A Concussion Can Lead To Sleep Problems That Last For Years

People who sustain a concussion or a more severe traumatic brain injury are likely to have sleep problems that continue for at least a year and a half.

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Preinjury personality traits influence postconcussion symptoms

Preinjury personality traits are closely linked to PCS reporting in patients with mTBI.

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Brain imaging scans show some vegetative patients are living on the edge of consciousness

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Comparative outcomes of traumatic brain injury from biking accidents with or without helmet use

Cyclists without helmets were younger, less educated, single and unemployed. They had more severe TBIs on imaging, longer LOS in ICU and more neurosurgical interventions.

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A team of researchers has found that if a patient has physiological effects of mental illness–like muscle soreness associated with depression–before the concussion, that can help determine the rate of recovery.

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Prevalence of and risk factors for osteoporosis in adults with acquired brain injury

Osteopenia and osteoporosis are common in young adults with ABI compared with the general population.

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Researchers Repair Brain Injuries With New Cells

The researchers want to find out if they can direct thegrowth of neurons and help them form these important links.

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