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TBI

‘Shell Shock’—The 100-Year Mystery May Now Be Solved

                          The findings, published Thursday in the medical journal the Lancet Neurology, reveal a unique and consistent pattern of damage in the autopsied brains of eight military service members who...
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Toxic Military Exposures

Camp Lejeune water contamination, also see Superfund Sites. Chemical weapons have been used during WWI, WWII, Korean, Cold War Era, Vietnam and post 911 wars: Gulf War, Iraq War, Operation Enduring Freedom, Global War on Terror (ISIL).
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10 Myths About Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Traumatic brain injury is pervasive in both civilian and military populations. In fact, TBI in the civilian population is eight times as frequent as breast cancer, AIDS, spinal-cord injury, and multiple sclerosis combined. According to the Center for Deployment Psychology, an...
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Researchers Testing Light Therapy for Gulf War Illness

Gulf War Illness
Researchers at the VA Boston Healthcare System are currently testing the effects of light therapy on brain function in veterans with Gulf War Illness. The current study is following up on promising results from a pilot study in which veteran participants reported fewer symptoms...
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PTSD and Brain Injury: Double Trouble for Veterans

Discussing the genesis of the study, Combs said: “We decided to investigate the cognitive impairment associated with mild TBI when it is combined with PTSD because, in the literature, far less is known about when both of those problems are combined.” “Most of...
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PTSD leaves physical footprints on the brain

Experiments probe further into post-traumatic stress disorder Four PTSD-related research experiments at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center: Nasal spray: Scott Panter is developing a battlefield-ready nasal spray for troops who suffer brain trauma. After the trauma...
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