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Category Archives: Brain Injury Treatment

HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care Opens Its First Head Injury Clinic in St. Mary’s County, Maryland – P&T Community

Posted: November 27, 2019 at 9:54 am

HeadFirst Sports Injury and Concussion Care Opens Its First Head Injury Clinic in St. Mary's County, Maryland   P&T Community Continue reading

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Brain injuries in babies: UK and India coalition – Hyderus Cyf

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The Imperial College London has announced a coalition with a number of universities across India, fronting a study entitled Prevention of Epilepsy by Reducing Neonatal Encephalopathy (PREVENT). The campaign is cited as the worlds largest study on babies with neonatal encephalopathy and other brain injuries occurring shortly after birth, in an attempt to reduce the number of cases of epilepsy resulting from the brain trauma. Trauma to the brain during or shortly after childbirth is noted as being one of the most common risk factors for developing epilepsy across much of the world Continue reading

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MS Drug Execs Tell All; APOE and Delirium; Brains in Space – MedPage Today

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Competitors' prices, not drug development costs, dictated initial prices of multiple sclerosis (MS) drugs, former pharma leaders told Oregon Health & Science University researchers. (Neurology) The investigational Alzheimer's drug aducanumab should be approved now or the FDA will hold back a much-needed treatment for at least 5 years, Biogen's top scientist warned. Continue reading

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Here’s What Happens When You Remove Half Your Brain – Healthline

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Share on PinterestA childs brain can recover even after half a hemisphere is removed. Getty Images Seizures can have a devastating effect on brain development in children, and in some severe cases, physicians have even removed part of the brain to help stop them. In these cases surgeons perform a hemispherectomy, where the right or left half of the brain is surgically removed or disconnected from the other healthier half. Continue reading

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Suspended animation in humans successfully tried for the first time – News-Medical.net

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Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, for the first time have put a patient in suspended animation successfully. Using this method, they lowered the body temperature of the human patient for the first time. Continue reading

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Recovering from a Concussion – Med News 365

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A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury, and it can occur anytime a person hits their head on something. Its one of the most common injuries in a car accident. According to an article in Medical News Today, most people recover from a concussion in about a month Continue reading

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Guilt drove him to keep his brain-injured wife alive. What would she have wanted? – Los Angeles Times

Posted: November 25, 2019 at 10:50 am

It was Valentines Day 2010 when Steve Simmons asked his wife, Rafaela, to go on a motorcycle ride. She wanted to stay home, he said Continue reading

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Dent in head: Causes and when to see a doctor – Medical News Today

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A dent in the head may have a variety of causes. Continue reading

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Jimmy Carter’s Head Injury: Emblem of Impending Health Crisis – MedPage Today

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Former President Jimmy Carter, 95, successfully underwent a procedure to reduce brain swelling caused by a subdural hematoma. Continue reading

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Survey: Many NH vets still struggle with PTSD, TBI – The Union Leader

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CONCORD New Hampshire is doing a better job of caring for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injuries, but the mission is far from complete. Continue reading

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