Blog Posts in September, 2013

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  • The Impact of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder on Recovery From Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 17-Sep-2013

    A recent study investigated the effect of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) on the outcomes of children who suffer mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Researchers reviewed the charts of children admitted to Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh between 2003 and 2010, with the condition that these children were diagnosed with mild closed head injury (CHI) and ADHD. Controlling ...
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  • Changes in Mouse Cognition and Hippocampal Gene Expression Observed in a Mild Physical-and Blast-Traumatic Brain Injury

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 12-Sep-2013

    In a recent study, researchers compared the effects of traumatic brain injury caused by physical impact and high-velocity blast shockwaves. The researchers subjected mice to mild types of physical or blast-induced TBI and then evaluated the mice using a number of metrics, including cognitive and emotional behavior, recognition and spatial memory, and anxiety. The study concluded that molecular ...
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  • Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Longitudinal Regional Brain Volume Changes

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 5-Sep-2013

    Researchers conducted a study to determine how brain volume changes in individuals subjected to mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and how that change affects cognitive abilities in those individuals after one year. The study observed two groups of patients: subjects suffering posttraumatic symptoms following mTBI and a control group who had not suffered traumatic brain injury. At the start of the ...
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  • 11th Annual Conference on Brain Injury – Don’t miss out! Register now!

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 4-Sep-2013

    11th Annual Conference on Brain Injury InterContinental Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana September 18-21, 2013 Don’t miss out! Register now! 2013 CONFERENCE INFORMATION BLAST INJURIES AND MILITARY ISSUES The 11th Annual Conference on Brain Injury will cover a broad range of brain injury topics, including blast and combat injuries. Professionals from the VA, DoD, DVBIC and all other agencies ...
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  • Brain Injury: Neuro-Inflammation, Cognitive Deficit & MRI in a Model of Blast Induced TBI

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 4-Sep-2013

    A recent study focused on how the central nervous system responds to non-penetrating blast injuries like those induced by blast waves from terrorist explosive devices. Researchers subjected rats to controlled blast waves to measure inflammatory response, tissue damage, and programmed cell death; they observed mechanisms indicating the presence of these injury responses up to three weeks after the ...
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