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Posts Tagged ‘severe traumatic brain injury’

By On March 11th, 2016

TBI May Increase Your Risk Of Losing Health Coverage

New research shows that people who experience traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are more likely to lose or experience negative changes to their private health insurance coverage right as they need it most. Not only are those who experience TBI more likely to lose or see changes to their healthcare, but the more severe cases were…

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By On October 26th, 2015

Study Shows Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries Affect Judgement

Individuals who have experienced one of the most severe forms of traumatic brain injury (TBI) are likely to struggle with judging situations involving disputes or requiring discipline, according to a study recently published in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience (SCAN). “The ability to judge such things as a business dispute, family argument or a child’s…

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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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