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M1 road rage victim Brock Prime has 'long road ahead' after waking from coma, family say

Brisbane Times Toby Crockford 17 March 2018

The family of M1 road rage victim Brock Prime say he “has a long road ahead” after being woken from an induced coma by staff at the Gold Coast University Hospital this week.  30 more words

Clinical Forensic Medicine

Support Series - Marie's Story

Today is the 2nd post in my Support Series – a series of posts that are here to share stories of struggles and how people are overcoming, or have overcome.  1,523 more words

Support Series

Havana Embassy Staff: 'Concussion Without Concussion'?

JAMA study finds real brain injuries, but no hard evidence as to the cause

Action Points

  • Persistent cognitive, vestibular, and oculomotor dysfunction, sleep impairment and headaches were observed among US government personnel in Cuba, associated with reports of directional audible and/or sensory phenomena of unclear origin, and without history of head trauma.
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First Blood Test To Help Diagnose Brain Injuries Gets U.S. OK

BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. health regulators have approved the first blood test to help diagnose traumatic brain injuries.

The move means Banyan Biomarkers can commercialize its test, giving the San Diego-based company an edge in the biotech industry’s race to find a way to diagnose concussions. 101 more words


rewriting the game: ken dryden on no hits to the head, no excuses

A version of this post appeared on page B11 of The New York Times on January 4, 2018 under the headline “Hall of Famer Says N.H.L. 1,596 more words


Passing on the Super Bowl. . . Again

During last year’s Super Bowl, the Good Wife and I had friends over for dinner. An enjoyable, television-free evening, one guest peaked at her phone late in the game. 491 more words


The Problems with Football and Hockey

I watched both the AFC and NFC Championship games last weekend.  I haven’t watched as much football or even NHL hockey this year and I’ve been trying to figure out why.   774 more words