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New blood test can detect traumatic brain injuries

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Brain Injuries on May 29, 2015

A new blood test could make it easier for doctors to diagnose traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, in patients in Louisiana and nationwide. The test, which indicates both the presence of a brain injury and its severity, could reduce the need for unnecessary radiographic scans. In the recently-published study, a team of international researchers looked…

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Premature aging of brain a possible effect of head injury

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Brain Injuries on April 20, 2015

Louisiana individuals who have traumatic brain injuries or loved ones with traumatic brain injuries may be interested to learn that those injuries may cause the brain to age prematurely. This was suggested in a study published in a medical journal in April. Researchers examined the brain scans of 99 participants who had been injured in…

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Study finds evidence of brain damage a year after concussion

On behalf of The Law Offices of W.A. “Chip” Forstall, Jr. posted in Brain Injuries on August 11, 2014

Each year scientists and doctors learn more about identifying and treating head and brain injuries, millions of which are caused by motor vehicle accidents. However, diagnostic tests such as CT scans, MRIs and PET scans may not indicate the full extent of the injury. Often other specialists — neuropsychologists, for instance — along with the…

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