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Head injuries can make children loners

Study also suggests potential treatment New research has found that a child's relationships may be a hidden casualty long after a head injury. Neuroscientists at Brigham...

Can a Dietary Supplement Treat a Concussion? No

Exploiting the public's rising concern about concussions, some companies are offering untested, unproven and possibly dangerous products that claim to prevent, treat or cure...

How a concussion can lead to depression years later

A head injury can lead immune-system brain cells to go on "high alert" and overreact to later immune challenges by becoming excessively inflammatory –...

Blood Test Accurately Diagnoses Concussion, Predicts Long Term Cognitive Disability

A new blood biomarker correctly predicted which concussion victims went on to have white matter tract structural damage and persistent cognitive dysfunction following a...

Children with brain injuries nearly twice as likely to suffer from...

Adults with head injuries are known to be at high risk for depression, and yet little research had been done on the topic related...

A Silent Epidemic: Minor Traumatic Brain Injury

In the United States, approximately 1.4 million people suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. Of those injuries, three out of four are...

FDA toughens malaria drug labeling because sometimes it makes you crazy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising the public about strengthened and updated warnings regarding neurologic and psychiatric side effects associated with...

Is there a link between homelessness and traumatic brain injury?

Homeless people and their health care providers need to know more about traumatic brain injuries to help prevent and treat such injuries, a new...

Scientists learn how stem cell implants help heal traumatic brain injury

For years, researchers seeking new therapies for traumatic brain injury have been tantalized by the results of animal experiments with stem cells. In numerous...

High levels of tau protein linked to poor recovery after brain...

High levels of tau protein in fluid bathing the brain are linked to poor recovery after head trauma, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda-Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico in Mil...

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