Depression often experienced after traumatic brain injuries
April 25, 2011
A Vanderbilt University study has found that depression is experienced by nearly one-third of those who have a traumatic brain injury (TBI).More...
Concussions can lead to mental and physical problems
January 31, 2011
Memory problems, headaches, balance and sleep problems are likely to occur in high school athletes who have experienced two or more concussions, according to a study published online in the journal Neurosurgery.More...
Neurology group advises on handling of concussions
November 1, 2010
Any athlete who is suspected of having a concussion should be removed from athletic play until a physician trained in evaluating sports concussions can examine the individual, according to a recommendation by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).More...
New center focused on long-term effect of concussions
August 23, 2010
The new Michigan NeuroSport Concussion Program at the University of Michigan is focusing on the diagnosis, prevention and research related to concussions.More...
Story-telling ability lessened by children's brain injuries
July 30, 2010
Story-telling ability appears to be a difficulty for children with brain injuries, while other language skills such as vocabulary improve as they mature, a study at the Univesity of Chicago shows.More...
Frequent, high doses of steroids most effective against lupus
July 30, 2010
A new study on using corticosteroids to treat lupus shows that using large doses early and frequently in the course of the inflammatory disease has better results than limited dosage intravenous over several months.More...
Brain-injured children may show link between gesturing and language skills
May 19, 2010
Early gesturing by children born with brain injuries may be linked to their ability to develop language skills, a University of Chicago study shows.More...
Genetic factors in smokers increases possibility of a brain aneurysm occurring
April 22, 2010
For smokers who have a certain genetic make-up, the risk of a brain aneurysm when a blood vessel in the brain weakens and balloons is five times greater than in those who have no such gene variants.More...