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Ellen Klepac

New Drug Being Tested for Treatment of Head Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injury

New Zealand researchers have developed a drug that they hope will help those who’ve suffered head injury, according to an article on nzherald.com.

NNZ-2566, now being tested by New…

Miranda Miller

Traumatic brain injury may lead to Alzheimer's

In a study published in the Journal of Neuroscience this summer, Tufts University School of Medicine researchers compared brain function in participants who suffered traumatic brain injury to…

Miranda Miller

Little Leaguer suffers brain damage from metal bat; family wins $14.5 million

Imagine taxiing your son to a Little League game, wishing him luck, and never again being able to converse or do the things you used to do together when he returns home. That’s what…

Kaitlin Gill

Family donates NFL player’s brain tissue to Boston University study

Former NFL wide receiver O.J. Murdock died on July 30 from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head. Now his family has donated O.J.’s brain tissue to researchers for further…

Joseph Mansour

Man foretells death via text

Last Wednesday, Chance Bothe was released from a hospital after driving his pick-up truck off of a bridge and plummeting over 30 feet into a ravine last January. What’s remarkable about…

Joseph Mansour

Traumatic brain injury facility under scrutiny

The Florida Institute for Neurologic Rehabilitation (FINR) is under fire for abusing patients recovering from traumatic brain injuries, according to Bloomberg News writer David Armstrong. Five…

Amber Scott

New drug class may treat TBI, MS, Alzheimer's and others

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine researchers have developed a new class of drugs that appears to treat Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis…

Joseph Mansour

NFL brain injuries last long after retirement

Recently, we told you about the lawsuit that over 2,000 former NFL players filed against the league due to the severe brain injuries they suffered in their glory days. Like the cases filed…

Owen Coughlin Jr.

The danger of a good time

As you make the short climb up the diving board ladder, the beauty of another perfect summer evening permeates every inch of your being. You’re poolside in your buddy’s backyard with…

Joseph Mansour

A day at the beach turns tragic as sand burial leads to coma

Hoping their son can defy the odds, Bret and Janine Buchanan have put their resources, finances and most importantly, their faith into 17-year-old son, Ryan, who has yet to awake from a yearlong…