Diabetes Drug Could Be a Promising Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury, Tel Aviv University Study
TAU research finds that existing diabetes medication may ease damage caused by brain-addling explosions. Although the death toll is relatively low for people who suffer from traumatic brain injury (TBI), it can have severe, life-long consequences for brain function. TBI can impair a patient's mental abilities, impact memory and behavior, and lead to dramatic personality changes. And long-term medical treatment carries a high economic cost.