Posts Tagged ‘TBI and Parkinson’s disease’

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…


By On June 4th, 2015

TBI In Older Age Increases Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

Individuals over the age of 55 who experience traumatic brain injury (TBI) face an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a study recently published in Annals of Neurology. For the study, Raquel C. Gardner, MD, from the University of California, San Francisco, and colleagues used data from inpatient and emergency departments from California…

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