brain injury

DNA: Treatment for brain injury to be aided by ‘Mahamrityunjay Mantra’?

DNA: Treatment for brain injury to be aided by ‘Mahamrityunjay Mantra’? Watch video to know more.

Oct 04, 2019, 00:14 AM IST

Device for stroke victims launched

The product is aimed towards neuro-rehabilitation of stroke victims and motor rehabilitation of victims with upper limb motor deficit due to conditions such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, fracture or frozen.

Aug 09, 2019, 15:49 PM IST

Brain injury in teenagers may up Alzheimer's risk: Lancet

Sustaining a traumatic brain injury (TBT) in your 20s may increase the risk of developing dementia including Alzheimer's in your 50s by 60 per cent, a review of nearly three million patients has revealed.

Apr 11, 2018, 17:31 PM IST

Treatment to cut brain injury in newborns identified

Consequences of brain injury resulting from oxygen deprivation affect the entire lifespan and range from mild (learning disabilities) to severe (inability to breathe, walk, talk or see). 

Nov 11, 2017, 13:21 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Brain injury linked to stiffened arteries

 Individuals who suffer from stiffening of the arteries and are in their 40s may experience subtle and structural damages in their brains, finds a new study.

Mar 29, 2016, 13:32 PM IST

Why female newborns stay better protected from brain injury

It has been known for some time that male infants are more vulnerable to hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) - a type of brain injury - than females, but why this gender difference exists has remained a mystery.

Feb 05, 2016, 12:10 PM IST

Lamar Odom unaware of what caused his brain injury: Khloe

Lamar Odom recently had a brain injury.

Nov 14, 2015, 13:35 PM IST

Love cycling? Wear helmets to protect head after accident

 Stricter rules for wearing helmets by cyclists can save many lives as researchers have found that the those wearing helmets have a 58 percent reduced odds of severe traumatic brain injury after an accident, compared to their non-helmeted counterparts.

Oct 12, 2015, 17:30 PM IST

How energy drinks may traumatize your brain

You may want to lessen Red Bull consumption as a recent study has linked energy drinks to traumatic brain injury in teens.

Sep 21, 2015, 13:54 PM IST

Attention disorder linked to traumatic brain injury

 A study has found links between traumatic brain injury and a history of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), suggesting that adults with a history of brain injuries may benefit from improved screening for the behavioural disorder.

Aug 24, 2015, 17:59 PM IST

Depression drug could delay brain injury recovery

Drugs used to treat a broad range of common conditions including bladder problems, insomnia and depression could delay the recovery of brain injury patients.

Aug 10, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

Researchers find way to retrieve 'lost' memories

Memories lost due to traumatic brain injury, stress, or diseases such as Alzheimer's may be retrieved by activating brain cells with light, shows a promising study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers, including one of Indian-origin.

May 29, 2015, 11:47 AM IST