Female Olympians Pledge To Donate Brains For Concussion ResearchU.S. bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor, U.S. hockey player Angela Ruggiero, and six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser of Canada have all pledged to give their brains to the Concussion Legacy Foundation.
Study: Girls Take Longer To Recover From Concussions Than BoysResearchers found that girls suffered with symptoms for 28 days on average, while boys suffered for 11.
1 In 5 Teens Has Suffered A Concussion, Study FindsThe study found that over 31 percent of students who played a contact sport the previous year reported having had at least one diagnosed concussion.
'Weigh The Risks': Concussion Specialist Offers Advice To Parents Of Young AthletesFor pediatric urgent care specialists such as Holy Redeemer’s Dr. Avi Gurwitz this is the busiest time of year in terms of concussions.
Study Links Concussions To Irregular Menstrual CyclesThere's an increased risk that girls will have irregular periods after they experience a concussion, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics.
New Helmet Technology Isn't A Cure-All For Football's Concussion IssuesAs exciting as some of the new technology is, it isn't a full solution to the problem facing the sport.
Ex-NFL Player Dealing With Memory Loss Due To ConcussionsBen Utecht, author of Counting The Days While My Mind Slips Away, discusses dealing with memory loss caused by concussions while playing in the NFL.
Study: Number Of Childhood Concussions Are Under-CountedThe number of children that are suffering concussions, each year, is going under-counted.
Keidel: NFL's Concussion ConfusionDid the NFL omit 100+ concussions from the study it relied upon to show no direct link between football and brain damage?
Former Players Appeal $1 Billion NFL Concussion Settlement Before Panel Of Judges In PhiladelphiaCritics insist that any settlement include future payments for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the brain decay found in dozens of former players after their deaths.
Study Finds Easy Test For Concussions Can Help Non-medical Volunteers Keep Athletes SafeResearchers found that a simple vision test could quickly diagnose concussion-related problems.
Hall Of Fame QB Roger Staubach Discusses DeMarco Murray, NFL’s Handling Of Concussions And Gov. ChristieStaubach thinks Murray will do very well playing with the Eagles next season.