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Traumatic Brain Injuries

Are We OK with Youth Football and the Risk of Brain Injury? Young football players are at greater risk of brain injury than we know or “than many parents and coaches would find acceptable,” according to two health researchers writing for the Washington Post recently. The two experts, Robert C….

When a car accident victim’s head suffers a blow, he or she can suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI). A TBI can have life-altering complications for an individual, including permanent disability and reduced cognitive function. When an individual suffers a TBI in a car accident, he or she can file…

If you suffered a concussion in a car accident, fall, or some other incident, you should be aware that recent research suggests your concussion could have a significant impact on your future. In particular, the research tends to suggest that your chances of developing dementia are increased if you have…

Blood Test May Accurately Diagnose a Traumatic Brain Injury Until recently, traumatic brain injuries have been very difficult to diagnose. Other than CAT scans and high definition MRIs, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) often is diagnosed by how a patient reacts to certain tests or based on subjective responses to questionnaires. This…

Traumatic Brain Injury Tied to Increase Risk of Suicide In a recent study published in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), researchers have linked traumatic brain injuries to a potentially higher risk of suicide. For those suffering from serious head injuries, whether from falls, car accidents, sports injuries, or…

Facts About Head Injuries and TBI’s According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 1.7 million people experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year in America. A TBI occurs when there is some traumatic event (striking force, penetrating force, explosion or blast, etc.) causing the brain to experience…

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