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Scientists at Australian National University and RMIT Australia University worked with Tasmania-based biotech company Marinova to develop a compound derived from a sugar molecule in seaweed. They combined the substance with short peptides and created a brain scaffold, according to a press release. The scaffold closely resembles healthy brain tissue.

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Scientists at Australian National University and RMIT Australia University worked with Tasmania-based biotech company Marinova to develop a compound derived from a sugar molecule in seaweed. They combined the substance with short peptides and created a brain scaffold, according to a press release. The scaffold closely resembles healthy brain tissue.

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Deemed an “invisible injury,” the symptoms of concussion, stroke, and other acquired brain injuries (ABIs) often go unnoticed by the average person.

Trouble with memory, depth perception, processing language, and sensitivity to light, sounds, colours, and even movement can all manifest in a visceral way for survivors but are not always outwardly apparent.

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The racer was pulled out of unconsciousness in 2014, spending nearly a year in a coma.

F1 boss Jean Todt says Schumacher’s wife Corinna has ultimately kept him from dying.
The racer was pulled out of unconsciousness in 2014, spending nearly a year in a coma.
Todt added: “I’ve spent a lot of time with Corinna since Michael had his serious skiing accident on December 29, 2013. She is a great woman and runs the family.
She hadn’t expected that. It happened suddenly and she had no choice. But she does it very well.

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My brain on nature: How the natural world helped heal me after a devastating accident.

After I suffered a mild traumatic brain injury after a car knocked me off my bike, I discovered my path to recovery was through nature.

Loud cafes and bars were unbearable — even the noisy school grounds at drop-off were too much.

But I found the sounds of nature had the opposite effect and helped to alleviate my constant headaches.

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