EEG For Sports Concussion Assessment

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Long gone are the days when athletes were encouraged to shake off a concussion and get back to play as soon as possible. With so many children and teens playing contact sports, concussion has rightfully become an important public health issue. The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) describes concussion as “a form of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI)” and that it “is a common consequence of trauma to the head in contact sports.”

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Pediatric EEG: Meeting the Need through Innovative Technology

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Children who present with altered mental status or possible seizures could be suffering from one of a number of causes. While EEG could help sort through that extensive differential, the practical barriers to EEG use in the emergency department or the PICU for diagnosticians to rely on indirect assessments. Fortunately, new technology is now available that allows EEG to be deployed rapidly and accurately in children and adolescents.

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Brain Scientific Announces Private Placement of $5.6 Million of Senior Secured Convertible Debentures and Warrants, Converts Approximately $12.9 Million of Existing Debt into Equity

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Brain Scientific (OTCQB: BRSF) (the “Company”), a medical technology company with multiple patents and FDA-cleared products, today announces that it has entered into definitive agreements with certain institutional and accredited investors for the sale of senior secured convertible debentures and warrants to purchase shares of the Company’s common stock, resulting in total gross proceeds of approximately $5.1 million before deducting the placement agent’s fees and other offering expenses.

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Expedited EEG testing for Epilepsy

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According to the World Health Organization, each year five-million people worldwide are diagnosed with Epilepsy, a neurological disorder that affects the brain. While there is no cure for epilepsy, early detection and treatment of seizures is critical for patient care. The WHO estimates up to 70% of people with epilepsy could live seizure-free if properly…

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Bring EEG Testing to the Sports Field to Assess for Concussions

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The CDC estimates, 1.6-3.8 m sports and recreation related concussions occur each year in the U.S. Generally, concussions are not life-threatening through multiple factors including age, severity of concussion and past concussion history do effect recovery. Subsequent concussions, prior to full injury recovery may lead to increased severity in brain injury.    A study released as part…

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Ambulatory EEG

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Routine electroencephalography (EEG) suffers from the same problem as a standard 12 lead electrocardiogram (ECG): it is limited in time. A standard ECG captures 10 seconds of the heart’s electrical activity while a standard EEG captures perhaps 10 to 20 minutes of the brain’s electrical activity.

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