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By On August 23rd, 2016

FDA Approves Testing to Assist in Brain Injury Determination

The Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) test was approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) under their guidelines as a “device.” This test is intended to be utilized as part of a larger medical evaluation to diagnose brain injury or concussion. It’s hard to believe that football season is once again upon…

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By On August 28th, 2014

FDA Warns To Avoid Supplements Claiming To Treat Brain Injuries

It seems like I see a new supplement advertised for treating traumatic brain injuries and concussions every day, which is very interesting seeing as brain injuries are still a very serious condition that occurs with high regularity around the world. You would think supplement manufacturers finding the miracle treatment or cure would make the headlines.…

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By On October 24th, 2012

Electrical Jolts to the Brain Help Rats Walk

Rats with spinal cord injuries can have their walking abilities strengthened through stimulation of the brain, according to researchers present at the October 15th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. They hope this will lead to great improvements in treatment for humans with spinal cord injuries. The process is called deep brain stimulation, and…

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