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By On December 12th, 2014

New Study Shows Progesterone May Not Be Effective Against Severe TBI

Despite promising preliminary research, a new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine indicates progesterone provides no improvement in clinical outcome for severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients. “This trial, referred to as SYNAPSE, reports on a large prospective randomized clinical trial that investigated the effects of progesterone administered to severe TBI patients,” said…

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By On November 21st, 2014

Caregivers Unite! Offers Resources to Caregivers

The time following a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be confusing and frightening for the entire family. While the person who experienced the brain injury has a long road towards recovery and rehabilitation, their family will also have their lives permanently changed. Without the proper support, the strain can be debilitating for all involved.…

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By On November 17th, 2014

New Technology May Give Those Disabled By TBI a Voice

The effects of traumatic brain injury vary wildly. Some may suffer from headaches and nausea but no last issues, while those who experience moderate to severe traumatic brain injury can experience lifelong disability that manifests in numerous forms. A fair portion of those disabled from brain injury struggle or are completely unable to speak at…

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By On December 3rd, 2013

Dr. Theresa Pape Explores Severe TBI In Short Documentary Series

Yesterday neuro.RAPT, an independent film collaborative group focused on science, medicine, wellbeing, and community, shared the first of a four part bi-weekly “docu-byte” series focused on Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. For those like me a bit confused by the description given by The Chicago Tribune, docu-byte means the same thing as documentary here. The series…

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