Keyword: brain trauma
Brain trauma - a brain trauma occurs when an external force injures the brain, such as a fall, collision in a vehicle, the result of violence or contact in sports, there are many possible causes. An event can cause damage at the moment of injury or afterwards, due to processes such as changing blood flow or pressure within the skull. The results of a brain trauma can take many forms – there can be physical, social, behavioral, cognitive or emotional symptoms, sometimes immediately or perhaps after a period of time or series of traumas. The longer-term outcomes can range from full recovery to permanent disability or death.
Summaries tagged with 'brain trauma': about 2 results
PET and MRI measurements of neuroinflammation and brain plasticity after a stroke
Project Summary - Prolonged inflammation of brain tissue can result in degeneration and dysfunction of white matter (the tissue that allows messages to pass between neurons in grey matter)...
Persistent post-concussion brain changes in adolescent hockey players
Research Summary - Concussion has received increasing focus in recent years, especially with respect to athletes and contact sports participation. Study of the impact on certain...
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BrainsCAN - Amnesia and memory processing: Q&A with Dr. Stefan Köhler
BrainsCAN - Q&A with Dr. Adrian Owen: Understanding consciousness
Western News - Neuroscience grants promote teamwork
Western - Artist’s work a reminder of work to be done