Chronic pain is common after traumatic brain injury.
A systemic review was conducted to assess the risk for suicide after a concussion and/or mild traumatic brain injury.
Investigators observed that people who had experienced a traumatic brain injury had a significantly higher risk for dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, than people who had no history of traumatic brain injury.
Children with a TBI are more likely to have additional neurologic and physiologic comorbidities.
Recommendations have been developed for the diagnosis and management of pediatric sport-related concussion.
Repetitive head impact exposure appears to be a predisposing factor for the onset of concussion.
Concussion-related serum biomarkers vary by sex and race, which may complicate their interpretation.
Sub-concussive head impacts suffered over the course of a single season of youth tackle football may not be associated with neurocognitive functional outcomes.
A 2016 experimental rule change in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Ivy League play has been linked to a reduction in concussions among players.
A jugular vein compression collar can prevent white matter alterations associated with head impact exposure among female high school soccer players.
Age, sex, and family factors play a role in the persistence of post-concussion symptoms one year after injury.
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