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brain injury news
Researchers Working to Develop Scan to Visibly Prove if a Patient Has Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury
Currently, there is not definitive way to tell if someone sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Unlike an x-ray, which can visibly show when someone has broken a bone, there is no test or scan to prove if someone has suffered a TBI. But now scientists are testing a tool that lights up the...
Kristyn Testa, a Legal Secretary in Stark & Stark's Lawrenceville, New Jersey office, underwent surgery this past October to donate her kidney to her brother, Michael. Michael was suffering from kidney failure and had been on dialysis for the past two years. On Sunday April 15th Kristyn...
A new study reports that Amantadine, a drug commonly used to treat Parkinson’s disease, has could help to speed up the recovery time for patients suffering from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Amantadine helps boost our brain’s levels of dopamine, a neurotransmitter linked to arousal....
Researchers Attempt to Develop Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Drug That Could Treat, and Even Cure, Brain Injuries
Doctors at Wayne State University School of Medicine are working on developing a treatment for Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). Currently, there are no treatments for those suffering from a TBI. Traumatic brain injury causes a decrease in blood flow in the cerebrum of the brain, which if prolonged,...
A recent study published in Epidemiology highlights the work conducted by researchers at the Mayo Clinic in which they used a new system to identify and classify brain injuries caused by force to the head. The researchers found that the actual number of traumatic brain injuries is probably greater...