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Brain Injury Association of America Company Profile

13:36 EDT 21st September 2018 | BioPortfolio

Founded in 1980, the mission of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is to be the voice of brain injury. BIAA and its nationwide network of state affiliates, chapters and support groups are dedicated to increasing access to quality healthcare and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury through advocacy, education and research. The association serves the 1.4 million Americans who sustain traumatic brain injuries each year as well as their families and the researchers, clinicians and professionals who provide treatment and long-term care. For more information about brain injury or BIAA, visit www.biausa.org.


News Articles [2908 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Obesity and overweight linked to long-term health problems after traumatic brain injury

(Wolters Kluwer Health) Especially at longer follow-up times, overweight and obesity are associated with chronic disease risks for survivors of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), reports...

New guidelines for traumatic brain injury -- Built with input from rehabilitation professionals

(Wolters Kluwer Health) Clinical practice guidelines play a critical role in promoting quality care for patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). A new set of guidelines for rehabilitation of patien...

Study confirms link between traumatic brain injury and dementia

(University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine) The risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's, was significantly higher in people who had experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) than with peop...

Risk Of Dementia For People With A Traumatic Brain Injury 24 Percent Higher Than For Someone Without One

The study found that a single severe brain injury increased the risk of later dementia by 35 percent, a mild brain injury increased the risk by 17 percent, and each additional brain injury added to th...

Traumatic Brain Injury Rare for Children With Isolated Vomiting

THURSDAY, March 29, 2018 -- Children presenting with head injury with isolated vomiting rarely have clinically important traumatic brain injury (ci-TBI) or traumatic brain injury on computed tomograph...

Potential Link between Brain Trauma and Degenerative Brain Disease Revealed

A landmark study published in the journal Brain from the Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research of Milan and the University of Glasgow provides first evidence that just a single traumatic ...

Traumatic brain injury associated with higher risk of dementia

The risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's, was significantly higher in people who had experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) than with people who had no history of TBI, according to one of the l...

Diffusion Through Skull as Route of Delivery for Treatment of Brain Injury and Disease

Traumatic Brain injury (TBI) often results from head impact and is a major cause of death and disability. Brain injuries vary in severity and can be associated with hemorrhaging, swelling, inflammatio...

Drugs and Medications [261 Associated Drugs and Medications listed on BioPortfolio]

Antimicrobial [Safetec of America]

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A.B.H.C. INSTANT HAND SANITIZER

Hydrocortisone [Safetec of America, Inc.]

Safetec First Aid 1% Hydrocortisone Cream

Analgesic [Safetec of America, Inc.]

Safetec of America, Inc. PAIN SPRAY

Antiseptic [Safetec of America]

ANTISEPTIC – Benzalkonium chloride liquid Safetec of America

PubMed Articles [6719 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Athletes with Brain Injury: Pathophysiologic and Medical Challenges.

Participation in elite sporting activities is becoming increasingly popular for individuals with brain injury. This article outlines the types of brain injury and the associated movement dysfunctions....

An investigation of white matter integrity and attention deficits following traumatic brain injury.

This study aimed to investigate the association between white matter tracts and multiple aspects of attention and working memory deficits in a relatively acute traumatic brain injury (TBI) sample.

Understanding the impact of mild traumatic brain injury on veteran service-connected disability: results from Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium.

Disability evaluation is complex. The association between mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) history and VA service-connected disability (SCD) ratings can have implications for disability processes in...

Pain and chronic mild traumatic brain injury in the US military population: a Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium study.

To describe the association between mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and pain intensity and pain interference outcomes while accounting for potential confounders and mediators including environmenta...

Physical activity intensity of patient's with traumatic brain injury during inpatient rehabilitation.

Use actigraphy to (1) describe the intensity of physical activity completed by patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) during inpatient rehabilitation, and (2) examine the association between physi...

Clinical Trials [7802 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Monitoring Brain Activity in Human Brain Injury

The outcome of brain injury (physical or stroke) may be related to a brain electrical phenomenon known as Cortical Spreading Depression (CSD). This is a brief cessation of function in a l...

Study to Improve Outcomes for Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury in Latin America

People who survive severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) live with profound cognitive impairments that alter their developmental course and define their future possibilities. Worldwide, TBI ...

Cases With Traumatic and Non Traumatic Brain Damage Treated in the Intensive Care

Cases of traumatic and nontraumatic brain damage have high rates of morbidity and mortality. In this study of cases being treated in the ICU for a diagnosis of brain damage, it was aimed t...

Brain Injury Inpatient Educational Intervention for Families and Caregivers

The Brain Injury Inpatient Guide for Families and Caregivers (BIIG-FACS) is a comprehensive intervention to meet the needs of family members and significant others of patients who are unde...

The EPIC Project: Impact of Implementing the EMS Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Guidelines

Evaluation of the impact (on survival and other outcomes) of implementing the Brain Trauma Foundation/National Association of EMS Physicians Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) guidelines in the ...

Companies [2734 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Brain Injury Association of America

Founded in 1980, the mission of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is to be the voice of brain injury. BIAA and its nationwide network of state affiliates, chapters and support groups are ...

BrainScope Company, Inc

BrainScope Company, Inc is a privately held medical neurotechnology company developing a new generation of portable, simple-to-use, non-invasive instruments to rapidly, and objectively assess brain fu...

LoveYourBrain Foundation

LoveYourBrain Foundation is a non-profit organization that aims to improve the quality of life for people affected by brain injury. We are a growing family of like minded individu...

Brain Injury Association of Illinois

The Brain Injury Association of Washington

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We have published hundreds of Brain Injury Association of America news stories on BioPortfolio along with dozens of Brain Injury Association of America Clinical Trials and PubMed Articles about Brain Injury Association of America for you to read. In addition to the medical data, news and clinical trials, BioPortfolio also has a large collection of Brain Injury Association of America Companies in our database. You can also find out about relevant Brain Injury Association of America Drugs and Medications on this site too.

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