Posts Tagged ‘brain trauma’

By On January 11th, 2016

Panel Formally Confirms CTE as Unique Disease

Awareness of CTE and the long-term consequences of repeated head trauma has been steadily rising as the NFL’s concussion crisis – and the accompanying Hollywood blockbuster about the crisis – has brought the conversation into households across America. Despite this, CTE has only been informally recognized as a unique disease until very recently. Just last…


By On February 6th, 2014

What Is Brain Death and How Do We Respond To It?

The field of medicine is often considered one of the most objective out there. Medicine relies on testing and centuries of study, which have improved our understanding and ability to treat the ailing human body. But, with all the testing in the world, medicine cannot be entirely clinical. Doctors have to walk a tightrope of…


By On May 16th, 2013

Headset Identifies Brain Trauma With Electromagnetic Waves

A headset that identifies oedemas and haematomas in brain trauma patients through the sending and receiving of electromagnetic signals is the latest solution to the traumatic brain injury epidemic sweeping the country. This specific product hopes to provide a fast and cheap diagnosis method for those in rural areas who may not have access to…


By On October 11th, 2012

Should Lou Gehrig’s Medical Records Be Released?

Some lawmakers in Minnesota are trying to force the release of Lou Gehrig’s medical records. They say the records might give some insight as to whether the famous baseball player died of the disease named after him, or if repetitive head trauma played some kind of role. The holders of the records, the Mayo Clinic,…

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