Brain changes from TBI similar to Alzheimer’s

May 11, 2021 by

A team at the University of Southern California found that brain changes in people with Alzheimer’s and in those with mild TBIs have significant similarities....

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Sound sleep helps heal traumatic brain injuries

Apr 15, 2021 by

A new study published in the “Journal of Neurotrauma” has found that sound sleep plays a critical role in healing traumatic brain injury....

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Neuroprotective treatment on mice with TBI reversed cognitive impairment...

Nov 10, 2020 by

Researchers from University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center have found that it may be possible to halt or slow neurodegeneration in TBI survivors. The scientists were able to pharmacologically reverse cognitive impairment in animal models....

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Repeated Head Impacts Worsen Later-Life Cognition

Jul 17, 2020 by

A team of top scientists from across the United State analyzed the records of 13,323 people (average age was 62) and found that those exposed to repetitive head impacts were associated with worsened depression and cognitive function—even decades later....

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CTE Risk, Severity Increases With Years Playing Football

Nov 12, 2019 by

New research from Boston University School of Medicine has found that the risk and severity of developing chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) increases with every year of football played. The study was published in Annals of Neurology....

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Xenon Found to Prevent Early Death and Improve Long-term Cognition After TBI...

May 30, 2019 by

New research from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and Imperial College London has found that the anesthetic drug xenon helps the brain when given soon after a traumatic brain injury. The drug appears to prevent early death and long-term cognitive...

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