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Sioux City woman survives traumatic brain injury, earns graduate degree

Sioux City woman survives traumatic brain injury, earns graduate degree | TBI | Scoop.it
A Sunday night in 2009, a nurse became a patient. Michelle Lara was thrown from a motorcycle and fractured her skull.
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Current concepts of optimal cerebral perfusion pressure in traumatic brain injury

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Anesthesiology Medical Article: Current concepts of optimal cerebral perfusion pressure in traumatic brain injury (Current concepts of optimal cerebral perfusion pressure in traumatic brain injury http://t.co/QSU6X96nB5)...
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Traumatic brain injury a health problem with serious impact for people in prisons - HealthCanal.com

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Traumatic brain injury a health problem with serious impact for people in prisons
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The hospital's Centre for Research on Inner City Health has launched a new research program focused on the health of people in prison.
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Two UK researchers demonstrate differences in adults, teens who suffer from ... - KyForward.com

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Mild Brain Injury Leaves Lasting Scar - Scientific American

Although much attention has gone to severe forms of traumatic brain injury (TBI) such as concussion-induced coma, far more common are the milder impacts that come from falling off a bicycle, a low-speed car accident or ...
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Overcoming a Brain Injury through Photography

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After a nearly fatal brain hemorrhage left a once-successful commercial photographer paralyzed, he continued to make photos — experiencing his work more fluidly. ([Video]: Overcoming a brain injury through photography.
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened.
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Magnetically-Controlled Nanomotors Can Enhance Stroke Treatment, Study - University Herald

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University Herald Magnetically-Controlled Nanomotors Can Enhance Stroke Treatment, Study University Herald Currently, recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) is administered intravenously to patients following the diagnosis of ischemic...
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Soldiers Are Seeking Care For PTSD, Depression More Frequently Now, As ... - Medical Daily

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However, despite the large number of U.S.
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NFLPA says concussion lawsuit "has no merit" - SBNation.com

NFLPA says concussion lawsuit "has no merit" - SBNation.com | TBI | Scoop.it
"The NFLPA has made the health and safety of its members a priority and the advancements in professional football on concussion education, prevention and treatment are a result of our efforts." The NFL has had to deal with ...
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It's Not Just Trauma To The Head: Minor Accidents Can Lead To Brain Damage ... - Medical Daily

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It's Not Just Trauma To The Head: Minor Accidents Can Lead To Brain Damage ...
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Memory and thinking skills were 25 percent lower in the first group, possibly linked to nerve fiber disruptions in the brain, the researchers found.
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Our Plastic Brain

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Neuroplasticity is a concept that should have huge implications for victims of combat stress because it suggests that the events that change someone's brain can be changed again. Although something cannot be undone, perhaps there are ways to alleviate dramatic changes.


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Call for more brain injury units

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Wales does not have the services to deal with the growing number of people suffering disabilities caused by head traumas, a brain injuries expert says.

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Headway Ireland's curator insight, September 9, 2013 11:10 AM

So it's not just here in Ireland then....

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Traumatic brain injury-induced oxidative stress reduced by melatonin

Traumatic brain injury-induced oxidative stress reduced by melatonin | TBI | Scoop.it
Traumatic brain injury can cause post-traumatic neurodegenerations with an increase in reactive oxygen species and reactive oxygen species-mediated lipid peroxidation.
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7 Ways Successful People Remain Calm When Life Gets Out Of Control - Pick the Brain

7 Ways Successful People Remain Calm When Life Gets Out Of Control - Pick the Brain | TBI | Scoop.it
But there are some people, who seem to navigate this onslaught of trails in a calm and peaceful manner.

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Nemours targets sports brain injuries - The News Journal

Nemours targets sports brain injuries - The News Journal | TBI | Scoop.it
Nemours targets sports brain injuries The News Journal WILMINGTON – As the incidence rate of youth concussions continues to climb, health conglomerate Nemours is taking a proactive approach: offering, for the first time, comprehensive baseline...
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The Psychology of Motivation: How To Get Stuff Done, Even When You’re Not “On”

The Psychology of Motivation: How To Get Stuff Done, Even When You’re Not “On” | TBI | Scoop.it
Learn how to tap into the psychology of motivation to ride "motivation waves" and get more done every day.

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Lisa McCarthy's curator insight, July 22, 2014 6:26 AM

Interesting article on "riding the motivation wave".

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Variations in Neuronal Networks Could Explain Traumatic Brain ...

Variations in Neuronal Networks Could Explain Traumatic Brain ... | TBI | Scoop.it
People vary in their responses to stroke and trauma, which impedes the ability of physicians to predict patient outcomes. Damage to the brain and nervous system can lead to severe disabilities, including epilepsy and ...
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Young girl survives head injury, tags parents' murderer

A young girl narrated how she survived the ordeal that took her parents' lives. Subscribe to the ABS-CBN News channel! - http://goo.gl/7lR5ep Watch the full episodes of TSOCO on TFC.TV ...
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Doctors hope to retrain brain damaged by stroke - fox2now.com

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Doctors hope to retrain brain damaged by stroke
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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– Doctors at Washington University School of Medicine are trying to see if they can re-train the brain to help stroke patients regain the use of paralyzed limbs.
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How the NFL's concussion settlement cuts coverage.

How the NFL's concussion settlement cuts coverage. | TBI | Scoop.it
A judge granted preliminary approval to the NFL's concussion settlement earlier this month.
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Brain injury changes the lives and tests the faith of a Draper family - Deseret News

Brain injury changes the lives and tests the faith of a Draper family - Deseret News | TBI | Scoop.it
Deseret News Brain injury changes the lives and tests the faith of a Draper family Deseret News DRAPER — Awash in uncertainty, overwhelmed by fear, Chris Benda spent the days after her youngest son's head injury left him in a coma beating back the...
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What Happens to Your Brain and Body When You Get a Concussion ...

What Happens to Your Brain and Body When You Get a Concussion ... | TBI | Scoop.it
"A concussion is an alteration in brain function brought on by trauma," says sports medicine physician Jordan D. Metzl, M.D., author of The Exercise Cure. Basically, your brain shakes violently and collides with your skull, ...
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Neuroplasticity: The Remarkable Ability of Our Brain to Adapt

Neuroplasticity: The Remarkable Ability of Our Brain to Adapt | TBI | Scoop.it
It probably goes without saying, but the human brain is a marvelous thing. It helps us learn, helps us adapt. A core part of these abilities is thanks to neuroplasticity.

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Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury | SymptomFind.com

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury | SymptomFind.com | TBI | Scoop.it
Traumatic brain injuries may cause physical, cognitive and emotional issues, affecting both the patient and the patient’s family.

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