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The Lasting Effects of Brain Injuries
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) may increase your risk of dementia for decades, according to a new study.
The Link Between TBI and Dementia
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may raise your risk for dementia later on, a new study found.
The Impact of Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) with loss of consciousness may have a long-term impact on neurological health, a new study found.
In Spinal Cord Rehab, Timing Matters
The human brain and nervous system have considerable healing abilities. And that is critically important for patients with spinal cord injuries.
The Story on Scar Treatment
Being a teenager can be hard enough as it is. But when a scar is added to the mix, things can get a whole lot more complicated.
Concussions May Exact Long-Term Toll on Football Players
Football is a violent sport. Although most football-related injuries heal, one particular injury — concussion — may lead to major mental issues later in life.
Football and Brain Injury: Unhealthy Partners?
Football is unquestionably a contact sport, and repeated “contacts” could be causing brain injuries.
Does Your Kid Play Football? Maybe He Should Wait 'Til He's Older
Letting young kids get out and play is great for their health, but parents may want to wait until their kids are a bit older before letting them play football — or at least only let them play touch football.
Beware the Binge: Drinking May Slow Immune System
You may want to take it slow at that New Year's Eve party. Turning that New Year's drink or two into too many in a short time may lead to injuries and sabotage the body's ability to heal.
Rx May Keep Kids With ADHD Safe
A common medication for ADHD may keep kids out of the emergency room.