Exercise may enhance brain plasticity, a new study reports.
A new study supports p38α MAPK as a possible clinical target for treating central nervous system disorders associated with uncontrolled brain inflammation, including TBI.
Doctors say induced hypothermia may increase the risk of disability and death for TBI patients.
Transplanting embryonic progenitor interneurons into the hippocampus of mouse models of TBI, researchers noticed the neurons migrated to the injury site and made new connections. Following treatment, memory improved and seizures were reduced.
According to a new study, women have more persistent memory problems following a MTBI than men.
People who suffer repetitive head injuries experience increased symptoms of depression and a greater risk of cognitive decline as they age. Those with a history of repetitive head injuries and TBI that resulted in a loss of consciousness reported higher levels of mental health problems, including depressive symptoms.
Researchers report sleep disruptions may not only be a symptom of neurological diseases, circadian rhythm disruptions may drive the brain pathology that contributes to anxiety, dementias and other disorders.
Researchers are testing the effects of light therapy on patients with Gulf War Syndrome.
The NIH is awarding researchers $18.8 million to help support global research into concussions and TBI.