The US Food and Drug Administration has cleared a novel device to be worn around the neck among athletes aged 13 years or older to help protect the brain from the consequences of repeated subconcussive impacts to the head.
Among patients with severe traumatic brain injury, when should clinicians treat intracranial pressure in order to avoid increased mortality risk? Test your knowledge in our pop quiz.
Each year in the United States, there are approximately 235,000 hospitalizations due to traumatic brain injury. See what you know about the causes, risks, and incidence rates of the injury by taking this quiz based on facts from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
Currently chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) can only be diagnosed after death. Do you believe there will be a way to diagnose CTE before death in order to prevent adverse outcomes? Let us know by taking our poll.
A panel of 11 experts has released a new statement on methods of preventing, assessing, and managing sports-related concussions in young athletes.
To evaluate the long-term effects of brain injuries caused by concussion, authors of a new study assessed athletes’ magnetic resonance imaging scans for different aspects of brain physiology at 3 different timepoints.
New research examined whether preinjury, demographic, and family factors influence vulnerability to post-concussion symptoms persisting the year after mild traumatic brain injury.
Authors of a new study determined which variables assessed during an initial clinical evaluation for concussion are independently associated with time until symptom resolution among pediatric patients.
Do post-concussion symptom trajectories vary between girls and boys? And if so, how? Take this quiz to find out!
To describe variability in concussion biomarker concentrations, researchers collected and analyzed serum of more than 400 healthy college athletes.