Drug That Aids Injured Adult Brains May Exacerbate Cognitive Problems in Kids

Full article http://neurosciencenews.com/tbi-drug-cognition-children-5911

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the leading causes of disability and death in infants and children in the United States, with more than half a million affected annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Those under age 4 who experience brain trauma can suffer lifelong problems with memory, attention and other executive functions.

The research is in Experimental Neurology. (full access paywall)

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