Tag Archives: TBI

Concussion Recovery Not Clear Cut for Children

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Sleep problems, fatigue and attention difficulties in the weeks after a child’s concussion injury could be a sign of reduced brain function and decreased grey matter. Researchers from The University of Queensland have studied persistent concussion symptoms … Continue reading

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No Link Found Between Youth Contact Sports and Cognitive, Mental Health Problems

[Source:  Medical X Press] Adolescents who play contact sports, including football, are no more likely to experience cognitive impairment, depression or suicidal thoughts in early adulthood than their peers, suggests a new University of Colorado Boulder study of nearly 11,000 … Continue reading

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New Brain Research Could Change How Concussions are Treated

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Traumatic brain injuries (TBI), including concussions, can be caused by anything from sports injuries to battlefield trauma. And they can have fatal or lasting effects. The results of a severe concussion—problems with thinking, memory, movement, emotions—are clear. … Continue reading

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Study: Blood Test Detects Concussion and Subconcussive Injuries in Children and Adults

[Source:  Medical X-Press] n one of the largest studies of its kind, researchers at Orlando Health are making new progress in finding ways to detect a traumatic yet sinister brain injury—and getting closer to preventing further damage. Subconcussive injuries often … Continue reading

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Researchers Refine Guidelines for Pediatric Brain Injuries

[Medical X-Press] When a child suffers a head trauma, medical professionals are in high gear to prevent further damage to a developing brain. Measuring and regulating the child’s level of carbon dioxide is critical to ensuring the brain is getting … Continue reading

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