In the United States over 1.7 million cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) are reported yearly, with the predictive correlation of cellular injury to impact tissue strain lacking, particularly for … Continue Reading First ever imaging of brain cells’ reactions to concussive trauma in real-time.
Brain map researchers release first of it’s kind data on the aging human brain and traumatic brain injury.
Dementia is a common illness with an incidence that is rising as the aged population increases. A multitude of neurodegenerative illnesses have an associated dementia, including corticobasal degeneration, Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease, … Continue Reading Brain map researchers release first of it’s kind data on the aging human brain and traumatic brain injury.
After a hit to the head or rapid whiplash, whether from a car crash, athletic event or other accident, millions of Americans develop traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) each year. TBIs … Continue Reading Large-scale human study shows blood test predicts prognosis for traumatic brain injuries.
A new literature review study from researchers at the University of Tel Aviv has found that people with dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment have altered responses to pain, with … Continue Reading Lit review study finds altered pain processing in patients with cognitive impairment.
A team of researchers have made a significant discovery in the mechanism of brain swelling, paving the way to preventative treatment for severe to fatal brain damage following stroke, head … Continue Reading Researchers stop brain swelling at the source in animal model.
Neuroimaging study identifies characteristic pattern of protein deposits in brains of retired athletes who suffered concussions.
A new UCLA study takes another step toward the early understanding of a degenerative brain condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, which affects athletes in contact sports who are … Continue Reading Neuroimaging study identifies characteristic pattern of protein deposits in brains of retired athletes who suffered concussions.
A team from the University of Poitiers and the Institute of Interdisciplinary Research in Human and Molecular Biology (IRIBHM), has just taken an important step in the area of cell … Continue Reading Researchers repair the cerebral cortex using engineered cells in a world’s first.
Inflammatory processes occur in the brain in conjunction with stroke and neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Researchers from Lund University, the Karolinska Institutet and the University of … Continue Reading New findings on microglial activation during neuroinflammation.
Injectable nanoparticles that could protect an injured person from further damage due to oxidative stress have proven to be astoundingly effective in tests to study their mechanism. Scientists at Rice … Continue Reading Nano-antioxidants shown to have ‘enormous’ capability to quench superoxides after traumatic injury.
New technology advances eye tracking as biomarker for brain function and recovery from brain injury.
Researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center and the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Veterans Center have developed new technology that can assess the location and impact of a brain injury merely … Continue Reading New technology advances eye tracking as biomarker for brain function and recovery from brain injury.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Rochester has used a new imaging technique to show how the human brain heals itself in just a few weeks following … Continue Reading Researchers develop new neuroimaging technique to measure myelin insulation, brain repair.
Researchers have discovered a mechanism linked to the brain damage often suffered by stroke victims, and are now searching for drugs to block it. Strokes happen when the blood supply … Continue Reading Researchers identify the mechanism of stroke damage.
New Penn Medicine research has found that elevated levels in the blood of the brain-enriched protein calpain-cleaved αII-spectrin N-terminal fragment, known as SNTF, shortly after sports-related concussion can predict the … Continue Reading Researchers identify biomarker that predicts post-concussion severity.
A new class of compounds has now been shown to protect brain cells from the type of damage caused by blast-mediated traumatic brain injury (TBI). Mice that were treated with … Continue Reading Compound protects brain cells after traumatic brain injury.