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Mount Sinai Hosts First Ever Conference on CTE in the Female Brain

<b>May 25, 2018</b><p>On May 23, 2018, more than 150 men and women gathered in an auditorium at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, …

The Brain

Little Follow-Up for Many Concussion Patients

FRIDAY, May 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Although millions of Americans suffer concussions each year, many aren't given information about traumatic …

Health Care

The NCAA Is Running Out Of Excuses On Brain Injuries

When it was time to change her husband Greg’s diaper, Deb Ploetz followed a routine. First, she would lead him to the bathroom of their rental house …

Boston University

Josh Allen doesn't fear CTE: 'I know what I signed up for'

FIREBAUGH, Calif. – Each year, the NFL's incoming rookie class grows increasingly aware of the long-term risks of brain trauma. Young players have …

Football (U.S.)

5 NFL Athletes Who Had CTE

American football player Mike Webster died of a heart attack in 2002 at 50. The legendary Steeler’s center, nicknamed “Iron Mike,” had a successful …

Kinesiology

Hawai‘i Traumatic Brain Injury Resources

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be anything from a paralyzing injury to a very subtle, almost imperceptible change in brain function. Sometimes the …

The Brain

Unmet Therapy Needs Common in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury

May 21, 2018<p>Share this content:<p>Investigators assessed service needs of children based on parent reports at 6, 12, and 24 months from …

The Brain

Researcher: Concussions Not Needed in CTE

WASHINGTON -- Concussions per se do not cause chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a prominent brain researcher said here.<p>Rather, the condition …

IndyCar Rolls Out New Concussion Evaluation Procedures Ahead of Indy 500

The I-PAS ‘goggles test’ has been officially implemented to IndyCar drivers' mandated physicals.<p>Frederick M. Brown—Getty Images<p>Jerry PerezView Jerry …

Motorsport

The FDA Just Approved the First-Ever Drug to Treat Chronic Migraines

The injectable medication could stop 50% of monthly migraines.<p>The FDA has approved the first-ever drug to treat chronic migraines<br>• The drug, Aimovig, is a monthly injections that users can administer on their own<br>• It won't prevent all migraine attacks, but it can make them less severe and reduce their …

Mayo Clinic

The Fallout Of Football Brain Injury Risks For Wisconsin's Youth Athletes

Debra Pyka did not know the true risks of football when she decided to allow her three sons to play youth tackle football. Her son Joseph Chernach …

Kinesiology

‘Concussion is at the forefront of our thinking’: Rodeo doctor - Surrey Now-Leader

Athletes and sports medicine professionals continue to learn more about how traumatic brain injury, including concussions, affect professional …

Concussion

The Dangers of Untreated Concussions in Kids’ Sports

Most children with concussions aren’t checked out by a doctor, according to a new study. A U-M pediatrician explains why these injuries should be …

Concussion

U-M NeuroSport Concussion Treatment: Traumatic Brain Injury & RSD

Symptoms resulting from an on-the-ice hit left a collegiate hockey player struggling more than a year later. Then Michigan NeuroSport stepped in.<p>More …

The Brain

What Happens When You Get a Concussion — and What Happens Next

Concussion

8 Common Misconceptions About Concussions

<b>Misconceptions about concussion</b><p><b>A concussion happens only with a blow to the head.</b><p>Not all concussions are the result of a blow to the head. The cause …

Concussion

Army 'Leans In' To Protect A Shooter's Brain From Blast Injury

For the first time, the U.S. military is speaking publicly about what it's doing to addresspotential health risks to troops who operate certain powerful shoulder-mounted weapons.<p>These bazooka-like weapons produce forceful explosions just inches from the operator's head.<p>Though several scientific …

Military

Concussion Misdiagnosis Associated With Emergency Department Stay, Injury Type

May 17, 2018<p>Share this content:<p>The investigators suggest the development of validated diagnostic criteria to minimize variation in physician practice.<p>…

World Health Organization

You don't need to be Superman to see value of I-PAS concussion evaluation

I am not right in the head. If you know me, you’re painfully aware of this. If you don’t know me, well, now I have proof. I took a test that …

The Brain

Kurt Warner among ex-pros backing new concussion treatment that aims to prevent CTE

Former Arizona Cardinals QB Kurt Warner is supporting research of a new drug to treat concussion symptoms, with hopes it can help prevent CTE.

Medicine

Concussion Baseline Tests For Youth Athletes Becomes The New Standard

<i>By Jodie Kiaha</i><p>Concussions are on the rise in our sport. After learning about Oklahoma pitcher Paige Lowary’s story among others, there have been …

Softball

Why The NFL's Concussion Settlement Isn't Easy To Navigate

Former football players and their families have found that the NFL's concussion settlement is not-so-easy to navigate. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with <i>Deadspin</i> writer Dom Cosentino about how families are working on their claims.<p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>Four neurologists have diagnosed retired …

NFL

Riddell Adds Head-Injury Analytics to Smart Helmet

When a college quarterback wearing Riddell’s smart helmet is slammed unusually hard in the head, a coach on the sideline gets an immediate warning. …

Kinesiology

What happens to the brain during a concussion?

Concussion is a common brain injury. Sports stars suffer from this condition on a weekly basis. But what actually happens to the brain when we are concussed?<p>Concussions happen often, especially in contact sports such as rugby and American football.<p>Our video explores what happens in the brain after …

The Brain

How can we help children with brain injuries transition back to school?

Children with brain injuries face significant challenges when transitioning from hospital or home to school where they face issues such as lack of …

The Brain

Medscape Log In

Elm Place students take on brain injuries in sports during Project Citizen

A class of sixth graders at Elm Place Middle School in Highland Park had just wrapped up their presentations on brain injuries and school sports during a mock legislative hearing May 11.<p>It was time to field questions from a panel that included the mayor, the incoming school superintendent, a …

Middle School

Related Concussion Outcomes Predicted With Serum Neurofilament Light

May 14, 2018<p>Share this content:<p>The findings may help inform decisions about when an individual should return to play.<p>Serum neurofilament light (NfL) …

Neuroscience

Gene variant may increase psychiatric risk after traumatic brain injury

A variant of the APOE gene may be linked to worse psychiatric symptoms in people who have had a traumatic brain injury, found a Veterans Affairs San …

Feeling Brain-Injured | Living with Brain Injury

Recently, some friends asked me to join them at a local bar for a monthly get together. I chose to decline because I try to avoid situations that …

The Brain