brain injury

Concussions affect women differently than men, says study

Concussions affect women differently than men, says study

Concussions, also known as minor head trauma or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is the most common type of traumatic brain injury.

Oct 02, 2017, 13:19 PM IST
Number of concussion cases on the rise among US teens, says study

Number of concussion cases on the rise among US teens, says study

Concussions, also known as minor head trauma or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is the most common type of traumatic brain injury.

Sep 27, 2017, 11:23 AM IST
Excessive brain cell growth post injury may cause seizures

Excessive brain cell growth post injury may cause seizures

Researchers found that that within a month after experimental brain injury, the number of new brain cells declined dramatically, below the numbers of new neurons that would have been detected if an injury had not occurred in rats.

Sep 16, 2017, 18:23 PM IST
People with brain injuries likely to develop attention problems

People with brain injuries likely to develop attention problems

The research further says that people with severe injuries are five times more likely to develop attention problems while people with mild injuries are two times more likely to develop.

Feb 12, 2017, 09:46 AM IST
A brain injury is two times more likely to develop attention problems

A brain injury is two times more likely to develop attention problems

People with mild to moderate brain injuries are two times more likely to have developed attention problems and those with severe injuries are five times more likely to develop secondary Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in an average of seven years after injury, reveals a study.

Feb 11, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
Brains' ability to process sound may help diagnose concussions

Brains' ability to process sound may help diagnose concussions

Our brains' ability to process sound can act as a biological marker for traumatic brain injury while taking away the ambiguity and controversy out of diagnosing concussions and tracking recovery.

Dec 23, 2016, 20:52 PM IST
Combining Ritalin with cognitive therapy helps traumatic brain injury patient

Combining Ritalin with cognitive therapy helps traumatic brain injury patient

Combining methylphenidate with a cognitive therapy can help a traumatic brain injury patient, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have reported.

Nov 23, 2016, 21:40 PM IST

Fish oil helps to boost brain functioning, improves mood

A new study finds that fish oil helps to boosts brain functions and also improves mood as it contains Omega-3 fatty acids.

Sep 24, 2016, 21:47 PM IST