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Study Urges Revised Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries can be caused by a variety of things: automobile and motorcycle accidents, sports injuries, wartime explosions or even simple falls at home. They are a leading cause of death worldwide. But when patients are rushed to the hospital and must be treated quickly.

Standard treatment involves nutrition. But a new study shows the sooner the patient receives a nutritional supplement, the greater the chances of survival.

VOA's Melinda Smith has more on a recent study that calls for a change in standard treatment for traumatic brain injuries.