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[ARTICLE] Improved Cognitive Performance Following Aerobic Exercise Training in People with Traumatic Brain Injury - Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Highlights

•Cognitive function was examined in persons with TBI before and after exercise training

•Supervised aerobic exercise training was performed for 12 weeks on a treadmill… 256 more words

Cognitive

Phillip Hughes: How is the brain injured?

One of the major arteries into the brain split and caused massive bleeding The brain is a very delicate and vulnerable organ, which is surrounded by the skull – a defensive wall of bone – and a cushioning fluid.But it is not a simple case of the brain having specific weak spots. 658 more words

Brain Injuries

"Dis-ability" Alaska: One Perspective

Earlier this week, a version of the below message was sent to someone within this industry, this infrastructure I’m broadly referring to as “‘Dis-ability’ Alaska”. I have shared before in this blog, sentiments similar to what’s contained here. 1,983 more words

Two pedestrians in serious condition after vehicle collision in west end

A man was critically injured and a woman was in serious but stable condition after the two were struck by a vehicle in the city’s west end late Wednesday night. 87 more words

Local News

Teens with brain injury are more likely to abuse drugs

Teenagers who have suffered a traumatic brain injury are twice as likely to drink alcohol or use drugs when compared with whose who have never experienced a similar blow or trauma to the head. 606 more words

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Lawyer: Tracy Morgan still recovering from brain injury suffered in June highway crash

By David Porter

TRENTON, N.J. — Tracy Morgan is fighting to recover from a severe brain injury suffered in a highway crash more than five months ago, and it’s unknown if the actor-comedian will be “the Tracy Morgan he once was,” his lawyer. 480 more words

Entertainment

UM scientists awarded $2M to find treatment for brain injury

Two University of Miami Miller School of Medicine scientists are part of a group of four awarded $2 million from the National Institutes of Health to further develop a compound that could help improve cognitive function after a traumatic brain injury.The five-year grant was awarded to W. 250 more words

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