White matter rarefaction, arteriolosclerosis, and dorsolateral frontal cortex neurofibrillary tangles are independently associated with dementia among older men who played football and had chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
Nearly three-quarters of traumatic brain injuries in children and teens are attributable to consumer products that are regulated by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The FDA has granted Fast Track designation to NeuroSTAT (cyclosporine; NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB) for the treatment of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Higher intelligence and younger age are predictors of greater cognitive recovery two to five years following mild-to-severe traumatic brain injury.
Early after acute brain injury, 15 percent of clinically unresponsive patients have electroencephalographic (EEG) evidence of brain activation in response to spoken motor commands.
Facial and head injuries from electric scooter accidents have tripled during the past decade.
Researchers analyzed for the risk for dementia after a concussion, with and without the use of statins, in an older adult population.
Detecting CTE in the brains of living individuals could improve our understanding of the disease and inform research regarding prevention and treatment.
Many patients with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) report persistent functional limitations one year after injury.
A new tool, the Traumatic Brain Injury Caregiver Quality of Life, combines five new measures and 10 existing measures and can identify health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among caregivers of individuals with TBI.