Head Injuries May Prematurely Age the Brain, Study Suggests

April 1, 2015 4:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Serious head injuries may lead to premature brain aging, a new British study suggests.

"Traumatic brain injury is not a static event. It can set off secondary processes, possibly related to inflammation, that can cause more damage in the brain for years afterwards, and may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia," study leader Dr. James Cole, from Imper...

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