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 Peter Sergo | Mon, 12/16/2013 - 16:49
A large research initiative to better understand and diagnose the nature of concussions that is organized by the NIH has gained financial support by the NFL, which has been in the spotlight concerning high profile players suffering from brain injuries.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 18:37
A new study found that U.S. soldiers who experienced a traumatic brain injury were more likely to develop PTSD.
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 Lizette Borreli | Tue, 10/15/2013 - 12:11
The cure to TBI and concussion problems in the NFL may lie in fruit flies.
By Lizette Borreli | Mon, 10/07/2013 - 11:17
A North Idaho football player’s family sues his school district and Riddell for the brain damage that he suffered during a game.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 06/15/2013 - 20:03
Though the injury is common, military medical researchers say the root causes of illness from traumatic brain injury are still unknown.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 05/14/2013 - 17:35
A new technology developed at the University of California, Berkeley is sensitive enough to distinguish between a normal brain and a diseased brain with one single noncontact set of measurements.
By Amber Moore | Tue, 01/08/2013 - 12:06
Former National Football League players are more likely to suffer from brain damage and lose memory and attention abilities than non-athletes.