Higher than average blood pressure during middle age is associated with an increased risk of and more extensive brain damage in old age.
Alzheimer's patients who used antipsychotics had a 29% increased risk of head injury and a 22% higher risk of TBI compared to others with the neurodegenerative disease who did not use the medications.
Researchers report that low blood and oxygen flow to the developing brain does not, as previously thought, cause an irreversible loss of brain cells, but rather disrupts the cells’ ability to fully mature.
New researcher suggests engineered neural networks have the ability to replace and repair lost axonal tracks in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease and those with brain injuries.
A new study sheds light on the mechanical properties of tau and its role in the elasticity of neurons. The findings could answer some important questions about tbi.
Researchers find evidence of cognitive issues and miRNA biomarkers, indicating brain injuries from concussions or head-to-head contact, in college football players. The findings indicated lasting damage caused by sports related concussions occur earlier than expected.
A new study looks at the origin of why people believe a secondary head trauma could cure amnesia.
An advanced imaging technique has revealed that some U.S. military personnel with mild blast-related traumatic brain injuries have abnormalities in the brain that have not been seen with other types of imaging.
Soldiers who suffered TBI as a result of an IED blast are more likely to have pituitary hormone problems than patients with TBI caused by accidents, a new study suggests.
A recent study of retired NFL players discovered over 40 percent had signs of significant TBI.