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Household Products Linked to Brain Injuries in Children

A recent study has linked pediatric brain injuries to everyday products used throughout most homes. This study is unique because it shows that pediatric brain injuries, while they occur in sports, can also take place outside of the competitive arena. Traumatic brain injuries due to consumer products may represent a new front as measures are taken to reduce the frequency of brain injuries in children.

Guide to Baseball-Related Brain Injury

While contact sports such as football and boxing are usually associated with injury to the head, baseball-related brain injury occurs often. It ranks third after bicycling and football in terms of the number of head injuries. Boston University researchers found evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in major league baseball players. Ryan Freel, a major league utility player, committed suicide in 2012 after suffering 10 concussions in his career. During the autopsy, it was found that Freel suffered from CTE. Since baseball season is about to begin, let’s look at baseball-related brain injury and rule changes that have the potential of decreasing TBI in players.

Inflammation Following Brain Injuries

Inflammation Following Brain Injuries

Inflammation Following Brain Injuries. The brain is a delicate structure that is completely encased in a protective skull; however, this skull can also pose problems when someone sustains a traumatic brain injury. Because of how important the brain is, all damage to it must be taken seriously. According to some of the statistics which have been put together by Brain Line:

Brain Injury Connection to Dementia Proven in Large Study

Brain Injury Connection to Dementia Proven in Large Study

I’m Sacramento brain injury lawyer Ed Smith. The results of an extensive study on people with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) over an extended period show that a high percentage of those injured are at a higher risk for dementia. The study hopes to assess risk factors for young people who suffer a TBI.

Traumatic Brain Injury Linked to Dementia

Traumatic Brain Injury Linked to Dementia

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento brain injury lawyer. A recent report from Sweden has linked traumatic brain injury and dementia. In a large-scale study, researchers reported a greater risk of developing dementia if an individual has suffered a TBI.

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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Without Concussion

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento brain injury lawyer. A new report has linked the beginning of  chronic traumatic encephalopathy to repeated blows to the head with or without concussion. This research sheds light on the origin of CTE and will be instrumental in identifying and preventing it in the future.

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Brain Injury Trauma and ALS

I’m Ed Smith, an experienced Sacramento Brain Injury Lawyer. ALS, also known as Lou Gherig’s Disease, is a devastating illness that can completely alter someone’s life and the lives of their loved ones. While a tremendous amount of research has been performed on this deadly disease, the treatment options available to those suffering from this disease are still limited. Recently, a research article was published detailing a possible link between trauma leading to a brain injury and ALS itself.

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Music and Brain Injury

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Brain Injury Lawyer. The brain is one of the most important parts of the body because it provides motor control and sensory function to all of the different parts of the body. When someone injures their brain, they could suffer permanent disabilities and deficits as a result. Research is always ongoing as professionals strive to find new treatments and a recent article was published that discusses the role of music in the healing process.

Assessing and Treating Traumatic Brain Injury

Assessing and Treating Traumatic Brain Injury

I’m Ed Smith, a brain injury lawyer in Sacramento. A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) may occur in a variety of settings. Depending on the severity of the injury, rehabilitation can be slow and complex. New approaches to rehabilitation and learning are evolving. Let’s take a look at what can be done for those who have suffered a TBI.

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Traumatic Brain Injury in Children

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento brain injury lawyer. Traumatic brain injury is one of the leading causes of death and disability in children. In addition, the effects of traumatic brain injury are different in children. Let’s take a look at TBI in children, its causes and effects on the developing brain.