If you're enthusiastic about the start of football season, you're hardly alone.This year, however, new information about the dangers of the game have more people concerned about the risk of permanent brain damage. That's tempering the usual enthusiasm quite a bit.
The amusement park season is almost over again for the year -- but the debates about brain safety and roller coasters are still going on. There's an ongoing worry that gravitational forces (g-forces) from roller coasters are causing brain damage -- the fear has been enough to cause New Jersey to limit how much gravitational force a roller coaster can exert on someone.
Newly-released research completed on the donated brains of former National Football League (NFL) players has confirmed what was previously suspected: A career full of repeated head trauma can lead to brain disease.
The same brain disease that's been linked to dementia and death among American football players is now linked to soccer players as well.
Aphasia is one of the most frustrating side-effects that can occur from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) because it effects a person's ability to communicate.
Near-drowning episodes are a significant danger to children aged 1 to 4. Each summer, over 5,000 are seen in the nation's emergency rooms for related injuries.
If you contact an attorney shortly after an accident involving a traumatic brain injury (TBI), you may find the attorney frustratingly slow to take action.
The one thing that every brain injury has in common is that exactly how the injury will manifest is unpredictable. Many people experience changes to their emotional and behavioral state that can make them seem like a whole different person.
There are so many different ways that a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can manifest itself that no two victims are exactly alike -- nor are the long-term effects that they suffer.
Could a new test for concussions ultimately be able to detect signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the neurodegenerative disease that's become the focus of lawsuits by former National Football League players?