Latest head injuries Stories

2011-07-16 18:38:00

CHICAGO, July 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hoping that amateur and professional sports leagues will follow a path similar to that of the National Football League with its recent tightening of rules surrounding head injuries, members of the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates voted today to support efforts to prevent traumatic brain injury (TBI) in athletes at the school, sports club, and professional levels. "Although it is commonly associated with professional...

2011-06-02 23:48:05

Young people who have sustained a head injury during their lifetime are more likely to engage in violent behavior.

2011-05-24 18:13:38

More than four fifths of children who turn up at emergency departments with head injuries in the UK are seen in hospitals which would have to transfer them if the injury was serious.

2010-10-15 09:07:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- There has been increasing attention paid lately to the topic of concussions. As more tragedies are examined and possible links to concussions found, our knowledge of a once seemingly understood medical occurrence continues to evolve.

2010-02-17 13:55:00

Too many skiers, snowboarders and resorts are putting fashion before safety,

2010-02-01 13:35:00

Helmets reduce the risk of head injury among skiers and snowboarders by 35% with no evidence of an increased risk of neck injury, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

2009-11-06 13:48:56

Study finds brain changes, more severe depression in political detainees experiencing head injury.

2009-10-31 08:20:00

Some studies suggest that head injuries can set up professional football players for later mental problems. Now congressmen and experts want to know more about injuries to high school players.

2006-02-21 16:05:00

Wearing a helmet while skiing, as many competitive alpine skiers and snowboarders are required to do, could reduce injuries among recreational skiers, Norwegian researchers said on Tuesday.

2005-10-28 13:54:12

Researchers at The University of Manchester and Hope Hospital in Salford have discovered that head injury patients not treated in specialist brain surgery centres are at significantly greater risk of dying from their injuries.

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