Traumatic brain injury

Can I Suffer a Traumatic Brain Injury while Wearing a Bike Helmet?

In recent years, the NFL has paid hundreds of millions of dollars to settle thousands of player lawsuits, drawing national… Read More

Brain Trauma Causes CTE but Researchers Still Have Questions

Nearly 20 Years After Early CTE Studies, Scientists are Still Looking for Answers About Sports-Related Concussions and CTE Risk  Researchers… Read More

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Consumer Products and Traumatic Brain Injuries in Kids

New Research Links Most TBIs in Kids to Common Consumer Products Are some common products in your home putting your… Read More

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Construction Companies Can Make Workplaces Safer

Construction Companies can Take Straightforward Steps to Reduce the Rate of Workplace Injuries If you or someone you love works… Read More

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AAA Campaign Uses Personal Narratives to Highlight The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Any Driver can be at Risk of a Serious Distracted Driving Accident Have you ever texted while driving, or looked… Read More

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Mental Health Problems can Result from a Traumatic Brain Injury

New Study Addresses Link Among Traumatic Brain Injuries, PTSD, and Depression If a person sustains a concussion or another type… Read More

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New Study Addresses Dangers of Electric Scooters

Thousands of Electronic Scooter Users Injured in Crashes and Collisions Many cities in the U.S. have begun allowing electric scooters,… Read More

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New Study Addresses Higher Sports-Related Concussion Rates in Kids

Youth Athletes More Likely to Sustain a Sports-Related Concussion Than Previously Thought If you have a child who plays football… Read More

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New Concussion Test Approved for U.S. Market

Non-Invasive Concussion Test Will be Available for Children and Adults in the U.S. Concussions and other forms of traumatic brain… Read More

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New Guidelines for Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

CDC Makes New Recommendations for Detecting and Treating Concussions in Children According to a recent article in Science Daily, the U.S…. Read More

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Study Says Most Auto Accidents and Injuries Happen on Saturday

Weekends are the Least Safe Times to Drive Are some days more dangerous to be on the road than others?… Read More

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Youth Sports Personal Injury Accident Risks are Avoidable

Parents, Coaches, and Kids Can All Play a Role in Reducing the Risks of Youth Sports Injuries Does your child… Read More

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Traumatic Brain Injuries May Lead to Dementia

New Study Links Brain Trauma and Alzheimer’s Disease We often think about short-term effects of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), as well… Read More

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Hard Hats Recalled Due to Safety Defect That Poses Vulnerability for an Injury at Work

More Than 80,000 Hard Hats Recalled for Possible Insufficient Protection from Impact and Construction Injuries When you go to work… Read More

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Researchers Discover Possible Depression Signature in Traumatic Brain Injury

New Study Considers Connection Between Depression and TBI What is the link between suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and… Read More

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NYU and Columbia Address Youth Football Brain Injury Risks and Safety

Increasing Talk of Serious Brain Injuries Means Parents Have to Make Decisions About Their Kids and Football In order to… Read More

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New Study Clearly Links Brain Disease to Sports-Related Concussions

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Found in Brains of 110 Deceased NFL Players  Are sports-related concussions in contact sports like football… Read More

New Study Addresses Long-Term Effects of Head Trauma in Children

Children Who Sustain Traumatic Brain Injuries May be More Likely to Develop Secondary Problems, Says Research Study  If your child… Read More

MRI's May Show Brain Injuries in Premature Babies

New Study Suggests MRIs Can Guide Development for Premature Babies with Brain Injuries  According to a recent article in HealthDay… Read More

Brain Injury Research Grant Goes to Philadelphia University

Temple University and U.S. Army Research Lab Receive $20 Million Grant to Study Brain Injuries According to a recent article… Read More

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NFL and NFLPA Update Concussion Protocol to Avoid Traumatic Brain Injuries

New Concussion Protocol for Professional Athletes If you are a sports fan or have been paying attention to recent debates… Read More

Bicycle Helmets Prevent Brain Trauma

New Study Emphasizes the Importance of Helmets in Avoiding Bike Accident Injuries Not all states in the U.S. have bicycle… Read More

Kids Learn About Head and Spinal Cord Injury Prevention

Teaching Children to Take Preventive Steps to Avoid Serious Injuries How can we help to ensure that our kids avoid… Read More

New Brain Injury Technology to Help Children Identify Symptoms

“Concussion Goggles” to Aid Kids in Identifying the Signs and Symptoms of Mild TBIs Until you have experienced a brain… Read More

Scald Burns Ranked as a Leading Cause of Serious Burn Injuries

Scalding and Childhood Burn Injuries When we think about burn injuries, many of us think about serious burn injuries that… Read More

Brain Injuries and Concussions: How Do We Convey the Serious Risks?

NFL Player Says Concussions Should Be Called Traumatic Brain Injuries to Change Perceptions According to an article in Yahoo! Sports,… Read More

Misdiagnosis and Traumatic Brain Injuries

How often do diagnostic errors occur, and should individuals with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) be particularly concerned about the risks… Read More

Philadelphia Student Recovers from Traumatic Brain Injury

College Student Suffered Severe TBI from Assault  When we hear about a young student suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI),… Read More

Brain Injury Study Stresses Concerns for NFL Players

Majority of Deceased Football Players Suffered from CTE  According to a recent article from Yahoo! Sports, a new study that… Read More

Head Trauma Linked to Attention Difficulties Among Kids

Children and adults alike can suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), but the repercussions of a head trauma can vary depending… Read More

Coping with an Aging, Brain-Injury Prone Population

More Brain Injuries, Fewer Neurosurgeons How common are certain types of brain traumas, and is it difficult to find a… Read More

NFL Players Exit League for Fear of Traumatic Brain Injury

Brain Trauma Concerns Among Professional Athletes Are NFL players more likely than other professional athletes to suffer a traumatic brain… Read More

Brain Injury Awareness Month

Learning More About Brain Injuries During the Month of March March is brain injury awareness month, and the Brain Injury… Read More

New Research in Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Treatment

University Researchers Work Towards Developing Better Treatment for Catastrophic Injuries According to a recent article from News Medical, researchers at… Read More

Brain Injury Lawsuits and High School Athletes

Sports-related brain injuries have been making national news over the last several years as researchers continue to learn more about… Read More

New Technology to Aid Brain Injury Victims

Eye Tracking Technology Can Identify Location and Impact of Head Injury For many patients with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), it… Read More

New Test Seeks to Identify Brain Injury Before Birth

Fetal Brain Injury Research When it comes to congenital brain injuries, we know that many of these conditions are preventable…. Read More

Monitoring Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries

New Techniques to Monitor Patients at Risk of “Silent Seizures” Many patients with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may continue to… Read More

Traumatic Brain Injuries May Result in Suicidal Thoughts

Brain Injuries and Severe Depression Risks Many of us know that traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can have serious physical effects… Read More

Children Sustain Brain Injuries for Different Reasons than Adults

Brain Injuries in Kids A recent study reported in The New England Journal of Medicine articulated newly discovered differences in… Read More

Do Traumatic Brain Injuries Affect Male and Female Victims Differently?

New Research Suggests Women May Experience TBI Differently Much of the recent news surrounding traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) has focused… Read More

Youth Soccer and Traumatic Brain Injuries: Are Changes on the Way?

Soccer Parents File Class-Action Lawsuit against FIFA The link between traumatic brain injuries and contact sports like football and hockey… Read More

New Study Finds Brain Damage Occurs Even with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Mild Head Injuries and Brain Damage Many people assume that serious brain damage only results from a moderate-to-severe head injury…. Read More

Soccer Risks and Traumatic Brain Injury

CTE Diagnosed in Soccer Player, Suggests Riskiness of Sport When news about chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) first began emerging in… Read More

Penn State Researchers Develop New Technology to Treat Brain Injury Sufferers

New Brain Injury Treatments Do you have a loved one who has sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI)? You are… Read More

TBI Sufferers- Is There A Cure on the Horizon?

Three Recent Advances in Skull Implants, Blood Clots, and Oxygen Treatment Bring Hope Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a condition… Read More

New Studies Connect Traumatic Brain Injuries and Memory Loss

In recent months, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) have been at the forefront of many news articles in connection with former… Read More