Traumatic Brain Injury does not improve with Progesterone treatment

December 30, 2014, Kitchener, Ontario

Posted by: Robert Deutschmann, Personal Injury Lawyer

Throughout the year I try to keep you informed of major studies underway to treat TBI. Earlier this year I wrote about some trials with progesterone. There was a great deal of hope that administration of Progesterone immediately following TBI would aid in the battle against TBI based on small earlier tests.

Two major studies have now found that progesterone does not slow the cascading damage in the brain, nor does it protect the brain. According to the lead researcher the treatment was "An absolute, complete failure".

I will continue to follow the news and advise you of promising therapies in the new year.

 

 

Posted under Personal Injury, Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Treatment

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