TBIs are very damaging to the lungs

Sep 22, 2014 by

Hours of head trauma, there is often fluid accumulation in the lungs, and 24 hours after the injury, the lungs’ ability to put O2 in the bloodstream is reduced by almost 80%:...

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Losing sleep may decrease brain volume

Sep 21, 2014 by

New research has found a link between lack of sleep and decreased brain volume. The jury is still out as to causation vs. consequence, but things seem to indicate that improving your sleep quality (and possibly, quantity) can slow...

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Concussions in high school lacrosse

Aug 16, 2014 by

New research has found that 22% of the injuries in high school lacrosse games and practice were concussions....

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Retinal imaging may detect Alzheimer’s

Aug 14, 2014 by

A new noninvasive retinal imaging device may be able to detect changes associated with Alzheimer’s disease at a very early stage....

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Dysfunctional synapses can lead to autism

Aug 13, 2014 by

New research indicates that faulty synapses may be to blame for things like autism, depression, epilepsy and substance abuse....

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Even mild TBI can cause brain damage

Aug 12, 2014 by

There’s new research that even a mild head injury can cause enough brain damage to cause learning and thinking problems....

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Fish oil may help brains damaged by alcohol

Aug 11, 2014 by

A new study on fish oil and the effects of alcohol on the brain found a 90% decrease in neuroinflammation and neuronal death in brain cells that had been given alcohol and DHA, compared to just alcohol....

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