A new study shows that one helmet may protect against concussions better than others
A protein could signal the first signs of brain changes due to a concussion.
With more than 40,000 concussions occurring each year among U.S. high school students, researchers decided to test how well the different helmet brands protected against head injuries.
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.
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.
Questions about traumatic brain injury and bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev begin to surface
Helmets and mouth guards don’t protect against concussions, says an international group of experts
Cases of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) are rising among football players, but detecting the condition is challenging. Researchers now say they have a way of picking up buildup of a protein that signals the disease.