Locals React To Launch Of Youth-Athlete Concussion StudyLocals in Plano are reacting to a new Texas study that will be launching this week that will better track brain injuries in young athletes, and the results could impact how these types of injuries are treated nationwide.
Texas To Launch Massive Youth-Athlete Concussion StudyThis week, Texas will launch what state officials say is the nation's largest effort to track brain injuries among young athletes.
NCAA Facing 43 Concussion Lawsuits After New FilingsThe NCAA is now facing 43 class-action lawsuits related to the handling of concussions by Division I football programs after 18 more lawsuits were filed this week. The complaints also name college conferences and schools.
NHL Adding More Concussion Spotters This SeasonNHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly said that the league will have four concussion spotters watching all games from a centralized location in either Toronto or New York, as well as spotters at each game.
WWE's Bryan Can't Accept Career-Ending ConcussionsLess than three years after Daniel Bryan was picked as WWE's next chosen one, he has been forced into retirement because of a nasty concussion history over his 14-year career.
Study: Young Athletes Take Longer To Recover From ConcussionsA new nationwide study by Nationwide Children's Hospital found that soccer injuries are on the rise, increasing by 78 percent each year.
Surge In ER Visits For Soccer Injuries & ConcussionsSoccer injuries are sending soaring numbers of U.S. kids to emergency rooms, a trend driven in part by young players with concussions seeking urgent medical care, a study has found.
NFL Concussion Case Moves To Supreme CourtA last-minute appeal in the NFL concussion case sends the proposed settlement to the U.S. Supreme Court, and delays payouts for at least several months. The settlement covers more than 21,000 league retirees.
Fists Not Football: Brain Injuries Seen In Domestic AssaultsBrain trauma in domestic violence survivors has been overshadowed by concerns about injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan war vets, and by effects of repeated head blows in football players.
Concussion Group Says Ex-NFL Player Bubba Smith Had CTEThe Concussion Legacy Foundation says former NFL defensive end and movie actor Bubba Smith was diagnosed with the brain disease CTE by researchers after his death.
Monkey Bars Alert: Playground Concussions Are On The RisePlayground concussions are on the rise, according to a new government study, and monkey bars and swings are most often involved.
Amateur Football Hits Linked To Later DifficultiesThe more hits to the head that an amateur football player takes, the greater the risk that he will be depressed, have difficulty making decisions or develop other forms of cognitive impairment as an adult, a study has suggested.