By: Terry Graedon November 5, 2015 9 Comments
    Show 1012: What to Do About a Ghost in Your Brai…

    Head injuries are all too common, affecting millions of Americans every year. They can result in brain injury if the brain gets jostled inside the skull. This can be a problem even if the incident did…

    By: Joe Graedon May 14, 2015 0 Comments
    Teens with Concussions May Struggle in School

    A surprisingly high proportion of teenagers who suffer concussions on the playing field or as a result of an accident may still be experiencing symptoms such as headaches, dizziness and trouble concen…

    By: Joe Graedon January 29, 2015 2 Comments
    Football Concussions Can Cause Lasting Brain Dam…

    A team of investigators at Johns Hopkins has put nine former NFL football players through a battery of high-tech tests, including PET scans and MRIs of the brain. The men, between 57 and 74 years old,…

    By: Joe Graedon December 25, 2014 1 Comments
    Progesterone Fails to Prevent Brain Damage

    Traumatic brain injury affects nearly 2 million Americans each year contributing to death and disability. The initial trauma can trigger a series of changes within the brain. Tissue damage and cell de…

    By: Terry Graedon July 2, 2014 0 Comments
    Traumatic Brain Injury Puts Veterans at Increase…

    Veterans Affairs investigators have found a link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the risk of dementia. The study included nearly 190,000 veterans over the course of approximately seven years.…

    By: Terry Graedon March 1, 2012 1 Comments
    Flu Drug for Brain Injury?

    Amantadine is an antiviral drug that was first used to treat Asian flu in 1966. Subsequently the FDA approved it to also treat Parkinson's disease and uncontrollable muscular contractions triggered by…

    By: Terry Graedon December 1, 2011 1 Comments
    Heading Soccer Ball May Batter Brain

    Heading a soccer ball may be hard on your brain. That's the finding from a study presented to the Radiological Society of America. 32 amateur soccer players underwent MRI brain scans. The investigator…