Researchers discover soccer players who frequently 'head' the ball have white matter abnormalities consistent with concussion and mild traumatic brain injury.
Researchers hope to follow veterans with mild TBI for up to 20 years in order to document the neurological effects of their head injuries.
Side impact to the head can lead to rotational accelerations what cause mechanical vibrations to concentrate in the corpus callosum and periventricular region of the brain. Trauma to the side of the head can lead to concussions.
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.
A new study has discovered the distribution of white matter abnormalities found in some patients with mTBI closely resemble those seen in early Alzheimer's disease.
High levels of SNTF in the blood after TBI correlate with brain tissue damage, researchers discover.