News tagged with head injuries

Doctors give no prognosis for Michael Schumacher

Doctors offered a grim assessment of Michael Schumacher's head injuries Monday, providing no prognosis for the Formula One driving great after his skiing accident in the French Alps.

Dec 30, 2013
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Are concussions related to Alzheimer's disease?

A new study suggests that a history of concussion involving at least a momentary loss of consciousness may be related to the buildup of Alzheimer's-associated plaques in the brain. The research is published in the December ...

Dec 26, 2013
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High chair-related injuries to children on the rise

High chairs and booster seats are commonly used to help make feeding young children easier. Although most parents assume these products are safe, millions have been recalled in recent years, and injuries ...

Dec 09, 2013
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Increasing helmet safety with impact-diverting 'patch'

A team of researchers at Simon Fraser University's Surrey campus has developed an impact-diverting "patch" (IDP) aimed at increasing the safety of helmets by mitigating the potential for head injuries. The ...

Nov 25, 2013
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'What could possibly go wrong?' A lot

The Tough Mudder, an extreme sports event that bills itself as "probably the toughest event on the planet," resulted in injuries ranging from multiple electrical burns to seizure-induced Todd's paralysis. A case series of ...

Nov 15, 2013
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A unique look into mild traumatic brain injuries

(Medical Xpress)—University of Maryland Department of Mechanical Engineering faculty and graduate students have published new research in the Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials that c ...

Oct 31, 2013
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