Improving the lives of those with Traumatic Brain Injuries!
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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, a critical time when you can raise awareness about this important public health problem.
Have you ever hit your head as a result of a fall, a car crash, or other type of activity that left you feeling "just not right" afterwards? After a few days you returned to your normal activities, however, you kept getting a headache, were sensitive to noise, and had more trouble than…
Posted on March 5, 2013 at 7:29am
Mark is a 14-year-old boy with cerebral palsy, global developmental delay, seizure disorder and prolonged QT syndrome (a heart condition that can lead to a very abnormal heart rhythm). Mark unexpectedly lost his mother several years ago. His mom had the prolonged QT syndrome also. …Continue
Posted on March 20, 2012 at 10:26pm
Posted on July 17, 2011 at 8:27am
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has begun enrollment for the first Phase I safety study approved by the Food and Drug Administration to investigate the use of a child's own umbilical cord blood stem cells for traumatic brain injury in children. The study is being performed in conjunction with Children's…Continue
Posted on January 15, 2011 at 8:51am