Tag Archives: traumatic brain injury

Report notes increase in accidents of people wearing headphones while walking

There is a new study now that says walking while listening to music, on headphones, can really be hazardous.

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A new worry for soccer parents: Heading

What happens inside the skull of a soccer player who repeatedly heads a soccer ball? That question motivated a provocative new study of the brains of experienced players that has prompted discussion and debate in the soccer community, and some … Continue reading

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Soccer “headers” may increase risk of brain injury

NBC Nightly News reported, “a new study that says frequent headers show brain injuries similar to that seen in patients with concussion, also known as mild traumatic brain injury” (TBI). “Those who fared worse are the players who made head contact … Continue reading

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Brain scans of patients in vegetative state reveal some activity

A stunning new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that many “patients in a vegetative state … are more conscious than previously believed. They showed brain activity when questioned about familiar names or given instructions.” In … Continue reading

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