The results of a Phase 1 clinical trial involving stem cells from a patient's own bone marrow used to treat traumatic brain injury in children show that the procedure is safe.
Combining brain scan images with machine learning, researchers identified a number of brain changes following TBI that share similarities with Alzheimer's disease. The findings add to the growing body of evidence that the two conditions follow the same trajectories.
Study confirms TBI can cause impulse control problems.
Many survivors of domestic violence are likely to have experienced repeated head injuries and oxygen deprivation. The injuries resulted in memory loss, anxiety, and visual problems. Of the 49 people interviewed for this study, 81% report being hit in the head by their partner, while 83% report strangulation events.
According to a new Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience study, children who experienced TBI under the age of 5 were 3.6 times more likely to have problems with substance abuse as teens. Finding suggest traumatic brain injuries during early life could be a risk factor for alcohol abuse later in life.
Researchers report concussions and TBI could increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease at an early age.
Longer and more intense rehabilitation following stroke or TBI may produce greater benefits for recovery, a new study reports.
A neuroimaging study finds profound brain activity abnormalities in a group of retired NFL players.
TBIs suffered during active duty in war zones are the greatest predictor of subsequent PTSD, a new study reports.
Researchers at the UTMB, Galveston are calling for traumatic brain injury to be defined and managed as a chronic disease.