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Brain Injuries Treated by Female Hormones

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Treatment with progesterone, a well-known hormone that prepares the womb for pregnancy, safely reduces the risk of death and disability in people who suffer a traumatic brain injury, new research suggests. Researcher Dr. David W. Wright and colleagues have noticed that the advantages of progesterone over other treatments are that it enters the brain quickly, it is safe to use, easy to administer and is economical.