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Zinc treatment in traumatic brain injury

Data show that treatment using dietary and parenteral zinc supplementation can reduce TBI-associated depression and improve cognitive function, specifically spatial learning and memory. Read article

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Choline helps cognitive function in those with traumatic brain injury

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Post-Concussion Cognitive Deficit Lingers

College football players with concussions still showed mild cognitive impairment on the Concussion Resolution Index after commonly looked-for symptoms subsided, researchers reported. Read article        

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Biopsychosocial outcome following uncomplicated mild traumatic Brain Injury

There were no significant differences between the uncomplicated MTBI and healthy control group on any measures of learning and memory. Read article

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History of mild traumatic brain injury is associated with deficits in relational memory, reduced hippocampal volume, and less neural activity later in life

Results indicated middle-aged adults with a head injury in their remote past had impaired memory compared to gender, age, and education matched control participants, consistent with previous results in the study of memory, aging, and TBI. Read article

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Brain problems can linger months after ICU stay

Critically-ill people who end up spending days in an intensive care unit (ICU) often develop thinking and memory problems, according to a new study. Read article

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Pain and mild traumatic brain injury: The implications of pain severity on emotional and cognitive functioning

High chronic pain exacerbates the emotional aspect of PCD and, therefore, should be given special observance in treatment settings. Read article

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