Latest News

Computer model may help athletes and soldiers avoid brain damage and concussions

Concussions can occur in sports and in combat, but health experts do not know precisely which jolts, collisions and awkward head movements during these activities pose the greatest risks to the brain. To find out, engineers have developed a powerful new computer-based process that helps identify the dangerous conditions that lead to concussion-related brain injuries. This approach could lead to new medical treatment options and some sports rule changes to reduce brain trauma among players.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Clues to early detection of bipolar disorders in high-risk children

  • Defect responsible for memory impairment in aging found

  • Family based interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed preadolescents is more effective than child-centered therapy

  • Losing a spouse often too hastily linked to depression

  • People use handshakes to sniff each other out

  • BPA exposure linked to autism spectrum disorder, study reports

  • BPA exposure linked to autism spectrum disorder

  • One step closer to defeating Alzheimer's disease

  • Cerebral blood flow as a possible marker for concussion outcomes

  • Survey of teen dating violence among US high school students

  •