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TBI, Alzheimer’s Disease Appear To Affect Brain In Similar Ways, Study Suggests

Updated: Mar 26

HealthDay reported that Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury appear to affect the brain in similar ways, according to a study that may point to new ways to identify people at high risk for Alzheimer’s. The study included 33 people who suffered TBIs in falls; 66 people with Alzheimer’s; and a control group of 81 healthy people without a TBI or Alzheimer’s. Compared to the control group, the TBI and Alzheimer’s patients had more cortical thinning. The findings were published in the journal GeroScience.

Click this link to see the findings:

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11357-021-00355-9



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