Concussion in Young Children

Concussion in Young Children

A study by researchers at CHU Saint-Justine mother-child research hospital (affiliated with the University of Montreal), recently published in the Journal of Neuropsychology, reveals the adverse effects of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) on the quality of...
Hockey Safety and Brain Trauma

Hockey Safety and Brain Trauma

We are only dealt one brain for a lifetime. Hockey luddites have traditionally dismissed brain traumas with “don’t worry, it’s only your coconut”. However, even big, tough hockey players suffer mightily from the result of repetitive head traumas. A recent rash of...
Heading the Ball Causes Brain Damage

Heading the Ball Causes Brain Damage

Heading a soccer ball is not as innocuous as once was thought. Headers sometimes result in a concussion. Thousands of headers over a career may lead to permanent brain damage. A growing body of evidence points to the adverse effects of multiple headers. One...
International Concussion Conference

International Concussion Conference

Medical experts and NFL officials are gathering this Saturday in London to address the diagnosis and treatment of player concussions. Concussions and head trauma suffered by athletes remain a controversial topic, prompting many contact sports to change rules and adopt...
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