Tag Archives: concussion

Alzheimer’s disease and concussions linked

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Monday, January 16, 2017 - 05:07 AM

A link has been found between concussions and Alzheimer’s disease. For the study, researchers examined 160 U.S. veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to determine if concussions accelerate the Alzheimer’s disease pathogenesis. The researchers uncovered that concussions do speed… Read More

Concussion rates double among U.S. children

By: Devon Andre | Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Concussion rates double among U.S. children

A recent study, which looked at health insurance claims of almost nine million Americans, discovered that concussion diagnoses doubled between 2007 and 2014. Does this mean there is an actual increase in injuries, diagnoses, or both? Most significantly, the injury Read More

The elderly recover slower from concussions

By: Bel Marra Health | Tuesday, October 06, 2015 - 12:00 PM

New research reveals that the elderly take a longer time to recover from a concussion. Concussions are known as mild traumatic brain injuries and account for 75 percent of brain injuries that occur. Working memory may become affected after a… Read More