Tag Archives: concussion

Tracking Brain Blood Flow May Help Predict Concussion Outcomes


MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — In the days and weeks following a concussion, it’s often tough to give patients a clear sense of their recovery time. Now, a new study of college football players suggests that measuring blood flow in the brain might help. “It provides support for …

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Kids’ Concussion Symptoms Can Last a Year, Study Says

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By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 5 (HealthDay News) — Some children who suffer a concussion will display continued difficulties, such as attention and memory problems, for many months, a new study finds. Concussions, also known as mild traumatic brain injury, are common in childhood, with more than 500,000 children …

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Ifab plan concussion substitute trials and ‘philosophical’ review of offside law | Football

From left: FA chief executive Mark Bullingham, FA of Wales chief executive Jonathan Ford, Irish FA chief executive Patrick Nelson, Fifa President Gianni Infantino, and Scottish FA chief executive Ian Maxwell

Football’s lawmaking body is to undertake a “philosophical” review of the offside law, which could result in a root-and-branch reform of one of the game’s most controversial rules. The year-long piece of work was part of a number of initiatives announced at the International Football Association Board’s annual general meeting, …

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The sports world knows what concussion can do. So why does no one talk about it? | Stephanie Convery | Sport

Boxer Davey Browne Jr with his family.

Nobody in boxing talks about concussion. Given the objective of the sport is quite literally to hit another person in the head until they can’t take it any more, you’d think it would be a topic visited with some frequency. It’s not. Mention concussion in a boxing gym and you …

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Genes May Show Players at Risk for Brain Trouble

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By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A gene mutation implicated in the risk for Alzheimer’s disease might also impair memory in soccer players who head the ball a lot, a new study suggests. The finding could have implications for young athletes in …

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