Brain Injury

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March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month. The annual campaign, sponsored by the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), aims to raise public consciousness about head injuries and their impact on survivors and their families. Approximately 58,500 people will suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in Michigan every year, according…

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been getting a lot of attention over the past few years. It seems that finally, after years of mounting evidence about the scale of the problem, society has begun to take notice. TBI is now seen as the major problem it is among military veterans,…

Brain injuries—mostly concussions and other traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)—have been in the news a lot in recent years. When a person suffers a brain injury, it can lead to a long list of problems, ranging from headaches and dizziness shortly after the injury to ongoing memory and concentration issues. These injuries can even…

What does it mean to be one of the millions of Americans who suffer from a traumatic brain injury every year? This March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month, and some top organizers are out to make sure everyone understands what TBI survivors go through every day. Every year, 3.5 million…

How do you get kids and teens on board with helmet safety? One Canadian non-profit hopes that its new TBI video game will help. Each year, 564,000 children head to the emergency room with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). These injuries result from falls, auto accidents, and sports collisions. Health and safety…

Whether it is a mild concussion or a serious traumatic brain injury, hundreds of thousands of children face head injuries every year. A new study shows that the parenting they receive after the childhood brain injury could make a big difference in children’s long-term outcomes. Childhood Brain Injury Diagnosis is…

How do you test how brain cells react to impact? Researchers say the answer is to tap them with the world’s tiniest hammers. The information gained could help patients facing traumatic brain injury and other neurological diseases. Every year, 1.7 million Americans are treated for a traumatic brain injury. Nearly 80% of…