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New research shows that explosions trigger unique damage to brain tissue.
Researchers are developing a cheap, lightweight plastic strip that can be worn on a soldier’s helmet to help diagnose brain injury.
Thousands of U.S. soldiers have survived powerful explosions in Iraq. Many are returning home with brain injuries that could result in long-term disabilities.
New imaging methods may help distinguish brain damage from psychiatric disorders.
Sensor-equipped helmets that measure the shock from explosive devices could reach the field this year.
A drug that targets blood vessels in the brain shows promise in animal tests.
Two studies mimic the effects of traumatic brain injury in cells, helping to explain how explosions harm soldiers’ brains.
The nanostructure material could predict which soldiers might suffer from traumatic brain injury.
Scientists are making progress toward a quick test to gauge head-injury severity.