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.

Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation (NIBS) for TBI

A recent article published in Brain Sciences, an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal on neuroscience, gives cautiously optimistic hope that non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) may positively affect people with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The...

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Treating Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury with HBOT

The two most dominant adult neurodegenerative diseases in the United States are stroke and traumatic brain injury (TBI). The American Heart Association found that stroke is the number one cause of long-term disability in the United States, and TBI impacts the lives of...

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A Father’s Dedication

A Father’s Dedication. As Father’s Day approaches, we want to re-share a story originally written by journalist Lee Woodruff about Bart’s recovery. Lee is a popular speaker and the author of three best-selling books, and her distinctive voice comes...

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What Veterans Need and Deserve

The time is right for veterans with brain injuries to receive HBOT.   During Christmas of 2001, my wife and I were plunged into a parent’s worst nightmare – a car accident resulting in our teenager’s traumatic brain injury. After a month-long coma, Bart...

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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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