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Israeli Scientists Find New Treatment For Brain Damage

Tel Aviv University researchers discovered hyperbaric oxygen treatment can greatly increase a subject’s cognitive ability.

By Tova Dvorin


Israeli researchers have found a revolutionary way to treat brain damage, Business Standard reports.

Tel Aviv University (TAU) researchers and staff at the Assaf HaRofeh Medical Center in Tzrifin have found that high levels of oxygen in a pressurized atmosphere can significantly improve chronic brain damage.

After treatment, patients who sustained brain injuries from 20 years ago improved their cognitive and physical responses following the treatment, the study concludes.

Doctors worldwide treat brain injuries with physical rehabilitation, but its effects have been limited partly because the window of opportunity to repair the brain damage after the injury is short. Continue Reading »