Posts Tagged ‘adolescent brain injury’

By On August 17th, 2016

Concussion Rates Shoot Up For Adolescents, But Is It a Bad Thing?

The number of concussions being diagnosed in America is on the rise, especially among adolescents. Those are the findings of new research from UC San Francisco in the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine this week. “Our study evaluated a large cross-section of the U.S. population,” says lead author Alan Zhang, MD, UCSF Health orthopaedic surgeon.…


By On March 1st, 2016

Nutrition Is Key For Positive Outcomes After Childhood TBI

Getting proper nutrition may be an important key in ensuring a positive outcome for children who have experienced a traumatic brain injury, according to a recent report presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s 45th Critical Care Congress. According to the presentation, early nutritional support is linked to better outcomes and decreased risk of…


By On June 8th, 2015

Cell Therapy Shown To Improve TBI Treatment In Children

Cell therapy following traumatic brain injury (TBI) contributes to speedier and better quality recoveries in children according to new research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. The study, published in the most recent issue of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, showed the use of cell therapy and leukopaks at…

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