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Spice and Dye Point Toward Better Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injuries, Medical College of Georgia Study


1/19/2011 8:23:45 AM

Physorg.com -- An old Indian spice and a dye whose cousin makes sports drinks blue are pointing scientists toward better treatment of traumatic brain injuries. TBIs, the signature wound of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, occur on football fields and roadways as well when an injured brain swells inside the closed confines of the skull, causing cell damage and symptoms ranging from headaches and confusion to seizures, slurred speech and death.


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