Blog Posts in September, 2016

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  • Study Finds Link Between TBI and Parkinson's, but not Alzheimer's

    Posted By The Scarlett Law Group || 27-Sep-2016

    The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has found a link between traumatic brain injuries (TBI) resulting in a loss of consciousness and Parkinson’s disease. However, there has not been a connection to TBI and Alzheimer’s disease. This study – the largest ever on this topic with data from 7,130 older adults – is considered significant in that it challenges previous ...
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  • Promedica Joins Stem-Cell Research on Treating Traumatic Brain Injuries

    Posted By The Scarlett Law Group || 22-Sep-2016

    To try and find benefits of treating traumatic brain injuries, ProMedica is partnering up with a stem-cell company in California called Stemedica Cell Technologies. The main goal in this research is to see if stem cells provided by Stemedica can regenerate brain tissue in people who have suffered injuries in car accidents, in combat, or from sports. One major success story that is mentioned in the ...
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  • Research, Technology, Aid Effort To Help TBI Patients

    Posted By The Scarlett Law Group || 16-Sep-2016

    The National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), a directorate of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, is making large strides in researching and treating traumatic brain injuries of varying degrees. Research dives into “the structure and metabolic activity in the brain, how it metabolizes glucose, where the blood flow is, and the electrical activity in the brain.” ...
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  • New UC Study Will Examine 'Secondary Injury' After Traumatic Brain Injury

    Posted By The Scarlett Law Group || 9-Sep-2016

    The University of Cincinnati Department Of Neurosurgery will begin studying what happens after a traumatic brain injury ( TBI ) has occurred. The goal in this study, which has received a grant of $4.7 million, is to uncover what is called the “secondary injury” that usually comes along after the initial brain injury. Typically, patients begin to show symptoms called “brain ...
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  • CDC Study Identifies Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury at Increased Risk of PTSD

    Posted By The Scarlett Law Group || 2-Sep-2016

    A study published in the Journal of Neurotrauma found that “Civilian Emergency Department Populations” who present with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) are more likely to present Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms after six months post-injury. Essentially, this study was one of the first to focus on civilians with mTBI and possibly PTSD. A majority of studies on mTBI are ...
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