Brain damage

Sheba Medical Center team at the Coronavirus isolation ward of Sheba Medical Center unit, in Ramat G
Serious brain disorders found in mild, recovering COVID-19 patients

The neurological symptoms reported in the 43 patients included confusion, psychosis, seizures, hallucinations, delusions, necrosis, deteriorating vision and strokes, among other symptoms.

08/07/2020
Baby crying [Illustrative]
3-week-old baby hospitalized with brain infection after brit gone wrong

Evidence of newborn herpes infections accompanied by brain infections and their connection to the 'oral suction' in circumcisions have been widely described in medical history for the past 200 years.

Severe COVID-19 can damage the brain, preliminary study finds

The most common brain complication seen was stroke, which was reported in 77 of 125 patients. Of these, most were in patients over 60, and most were caused by a blood clot in the brain.

By REUTERS
26/06/2020
BGU researchers develop test for degenerative brain disorder in athletes

Football players were three times more likely to display a leakage in blood-brain barrier than the control group.

23/06/2020
Brain scan
New Israeli 'smell test' can predict if comatose patients will wake up

The study found that 100% of unconscious brain-injured patients who responded to the smells regained consciousness, even those that were classified as being in a vegetative state.

New sleep method found by TAU researchers will improve memory retention

Discovery of method reveals process which utilizes smell can strengthen memories stored in one side of the brain.

French World War I helmet could prevent soldiers' brain injuries

According to researchers in the field, modern day military helmets, including those used by the US military today, are no more effective in preventing the damage caused by blast shock waves than military helmets used 100 years ago.

By HANNAH HEPNER
23/02/2020
Study on the brain's individual functional connectivity patterns by Technion.
Israeli scientists shed new light on how the brain functions

The research could have a meaningful impact in the field of personalized medicine.

Brain scan
Israel researchers find brain damage can occur even with mild head trauma

The research underscores the need for brain-imaging techniques that could help predict damage to the blood-brain barrier regardless of symptoms.

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