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TBI- traumatic brain injury- NFL, US Armed Forces, Vehicular Accidents…

Diffuse Axonal Injury is among the most common types of brain injury. The axon (part of the neuron or nerve cell) , which expands during rapid acceleration/deceleration, develops kinks. The neuron may undergo repair- or totally disappear – at the location of the kink. Continue reading

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New tests to discern Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Traumatic Brain Injury affects 1.7 million people a year- mostly kids and troops. There is hope that a new test can diagnose these quickly- and accurately- to preclude tremendous damage. Continue reading

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