4 Breakthroughs in Traumatic Brain Injury Research

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and it’s a time to shine a light on the prevention of traumatic brain injury (TBI) while promoting ways to improve the quality of life of people living with TBI and their families. According to the Brain Injury Association of America, there are more than 5.3 million children and adults in the U.S. living with a permanent brain injury-related disability. That works out to one in every 60 people – and stats show that every 9 seconds someone in the U.S. sustains a brain injury. Research on how to detect, diagnose, and treat TBI – and understand the long-term effects of it – has come a long way since doctors first identified the condition. Two decades later, recent breakthroughs continue to make it easier to treat this life-changing condition, often called an “invisible injury.” Read on to learn about 4 notable breakthroughs in TBI research in 2021. Sleep Plays [...]