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Latest Head injury Stories

2012-06-05 23:00:02

Doctors find active ingredient in deer antler velvet has been useful for patients who have experienced head trauma.

2012-05-22 21:18:45

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have reported the results of groundbreaking research into the prevention of cerebral oedema or swelling of the brain, a major cause of death in people who have sustained a traumatic injury to the brain, out of hospital cardiac arrest or stroke.

Exposure To Blasts And Concussive Injuries Have Similar Brain Effects
2012-05-17 09:25:17

Researchers recently found chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the brain tissue of military service personnel who were exposed to blasts.

Bike Sharing? Stay Safe By Wearing A Helmet
2012-05-01 07:22:54

Bike share programs have grown in popularity in urban centers as they allow people to exercise and help the environment by emitting less pollution. However, it’s important to remember to wear a helmet while riding.

Olympic Boxing May Damage The Brain
2012-04-23 09:28:27

Olympic boxers can exhibit changes in brain fluids after bouts, which indicates nerve cell damage.

2012-04-18 22:07:29

A new study suggests there may be a starting point at which blows to the head or other head trauma suffered in combat sports start to affect memory and thinking abilities and can lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in the brain.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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