Scientists who specialize in traumatic brain injury (“TBI”) research believe that there could be a treatment developed that could slow much of the damage to the brain after a severe head injury. The assumption by many was that resultant brain damage after a head injury was an instantaneous event. But research over the past 10 […]
Read this article about the trials one 36 year old woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury after an automobile accident faces on a daily basis and how she is trying to rebuild her life.
The Governor of New York, Eliot Spitzer, recently proposed the Stem Cell and Innovation Fund to the State Assembly. It is being criticized, and rightly so, for being extremely expensive and more importanlty, for allowing monies to be utilized for initiatives unrelated to stem cell research. Read the full article in The New York Times.
Traumatic brain injury, also called TBI, occurs when the brain is injured by a sudden force, or trauma. The brain can be driven into the side of the skull by a sudden blow, or by the force of shaking or “whiplash”. In either case, the brain can suffer bruising and swelling, and in some cases […]
Every year millions of people are injured in motor vehicle car wrecks. Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of injury in the United States for people ages 1-34. Many vehicle manufacturers have made safety improvements to their vehicles including air bags, rollover bars, reinforced frames, better tires, etc. Additionally, many states have passed tougher […]