Head Injury News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

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