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By On December 10th, 2018

New research suggests dialysis may cause progressive brain injury

Treatment for kidney failure may soon involve brain injury management, as a new study shows that dialysis is linked to short-term ‘cerebral stunting’ and long-term progressive brain injury when undergoing years of treatment. For those not eligible or years away from a kidney transplant, the findings provide a clear need for better neurologic monitoring and…

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By On October 18th, 2017

Can research develop early detection of CTE?

Over 700 mixed martial arts fighters and boxers have enrolled in a study at the Cleveland Clinic’s Lou Revo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas over the last six years. The study involves both active and retired fighters and is looking for the early signs of trauma-induced brain injury based on subtle changes in blood chemistry, brain imaging and performance testing.

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