Traumatic Brain Injury

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Each year in the United States, there are approximately 235,000 hospitalizations due to traumatic brain injury. See what you know about the causes, risks, and incidence rates of the injury by taking this quiz based on facts from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
Currently chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) can only be diagnosed after death. Do you believe there will be a way to diagnose CTE before death in order to prevent adverse outcomes? Let us know by taking our poll.
A panel of 11 experts has released a new statement on methods of preventing, assessing, and managing sports-related concussions in young athletes.
To evaluate the long-term effects of brain injuries caused by concussion, authors of a new study assessed athletes’ magnetic resonance imaging scans for different aspects of brain physiology at 3 different timepoints.
New research examined whether preinjury, demographic, and family factors influence vulnerability to post-concussion symptoms persisting the year after mild traumatic brain injury.
Authors of a new study determined which variables assessed during an initial clinical evaluation for concussion are independently associated with time until symptom resolution among pediatric patients.
Do post-concussion symptom trajectories vary between girls and boys? And if so, how? Take this quiz to find out!
To describe variability in concussion biomarker concentrations, researchers collected and analyzed serum of more than 400 healthy college athletes.
According to new guidelines from the CDC, should clinicians routinely obtain computed tomography for diagnostic purposes in children with mild traumatic brain injury?
Traumatic brain injury is known to be associated with dementia, but few large studies with long follow-up have been performed. In a study of nearly 3 million people with a risk for dementia, researchers aimed to evaluate the long-term implications of this relationship.
The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first blood test to aid in assessing mild traumatic brain injury in adults.