Stop calling it 'mommy brain' — scientists say the term is wrong and unfair to moms
The idea that motherhood is linked with a decline in cognitive abilities may be wrong and unfair to moms, write a team of scientists in an article released in the journal JAMA Neurology. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 6, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Repetitive TMS Effective for Comorbid Depression, Substance Use Repetitive TMS Effective for Comorbid Depression, Substance Use
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation may cut drug craving and symptom severity in patients with comorbid major depressive disorder and substance use disorders, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - February 6, 2023 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Long-Term Cognitive Deficits Seen With Traumatic Brain Injury
MONDAY, Feb. 6, 2023 – Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is associated with long-term cognitive deficits, with further dose- and severity-dependent associations, according to a study published online Jan. 27 in the Journal of Neurotrauma. Matthew J.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 6, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Idorsia's brain bleed drug flunks PhIII trial, a decade after previous flop
Idorsia’s long journey with clazosentan came to an abrupt “unexpected result” Monday morning with a Phase III flop. The Swiss biopharma said the drug did not meet the main goal of the late-stage REACT study, conducted in the US, Canada and Europe since early 2019. The 409-patient trial tested the…#idorsia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 6, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People Don't Lose Their Keys as Much as They Think People Don't Lose Their Keys as Much as They Think
Study participants recalled the positions of dozens of objects with good if not perfect accuracy, a finding that expands our understanding of spatial and temporal memory.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - February 6, 2023 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Blood Test Predicts Which People With Amyloid Are Likely to Decline Cognitively
(MedPage Today) -- A blood test identified which cognitively intact people with brain amyloid pathology were most likely to deteriorate in the next 6 years, longitudinal data showed. Compared with other measures, plasma phosphorylated tau 217... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - February 6, 2023 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Researchers: 91.7% of 376 former NFL players in study had CTE
Researchers at Boston University have identified chronic traumatic encephalopathy in the brains of more than 91% of former NFL players involved in an ongoing study of the delayed neurodegenerative disorder. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 6, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest Research on Vascular Diseases The Latest Research on Vascular Diseases
Hans-Christoph Diener, MD, PhD, discusses recently published studies in the area of vascular diseases.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - February 6, 2023 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Relationships between serotonin availability and frontolimbic response to fearful and threatening faces - Janet R, Costes N, M érida I, Derrington E, Dreher JC.
Serotonin is a critical neurotransmitter in the regulation of emotional behavior. Although emotion processing is known to engage a corticolimbic circuit, including the amygdala and prefrontal cortex, exactly how this brain system is modulated by serotonin ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Gray matter matters in mild traumatic brain injury - Bigler ED.
By the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) surveillance methods, approximately 1.5 million children each year sustain a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), also referred to as concussion. The numbers are likely even higher because a substantial number of pedi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Surface-based morphometry study of brain in patients with carbon monoxide poisoning - Wang T, Zhang Y, Nan J, Li J, Lei J, Guo S.
PURPOSE: Although cortical volume abnormalities are frequently detected in patients with carbon monoxide poisoning (COP), particularly delayed neurological sequelae (DNS), the associated changes in cortical thickness and shape patterns remain unknown. MATE... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Co-creating system-wide improvement for people with traumatic brain injury across one integrated care system in the United Kingdom to initiate a transformation journey through co-production - Manley K, Saunders K, Wilkinson D, Faruqui R, Sakel M.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: There is a need for better integration of services across communities and sectors for people living with traumatic brain injury (TBI) to meet their complex needs. Building on insights gained from earlier pilot work, here we report... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Coma recovery scale-revised predicts disability rating scale in acute rehabilitation of severe traumatic brain injury - Onami S, Tran D, Koh-Pham C, Shih W, Chi B, Peng J, Shavlik D, Singh P, Giacin J.
OBJECTIVE: To explore the prognostic value of the CRS-R in predicting disability outcomes in patients with severe traumatic brain injury using the Disability Rating Scale (DRS). DESIGN: Secondary analysis including linear and logistic regressions w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Examining the relationship between sleep apnea diagnosis and suicide risk in veterans with traumatic brain injury: a VA TBI Model Systems study - Silva MA, Gonzalez AV, Tang X, Carnahan ND, Klyce DW, Liou-Johnson V, Martin AM, Moberg JM, Dreer LE.
OBJECTIVE: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder in people with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Although sleep disturbances have been associated with an increased risk of suicide compared with the general population, the relationship betwe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Firearm-related traumatic brain injury homicides in the United States, 2000-2019 - Waltzman D, Sarmiento K, Daugherty J, Lumba-Brown A, Klevens J, Miller GF.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of homicide-related death in the United States. Penetrating TBI associated with firearms is a unique injury with an exceptionally high mortality rate that requires specialized neurocritical trauma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news