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First Blood Test To Help Diagnose Brain Injuries Gets OK In U.S.

CHICAGO (AP) — The first blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won U.S. government approval.

The move means Banyan Biomarkers can commercialize its test, giving the company an early lead in the biotech industry’s race to find a way to diagnose concussions. 605 more words


Understanding traumatic brain injury

“This made no sense to me, probably because I speak English and never had a brain injury .”  — Tiny Fey

You’ve just spent the night in the emergency room. 1,057 more words

Hast Thou Considered the Woodpecker?

Woodpeckers are brain damaged.

Humans have long thought that Woodpeckers have had biological safeguards against brain trauma. This may seem a redundant statement, considering that they’ve made a living out of bashing their heads against logs. 484 more words

Sebastian Lindberg

18-04 Segment 2: TBI's and Personality Change


Traumatic brain injuries, even mild ones, may product cognitive and personality changes months later, when that “bump on the head” has been forgotten. An expert explains these injuries and how to prevent some of the consequences. 104 more words

Radio Health Journal Podcasts

TBI Isn't Just Phineas: Meet Civil War Veteran Jacob Miller

So much attention has been given to Phineas Gage (and rightfully so) that it’s easy to lose sight of others who have been impacted by traumatic brain injury. 151 more words

Notes And Homework

The Dangers of Brain Trauma

Derek Boogaard was an enforcer for the Minnesota Wild and the New York Rangers of the NHL. During his career, spanning from junior hockey in Canada through his last concussion in 2010 after a fight with Matt Carkner of the Ottawa Senators, … 201 more words

Notes And Homework

Carole A. Petiet, PhD

Title: Psychologist

Berkeley, California, United States

Carole A. Petiet, PhD, Psychologist, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Mental Health.

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