Brain Injury and Celebrities

They say traumatic brain injuries can happen to anyone and that it doesn’t care how rich or famous you are (I can’t remember who they are, but I’ve sure said it). With the high numbers of traumatic br...

Blue-Light Therapy Helps Heal the Brain

Early morning exposure to blue wavelength light can help heal the brain following mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), new research suggests. Results of a small, randomized controlled trial showed blue...

Speed Up TBI Recovery By Being Optimistic

Having a stroke is no laughing matter. But if you can stay optimistic about your recovery, a new study says you may be able to speed up your healing and reduce disability.

Simple Drug Formula Regenerates Brain Cells

Researchers have taken a step forward in the quest for a pill that can recover brain function lost through strokes, brain injuries, and conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease. Scientists at Pennsylvan...

Why You Might Feel Cold After Head Injury

Around 13% of TBI patients complain about feeling persistently cold after a head injury. This symptom may be caused by damage to the parts of the brain that control the body’s temperature.

Reduce your risk of another Stroke

After a person experiences a stroke or mini-stroke, the likelihood of having another is significant. This risk is highest early after the first stroke – in the first year, 15 times greater than for th...

Researchers Use Skin Cells To Rewire the Brain

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have succeeded in restoring mobility and sensation of touch in stroke-afflicted rats by reprogramming human skin cells to become nerve ce

Risk of death by stroke down 24%

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has revealed that the risk of death and disability after a stroke fell significantly between 2000 and 2015. As a result, an estimated 6,300 more patie...

COVID-19 delays the treatment for ischemic stroke

New research published today in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery (JNIS) shows ischemic stroke patients are arriving to hospitals and treatment centers an average of 160 minutes later during ...

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