Profiling Neuroactive Steroid Levels After Traumatic Brain Injury in Male Mice.

@article{LpezRodrguez2016ProfilingNS,
  title={Profiling Neuroactive Steroid Levels After Traumatic Brain Injury in Male Mice.},
  author={Ana Bel{\'e}n L{\'o}pez-Rodr{\'i}guez and Estefan{\'i}a Acaz-Fonseca and Roberto Spezzano and Silvia Giatti and Donatella Caruso and M. A. Viveros and Roberto Cosimo Melcangi and Luis Miguel Garcia-Segura},
  journal={Endocrinology},
  year={2016},
  volume={157 10},
  pages={3983-3993}
}
The incidence of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in humans has rapidly increased in the last ten years. The most common causes are falls and car accidents. Approximately 80 000-90 000 persons per year will suffer some permanent disability as a result of the lesion, and one of the most common symptoms is the decline of hormone levels, also known as post-TBI hormonal deficiency syndrome. This issue has become more and more important, and many studies have focused on shedding some light on it. The… CONTINUE READING
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