News

Periodically, we will post news articles about emerging alternative therapies.  This should not be taken as an endorsement of these therapies, but merely presented as a news service to our constituents.

How Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) Works

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy is one of the safe, alternative therapies the BART Foundation believes may help brain injury survivors. HBOT is a medical treatment in which a patient breathes 100% oxygen while the pressure of the treatment chamber is increased to greater...

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BART Foundation Yearly Update

Dear friends, Thank you for your interest in the BART Foundation. We encourage you to read through our yearly update of what we accomplished over the past year and what we’re looking forward to in the year ahead. With the new year upon us, we hope you will...

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Link Between Omega-3 and Decreased Risk of Death

Research has found that women ages 65 to 80 with omega-3 blood levels in the highest quartile were 20 percent less likely to die from any cause than those in the lowest quartile. A study published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology found that higher levels of EPA...

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Do Brain Injuries Affect Women Differently?

In 1994, the National Football League formed a Committee on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury to study an alarming trend: Players were retiring early because of what seemed to be concussion-related problems, including persistent headaches, vertigo, cognitive impairment,...

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Alternative Therapies Brainline Article

Our Founder and Board Member Joel Goldstein authored this feature article on Brainline.org. The theory of neural plasticity claims that long after a brain is injured it may still retain the ability to repair itself, to regain lost functions by establishing new neural...

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Barlean’s Oils Partnership Announcement

BART Foundation has Good news for brain injury survivors! Barlean’s Oils, a source of premium quality essential oils, has generously agreed to make its oils available at a steep discount to ABI survivors who find themselves on a tight budget. Details of this...

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