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traumatic brain injury

We all sleep and we all dream.

Some nights it is easier to fall asleep. Other nights it's a battle.

After having some trouble with sleeping these past couple of weeks. I decided to do some research.

Since a lot of people wear sweat shorts to bed I thought, why not share...

Published 6 January 2014 by CBC News on CBC News

After a concussion, adolescents with the highest level of mental activities — such as reading, doing homework and playing video games — take the longest to recover, a new study suggests.

Adolescents engaged in the highest level of mental activities take about 100...

Published 19 December 2013 by Article provided by Kennedy, Johnson, D'Elia & Gillooly, L.L.C. on www.digitaljournal.com

The effects of a TBI can be devastating, and in some cases late detection can lead to even more severe effects.

Many people in New Haven County, Connecticut, have had the experience of being hurt and not knowing initially whether the injury was severe. This can especially be a danger for...

Published 11 December 2013 by Emma Innes on The Daily Mail

Listening to pop music can help patients with severe brain injuries recall personal memories, a new study suggests.

Researchers discovered that brain injured patients recalled a similar number of memories when played a song as those without a brain injury.

The study, by Dr Amee...

Published 19 August 2013 by Robert Lee Hotz on The Wall Street Journal

The latest question for researchers studying the consequences of concussions isn't when student-athletes can safely get back in the game. It's how long to wait before they can return to class.

New research suggests concussion effects may linger weeks after symptoms of dizziness...

Published 6 August 2013 by Cassandra Mason on Hawke's Bay today

New research suggesting a link between playing rugby and developing dementia could help Hawke's Bay players deal with the long-term effect of head injuries, a local rugby executive says.

Brain injury specialist Dr Willie Stewart told BBC Radio Scotland on Sunday the brains of head-...

Published 1 August 2013 by Steve Mariotti on The Huffington Post

Recently, the city sold part of its citizen's birthright for $41 million< by granting a city-wide bike contract to an outside...

Published 27 July 2013 by Keith L. Alexander on The Washington Post

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA — Thomas “TC” Maslin easily reads to himself the local newspaper or latest issue of the Economist.

Reading aloud a simple children’s book is another story.

“Five little ducks went out one day. Over the hills and far away. The...

Published 23 July 2013 by Marijke Vroomen Durning on Forbes

The Canadian Medical Association Journal has issued new guidelines to help manage concussions and reduce the risk of second-impact symptom, which can be fatal. These guidelines follow on the heels of a study that showed recent National Hockey League rule changes did not reduce the...

Published 23 July 2013 by Denise Dador on ABC News

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Close to 2 million people are affected by traumatic brain injury, or TBI, every year. After an injury, the goal is to preserve as much of the brain function as possible. Researchers are hoping a hormone our bodies produce naturally can help bring the first ever TBI...

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