In children, traumatic brain injury can lead to reduced brain size and cognitive impairments that affect learning, researchers report.
Survivors of TBI are three times more likely to die prematurely, either as a result of suicide or from fatal injuries, than the general population, a new study reports.
Compared to players of other varsity sports, researchers did not identify an increased risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases in people who played high school football between 1956 and 1970.
78% of female prisoners had a history of severe head injury, most of which occurred in the context of domestic violence. 66% of prisoners experienced repeated head injuries spanning several years.
Researchers report repeated head injuries suffered by high school football players during a single season results in measurable brain changes, even when no concussion occurred.
According to a new study, researchers successfully stopped brain swelling in a rodent by turning off a single gene.
A new study identifies specific consumer products related to non-fatal brain injuries in children between the ages of 0 to 19. For infants, the leading cause of head injury is falling from beds, while in the teenage group, sporting equipment was the leading cause of TBI.
Neuroimaging study revealed a significant number of professional rugby players had white matter abnormalities and abnormal changes to white matter volume over time.