The Link Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Dementia

June 26, 2014 11:56 AM

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The Link Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Dementia

A new report released by Canadian Press News Service suggests that brain injury and neurological problems might be strongly interlinked. A study carried out on war veterans points out that those who suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI) were at a higher risk to get affected by dementia later in life.

Published on Wednesday in the online journal Neurology, the research says that veterans who sustained TBI developed dementia about 2 years prior to those who did not sustain the same. This has added to the concerns related to military as well as professional athletes, who are more prone to TBI. Athl...

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