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The Brain Health Education and Research Institute’s mission is to change the way we address protection from, and treatment of, all forms brain injury. From proactively taking care of our brain health on an ongoing basis, to post-injury treatment, to recovery, BHERI is committed to being at the forefront of research and education. Omega-3 fatty acids, especially docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), are critical to brain health and are one of the principal building blocks of the brain. BHERI supports Continuing research on Omega-3′s (ALA, DHA & EPA) and their impact on brain health. To learn more about our Mission, please visit our Mission page.

Recent Articles and News

TBI Can Be Healed, according to the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

Contrary to decades of medical teaching that the brain and nervous system, once injured, cannot heal, the nervous system has significant capacity for repair and regeneration, write Timothy Marshall, Ph.D., and Carol Henricks, M.D., in the summer issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. A new treatment model called biochemical restoration is emerging. Minerals…

Childhood brain injury tied to adult anxiety, depression

Children who sustained traumatic brain injuries may experience such psychological effects as anxiety, phobias and depression more than a decade later, researchers say. The anxiety may have many causes, including actual brain damage or the experience of living in an anxious family environment after the injury. “The study suggests that brain injury is in some way…

Eye-Sync tracking technology helps diagnose concussions

At Stanford University, the football program has adopted a new technology that could help change the game in terms of diagnosing concussions. The technology is called Eye-Sync, from the company SyncThink and it is the brainchild of neurosurgeon Dr. Jamshid Ghajar, director of the Stanford Concussion and Brain Performance Center and a president of the Brain…

Severe headaches plague vets with TBI

U.S. veterans who have suffered traumatic brain injuries may struggle with severe headaches years later, a new study finds. The study included 172 vets who served in Afghanistan or Iraq between 2 and 11 years before the study began. Half suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) during deployment; half did not. The researchers assessed the…