Head Injury News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

5/19/2003
Head Injury Linked to Parkinson's Risk

Damage may take 20 years to become apparent

4/28/2003
Concussions Leave Pro Football Players at Risk of Depression

The more the concussions, the greater the risk

2/23/2003
Can Rain Bring Pain?

Does barometric pressure hold sway over backaches and headaches?

1/12/2003
When a Bump on the Head Is Serious

Tips for parents on how to detect a kid's concussion

12/29/2002
Oh, the Weather Outside is Frightful

Here's some sledding safety advice

11/3/2002
Protect Those Young Heads Out on the Slopes

Get lids on your kids when they ski

10/28/2002
A Dangerous Touchdown

History of concussion can spell danger for high school athletes

10/1/2002
Doctors Likelier to Suspect Minorities of Child Abuse

More tests ordered, authorities told when kid breaks bone

9/19/2002
Old Owls Can Learn New Tricks, Slowly

Findings could help scientists better treat older adults with brain injuries

9/12/2002
Motorcycle Helmets Save More Than Lives

Riding without one means higher hospital costs after crashes

8/24/2002
Getting a Jump on Trampoline Safety

As sales surge, so do injuries, and experts warn that kids are most at risk

1/23/2002
Head Injury Doesn't Swipe Implicit Memory

The brain can retain its ability to learn

1/14/2002
Head Injury Can Be Ticket to the Blues

Depression risk remains for decades after injury, says study of WW II veterans

9/19/2001
Head Injuries and Kids

Certain symptoms indicate serious problems

5/4/2001
Gauging Brain Injuries

Researchers devise formula for who needs a CT scan

5/3/2001
Heads-Up Soccer Safe for Kids

Study: Heading balls won't hurt their brains