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May 22, 2017

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Three-fifths of troops discharged from the military for misconduct in recent years had a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury or another associated condition, according to a report released Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office.

March 7, 2016

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Excerpted from Reuters Health | By Kathryn Doyle

Adults who suffer a concussion are at three times the long-term risk of suicide compared to the general population, according to a new study from Canada.

Unlike some previous research, the new work focused on adults in the general population rather than either athletes or military personnel with head injuries.

"For years there have been examples of ser...

April 19, 2012

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Source : Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers seeking a successful treatment for traumatic brain injury have found that the size and extent of damaged tissue can be reduced by using a new device to prevent cell death.

The research, the focus of a three-year, $1.5 million study funded by the Department of Defense, was recently published...

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