New research into concussions sustained during sports shows damage to the brain can persist for decades after an original or head trauma. The long-term consequences of concussions include memory loss, attention deficits and motor control problems.
"If in doubt, sit it out" researchers recommend for athletes with suspected concussions in a new concussion guideline update from the AAN.
Researchers discover soccer players who frequently 'head' the ball have white matter abnormalities consistent with concussion and mild traumatic brain injury.
According to a new study, 1 in 5 adolescents have suffered a TBI which left them unconscious for more than five minutes or required hospitalization.
A neuroimaging study finds profound brain activity abnormalities in a group of retired NFL players.