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Head injury and risk of Parkinson disease

The results of our meta-analysis indicate that a history of head trauma that results in concussion is associated with a higher risk of developing PD. Read article

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Clinical phenotype of dementia after traumatic brain injury

TBI with chronic deficit or dysfunction is associated with an increased odds ratio for dementia. Read article

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Possible link between traumatic brain injury and dementia

Professor Kristine Yaffe from the University of California told Eliza Harvey that her research indicates war veterans have twice the normal chance of developing dementia. Read article

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Variants of SLC6A4 in depression risk following severe TBI

This study suggests a unique injury- and temporally-specific interaction between TBI and genetic risk for depression. Read article

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Risk factors for developing heterotopic ossification in patients with traumatic brain injury

As lower scores of FAC is an independent risk factor for HO formation and is related to the severity and consequences of injury, ambulation and regular/cautious mobilization of the joints are of paramount importance in the early period of the … Continue reading

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Increased risk of dementia in patients with mild traumatic brain injury: a nationwide cohort study

TBI is an independent significant risk factor of developing dementia even in the mild type. Read article

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Risk of epilepsy after traumatic brain injury

Men exhibited higher risks of post-TBI epilepsy. Patients who had mixed types of cerebral haemorrhage were at the highest risk of epilepsy compared with the non-TBI cohort (HR 7.83, 95% CI 4.69 to 13.0). The risk of post-TBI epilepsy was … Continue reading

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Teen Drinkers, Pot Smokers at Raised Risk of Concussion

Risk is 3 to 5 times higher for substance users, researchers find. Read article

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Brain Injury May Raise Stroke Risk

People who have a traumatic brain injury may be more likely to suffer a stroke, a large new study suggests. Read article

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Brain injury boosts stroke risk

In the three months after a traumatic brain injury, the risk of stroke may increase 10-fold. Read article

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