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Physicians have long known that necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a potentially lethal inflammatory condition that destroys a premature infant’s intestinal lining, is often connected to the development of severe brain injury in those infants who survive.(ANI)

Gut disease linked to brain injury in premature infants: Study

Bern | By Asian News International Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:03 PM IST
Physicians have long known that necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a potentially lethal inflammatory condition that destroys a premature infant’s intestinal lining, is often connected to the development of severe brain injury in those infants who survive.
Results of the first phase are encouraging, soon we may have a special medical fraternity to relook into this matter, experts say we can save more than ten lakh people every year with the help of Regenerative therapeutic applications and brain stimulation techniques.
Results of the first phase are encouraging, soon we may have a special medical fraternity to relook into this matter, experts say we can save more than ten lakh people every year with the help of Regenerative therapeutic applications and brain stimulation techniques.

Encouraging results of brain death study redefine Death Declaration parameters

UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 02:25 PM IST
Biotechnology company Revita Life Sciences, had indicated in 2016 about its intent about its advanced research, into the clinical intervention in the condition of brain death in humans.
In the run-up to the big reveal, Elon Musk has allowed some glimpses at the company’s technology.(File photo)
In the run-up to the big reveal, Elon Musk has allowed some glimpses at the company’s technology.(File photo)

Can Elon Musk’s Neuralink ease depression, treat brain injuries? Progress update today

Bloomberg | By Bloomberg | Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 04:18 PM IST
Now, Neuralink, whose work has largely been shrouded in secrecy, is set to give a public “progress update” on Friday.
A leading cause of disability and death worldwide, TBI may occur due to an open-skull injury, like a gunshot wound, a fall, or an automobile accident. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
A leading cause of disability and death worldwide, TBI may occur due to an open-skull injury, like a gunshot wound, a fall, or an automobile accident. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Long-studied protein could help measure traumatic brain injury severity

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 02:43 PM IST
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) or brain trauma results from blows to the head, leading to life-changing disruption of the brain and a cascade of long-term health conditions.
Raghuvinder Singh (left) and Jaspreet Singh, with their mother Kulwant Kaur and a photograph of their father Baba Punjab Singh at their house in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.(AP Photo)
Raghuvinder Singh (left) and Jaspreet Singh, with their mother Kulwant Kaur and a photograph of their father Baba Punjab Singh at their house in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.(AP Photo)

2012 Wisconsin gurdwara shooting victim dies eight years after attack

Hindustan Times, Madison | By Associated Press, Madison
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2020 09:43 PM IST
Baba Punjab Singh, 72, was one of four people wounded eight years ago during the mass shooting where a white supremacist killed six people at the gurdwara
U.S. military on Monday disclosed a more than 50% jump in cases of traumatic brain injury stemming from Iran’s missile attack(AP)
U.S. military on Monday disclosed a more than 50% jump in cases of traumatic brain injury stemming from Iran’s missile attack(AP)

Over 100 US troops diagnosed with brain injuries from Iran attack

Washington | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2020 05:47 AM IST
No U.S. troops were killed or faced immediate bodily injury when Iran fired missiles at the Ain al-Asad base in Iraq in retaliation for the U.S. killing of Revolutionary Guard General Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike at the Baghdad airport on Jan. 3.
Security forces try to open streets while protesters set fire during a demonstration to protest against the Iranian missile strike, in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020.(AP)
Security forces try to open streets while protesters set fire during a demonstration to protest against the Iranian missile strike, in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020.(AP)

34 US troops suffered brain injuries from Iran’s strike

Washingotn | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 01:29 AM IST
Seventeen of the 34 are still under medical observation, according to Jonathan Hoffman, the chief Pentagon spokesperson.
The research points to a potential treatment for reducing brain injury in premature babies, showing microglia could be successfully targeted with drugs to control their harmful overactive behaviour.(Shutterstock)
The research points to a potential treatment for reducing brain injury in premature babies, showing microglia could be successfully targeted with drugs to control their harmful overactive behaviour.(Shutterstock)

Immune control switch could prevent brain injury in premature babies

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2019 05:30 PM IST
Through a series of clinical and pre-clinical studies, an international research team has for the first time worked out how to calm down hyperactive microglia, the brain’s immune cells.
According to the researchers, the microbleeds appeared as either linear streaks or dotted, also referred to as punctate, lesions.(Unsplash)
According to the researchers, the microbleeds appeared as either linear streaks or dotted, also referred to as punctate, lesions.(Unsplash)

Microbleeds after head injury may worsen outcomes

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, New York
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 02:22 PM IST
The study, published in the journal Brain, involved 439 adult participants who experienced head injury, and were treated in the emergency department.
Researchers are beginning to study whether beekeeping has therapeutic benefits. For now, there is little hard data, but veterans insist that it helps them focus, relax and become more productive.(Unsplash)
Researchers are beginning to study whether beekeeping has therapeutic benefits. For now, there is little hard data, but veterans insist that it helps them focus, relax and become more productive.(Unsplash)

Beekeeping helps relieve war veterans of PTSD, anxiety

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 05:25 PM IST
Researchers are beginning to study whether beekeeping has therapeutic benefits. For now, there is little hard data, but veterans insist that it helps them focus, relax and become more productive.
For the study, the researchers compared 20 hospital patients who had mild concussions with 22 who had broken limbs but had no concussion.(Unsplash)
For the study, the researchers compared 20 hospital patients who had mild concussions with 22 who had broken limbs but had no concussion.(Unsplash)

Head injury may cause loss of smell, anxiety

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, Toronto
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 02:41 PM IST
The study, published in the journal Brain Injury, found that even minor accidents like falling off a bike with a helmet on, taking a tumble on the ski slopes, slipping on ice and hitting one’s head can provoke the same kind of problems as in major head injuries.
File photo of Maxim Dadashev of Russia.(AFP)
File photo of Maxim Dadashev of Russia.(AFP)

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev dies from brain injuries after fight

Moscow | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 12:44 PM IST
“Maxim Dadashev has died in the United States following injuries sustained during his fight with Subriel Matias,” the federation said in a statement.
A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother’s womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after the attack,(HT File (Representative Image))
A baby cut out of his murdered teenage mother’s womb died Friday at a Chicago hospital of severe brain injury nearly two months after the attack,(HT File (Representative Image))

Baby cut out of mother’s womb dies in US hospital

Chicago | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2019 08:54 AM IST
Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19, was killed on April 23 by a Chicago woman and her daughter, who lured the expectant mother via a Facebook group to their home with the promise of free baby supplies.
A 25-year-old gang rape survivor from a village in Latehar district is battling for life at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS).
A 25-year-old gang rape survivor from a village in Latehar district is battling for life at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS).

Gang rape victim briefly out of coma, 3 held

Ranchi | By Manish Raj
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2019 05:32 AM IST
Reduced to mere 18 kgs due to severe loss of body fat from brain injuries she sustained when the accused tried to crush her, the survivor’s family, comprising her husband and two children, sought help from the state government.
According to a recent study, we can generate entire spoken sentences based on an individual’s brain activity.(Unsplash)
According to a recent study, we can generate entire spoken sentences based on an individual’s brain activity.(Unsplash)

New technology can restore voices, finds study

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2019 01:46 PM IST
The new system being developed demonstrates that it is possible to create a synthesised version of a person’s voice that can be controlled by the activity of their brain’s speech centers.
The oral biomarkers could help dentists identify domestic violence victims.(Unsplash)
The oral biomarkers could help dentists identify domestic violence victims.(Unsplash)

Dentists can be first line of defence against domestic violence: Study

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2019 10:27 AM IST
Oral and facial trauma may be treated or identified by dentists and dental sub-specialists, opening another avenue for patients to gain access to proper care or needed assistance.
Researchers found that overweight and obese individuals with MS have higher ceramide levels than people with the disease who are not overweight.(Unsplash)
Researchers found that overweight and obese individuals with MS have higher ceramide levels than people with the disease who are not overweight.(Unsplash)

Body mass index (BMI) plays significant role in progression of multiple sclerosis: Study

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 02:55 PM IST
A recent study has identified a link between high levels of blood lipids and worsening of disease in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who are overweight or obese.
On Tuesday, Anil Shirole and Yogesh Gogawale had said they were only opposing helmet compulsion on arterial roads and local roads in the city as often people don’t travel for more than a kilometre on small errands.(HT Photo)
On Tuesday, Anil Shirole and Yogesh Gogawale had said they were only opposing helmet compulsion on arterial roads and local roads in the city as often people don’t travel for more than a kilometre on small errands.(HT Photo)

#sayyestohelmets: Pune doctors criticise BJP leaders for opposing helmet rule

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nozia Sayyed
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2019 03:39 PM IST
Medical fraternity in the city who treat several high impact road accident cases on a day-to-day basis refuse to buy justification given by politicians about their ‘selective’ helmet rule and say the latter was unaware of gravity of situation
Dr Sanjay Pathare, medical director, Ruby Hall clinic(HT/PHOTO)
Dr Sanjay Pathare, medical director, Ruby Hall clinic(HT/PHOTO)

#sayyestohelmets: Accidents due to two wheelers are 60 per cent more compared to four wheelers in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nozia Sayyed
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 03:48 PM IST
Dr Sanjay Pathare from city-based hospital Ruby Hall clinic observed that most accident cases that come to the hospital are of the younger population between 20 and 40 years who avoid wearing a helmet
Members of patit pawan sanghatana protest against compulsion on wearing helmets while riding a two wheeler at Balgandharva Rang Mandir chowk on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Members of patit pawan sanghatana protest against compulsion on wearing helmets while riding a two wheeler at Balgandharva Rang Mandir chowk on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

#sayyestohelmets: Face-to-face interactions with accident victims turn Pune doctor into ‘helmet’ crusader

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nozia Sayyed
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 03:38 PM IST
As many as 169 people, not wearing helmets, have lost their lives in road accidents, this year and so, the city police has come up with the compulsive helmet rule. It will be enforced from January 1, 2019.
Pramod Mohite (right) with historian Babasaheb Purandare.(HT PHOTO)
Pramod Mohite (right) with historian Babasaheb Purandare.(HT PHOTO)

#sayyestohelmets: Pune’s accident survivors now turn campaigners for the cause

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nozia Sayyed
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2018 03:33 PM IST
Pramod Mohite and Abhijit More share their life’s experiences and lessons learnt, for the benefit of others
Children who experience traumatic brain injuries are at increased risk of developing neuropsychiatric disorders in the long run.(Photo by Raj Eiamworakul on Unsplash)
Children who experience traumatic brain injuries are at increased risk of developing neuropsychiatric disorders in the long run.(Photo by Raj Eiamworakul on Unsplash)

Traumatic brain injuries may lead to long-term neurological, psychiatric disorders

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2018 04:50 PM IST
Traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children, and rates of injury have increased over the past decade and injuries have long-term consequences.
Limited screen time and good sleep are linked to improved cognition, while physical activity may be more important for physical health, says a new study.(Shutterstock)
Limited screen time and good sleep are linked to improved cognition, while physical activity may be more important for physical health, says a new study.(Shutterstock)

Cut down on your kids’ daily screen-time to boost brain function

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2018 04:32 PM IST
Is your child addicted to the mobile or television? A new study shows that limiting screen time and ensuring sufficient sleep can boost brain function.
A brain specialist says that kids under the age of 12 to 14 should play a less contact form of soccer which we should develop for them. Kids between 12 and 18 can play but should not head the ball.(Shutterstock)
A brain specialist says that kids under the age of 12 to 14 should play a less contact form of soccer which we should develop for them. Kids between 12 and 18 can play but should not head the ball.(Shutterstock)

Heading footballs can cause brain damage in children, says expert

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2018 10:56 AM IST
Children under the age of 18 may be risking brain injury and later-life Alzheimer’s Disease from brain trauma caused by heading footballs, according to a brain specialist.
Inpatient rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury is done to improve physical and mental functioning.(Shutterstock)
Inpatient rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury is done to improve physical and mental functioning.(Shutterstock)

Not only high blood pressure, obesity linked to traumatic brain injury recovery too

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Kabir Bhandari, Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2018 12:10 PM IST
Apart from being related to health concerns such as diabetes and high blood pressure, a recent study has found a connection between obesity and traumatic brain injury recovery.
Here’s why post hospital care is needed for brain injury treatment.(Shutterstock)
Here’s why post hospital care is needed for brain injury treatment.(Shutterstock)

Patient care, follow-up is important for full recovery after brain injury

Asian News International, Washington D.C. | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 03:30 PM IST
Follow-up care in this study referred to receiving TBI-related educational materials at discharge, a call from the hospital within two weeks after release, seeing a healthcare provider within two weeks, or seeing a healthcare provider within three months.
Vital organs including kidneys, liver, eyes and pancreas were harvested from Pandya’s body.(Representative Phot)
Vital organs including kidneys, liver, eyes and pancreas were harvested from Pandya’s body.(Representative Phot)

Gujarat: Brain-dead accident victim gives new lease of life to 7 persons

Press Trust of India, Rajkot | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 07:28 PM IST
Hardik Hadiya, an engineer working at a factory in Shapar Industrial Area, met with an accident last week and suffered a severe head injury.
Here’s why even mind head injuries could be risky.(Shutterstock)
Here’s why even mind head injuries could be risky.(Shutterstock)

Even a mild head injury may up risk of dementia. Take care and avoid falls

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2018 05:39 PM IST
Injuries that may not have resulted in loss of consciousness may also bring about brain changes and result in dementia.
Trenton McKinley continues to suffer from nerve pain and daily seizures and will have to go through a final surgery to reconnect the missing pieces of his skull. He has already had three brain surgeries so far.(Facebook/ Jennifer Reindl)
Trenton McKinley continues to suffer from nerve pain and daily seizures and will have to go through a final surgery to reconnect the missing pieces of his skull. He has already had three brain surgeries so far.(Facebook/ Jennifer Reindl)

US boy ditches death after family decides to donate his organs

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 03:48 PM IST
Trenton McKinley from Mobile County, Alabama, met with an accident in March and was left with seven fractures in his skull.
It would be advisable for people who had suffered a severe knock to the head -- whether in a fall, car accident, through contact sport, or an assault -- to take extra precautions.(Shutterstock)
It would be advisable for people who had suffered a severe knock to the head -- whether in a fall, car accident, through contact sport, or an assault -- to take extra precautions.(Shutterstock)

Dear senior citizens, beware of head injuries. They may increase dementia risk

Agence France-Presse, Paris | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 10:00 AM IST
Individuals with a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI) have an increased risk of developing dementia, even decades after the injury.
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