Articles for Tag: "head trauma"

What does Aaron Hernandez’s CTE diagnosis mean? 
What does Aaron Hernandez’s CTE diagnosis mean?
Researchers say it’s the most severe case they have ever seen in someone of his age.
Can better sleep help with concussion symptoms? 
Can better sleep help with concussion symptoms?
More restful sleep may hold the key to improving outcomes for those who have suffered mild traumatic brain injury.
Brain bleeds could overwhelm hospitals in the future 
Brain bleeds could overwhelm hospitals in the future
As the population continues to age, this serious health condition is on the rise.
Anatomy of a brain injury 
Anatomy of a brain injury
An expert on brain injuries explains what happens during a concussion, its long-term effects and best ways to prevent it.
Girls tend to ignore concussion symptoms 
Girls tend to ignore concussion symptoms
Soccer is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S., but new research shows a potentially dangerous trend.
Doctor pushes helmet safety after near-fatal bike accident 
Doctor pushes helmet safety after near-fatal bike accident
Pediatrician Deborah Ehrlich never saw the truck that hit her as she cycled home in July 2011. Fortunately, she was wearing her helmet.
Decades later, head trauma can lead to memory loss, other issues  Featured
Decades later, head trauma can lead to memory loss, other issues
These days, everyone’s talking about concussions. From high school athletes to weekend warriors to gridiron stars—the sum of all those bruised, beaten brains can lead to serious health issues. But what if you’re an Average Joe? Do you have to worry about the consequences of serious head trauma years, even decades, after you’ve suffered a bump on the head?