Quantcast

Latest Head injury Stories

2011-12-09 08:00:00

Latest patent covers bilateral hematoma detection and disposable lightguides for patient interface Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 InfraScan, a medical device firm specializing in brain injury diagnostic products, announced today the issuance to it by the US Patent Office of an additional patent that covers the brain hematoma detection technology. The patent for invention number 8,060,189 is for a system and method for detection of hematoma. "This latest patent makes claims in...

2011-12-09 11:56:55

New study looks at potential causes to stroke after football injury Young football players may be at higher risk for stroke, according to a new study released in Journal of Child Neurology (JCN), published by SAGE. Researchers Dr. Jared R. Brosch and Dr. Meredith R. Golomb looked at various case studies of football players in their teens that suffered a stroke and found some potential causes for strokes in young football athletes. Some of those potential risks include:...

2011-12-07 22:14:04

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 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. Scientists have been investigating this phenomenon for decades, with the topic of spreading depolarizations now of keen interest to the...

2011-12-06 23:45:29

Testing athletes for concussions may induce mental fatigue in subjects whether or not they have a head injury, according to Penn State researchers. "Testing for a long period of time can induce fatigue," said Semyon Slobonouv, professor of kinesiology. "But at the same time, fatigue is a symptom of concussion. “¦ How do you rule out fatigue if you get fatigued while taking the test?" A standard way to test patients for concussion is to use an hour-and-a-half to two-hour set...

Soccer 'Headers' Can Lead To Brain Injury
2011-11-29 10:47:17

Soccer players beware: Doctors warn that ℠heading´ too many balls can lead to brain damage. That´s the message in a new study from researchers who persented their research at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America. Using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) to study the effects of soccer ℠heading,´ researchers have found that players who head the ball very frequently have brain abnormalities similar to those found in traumatic brain injury...

2011-11-14 23:11:38

The brain scans of high school football and hockey players showed subtle injury -- even if they did not suffer a concussion — after taking routine hits to the head during the normal course of play, according to a University of Rochester Medical Center study. The research, reported  online in the journal Magnetic Resonance Imaging, is preliminary, involving a small sample of athletes, but nonetheless raises powerful questions about the consequences of the mildest head injury...

2011-11-08 10:36:24

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) for moderate or severe traumatic brain injury and suggest a pathway for distinguishing between abusive and accidental injury. The study is published online in the journal Radiology. According to the researchers, abusive head trauma is the leading cause of significant...

2011-11-04 23:16:41

Results demonstrate need for new testing standards, greater focus on youth helmets Old-fashioned "leatherhead" football helmets from the early 1900s are often as effective as — and sometimes better than — modern football helmets at protecting against injuries during routine, game-like collisions, according to Cleveland Clinic researchers. The study — published online Nov. 4 by the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine — compared head injury risks of two early 20th...


Word of the Day
blee
  • Color; hue; complexion.
This word is Middle English in origin.
Related