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Elderly Falls Causing Brain Injury

December 15, 2019

Elderly Falls Can Cause Brain Injury & Can Be Very Serious  Falls often cause head injuries. An older person who falls and hits their head should see their doctor right away to make sure they don’t have a brain injury. Elderly Falls Are Happening At Higher Rates — Especially In Nursing […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury Related Deaths: Suicide

December 8, 2019

Brain Injury-Related Suicide  The Rate of Suicide after Brain Injury  In a June 8, 2018 report by the Centers for Disease (CDC), the CDC’s analysis found that the traumatic brain injury (TBI) suicide rate has increased nationwide from 1999 to 2016.   In another CDC’s report, dated November 22, 2019,  the CDC analysis of […]

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Prosthetic Arm After Injury

October 17, 2019

Electrical brain implants that enable a patient to have ‘mind control’ of a motorized prosthetic arm. With the electrodes implanted in brain, John Hopkins’ research study “subject can control both limbs to perform simple reaching movements in a coordinated manner,” says researcher Cantarero, Ph.D., at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. […]

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