Head injuries can make kids loners

Jul 27, 2014 by

Researchers at Brigham Young University who studied a group of children three years after they experienced a TBI discovered that the injury may lower social competence....

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Blue dye may help treat TBIs

Mar 28, 2014 by

New research indicates that Brilliant blue G – a dye used in M&Ms, fabric and sports drinks, may be able to help treat patients with traumatic brain injury....

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TBIs linked to increased risk for premature death

Feb 16, 2014 by

A study from the University of Oxford  has found that people with traumatic brain injuries are at a higher risk of premature death, especially from suicides, injuries and assaults....

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Fruit flies allow researchers to study TBIs in humans

Nov 27, 2013 by

Like humans, the fruit flies react to severe head trauma with things like loss of coordination, temporary incapacitation and neurodegeneration. This is allowing scientists to study the effects of TBIs on humans, including the role that genetics plays in...

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Chemistry team creates self-renewing antioxidant

Nov 24, 2013 by

In what could prove to be of great benefit to those with TBIs and Alzheimer’s, scientists at Rice University used the properties of an element found in a car’s catalytic converter to create a self-renewing antioxidant....

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Veterans with blast-induced TBIs report poorer vision

Nov 23, 2013 by

Veterans who received a TBI from a blast reported poorer vision than not only healthy individuals, but also people with known eye diseases....

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