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Concussion Linked to High Suicide Risk in a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Concussion Linked to High Suicide Risk in a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

A systemic review was conducted to assess the risk for suicide after a concussion and/or mild traumatic brain injury.

TBI Increases Dementia Risk in Middle-Age and Elderly Patients With T1D

TBI Increases Dementia Risk in Middle-Age and Elderly Patients With T1D

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.

Childhood TBI Associated With Additional Comorbidities

Childhood TBI Associated With Additional Comorbidities

Children with a TBI are more likely to have additional neurologic and physiologic comorbidities.

AAP Updates Management of Sport-Related Concussion

AAP Updates Management of Sport-Related Concussion

Recommendations have been developed for the diagnosis and management of pediatric sport-related concussion.

Repetitive Hits May Predispose Athletes to Concussion

Repetitive Hits May Predispose Athletes to Concussion

Repetitive head impact exposure appears to be a predisposing factor for the onset of concussion.

Concussion-Related Biomarkers Vary Based on Sex, Race

Concussion-Related Biomarkers Vary Based on Sex, Race

Concussion-related serum biomarkers vary by sex and race, which may complicate their interpretation.

Sub-Concussive Hits May Not Be Tied to Neurocognitive Changes

Sub-Concussive Hits May Not Be Tied to Neurocognitive Changes

Sub-concussive head impacts suffered over the course of a single season of youth tackle football may not be associated with neurocognitive functional outcomes.

Ivy League Rule Change Linked to Fewer Concussions During NCAA Football Games

Ivy League Rule Change Linked to Fewer Concussions During NCAA Football Games

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.

Compression Collar May Protect Brain of Female Soccer Players

Compression Collar May Protect Brain of Female Soccer Players

A jugular vein compression collar can prevent white matter alterations associated with head impact exposure among female high school soccer players.

Age, Sex Affect Extended Post-Concussion Symptoms in Children

Age, Sex Affect Extended Post-Concussion Symptoms in Children

Age, sex, and family factors play a role in the persistence of post-concussion symptoms one year after injury.

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