traumatic brain injury

How One Season of Football Affects a Child’s Brain

How One Season of Football Affects a Child’s Brain

Researchers documented changes in the brains of young children playing just one season of football
‘Pacemaker’ for the Brain Can Help Memory, Study Finds

‘Pacemaker’ for the Brain Can Help Memory, Study Finds

Dr. Doris Greenblatt in New York. Dr. Greenblatt participated in the trial because her epilepsy had caused memory problems.
Wounded Troops Discharged for Misconduct Often Had PTSD or T.B.I.

Wounded Troops Discharged for Misconduct Often Had PTSD or T.B.I.

An American soldier in an armored vehicle in the village of Darbasiyah, Syria, last month.
Wounded Troops Discharged for Misconduct Often Had PTSD or T.B.I.

Wounded Troops Discharged for Misconduct Often Had PTSD or T.B.I.

An American soldier in an armored vehicle in the village of Darbasiyah, Syria, last month.
Wounded Troops Discharged for Misconduct Often Had PTSD or T.B.I.

Wounded Troops Discharged for Misconduct Often Had PTSD or T.B.I.

An American soldier in an armored vehicle in the village of Darbasiyah, Syria, last month.
The Empathetic Dog

The Empathetic Dog

Arleigh nuzzling Benjamin Stepp, an Iraq war veteran. Arleigh, a therapy dog, cajoles him into taking steps to calm himself when she senses he is agitated.
Degenerative Brain Disease Found In 87% of Former Football Players: Study

Degenerative Brain Disease Found In 87% of Former Football Players: Study

The link between football and traumatic brain injury continues to strengthen. Now, one of the largest studies on the subject to date finds that 110 out of 111 deceased NFL players had chronic
Degenerative Brain Disease Found In 87% of Former Football Players: Study

Degenerative Brain Disease Found In 87% of Former Football Players: Study

The link between football and traumatic brain injury continues to strengthen. Now, one of the largest studies on the subject to date finds that 110 out of 111 deceased NFL players had chronic
A Brain Implant Improved Memory, Scientists Report

A Brain Implant Improved Memory, Scientists Report

A magnetic resonance image of an epileptic brain. Scientists have tested a brain implant on people with epilepsy that aided memory.
A Brain Implant Improved Memory, Scientists Report

A Brain Implant Improved Memory, Scientists Report

A magnetic resonance image of an epileptic brain. Scientists have tested a brain implant on people with epilepsy that aided memory.
A Brain Implant Improved Memory, Scientists Report

A Brain Implant Improved Memory, Scientists Report

A magnetic resonance image of an epileptic brain. Scientists have tested a brain implant on people with epilepsy that aided memory.
Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.

Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.

Samples in a cold storage area at Banyan Biomarkers in San Diego. The company's blood test to detect concussions quickly after injuries was approved by the F.D.A. on Wednesday.
Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.

Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.

Samples in a cold storage area at Banyan Biomarkers in San Diego. The company's blood test to detect concussions quickly after injuries was approved by the F.D.A. on Wednesday.
Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.

Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.

Samples in a cold storage area at Banyan Biomarkers in San Diego. The company's blood test to detect concussions quickly after injuries was approved by the F.D.A. on Wednesday.
Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.

Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.

Samples in a cold storage area at Banyan Biomarkers in San Diego. The company's blood test to detect concussions quickly after injuries was approved by the F.D.A. on Wednesday.
Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.

Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.

Samples in a cold storage area at Banyan Biomarkers in San Diego. The company's blood test to detect concussions quickly after injuries was approved by the F.D.A. on Wednesday.
“Injury to widespread brain networks” in victims of mystery attacks in Cuba

“Injury to widespread brain networks” in victims of mystery attacks in Cuba

Doctors stumped by sonic experiences, doubt cause is viruses, delusions, or chemicals.
A single traumatic brain injury may double the risk of dementia

A single traumatic brain injury may double the risk of dementia

It’s common knowledge that repeated blows to the head can cause neurodegenerative disease. But it may be that even one mild traumatic brain injury—a category…
US gov’t employee in China left with brain injury after strange sounds, pressure

US gov’t employee in China left with brain injury after strange sounds, pressure

The case draws eerie similarities to mysterious "health attacks" in Cuba.
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