Traumatic Brain Injuries May Not be Treatable by Hormones

December 11, 2014 12:20 PM

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Traumatic Brain Injuries May Not be Treatable by Hormones

Two new studies have found out that the use of hormone treatment in the form of the female hormone progesterone is not helpful in case of people who have fresh traumatic brain injuries. The results generated by this study have dashed high hopes for the treatment of a problem that hits millions each year be it combat troops or car crash victims.

Every year, more than two million people are hospitalized with brain injuries. Also emergency room visits in this context are seen in large numbers each year in the United States. Such injuries are serious as they cause major disabilities.

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