Latest News

Using susceptibility-weighted imaging to study concussion in college ice hockey players

Using susceptibility-weighted imaging (SWI), researchers have identified microstructural changes in the brains of male and female college-level ice hockey players that could be due to concussive or subconcussive trauma. This is the first time SWI has been used to detect signs of concussion (or mild traumatic brain injury), and the first time it has been used to detect changes in the brain prospectively over an entire sports season in athletes of both sexes.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Depressed? Researchers identify new anti-depressant mechanisms, therapeutic approaches

  • Glaucoma drug helps women with blinding disorder linked to obesity

  • Newly-approved brain stimulator offers hope for individuals with uncontrolled epilepsy

  • Hearing quality restored with bionic ear technology used for gene therapy: Re-growing auditory nerves

  • Finding safe drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases

  • ADHD drug may help preserve self-control resources

  • Airport security-style technology could help doctors decide on stroke treatment

  • Hundreds of genetic mutations found in healthy blood of a supercentenarian

  • Sleep behavior disorder linked to brain disease

  • Brain circuits involved in emotion discovered by neuroscientists

  •