Damage to Tissue Following Traumatic Brain Injury can be Limited Through Vacuum Pressure
A new study published in the journal Neurosurgery suggests that the damage to brain tissue following a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be limited through controlled ... without the development of seizures or brain deformation. Traumatic brain injury ...
Trying to comprehend how meth damages brain
Liver damage from other causes, such as hepatitis or alcohol exposure, is well known to contribute to brain dysfunction. One way that liver dysfunction can contribute to brain damage is through the actions of ammonia, which is a byproduct of protein ...
Childhood seizures can cause long-term changes in brain
... there is evidence that these seizures don't cause anatomical damage, we're now seeing evidence that--at least in animals--prolonged febrile seizures can result in permanent changes in the way the brain functions. We still need to find out exactly what ...
Too Much Thinking Can Cause DNA Damage In The Brain?
However, recent studies revealed that too much thinking can actually be detrimental to the brain, causing profound DNA damage often dubbed as the DNA ... an effect induced by aberrant neuronal activity or seizures associated with the disease.
Epilepsy-induced brain cell damage prevented in the laboratory
Severe or prolonged seizures can cause brain cell death, leading to anatomic damage visible on brain scans. But in some cases the cognitive impairments caused by seizures cannot be linked to discernible brain damage. Prior studies have suggested that ...