Blog Posts in March, 2013

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  • Neuroinflammation: Beneficial and Detrimental Effects After Traumatic Brain Injury

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 25-Mar-2013

    Neuroinflammation of the brain is a progressive secondary event following the primary event of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and a major factor in lingering neurological deficits stemming from TBI. The unique traumatic injury suffered by each victim of TBI-and the contradictory effects of neuroinflammation on the neurological outcome of the victims-complicates efforts to develop broad ...
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  • Acute Blast Injury Reduces Brain Abeta In Two Rodent Species

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 18-Mar-2013

    The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have caused numerous injuries and deaths due to blast-induced traumatic brain injury (TBI). Non-blast closed impact injuries (nbTBI) are identified by pathophysiological mechanisms like direct tissue damage, bleeding, and diffuse axonal injury; and accumulation of proteins-like β-amyloid (Aβ)-linked to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease. A ...
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  • Cooling May Prevent Trauma-Induced Epilepsy

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 18-Mar-2013

    A study suggests that epileptic seizures, often the result of severe head trauma, can be prevented by cooling the brain after injury. Warmer brain cells are more likely to experience electrical activity and are thus more susceptible to the abnormal electrical discharges that cause seizures after injury. Doctors now perform cooling for the brains of infants suffering inadequate blood flow during ...
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