A preliminary study has revealed that athletes with ADHD may be at greater risk for experiencing persistent anxiety and depression after a concussion.
Research has demonstrated that traumatic effects caused by a stressful experience can lead to epigenetic changes to gene activity; these changes can be passed on, and therefore result in behavioral changes in future generations.
High-acceleration head impacts resulted in elevated serum levels of two biomarkers of traumatic brain injury in American varsity football players displaying no symptoms of concussion.
A first-in-human trial has reported that transplantation of neural stem cells into patients with spinal cord injury could produce measurable improvements.
A molecule associated with myelin has been demonstrated to stimulate growth in some neural cells; this aids current research methods for treating spinal cord injuries.
An international team has utilized neuronal cells programmed from genetically identical pigs to eliminate the need for immunosuppression measures.
A recently published study has indicated that all degrees of concussion may increase the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease.
In one of the largest studies of its kind, researchers reveal that the number of traumatic brain injuries and severity could heighten the risk of dementia.
A novel biomarker which may help determine which patients require a CT scan has been approved by the FDA.