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Pregnancy hormone for traumatic brain injury

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July 24, 2013
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It can happen in an instant and change lives forever. Close to two million people are affected by traumatic brain injury every year. Worldwide, it’s a major cause of death and disability. Now, researchers are hoping something that our body produces naturally can help bring the first ever TBI treatment to those who need it.


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