Brain Injury

Brain Injury is a monthly, peer-reviewed, medical journal published by Informa Healthcare. Furthermore, it is the official journal of the International Brain Injury Association, (IBIA). The chief editors are Jeffrey Kreutzer (Virginia Commonwealth University) and Nathan Zasler (University of Virginia).

Publisher
Informa
History
1987–present
Impact factor
1.533 (2009)

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Neuroscience

Common medications could delay brain injury recovery

Drugs used to treat common complaints could delay the recovery of brain injury patients according to research led by University of East Anglia (UEA) scientists working with other UK universities including Aston and the NHS, ...

Neuroscience

Hit your head, lose your sense of smell

It's long been known that people who suffer a major concussion can lose their sense of smell temporarily and also develop affective problems, such as anxiety and depression. Now scientists have found that's true even for ...

Pediatrics

Beds are leading cause of non-fatal head injuries in infants

A vast report, looking at the products and activities associated with non-fatal traumatic brain injuries for youngsters aged up to 19, in 66 US hospitals' emergency departments, has revealed that floors, beds and American ...

Health

Playing smartphone app aids concussion recovery in teens

Generally, after suffering a concussion, patients are encouraged to avoid reading, watching TV and using mobile devices to help their brains heal. But new research shows that teen-agers who used a mobile health app once a ...

Neuroscience

Study aims to track mild traumatic brain injury over decades

An ambitious U.S. federally funded study is enrolling at least 1,100 service members and veterans who fought in Iraq or Afghanistan to learn more about mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) and how it can be best evaluated, and ...

Neuroscience

Scientists test Actual Reality in functional assessment post-TBI

A recent article by Kessler Foundation researchers describes Actual Reality; as a new tool for assessing performance of activities of everyday life (ADL) in people with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The article, "Actual Reality: ...

Neuroscience

Finding lost emotions after brain injury

This week, a study published by scientists at the University of Rochester indicates that a new blood test may make it easier to more quickly diagnose traumatic brain injury (TBI).  This is great news, given that TBI factors ...

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