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Posts Tagged ‘traumatic brain injury treatment’

By On February 19th, 2018

Can xenon gas prevent blast-related traumatic brain injury?

The vast majority of traumatic brain injuries are the result of blunt force trauma – striking your head against either the ground or an object. This can also be caused by whiplash-like motions that cause the brain to bounce against the inside of the skull. However, a number of brain injuries – particularly those endured…

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By On May 29th, 2015

Strategy-Based Brain Training Provides Lasting Mental and Physical Gains After TBI

New research published in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation claims that veterans and civilians who have experienced traumatic brain injury show significantly improved cognitive performance and psychological and neural health after receiving strategy-based cognitive training. “Veterans and others who have sustained traumatic brain injuries often experience persistent cognitive and psychological difficulties, such as depression and/or post-traumatic stress disorder,…

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By On January 28th, 2015

Treatment for Common TBI Complication Shown To Be Ineffective

Nearly 2 million Americans experience a traumatic brain injury every year, and approximately half experience bleeding inside or around the brain. The bleeding greatly increases the risk of disability or death, and a recent study suggests a common treatment for this complication is less effective than previously believed. Bleeding inside or around the skull, or…

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