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Neurosurgeons challenged to eliminate all infant deaths from hydrocephalus Every year, thousands of babies worldwide die from untreated hydrocephalus, a condition in which the head swells from a buildup of excess fluid. But no baby need die from this condition, once called “water on the brain.” Neurosurgeons now have the skills and tools to deal with the condition very effectively. In an editorial in [...]
Traumatic brain injury induces mental impairments using mechanisms linked with Alzheimer’s A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston fills an important gap in understanding the link between traumatic brain injury and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease. Previously, UTMB researchers found a toxic form of tau protein that increases after a traumatic brain injury that may contribute to development of chronic [...]
Traumatic brain injury induces mental impairments using mechanisms linked with Alzheimer's A new study fills an important gap in understanding the link between traumatic brain injury and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease. A TBI can happen after a sudden blow or jolt to the head or body and each year there are about 1.5 million new cases in the United States.
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