News tagged with head injuries
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A national rise in public bike sharing programs could mean less air pollution and more exercise, an environmental and health win-win for people in the cities that host them, but according to researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess ...
Other Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Even two years later, Sarah Clark grimaces sheepishly and insists she mishandled the concussion her oldest son sustained in ninth-grade football.
Health Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A new nonsurgical method for monitoring brain pressure might help improve treatment of head injury patients, according to a new study.
Medical research Apr 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists report that they have mapped the physical architecture of intelligence in the brain. Theirs is one of the largest and most comprehensive analyses so far of the brain structures vital to general ...
Neuroscience Apr 10, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (12) | 0 |
Any law to make the wearing of cycle helmets mandatory in the UK should apply only to children, because the evidence that cycle helmets significantly protect adults against serious head injury is equivocal, conclude researchers ...
Health Mar 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Some days are better than others for Leon Spinks. At 58, he has dementia, difficulty maintaining balance and short-term memory impairment, says wife Brenda.
Health Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A new study identifies specific cell-stress signaling pathways that link injury of the optic nerve with irreversible vision loss. The research, published by Cell Press in the February 9 issue of the journal Neuron, may le ...
Neuroscience Feb 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study by researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus and Pace University is critical of the widespread use of computerized neuropsychological tests (CNT) in decisions regarding when athletes can return ...
Neuroscience Feb 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's not winter in Canada if children don't spend time speeding down the slopes! Canadian tobogganing is a tradition handed down from generation to generation. For a long time, it's been considered one of the safest winter ...
Health Jan 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
High levels of tau protein in fluid bathing the brain are linked to poor recovery after head trauma, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Fondazione IRCCS ...
Neuroscience Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Young football players may be at higher risk for stroke, according to a new study released in Journal of Child Neurology (JCN).
Health Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Treating "brain tsunamis or "killer waves could stop many victims of major head injury from suffering additional brain damage, a study published in Lancet Neurology has found.
Neuroscience Dec 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Testing athletes for concussions may induce mental fatigue in subjects whether or not they have a head injury, according to Penn State researchers.
Neuroscience Dec 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study found that spinal bleeding is found often in young children who are victims of abusive trauma. The findings support performing complete spine imaging for children undergoing brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ...
Medical research Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Older patients who happened to have been taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs when admitted to the hospital with serious head injuries were 76 percent more likely to survive than those not taking the drugs, according ...
Medications Oct 18, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1