Scientists Take Big Step Toward Being Able To Repair Brain Injuries

Scientists Take Big Step Toward Being Able To Repair Brain Injuries.

Having seen how psychologically damaging brain injuries are to casualties, this new research is heartening to read. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major concern for elderly individuals and those who have been involved in near fatal accidents, with a high rate of death and hospitalization. Depending on the severity of injuries, TBI can have a lasting impact on quality of life for survivors of all ages – impairing thinking, decision making and reasoning, concentration, memory, movement, and/or sensation (e.g., vision or hearing), and causing emotional problems (personality changes, impulsivity, anxiety, and depression) and epilepsy.

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