Tag Archive: TBI

Jul 22 2016

CHOP Research In the News: ONC Award, Vision and Concussions, Raising 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Awareness

CHOP Research In the NewsThis week we’re excited to report on a second award for an innovative technology solution to access, filter, and harness emerging disease updates.

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Oct 6 2015

Focus on Vision and Balance Deficits Following Youth Concussion

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.

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Jan 5 2015

Researchers Study Factors That May Complicate Concussion Recovery

concussionAs 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.

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Mar 4 2014

CHOP Neuroscientist Advocates for Federal Concussion Support

concussionIn 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.

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Dec 17 2013

Amino Acids Relieve Sleep Problems Following Traumatic Brain Injury

AkivaResearchers 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.

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