Posts Tagged ‘National Institutes of Health’

By On March 22nd, 2013

The Impact of Sequestration and TBI Research

In his op-ed article, Arthur S. Levine, M.D., who is senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and dean of the School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, states that one of the most pernicious health problems facing this country is traumatic brain injury (TBI).  There are multiple projects providing answers for athletes with sports concussions…


By On March 5th, 2013

Left-Sided Brain Injury May Increase Risk Of Hospital Acquired Infection

New findings published in the March issue of Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation could have incredible implications for immune defense research, infection control practices, and rehabilitation strategies for stroke and traumatic brain injury patients. Kessler researchers Pasquale Frisina, PhD, Ann Kutlik, BA, and A.M. Barrett, MD, said in their study, “Left-sided brain injury associated…


By On February 21st, 2013

How Technology Is Advancing Traumatic Brain Injury Research

There are three types of traumatic brain injury advances being made right now: preventative, diagnostic, and treatment. Preventative advancements are currently lagging because they come mostly in the form of human change. New helmets and padding do their part to reduce the risk of brain injury, but our professional sports have become so cut throat…

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