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Posts Tagged ‘Chronic Brain Injury’

By On February 3rd, 2015

Researchers Say Brain Inflammation Is Responsible For Many Brain Injury Symptoms

As the National Football League has become the lynchpin for the brain injury conversation in America, the blame for chronic neurodegenerative problems has been routinely placed on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease found in autopsies of former football players with signs of brain trauma. However, researchers at the University of Maryland School…

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By On April 10th, 2013

Icebergs, Brain Injury and the Chronic Disease Process

Brent Masel, M.D. and Douglas DeWitt, M.D. refocused our thinking about the chronic disease aspects of brain injury in their 2010 paper on the subject. The Galveston  Brain Injury Conference in 2012 brought together over 50 experts in brain injury research and treatment to re-frame brain injury as a chronic disease. The results of the…

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