Head Injury News

Date Posted
Article Title
2/17/2010
Simple Concussion Test Measures Reaction Time

Most athletes have slower responses post-injury, researchers say

2/17/2010
Flat Head Syndrome Linked to Developmental Delays

More study needed to see if one causes the other in infants, researcher says

2/7/2010
Ski Helmets Encouraged for All

Head injuries reduced without harm to neck, researchers find

2/5/2010
Concussion Awareness for Young Athletes Gets Big Play

Head injuries focus of new laws, online testing and Super Bowl plug

1/26/2010
In Injury-Prone Soccer, Headers Aren't the Problem

Colliding with other body parts, and the ground, cause more injuries, experts say

1/24/2010
Downhill Sports Can Take a Dangerous Turn

Expert advises skiers, snowboarders to keep alert and wear a helmet

1/13/2010
1/9/2010
Younger Hunters Prey to Treestand Injuries

Safety campaigns could help prevent serious accidents, expert says

11/21/2009
Stunts Raise Injury Risks for Cheerleaders

Type of flooring, greater heights increase potential for trauma, study finds

10/24/2009
Helmets Can Save Lives in Winter Sports

Injured skiers, snowboarders with head protection are less apt to lose consciousness, study finds

10/14/2009
As More Cyclists Hit the Road, Serious Injuries Rise

Helmet use, investment in bike lanes could protect more riders, researchers say

9/27/2009
Autumn Chores Often Hazardous

Take precautions to avoid falls, strains and sprains, experts say

9/25/2009
Alcohol Might Lower Death Rates in Brain Injury Patients

Could have protective effect, but also raises chances of complications, study shows

9/25/2009
Surgery Best for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Operation has modest advantage over non-surgical therapies, researchers say

9/15/2009
Not All Kids With Head Injuries Need Brain Scans

Screening could cut down on radiation exposure, researchers say

9/2/2009
Safety Should Be the Goal for Football Players

Good coaching, right equipment can prevent serious head and neck injuries, doctors say

8/28/2009
Scans Shed New Light on Concussions

Technology helps detect hidden brain damage, study shows

5/20/2009
After Concussion, Follow-Up Visit a Must

Children with head trauma need it before returning to play, researchers say

5/10/2009
Ladders, Swings and More Can Cause Peril

Simple precautions are urged to prevent head, neck injuries

3/27/2009
Baby's Sleep Position May Not Affect Severity of Head Flattening

But study finds lower gestational age, being male did have a correlation

3/16/2009
Alzheimer's Drug May Someday Help Head Trauma Victims

Finding may prevent long-term harm that often follows brain injury, researcher says

2/23/2009
Many Combat Vets Suffer Severe Headaches Upon Return

Almost all of those who had mild brain injury, blast exposure are affected, study says

1/5/2009
War Vets With Headaches Could Have Brain Problems

Reduced sense of smell might also signal need for testing, expert says

11/7/2008
Head Injury in Young Kids May Predict ADHD Diagnosis

Risk-taking an early sign of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, researchers say

9/14/2008
Safety Gear a Must to Prevent Kids' Sports Injuries

Concussion most common danger, expert says, so head, face gear should take priority

9/11/2008
Imaging Shows Why Injured Brains 'Work Harder'

Tool highlighting increased blood flow could become standard measure of rehab, study says

8/28/2008
Scientists Track Hourly Changes in Alzheimer's Protein

Recovery from brain injury, not injury itself, associated with increased plaque

8/2/2008
Orthopedic Surgeons Weigh in on Pool Safety

Fractures, sprains and strains result from ignoring common-sense precautions, group says

7/10/2008
Gender Plays Role in Post-Concussion Healing

Females scored worse than males on neurocognitive tests; reason remains elusive

6/27/2008
Golf Cart Injuries Give Rise to Calls for Regulation

Study finds safety standards needed, especially for use on public roads

6/23/2008
Head Injuries All Too Common in Summer Play

But proper sports gear and preparation can prevent unnecessary accidents, experts say

6/12/2008
Pennsylvania Injuries Rise After Repeal of Helmet Law

Study finds 32% increase in motorcyclists' head trauma deaths since law revoked in 2003

5/30/2008
Injury Patterns Similar for 'Circus' Artists, Elite Athletes

Most injuries occurred to muscles, tendons, analysis finds

1/30/2008
Concussion Raises PTSD Risk for Iraq Vets

Study found loss of consciousness increased chances of trauma the most

1/12/2008
Helmets Save Lives in Winter Sports

Snow activities boost head injury risk, but experts say precautions can keep you safe

10/22/2007
Health Tip: Wear a Helmet

Protect your head

8/17/2007
Vision Restoration Therapy Might Improve Sight for Trauma, Stroke Victims

In-home computer device shows promise in stimulating affected brain areas, study shows

6/6/2007
Study Probes Role of Stroke, Head Trauma in Alzheimer's

How brain plaque is triggered in cells could point to new dementia treatments

7/19/2005
Health Tip: If You've Hurt Your Head

Signs that you may have a serious injury

10/7/2004
Steroids Harmful for Head Injury Patients

Study finds increase in death rate

8/19/2004
Health Tip: Concussions

Know the early warning signs

1/30/2004
Protecting Against Second Concussions on Playing Field

Study calls for stricter high school athlete return-to-play rules

12/27/2003
Helmets a Good Idea for Winter Sports

Protect your head from injuries

11/25/2003
'Seeing Stars' Is Not a Cartoon Trick

If your head gets injured, medical help is a must

11/18/2003
Take Concussions Seriously

Researchers find extra healing time needed, especially in repeat cases

9/13/2003
A Heads-Up on Concussions

Young athletes need special care after common head injury

8/28/2003
More Than One Sign of Concussion

Loss of consciousness not the only indicator of injury

6/16/2003
Alzheimer's Gene Linked to Brain Injury Seizures

Gene variation increases risk of attacks following head traumas

5/31/2003
Use Your Head and Ride With a Helmet

It cuts risk of injury, even death

5/23/2003
Concussion Recovery Longer for Younger Athletes

College jocks bounce back quicker than high school athletes, study finds