Sprouts and Traumatic Brain Injury

An important relationship exists between sprout consumption and traumatic brain injury. To learn more, visit our library of current articles and studies.

“Sulforaphane enhances aquaporin-4 expression and decreases cerebral edema following traumatic brain injury.” J Neurosci Res. 2005 Nov 15;82(4):499-506. Zhao J, Moore AN, Clifton GL, Dash PK.

“Sulforaphane improves cognitive function administered following traumatic brain injury.” Neurosci Lett. 2009 Aug 28;460(2):103-7. Epub 2009 Apr 15. Dash PK, Zhao J, Orsi SA, Zhang M, Moore AN. Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas 77225, United States.

“Sulforaphane protects immature hippocampal neurons against death caused by exposure to hemin or to oxygen and glucose deprivation.” J Neurosci Res. 2009 Dec 8. Soane L, Li Dai W, Fiskum G, Bambrick LL. Department of Anesthesiology, Center for Shock, Trauma, and Anesthesiology Research (STAR), University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.