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Monthly Archives: July 2015

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Concussion Research Center Established at McGill University

Posted in Publications, Resources, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
A new research center has been established at McGill University to study the effects of mild traumatic brain injury.  The new research center will purchase a state of the Ultra High Performance MRI system whose strength is reportedly 64 times greater than what is currently available. The full news story can be accessed at: http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/cutting-edge-concussion-research-centre-coming-to-mcgill… Continue Reading

Upcoming Brain Injury Conferences

Posted in Books, Articles, and Literature, Brain Injury News and Event Update, Publications, Resources, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
I am attending the Traumatic Brain Injury Annual Conference with the American Association of Justice next month in Montreal.  The American Association for Justice is a group of dedicated lawyers fighting for consumers and injured people.  The Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group is a specialty subset of the American Association for Justice.  These lawyers represent… Continue Reading

Brain Injury Association Legislative Update July 2015

Posted in Age & Alzheimer's Issues, Books, Articles, and Literature, Brain Injury News and Event Update, Personal Injury, Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, Soldiers, Veterans and Military Issues, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Uncategorized
Hearing Held on Social Security Disability System This week, the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing to debate an overhaul of the bankrupt Social Security Disability System. Lawmakers are looking to amend the system to encourage work. Experts testified the system is overly complicated, promotes fear among beneficiaries, and creates disincentives to return… Continue Reading

BIAA Brain Injury Conferences in August 2015

Posted in Brain Injury News and Event Update, Personal Injury, Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Fatigue After Brain Injury BIAA Caregiver Webinar Thursday, August 6, 2015 3:00 p.m. eastern/12:00 (noon) pacific Michelle Ranae Wild, Co-Director, Coastline Community College ABI Program   Fatigue can be challenging to manage after a brain injury and can impact many day-to-day tasks. What are the common ways it affects people with brain injury? What are… Continue Reading

Are Men and Women Equal in Recovery from Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?

Posted in Personal Injury, Psychiatric & Psychological Issues, The Human Brain, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
depression_graphicWhen the issue of Equality comes up, there are deeply held beliefs in both women and men.  However science is now revealing an inequality may exist between men and women as to how they recover from mild traumatic brain injury. Women may have a more difficult time than men in recovering from concussion, according to… Continue Reading