Latest News

Teenagers who have had a concussion also have higher rates of suicide attempts

Teenagers who have suffered a traumatic brain injury such as a concussion are at 'significantly greater odds' of attempting suicide, being bullied and engaging in a variety of high-risk behaviors, a new study has found. They are also more likely to become bullies themselves, to have sought counseling through a crisis help-line or to have been prescribed medication for anxiety, depression or both.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Growth factor regenerates damaged nerves without sprouting new blood vessels

  • New tools in fight against virus that attacks the brain

  • Brain receptor cell could be new target for Alzheimer's

  • Gene discovered that reduces risk of stroke

  • Asymptomatic atherosclerosis linked to cognitive impairment

  • Mere expectation of treatment can improve brain activity in Parkinson's patients

  • How does the brain react to virtual reality? Completely different pattern of activity in brain

  • Adult survivors of childhood eye cancer experience few cognitive or social setbacks

  • Motor coordination issues in autism are caused by abnormal neural connections

  • Schizophrenia may be triggered by excess protein during brain development

  •