Posts Tagged ‘blast-related traumatic brain injury’

By On February 19th, 2018

Can xenon gas prevent blast-related traumatic brain injury?

The vast majority of traumatic brain injuries are the result of blunt force trauma – striking your head against either the ground or an object. This can also be caused by whiplash-like motions that cause the brain to bounce against the inside of the skull. However, a number of brain injuries – particularly those endured…


By On September 15th, 2014

Can A Set of Compounds Prevent Blast-Related Brain Damage?

New research published in the journal Cell Reports claims a new class of compound can protect brain cells from damage caused by blast-related traumatic brain injury. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Iowa, treated mice with compounds from with the same class 24-36 hours after inducing TBI from a blast. According to…

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