All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘brain injury’

Frankie Leal: Boxer Dies from a Brain Injury

The boxing community is mourning the death of 26 year-old Mexican featherweight fighter Frankie Leal, who is also known as “Little Solder.” The boxer died today from a brain injury sustained in the eighth-round on Saturday night in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico against Raul Hirales. Leal was behind the entire bout, even falling to the mat in the sixth round. …

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Stroke Treatment Reveals Targets For Better Recovery

A new study has identified mechanisms responsible for regenerating blood vessels in the brain. The research could improve recoveries for stroke patients and lead to better overall outcomes. The study, published in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, shows researchers used a common blood pressure-lowering medication to identify factors in the brain that help it recover following a stroke. …

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Man Hits Head And Becomes Piano Savant

A 40 year old man in Denver dove into the shallow end of a pool 6 years ago and he suffered a severe concussion, hearing and memory loss. A few days after the accident, Derek Amato sat down at a piano and played an original composition that lasted for hours. “As I shut my eyes, I found these black and …

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