Tag Archives: TBI

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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Researchers Study New Method of Assessing Severity of Pediatric TBI

[Source: Medical X-Press] A team of international scientists, including Melbourne researchers, has found blood samples can help gauge the severity of children’s brain injuries, indicating which children will recover and which will need ongoing support. The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute … Continue reading

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