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Participants Needed for Study on How Marital Relationship Adapts After Traumatic Brain Injury

Participants are currently being recruited for a dissertation study: "Attachment Resiliency: Marital Recovery from TBI." This study will focus on how the ...

Brain teaser: 3D printed 'tissue' to help combat disease

Researchers 3D print artificial brain tissue to investigate the effect of drugs and explore brain disorders. ...

Blood Test Predicts Prognosis for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Fast Facts: Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) affect millions of Americans every year after car accidents, sporting collisions, assaults, falls and other incidents. They can cause symptoms ranging from headache, dizziness, memory problems and difficulty paying attention to seizures and coma. ... Full story

Blood Test Predicts Prognosis for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Fast Facts: - Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) affect millions of Americans every year after car accidents, sporting collisions, assaults, falls and other incidents. They can cause symptoms ranging from headache, dizziness, memory problems and difficulty paying attention to seizures and coma. ... Full story

Fly brains filter out visual information caused by their own movements, like humans

Our brains are constantly barraged with sensory information, but have an amazing ability to filter out just what they need to understand what’s going on around us. For instance, if you stand perfectly still in a room, and that room rotates around you, it’s terrifying. But stand still in a room and turn your eyes, and the same visual input feels perfectly normal. That’s thanks to a complex process in our brain that tell us when and how to pay attention to sensory input. Specifically, we ignore visual input caused by our own eye movements. ... Full story

Key protein found to have role in long-term complications from traumatic brain injury

NIH-study shows protein found at higher levels in military members who have suffered multiple TBIs ... Full story

Stanford team's brain-controlled prosthesis nearly as good as one-finger typing

Years of work have yielded a technique that continuously corrects brain readings to give people with spinal cord injuries a more precise way to tap out commands by using a thought-controlled cursor. A pilot clinical trial for human use is underway. ... Full story

Delayed brain development in the poorest children linked to lower educational achievement

ANN ARBOR—The gap between income and achievement in school has been well documented over the years but new research from the University of Michigan finds physiological differences in the brains of the poorest children. ... Full story

New Study Data Show Reduced Intracranial Pressure After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury with Therapeutic Hypothermia

New Rochelle, NY - Results from a European clinical trial comparing therapeutic hypothermia to standard treatment for patients with elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) as a result of severe traumatic brain injury demonstrate a significant mean decrease in ICP with body cooling to 32-35oC, which did not occur in the absence of therapeutic hypothermia. ... Full story

Hospitals’ compliance with guidelines for treating brain injuries doesn’t guarantee better outcomes

UCLA physicians contribute to county-wide study of Los Angeles trauma centers ... Full story

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