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Recognizing a concussion oftentimes is not crystal clear for clinicians. A young patient with a head injury may report experiencing common concussion symptoms, and yet results from a standard physical exam seem normal.
As the number of children treated for concussions continues to increase, the evidence-based program Minds Matter developed by concussion experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has expanded to clinicians in the emergency room and primary care practices.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Akiva S. Cohen, PhD, recently received a prestigious MERIT award from the National Institutes of Health.
In an example of how many CHOP researchers’ work isn’t confined to the laboratory, Children’s Hospital Neuroscientist Akiva S. Cohen, PhD, recently traveled to Washington, DC to discuss concussion treatment strategies and to advocate for increased federal support for concussion research.
Researchers who fed a cocktail of key amino acids to mice improved sleep disturbances caused by brain injuries in the animals. These new findings suggest a potential dietary treatment for millions of people affected by traumatic brain injury (TBI) — a condition that is currently untreatable.
Most severely injured children experience improved cognitive function while they are in inpatient rehabilitation.