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By On July 9th, 2013

Israeli Startup Uses Headphones To Monitor Brain Swelling

Swelling is often the cause of major brain damage following traumatic brain injuries. As the brain swells, fluids in the cranial cavity exert force on the brain and skull referred to as intracranial pressure (ICP) which can cause the brain to be squished against the skull, cutting off blood flow and afflicted regions which can…

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By On May 10th, 2013

See How Helmets Are Tested For TBI Prevention

By now, everyone interested in sports-based brain injuries is well aware of the contentious debate about the effectiveness of helmets in preventing TBI. While big organizations and decreasing numbers of researchers argue that helmets can protect players from traumatic brain injury, more and more scientists are arguing that helmets only protect against skull injuries, not…

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