AFP (Feb. 5, 2013) The Super Bowl wraps up the football season this Sunday, but concerns about head injuries from high-impact sports continue. One doctor has invented an iPhone app to help school coaches diagnose ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (May 29, 2014) U.S. President Barack Obama called for more robust research into youth concussions, saying "we don't have solid" numbers on the scope of the problem. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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AP (June 25, 2014) Former Indianapolis Colts player Ben Utecht gave an impassioned plea to U.S. Senators Wednesday asking for more funding into brain injury research. The Super Bowl winner says the rest of his NFL ... watch video
AP (Dec. 8, 2014) Sexual assaults on men in the U.S. military happens more often than people might think. But in the hyper-masculine military culture, victims often don't feel comfortable reaching out for help or ... watch video
CBC (Feb. 1, 2013) NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to share the blame. Not surprisingly, given that thousands of former players are suing the league about its handling of concussions, the topics of player health ... watch video
Newsy (July 7, 2014) The NCAA's new guidelines aren't meant to be enforced but are aimed instead at creating a "cultural shift" in how the sport approaches concussions.
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May 25, 2015 Certain special fats found in blood are essential for human brain growth and function, new research suggests. New published studies show that mutations in the protein Mfsd2a ... read more
Feb. 25, 2015 Football helmet add-ons such as outer soft-shell layers, spray treatments, helmet pads and fiber sheets may not significantly help lower the risk of concussions in athletes, according to a new ... read more
May 21, 2015 The integration of new neurons in the adult brain is a phenomenon more generally compromised in the brains of depressed patients, new research shows. This new work confirms that neurogenesis in the ... read more
June 3, 2014 The types and severity of injuries among youth ice hockey players have been revealed by a review of hospital records. The study examined the spectrum of injuries and found fractures and concussions ... read more
Sep. 30, 2013 Researchers report a skyrocketing increase in the number of visits to the emergency department for kids with sports-related traumatic brain injuries, such as concussions. The study shows that ... read more
Aug. 6, 2013 Every 25 seconds, or 1.35 million times a year, a young athlete suffers a sports injury severe enough to go to the emergency room, according to a new research. Sports safety experts offer strategies ... read more
Sep. 5, 2012 The gridiron is back in action. From little leagues to professional teams, football frenzy has begun, and with it, concerns about concussions. But it's not just jarring tackles that can lead to ... read more