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Posts Tagged ‘TBI and Alzheimer’s’

By On July 13th, 2016

TBI May Not Contribute To Alzheimer’s After All

People who experience a traumatic brain injury and lose consciousness may be at higher risk for developing Parkinson’s disease later in life. However, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the University of Washington School of Medicine were surprised to see no such link exists between TBI with loss of consciousness…

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By On February 4th, 2016

Plaques Associated With Alzheimer’s Found In People With TBI

New research has found abnormal proteins or ‘plaques’ in the brains of those who have experienced head injuries which may offer insight into cognitive problems associated with TBI. The amyloid plaques seen in the study match those found in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, but differ in their distribution in the brain. “People, after a head…

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