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Blast Induced Traumatic Brain Injury

Mild blast injury causes molecular changes in brain akin to Alzheimer, Pitt team says

A multicenter study led by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine shows that mild traumatic brain injury after blast exposure produces inflammation, oxidative stress and gene activation patterns akin to disorders of memory processing such as Alzheimer’s disease. Their findings were recently reported in the online version of the Journal of… Mild blast injury causes molecular changes in brain akin to Alzheimer, Pitt team says   



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