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Mar 8, 2018

Pediatricians Are Using a New Saliva to Detect Childhood Concussion Symptoms

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A major problem in diagnosing and treating concussions is that the clinical guidelines focus on adults even though nearly three million of the people who have concussions in the US are children. The American Academy of Pediatrics, wrote in 2017, that a simple saliva test may now help doctors and parents understand more about childhood concussions [...]

Feb 16, 2018

Traumatic Brain Injury Resources in Tennessee

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a significant contributor to deaths and permanent disability for thousands of Americans. In Tennessee about 8,000 people are hospitalized each year for traumatic brain injury, and the Tennessee state government, public and private health care organizations have a wide variety of resources to help improve the lives of those suffering [...]

Oct 10, 2017

Do Women Experience Traumatic Brain Injuries Differently Than Men?

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The International Journal of Critical Injury and Science recently reported a clinical study done on the epidemiological consequences of traumatic brain injuries in women and how TBIs on women differ from male TBIs. The studies were conducted in India. Most studies, prior to this Indian female study, have been about men. The study yielded interesting—and [...]