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Posts Tagged ‘childhood traumatic brain injury’

By On June 21st, 2016

Nearly 2 Million Children Experience Concussions Every Year

As many as 2 million children experience concussions in kid’s sports or play activity every year according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics this week. However, the researchers say the numbers are hard to estimate as there has not been a reliable count of brain injuries in children younger than 18. In…

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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…

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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 can reduce the…

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