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Risk of later developing dementia is doubled after a concussion

Researchers reported on Monday in the journal JAMA Neurology that dementia was a possible complication following concussion even if the patient did not lose consciousness. 251 more words

Frequently heading the ball in soccer is more dangerous to the brain than acute concussions

Frequent soccer ball heading is a common and under recognized cause of concussion symptoms, according to a study of amateur players led by Albert Einstein College of Medicine researchers. 645 more words

New evidence that traumatic brain injury increases the risk of dementia 3 decades later

by Tessa Gregory

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been associated with dementia, but the association has not been studied over a long period of time. Anna Nordström and Peter Nordström from Umeå University in Sweden recently published a study in PLOS Medicine that investigates this gap in knowledge. 191 more words