Posted by Dana Sparks (@danasparks) · Dec 18, 2013
Concussion History Associated with Risk of Alzheimer’s
Study author and Mayo Clinic researcher Michelle Mielke, Ph.D., says, “Interestingly, in people with a history of concussion, a difference in the amount of brain plaques was found only in those with memory and thinking problems, not in those who were cognitively normal.”
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Journalists: Sound bites with Dr. Mielke are available in the downloads.