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Studies Reveal Progesterone Doesn’t Help Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery

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Results of two recent studies imply that progesterone does not help patients recover from a traumatic brain injury ─ although prior findings concluded the hormone was an effective treatment method. The findings from the studies are published in the latest issue of The New England Journal of Medicine. Both studies compared the difference between administering… Read more »

Study Shows Mild TBI Can Cause Lasting Brain Damage

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Emerging research points to the long-term effects of even mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), which can leave victims with memory problems and reduced cognitive skills.  To date, most studies on TBI have focused on the impacts of severe and chronic cases, but researchers at the U.K’s Newcastle University wanted to explore how seemingly minor brain… Read more »

Children and Traumatic Brain Injury

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of disability and death for children and adolescents in the US. Children and adolescents receive a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a result of car accidents, child abuse, falls and sports related injuries. Traumatic Brain Injury By the Numbers Since 2011,… Read more »

Increased Risk of Depression After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Doubt and Diagnosis  Mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) are serious injuries to brain tissue that may leave patients with lasting physiological damage and serious cognitive deficits. These injuries also have long-term effects on victims’ ability to earn a living and perform routine functions of daily living. Unfortunately, mild traumatic brain injuries… Read more »

New Technology Sheds Light on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

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High Definition Fiber Tracking Patients with mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI) often face an uphill battle when trying to obtain a proper diagnosis in the aftermath of their injury.  The traumatic brain injury lawyers at Hardy,  Wolf and Downing recognize this unfortunate pattern of poor diagnosis after a mild TBI.  Despite the fact that a… Read more »