New study recruits former England International rugby players to investigate long-term impacts of head injury on brain health.
Concussion experts report that children and early adolescents take longer to recover from a concussion than previously proposed.
Neurology Central talks to Etienne Laverse (The Drake Foundation, UK) and Huw Morris (University College London, UK) to find out more about a new concussion study with Saracens Rugby Club (London, UK).
Athletes with medical complaints with no discernible cause, especially psychosomatic symptoms, may take longer to recovery from concussion events.
Advanced transcranial Doppler ultrasound may provide an opportunity for accurate and fast diagnosis of concussion.
A study of retired NFL players has revealed significantly higher rates of traumatic brain injury in comparison to the general population.
A collaboration of experts has carried out preliminary work into the development of a blood test for detecting Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in the living.
Catch-up on the concussion discussion that took place this week as part of our focus on brain injury.
Neurology Central talks to Ramesh Raghupathi (Drexel University; PA, USA) about his work in traumatic brain injury (TBI), investigating cell death and plasticity in a range of animal models of TBI.
Researchers have highlighted the protein, SNTF, as a potential biomarker of long-term damage in individuals with mild traumatic brain injury, providing an opportunity for predicting cognitive decline.