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Traumatic brain injuries linked to dementia risks

A person who has suffered a brain injury is more likely to develop dementia. The worse the injury the greater the risk, shows a new Swedish study.

"Star Wars" helmet for detecting concussion

A new system has been developed to make it easier to assess and treat potential head traumas at an earlier stage.

Low neurotransmitter levels benefit people with brain damage

It’s easier to rehabilitate brain damage patients when they have lower levels of a neurotransmitter that affects brain activity.

Humans have always caused plant and animal extinctions

Our warming planet is pushing some plant and animals species towards extinction. But there’s actually no such thing as untouched nature — humans have always altered their environment. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do our best to protect what’s here now.