Newsy (Mar. 28, 2016) A study found the brain releases a protein into the bloodstream after it's injured. Doctors can now detect that protein to diagnose concussions.
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AP (Sep. 12, 2016) Soccer injuries are sending soaring numbers of U.S. kids to emergency rooms, according to a new study by Ohio researchers. The trend is driven partly by young players with concussions seeking urgent ... watch video
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
AP (Aug. 19, 2014) Four Texas high school football programs are trying out an experimental system designed to diagnose concussions on the field. The technology is in response to growing concern over head trauma in ... 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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Sep. 26, 2016 Current methods to control epilepsy are not only inefficient, but haven’t improved in more than 150 years when the first anticonvulsant drug was developed. Researchers have ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 Increasing the concentration of specific fats in the brain could suppress epileptic seizures, ground-breaking new research shows. On the basis of this discovery, scientists were able to completely ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 Sight, touch and hearing are our windows to the world: these sensory channels send a constant flow of information to the brain, which acts to sort out and integrate these signals, allowing us to ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 A gene dubbed the ‘Teashirt’ by its discoverers has been identified as a link between children with kidney problems and autism, in a new study which has implications for how doctors working on ... read more
May 2, 2016 Concussions in high school football had the highest average number of reported symptoms and high school football players had the highest proportion of concussions with a return-to-play time of at ... read more
Mar. 1, 2016 Amid the heightened awareness of concussion-related brain damage among professional football players, a new study reports that researchers can predict cognitive outcomes long after the players have ... read more
May 4, 2015 A slight majority of concussions happened during youth football games but most concussions at the high school and college levels occurred during practice, according to a new ... read more
Sep. 7, 2012 Imagine ice hockey without body checking and football with less hitting. What might sound blasphemous to hockey and football fans and players could protect youngsters from potentially deadly ... read more