"Slosh Mitigation" and Omega-3s to Help with Brain Injuries

Current research for preventing and treating TBI includes the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids and the use of "slosh mitigation" — limiting the brain's ability to move around in the skull, the way, say airbags, limit the space people have to move in a car during a crash.

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Posted on BrainLine April 13, 2012. Reviewed July 25, 2018.

Produced by Noel Gunther, Brian King, and Michael Yoswa, BrainLine.

About the author: Julian Bailes, MD

Julian Bailes, MD is a founding member of the Brain Injury Research Institute and professor and chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is a recognized leader in the field of neurosurgery and the impact of brain injury on cognitive function.

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