estimated one in five veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq suffers from traumatic brain injury, also known as
years ago Vermont received a $951,000 grant to help veterans
suffering from TBI find jobs. But to
date only a handful of vets have taken advantage of the program. The
reasons for this illustrate the challenges facing service providers and vets
with brain injuries.
UVM professors published in the scientific journal "Nature" work they’ve done
with colleagues at Emory University. They
say they’ve found a hormone in women’s blood that’s associated with anxiety.
They say they believe it might also be linked to PTSD.