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By On December 19th, 2013

VA Sort of Steps Forward – 1st TBI Presumptive Illness List

On December 16th, 2013, the Veterans Administration (VA) took a major step forward in addressing the issues veterans face in their lives after experiencing combat related brain injuries. It was announced through the office of Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Veterans already receiving benefits for traumatic brain injury (TBI), identified with secondary illnesses…

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By On February 12th, 2013

Researchers Find Potential Treatment For Brain Damage From Seizures

A new form of prophylactic treatment for brain damage from prolonged epileptic seizures has been developed in animal testing by Emory University School of Medicine, Science Daily reports. A prolonged seizure is referred to a status epilepticus medically, and it signifies a seizure lasting long enough to be potentially life-threatening. Some say status epilepticus seizures…

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