Tag: Concussions

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  • Concussions may accelerate Alzheimer

    Concussions may accelerate Alzheimer

    Concussions may accelerate cognitive decline related to Alzheimer's disease, especially in people who are at genetic risk for the disorder, a new study has found. Moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury is one of the strongest environmental risk factors for developing neurodegenerative diseases such as late-onset Alzheimer's disease, although it is unclear whether mild traumatic brain injury …

    January 15, 2017