Horizon: What happens inside an injured brain?

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Research

Scientists have discovered that a single severe head injury can lead to dementia through a rogue protein that propagates through the brain and corrupts others, giving some much needed insight into what happens inside an injured brain. It’s part of a field of research looking into the impact of, and potential treatments for, traumatic brain injury (TBI), a leading cause of death of young adults in Europe. (September 14, 2018)

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