Female athletes face a greater incidence of and longer recovery time from concussion compared with males.
In future research, it will be important to examine whether more subtle, transient CNS changes occur in the absence of severe CNS symptoms.
Despite feeling recovered from their concussion, participants were likely to drive erratically.
In people who are genetically at-risk for Alzheimer's, concussions appear to accelerate brain changes associated with the disease.
Participants who performed light, moderate, or full-contact activity had a lower risk for postconcussive symptoms.
Children with TBI who underwent therapeutic hypothermia, however, experienced increased mortality and worse outcomes.
The authors have filed a patent application for their test.
Most laws focus specifically on athletes, however all athletes are students as well.
Nearly 80% of depressive symptoms occur within the first 6 months after TBI.
Deep brain stimulation appears to boost function and quality of life in patients with TBI.
Levels of neurofilament light protein and amyloid β reflect CNS injury after repeated mild traumatic brain injury events.
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