Posts Tagged ‘TBI Risk’

By On September 15th, 2016

Do Higher Altitudes Reduce Concussion Risk? This Study Says No

While recent research has shed a great deal of light onto the mechanisms underlying concussions, there are still many myths and misconceptions surrounding the common brain injuries. A new study set out to dispel one such misleading claim that playing sports at higher altitudes reduces athletes’ risk of concussions. As the findings published this month…


By On September 16th, 2015

Energy Drinks Linked To Increased TBI Risk In Teens

Energy drinks have risen astronomically in popularity over the past decade, but the potential health effects of these drinks have not been thoroughly researched. However, a new study published in PLOS ONE suggests drinking energy drinks on a regular basis may increase a teen’s risk of traumatic brain injury. Teens who reported experiencing a traumatic…

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