Latest Head injury Stories
Testing athletes for concussions may induce mental fatigue in subjects whether or not they have a head injury.
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.
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.
A new study found that spinal bleeding is found often in young children who are victims of abusive trauma.
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.
White children are far more likely to receive cranial computed tomography (CT) scans in an emergency department following minor head trauma than are African-American or Hispanic children.