Even head blows that do not result in loss of consciousness may cause brain changes that increase the risk of dementia, new research has found. Considering this study is just the latest in a growing body of work showing the horrific effects of even those head injuries we used to think were "mild", it's safe to say that protecting your head in any setting is a good idea.
More than two-thirds of traumatic brain injuries in England and Wales are classed as "mild". These risks were higher for those who lost conciousness (2.51) and were almost four times higher (3.77) for those with the more serious moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury.
Last month, the same research team reported a link between concussion and Parkinson's disease - putting yet more pressure on the Army and sports leagues to confront the life-threatening damage of head hits.
The first listed all-era veterans whose traumatic brain injuries (concussion or worse) could have occurred during civilian or military life. Researchers who examined the medical records of more than 350,000 Americans who served during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan found that men and women who experienced at least one mild TBI were more than twice as likely as their uninjured peers to develop dementia after they retired from the military.
In 2 months, Kashmir schools closed on 32 days Work in government offices and banks also remained affected due to the strike by separatists against the Shopian killings. Taking the civilian death toll in Shopian firing to six, another teenager succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday.
Statement of Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar The agency lacked a full roster of five commissioners from 2013 until Peirce and Jackson were sworn in in January. In theory, the White House and Senate could move quickly and nominate replacements for both her and Piwowar.
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The four-year study, published in JAMA Neurology, involved 357,558 USA veterans with an average age of 49; 91 percent were male and 72 percent were white.
"There's something about trauma that may hasten the development of neurodegenerative conditions", Kristine Yaffe, a University of California-San Francisco psychiatrist and lead investigator on the study, said in a statement. They found someone's risk of dementia nearly quadrupled if they had suffered a moderate to severe brain injury. It's unclear how this happens, but one working theory is that somehow these injuries either cause an overproduction of normal waste proteins, or make it impossible to clear these proteins, which eventually lead to some forms of dementia, like Alzheimer's disease.
Brain injuries are most common in people aged between 80 and 90, who are vulnerable to falls, and also peak in those aged 20 to 30, who suffer around 15 per cent of these injuries, often from traffic collisions.
The study's lead author, Dr Deborah Barnes, said: 'The findings in both groups were similar, indicating that concussions occurring in combat areas were as likely to be linked to dementia as those concussions affecting the general population'.
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If you thought that Google would finally share the name of the next version of Android , you were a bit disappointed. Not only will you get headlines from many of your favorite sources, but there is also Youtube integration and more.
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If there's one thing (okay, one of the things) that divides people over the Apple Watch, it's the design. It was first filed in January 2016, about eight months after the original Apple Watch launched.
Outside the lab however, the cars were vastly more polluting, spewing up to 40 times more toxic gases than legally allowed. Two days later, Winterkorn was indicted on charges that include conspiracy to defraud the USA and wire fraud.
The blast and gun battle in PD13 was followed by one more explosion in Shahr-e-Naw area in Kabul's PD10, according to the sources. Health ministry spokesman Waheed Majroh said six civilians wounded in the explosions had been brought to hospitals.
Spahn was almost blind, and Manson ordered the women of his cult to act as "seeing eye guides" for the old man. Manson also reportedly ordered the women to sleep with Spahn in lieu of payment for renting the property.
Pop singer Shawn Mendes' summer travels will include stop at Golden 1 Center on Thursday, July 11, the arena announced Tuesday . The 19-year-old, who recently confirmed his romance with Hailey Baldwin at the Met Gala, will embark on a world tour in 2019.
Putin, Erdogan, and Hungarian Prime Minsiter Viktor Orban were also part of the Time Magazine's cover story, apart from Duterte. There are 17 new names on the list this year, including Mohammed Bin Salman Al Saud (8), the crown prince of Saudi Arabia.
Capcom is Releasing Two Major Games in the Next 10 Months
Capcom announced today that the game has now shipped 7.9 million copies worldwide since its release at the end of January. I guess for now all we can do is start to make guesses about what the two major Capcom games this year are going to be.
Backed congressman in 5-way Ohio GOP US Senate battle
It could also be seen as a win for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who clashed with Blankenship during the campaign. Gibbons has made a decision to do something that's kind of unusual in politics, but it is what it is", Renacci said.
[Google I/O 2018]: Google Photos gets more features, more AI
It will detect the subject of your photo and leave the background in black and white and enhance the colors of your main subject. It will suggest you the changes, and with just a tap on the prompt, Google Photos will fix your image to just the right tones.
Nokia 6.1 to go on Amazon sale on May 13
Last month , HMD Global launched the successor to the New Nokia 6 (first impressions) in India in the form of the New Nokia 6. Finally, the premium variant is launching in India on May 13 as listed on e-commerce portal Amazon India .
Markets Right Now: Stocks rise at midday on Wall Street
That is well above the long-term average of 64 percent and the average of 75 percent over the past four quarters. MARKETS OVERSEAS: In Europe, Germany's DAX added 0.9 percent, while the CAC 40 in France rose 0.2 percent.
Why Beyonce Isn't Attending the 2018 Met Gala
Solange later apologized and she and the rapper-entrepreneur put out a joint statement saying that they 'worked through it'. The designer behind the brand, Peter Dundas , had been working for weeks on the custom creation.
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SoftBank confirms Walmart-Flipkart deal
Also, the company is also planning to boost in the farm sector and boost digital payments by strengthening PhonePe . Microsoft Corp and Naspers Ltd will be keeping small holdings in the newly formed company.