High-fat diet causes memory impairment as you age

High fat diets trigger inflammation in the brains of older people and cause memory impairments.  These diets also go by names such as ketogenic diet, Atkins diet, and Banting diet.  While high-fat diets have become very popular, and for some people have been a means of losing weight, their effect of brain function needs to…

A crowd of Lego figures conveying the idea of millions of people suffering traumatic brain injury

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) by the Millions: Amazing Stats

“Worldwide, more  than 50 million people have a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year, and it is estimated that about half the world’s population will have one or more TBIs over their lifetime.”  The Lancet Neurology More than 80% of these brain injuries occur in the developing world.  It costs an an estimated $US 400…