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  • Group Helps to Protect Servicemembers

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 1-Aug-2006

    Name : Capt. Steve Alvarez, USA American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, May 9, 2006 – A nonprofit group founded and organized by a U.S. Navy veteran is protecting troops on the front lines against severe head trauma by mobilizing citizens to support deployed servicemembers. Operation Helmet, led by Dr. Robert Meaders, a former naval flight surgeon, ophthalmologist and dive master, has been ...
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  • Healing continues for vet, his nurse

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 1-Aug-2006

    By LES BLUMENTHAL McClatchy Newspapers May 05, 2006 TACOMA, Wash. – The hug seemed to go on forever. Neither wanted to let go. Rory Dunn and Tina Sundem hadn’t seen each other since their lives briefly crossed in an Army hospital’s intensive-care unit in the middle of Baghdad’s Green Zone nearly two years ago. Dunn is a former soldier from Renton, Wash., who suffered a ...
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  • Intermagnetics’ Invivo Subsidiary Awarded $500,000 Federal Grant to Develop Advanced MRI System to Diagnose, Treat Brain Injuries

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 1-Aug-2006

    Invivo Partners With Office of Naval Research to Devise Substantial Improvement in Caring for Casualties From Overseas Combat Zones LATHAM, N.Y., April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Intermagnetics General Corporation (NASDAQ: IMGC) today announced that its subsidiary, Invivo Corporation, has been awarded a $500,000 Department of Defense grant to develop an integrated hardware and software ...
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  • Lowering body temperature shows promise for trauma treatment

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 1-Aug-2006

    Name : JACOB GOLDSTEIN Knight Ridder Newspapers MIAMI – Twenty years ago, W. Dalton Dietrich and his colleagues had a problem: the rats in their laboratory experienced the same kind of stroke but had dramatically different outcomes. “We were perplexed,” Dietrich says. To try to figure out what was going on, they started measuring the temperature of the rats’ brains. The ...
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  • Pedaling to get life back after head injury

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 1-Aug-2006

    Name : BRYAN LEE Published: 04.24.2006 From Calculus III to a first- grade level of learning was the traumatic aftermath of Lee Katterman’s freak bicycle accident nine years ago. Becoming a successful Tucson businessman today is the result of a long and painful road back. “I owned a bicycle shop (R&R Bicycles, Ina and Thornydale roads) at the time and was just taking a bike from ...
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  • Rebuilding lives : NeuroTrauma Rehab specializes in complex rehabilitation situations

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 1-Aug-2006

    By Dahlia Reich and Sheila Cook It was a simple slip and fall. Or so it seemed. Laura* had just parked her vehicle in the parking garage at work and was heading to a meeting when her feet went out from under her on black ice. Her head hit the ground with such force she was stunned. But picking herself up, she carried on. It was a simple slip and fall. Or so it seemed. Laura* had just parked her ...
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  • Skull Study Proves Bike Helmets Work

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 1-Aug-2006

    MONDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) — Experiments conducted with water-filled human skulls confirm that bike helmets that meet U.S. standards do protect kids from head injury. To come up with the results, the researchers dropped helmeted skulls onto a metal anvil, testing whether the helmets protected against fracture-inducing impact. While the method may seem startling, the results should ...
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  • Staying safe on Prom Night

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 1-Aug-2006

    Q: My 16-year-old daughter will be going to her first prom soon. I want her to have a good time, but I’m worried about her safety on a night when so much drinking and driving is going on. Any advice? A: With the advent of spring, teenagers around the country are looking forward to prom night and graduation activities. It’s a very exciting time in a young person’s life, and ...
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  • UMDNJ scientist aids study on brain repair

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 1-Aug-2006

    Tuesday, April 25, 2006 BY ANGELA STEWART Star-Ledger Staff A research team that includes a New Jersey scientist has identified two receptors that increase the number of restorative stem cells as a response to brain injury. This knowledge, they contend, could lead to development of new drugs that target the two stem cell receptors — called EGFR and Notch1, gp-130 — which are key ...
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