With more than 40,000 concussions occurring each year among U.S. high school students, researchers decided to test how well …
There’s a push to help kids who get a concussion during a game to sit out, but the latest research says these kids need to be cautious about returning to the classroom as well.
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Children with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may experience more disability after mild brain injuries than those without the condition, according to the latest study.
Two novel products can alert athletes — and doctors — immediately after a significant blow to the head, signalling a possible concussion. The devices also keep track of the total number of impacts over time. Read more about …
Damage from concussions and the progressive deterioration of neurons in Alzheimer’s look similar on brain scans, according to the latest study, and produce similar symptoms as well.
Concussions are increasingly being diagnosed in kids — especially those participating in contact sports like football — and new research shows that having more than one concussion can prolong a child’s recovery.
High school athletes experience their fair share of dangerous head injuries during high-impact sports play, but new research shows many high school football players won’t bring their concussion symptoms to their coaches’ attention.
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Helmets and mouth guards don’t protect against concussions, says an international group of experts
A sturdy neck can protect the head from blows, according to researchers at the Colorado School of Public Health. Read about the findings on our companion blog, Keeping Score.