Traumatic Brain InjuryInfo Center
Headaches Common in Women
It can take a while to get back to normal even after a mild traumatic brain injury. Regardless of severity, headaches are common in the year after such an injury.
Bloodstream Biomarkers Could Indicate Brain Injury
Traumatic brain injury can't always be diagnosed as quickly as doctors would prefer. Discovering biomarkers in the blood could help them quickly and accurately diagnose it.
Brain Injury Increases Stroke Risk Tenfold
Suffering a traumatic brain injury is bad enough. Unfortunately, in the months and years to follow, such patients remain at a significantly increased risk of stroke.
Neurological Connectivity Disrupted After Brain Injury
Following a traumatic brain injury, some patients just aren't themselves. They might experience trouble sleeping, mood swings, psychotic behavior and problems with impulse control.
Single Brain Injury May Lead to Neurodegeneration
Traumatic brain injuries are known to be a risk factor for later development of cognitive impairments. Recent findings suggest that even a singular brain injury could lead to diminished neurological capacity.
Head Injuries Raise Dementia Risk
Soldiers and professional football players were never presumed to have the safest jobs. But in addition to physical injuries, research suggests the two occupations also can lead to an increased risk of dementia.
Most Workplace Brain Injuries in Construction Industry
It's widely known that construction is an industry filed with more dangers than the average workplace. New research reaffirms that suspicion.
Head Injuries Can Lead to Violence
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) has long-term health implications including changes in memory capacity and emotions. Some behaviors resulting from these changes include irritability, impulsiveness and violence.
Offensive Behavior and TBI
Youth offenders may have a higher proportional rate of traumatic brain injury (TBI) than the general population, according to a new study from the University of Exeter's School of Psychology.
Stroke of Genius?
Brain devastation resulting from stroke and head trauma is often due to the overproduction of a substance in the brain called glutamate . A new method of therapy may prevent this from happening.