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The latest news, events and information about brain injury in the Tasmanian and wider community.

ABC Article

Monday, March 2, 2015

Courtesy of abc.net.au, BIAT wishes to share the "Breakthrough in stroke treatments could protect people from brain injury" article.

“MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: You'd be forgiven for associating the word "peptides" with sporting scandals and banned substances, but West Australian researchers believe peptides are the key to protecting stroke victims from brain damage.They're hoping the breakthrough will reduce your risk of sustaining a serious disability from a stroke, especially if you live in remote Australia.LUCY MARTIN: Professor David Blacker is the medical director of the WA Neuroscience Research Institute. His team has figured out a way to reduce the risk of sustaining a serious brain injury after having a stroke.”

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ABI Wise App launched

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Focus on Cyber Safety

TABIS (The Tasmanian Acquired Brain Injury Service, a division of Li-Ve Tasmania) continue their Cyber Safety campaign this month with the launch of the easy read resource: 'A guide for staying safe online' and a FREE Stay Safe Online information session in Launceston on Friday 22nd March.

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