888.298.HOPE

Posts Tagged ‘head trauma’

By On November 26th, 2012

How Your Risk For Parkinson’s Can Triple

After recent studies and research, scientists believe that Parkinson’s disease may be the result of certain environmental factors, in addition to genetic variations. Specifically, they’ve found that exposure to the herbicide paraquat increases the risk of developing Parkinson’s. Paraquat is a chemical liquid used for killing plants and weeds. But an alternative is surely needed…

Read

By On June 25th, 2012

Traumatic Brain Injury is on the Rise

Traumatic brain injury is a form of acquired brain injury that occurs when a trauma causes some form of damage to the brain. TBI comes in many forms from mild or moderate to severe. Mild TBI’s occur when a person does not lose consciousness or losses consciousness for a short time period and experiences headaches,…

Read
Logo Logo

©2021 Brookhaven Hospital. All Rights Reserved.