PTSD & TBI Research News

PTSD News

October 2019

10/25/2019:

Bet makes case for PTSD treatment

Health Beat: Combat Hippies: Veterans combat PTSD

Animal rescue plans to start program to help veterans with PTSD

Young Adults with PTSD May Be More Prone to Stroke in Midlife

Greek non-profit holding fundraiser in Watertown to help vets with PTSD

PTSD could increase the risk of a life threatening infection later in life.

Mind, Body, and Soul: Warrior Wellness for Older Vets with PTSD

The mental scars of violence

Young adult women with a history of childhood maltreatment report higher levels of pain

UNL Researcher Focuses On Horse Therapy For ADHD And Autism

County offers mental health resources for law enforcement and members of the community

10/18/2019:

Fit for fight – self-reported health in military women: a cross-sectional study

Veterans to share stories at town hall events

Sainsbury's fireworks ban delights pet owners and Royal Navy, British Army and RAF veterans with PTSD

PTSD behind Regina police officer's impaired driving

Fayetteville organization trains adopted and rescued dogs to help veterans cope with PTSD.

Women with post-traumatic stress disorder may be at higher risk for ovarian cancer

Town Hall to Shed Light on PTSD, Suicide

Strong Genetic Component to PTSD Risk, Researchers Find

Strokes are becoming more common in younger adults and PTSD may be a cause

10/11/2019:

Can You Get PTSD from Attempted Suicide?

UCF Restores to enhance PTSD treatment with $1M from Army

Gala held at Fox Theater to benefit PTSD victims

Combat Hippies help veterans combat PTSD

Cronin: Veterans and PTSD – the invisible POWs

Actress pens powerful message about battle with PTSD: '6 years ago, I tried to take my own life'

Combat PTSD Then and Now

Carbyne and Lilly Consulting Partner to Bring Mental Health Initiatives to Public Safety Practitioners

Slotkin-Sponsored Bill Would Create Pilot VA Service Dog Program

Volunteering to fight fires

Edith Eger delivers message of resilience to CMC audience

Combat’s Other Toll on Veterans: Increased Risk of Addiction 

Jameela Jamil Opened Up About Attempting Suicide 6 Years Ago

National View Column: Washington can act to reduce veteran suicide

10/04/2019:

New Program Helps New Mexico First Responders Struggling with PTSD

PTSD Symptoms Tied to Higher Risk for Ovarian Cancer

DISCUSSION CONTINUES ABOUT ENDING THE STIGMA AROUND ASKING FOR PTSD HELP

Veteran Copes With PTSD, Helps Others Through Invention

Tonix Pharma (TNXP) Announces Completion of Long-Term Exposure Studies in Participants with PTSD to Evaluate the Tolerability of TNX-102 SL 5.6 mg

Castle Rock 'tap takeover' to benefit Zainfeld family, PTSD awareness

NEW LAWS SUPPORT FIREFIGHTER AND PEACE OFFICER MENTAL HEALTH

Stress and uncertainty are daily burden for Haitians in Boston with temporary protected status while courts weigh program’s future

Fire chief speaks out about mental health awareness after firefighter takes his life

New laws aid first responders suffering post‑traumatic stress, bolster firefighter peer support

TBI & CTE News

October 2019

10/25/2019:

Kiwi scientists chase down first-ever diagnostic sideline sports concussion test 

Head trauma, TBI important causes of memory loss beyond Alzheimer’s disease

Veteran with TBI turns to VA for migraine relief

Regional Brain Atrophy ID’d in Patients With History of TBI

Penn Medicine Researchers Receive $9.7 Million NIH Grant to Study Traumatic Brain Injuries and Neurodegeneration

Hope for patients with traumatic brain injury

Massachusetts Lawmakers Consider Bill to Ban Youth Football

Should Kids Be Banned from Playing Contact Football?

Bill to improve concussion safety in youth sports draws mixed emotions in Tri-States

Schools put safety tech to use to protect athletes

10/18/2019:

Boxer Patrick Day Dies From Traumatic Brain Injury Suffered in Super Welterweight Fight

Test for Uncommon Brain Diseases Developed

Football must get its head around the way it deals with concussion

A real head case: Coping with concussions

Concussion Research Has a Troubling Patriarchy Problem

New study warns of connection between youth tackle football and CTE

10/11/2019:

BioDirection, Inc. and EU Based CENTER-TBI Announce Collaboration in the Field of Diagnosis and Management of Traumatic Brain Injury

ADHD Develops After Suffering Traumatic Brain Injury

Veterans Health Guide

More Years of Football, Higher Odds for Brain Disease Later

3 Bridges receives $714,000 for brain injury buddy program project

PSA compares football to smoking to raise awareness of CTE

Former Notre Dame Football Players Sues University over Brain Injuries

Ed Reed: NFL Should Focus on Teaching Consequences of Playing, Not Rule Changes

New technology could minimise risk of head injuries at next RWC

World Mental Health Day:  It’s dementia, not witchcraft

10/04/2019:

Dealing a therapeutic counterblow to traumatic brain injury

VCU launches $50 million study to help veterans, active military following traumatic brain injuries

The will to survive: College student survives a traumatic brain injury with help from local doctors

Tranquility Nursing and Rehab: Indiana’s only long-term care facility for traumatic brain injury patients opens

Football participation declines in S.D. and U.S. as brain injury research expands

California Student Who “Surpassed The Odds” Wins Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship Award

Boston Police Say Emerson College Student Daniel Hollis’ Death Was A Homicide

District Court Denies Class Certification in Youth Football CTE Case

Hairpins, beta sheets and fuzzy coats: Tau structure comes into clearer focus

Peyton Manning recognizes Laredo ISD for helmet safety

Brain in Pain

BALLISTIC HELMETS: WHY IT’S BECOMING MORE IMPORTANT IN EXTREME SPORTS