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By On June 20th, 2013

Two Brain Biomarkers May Be The Best TBI Indicators

Ever since the first studies started coming out suggesting that biomarkers in the blood may be an effective indicator of traumatic brain injury, researchers have been rushing to collect data for the FDA to approve blood testing as a reputable diagnosis tool. Now a study from The University of Rochester Medical Center suggests that it…

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By On January 3rd, 2013

Repeat CT Scans After Brain Injury May Be Unnecessary

The standard imaging methods to assess traumatic brain injury are taking a beating this month. After one study brought the use of CT (computed tomography) scans into question entirely when compared to MRI scans, another study has destabilized another care standard, as News Medical reports. Normally, trauma centers schedule a follow-up CT scan within 24…

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By On December 19th, 2012

Prof. Valery Feigin Talks Traumatic Brain Injury

Professor Valery Feigin is Professor and Director of the National Institute for Stroke and Applied Neurosciences, at the AUT University of Aukland. He recently did an interview with April Cashin-Garbutt for News Medical, about his recent research on TBI. Beyond providing people with a very nice and simple explanation of TBI, his statements also reveal…

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