013 Back from the brink of brain injury and coma
10/21/2013 Posttraumatic migraine as a predictor of recovery and cognitive impairment after sport-related concussion
10/21/2013 Brain problems can linger months after ICU stay
10/18/2013 Time interval between concussions and symptom duration
10/18/2013 Stem cells help repair traumatic brain injury by building a “biobridge”
10/17/2013 Resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging activity and connectivity and cognitive outcome in traumatic brain injury
10/17/2013 Treatment for PTSD and TBI ‘limited and inadequate’
10/16/2013 Training communication partners of people with severe traumatic brain injury improves everyday conversations
10/16/2013 Researchers use smart helmets, imaging to study brain injury risk in young football players
10/15/2013 Prehospital neurologic deterioration is independent predictor of outcome in traumatic brain injury
10/15/2013 Small brain biopsies can be used to grow large numbers of patient’s own brain cells
10/14/2013 How inhibition relates to impulsivity after traumatic brain injury
10/14/2013 Child emergency room visits for brain injuries doubled in 10 years
10/11/2013 Monitoring of β-amyloid dynamics after traumatic brain injury
10/11/2013 Researchers create voice-analyzing app to diagnose concussions
10/10/2013 Accelerated death rate in population-based cohort of persons with traumatic brain injury
10/10/2013 ‘A different person’: Personality change often brain injury’s hidden toll
10/09/2013 Rehabilitation following pediatric traumatic brain injury
10/09/2013 Meth studied as possible brain injury treatment
10/08/2013 Verbal ability and language outcome following traumatic brain injury in early childhood
10/08/2013 Pediatric TBI: Will it affect your child later in life?
10/07/2013 Excessive sleep need following traumatic brain injury
10/07/2013 Blast-related brain injuries cause pituitary problems
10/04/2013 Long-term white matter changes after severe traumatic brain injury: A 5-year prospective cohort
10/04/2013 Science writing award: New hope for traumatic brain injuries
10/03/2013 Unexpected recovery of function after severe traumatic brain injury
10/03/2013 Peculiar brain signals found in “flat-lined” patient
10/02/2013 Sexual functioning and the effect of fatigue in traumatic brain injury
10/02/2013 No age-related differences in post-concussion symptoms
10/01/2013 Effect of progesterone administration on prognosis of patients with diffuse axonal injury due to severe head trauma
10/01/2013 One mild explosion can cause Alzheimer’s-like brain injuries
09/30/2013 Long-term disability and survival in traumatic brain injury
09/30/2013 Environmental enrichment for traumatic brain injury patients may reduce shrinkage in brain
09/27/2013 Brain injury, neuroinflammation and Alzheimer’s disease
09/27/2013 Video game serves as virtual TBI therapist
09/26/2013 Parent-reported mild head injury history and behavioral performance in children at 6 years
09/26/2013 Can mild hypothermia treatment improve neuron survival after traumatic brain injury?
09/25/2013 Mitochondrial polymorphisms impact outcomes after severe traumatic brain injury
09/25/2013 Hyperbaric chamber treatments did not help with mild TBI
09/24/2013 A multidimensional physical therapy program for individuals with cerebellar ataxia secondary to traumatic brain injury
09/24/2013 Engineer using Jello to study waves in brain from traumatic impact
09/23/2013 Longitudinal follow-up of patients with traumatic brain injury: Outcome at 2, 5, and 10-years post-injury
09/23/2013 From the deepest coma, new brain activity found
09/20/2013 Oxidative burst of circulating neutrophils following traumatic brain injury in human
09/20/2013 Brain injury detection app to undergo second round of testing
09/19/2013 Pain and mild traumatic brain injury: The implications of pain severity on emotional and cognitive functioning
09/19/2013 Headstrong: Surviving a Traumatic Brain Injury without Losing My Mind (new book)
09/18/2013 The relationship between facial affect recognition and cognitive functioning after traumatic brain injury
09/18/2013 Possible link between traumatic brain injury and dementia
09/17/2013 Influence of ATP-Binding cassette polymorphisms on neurological outcome after traumatic brain injury
09/17/2013 Hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction following traumatic brain injury affects functional improvement
09/16/2013 Growth hormone replacement therapy in patients with traumatic brain injury
09/16/2013 Brain injury research finds new seizure treatment
09/13/2013 Traumatic brain injury as a chronic health condition
09/13/2013 U.S. Veterans Administration fails to provide effective treatment to over 200,000 veterans suffering with traumatic brain injury
09/12/2013 The influence of chronic cigarette smoking on neurocognitive recovery after mild traumatic brain injury
09/12/2013 Traumatic brain injuries linked to higher suicide rates
09/11/2013 Wide variation and systematic bias in expert clinicians’ perceptions of prognosis following brain injury
09/11/2013 The invisible plague of concussion
09/10/2013 Variants of SLC6A4 in depression risk following severe TBI
09/10/2013 Traumatic brain injury may damage more than the brain indicates
09/09/2013 A preliminary study using attention process training-3 and Lumosity™ brain games to remediate attention deficits following traumatic brain injury
09/09/2013 Sleep helps protect the brain
09/06/2013 Risk factors for developing heterotopic ossification in patients with traumatic brain injury
09/06/2013 Brain damage caused by drinking alcohol could be reversed by aerobic exercise
09/05/2013 Predictive factors for 1-year outcome of a cohort of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)
09/05/2013 Those who have a brain injury often suffer from vision problems
09/04/2013 Online problem-solving therapy for executive dysfunction after child traumatic brain injury
09/04/2013 Creating a ‘window’ to the brain: Novel transparent skull implant provide new treatment options
09/03/2013 Soccer heading is associated with white matter microstructural and cognitive abnormalities
09/03/2013 The sooner patients begin neurorehabilitation, the better their functional outcome
08/30/2013 Symptomatic white matter changes in mild traumatic brain injury resemble pathologic features of early alzheimer dementia
08/30/2013 Understanding how furry friends ease traumatic brain injury
08/29/2013 Sensitivity to emotion, empathy and theory of mind: Adult performance following childhood TBI
08/29/2013 Researchers grow 3-D human brain tissues
08/27/2013 Impaired emotional contagion following severe traumatic brain injury
08/27/2013 Brain may recover from concussion by compensating
08/26/2013 Individual profiles of predictors and their relations to 10 years outcome after childhood traumatic brain injury
08/26/2013 Brain-damaged athletes may show mood or thinking impairments first
08/23/2013 Traumatic brain injury may be an independent risk factor for stroke
08/23/2013 Behavior changes show up early in traumatic brain injury
08/22/2013 Changes in weight after traumatic brain injury in adult patients
08/22/2013 fMRI study documents brain activation during concussion recovery
08/21/2013 Postconcussive complaints, anxiety, and depression related to vocational outcome in minor to severe traumatic brain injury
08/21/2013 Driving shortly after head injury may be unsafe
08/20/2013 Video feedback on functional task performance improves self-awareness after traumatic brain injury
08/20/2013 N-acetylcysteine improves blast-induced mild traumatic brain injury
08/19/2013 Prospective evaluation of the nature, course, and impact of acute sleep abnormality after traumatic brain injury
08/19/2013 Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy being tested to treat TBI
08/16/2013 The association of compensation and long-term health status for people with severe traumatic injuries
08/16/2013 New ‘Consciousness Meter’ could aid brain-injury treatments
08/15/2013 Social interaction in young children with inflicted and accidental traumatic brain injury
08/15/2013 Brain scans reveal which ‘vegetative’ patients are alert, trapped in bodies
08/14/2013 Early metabolic crisis-related brain atrophy and cognition in traumatic brain injury
08/14/2013 Brain injury patient fights for time and money
08/13/2013 Cognitive-behavioral prevention of postconcussion syndrome in at-risk patients
08/13/2013 Education attenuates the negative impact of traumatic brain injury on cognitive status
08/12/2013 Trend and geographic analysis for traumatic brain injury mortality and cost
08/12/2013 Writing and communicating with a traumatic brain injury
08/09/2013 Disparities in disability after traumatic brain injury among Hispanic children and adolescents
08/09/2013 A “virtually minimal”visuo-haptic training of attention in severe traumatic brain injury
08/08/2013 Cerebrolysin enhances cognitive recovery of mild traumatic brain injury patients
08/08/2013 Headbanging does create risk of brain damage, says study
08/07/2013 Impact of a family-focused intervention on self-concept after acquired brain injury
08/07/2013 Pupil response may help brain-damaged patients communicate
08/06/2013 Changes in sexual functioning from 6 to 12 months following traumatic brain injury
08/06/2013 Persistent pain in adolescents following traumatic brain injury
08/05/2013 Traumatic brain injury, mental health, substance use, and offending among incarcerated young people
08/05/2013 The impact of body mass index on treatment outcomes among traumatic brain injury patients
08/02/2013 Increased risk of dementia in patients with mild traumatic brain injury: a nationwide cohort study
08/02/2013 Pituitary damage an unexpected war wound
08/01/2013 Metabolic alterations in patients who develop traumatic brain injury (TBI)-induced hypopituitarism
08/01/2013 Doctor develops treatment to relieve post-concussion headaches
07/31/2013 Factors associated with sexuality following traumatic brain injury
07/31/2013 Communicating after brain injury
07/30/2013 Prevalence, clinical features, and correlates of inappropriate sexual behavior after traumatic brain injury
07/30/2013 Hormone therapy for traumatic brain injury
07/29/2013 Repetitive traumatic brain injury, psychological symptoms, and suicide risk
07/29/2013 Key target responsible for triggering detrimental effects in brain trauma identified
07/26/2013 Premorbid personality characteristics moderate the effect of injury severity on occupational outcome in traumatic brain injury
07/26/2013 Universities to lead study of severe brain injuries in youth
07/25/2013 Post-traumatic growth, illness perceptions and coping in people with acquired brain injury
07/25/2013 Special “cap” used by football teams to protect against head
07/24/2013 S100B Protein may detect brain death development after severe traumatic brain injury
07/24/2013 Reebok introduces concussion technology
07/23/2013 Functional outcomes in traumatic disorders of consciousness
07/23/2013 Device company building handheld scanner to detect brain bleeds using infrared technology
07/22/2013 Specialized early treatment for persons with disorders of consciousness: Program components and outcomes
07/22/2013 Spike in sports-related brain injuries causes alarm
07/19/2013 Preinjury resilience and mood as predictors of early outcome following mild traumatic brain injury
07/19/2013 Concussions among women exceed men as awareness found lacking
07/18/2013 Risk of epilepsy after traumatic brain injury
07/18/2013 New concussion drug created
07/17/2013 Emotional regulation impairments following severe traumatic brain injury
07/17/2013 Study: Concussion damage can look like early Alzheimer’s
07/16/2013 Vagus nerve stimulation to augment recovery from severe traumatic brain injury impeding consciousness
07/16/2013 Type of helmet may not lower concussion risk
07/15/2013 Rapid EEG activity during sleep dominates in mild traumatic brain injury patients with acute pain
07/15/2013 A traumatic brain injury yardstick
07/12/2013 Alcohol and drug use disorders in patients with traumatic brain injury
07/12/2013 Hospitals OK study of brain injury treatment without consent
07/11/2013 Social competence at 6 months following childhood traumatic brain injury
07/11/2013 Earbuds ping your head to measure swelling on your brain
07/10/2013 Do survivors of acute neurologic injury remember their stay in the neuroscience intensive care unit?
07/10/2013 Stressors, mild traumatic brain injury may compound delayed PTSD
07/09/2013 Predictive value of S-100β protein for prognosis in patients with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury
07/09/2013 Hidden dangers of mild TBI
07/08/2013 Traumatic brain injury shows better functional recovery than brain tumor
07/08/2013 Naturally-produced hormone helps those with brain injuries
07/05/2013 Corpus callosum integrity and neuropsychological performance after traumatic brain injury
07/05/2013 Troops with traumatic brain injury show symptoms 5 years later
07/03/2013 Prediction of on-road driving ability after traumatic brain injury
07/03/2013 Magnetic brain stimulation might aid brain injury recovery
07/02/2013 Mild traumatic brain injury decreases circulating branched-chain amino acids and their metabolite levels
07/02/2013 First new treatment for concussion in decades
07/01/2013 Patterns of healthcare service utilisation following severe traumatic brain injury
07/01/2013 Teen drinkers, pot smokers at raised risk of concussion
06/28/2013 Costs of care following traumatic brain injury
06/28/2013 Brain injury may raise stroke risk
06/27/2013 Delayed intracranial hypertension and cerebral edema in severe pediatric head injury
06/27/2013 Teens report high rate of head trauma
06/26/2013 Cognitive reserve components as expressed in traumatic brain injury
06/26/2013 Some kids’ head injuries heal slower
06/25/2013 Prediction of headache severity (density and functional impact) after traumatic brain injury
06/25/2013 Head trauma sensors aim to measure concussion risks
06/24/2013 Traumatic brain injuries from work accidents
06/24/2013 Scientists create high-resolution 3-D atlas of human brain
06/21/2013 Resting state magnetoencephalography functional connectivity in traumatic brain injury
06/21/2013 Combination of two proteins released after head injury might be best way to diagnose MTBI
06/20/2013 Pediatric sleep difficulties after moderate-severe traumatic brain injury
06/20/2013 Can tree bark extract treat traumatic brain injury?
06/19/2013 Unravelling the influence of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) on cognitive-linguistic processing
06/19/2013 Concussion patients show Alzheimer’s-like brain abnormalities
06/18/2013 Traumatic brain injury and post-acute decline: what role does environmental enrichment play?
06/18/2013 Head injury survivors can still learn
06/17/2013 Predicting health-related quality of life 2 years after moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury
06/17/2013 A turbocharger for nerve cells
06/14/2013 The relation between persistent coma and brain ischemia after severe brain injury
06/14/2013 Traumatic brain injury patients treated with anti-spasm agent partially recover from disorders of consciousness
06/13/2013 Working memory and corpus callosum microstructural integrity following pediatric traumatic brain injury
06/13/2013 Brain injury boosts stroke risk
06/12/2013 Psychotherapeutic treatment of survivors of traumatic brain injury
06/12/2013 Old brain injuries may prolong recovery from other traumatic ones
06/11/2013 Uncovering latent deficits due to mild traumatic brain injury by using normobaric hypoxia stress
06/11/2013 Use caution with computerized concussion test
06/10/2013 Serum adhesion molecules, outcome and neuropsychological function in acute traumatic brain injury patients
06/10/2013 Are sideline brain scanners about to become a reality?
06/07/2013 Factors predicting functional and cognitive recovery following severe traumatic, anoxic, and cerebrovascular brain damage
06/07/2013 Brain injuries plague city jail inmates
06/06/2013 Hypernatremia is associated with increased risk of mortality in pediatric severe traumatic brain injury
06/06/2013 Researchers tie traumatic brain injury to toxic form of protein
06/05/2013 Does the presence of posttraumatic anosmia mean that you will be disinhibited?
06/05/2013 The mind-reading computer that could communicate with coma patients
06/04/2013 Postconcussion symptom reporting following multiple mild traumatic brain injuries
06/04/2013 Bright light therapy may improve sleep and promote recovery in patients with mild TBI
06/03/2013 Zolpidem arouses patients in vegetative state after brain injury
06/03/2013 Low doses of THC (Cannabis) can halt brain damage
05/31/2013 Response inhibition in children with and without ADHD after traumatic brain injury
05/31/2013 Researchers tie traumatic brain injury to toxic form of protein
05/30/2013 Five years prospective investigation of anterior pituitary function after traumatic brain injury
05/30/2013 Predictors of sexual functioning and satisfaction 1 year following traumatic brain injury
05/29/2013 Specific attention disorders in drivers with traumatic brain injury
05/29/2013 Pituitary dysfunction after traumatic brain injury in children
05/28/2013 Cognitive impact of traumatic axonal injury (TAI) and return to work
05/28/2013 Sleep disorders in children with traumatic brain injury: a case of serious neglect
05/24/2013 Effect of frequency of multimodal coma stimulation on the consciousness levels of traumatic brain injury comatose patients
05/24/2013 Prevalence, clinical features, and correlates of inappropriate sexual behavior after traumatic brain injury
05/23/2013 Prevalence of low bone mineral density in inpatients with traumatic brain injury receiving neurobehavioural rehabilitation
05/23/2013 Doctors using harmful cells to fight traumatic brain injury
05/22/2013 Running abnormalities after traumatic brain injury
05/22/2013 Researchers shocked by new statistics on head injuries among people who are homeless
05/21/2013 Predictors of outcome after treatment of mild traumatic brain injury
05/21/2013 New stem cell growth strategy could yield better way to treat brain lesions
05/20/2013 The effect of environmental barriers on community integration for individuals with traumatic brain injury
05/20/2013 Multiple traumatic brain injuries increase military suicide risk
05/17/2013 Rehabilitation outcome of unconscious traumatic brain injury patients
05/17/2013 Brain rewires itself after damage or injury
05/16/2013 Vocational rehabilitation for clients with cognitive and behavioral disorders associated with traumatic brain injury
05/16/2013 New technology uses wireless signals to diagnose traumatic brain injury
05/15/2013 Interindividual variability in recovery after traumatic brain injury: Effect of cognitive reserve
05/15/2013 Scientists hunt for ways to untangle damage of chronic traumatic encephalopathy
05/14/2013 Cognitive function and other risk factors for mild traumatic brain injury in young men
05/14/2013 Head injury and risk of Parkinson disease
05/13/2013 Consequences of repeated blood-brain barrier disruption in football players
05/13/2013 Vision training device helps with concussion recovery
05/10/2013 The association of compensation and long term health status for people with severe traumatic injuries
05/10/2013 Imaging technique could help traumatic brain injury patients
05/09/2013 Social interaction in young children with traumatic brain injury
05/09/2013 Brain implants: Restoring memory with a microchip
05/08/2013 Evaluating the effect of combined hyperbaric and normobaric hyperoxia on clinical outcome in traumatic brain injury
05/08/2013 Traumatic brain injury poses complex challenges in older people
05/07/2013 Rapid EEG activity during sleep dominates in mild traumatic brain injury patients with acute pain
05/07/2013 Human brain cells developed in lab
05/06/2013 Umbilical cord blood therapy for patients with severe traumatic brain injury
05/06/2013 Recurrent hypersomnia following traumatic brain injury
05/03/2013 Low self-awareness of individuals with severe traumatic brain injury can lead to reduced ability to take another person’s perspective
05/03/2013 Changes in brain organization after TBI
05/02/2013 Nutritional support for patients sustaining traumatic brain injury
05/02/2013 Bone marrow stromal cell treatment improves functional outcome, helps repair biostructural damage from traumatic brain injury
05/01/2013 Preinjury coping, emotional functioning, and quality of life following uncomplicated and complicated mild traumatic brain injury
05/01/2013 Sex lives often an overlooked casualty of traumatic brain injury
04/29/2013 Detection of β-amyloid oligomers as a predictor of neurological outcome after brain injury
04/29/2013 Study finds link between 2 genetic markers and post-concussion neurocognitive function
04/26/2013 A range of antiepileptic drugs do not affect the recovery of consciousness in vegetative and minimally conscious states
04/26/2013 After brain injury, new astrocytes play unexpected role in healing
04/25/2013 Temperature and heart rate responses to exercise following mild traumatic brain injury
04/25/2013 Mild blast injury causes molecular changes in brain akin to Alzheimer
04/24/2013 Pituitary function and functional outcome in adults after severe traumatic brain injury: the long-term perspective
04/24/2013 Acute neuro-endocrine profile and prediction of outcome after severe brain injury
04/23/2013 Predictors of 1-month and 1-year neurocognitive functioning after mild, uncomplicated, pediatric traumatic brain injury
04/23/2013 Concussion harms brain at microscopic level
04/22/2013 Risk for late-life re-injury, dementia and death among individuals with traumatic brain injury
04/22/2013 Changes in sleep patterns following traumatic brain injury
04/19/2013 Predicting postconcussion syndrome after mild traumatic brain injury in children and adolescents who present to the emergency department
04/19/2013 A meta-analysis of functional outcome among older adults with traumatic brain injury
04/18/2013 Decision making after traumatic brain injury
04/18/2013 Prediction of headache severity after traumatic brain injury
04/17/2013 Clinical phenotype of Dementia after Traumatic Brain Injury
04/17/2013 New light shed on traumatic brain injuries
04/16/2013 Long-term survival after traumatic brain injury
04/16/2013 Increase in functional abilities following a residential educational and neurorehabilitation programme in young adults with acquired brain injury
04/15/2013 Enzogenol for cognitive functioning in traumatic brain injury
04/15/2013 Impact of concomitant injuries on outcomes after traumatic brain injury
04/12/2013 TMS-EEG responses in recovered and symptomatic mild traumatic brain injury
04/12/2013 New drug development approach for brain injuries discovered
04/11/2013 Plasma copeptin concentration and outcome after pediatric traumatic brain injury
04/11/2013 New online resources help couples navigate relationships after traumatic brain injury
04/10/2013 Neural correlates of apathy revealed by lesion mapping in participants with traumatic brain injuries
04/10/2013 New app to help pinpoint concussions
04/09/2013 Relationships between alexithymia, affect recognition, and empathy after traumatic brain injury
04/09/2013 Transplantation of umbilical cord stem cells for brain injury treatment
04/08/2013 Long-term effects of mild traumatic brain injury on cognitive performance
04/08/2013 Acupuncture for acute management and rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury
04/05/2013 The influence of chronic cigarette smoking on neurocognitive recovery after mild traumatic brain injury
04/05/2013 Effect of diabetes mellitus on outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury
04/04/2013 Heterotopic ossification of the shoulder in patients with traumatic brain injury
04/04/2013 Researchers first to use common virus to “fortify” adult stem cells
04/03/2013 Aripiprazole improves various cognitive and behavioral impairments after traumatic brain injury
04/03/2013 Tablet-based system analyzes voice to detect concussions
04/02/2013 Therapeutic use of omega-3 fatty acids in severe head trauma
04/02/2013 Big data to fight traumatic brain injuries
04/01/2013 Unique contribution of fatigue to disability in community-dwelling adults with traumatic brain injury
04/01/2013 Researchers form new nerve cells – directly in the brain
03/29/2013 Depression and anxiety in parent versus spouse caregivers of adult patients with traumatic brain injury
03/29/2013 An examination of discharge against medical advice from brain injury inpatient rehabilitation
03/28/2013 Effects of brain contusion on mild traumatic brain-injured patients
03/28/2013 Early intervention for patients at risk for persisting disability after mild traumatic brain injury
03/27/2013 Cognitive recovery and development after traumatic brain injury in childhood: a person-oriented, longitudinal study
03/27/2013 Ethical issues in using deception to facilitate rehabilitation for a patient with severe traumatic brain injury
03/26/2013 Cognitive behavioural therapy for depression and anxiety in adults with acquired brain injury. What works for whom?
03/26/2013 VA’s tough standards for traumatic brain injury
03/25/2013 Emotional expression and socially modulated emotive communication in children with traumatic brain injury
03/25/2013 Exploring the link between traumatic brain injury and people who are homeless
03/22/2013 Return-to-driving expectations following mild traumatic brain injury
03/22/2013 Acupuncture helping vets with traumatic brain injury
03/21/2013 Effects of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury on anticipating consequences of actions in adolescents
03/21/2013 Factors associated with strain in carers of people with traumatic brain injury
03/20/2013 The potential utility of blood-derived biochemical markers as indicators of early clinical trends following severe traumatic brain injury
03/20/2013 Traumatic brain injury signs are often misinterpreted or ignored
03/19/2013 Late exercise reduces neuroinflammation and cognitive dysfunction after traumatic brain injury
03/19/2013 The relations among cognitive impairment, coping style, and emotional adjustment following traumatic brain injury
03/18/2013 Visual performance and the ocular surface in traumatic brain injury
03/18/2013 Reps. Pascrell, Rooney announce reauthorization of traumatic brain injury act
03/15/2013 Anxiety sensitivity and alexithymia as mediators of postconcussion syndrome following mild traumatic brain injury
03/15/2013 Low cognitive score and risk of brain injury linked
03/14/2013 Irony and empathy in children with traumatic brain injury
03/14/2013 Brain imaging after mild head injury/concussion can show lesions
03/13/2013 Examination of outcome after mild traumatic brain injury: The contribution of injury beliefs and Leventhal’s Common Sense Model
03/13/2013 Single concussion may cause lasting brain damage
03/12/2013 The relationship between alcohol and cognitive functioning following traumatic brain injury
03/12/2013 New technology diagnoses brain trauma
03/11/2013 Proton MR spectroscopy correlates diffuse axonal abnormalities with post-concussive symptoms in mild traumatic brain injury
03/11/2013 Even mild traumatic brain injuries can kill brain tissue
03/08/2013 Peer relationships of children with traumatic brain injury
03/08/2013 Brain injury may be autoimmune phenomenon, like multiple sclerosis
03/07/2013 Emotional regulation impairments following severe traumatic brain injury: An investigation of the body and facial feedback effects
03/07/2013 Brown University creates first wireless, implanted brain-computer interface
03/06/2013 Role of therapeutic hypothermia in improving outcome after traumatic brain injury: a systematic review
03/06/2013 Mild TBI may predispose military patients to addiction
03/05/2013 Injury versus noninjury factors as predictors of postconcussive symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury in children
03/05/2013 Aerobic exercise promotes post-concussion healing
03/04/2013 Are there cognitive and neurobehavioural correlates of hormonal neuroprotection for women After TBI?
03/04/2013 Researchers link left-sided brain injury with greater risk for hospital-acquired infections
03/01/2013 Dual-task training for balance and mobility in a person with severe traumatic brain injury
03/01/2013 Cooling may prevent trauma-induced epilepsy
02/28/2013 Sleep hygiene program implementation in patients with traumatic brain injury
02/28/2013 Neurons can be reprogrammed long after they’ve matured, study finds
02/27/2013 Inflammation and white matter degeneration persist for years after a single traumatic brain injury
02/27/2013 Neck strength predicts concussion risk, study says
02/26/2013 Reduced contribution of executive functions in impaired working memory performance in mild traumatic brain injury patients
02/26/2013 People in a vegetative state may feel pain
02/25/2013 Association of daytime somnolence with executive functioning in the first six months after adolescent traumatic brain injury
02/25/2013 Study: Concussion damage lasts decades
02/22/2013 Life habits performance of individuals with brain injury in different living environments
02/22/2013 New device treats brain injury By zapping nerves on the tongue
02/21/2013 Predictors of child post-concussion symptoms at 6 and 18 months following mild traumatic brain injury
02/21/2013 Why mapping the human brain matters
02/20/2013 Variations in the quality of inpatient rehabilitation care to facilitate school re-entry and cognitive and communication function for children with TBI
02/20/2013 Healing cognitive and emotional effects of head injuries
02/19/2013 Acute global outcome in patients with mild uncomplicated and complicated traumatic brain injury
02/19/2013 Healing cognitive and emotional effects of head injuries
02/18/2013 Neuropsychological recovery and quality-of-life in children and adolescents with growth hormone deficiency following TBI
02/18/2013 Postconcussive complaints, anxiety, and depression related to vocational outcome in minor to severe traumatic brain injury
02/15/2013 MRI evidence for altered venous drainage and intracranial compliance in mild traumatic brain injury
02/15/2013 Is anybody in there? Searching for consciousness in an injured brain
02/14/2013 Meta-analysis of Glasgow Coma Scale and Simplified Motor Score in predicting traumatic brain injury outcomes
02/14/2013 No. 1 dementia risk factor: Brain injury
02/13/2013 A new method for evaluation of mild traumatic brain injury with neuropsychological impairment using statistical imaging analysis for Tc-ECD SPECT
02/13/2013 Central diabetes insipidus in pediatric severe traumatic brain injury
02/12/2013 The impact of arterial hypertension on polytrauma and traumatic brain injury
02/12/2013 Veterans with mild TBI have brain abnormalities
02/11/2013 Cerebrospinal fluid nitric oxide metabolite levels as a biomarker in severe traumatic brain injury
02/11/2013 Treatment effect versus pretreatment recovery in persons with traumatic brain injury
02/08/2013 Genetic polymorphisms influence recovery from traumatic brain injury
02/08/2013 Football-helmet sensor warns of concussion risk via phone app
02/07/2013 Impact of non-neurological complications in severe traumatic brain injury outcome
02/07/2013 The brain injury data project: One soldier’s story
02/06/2013 Mild traumatic brain injury diagnosis frequently remains unrecorded in subjects with craniofacial fractures
02/06/2013 In combat vets and others, high rate of vision problems after traumatic brain injury
02/05/2013 Association of traumatic brain injury with criminality in adolescent psychiatric inpatients from Northern Finland
02/05/2013 Smartphone application can assist with concussion detection, treatment
02/04/2013 Risk and outcomes for traumatic brain injury in patients with mental disorders
02/04/2013 Growth hormone (GH) and brain trauma
02/01/2013 The application of Goal Management Training to aspects of financial management in individuals with traumatic brain injury
02/01/2013 Football and head injuries: No device eliminates concussion risk, experts say
01/31/2013 Role of early cell-free DNA levels decrease as a predictive marker of fatal outcome after severe traumatic brain injury
01/31/2013 Infrascanner detects brain trauma at the scene of accidents
01/30/2013 Default-mode network disruption in mild traumatic brain injury
01/30/2013 Hypothermia could prevent traumatic brain injury victims from dying
01/29/2013 Concurrent vision dysfunctions in convergence insufficiency with traumatic brain injury
01/29/2013 Brain metabolic rate may gauge injury risk
01/28/2013 Get latest traumatic brain injury information on your mobile device with the CNS app
01/28/2013 Evaluating the cognitive consequences of mild traumatic brain injury and concussion by using electrophysiology
01/25/2013 Oxygen chamber can boost brain repair years after trauma
01/25/2013 The spectrum of disease in chronic traumatic encephalopathy
01/24/2013 Student athletes risk lives by hiding head injuries
01/24/2013 Acupuncture helps regain postoperative consciousness in patients with traumatic brain injury: A case study
01/23/2013 Scan may detect signs of NFL players’ brain disease
01/23/2013 Post-concussive complaints, anxiety and depression related to vocational outcome in minor to severe traumatic brain injury
01/22/2013 Predictive value of initial Glasgow Coma Scale score in pediatric trauma patients
01/22/2013 The neuroinflammatory response in humans after traumatic brain injury
01/21/2013 Functional brain changes following cognitive and motor skills training
01/21/2013 Barbiturates for acute traumatic brain injury
01/18/2013 Changes in personality after mild traumatic brain injury from primary blast vs. blunt forces
01/18/2013 Predicting postconcussion syndrome after mild traumatic brain injury in children and adolescents
01/17/2013 How to train your brain to handle injury
01/17/2013 Self-awareness and neurobehavioral outcomes, 5 years or more after moderate to severe brain injury
01/16/2013 Traumatic brain injury and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures yield worse outcomes
01/16/2013 Effect of diabetes mellitus on outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury
01/15/2013 Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the adjunctive treatment of traumatic brain injury
01/15/2013 Autobiographical memory and episodic future thinking after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
01/14/2013 Is there a period of increased vulnerability for repeat traumatic brain injury?
01/14/2013 Prevalence of traumatic brain injury in the general adult population: A meta-analysis
01/11/2013 No need for routine repeated CT scans after mild head trauma, study suggests
01/11/2013 Time discrimination in traumatic brain injury patients
01/10/2013 After concussion, teen athletes recover slowly
01/10/2013 Video feedback on functional task performance improves self-awareness after traumatic brain injury
01/09/2013 Prozac may be involved in creating new brain cells
01/09/2013 The role of mitochondrial calcium uniporter in neuroprotection in traumatic brain injury
01/08/2013 Brain injury can cause long term damage
01/08/2013 Plasma high-mobility group box 1 levels and prediction of outcome in patients with traumatic brain injury
01/07/2013 Acupuncture for acute management and rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury
01/07/2013 Mortality and long-term functional outcome associated with intracranial pressure after traumatic brain injury
01/04/2013 Brain injuries still mysterious, but research is building
01/04/2013 The influence of pain on cerebral functioning after mild traumatic brain injury
01/03/2013 Not all head injury scans are equal
01/03/2013 Supporting family members of people with traumatic brain injury using telehealth: A systematic review
01/02/2013 Second concussion can be devastating, even after clear CT scan, study finds
01/02/2013 Cerebellar gene expression following human traumatic brain injury (TBI)
12/31/2012 Brain-injured in nursing homes without care Giffords had
12/31/2012 The effect of hyperbaric oxygen on symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury
12/28/2012 The effects of a concussion may last longer in children, study says
12/28/2012 Traumatic brain injury with and without late posttraumatic seizures: What are the impacts in the post-acute phase
12/27/2012 Traumatic brain injury does not increase risk of dementia
12/27/2012 Life expectancy following rehabilitation: A NIDRR Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems study
12/26/2012 Association between early hyperoxia and worse outcomes after traumatic brain injury
12/26/2012 Neurocognitive predictors of financial capacity in traumatic brain injury
12/24/2012 Association of traumatic brain injury with criminality in adolescent psychiatric inpatients
12/24/2012 A scoping review on occupational and self identity after a brain injury
12/21/2012 Association between early hyperoxia and worse outcomes after traumatic brain injury
12/21/2012 Predictors of 1-month and 1-year neurocognitive functioning from the UCLA longitudinal mild, uncomplicated, pediatric traumatic brain injury study
12/20/2012 MRIs reveal signs of brain injuries not seen in CT scans
12/20/2012 Mortality among older adults after a traumatic brain injury: A meta-analysis
12/19/2012 The role of mitochondrial calcium uniporter in neuroprotection in traumatic brain injury
12/19/2012 Mathematical outcomes and working memory in children with TBI and orthopedic injury
12/18/2012 The public relations of brain injury
12/18/2012 Limited predictive power of hospitalization variables for long-term cognitive prognosis in adult patients with severe traumatic brain injury
12/17/2012 Which patient requires neuroendocrine assessment following traumatic brain injury, when and how?
12/17/2012 Association of persistent hyperglycemia with outcome of severe traumatic brain injury in pediatric population
12/14/2012 Intracranial pressure monitoring for traumatic brain injury questioned
12/14/2012 Post-traumatic amnesia predicts intelligence impairment following traumatic brain injury: a meta-analysis
12/13/2012 Concussions affect children’s brains even after symptoms subside
12/13/2012 Spontaneous and posed emotional facial expressions following severe traumatic brain injury
12/12/2012 Traumatic brain injury among people who are homeless: a systematic review
12/12/2012 Population based study on patients with traumatic brain injury suggests increased risk of dementia
12/11/2012 Turning urine into brain cells
12/11/2012 Posttraumatic seizures in children with severe traumatic brain injury
12/10/2012 Rules eased for veterans’ brain injury benefits
12/10/2012 Cognitive recovery and development after traumatic brain injury in childhood
12/07/2012 Factors contributing to chronic fatigue after traumatic brain injury
12/07/2012 Mild traumatic brain injury: A description of how children and youths between 16 and 18 years of age perform leisure activities after 1 year
12/06/2012 Study: Mountaineers and high-altitude junkies may be at risk for brain damage
12/06/2012 Cerebellar gene expression following human traumatic brain injury (TBI)
12/05/2012 Imaging window into future for brain injury patients
12/05/2012 The effect of hyperbaric oxygen on symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury
12/04/2012 Risk of epilepsy after traumatic brain injury
12/04/2012 Age-related trends in intracranial injury outcomes
12/03/2012 Repeated head trauma leads to newly recognized brain disease
12/03/2012 Crash risk factors related to individuals sustaining and drivers following traumatic brain injuries
11/30/2012 People with TBI more likely to offend
11/30/2012 Effect of gender on the outcome of patients with severe traumatic brain injury
11/29/2012 Study of comatose brains finds changes to highly connected hub areas
11/29/2012 Preinjury resilience and mood as predictors of early outcome following mild traumatic brain injury
11/28/2012 New biomaterials promote neuroregeneration after a brain injury
11/28/2012 Intracranial pressure dose and outcome in traumatic brain injury
11/27/2012 Researchers find evidence that brain compensates after traumatic injury
11/27/2012 Inflammasome proteins in cerebrospinal fluid of brain-injured patients as biomarkers of functional outcome
11/26/2012 Mild head injury upsets brain’s resting state
11/26/2012 Scalp EEG-based discrimination of cognitive deficits after traumatic brain injury
11/24/2012 Music lessons may help brain-injured veterans
11/23/2012 Nerve cell’s internal clock find offers hope for rejuvenation of damaged brain
11/21/2012 Hyperbaric oxygen therapy following mild traumatic brain injury may not minimize concussion symptoms
11/21/2012 Interleukin-10 is an independent biomarker of severe traumatic brain injury prognosis
11/20/2012 Concussions: What happens and how the brain heals
11/20/2012 The impact of alexithymia on relationship quality and satisfaction following traumatic brain injury
11/19/2012 S100A4 protein triggers repair processes in the brain after injury
11/19/2012 Systematic review of clinical research on biomarkers for pediatric traumatic brain injury
11/16/2012 Soccer players without concussions still have brain changes
11/16/2012 Increased expression of ferritin (iron) in cerebral cortex after human traumatic brain injury
11/15/2012 First effective treatment for traumatic brain injury, even years after injury
11/15/2012 Relationship between cognitive and motor performance in physically well-recovered men with traumatic brain injury
11/14/2012 Doctors talk to vegetative patient through brain scans
11/14/2012 Factors associated with the withdrawal of life-sustaining therapies in patients with severe traumatic brain injury
11/13/2012 Head Injury and Pesticide exposure leads to triple the risk of Parkinson’s disease
11/13/2012 Neuroimaging correlates of novel psychiatric disorders after pediatric traumatic brain injury
11/12/2012 Hunting neuron killers in traumatic brain injury
11/12/2012 Socioeconomic deprivation and associated risk factors of traumatic brain injury in children
11/09/2012 Exploring variables associated with rehabilitation length of stay in brain injuries patients
11/09/2012 Risk of epilepsy after traumatic brain injury
11/08/2012 High blood pressure damages the brain in early middle age
11/08/2012 Left brain injury associated with more hospital-acquired infections during inpatient rehabilitation
11/07/2012 Testing magnesium’s brain-boosting effects
11/07/2012 ‘Long’ pressure reactivity index (L-PRx) as a measure of autoregulation correlates with outcome in traumatic brain injury patients
11/06/2012 Introverted and aggressive two years after brain injury
11/06/2012 Impaired response inhibition in veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury
11/05/2012 Researchers develop more reliable concussion tests
11/05/2012 Association between cognitive performance and functional outcome following traumatic brain injury
11/02/2012 Realizing the potential of stem cell therapy: Studies report progress in developing treatments for brain injuries
11/02/2012 Antioxidant carbon particles improve cerebrovascular dysfunction following traumatic brain injury
11/01/2012 New hope for survivors of traumatic brain injury
11/01/2012 The effect of blood alcohol level and preinjury chronic alcohol use on outcome from severe traumatic brain injury in hispanics, anglo-Caucasians, and african-americans
10/31/2012 Brain injuries over time: New research shows that symptoms may worsen
10/31/2012 Causes and trends in traumatic brain injury for United States adolescents
10/30/2012 New technology helping to prevent head injuries in sports
10/30/2012 Multivariate outcome prediction in traumatic brain injury with focus on laboratory values
10/29/2012 Brain-on-a-chip for drug testing and injury research
10/29/2012 Endocrine changes after pediatric traumatic brain injury
10/26/2012 The silent epidemic of head injury in young offenders
10/26/2012 Residual brain dysfunction observed one year post-mild traumatic brain injury
10/25/2012 Fiber tracking to help look at concussions
10/25/2012 Anemia and brain oxygen after severe traumatic brain injury
10/24/2012 The silent epidemic of head injury in young offenders
10/24/2012 Working memory in patients with mild traumatic brain injury: Functional MR imaging analysis
10/23/2012 Natural process activating brain’s immune cells could point way to repairing damaged brain tissue
10/23/2012 Theory of mind in children with traumatic brain injury
10/22/2012 Fish oil treatment for traumatic brain injury
10/22/2012 Traumatic brain injury in the elderly: considerations in a series of 103 patients older than 70
10/19/2012 New drug being tested for treatment of head injuries
10/19/2012 Incidence of major and minor brain injuries in facial fractures
10/18/2012 Human cadaver brains may provide new stem cells
10/18/2012 Who responds better? Factors influencing a positive response to brief alcohol interventions for individuals with traumatic brain injury
10/17/2012 Early childhood TBI (resource)
10/17/2012 Are boys and girls that different? An analysis of traumatic brain injury in children
10/16/2012 Cyclists without helmets triple their chance of death by head injury
10/16/2012 Traumatic brain injury: Risks of epilepsy and implications for medicolegal assessment
10/15/2012 Parents may be taking concussion symptoms too lightly: survey
10/15/2012 Trends in outcomes and hospitalization costs among traumatic brain injury in adult patients in the United States
10/12/2012 Criteria used to diagnose sports head injuries found to be inconsistent
10/12/2012 Incidence of disability among children 12 months after traumatic brain injury
10/11/2012 Retinal hemorrhage pattern can predict inflicted brain injury
10/11/2012 The effect of pediatric traumatic brain injury on behavioral outcomes: a systematic review
10/10/2012 Morphing brain cells for regenerative therapy
10/10/2012 Effects of brain contusion on mild traumatic brain injured patients
10/09/2012 Reverberations from my head injuries
10/09/2012 The use of diffusion tensor imaging to investigate depression after traumatic brain injury
10/08/2012 Neurons made from adult cells in the brain
10/08/2012 Temperature and heart rate responses to exercise following mild traumatic brain injury
10/05/2012 Drug company in trials for treatment of head injuries
10/05/2012 How important is resilience among family members supporting relatives with traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury?
10/04/2012 Flu drug helps brain injuries?
10/04/2012 The influence of pain on cerebral functioning following mild traumatic brain injury
10/03/2012 Study links single occurrence of traumatic brain injury to Alzheimer’s
10/03/2012 Incidental findings on computed tomography scans in children with mild head trauma
10/02/2012 Could stem cells hold the key to treating traumatic brain injuries?
10/02/2012 Effect of analgesics and sedatives on the occurrence of spreading depolarizations accompanying acute brain injury
10/01/2012 New treatments may help restore speech lost to aphasia
10/01/2012 Location and level of Etk expression in neurons are associated with varied severity of traumatic brain injury
09/28/2012 Can brain injury lead to prison?
09/28/2012 The reliability of magnetic resonance imaging in traumatic brain injury lesion detection
09/27/2012 Traumatic brain injury in older adults: characteristics, causes and consequences
09/27/2012 Outcome in polytraumatized patients with and without brain injury
09/26/2012 Understanding and avoiding sports-related concussion injuries
09/26/2012 Hearing every footstep: noise sensitivity in individuals following traumatic brain injury
09/25/2012 Traumatic brain injury treatment, diagnosis continues to elude military doctors
09/25/2012 Effective factors on linguistic disorder during acute phase following traumatic brain injury in adults
09/24/2012 Documentary takes on concussions
09/24/2012 Sleepiness and fatigue following traumatic brain injury
09/21/2012 Untreated concussions may lead to mental disorders for some teens
09/20/2012 A randomized controlled trial of brief intervention for problem alcohol use in persons with traumatic brain injury
09/20/2012 Are there gender differences in cognitive function, chronic stress, and neurobehavioral symptoms after mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury?
09/19/2012 Disability caused by traumatic brain injury in children may persist and stop improving after two years
09/19/2012 Characterization of headache after traumatic brain injury
09/18/2012 A longitudinal MRI study of traumatic axonal injury in patients with moderate and severe traumatic brain injury
09/17/2012 Neural implant recovers ability to make decisions
09/17/2012 Recovery of cognitive function during comprehensive rehabilitation after severe traumatic brain injury
09/14/2012 Concussion awareness helps reduce long-term complications
09/14/2012 Neurogenic and psychogenic acute postconcussion symptoms can be identified after mild traumatic brain injury
09/13/2012 Green tea may influence brain function & boost working memory: Study
09/13/2012 Predictors of informal care burden 1 year after a severe traumatic brain injury
09/12/2012 Study finds 93% reduction in head injuries related to cycling among Swedish children
09/12/2012 Which patient requires neuroendocrine assessment following traumatic brain injury, when and how?
09/11/2012 High blood sugar levels linked to brain shrinkage
09/11/2012 Ageing and traumatic brain injury: Age, decline in function and level of assistance over the first 10 years post-injury
09/10/2012 Concussions can happen in all kids, not just athletes
09/10/2012 Visual impairments in the first year after traumatic brain injury
09/07/2012 Researchers uncover how green tea compound boosts brain function
09/07/2012 Age at injury and long-term behavior problems after traumatic brain injury in young children
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05/09/2012 Protection from traumatic brain injury in hormonally active women vs men of a similar age
05/08/2012 The warm roar and bottomless sadness of brain injury
05/08/2012 The relations among cognitive impairment, coping style, and emotional adjustment following traumatic brain injury
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05/07/2012 Weight gain after childhood traumatic brain injury: a matter of concern
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05/03/2012 Company creates magnesium based treatment for head trauma
05/03/2012 Factor associated with an increased risk for subsequent development of Alzheimer’s disease after TBI
05/02/2012 Centre for Neuro Skills patient Richard “STEELO” Vazquez shares his experience recovering from a brain injury on Dancing with the Stars
05/02/2012 Acupuncture for acute management and rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury
05/01/2012 Centre for Neuro Skills Brain Injury Patient Featured on Dancing with the Stars
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04/26/2012 A review of magnetic resonance imaging and diffusion tensor imaging findings in mild traumatic brain injury
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04/24/2012 New stem cell found in brain: Finding could be key to developing methods to heal and repair brain injury
04/24/2012 The impact beyond the impact: Mild traumatic brain injuries can have life-altering effects
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04/23/2012 Football-related catastrophic brain injuries increase
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04/20/2012 Studying the brain in violent sports
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04/18/2012 Quality of life in children and adolescents post-TBI: A systematic review and meta-analysis
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04/16/2012 First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden announce nursing initiative to care for veterans with TBI and PTSD
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04/13/2012 ADHD: An integration with pediatric traumatic brain injury
04/12/2012 Nonsurgical method to measure brain pressure shows promise
04/12/2012 Acupuncture for treatment of insomnia in patients with traumatic brain injury
04/11/2012 Brain-Injury data used to map intelligence in the brain
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04/05/2012 Looking at adult stem cells to aid with brain injuries
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03/26/2012 Association of initial CT findings with quality-of-life outcomes for traumatic brain injury in children
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03/20/2012 Impact of non-neurological complications in severe traumatic brain injury outcome
03/20/2012 House hearing on traumatic brain injury (video)
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03/19/2012 Dr. Mark Ashley of CNS to testify today at congressional TBI hearing [read the testimony; PDF]
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03/15/2012 Characteristics associated with satisfaction with life 1 year post traumatic brain injury in a population of Hispanic individuals
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03/07/2012 Is aggressive treatment of severe traumatic brain injury cost effective?
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03/02/2012 Parkinson’s drug speeds recovery from severe traumatic brain injury
03/01/2012 Systematic review of interventions for post-traumatic brain injury headache
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02/27/2012 New Book: PTSD and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
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02/24/2012 Memory and anatomical change in severe traumatic brain injury: 1 year vs. 8 year follow-up
02/23/2012 Army moves to act fast on battlefield brain injuries
02/23/2012 Noise sensitivity in individuals following traumatic brain injury
02/22/2012 Many severely brain-injured patients can communicate accurately
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02/21/2012 Effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy for reducing anxiety following traumatic brain injury
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02/17/2012 Diagnostic confirmation of mild traumatic brain injury by diffusion tensor imaging: a case report
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02/16/2012 Video interview with Dr. Mark Ashley (Centre for Neuro Skills) about concussions and head injuries
02/15/2012 Tiny electrical shocks to the brain appear to enhance memory
02/15/2012 Effect of posttraumatic thyroid hormone levels on severity and mortality of patients with severe traumatic brain injury
02/14/2012 Challenges of identifying cognitive abilities in severely brain-injured patients
02/14/2012 How connected are concussions and depression?
02/13/2012 Utility of routine follow-up head CT scanning after mild traumatic brain injury
02/13/2012 Hormones decline after head injury
02/10/2012 Food and vitamins for your brain
02/10/2012 Characteristics of acute posttraumatic headache following mild head injury
02/09/2012 Study flags over-reliance on computer tests in return-to-plan decisions after concussion Read more: Study flags over-reliance on computer tests in return-to-plan decisions after concussion
02/09/2012 Is management of acute traumatic brain injury effective?
02/08/2012 Clinical pathways in head injury: improving the quality of care with early rehabilitation
02/08/2012 What happens when brain hits skull: The frightening mechanics of a concussive blow to the head
02/07/2012 Traumatic brain injuries and our children
02/07/2012 Depression following traumatic brain injury: Epidemiology, risk factors and management
02/06/2012 Influence of bodily injuries on symptom reporting following mild traumatic brain injury
02/06/2012 More than one blow for a concussion in football
02/03/2012 Naturally produced protein could boost brain repair
02/03/2012 Late presentations of minor head injury
02/02/2012 Development of posttraumatic stress disorder after mild traumatic brain injury
02/02/2012 New helmets could help prevent concussions
02/01/2012 Scientists link stem cell implants, healing brain
02/01/2012 The adaption process to disability following acquired brain injury
01/31/2012 Validity of the Six-Minute Walk Test in individuals with traumatic brain injury
01/31/2012 Michelle Obama Announces Major Coordinated Effort by America’s Academic Institutions to Combat Traumatic Brain Injury
01/30/2012 A life-long marriage with no memories after traumatic brain injury
01/30/2012 Traumatic head injury in cluster headache: Cause or effect?
01/27/2012 Families caring for US service members with traumatic brain injuries
01/27/2012 CNN documentary examines concussion syndrome in high school football
01/26/2012 Reliability and validity of Questionnaire for Neurobehavioral Disability following traumatic brain injury
01/26/2012 Repeat scans urged for head injury when blood thinners involved
01/25/2012 Social function in children and adolescents after traumatic brain injury: a systematic review
01/25/2012 Couples dealing with brain trauma face challenges
01/24/2012 Kids’ brain injuries can cause lingering problems for years
01/24/2012 Second impact syndrome or cerebral swelling after sporting head injury
01/23/2012 Study: Heading soccer balls could injure brain
01/23/2012 Towards developing a guideline for vocational evaluation following traumatic brain injury
01/20/2012 Military still struggling to treat troops with brain injuries
01/20/2012 Relationship between hyperglycemia and outcome in children with severe traumatic brain injury

Source: Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Guide – Brain Injury News

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[ARTICLE] Pharmacological interventions for traumatic brain injury – Full Text 

Psychostimulants, antidepressants, and other agents may speed the recovery of patients suffering from the functional deficits that follow an insult to the brain.

Traumatic brain injury is common in North America and has dramatic and wide-ranging effects on survivors’ quality of life. Those who survive traumatic brain injury may experience anxiety, agitation, memory impairments, and behavioral changes. When managing the immediate and long-term consequences of such injuries, clinicians have many pharmacological options, including psychostimulants, antidepressants, antiparkinsonian agents, and anticonvulsants. These and other agents can play a role in managing the neuropsychiatric, neurocognitive, and neurobehavioral sequelae of injury to the brain.

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is commonly defined as an insult to the brain from an external force that causes temporary or permanent impairment in functional, psychosocial, or physical abilities.1 It is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, and the leading cause of death and disability among young adults.

Common causes of TBI include motor vehicle accidents, falls, sports injuries, and violence,[1] and it is recog­nized increasingly in war zone injury.[2] In the US, approximately 2 million people will sustain a TBI each year, one-quarter of whom will require hospitalization, leading to a conservative estimate of direct and indirect costs of $50 billion to $100 billion annually.[3]

With advances in the management of head trauma, an increasing number of patients are surviving with residual neurological impairments. A National Institute of Health panel estimates that 2.5 to 6.5 million Americans currently live with TBI-related disabilities.[4]

The effective treatment of TBI requires input from multiple disciplines and professions starting at the time of injury and continuing through the rehabilitation phase.

Despite the prevalence and cost of TBI-related disabilities there is a paucity of literature reviewing modern approaches to pharmacotherapy. There is, however, growing evidence that medications may speed recovery by enhancing some neurological functions without impact­ing others.

Pharmacotherapy is in­creasingly being used in both the subacute (less than 1 month post-TBI) and chronic (more than 1 month post-TBI) phases.

Disabilities arising from TBI that have a direct impact on functioning and rehabilitative potential can be broadly classified into four main categories: decreased level of consciousness (LOC), and neuropsychiatric, neurocognitive, and neurobehavioral sequelae.5-8 Decreased level of consciousness refers to a diverse range of clinical states including coma, vegetative states, akinetic mutism, and locked-in states.

Neuropsychiatric symp­toms may present as mood disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and personality changes characterized by disinhibition and egocentricity. Neurocognitive injuries vary, but most frequently involve impaired attention, memory, and executive functioning.

Neurobehavioral deficits distinct from neuropsychiatric sequelae may take the form of irritability, hyperexcitability, nervousness, disinhibition, poor impulse control, restlessness, and aggression, with aggression and agitation seen in as many as 30% of brain-injured patients.[5-8]

Depending on the location of in­jury, damage can occur to a variety of neurotransmitter networks critical to cognitive processes. Investigation has focused on the loss of dopaminergic neurons that regulate executive functioning, as well as deficits in norepinephrine and acetylcholine, which limit attention—a critical function for effective rehabilitation.[9]

Fortunately, a number of pharmacological interventions show promise in helping patients cope with these losses and deficits.

Although insufficient evidence exists to establish guidelines for optimal pharmocotherapy, medications may be used to support recovery. Examples are shown in the accompanying Table, which summarizes the pharmacological approaches discussed in more detail below.

When problematic TBI symptoms are identified, clinicians can use this information to determine pharmacological options and integrate them with nonpharmacological options such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, physiatry, and the patient’s support network.

Planning a pharmacological intervention strategy
The decision to use pharmacological intervention should be the result of multidisciplinary collaboration and made with the patient or his or her substitute decision maker. Goals of therapy should be clarified, and outcomes and adverse events should be reliably tracked, particularly so medications that are ineffective or cause adverse events can be discontinued and unnecessary polypharmacy can be avoided.

Selecting the most appropriate agent requires careful analysis of the neurological disabilities present, the nature of the underlying lesion, and the time elapsed since the injury.

Psychostimulants
Psychostimulants such as methylpheni­date are most commonly used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a condition that involves problems with executive functioning and can be characterized as similar to brain injury both in terms of symptoms and neurotransmitter aberrations.[10]

Although the complete mechanism of action of methylphenidate remains unknown, this agent is thought to bind dopamine transporters, thereby blocking reuptake and increasing extracellular dopamine levels, particularly in the frontal cortex.[11] It is also thought to increase norepinephrine and serotonin levels.

In the majority of studies, methylphenidate has been administered  twice daily, either at a fixed dose of 10 to 15 mg or at a dose of 0.3 mg/kg.[12-15]

In the acute phase after a TBI, methylphenidate-treated patients dem­onstrated better attention, concentration, and performance on motor memory tasks at 1 month, but these benefits did not persist at 3 months. Thus, it has been suggested that while methyl­phenidate may shorten recovery time, it does not change morbidity.[12]

In the chronic phase after a TBI, patients have reported improvements in mood, work performance, and alertness, with more limited evidence suggesting an improvement of fluency and selective attention.

The impact of methylphenidate on chronic attention is more ambiguous: one study suggests improvement in long-term processing speed and attention to tasks but not increased sustained attention or decreased susceptibility to distraction.[12]

Two separate studies have suggested methylphenidate is effective in the treatment of agitation and sei­zures,[16,17] while another demonstrated no neurobehavioral benefit.[18]

Despite the accumulation of controlled clinical trials, there is no consensus on the use of stimulants in treating TBI-induced impairments in arousal and motor activity.

It should be noted that one recent review concluded “at present there is insufficient evidence to support routine use of methylphenidate or other amphetamines to promote recovery from TBI,”[19] while another review noted that at least 10 clinical trials have demonstrated a role for methylpheni­date in both adult and pediatric brain injury patients suffering from neurocognitive deficits, particularly in attention, memory, cognitive processing, and speech.[20]

Methylphenidate has a quick onset of action and relatively benign side effect profile, and we believe it to be useful in both the acute and chronic phase of TBI.

Antidepressants
Despite potentially severe consequenc­es, post-TBI psychiatric sequelae are underdiagnosed and undertreated. Fortunately, current evidence suggests that antidepressants can be used to manage both neuropsychiatric and additional neurological deficits persisting from brain injury.

Selective serotonin reuptake inhi­bitors (SSRIs) have been found useful in treating behavioral syndromes in TBI patients, particularly in the subacute stages of recovery[21] but also in chronic settings.

The majority of studies suggest that SSRIs improve neurobehavioral, neurocognitive, and neuropsychiatric deficits, specifically agitation, depression, psychomotor retardation, and recent memory loss; however, most data originates from nonrandomized trials.

Sertraline administered at an average dose of 100 mg daily for 8 weeks has been found to be beneficial for agitation, depressed mood, and deficits in psychomotor speed and recent memory; shorter treatment durations have demonstrated no benefit.[21]

Similarly, 60 mg daily of fluoxetine for 3 months was shown to be effective in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder caused by brain injury.[22] Finally, paroxetine or citalopram, at a dose of 10 to 40 mg daily, was shown by another study to be equally effective in the treatment of pathological crying.[23] None of the re­viewed studies addressed neurocognitive deficits.

The highest concentration of serotonergic and adrenergic fibres is located near the frontal lobes, the most common site of traumatic contusion.[24]

Consequently, these fibres are commonly injured in TBI, suggesting that newer antidepressants with effects on both norepinephrine and serotonin, such as mirtazapine and venlafaxine, may also be effective in the treatment of TBI sequelae; however, clinical data with these agents in TBI is lacking.

Similarly, bupropion increases both dopamine and norepinephrine levels and is a weak inhibitor of serotonin reuptake. At 150 mg daily, this agent has been useful in treating restlessness.[25]

Antiparkinsonian drugs
The antiparkinsonian drugs amantadine, bromocriptine, and levodopa combined with carbidopa (e.g., Sine­met) have varied mechanisms of action, but all ultimately serve to increase dopamine levels in the brain.

Amantadine acts presynaptically to enhance dopamine release or inhibit its reuptake, and can act postsynaptically to increase the number, or alter the configuration of, dopamine re­ceptors.[26] It is also a noncompetitive NMDA receptor antagonist and may provide protection against possible glutamate-mediated excitotoxicity in the context of TBI.[27]

Bromocriptine is a dopamine receptor agonist affecting primarily D2 receptors and to a lesser extent D1 receptors.[28] The use of levodopa and carbidopa in combination directly increases dopamine levels: levodopa becomes dopamine once de­carboxylated, while carbidopa inhibits L-amino decarboxylase, allowing levodopa to reach the central nervous system.[28]

Multiple studies of amantadine at a dose of 100 to 300 mg daily have suggested its effectiveness in both the acute and chronic care phases after TBI, particularly in diffuse, frontal, or right-sided brain injury.

Currently, the evidence suggests neurocognitive or neurobehavioral deficits, particularly cognition difficulties and agitation, are primary indications for amantadine use.[26,29,30]

Amantadine-treated patients demonstrated improvements in motivation; decreased level of apathy; increased attention, concentration, and alertness; improved executive functioning; decreased processing time; reduced agitation, distractibility, fatigue, aggression, and anxiety.

In addition, patients treated with amantadine demonstrated changes in outcome LOC, specifically improved arousal and LOC as measured by the Glasgow Coma Scale. Interestingly, one study also suggested decreased mortality.[31] To date, no study has shown an improvement in memory.

Three case reports using 5 to 45 mg of bromocriptine daily,[32] and one study using a combination of 100 mg of bromocriptine with 100 mg of ephedrine,[33] showed improvement in akinetic mutism, while another study using 5 mg of bromocriptine combined with sensory stimulation led to improvements in patients with vegetative or minimal consciousness.[34]

The evidence is similarly limited for levidopa and carbidopa medications where nonrandomized studies suggest that they might be useful in the chronic phase of TBI with diffuse injury and persistent vegetative state.[35]

Combining agents has also been tried in one study that found improvements in neuropsychiatric deficits with the daily administration of 25 mg/200 mg of levodopa/carbidopa three times daily, 250 mg of amantadine, and 5 mg of bromocriptine twice daily.[36]

Anticonvulsants
Anticonvulsants have been used with varying results for treating symptoms of TBI. Valproic acid, for example, enhances inhibitory control mediated by the neurotransmitter GABA, thereby promoting general central nervous system stabilization, but findings thus far have been mixed.

Investigations utilizing 600 to 2250 mg of valproic acid daily (resulting in serum levels of 40 to 100 µg/mL), have demonstrated positive neurocognitive effects, in­cluding improved recent memory and problem-solving, as well as ameliorating neuropsychiatric and neuro­behavioral symptoms such as depression, mania, destructive and aggressive behavior, restlessness, disinhibition, impulsivity, lability, and alertness.[37-41]

Conversely, one control­led trial found valproic acid negatively impacted decision-making speed, and another suggested an increased mortality rate with valproic acid use.[37-41]

Other agents
Modafinil is a vigilance-promoting drug commonly used to treat narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia, illnesses that can present with symptoms similar to those seen in TBI: excessive daytime sleepiness, inattention, and decreased ability to perform social activities.

The precise mechanism of action remains unknown, although it is believed that modafinil can inhibit GABA or increase glutamate levels in the nondopaminergic anterior hypothalamus, hippocampus, and amygdale.[42,43]

Two studies that investigated the role of modafinil in chronic TBI showed an improvement in neurocognitive deficits, specifically memory and attention, as well as improving daytime somnolence at doses between 100 and 400 mg.[44,45]

Four randomized control trials examining the use of beta-blockers, specifically propranolol and pindolol, have demonstrated beneficial effects on neurobehavioral symptoms of ag­gression and agitation in both the chronic and subacute phase. This class of drugs deserves further attention for the management of both neuropsychiatric and neurobehavioral sequelae of TBI.[46]

Neuroleptics are being used in­creasingly in the setting of delirium, and one might consider using them in an attempt to allow the brain to recalibrate neurotransmitter levels. However, it should be noted that there is some evidence that dopamine blockade may negatively affect recovery.[47,48]

There are also a number of animal studies examining drugs that have the potential to adversely affect brain recovery following TBI. These studies typically use a stroke model, so generalizing to TBI may not be possible.

Nevertheless, the evidence currently does not support the use of neuro­leptics, benzodiazepines, phen­y­toin, prazosin, trazodone, and similar agents because of their potential adverse effect on recovery, presumably through the impacts they have on neurotransmitters such as dopamine, norepinephrine, or GABA.[49-51]

Preliminary evidence suggests cho­linesterase inhibitors such as don­epezil may improve long-term cognitive outcomes, particularly in domains such as memory and attention when administered early, and further in­vestigation with these agents is also warranted.[52,53]

Finally, antiandrogenic medications, such as estrogen and medroxyprogesterone, may have a role to play in reducing inappropriate sexual be­havior in patients with TBI. In a case study and one small trial, these drugs demonstrated effectiveness.[54]

Summary
The nature of TBI sequelae, whether psychiatric, cognitive, or behavioral, is poorly understood. Likewise, the use of pharmacological interventions to improve symptoms, function, and outcome is still under development.

There are, however, a number of agents that inspire optimism. When treating neurological deficits medically, there is evidence to support the tailored use of these agents for particular TBI clinical scenarios. The timing and nature of symptoms, along with wheth­er agents are administered in the acute or chronic phase after TBI, are all relevant factors for determining proper use.

With insufficient evidence to establish guidelines for optimal treatment, care must be taken when choosing pharmacological interventions for TBI.

If the decision is made to use medications to promote TBI recovery or treat its attendant disabilities, clinicians should thoroughly document the goals of pharmacotherapy and closely monitor for side effects. Future studies will undoubtedly add to the clinician’s armamentarium for the care of TBI patients.

Competing interests
None declared.


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[ARTICLE] Complementary and alternative interventions for fatigue management after traumatic brain injury: a systematic review – Full Text

We systematically reviewed randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of complementary and alternative interventions for fatigue after traumatic brain injury (TBI).

We searched multiple online sources including ClinicalTrials.gov, the Cochrane Library database, MEDLINE, CINAHL, Embase, the Web of Science, AMED, PsychINFO, Toxline, ProQuest Digital Dissertations, PEDro, PsycBite, and the World Health Organization (WHO) trial registry, in addition to hand searching of grey literature. The methodological quality of each included study was assessed using the Jadad scale, and the quality of evidence was evaluated using the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) system. A descriptive review was performed.

Ten RCTs of interventions for post-TBI fatigue (PTBIF) that included 10 types of complementary and alternative interventions were assessed in our study. There were four types of physical interventions including aquatic physical activity, fitness-center-based exercise, Tai Chi, and aerobic training. The three types of cognitive and behavioral interventions (CBIs) were cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), and computerized working-memory training. The Flexyx Neurotherapy System (FNS) and cranial electrotherapy were the two types of biofeedback therapy, and finally, one type of light therapy was included. Although the four types of intervention included aquatic physical activity, MBSR, computerized working-memory training and blue-light therapy showed unequivocally effective results, the quality of evidence was low/very low according to the GRADE system.

The present systematic review of existing RCTs suggests that aquatic physical activity, MBSR, computerized working-memory training, and blue-light therapy may be beneficial treatments for PTBIF. Due to the many flaws and limitations in these studies, further controlled trials using these interventions for PTBIF are necessary.

Fatigue is a common phenomenon following traumatic brain injury (TBI), with a reported prevalence ranging from 21% to 80% [Ouellet and Morin, 2006Bushnik et al. 2007Dijkers and Bushnik, 2008Cantor et al. 2012Ponsford et al. 2012], regardless of TBI severity [Ouellet and Morin, 2006Ponsford et al. 2012]. Post-TBI fatigue (PTBIF) refers to fatigue that occurs secondary to TBI, which is generally viewed as a manifestation of ‘central fatigue’. Associated PTBIF symptoms include mental or physical exhaustion and inability to perform voluntary activities, and can be accompanied by cognitive dysfunction, sensory overstimulation, pain, and sleepiness [Cantor et al. 2013]. PTBIF appears to be persistent, affects most TBI patients daily, negatively impacts quality of life, and decreases life satisfaction [Olver et al. 1996Cantor et al.20082012Bay and De-Leon, 2010]. Given the ubiquitous presence of PTBIF, treatment or management of fatigue is important to improve the patient’s quality of life after TBI. However, the effectiveness of currently available treatments is limited.

Although pharmacological interventions such as piracetam, creatine, monoaminergic stabilizer OSU6162, and methylphenidate can alleviate fatigue, adverse effects limit their usage and further research is needed to clarify their effects [Hakkarainen and Hakamies, 1978Sakellaris et al.2008Johansson et al. 2012b2014]. Therefore, many researchers have attempted to identify complementary and alternative interventions to relieve PTBIF [Bateman et al. 2001Hodgson et al. 2005Gemmell and Leathem, 2006Hassett et al. 2009Johansson et al. 2012aBjörkdahl et al. 2013Sinclair et al. 2014]. In this study, we aimed to systematically review randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that evaluated treatment of PTBIF using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to provide practical recommendations for this syndrome.

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Figure 1. The study selection process for the systematic review.

Continue —> Complementary and alternative interventions for fatigue management after traumatic brain injury: a systematic reviewTherapeutic Advances in Neurological Disorders – Gang-Zhu Xu, Yan-Feng Li, Mao-De Wang, Dong-Yuan Cao, 2017

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[Abstract] “A CLINICAL FRAMEWORK FOR FUNCTIONAL RECOVERY IN A PERSON WITH CHRONIC TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: A CASE REPORT” |

Provisional Abstract:
Background and Purpose: This case report describes a task-specific program for gait and functional recovery in a young man with severe chronic traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Case Description: The individual was a 26-year-old man 4 years post TBI with severe motor impairments who had not walked outside of therapy since his injury. He had received extensive gait training prior to initiation of services. His goal was to recover the ability to walk.

Intervention: The primary focus of the interventions was the restoration of gait. A variety of interventions were used, including locomotor treadmill training, electrical stimulation, orthoses and specialized assistive devices. A total of 79 treatments were delivered over a period of 62 weeks.

Outcomes: At the conclusion of therapy, the client was able to walk independently with a gait trainer for over 3000 feet and walked in the community with the assistance of his mother using a rocker bottom crutch for distances of up to 350 feet.

Discussion: Given the chronicity of this individual’s injury, the magnitude of his functional improvements were unexpected. However, very intentional interventions were selected in the development of his treatment plan. His potential was realized by structuring practice of the salient task, i.e. walking, with adequate intensity and frequency.

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[BOOK] Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation, An Issue of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America – Google Books

Front CoverThis issue will focus on traumatic brain injury and will include articles on the following: Pathophysiology of TBI; Acute Management of Moderate-Severe TBI; Disorder of Consciousness; Rehabilitation of Moderate-Severe TBI; Acute Diagnosis and Management of Concussion; Rehabilitation of Persistent Symptoms after Concussion Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy; Unique Aspect of TBI in the Military and Veteran; and many more!

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[WEB SITE] Experiences of patients with traumatic brain injury and their carers during transition from in-patient rehabilitation to the community – CNS

PURPOSE: To explore the experiences of individuals who have had a severe
traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their carers in the first month post-discharge
from in-patient rehabilitation into living in the community.

METHOD: Using a qualitative approach underpinned by critical realism, we explored the narratives of 10 patients and nine carers using semi-structured interviews approximately one month post-discharge. Thematic analysis was carried out independently by two researchers.

RESULTS: Firstly, perceptions of support were mixed but many patients and carers felt unsupported in the inpatient phase, during transitions between units and when preparing for discharge. Secondly, they struggled to accept a new reality of changed abilities, loss of roles and loss of autonomy. Thirdly, early experiences post-discharge exacerbated fears for the future.

CONCLUSIONS: Most patients and carers struggled to identify a cohesive plan that supported their transition to living in the community. Access to services required much persistence on the part of carers and tended to be short-term, and therefore did not meet their long-term needs. We propose the need for a case manager to be involved at an early stage of their rehabilitation and act as a key point for information and access to on-going rehabilitation and other support services. Implications for Rehabilitation Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a major cause of long-term disability. It can affect all areas of daily life and significantly reduce quality of life for both patient and carer. Professionals appear to underestimate the change in abilities and impact on daily life once patients return home. Community services maintain a short-term focus, whereas patients and carers want to look further ahead – this dissonance adds to anxiety. The study’s findings on service fragmentation indicate an urgent need for better integration within health services and across health, social care and voluntary sectors. A link person/case manager who oversees the patient journey from admission onwards would help improve integrated care and ensure the patient, and
carer, are at the center of service provision.

Source: Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Guide – Research Reports – Experiences of patients with traumatic brain injury and their carers during transition from in-patient rehabilitation to the community

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[WEB SITE] Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Guide – Neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity

by Lisa Kreber, Ph.D. CBIS
Senior Neuroscientist, Centre for Neuro Skills

What is Neuroplasticity?
Neuronal Firing
How Neuroplasticity Works
Mechanisms of Plasticity
Synaptogenesis
Stem Cells
Modulation of Neurotransmission
Unmasking
Forms of Neuronal Plasticity
Neuronal Remodeling
Depression and Hippocampal Plasticity
Appreciating Plasticity
Ten Principles of Neuroplasticity
Learning, Injury and Recovery

Source: Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Guide – Neuroplasticity

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