Army, NFL team up to spotlight head injuriesPressure not to disappoint teammates and fellow soldiers is said to keep many from seeking medical attention for head injuries in the National Football League and U.S. Army, respectively. U.S. Gen. Ray Odierno, left, chief of staff for the Army ...
Drug blocks damage that follows brain injuryAnnually, an estimated 1.7 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to traffic accidents, falls, assaults, and sports participation, says the study's senior author Hülya Bayir, associate professor in the department of critical care ...
Advances in equipment may avert some head injuries"We don't have clear evidence it's going to pre-vent concus-sions, but it might help as long as by putting it on, a player doesn't feel more invulnerable and play more aggressively," said neuropsychologist Neal McGrath, clinical director of Sports ...
Obama improves mental health services for military and familiesIn addition, its goals is also to improve the research of mental illnesses including but not limited to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) as well as to develop solutions for early detection and improved treatment ...
Traumatic Brain Injury Linked to GH DeficiencyBy: BRUCE JANCIN, Clinical Endocrinology News Digital Network. HOUSTON - Growth hormone deficiency appears to be common among military veterans with mild traumatic brain injury sustained in combat, according to the first study to look at the issue.
Ft. Hood soldiers subject of traumatic brain injury studyAccording to records from the Military Health System, 244,217 members of the military have had some type of traumatic brain injury since 2000. Of those the vast majority, more than 187,000, were classified as "mild." Another 40,000 troops suffered ...
Romney visits gulf as Obama tends to troopsThose efforts include attempts to combat what Carney called "unseen wounds" of the wars, including post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. Obama's team is intent on flexing the powers of the presidency in pursuit of re-election.
Brain-injured man reported missing returns to Milwaukie adult care homeEric Jon Sanders, 45, was reported missing after he didn't return to the care home Tuesday night. Officer Ulli Neitch, Milwaukie Police Department spokeswoman, said Sanders suffers from seizures and has learning disabilities from a traumatic head injury.
New research about brain and related disorders to be unveiled at Neuroscience ...Findings will include how the brain weighs complex decisions; progress being made in treating Alzheimer's disease, spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injury; and novel understanding of how life experiences, diet, and sleep influence brain health ...
OTL: Football At A Crossroads: The Hit SystemAnd if a trainer suspects an athlete has suffered a brain injury, it's fairly easy to follow up with an investigation and see that they've received additional testing.
Free wheelin': Fund created to help local woman regain freedomShe suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI). Now, 21-years-old, Annie has learned to live with the effects on her body from that night.
Nanoparticle Offers Early-Stage Treatment to Brain InjuriesIn the current research, the Rice team took PEG-HCC's effectiveness as an antioxidant one step further, by using it to counter something called reactive oxygen species (ROS)—after a traumatic brain injury, cells release an excessive amount of an ROS ...
Youth Sports Injuries: What a Headache!An MTBI, or Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, as it's known in the medical literature. That earlier MTBI she did shake off -- or at least the symptoms went away after 10 days or so.
UC, Mayfield national site for brain studyA group called One Mind for Research has embarked on a $100 million program to promote such research around the country, including traumatic brain injury and diseases such as Alzheimer's. Retired Gen. Peter Chiarelli, former vice chief of staff of the ...
NFL and US ArmyWest Point hosted a discussion between the NFL and the US Army talking about concussions and traumatic brain injuries. The Chief of Staff for the Army, Gen.
College Athlete Suffers Serious, Atypical InjuryBrett Wycinski, 21, remains at Mercy Medical Center in Canton where he is making a slow and difficult recovery from a serious traumatic head injury he suffered during a team scrimmage at Fawcett Stadium on Aug. 18. Wycinski, a starting senior defensive ...
Improved equipment may boost protectionRiddell's Revolution Speed has extended jaw-line protection with the same foam padding found in the rest of the helmet, among other features that help protect against head injuries, said Erin Griffin, a spokeswoman for the company. Helmet technology is ...
Origami, Greater Lansing-area brain rehabilitation center, teams with high ...That was the message of Eric Hannah, MSA, the Director of Program Operations at Lansing-area Origami Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center, who said concussions are traumatic brain injuries and should be treated as such. "When it comes to concussions, ...
New book by Chch author lets brain injury out of the closetMs McKenzie suffered her traumatic brain injury while out cycling in the Port Hills in Christchurch in 2005 when she was hit by an unsecured mattress that had come off a trailer as it had been driven past her.
Rushing to find a connectionThe prevailing narrative regarding Seau, whose brain remains under study for signs of CTE, as well as other aging athletes who have killed themselves in recent years is that head injuries sustained long ago on playing fields laid the groundwork for a ...