PET Scans Could Predict Recovery from Brain Injuries

PET scans may be able to predict how well patients will recover from severe brain injuries, according to a new study out of Belgium. The new finding provides a reliable method of predicting which patients will wake up from comas, and who will remain unresponsive....

What Brain Injury Means for the Victim

Acquired brain injuries (ABI’s) are common, and treatment can be a grueling process. This injuries can be sustained in a number of ways, including automobile accidents and workplace injuries. Once damage is done, it can take years for the person who suffered the...

What is Acquired Brain Injury?

Acquired brain injury (ABI) is often called the invisible disability. For many people suffering from its effects, everyday life is a struggle. Several factors, including fetal alcohol poisoning, can cause a baby to be born with brain damage. But, ABI is defined as a...