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.
Neurology Advisor Articles
- Cannabis: Current Evidence and Research Recommendations
- Addressing Gender Differences in Concussion Diagnosis and Treatment
- Sphenopalatine Ganglion Stimulation May Help Treat, Prevent Cluster Headache
- Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Halted With Immunosuppression, Stem Cell Transplant
- Maternal Antiepileptic Use and Risk for Major Congenital Malformations in Offspring
- Persistent Asthma May Increase Migraine Risk in Children
- Updated Guidelines for Treatment of Low Back Pain
- Antiretroviral Therapy May Improve Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in HIV-Infected Infants
- Head Impacts in Soccer Lead to Moderate to Severe CNS Symptoms
- The Handoff: Your Week in Neurology News - 2/16/17