Latest News

Concussion rate in high-school athletes more than doubled in 7-year period, U.S. study finds

Concussion rates in US high-school athletes more than doubled between 2005 and 2012, according to a new national study using data on nine team sports. Researchers suspect the upward trend in reported concussions reflects increased awareness. Overall, the rate increased from .23 to .51 concussions per 1,000 athlete exposures. An athlete exposure is defined as one athlete participating in one competition or practice.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Pinpointing mutations in a relapsed children's cancer may lead to improved treatments

  • Infection with Wolbachia bacteria curbs fighting among fruit flies

  • Rapid response to kids' stroke symptoms may speed diagnosis

  • Commonly prescribed drugs affect decisions to harm oneself and others

  • Long-term memories are maintained by prion-like proteins

  • Do you really think you're a foodie?

  • Water to understand the brain

  • Can autism be measured in a sniff?

  • Intrusiveness of old emotional memories can be reduced by computer game play procedure

  • Computer learning system detects emotional context in text messages

  •