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Dealing a Therapeutic Counterblow to Traumatic Brain Injury

A blow to the head or powerful shock wave on the battlefield can cause immediate, significant damage to a person’s skull and...
traumatic brain injury

Simple Blood Test Unmasks Concussions Absent on CT Scans

Many patients with concussion have normal CT scans and are discharged from the hospital without follow-up. But a blood test that is...
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Probing Question: Can Combat PTSD Be Cured?

Combat-Related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder -- or Combat PTSD -- is a serious but poorly understood condition that affects hundreds of thousands of American...
ptsd

Research supports ‘structural health monitoring’ to reduce head trauma in contact...

Researchers citing data on the effects of repeated head impacts on high school football players are advocating a greater use of medical imaging to...
brain injury

LLNL team demonstrates protein damage by shock waves in traumatic brain...

  New research by Lawrence Livermore scientists shows how shock waves can damage membrane proteins in traumatic brain injury patients.