Tag Archives: traumatic brain injury

Brain Injury? Give It Time to Heal

The results of a new study indicate that the symptoms emanating from brain trauma in combat are likely to be around for a long time. Continue reading

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Testing for Brain Injury

Medical researchers for the Army are running trials on a blood test to determine the extent of traumatic brain injury. Continue reading

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Bomb Effects Likened to Athletic Experience

Researchers find that the force created by an explosion causes effects similar to those experienced on the playing field. Continue reading

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Looking for Signs of Distress

A retired Army general is now heading up a nonprofit group dedicated to finding cures for brain disorders. Continue reading

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In Wake of Tragedy, Lawmakers Raise Questions About Brain Injury

Are we sending our warriors back to the battlefield too soon after sustaining head trauma? Continue reading

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Using Words to Heal the Pain

The art and practice of storytelling, poetry and the literary process is being tapped into as a means of treatment for military-related injury. Continue reading

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Multiple Approaches to TBI Diagnosis

Specialists for the Pentagon, employing several diagnostic tools, are studying how best to detect concussions and their degree of impact. Continue reading

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Seeking a Treatment for TBI

Under study is the intervention of pure oxygen administered via hyperbaric chambers, a treatment long used in cases involving diving incidents. Continue reading

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Testing for TBI: A Failing Grade

Detecting the incidence and severity of brain injury through computer metrics is found to be faulty in both design and operation. Continue reading

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Research Examines Traumatic Brain Injury

Military medics and researchers are trying to shed light on the exact nature of what happens to the brain in the event of a bomb blast. Continue reading

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