Growth hormone replacement therapy for those with mild traumatic brain injury helped improve cognition, anxiety, and depression while reducing fatigue and sleep disturbances.
Researchers report a toxic form of tau protein increases following TBI, leading to the development of the same type of mental impairments seen in Alzheimer's patients.
A new study looks at the long term neurological and mental health outcomes of people who participated in high school football teams. Researcher report playing football appears to not adversely affect cognition or depressive symptoms later in life. They acknowledge the findings may not be generalized for modern players due to changes in play style, protective equipment and improved safety measures.
Researchers made advancements in developing new tests to monitor cognitive and motor function following a sports related concussion.
Damaging shock waves intensify deep within the brain following head impact, researchers report.
According to a new study, some children suffer widespread damage to myelin following a TBI.
Researchers report repeated blows to the head as a result of playing youth football has implications for brain development. The study revealed players had alterations to the nerve fibers in the corpus callosum.
A new study from researchers at Boston University reports an increase in later life emotional and behavioral problems in people who played youth tackle football before the age of 12.
A new study of football players who were diagnosed with CTE reveals those who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 had earlier onset of emotional and cognitive problems.