By John Ericson | Mon, 01/06/2014 - 17:39
Mental exertion following a concussion, such as extensive computer use, may double the recovery time for kids and young adults.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 12/24/2013 - 13:06
Researchers from the NIH discover the brain’s protective coverings may respond to traumatic impact more dramatically than previously thought while brain cells mount an immune response to prevent more widespread damage.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 16:00
Even a minor traumatic brain injury that does not result in a concussion can still damage neurological development including learning and memory skills.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 12/09/2013 - 17:28
People who suffer a concussion are likely to experience symptoms of depression a couple of years after the traumatic brain injury due to inflammation in the brain.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 11/22/2013 - 15:14
The richest NFL owner is funding research that will investigate whether brain degeneration can be caused by concussions.
By Lizette Borreli | Wed, 11/06/2013 - 17:59
Severe brain damage from hockey fights may steer the NHL to ban fighting for good.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 11/01/2013 - 10:37
Jacob Vick, a high school football player from Virginia, passed away last Tuesday after collapsing during team drills.
By Lizette Borreli | Mon, 10/28/2013 - 17:51
Rangers goalie, Henrik Lundqvist, returns from an undisclosed injury just in the nick of time for the franchise’s home opener.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 10/24/2013 - 14:15
Brown University researchers find depression is two times more likely in children with brain injuries and concussions.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Sat, 10/19/2013 - 16:45
Derek Amato is still amazed that a severe concussion resulted in an extremely rare condition, acquired savant syndrome, manifested as genius-level musical talent.
By Lizette Borreli | Tue, 10/15/2013 - 12:11
The cure to TBI and concussion problems in the NFL may lie in fruit flies.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 10/10/2013 - 12:38
Concussion testing just got a lot easier thanks to Reebok's cutting-edge head impact indicator, "Checklight."
By Lizette Borreli | Fri, 08/23/2013 - 18:09
NFL pressure allegedly led ESPN to withdraw from PBS documentary ‘League of Denial' after 15 months of work.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 06/26/2013 - 19:08
While it's common for teens to suffer concussions from sports, a study found that teens who smoked marijuana and drank alcohol were at a greater risk as well.