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Lawyer: Tracy Morgan Battling Severe Brain InjuryTracy Morgan is fighting to recover from a severe brain injury suffered in a highway crash more than five months ago, and it's uncertain if he will be "the Tracy Morgan he once was," his lawyer said Tuesday.
More Evidence Of Long Term Damage Done By ConcussionsA study by the nation’s largest brain bank found evidence of a degenerative brain disease in 76 of 79 former football players it examined.
Bucks County's First Rehabilitation Hospital Opens On WednesdayThe 50-bed hospital is for patients suffering from the physical and medical effects of stroke, brain injuries, trauma, amputations, and more.
Study: Commonly Used Football Helmets Do Little To Protect Against Traumatic Brain InjuriesThe research, which was released Monday, reveals that the helmets currently used on the field may do little to protect against hits to the side of the head, which can cause brain injuries and encephalopathy.
Chronic Traumatic EncephalitisAutopsies have been performed on many NFL players and others with head trauma and have uncovered chronic traumatic encephalitis as a result of repeated concussions.
More Concussions In The NHL Despite New RuleDespite changes to the rules of hockey regarding bodychecking to the head, the changes did not reduce the number of concussions incurred by players of the NHL.
Teens Report Traumatic Brain InjuriesAccording to a Canadian study of almost 3000 teenagers, 20% of them said they had traumatic brain injury.
Junior Seau's Family Suing The NFL Over Brain InjuriesThe family of Junior Seau has sued the NFL, claiming his suicide was the result of football related brain injury.
New Study Shows Lasting Effects In Children Who Suffer ConcussionsNFL players and other professional athletes get most of the attention for concussions, but a new report from the Journal of Neuroscience says younger athletes are even more at risk.
NFL Players At Greater Risk Of Alzheimer's And ALS, Study SaysCoinciding with the start of the NFL season, a new study sheds some light on how dangerous the sport can be for the men who play it for a living.
The Brain And Decision MakingResearchers have found that emotion-processing areas of the brain become more active when people are given a tough decision.
Neural Interface SystemsPut in simplest terms, neural interface systems take messages from the brain - in people who have been paralyzed - and actually can lead to movement in robotic arms.
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